Tag: "protector" at biology news
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 22, 2006
... body's production of prostacyclin (a blood vessel protector
that dilates blood vessels and prevents blood clots) and increasing production of thromboxane (which constricts vessels and promotes clot formation). A drug that increases prostacyclin levels and decreases thromboxane could be an ideal way to preven...
New study finds on/off switch for septic shock
...the journal Genes & Development A killer and a protector
Septic shock is the nation's 10th most frequen... sepsis in these animals. In summary, auf1 is a protector
that can stop an infection from progressing to septic shock, explains Dr. Schneider. It does so by h...
Resistance and genetic sensitivity to sleeping sickness
...rypanosomiasis, or conversely a higher chance of a protector
effect (2). The associations brought out between these mutations and the disease necessitate work to confirm this in different populations and environments. New investigations, particularly in genetic epidemiology, are currently being put into oper...
JCI table of contents: December 15, 2005
... PICK Fantastic voyage into the heart delivers a protector
against heart failure Reminiscent of the 1966 sci-fi thriller Fantastic Voyage, where a surgical team is miniaturized and injected into a dying man, researchers from Harvard Medical School have used injectable self-assembling peptide nanofibers load...