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Global community listens to TAU genetic researcher at EU Conference on Hearing Loss
...ch others strides made in their respective fields, says
Prof. Avraham, an American-Israeli geneticist, who... further loss. One day a cure may be within reach, says
Prof. Avraham, stressing the importance of international academic collaboration to achieve further b...
New gene mutation identified in common type of dementia
...severity of the disorder, said Rogaeva. Rogaeva says
their studies will also try to identify the second gene responsible for dementia in this family....
Loss of hemlocks will affect water dynamics in southern Appalachian forests
...of eastern hemlock if widespread mortality occurs, says
Ford, ecologist with the Otto, NC unit where Vose ... transpiring as much as 49 gallons of water a day. says
Ford. The study showed that eastern hemlock plays two distinct ecohydrological roles in the south...
Penn researchers discover how microRNAs control protein synthesis
...l to be used as diagnostic biomarkers for cancers, says
Kiriakidou. Understanding the central role of Ago2 in the miRNA pathway provides a foundation for future studies that aim to elucidate the contribution of miRNAs to normal cellular functions and disease processes. ...
Gene's activity points to more lethal subtype of AML
...er molecular markers are taken into consideration, says
first author Guido Marcucci, associate professor o...nts and should help us improve treatment outcomes, says
principal investigator Clara D. Bloomfield, professor of internal medicine, and an internationally r...
Double identities lie behind chromosome disorders
...osome disorders are so common in female sex cells, says
Professor Christer Hg, leader of the study. The research might eventually lead to new medical treatments able to reduce the risk of foetal damage. Over 0.3 per cent of children are born with some kind of chromosome disorder. Most develop Downs S...
U-M, Israeli scientists report major advance in search for genes associated with colon cancer
...an-Israeli team and first author of the new paper, says
that the new finding is particularly interesting w... Faculty of Medicine at Technion in Haifa, Israel, says
The study of populations in Israel has been shown to be exceptionally fruitful in contributing to kn...
Study identifies a common genetic risk factor for colorectal and prostate cancer
...k factor for multiple cancers has been identified, says
lead author Christopher Haiman, assistant professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Adding, There appears to be something fundamental occurring in this region that influences not only colorectal and prostate cancer, but...
A gene that protects from kidney disease
...ice show striking similarities with NPHP patients, says
Mathias Treier, group leader at EMBL. Very early o...s can help uncovering mechanisms of human disease, says
Henriette Uhlenhaut who carried out the research in Treiers lab. The next step will be to translate ...
Greenland's ancient forests shed light on stability of ice sheet
...d ice cap is more stable than previously thought," says
Professor Willerslev. "This may have implications ...rations, but the information is worth the effort," says
Dr Enrico Cappellini, a member of the University of York's new PALAEO Group and another of the paper...
From the corner of the eye: Paying attention to attention
... distinguish between different classes of neurons, says
system neurobiologist John Reynolds, Ph.D., associ...ion that is unprecedented in its level of detail," says
post-doctoral researcher Jude Mitchell, Ph.D., lead author on the study. He adds that, while there i...
Soil particles found to boost prion's capacity to infect
...d infectious agent bound to these soil particles," says
Aiken, the senior author of the new study and a pr...o resolve one puzzle: Oral transmission of prions, says
Aiken, tends not to be very efficient. "This is a dichotomy in our field, and maybe (the new resea...
Fossil DNA illuminates life
...n the ice was last in contact with the atmosphere, says
Jrgen Peder Steffensen who is a researcher in the Ice and Climate group at the Niles Bohr Institute at Copenhagen University. He explains that the special isotopes, Beryllium-10 and Chlorine-36 both have a particular half-life of radioactive decay (...
University of Cincinnati receives $1.7M to research molecular treatment of brain injury
...ity among people aged 16 to 45. One of my goals, says
Strauss, a research associate professor of neurosurgery at UC and director of the Mayfield Neurotrauma Research Lab, is to develop therapies for traumatic brain injury, a condition for which there is no effective medical treatment. When the brain ...
Complementary therapy for infertile women may reduce chances of pregnancy
...fected by their fertility problems than non-users, says
Dr. Boivin. This difference in stress may mean th...ly because they are not aware of the research, she says
We hope that our study will provide a good basis for women to make a decision on whether or not to...
Fat kills cancer
... during surgery to remove a tumor would be simple, says
Altaner. Liposuction could also be used to isolate mesenchymal stem cells can also be gathered and isolated through liposuction, and the cells frozen in liquid nitrogen for future therapeutic use. Both processes would be easier than taking bone marro...
Male or female factor infertility -- men suffer just the same
...reased over time, whereas mental health decreased, says
Ms Peronace. Perhaps surprisingly, though, we fo...eakest, and also after repeated treatment failure, says
Ms Peronace. Men who are particularly affected by fertility problems should be considered for coun...
New medical implants should react with the body, not seek to be inert
...his sac is not too thick. Thats not very clever, says
Professor Buddy Ratner, Director of the University... commentary published in Polymer International, he says
that it is time to take a more intelligent approach. Rather than building implants out of material...
Reap what your ancestors sowed
... There is a historical dimension to cooperation, says
Dr. Sam Brown, the Human Frontier Science Foundati...n a generations time the whole building collapses, says
Brown. If you have social dilemmas [where there are cooperators and cheaters] mediated by these lo...
Chronically sleep deprived? You can't make up for lost sleep
...urvival. An extreme but realistic example of this, says
Turek, would be how animals respond to catastrophic environmental conditions, such as Hurricane Katrina. No matter how sleep deprived an animal or human may be, it would not be adaptive for the sleep homeostat to kick in and to make the animal fall s...
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