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The Lancet Neurology launched

...community as a whole. Treatment Hardly a week goes by without a report in the popular press that describes the therapeutic potential of gene therapy or stem cells for the treatment of neurological disorders. The first issue includes two reviews that discuss experimental therapies that have yet to mak...

Medieval black death not bubonic plague

...anything is likely to change, it is a microbe that goes through millions of generations and an equal number of chances to mutate over a few centuries. We see no reason to think that the Black Death pathogen still exists in anything like its original form....

University of Pittsburgh transplant researchers present findings at international meeting

...lant, and a caregiver who smokes. "Identifying who goes back to smoking should help us design more effective intervention strategies, not only for the transplant recipients but also for their caregivers," reported Carol Stilley, Ph.D., assistant professor of nursing and psychiatry, University of Pittsburg...

Classroom management linked to lesser teen alienation from school

...gree has no bearing on school connectedness. "What goes on in the classroom is key to keeping kids from becoming disenchanted with school," said study author Robert Blum, M.D, Ph.D., professor and director of the University of Minnesota's Center for Adolescent Health and Development. "It doesnt matter whe...

Vitamin C may help 'juice up' metabolism in older adults, offsetting weight gain

...s when we are young, but as we age, the production goes down. This increases the importance of healthy eating for older adults because foods such as fruit and vegetables are rich in anti-oxidants. In preliminary experiments, Bell has measured resting metabolism before and after an infusion of vitamin C d...

Fatigue may be red flag for postpartum depression

...wever, this very common malady is mild and usually goes away on its own, although occasionally, postpartum blues can become postpartum depression. Less than a half percent of new mothers will develop postpartum psychosis, a very rare and very dangerous mental illness.Corwin and Ingrid Bozoky, a recent ma...

Outsmarting cancer - new results from novel enzyme inhibitors

...eath. In cancer cells normal programmed cell death goes wrong and the cancer cells become immortal. PS-341 is a proteasome inhibitor. It induces the cancer cell to commit suicide by interfering with the proteasome that is allowing the cancer cells to divide uncontrollably. PS-341 has already shown promise...

Tricking diseases into synthesizing their own worst enemies

...orse approach for battling disease, but this horse goes the Greeks one better," says Sharpless. "We create...example, a bacterium. If the pieces look right, it goes to work, constructing its own worst enemy, and doing so within its own defensive walls." "This is a ...

Examining the effects of managed care on alcohol and other drug treatment

...rprising, prior to further examination, in that it goes against the popular belief, or should I say fear, about the effects of managed care on service delivery, said Laudet. However, closer examination of the data suggests that the findings are in fact quite logical. The authors speak about three kinds ...

USC researchers define role of protein, discover cause of chromosome damage

...number of cells with at least one chromosome break goes shooting up to 60 percent. What causes all this breakage? In the March 5 issue of Current Biology, Karanjawala, Lieber, and colleagues say it's the most ubiquitous of sources: oxygen. Originally, said Karanjawala, they had wondered if the damage migh...

Chemical attraction needed to launch an immune attack

...ey think they may be on the path to resolving what goes wrong in some people to cause auto-antibody-mediated disease. Understanding this malady at the molecular level has been a long standing problem in immune system research....

HIV protein stops cell division, leading to more virus and sicker patients

...ed cells resources to create more HIV. The process goes on, creating more virus, which then go on to kill more T cells. The outcome is a sicker patient. Michael P. Sherman, MD, PhD, Gladstone research scientist and UCSF assistant clinical professor of medicine, presented his research on Feb. 26 at the Nin...

Multimillion-dollar pain research center funded at Wake Forest

...r skin sensation returns to normal after a sunburn goes away. But a lot of people develop chronic pain, and when that happens there are changes in the spinal cord, with the chemicals and receptors. So even without the sunburn actually there, light touch can give them the sensation of pain." As part of t...

Scleroderma research receives a boost from multiple NIH grants

... the disease. In other forms, however, the problem goes much deeper, affecting blood vessels and internal organs, such as heart, lungs, and kidneys. In scleroderma, the immune system is thought to stimulate cells called fibroblasts to produce excess collagen. Currently, there is no treatment tha...

Science backs Cod Liver Oil as cure for arthritis

...s, reduces inflammation and thus lessens pain. He goes on to say, Two years ago, research teams led by Professor John Harwood and myself at Cardiff University reported findings suggesting that the Omega-3 fatty acids in Cod Liver Oil can reduce cartilage degradation and inflammation in arthritic disease....

Researchers identify for the first time proteins vital to maintaining nervous system architecture

...rstanding basic life processes. Its fertilized egg goes through cell divisions that have been well characterized until becoming a 959-celled adult worm. The nervous system consists of approximately 300 neurons, including a brain-like structure in the head, sense organs in the head that respond to taste, s...

Study: many poor children live in pain because barriers to dental care too great

...s, and close to 70 percent of dental office income goes for overhead. Besides lower pay for treating Medicaid patients, previous studies report that some dentists complain that such patients parents are unreliable and that the paperwork and bureaucracy are excessively burdensome, said Rozier, who overs...

High-dose radiation treatment effective at fighting some cancers in children

...ng exactly where the radiation goes without having to leave catheters in place."...

Budget received mixed reviews from Canadian Dental Association

... Were lagging behind in the amount of funding that goes to dental research, at the same time that were increasingly recognizing its importance. This trend must be reversed. CDA was disappointed that Minister Martin did not accept the recommendations of the CDA and the House of Commons Finance Committee t...

Generic vs. name brand medications

...oduct for another isn't new---by some accounts, it goes back at least 100 years, but it has intensified in recent years with drug companies, insurers and health care providers at odds over rising pharmaceutical costs. Manufacturers of brand-name pharmaceuticals trying to generate profits on the drugs they...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... School of Medicine researchers have been awarded two-year grants ... Nordisk announced this month. Of the 110 initial submissions ... Science Forum Program, only four projects were funded, three ... are Jonathan Powell, M.D., Ph.D.; G. William Wong, Ph.D.; ... a professor of oncology, will use his $500,000 proof ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery ... attention-deficit disorders. , This discovery opens up the ... or suppress a specific brain activity that the ... , The Journal of Neuroscience has ... John McDonald, an associate professor of psychology and ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... A discovery by Northwestern Medicine scientists could lead to ... scarring in people with scleroderma. , Fibrosis, or ... tightening of the skin and lungs can lead to ... The concept for new therapeutic options centers on findings ... Medicine-Rheumatology, who identified the role that a specific protein ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Scientists have identified the first genetic variant specifically ... sub-type accounting for around 10-15 per cent of ... study of the breast cancer sub-type, called invasive ... genetic causes of this particular kind of breast ... The research, published today (Thursday) in the journal ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... According to a study published today in PLOS ... world where malaria is common can mount an immune ... them to avoid repeated bouts of high fever and ... in their bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop ... by the malaria parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 ...
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