Tag: "molecular" at medical news
Rosenzweig to head Leducq Foundation cardiovascular research grant
...ical School. "Dr. Aitman and I believe that common molecular
mechanisms contribute to both, and we hope to unravel these mechanisms so that, ultimately, we can learn how to target them therapeutically." Titled, "Integrative Networks Regulating Cardiomyocyte Metabolism and Survival in Heart Failure and Insulin...
Researchers warn milk eliminates cardiovascular health benefits of tea
...utes a time. Said first author Dr Mario Lorenz, a molecular
biologist: "We found that, whereas drinking tea significantly increased the ability of the artery to relax and expand to accommodate increased blood flow compared with drinking water, the addition of milk completely prevents the biological effect. To...
Rice's Drezek wins $3M grant for breast cancer research
...rd for a five-year program to develop miniaturized molecular
imaging technologies for screening, diagnosis, and...l research developing miniaturized photonics-based molecular
imaging technologies for screening, diagnosis, and monitoring of breast cancer. She is the first Ric...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- January 3, 2007
... email@example.com In This Edition: The first molecular
keypad lock Toward a new oral delivery system f... ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The first molecular
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Hybrid molecule causes cancer cells to self-destruct
...s Hopkins researchers have developed a two-pronged molecular
weapon that kills cancer cells in lab tests. The r...y, the results have been disappointing because the molecular
partner added to butyrate to improve delivery to the cancer cells often produced unsafe side effects...
New details on how the immune system recognizes influenza
...sonal and pandemic influenza because it reveals in molecular
detail exactly where the immune system focuses on the viruses. Although the complete molecular
structures of essentially all major strains of influenza viruses are known, immune responses concent...
Neurons targeted by dementing illness may have evolved for complex social cognition
...FTD symptoms, basic studies of VEN biophysical and molecular
properties are needed to clarify the mechanisms that cause VENs to degenerate in FTD. "Distinctive functions of these unique cells may prove invaluable in health, yet may also expose us to specific forms of developmental or later-life illness," the a...
Study offers window into human behavior, brain disease
... been made in illuminating some of the genetic and molecular
aspects of the disease two mutated genes are asso...en identified but "discoveries at the genetic and molecular
level do not yet explain why specific populations of neurons are dying," he says. "This observatio...
Mechanism of black cohosh versus hot flashes revealed
...t menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, but the molecular
mechanisms underlying its action have eluded scientists -- until now. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the National Institutes of Health Center for Botanical Dietary Supplements Research have discovered that black cohosh ma...
New imaging technique identifies people-at-risk for Alzheimer's disease
...s Medical to begin a clinical trial using this new molecular
marker in order to obtain Food and Drug Administra... Barrio, study author and professor of medical and molecular
pharmacology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. All subjects also received a PET brain sc...
Study explains how NSAIDs halt cancer growth
...at induction of a gene known as MDA-7/IL-24 is the molecular
mechanism that enables nonsteroidal anti-inflammat... review of NSAIDs in order to decipher the precise molecular
mechanisms that were at work." Using whole genome microarray analysis, Libermann and first author ...
Options improving for patients with acromegaly and gigantism, says endocrinology expert
... have been introduced, working at the cellular and molecular
levels to suppress the secretion of growth hormone, interrupt the proliferation of somatotroph cells, and block the synthesis of IGF-I. High cost and temporary, unpleasant side effects continue to be factors, and the medications are not effective in ...
Two central mysteries in genome inheritance solved at UCSD
...ses, has long fascinated biologists. However, the molecular
nature of a key component of cell division, the "chromosome-spindle" connection, which is critical for the inheritance of genetic information as cells divide, has remained elusive. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Scho...
Could the ability to expel worms lead to a future asthma treatment?
...e expelled from the body with solid waste. Using molecular
biology techniques, Mosmanns team found that roundworm infection led Th2 helper T cells, more than other T cell types, to produce greater amounts of a growth factor, amphiregulin, which triggers cells to divide and grow. The current results define am...
Genomic tests improve prediction of breast cancer response to chemotherapy, hormonal therapy
...aunched by M. D. Anderson for commercialization of molecular
diagnostic technologies. The University of Texas Board of Regents owns stock in Nuvera. These arrangements are managed in accordance with M. D. Anderson's conflict of interest policies....
Molecular structure reveals how botulinum toxin attaches to nerve cells
...The structure reveals how these toxins work at the molecular
level and provides a promising new target for designing drugs to block the action of botulinum neurotoxins....
UW-Madison researchers clear way to stronger glass
...ld peer inside the pane you would see a surprising molecular
mess, with tiny particles jumbled together any whi... unusable drug compounds. When considered at the molecular
level, most solid materials can be described as either crystals or glasses, explains lead author Mar...
New study finds treatment with certain anti-hypertensive drugs may reduce Alzheimer's disease
... past ten years in understanding the pathogenesis, molecular
mechanisms and possible causes of Alzheimers disease, limited progress has been done in the identification of novel therapeutic strategies that made a real impact in the prevention or treatment of the disease in the general population. Over the pas...
5-year study shows Gleevec's potency against chronic myeloid leukemia
...urage work toward greater understanding of all the molecular
abnormalities in cancer and development of drugs that target those abnormalities."...
World's largest clinical trial into rare bone cancer 'well underway' conference hears
...s in the diagnosis and treatment of sarcomas, from molecular
genetic techniques to determine precisely which type of cancer was present, to the latest radiotherapy technologies and new methods for removing secondary tumours from the lung with lasers. The conference was also told how as survival rates for sarco...
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