Scientific collaborators from Yale School of Medicine and University College London (UCL) have uncovered the molecular pathway by which new arteries may form after heart attacks, strokes and other acute illnesses bypassing ...
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University of Leeds researchers, funded by Cancer Research UK, have used a library of DNA to create a vaccine that could be used to treat cancer, according to a study published in Nature Medicine.
Medical research Jun 19, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (11) | 2 |
A team of American and Italian neuroscientists has identified a cellular change in the brain that accompanies obesity. The findings could explain the body's tendency to maintain undesirable weight levels, rather than an ideal ...
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(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from Japan recently published a paper in PLoS One describing their successful growth and transplantation of new teeth created from the stem cells of mice.
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Scientists provide detailed view of brain protein structure: Results may help improve drugs for neurological disorders
Researchers have published the first highly detailed description of how neurotensin, a neuropeptide hormone which modulates nerve cell activity in the brain, interacts with its receptor. Their results suggest that neuropeptide ...
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Toward 'universal' vaccine: Scientists describe antibodies that protect against large variety of flu viruses
A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and Crucell Vaccine Institute in the Netherlands describes three human antibodies that provide broad protection against Influenza B virus strains. ...
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Researchers have made a major advance in efforts to regenerate damaged hearts.
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An artificial connection between the brain and muscles can restore complex hand movements in monkeys following paralysis, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
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Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries about the immune system that opened new avenues for the treatment and prevention of infectious illnesses and cancer.
Medical research Oct 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1
For the first time, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have isolated egg-producing stem cells from the ovaries of reproductive age women and shown these cells can produce what appear to be normal egg cells or ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Potential clues to how autism miswires the brain are emerging from a study of a rare, purely genetic form of the disorders that affects fewer than 20 people worldwide. Using cutting-edge "disease-in a-dish" ...
Medical research Nov 27, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
For years, researchers have published papers that associate chronic stress with chromosomal damage.
Medical research Aug 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (13) | 7 |
A company called FlexLeg has a motto -- "mobility redefined" -- that may just as well say crutches redefined. The three-person team at FlexLeg is offering a hands-free device to serve as a substitute ...
Medical research May 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
National Institutes of Health scientists have identified how a kind of immature immune cell responds to a part of influenza virus and have traced the path those cells take to generate antibodies that can neutralize a wide ...
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(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers in Scotland have discovered that retrotransposons, a type of gene that inserts itself into other parts of the human genome, are able to continue inserting copies of themselves ...
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