The chemotherapy drugs required to push a common form of adult leukemia into remission may contribute to DNA damage that can lead to a relapse of the disease in some patients, findings of a new study suggest.
Cancer Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Modified probiotics, the beneficial bacteria touted for their role in digestive health, could one day decrease the risk of Listeria infection in people with susceptible immune systems, according to Purdue University resear ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research highlights the possibility of reversing ageing in the central nervous system for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. The study is published today, 06 January, in the journal Cell Stem Cell.
Medical research Jan 06, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
High-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation (HDC-ASCT), for previously untreated patients with advanced follicular lymphoma (FL) does not improve overall survival compared with conventional-dose chemotherapy ...
Cancer Dec 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
When the activity of a molecule that is normally elevated during viral infections is inhibited in the brain, mice learn and remember better, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine reported in a recent article in the journal ...
Neuroscience Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Drugs that affect the levels of an important brain protein involved in learning and memory reverse cellular changes in the brain seen during aging, according to an animal study in the December 7 issue of The Journal of Ne ...
Neuroscience Dec 07, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
When a muscle is damaged, dormant adult stem cells called satellite cells are signaled to "wake up" and contribute to repairing the muscle. University of Missouri researchers recently found how even distant satellite cells ...
Medical research Dec 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Contrary to expectations that the neurotransmitter GABA only inhibited neuronal firing in the adult brain, RIKEN-led research has shown that it can also excite interneurons in the hippocampus of the rat brain ...
Neuroscience Nov 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Researchers from UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center are part of a team that has identified a protein, called P-Rex1, that is key to the movement of cells called melanoblasts. When these cells experience uncontrolled ...
Cancer Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Among the many hurdles to be cleared before human embryonic stem cells can achieve their therapeutic potential is determining whether or not transplanted cells can functionally integrate into target organs or tissues.
Neuroscience Nov 21, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 0 |
UNC scientists have demonstrated for the first time how a critical gene associated with a type of childhood cancer alters the way DNA is packaged in cells and leads to cancer. Their laboratory discovery could result in the ...
Genetics Nov 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researcher has achieved a significant breakthrough in male fertility, producing normal sperm from mouse cells.
Medical research Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Ever since scientists started talking about the potential of embryonic stem cells, curing Type 1 diabetes has been a dear dream.
Medical research Nov 11, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The experimental stem cell procedure that Texas Gov. Rick Perry underwent this summer could be restricted or even blocked under new rules being considered Friday by the state's Medical Board.
Medical research Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
For the first time, researchers have combined gene therapy and stem cell transplantation to successfully reverse the severe, crippling bleeding disorder hemophilia A in large animals, opening the door to the development of ...
Medical research Nov 03, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0