News tagged with cell death
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Researchers from King's College London have discovered that neuronal activity can stimulate tau release from healthy neurons in the absence of cell death. The results published by Diane Hanger and her colleagues in EMBO re ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 15, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Flinders University researchers have discovered that a protein in the brain may play a role in the development of Parkinson's disease – a common degenerative neurological disorder which affects the control of body movements.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists at the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center have identified an Indian plant, used for centuries to treat inflammation, fever and malaria, that could help kill cancer cells.
Cancer Feb 14, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease, and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) are devastating neurodegenerative diseases with no effective treatment. Researchers are beginning to recognize ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a study to be presented on February 15 at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in San Francisco, California, researchers from Tufts Medical Center will present findings showing ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists can now detect early features of Alzheimer's disease using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The use of advanced imaging shortly after the onset of acute stroke failed to identify a subgroup of patients who could benefit from a clot-removal procedure, a study has found.
Cardiology Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say overexpression of a protein called alpha-synuclein appears to disrupt vital recycling processes in neurons, starting with the ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A compound that stimulates the production of a tumor-fighting protein may improve the usefulness of the protein in cancer therapy, according to a team of researchers.
Cancer Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
The vast majority – approximately 80 percent – of our DNA does not code for proteins, yet it gets transcribed into RNA. These RNA molecules are called non-coding and fulfill multiple tasks in the cell. Alongside a well-studied ...
Cancer Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—UC Irvine biologists, chemists and computer scientists have identified an elusive pocket on the surface of the p53 protein that can be targeted by cancer-fighting drugs. The finding heralds a new treatment ...
Cancer Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A pair of University of Colorado Cancer Center studies published this month show that the milk thistle extract, silibinin, kills skin cells mutated by UVA radiation and protects against damage by UVB radiation – thus protecting ...
Cancer Jan 30, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
University of Cambridge researchers have discovered how an antibiotic-resistant superbug exploits oxygen-limited conditions in the lungs of patients with severe respiratory disease to thrive.
Medical research Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Ever since discovering a decade ago that a gene altered in lung cancer regulated an enzyme used in therapies against diabetes, Reuben Shaw has wondered if drugs originally designed to treat metabolic diseases ...
Cancer Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Just as the body can become resistant to antibiotics, certain methods of killing cancer tumors can end up creating resistant tumor cells. But a University of Central Florida professor has found a protein ...
Cancer Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |