News tagged with chemical messengers

Immune system molecule affects our weight

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have identified a molecule in the immune system that could affect hunger and satiety. The researchers hope that new treatments for obesity will benefit ...

Sep 24, 2012
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Potential new drug for alcohol dependence

(Medical Xpress) -- Research from Karolinska Institutet has identified a monoamine stabiliser as a potential new drug for the treatment of alcohol dependence. Tested on rats, whose reward system is gradually blunted by long-term ...

Jul 27, 2012
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Cancer: Kill the messenger

A small molecule developed at the Weizmann Institute prevents a cancer-causing message from entering the cell nucleus.

Jun 12, 2012
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Origin of chronic lymphatic leukaemia: lead discovered

Up until now the causes of the development of chronic lymphatic leukaemia, the most common form of cancer of the blood in Europe, have been unknown. At present a cure is not possible. A research group at the ...

Apr 11, 2012
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