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Traffic cops of the immune system: Molecule called IKBNS in charge of regulatory immune cell maturation
A certain type of immune cell—the regulatory T cell, or Treg for short—is in charge of putting on the brakes on the immune response. In a way, this cell type might be considered the immune system's traffic cops.
Immunology Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
India's "guru of giggling" Madan Kataria, who has got thousands of people guffawing globally in pursuit of better health, has an unexpected confession—he hasn't got a very good sense of humour.
Health Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new drug may bring help for people with insomnia, according to a study published in the November 28, 2012, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Neuroscience Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In a new analysis of thousands of US women of childbearing age, Brown University researchers found that most exceeded the median blood level for two or more of three environmental pollutants ...
Health Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Consuming soy products doesn't prevent hot flashes and night sweats in most women, a large study suggests.
Health Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Unraveling the mechanism that ovarian cancer cells use to change normal cells around them into cells that promote tumor growth has identified several new targets for treatment of this deadly disease.
Cancer Nov 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(AP)—The Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning parents to be careful with those little single-load liquid laundry packets.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Covering up and staying out of the sun for prolonged periods of time, especially in the middle of the day, is still the best way to protect ourselves from damaging ultraviolet (UV) radiation, ...
Cancer Nov 20, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
A novel brain mechanism mediating the inhibition of the critical breathing muscles during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep has been identified for the first time in a new study, offering the possibility of a new treatment target ...
Sleep apnea Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Writing in the journal Science, Professor Derby of The School of Materials, looks at how the concept of using printer technology to build structures in which to grow cells, is helping to regenerate tissue.
Medical research Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Low levels of omega-3 may be behind postpartum depression, according to a review lead by Gabriel Shapiro of the University of Montreal and the Research Centre at the Sainte-Justine Mother and Child Hospital.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Chemists and vision scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago have designed a light-sensitive molecule that can stimulate a neural response in cells of the retina and brain—a ...
Medical research Nov 14, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Couples with high levels of PCBs and similar environmental pollutants take longer to achieve pregnancy in comparison to other couples with lower levels of the pollutants, according to a preliminary study by researchers at ...
Health Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men in committed relationships choose to keep a greater distance between themselves and an unknown woman they find attractive when given the hormone oxytocin, according to new research in the November 14 issue of The Journal of ...
Neuroscience Nov 13, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (9) | 0 |
The Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) announce today the identification of three chemical series targeting the treatment of deadly neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), through ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0