News tagged with contractions
Australian scientists have charted the path of insulin action in cells in precise detail like never before. This provides a comprehensive blueprint for understanding what goes wrong in diabetes.
Medical research May 21, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 0 |
UCSF scientists controlled seizures in epileptic mice with a one-time transplantation of medial ganglionic eminence (MGE) cells, which inhibit signaling in overactive nerve circuits, into the hippocampus, a brain region associated ...
Neuroscience May 05, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (14) | 2 |
Nitric oxide (NO), a gas with many biological functions in healthy cells, can also help some cancer cells survive chemotherapy. A new study from MIT reveals one way in which this resistance may arise, and ...
Cancer Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers have shown that transplanting stem cells derived from normal mouse blood vessels into the hearts of mice that model the pathology associated with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) prevents the ...
Medical research Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute researchers have reprogrammed ordinary heart cells to become exact replicas of highly specialized pacemaker cells by injecting a single gene (Tbx18)–a major step forward in the decade-long search ...
Medical research Dec 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A research team working at Italy's International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology has succeeded in causing heart tissue to regenerate by introducing two microRNAs into damaged mice hearts. ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(HealthDay) -- Researchers report that they have created a device able to short-circuit epileptic seizures in rats.
Neuroscience Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
We've all seen the story in the news before. Whether it's the death of a physically fit high school athlete at football training camp in August, or of an elderly woman gardening in the middle of the day in July, heat stroke ...
Medical research Jan 08, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
In an animal study, researchers at the University of Washington show that it was possible to use gene therapy to boost heart muscle function. The finding suggests that it might be possible to use this approach to treat patients ...
Genetics Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A pair of studies tells the tale of how a neuroscientist at Mayo Clinic in Florida helped to discover the first African-American family to have inherited the rare movement disorder dystonia, which causes repetitive muscle ...
Genetics Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
That kale and bitter melon you are eating may someday save your life. An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have taken a step forward in understanding how the substances ...
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Study reveals how people with a severe unexplained psychological illness have abnormal activity in the brain
Psychogenic diseases, formerly known as 'hysterical' illnesses, can have many severe symptoms such as painful cramps or paralysis but without any physical explanation. However, new research from the University of Cambridge ...
Neuroscience Feb 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A virtual heart, developed at The University of Manchester, is revealing new information about one of the world's most common heart conditions.
Cardiology Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new study has found that tamoxifen, a well-known breast cancer drug, can counteract some pathologic features in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). At present, no treatment is known to produce ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 15, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Physicians may soon have a new way to screen patients for Barrett's esophagus, a precancerous condition usually caused by chronic exposure to stomach acid. Researchers at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine ...
Medical research Jan 13, 2013 | 4 / 5 (5) | 2 |
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