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Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have shown the ability to turn scar tissue that forms after a heart attack into heart muscle cells using a new process that eliminates the need for stem cell transplant.
Cardiology Apr 26, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 2 |
Study IDs key protein for cell death, offers way to kill cancer cells by forcing them into programmed-death pathway
When cells suffer too much DNA damage, they are usually forced to undergo programmed cell death, or apoptosis. However, cancer cells often ignore these signals, flourishing even after chemotherapy drugs have ...
Genetics May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
In a top-security lab in the Netherlands, scientists guard specimens of a super-killer influenza that slays half of those it infects and spreads easily from victim to victim.
Medical research Dec 28, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 13
Ottawa scientists have discovered a trigger that turns muscle stem cells into brown fat, a form of good fat that could play a critical role in the fight against obesity. The findings from Dr. Michael Rudnicki's ...
Medical research Feb 05, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (8) | 1 |
(HealthDay) -- Vitamin E may stimulate cells that result in bone loss, a new study suggests.
Medical research Mar 04, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 2 |
Thirty years, 30 million deaths and 60 million infections after HIV appeared, medical researchers now have the tools to halt the deadly epidemic.
HIV & AIDS Nov 29, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the UCL Institute of Child Health have developed gene-therapy programmes that can successfully treat children born with an inability to fight infections, according to studies ...
Medical research Aug 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Standing up more often may reduce your chances of dying within three years, even if you are already physically active, a study of more than 200,000 people published in Archives of Internal Medicine today shows.
Health Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have identified a new means to eradicate malaria infections by rapidly killing the blood-borne Plasmodium parasites that cause the disease.
Medical research Oct 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
On average, young newlyweds who are satisfied with their marriage gain weight in the early years after they exchange vows, putting them at increased risk for various health problems related to being overweight.
Health Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
As if the story of breakthrough research were not enough, there is the story of the researcher. The accomplishment, in this case, is a rapid test for detecting devastating bacterial infections. The researcher ...
Medical research May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Most people know that the way to stay healthy is to exercise and eat right, but millions of Americans struggle to meet those goals, or even decide which to change first. Now, researchers at the Stanford University School ...
Health Apr 21, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Caffeine could be related to an inverse association between basal cell carcinoma risk and consumption of coffee, a study found.
Cancer Oct 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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
(HealthDay) -- More U.S. elementary schools are banning unhealthy beverages from the premises, according to a new report.
Health Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 4