News tagged with hormone receptor
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Researchers at Johns Hopkins have identified a gene that, when repressed in tumor cells, puts a halt to cell growth and a range of processes needed for tumors to enlarge and spread to distant sites. The researchers hope that ...
Cancer May 02, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (10) | 0 |
Bisphenol A or BPA is a synthetic chemical widely used in the making of plastic products ranging from bottles and food can linings to toys and water supply lines. When these plastics degrade, BPA is released ...
Health Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
A few years ago, manufacturers of water bottles, food containers, and baby products had a big problem. A key ingredient of the plastics they used to make their merchandise, an organic compound called bisphenol A, had been ...
Health Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (9) | 1 |
Research from King's College London reveals the detailed mechanism behind how stress hormones reduce the number of new brain cells - a process considered to be linked to depression. The researchers identified a key protein ...
Neuroscience May 06, 2013 | 3.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
The way that the visual centers of men and women's brains works is different, finds new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Biology of Sex Differences. Men have greater sensitivity to fine detail and ra ...
Neuroscience Sep 03, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 11 |
A U.S patent issued today to the University of Rochester and two other entities for the use of compounds related to a popular spice in the fight against cancer, acne, baldness, and other medical conditions.
Medical research Jun 12, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 2
Neuroscience researchers from Tufts have demonstrated, for the first time, that the physiological response to stress depends on neurosteroids acting on specific receptors in the brain, and they have been able to block that ...
Neuroscience Dec 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Research led by Wanguo Liu, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has identified a new protein critical to the development and growth of prostate cancer. The findings are published ...
Cancer Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Cancer Research UK scientists have revealed a completely new route by which male androgen hormones fuel the growth of prostate cancer, raising the prospect that existing drugs could be used to treat the disease.
Cancer Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Michigan have determined how the hormone leptin, an important regulator of metabolism and body weight, interacts with a key receptor in the brain.
Medical research Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Hormonal therapies can help control advanced prostate cancer for a time. However, for most men, at some point their prostate cancer eventually stops responding to further hormonal treatment. This stage of ...
Cancer Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Hong Kong researchers have found that men are more likely to develop liver cancer due to a type of gene which is linked to male sex hormones.
Cancer Jul 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A recent UT Southwestern Medical Center study found that estrogen regulates energy expenditure, appetite and body weight, while insufficient estrogen receptors in specific parts of the brain may lead to obesity.
Medical research Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have discovered a missing link between the body's biological clock and sugar metabolism system, a finding that may help avoid the serious side effects of drugs used for treating asthma, allergies and arthritis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Dec 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists now have a better understanding of the way that stress impacts the brain. New research, published by Cell Press in the January 26 issue of the journal Neuron, reveals pioneering evidence for a new mechanism of str ...
Neuroscience Jan 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |