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(Medical Xpress)—University of Nottingham Malaria experts have found a way of disabling one of the many phosphatase proteins which breathe life into the malaria parasite. The result is a mutant which is ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 21, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Mathematical modeling being tested by researchers at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and the IU School of Medicine has the potential to impact the knowledge ...
Medical research Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As a college student, you may be happy simply not to have gained the "Freshman 15." But a University of Illinois study shows that as little as 1.5 pounds per year is enough to raise blood pressure in that age group, and the ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
UCLA stem cell scientists have shown that two common tumor suppressor genes, TSC and PTEN, are vital to regulating the stem cell-like precursor cells that create the blood supply in Drosophila, the common fruit fly.
Medical research Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
UCLA researchers have discovered a type of cell that is the "missing link" between bone marrow stem cells and all the cells of the human immune system, a finding that will lead to a greater understanding of how a healthy ...
Immunology Sep 02, 2012 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Scientists at the research centre MEMBRANES at Aarhus University, Denmark, have completed an old puzzle, which since the 60s from many sides has been regarded as impossible to complete. The challenge was to solve the structure ...
Medical research Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
African Americans have higher blood levels of a protein associated with increased heart-disease risk than European Americans, despite higher "good" HDL cholesterol and lower "bad" triglyceride levels. This contradictory observation ...
Genetics Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—When the parasite responsible for malaria infects human red blood cells, it launches a 48-hour remodeling of the host cells. During the first 24 hours of this cycle, a protein called RESA undertakes the ...
Medical research Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The adult human circulatory system contains between 20 and 30 trillion red blood cells (RBCs), the precise size and number of which can vary from person to person. Some people may have fewer, but larger RBCs, while others ...
Genetics Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Do humans really wear their hearts on their sleeve? An ambitious Australian neuroscience project aiming to translate emotional impulses directly into music is hoping to find out.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Johns Hopkins scientists have developed a reliable method to turn the clock back on blood cells, restoring them to a primitive stem cell state from which they can then develop into any other type of cell in the body.
Medical research Aug 22, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (13) | 2 |
Investigators at Nationwide Children's Hospital may have discovered a biological explanation for why low levels of oxygen advance spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) symptoms and why breathing treatments help SMA patients live ...
Genetics Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new prenatal test for Down's syndrome hit the market in Germany and several other European countries Monday, the manufacturer said, amid a controversy over whether it could lead to more abortions.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- If you've ever been booted out of bed because of your icy feet, new research may help explain your plight.
Medical research Aug 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Scientists in Germany and Africa on Wednesday said they had found two variants of genes that help to explain why some lucky individuals do not develop severe malaria.
Genetics Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0