News tagged with macaques
(Medical Xpress)—A new study by researchers in the US has shown that an ancient virus can be modified to help in the fight against the simian immunodeficiency virus SIV, which is the equivalent in monkeys ...
HIV & AIDS May 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Detection of HIV antibodies is used to diagnose HIV infection and monitor trials of experimental HIV/AIDS vaccines. New, more sensitive detection systems being developed use microspheres to capture HIV antibodies ...
HIV & AIDS May 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a study recently published in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, neurobiologists at the University of Chicago show how an organism can sense a tactile stimulus, in real time, through an art ...
Neuroscience May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New experimental method allows spontaneous synchronization of arm motions by pairs of Japanese macaques
Humans often synchronize their movements when, for example, we cooperate to move a piece of furniture. We also synchronize gestures and facial expressions when we interact. Coordinated actions are in fact ...
Neuroscience May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Dopamine-producing neurons derived from bone marrow stem cells yield improvements in monkeys with Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by the death of dopamine-producing neurons in the midbrain, resulting in motor symptoms such as tremors and stiffness. The cause of cell death ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new and deadly virus that has killed 11 of the 17 patients treated for it in the Middle East and Britain appears to cause an infection deep in the lungs, researchers said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs are the first line therapy for patients with HIV; however, ARV-treated, HIV-infected individuals still have a higher mortality rate than uninfected individuals. During the course of infection, HIV ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A monkey would probably never agree that it is better to give than to receive, but they do apparently get some reward from giving to another monkey.
Neuroscience Dec 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Could pigs be an unexpected source for transmitting the deadly Ebola virus?
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An injection of banked sperm-producing stem cells can restore fertility to male primates who become sterile due to cancer drug side effects, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and ...
Medical research Nov 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Rhesus macaque monkeys infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) harbor immunoglobulin G (IgG) and SIV-specific antibodies and T cells in the foreskin of the penis, according to a study in the July 2012 Journal of ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
After being infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) in a laboratory study, rhesus macaques that had more of a certain type of immune cell in their gut than others had much lower levels of the virus in their blood, ...
HIV & AIDS May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
UC Davis Health System researchers are a step closer to launching human clinical trials involving the use of an innovative stem cell therapy to fight the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
The ranking of a monkey within her social environment and the stress accompanying that status dramatically alters the expression of nearly 1,000 genes, a new scientific study reports. The research is the first ...
Genetics Apr 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Scientists have discovered that blocking PD-1 (programmed death-1), an immune molecule that inhibits the immune response to viral infections, can have a significant effect on HIV-like illness in nonhuman primates.
HIV & AIDS Mar 08, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
The macaques ( /məˈkɑːk/ or /məˈkæk/) constitute a genus (Macaca /məˈkɑːkə/) of Old World monkeys of the subfamily Cercopithecinae.
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