News tagged with molecular medicine
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Scientists investigating how certain genes affect an individual's risk of developing coronary heart disease have identified a new therapeutic target, according to research published today in The American Journal of Human Ge ...
Cardiology Feb 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Villain stomach bug may have a sweet side: Researchers reveal how 'bad' gut bacteria may help control diabetes
A stomach bacterium believed to cause health problems such as gastritis, ulcers, and gastric cancer may play a dual role by balancing the stomach's ecosystem and controlling body weight and glucose tolerance, according to ...
Medical research Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
A new, large-scale study of triple-negative breast cancer shows that small molecules called microRNA can be used to define four subtypes of this aggressive malignancy.
Cancer Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Acute toxoplasmosis, an infectious disease carried by cats, may be a much more severe illness than previously understood.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
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 |
Obesity might be a very modern problem, but a team of scientists from Taiwan and China is turning to the age-old principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to help fight it. Breaking research published in the Journal of ...
Medical research Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have found an early step in how the brain's inhibitory cells get excited.
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Injecting specialized cardiac stem cells into a patient's heart rebuilds healthy tissue after a heart attack, but where do the new cells come from and how are they transformed into functional muscle?
Medical research Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A genetic variant commonly found in Chinese people may help explain why some got seriously ill with swine flu, a discovery scientists say could help pinpoint why flu viruses hit some populations particularly ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
UCLA researchers, in a finding that runs counter to conventional wisdom, have discovered for the first time that a gene thought to express a protein in all cells that come under stress is instead expressed only in specific ...
Medical research Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study could provide the link that scientists have been looking for to confirm that reactivation of a latent herpes virus is a cause of some heart problems.
Cardiology Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Despite progress in regenerative medicine, with age, the skin loses its properties in an irreversible manner. The ATIP-Avenir team "Epidermal homeostasis and tumorigenesis" directed by Chloé Féral, an Inserm ...
Medical research Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new imaging method for the study of insulin-producing cells in diabetes among other uses is now being presented by a group of researchers at Umeå University in Sweden in the form of a video in the biomedical ...
Diabetes Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In one of the first genome-wide studies to hunt for both genes and their regulatory "tags" in patients suffering from a common disease, researchers have found a clear role for the tags in mediating genetic ...
Genetics Jan 20, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Foot soldiers of the immune system: IFIT antiviral protein recognizes foreign RNA and blocks viral infections
Researchers at McGill University and the Research Center for Molecular Medicine (CeMM) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences have discovered the molecular blueprint behind the IFIT protein. This key protein enables the human ...
Immunology Jan 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |