Scientists at IRB Barcelona present a model to demonstrate the correlation between genomic instability and cancer.
Cancer Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A small molecule known to regulate white blood cells has a surprising second role in protecting brain cells from the deleterious effects of stroke, Johns Hopkins researchers report. The molecule, microRNA-223, affects how ...
Immunology Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Using a special magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique to image patients with mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), researchers have identified a biomarker that may predict which patients will do well over the long term, ...
Neuroscience Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors now use cancer-killing viruses to treat some patients with lethal, fast-growing brain tumors. Clinical trials show that these therapeutic viruses are safe but less effective than expected.
Cancer Nov 25, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Mental activities like reading and writing can preserve structural integrity in the brains of older people, according to a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Health Nov 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Being both neurotic and conscientious may be good for your health.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A*STAR scientists have identified the enzyme, telomerase, as a cause of chronic inflammation in human cancers. Chronic inflammation is now recognized as a key underlying cause for the development of many human cancers, autoimmune ...
Inflammatory disorders Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The discovery of the molecular pathway that drives the changes seen in the brains of Alzheimer's patients is reported today, revealing new targets for drug discovery that could be exploited to combat the disease. The study ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 20, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Passing one's genes on to the next generation is a mark of evolutionary success. So it makes sense that the body would work to ensure that the genes the next generation inherits are exact replicas of the originals.
Genetics Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Flemish biologists lead by Joris Messens (VIB / Vrije Universiteit Brussel) have discovered that Mycobacterium tuberculosis – the bacterium that causes tuberculosis – has an ingenious defence mechanism against oxygen ...
Medical research Nov 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at Indiana University and international collaborators have found a way to link two hormones into a single molecule, producing a more effective therapy with fewer side effects for potential use as treatment for ...
Medical research Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have identified metabolic signatures that may pave the way for personalized therapy in glioma, a type of tumor that starts in the brain.
Cancer Nov 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Few available treatment options exist once prostate cancer has spread to other parts of the body and has failed to respond to therapies that involve blocking the male hormone androgen. Patients with advanced, hormone-refractory ...
Cancer Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Dalhousie University have discovered a new technique using "computer-aided" drug design that may lead to an entirely new approach in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD).
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease with an occurrence rate in France similar to multiple sclerosis (two to three new cases per year for every 100,000 residents). It has a specific affect on ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0