National Institutes of Health researchers used the popular anti-wrinkle agent Botox to discover a new and important role for a group of molecules that nerve cells use to quickly send messages. This novel ...
Medical research May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When you have your cholesterol checked, the doctor typically gives you levels of three fats found in the blood: LDL, HDL and triglycerides. But did you know your body contains thousands of other types of fats, or lipids?
Medical research Apr 29, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A team of researchers led by the University of North Carolina School of Medicine has demonstrated that latency develops soon after infection and slows when antiretroviral therapy is given.
HIV & AIDS May 30, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Scientists have identified the gene essential for survival of antibody-producing cells, a finding that could lead to better treatments for diseases where these cells are out of control, such as myeloma and ...
Immunology Feb 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A research team from Stanford University has found that injecting the blood of young mice into older mice can cause new neural development and improved memory. Team lead Saul Villeda presented ...
Medical research Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 4 |
HER2 and its epidermal growth factor receptor cousins mobilize a specialized protein to activate a major player in cancer development and sugar metabolism, scientists report in the May 25 issue of Cell.
Cancer May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown how an aggressive form of multiple myeloma resists chemotherapy.
Cancer Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
It's rubbed on the skin to reduce signs of aging and consumed by athletes to improve endurance but scientists now have the first evidence of one of vitamin E's normal body functions.
Medical research Dec 20, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (16) | 4 |
Researchers at the University of Toronto have found an explanation for how the intestinal tract influences a key component of the immune system to prevent infection, offering a potential clue to the cause of autoimmune disorders ...
Medical research Dec 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A paper published today in the scientific research journal Science, describes a novel, proprietary monoclonal antibody (FI6) discovered in a collaboration between Humabs BioMed SA, the Institute for Research in Biomedicine ("IRB" ...
Medical research Jul 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Ever since the appetite-regulation hormone called leptin was discovered in 1994, scientists have sought to understand the mechanisms that control its action. It was known that leptin was made by fat cells, reduced appetite ...
Medical research Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Drawing on X-ray crystallography and experimental data, as well as a software suite for predicting and designing protein structures, a UC Davis School of Medicine researcher has developed an algorithm that predicts what has ...
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A major factor in the advance of heart disease is the death of heart tissue, a process that a team of scientists at Temple University School of Medicine's (TUSM) Center for Translational Medicine think could be prevented ...
Cardiology Apr 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have discovered the powerful role the molecule Myosin VI plays in communication between nerve cells in the brain.
Medical research Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Michigan have identified a new potential therapeutic target for lowering cholesterol that could be an alternative or complementary therapy to statins.
Cardiology Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |