Navigation Links
A new growth factor identified

Scientists have identified a growth factor that triggers blood vessel formation within the endocrine glands. In California, Dr. Jennifer of Genentech Inc. and colleagues reported their discovery of endocrine gland-derived vascular endothelial growth factor, or EG-VEGF. The finding could lead the way toward treatment for illnesses affecting these glands. The endocrine glands produce various hormones such as ovaries, testicles, pancreas, pituitary and thyroid.//

Scientists have known for several years, that a specific protein called VEGF triggers new blood vessel growth throughout the body. This has been investigated as a treatment for heart disease. Since tumors need new blood vessels in to grow, they have also sought to fight cancer by blocking VEGF's action. Unlike VEGF, the researchers also found that EG-VEGF only acts on cells that line the capillaries of the endocrine glands.

According to Dr.Napoleone Ferrara, one of the study authors, they believe that EG-VEGF was implicated in the pathogenesis of some ovarian disorders resulting in infertility, such as the polycystic ovary syndrome and an inhibitor of EG-VEGF may have therapeutic value in this condition.

He also added that the discovery also raises the possibility that other growth factors exist that act on specific tissues, such as the heart or lung or skeletal muscle, which could hold "considerable therapeutic potential.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Anthrax drug doxycycline could stunt fetal growth
2. Zinc may enhance growth in Young sickle cell patients
3. Drug stabilizes cancer growth
4. Enzyme stimulates growth of adult stem cells
5. Mental growth in babies at risk
6. New Molecule that can stop the growth of Viruses
7. New study questions consumption of milk for bone growth
8. New study questions consumption of milk for bone growth
9. Improved height from administration of growth hormones
10. Record growth of Soya-based dairy alternatives in Europe
11. Prostate tumour growth suppressed by flavonoids
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: new growth factor identified

(Date:1/22/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... American College of Sports Medicine flagship journal Medicine ... supplementation with L-Citrulline before exercise may help reduce ... strenuous exercise. 1 , Participants in the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 IsoComforter, Inc. has ... machine with patented IsoTube design to treat specific body parts ... the most progressive and easy to use patented cold therapy ... and sports related orthopedic and muscle injuries. IsoComforter has ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and the American ... effort to further promote visibility and adoption of the top ... AMA journals available via its subscription services, EBSCO will now ... , Long known as both a subscription agency and ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... a new blog post presenting a list of vehicles that cannot ... Some types of vehicles cannot be covered under an ordinary auto ... see if their vehicle qualifies for auto insurance coverage. , ... that cannot be covered by a plan. Clients have little options ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... NORCROSS, Ga., USA (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... implementing a statewide data management system with support from ... Germany. , The new solution will leverage Hexagon Geospatial’s ... raster and vector data as well as point clouds ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 3Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 2Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 3Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 4Health News:Some Vehicles Cannot Be Covered By An Auto Insurance Policy! 2Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 2Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 3
... anthrax attacks in the United States in 2001 had the ... the anthrax used//, belonged to the common variety, though lethal ... into the source of anthrax that reportedly killed five people ... 11 twin tower disaster. ,The Anthrax which claimed ...
... sector organization, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), is like ... has rolled out its batch of DNA Hepatitis –B ... as compared to the other brands in the market. ... (HBI) at its facility in Gachibowli, will be sold ...
... recent study reveals that ban on smoking in public places ... study led by Dr. Carl Bartecchi, a clinical professor of ... Denver, there is a 27% decrease in hospital admissions for ... a no-smoking law came into effect in Pueblo, Colorado in ...
... to a new study, cell transplantation may be a potential ... Lanza and Irina Klimanskaya at Advanced Cell Technology, Massachusetts, and ... Science Centre, carried out the research. ,In this ... into any of the 200 kinds of cell present in ...
... Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine say in ... their children abuse alcohol and drugs. //In a survey of ... parents underestimated the level of their children’s abuse habits. ... drug abuse, their parents were unaware of it the study ...
... to them. Now they can rejoice for a new breed ... sale for a whooping ?2,500!, // ,A protein ... allergic reactions to cats. These special cats were bred by ... thousands of cats before identifying the perfect breed. , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:No-smoking laws may reduce Heart attacks 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015  Today the U.S. Food and ... for the prevention of serogroup B meningococcal disease ... Pfizer,s vaccine Trumenba®, which received FDA approval in October, ... devastating disease. "I have heard over ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... LOS ANGELES , Jan. 23, 2015 A lot ... the best methods for treating  certain illnesses, injuries, or conditions. ... to replace previous treatment methods with ones that they consider ... treating hernias, there is not one textbook method of treatment ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... DES MOINES, Iowa , Jan. 23, 2015  The Partnership to ... Iowa health care leaders and a new study ... prescription medications. The PFCD is a nationwide coalition working to educate ... The research released at the Capitol was focused on how the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The National Meningitis Association (NMA) Applauds FDA Approval of Second Vaccine To Protect Against Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease 2No One-Size-Fits-All Remedy for Hernia Correction 2New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 2New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 3
Triangular 0.5 mm angled tip with 4 mm flat surface. Round knurled handle with dull finish. Tip angle: 130o....
Wedge-shaped chopper designed to allow nucleus chopping in three directions, tip length 1.25 mm. Rounded tip highly polished to protect the posterior capsule. 0.5 mm spatula end is used to manipulate...
Angled blade and flat serrated handle with polished finish. Blade: 1 mm x 10 mm....
10 mm angled tip with indentation on side and gently curved blade. Round knurled handle with polished finish. Indentation: right side....
Medicine Products: