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Brown professor continues debate over recovered memory

... prior to 1800, would have witnessed it and portrayed it in a nonfictional work or in a fictional character." They launched a contest, known as the " repression Challenge ," offering a $1,000 prize to anyone who could identify a pre-1800 literary example of traumatic memory that has been repressed by an ...

Vets Who Repress Traumatic Memories May Not Be Worse Off

... personality. The authors called for more research, while noting that their exclusive focus on male patients as well as their use of older PTSD and repression measures (which had been in effect during the initial CDC study) could limit the accuracy of their findings. The finding, they said, is important ...

Mach One Corporation Announces Hand Carried Product as a Potential Solution to Swine Flu (H1N1) Virus

... prevention of viruses in the nasal pharyngeal region tract of humans will ultimately permit substantial reduction or elimination of the virus. This repression or blocking of virus will permit a significant decrease in shedding and passage of the virus from host to host. In addition, the resulting decrease ...

World Anti-Aging Congress 2009 Defies Global Economic Downturn, Demonstrating Strength of Anti-Aging Medical Movement

... has been exposed, the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Archives, Prof. Dr. Imre Zs.-Nagy, MD, blows the whistle on fourteen years of censorship and repression of the science of anti-aging medicine, and advanced preventive medicine, by the gerontological establishment. Quoting Prof. Dr. Zs.-Nagy, who ...

Enzyme and vitamin define the yin and yang of asthma

... food chain," they said. In the future, they said, they hope to identify the relationship between the synthesis of vitamin A in the body and the repression of MMP7. ...

JCI online early table of contents: Jan. 12, 2009

... depended on the protein casein kinase 1-delta (and not the protein TGF-beta receptor) and led to activation of a tumor-suppressor gene and repression of a tumor-promoting gene. At the cellular level, FHL1, FHL2, and FHL3 inhibited the growth of a human tumor cell line both in vitro and when ...

Scripps research team unravels new cellular repair mechanism

... phase, in preparation for the subsequent S phase. The team has now shown that when such stalls occur, collectively referred to as DNA stress, Nrm1's repression of the G1 genes is blocked, allowing those genes to be turned back on. This presumably enables production of proteins needed to correct the problem ...

How embryonic stem cells develop into tissue-specific cells demonstrated

... this process, resolving a long-standing question as to whether the stem cells achieve their development through selective activation or selective repression of genes. The collaborative research group, which included Dr. Eran Meshorer of the Department of Genetics at the Silberman Institute of Life ...

Is increased Slug expression associated with the progression to esophageal cancer?

... invasiveness and metastasis. The main mechanism by which cell-cell adhesion is repressed in oesophageal adenocarcinoma is thought to be through the repression of the cell adhesion molecule E-cadherin. This study reports that a potential mechanism by which E-cadherin could be silenced is through over ...

Unsuspected protein determines resistance to breast cancer treatment

... the authors to propose that CDK10 normally represses the ETS2 transcription factor and that the loss of CDK10 expression results in relief of ETS2 repression and upregulation of c-RAF transcription. Enhanced c-RAF activation results in activation of mitogen-activated protein kinase and increased cyclin D1 ...

A taxing issue: How human T-lymphotropic virus

... histone gene expression, allowing cell division to continue while the levels of histone protein fall. They write: We suggest Tax repression of replication-dependent histone gene expression will result in reactivation of viral gene expression, deregulation of cellular gene expression and ...

Forever young: Differentiation blocked in tumor stem cells

... or adult-derived stem cells. Specifically, the TICs appear to be stuck at this early developmental stage, at least in part, due to epigenetic repression of bone morphogenic protein receptor 1B (BMPR1B) expression mediated through a polycomb repressive complex. BMPs are known to mediate proliferation, ...

Exelixis to Receive Milestone Payment From Bristol-Myers Squibb for Achievement of Liver X Receptor Agonist Development Milestone

... directly target the pathology of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease via a dual mechanism of stimulating reverse cholesterol transport and repression of inflammation. About Exelixis Exelixis, Inc. is a development-stage biotechnology company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel ...

International Watchdog Group Singles Out Resurrection for Anti-Union Violations

... nation's worst violators of union rights CHICAGO, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In some parts of the world, workers still face violence and repression when they try to exercise their right to form a union. But even here in the land of the free, anti-union employers intimidate and even fire workers ...

Insights into Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

... activation of RXR relieved PML/RARA-induced transcriptional repression and triggered APL differentiation only when RXR was in a complex with ... including its sumoylation, a modification that triggers transcriptional repression for RXR and many other transcription factors. "The presence of ...

New Cancer Therapy in Clinical Trial

... melanoma, prostate, ovarian, pancreatic, lung cancers, and others. Like c-Myc, sorafenib appears to work through a mechanism that involves repression of TRAIL-induced expression of Mcl-1 and cIAP2. These results also establish the clinical potential for combining TRAIL or other death receptor ...

Reactivated Genes Cause Tumors to Shrink (or) Disappear

... dramatically reduces the size of the tumors, in some cases by 100 percent. "This study provides critical genetic evidence that continuous repression of a tumor suppressor gene is required for a tumor to survive," said Andrea Ventura, an Italian postdoctoral associate in the Center for Cancer ...

Regulatory Mechanism for Tumor Suppressor Protein Identified

... mechanism has been identified by scientists from the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia and The Vienna Biocenter in Austria that is involved in normal repression of the p53 protein // which is the most important molecule for the control of cancer in humans. The new molecular pathway described in the ...

Global AIDS Conference Calls for Long-term Strategies

... time to attack the root causes of the problem in order to halt the disease's spread - namely poverty, discrimination, fear of homosexuality and the repression of women. AIDS sufferers and carers gathered for a protest march in Toronto ahead of the conference, aiming to highlight calls for more ...

Menin Gene Mutation made Insulin Secreting Cells to Proliferate

... of Men1 excision because they could not precisely time the process. ‘Our results show an acute effect of Men1 excision and directly link Men1 to repression of pancreatic islet cell proliferation,’ says senior author Xianxin Hua, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology at Penn's Abramson Family ...

War Trauma Not Passed On To Partners And Children, Study

... Veeninga acknowledges that many partners and children of war victims do have problems, but he suspects they originate from aggressive behaviour or repression on the part of the victim. ‘Complaints from the next-of-kin of war victims look like the complaints from psychiatric patients - sleeplessness, ...

Nepal: Doctors Treating Protestors Being Deported

... 50 leading international NGOs, demanding peace to be able to conduct development work. A local media agency, Nepalnews.com, said the continuing repression showed the zero tolerance policy of the royalist government. Edited IANS ...
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