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Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease

...nt, was performed in 10 of the patients and showed formation of new collateral vessels. The patients had no s...ife of patients receiving the treatment, including formation of new collateral vessels," said Sean Hu, Chairman of Beike Biotechnology group. "We are now working...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...uld have trickled into the pit and accelerated the formation of the gas. "You cannot smell it, you cannot see... from a pile of brewer's grain had accelerated the formation of the gas. Scott Showalter had been using the grain to feed his cattle. "It rained, and some of i...

Prions Prevent Alzheimers Disease

...mal prion proteins found in brain cells reduce the formation of beta-amyloid, a protein that binds with others ...w levels of normal prion protein on the successful formation of beta amyloid, the source of Alzheimers plaques. They found that beta amyloid did not form in cell...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...vival. None of the three genes caused brain cancer formation when delivered alone. The researchers tried a combination of Akt and IGFBP2 and no tumor formed, suggesting that the two genes lie in the same molecular pathway and have a similar effect. For oligodendroglioma, the researchers found that IGFBP2 com...

Skin Cancer can Be Triggered by P53 Mutation

...rposes. A link between skin inflammation and SCC formation was first reported in the 19th century. In the sec...hat D6-deficient mice are acutely sensitive to SCC formation and that D6 expression is induced in cells in close proximity to invasive SCC cells from human oral ...

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

...vious place to start, she said, was to look at the formation of new neurons in the hippocampus, a process that neuroscientists have suggested is at the root of how antidepressants work. What they found was that the growth of new neurons could account for the behavioral improvements seen from treatment as wel...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

...adily from 2006 to 2010. The GDP and gross capital formation are expected to increase, while the inflation rate will likely decrease. Furthermore, the government will also implement policies to significantly lower the unemployment rate. "This conducive investment environment has directly and indirectly enhan...

Invisible Gases Form Most Organic Haze in Urban, Rural Areas: Study

...ectly into the air were the primary culprit in the formation of organic haze. But the new study by researche...nez, there exists an extended source or continuous formation for the pollution, and both he and Zhang believe that this extended source of particle pollution is ...

Insights into Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

...together, results from these studies indicate that formation of higher-order homotetrameric complexes and recruitment of RXR are essential components of RARA-induced transformation and that RXR is a key member of the PML/RARA-associated oncogenic response that facilitates PML/RARA-induced transformation throug...

Scientists Identified Obesity Control Switch

...b. Further analysis showed that PRDM16 triggered formation of brown fat cells in part by turning on a metabolic pathway controlled by PGC-1alpha, which was discovered in Spiegelman's lab, and the gene UCP1, which allows cells to release large amounts of energy as heat. If continued research demonstrates th...

Understanding the Mechanism Underlying Embryo Development

...iological systems. Specifically, a study of wing formation in Drosophila, led by the researchers Marco Milan,...sion into compartments also takes place during the formation of the vertebrate central nervous system, and the genes and signalling pathways involved are conserv...

Scientists Identify "master Switch" for Brown Fat in Mice

...sis, the researcher observed that PRDM16 triggered formation of brown fat cells in part by turning on a metabolic pathway controlled by PGC-1alpha and the gene UCP1, which allows cells to release large amounts of energy as heat. The researchers believe that engineering cells with PRDM16 may work as obesity p...

Protein Interaction is a Drug Target for Blood Clot Prevention

... protects mice from pulmonary thromboembolism the formation of blood clots in the vessel that carries blood from the heart to the lungs. Furthermore, this blockade results in very little pathological bleeding, which can often occur when the clotting process is disrupted. The results suggest that modulation ...

Folicacid Reduces Congenital Malformations, If Added to Flour

... acid to all flour produced in the country because formation of the neural tube in embryos is particularly intense during the first four weeks of pregnancy, which is before a lot of women even know theyre pregnant. Since half of Canadian pregnancies are unplanned and the human body cant store folic acid, it ...

The Importance of Junk DNA

...cent of genomic material might be important in the formation of boundaries that help properly organize these bu...rised to find that SINE B2 sequence is critical to formation of the functional domain boundaries for this locus. Functional domains are stretches of DNA within...

Modified Herpes Virus Keeps Arteries Free-flowing Following Procedures

...ad to smooth muscle cell proliferation, similar to formation of scar tissue, known as neointimal hyperplasia. T...s inner layer predisposes the artery to blood clot formation which has been a recent concern with drug eluting stents. The researchers found that the endothelial...

Adding Folic Acid to Flour Lessens Congenital Malformations

... acid to all flour produced in the country because formation of the neural tube in embryos is particularly intense during the first four weeks of pregnancy, which is before a lot of women even know they're pregnant. Since half of Canadian pregnancies are unplanned and the human body can't store folic acid, it ...

Cytokine IL6 as a New Chemotherapeutic Target for Ras-driven Cancers

...d colleagues were able to successfully fight tumor formation in a preclinical model by suppressing IL6 activity. While further research is needed to determine the effectiveness of IL6 targeted cancer therapies, these initial results are encouraging. "Targeting secreted proteins that Ras activates has opened ...

First Drug for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

...e uncovered a molecular mechanism that governs the formation of fears stemming from traumatic events . The work could lead to the first drug to treat the millions of adults who suffer each year from persistent, debilitating fears - including hundreds of soldiers returning from conflict in Iraq and Afghanista...

Chemical Compound in Turmeric Helps to Fight Alzheimers

...ntioxidant found in turmeric, can help prevent the formation of tumours. Writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Milan Fiala of the University of California, Los Angeles and his team said they had shown earlier that curcumin may affect the brain cells of Alzheimer's patients. Using ...

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