Tag: "honed" at medical news
Gene Activity connected to Schizophrenia
...schizophrenia in any given person. The researchers honed
in on chromosome 22 because people who have deletions or damage in this portion of DNA are known to have a 30-fold greater risk of developing schizophrenia, she said. In the second study, Sabine Bahn of the Babraham Institute in Cambridge, UK, and c...
Pet Project: Lifestyle Touch Ups for Senior Citizens and Their Beloved Pets
...nd play," Dorsa said. Other ideas revolve around honed
elevated systems that will permit an elderly person to feed their animal without straining the back, and systems that afford combination of medications and meals as a single dose, especially while traveling with their pets. Marie Suthers-McCabe, an...
The heat is on: Warm up time for Malaria’s clim
... a further check with updated temperature data and honed
testing techniques. Pascual said, "I did find evidence for an increase in temperature, which the authors of the previous paper said was not there.We showed that a small increase in temperature can lead to a much larger increase in the abundance of mo...
B-Cell Biologic Therapy Could Revolutionize Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
...biologic therapy for RA patients, researchers have honed
in on a new target: the B cell. Rituximab, a biologic agent that selectively depletes B cells, has been successfully used to treat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It has also been shown to improve disease symptoms for RA patients, when injected at aggressi...
Feedback Loop Governing Ovarian Development Unraveled
... researchers overexpressed genes of interest. They honed
in on a set of signaling molecules in order to interfere or augment particular signaling pathways. They looked at how the interaction between the two types of cells in the ovary plays out. "Somatic cells and primordial germ cells develop in close con...