Tag: "human" at medical news
Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed
... complexity of genetic and environmental causes of human
depression, Deisseroth explained, the animals exhi... flow through the brain that could be corrected by human
antidepressants. The extent that the signal spread through the brain sample was diminished in the "d...
New Cancer Fighting Virus
... metastases at the time of diagnosis. The latest human
results reported today follow testing in the lab and in animals where the virus was shown to be effective at killing colorectal cancer cells and liver cancers. More information about ECLU is available at www.esmo.org/activities/ecluconference/....
Parkinsons Disease Mechanism Identified
... of dopamine-producing neurons. In both mice and human
patients, the researchers have found evidence that...hat the loss of Prx2 activity also plays a role in human
PD. They found reduced Prx2 activity in brain tissue from PD patients. These findings provide a me...
A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production
... study has discovered how the HIV virus evades the human
bodys immune system. Specifically, HLA class 1 is a controlling part of the human
immune response. The ability of HIV to escape recognition by HLA class 1 leaves the body incapable o...
Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection
...mber of vCJD prions can be amplified from infected human
brain tissue extracts prepared from normal human
platelets - a type of blood cell essential for clotting. The sample is incubated and exposed to re...
Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare
...e relatively weak welfare safety net, might be why human
growth in the United States has not performed as w...ability of medical services have a major impact on human
size." More research is needed to fully understand why Americans are shrinking relative to the Eur...
Fat Horses Face Health Problems
...tant model for studying the health implications of human
obesity. Obesity, over the past decade, has becom...rch has important implications for both equine and human
health. For example, the knowledge gained concerning the correlation between fortified forage and l...
Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination
... extinction due to habitat loss and pollution from human
activities. The recent alarm over the collapse of honeybee colonies has underscored the importance of insect pollinators not only to crops consumed by humans but also to plants that support the ecosystems we depend on. Flower architecture has grea...
Genetic Marker That Increases Colon Cancer Risk Discovered
...nk between genetic variation in a single region of human
chromosome 8 and the risk of colorectal cancer. People who carry the specific genetic variation, the C allele of rs10505477, were found to be 23 percent more likely to have colon cancer than individuals without the marker. The genetic link betw...
Obesity Drug may Hold Potent Cancer Treatments
...tments by testing the drugs in animals and then in human
cancer patients. The findings of the study were published in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology....
Boffins Identify Gene That can Protect Humans from Nephronopthisis
...clinical studies can help uncovering mechanisms of human
disease," said Henriette Uhlenhaut who carried out the research in Treier's lab. "The next step will be to translate the insights gained into new therapeutic approaches to develop alternatives to kidney transplantations. With GLIS2 we have already ...
Genetic Risk Factor for Prostate Cancer
...l cancer risk factor is located in a region of the human
genome devoid of known genes on chromosome 8. The studys complete findings will be published in the July 8 online edition of Nature Genetics. This is an important finding because, for the first time, a common genetic risk factor for multiple cancers...
Indonesia Confirms 81st Bird Flu Death
... grow steadily since 2005 when the first confirmed human
deaths occurred here. "A boy who died on July 8 has been confirmed by two tests as being positively infected," Ningrum, from the ministry's National Bird Flu Information Centre, told AFP. "The toll is now at 102 infected, and 81 dead." The prim...
Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa
... activity, which is considered to be the cradle of human
evolution. The lake itself is a natural laboratory of evolutionary biology because of its diverse cichlid fish populations, and it has provided livelihoods for humans for many thousands of years. With no natural enemies in Africa, the water hyaci...
Mutated Gene Zaps Pancreas Cancer in Mice
...hed Monday, offering hope for one of the deadliest human
cancers The mutant gene named Bik expresses a pr...reatments. Pancreatic cancer kills 96 percent of human
victims within five years of diagnosis, one of the lowest cancer survival rates. Some 37,000 cases...
New Therapies for Kidney Diseases
...clinical studies can help uncovering mechanisms of human
disease, says Henriette Uhlenhaut who carried out the research in Treiers lab. The next step will be to translate the insights gained into new therapeutic approaches to develop alternatives to kidney transplantations. With GLIS2 we have already id...
Invisible Gases Form Most Organic Haze in Urban, Rural Areas: Study
... understand the relative importance of natural and human
sources of VOCs in the production of secondary organic aerosol pollution, including which human
sources significantly contribute to the problem. The study was undertaken under the auspices of th...
MIT's Green Nano-factories to Produce Eco-friendly Batteries
...es. Viruses are normally associated with causing human
diseases like AIDS, polio, and influenza, and can lead to computer system crashes and data loss, but researcher Angela Belcher is exploiting a virus's ability to do good things in the semi-conductor and electronic sector. Belcher claims that her gr...
FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients
...d not expect robotic devices to completely replace human
Completely Neutral Evolutionary Changes Helped Shape Our Genome
...that one of the major architectural markers of the human
genome, DNA repeat elements that make up over 40 p...m the mitochondria, the energy-making apparatus of human
cells that has its own small genome. These mitochondrial sequences are known as numts. When they e...
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