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New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...ogy Gregory Fuller, M.D., Ph.D., shows that IGFBP2 plays an active role in the tumorigenesis of astrocytoma...e whether a gene identified in a correlation study plays an active role in tumorigenesis. It also permits the delivery and study of combinations of genes. ...

New Clues About Multiple Sclerosis

... in MS extend to the immune response system, which plays a central role in MS, said study author John R. Rinker, MD, with the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, and member of the American Academy of Neurology. Rinker says the reason for this biological difference is unknown, but m...

Autophagy may Lead to Heart Disease

...age. Autophagy is a highly regulated process that plays a normal role in cell function. It appears to be an adaptive response that protects the body in times of stress or starvation. But in response to other forms of stress such as hypertension, which can lead to cardiovascular disease, autophagy might ...

Researchers Say Brain Region Responsible for Pain's Ability to Seek Attention

... be involved in the brain's processing of pain and plays an important role in 'executive" functions such as attentional control. The fMRI scans indicated that the region was indeed, the brain centre through which pain influences the LOC. By contrast, they found that a working memory load affects the ...

Parkinsons Disease Mechanism Identified

...tally demonstrated that the action of Cdk5 on Prx2 plays a pivotal role in the neuronal damage from MPTP. ...vered evidence that the loss of Prx2 activity also plays a role in human PD. They found reduced Prx2 activity in brain tissue from PD patients. These findi...

Neurotransmitter That can Yield New Insights in the Fight Against Diabetes Identified

... in hormone levels, suggesting that norepinephrine plays a role in transmitting the hypoglycemia warning. "Norepinephrine is capable of activating these signals just like hypoglycemia does," Khan said. He insists that norepinephrine is not only sufficient but necessary for conveying hypoglycemia signal...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...s the rest of the advanced economies do -- it also plays a likely role in their declining stature. A previous study had remarked, "[T]he United States is an outlier for financial burdens on patients and patients forgoing care because of costs. Half of sicker adults in the United States said that they did...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

... Succeed," says "ecocide" -- ecological suicide -- plays a greatly under-estimated role in the fall of societies. He gives the example of Easter Island, the isolated speck of land in the Pacific Ocean, which once had a population estimated to be as many as 20,000 people. Its civilisation expired in the...

Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination

...to clearly demonstrate the role that this molecule plays as a catalyst to the natural processes of proliferation and migration of progenitor cells, which are integral to white matter development and repair. By first inserting enhanced EGFR protein and showing enhanced myelination/remyelination, and then ...

Scientists Find New Way to Kill Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria

... The researchers analysed the enzyme relaxase that plays a crucial role in conjugation. It starts and stops the movement of DNA between bacteria. It was found that bisphosphonates could block the spot where the enzyme handled DNA. The researchers say that the drugs steal the DNA binding site, preventing...

Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain

...tissue (WAT) is a major site of energy storage and plays an important role in energy balance, the researchers said. It is also recognized as an important endocrine organ that secretes a number of biologically active signaling proteins, called adipokines. Adiponectin, an adipokine secreted exclusively by ...

Nano Propellers may Be Tomorrows Drug Deliverers

... propeller's blades and their sensitivity to water plays a big role in determining whether the propeller pumps efficiently or just spins with little effect. If the blades have a hydrophobic, or water-repelling nature, they pump a lot of water. But if they are hydrophilic -- water-attracting -- they bec...

Study Finds Abdominal Fat Not the Prime Cause for Metabolic Syndrome

...ing metabolic syndrome but insulin resistance also plays a part in leading to a cluster of conditions that...o insulin, a hormone secreted by the pancreas that plays an essential role in regulating the carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins obtained from food. As par...

Patients Undergoing Tonsillectomy Shows No Change of Taste

...vor perception during eating and drinking and thus plays a major role in the enjoyment of foods and beverages, according to background information in the article. The sense of taste shows little deterioration during aging but can be weakened by disease or medications. Accidental nerve damage during some ...

Lost And Found -Tooth In A Sportsman's Head

...y embedded in his forehead . Czislowski, who now plays for Wynnum Manly in the Queensland Cup, had the tooth removed last week by a doctor who made the startling discovery. The tooth belongs to 22-year-old Tweed Heads forward Matt Austin, who broke his jaw in a nasty head clash with Czislowski on April 1...

Gene Variants for Crohn's Disease Identified

... gene implicated in the current research, ATG16L1, plays an important role in the autophagosome pathway, a sequence of biological events involved in processing bacteria within cells. While the mechanisms are not fully understood, said Baldassano, a mutation in the gene may weaken a cells ability to degra...

Three Gene Variants Could Hold Key for HIV Vaccine: Study

...ng the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) system, which plays a "major role" in the immune system by identifying foreign invaders and "tagging" them for destruction. Two of the HLA genes, known as HLA-A and B, are turned off by the HIV virus when it enters the body, which keeps the immune system from recogniz...

Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India

... bear, however, is the fact that her little sister plays with the son of her abuser and often visit their house. She believes the breakdown she suffered that led to her finally seeking help was triggered by her sister turning eight -- the same age her own abuse started -- and a feeling that she would be ...

Experts Identify Vaccine Target for HIV

...ng the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) system, which plays a major role in the immune system by identifying foreign invaders and tagging them for destruction. Two of the HLA genes, known as HLA-A and B, are turned off by HIV when it enters the body, which keeps the immune system from recognizing the virus ...

Boffin Identifies Gene Causing Otosclerosis

...tic indications of involvement in otosclerosis: it plays a role during embryonic development of the ear and is expressed in otosclerotic bone. They used SNP (single nucleotide polymorphism) analysis, or looking at DNA sequence variations occurring in a single nucleotide, A, T, C or G, to study a large pa...

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