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Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination

...atter lesions. A lesion in white matter naturally prompts progenitor cells to replicate and migrate to the site of the lesion where they are involved in remyelination and functional repair. Over-expression (through genetic manipulation) of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) protein promotes both myeli...

China to Curtail Organ Sale

...ssure on the hospitals to generate a profit, which prompts them to adopt unscrupulous methods. Money is the prime focus and those with money, especially wealthy foreigners , are often able to jump the ' Q ' to avail the coveted organ. Several business centers have opened in China to indulge the 'needy'. S...

New Vaccine for CMV Infection

...ired for CMV replication, with a killed virus that prompts the bodys B-cells to generate an antibody response. The vaccine contains the DNA of two essential genes that are essential for replication of the virus. These genes which are also found in other herpes viruses such as chicken pox or herpes simplex...

Human Vaccine for Herpes Virus on the Anvil

...ired for CMV replication, with a killed virus that prompts the bodys B-cells to generate an antibody response. The vaccine contains the DNA of two essential genes that are essential for replication of the virus. These genes which are also found in other herpes viruses such as chicken pox or herpes simple...

Decoding Protein Structures Helps Illuminate Cause of Diabetes

... same cells that make insulin. An unknown trigger prompts the protein to fold into sharp fibers that poke holes in pancreatic cells, killing them. Though scientists already have a good idea of the healthy 'before' and dangerous 'after' hIAPP structures, the steps in between remain somewhat of a mystery an...

New Analytical Tool to Unravel the Cause of Diabetes

...ame cells that make insulin. An unknown trigger prompts the protein to fold into sharp fibers that poke holes in pancreatic cells, killing them. Though scientists already have a good idea of the healthy "before" and dangerous "after" hIAPP structures, the steps in between remain somewhat of a mystery a...

Detecting Cold, Feeling Pain: Study Reveals Why Menthol Fresh

... spinal cord and brain stem up to the brain, which prompts a response, or feeling. Co-author of the current study Allan Basbaum, PhD, also of UCSF, is a pioneer of research into the mechanism of chronic pain within the central nervous system. The Julius teams complementary work is focused at the level of t...

Significant Rise in Proportion of Chronically Ill Children Dying in Intensive Care

...garding children’s good health and long life spans prompts them to seek aggressive curative care despite the benefits of such a course being unclear,” they say. But they conclude that death in intensive care is a highly distressing experience for both the child and parents and that early involvement of a ...

Patients Buy Untried Cancer Drug On Web

...rol cell suicide. Tests on rats indicated that DCA prompts the cancer cells to die and tumors shrank by around 75% in three weeks. Related work on DCA also suggests that it can kill human cancer cells in lab but patients have not been tested with this. Dr Michelakis feels that this sort of use of the d...

Unknown Species of Bacteria Among a ‘zoo’ of Them on the Human Boy

...und the number of animal //species in a zoo, which prompts lead researcher Martin Blaser to conclude it’s a ‘zoo’ of bacteria out there on the human body. Stating that he wanted to explore the skin as a source of bacteria, as it was practically uncharted area, unlike the intestinal tract, vagina, mouth etc...

In Search of Truth - 'Lie Detector

... to a prior misdeed. The Directed Lie Test (DLT) prompts the candidate to deliberately lie, and compares the responses to those that are generated when the person is telling the truth. Several psychologists believe that both these tests lack scientific basis. The Guilty Knowledge Test (GKT) on the other...

New Gadget to Treat Insomnia, Stress

...e heartbeat detected by the sensor. The display prompts the user when to breathe in and when to exhale during the 15-minute session, so encouraging longer, deeper breaths. Results with patients treated for stress suggest it can be highly effective, and its developers say the effects kick in within two ...

Inflammatory Genes Linked to Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

... factors such as C reactive protein. Stress also prompts the body to hold onto sodium to help temporarily raise blood pressure so you can deal with the situation, says Dr. Gregory Harshfield, director of MCG’s Georgia Prevention Institute and an expert on what happens when the body doesn’t let go afterward...

Run Amok Enzyme Causes Same Problems in Both Humans and Fruit Flies

...al conditions, and that a loss of aurora-A is what prompts overproduction of new neuroblasts and, thus, tumor development. Source-Newwise SRM...

Buy Children Holiday Gifts That Encourage Physical Activity

...sical benefits: ? Cranium Hullabaloo – This game prompts kids to jump, dance and run around and encourages ...nd alone that plugs directly into the TV. The game prompts players to follow directions as they move their feet to popular songs. It provides cardio/aerobic ex...

Hope For Patients With Macular Degeneration From Manmade Protein

...lication, he says. The work shows the intraceptor prompts regression of blood vessels by inducing programmed cell death, or apoptosis, in the vascular endothelial cells that line the vessels. 'The biology of all this is showing this molecule interrupts the proper folding of proteins involved in existing b...

Using Multiphoton Microscopy to See Chromosomes in Action

... a cell's nucleus when an external stimulus (heat) prompts specific genes to activate, and how those activated genes direct the production of proteins, which protect the fly against the stress of heating. "Whenever a cell is stressed -- bingo, it will produce proteins that will help the cell resist stress,...

Insight Into Tanning Process Suggests Novel Way to Prevent Skin Cancer

...the nuclei of melanocytes, causing DNA damage that prompts the melanocytes to produce pigment. This supposition, however, conflicted with the results of Fisher's experiments. "Our work suggested that a peculiarity in the MC1R receptor on melanocytes is responsible for a failure to tan," Fisher relates. "But ...

Cancer cell behavior during Metastasis – New finding

... or "co-factor" in or around epithelial cells that prompts it to activate, the researchers said. They speculate that this co-factor could be activated by contact with stroma --the supporting structural cells of a tumor -- because the stroma is where the majority of epithelial-type cancer cells were observed....

91-year-old city man Falls Victim to West Nile Virus

...eath inspired more work on a West Nile vaccine and prompts more people to protect themselves from mosquitoes. However she did say that she doesn't want people to become so fearful that they shut themselves up in their homes. She advised, "Live a normal life, but do be on guard." Lester Boggs death is...

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