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Early Warning System For Breast Cancer

...iny protein called RhoC found in breast tumors may someday give doctors and patients an early warning system that could spot dangerously aggressive breast cancer long before it begins to spread, and identify the need for aggressive treatment.// A test to detect the protein is still more than a year away from...

Possibility Of Treatment For Permanent Hearing Loss

... normal mouse gene was unaffected. With a view to someday moving this therapy to humans, the researchers also developed a non-invasive strategy to deliver the RNAi. A small piece of foam soaked in a solution containing the interfering RNA was placed against the membrane covering one opening into the inner e...

Peaceful Slumber said to Restore Memories

... the results may influence how students learn, and someday could be incorporated into treatments for mental illnesses involving memories, such as post-traumatic stress disorder.// However, other scientists who were not involved in the experiments said additional research is needed into the sleep-memory conn...

Three In One Ultrasound Probe For 3-D Imaging Of Heart And Tissue Destruction Developed

...ke University are working on a technology that may someday enable physicians to use high frequency ultrasound waves both to visualize the heart's interior in three dimensions and then selectively destroy heart tissue with heat to correct arrhythmias.// This is the first time a three in one attempt has been...

Scientists Seek New Ways To Grow Hair On Bald Pates

...lls, cell growth and gene therapy that may pay off someday in new treatments for diseases like cancer and Alzheimer's. "The idea of growing hair on a bald scalp is only of moderate interest," Sinclair said in a telephone interview. "If we find the cure for baldness we're not going to stop studying hair." T...

Diet Effective In Curing Diabetes

...s are constantly on the lookout for compounds that someday could help physicians better treat the disease. Of special interest to chemists are naturally occurring compounds found in certain healthy foods and beverages. Often these compounds become the model or the active ingredient for new drug therapies tha...

Non-Coding RNA Vital For Gene Activation And Protein Expression

...echanisms and sustained research efforts, we might someday be able to cure certain diseases such as cancer that are thought incurable. ...

Stroke Risk Higher with Gene Variations

...etter understanding of these polymorphisms, we may someday develop a genetic test to identify women who may be at greater risk of stroke. These women could receive more intensive screening and counseling for other stroke risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure and the use of oral contraceptives." ...

Unmasking Nutrition's Role in Genes and Birth Defects

Expectant mothers may someday get a personalized menu of foods to eat during pregnancy to complement their genetic makeup as a result of new research at Washington University// School of Medicine in St. Louis. Researchers used transparent fish embryos to develop a way to discov...

Nicotine - New Role in Prevention of Parkinson’s Diseas

...to the day to day relief of symptoms, nicotine may someday be used to reduce or even prevent the progression of the disease. “With current symptomatic therapies, the progress of the disease is not halted and, symptoms become worse and more difficult to control,” said Quik. “With neuroprotection, a patient co...

Lactose-Intolerant kids need to take dairy products to meet nutrient requirements

...en suggested that gene-replacement therapies might someday be available for susceptible individuals”. Sorce-Medindia GYT...

Calorie Restriction May Prevent, Reduce Alzheimer’s Neuropatholog

...he findings offer a glimmer of hope that there may someday be a way to prevent and stop this devastating disease in its tracks.” AD is a rapidly growing public health concern with potentially devastating effects. An estimated 4.5 million Americans have AD. Presently, there are no known cures or effective p...

Mouse Gene With Gene Stutter Will Help Leukemia Research

... in the development of leukemia. This in turn will someday allow us to understand what causes leukemia in people, predict who is at greatest risk and prevent leukemia from ever developing in those patients.” Genes store information for a protein. Mutations can alter the protein, perhaps making it function ...

Team Tracks Genetic Origins of Eye Cancer

... and death.// They're hopeful their findings could someday lead to improved treatment for those who suffer from it. Joginder Nath, professor of genetics and developmental biology, and former doctoral students Jason White ('02) and Alison Director-Myska ('96) published their findings in two recent issues of ...

How Brain Injury Leads to Seizures, Memory Problems

...ce. If this proves to be the case, the protein may someday be used as a medical treatment for patients with TBI. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health, supported this study. Dr. Cohen’s co-authors were David P. Bonislawski and Elizabeth P. Sc...

Scientists Developing New Drug To Treat Bowel Cancer

...lyps in mice have led to the hope // that it could someday soon be used in humans with bowel cancer. The findings by Cancer Research UK have been published in the journal Carcinogenesis, and Dr.Robert Goodlad, leader of the research team hopes that they could be used as the basis for a drug to treat polyp...

No Proven Programs to Help Teens Quit Smoking

...ors also play a role, he said, and researchers may someday gain a greater understanding of them. “In the future, what we might see is more tailoring of approaches, given what the underlying genetic predisposition to addiction is.” As a result, nicotine-replacement approaches may not work as well in teens, ...

Protein ‘Fingerprint’ in Spinal Fluid Could Spot Alzheimer’s Disese

...urochemical “fingerprint,” which doctors might use someday to identify patients living with Alzheimer’s disease. The research will be published in the December online-edition of the journal Annals of Neurology. Right now, physicians rely on their clinical judgment to decide whether a particular patient h...

Genes That Allow Brain Cancer-Causing Stem Cells to Resist Treatment Identified

...overy of neural stem cells and their potential for someday treating diseases and injuries of the brain and spinal cord//, recent research identified “cancer stem cells,” a small population of cells that appear to be the source of cells comprising a malignant brain tumor. Theoretically, if these mother cells ...

Vietnam Reports Fresh Bird Flu Outbreak

.... Scientists also fear that the H5N1 virus could someday mutate into a new human influenza pandemic strain, threatening the lives of millions of people. Source-IANS...

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