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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...n and indomethacin, nonselectively inhibit the two types
of COX enzymes, COX1 and COX2.) But, again to their surprise, Drs. Golde and Koo found that many COX2 inhibitors actually had the opposite effect on AB42 -- rather then decreasing it, they increased it. The investigators then expanded their search t...
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
...py of varying intensity to treat several different types
of cancers. The researchers found that nearly 40 p... study. "The new guidelines recommend using these types
of drugs when at-risk patients begin chemotherapy, rather than waiting for complications to develop,...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
...ames are terrible and destroying society' to 'what types
of game content might be harmful to what types
of kids, in what situations. We need to take a fresh look at what types
of rules or policies make se...
Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours
...vival rates for people with one of the most common types
of brain tumour. The device uses low intensity e...chers have tested the treatment successfully on 15 types
of cancer cells, including human breast, lung and skin cancer cells so far and are hoping that the t...
UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players
...ion and league), and County cricket. Unlike some types
of employment, sports clubs are not legally obliged as employers to carry out health checks on their players, despite the higher potential risks of injury. But it is recommended that these checks should be carried out before employment, before the ...
Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA
...tive for the treatment and prevention of influenza types
A and B in patients one year and older. Since the capsules have a longer shelf life than the liquid suspension formulation (five years vs. 24 months), they also offer an improved option for government pandemic stockpiling. Tamiflu will continue to b...
Sea Snail Venom Paves Way for Potent New Painkiller
...persistent pains in people who suffer from various types
of cancer and other very serious diseases. It is a very powerful drug, as it was created to lessen chronic pains in individuals that no longer responded to morphine therapy. The treatment is expected to block the calcium channels of the nerves that...
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
...ropeptide Y2 receptor, or Y2R) it activates in two types
of cells in the fat tissue: endothelial cells lining blood vessels and fat cells themselves. In order to add fat selectively to the mice they tested, researchers injected NPY into a specific area. The researchers found that both NPY and Y2R are ac...
Researchers Reveal Why Eyes See Things Changing Colour
...s in the human retina. The human eyes have two types
of photoreceptor cells-rods and cones. The researchers say that cone photoreceptor cells function well in bright light conditions, and are also the basis of colour perception in our visual image. They say that it is the presence of multiple class...
Alternative Splicing in Neuronal Development
...ing some exons and excluding others. Specific cell types
often have signature patterns of alternative splicing. Polypyrimidine-tract binding protein (PTB) is a well-known inhibitor of alternative splicing in various cell types. A neuronal version of PTB - called nPTB - is expressed solely in nerve cells,...
Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials
...for lymphoma, melanoma, pancreatic, lung and other types
Gene Variation Increases the Risk of Lung Cancer
... for examining the nature of inflammation in other types
of cancer. While smoking is still the greatest risk factor, we still do not understand how other factors play a role, Engels said. A better understanding of the risks involving inflammation will lead to a better understanding of cancer prevention....
Genetic Mutation That Makes Common Cancers Resistant to Drugs Identified
... proliferation, and make them resistant to certain types
of therapies. The researchers say that they found a recurring mutation of the gene AKT1 in breast, colorectal, and ovarian cancers. The AKT pathway is among the most commonly activated cellular pathways in human cancers and members of this pathw...
Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted
...ish in 13 locations across the Great Lakes. Many types
of popular sports fish found in the Great Lakes re...nvironment recommendation on the safety of various types
of fish issued in 2005, and another released earlier this year. About five million kilograms of in...
New Oncogene for Brain Cancer
... of tumors is implicated in the development of two types
of malignant brain cancer in a paper by researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center to be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Just because a gene is associated with cancer doesnt mean that its ...
Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies
... of cells, each capable of giving rise to specific types
of neurons. The finding, the team says, significan...ult neural stem cells give rise to the three major types
of brain cells - astrocytes, oligodendrocytes and neurons. Their role in producing neurons is of par...
EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer
...established tumors of a number of different cancer types
more effectively than the other VDAs tested and was synergistic when used in combination with anticancer agents, such as Cisplatin. The combination of EPC2407 with other anticancer agents in a Phase 1b trial is planned to follow the current monothera...
Australian Research Reveals AIDS, Cancer Link
... between a depleted immune system and 20 different types
of cancer and could be a breakthrough in the understanding of the causes of the malignancies. Lead researcher at Sydney's University of New South Wales, Professor Andrew Grulich said the research looked at two groups -- those infected with HIV/AIDS...
Fibrinogen may Inhibit Spinal Cord Regeneration
...iences on July 2. The research team studied three types
of spinal cord injuries in mice and rats which resulted in cellular and vascular damage, and leakage of fibrinogen from the blood vessels. Once injured, neurons cannot be repaired because of various inhibitors that are present in the brain and the ...
Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now
...s disease and ulcerative colitis are two different types
of inflammatory bowel diseases that affect the digestive system. Symptoms include diarrhea, sometimes severe enough to require frequent trips to the bathroom (up to 20 or more times a day); significant abdominal pain, bloody stool, blocked bowels, ...
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