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Bioartificial kidney under study at MCG

...people on antibiotics for urinary tract infections develop renal failure; that's not uncommon, but it's most dreaded in the critically ill patient," Dr. Szerlip says. ...

Wisconsin scientists grow critical nerve cells

...s with their ability to replicate indefinitely and develop into any of the 220 different types of cells and tissues in the body. But researchers have struggled to convert blank-slate embryonic stem cells into motor neurons, says Zhang. The goal proved elusive even in simpler vertebrates such as mice, whose ...

New push for public health, AIDS spending at African Union summit

...they have to deliver on the existing protocols and develop a serious and practical strategy." Mozambique is the only country that has, thus far, committed to allocating 15 per cent of its gross domestic product to healthcare in the four years since the goal was stated during the founding of the pan-African ...

Man and mouse share genome structures

...s are different. Bernstein and Schreiber began to develop the analytical techniques several years earlier, working with the smaller yeast genome. To investigate the much larger human genome, they collaborated with Affymetrix. They isolated the DNA regions with certain major methyl and acetyl tags, and used ...

Deficient DNA Repair Capacity Associated With Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer

...acity in the development of cancer and possibly to develop interventions to reduce cancer incidence and mortality," they write. ...

Spleen may be source of versatile stem cells

...nown to be associated with a cellularcommitment to develop into a particular type of tissue. Without thatcommitment, the splenic cells may be able to differentiate into a widervariety of cells than can adult stem cells from bone marrow, which donot produce Hox11.The researchers also note that the spleen deve...

W.M. Keck Foundation funds study of friendly microbes

...cine will help fill this gap by funding a study to develop new approaches for isolating, sequencing and analyzing the genomes of "friendly" bacteria that inhabit the intestine and identifying the natural metabolic products that they synthesize in their native gut habitats. The W.M. Keck Foundation, establis...

It's not all genetic: Common epigenetic problem doubles cancer risk in mice

...double dose of insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF2) develop more so-called precursor cells within the lining of the colon than normal mice. When these mice also carried a colon-cancer-causing genetic mutation, they developed twice as many tumors as those with normal IGF2 levels, the researchers report. "Both...

Lack of enzyme turns fat cells into fat burners

...t, while their normalcounterparts become obese and develop type 2 diabetes."This adds another tissue or organ that helps out in the process ofenergy maintenance," said Wakil. "ACC2 is potentially a key enzyme inthe regulation of weight, obesity, and related problems."Wakil and his colleagues studied the oxid...

Poor prenatal nutrition permanently damages function of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas

...as doesn't make enough insulin or the body's cells develop a resistance to its effect. Without insulin, glucose cannot get into cells to provide energy. Normally, insulin levels rise or drop in response to glucose levels, keeping everything in balance. But diabetes is a complex metabolic disorder with numer...

Neuronal 'traffic jam' marks early Alzheimer's disease

...gs could provide information that might be used to develop drugs to preserve the molecular transport system a...Goldstein theorized that Alzheimer's disease might develop spontaneously in people without an overt genetic defect, as the transport machinery in their neurons...

Termites feed through good vibrations

...n drywood termites, workers can become fertile and develop into breeders when they are isolated from their colony. Few workers developed into breeders in the experiments when they were broadcast the termite sourced signals, whereas many workers developed into breeders when artificial signals were broadcast, ...

Genome of deadly amoeba shows surprising complexity, evidence of lateral gene transfer

... the E. histolytica sequence will help researchers develop new tools to predict which of the millions of peop... amoeba cysts in contaminated fluids will actually develop the disease. "Every aspect of research is changed by having the genome sequenced," says Dr. William...

Tiny particles could solve billion-dollar problem

...es." Hughes, Wong and their collaborators hope to develop a device that would include a cylindrical pump containing a catalytic membrane of the gold-palladium nanoparticles. The device would be placed down existing wells where it would pump water through continuously, breaking TCE into non-toxic components....

Scientists Replicate Hepatitis C Virus in Laboratory

...,?says Liang. “We can also apply this technique to develop model systems for other similar viruses.?/p> HCV is a small, enveloped, single-stranded RNA virus in the family Flaviviridae. HCV is a major cause of liver disease in the United States and the world. One in a series of hepatitis viruses, HCV acco...

Another Look Finds Promising Proteomics Test is Not Biologically Plausible

... direction,?he adds. “The technology being used to develop a variety of proteomic diagnostic tests is getting better and we are getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are excited about the notion of using protein “barcodes?to identify individual cancers before symptoms appear, but Baggerly...

New species from old data

... direction,?he adds. “The technology being used to develop a variety of proteomic diagnostic tests is getting better and we are getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are excited about the notion of using protein “barcodes?to identify individual cancers before symptoms appear, but Baggerly...

Cracking the olfactory code in bees

... direction,?he adds. “The technology being used to develop a variety of proteomic diagnostic tests is getting better and we are getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are excited about the notion of using protein “barcodes?to identify individual cancers before symptoms appear, but Baggerly...

Signaling protein builds bigger, better bones in mice

... direction,?he adds. “The technology being used to develop a variety of proteomic diagnostic tests is getting better and we are getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are excited about the notion of using protein “barcodes?to identify individual cancers before symptoms appear, but Baggerly...

Scientists detect probable genetic cause of some Parkinson's disease cases

...cal(neurotransmitter). Without it, individuals can develop tremor ortrembling in hands, arms, legs, jaw, and face; rigidity or stiffness ofthe limbs and trunk; bradykinesia, or slowness of movement; andpostural instability or impaired balance and coordination. Patients mayalso have difficulty walking, talkin...

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(Date:9/22/2014)... 22, 2014. Kessler researchers have published a pilot ... wellness program in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). ... health, perceived stress, and pain. "Development and ... living with MS: Description and outcomes" was epublished ... International Journal of MS Care (doi: ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... News) -- Scans of young children,s brains might ... finding could potentially allow doctors to identify those ... preliminary research suggests. "Early identification and interventions ... well as most neurodevelopmental disorders," the study,s senior ... child and adolescent psychiatry at University of California, ...
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