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Wisconsin scientists grow critical nerve cells

... pave the way for novel treatments of degenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. With healthy cells grown in the lab, scientists could, in theory, replace dying motor neurons to restore function and alleviate the symptoms of disease or injury. Much ...

Man and mouse share genome structures

...portant as changes in the genome itself in causing diseases such as cancer. This regulatory structure, called chromatin, is a key regulator of gene expression in healthy and diseased cells, Bernstein said. Chromatin is composed of DNA spooled around bundles of histone proteins, and resembles a chain of beads...

Genes In The Interferon System Important In Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

... behind the disease SLE, and maybe otherautoimmune diseases at the molecular level," says Professor LarsRönnblom. "Itis remarkable that by studying only eleven of the some 200 genes thatare seen as belonging to the interferon system, we were able toidentify two genes with such clear connection to SLE," says ...

W.M. Keck Foundation funds study of friendly microbes

...ing health and preventing or treating a variety of diseases both inside and outside of the gastrointestinal tract." ...

Priming embryonic stem cells to fulfill their promise

...g sought as possibletreatments for dozens of human diseases and health conditions. SangeetaBhatia and Shu Chien, UCSD bioengineering professors, and ChristopherJ. Flaim, a bioengineering graduate student, described the cell-culturetechnique in a paper published in the February issue of Nature Methods,which be...

Computers to be used to find blueprint for new influenza drug

...gner drug that could stop influenza and some other diseases from replicating in humans. The announcement of t...ilar approach may also be useful in fighting other diseases such as the South American sleeping sickness, Chagas Disease. ...

Ecological destruction fuels emerging diseases

... linked to the emergence of new human and wildlife diseases such as West Nile Virus and avian flu. "The biodiversity crisis is not just about extinctions," says Dr. Brooks, whose pioneering parasite systematics research is supported by Science and Engineering Research Canada (NSERC). "In the past, when there...

Newly discovered virus linked to childhood lung disorders and Kawasaki disease

...avirus may account for someof the many respiratory diseases for which a causative agent isunidentified, and may have a role in Kawasaki disease, the most commoncause of acquired heart disease in children in developed countries. In the first of two studies, Jeffrey S. Kahn and co-workers at YaleUniversity use...

Inexpensive, mass-produced genes core of synthetic biology advances at UH

...ent of genetic disorders,debilitating neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s and endocrinedisorders such as diabetes. This technology may therefore yieldprofound benefits for human health and quality of life.“The technology developed by Dr. Gao and her collaborators has thepotential to make research that m...

HIV Patients May Be at Risk of Heart Problems When Taking Protease Inhibitor Drugs

...th Genomics Laboratory that specializes in various diseases and conditions that make a person vulnerable to sudden death by a ventricular arrhythmia. There are several specific actions physicians can take to use this new information wisely, Drs. Ackerman and Badley say. The first is to screen by electrocardi...

Learning to fight an adversary that won't stay down

...avies, adding that doctors who deal with microbial diseases in hospitals must remain cautious about exposing the bacterial pathogens to the newest and most effective drugs so as to avoid overuse and the accompanying onset of resistance. "There are a relatively small number of antibiotics that have come out t...

Emory Eye Center Implants Its First Retinal Chips In Patients With Retinitis Pigmentosa

...in both eyes. It is a general term for a number of diseases that predominantly affect the photoreceptor layer or "light sensing" cells of the retina. Night blindness develops, usually in childhood, followed by loss of peripheral visual field, progressing over many years to tunnel vision and finally blindness....

Researchers reveal the infectious impact of salmon farms on wild salmon

...rom Princeton University who researches infectious diseases in wildlife. "We're seeing similar effects in Scotland, Norway, and Ireland; in each area parasite amplification on fish farms seems to increase disease levels in the local fish community. However previous studies have not shown nor quantified the di...

Molecular machine may lead to new drugs to combat human diseases

...erial is revealing possible new paths for treating diseases such as some forms of cancer and opportunistic inf... a potential target for therapeutics against these diseases by using a strategy called targeted trans-splicing in which introns are manipulated to cut out malfu...

Female sex hormones play a vital role in defense against sexually transmitted diseases

... well as the public regarding sexually transmitted diseases and women." Extending these findings into clinical studies is the next step. McMaster researchers are currently discussing the design of a study with infectious disease clinicians in Hamilton, which may begin in as early as the next few months. Addi...

A bacterial genome reveals new targets to combat infectious disease

...s, African river blindness, and other debilitating diseases in more than 150 million people worldwide. The nem...p may help identify new strategies for controlling diseases caused by filarial nematodes. In a new study published in the freely-available online journal PLoS B...

Spider Venom Could Yield Eco-Friendly Insecticides

...fically targeting mosquito larvae that carry human diseases such as West Nile or malaria, while leaving other insects and vertebrates unharmed," says King. ...

Purdue proves concept of using nano-materials for drug discovery

... very important because many future drugs to treat diseases will likely work by controlling proteins in cell membranes." Researchers tested the devices with an enzyme that produces a blue color when combined with a liquid that contains molecules small enough to easily pass through the pores. The enzyme, whic...

Protein Packages Found To Activate Genes; May Be What Regulates Development And Disease

...hed on during development of the human body and in diseases such as cancer. "Each type of cell in our bodies contains the same genes. What makes them do different things involves which genes are turned on," notes Bradley Bernstein, a pathologist at Harvard Medical School. He is also a research associate at t...

First 'atlas' of key brain genes could speed research on cancer, neurological diseases

...ccelerate research on brain tumors andneurological diseases that result from mutations in these switch genes?called “transcription factors.?When these genes are altered, thegenes they control can go awry, causing abnormalities in thedevelopment or function of nerves and related structures.Although the gene re...

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