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Wisconsin scientists grow critical nerve cells

...otor neurons to restore function and alleviate the symptoms of disease or injury. Much sooner in the future, the advance will allow researchers to create motor neuron modeling systems to screen new drugs, says study leader Su-Chun Zhang, an assistant professor of anatomy and neurology in the Stem Cell Resear...

Dysentery uses 'sword and shield' to cause infection

... causes the cells to become inflamed, resulting in symptoms of dysentery, such as bloody diarrhoea. At the same time, the LPS chains on the surface of the bacteria are shortened. This allows the needles to inject proteins, while protecting the bacteria from being destroyed by the immune system. Dr Tang adds:...

Controversial drug shown to act on brain protein to cut alcohol use

...es impressed with itsability to reverse withdrawal symptoms and craving for alcohol andvarious drugs of abuse. It has been used outside of the U.S. to treataddiction by American and other clinicians. But its side effects,including hallucinations, which made it popular in the 1960s drugculture, and evidence of...

Another Look Finds Promising Proteomics Test is Not Biologically Plausible

...in “barcodes?to identify individual cancers before symptoms appear, but Baggerly and others maintain that the promise of this emerging field of proteomics has not yet been met due to the difficulty in finding complex, reproducible patterns of proteins. According to Baggerly, that now appears to be the case w...

New species from old data

...in “barcodes?to identify individual cancers before symptoms appear, but Baggerly and others maintain that the promise of this emerging field of proteomics has not yet been met due to the difficulty in finding complex, reproducible patterns of proteins. According to Baggerly, that now appears to be the case w...

Cracking the olfactory code in bees

...in “barcodes?to identify individual cancers before symptoms appear, but Baggerly and others maintain that the promise of this emerging field of proteomics has not yet been met due to the difficulty in finding complex, reproducible patterns of proteins. According to Baggerly, that now appears to be the case w...

Signaling protein builds bigger, better bones in mice

...in “barcodes?to identify individual cancers before symptoms appear, but Baggerly and others maintain that the promise of this emerging field of proteomics has not yet been met due to the difficulty in finding complex, reproducible patterns of proteins. According to Baggerly, that now appears to be the case w...

Transplantation Of Monkey Embryonic Stem Cells Reverses Parkinson Disease In Primates

...transplantation of fetal DA neurons canrelieve the symptoms this disease. However the technical and ethicaldifficulties in obtaining sufficient and appropriate donor fetal braintissue have limited the application of this therapy.These researchers previously demonstrated that mouse embryonic stemcells can diff...

Newly discovered virus linked to childhood lung disorders and Kawasaki disease

...s for whom clinical data were available, signs and symptoms ofinfection with the new virus included fever, cough, runny nose, rapidbreathing, abnormal breath sounds, and hypoxia; 35 had an underlyingcondition, such as prematurity (19 patients). Indeed, 11 of thoseinfected with the new coronavirus were newborn...

Iron Deficiency Sparks Dramatic Changes In Gene Expression

...rgymetabolism. Iron deficiency causes wide-ranging symptoms from fatigue,weakness and cognitive deficits to serious heart complications anddevelopmental disorders. Iron deficiency also contributes to thepathology of hereditary blood disorders, Parkinson's disease andcertain cancers and develops during a numbe...

U of M researcher examines newly emerging deadly disease

...important to alert medical professionals about the symptoms and treatments of this new deadly disease," said P...tments for purpura fulminans. Patients who present symptoms of purpura should receive antibiotic therapy not only against Neisseria meningitidis and streptococc...

Novel Therapy Tested in Mice Could Chase Away Cat Allergies

...tions. That chemical, histamine, brings on allergy symptoms such as sneezing, wheezing, itching, watery eyes, and sometimes asthma. When a cat-allergic person touches or inhales a protein found in cat saliva or dander (small scales from its skin or hair), key immune system cells respond by spewing out histami...

Muscle-targeted gene therapy reverses rare muscular dystrophy in mice

...ds that specifically target muscle may reverse the symptoms of a rare form of muscular dystrophy, according to...sease affect more than 5,000 people in the U.S. If symptoms appear during infancy, the disease is usually fatal. Those for whom symptoms first appear late in ch...

Gene vaccine for Alzheimer's disease shows promising results

...nt treatments for Alzheimer's disease focus on the symptoms sinceno therapies have been clinically proven to slow or prevent progressionof the disease. Amyloid protein deposits are present in the early phaseof the disease - a fact that suggests a gene vaccination would be astep forward in slowing the progress...

Scientists identify molecular events that drive cell senescence

...nt treatments for Alzheimer's disease focus on the symptoms sinceno therapies have been clinically proven to slow or prevent progressionof the disease. Amyloid protein deposits are present in the early phaseof the disease - a fact that suggests a gene vaccination would be astep forward in slowing the progress...

UF Researchers Map Bacterial Proteins That Cause Tooth Loss

...icans have some form of periodontal disease, their symptoms ranging from mild gum irritation to complete tooth loss. People with periodontal disease also are at increased risk of stroke and heart attack, and the disease makes it difficult to control blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. If that’s not b...

Key Trigger Of Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms Found

...nal machinery that triggers some of the withdrawal symptoms of opioid drugs like morphine and heroin. They be...nsporter--could relieve some of the early physical symptoms of withdrawal, such as teeth-chattering, uncontrolled shaking, and jumpiness. Such drugs could becom...

World's largest rainforest drying experiment completes first phase

...tensive root systems, avoiding most of the visible symptoms of drought stress. By the end of the five-year period of exclusion, many trees in the forest were drawing in water from more than 40 feet deep in the soil. Second, it was anticipated that when the trees ran out of water in the soil, they would shed ...

Rush Physicians Using Gene Therapy For Heart Patients With Moderate To Severe Chest Pains Who Do Not Benefit From Other Treatments

...bsequent, improved blood flow relieves the painful symptoms of angina. "The process of growing new blood vessels, or angiogenesis, should occur over the course of four to eight weeks following the procedure which is done in the cardiac catheterization lab at Rush," said Dr. Gary L. Schaer, the principal inve...

Special Imaging Study Shows Failing Hearts Are 'Energy Starved'

...art during stress or exercise, which is often when symptoms appear. Many factors may contribute to human heart failure, but a failure in the energy supply would certainly affect the heart’s function if supply can’t be met.?/p>...

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