Navigation Links

Tag: "treatments" at biology news

Genomic Analysis Uncovers New Targets for HIV Vaccine

...nses to infections should help us to design better treatments and more effective vaccines." Added Haynes: "CHAVI was designed to do big science, and the results of this analysis represent just the first of what should be many advances. The technology used and collaborative efforts involved were truly remarkabl...

Scratch no more: Gene for itch sensation discovered

...us system. The discovery could rapidly lead to new treatments directly targeting itchiness and providing relief for chronic and severe itching. The "itch gene" is GRPR (gastrin-releasing peptide receptor), which codes for a receptor found in a very small population of spinal cord nerve cells where pain and itc...

Common cancer gene sends death order to tiny killer

...'s a widespread phenomenon, the work could lead to treatments that aim to restore the missing microRNA to cancer cells. ...

Breakthrough developments in rheumatoid arthritis reported

...ify the disease before it starts and perhaps offer treatments to stave off the symptoms. It turns out that those with these antibodies who also have a particular variety of HLA, a complex of genes that regulate immune function, have a 30 times higher risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than those without th...

'Lucky 13' as new gene discovery offers further hope for childhood blindness

...ow exactly which mutation they've got, because the treatments being tested are specific for different kinds of retinal degeneration. All in all its an exciting time for eye research and a very promising one for people with these conditions. This new result is another important step in the right direction and Yo...

U-M researchers discover gene switched off in cancer can be turned on

... genes to identify or monitor cancer, currently no treatments actually target these genes. U-M researchers fo...rom lung cancer has not changed in 30 years. Newer treatments are much less toxic and extend lives by months, but the same people who died from lung cancer 30 yea...

Women well informed about breast cancer, yet lacking knowledge about current treatments

...ld benefit from more information about advances in treatments after surgery.” According to the survey, nearly...s: What kind of breast cancer do I have" Which treatments are available to me" What are the risks and benefits of those treatments" What is my risk that my ...

Potent possibilities for parasite attack

...eatens one-fifth of the world's population and new treatments are desperately needed. In their report in Nature Genetics, published online on Sunday 17 June 2007, the researchers compared the genomes of L. infantum and L. braziliensis, which cause life-threatening visceral and disfiguring mucocutaneous leishm...

Gene responsible for common hearing loss identified for first time

..., said that this finding may be a step towards new treatments for otosclerosis, which affects approximately 1 in 250 people. Otosclerosis is a multifactorial disease, caused by an interaction of genetic and environmental factors. The outcome is a progressive hearing loss as the growing bone in the middle ear i...

Weizmann Institute scientists develop a general 'control switch' for protein activity

... function can lead to the development of drugs and treatments for numerous disorders. For example, the discovery of insulin’s role in diabetes paved the way for the development of a treatment based on insulin injections. Yet, despite enormous research efforts led by scientists worldwide, the cellular function o...

Researchers develop buckyballs to fight allergy

...ic disease in the United States, and while various treatments have been developed to control allergy, no cure has been found. These findings advance the emerging field of medicine known as nanoimmunology. The researchers, from Virginia Commonwealth University and Luna Innovations Inc., a private, Roanoke, Va...

AAAS decries latest stem cell veto

...ly promising approach to developing more effective treatments for devastating conditions like diabetes, spinal c...ly promising approach to developing more effective treatments for devastating conditions like diabetes, spinal cord injuries, and Parkinson's disease. The bill wo...

Experimental gene therapy 'abolishes' arthritis pain and lessens joint damage

... date, treatment of arthritis is dominated by drug treatments like non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs, COX-2...ing and lead to addiction. Taken together, current treatments deliver inconsistent results and new approaches are needed, researcher said. Gene therapy has been a...

'Smart' mice teach scientists about learning process, brain disorders

...n and behavior might aid in the development of new treatments for these and other conditions, Dr. Bibb said. ...d biochemical targets that hold promise for future treatments of a variety of cognitive disorders," he said. The researchers also recorded nerve-cell firings ...

Avian influenza survivors' antibodies effective at neutralising H5N1 strain

...rain of avian influenza may hold the key to future treatments for the virus, according to an international team of researchers. In a study published today in the open access journal PLoS Medicine, the researchers have shown how specific antibodies taken from avian flu survivors in Vietnam can be reproduced in t...

Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats

...e spasticity is continuous systemic or spinal drug treatments using implanted pumps. These approaches, while effective to a degree, are often accompanied by side effects and eventual drug tolerance that lessens their efficacy. “These research findings could offer great hope to people with spinal ischemic in...

Gene malfunctions cause schizophrenia, depression symptoms in mice

... mice offer a possible animal model for developing treatments for schizophrenia and depression. Also, they said their findings support the theory that the two disorders share common genetic mechanisms. Steven Clapcote, David Porteous, John Roder, and colleagues reported their findings in the May 3, 2007 issue ...

First clinical trial of gene therapy for childhood blindness

...kind and could have a significant impact on future treatments for eye disease. The trial involves adults and ...ery young age and there are currently no effective treatments available. The new technique that will be used in the trial involves inserting healthy copies of...

UQ research heralds vaccine technology breakthrough

...V or those who have weakened immune systems due to treatments such as chemotherapy. "Benefits of the vaccine will include a huge saving in health care costs," Professor Tindle said. "(It will also) relieve the burden of worry on thousands of parents who every year go through all kinds of angst because their...

Genetic roots of bipolar disorder revealed by first genome-wide study of illness

...inicians need more options so that they can tailor treatments to each patient. People inherit different gene va...r disorder, but DGKH is a promising target for new treatments that might be more effective and better tolerated," McMahon said. The finding was enabled by rece...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Other Tags
(Date:9/23/2014)... de septiembre de 2014 Agilent ... Infinity II LC, el nuevo instrumento de ... portafolio de cromatografía líquida. El sistema permite ... laboratorio que alcancen nuevos niveles de eficiencia ... y capacidad de integración de laboratorio. ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... that after a long stay in the Intensive Care ... remain behind in patients, intestines. The team tested these ... when provoked by conditions that mimic the body,s stress ... mBio , the online open-access journal of the American ... treatment of ICU patients who can develop a life-threatening ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... cut grass in recent years has been identified as ... says the aroma also summons beneficial insects to the ... plant signals the environment via the emission of volatile ... for parasitic wasps to come to the plant that ... insect," said Dr. Michael Kolomiets, Texas A&M AgriLife Research ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Agilent Technologies anuncia el lanzamiento del Sistema 1290 Infinity II LC 2Agilent Technologies anuncia el lanzamiento del Sistema 1290 Infinity II LC 3Critically ill ICU patients lose almost all of their gut microbesand the ones left aren't good 2Critically ill ICU patients lose almost all of their gut microbesand the ones left aren't good 3Mown grass smell sends SOS for help in resisting insect attacks, researchers say 2Mown grass smell sends SOS for help in resisting insect attacks, researchers say 3
(Date:9/23/2014)... Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter ... cholesterol-lowering drugs while in the hospital for a hemorrhagic stroke ... than four times more likely to survive than people who ... People taking the commonly used drugs known as statins were ... to a rehabilitation facility, the study reports. When it ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Investigators at Cincinnati Children,s Hospital Medical Center have ... gastritis (EG). The study, published in The ... that EG is a systemic disorder that has ... gastrointestinal tract, involves a series of allergy-associated-immune mechanisms ... is distinct from that of a related disorder, ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Klose, professor of biology and a researcher in UTSA,s ... up with researchers at Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany ... findings were released this week in an article published ... Sciences . , Cholera is an acute infection caused ... with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae . An estimated ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... The community college system represents a potential source ... who will serve poor communities; however, there are ... colleges to four-year universities to medical schools. The ... recruitment, outreach and admissions practices be more inclusive ... Researchers from UCLA, UC San Francisco and San ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... "Obamacare" was signed into law in 2010 ... system since the 1960s. Designed to provide medical care ... an unwarranted intrusion into the affairs of private businesses ... healthcare systems in six Western countries, published last month ... move away from privatized medicine toward state-sponsored healthcare systems. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Help After Certain Strokes 2Health News:Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Help After Certain Strokes 3Health News:Advancing the understanding of an understudied food allergy disorder 2Health News:Advancing the understanding of an understudied food allergy disorder 3Health News:UTSA microbiologists discover regulatory thermometer that controls cholera 2Health News:Medical students who attended community college likelier to serve poor communities 2Health News:Life, liberty, and the pursuit of healthcare? 2
Other Contents