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Keeping the body in sync -- The stability of cellular clocks

...c manner. The cell “interprets?these gradients and unleashes tissue-specific circadian responses. Some examples of output from these clocks are the daily rhythmic changes in body temperature, blood pressure, heart rate, concentrations of melatonin and glucocorticoids, urine production, acid secretion in the ga...

Study uncovers a lethal secret of 1918 influenza virus

... - modern history's most savage influenza strain - unleashes an immune response that destroys the lungs in a ma...'s typical reaction to viral infection and instead unleashes an attack by the immune system on the lungs. As immune cells attack the respiratory system, the lung...

Gene chip technology shows potential for identifying life-threatening blood infection

...eath in hospital intensive care units. The illness unleashes a powerful inflammatory response that can quickly overwhelm the body, causing organ failure and death, often within days. With a narrow window of opportunity for halting its lethal spread, doctors who suspect sepsis typically rush to prescribe power...

Results of world's first gene therapy trial for arthritis show approach safe, feasible

...switch, when IL-1 binds to this receptor, the cell unleashes additional biochemical agents, which in turn cause more local inflammation. As inflammation builds, patients experience progressively worse pain and stiffness in their affected joints. To block this process, the team sought a way to prevent the main...

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(Date:4/20/2014)... for both basic researchers and medical practitioners, researchers ... Maryland have developed a new computational method that ... RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) data., With the new method, ... of gene expression that previously took many hours ... accuracy that equals or exceeds previous methods. The ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... A survey of emergency contraceptive pills in Peru ... were either of substandard quality or falsified. Many ... had the wrong active ingredient. One batch had ... detect the fake drugs, researchers at the Georgia ... mass spectrometry to quickly assess suspected counterfeit drugs ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... as they,re planted may be good news for a garden. ... wild, a plant whose seeds sprouted at the first ,warm ... an insurance policy against late frosts or unexpected dry spells, ... Plants whose seeds put off sprouting until conditions are ... team of researchers working at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center ...
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(Date:4/18/2014)... new study in the American Journal of Preventive ... reveals a recurring pattern that could be leveraged to ... San Diego State University, the Santa Fe Institute, Johns ... searches (searches that included the term healthy and were ... from 2005 to 2012. They found that on average, ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... the first genetic variant specifically associated with the ... around 10-15 per cent of all breast cancer ... breast cancer sub-type, called invasive lobular carcinoma, gives ... this particular kind of breast cancer, which can ... today (Thursday) in the journal PloS Genetics ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine ... have suffered a recent major loss are more likely ... , The study is published in this month,s issue ... , Because compassionate behaviors are associated with better health ... insights into ways to improve the outcomes of individuals ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014U.S. military personnel who served in ... concussive traumatic brain injury (TBI) were compared to ... other medical reasons. Differences in measures of overall ... months after injury are reported in an article ... journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014 By discovering a new mechanism that ... stroke, researchers at UC Irvine and the Salk Institute ... limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex ... of death and primary reason for disability in the ... stroke and lets blood-borne material into the brain, causing ...
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