Link Between Hepatitis C And Liver Cancer Unraveled By Scientists
The exact mechanism by which Hepatitis C could cause liver cancers is has been very poorly understood in the previous years. Researchers from the University of Texas have now discovered a biochemical pathway// believed to play a key role in the association between liver cancer and Hepatitis C. The ...
Just spice it up!!!!! Anti bacterial effects of spices unraveled in the West
The West is now sitting up and taking in the aroma of Indian cuisine. The inseparable part of Indian kitchens, the spices are now the subjects of research by scientists at the Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. Dr. Daniel Y. C. Fung and colleagues who conducted the study opine that cinna...
Feedback Loop Governing Ovarian Development Unraveled
In a study to be published in the August 27 Advance Online issue of the journal Nature, the signals in feedback loop governing ovarian development have been unraveled
by// scientists at NYU School of Medicine. Feedback loops are abound in biology and are not well understood. They are essential as...
Mystery behind the Formation of Vertebral Precursors Unraveled
Snail belongs to the extensively studied family of transcription factors. The Snail factors are known to control the transition of the epithelium to a mesenchyme state in cancer. //They are thought to play a role in controlling tumor invasion.
Jacqueline Kim Dale, Ph.D., formerly a Senior Resea...
Mystery behind Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Unraveled
A new study said that complex regional pain syndrome is a neurological disorder caused by continuous nerve injury affecting small fibers which has the ability to sense pain. //
This syndrome includes all the post-traumatic limb pain and other disturbances that continue even though the injury has...
March of Dimes Awards $250,000 Prize to Scientists Unraveling the Causes of Muscular Dystrophy
...r Chair of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and Director of the Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center. His work unraveled
the molecular mechanisms of muscular dystrophies.
Dr. Kunkel, also a Howard Hughes Medical Investigator, is professor of Pediatrics and Genetics ...
Researchers detail how aging undermines bone healing
... Researchers have unraveled
crucial details of how aging causes broken bones to heal slowly, or not at all, according to study results published today in the Journal of Bone and...
PAREXEL Reports Preliminary Second Quarter Results
...aying their bills, and indicated to PAREXEL that it had secured venture-backed financing to cover its commitments. However, their financing syndicate unraveled
as a result of the global financial crisis, and they were unable to close a planned financing round under their committed capital agreements."
Redesigned protein accelerates blood clotting
... freeze-dried to convert it into powder and added to saline before it can be injected into the body. A small but significant portion of the protein is unraveled
or broken up during this bruising process, but a more durable version could mean the delivery of more active protein by the time it hits the body, res...
Researchers identify toehold for HIV's assault on brain
... Scientists have unraveled
in unprecedented detail the cascade of events that go wrong in brain cells affected by HIV, a virus whose assault on the nervous system continues unab...
'Iceman' Mummy Has No Modern Kin
...no genetic link to modern Europeans
THURSDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Sparking a new mystery about early man, Italian scientists have unraveled
the DNA of the 5,300-year-old "Iceman" mummy, only to discover that he doesn't appear to have modern descendants anywhere near where he was found in E...
Leukemia drug could save lives of stroke patients
...ave lodged in the brain's blood vessels.
"Ten years ago our research group identified the growth factor PDGF-CC, and we are now very excited having unraveled
a mechanism in the brain involving this factor", says Professor Ulf Eriksson, who leads the LICR team. "This finding has indeed the potential to revol...
Chemical engineering researchers identify biofilms that cause infections
...as indole is used for biofilm growth outside of the body for instance on surgical replacement parts yet to be implanted.
"The second signal that we unraveled
is indole a derivative of amino acids," Wood said. "Amino acids are what proteins are made out of. All living things need to make amino acids. All li...
Sullivan wins NSF Career Award for research on therapeutic drug carriers
...lay a series of peptide "tails" with specific sequences that act like switches, and can activate or suppress the transcription process by which DNA is unraveled
Sullivan is creating gold nanoparticles functionalized with histone tail sequences strongly associated with transcriptional activity. Whe...
Authors Of New Critically Acclaimed Book 'Distorted' Share Their Journey From an Eating Disorder at a Book Signing Event in Wickenburg
...ent with the authors of the new book "Distorted -
How a Mother and Daughter unraveled
the Truth, the Lies & the Realities of
an Eating Disorder". Lorri Antosz Be... the first week in February and tells the tale of how a
mother and daughter unraveled
the lies and the realities of an eating
disorder. Taryn suffered from both ...
Molecular alliance that sustains embryonic stem cell state
...gical roles, their redundant roles have not been previously appreciated.
"Dr. Ng and his colleagues at the Genome Institute of Singapore again have unraveled
another intricacy of what makes a stem cell," said Edison Liu, M.D., Executive Director of GIS. "This work brings us closer to a detailed understandi...
First look at an enzyme target for antibacterial and cancer drugs
... think of DNA in the cell as the ultimate extension cord or set of holiday lights which, no matter how carefully you organize them, inevitably must be unraveled
before they can be used, said Berger. Topo II performs this unraveling for DNA in the cell.
Despite the important role and extensive study of topo ...
The Latest Gen About the Human Genome
... University of Alberta scientists seem to have unraveled
a chemical correspondent of the human genome,// in a breakthrough research. This finding promises to be a harbinger of novel ways of diagnosing diseas...
Prior Experience to Stress Acts as an Immunization
...ce stressors which they cannot face without developing depression like syndrome.
Scientists from National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) have unraveled
the workings of the brain circuitry that inoculates against such hard knocks - the circuitry of resilience.
Control not only activated the brain...
Blood Tests That Promise to Predict Heart Attacks Turn Out to Be a Flash in the Pan
...tests to detect these substances, with a motive of detecting a heart risk and averting them.
Scientists from the reputed Framingham Heart Study unraveled
that the tests of CRP, BNP, homocysteine and seven other substances are just a few notches above the standard tests in forecasting potential heart att...
Nobel Prize for Gene ‘Silencing
...volved in gene expression was described by Jacob and Monod in the 1960s, several queries related to the topic remained unanswered until Mello and Fire unraveled
the mystery of RNA interference, now widely known as RNAi.
Fire and Mello carried out their study on a nematode worm called, Caenorhabditis ...
This is no yarn …Talk your way to beauty sleep
...s and manner of thought flow, especially those that can impede sleep.
B?rge Sivertsen, PsyD, and colleagues at the University of Bergen in Norway unraveled
the beneficial effects of this therapy when they studied 46 long-term insomniacs. The study groups were randomly administered CBT, Imovane, or placebo...
Transport of Proteins Unravels the Mystery behind Neurodegenerative Diseases
...for such diseases are the blockage of the transport of proteins within cells. Hence they feel that once the mechanism underlying the cell transport is unraveled
then these diseases could be easily treated. In a new study published online June 4 in Nature Neuroscience, researchers from the University of Illinoi...
Antarctica: The story behind the ice
... The influence of ocean currents in climate change and the story behind Antarctica’s icy ambience, is unraveled
by ancient fish teeth// that seem to be holding the clue.
An element pretty unheard of and extremely rare, identified in the tiny fish teeth has o...
Gold Therapy- A Potential Treatment For Autoimmune Diseases
...rty of Class II MHC molecule inactivation. The results of this study can be directly applied to clinical medicine once the mechanism of gold action is unraveled
and the effectiveness of this therapy proved.
Gold has been used in the treatment of autoimmune disorders following the demonstration of anti-ba...
Depression More Likely To Affect Parents, Rather Than Non-Parents
...y compared to those who are unmarried. Florida State University researchers, and researchers from Vanderbilt University, // headed by Robin Simon have unraveled
this interesting finding. Researchers hypothesize that the constant concern and involvement of parents in the lives of their adult children could be r...
Simulated Heart Tissue Enhances Understanding of Arrhythmias And Defibrillator Failure
...mitate characters of the heart have led researchers to discern possible reasons for irregular heart rhythms. Studies of // this engineered tissue have unraveled
that while electric shocks akin to those produced by defibrillators normally stopped errant waves, in few cases caused them to advance and proliferate...
Muscle Derived Stem Cell Can Repair Damaged Cartilage
... Researchers have now unraveled
the potential of stem cells in the repair and treatment of damaged cartilage. It is now possible to harvest stem cells from muscle tissue // of injure...
Viro-therapy against cancer
...s without causing harm to the healthy tissue.
Viro-therapy is a very old therapy originating in the 20th Century. The first stage o the research unraveled
the NDV-HUJ genome, which has 6 genes and 15,068 nucleotides. Then it compared it with other strain of the NDV virus.
Then it studied the apoptoti...
Visualization Found To Be Largely Dependent On The Brain
... A Johns Hopkins University report has unraveled
how the neurons located in different areas of the visual center collectivel..., it has led to an improved understanding of neurobiology. Secondly, it has unraveled
the mystery behind gross (differentiating an animal and a human being) and ...
Bipolar Risk Gene Identified
... brain cells.
But the exact mechanism of how the gene (FAT) increases the risk of developing bipolar disorder is still a mystery which has to be unraveled
by conducting further research.
The treatment of this disorder is usually lithium. Lithium is apparently the first mood-stabilizing agent approv...
Definite Genetic Link Between Diabetes And Obesity Established
...creas). The consequent disruption of insulin secretion leads to diabetes.
This molecular mechanism between diabetes (Type II) and diet has been unraveled
by researchers from the University of California. During early stages of the disease, there is insufficient insulin production, resulting in elevated ...
Identification Of Gene Sequence To Promote Growth Of New Arteries
... A Research headed by the vascular surgeon Rajabrata Sarkar, MD, PhD, at the San Francisco VA Medical Center has unraveled
the genetic mechanism that helps in the growth of new arteries // . He demonstrated in mice that the MMP2 gene is the key factor for the development o...
Are Women Not Hearty Enough Towards Seeking Heart Care?
...ly thought that factors such as physician bias, ignorance about heart disease could play a significant role in the above regard. The present study has unraveled
the important role played by feminine attitude, belief, perception about heart disease and treatment alike.
Statistical analysis performed on th...
Indian Government Keen On JE Vaccine Supply And Patenting Of Indian Medicine Formulations
...he Food and Drug Administration officials in China.
The minister, who participated in the inauguration of ‘Arogya- 2005’, held in Hyderabad recently, unraveled
that nearly 1.40 lakh Indian Medicine Formulations would be patented soon. The move is expected to popularize Indian Medicine and promote academic ini...
New Gene Silencing Mechanism To Prevent Cancer
... The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad has unraveled
the mystery behind gene silencing, paving the way for detecting the mechanisms that prevent cancer in human beings//.
Two scientists - Manika Pal B...
Secret Of Heart Failure Revealed
...ow often have we questioned the diseases that make our precious body their home? The answers just do not come.
Researchers in a breakthrough have unraveled
the mystery surrounding heart failure. They found that in the early stages of heart failure, the heart uses too much fatty acid and not enough carbohy...
Dyslexia may slow a driver's reaction time as much as moderate drinking!!
...0 miles per hour. The second task, involved the volunteers to drive through a simulated city at lower speeds for about 10-minutes.
The researchers unraveled
that the dyslexic drivers had on an average taken, 0.13 seconds longer to react during the rural drive and 0.19 seconds longer to react during the urb...