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Aging (78)
A Study Reveals the Role of Specific Region of Protein Presenilin in Alzheimer's
Jun 13, 2018 9:00 pm

For more than 20 years, much of the leading research on Alzheimer's disease has been guided by the "amyloid hypothesis." This theory focuses on one of the disease's most sali...
Why People with ApoE4 Gene are at Higher Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease?
Jun 13, 2018 6:00 pm

LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers led by Sue Griffin, Ph.D., have found a way to illustrate how a protein known to be a risk factor for Alzheimer&rs...
Scientists Discover for the First Time the Inner Hidden Role of the Enzyme Telomerase
Jun 13, 2018 10:00 am

Cancer, aging-related diseases and other illnesses are closely tied to an important enzyme called "telomerase." UCLA researchers report in the journal Cell the deepest scientific understa...
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Arthrology (4)
a World With NO Arthritis
Feb 15, 2018 12:00 pm

There may come a time when people won’t require surgery to replace their joints. One researcher, Denis Evseenko, MD, Ph.D., a scientist at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern C...
New Subset Of T-Cells Implicated in Rheumatoid arthritis
Feb 11, 2017 2:00 pm

A research team led by scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has carefully scrutinized the immune cells from patients with rheumatoid arthritis, revealing a striking new subset of T-c...
Fibroblasts CouldProvide New Target for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dec 20, 2016 8:05 am

A study led by researchers at the University of Birmingham reveals the key role of different types of fibroblast cells in the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), opening up a new avenue for rese...
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Bacteriology (227)
A 3D Computational Approach to Determine the Efficiency of TB Drugs
Jun 11, 2018 5:00 pm

Melbourne researchers have designed a computer-generated model that will allow clinicians to tailor effective therapies for individual patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDRTB), and as...
Could We Replace Antibiotics by Silencing Genes in Bacteria?
Jun 11, 2018 11:00 am

A new approach to killing C. difficile that silences key bacterial genes while sparing other bacteria may provide a new way to treat the most common hospital-acquired bacterial infection in the Uni...
The Largest Functional Genomics Study of Bacteria Ever Publised
Jun 10, 2018 10:00 am

In the air, beneath the ocean's surface, and on land, microbes are the minute but mighty forces regulating much of the planet's biogeochemical cycles. To better understand their roles, scie...
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Bioinformatics (151)
New Genetic System Discovers Missense Mutations in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Jun 14, 2018 3:00 pm

Missense mutations occur when there is a change in one gene's DNA base pair, and the change results in the substitution of one amino acid for another in the gene's protein. Mutations that d...
Scientists Develop a Tool Capable of Analyzing the Levels of Gene Expression of Single Cells
Jun 13, 2018 3:00 pm

New research led by Holger Heyn at the Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico of the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CNAG-CRG), presents a sophisticated computational framework to analyz...
Precision Medicine the New Era in Medicine
Jun 13, 2018 2:00 pm

Are you hearing a lot about personalized medicine these days? What about precision medicine? It seems like the information being discussed is not necessarily new. Why does it seem to be everywhere ...
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Biopharmaceuticals (61)
The Problem of Alcoholism Might Become Part of the Past
Jun 10, 2018 11:00 am

A protein in the brain that binds to alcohol could be the key to curing alcoholism, reports UH College of Pharmacy medicinal chemist Joydip Das in eNeuro, a journal of the Society for Neuroscience....
New Hope for Patients with Neonatal Diabetes by This Miracle Therapeutic Way
Jun 9, 2018 4:00 pm

Over a decade, Emma Matthews has progressed from fearing for her son's life every night to being safe in the knowledge that his diabetes is well managed thanks to the long-term success of "...
PFIZER ONCOLOGY WILL Exhibit New Data from Its Diversified Portfolio of Marketed and Investigational Oncology Medicines
Jun 5, 2018 9:00 pm

Pfizer Inc. today announced that new data from its diversified portfolio of marketed and investigational oncology medicines will be presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of C...
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Biotechnology (263)
New Genetic System Discovers Missense Mutations in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Jun 14, 2018 3:00 pm

Missense mutations occur when there is a change in one gene's DNA base pair, and the change results in the substitution of one amino acid for another in the gene's protein. Mutations that d...
A New Treaty for Protection, Promotion and Transfer of Marine Technology
Jun 13, 2018 2:00 pm

A single corporation has registered nearly half of all existing patents associated with genes from marine organisms, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of British Columbia an...
Precision Medicine the New Era in Medicine
Jun 13, 2018 2:00 pm

Are you hearing a lot about personalized medicine these days? What about precision medicine? It seems like the information being discussed is not necessarily new. Why does it seem to be everywhere ...
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Cancer (858)
How Colon Cancer Alters Its Genes During Development In Order to Avoid Detection by the Immune System?
Jun 14, 2018 10:00 am

A study led by UCLA has found how colon cancer alters its genes during development in order to avoid detection by the immune system, creating a specific genetic imprint in the process. This ab...
What is the Relationship between Telomere and Cancer?
Jun 14, 2018 9:00 am

Most glioblastoma tumors are marked by one or two broad mutation patterns, but about 20 percent of the lethal brain tumors have biomarkers that cannot be identified. Now scientists at Duke Can...
Precision Medicine the New Era in Medicine
Jun 13, 2018 2:00 pm

Are you hearing a lot about personalized medicine these days? What about precision medicine? It seems like the information being discussed is not necessarily new. Why does it seem to be everywhere ...
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How Colon Cancer Alters Its Genes During Development In Order to Avoid Detection by the Immune System?
Jun 14, 2018 10:00 am

A study led by UCLA has found how colon cancer alters its genes during development in order to avoid detection by the immune system, creating a specific genetic imprint in the process. This ab...
Precision Medicine the New Era in Medicine
Jun 13, 2018 2:00 pm

Are you hearing a lot about personalized medicine these days? What about precision medicine? It seems like the information being discussed is not necessarily new. Why does it seem to be everywhere ...
Dependency Maps: The Role of Computer Science in Cancer Prediction and Treatment
Jun 11, 2018 3:00 pm

By merging cancer functional genetic data with information on protein interactions, scientists can explore protein complexes at massive scale. "Dependency" mapping reveals the genetic a...
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Cardiology (141)
A Genetic Mutation Is Responsible for Low LDL Levels in the Blood
Jun 13, 2018 5:00 pm

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China has identified a gene mutation that is at least partly responsible for regulating cholesterol levels in the bloodstream. In their...
Are Genetic Tests for Statin Therapy Cost-Effective?
Jun 9, 2018 2:00 pm

Current United States Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines call for screening all Americans between the ages of 40 and 75 years to determine eligibility for statins, a class of cholest...
Scientists Discover a Gene Mutation Associated with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Jun 5, 2018 11:00 am

Researchers from Washington State University have discovered how a genetic mutation linked to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) disrupts the heart's normal function. The study, which will be pu...
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Cell Biology (442)
Precision Medicine the New Era in Medicine
Jun 13, 2018 2:00 pm

Are you hearing a lot about personalized medicine these days? What about precision medicine? It seems like the information being discussed is not necessarily new. Why does it seem to be everywhere ...
The Gene Involved in Obesity Reveals New Insights into Insulin Activation
Jun 13, 2018 11:00 am

A gene previously linked with obesity has been found to affect how the body processes insulin, with potential implications for some forms of diabetes. Scientists have uncovered a number of gen...
Scientists Discover for the First Time the Inner Hidden Role of the Enzyme Telomerase
Jun 13, 2018 10:00 am

Cancer, aging-related diseases and other illnesses are closely tied to an important enzyme called "telomerase." UCLA researchers report in the journal Cell the deepest scientific understa...
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A Gene Mutation Lies Behind Serotonin Dysfunction and Bipolar Disorder
Jun 14, 2018 4:00 pm

Mutations in the gene ANT1 may confer a risk for through a complex interplay between serotonin and mitochondrial signaling in the brain. These two pathways have been separately implicated in bipola...
Using New Tools Involving Stem Cells to Identify 150 Suspect proteins Associated With Mental Disorders Including Schizophrenia
Jun 14, 2018 12:00 pm

USC research team identified 150 proteins affecting cell activity and brain development that contribute to mental disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar condition and depression. It&rsquo...
How Colon Cancer Alters Its Genes During Development In Order to Avoid Detection by the Immune System?
Jun 14, 2018 10:00 am

A study led by UCLA has found how colon cancer alters its genes during development in order to avoid detection by the immune system, creating a specific genetic imprint in the process. This ab...
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Clinical Trials (128)
Precision Medicine the New Era in Medicine
Jun 13, 2018 2:00 pm

Are you hearing a lot about personalized medicine these days? What about precision medicine? It seems like the information being discussed is not necessarily new. Why does it seem to be everywhere ...
A New Approach for Immunotherapy Using Mutations to Treat Cancer
Jun 9, 2018 11:00 am

A novel approach to immunotherapy developed by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has led to the complete regression of breast cancer in a patient who was unresponsive to all other ...
Using Lymphocytes to Target Mutations Responsible for Breast Cancer
Jun 7, 2018 8:00 pm

A novel approach to immunotherapy developed by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has led to the complete regression of breast cancer in a patient who was unresponsive to all other ...
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Dentistry (12)
Instead of Filling Cavities, Dentists May Soon Regenerate Teeth
Mar 28, 2018 4:00 pm

For dentists, a cavity is a conundrum—in order to save the tooth they must further damage it. Currently, the primary way to treat a cavity is to excavate the decay and the surrounding area befor...
New Innovative Product To Preserve Oral Health
Dec 7, 2017 12:00 pm

Dentists rely on composite materials to perform restorative procedures, such as filling cavities. Yet these materials, like tooth enamel, can be vulnerable to the growth of plaque, the sticky biofilm ...
An end to cavities for people with sensitive teeth?
Aug 28, 2017 9:00 pm

An ice cold drink is refreshing in the summer, but for people with sensitive teeth, it can cause a painful jolt in the mouth. This condition can be treated, but many current approaches don't last ...
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Dermatology (32)
Do You Feel Itchy All The Time? Now You Can Know Why
May 9, 2018 11:00 am

If a bug crawls on our legs, we itch. If a piece of hair falls on our skin, we itch. If mosquitoes bite, we mutter to ourselves — and itch. There's so much itching going on in this world, ye...
How Seasonal Changes Affect Skin Barrier?
Mar 22, 2018 10:00 am

Many people suffer from dry, cracked skin during the winter months. While the weather conditions obviously play a role, there are physiological factors at work as well. New research from scientists at...
a Specific Strain Of Bacteria That Could Protect Against Cancer
Mar 5, 2018 2:00 pm

Unless we wake up with a dreaded pimple or spend a long winter dry and itchy, most of us rarely give our skin much thought. So it might surprise you to learn that skin is actually the body’s lar...
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Developmental Biology (136)
Study Results Shows that a Blood Sample can Estimate Fetal Age and Follow up Growth
Jun 11, 2018 8:00 pm

Measuring RNA fragments in a pregnant woman’s blood gives a reliable estimate of the baby’s due date and can predict if the baby will arrive prematurely, a Stanford-led team has shown. ...
Our Distant Ancestors were Insects Eaters !!
Jun 9, 2018 8:00 pm

People who advocate adding insects to the human diet may be channeling their distant ancestors. Based on an analysis of the genomes of 107 different species of mammals, University of Californi...
Do Our Genes Fight Us Back? The Heavy Cost of Modernization!
Jun 5, 2018 8:00 pm

The transition to modernity – largely driven by the Industrial Revolution – provided us with easier access to food and clean water, with antibiotics, vaccines, and modern medicine. Yet ...
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Diabetes (110)
The Gene Involved in Obesity Reveals New Insights into Insulin Activation
Jun 13, 2018 11:00 am

A gene previously linked with obesity has been found to affect how the body processes insulin, with potential implications for some forms of diabetes. Scientists have uncovered a number of gen...
What is the Role of Epigenetic Control in Diabetes?
Jun 12, 2018 10:00 am

Diabetes affects more than 400 million individuals worldwide. In what is becoming a paradigm shift, researchers have begun to find that the disease may result in part through pancreatic beta cells ...
The Role the Gut Plays in Processing and Distributing Fat
Jun 10, 2018 9:00 pm

Research by scientists at King's College London into the role the gut plays in processing and distributing fat could pave the way for the development of personalised treatments for obesity and ...
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Diseases (749)
A Gene Mutation Lies Behind Serotonin Dysfunction and Bipolar Disorder
Jun 14, 2018 4:00 pm

Mutations in the gene ANT1 may confer a risk for through a complex interplay between serotonin and mitochondrial signaling in the brain. These two pathways have been separately implicated in bipola...
Using New Tools Involving Stem Cells to Identify 150 Suspect proteins Associated With Mental Disorders Including Schizophrenia
Jun 14, 2018 12:00 pm

USC research team identified 150 proteins affecting cell activity and brain development that contribute to mental disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar condition and depression. It&rsquo...
A Study Reveals the Role of Specific Region of Protein Presenilin in Alzheimer's
Jun 13, 2018 9:00 pm

For more than 20 years, much of the leading research on Alzheimer's disease has been guided by the "amyloid hypothesis." This theory focuses on one of the disease's most sali...
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Study Results Shows that a Blood Sample can Estimate Fetal Age and Follow up Growth
Jun 11, 2018 8:00 pm

Measuring RNA fragments in a pregnant woman’s blood gives a reliable estimate of the baby’s due date and can predict if the baby will arrive prematurely, a Stanford-led team has shown. ...
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New Hope for Patients with Neonatal Diabetes by This Miracle Therapeutic Way
Jun 9, 2018 4:00 pm

Over a decade, Emma Matthews has progressed from fearing for her son's life every night to being safe in the knowledge that his diabetes is well managed thanks to the long-term success of "...
The link between Estrogen and Autoimmune Inflammation
Jun 2, 2018 5:00 pm

Women are more prone to the development of autoimmune diseases. The female hormone estrogen is likely to affect the immune system. A team of scientists from Turku Center for Biotechnology and Unive...
Some Breast Cancer Treatment Resistance Might Be Caused by Defects in Selective DNA Damage Repair Pathways
May 30, 2018 11:00 am

DNA is the warehouse of genetic information in each living cell, and its integrity and stability are essential to life. This stability and integrity is maintained by DNA damage repair machinery. In...
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Epigenetics (65)
Development Stages of Malaria Parasite are Linked to Epigenetic Features
Jun 12, 2018 5:00 pm

A team of researchers led by a University of California, Riverside, scientist has found that various stages of the development of human malaria parasites, including stages involved in malaria trans...
What is the Role of Epigenetic Control in Diabetes?
Jun 12, 2018 10:00 am

Diabetes affects more than 400 million individuals worldwide. In what is becoming a paradigm shift, researchers have begun to find that the disease may result in part through pancreatic beta cells ...
Grainyhead Protein Orchestrates Gene Transcription
Jun 11, 2018 9:00 pm

A team led by Prof. Stein Aerts (VIB-KU Leuven) uncovers how access to relevant DNA regions is orchestrated in epithelial cells. These findings shed new light on the biological mechanisms of gene r...
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Evolution (108)
Our Distant Ancestors were Insects Eaters !!
Jun 9, 2018 8:00 pm

People who advocate adding insects to the human diet may be channeling their distant ancestors. Based on an analysis of the genomes of 107 different species of mammals, University of Californi...
Genetic Algorithms to Predict the Growth Pattern of Urban District !!
Jun 7, 2018 2:00 pm

The increase of skyscrapers in a city resembles the development of some living systems. Spanish researchers have created an evolutionary genetic algorithm that, on the basis of the historical and e...
Genetic Diversity Makes Populations More Resistant to Diseases
Jun 7, 2018 9:00 am

So much for survival of the fittest – diversity is the key: a team of researchers from the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) has succeeded in demonstrating ex...
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Scientists Develop a Tool Capable of Analyzing the Levels of Gene Expression of Single Cells
Jun 13, 2018 3:00 pm

New research led by Holger Heyn at the Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico of the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CNAG-CRG), presents a sophisticated computational framework to analyz...
Precision Medicine the New Era in Medicine
Jun 13, 2018 2:00 pm

Are you hearing a lot about personalized medicine these days? What about precision medicine? It seems like the information being discussed is not necessarily new. Why does it seem to be everywhere ...
Scientists Discover for the First Time the Inner Hidden Role of the Enzyme Telomerase
Jun 13, 2018 10:00 am

Cancer, aging-related diseases and other illnesses are closely tied to an important enzyme called "telomerase." UCLA researchers report in the journal Cell the deepest scientific understa...
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Described for The First Time, The Regulatory Mechanism for Salmonella Virulence
Jun 9, 2018 5:00 pm

A series of small RNA fragments are the regulator factors involved in a new control mechanism for salmonella virulence, a pathogenic bacterium which causes bacterial gastroenteritis with a high inc...
The Genes of Ashkenazi Jewish Population Make Them More Likely to Have Crohn's Disease
Jun 3, 2018 9:00 am

It is estimated that one in three individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish (AJ) descent carry mutations that increase their risk for certain genetic diseases. For instance, Crohn's, a highly heritable i...
Food Packaging Might Cause Dysfunction In The Digestive Tract
Apr 17, 2018 9:00 am

Our digestive system has a complex relationship with our health. Intestinal cells form an important barrier that has to let nutrients in and keep harmful substances out, among other important function...
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Gene Therapy (76)
Chemist Invents Novel RNA-modifying Tool to Treat Genetic Diseases and Cancer
Jun 10, 2018 1:00 pm

As scientists gain insights into which genes drive diseases, they are pursuing the next logical question: Can gene editing technologies be developed to treat or even cure those diseases? Much of th...
CRISPR/Cas9 As a Future Therapeutic Application Tool
Jun 6, 2018 9:00 pm

Scientists at the AstraZeneca IMED Biotech Unit have successfully reversed symptoms of genetic disease in a mouse model using CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing. In the recent issue of EBioMedicine, the auth...
CRISPR–Cas9 in Yeast May Give Us Promising DNA Sequence Variant Libraries
Jun 6, 2018 11:00 am

Geneticists have been using model organisms ranging from the house mouse to the single-cell bakers' yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, to study basic biological processes that regulate human deve...
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Precision Medicine the New Era in Medicine
Jun 13, 2018 2:00 pm

Are you hearing a lot about personalized medicine these days? What about precision medicine? It seems like the information being discussed is not necessarily new. Why does it seem to be everywhere ...
Nanophotonics for Detection of Biomarkers in Blood
Jun 12, 2018 9:00 am

Infrared spectroscopy is the benchmark method for detecting and analyzing organic compounds. But it requires complicated procedures and large, expensive instruments, making device miniaturization c...
Parthenogenetic Reproduction Produce Null Genetic Diversity !!
Jun 11, 2018 1:00 pm

A molecular study carried out on the chestnut gall wasp (Dryocosmus kuriphilus), a chestnut tree parasite, has revealed the absence of genetic variability in this invasive species in Europe. This is d...
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New Genetic System Discovers Missense Mutations in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Jun 14, 2018 3:00 pm

Missense mutations occur when there is a change in one gene's DNA base pair, and the change results in the substitution of one amino acid for another in the gene's protein. Mutations that d...
Researchers from the Royal Jordanian Medical Services Discover a Rare Genetic Disease
Jun 14, 2018 2:00 pm

Researchers from the Jordanian Royal Medical Services including Dr. Mohammed Al-Raqad, the Genetic Diseases Counselor and Major Samah Al-Tawalbeh, a Genetic Counselor have discovered a new genetic ...
Genes Implicated in Development of Severe Epilepsy
Jun 12, 2018 1:00 pm

One of the most frequent causes of drug-resistant epilepsy, considered a difficult disease to control, is a brain malformation known as focal cortical dysplasia. Patients with this problem present ...
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A Gene Mutation Lies Behind Serotonin Dysfunction and Bipolar Disorder
Jun 14, 2018 4:00 pm

Mutations in the gene ANT1 may confer a risk for through a complex interplay between serotonin and mitochondrial signaling in the brain. These two pathways have been separately implicated in bipola...
New Genetic System Discovers Missense Mutations in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Jun 14, 2018 3:00 pm

Missense mutations occur when there is a change in one gene's DNA base pair, and the change results in the substitution of one amino acid for another in the gene's protein. Mutations that d...
Researchers from the Royal Jordanian Medical Services Discover a Rare Genetic Disease
Jun 14, 2018 2:00 pm

Researchers from the Jordanian Royal Medical Services including Dr. Mohammed Al-Raqad, the Genetic Diseases Counselor and Major Samah Al-Tawalbeh, a Genetic Counselor have discovered a new genetic ...
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Grainyhead Protein Orchestrates Gene Transcription
Jun 11, 2018 9:00 pm

A team led by Prof. Stein Aerts (VIB-KU Leuven) uncovers how access to relevant DNA regions is orchestrated in epithelial cells. These findings shed new light on the biological mechanisms of gene r...
Dependency Maps: The Role of Computer Science in Cancer Prediction and Treatment
Jun 11, 2018 3:00 pm

By merging cancer functional genetic data with information on protein interactions, scientists can explore protein complexes at massive scale. "Dependency" mapping reveals the genetic a...
Scientists Discover the Protein Responsible for the Inactivation of Chromosome X
Jun 11, 2018 12:00 pm

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team has identified the essential role of a structural protein in the silencing of the inactive X chromosome, a process that prevents both copies of ...
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Study Results Shows that a Blood Sample can Estimate Fetal Age and Follow up Growth
Jun 11, 2018 8:00 pm

Measuring RNA fragments in a pregnant woman’s blood gives a reliable estimate of the baby’s due date and can predict if the baby will arrive prematurely, a Stanford-led team has shown. ...
Prominent Interaction between Schizophrenia Associated Genes and History of Serious Pregnancy Complications
Jun 10, 2018 7:00 pm

Hiding in plain sight, new research shines a spotlight on the placenta's critical role in the nature versus nurture debate and how it confers risk for schizophrenia and likely other neurodevelo...
Can We Stop Uterine Serous Cancer?
Apr 22, 2018 9:00 am

Uterine serous carcinoma is rare occurring in less than 10 percent of all cancer types of the endometrium. However, this particular uterine cancer is responsible for more than a third of the 10,000 en...
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A Genetic Mutation Is Responsible for Low LDL Levels in the Blood
Jun 13, 2018 5:00 pm

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China has identified a gene mutation that is at least partly responsible for regulating cholesterol levels in the bloodstream. In their...
Genetic Mutations in Blood Cells Mislead Doctors in the Analysis of Genetic Tumors!!
Jun 11, 2018 10:00 am

Genetic mutations in blood cells that have made their way into tumors could be red herrings that mislead physicians looking for genetic changes in tumors that are helping to drive the cancer. This ...
A Novel Signalling Protein for Three Pathways in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Jun 10, 2018 3:00 pm

Researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York have discovered that a signaling protein elevated in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) plays a much wider role in the d...
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Surprising Discoveries Limit the Importance of Apoptosis in Embryonic Development
May 23, 2018 10:00 am

Australian researchers have made a surprise discovery that could rewrite our understanding of the role programmed cell death plays in embryonic development and congenital birth defects. The team sh...
New Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer Based on Selective Reprogramming of Target Genes
Mar 26, 2018 9:00 am

In most pancreatic cancer patients, the diagnosis occurs when the disease is already advanced, and currently, there is no effective treatment. There have been no significant advances to combat it in r...
The Biological Process That Promote Muscle Growth & Repair
Mar 17, 2018 2:00 pm

Skeletal muscle has a remarkable capacity to regenerate - a capacity that is diminished in many skeletal muscle diseases and aging. To investigate the mechanism behind skeletal muscle growth and regen...
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How Colon Cancer Alters Its Genes During Development In Order to Avoid Detection by the Immune System?
Jun 14, 2018 10:00 am

A study led by UCLA has found how colon cancer alters its genes during development in order to avoid detection by the immune system, creating a specific genetic imprint in the process. This ab...
A New Approach for Immunotherapy Using Mutations to Treat Cancer
Jun 9, 2018 11:00 am

A novel approach to immunotherapy developed by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has led to the complete regression of breast cancer in a patient who was unresponsive to all other ...
Using Lymphocytes to Target Mutations Responsible for Breast Cancer
Jun 7, 2018 8:00 pm

A novel approach to immunotherapy developed by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has led to the complete regression of breast cancer in a patient who was unresponsive to all other ...
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Development Stages of Malaria Parasite are Linked to Epigenetic Features
Jun 12, 2018 5:00 pm

A team of researchers led by a University of California, Riverside, scientist has found that various stages of the development of human malaria parasites, including stages involved in malaria trans...
A 3D Computational Approach to Determine the Efficiency of TB Drugs
Jun 11, 2018 5:00 pm

Melbourne researchers have designed a computer-generated model that will allow clinicians to tailor effective therapies for individual patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDRTB), and as...
Development Stages of Malaria Parasite are Linked to Epigenetic Features
Jun 10, 2018 9:00 am

A team of researchers led by a University of California, Riverside, scientist has found that various stages of the development of human malaria parasites, including stages involved in malaria trans...
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New Insight into the Cause of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Opens the Door for More Genetic Investigation in Future
May 23, 2018 9:00 am

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a leading cause of infertility in women and can be a cause of miscarriage. Now research has identified a possible cause of this disorder, which has been unknown. Sc...
The Food Women Eat Could Be Tied to Risk of Infertility.
May 15, 2018 11:00 am

Researchers found that eating fast food regularly was linked to a twofold increase in the risk of infertility in women of childbearing age. What's more, not eating enough fruit was tied to a 50 pe...
Male Birth Control Pill
Apr 12, 2018 10:00 am

The birth control pill was a boon to women when it was introduced because it meant that family planning could be handled by those it impacts most, women. For decades there have been some studies and r...
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A 3D Computational Approach to Determine the Efficiency of TB Drugs
Jun 11, 2018 5:00 pm

Melbourne researchers have designed a computer-generated model that will allow clinicians to tailor effective therapies for individual patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDRTB), and as...
Could We Replace Antibiotics by Silencing Genes in Bacteria?
Jun 11, 2018 11:00 am

A new approach to killing C. difficile that silences key bacterial genes while sparing other bacteria may provide a new way to treat the most common hospital-acquired bacterial infection in the Uni...
The Role the Gut Plays in Processing and Distributing Fat
Jun 10, 2018 9:00 pm

Research by scientists at King's College London into the role the gut plays in processing and distributing fat could pave the way for the development of personalised treatments for obesity and ...
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Using New Tools Involving Stem Cells to Identify 150 Suspect proteins Associated With Mental Disorders Including Schizophrenia
Jun 14, 2018 12:00 pm

USC research team identified 150 proteins affecting cell activity and brain development that contribute to mental disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar condition and depression. It&rsquo...
A Study Reveals the Role of Specific Region of Protein Presenilin in Alzheimer's
Jun 13, 2018 9:00 pm

For more than 20 years, much of the leading research on Alzheimer's disease has been guided by the "amyloid hypothesis." This theory focuses on one of the disease's most sali...
Why People with ApoE4 Gene are at Higher Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease?
Jun 13, 2018 6:00 pm

LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers led by Sue Griffin, Ph.D., have found a way to illustrate how a protein known to be a risk factor for Alzheimer&rs...
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AstraZeneca participated in the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Jun 2, 2018 10:00 am

AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, head to the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, US, 1-5 June 2018, with an exp...
A New Way to Stimulate Cellular Recycling Process May Help Treat Age-Related Neurodegenerative Disorders
May 31, 2018 5:00 pm

In a study published in the journal Cell Reports, the researchers show that the approach increased the lifespans of worms and flies, and experiments in human cells hint that the strategy could ...
New Hope for Glioblastoma Multiforme Patients Depending on Nanoparticles
May 29, 2018 11:00 am

Glioblastoma multiforme, a type of brain tumor, is one of the most difficult-to-treat cancers. Only a handful of drugs are approved to treat glioblastoma, and the median life expectancy for patient...
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Mycology (6)
Fungal Cells Use Surprising Method To Communicate With Each Other!
May 1, 2018 1:00 pm

The idea of microbes joining forces inside your body to wreak havoc and cause disease sounds frightening — and it should. Now, scientists have found that a particular type of fungus does just th...
CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Could Correct 3,000 Mutations Causing Muscular Dystrophy
Mar 8, 2018 11:00 am

Scientists have developed a CRISPR gene-editing technique that can potentially correct a majority of the 3,000 mutations that cause Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) by making a single cut at strategi...
New Genes in The Big human Microbiome Family
Nov 25, 2017 5:00 pm

A new study of the human microbiome -- the trillions of microbial organisms that live on and within our bodies -- has uncovered millions of previously unknown genes from microbial communities in the h...
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Nanotechnology (52)
Nanophotonics for Detection of Biomarkers in Blood
Jun 12, 2018 9:00 am

Infrared spectroscopy is the benchmark method for detecting and analyzing organic compounds. But it requires complicated procedures and large, expensive instruments, making device miniaturization c...
DNA Nanoparticle Production Used in Broad Biomedical Fields
Jun 4, 2018 5:00 pm

The DNA origami technique is a widely used method for making complex, yet well-defined nanostructures, with applications in biophysics, molecular biology, as well as drug and enzyme delivery. A maj...
Universal pH for Desirable Assembly of DNA Nanostructures
Jun 3, 2018 9:00 pm

DNA, the carrier of genetic information, has become established as a highly useful building material in nanotechnology. One requirement in many applications is the controlled, switchable assembly o...
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Researchers from the Royal Jordanian Medical Services Discover a Rare Genetic Disease
Jun 14, 2018 2:00 pm

Researchers from the Jordanian Royal Medical Services including Dr. Mohammed Al-Raqad, the Genetic Diseases Counselor and Major Samah Al-Tawalbeh, a Genetic Counselor have discovered a new genetic ...
Using New Tools Involving Stem Cells to Identify 150 Suspect proteins Associated With Mental Disorders Including Schizophrenia
Jun 14, 2018 12:00 pm

USC research team identified 150 proteins affecting cell activity and brain development that contribute to mental disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar condition and depression. It&rsquo...
A Study Reveals the Role of Specific Region of Protein Presenilin in Alzheimer's
Jun 13, 2018 9:00 pm

For more than 20 years, much of the leading research on Alzheimer's disease has been guided by the "amyloid hypothesis." This theory focuses on one of the disease's most sali...
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Using CRISPR gene editing Technology to Boost Productivity of Rice
Jun 4, 2018 4:00 pm

A team of scientists from Purdue University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to develop a variety of rice that produces 25-31 percent more grain and ...
A Molecule in Green tea May Help Make New Medicines to Treat Heart Attack and Stroke
Jun 3, 2018 11:00 am

Scientists from Lancaster University and the University of Leeds have discovered that a compound found in green tea, currently being studied for its ability to reduce amyloid plaques in the brain in A...
New Drug Approved by FDA to Treat PKU " A Rare Genetic Disease"
May 28, 2018 7:00 pm

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved pegvaliase-pqpz (Palynziq, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc) for adults with phenylketonuria (PKU) whose uncontrolled blood phenylalanine (Phe) concen...
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The Gene Involved in Obesity Reveals New Insights into Insulin Activation
Jun 13, 2018 11:00 am

A gene previously linked with obesity has been found to affect how the body processes insulin, with potential implications for some forms of diabetes. Scientists have uncovered a number of gen...
The Role the Gut Plays in Processing and Distributing Fat
Jun 10, 2018 9:00 pm

Research by scientists at King's College London into the role the gut plays in processing and distributing fat could pave the way for the development of personalised treatments for obesity and ...
Exercise Mitigates the Genetic Tendency to Obesity
Jun 9, 2018 1:00 pm

If you’re up there in age and feel like you can coast as a couch potato, you may want to reconsider. A new study suggests, for the first time in women over age 70, that working up a sweat can...
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A Genetic Analysis Suggests a Link among Requiring Vision Correction, Higher Intelligence, Longevity and Hypertension
Jun 4, 2018 11:00 am

A large international team of researchers has found a link between intelligence and eyesight, longevity and hypertension. In their paper published in the journal Nature Communications, the group de...
Celf1 Protein May Remove the Ambiguity about Lens Development
Jun 3, 2018 7:00 pm

If you want to take clear photographs, you don't use sandpaper to clear a smudge from your camera's lens. Similarly, if you want to see clearly, the lens of your eye has to be free of obstr...
Genetic Variants in the DNA Play a Role in the Prediction of Glaucoma
May 24, 2018 8:00 pm

A study led by scientists from King's College London, University College London, Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School has identified 133 genetic variants that could help pre...
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Researchers from the Royal Jordanian Medical Services Discover a Rare Genetic Disease
Jun 14, 2018 2:00 pm

Researchers from the Jordanian Royal Medical Services including Dr. Mohammed Al-Raqad, the Genetic Diseases Counselor and Major Samah Al-Tawalbeh, a Genetic Counselor have discovered a new genetic ...
Five Prime Therapeutics Joined Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) in Walk to End Pancreatic Cancer Event
Jun 13, 2018 12:00 pm

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2018-- Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: FPRX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing innovative im...
CENTOGENE Co-Operates With Orphazyme to Improve Drug for Gaucher Disease
Jun 4, 2018 2:00 pm

ROSTOCK, GERMANY, May 23, 2018 – CENTOGENE, the worldwide leader in elucidating rare disease genetics for patients, clinicians and pharmaceutical partners, today announced a clinical developm...
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Spinal Stimulation Helps Paralyzed Patients Regain Function
May 5, 2018 10:00 am

Once a person has suffered a spinal cord injury, there isn't much to be done except to learn how to live with paralysis and loss of function. That could change, thanks to the work of a team of sci...
Metastatic Cancer Cells Modify Bone Remodeling With Small RNA Secretion In Bone Metastasis
Mar 29, 2018 10:00 am

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men worldwide. In nearly three out of four patients the cancer causes metastasis, leaving the original site of the tumor and spreading to distant s...
The Transcription factors That Protect Against Cartilage Aging & Osteoarthritis.
Feb 28, 2018 10:00 am

More than 30 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis making it one of the most common age-related diseases. Now, a study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) explains why the...
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New Technique That Will Force The Centromere To Give Up Its Secrets
Dec 11, 2017 3:00 pm

A new technique may force the centromere -- the mysterious stretch of DNA in the center of every chromosome -- to give up its secrets at last. The first test of the approach has yielded clues about th...
How Sleep Apnea Can Be a Risk Factor for Diabetes?
Sep 19, 2017 10:00 am

Sleep apnea, left untreated for even a few days, can increase blood sugar and fat levels, stress hormones and blood pressure, according to a new study of sleeping subjects. This research adds further ...
Sensory cell regeneration, the new path in treating hearing loss.
May 20, 2017 2:00 pm

In an apparent first, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have used genetic manipulation to regenerate auditory hair cells in adult mice. The research marks a possible advance in t...
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Development Stages of Malaria Parasite are Linked to Epigenetic Features
Jun 12, 2018 5:00 pm

A team of researchers led by a University of California, Riverside, scientist has found that various stages of the development of human malaria parasites, including stages involved in malaria trans...
Development Stages of Malaria Parasite are Linked to Epigenetic Features
Jun 10, 2018 9:00 am

A team of researchers led by a University of California, Riverside, scientist has found that various stages of the development of human malaria parasites, including stages involved in malaria trans...
Anti-Cancer Medicine Based on Specific Characteristics from Malaria Parasite
May 27, 2018 5:00 pm

Scientists at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Coastal Health and the BC Cancer Agency have discovered a protein from malaria that could one day help stop cancer in its tracks. ...
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Study Results Shows that a Blood Sample can Estimate Fetal Age and Follow up Growth
Jun 11, 2018 8:00 pm

Measuring RNA fragments in a pregnant woman’s blood gives a reliable estimate of the baby’s due date and can predict if the baby will arrive prematurely, a Stanford-led team has shown. ...
New Hope for Patients with Neonatal Diabetes by This Miracle Therapeutic Way
Jun 9, 2018 4:00 pm

Over a decade, Emma Matthews has progressed from fearing for her son's life every night to being safe in the knowledge that his diabetes is well managed thanks to the long-term success of "...
First Successful in Utero Stem Cell Transplant Trial
Jun 6, 2018 4:00 pm

UC San Francisco researchers have safely transplanted a woman’s stem cells into her growing fetus, leading to the live birth of an infant with a normally fatal fetal condition. The infant, wh...
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Precision Medicine the New Era in Medicine
Jun 13, 2018 2:00 pm

Are you hearing a lot about personalized medicine these days? What about precision medicine? It seems like the information being discussed is not necessarily new. Why does it seem to be everywhere ...
New Therapeutic Hope for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Patients
May 30, 2018 6:00 pm

In a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Mayo Clinic researchers identified that an FDA drug approved for myelodysplastic syndrome may be useful to treat triple-negativ...
KAU and KFSHI Sign a Cooperation Agreement in the Field of Pharmacogenetic
May 25, 2018 1:00 pm

Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Obaid Alyoubi, the director of King Abdulaziz University and Dr. Majid bin Ibrahim Al-Fayadh, CEO of King Faisal Specialist Hospital International Holding Company signed a ...
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Could the Biological Clock Gene Fight Breast Cancer?
Jun 6, 2018 3:00 pm

Our bodies have an innate "timer" known as the biological clock. A new study suggests that one gene that helps to regulate this timer may also have a protective role against breast cancer...
Scientists Reveal the Molecular Mechanism behind the Ability of Newborn Mouse Heart to Regenerate
Jun 3, 2018 10:00 am

During the first days of life, the heart of a newborn mouse adapts to entirely new physiological conditions, larger volume loads and an increased energy demand. As a result, fundamental changes occ...
The Sixth Sense of sharks !!
Jun 2, 2018 2:00 pm

"Sharks have this incredible ability to pick up nanoscopic currents while swimming through a blizzard of electric noise. Our results suggest that a shark's electrosensing organ is tuned to re...
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Scientists Develop a Tool Capable of Analyzing the Levels of Gene Expression of Single Cells
Jun 13, 2018 3:00 pm

New research led by Holger Heyn at the Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico of the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CNAG-CRG), presents a sophisticated computational framework to analyz...
Nanophotonics for Detection of Biomarkers in Blood
Jun 12, 2018 9:00 am

Infrared spectroscopy is the benchmark method for detecting and analyzing organic compounds. But it requires complicated procedures and large, expensive instruments, making device miniaturization c...
Radboud UMC and NimaGen Codevelop Targeted Sequencing Kits
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Radboud University Medical Center and NimaGen said today that they have agreed to codevelop target enrichment library prep kits for next-generation sequencing. Specifically, the partners plan ...
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Dependency Maps: The Role of Computer Science in Cancer Prediction and Treatment
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By merging cancer functional genetic data with information on protein interactions, scientists can explore protein complexes at massive scale. "Dependency" mapping reveals the genetic a...
Chemists Use Proteins from Bones as Forensic Method to Identify People
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When a team of researchers led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) developed a new biological identification method that exploits information encoded in proteins, they thought it could...
Proteins from Non natural Amino Acids !!
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MIT chemists have devised a way to rapidly synthesize and screen millions of novel proteins that could be used as drugs against Ebola and other viruses. All proteins produced by living cells a...
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A Gene Mutation Lies Behind Serotonin Dysfunction and Bipolar Disorder
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Mutations in the gene ANT1 may confer a risk for through a complex interplay between serotonin and mitochondrial signaling in the brain. These two pathways have been separately implicated in bipola...
New Genetic System Discovers Missense Mutations in Autism Spectrum Disorder
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Missense mutations occur when there is a change in one gene's DNA base pair, and the change results in the substitution of one amino acid for another in the gene's protein. Mutations that d...
Using New Tools Involving Stem Cells to Identify 150 Suspect proteins Associated With Mental Disorders Including Schizophrenia
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Study Identifies New Molecular Target For Treating The Deadly Lung Disease "IPF"
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Scientists searching for a therapy to stop the deadly and mostly untreatable lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), found a new molecular target that slows or stops the illness in preclini...
Genes That Dictate Our Susceptibility To Develop Allergies
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Whether or not you develop an allergy is largely dependent upon genetic factors. This is the main finding of a study recently published in EBioMedicine, just in time for World Allergy Week. The study ...
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Pertussis, or whooping cough, is back, and it’s at least partly because individuals who were vaccinated in the early days of the whooping cough vaccine - the 1930s, 40s, and 50s - are losing the...
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A team led by Prof. Stein Aerts (VIB-KU Leuven) uncovers how access to relevant DNA regions is orchestrated in epithelial cells. These findings shed new light on the biological mechanisms of gene r...
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A free online kidney atlas built by USC researchers empowers stem cell scientists everywhere to generate more human-like tiny kidneys for testing new drugs and creating renal replacement therapies. &...
Liver Cells Repair Itself By Expressing Telomerase Enzyme
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Liver stem cells that express high levels of telomerase, a protein often associated with resistance to aging, act in mice to regenerate the organ during normal cellular turnover or tissue damage, acco...
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Dr. Amin Arnaout has been honored by the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) as recipient of the 2018 Homer W. Smith Award​ and recognized as “an individual who has made outstanding contribut...
Dr. Al-Zayani Receives The Venus Medical Award at a Ceremony In India
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Dr. Salman Hamad Al-Zayani, the Assistant Professor of Public Health at the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences at the Arabian Gulf University (AGU), has received the Venus International Medical ...
The Brain Prize This Year Goes To Alzheimer's Researchers
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Four dementia scientists have shared this year's 1m Euro brain prize for pivotal work that has changed our understanding of Alzheimer's disease. Profs John Hardy, Bart De Strooper, Michel G...
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The evolution of medicine relies heavily on the results of clinical trials, which while essential, are extremely costly and carry the potential of unintended adverse consequences. Now researchers from...
Mutations Other Than BRCA Can Cause Second Primary Breast Cancer
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Rates of inherited mutations in genes other than BRCA1/2 are twice as high in breast cancer patients who have had a second primary cancer—including, in some cases, different types of breast c...
A New Algorithm to Identify Candidate Disease Genes in One Minute or Two
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Researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York have discovered that a signaling protein elevated in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) plays a much wider role in the d...
First Successful in Utero Stem Cell Transplant Trial
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Our digestive system has a complex relationship with our health. Intestinal cells form an important barrier that has to let nutrients in and keep harmful substances out, among other important function...
Quick working Test For Synthetic Drugs
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May 30, 2018 10:00 am

Each year, 132 million Americans flock to doctors’ offices, pharmacies, and clinics for flu shots. With the onset of “flu season” each year, 41% of the population opts to get ...
Mosquitoes may Increase the Severity of the Diseases they Transmit !!
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Mosquito season is around the corner, bringing with it a higher risk of catching potentially serious diseases transmitted by their bite. Mosquitoes also may increase the severity of the diseases they ...
what If There Was a Way to Prevent Heart Disease from Happening
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Drugs that reduce cholesterol, like statins, can treat existing heart disease, but what if there was way to prevent heart disease from happening in the first place? This is the idea behind a new anti-...
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New Discoveries And Promising Potential Targets to Cure HIV
Jun 6, 2018 10:00 am

One of the many challenges in treating HIV is that the virus can lie dormant in cells, quietly evading immune detection until it suddenly roars to life without warning and begins replicating furiou...
A New Step Towards A Complete Understanding Of Hepatitis B Virus
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Researchers at the University of Delaware, working with colleagues at Indiana University, have gained new insights into the virus that causes hepatitis B—a life-threatening and incurable infecti...
Most of Aging Diseases Maybe Result of Cell's Nuclei Getting Wrinkly !!
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A new discovery about the effects of aging in our cells could allow doctors to cure or prevent diabetes, fatty liver disease and other metabolic diseases -- and possibly even turn back the clock on ag...
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