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Cancer
Maintaining Normal Oxygen Levels in Tumors to Suppress Its Growth!
The lack of oxygen in tumor cells changes the cells' gene expression, thereby contributing to the growth of cancer. This is the main conclusion of a research project led by professor Diether Lambr... Read More
Non Coding DNA Regions Drive Prostate Cancer Development
Prostate cancer researchers studying genetic variations have pinpointed 45 genes associated with disease development and progression. Principal investigator Hansen He says the findings published onli... Read More
Researchers Reveal How Genetic Changes Develop in Cancer Cells
As with most cancers, triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) cells have abnormal amounts of chromosomes or DNA copy number aberrations (CNAs) in their genomes. A new study used single cell sequencing te... Read More
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Genetics
Researchers Study the Role of an Enzyme in Sensitivity to Warmth
With temperatures soaring across the UK, our ability to detect and avoid places that are too warm is vital for regulating our body temperature. However, until now, little was known about the molecular... Read More
Black Americans Often Misdiagnosed With a Fatal Heart Condition
Genetic testing has greatly improved physicians' ability to detect potentially lethal heart anomalies among asymptomatic family members of people who suffer cardiac arrest or sudden cardiac death.... Read More
Researchers Reveal How a Fat Transporting Protein Cause Protein Build-ups Seen in Alzheimer Disease
For decades, scientists have known that people with two copies of a gene called apolipoprotein E4 (ApoE4) are much more likely to have Alzheimer's disease at age 65 than the rest of the population... Read More
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Stem Cells
Researcher Warn from Unapproved Stem Cells Therapies
Stem cell medical tourism and unproven stem cell interventions are growing and concerning issues for patients afflicted with lung disease. According to Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) rese... Read More
Researchers Discover New Functions of a Bone Marrow Protein
Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University scientists have found exciting, new functions of the protein angiogenin (ANG) that play a significant role in the regulation of blood cell formation, importan... Read More
U.S May Fund a Research That Develop Human Organs Inside Animals
Research that mixes human cells into animal embryos could get US government funds for the first time under a new proposal that has stoked concerns about ethics and the limits of science. Some say the... Read More
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Diseases
Researchers Suggest New Treatment to Prevent Hypertension in Patients With Sleep Apnea
Obstructive sleep apnea - a disorder that affects nearly one out of four people between the ages of 30 and 70 - is a common cause of high blood pressure. In the Aug. 17, 2016, issue of the journal Sci... Read More
Beneficial Bacteria Found to Inhibit Staphylococcus aureus's Ability to Cause Infections
Staphylococcus aureus is a common colonizer of the human body. Although, one quarter of the U.S. population live with the bacteria and never get sick, having S. aureus present in the nostrils is a ris... Read More
Researchers Reveal That Targeting a Group of Enzymes Can Treat Autoimmune Diseases
New research from the University of Dundee, and funded by Arthritis Research UK and the MRC, has shown that targeting a specific group of enzymes could be a viable strategy for treating autoimmune dis... Read More
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Biochemistry
Researchers Suggest New Treatment to Prevent Hypertension in Patients With Sleep Apnea
Obstructive sleep apnea - a disorder that affects nearly one out of four people between the ages of 30 and 70 - is a common cause of high blood pressure. In the Aug. 17, 2016, issue of the journal Sci... Read More
Researchers Study the Role of Compounds Improve Exercise Endurance and Cognitive Function
New research published online in The FASEB Journal shows that in rats, a substance called a ketone ester significantly increase exercise endurance, cognitive function and energy levels in the heart at... Read More
Researchers Are a Step Closer of Finding New Corticosteroid Drugs With Fewer Side Effects
An improved therapy to replace essential steroids in the body is a step closer thanks to new research. The new treatment - expected to have fewer side effects than existing therapies - could help peo... Read More
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Biotechnology
Using CRISPR Gene Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease and Beta-Thalassemia
An international team of scientists led by researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has found a way to use CRISPR gene editing to help fix sickle cell disease and beta-thalassemia in b... Read More
Researchers Induce Angiogenesis in Coronary Blood Vessels to Treat Heart Attacks
Coronary artery disease, the number one killer world-wide, restricts and ultimately blocks blood vessels, and cuts off oxygen supply to the heart. A study published on August 11 in the open access jou... Read More
Researchers Are a Step Closer Finding a Treatment of a Rare Metabolic Disease
Researchers are closer to finding a better way to treat children with a rare metabolic disorder called MPS I. It is caused by a deficiency of the key enzyme IDUA needed to break down complex sugars in... Read More
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Cell
Cellular Recycling Mechanisms Converge Inside One Organelle
Autophagy (literally "eating of self") is one of the most important process by which cells renew themselves and eliminate components no longer functional. In short, they recycle. The curren... Read More
Researchers Discover Additional Wall Surrounds Chloroplasts in Moss
Researchers of Kumamoto University in Japan have succeeded in the world's first visualization of a peptidoglycan 'wall' present in the chloroplasts of bryophytes (moss plants). Until now, ... Read More
Researcher Study Effects of Dietary Restriction on Longevity
Dietary restriction, or limited food intake without malnutrition, has beneficial effects on longevity in many species, including humans. A new study from the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery I... Read More
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Products & Technologies
Researchers Develop a New Test for Early Detection of Bacterial Infection
Researchers from the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Vietnam have shown that using a rapid (5-minute) test can reduce antibiotic misuse for respiratory infections. Cutting the number of un... Read More
Researchers Identify a New Marker for Prostate Cancer
The level of a specific molecule present in prostate tumors is an indicator of whether the cancer is aggressive and likely to spread, according to new research from Washington University School of Med... Read More
Researchers Study Structure of Potassium Cannels Found in Cancer Cells
Most cells in the body carry on their surface tiny pores through which potassium ions travel. In controlling the flow of these positively charged ions, the channel helps the cell maintain its electric... Read More
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Featured
New Type of Cardiomyocytes Progenitors Developed to Regenerate Heart Tissues
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered how to make a new type of cell that is in between embryonic stem cells and adult heart cells, and that may hold the key to treating heart disease... Read More
Modifying Heart Receptor to Tune Contraction
For the first time, scientists at The Ohio State University have engineered new calcium receptors for the heart to tune the strength of the heartbeat in an animal model. The research is publ... Read More
New Method Devised to Convert Heart Scar Tissue into Cardiomyocytes
Patients with heart failure often have a buildup of scar tissue that leads to a gradual loss of heart function. In a new study published today in the journal Cell Stem Cell, researchers from the ... Read More
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General
Multiple Theories to Explains Acceleration in Time Perception as We Age
When we were children, the summer holidays seemed to last forever, and the wait between Christmases felt like an eternity. So why is that when we get older, the time just seems to zip by, with weeks, ... Read More
Finland's National Smoking Policies may Contribute to the Decline in Risk of a Type of Cerebral Hemorrhage
A new study indicates that Finland's national tobacco policies seem to be radically reducing the incidence of subarachnoid haemorrhage, the most fatal form of stroke. Previously it was thought th... Read More
Researchers Study Long-Term Health Effects Among Survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombs
The detonation of atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 resulted in horrific casualties and devastation. The long-term effects of radiation exposure also incre... Read More
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Diabetes
New Classification for Diabetes Type 2 Based on Genotype and Probable Complications
A new publication from scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai offers a glimpse of precision medicine in action, with a massive data analysis project that identified clinic... Read More
New Genetic Variants Linked with Diabetes Type 2
Researchers at Oxford and Liverpool universities have identified genetic markers that could be used to understand people's risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Their work is pub... Read More
Inflammatory Biomarker Predicts Which Which Obese Patients Will Develop Diabetes Type 2
There is strong evidence that inflammation promotes obesity-associated type 2 diabetes and diabetes complications. However, clinical trials with anti-inflammatory drugs have only been modestly effecti... Read More
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Immunology
Researchers Reveal How Antibody Producing Immune Cells Become Memory Cells After Viral Infection
Weapons production first, research later. During wartime, governments follow these priorities, and so does the immune system. When fighting a bacterial or viral infection, an otherwise healthy person... Read More
Researchers Discover a Protein Specifically Targets Influenza Infected Cells
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital immunologists have identified the protein trigger in the body's quick-reaction innate immune system that specifically recognizes the influenza virus in in... Read More
Researchers Identify a New Molecules Maintain the Ratios of T Cell Types
In the battle against infections and diseases, from AIDS to cancer to diabetes, T-cells are the human body's first line of defense. The white blood cells act like soldiers searching out and destr... Read More
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Alzheimer's Disease
Researchers Reveal How a Fat Transporting Protein Cause Protein Build-ups Seen in Alzheimer Disease
For decades, scientists have known that people with two copies of a gene called apolipoprotein E4 (ApoE4) are much more likely to have Alzheimer's disease at age 65 than the rest of the population... Read More
Researchers Analyze Biomarkers for Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease
University of Wisconsin-Madison Alzheimer's researchers have identified a scientific approach that may help predict which older adults are more likely to develop cognitive symptoms of Alzheimer... Read More
Researchers Treat Alzheimer Disease in Mice Model with an Anti-Inflammatory Drug
A research project has shown that an experimental model of Alzheimer's disease can be successfully treated with a commonly used anti-inflammatory drug. A team led by Dr David Brough from The Univ... Read More
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Microbiology
Antibody Drug Show Promise Against HIV in Patients During Interruption of Anti-Retroviral Drugs
Great strides have been made in recent years to develop treatment options for HIV, and the disease can now be controlled with anti-retroviral drugs. But a cure remains elusive and current medications ... Read More
Researchers Identify Three Antibiotic Combinations to Overcome Bacterial Resistance
Each year, approximately 700,000 people die from drug-resistant bacterial infections. A study by UCLA life scientists could be a major step toward combating drug-resistant infections. The research, r... Read More
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Neurodegenerative Diseases
Researchers Are a Step Closer of Finding a Drug to Treat Huntington Disease
There is new hope in the fight against Huntington's disease. Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes discovered that changing a specific part of the huntingtin protein prevented the loss of critica... Read More
Researchers Identify Risk Factors of Parkinson Disease in Areas Other Than Brain
Clues that point toward new risk mechanisms for developing Parkinson's disease are hiding in some unusual spots, according to a study published today in Scientific Reports. Tiny changes in DNA th... Read More
Researchers Discover a New Mechanism Drive Neurodegenerative Diseases
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease) is a progressive disorder that devastates motor nerve cells. People diagnosed with ALS slowly lose the ability to control muscle moveme... Read More
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Genomics
Maintaining Normal Oxygen Levels in Tumors to Suppress Its Growth!
The lack of oxygen in tumor cells changes the cells' gene expression, thereby contributing to the growth of cancer. This is the main conclusion of a research project led by professor Diether Lambr... Read More
Researchers Identify Genome Region Exist Only in Humans and Contributes to Autism
A structure that represents the biggest known genetic difference between humans and Neanderthals also predisposes humans to autism. An international team of researchers led by UW Medicine genome scie... Read More
Researchers Proves That Exercise Can Slow Aging Process
A team of researchers with members from several institutions in Belgium has found that endurance exercise may play a role in the regulation of telomere transcription. In their paper published in the j... Read More
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Neuroscience
Researchers Study the Role of an Enzyme in Sensitivity to Warmth
With temperatures soaring across the UK, our ability to detect and avoid places that are too warm is vital for regulating our body temperature. However, until now, little was known about the molecular... Read More
Researchers Identify Brain Networks Connects Cerebral Cortex With Adrenal Medulla
Neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh have identified the neural networks that connect the cerebral cortex to the adrenal medulla, which is responsible for the body's rapid response in s... Read More
Researchers Reveal a New Way of Glucose Entry to the Brain
Researchers at Technical University of Munich discovered that our brain actively takes sugar from the blood. Prior to this, researchers around the world had assumed that this was a purely passive proc... Read More
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Epigenetics
Researchers Develop a New Way for Imaging Epigenetic Patterns
A novel PET radiotracer developed at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is able for the first time to reveal epigenetic activity - the process that dete... Read More
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Pharmacology
A New Regenerative Bandage to Treat Diabetic Wounds Faster
At some point in their lives, 15 percent of people with diabetes will develop a painful and hard-to-treat foot ulcer. Twenty-four percent of those affected will require a lower-leg amputation because ... Read More
Researchers Reveal That Targeting a Group of Enzymes Can Treat Autoimmune Diseases
New research from the University of Dundee, and funded by Arthritis Research UK and the MRC, has shown that targeting a specific group of enzymes could be a viable strategy for treating autoimmune dis... Read More
Researchers Are a Step Closer of Finding New Corticosteroid Drugs With Fewer Side Effects
An improved therapy to replace essential steroids in the body is a step closer thanks to new research. The new treatment - expected to have fewer side effects than existing therapies - could help peo... Read More
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