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Aging (80)
A New Way to Control the Formation of Fat Cells Through Cells That Suppress Adipogenesis
Jun 23, 2018 6:00 pm

A study led by researchers in Switzerland has revealed a new cell type that resides in the body’s fat depots where it can actively suppress fat cell formation. This discovery was made using s...
Do You Think All Genes Indicated in Alzheimer's Induce Damage in The Same Way? Well You Are Wrong!
Jun 20, 2018 11:00 am

Multiple genes are implicated in Alzheimer's disease. Some are linked to early-onset Alzheimer's, a condition that develops in one's 30s, 40s and 50s, while others are associated with t...
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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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 (235)
Genetic Signature May Reveal TB Risk
Jun 24, 2018 10:00 am

A gene signature in the bloodstream could reveal whether someone is going to develop active tuberculosis (TB) disease months before symptoms begin. Such a signature has now been developed by a team...
New Engineering Technology Improves the Ability of Enzymes to Break down Biomass
Jun 23, 2018 10:00 am

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Georgia developed a new genetic engineering technique to dramati...
Novel Approach Has the Potential to Measure the Effectiveness of Bexsero More Accurately
Jun 21, 2018 1:00 pm

Researchers at Leicester and the Meningococcal Reference Unit have developed a new approach to assess the effectiveness of the Men B vaccine, Bexsero®, against different strains that cause meni...
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Bioinformatics (162)
MOFA: A New Method for Understanding Cancer Development, Improving Diagnosis and Suggesting New Directions for Personalised Treatment
Jun 24, 2018 12:00 pm

EMBL researchers have designed a computational method to jointly analyse multiple types of molecular data from patients in order to identify molecular signatures that distinguish individuals. The m...
Fluorinated Pyrimidine Analog to Kill Telomerase-Dependent Cancer Cell
Jun 24, 2018 9:00 am

Telomerase is a reverse transcriptase that uses an RNA template to synthesize telomeres. These repeat sequences bind special proteins that fold the ends of chromosomes back onto themselves to creat...
A New Vision About the CRISPR-Cas System
Jun 23, 2018 8:00 pm

Recently published research from the University of Georgia and UConn Health provides new insight about the basic biological mechanisms of the RNA-based viral immune system, known as CRISPR-Cas. ...
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A New Potential Drug Can Break the Communication Between Ovarian Cancer and Its Microenvironment
Jun 23, 2018 3:00 pm

Researchers at Houston Methodist Research Institute and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found a prescription drug, Calcitriol, approved by the Food and Drug Administration fo...
A Potential New Drug to Treat Common Cold
Jun 20, 2018 3:00 pm

A potential new drug to treat the common cold prevents rhinoviruses and other picornaviruses from gaining a toehold in human cells, according to findings published in Nature Chemistry. Aur&eac...
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....
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Biotechnology (276)
Fluorinated Pyrimidine Analog to Kill Telomerase-Dependent Cancer Cell
Jun 24, 2018 9:00 am

Telomerase is a reverse transcriptase that uses an RNA template to synthesize telomeres. These repeat sequences bind special proteins that fold the ends of chromosomes back onto themselves to creat...
A New Vision About the CRISPR-Cas System
Jun 23, 2018 8:00 pm

Recently published research from the University of Georgia and UConn Health provides new insight about the basic biological mechanisms of the RNA-based viral immune system, known as CRISPR-Cas. ...
Using Artificial Intelligence to Provide Personalized Cancer Treatment
Jun 23, 2018 7:30 pm

Institut Curie and Intel initiate a pioneering collaboration to develop, use and implement innovative bioinformatics tools, pipelines and techniques to improve the use of molecular profiling across...
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Cancer (877)
Genetic Mutations in the Genes May Cause Pancreatic Cancer Regardless of Family History
Jun 24, 2018 4:30 pm

Six genes contain mutations that may be passed down in families, substantially increasing a person's risk for pancreatic cancer. That's according to Mayo Clinic research published in the Ju...
Epigenetic Proteins Might Be a Target to Prevent Breast Cancer, a Study Concludes
Jun 24, 2018 2:00 pm

Researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto have discovered that epigenetic proteins promote the proliferation of mammary gland stem cells in response to the sex hormone progester...
Researchers Identify 11 Genes Responsible for Metastatic Cancer
Jun 24, 2018 1:00 pm

A groundbreaking discovery by University of Alberta researchers has identified previously unknown therapeutic targets that could be key to preventing the spread of cancer. In a new study publi...
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Fluorinated Pyrimidine Analog to Kill Telomerase-Dependent Cancer Cell
Jun 24, 2018 9:00 am

Telomerase is a reverse transcriptase that uses an RNA template to synthesize telomeres. These repeat sequences bind special proteins that fold the ends of chromosomes back onto themselves to creat...
A New Potential Drug Can Break the Communication Between Ovarian Cancer and Its Microenvironment
Jun 23, 2018 3:00 pm

Researchers at Houston Methodist Research Institute and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found a prescription drug, Calcitriol, approved by the Food and Drug Administration fo...
Optimizing Treatment with CAR Tcells
Jun 23, 2018 1:00 pm

The use of genetically engineered immune cells to target tumours is one of the most exciting current developments in cancer treatment. In this approach, T cells are taken from a patient and modifie...
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Cardiology (143)
The Genetic Root of Atrial Fibrillation Revealed
Jun 21, 2018 9:00 am

Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), a condition causing a rapid, irregular heart rate that can increase the risk of stroke, could use some new treatment options. Despite how common the conditio...
Aircraft Noise Leads to a Change in the Expression of Genes in the Vessel Wall
Jun 20, 2018 10:00 am

New study of the cardiology of the University Medical Center Mainz continues to show that night-time noise is particularly harmful to vessels and brain In a recent study, scientists at the Dep...
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...
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Cell Biology (453)
How Oncogenic Mutant Cells Lead The War Against Normal Ones To Expand Its Property in Tissue?
Jun 24, 2018 11:00 am

Cells in multicellular tissues adhere to each other. Epithelial tissues on the surface layer of the intestines and skin pack cells into a hexagonal (honeycomb) pattern, with cells adhering tightly ...
Fluorinated Pyrimidine Analog to Kill Telomerase-Dependent Cancer Cell
Jun 24, 2018 9:00 am

Telomerase is a reverse transcriptase that uses an RNA template to synthesize telomeres. These repeat sequences bind special proteins that fold the ends of chromosomes back onto themselves to creat...
Creating an Artificial Cellular Compartments Inside Mammalian Cells with Special Properties and for Special Purposes
Jun 23, 2018 7:00 pm

How to install new capabilities in cells without interfering with their metabolic processes? A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Helmholtz Zentrum München have altered...
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Cell Signaling (120)
How 'gatekeepers' of Cell's Nucleus Let Genetic Instructions Pass through
Jun 21, 2018 9:00 pm

Standing guard between a cell's nucleus and its main chamber, called the cytoplasm, are thousands of behemoth protein structures called nuclear pore complexes, or NPCs. NPCs are like the bounce...
Distinct Molecular Mechanisms Generate the Same Properties in Different Neurons
Jun 21, 2018 6:00 pm

Distinct molecular mechanisms can generate the same features in different neurons, a team of scientists has discovered. Its findings, which appear in the journal Cell, enhance our understanding of ...
Immune Cells Help Lung Cancer's Spread !!
Jun 19, 2018 4:00 pm

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have found that by helping to form clots within tumors, immune cells that flock to a particular type of lung cancer a...
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Clinical Trials (129)
A Clinical Trial of Cancer Treatment Using Precision Medicine Opens up New Doors for Patients
Jun 21, 2018 5:00 pm

The Trial NCI-MATCH, also known as MATCH, is a precision medicine cancer treatment clinical trial. In this trial, patients are assigned to receive treatment based on the genetic changes f...
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 ...
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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 (111)
An Implant Releases Diabetes Medication When Sensing Caffeine in the Blood
Jun 23, 2018 4:00 pm

Scientists have developed an implant which releases diabetes medication when it senses caffeine in the blood The days of the insulin pen may be numbered. According to researchers in Switzerland, ...
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 ...
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Diseases (758)
A New Way to Control the Formation of Fat Cells Through Cells That Suppress Adipogenesis
Jun 23, 2018 6:00 pm

A study led by researchers in Switzerland has revealed a new cell type that resides in the body’s fat depots where it can actively suppress fat cell formation. This discovery was made using s...
Genetic Test to Prevent Neonatal Hearing Loss
Jun 23, 2018 9:00 am

More than a million neonatal deaths worldwide each year are estimated to be due to sepsis1. In the UK there are approximately 90,000 admissions to neonatal intensive care units per year. Nearly all...
"Danger Theory" Helps to Apply A New Therapeutic Drug For SIRS Baised on The Body's Reactions to Its Mitochondria
Jun 21, 2018 10:00 am

The immune response after a traumatic physical injury is essentially the same as a body-wide bacterial infection: inflammatory, systemic, and lethal. From the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta ...
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Embryology (1)
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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Endocrinology (33)
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 (69)
Epigenetic Proteins Might Be a Target to Prevent Breast Cancer, a Study Concludes
Jun 24, 2018 2:00 pm

Researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto have discovered that epigenetic proteins promote the proliferation of mammary gland stem cells in response to the sex hormone progester...
How Do Epigenetics Instructions Pass from Generation to Generation?
Jun 21, 2018 3:00 pm

We know a lot about how genes get passed from parent to child, but scientists are still unraveling how so-called epigenetic information—instructions about which genes to turn on and off&mdash...
Epigenetic As a Therapeutic Tool Again! A New Epigenetic Drug Against Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Jun 21, 2018 11:00 am

A new study by doctor Manel Esteller, Director of the Epigenetics and Cancer Biology Program (PEBC) of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), ICREA Researcher and Professor of Genet...
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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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A New Book That Uses Famous Moments in History and Greek Mythology to Explain Genetics
Jun 24, 2018 3:00 pm

The Elephant Man, novelist Pearl S. Buck and Phoebus, god of the sun, all find their way into science writer Carl Zimmer’s latest book. In She Has Her Mother’s Laugh, Zimmer uses famous...
How Oncogenic Mutant Cells Lead The War Against Normal Ones To Expand Its Property in Tissue?
Jun 24, 2018 11:00 am

Cells in multicellular tissues adhere to each other. Epithelial tissues on the surface layer of the intestines and skin pack cells into a hexagonal (honeycomb) pattern, with cells adhering tightly ...
Fluorinated Pyrimidine Analog to Kill Telomerase-Dependent Cancer Cell
Jun 24, 2018 9:00 am

Telomerase is a reverse transcriptase that uses an RNA template to synthesize telomeres. These repeat sequences bind special proteins that fold the ends of chromosomes back onto themselves to creat...
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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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Genetic Test to Prevent Neonatal Hearing Loss
Jun 23, 2018 9:00 am

More than a million neonatal deaths worldwide each year are estimated to be due to sepsis1. In the UK there are approximately 90,000 admissions to neonatal intensive care units per year. Nearly all...
Therapeutic Use of CRISPR-Cas9 May Inadvertently Increase the Risk of Cancer!!
Jun 20, 2018 1:00 pm

Therapeutic use of gene editing with the so-called CRISPR-Cas9 technique may inadvertently increase the risk of cancer, according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and the Universi...
Genomic Atlas for the human blood proteome
Jun 20, 2018 12:00 pm

An international team of researchers led by scientists at the University of Cambridge and MSD has created the first detailed genetic map of human proteins, the key building blocks of biology. These...
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Sexual Selectivity of Female Fruit Flies isn't Just About Physical Attractiveness !!
Jun 23, 2018 12:00 pm

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have demonstrated the sexual attractiveness of male fruit flies isn't just about how big they are or how nice they smell; it's also about ...
Public Concern about Health Risks of Genetic Engineering and Absence of Politicians on the Scene
Jun 21, 2018 2:00 pm

While a many Danes question whether genetically modified foods are unnatural, this concern is much less apparent among politicians, according to Professor Jesper Lassen at the University of Copenha...
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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Fluorinated Pyrimidine Analog to Kill Telomerase-Dependent Cancer Cell
Jun 24, 2018 9:00 am

Telomerase is a reverse transcriptase that uses an RNA template to synthesize telomeres. These repeat sequences bind special proteins that fold the ends of chromosomes back onto themselves to creat...
A Protein with Jekyll and Hyde Personality !!
Jun 20, 2018 5:00 pm

A team of Texas A&M and Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists now have a deeper understanding of a large switch/sucrose non-fermentable (SWI/SNF) protein complex that plays a pivotal role ...
Targeting USP48 Protein to Treat Fanconi Anemia (Fa)
Jun 20, 2018 2:00 pm

Fanconi anemia (FA), a rare, inherited disease, is caused by defective genes for DNA-repair in the cells of the patient leading to bone marrow failure, developmental abnormalities and increased can...
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Genetic Mutations in the Genes May Cause Pancreatic Cancer Regardless of Family History
Jun 24, 2018 4:30 pm

Six genes contain mutations that may be passed down in families, substantially increasing a person's risk for pancreatic cancer. That's according to Mayo Clinic research published in the Ju...
Low Genetic Diversity Put the Singapore Freshwater Crab Under the Threat of Extinction
Jun 24, 2018 4:00 pm

Researchers from NUS and National Parks Board (NParks) have established that the critically endangered Singapore freshwater crab (Johora singaporensis) does not mix or breed between different popul...
A New Book That Uses Famous Moments in History and Greek Mythology to Explain Genetics
Jun 24, 2018 3:00 pm

The Elephant Man, novelist Pearl S. Buck and Phoebus, god of the sun, all find their way into science writer Carl Zimmer’s latest book. In She Has Her Mother’s Laugh, Zimmer uses famous...
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Low Genetic Diversity Put the Singapore Freshwater Crab Under the Threat of Extinction
Jun 24, 2018 4:00 pm

Researchers from NUS and National Parks Board (NParks) have established that the critically endangered Singapore freshwater crab (Johora singaporensis) does not mix or breed between different popul...
A New Book That Uses Famous Moments in History and Greek Mythology to Explain Genetics
Jun 24, 2018 3:00 pm

The Elephant Man, novelist Pearl S. Buck and Phoebus, god of the sun, all find their way into science writer Carl Zimmer’s latest book. In She Has Her Mother’s Laugh, Zimmer uses famous...
MOFA: A New Method for Understanding Cancer Development, Improving Diagnosis and Suggesting New Directions for Personalised Treatment
Jun 24, 2018 12:00 pm

EMBL researchers have designed a computational method to jointly analyse multiple types of molecular data from patients in order to identify molecular signatures that distinguish individuals. The m...
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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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Targeting USP48 Protein to Treat Fanconi Anemia (Fa)
Jun 20, 2018 2:00 pm

Fanconi anemia (FA), a rare, inherited disease, is caused by defective genes for DNA-repair in the cells of the patient leading to bone marrow failure, developmental abnormalities and increased can...
Genomic Atlas for the human blood proteome
Jun 20, 2018 12:00 pm

An international team of researchers led by scientists at the University of Cambridge and MSD has created the first detailed genetic map of human proteins, the key building blocks of biology. These...
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...
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How Oncogenic Mutant Cells Lead The War Against Normal Ones To Expand Its Property in Tissue?
Jun 24, 2018 11:00 am

Cells in multicellular tissues adhere to each other. Epithelial tissues on the surface layer of the intestines and skin pack cells into a hexagonal (honeycomb) pattern, with cells adhering tightly ...
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...
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Optimizing Treatment with CAR Tcells
Jun 23, 2018 1:00 pm

The use of genetically engineered immune cells to target tumours is one of the most exciting current developments in cancer treatment. In this approach, T cells are taken from a patient and modifie...
Novel Approach Has the Potential to Measure the Effectiveness of Bexsero More Accurately
Jun 21, 2018 1:00 pm

Researchers at Leicester and the Meningococcal Reference Unit have developed a new approach to assess the effectiveness of the Men B vaccine, Bexsero®, against different strains that cause meni...
Epigenetic As a Therapeutic Tool Again! A New Epigenetic Drug Against Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Jun 21, 2018 11:00 am

A new study by doctor Manel Esteller, Director of the Epigenetics and Cancer Biology Program (PEBC) of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), ICREA Researcher and Professor of Genet...
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Genetic Signature May Reveal TB Risk
Jun 24, 2018 10:00 am

A gene signature in the bloodstream could reveal whether someone is going to develop active tuberculosis (TB) disease months before symptoms begin. Such a signature has now been developed by a team...
Novel Approach Has the Potential to Measure the Effectiveness of Bexsero More Accurately
Jun 21, 2018 1:00 pm

Researchers at Leicester and the Meningococcal Reference Unit have developed a new approach to assess the effectiveness of the Men B vaccine, Bexsero®, against different strains that cause meni...
A Potential New Drug to Treat Common Cold
Jun 20, 2018 3:00 pm

A potential new drug to treat the common cold prevents rhinoviruses and other picornaviruses from gaining a toehold in human cells, according to findings published in Nature Chemistry. Aur&eac...
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Infertility (26)
Scientists Discover The Non-Coding Enhancer Involved in Sex Determination
Jun 23, 2018 5:00 pm

Scientists have identified a key enhancer of Sox9, a gene critical for male sex development, and demonstrated that deleting that non-coding DNA results in male-to-female sex reversal in mice. ...
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...
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Novel Approach Has the Potential to Measure the Effectiveness of Bexsero More Accurately
Jun 21, 2018 1:00 pm

Researchers at Leicester and the Meningococcal Reference Unit have developed a new approach to assess the effectiveness of the Men B vaccine, Bexsero®, against different strains that cause meni...
Human Microbiome as a Tool for Human Profiling to Identify Persons Involved in Crimes
Jun 19, 2018 7:00 pm

Researchers have demonstrated that microbial signatures, the unique microbial make-up of each individual, from the built environment can identify persons involved in crimes occurring in the home, s...
Antibiotic Resistance Can Be Predicted by Directed Evolution of Multiple Genomic Loci
Jun 19, 2018 5:00 pm

Given the ever-increasing threat of antibiotic resistance, European researchers have developed a method to rapidly test new antibiotic candidates for their potential to be hit by emerging resistanc...
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Molecular Biochemistry (444)
Fluorinated Pyrimidine Analog to Kill Telomerase-Dependent Cancer Cell
Jun 24, 2018 9:00 am

Telomerase is a reverse transcriptase that uses an RNA template to synthesize telomeres. These repeat sequences bind special proteins that fold the ends of chromosomes back onto themselves to creat...
A New Way to Control the Formation of Fat Cells Through Cells That Suppress Adipogenesis
Jun 23, 2018 6:00 pm

A study led by researchers in Switzerland has revealed a new cell type that resides in the body’s fat depots where it can actively suppress fat cell formation. This discovery was made using s...
An Implant Releases Diabetes Medication When Sensing Caffeine in the Blood
Jun 23, 2018 4:00 pm

Scientists have developed an implant which releases diabetes medication when it senses caffeine in the blood The days of the insulin pen may be numbered. According to researchers in Switzerland, ...
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Molecular Pharmacology (156)
Antibiotic Resistance Can Be Predicted by Directed Evolution of Multiple Genomic Loci
Jun 19, 2018 5:00 pm

Given the ever-increasing threat of antibiotic resistance, European researchers have developed a method to rapidly test new antibiotic candidates for their potential to be hit by emerging resistanc...
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 ...
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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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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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UCHL3 Is a Future Therapeutic Goal for Cancer and Neurological Diseases
Jun 21, 2018 8:00 pm

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered what keeps the perfect balance of breaks and repairs in our DNA—something which could help improve the success of chemotherapy and co...
Distinct Molecular Mechanisms Generate the Same Properties in Different Neurons
Jun 21, 2018 6:00 pm

Distinct molecular mechanisms can generate the same features in different neurons, a team of scientists has discovered. Its findings, which appear in the journal Cell, enhance our understanding of ...
Do You Think All Genes Indicated in Alzheimer's Induce Damage in The Same Way? Well You Are Wrong!
Jun 20, 2018 11:00 am

Multiple genes are implicated in Alzheimer's disease. Some are linked to early-onset Alzheimer's, a condition that develops in one's 30s, 40s and 50s, while others are associated with t...
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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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A New Way to Control the Formation of Fat Cells Through Cells That Suppress Adipogenesis
Jun 23, 2018 6:00 pm

A study led by researchers in Switzerland has revealed a new cell type that resides in the body’s fat depots where it can actively suppress fat cell formation. This discovery was made using s...
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 ...
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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 Turn E. Coli into a Phosphorylated Protein Factory
Jun 19, 2018 1:00 pm

Proteins, the end product of genes, carry out life functions. Most human proteins are modified by a process called serine phosphorylation — a chemical switch that can alter their structure an...
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...
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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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"Danger Theory" Helps to Apply A New Therapeutic Drug For SIRS Baised on The Body's Reactions to Its Mitochondria
Jun 21, 2018 10:00 am

The immune response after a traumatic physical injury is essentially the same as a body-wide bacterial infection: inflammatory, systemic, and lethal. From the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta ...
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...
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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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New Engineering Technology Improves the Ability of Enzymes to Break down Biomass
Jun 23, 2018 10:00 am

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Georgia developed a new genetic engineering technique to dramati...
Genetic Test to Prevent Neonatal Hearing Loss
Jun 23, 2018 9:00 am

More than a million neonatal deaths worldwide each year are estimated to be due to sepsis1. In the UK there are approximately 90,000 admissions to neonatal intensive care units per year. Nearly all...
Researchers Have Identified a Genetic Bio-markers to Test Asthma Simply & Accurately
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Mount Sinai researchers have identified a genetic biomarker of asthma that can be tested for using a simple nasal brush and basic follow-up data analysis. This inexpensive diagnostic test can accur...
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Genomic Atlas for the human blood proteome
Jun 20, 2018 12:00 pm

An international team of researchers led by scientists at the University of Cambridge and MSD has created the first detailed genetic map of human proteins, the key building blocks of biology. These...
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...
Chemists Use Proteins from Bones as Forensic Method to Identify People
Jun 6, 2018 9:00 am

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...
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A Study Links between a Protein Called RGS8 and Depression Behaviors
Jun 19, 2018 8:00 pm

Depression is a mental disorder that affects over 300 million people around the world. While treatments exist, many of them are based on one hypothesis of how depression arises. Patients that do no...
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
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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...
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Researchers Have Identified a Genetic Bio-markers to Test Asthma Simply & Accurately
Jun 20, 2018 8:00 pm

Mount Sinai researchers have identified a genetic biomarker of asthma that can be tested for using a simple nasal brush and basic follow-up data analysis. This inexpensive diagnostic test can accur...
Study Identifies New Molecular Target For Treating The Deadly Lung Disease "IPF"
May 2, 2018 12:00 pm

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
Apr 21, 2018 9:00 am

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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Grainyhead Protein Orchestrates Gene Transcription
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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...
A Free Online Kidney Atlas To Empower kidneys Related Stem Cells Research
Apr 19, 2018 3:00 pm

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 Recipient of The Prestigious Homer W. Smith Award
May 15, 2018 9:00 am

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
May 2, 2018 2:00 pm

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
Mar 11, 2018 9:00 am

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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Low Genetic Diversity Put the Singapore Freshwater Crab Under the Threat of Extinction
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Researchers from NUS and National Parks Board (NParks) have established that the critically endangered Singapore freshwater crab (Johora singaporensis) does not mix or breed between different popul...
Mendelian Randomization Analysis to More Precision and Less Time and Cost
Jun 7, 2018 1:00 pm

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...
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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...
A Novel Signalling Protein for Three Pathways in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
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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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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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Studying Glycans in Venom of South American Viper Which May Have Applications in Biotechnology
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A bite from a lancehead snake can be fatal. Species in the family, found throughout Central and South America, have venom that can disrupt blood clotting and cause hemorrhage, strokes and kidney fa...
Food Packaging Might Cause Dysfunction In The Digestive Tract
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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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Current tests for new “designer drugs” like fentanyl and synthetic cannabinoids are incompatible with emergency medical situations. Detection requires a blood sample shipped to a toxicolog...
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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...
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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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Disabled Kidney Function May Cause Diabetes
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Diabetes is known to increase a person's risk of kidney disease. Now, a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that the converse also is true: Kidney dysfunc...
Rare resistance mutation reduces treatment choices for urinary tract infections
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Nearly 20 percent of women aged 15-29 are diagnosed with a urinary tract infection (UTI). Now, investigators have uncovered a rare mutation that renders a UTI-causing pathogen resistant to levofloxaci...
Cancer drug may benefit patients with inherited form of kidney disease
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A cancer drug called bosutinib may inhibit the growth of cysts in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal...
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Novel Approach Has the Potential to Measure the Effectiveness of Bexsero More Accurately
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Researchers at Leicester and the Meningococcal Reference Unit have developed a new approach to assess the effectiveness of the Men B vaccine, Bexsero®, against different strains that cause meni...
Why Does the Flu Vaccine Work for Some, and Not Other, Genetically Speaking?
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 ...
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A Potential New Drug to Treat Common Cold
Jun 20, 2018 3:00 pm

A potential new drug to treat the common cold prevents rhinoviruses and other picornaviruses from gaining a toehold in human cells, according to findings published in Nature Chemistry. Aur&eac...
Human Microbiome as a Tool for Human Profiling to Identify Persons Involved in Crimes
Jun 19, 2018 7:00 pm

Researchers have demonstrated that microbial signatures, the unique microbial make-up of each individual, from the built environment can identify persons involved in crimes occurring in the home, s...
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...
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