Clinical Trials (101 News)

The Rise of Theranostics

Sep 28, 2017 2:00 pm
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This September the Journal of Nuclear Medicine has published a supplement that focuses on theranostics and its increasingly important role in the deli...

Hepatic Enzyme Harms the Liver Itself and Increase Insulin Resistance!

Sep 26, 2017 12:00 pm
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In mice that are given a high-fat diet, an increased production of the enzyme DPP4* by the liver promotes an increase in body fat, the development of ...

Green algae could hold clues for engineering faster-growing crops

Sep 25, 2017 6:00 pm
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Two new studies of green algae -- the scourge of swimming pool owners and freshwater ponds -- have revealed new insights into how these organisms siph...

Cilia: 'The bouncer' of bacteria

Sep 16, 2017 6:00 pm
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Imagine a club scene—a bouncer at a velvet rope selects which individuals get into the club. This, explains Eva Kanso, a professor of mechanical...

Stem Cell-based Therapy Alleviated Parkinson's in Monkeys

Sep 13, 2017 10:30 am
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The development of clinical treatments usually takes many years. After laboratory research is done, monkeys are often used in the final stages before ...

Gut-on-chip good predictor of drug side-effects

Sep 10, 2017 6:00 pm
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Research conducted at Leiden has established that guts-on-chips respond in the same way to aspirin as real human organs do. This is a sign that these ...

Mouse model of human immune system inadequate for stem cell studies

Sep 8, 2017 6:00 pm
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A type of mouse widely used to assess how the human immune system responds to transplanted stem cells does not reflect what is likely to occur in pati...

Why Cholesterol Crystals Are More Dangerous Than Liquid Form?

Sep 6, 2017 7:00 pm
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A new Michigan State University study on 240 emergency room patients shows just how much of a role a person's cholesterol plays, when in a crystal...

Cancer drug may benefit patients with inherited form of kidney disease

Sep 4, 2017 4:00 pm
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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 s...

How Does Intense Exercise Increase Stress?

Aug 30, 2017 7:00 pm
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Finnish researchers at the University of Turku have revealed that exercise-induced endorphin release in the brain depends on the intensity of the exer...

How Can Your Brain Tells the Difference in Meaning Between "Really!" and "Really?"?!

Aug 29, 2017 2:30 pm
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It's not just what you say that matters. It's how you say it. Take the phrase, "Here's Johnny." When Ed McMahon used it to in...

Nanomaterial wrap for improved tissue imaging

Aug 29, 2017 2:00 pm
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Researchers at Tokai University describe in Advanced Materials how wrapping biological tissue in a nanosheet of a particular organic material results ...

Brains Don't Stop Changing During Adulthood!

Aug 28, 2017 6:00 pm
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Scientists in China have found that significant microstructural changes occur in the brain from early to mid-adulthood, allowing them to accurately es...

The Gene That Make Children More Prone to Be Sick!

Aug 28, 2017 5:00 pm
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Researchers funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) have discovered mutations that worsen respiratory infections among children. Their ...

Mechanism that impairs production of bovine embryos is revealed

Aug 25, 2017 2:00 pm
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A longstanding obstacle to the market for bovine embryos is about to be removed. Researchers have described a hitherto unknown mechanism of lipid accu...

How Mother's Milk Protects the Baby from Invading Pathogens?

Aug 24, 2017 2:00 pm
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Mother's milk, which consists of a complex and continually changing blend of proteins, fats and sugars, helps protect babies against bacterial inf...

New Tool to Identify Which Diabetic Patients are at More Risk of Hypoglycemic Shock!

Aug 23, 2017 1:00 pm
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A team led by Kaiser Permanente researchers has developed and validated a practical tool for identifying diabetes patients who are at the highest risk...

Scientists Might Have Discovered a Painkiller That Beats Morphine!

Aug 21, 2017 8:00 pm
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A team of scientists led by chemists Stephen Martin and James Sahn at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered what they say is a powerful pa...

How Probiotics Have the Potential to Save Thousands of Newborns Lives!

Aug 21, 2017 5:00 pm
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If you're in desperate need for some good news, look no further. Scientists in the U.S. and India have found an inexpensive treatment that coul...

Drug trial shows promise for deadly neurological disorder

Aug 17, 2017 10:30 am
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Results of a small clinical trial show promise for treating a rare neurodegenerative condition that typically kills those afflicted before they reach ...


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