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Scientists See Brain Aging Before Symptoms Appear

الثلاثاء, يناير 6, 2009 15:36

Researchers used positron emission tomography (PET), which allows "a window into the brain" of living people and specifically reveals plaques and tangles, the hallmarks of neurodegeneration. The PET scans were complemented by information on patients' age and congnitive status and a genetic profile. "Combining key patient information ...

Differentiating Between Healthy Cells And Cancer Cells

الثلاثاء, يناير 6, 2009 13:58

Differentiating Between Healthy Cells And Cancer Cells One of the current handicaps of cancer treatments is the difficulty of aiming these treatments at destroying malignant cells without killing healthy cells in the process. But a new study by McMaster University researchers has provided ...

Number Of Babies Exposed To Drugs Effectively Reduced By ‘Recovery Coaches’

الثلاثاء, يناير 6, 2009 13:54

Number Of Babies Exposed To Drugs Effectively Reduced By 'Recovery Coaches' About 11 percent of the 4 million babies born in the U.S. each year have been exposed to ...

New Tumor Suppressor For Lung Cancer Identified By Cell Biologists

الثلاثاء, يناير 6, 2009 13:51

Cancer and cell biology experts at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have identified a new tumor suppressor that may help scientists develop more targeted drug therapies to combat lung cancer. The study, led by Jorge Moscat, PhD, appears in the January 2009 issue of Molecular and Cellular ...

Gene Helps Breast Cancer Spread And Resist Chemo

الثلاثاء, يناير 6, 2009 13:42

Scientists in the US looking for genomic changes in breast tumor samples found that a gene called metadherin (MTDH) appears to play a dual role in both helping cancer spread (metastasis) and maintain resistance to ...

Cancer Cells Escape Chemo Induced Cell Death

الثلاثاء, يناير 6, 2009 13:20

Scientists found that cancer cells were able to escape the programmed cell death induced by chemotherapy once the chemicals were removed: in fact even though the normal cell death process had started, they were able to ...

Device keeps donor organs fresher

Device keeps donor organs fresher

الجمعة, يناير 2, 2009 4:19

Device keeps donor organs fresher A special storage machine could be better than ice for keeping donor kidneys fresh for transplantation, say scientists. Kidneys were ...

Publication Of Research On Use Of Umbilical Cord Blood In Growing Undifferentiated Embryonic Stem Cells

الجمعة, يناير 2, 2009 3:38

Publication Of Research On Use Of Umbilical Cord Blood In Growing Undifferentiated Embryonic Stem Cells Proteonomix, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PROT) announces the publication in Cloning and Stem Cells Journal Volume 10 No. 4, published on November 20, 2008 by Mary ...

Grape Seed Extract Kills Cancer Cells In Lab

الجمعة, يناير 2, 2009 3:16

Grape Seed Extract Kills Cancer Cells In Lab A team of scientists from the US and China have discovered that grape-seed extract kills laboratory leukemia cells by making them commit suicide, thus showing the potential value of natural compounds in the treatment of ...

What Is The Effect Of Fluoxetine On Mast Cell

الثلاثاء, ديسمبر 30, 2008 21:28

What Is The Effect Of Fluoxetine On Mast Cell Mast cells are now recognized as "granular cells of the connective tissue", whose activation exacerbates allergic immune responses and as key players in the establishment of ...