- Nanomedicine Opens The Way For Nerve Cell Regeneration
The ability to regenerate nerve cells in the body could reduce the effects of trauma and disease in a dramatic way. In two presentations at the NSTI Nanotech 2007 Conference, researchers describe the use of nanotechnology to enhance the regeneration of ner ...
Article - News Staff - May 20 2007 - 1:45pm
- Fixing Erectile Dysfunction May Mask More Serious Problems
New research into urologic conditions – such as erectile dysfunction – indicate that these disorders could be associated with or precursors to more serious conditions, and suggest a need for practitioners to view these diseases in the greater context of to ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 26 2013 - 9:25am
- Study Sheep To Understand Pregnant Teen Girls
Two new papers demonstrate that adolescent female sheep that become pregnant before they have achieved their full growth may not be able to supply enough nourishment for their fetuses to develop without physical deficits. These studies may also have implic ...
Article - News Staff - May 23 2007 - 10:58am
- Gene Expression Patterns Predict Rapid Decline In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic lung disease typically characterized by the slow but progressive onset of shortness of breath or cough. Most patients live about five years after diagnosis. According to a new study a subset of patients with ...
Article - News Staff - May 30 2007 - 1:47pm
- Adult Stem Cell Treatment Restores Motor Function In Paralyzed Rats
Rats paralyzed due to loss of blood flow to the spine returned to near normal ambulatory function six weeks after receiving grafts of human spinal stem cells (hSSCs), researchers from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine report ...
Article - News Staff - May 31 2007 - 9:03am
- Transgenic Mice Point To Strategy For Treating HIBM
Based on clues provided by a study with transgenic mice, a research group at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has developed a strategy that will be tested as the first treatment for peop ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 3 2007 - 7:32pm
- Researchers Identify Fifth Gene Responsible For Joubert Syndrome
An international study by researchers at Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute, the University of Washington School of Medicine, and Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands has identified a new genetic cause for Joubert syndrome (JS). Joubert ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 11 2007 - 5:48pm
- Risk Assessment For Stem Cell Transplantation In Osteopetrosis Patients
Experts present an analysis of long term data on the success of stem cell transplantation for osteopetrosis patients which suggests second transplants should be considered a key option. ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 11 2007 - 10:30pm
- Undetectable Drug-Resistant HIV Identified
Rare, previously undetectable drug-resistant forms of HIV have been identified by Yale School of Medicine researcher Michael Kozal, M.D., using an innovative genome sequencing technology that quickly detects rare viral mutations. Kozal, associate professor ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 15 2007 - 8:59pm
- High Blood Levels Of Urate Linked To Lower Risk Of Parkinson's Disease
In a new, large-scale, prospective study exploring the link between levels of urate in the blood and risk of Parkinson’s disease, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) have found that high levels of urate are strongly associated with ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 24 2007 - 1:04pm