pathology

Single rogue cell triggers prostate cancer


April 18th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) A single rogue cell triggers prostate cancer, according to a study of 33 autopsies. "These were not your average autopsies," said G. Steven Bova, assistant professor of pathology at ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer linked to defects in a single cell


April 18th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Tracked how the cancer process began in 33 men with prostate cancer who died of the disease, Johns Hopkins researchers are now pointing to a set of genetic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cellular process to fight herpes virus identified


March 24th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): In a collaborative effort, scientists in the US and Canada have identified a cellular process that seeks out and fights herpes virus Type 1 herpes simplex (HSV-1).The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gastric virus triggers diabetes in kids


March 6th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a common family of viruses (enteroviruses) in the pancreas may play an important role in triggering the development of diabetes, particularly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese PM urges Cambridge University to forgive shoe thrower


February 9th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 9 (ANI): Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao has asked Cambridge University to forgive the student who threw a shoe at him during his speech on February 2. A Foreign Ministry ... Read more...

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5000-year-old Otzi, the Glacier Man died from two wounds, not one: Researchers


January 29th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Munich (Germany), Jan.29 (ANI): Researchers at the Munich, Germany-based Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat (LMU) have claimed to solved a 5,000-year-old murder case relating to the famed Glacier Man. New investigations conducted by the LMU research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Common epilepsy drug could reverse Alzheimer’’s symptoms


October 28th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): Scientists have found that a treatment with Valproic Acid (VPA) in the early stages of Alzheimer''s disease can reverse memory deficit. Lead researcher Weihong Song, the Jack Brown ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Compounds that prevent nerve damage in Alzheimer’’s disease identified


September 24th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): In a study on fruit-flies, Duke University Medical Center scientists have found that a class of compounds, called transglutaminase inhibitors, could be used to develop better drugs ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Study links dysfunctional transporters in nerves to Alzheimer’’s


July 28th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): New research from NYU Langone Medical Center presents membrane vesicles, which are essential for the trafficking of materials across nerve cells, as an important factor in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Primary immune sensor that detects stomach viruses identified


July 20th, 2008 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): American scientists have moved one step closer to realising an effective treatment for the stomach flu that can cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea. Experts at Washington University School ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pregnancy may confer protection against bladder cancer


June 27th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): A new study on mice has found that pregnancy may give some protection against bladder cancer.The findings by investigators at the University of Rochester Medical Center showed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gene variation linked to earlier onset of Alzheimer’s symptoms identified


June 10th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 10 (ANI): A genetic variation in a protein, called tau, is responsible for an earlier age of onset in Alzheimer's disease, according to scientists at Washington University School ... Read more...

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Gujarat’s medical college gets lab accreditation


May 26th, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 26 (IANS) The Pramukhswami Medical College at Karamsad in central Gujarat has received the accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Laboratories (NABL) for all its laboratories. "This is an ... Read more...

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Modified blood-clotting protein may help people with hemophilia


May 20th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston including an Indian boffin have developed a chemically modified protein that might help people with a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Protein that kills brain cells after stroke identified


March 28th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Researchers at Emory University claim to have identified a protein that kills brain cells after a stroke or a seizure.The study found a protein called asparagine endopeptidase ... Read more...

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Complex fibroadenomas can be treated without surgery


February 12th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study at Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Centre in Jerusalem has found that women with complex fibroadenomas could effectively be treated with procedures similar to simple fibroadenomas rather ... Read more...

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Simple urine test beats PSA in detecting prostate cancer (Re-issue)


February 3rd, 2008 - 10:51 am ICT by admin
Washington, February 3 (ANI): An experimental, non-invasive biomarker test has shown promise to accurately detect prostate cancer, more than any other screening method currently in use, say researchers.Developed at the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Simple urine test beats PSA in detecting prostate cancer


February 2nd, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 2 (ANI): An experimental, non-invasive biomarker test has shown promise to accurately detect prostate cancer, more than any other screening method currently in use, say researchers.Developed at the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Early exposure to environmental toxins makes monkeys Alzheimers-prone later in life


January 2nd, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 2 (ANI): A report issued by the Society for Neuroscience suggests that early exposure to environmental toxins may lead to Alzheimers disease much later in life.The finding is based on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heart protein may be biomarker for muscular dystrophy


December 18th, 2007 - 6:47 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have found that a well-known heart protein does several surprising things in cases of Type 1 myotonic muscular dystrophy (DM1).DM1 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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