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2009-10-16 10:35:48

A series of studies have demonstrated that Chrysanthemum indicum possesses antimicrobial, antiinflammatory, immunomodulatory, and neuroprotective effects.

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2009-10-13 10:27:09

International research teams has shown that parts of the genetic programs that determine programmed cell death in plants and animals are actually evolutionarily related and moreover function in a similar way.

2009-09-21 13:47:42

Investigators at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have identified novel cleavage sites for the enzyme caspase-3 (an enzyme that proteolytically cleaves target proteins).

2009-09-10 07:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascenta Therapeutics announced today that following the approval by the U.S.

2009-07-24 11:35:00

Scientists at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have found that the Caspase-8 protein, long known to play a major role in promoting programmed cell death (apoptosis), helps relay signals that can cause cancer cells to proliferate, migrate and invade surrounding tissues. The study was published in the journal Cancer Research on June 15.

2009-07-22 14:30:00

The role of a protein called XIAP in the regulation of cell death has been identified by Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers and has led them to recommend caution when drugs called IAP inhibitors are used to treat cancer patients with underlying liver conditions.

2009-07-13 13:34:37

Going out like a brilliant flame is one way to get attention. If physicians could watch tumor cells committing a form of programmed suicide called apoptosis

2009-06-29 09:47:25

A research article to be published on June 21, 2009 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses this question.

2009-05-12 23:38:06

Women have a more powerful immune system than men, researchers in Montreal found. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found the production of estrogen by females could have a beneficial effect on the innate inflammatory response against bacterial pathogens. Dr.

2009-05-12 12:00:00

When it comes to immunity, men may not have been dealt an equal hand. The latest study by Dr. Maya Saleh, of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and McGill University, shows that women have a more powerful immune system than men. In fact, the production of estrogen by females could have a beneficial effect on the innate inflammatory response against bacterial pathogens.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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