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Crosstalk between ion channels points to new therapeutic strategy, Penn study finds.
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) is a common genetic disease that results in chronic kidney failure.
In work suggesting a new approach to treating polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a leading cause of kidney failure, researchers at Children's Hospital Boston were able to block the formation of fluid-filled cysts, the hallmark of the disease, in a mouse model.
Scripps Research Institute scientists have identified two proteins with potential to be important targets for research into a wide range of health problems, including pain, deafness, and cardiac and kidney dysfunction.
The September cover story of the nationâ€™s leading cancer journal, â€œCancer Research,â€ features a new study from The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, that links capsaicin, a component of chili peppers, to skin cancer.
MUMBAI, India, August 31, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - With This Announcement, Glenmark has Clearly Reaffirmed its Position Globally as the Leader in the TRP Space Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today announced the discovery of a Novel Chemical Entity(NCE) 'GRC 17536'.
Fire up the citronella-scented tiki torches, and slather on the DEET: Everybody knows these simple precautions repel insects, notably mosquitoes, whose bites not only itch and irritate, but also transmit diseases such as West Nile virus, malaria and dengue.
New research in the Journal of General Physiology helps explain how the body's "flight-or-fight" response is mediated.
TEL AVIV, Israel, August 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted in the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Tel Aviv University (TAU) elucidates the way in which toxic, yet essential, copper ions enter human cells.
For those with high blood pressure, chili peppers might be just what the doctor ordered.
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