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2013-11-05 23:04:29

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Stem Cell Markets. London (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 A stem cell is an extraordinary type of cell that has the ability to self-renew for long periods of time and to differentiate into specialized cells under appropriate physiological or experimental conditions. Traditionally, stem cells have been classified as either embryonic, adult (tissue-specific or cord blood) stem cells. Recent understanding of stem cell biology may provide...

2013-10-31 23:38:06

A top mesothelioma researcher has developed a promising new mesothelioma treatment that works, in part, by suppressing the immune system. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 In a report published in the journal Science Translational Medicine and detailed by Surviving Mesothelioma, Dr. Raffit Hassan and his colleagues at the National Institute of Health (NIH) explain how they successfully used an immunotoxin to find and attack mesothelioma cells. The treatment is based on an immunotoxin...

2013-10-31 23:04:15

Extensive scientific research lead scientists to conclude Estrogen could be a key factor in many diseases today. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 EQ Biosciences, Inc. is the manufacturer and marketing company for the patented proprietary dietary supplement, Prevennia®, which has shown significant results in assisting the body in preventing the formation of estrogen DNA adducts which can cause damage to the DNA and lead to serious illness. Over 600 peer-reviewed studies have...

2013-10-30 10:43:03

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has chosen two leading aging researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University to chair panels at the first symposium on "geroscience"—the study of how aging influences the onset of chronic diseases. Aging is a major risk factor for major chronic diseases including cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Understanding the biological processes that underlie aging could lead to new ways of treating or even preventing...

NIH Study Vitamin D3 Prevents Diabetes
2013-10-22 10:00:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For years doctors have debated the effects of vitamin D on diabetes. There are those who believe that the risk of diabetes increases when vitamin D is in short supply while others maintain that there is little or no health benefit at all to increasing vitamin D intake. Now, researchers from the Tufts Medical Center have received a $40 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to finally settle the great vitamin D...

2013-10-18 13:26:56

A gene important in skin tanning has been linked to higher risk for testicular cancer in white men, according to a study led by scientists from the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the University of Oxford in England. Nearly 80 percent of white men carry a variant form of this gene, which increased risk of testicular cancer up to threefold in the study. The research appeared online October 10, 2013 in the journal Cell, and is the result of an integrated analysis of big data supported...

Sleep May Help Brain Flush Out Toxins
2013-10-17 15:54:09

[ Watch The Video: Brain Opens up the Pipes During Sleep ] NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke A good night's rest may literally clear the mind. Using mice, researchers showed for the first time that the space between brain cells may increase during sleep, allowing the brain to flush out toxins that build up during waking hours. These results suggest a new role for sleep in health and disease. The study was funded by the National Institute of Neurological...

2013-10-09 11:47:30

Findings from the first study to show a specific function of the immune system in the proliferation of thyroid cancer may ultimately change the course of treatment Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, have taken the first steps to determine if a protein, called Programmed Death Ligand 1 (PD-L1), can help to predict which thyroid cancer patients will most likely have a recurrence of the disease. Study findings were presented today at the 2013 Clinical...


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