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2009-09-21 13:53:59

Enzyme delivered through the bloodstream corrects deficiencies in the brain.

2009-09-20 13:36:25

Genes previously known to be essential to the coordinated, rhythmic electrical activity of cardiac muscle -- a healthy heartbeat -- have now also been found to play a key role in thyroid hormone (TH) biosynthesis, according to Weill Cornell Medical College researchers.

2009-09-07 06:50:33

A molecular signature that helps account for the aggressive behavior of a variety of cancers such as pancreatic, breast and melanoma may also predict the likelihood of successful treatment with a particular anti-cancer drug.

2009-09-07 06:43:08

UCSF researchers have successfully used protease inhibitors to restore to normal levels a key protein involved in early brain development.

2009-08-30 13:02:04

Investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery, collaborating with researchers from other institutions, have contributed to the discovery that a gene called interferon regulator factor-8 (IRF-8) is involved in the development of diseases such as periodontitis (gum disease), rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.

2009-08-23 13:05:15

A form of partial epilepsy associated with auditory and other sensory hallucinations has been linked to the disruption of brain development during early childhood, according to a study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).

2009-08-23 12:57:57

Research published in Nature Medicine shows successful genetic and pharmacologic treatment in mice that could impact other fibrotic diseases.

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2009-08-10 12:15:00

Researchers in the laboratory of Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati at the University of Kentucky have discovered the first naturally occurring molecule that selectively blocks lymphatic vessel growth.

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2009-08-03 09:55:00

Researchers have discovered a new type of HIV that appears to have been transmitted from gorillas to humans.

2009-08-02 12:53:46

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute scientists have found that a population of breast cells called luminal progenitor cells are likely to be responsible for breast cancers that develop in women carrying mutations in the gene BRCA1.


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