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2014-03-31 13:37:12

UCLA study discovers potassium boost improves walking in mouse model Tweaking a specific cell type's ability to absorb potassium in the brain improved walking and prolonged survival in a mouse model of Huntington's disease, reports a UCLA study published March 30 in the online edition of Nature Neuroscience. The discovery could point to new drug targets for treating the devastating disease, which strikes one in every 20,000 Americans. Huntington's disease is passed from parent to child...

2014-03-31 08:30:19

DALLAS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Proteomics Market by Technology (Protein Microarray, Mass Spectrometry, NMR Spectroscopy, Chromatography, Electrophoresis, Surface Plasmon Resonance, X-ray Crystallography) Instruments, Reagents & Services - Global Forecast to 2018", published by MarketsandMarkets, The market was valued at $10,223.0 Million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a healthy CAGR from 2013 to 2018. Browse 138...

2014-03-28 23:27:22

Darin Steen, a bestselling author, personal trainer, motivational speaker and corporate wellness coach, has officially endorsed ELEMENT Meal Replacement Powder. He uses the product exclusively for his personal fitness and wellness protocol. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Darin Steen, a bestselling author, personal trainer, motivational speaker and corporate wellness coach, has officially endorsed ELEMENT Meal Replacement Powder. He uses the product exclusively for his personal fitness and...

2014-03-28 13:39:33

A new chemical messenger that is critical in protecting the brain against Parkinson's disease has been identified by scientists at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit at the University of Dundee. The research team led by Dr Miratul Muqit had previously discovered that mutations in two genes – called PINK1 and Parkin – lead to Parkinson's. Now they have made a completely unexpected discovery about the way the two genes interact, which...

2014-03-27 08:35:19

Robust antitumor activity of G1's novel CDK4/6 inhibitors to be highlighted in poster on April 7 CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G1 Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery and development of novel small molecules for use in cancer therapy and biodefense applications, today announced that it will reveal new data on its novel, potent and selective cyclin-dependent kinases 4 and 6 (CDK4/6) inhibitors during a poster...

2014-03-26 23:24:54

Dr. Pierre-Allain Girod to Present on Data on Engineering CHO Cell Lines for Enhanced Production of Monoclonal Antibodies and Fc:Fusion Proteins Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Selexis SA, a serial innovation company focused on drug discovery for lead identification and cell line development for scale-up and manufacturing of therapeutic protein drugs, announced today the Company’s chief scientific officer, Pierre-Allain Girod, Ph.D., will present, “Selexis SURE CHO-Mplus™...

2014-03-26 16:18:12

In mice, dietary changes slow down progression of the disease Working with genetically engineered mice, Johns Hopkins neuroscientists report they have identified what they believe is the cause of the vast disintegration of a part of the brain called the corpus striatum in rodents and people with Huntington's disease: loss of the ability to make the amino acid cysteine. They also found that disease progression slowed in mice that were fed a diet rich in cysteine, which is found in foods...

Missing Hormone 'Leptin' Found In Birds
2014-03-26 12:32:02

The University of Akron How does the Arctic tern (a sea bird) fly more than 80,000 miles in its roundtrip North Pole-to-South Pole migration? How does the Emperor penguin incubate eggs for months during the Antarctic winter without eating? How does the Rufous hummingbird, which weighs less than a nickel, migrate from British Columbia to Mexico? These physiological gymnastics would usually be influenced by leptin, the hormone that regulates body fat storage, metabolism and appetite....

2014-03-25 23:02:34

Xrated®, the proprietary sports and nutrition brand developed by Hi-Health Corporation, re-launches with a comprehensive, new brand identity and introduces its newest product, Complete Isowhey Protein. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Xrated®, the proprietary sports and nutrition brand developed by Hi-Health Corporation, re-launches with a comprehensive, new brand identity and introduces its newest product, Complete Isowhey Protein. The timing of the re-launch is aligned...

2014-03-25 08:31:05

--Funds Will Advance Novel Approach for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Diseases of Protein Aggregation-- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroPhage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the completion of a $17 million Series D financing from existing and new investors to advance the Company's lead candidate, NPT088, and potential next-generation compounds toward clinical trials. NPT088 has the potential to treat a wide range of neurodegenerative diseases,...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.