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2012-08-04 01:54:56

Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have demonstrated in the laboratory that a new drug is effective in treating a very common kidney disease –– although it will be a few years before it becomes available for clinical testing.

Easter Island Drug Could Boost Cognitive Function
2012-07-01 10:13:18

Rapamycin, an immunosuppressant typically used to prevent rejection in organ transplants, could help prevent diminishing cognitive skills, including memory retention, associated with aging or Alzheimer's disease.

2012-06-01 09:27:49

Johns Hopkins scientists have engineered cells that behave like AND and OR Boolean logic gates, producing an output based on one or more unique inputs.

2012-05-17 09:28:23

A phase I clinical trial examining the safety of combining temsirolimus and capecitabine in advanced malignancies suggests the two agents can be given safely to patients.

2012-05-02 15:07:00

The combination of two inhibitors of protein mTOR stops the growth of primary liver cancer and destroys tumor cells.

2012-05-01 21:18:47

Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified a key mechanism of action for the TOR (target of rapamycin) protein kinase, a critical regulator of cell growth which plays a major role in illness and aging.


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