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Research may lead to new strategies against sepsis

Research may lead to new strategies against sepsis

Jan. 25, 2013 — Scientists at the Center for Translational Medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine are inching closer to solving a long-standing mystery in sepsis, a complex and often life-threatening condition that affects more than 400,000 people in the U.S. every year. Continue reading

Research may lead to new strategies against sepsis

Research may lead to new strategies against sepsis

Jan. 25, 2013 — Scientists at the Center for Translational Medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine are inching closer to solving a long-standing mystery in sepsis, a complex and often life-threatening condition that affects more than 400,000 people in the U.S. every year Continue reading

DNA chip to diagnose attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?

DNA chip to diagnose attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?

Jan. 21, 2013 — Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most common childhood neuropsychiatric disorder. Yet there is currently no tool that will confirm the diagnosis of ADHD Continue reading

Promising new target for Parkinson’s disease therapies

Promising new target for Parkinson’s disease therapies

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Promising new target for Parkinson’s disease therapies

Promising new target for Parkinson’s disease therapies

Jan. 18, 2013 — With a new insight into a model of Parkinson’s disease, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine have identified a novel target for mitigating some of the disease’s toll on the brain. Narayan G Continue reading

Foot soldiers of the immune system

Foot soldiers of the immune system

Jan. 13, 2013 — Researchers at McGill University and the Research Center for Molecular Medicine (CeMM) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences have discovered the molecular blueprint behind the IFIT protein. Continue reading

Molecular ‘switch’ may play role in tumor suppression

Molecular ‘switch’ may play role in tumor suppression

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New discovery promises to improve drugs used to fight cancer, other diseases

New discovery promises to improve drugs used to fight cancer, other diseases

Jan. 11, 2013 — Even when at rest, the human body is a flurry of activity. Like a microscopic metropolis locked in a state of perpetual rush hour traffic, the trillions of cells that make us who we are work feverishly policing the streets, making repairs, building new structures and delivering important cargo throughout the bustling organic society. Continue reading

Scientists unlock how insulin interacts with cells

Scientists unlock how insulin interacts with cells

Jan. 9, 2013 — The discovery of insulin nearly a century ago changed diabetes from a death sentence to a chronic disease. Today a team that includes researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine announced a discovery that could lead to dramatic improvements in the lives of people managing diabetes. Continue reading

First image of insulin ‘docking’ could lead to better diabetes treatments

First image of insulin ‘docking’ could lead to better diabetes treatments

Jan. 9, 2013 — A landmark discovery about how insulin docks on cells could help in the development of improved types of insulin for treating both type 1 and type 2 diabetes Continue reading