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Surprising new insights into the PTEN tumor suppressor gene

4/24/2014
BOSTON Ever since it was first identified more than 15 years ago, the PTEN gene has been known to play an integral role in preventing the onset and progression of numerous cancers. Consequently, when PTEN is either lost or mutated, malignant cells can grow unchecked and cancer can develop. Now a team led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) helps explain more p... [Comments]

Scientists find way to target cells resistant to chemo

4/24/2014
Scientists from The University of Manchester have identified a way to sensitise cancer cells to chemotherapy - making them more open to treatment. The study published today in Cell Reports , could pave the way for the development of drugs to target cells that have become resistant to treatment. The research team made the discovery whilst exploring the possible mechanisms behind resi... [Comments]

Large-scale identification and analysis of suppressive drug interactions

4/24/2014
TORONTO Baker's yeast is giving scientists a better understanding of drug interactions, which are a major cause of hospitalization and illness world-wide. When two or more medications are taken at the same time, one can suppress or enhance the effectiveness of the other. Similarly, one drug may magnify the toxicity of another. These types of interactions are a major cause of illness... [Comments]

Oxygen diminishes the heart's ability to regenerate, researchers discover

4/24/2014
DALLAS April 24, 2014 Scientific research at UT Southwestern Medical Center previously discovered that the newborn animal heart can heal itself completely, whereas the adult heart lacks this ability. New research by the same team today has revealed why the heart loses its incredible regenerative capability in adulthood, and the answer is quite simple oxygen. Yes, oxygen. It is well... [Comments]

Parents of severely ill children see benefits as caregivers, says study

4/24/2014
Benefits often coexist with the negative and stressful outcomes for parents who have a child born with or later diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, says a recent study led by a researcher at the University of Waterloo. While the challenges are numerous and life-changing and stress levels high, the vast majority of parents who participated in the Waterloo-led research reported positive... [Comments]

Study supports safety of antimicrobial peptide-coated contact lenses

4/24/2014
Philadelphia, Pa. (April 24, 2014) - Contact lenses coated with an antimicrobial peptide could help to lower the risk of contact lens-related infections, reports a study in Optometry and Vision Science , official journal of the American Academy of Optometry . The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , a part of Wolters Kluwer Health . Studies in animals and now huma... [Comments]

Take the bat, leave the candy

4/24/2014
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. April 24, 2014 'Take me out to the ballgame' doesn't exactly conjure up images of apple slices and kale chips. The more likely culprits include French fries, soda and the occasional box of Crackerjacks. Unfortunately for children who play youth baseball, eating unhealthy food during practices and games may be contributing to weight problems, according to researchers... [Comments]

New approach for surgery patients cuts hospital stays and costs

4/24/2014
DURHAM, N.C. Changes in managing patients before, during and after colorectal surgery cut hospital stays by two days and reduced readmission rates, according to researchers who led a study of the approach at Duke University Hospital. The practice, called enhanced recovery, is easier on patients before surgery, doing away with the fasting period and bowel evacuation that are typically pres... [Comments]

Inaugural Brain Health Summit focuses on brain resilience and regeneration

4/24/2014
On April 28, the Center for BrainHealth will bring together national experts to discuss solutions to our most pressing brain-related challenges at its inaugural Brain Health Summit, titled "The Human Brain: Resilience and Regeneration." Featured speakers will include Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, founder and chief director of the Center for BrainHealth, U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), U.S. Rep... [Comments]

Georgia State researcher gets $2.83 million grant to develop drugs for RSV infection

4/24/2014
ATLANTA--Dr. Richard Plemper, a professor in the new Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $2.83 million federal grant to develop novel therapeutics against Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) infection. The grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health & Human Development of the National Institutes of Health will... [Comments]

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