Navigation Links
New research could pave the way to safer treatments for arthritis
Date:7/4/2013

added: "This study does not provide all the answers, but once we understand exactly how COX-2 affects the cardiovascular system we will be in a position to design new therapies. This will not be easy but all the tools are available and we could be looking at new leads within five to ten years."

In order to accurately measure concentrations of COX-2 within the body, the researchers used mice whose COX-2 gene had been replaced with a gene called luciferase, which gives fireflies their distinctive glow. This allowed researchers to create detailed images of the distribution of COX-2 throughout the body.

Professor Anna Nicolaou, a co-author, now at the University of Manchester, said: "This study is the first to use such sophisticated techniques to determine the locations of COX-2 within the body. The use of mass spectrometry and genetically modified mice in this way represents a significant advance in the field."

This was echoed by Professor Tim Warner, a co-author from Queen Mary, University of London, who said: "These cutting edge techniques are at last supplying us with the definitive answers we need to understand the side effects of arthritis drugs. This could help improve therapy for many millions of patients worldwide."


'/>"/>

Contact: Gilead Amit
gda07@imperial.ac.uk
Imperial College London
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. UCLA Brain Injury Research Center gets NCAA funding for research on sports concussions
2. NIH awards $20 million over 5 years to train next generation of global health researchers
3. Researchers develop a new cell and animal model of inflammatory breast cancer
4. Researchers uncover a viable way for colorectal cancer patients to overcome drug resistance
5. Sexually abused boys at risk for more unsafe sex: UBC research
6. Researchers Find Gene Mutations That May Be a Key to Autism
7. LSUHSC research finds HPV-related head & neck cancers rising, highest in middle-aged white men
8. Researchers find evidence of banned antibiotics in poultry products
9. Presidential keynote address and new research highlights from the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology meeting
10. Scientific session and new research highlights
11. NJ stroke researchers report advances in spatial neglect research at AAN Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/22/2014)... SATURDAY, Nov. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The wide ... can pose a threat for people with food allergies, ... there are so many types of food allergies that ... over the holidays," Dr. Guha Krishnaswamy, director of allergy ... said in a hospital news release. "If you ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... 2014 Lipitor lawsuits ( http://www.lipitorlawsuitcenter.com/ ) ... allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to its use ... now underway in U.S. District Court, District of South ... the litigation will convene its next Status Conference on ... Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs and Defendants to meet and ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... November 22, 2014 Hastings and Hastings, ... of experience announces providing clients with the option of ... offers clients a flexible, intuitive and easy to navigate ... having access to Google + allows clients to research ... make a more informed decision when retaining an attorney. ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 ... Kitchen Innovations are pleased to announce that Ashley ... the Thanksgiving #PayItForward contest. , Ms. Lombardo entered ... from Kitchen Innovations. She wrote of how her friend ... young daughters as a single mom. Despite medical bills ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 Sandbridge ... equity investments in the consumer brand sector, acquired ... investment will be used to help fund BackJoy’s ... pipeline rollout, particularly its proprietary apparel and footwear ... join BackJoy’s Board of Directors. , BackJoy is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies 2Health News:Lipitor Lawsuit Conference Scheduled for December, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Lipitor Lawsuit Conference Scheduled for December, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Hastings and Hastings Announces Providing Clients with the Option of Leaving an Online Review Using Google + 2Health News:Hastings and Hastings Announces Providing Clients with the Option of Leaving an Online Review Using Google + 3Health News:Forbes Living TV Announces Winner of Thanksgiving #PayItForward Contest 2Health News:Sandbridge Capital Acquires a Minority Stake in BackJoy 2Health News:Sandbridge Capital Acquires a Minority Stake in BackJoy 3
... - The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) BRIDGES translational ... trial that seeks to reduce the risk of ... India. , The community based diabetes prevention programme ... developed for research studies of lifestyle interventions for ...
... YORK (May 29, 2008) -- Physician-scientists from NewYork-Presbyterian ... research findings at the American Society of Clinical ... June 3. Among the most significant presentations are ... OncoVEXGM-CSF for Patients With Unresectable Metastatic Melanoma , ...
... Inc., one of,the world,s leading developers and manufacturers ... eCO2 system, the next generation in,fractional resurfacing lasers ... a CO2 laser, is in its late stages ... software, the powerful MOSAIC eCO2 features,a contoured scanner ...
... May 30 The world was stunned by ... left nearly 70,000 dead and,thousands more injured and ... CA-based Free Wheelchair Mission (FWM), a non-profit,organization dedicated ... is partnering with Holistic Integrated Service Foundation (HIS),a ...
... New Video ,Milestones in Oncology, Presentations at ... Society for Translational Oncology,(STO) is pleased to announce ... valuable video presentations for practicing,oncologists., (Logo: ... on the occasion of the 2008 Annual Meeting ...
... were more likely than whites to die in a ... blacks for life-extending treatment even in the face of ... researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. ,The findings ... of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:International Diabetes Federation grant supports study to prevent type 2 diabetes in India 2Health News:NYP/Columbia physician-scientists present at ASCO 44th annual meeting 2Health News:NYP/Columbia physician-scientists present at ASCO 44th annual meeting 3Health News:NYP/Columbia physician-scientists present at ASCO 44th annual meeting 4Health News:Soon to Be Released: Lutronic Announces the MOSAIC eCO2, the World's First 'Smart' Fractional CO2 Laser System for Treating Aesthetic and Dermatological Conditions, Will Soon Be Coming to the U.S. Market for Commercial Use 2Health News:Soon to Be Released: Lutronic Announces the MOSAIC eCO2, the World's First 'Smart' Fractional CO2 Laser System for Treating Aesthetic and Dermatological Conditions, Will Soon Be Coming to the U.S. Market for Commercial Use 3Health News:Free Wheelchair Mission to Distribute 4,400 Wheelchairs to China Earthquake Victims 2Health News:Society for Translational Oncology Launches Updated Website 2Health News:Black patients with terminal cancer more likely to choose aggressive care at end of life 2
(Date:11/21/2014)... , Nov. 21, 2014 In September 2014, ... Scrubs carried out a new product development plan that ... first "limited edition" lab coat , aptly named ... of surgery in the world. The new women,s designer ... predecessors, with a sleek envelope collar, vertical princess and ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... CITY, Calif. , Nov. 21, 2014  Abaxis, ... company manufacturing point-of-care instruments and consumables for the medical, ... services to the veterinary and research markets in ... completion of a stock purchase agreement to acquire 100% ... United Kingdom based distribution organization. The transaction ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... MELVILLE, N.Y. , Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... of the world,s largest health care services companies, and ... world,s largest provider of health care products and services ... announced that the companies have entered into a long-term ... service and product offerings to office-based medical practices.  This ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medelita Introduces Medical Industry's First Limited Edition Women's Designer Lab Coat 2Abaxis Acquires UK-based Distribution Organization 2Abaxis Acquires UK-based Distribution Organization 3Abaxis Acquires UK-based Distribution Organization 4Cardinal Health And Henry Schein Enter Into Long-Term Strategic Agreement To Serve Physician Offices 2Cardinal Health And Henry Schein Enter Into Long-Term Strategic Agreement To Serve Physician Offices 3Cardinal Health And Henry Schein Enter Into Long-Term Strategic Agreement To Serve Physician Offices 4Cardinal Health And Henry Schein Enter Into Long-Term Strategic Agreement To Serve Physician Offices 5
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: