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Treatment Found to Effectively Reduce Inflammation

Recent research has found additional evidence that a simple solution, which is already used in intravenous drips, is an effective treatment for reducing inflammation. More...
03 Oct 2012
Image: The toxins normally bind very strongly to the antitoxins and are thus not only inactive, but also prevent the production of more toxin from the information encoded in the bacterial DNA. During the dormant state, however, the antitoxins are degraded, and the toxins released (step 1). The free toxins now bind to unoccupied antitoxins on DNA within the area encoding the toxin-antitoxin couple (step 2). Binding increasing amounts of toxin eventually leads to the release of the molecules from the gene (steps 3 and 4) and finally to new toxin production (Photo courtesy of Ditlev E. Brodersen).

Bacteria’s Self-Defense Mechanisms Revealed

Danish researchers have gleaned new insights into how bacteria control the amount of toxin in their cells. More...
24 Sep 2012

Liver X Receptor Identified as Therapeutic Target for Treatment of Parkinson's Disease

Neurologists seeking means to prevent or treat Parkinson's disease have found that a protein receptor expressed on the microglial cells that surround dopamine-producing neurons plays a critical role in preventing the development of the disease. More...
06 Sep 2012

Bioengineered Jellyfish Provides Insights into Next-Generation Heart Disease Treatments

Scientists believe a discovery takes them a step closer to understanding how to reverse-engineer entire organs and finding novel treatments for patients with heart damage and failure. More...
15 Aug 2012

New Technique May Lead to Rejection-Free Adult Stem Cells

Patient-specific, blood-producing stem cells could soon be generated in the laboratory, eliminating the need for harvesting bone marrow--or finding a matching donor--for patients needing a bone marrow transplant. More...
14 Aug 2012

Reversing Loss of miR-122 Helps Treat Liver Cancer

A study revealed that loss of the miR-122 molecule in liver cells might cause liver cancer and that restoring the molecule might slow tumor growth. More...
01 Aug 2012

Nanobot Designed to Kill Hepatitis C virus

Scientists have moved closer to treating diseases on a cellular level by creating a particle that can be programmed to shut down the genetic production line that generates disease-related proteins. More...
31 Jul 2012


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