Health News

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 00:00
Scientists have identified a protein that acts as a master switch in certain white blood cells, determining whether they promote or inhibit inflammation. The study, published in the journal Nature I
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 00:00
The misfolding of abnormal proteins in brain cells is a key element in Parkinson's disease development. A recent study suggests that the sick proteins slowly move between cells, eventually triggering
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 00:00
The blood test procedure used on newborn infants for 40 years is finding a second life in the search for new lifesaving medications, according to an article in the current edition of Chemical and Engi
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 00:00
A team of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and the University of Virginia has determined the structure of the protein package that delivers the genetic material of the human immunodeficien
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 00:00
Researchers investigating a genetic mutation in brain cancer and leukemia patients have discovered how one cancer metabolite battles another normal metabolite to contribute cancer development. Helping
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 00:00
C. elegans model shows how RAS oncogene switching determines a cell's fate. Despite advances in genetic science showing that the Ras oncogene is mutated in virtually all pancreatic cancers, scientists