Taking the “Ewww”… out of snail cream
June 17, 2014 – 11:07 pm | No Comment

Great news for all those women (and men) who have wanted to try the beautifying effects of snail slime but could never get past the “ick” factor. 20yrsyounger.com promises to get rid of the Ewww… while still letting women reap the anti-aging and rejuvenating benefits of snail slime cream. The process itself is called lyophilisation [...]

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Intestinal Mending Depends on Key Protein
October 15, 2012 – 8:50 pm | No Comments
Intestinal Mending Depends on Key Protein

Intestinal Mending Depends on Key Protein Scientists identified a protein that’s essential for mending injuries to the intestinal lining in mice. The finding might have implications for understanding and repairing damage to the human intestinal wall, which can be caused by factors including inflammatory bowel disease, infection and irradiation.   Crypts (dark green) are stem-cell-containing [...]

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New Insights Into Breast Cancer
October 15, 2012 – 6:03 pm | No Comments
New Insights Into Breast Cancer

New Insights Into Breast Cancer A careful analysis of genomic data further defined 4 primary subtypes of breast cancer, each with its own biology and survival outlook. One subtype shares many genetic features with high-grade serous ovarian cancer. The findings may help to guide future treatment strategies.   Illustration courtesy of NHGRI. Each year about [...]

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Therapy Repairs Ravaged Immune System
October 1, 2012 – 8:42 pm | No Comments
Therapy Repairs Ravaged Immune System

Therapy Repairs Ravaged Immune System Gene therapy can safely restore immune function in children with severe combined immunodeficiency and allow some to stop taking painful weekly injections. The finding, from a small clinical trial, offers hope for children born with this deadly condition. Children with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) can’t produce healthy microbe-fighting white blood [...]

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Early Antibiotic Use May Affect Weight
October 1, 2012 – 8:29 pm | No Comments
Early Antibiotic Use May Affect Weight

Early Antibiotic Use May Affect Weight New research suggests that early-life exposure to antibiotics affects gut microbes and changes how food is metabolized. The findings may explain how antibiotics fatten farm animals. They may also have implications for childhood obesity. For more than 50 years, the agricultural industry has used antibiotics to promote growth in [...]

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Gene Therapy Restores Sense of Smell in Mice
October 1, 2012 – 6:22 pm | No Comments
Gene Therapy Restores Sense of Smell in Mice

Gene Therapy Restores Sense of Smell in Mice Mice that were unable to smell from birth gained the ability to smell when researchers used gene therapy to regrow structures called cilia on cells that detect odor. The approach might one day lead to treatments for related human genetic disorders. Cilia on the surface of the [...]

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Finding Treasure in “Junk” DNA
September 24, 2012 – 10:26 pm | No Comments
Finding Treasure in “Junk” DNA

Finding Treasure in “Junk” DNA A vast consortium of researchers has created a view of the human genome that extends well beyond our genes. The findings suggest at least some function for more than 80% of the genome. In a related study, a systematic analysis linked regulatory regions to disease. Over 98% of our DNA [...]

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Comparing Treatments for Lacunar Stroke
September 24, 2012 – 8:14 pm | No Comments
Comparing Treatments for Lacunar Stroke

Comparing Treatments for Lacunar Stroke Aspirin combined with a drug called clopidogrel is no better than aspirin alone for preventing stroke in people with a history of lacunar strokes, according to a new study. The combination also carries a greater risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. Strokes occur when blood vessels that supply the brain rupture or [...]

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MRI Shows Promise for Heart Procedures
September 24, 2012 – 7:03 pm | No Comments
MRI Shows Promise for Heart Procedures

MRI Shows Promise for Heart Procedures An experimental MRI method may be as safe and swift as standard X-ray procedures for guiding surgical interventions in the heart. The finding, from a small clinical study, suggests that MRI might one day offer a radiation-free alternative to more widely used X-rays for visualizing heart-related interventions.   This [...]

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Study Suggests New Approaches to Burkitt Lymphoma
September 17, 2012 – 11:27 pm | No Comments
Study Suggests New Approaches to Burkitt Lymphoma

Study Suggests New Approaches to Burkitt Lymphoma A new study revealed insights into how Burkitt lymphoma differs from other lymphomas. The researchers identified several cancer-related genes and pathways that could serve as targets for future treatments. Burkitt lymphoma cells. Image courtesy of Wellcome Photo Library. All rights reserved by Wellcome Images. Non-Hodgkin lymphomas are cancers that [...]

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New Brain Cleaning System Discovered
September 17, 2012 – 8:09 pm | No Comments
New Brain Cleaning System Discovered

New Brain Cleaning System Discovered Scientists have discovered a system that drains waste products from the brain. The finding may reveal new ways to treat neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.   An artery in the brain of a mouse. The green shows cerebrospinal fluid in a channel along the outside of the artery.Photo courtesy of [...]

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