Many age-related neurological diseases are associated with defective proteins accumulating in nerve cells, suggesting that the cell's normal disposal mechanisms are not operating correctly.
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Researchers have uncovered a major secret in the mystery of how the DNA helix replicates itself time after time.
Physicians Endoscopy Center to introduce the technology as part of a new endoscope platform to help doctors diagnose diseases in the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract.
Health Canada is advising consumers using certain lots of Fraxiparine (0.6 ml) and Fraxiparine Forte (0.8 ml) pre-filled glass syringes of a recall of the products.
Research consortium published a set of papers that promise to reshape our understanding of how the human genome functions.
Hylant Group announces the addition of a specialty Medical Risk Practice designed to serve companies within the healthcare industry, including hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities and life sciences organizations.
Council on Physician and Nurse Supply concluded calls for a new partnership between nursing and medicine to address the growing shortages of physicians and nurses and the rising complexity of care.
Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy have entered into a joint agreement with Oncology Physicians Resources to create a program for managing oncology medications, called OPRx.
American Society of Hand Therapists is celebrating Hand Therapy Awareness and Injury Prevention Week, the week of June 11-15, 2007.
MRI is one of the most powerful and widely employed diagnostic tools by physicians today.
Workers in the emergency room and 911 operators refused to help a women at Martin Luther King Junior-Harbor hospital leaving her to die of a perforated bowel.
Rockland County Department of Health will join 138 other local health departments that have achieved national recognition for readiness to face bio-terrorism events, new epidemics, natural disasters, and other public health emergencies.
Recent advances in systems biology, testing in cells and tissues, and related scientific fields offer the potential to fundamentally change the way chemicals are tested for risks they may pose to humans.
Researcher Albert Berghuis has found out one of the ways in which the Staphylococcus aureus bacterium, a multi-drug resistant 'superbug,' is able to fight off one of the latest drugs of last resort used to treat it.
Cynosure it has received regulatory clearance to market and sell the Smartlipo LaserBodySculpting Workstation in Canada.
DuPont has announced a $1.5 million contribution to the University of Iowa College of Public Health to help the University promote and teach the importance of farm safety.
Tony Clement signed Canada's first-ever Tripartite First Nations Health Plan with the goal of improving the health and well-being of First Nations in British Columbia.
A new phone service, MyPatientLine, now helps families caring for a hospitalized, critical care patient, communicate their status and manage communications.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality released an online tool condenses 129 quality measures into state-specific data that state governments can use to focus their efforts to improve health care.
Researchers has uncovered a set of genes that are turned on, or expressed, at high levels only in the blood vessels that feed tumors in mice and humans.
The Association of Donor Recruitment Professionals and AABB will join several international organizations in celebrating World Blood Donor Day on June 14, 2007.
Computerized matching system could enable national kidney exchange and increase kidney transplants.
Articles covering recent studies guide development of advances in surgical quality and safety.
The Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies has taken on the role of connecting multiple disease specific, genetic consortia under the FOCIS Network of Consortia in an effort to uncover the genetic basis of autoimmunity.
A close cousin of the bacterium that debilitated thousands of World War I soldiers has been isolated at UCSF from a patient who had been on an international vacation.
McGill University and the National Research Council present a Quebec first: BioTransfer 2007.
Stem Cell Researchers Reprogram Normal Tissue Cells Into Cells With Same Properties As Embryonic Stem Cells
Researchers were able to take normal tissue cells and reprogram them into cells with the same unlimited properties as embryonic stem cells, the cells that are able to give rise to every cell type found in the body.
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