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Finding A Potential New Target for Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis

NEW YORK, March 25, 2010 – By enhancing the activity of immune cells that protect against runaway inflammation, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center may have found a novel therapy for rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. In a new study published in the March 25, 2010 online...

Published on 25 March 2010, 13:49

Enzyme block reduces death in mice with myotonic dystrophy

HOUSTON -- (November 9, 2009) -- Using drugs to block the action of an enzyme called protein kinase C can reduce or even eliminate heart problems in mice with myotonic dystrophy, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears today in the Journal of Clinical...

Published on 9 November 2009, 16:25

Yale Researchers Repair Brain Damage Caused by Chronic Stress; Work Has Implications for Bipolar Disorder, PTSD

New Haven, Conn. — Damage to the brain caused by chronic stress or lead poisoning can be repaired by blocking a key molecular pathway, Yale University researchers report in the September 7-11 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.Rats subjected to chronic stress...

Published on 8 September 2009, 10:21

Mayo Clinic Researchers Discover Drug can Prevent Colon Cancer Development in Mice

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida have found that a drug now being tested to treat a range of human cancers significantly inhibited colon cancer development in mice. Because the agent appears to have minimal side effects, it may represent an effective...

Published on 12 February 2009, 09:05