Fear can make you run or fight, or it can glue you to the spot. Now, scientists have identified the part of the brain and the type of neurons that determine how mice react to a frightening stimulus.
31 August, 2010
Cancer Research Technology has signed an agreement with Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Germany, to evaluate new leptin antagonist peptides as potential experimental treatments, initially in the area of gynaecological diseases, including cancer.
25 August, 2010
Researchers have used a drug to reset and restart the 24 hour body clock of mice, which could eventually help with human difficulties including some psychiatric disorders, jet lag and the health impacts of shift work.
24 August, 2010
Researchers have made a discovery that could lead to a brand new class of drugs to treat chronic pain caused by inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis and back pain, without numbing the whole body.
18 August, 2010
Cancer Research Technology has signed a deal to provide biotech company ValiRx PLC with the global rights to develop a promising compound to treat hormone-resistant prostate cancer.
16 August, 2010
A pilot clinical trial examining Marinomed’s antiviral nasal spray, which contains carrageenan, has indicated that it is effective as a treatment against the common cold.
12 August, 2010
Numerate and Intellikine have announced the successful conclusion of their research collaboration to discover novel small-molecule compounds targeting the PI3K/mTOR signaling pathway.
11 August, 2010
During cell division, microtubules emanating from each of the spindle poles meet and overlap in the spindle’s mid zone. Now, scientists have uncovered the molecular mechanism that determines the extent of this overlap.
06 August, 2010
Scientists are reporting a possible explanation for the bone loss that can occur after long-term use of a medicine widely used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder, and other conditions.
05 August, 2010
Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory have discovered that a group of proteins named IRPs ensure that the iron balance is maintained in cells and, as such, are essential for cell survival.
04 August, 2010
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01 August, 2010