ScholarNexus, LLC's – September 2010 Archive (9)

Increased Brain Protein Levels Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

 Elevated levels of a growth protein in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients is linked to impaired neurogenesis, the process by which new neurons are generated, say researchers at the University of California, San Diego in today’s edition of The Journal of Neuroscience.…

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Better Marker for Breast Cancer May Reduce Need for Second Surgeries

 A new material could help surgeons more accurately locate breast cancers, reduce the need for second surgeries and minimize pre-surgical discomfort for patients. Microscopic gas-filled spheres of silica, a porous glass, can mark the location of early-stage tumors to show their position using ultrasound imaging in the operating room.…

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Childhood Viral Infection May Be a Cause of Obesity

 The emerging idea that obesity may have an infectious origin gets new support in a cross-sectional study by University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers who found that children exposed to a particular strain of adenovirus were significantly more likely to be obese. …

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Scientists Develop Molecular Test Providing a New Pathway for Identifying Obesity and Diabetes Drugs

 La Jolla, CA, September 15, 2010 – Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have designed a new molecular test that will allow researchers to look for potential drugs targeting a human metabolic enzyme believed to stimulate the appetite and play a role in diabetes.…

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Biologists discover biochemical link between biological clock and diabetes

 LA JOLLA, CA—Biologists have found that a key protein that regulates the biological clocks of mammals also regulates glucose production in the liver and that altering the levels of this protein can improve the health of diabetic mice.

 

Their discovery, published in the September 19 advance online edition of the journal …

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Two Teams of Scripps Research Scientists Discover the Mechanisms and Function of a Type of Mysteriou

 

LA JOLLA, CA –August 31, 2010 –In two closely related studies, two teams of Scripps Research Institute scientists have discovered the underlying mechanisms that activate a type of immune cell in the skin and other organs. The findings may lead to the development of new therapies to treat…

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Scripps Research Scientists Identify Molecules Involved in Touch and Other Mechanically Activated Sy

 

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Findings Could Lead to New Treatment Approaches in Pain, Deafness, and Cardiac Function…

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Computer Scientists Leverage Dark Silicon to Improve Smartphone Battery Life

 

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A new smartphone chip prototype under development at the University of California, San Diego will improve smartphone efficiency by making use of “dark…

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Why Fish Oils Work Swimmingly Against Diabetes

 

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Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified the molecular mechanism that makes omega-3 fatty acids so effective in…

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