Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 12:29
Researchers have used RNA interference (RNAi) - a natural process occurring in cells that helps regulate genes - to reveal dozens of genes which could represent new therapeutic targets for treating Parkinson`s disease.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 14:56
Australian scientists have claimed to have identified a genetic "switch" which indicates whether a woman`s breast cancer will spread.
Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 10:04
A team of doctors and scientists used an innovative stem cell technique to create neurons in a lab dish from skin scrapings of patients who have Lou Gehrig`s disease.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 11:22
MIT chemical engineers have designed nanoparticles that can carry the cancer drug doxorubicin, as well as short strands of RNA that can shut off one of the genes that breast cancer cells use to escape the drug.
Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 11:35
Researchers have discovered a protein in the human body that is capable of triggering and mediating inflammation in patients suffering from hemorrhage and sepsis.
Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 13:54
Researchers have identified a molecular pathway that causes a group of untreatable neurodegenerative diseases, including Huntington`s disease and Lou Gehrig`s disease.
Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 16:56
European scientists have created a map that points to the genetic causes of differences between people.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 15:25
Researchers have discovered the way the protein, eukaryotic initiation factor 4E (eIF4E), acts upon cancer-promoting messenger RNA molecules.