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Reversing macular degeneration

Leading causes of blindness-age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy can be reversed or even prevented by drugs that activate a protein found in blood vessel cells.



Superbug infection in face lifts

A dangerous drug-resistant bacterial infection has been showing up in a small number of patients who undergo face-lifts, doctors reported on Monday.



Cystic fibrosis promise

New research holds promise for developing innovative therapies against cystic fibrosis and may also serve as a model for future therapies against the HIV virus.



Awakening stem cells

Scientists have discovered what chemical in the eye triggers the dormant capacity of certain non-neuronal cells to transform into progenitor cells.



Skeletal muscle disorder

A new UC Irvine study finds that lithium chloride can slow the development of inclusion body myositis, a skeletal muscle disease that affects the elderly.



Tobacco carcinogen KO

Silencing a specific gene in burley tobacco plants significantly reduces harmful carcinogens in cured tobacco leaves.



Nogo receptor boosts synapses

New findings about a protein called the nogo receptor are offering fresh ways to think about keeping the brain sharp, by boosting synapse signals.



Benefits of vegan diet

A gluten-free vegan diet may improve the health of patients with rheumatoid arthritis and has a beneficial effect on several risk factors for cardiovascular disease.



Grapes in diabetes fight

Resveratrol in grape skins could stop diabetic complications such as heart disease, retinopathy and nephropathy, research finds.



Negative emotions and the brain

Reappraisal reduced negative emotion experience and suppression reduced disgust facial expressions, they markedly differed in their impact on brain activity.



Stress and the brain

Individuals who experience military combat obviously endure extreme stress, and this exposure leaves many diagnosed with PTSD.



H pylori adhesion

The Gram negative bacterium H pylori is involved in the pathogenesis of several gastrointestinal diseases, ultimately leading to gastric carcinoma.



Increased hepcidin expression

While circulating hepcidin levels were not associated with anaemia, it is positively associated with stage of colorectal disease.



Eppendorf Concentrator plus

Featuring a new LCD display and user-friendly control panel, the Eppendorf Concentrator plus is designed for concentration, drying and purification of biomolecules.



Corona CAD universal detector

The new Corona CAD universal detector is a simple and reliable HPLC method for simultaneous measurement of cations and anions.



Y501 Automated Relative Viscometer

The Y501 Automated Relative Viscometer (ARV) from Viscotek is a productive system for automated measurement of the viscosities.



epMotion 5070 CB automated liquid handling system

Designed to fit inside a laminar flow hood, the epMotion 5070 CB automated liquid handling system from Eppendorf AG offers important advantages for cell biologists.



MALDI LTQ XL mass spectrometer

The addition of MALDI to the LTQ XL linear ion trap provides information-rich spectra that are essential for the analysis of digested proteins and PTMs.



Cellular transport insight

Scientists have now discovered how molecular motors transport cargoes in cells. Two competing teams of motors pull in opposite directions, like in a tug-of-war contest.



Cortisol in fibromyalgia fight

Chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia are two serious and debilitating diseases with no confirmed cause and limited treatment options.



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