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July 6, 2012--------News Archive

Antibodies Reverse Type 1 Diabetes in New Study
Scientists have used injections of antibodies to rapidly reverse the onset of Type I diabetes in mice genetically bred to develop the disease

Single Cancer Cell Produces 5 Daughter Cells
It's well known in conventional, mammalian biology that in cell division, a mother cell divides equally into two daughter cells. But in cancer, mother cells may be far more prolific

Exosomes are Key to Self-Renewing Skin
Our skin epidermal and stem cells, avoid premature differentiation, preserving their ability to produce new skin cells throughout our lives

July 5, 2012--------News Archive

Amniotic Fluid Alternative to Embryonic Stem Cells
Stem cells found in amniotic fluid can be transformed into a more versatile state similar to embryonic stem cells, and stored for therapy and research

Changing Stem Cells Into Immature Nerve Cells
Biologists have deliberately transformed stem cells from the spinal cord of mice into immature nerve cells

Brain Structure that Guides Behavior
Every day the human brain determines in a split second how much time to devote to which tasks, from trivial to complex, without conscious awareness. How?

July 4, 2012--------News Archive

Study On Pregnancy Complications, Overturns Common Belief
Lupus anticoagulant antibodies interfere with blood vessel function putting women at risk for pregnancy complications and loss, but other antibodies in the same family do not. Why?

Epigenetics Alters Genes in Rheumatoid Arthritis
It's not just our DNA that makes us susceptible to disease and influences embryo growth

Cigarettes with Less Nicotine May Help You Quit
Smokers can begin loosening the tight grip of nicotine addiction by smoking low-nicotine cigarettes

July 3, 2012--------News Archive

Charting Autism’s Neural Circuitry
Deleting a single gene results in autism-like behavior, but new immune suppressant drug may prevent symptoms

Late Pregnancy Heart Attacks Do Much More Damage
Heart attacks during pregnancy are uncommon, but the prevalence of heart disease in pregnant mothers has increased over the past decade as more older women become pregnant

Cooling Therapy at Birth Boosts Survival
A treatment that cools the bodies of infants who lack sufficient oxygen at birth brings benefits that last for years

July 2, 2012--------News Archive

New Insights Into Effects of Stress On Pregnancy
Mothers living within 30 kilometers of a hurricane's path during their third trimester were 60 percent more likely to have a newborn with abnormal conditions

New Gene Mutations that Lead to Enlarged Brain Size, Cancer, Autism, Epilepsy
Researchers shed light on molecular cause of childhood’s worst conditions as first step toward developing more effective treatments

Tracking Stem Cells in the Body
New methods to track stem cells to further understand what happens to them after they have been in the body for a significant period of time, have just been developed

WHO Child Growth Charts

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