Monthly Archives: March 2014

[GRG] Metformin does not improve heart function in patients without diabetes – JAMA

http://ift.tt/1moT4q8 Metformin does not improve heart function in patients without diabetes Although some research has suggested that metformin, a medication often used in the treatment of diabetes, may have favorable effects on ventricular (heart) function, among patients without diabetes who … Continue reading

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[GRG] breakthrough in stem cell manufacturing technology – U. of Nottingham

http://ift.tt/1fgItfq =64e4e70a-9ff5-4f26-b5cf-d30f944c2601 Combined hydrogels that switch human pluripotent stem cells from self-renewal to differentiation James E. Dixona,b, Disheet A. Shaha,b, Catherine Rogersa,b, Stephen Hallc, Nicola Westond, Christopher D. J. Parmentere, Donal McNallyf, Chris Denninga,g, and Kevin M. Shakesheffa,b,1 Significance Stem-cell … Continue reading

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[GRG] Modulation of Peripheral μ-Opioid Analgesia to avoid side effects – U. of Granada

http://ift.tt/1fgIsIC Modulation of Peripheral μ-Opioid Analgesia by σ1 Receptors Cristina Sánchez-Fernández, Ángeles Montilla-García, Rafael González-Cano, Francisco Rafael Nieto, Lucía Romero, Antonia Artacho-Cordón, Rosa Montes, Begoña Fernández-Pastor, Manuel Merlos, José Manuel Baeyens, José Manuel Entrena, and Enrique José Cobos + Author … Continue reading

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[GRG] device simulates gastro-intestinal tract – U. of Huddersfield

http://ift.tt/1ghXVEr ulatesgastro-intestinaltract.php Researchers develop device that simulates gastro-intestinal tract gastro-intestinal tractA diagram of the human gastrointestinal tract Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:14:00 GMT New device simulates the gastro-intestinal tract and how it absorbs medication A BREAKTHROUGH in drug testing developed … Continue reading

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[GRG] targetted therapy after MCI to inhibit remodelling – U. Penn

http://ift.tt/1fgIrUY Injectable and bioresponsive hydrogels for on-demand matrix metalloproteinase inhibition Brendan P. Purcell, David Lobb, Manoj B. Charati, Shauna M. Dorsey, Ryan J. Wade, Kia N. Zellars, Heather Doviak, Sara Pettaway, Christina B. Logdon, James A. Shuman, Parker D. Freels, … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Slightly Off Topic – Movie: Transcendence

Roger: This IMAX movie is not even slightly off topic, it’s right in the center of what we care about. We have to give some leeway to Hollywood Producers in that they can’t make a big-budget movie that won’t sell … Continue reading

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[GRG] compound that induces apoptosis – Pohang University

http://ift.tt/1ghXSZh Negative role of inducible PD-1 on survival of activated dendritic cells Seong Jeong Park*, Hong Namkoong*, Junsang Doh†, Jong-Cheol Choi†, Bo-Gie Yang‡§, Yunji Park§ and Young Chul Sung*,1 + Author Affiliations Departments of *Life Sciences and †Mechanical Engineering, §Integrative … Continue reading

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