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Volume 10, Number 29
July 18, 2011


Physical sciences
Technology
Life sciences
Neuroscience, psychology, behavior
Health and medicine
Physical sciences

Ocean heat
Galaxy evolution
Antimatter
CP symmetry violation
Quantum theory
Dark energy
K-T mass extinction
Solar flares
Gamma-ray source census
Activation of active galaxies
Calculation of nuclear forces
Global warming
Binary white dwarfs
Galactic habitable zone
Pulsars
X-ray astronomy
Bs meson decay
Forests and climate
Brown dwarfs
Earthquakes
Sea level rise
Dibaryons
Earth's retention of original heat
Radio astronomy

Technology

Resistance-RAM memory technology
Space-time cloaking
Carbon nanotubes
Supercomputing
Computer learning
Graphene
Photovoltaics
Nanowire lasers
Spin-transfer torque magnetoresistance RAM
Magnetoplasma space propulsion
Nanotechnology
Very-high-speed networking
Quantum computing

Life sciences

Protein folding
RNA replication without enzymes
Evolution of limb development
Alternate gene reading and protein isoforms
Epigenetic differences in plant clones
Repeated regeneration
Bacterial infection
Telomeres
Cell reprogramming
MicroRNA and cell reprogramming
Reassortment of influenza viruses
Sodium channels
Synthetic biology
Bacterial depolarization
Virus infection of plants
Transposons and evolution
RNA splicing
E-cadherin and stem cell gene regulation
Super elongation complex and RNA polymerase
SAGA and gene regulation
Streptococcus infection mechanisms
Evolution of hermaphroditism

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Cortical structures for visual search
Addiction
Brain simulation
The endocannabinoid system and neuroprotection
Ghrelin, dopamine, and appetite
Dopamine D2 receptors and reward-seeking
Neuronal circuits
Autism
Aging and circadian rhythm
Circadian clock resynchronization
Object recognition
Neural stem cells and neurogenesis
Leptin, modulation of GABA output, and obesity
Primate brain networks
Placebo effect
Brain-imaging studies
Learning and acetylcholine release in the hippocampus
Mental processes in learning
Neuronal development
Brain's mirror system
Bilingualism
Salt craving and the reward system

Health and medicine

Antibiotic resistance
Multiple sclerosis
Stem cells
Parkinson's disease
AIDS
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease
MicroRNA and cancer
Malaria
Obesity
Exercise and effects of intestinal hormones
Diabetes
Cancer biology
Omega-3 fatty acids and inflammation
Alzheimer's disease
Dementia
Nanobiotechnology



Physical sciences


Ocean heat

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Simulation tracks ocean's missing heat
Background, Background


Galaxy evolution

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Building galaxies
Background


Antimatter

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - New way to produce antimatter-containing atom discovered - also here
Background


CP symmetry violation

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - New Spin Revealed on Mysterious Antimatter
  2. July 14, 2011 - Galaxy sized twist in time pulls violating particles back into line
  3. July 15, 2011 - Galaxy's tug changes particles' ways
Background


Quantum theory

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Viewpoint: Questioning the rules of the game
  2. July 19, 2011 - Quantum theory gets physical
Background


Dark energy

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Astronomers probe matter in early universe
  2. July 12, 2011 - Scientists model physics of a key dark-energy probe
  3. July 15, 2011 - Dark energy spotted in the cosmic microwave background
  4. July 15, 2011 - Dark-energy fingerprints found in ancient radiation
  5. July 18, 2011 - Gravitational lensing of the CMB
Background, Background


K-T mass extinction

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Case Closed for Dino Killer?
  2. July 12, 2011 - Triceratops Was Last Dinosaur Standing
  3. July 12, 2011 - Dinosaurs Became Extinct in Single Blow, Fossil Suggests
  4. July 12, 2011 - 'Last dinosaur' fossil adds weight to theory asteroid wiped out creatures
  5. July 13, 2011 - The youngest dinosaur fragment yet?
  6. July 13, 2011 - Youngest Dinosaur Bone Yet Reawakens Extinction Debate
  7. July 13, 2011 - Last dinosaur before mass extinction discovered - also here
  8. July 13, 2011 - Triceratops Bones Support Asteroid Extinction Theory
  9. July 13, 2011 - 'Last dinosaur' supports asteroid extinction theory
Background


Solar flares

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Ballistic plasma blast results in solar tsunami
  2. July 12, 2011 - Dark fireworks on the sun
  3. July 14, 2011 - "Dark Fireworks" Seen on Sun - Blast as Big as Ten Earths
Background


Gamma-ray source census

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Fermi catalogue update shows 'violent Universe' changes
Background


Activation of active galaxies

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - What activates a supermassive black hole? - also here, here, here, here
  2. July 13, 2011 - Supermassive Black Holes: No Crash Required
  3. July 13, 2011 - Monster Black Holes Aren't Always Born in Galaxy Collisions
  4. July 13, 2011 - Mergers not to blame for awakening black holes
  5. July 13, 2011 - How To Activate A Supermassive Black Hole
  6. July 14, 2011 - Galactic beacons not formed by intergalactic crashes
Background


Calculation of nuclear forces

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Nuclear analysis needs the three-body force
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Much warmer than the worst-case scenario?
  2. July 13, 2011 - Soil microbes accelerate global warming
  3. July 14, 2011 - Global warming eroding Earth's defences
  4. July 14, 2011 - Heading towards the summer minimum ice extent
  5. July 15, 2011 - Global temperatures were seventh warmest on record for June
Background


Binary white dwarfs

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Evolved stars locked in fatalistic dance
  2. July 19, 2011 - "Death Dance" Stars Found - May Help Prove Einstein Right
  3. July 22, 2011 - Evolved stars locked in fatalistic dance
  4. July 25, 2011 - A Promising White-Dwarf Binary
Background


Galactic habitable zone

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Complex life better than 1-in-100 chance
Background


Pulsars

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - A pulsar's mysterious tail
Background


X-ray astronomy

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - MAXI peers into black hole binaries
Background, Background


Bs meson decay

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - CDF gets first glimpse of legendary rare decay
Background


Forests and climate

References:
  1. July 15, 2011 - Forests soak up third of fossil fuel emissions
  2. July 15, 2011 - Forests absorb one third our fossil fuel emissions
  3. July 18, 2011 - World's forests' role in carbon storage immense, profound
Background


Brown dwarfs

References:
  1. July 15, 2011 - Two brown dwarfs found in solar neighbourhood
  2. July 15, 2011 - Two new brown dwarf Solar neighbors discovered
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. July 15, 2011 - Researchers connect volcanic activity to mini-earthquakes
Background


Sea level rise

References:
  1. July 15, 2011 - Rising oceans - too late to turn the tide? - also here
  2. July 15, 2011 - UN Climate Body Struggling to Pinpoint Rising Sea Levels
Background, Background


Dibaryons

References:
  1. July 15, 2011 - Hunting the unseen
Background


Earth's retention of original heat

References:
  1. July 17, 2011 - Earth Still Retains Much of Its Original Heat
  2. July 17, 2011 - Earth's original heat store still burning strong
  3. July 17, 2011 - What keeps the Earth cooking? - also here, here
  4. July 17, 2011 - Where Does Earth's 44 Trillion Watts Of Heat Come From?
  5. July 18, 2011 - Nuclear Fission Confirmed as Source of More than Half of Earth's Heat
  6. July 19, 2011 - Radioactive decay accounts for half of Earth's heat
  7. July 19, 2011 - Best ever measurement of Earth's radioactivity
  8. July 21, 2011 - Antineutrinos reveal a primordial source of Earth's radiated heat
  9. July 21, 2011 - Nuclear Decay Beneath Your Feet Accounts for Half of Earth's Heat Output
  10. August 2, 2011 - Radioactive decay is key ingredient behind Earth's heat
Background


Radio astronomy

References:
  1. July 16, 2011 - Space telescope to create radio 'eye' larger than Earth
  2. July 18, 2011 - A New Radio Observatory in Space
  3. July 18, 2011 - Russia launches giant telescope in deep space return
  4. July 18, 2011 - Russia Launches Long-Delayed Deep Space Radio Telescope
  5. July 19, 2011 - Russia launches giant deep space telescope
  6. July 21, 2011 - Decades Late, Russian Space Telescope Finally Launched
Background



Technology


Resistance-RAM memory technology

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Faster and stronger: next-generation memory tech outperforms flash
  2. July 12, 2011 - Imec achieves breakthroughs in enabling future DRAM and RRAM
Background


Space-time cloaking

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Space-Time Cloak Possible, Could Make Events Disappear?
  2. July 14, 2011 - Physicists hide lab events for trillionths of a second
  3. July 18, 2011 - Punching a Hole in Time
  4. July 18, 2011 - Physicists demonstrate a time cloaking device
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Making carbon nanotubes clearer to the naked eye
  2. July 13, 2011 - Controlling Chemistry Improves Potential of Carbon Nanotubes
  3. July 13, 2011 - New way to store sun's heat
Background


Supercomputing

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - China unveils another supercomputer -- but not its fastest
Background


Computer learning

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Computer learns language by playing games - also here
  2. July 13, 2011 - Computers learn language (and world domination) by reading the manual
  3. July 13, 2011 - Computer Learns to Take Over Virtual Worlds by Doing What Most of Us Don't: Reading the Manual
  4. July 19, 2011 - How a computer beat Civilization by RTFM - also here
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Korean researchers use graphene to create transparent loudspeakers
  2. July 13, 2011 - Rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries get a boost from graphene
  3. July 14, 2011 - Comprehensive overview of electronic transport in graphene published
  4. July 15, 2011 - Graphene gives up more of its secrets
  5. July 15, 2011 - Graphite + water = the future of energy storage
Background


Photovoltaics

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Polymer scientist is laying groundwork for next-generation flexible photovoltaics
  2. July 12, 2011 - Bendy solar cells that can be printed onto paper
Background


Nanowire lasers

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Nanowire laser could boost data storage
Background, Background


Spin-transfer torque magnetoresistance RAM

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Hynix, Toshiba to develop new STT-MRAM memory device
Background


Magnetoplasma space propulsion

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Zubrin claims VASIMR is a hoax
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Narrowest bridges of gold are also the strongest, study finds
  2. July 14, 2011 - How to grow wires and tiny plates - also here
  3. July 14, 2011 - 'Amplified' nanotubes may power the future
  4. July 14, 2011 - Atom-by-atom sub-22nm chip fab machine unveiled
  5. July 15, 2011 - Conducting energy on a nano scale - also here
Background


Very-high-speed networking

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Berkeley Lab lays foundation for 100 Gbps prototype network
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - Multiple entanglements
  2. July 14, 2011 - Majorana states thrive under interactions
  3. July 15, 2011 - U.Va.'s Pfister accomplishes breakthrough toward quantum computing - also here
Background



Life sciences


Protein folding

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Protein thermodynamics, measured on the move
Background


RNA replication without enzymes

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Origin of life: enzyme-free copying of RNA
  2. July 11, 2011 - RNA reactor could have served as a precursor of life
Background, Background


Evolution of limb development

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Before animals first walked on land, fish carried gene program for limbs
Background, Background


Alternate gene reading and protein isoforms

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Multiple 'siblings' from every gene: Alternate gene reading leads to alternate gene products
Background


Epigenetic differences in plant clones

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - A Tale of Two Trees: Epigenetics Makes Clones Diverge
Background


Repeated regeneration

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Repeated Regeneration
  2. July 12, 2011 - Age, repeated injury do not affect newt regeneration
  3. July 12, 2011 - Newt healing factors unaffected by age and injury
  4. July 12, 2011 - Newts able to regenerate body parts indefinitely
  5. July 13, 2011 - Newts re-grow eye lens 18 times over
Background


Bacterial infection

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Biologists identify new strategy used by bacteria during infection
Background


Telomeres

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Position of telomeres in nucleus influences length
  2. July 15, 2011 - Research links telomere length to emphysema risk
Background


Cell reprogramming

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Stem cell 'memory' can boost insulin levels
Background


MicroRNA and cell reprogramming

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Efficient process using microRNA converts human skin cells into neurons - also here
Background, Background


Reassortment of influenza viruses

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - When well-known flu strains 'hook up' dangerous progeny can result
Background


Sodium channels

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Atomic structure discovered for a sodium channel that generates electrical signals in living cells
Background


Synthetic biology

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - Genomes edited to free up codons
  2. July 14, 2011 - Editing the Genome - also here, here
  3. July 14, 2011 - E. coli's genetic code has been hacked
  4. July 15, 2011 - Genome-wide DNA editing performed in live bacteria
  5. July 18, 2011 - Tailor-Made Genome
  6. August 25, 2011 - Genetic code used to engineer a living protein
  7. August 26, 2011 - Synthetic biology: Making new proteins with E. coli by adding DNA
Background


Bacterial depolarization

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - Bacteria Flash Like Christmas Lights
Background


Virus infection of plants

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - Major breakthrough on how viruses infect plants
Background


Transposons and evolution

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - Scientists present evidence for groundbreaking evolution theory
Background, Background


RNA splicing

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - New mechanism in the regulation of human genes
Background, Background


E-cadherin and stem cell gene regulation

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - Stem cell study reveals complexity of glue molecule's role in cancer
Background, Background, Background


Super elongation complex and RNA polymerase

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - Ready, go!
Background


SAGA and gene regulation

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - The unfolding 'SAGA' of transcriptional co-activators
Background


Streptococcus infection mechanisms

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - Genome blueprint for horse and human vaccines
Background, Background


Evolution of hermaphroditism

References:
  1. July 15, 2011 - Insect 'incest' signals an end to males
Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Cortical structures for visual search

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Categories rule: High-order brain centers pave the way for visual recognition
Background


Addiction

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - A classic instinct -- salt appetite -- is linked to drug addiction
  2. July 19, 2011 - Cocaine Addiction Uses Same Brain Paths as Salt Cravings
Background


Brain simulation

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - The Next Step in Human Brain Simulation
Background


The endocannabinoid system and neuroprotection

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Researchers Identify Mechanism That Seems to Protect Brain from Aging - also here
Background, Background


Ghrelin, dopamine, and appetite

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Feeding hormone ghrelin modulates ability of rewarding food to evoke dopamine release
  2. July 12, 2011 - Ghrelin increases willingness to pay for food
Background, Background


Dopamine D2 receptors and reward-seeking

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Receptor limits the rewarding effects of food and cocaine
Background


Neuronal circuits

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Researchers connect neurons to computers to decipher the enigmatic code of neuronal circuits - also here
Background


Autism

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Biomarker for autism discovered
  2. July 13, 2011 - Study: Siblings of Autistic Kids Show Similar Brain Activity
Background


Aging and circadian rhythm

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Circadian Signs of Aging
Background, Background


Circadian clock resynchronization

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Newly discovered molecule essential to resetting 'body clocks' - also here
Background


Object recognition

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Neuroscientists uncover neural mechanisms of object recognition
Background


Neural stem cells and neurogenesis

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Researchers demystify a fountain of youth in the adult brain
Background, Background


Leptin, modulation of GABA output, and obesity

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Modulation of inhibitory output is key function of antiobesity hormone
Background, Background


Primate brain networks

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - New research reveals brain network connections
Background


Placebo effect

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - A closer look at the placebo effect
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Is meditation the push-up for the brain?
  2. July 14, 2011 - The secret to successful aging
  3. July 14, 2011 - Your brain on androids
  4. July 19, 2011 - Why Brains Get Creeped Out by Androids
Background


Learning and acetylcholine release in the hippocampus

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - Scientists discover new mechanism that may be important for learning and memory
Background, Background


Mental processes in learning

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - Our brains have multiple mechanisms for learning
Background


Neuronal development

References:
  1. July 14, 2011 - Researchers uncover a new piece of the puzzle in the development of our nervous system
Background


Brain's mirror system

References:
  1. July 15, 2011 - USC researchers explore the source of empathy in the brain - also here, here
  2. July 15, 2011 - Mirror system gets an assist
Background


Bilingualism

References:
  1. July 15, 2011 - Bilingualism seems to boost tots' minds
Background


Salt craving and the reward system

References:
  1. July 16, 2011 - Salt or cocaine, a fix is a basic instinct
Background



Health and medicine


Antibiotic resistance

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Scientists to tackle mutant gonorrhea 'superbug' at Que. conference
  2. July 11, 2011 - Gonorrhea strain resists all antibiotics
  3. July 11, 2011 - A new strain of gonorrhea is resistant to all currently available antibiotics
  4. July 11, 2011 - Scientists discover first gonorrhea strain resistant to all available antibiotics
  5. July 11, 2011 - New 'superbug' strain of gonorrhea resistant to all available antibiotics; researchers fear global outbreak
  6. July 11, 2011 - Scientists find first superbug strain of gonorrhea
  7. July 12, 2011 - Gonorrhea Superbug is Resistant to Usual Treatments
  8. July 12, 2011 - Drug-resistant gonorrhoea strain emerges
  9. July 13, 2011 - Research provides insight into new drug resistance in hospital microbes
  10. July 13, 2011 - Superbug gonorrhoea found in Japan
  11. July 14, 2011 - People who regularly drink tea or coffee may be less likely to carry the antibiotic-resistant "superbug" MRSA in their nostrils, a new study suggests.
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Cough Syrup Treats MS?
  2. July 11, 2011 - Poor bone health may start early in people with multiple sclerosis
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Neural stem progenitor cell transplantation's potential to aid spinal cord injury tested
  2. July 11, 2011 - New model for studying germ cell tumors in testes enlists embryonic stem cells
  3. July 12, 2011 - Artificially grown tooth transplanted into mouse
  4. July 13, 2011 - First Stem-Cell-Organ Transplant
  5. July 13, 2011 - Stem cells grow fully functional new teeth
  6. July 13, 2011 - Research Group Headed by Professor Takashi Tsuji Demonstrates Regenerating "Fully Functional Bioengineered Mature Tooth Unit"
  7. July 13, 2011 - Stem Cells Restore Cognitive Abilities Impaired by Brain Cancer Treatment
  8. July 13, 2011 - Protein switch controls how stem cells turn into new heart tissue
  9. July 13, 2011 - Stem cell treatment may restore cognitive function in patients with brain cancer
  10. July 13, 2011 - Stem cells restore cognitive abilities impaired by brain cancer treatment
  11. July 14, 2011 - Stem Cells Help Regain Memory
  12. July 14, 2011 - Firm launches two stem cell trials against blindness
  13. July 14, 2011 - Stem cell foundation for muscular dystrophy treatment
  14. July 14, 2011 - Study uses new stem cell therapy in patients up to 19 days after stroke
  15. July 15, 2011 - Precision gene targeting in stem cells corrects disease-causing mutations
  16. July 15, 2011 - New technique boosts efficiency of blood cell production from human stem cells
  17. July 20, 2011 - Japan researchers grow tooth in mouse kidney - also here
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Parkinson's disease patients may benefit from virtual-reality-based therapies
  2. July 11, 2011 - SUMO defeats protein aggregates that typify Parkinson's disease
  3. July 14, 2011 - A mutation in a protein-sorting gene is linked with Parkinson's disease
  4. July 15, 2011 - Genetic mutation linked to Parkinson's disease
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Could targeting the skin help prevent the spread of HIV?
  2. July 13, 2011 - Varying efficacy of HIV drug cocktails explained
  3. July 13, 2011 - CDC Trial and Another Major Study Find PrEP Can Reduce Risk of HIV Infection among Heterosexuals
  4. July 13, 2011 - Anti-HIV Pills Powerfully Protect Uninfected Heterosexuals
  5. July 13, 2011 - Pills found to be highly effective in preventing HIV transmission
  6. July 13, 2011 - Anti-HIV Drugs Help Prevent Infection in Heterosexuals
  7. July 13, 2011 - Pivotal study in Africa finds that HIV medications prevent HIV infection
  8. July 13, 2011 - VOICE study will continue as it considers what action to take after results of two trials
  9. July 13, 2011 - AIDS: HIV drugs boost prevention hopes
  10. July 13, 2011 - AIDS drugs designed to treat HIV can also be used to reduce dramatically the risk of infection among heterosexual couples, two studies conducted in Africa showed for the first time on Wednesday.
  11. July 13, 2011 - Once-daily AIDS pill can slash HIV infection risk
  12. July 13, 2011 - Drug stops HIV among hetero couples, not just gays - also here
  13. July 13, 2011 - AIDS: HIV drugs boost prevention hopes - also here
  14. July 13, 2011 - One cheap pill protects healthy people from HIV
  15. July 14, 2011 - Daily pill can prevent HIV infection
  16. July 14, 2011 - AIDS Drugs Can Prevent Infection, Studies Show
  17. July 14, 2011 - Anti-HIV pills protect heterosexuals from infection
  18. July 14, 2011 - Roll out treatment as prevention now to stop HIV and AIDS
  19. July 14, 2011 - Placebo of HIV Trials
  20. July 15, 2011 - A Daily Pill Can Prevent HIV Transmission, Two Studies Show
  21. July 15, 2011 - New drug adds to arsenal against AIDS
  22. July 19, 2011 - Studies confirm that antiretroviral drugs offer AIDS prevention
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Study finds new points of attack on breast cancers not fueled by estrogen
  2. July 11, 2011 - Epigenetic pathway and new drug show promise in reversing a hard-to-treat childhood cancer
  3. July 11, 2011 - PXR: A stepping stone from environmental chemical to cancer?
  4. July 11, 2011 - Rectal exams may benefit obese men more than normal-weight peers
  5. July 11, 2011 - Genome-scale study of 100 cell lines pinpoints vulnerabilities in ovarian cancer
  6. July 12, 2011 - Contact Allergies May Help Stymie Cancer
  7. July 12, 2011 - Contact allergies may trigger immune system defences to ward off cancer
  8. July 12, 2011 - Scientists discover DNA regions influencing prostate cancer risk
  9. July 12, 2011 - Indirubin -- Component Of Chinese herbal remedy might block brain tumor's spread
  10. July 12, 2011 - Cancer mortality rates are higher in men than women
  11. July 12, 2011 - Low dose naltrexone (LDN): Harnessing the body's own chemistry to treat human ovarian cancer
  12. July 12, 2011 - American men with cancer more likely to die than women
  13. July 13, 2011 - Study explains why men are at higher risk for stomach cancer
  14. July 13, 2011 - Progesterone inhibits growth of neuroblastoma cancer cells
  15. July 13, 2011 - PSA test for men could get a second life for breast cancer in women
  16. July 13, 2011 - Novel compound selectively kills cancer cells
  17. July 13, 2011 - Short-term hormone therapy plus radiation therapy increases survival for men with early-stage prostate cancer
  18. July 13, 2011 - Men more likely to die from cancer: study
  19. July 13, 2011 - Almost Every Type of Cancer Kills More Men Than Women, Study Shows
  20. July 14, 2011 - Lycopene may help prevent prostate cancer in african americans
  21. July 14, 2011 - Radiation response a meltdown in reason
  22. July 14, 2011 - Latest research shows how cancer cells react to chemotherapy
  23. July 14, 2011 - Lymphoma drug shrinks dog tumors, could lead to human treatment
  24. July 14, 2011 - Early-stage melanoma tumors contain clues to metastatic potential
  25. July 14, 2011 - Novel combined therapy extends life, diminishes pain in brain cancer patients
  26. July 14, 2011 - Protein may help diagnose and treat lymphoma in people and dogs
  27. July 17, 2011 - Researchers develop compound to block signaling of cancer-causing protein
  28. July 17, 2011 - Doctors aim to stop pancreatic cancer before it forms
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - New discovery throws light on blood pressure regulation
  2. July 11, 2011 - Salt diet dangers may be influenced by potassium - also here, here
  3. July 12, 2011 - Too much sitting is bad for your health
  4. July 12, 2011 - Climbing the social ladder seems to lessen high blood pressure risk
  5. July 12, 2011 - Low income, less education tied to high blood pressure in young adults
  6. July 12, 2011 - New genetic risk factor for sudden cardiac death identified
  7. July 13, 2011 - Modified fat diet key to lowering heart disease risk
  8. July 14, 2011 - Diesel fumes pose risk to heart as well as lungs, study shows
Background


MicroRNA and cancer

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Researchers identify key role of microRNAs in melanoma metastasis
Background, Background


Malaria

References:
  1. July 11, 2011 - Malaria parasites use camouflage to trick immune defences of pregnant women
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Molasses extract decreases obesity caused by a high-fat diet
Background


Exercise and effects of intestinal hormones

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - Effects of exercise on meal-related gut hormone signals
Background, Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - A 'nutty' solution to type 2 diabetes management
  2. July 14, 2011 - Benefit of blood glucose lowering to near-normal levels remains unclear
  3. July 14, 2011 - Dentists can identify people with undiagnosed diabetes
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. July 12, 2011 - New breast cancer model of mutant PI3K recapitulates features of human breast cancer
  2. July 13, 2011 - Scientists find link between immune system suppression, blood vessel formation in tumors
Background


Omega-3 fatty acids and inflammation

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Omega-3 reduces anxiety and inflammation in healthy students
Background, Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Molecules 'light up' Alzheimer's roots: Light-switching complex attaches itself to amyloid proteins
  2. July 14, 2011 - Alzheimer's prevention better than a cure
  3. July 15, 2011 - Natural chemical found in grapes may protect against Alzheimer's disease
  4. July 17, 2011 - Falls, eye test may give clues to Alzheimer's - also here
Background


Dementia

References:
  1. July 13, 2011 - Keeping up your overall health may keep dementia away
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. July 15, 2011 - Nanoparticles working in harmony
  2. July 15, 2011 - Polymeric nanoparticles attack head and neck cancer
Background


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