Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 15, 1996
Tacrolimus Stops Rejection Of Kidney Transplants
Tacrolimus (FK506) can reverse refractory rejection of transplanted kidneys in 75% of cases says a report from 13 of the country's leading transplant centers.

OHSU Scientists Discover Potassium Channel Important In Mental Concentration
Scientits have discovered a new family of molecules that play a key role in regulating how we pay attention.

Association With Body Mass Index In Young Women, Psychiatric Symptoms, And Interaction With The Dopamine d2 Receptor (DRD2) Gene.
Researchers at City of Hope National Medical Center examined a genetically variable region close to the human obesity gene and found that genetic variants next to that gene are associated with obesity in young women, and with depression and anxiety, two of the behaviors most often associated with obesity.
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