Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

March 07, 2009
RNA interference toward MMP-2 may be an effective therapeutic strategy for cancer
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive common tumors with an extremely poor prognosis.

Why are tribal populations free from clinical symptoms infection with H pylori strains?
A research group investigated the changing pattern of different histological parameters occurring in the stomach tissue of Helicobacter pylori infected asymytomatic tribals and duodenal ulcer patients.

May supplementation of docosahexaenoic acid suppress colon tumor cell growth?
Prostaglandin E2 is important in the tumorigenesis of colorectal cancer.

Aminoguanidine: An attractive line as a multi-modal avenue to overcome tumor
Aminoguanidine is a compound that decreases the production of nitric oxide, a molecule involved in many pathophysiological functions.

What is the role of the omentum in regenerating the liver?
Although the liver is a unique tissue which can regenerate after an acute injury it has been a challenge to induce such regeneration after chronic liver disease.

Innovative avionics enable search for habitable planets
The search for habitable planets continues with the March 6 launch of the Kepler spacecraft, the latest in NASA's series of low cost, highly focused Discovery missions.
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