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Volume 7, Number 3
January 21, 2008

Physical sciences and technology

Black holes
Supercomputers
Intergalactic hydrogen
Milky Way's black hole
Semiconductor chip miniaturization
Carbon nanotubes
Polar ice melt
Brain-computer interface
Astrochemistry
Graphene quantum dots
Ekpyrotic cosmology
DNA nanotechnology
Galaxies
Nanotechnology
Internal tides and climate
Solar cells
Global warming
Hollow-core optical fibers
Metamaterials
White dwarfs
Crystal formation
Mass patterns of supersymmetric particles
Cosmic strings

Life sciences

Brain-imaging studies
Epstein-Barr virus and cancer
Cancer stem cells
Integrins and T cell migration
Auditory perception
Yeast lifespan extension
Cancer biology
Antisense RNA and cancer
Evolution of sleep
Human genome
Aggression
MicroRNA and cancer
Mathematical model of fruit fly eyes
Evolutionary developmental biology
Nuclear pore complex
Cloned human blastocysts
Innate immune system
Mast cells and allergies
Postponment of senescent aging
Sheep genetics
P53 and molecular evolution
Selector gene for the cerebral cortex
Protein movement
Tissus plasminogen activator
Detection of visual or auditory changes
Human heart simulation
Messenger RNA quality control
SNPs and RNA splicing variation
Face recognition and crowding

Health and medicine

Heart regeneration
Cardiovascular disease
Hepatitis C
Cancer
Multiple sclerosis
Avian flu
AIDS
Metabolic syndrome
Diabetes
Lithium and dopamine signaling
Crohn's disease
Cholesterol-lowering drugs
Stem cells
Nanobiotechnology
Schizophrenia
Alzheimer's disease
Hepatitis B
Vaccines
Dopamine and depression
Parkinson's disease
Genes affecting obesity and body weight
Influenza vaccine
Malaria
Psoriasis
Type 1 diabetes
Protein suppression of ghrelin
Adipose tissue and inflammation
Insulin and resistin
Autism
Lupus
Sleep disruption and glucose processing



Physical sciences and technology


Black holes

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Photons orbit black hole 'roulette wheel'
  2. January 15, 2008 - Black Holes Spin Near Speed of Light
  3. January 18, 2008 - 'Monsters' blamed for extreme chaos in black holes
Background


Supercomputers

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Britain's fastest supercomputer unveiled
Background


Intergalactic hydrogen

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - View Of New Hydrogen Clouds In The M81 Group Of Galaxies
Background


Milky Way's black hole

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Radio Telescopes' Sharp Vision Yields Rich Payoffs
  2. January 17, 2008 - Milky Way's black hole probed closer than ever before
Background


Semiconductor chip miniaturization

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Pushing The Limits Of Computer Chip Miniaturization
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Scientists create darkest material
  2. January 15, 2008 - New material pushes the boundary of blackness
  3. January 16, 2008 - Nanotubes yield the blackest black
  4. January 16, 2008 - 'Darkest ever' material created
  5. January 23, 2008 - Blacker Than Black: Darkest Manmade Material Ever Made - also here, here
  6. January 23, 2008 - Nanotubes are the new black
  7. February 5, 2008 - The Darkest Material Ever Made
Background


Polar ice melt

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Antarctica lost more ice in last 10 years: study
  2. January 15, 2008 - Mapping of Greenland may aid understanding of sea-level mystery
  3. January 15, 2008 - Greenland thaw seen biggest in 50 years
  4. January 16, 2008 - Record Warm Summers Cause Extreme Ice Melt In Greenland - also here, here
  5. January 17, 2008 - Greenland glaciers dumping ice into Atlantic at faster pace
  6. January 18, 2008 - Alaska Glacier Speed-up Tied To Internal Plumbing Issues, Says Study - also here, here
Background


Brain-computer interface

References:
  1. January 15, 2008 - Monkey Think, Robot Do
  2. January 15, 2008 - Monkey's Thoughts Propel Robot, a Step That May Help Humans
  3. January 17, 2008 - Robot walks with monkey's brain
  4. January 17, 2008 - Monkey's Thoughts Make Robot Walk from Across the Globe
Background, Background


Astrochemistry

References:
  1. January 15, 2008 - Life's Ingredients Detected In Far Off Galaxy - also here, here
  2. January 18, 2008 - Life-forming chemicals in distant galaxy
  3. February 5, 2008 - Building Blocks of Life Detected in Distant Galaxy
Background


Graphene quantum dots

References:
  1. January 15, 2008 - Graphene quantum dot may solve some quantum computing problems
Background, Background, Background


Ekpyrotic cosmology

References:
  1. January 15, 2008 - Ekpyrotic cosmology resurfaces
Background


DNA nanotechnology

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - DNA 'fabricator' constructs walking DNA
Background


Galaxies

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - Unlocking Galactic Mysteries, Star Formation, Dark Matter
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - Scientists Create Carbon Nanopipettes That Are Smaller Than Cells And Measure Electric Current - also here, here
Background


Internal tides and climate

References:
  1. January 17, 2008 - Internal Waves Moving Across The Pacific Ocean Affect Global Climate System
Background, Background


Solar cells

References:
  1. January 17, 2008 - Research Project Aims To Make Solar Energy Technology Cheaper - also here
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. January 17, 2008 - 2007 Was Tied As Earth's Second Warmest Year - also here, here
  2. January 18, 2008 - Human activities contribute to California's global warming
  3. January 19, 2008 - Warning on rising Med Sea levels
  4. January 20, 2008 - Report warns of rise in Mediterranean
Background


Hollow-core optical fibers

References:
  1. January 17, 2008 - Discovery cuts cost of next generation optical fibers - also here
Background, Background


Metamaterials

References:
  1. January 17, 2008 - 'Cloak of silence' design is unveiled
Background


White dwarfs

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - Planet diet helps white dwarfs stay young and trim
Background


Crystal formation

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - Materials' Crystal Properties Illuminated By Mathematical 'Lighthouse' - also here, here
Background


Mass patterns of supersymmetric particles

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - Method Developed To Identify Sparticles In Big Bang Conditions - also here
Background


Cosmic strings

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - Could the Universe be tied up with cosmic string? - also here
  2. January 21, 2008 - Were cosmic strings seen in big bang afterglow?
  3. January 23, 2008 - Cosmic radiation strings physicists along
Background



Life sciences


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - High Prices Just Feel Good
  2. January 15, 2008 - Inflated price tags key to wine pleasure
  3. January 15, 2008 - High price makes wine more pleasurable
  4. January 15, 2008 - The higher the price, the more we like it
  5. January 18, 2008 - Rapid effects of intensive therapy seen in brains of patients with OCD
Background


Epstein-Barr virus and cancer

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Unique Role Of Cell Death Protein TRADD In Viral Signaling
  2. January 18, 2008 - Tricky Virus Exploits Host Cell Mechanism To Convert Healthy Cell Into Cancer Cell - also here
Background, Background


Cancer stem cells

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Stem Cells Make Bone Marrow Cancer Resistant To Treatment
  2. January 17, 2008 - Bull's eye target for child leukemia found: study
  3. January 17, 2008 - Tracking Leukemia's Starting Point
  4. January 17, 2008 - Twins yield leukaemia stem cells
  5. January 17, 2008 - Cancer stem cell marker also drives transcription in normal cells
  6. January 17, 2008 - Leukaemia cell culprit discovered
  7. January 18, 2008 - Scientists Uncover Role Of Cancer Stem Cell Marker: Controlling Gene Expression - also here, here
  8. January 24, 2008 - Leukemia-causing Cells Found
Background, Background


Integrins and T cell migration

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - New Way To Block Destructive Rush Of Immune Cells Found - also here, here
Background


Auditory perception

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Lend Me Your Ears, And The World Will Sound Very Different - also here, here
  2. January 15, 2008 - Auditory Neurons In Humans Far More Sensitive To Fine Sound Frequencies Than Most Mammals
Background


Yeast lifespan extension

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Life Expectancy Of Yeast Extended To 800 In Yeast Years, No Apparent Side Effects - also here
  2. January 14, 2008 - Organism Lives 10 Times as Long After Genetic Tinkering
  3. January 28, 2008 - Yeast Life Extended Ten Times; Offers Hope for Humans
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. January 15, 2008 - Cells That Promote Formation Of Lethal Lung Metastases Identified
  2. January 15, 2008 - Fruit Flies All Aglow Light The Way To Cancer Prevention
  3. January 18, 2008 - Eye Cancer Gene's Role In Retinal Development Defined - also here, here
  4. January 18, 2008 - New Pathway Provides More Clues About BRCA1 Role In Breast Cancer - also here, here
Background


Antisense RNA and cancer

References:
  1. January 15, 2008 - RNA Shown To Silence Cancer Suppressor Gene
Background, Background


Evolution of sleep

References:
  1. January 15, 2008 - Snoozing Worms Help Explain Evolution Of Sleep - also here
Background


Human genome

References:
  1. January 15, 2008 - Human Gene Count Tumbles Again
Background


Aggression

References:
  1. January 15, 2008 - Aggression As Rewarding As Sex, Food And Drugs, New Research Shows - also here
Background


MicroRNA and cancer

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - Molecules Might Identify High-risk Acute-leukemia Patients - also here, here
Background, Background


Mathematical model of fruit fly eyes

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - Mathematical Model Of Fruit Fly Eyes Created - also here
Background


Evolutionary developmental biology

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - Mice Given Bat-like Forelimbs Through Gene Switch - also here
Background


Nuclear pore complex

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - New model of a nuclear pore complex is based on crystal structure of its key component
Background


Cloned human blastocysts

References:
  1. January 17, 2008 - First cloned human embryo created from skin cell
  2. January 17, 2008 - U.S. company claims cloned humans and made stem cells
  3. January 17, 2008 - California company sees fertile ground in stem cells
  4. January 17, 2008 - Human Embryos Cloned From Skin Cells
  5. January 17, 2008 - US team makes embryo clone of men
  6. January 17, 2008 - Scientists Make Human Embryo Clones - also here, here, here, here, here
  7. January 17, 2008 - Human embryos cloned from adult cells
  8. January 18, 2008 - First 'proven' human cloned embryo
  9. January 22, 2008 - Cloned Human Embryo Created From Skin Cells
Background


Innate immune system

References:
  1. January 17, 2008 - New Player In Innate Immune Response Discovered - also here
Background


Mast cells and allergies

References:
  1. January 17, 2008 - How Allergic Reactions Are Triggered - also here, here
Background


Postponment of senescent aging

References:
  1. January 17, 2008 - How Some Plants And Animals Appear To Defy The Aging Process
Background, Background, Background


Sheep genetics

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - Fading black sheep cast light on evolution
  2. January 18, 2008 - Secret Of Scottish Sheep Evolution Discovered - also here
Background


P53 and molecular evolution

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - Evolution Of Human Genome's 'Guardian' Gives People Unique Protections From DNA Damage - also here
Background


Selector gene for the cerebral cortex

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - Discovery Of 'Creator' Gene For Cerebral Cortex Points To Potential Stem Cell Treatments - also here
Background


Protein movement

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - Shedding Light On Protein-drug Interactions - also here, here
Background


Tissus plasminogen activator

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - How The Brain Regulates Blood Flow To Neurons: Powerful Enzyme Could Play Key Role In Alzheimer's Disease - also here
Background


Detection of visual or auditory changes

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - The human brain: Detective of auditory and visual change - also here, here
Background


Human heart simulation

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - World's biggest heart model simulated
Background, Background


Messenger RNA quality control

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - Researcher in RNA biology makes waves by challenging current thinking - also here, here
Background


SNPs and RNA splicing variation

References:
  1. January 20, 2008 - Tiny Genetic Differences Have Huge Consequences - also here
Background


Face recognition and crowding

References:
  1. January 20, 2008 - Face Facts: People Don't Stand Out In A Crowd - also here, here
Background



Health and medicine


Heart regeneration

References:
  1. January 13, 2008 - Hopes of custom-built organs as scientists create beating heart
  2. January 14, 2008 - Scientists regrow heart - and it beats
  3. January 14, 2008 - U.S. scientists create beating hearts in lab
  4. January 14, 2008 - Beating heart created in laboratory
  5. January 14, 2008 - Building a New Heart From Old Tissue
  6. January 14, 2008 - Beating Heart Created In Laboratory: Method May Revolutionize How Organ Tissues Are Developed - also here
  7. January 14, 2008 - 'Spare part heart' beats in lab
  8. January 14, 2008 - Team Creates Rat Heart Using Cells of Baby Rats
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Small brain bleeds tied to blood pressure
  2. January 14, 2008 - Calcium build-up predicts heart attacks
  3. January 14, 2008 - Can Your Brain Control Your Blood Pressure?
  4. January 14, 2008 - Heart Tests Offer New Options For Diagnosis
  5. January 14, 2008 - Twin Studies Reveal Genetic Components Leading To Cardiac Disease
  6. January 15, 2008 - Fish Oil May Be Helpful To Some And Harmful To Others - also here, here
  7. January 15, 2008 - Aspirin in Heart Attack Prevention: How Much, How Long?
  8. January 15, 2008 - Study: Celecoxib can cause arrhythmias
  9. January 16, 2008 - Study suggests heart risk from calcium supplements
  10. January 16, 2008 - Celecoxib Can Adversely Affect Heart Rhythm, Study Suggests
  11. January 16, 2008 - Calcium pills 'raise heart risk'
  12. January 16, 2008 - Calcium pills bad for heart? Not so fast
  13. January 17, 2008 - Lipoic Acid Could Reduce Atherosclerosis, Weight Gain - also here
  14. January 17, 2008 - Calcium Supplements May Increase Heart Attacks In Older Women
  15. January 18, 2008 - Increased risk of heart attack or stroke for patients who are resistant to aspirin - also here, here
  16. January 18, 2008 - Immune therapy 'cuts heart risk'
  17. January 19, 2008 - Depression And Anxiety Can Double Chances Of Heart Ailments - also here, here
Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Schering says hepatitis drug matches Roche drug
  2. January 18, 2008 - Hepatitis C Virus Affects Many Organs And Tissues, Not Just Liver - also here, here
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Older patients found to need less chemo with MabThera
  2. January 14, 2008 - U.S. FDA clears new genetic breast cancer test
  3. January 15, 2008 - Hormones raise breast cancer risk quickly: study
  4. January 16, 2008 - More genes linked to prostate cancer
  5. January 16, 2008 - How Does Fu-Zheng-Jie-Du-Decoction Act On PTEN Expression In Hepatocellular Carcinoma? - also here
  6. January 16, 2008 - New Significance Of LVD And Angiogenic MVD Is Identified In Human Primary SCRC - also here
  7. January 16, 2008 - Combined Hormone Replacement Therapy Increases Risk Of Lobular Breast Cancer Fourfold After Just 3 Years Of Use - also here, here
  8. January 16, 2008 - Proteomics Prove Accurate in Identifying Liver Cancer, Study Suggests - also here
  9. January 16, 2008 - Certain Hormonal Dietary Supplements Might Promote Prostate Cancer Progression, Study Finds - also here, here, here
  10. January 16, 2008 - Findings Point To Molecular 'Achilles Heel' For Half Of Breast Cancer Tumors - also here, here
  11. January 16, 2008 - Acrylamide In Food May Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer, New Findings Suggest
  12. January 16, 2008 - Why men are more prone to liver cancer - also here
  13. January 16, 2008 - Five-year U.K. breast cancer trial starts
  14. January 16, 2008 - Hormone therapy raises cancer risk
  15. January 16, 2008 - Black women get cancer 'earlier'
  16. January 16, 2008 - Gene Combo May Hike Prostate Cancer Risk
  17. January 17, 2008 - Virus may cause rare but deadly skin cancer
  18. January 17, 2008 - Genes Key To High Liver Cancer Rates In Men
  19. January 17, 2008 - Blood Test Can Gauge Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Shows
  20. January 17, 2008 - Indian Medicinal Plant May Combat Liver Cancer - also here, here
  21. January 17, 2008 - Gene markers located for hereditary prostate cancer
  22. January 18, 2008 - NICE guidelines on breast cancer follow-up need urgent revision - also here
  23. January 18, 2008 - Diet and lifestyle critical to recovery, says study - also here
  24. January 18, 2008 - Plant pathogen yields substance to fight neuroblastoma - also here, here
  25. January 18, 2008 - New gene test for prostate cancer at hand
  26. January 18, 2008 - Combined radiation seed, chemotherapy wafer implants show promise in treating cancerous brain tumors
  27. January 18, 2008 - Lifestyle 'a big impact on drugs'
  28. January 19, 2008 - Further Breakthroughs For Breast Cancer Patients - also here
  29. January 19, 2008 - Newly Discovered Virus Linked To Deadly Skin Cancer - also here
  30. January 19, 2008 - Night lights may foster cancer
  31. January 20, 2008 - Effects of Antioxidant Supplements On Cancer Are Mixed
  32. January 20, 2008 - Discovery Major Step Forward In Treating Leukemia
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Study finds why some benefit from MS drug
  2. January 17, 2008 - Genetic Differences May Help Explain Response To Multiple Sclerosis Treatment - also here, here
Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Indonesian woman dies of bird flu: health official
  2. January 15, 2008 - India confirms new bird flu outbreak is H5N1 strain
  3. January 15, 2008 - India confirms new bird flu outbreak is H5N1 strain
  4. January 15, 2008 - Indonesian teenage girl dies of bird flu
  5. January 15, 2008 - India reports fresh bird flu outbreak
  6. January 16, 2008 - India culls chickens after bird flu
  7. January 16, 2008 - Fourth swan tests positive for H5N1 bird flu in UK
  8. January 17, 2008 - India and Bangladesh struggle to rein in bird flu spread
  9. January 17, 2008 - Bird flu may be spread indirectly, WHO says
  10. January 17, 2008 - Bird flu strikes several farms in Bangladesh
  11. January 17, 2008 - Bird flu spread through India
  12. January 18, 2008 - H5N1 bird flu virus hits ducks, geese in northern Iran
  13. January 18, 2008 - Ukraine finds H5N1 bird flu in Crimea
  14. January 18, 2008 - Indonesian boy dies of bird flu
  15. January 18, 2008 - Indonesia reports 97th bird flu death
  16. January 18, 2008 - Ignorance of dangers hampers India bird flu fight
  17. January 19, 2008 - Bird flu spreads to new districts in India's east - also here
  18. January 19, 2008 - India struggles to contain bird flu as farmers resist cull
  19. January 20, 2008 - India bird flu spreads as farmers resist cull
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Cell Protein Found That Literally Nips HIV In The Bud - also here
  2. January 16, 2008 - T-cell 'Nanotubes' May Explain How HIV Virus Conquers Human Immune System - also here
  3. January 16, 2008 - HIV variant might help vaccine search
  4. January 17, 2008 - Existing Antiretroviral Drugs May Thwart Vaginal HIV Transmission, Researchers Report - also here
  5. January 18, 2008 - Researchers reveal HIV peptide's possible pathway into the cell - also here, here
  6. January 19, 2008 - FDA Approves HIV Drug Etravirine - also here, here, here
Background


Metabolic syndrome

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Overcoming Metabolic Syndrome
Background, Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Scientists Identify New Mechanism of Insulin Resistance
  2. January 16, 2008 - Once-irrelevant Compound May Have Medical Role In Preventing Diabetes Complications
Background


Lithium and dopamine signaling

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Researchers Discover How Lithium Works
Background


Crohn's disease

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - FDA OKs Tysabri to Fight Crohn's Disease - also here
Background


Cholesterol-lowering drugs

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - Cholesterol Drug Zetia Doesn't Cut Heart Attack Risk: Study - also here
  2. January 15, 2008 - Vytorin takes a big hit
  3. January 15, 2008 - Don't panic over heart drug news, U.S. group advises
  4. January 15, 2008 - Drug Doesn't Slow Artery Clogs, Study Says
  5. January 15, 2008 - Research finds Vytorin no better than generic drug
  6. January 17, 2008 - New Questions on Treating Cholesterol
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. January 14, 2008 - True neural stem cells?
  2. January 16, 2008 - Identification Of A Novel Neural Stem Cell Type - also here
  3. January 17, 2008 - Human blood stem cells are multiplied 20-fold in culture
  4. January 19, 2008 - Mechanism That Controls Activation Of Stem Cells During Hair Regeneration Identified - also here
  5. January 20, 2008 - Stem cells help mice with muscular dystrophy: study
  6. January 20, 2008 - Stem Cell Research Aims To Tackle Parkinson's Disease - also here, here
  7. January 21, 2008 - Muscular dystrophy stem cell hope
  8. January 22, 2008 - Stem-cell Transplantation Improves Muscles In Muscular Dystrophy Animal Model, Researchers Report - also here
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. January 15, 2008 - Iron nanobeads can control immune system
  2. January 16, 2008 - Nanoparticles Generate Supersonic Shock Waves to Target Cancer
  3. January 16, 2008 - Nanotubes Help Advance Brain Tumor Research - also href
  4. January 16, 2008 - Gold Nanoparticles Shine Brightly in Tumors
Background


Schizophrenia

References:
  1. January 15, 2008 - Genes may interact with obstetric complications to boost schizophrenia risk
  2. January 18, 2008 - Toxoplasma Infection Increases Risk Of Schizophrenia, Study Suggests - also here, here
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - Study sees no Alzheimer's protection from statins
  2. January 16, 2008 - New Method Developed To Identify Genetic Determinants Of Alzheimer's Disease - also here
  3. January 17, 2008 - Portable Device Quickly Detects Early Alzheimer's - also here, here
  4. January 17, 2008 - Cholesterol-lowering Drugs May Not Prevent Alzheimer's Disease, According To New Study - also here
  5. January 17, 2008 - Engineered mice provide insight into Alzheimer's disease
  6. January 18, 2008 - Altering brain's lipid metabolism reduces Alzheimer's plaques in mice - also here
  7. January 18, 2008 - Evidence found for genes that affect risk of developing Alzheimer's disease - also here, here
  8. January 18, 2008 - Alzheimer's molecule is a smart speed bump on the nerve-cell transport highway - also here, here
Background


Hepatitis B

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - Antiviral Treatment For Hepatitis B: Early Detection Of Lamivudine-resistant Mutants - also here, here
Background


Vaccines

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - Looking For Smaller, Cheaper, One-dose Vaccines - also here
Background


Dopamine and depression

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - Nature And Nurture Are Both To Blame For Depression, Study Says - also here
Background, Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - Unprecedented Method Predicts ALS, Parkinson's Disease - also here, here
Background


Genes affecting obesity and body weight

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - Body Weight Influenced By Thousands Of Genes - also here, here
Background


Influenza vaccine

References:
  1. January 16, 2008 - Flu Vaccine: Cell Death Suppression Increases Efficacy Of M2 Vaccines - also here
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. January 17, 2008 - Monkey Malaria Widespread In Humans And Potentially Fatal - also here, here
  2. January 18, 2008 - Monkey malaria more widespread in humans: study
Background


Psoriasis

References:
  1. January 17, 2008 - Psoriasis Drug Effective In Children And Adults, Study Suggests - also here
Background


Type 1 diabetes

References:
  1. January 17, 2008 - Type 1 Diabetes Triggered By 'Lazy' Regulatory T-cells - also here, here
Background, Background


Protein suppression of ghrelin

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - Study explains how protein keeps hunger at bay
Background


Adipose tissue and inflammation

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - Seeing Is Believing: Visualizing Inflammation In Fat Tissue
Background, Background


Insulin and resistin

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - How Does Insulin Influence Resistin? - also here, here
Background


Autism

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - New Approach To Detect Autism Earlier
Background


Lupus

References:
  1. January 18, 2008 - New genetic mutation that halts the development of lupus found - also here, here
  2. January 20, 2008 - Gene studies home in on lupus cause
Background


Sleep disruption and glucose processing

References:
  1. January 19, 2008 - Sleep disruption and glucose processing
Background, Background


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