Whole genome sequencing of the DNA code of three prenatal samples provided a detailed map of the locations of their chromosomal abnormalities in 14 days, scientists reported today at the American Society of Human Genetics ...
Genetics Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Dartmouth researchers have found that duration of ibuprofen use was associated with a reduced risk of bladder cancer in patients in northern New England, which has a high mortality rate of this disease.
Cancer Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Vancouver researchers have discovered the cellular pathway that causes lung-damaging inflammation in cystic fibrosis (CF), and that reducing the pathway's activity also decreases inflammation. The finding offers a potential ...
Inflammatory disorders Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have discovered a new gene that regulates hemoglobin synthesis during red blood cell formation. The findings advance the biomedical community's understanding and treatment ...
Medical research Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Structure of a bond formed by two proteins critical for hearing and balance described for the first time
Researchers have mapped the precise 3-D atomic structure of a thin protein filament critical for cells in the inner ear and calculated the force necessary to pull it apart.
Medical research Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—UC Irvine researchers have created a new stem cell-derived cell type with unique promise for treating neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Activating the 'mind's eye': Scientists teach blind to read, recognize objects with sounds (w/ Video)
Common wisdom has it that if the visual cortex in the brain is deprived of visual information in early infanthood, it may never develop properly its functional specialization, making sight restoration later ...
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
Why do our brains make more mistakes when we act quickly? A new study demonstrates how the brain follows Ben Franklin's famous dictum, "Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste."
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Biogenic amines may be one of the factors responsible for symptoms such as headaches, gastro-intestinal disorders, shortness of breath, fall in blood pressure, and even unconsciousness and cardiac arrhythmia ...
Health Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The brain's two hippocampal formations – one in each hemisphere's temporal lobe, medial to the inferior horn of the lateral ventricle and typically referring to the dentate gyrus, the ...
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3 |
When a patient is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the disease has usually already progressed over several years and damage to areas such as blood vessels and eyes has already taken place. To find a test that indicates who ...
Diabetes Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at Dalhousie University have discovered a new technique using "computer-aided" drug design that may lead to an entirely new approach in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD).
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP)—WellPoint says its third-quarter net income rose 1 percent, as the nation's second largest health insurer trimmed expenses to balance flat revenue and an enrollment decline.
Other Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Recently discovered stem cell population could one day provide useful source material for kidney repair
Within every human kidney, millions of filtration units known as nephrons are hard at work clearing metabolic waste products from the blood. Given the dirty work they perform, one might expect that the cells ...
Medical research Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Ultrafiltration was no more effective in removing excess fluid from the heart than using standard treatment including diuretics to reduce congestion in heart failure patients, according to late-breaking clinical trial resea ...
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