A constellation of defective proteins suspected in causing a malfunction in the body's ability to repair its own DNA could be the link scientists need to prove a new class of drugs will be effective in treating a broad range ...
Cancer Jan 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A key protein potentially involved in regulating breast cancer progression has been identified by researchers at Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y. Led by professor Costel Darie, the team worked to identify the binding ...
Cancer Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
German chemicals distributor Brenntag denied Friday any wrongdoing in the health scandal surrounding French-made breast implants.
Other Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two major German employers' lobby groups called on Friday for workers to be banned from smoking cigarettes during work hours, saying it harmed productivity and cost firms money.
Health Jan 13, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study includes some unexpected findings about the immune systems of smoke-inhalation patients.
Health Jan 13, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
A study about how wearing contact lenses affects glaucoma measurements has been named the top presentation at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine's annual St. Albert's Day research symposium.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The blood-brain barrier is essential for maintaining the brain's stable environmentpreventing entry of harmful viruses and bacteria and isolating the brain's specific hormonal and neurotransmitter activity from that ...
Medical research Jan 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Are you someone who easily recognises everyone you've ever met? Or maybe you struggle, even with familiar faces? It is already known that we are better at recognising faces from our own race but researchers have only recently ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 13, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
"The overactive bladder syndrome has become an accepted way to simplify a complex array of symptoms and leads people to believe that an overactive bladder is an independent disease in itself. However, the truth is not as ...
Cancer Jan 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
As tissue slides are more routinely digitized to aid interpretation, a software program whose design was led by the University of Michigan Health System is proving its utility.
Cancer Jan 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The University of Kentucky will be the first site in the state and one of a select few in the entire country participating in the first stages of a groundbreaking study to investigate the effects of MultiStem, a human adult ...
Medical research Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More than 32 million people in the United States have autoantibodies, which are proteins made by the immune system that target the body's tissues and define a condition known as autoimmunity, a study shows. The first nationally ...
Medical research Jan 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(AP) -- The top U.S. health official administered polio vaccination drops to children in New Delhi on Friday as India marked one year since its last case of the crippling disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common disease that can result in blindness. It is caused by cell death in the eyes retina, which is partly responsible for transforming visual stimuli into ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
How do psychologists gauge scientific impact? One way is the so-called journal impact factor, or JIF, a ranking of a journal derived from the number of citations by other authors to all of the articles it has ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |