As a youngster, remember your mother warning you that watching too much television would give you square eyes? That might not be true, but a new study, published today in BioMed Central's open access journal International Jo ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- A three-year study by researchers at the University of Stirling has found that reflexology to the upper half of the left foot (the heart reflex point) had an effect on the hearts of healthy volunteers.
Cardiology Jul 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Your genes determine much about you, but environment can have a strong influence on your genes even before birth, with consequences that can last a lifetime. In a study published online in Genome Research, researchers have f ...
Genetics Jul 15, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 9 |
Despite ongoing public health efforts, E. coli outbreaks continue to infiltrate the food supply, annually causing significant sickness and death throughout the world. But the research community is gaining ground. In a majo ...
Medical research Jul 15, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Researchers have linked newly discovered gene mutations to some cases of the progressive fatal neurological disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Shedding light on how ALS destroys ...
Genetics Jul 15, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Novel technique for delivering multiple cancer treatments may solve hurdle for combinatorial drug therapies
Cancers are notorious for secreting chemicals that confuse the immune system and thwarting biological defenses.
Cancer Jul 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
German doctors are seeking an urgent clarification from the government over religious circumcision after a court ruling calling it a criminal act prompted an international outcry.
Other Jul 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 38
Dr. Pierce Vatterott and his team of nurses and technicians worked smoothly and efficiently in the chilly catheter lab at St. Paul's United Hospital. It was complex and potentially risky work, removing four leads - wires ...
Cardiology Jul 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A cure for AIDS remains a distant prospect but a host of drug treatments and other advances have fueled fresh hope that new human immunodeficiency virus infections may some day be halted for good.
HIV & AIDS Jul 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
A Chinese province urged parents Sunday to seek immediate treatment for children showing symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease after official figures showed 112 people died from the illness last month.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As athletes get ready to smash Olympic records in London, scientists are in a high-stakes race of their own to develop a test that will unmask anyone altering their genes in a desperate quest for gold.
Other Jul 15, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients who undergo repeated anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions, or repeat revision surgery, are unlikely to return to prior activity levels despite showing basic functional improvement according to research ...
Surgery Jul 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0