The substitution of brand-name antiepileptic drugs with cheaper generic equivalents has been an ongoing point of contention among doctors, federal officials and people with epilepsy.
Medications Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
What if we could engineer a liver or kidney from a patient's own stem cells? How about helping regenerate tissue damaged by diseases such as osteoporosis and arthritis? A new UCLA study bring scientists a little closer to ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
New research looks at whether clot-busting drugs can safely be given to children who have strokes. The research was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans ...
Neuroscience Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most people only think about drinking water when they are thirsty; but by then it may already be too late.
Health Feb 17, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
If you develop pregnancy-related hypertensive disorders or diabetes, you may have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease later in life, according to research in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
University at Buffalo researchers are expressing concern about a new, under-recognized, much more potent variant of a common bacterium that has surfaced in the U.S.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Noroviruses are believed to make up half of all food-borne disease outbreaks in the United States, causing incapacitating (and often violent) stomach flu. These notorious human pathogens are responsible for 90 percent of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Paula Deen, the queen of Southern cuisine, created a hoopla last month when she revealed that she has Type 2 diabetes and has known about it for three years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- Health officials say the flu season is finally here - the slowest start in nearly 25 years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While babies are born ready to learn any of the world's languages, the crucial developmental period when they attune to their native languages can change due to environmental influences such as maternal depression or a bilingual ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
T-cells are the immune system's security force. They seek out pathogens and rogue cells in the body and put them out of action. Their precursors are formed in the bone marrow and migrate from there into the ...
Medical research Feb 17, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
How we perceive the world tells us a lot about how the brain processes sensory information.
Neuroscience Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Some 90 percent of people are exposed to the Epstein Barr virus (EBV) at some point in their life. Even though it is quickly cleared from the body, the virus can linger silently for years in small numbers of infected B cells. ...
Medical research Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Worried that your children aren't getting enough sleep? You're not alone. As one prominent educational psychologist put it, "Physicians and writers on school hygiene agree that children are likely to receive less sleep than ...
Health Feb 17, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Further work carried out on mice suggests that this gene plays a part in motor network cross-over. Cross-over is a key factor in the transmission of brain signals, because it allows the right side of the brain to control ...
Genetics Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0