Archive: 12/21/2012

Re-tuning responses in the visual cortex

New research led by Shigeru Tanaka of the University of Electro-Communications and visiting scientist at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute has shown that the responses of cells in the visual cortex can be ...

Dec 21, 2012
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Rebuilding blood vessels through gene therapy

(Medical Xpress)—Diagnosed with severe coronary artery disease, a group of patients too ill for or not responding to other treatment options decided to take part in a clinical trial testing angiogenic gene therapy to help ...

Dec 21, 2012
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Tips for having a heart-healthy holiday

(Medical Xpress)—It's the season of joy, peace and goodwill, but it's also the time of year that brings a spike in heart attacks with most occurring on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Dec 21, 2012
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Health Survey for England reveals a nation in pain

Today's Health Survey for England reveals more than 14 million sufferers of chronic pain - pain which has lasted for more than three months. The study found that pain is more common among some groups than others, pain incurs ...

Dec 21, 2012
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