The answer to a 20-year-old physiology question may offer clues for the treatment and prevention of thrombosis and its related conditions, as well as heart attacks.
Scientists are making the case that a vaccine against rhinoviruses, the predominant cause of the common cold, is achievable.
In a hopeful development for children born with congenital heart defects, scientists said Tuesday they had built artificial blood vessels which grew unaided when implanted into lambs, right into adulthood.
ETH researchers have discovered a molecule in liver cells that controls the release of fat into the bloodstream. This "lock keeper" is present in large quantities in overweight people and leads indirectly to vascular narrowing.
Crowdsourcing for scientific discovery: Researchers find novel ways to analyze data for drug and target discovery
In a unique project, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have crowdsourced the annotation and analysis of a large number of gene expression profiles from the National Center for Biotechnology Information's ...
Imagine yourself sitting in a noisy café trying to read. To focus on the book at hand, you need to ignore the surrounding chatter and clattering of cups, with your brain filtering out the irrelevant stimuli coming through ...
Soaring rates of population growth and ageing have long been seen as portending a global explosion of Alzheimer's, the debilitating disease that robs older people of their memory and independence.
The spread of malignant cells around the body, known as metastasis, is the leading cause of mortality in women with breast cancer.
Researchers have uncovered the normal function of a protein associated with Parkinson's disease, giving clues about what happens when it malfunctions.
Researchers harness targeted delivery of microRNAs to primary tumors in mice to block the movement of cancer
A new Tel Aviv University study finds that combining genetic therapy with chemotherapy delivered to a primary tumor site is extremely effective in preventing breast cancer metastasis.