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(Medical Xpress)—Don't put all your eggs in one basket. Most of us have heard this old adage applied to many of life's decisions, from planting crops, to dating, to buying stock. Spread your resources to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2013 | 4 / 5 (10) | 1 |
A team of student researchers and their professors from 20 laboratories around the country have gotten a new view of cancer cells. The work could shed light on the transforming physical properties of these cells as they metastasize, ...
Cancer Apr 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
When disease-causing invaders like bacteria infect a human host, cells of various types swing into action, coordinating their activities to address the threat.
Immunology Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
New and increasingly sophisticated vaccines are taking aim at a broad range of disease-causing pathogens, targeting them with greater effectiveness at lower cost and with improved measures to ensure safety.
Medical research Nov 05, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 5 |
Despite advances in both the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, the disease remains a leading worldwide health concern.
Cancer Jan 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
At the most basic level, the immune system must distinguish self from non-self, that is, it must discriminate between the molecular signatures of invading pathogens (non-self antigens) and cellular constituents that usually ...
Medical research Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Are your bones getting stronger or weaker? Right now, it's hard to know. Scientists at Arizona State University and NASA are taking on this medical challenge by developing and applying a technique that originated ...
Medical research May 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A special feature in this week's issue of the journal Science highlights protein array technology, touching on research conducted by Joshua LaBaer, director of the Biodesign Institute's Virginia G. Piper ...
Medical research May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Infectious diseases -- both old and new -- continue to exact a devastating toll, causing some 13 million fatalities per year around the world.
Medical research May 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Could a passing mood influence your financial portfolio for decades to come? Can impulses you inherited from your cave-man ancestors influence your financial decisions in the modern world in ways that may have lifelong consequences?
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 20, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
On August 26, 1976, a time bomb exploded in Yambuku, a remote village in Zaire, (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo). A threadlike virus known as Ebola had emerged, soon earning a grim distinction as ...
Medical research Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—While the United States has largely been spared the scourge of mosquito-borne diseases endemic to the developing world—including yellow fever, malaria and dengue fever—mosquito-related ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The human brain evolved to ensure our survival. One example of that survival instinct is our sense of competition historically, its part of what drives us to wage wars over power and resources. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
After giving a talk at a university in Texas, Kory Floyd received an unusual request from an audience member. The young man asked for a prescription for the health booster Floyd had discussed in his presentation.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Marcus Santellan's aunt says he's more talkative at home, using longer sentences, now that he's in an exercise program at Arizona State University. The young man with Down syndrome (DS) ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 06, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |