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A spoonful of medicine goes down a lot easier if there is a dog or cat around. Having pets is helpful for women living with HIV/AIDS and managing their chronic illness, according to a new study from the Frances Payne Bolton ...
Health Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People with mental illness have gotten a bad rap in past research studies, being labeled the group of people with the highest return rates to prison. But a researcher from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the complicated life cycle of ancient flatworms that cause schistosomiasis, Case Western Reserve University researchers have identified a gene activator crucial to development of the parasites within humans a potential ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Normal everyday life for parents requires organization. Parents of children who require ventilators, oxygen, IVs and other tools to live, those day-to-day tasks can be time-consuming, difficult and stressful on the family. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Bingo, a popular activity in nursing homes, senior centers and assisted-living facilities, has benefits that extend well beyond socializing. Researchers found high-contrast, large bingo cards boost thinking and playing skills ...
Neuroscience Jan 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A manmade package filled with nature's bone-building ingredients delivers the goods over time and space to heal serious bone injuries faster than products currently available, Cleveland researchers have found.
Medical research Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A lab discovery is a step toward implantable replacement cartilage, holding promise for knees, shoulders, ears and noses damaged by osteoarthritis, sports injuries and accidents.
Medical research Dec 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A mutation on the surface of human red blood cells provides protection against malaria caused by the parasite Plasmodium vivax, research led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine shows.
Medical research Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
One of the earliest known impairments caused by Alzheimer's disease - loss of sense of smell can be restored by removing a plaque-forming protein in a mouse model of the disease, a study led by a Case Western Reserve ...
Neuroscience Nov 30, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (8) | 2 |
Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine researchers found the human body is better at fighting gum disease when fat cells, which trigger inflammation, disappear.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study of teens undergoing substance abuse treatment finds helping others helps the adolescent helper by reducing cravings for alcohol and drugs, a major precipitator of relapse. These novel findings stem from the "Helping ...
Health Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A hard probe inserted in the cerebral cortex of a rat model turns nearly as pliable as the surrounding gray matter in minutes, and induces less of the tough scarring that walls off hard probes that do not change, researchers ...
Neuroscience Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Osteoporosis is blamed for backbone fractures. The real culprit could well be our own vertebrae, which evolved to absorb the pounding of upright walking, researchers at Case Western Reserve University say.
Medical research Oct 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Virtual brains modeling epilepsy and schizophrenia display less complexity among functional connections, and other differences compared to healthy brain models, researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine ...
Neuroscience Oct 14, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2 |
African-American women develop functional health challenges earlier than their fellow seniors, researchers say
Health Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0