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A new study published online in the journal Nature suggests it might be possible to develop vaccines to prevent premature birth and other pregnancy complications. If so, such vaccines would be the first intended to stimul ...
Immunology Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists have discovered the first direct evidence that a biological mechanism long suspected in epilepsy is capable of triggering the brain seizures – opening the door for studies to seek improved treatments or even ...
Neuroscience Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research indicates marijuana-like compounds called endocannabinoids alter genes and biological signals critical to the formation of a normal placenta during pregnancy and may contribute to pregnancy complications like ...
Medical research Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Persistent and loud snoring in young children is associated with problem behaviors, according to a new study published online in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that echocardiography be included as part of screenings to help identify student athletes with heart problems that could lead to sudden death.
Cardiology Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The HPV vaccine not only has resulted in a decrease in human papillomavirus infection in immunized teens but also in teens who were not immunized.
Pediatrics Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The first landmark randomized clinical trial for a cardiac drug regimen in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is testing whether earlier treatment can stop or slow down heart damage that usually kills people with the disease.
Medical research Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research in Nature Medicine shows that boosting a protein pathway in the body's blood making system protects mice from otherwise fatal radiation poisoning.
Other Jun 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
An experimental treatment that combines intense chemotherapy with a radioactive isotope linked to synthesized neurotransmitter is being tested in newly diagnosed cases of high-risk neuroblastoma a deadly, hard-to-cure ...
Cancer Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have discovered a new function for a protein that protects cells during injury and could eventually translate into treatment for conditions ranging from cardiovascular disease to Alzheimer's.
Medical research Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers have rejuvenated aged hematopoietic stem cells to be functionally younger, offering intriguing clues into how medicine might one day fend off some of the ailments of old age.
Medical research May 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have taken a critical step in understanding how allergic reactions occur after identifying a genetic signature for regulation of a key immune hormone, interleukin (IL-13).
Immunology Mar 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study of three diets with obese children shows that all diets are effective in managing weight but that a reduced glycemic load diet one that accounts for how many carbs are in the food and how much each gram ...
Health Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have identified a genetic signature for a severe, often painful food allergy eosinophilic esophagitis that could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment for children unable to eat a wide variety ...
Immunology Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists have developed a unique compound that in laboratory tests blocks inflammation-causing molecules in blood cells known to fuel ailments like cancer and cardiovascular disease without causing harmful toxicity.
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |