Duke University Medical Center
What can a fish tell us about human brain development? Researchers at Duke University Medical Center transplanted a set of human genes into a zebrafish and then used it to identify genes responsible for head ...
Pediatrics May 16, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Advanced high-speed gene-sequencing has been used in the clinical setting to find diagnoses for seven children out of a dozen who were experiencing developmental delays and congenital abnormalities for mysterious reasons.
Pediatrics May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers have forecast the cost savings and rise in obesity prevalence over the next two decades in a new public health study.
Health May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
If you don't like the taste of pork, the reason may be that your genes cause you to smell the meat more intensely, according to a new study.
Genetics May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Obese people who consume increased amounts of fructose, a type of sugar that is found in particular in soft drinks and fruit juices, are at risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NFALD) and more its more severe forms, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have shown the ability to turn scar tissue that forms after a heart attack into heart muscle cells using a new process that eliminates the need for stem cell transplant.
Cardiology Apr 26, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 2 |
Just a handful of cells in the embryo are all that's needed to form the outer layer of pumping heart muscle in an adult zebrafish.
Medical research Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients with voice problems have nearly as many days of short-term disability claim and work productivity losses as those with chronic conditions like asthma, heart disease and depression, according to new findings from ...
Health Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An international team of scientists, led by researchers from the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Duke-NUS) in Singapore and National Cancer Centre of Singapore, has identified hundreds of novel genes that are mutated in ...
Genetics Apr 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An anecdotal observation of a possible link between sleep apnea and post-surgical delirium has been measured and confirmed by a team of researchers at the Duke University Medical Center.
Sleep apnea Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of researchers at Duke University has determined the structure of a key molecule that can carry chemotherapy and anti-viral drugs into cells, which could help to create more effective drugs with fewer effects to healthy ...
Cancer Mar 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Portions of a songbird's brain that control how it sings have been shown to decay within 24 hours of the animal losing its hearing.
Neuroscience Mar 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center used new tools they developed to analyze knees and hips and discovered that osteoarthritic knee joints are in a constant state of repair, while hip joints are not.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In a large analysis of men participating in a prostate drug trial, researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute found a significant correlation between coronary artery disease and prostate cancer, suggesting the two conditions ...
Cancer Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have developed a new way to identify the genes of harmful microbes, particularly those that have been difficult to study in the laboratory.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |