The first major study on the biological effects of omega-3 fatty acids on the human brain is focusing on the role that this natural substance, primarily found in fish oil, may play in fighting psychosis.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Even when its clot-dissolving powers are removed, the stroke drug tPA can still protect brain cells from the loss of oxygen and glucose induced by a stroke, researchers have discovered.
Neuroscience Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified five rare mutations in a single gene that appear to increase the chances that a boy will develop an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 12, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Interactive telephone calls and tailored print materials helped glaucoma patients adhere to their treatment better, but not significantly as compared with a control group. The report on a randomized controlled ...
Ophthalmology Jul 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- For the first time, a behavioral intervention delivered to patients within hours of a traumatic event appears to be effective at reducing posttraumatic stress reactions (PTSR).
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Emory Universitys Rollins School of Public Health are unveiling a major update to their HIV interactive online map, AIDSVu.
HIV & AIDS Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
New technique to improve blood flow in children born with one functional ventricle shows promise in pilot study
(Medical Xpress) -- Two in every thousand babies born in the United States start life with just one functional ventricle, or pumping chamber, instead of the normal two. These babies typically undergo a series ...
Cardiology Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new Emory University study highlights the importance of performing an echocardiogram to measure pulmonary artery systolic pressures in stable patients with congestive heart failure (HF). ...
Cardiology Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have found a master regulator gene needed for the development of M cells, a mysterious type of intestinal cell involved in initiating immune responses.
Immunology Jun 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
One of the brain's jobs is to help us figure out what's important enough to be remembered. Scientists at Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University have achieved some insight into how fleeting experiences become ...
Neuroscience Jun 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When flies are made to lose a gene with links to Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), they suffer the same sleep disturbances and restlessness that human patients do. The findings reported online on May 31 in Current Biology strong ...
Genetics May 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
The pandemic 2009 H1N1 vaccine can generate antibodies in vaccinated individuals not only against the H1N1 virus, but also against other influenza virus strains including H5N1 and H3N2. This discovery adds an important new ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Regenerating sensory hair cells, which produce electrical signals in response to vibrations within the inner ear, could form the basis for treating age- or trauma-related hearing loss. One way to do this could be with gene ...
Neuroscience May 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Traumatized people who take a class of common blood pressure medications tend to have less severe post-traumatic stress symptoms, researchers have found.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Winship Cancer Institute have developed a technique for detecting an "oncometabolite", a chemical produced by some brain tumors' warped metabolism, via non-invasive imaging.
Cancer Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |