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 |
Researchers at Winship Cancer Institute are developing a technique to remove cancer cells' defenses against radiation.
Cancer Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists have discovered that blocking PD-1 (programmed death-1), an immune molecule that inhibits the immune response to viral infections, can have a significant effect on HIV-like illness in nonhuman primates.
HIV & AIDS Mar 08, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Some monkeys can survive infection by SIV, a relative of HIV, and not develop AIDS. Their immune systems appear to display a pattern of "peaceful coexistence" rather than the all-out conflict provoked by HIV when it infects ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 08, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
An Atlanta research collaboration may be one step closer to finding a vaccine that will provide long-lasting protection against repeated exposures to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Scientists at Emory University and ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Recent research found that microneedle vaccine patches are more effective at delivering protection against influenza virus in mice than subcutaneous or intramuscular inoculation. A new, detailed analysis of the early immune ...
Immunology Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
If stress is giving you high blood pressure, blame the immune system. T cells, helpful for fighting infections, are also necessary for mice to show an increase in blood pressure after a period of psychological stress, scientists ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
If someone has trouble remembering where the car keys or the cheese grater are, new research shows that a memory training strategy can help. Memory training can even re-engage the hippocampus, part of the brain critical for ...
Neuroscience Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have identified a new function for a gene that normally prevents the development of cancer.
Cancer Mar 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Depression is common enough afflicting one in ten adults in the United States that it seems the possibility of depression must be "hard-wired" into our brains. This has led biologists to propose several theories ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 01, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (10) | 1 |
Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a new group of compounds that may protect brain cells from inflammation linked to seizures and neurodegenerative diseases.
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Sequencing a patient's entire genome to discover the source of his or her disease is not routine yet. But geneticists are getting close.
Genetics Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
When a friend tells you she had a rough day, do you feel sandpaper under your fingers? The brain may be replaying sensory experiences to help understand common metaphors, new research suggests.
Neuroscience Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
An Emory University neuro-imaging study shows that personal values that people refuse to disavow, even when offered cash to do so, are processed differently in the brain than those values that are willingly sold.
Neuroscience Jan 22, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (19) | 18 |
An Emory University study published in the January issue of Health Affairs assesses real-world lifestyle interventions to help delay or prevent the costly chronic disease that affects nearly 26 million Americans.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0