Technology developed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University for delivering drugs and other therapeutics to specific locations in the eye provides the foundation for a startup ...
Ophthalmology Jan 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study shows that deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a safe and effective intervention for treatment-resistant depression in patients with either unipolar major depressive disorder (MDD) or bipolar ll disorder (BP). The ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 02, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (11) | 21 |
Cancer cells tend to take up more glucose than healthy cells, and researchers are increasingly interested in exploiting this tendency with drugs that target cancer cells' altered metabolism.
Cancer Dec 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Chronic infections by viruses such as HIV or hepatitis C eventually take hold because they wear the immune system out, a phenomenon immunologists describe as exhaustion.
Medical research Dec 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
It's estimated that nearly one-third of the world's population -- more than two billion people -- are infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. According to the World Health Organization, 5 to 10 percent of infected people ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A component of garlic oil may help release protective compounds to the heart after heart attack, during cardiac surgery, or as a treatment for heart failure.
Cardiology Nov 16, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified hepcidin, a hormone that regulates iron levels in the body, as a potential target for treating atherosclerosis.
Cardiology Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In human coronary arteries, atherosclerotic plaques tend to spread downstream because of the changes in blood flow patterns the plaque causes, researchers have found.
Cardiology Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The negative effects of depression in young people on the health of their hearts may be stronger than previously recognized. Depression or a history of suicide attempts in people younger than 40, especially young women, markedly ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- When HIV is transmitted from one person to another, the virus faces a genetic "bottleneck." This means that usually during heterosexual transmission, only one virus out of a swarm of frequently mutating ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 07, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In 2009, the DNA alphabet expanded. Scientists discovered that an extra letter or "sixth nucleotide" was surprisingly abundant in DNA from stem cells and brain cells.
Neuroscience Oct 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Geneticists at Emory University School of Medicine have demonstrated a method that enables the routine amplification of all the genes on the X chromosome. The technology allows the rapid and highly accurate sequencing and ...
Genetics Oct 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Several clinical studies have shown that taking the anti-inflammatory drug celecoxib can reduce the risk of developing polyps that lead to colon cancers, at the cost of increasing the risk of heart disease. But what if this ...
Cancer Sep 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a new type of potential anticancer drug. The compound, named FOBISIN, targets 14-3-3 proteins, important for the runaway growth of cancer cells.
Cancer Sep 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Valuable lessons from the global commitment to fight HIV/AIDS over the past three decades should inspire a new worldwide effort to confront the epidemic of non-communicable diseases, say Emory public health leaders. A UN ...
Health Sep 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0