(Medical Xpress)—New insights into sperms' swimming skills shed light on male infertility, which affects one in 20 men, and could provide a new avenue to the development of a male contraceptive pill.
Genetics Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Although bariatric surgery results in greater weight loss than conventional measures, new research shows this does not translate into significantly greater improvement in obstructive sleep ...
Sleep apnea Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The body's blood clot-busting enzymes are much busier than previously imagined, with new research showing that they also dispose of every cell that dies prematurely from disease or trauma.
Medical research Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Mixing energy drinks with alcohol (AEDs) as party beverages is a growing trend among young Australians, who are putting their health at risk by consuming amounts beyond what is deemed safe, ...
Health Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Despite evidence that arthroscopic surgery is ineffective in treating osteoarthritis of the knee, the procedure is still routinely being performed in Victoria, according to a new study.
Surgery Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Defeating the deadly Clostridium difficile is no easy task but, step-by-step, microbiologist Associate Professor Dena Lyras is helping piece together the puzzle.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A fluorescent protein from a deep-sea jellyfish has helped scientists isolate heart cells in the laboratory, creating an invaluable aid to work on heart disease treatments and extraordinary ...
Medical research Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Melbourne researchers have identified a new way of protecting female fertility, offering hope to women whose fertility may be compromised by the side-effects of cancer therapy or by premature menopause.
Medical research Sep 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—With traumatic injuries claiming almost six million lives a year, improvements in care, including in the challenging areas of brain and bone injuries, and haemorrhage, are urgently needed. ...
Health Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)— A regular exercise regimen will increase life expectancy in the elderly, new research has found.
Health Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The humble aspirin has a remarkable history dating back to ancient Egyptian times when the bark of weeping willow (which contains salicin from which the aspirin formulation is derived) was found to have anti-inflammatory ...
Medications Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—What consciousness is, and why and how it exists, are some of the oldest questions in philosophy. They are also central to one of the fastest-growing areas of neuroscience.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
More than 70 per cent of doctors faced verbal or written aggression and almost a third confronted physical aggression in the workplace over a 12-month period, according to new research.
Health Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A survey of women seeking fertility assistance to become pregnant found most did not know which days of the menstrual cycle they were fertile and most likely to conceive.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists' discovery of an important step in the body's process for healing wounds may lead to a new way of treating inflammation.
Inflammatory disorders Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0