(Medical Xpress) -- For the first time, scientists have proven that cannabis harms the brain. But the same study challenges previously-held assumptions about use of the drug, showing that some brain irregularities predate ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 12, 2011 | 3.6 / 5 (14) | 7 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have unlocked the secrets of the zebra fishs ability to heal its spinal cord after injury, in research that could deliver therapy for paraplegics and quadriplegics in the ...
Neuroscience May 30, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (11) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The progression of the debilitating disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS) could be slowed or even halted by blocking a protein that contributes to nerve damage, according to a new study.
Neuroscience Apr 26, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Research to restore sight to the clinically blind has reached a critical stage, with testing underway of the prototype microchips that will power the bionic eye.
Ophthalmology Apr 03, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (9) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- An extraordinary breakthrough in understanding what stops a common form of skin cancer from developing could make new cancer treatments and prevention available to the public in five years.
Cancer Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Neuroscientists have discovered a new area of the brain that is uniquely specialized for peripheral vision and could be targeted in future treatments for panic disorders and Alzheimers ...
Neuroscience Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Does some fine madness yield great artists, writers and scientists? The evidence is growing for a significant link between bipolar disorder and creative temperament and achievement.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 21, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Around one in 20 men is infertile, but despite the best efforts of scientists, in many cases the underlying causes of infertility have remained a mystery. New findings by a team of Australian ...
Medical research May 13, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have discovered a mechanism that causes an aggressive type of lung cancer to re-grow following chemotherapy, offering hope for new therapies.
Cancer Oct 10, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0 |
People with both insomnia and depression who have found anti-depressants ineffective can draw hope from a new study currently recruiting in Melbourne.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Scientists are beginning to understand one of life's enduring mysteries - why women live, on average, longer than men.
Genetics Aug 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 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)—Low back pain is the highest contributor to disability in the world, according to a pivotal international study released today.
Health Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Light, together with artificial intelligence systems that deliver fast, accurate analysis, has the potential to reshape the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Medical research Feb 18, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new lung imaging method has the potential to revolutionise the study of lungs in both normal and diseased states.
Medical research May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |