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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and physicians continue to document that some patients experience fuzzy thinking and memory loss while taking statins, a class of global top-selling cholesterol-lowering ...
Medical research May 10, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (11) | 13 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Despite a century of research, memory encoding in the brain has remained mysterious. Neuronal synaptic connection strengths are involved, but synaptic components are short-lived while memories last lifetimes. ...
Neuroscience Mar 09, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Distinct neural pathways are important for different aspects of language processing, researchers have discovered, studying patients with language impairments caused by neurodegenerative ...
Neuroscience Nov 24, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 5 |
Only 10 years ago, deciphering the genetic information from one individual in a matter of weeks to find a certain disease-causing genetic mutation would have been written off as science fiction.
Genetics Feb 23, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
When Adam Estelle graduated from the University of Arizona's materials science and engineering program four years ago, he had no idea he would be involved in saving thousands of lives.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 08, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A team led by University of Arizona researcher Jeff Stone sought to expand what is known about effective prejudice reduction strategies, finding that a key when confronted by a prejudiced individual is ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Wolfgang Fink's research into artificial retinas helps restore some sight in blind patients with age-related macular degeneration or retinitis pigmentosa.
Medical research Jan 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Every year, more than 200,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration, a leading cause of blindness in Americans age 60 or older. There is no known cure ...
Ophthalmology Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Are you that parent who writes your child's essays, cover letters and job applications? Do you call in to encourage employers to give your son or daughter a strong look? If so, you may ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 20, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
The outbreak of a new foodborne bacterial strain wreaking havoc in Germany is a reminder of the fast-changing nature of microbes and the dangers they pose to society. University of Arizona researchers are ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Dr. Craig Stump, interim director of the Diabetes Research Program at the UA College of MedicineTucson, suggests simple behavior changes that can add up to big benefits.
Health Nov 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Results of a University of Arizona Cancer Center's scientist-led clinical trial show that a drug already approved for breast and lung cancer improved progression-free survival in patients ...
Cancer Nov 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists and clinicians at the University of Arizona are working together to develop better diagnostics and therapies to manage heart defects in newborns. An obscure filter-feeding sea ...
Medical research Apr 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Health insurance is not protecting Arizonans from having problems paying medical bills, and having bill problems is keeping families from getting needed medical care and prescription medicines, a new study has found.
Health Jun 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency in British Columbia, Canada and their U.S. collaborators have identified a number of new genetic mutations involved in non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or NHL.
Cancer Jul 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0