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By discovering the new mechanism by which estrogen suppresses lipid synthesis in the liver, UC Irvine endocrinologists have revealed a potential new approach toward treating certain liver diseases.
Medical research May 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Children with autism showed significant improvement after six months of simple sensory exercises at home using everyday items such as scents, spoons and sponges, according to UC Irvine neurobiologists.
Autism spectrum disorders May 21, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
As the world prepares for what may be the next pandemic strain of influenza virus, in the H7N9 bird flu, a new UC Irvine study reveals that the 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic was deadliest for people under the age of 65, while ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
UC Irvine Health urologists and health policy experts report in a new study that two written assessments that identify existing comorbidities – the patient-reported Total Illness Burden Index for Prostate Cancer (TIBI-Cap) ...
Cancer May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
American and European scientists have found that increasing natural marijuana-like chemicals in the brain can help correct behavioral issues related to fragile X syndrome, the most common known genetic cause of autism.
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 25, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A variant of a gene associated with active personality traits in humans seems to also be involved with living a longer life, UC Irvine and other researchers have found.
Neuroscience Jan 03, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
UC Irvine neurobiologists have found a novel molecular mechanism that helps trigger the formation of long-term memory. The researchers believe the discovery of this mechanism adds another piece to the puzzle in the ongoing ...
Neuroscience Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—UC Irvine-led studies have revealed the cellular mechanism by which circadian rhythms – also known as the body clock – modify energy metabolism and also have identified novel compounds that control ...
Cardiology Jan 22, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0 |
UC Irvine neuroscientists have developed a way to stop epileptic seizures with fiber-optic light signals, heralding a novel opportunity to treat the most severe manifestations of the brain disorder.
Neuroscience Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A short burst of moderate exercise enhances the consolidation of memories in both healthy older adults and those with mild cognitive impairment, scientists with UC Irvine's Center for the Neurobiology of ...
Neuroscience Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Researchers with UC Irvine's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a major reason why melanoma is largely resistant to chemotherapy.
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
At the intersection of engineering, physics, biology and medicine, Elliot Botvinick uses laser technology to study the molecular activity of diseases. Specifically, he utilizes optical tweezers, which let ...
Medical research Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—UC Irvine researchers have created a new stem cell-derived cell type with unique promise for treating neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Ask most people to describe a telescope and they might imagine a large device in an observatory training its penetrating gaze into outer space.
Ophthalmology Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Chronic kidney disease changes the composition of intestinal bacterial microbes that normally play a crucial role in staving off disease-causing pathogens and maintaining micronutrient balance, according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |