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(Medical Xpress) -- Vision scientist Royce Mohan is focusing in on a treatment for corneal fibrosis, an irreversible pathogenic mechanism associated with the second-leading cause of blindness in the world. ...
Ophthalmology Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Despite guidelines from a major medical group recommending limited or no screenings for four types of cancer for people in their 60s, 70s, and 80s, a UConn researcher has found that more ...
Cancer Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Salmonella is the enemy and UConn researchers in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources may have discovered a way to defeat it one molecule at a time.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 07, 2011 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
Do you remember how you learned to speak? Most people do not recall learning how to talk, or know how it is that they can understand others. The process involves a complex coordination of moving air from our ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 02, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In recent weeks, popular singers Adele and Keith Urban have canceled tours in order to undergo surgery to correct problems associated with their voices. Their stories draw attention to ...
Health Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New technology and innovations in genetic sequencing are dramatically changing the field of prenatal diagnosis and testing. Peter Benn, professor and director of the Diagnostic Human Genetics ...
Health Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- When Peter Burkhard first heard the idea of a nicotine vaccine eight years ago, he thought it was funny how could a vaccine affect something thats not technically a disease?
Medical research Oct 04, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 1
As the influenza season gets underway, Health Center researchers study ways of making the flu vaccine more effective for older adults.
Medications Sep 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A therapeutic vaccine for the treatment of genital herpes has shown positive results in studies in a number of animal models and in a small randomized clinical study. The results are published in two ...
Medical research Sep 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
A team of neuroscientists in UConn's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has mapped the brains nerve connections that help control the sense of smell, which could add another brain region to the list ...
Neuroscience Sep 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
UConn researchers are finding that applying the concept of reinforcement can be an effective way to improve efforts to lose weight.
Health Sep 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Prolonged power outages arent just inconvenient. They can be hazardous.
Health Sep 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Heat-related illness accounts for about 700 deaths a year and is the nations No. 1 weather-related killer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The dangers of heat stroke are ...
Health Aug 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
How well do you need to hear in order to do your job, and how should your hearing be measured?
Health Aug 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In the mid-1990s, Pradeep Ramanathan was working at the technology company Intel in Californias Silicon Valley. With a background in physics and engineering, he was successful in his job, but he had ...
Medical research Aug 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (9) | 5