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(Medical Xpress)—To John Salamone, professor of psychology and longtime researcher of the brain chemical dopamine, scientific research can be very slow-moving.
Neuroscience Dec 03, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (14) | 1 |
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
(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
(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
Most people only think about drinking water when they are thirsty; but by then it may already be too late.
Health Feb 17, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 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 |
The substitution of brand-name antiepileptic drugs with cheaper generic equivalents has been an ongoing point of contention among doctors, federal officials and people with epilepsy.
Medications Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb) is a spirochete, a coiled bacterium that looks like a kinetic spring. Just a few microns long, smaller than the width of a human hair, it is invisible to the na ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
To be the best, athletes are always searching for a competitive edge on and off the playing field. A new study by Professor of Kinesiology William Kraemer of the Neag School of Education shows that wearing ...
Other Jun 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
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
Q: Facebook? Twitter? Gmail? A: None of the above.
Other Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Two prominent University of Connecticut Health Center researchers are adding their voices to a chorus of other national experts who are questioning proposed changes regarding substance abuse guidelines ...
Addiction Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Immunology researchers at the University of Connecticut Health Center are learning more about memory T cells, which are cells that fight infection from a previously encountered antigen.
Immunology Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A University of Connecticut researcher is advancing the understanding of the devastating inherited condition known as spinal muscular atrophy.
Neuroscience Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0