University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(Medical Xpress)—New insights into a protein complex that regulates the very tips of chromosomes could improve methods of screening anti-cancer drugs.
Medical research Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and those questioning their sexuality are at significantly greater risk of truancy and of considering and attempting suicide than their heterosexual classmates ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have identified a group of small molecules that interfere with the activity of a compound that initiates multiple steps in blood clotting, including those that lead to the obstruction of veins ...
Medical research Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Crime, gang activity and other problems of disordered neighborhoods decrease nonresident fathers' involvement with their children, but it doesn't have the effect on fathers who live with their children in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers report in the journal Developmental Cell that they have identified genes that control growth and regeneration of the intestine in the freshwater planarian Schmidtea mediterranea.
Medical research Oct 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
University of Illinois cell and developmental Biology professor Fei Wang and colleagues have created a new technique to study how myeloids, a type of blood stem cell, become the white blood cells important for immune system ...
Cancer Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae – which can cause pneumonia, meningitis, bacteremia and sepsis – likes to share its antibiotic-defeating weaponry with its neighbors. Individual cells can pass r ...
Medical research Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
We humans have a fairly erratic sense of time. We tend to misjudge the duration of events, particularly when they are emotional in nature. Disturbingly negative experiences, for example, seem to last much longer than they ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Scientists report that they can predict who will improve most on an unfamiliar video game by looking at their brain waves.
Neuroscience Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 4 |
A University of Illinois study suggests avoiding cooking methods that produce the kind of crusty bits you'd find on a grilled hamburger, especially if you have diabetes and know you're at increased risk for cardiovascular ...
Diabetes Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Adding the right prebiotic to the diets of pediatric patients with intestinal failure could replace intravenous feeding, says a new University of Illinois study.
Medical research Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Recent studies have linked caffeine consumption to a reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease, and a new University of Illinois study may be able to explain how this happens.
Neuroscience Oct 09, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The American dream is alive and well in Illinois' rural communities among Latino immigrant families, who demonstrate considerable resilience in the face of multiple challenges, a new study indicates.
Health Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists have identified a key molecular player in a chain of events in the body that can lead to fatty liver disease, Type II diabetes and other metabolic abnormalities associated with obesity. By blocking ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Child care center regulations in most states don't uphold the health standards set by the nation's leading pediatricians' group, missing opportunities to prevent tooth decay and obesity among millions of ...
Pediatrics Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1