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(Medical Xpress) -- Oh, the challenges of being a neuron, responsible for essential things like muscle contraction, gland secretion and sensitivity to touch, sound and light, yet constantly bombarded with signals from here, ...
Medical research Jul 08, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New information revealed about a protein implicated in autism and similar disorders; could lead to better drug design
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Michigan researcher Gabrielle Rudenko and her Life Sciences Institute lab have solved the structure of a protein that is implicated in a number of neuropsychiatric disorders including autism ...
Medical research Jul 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study from the University of Michigan and the University of Pittsburgh shows that even if a child isn't crying, frowning or displaying other negative emotions on a consistent basis, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
In type 2 diabetes, a protein called amylin forms dense clumps that shut down insulin-producing cells, wreaking havoc on the control of blood sugar. But zinc has a knack for preventing amylin from misbehaving.
Medical research Jun 30, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists at the University of Michigan Health System have for the first time demonstrated how memory circuits in the brain refine themselves in a living organism through two distinct types of competition between cells.
Neuroscience Jun 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 2 |
Black patients having a heart attack wait longer at hospitals than white patients to get advanced procedures that will restore blood flow to their hearts, according to a University of Michigan Health System study.
Cardiology Jun 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
People often talk about "boosting" their immunity to prevent and fight colds. Nutritional supplements, cold remedies and fortified foods claim to stave off colds by augmenting the immune system.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Summer is the most dangerous time of year for teen drivers, with nearly twice as many teens dying on America's roads each day compared to the rest of the year. But a new online program helps parents keep their teens safe ...
Health Jun 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Government guidelines published today on the use of dried blood spots collected during mandatory newborn screening underemphasize the importance of getting the public on board with the practice, according to University of ...
Health Jun 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- The next time you are craving sweets, blame it on your brain. The brain receiving amplified signals can trigger an intense desire to satisfy a sweet tooth with sugary foods, a new University ...
Medical research Jun 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- When Michael Jonas learned he was HIV positive, he returned from Florida to his home in Jackson, Mich., to die.
HIV & AIDS Jun 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Vaccines that save lives by preventing disease have been around for centuries. Now, new vaccines that treat cancer are being developed, but how they will be combined with existing treatments is not clear.
Cancer Jun 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Demographic factors significantly affect mental health concerns among black men, according to a study by the University of Michigan and University of Southern California that provides the first-ever national estimates of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new drug to treat prostate cancer shows early promise, particularly against tumors that have spread to the bone, a multi-site study shows.
Cancer Jun 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(PhysOrg.com) -- Young people who have sustained a head injury during their lifetime are more likely to engage in violent behavior, according to an eight-year study from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.
Health Jun 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |