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Man may not live by bread alone, but cancer in animals appears less resilient, judging by a study that found chemotherapy drugs work better when combined with cycles of short, severe fasting.
Cancer Feb 08, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (17) | 3 |
A new study in Nature Medicine describes how different types of immune system T-cells alternately discourage and encourage stem cells to regrow bone and tissue, bringing into sharp focus the importance of the transplant recipient's ...
Medical research Nov 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- There is good reason students and faculty walking the halls of the Seeley G. Mudd building think they are seeing double — they are.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 17, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
An important new study from the Laboratory for Developmental Genetics at USC has confirmed cytomegalovirus (CMV) as a cause of the most common salivary gland cancers. CMV joins a group of fewer than 10 identified oncoviruses ...
Cancer Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Research led by University of Southern California (USC) professor Mary Ann Pentz, Ph.D., shows that black middle school students whose close friends drink alcohol are more likely to drink alcohol in high school than their ...
Health Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Ever wonder why that government clerk was so rude and condescending? Or why the mid-level manager at your company always doles out the most demeaning tasks? Or, on a more profound level, why the guards at Abu Ghraib tortured ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 20, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
A study led by University of Southern California (USC) epidemiologists suggests that a high intake of calcium causes prostate cancer among African-American men who are genetically good absorbers of the mineral.
Cancer Sep 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
For the first time, scientists at USC have unlocked a mechanism behind the way short- and long-term motor memory work together and compete against one another.
Neuroscience Sep 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
For the first time, USC scientists have mapped out a neuroreceptor. This scientific breakthrough promises to revolutionize the engineering of drugs used to treat ailments such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.
Medical research Sep 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Shakespeare famously referred to "the mind's eye," but scientists at USC now have also identified a "mind's touch."
Neuroscience Sep 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
New research from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) may help prevent damage to the liver caused by drugs like acetaminophen and other stressors.
Medical research Sep 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Undocumented children who have access to health insurance are healthier and more engaged in school than those without insurance, according to researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California ...
Health Sep 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The rewards outweigh the risks when you're in a group, anyway.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 8 |
Do you always get popcorn at the movies? Or snack while you're on the couch watching television? A new paper by USC researchers reveals why bad eating habits persist even when the food we're eating doesn't taste good. The ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 01, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
When the body fights oxidative damage, it calls up a reservist enzyme that protects cells but only if those cells are relatively young, a study has found.
Medical research Aug 30, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (10) | 4 |