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Research conducted by University of Southern California (USC) and Children's Hospital Los Angeles scientists demonstrates that polluted air – whether regional pollution or coming from local traffic sources – is associated ...
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 26, 2012 | 2.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Pathological rage can be blocked in mice, researchers have found, suggesting potential new treatments for severe aggression, a widespread trait characterized by sudden violence, explosive outbursts and hostile overreactions ...
Neuroscience Jun 19, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 2 |
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 |
Chronic stress has long been linked with neurodegeneration. Scientists at USC now think they may know why.
Neuroscience Jun 29, 2011 | 4.4 / 5 (8) | 8 |
Scientists have developed a way to turn memories on and off -- literally with the flip of a switch.
Neuroscience Jun 17, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 1 |
In one of the first studies to look at the population behavior of a large pool of stem cells in thousands of hair follicles as opposed to the stem cell of a single hair follicle Keck School of Medicine of USC ...
Medical research May 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Research at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California's (USC) Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute shows for the first time that the human placenta plays an active role in synthesizing serotonin, paving ...
Medical research Apr 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at USC have found that a class of pharmaceuticals can both prevent and treat Alzheimer's Disease in mice.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia 7 hours ago | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Adding social gaming elements to a behavior tracking program led people to exercise more frequently and helped them decrease their body-mass index, according to new research from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, the Keck ...
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The human body has the ability to ward off viruses by activating a naturally occurring protein at the cellular level, setting off a chain reaction that disrupts the levels of cholesterol required in cell membranes to enable ...
Medical research Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 2 |
Even if you didn't eat your veggies or drink your milk as a child, your height is still in your hands, reveal new findings by economists from the University of Southern California, Harvard University and Peking University.
Health Apr 01, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new study shows that the same sort of mathematical model that Google uses to predict which websites people want to visit may help researchers predict how lung cancer spreads through the human body.
Cancer Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Mice with many of the pathologies of Alzheimer's Disease showed fewer signs of the disease when given a protein-restricted diet supplemented with specific amino acids every other week for four months.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—USC neuroscientists have isolated chills at a cellular level, identifying the sensory network of neurons in the skin that relays the sensation of cold.
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using cutting-edge time-lapse photography, University of Southern California (USC) researchers have discovered clues to the development of the head at the cellular level, which could point scientists to ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |