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(Medical Xpress)—Human papillomavirus (HPV) has long been implicated in cervical cancer, but details of how it happens have remained a mystery. Now researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have found that a single ...
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Stress has long been pegged as the enemy of attention, disrupting focus and doing substantial damage to working memory—the short-term juggling of information that allows us to do all the little things that make us productive.
Neuroscience Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Looking at a tangled mass of network cables plugged into a crowded router doesn't yield much insight into the network traffic that runs through the hardware.
Neuroscience Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The protein GATA2 is known as a "master regulator" of blood cell development. When a mutation occurs in the gene that makes GATA2, serious blood diseases such as acute myeloid leukemia can result.
Genetics Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new University of Wisconsin-Madison imaging study shows the brains of people with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) have weaker connections between a brain structure that controls emotional response ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Institute on Aging are studying how adults overcome social and economic challenges and whether it matters for their health, with a special focus on human resilience in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The 2012 outbreak of West Nile virus, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, promises to be the largest since the disease was first detected in the United States 13 years ago.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Metabolic syndrome, a term used to describe a combination of risk factors that often lead to heart disease and type 2 diabetes, seems to be linked to lower blood flow to the brain, according to research by the University ...
Cardiology Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
MADISON- A study of university students is the first evidence to refute the supposed link between depression and the amount of time spent on Facebook and other social-media sites.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 09, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The blood-brain barrier -- the filter that governs what can and cannot come into contact with the mammalian brain -- is a marvel of nature. It effectively separates circulating blood from the fluid that bathes the brain, ...
Medical research Jun 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 3 |
A diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is generally a death sentence, but new research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison lab of Dr. John Kuo shows that at least one subtype is associated with a longer life expectancy. ...
Cancer Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The first U.S. population prevalence study of mutations in the gene that causes fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited form of intellectual disability, suggests the mutation in the gene and its associated health ...
Genetics Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Stress may affect brain development in children altering growth of a specific piece of the brain and abilities associated with it according to researchers at the University of WisconsinMadison.
Neuroscience Jun 06, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
New research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison explains why the incurable brain cancer, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), is highly resistant to current chemotherapies.
Cancer Jun 01, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The use of 12-step programs, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, by adolescents with a history of drug and alcohol abuse not only reduces the risk of relapse but also leads to lower health care costs, according ...
Addiction Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0