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(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have taken a key step towards recovering specific brain functions in sufferers of brain disease and injuries by successfully restoring the decision-making processes in monkeys.
Neuroscience Sep 13, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (11) | 0 |
Nearly 20 percent of kidneys that are recovered from deceased donors in the U.S. are refused for transplant due to factors ranging from scarring in small blood vessels of the kidney's filtering units to the organ going too ...
Medical research May 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Many diseases – obesity, Type 2 diabetes, muscular dystrophy – are associated with fat accumulation in muscle. In essence, fat replacement causes the muscles to weaken and degenerate.
Medical research Apr 30, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Using the same strategy that a common virus employs to evade the human immune system, researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's Institute for Regenerative Medicine have modified adult stem cells to increase their ...
Medical research Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A proof-of-concept study suggests the possibility of engineering artificial ovaries in the lab to provide a more natural option for hormone replacement therapy for women. In Biomaterials, a team from Wake Forest Baptist Medica ...
Medical research Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center team studying alcohol addiction has new research that might shed light on why some drinkers are more susceptible to addiction than others.
Addiction Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that an increase in fat throughout the thigh is predictive of mobility loss in otherwise healthy older adults.
Health Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
This year's flu season is in full swing with 41 states now reporting widespread illness.
Pediatrics Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
People with Type 2 diabetes have two to four times the risk of cardiovascular disease compared to people without the disease. The best way for doctors to predict which diabetes patients are at the greatest risk for heart ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When patients suffering from Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) express high levels of the gene, MN1, an already aggressive leukemia is accelerated and shortens survival time. While that's a known fact, the mechanisms involved ...
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
While it is well known that starfish, zebrafish and salamanders can re-grow damaged limbs, scientists understand very little about the regenerative capabilities of mammals. Now, researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical ...
Medical research Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
New research shows that a special population of stem cells found in cord blood has the innate ability to migrate to the intestine and contribute to the cell population there, suggesting the cells' potential to treat inflammatory ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Heart calcium scans are far superior to other assessment tools in predicting the development of cardiovascular disease in individuals currently classified at intermediate risk by their doctors, according to researchers at ...
Cardiology Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Prescribing calcium and vitamin D supplements for men at risk of bone loss from hormonal treatment for prostate cancer seems like good medicine.
Cancer Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Study offers new clue on how brain processes visual information, provides insight into neural mechanisms of attention
Ever wonder how the human brain, which is constantly bombarded with millions of pieces of visual information, can filter out what's unimportant and focus on what's most useful?
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |