Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
(Medical Xpress)—Nanoparticles carrying a toxin found in bee venom can destroy human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) while leaving surrounding cells unharmed, researchers at Washington University School of ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (29) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- When it comes to intelligence, what factors distinguish the brains of exceptionally smart humans from those of average humans?
Neuroscience Aug 01, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (22) | 6 |
(Medical Xpress) -- People who restrict their caloric intake in an effort to live longer have hearts that function more like those in people who are 20 years younger.
Medical research Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A blood test can predict whether patients are likely to die of a heart attack in the month after surgery, according to an international study involving thousands of patients.
Surgery Jul 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A person who drinks too much alcohol may be able to perform complicated tasks, such as dancing, carrying on a conversation or even driving a car, but later have no memory of those escapades. ...
Neuroscience Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Children with autism often have problems developing motor skills, such as running, throwing a ball or even learning how to write. But scientists have not known whether those difficulties ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a potent regulator of sensitivity to insulin, the hormone that controls blood sugar levels. The new findings may help ...
Diabetes Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have uncovered a critical genetic mutation in some patients with myelodysplastic syndromes a group of blood cancers that can progress to a fatal form of leukemia.
Genetics Dec 14, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Nutrition and longevity researchers have found more evidence that eating less may help people live longer.
Medical research May 11, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- One of the most promising markers of Alzheimers disease, previously thought only to be inside nerve cells, now appears to be normally released from nerve cells throughout life, according ...
Neuroscience Sep 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Your ears arent playing tricks on you that is the sound of snoring you hear from the bedroom of your preschooler. Snoring is common in children, but in some cases it can be a symptom of a ...
Sleep apnea Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Doctors may one day treat some forms of blindness by altering the genetic program of the light-sensing cells of the eye, according to scientists at Washington University School of Medicine ...
Ophthalmology Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have developed a way to evaluate new treatments for some forms of attention deficit disorder.
Neuroscience Oct 14, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Rare genetic diseases, long overlooked because they affect relatively few people, are getting new attention. Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are reaching out to patient ...
Genetics Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- A new imaging technique relies on light and sound to create detailed, color pictures of tumors deep inside the body. The technology, called photoacoustic tomography, may eventually help doctors diagnose ...
Cancer Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |