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)—Viruses often spread through the brain in patchwork patterns, infecting some cells but missing others. New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis helps explain ...
Medical research Mar 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scanning the DNA of two people with a rare disease has led scientists to identify the precise genetic error responsible for their disorder, primary ciliary dyskinesia.
Genetics Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- When the body makes immune T cells, it relies on a molecular channel more commonly seen in nerves and heart muscles to ensure that the powerful T cells have the right mixture of aggressiveness ...
Immunology Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified the molecular signal that triggers the development of immune cells that patrol the skin and brain.
Immunology Aug 10, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(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) -- 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) -- 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) -- Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a genetic test that can accurately predict whether the most common form of eye cancer will spread to ...
Ophthalmology May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The same genes that promote healing after cartilage damage also appear to protect against osteoarthritis, a condition caused by years of wear-and-tear on the cartilage between joints, new ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- When a child has autism, siblings are also at risk for the disorder. New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that the genetic reach of the disorder ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(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) -- After defeating an infection, the immune system creates a memory of the vanquished attacker to make it easier to identify and eliminate in the future. Researchers at Washington University ...
Medical research Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- When it comes to communication in the brain, more is usually better. But now scientists have linked increased communication in a network of brain regions to more severe mental impairment in patients with ...
Neuroscience Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |