Australian scientists have charted the path of insulin action in cells in precise detail like never before. This provides a comprehensive blueprint for understanding what goes wrong in diabetes.
Medical research May 21, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—By studying what happens in the normal brain when neurons fire, Australian scientists have been able to identify a finely and dynamically regulated process. They also describe how dysfunction of this process ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 02, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—For an immune response to get underway, an invading microbe must first be halted in the spleen, and then digested by immune cells known as 'dendritic cells', which guard specific portals. ...
Immunology Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Early diagnosis and intervention for ADHD, autism and schizophrenia could be made possible after Australian scientists discovered the molecular networks in the brain showing psychiatric and developmental ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Australian scientists are getting closer to decoding the way molecules interact to enable regular heart function.
Cardiology Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australian scientists have confirmed a 'weak link' in the immune system – identifying the exact conditions under which an infection can trigger an autoantibody response, a process not clearly understood until now.
Immunology Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Australian scientists said Thursday they had successfully implanted a "world first" bionic eye prototype, describing it as a major breakthrough for the visually impaired.
Ophthalmology Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0
Australian scientists have discovered a new virus in bats that could help shed light on how Hendra and Nipah viruses cause disease and death in animals and humans. The new virus - named 'Cedar' after the Queensland ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Expression levels of a DNA repair gene called MGMT have been widely studied across many cancers as a biomarker of response to temozolomide, a chemotherapeutic agent. Now Australian scientists have published ...
Cancer Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australian scientists have identified a gene that regulates muscle size, a finding that could help unlock therapies for Type 2 diabetes and diseases such as muscular dystrophy, where muscles are weakened and ...
Genetics May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australian scientists have discovered that a biological phenomenon known as somatic reversion, when an abnormal gene spontaneously becomes normal again, explains why some patients with a rare genetic ...
Medical research Apr 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Australian scientists have discovered for the first time how nature and nurture combine to increase the risk for women of giving birth to a baby with congenital defects, according to a study published today.
Medical research Apr 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The pulse quickens, the heart pounds and adrenalin courses through the veins, but in stressful situations is our reaction controlled by our genes, and does it differ between the sexes? Australian scientists, writing in BioEssays, believ ...
Genetics Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
New research by Australian scientists reveals that males who are exposed to high levels of testosterone before birth are twice as likely to experience delays in language development compared to females. The research, published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Australian scientists have developed a new technique using stem cells, in the hope to replace damaged cells in Parkinson's disease. The technique could be developed for application in other degenerative conditions.
Medical research Nov 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0