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A century and a half ago, French physician Pierre Paul Broca found that patients with damage to part of the brain's frontal lobe were unable to speak more than a few words. Later dubbed Broca's area, this ...
Neuroscience Oct 16, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Evidence of biological process that embeds social experience in DNA that affects entire networks of genes
(Medical Xpress)—Early life experience results in a broad change in the way our DNA is "epigenetically" chemically marked in the brain by a coat of small chemicals called methyl groups, according to researchers at McGill ...
Genetics Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Taking enough omega-3 fatty acid supplements to change the balance of oils in the diet could slow a key biological process linked to aging, new research suggests.
Health Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Gothenburg have discovered that a chemical can trigger the maturation of small eggs to healthy, mature eggs, a process that could give more women the chance of successful IVF treatment in ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adding a missing protein to infertile human sperm can 'kick-start' its ability to fertilise an egg and dramatically increase the chances of a successful pregnancy, a team of Cardiff University scientists have uncovered.
Medical research Sep 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Millions of Americans take antidepressants such as Prozac, Effexor, and Paxil, but the explanations for how they work never satisfied René Hen, a professor of psychiatry, neuroscience ...
Neuroscience Sep 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Leading scientists in the field investigated the potential of RNA interference (RNAi) technology as a therapeutic intervention for down-regulating the expression of disease-associated genes. Project deliverables ...
Medical research Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital are one step closer to understanding why plaque bursts in coronary arteries and causes heart attacks.
Cardiology Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists' discovery of an important step in the body's process for healing wounds may lead to a new way of treating inflammation.
Inflammatory disorders Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—US scientists have developed an artificial molecule called a 'stapled peptide' that can shut down the cancer-fuelling effects of a molecule called Wnt.
Cancer Aug 24, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Research has found that declines in temporal information processing (TIP), the rate at which auditory information is processed, underlies the progressive loss of function across multiple cognitive systems in the elderly, ...
Neuroscience Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Ten more DNA regions linked to type 2 diabetes have been discovered by an international team of researchers, bringing the total to over 60.
Genetics Aug 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed a procedure to test the clinical benefits of cancer biomarkers. The method could radically shorten the path from the lab to their application.
Cancer Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The biological mechanism of sunburn the reddish, painful, protective immune response from ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a consequence of RNA damage to skin cells, report researchers at the University ...
Medical research Jul 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Research carried out at the University of Gothenburg may lead to more effective arsenic-containing drugs. The results may also lead to more resistant plants, and crops with a limited absorption and storage of arsenic.
Medications Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |