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(Medical Xpress)—UCLA life scientists have identified a gene previously implicated in Parkinson's disease that can delay the onset of aging and extend the healthy life span of fruit flies. The research, ...
Genetics May 06, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (18) | 1 |
A potential new strategy to developing new drugs to control inflammation without serious side effects has been found by Georgia State University researchers and international colleagues.
Inflammatory disorders Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Although schizophrenia is highly genetic in origin, the genes involved in the disorder have been difficult to identify. In the past few years, researchers have implicated several genes, but it is unclear how they act to produce ...
Neuroscience Nov 11, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (8) | 1 |
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 |
(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 |
A consortium led by scientists at the University of Oxford and Harvard Medical School has constructed the world's most detailed genetic map.
Genetics Jul 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—The endothelium, the cellular layer lining the body's blood vessels, is extremely resilient. Measuring just a few hundred nanometers in thickness, this super-tenuous structure routinely ...
Medical research May 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—When the latest version of what is considered the "bible" of psychiatry is unveiled in May, experts believe several changes in it will broaden both the definition and diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity ...
Attention deficit disorders Apr 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have determined that the overexpression of microRNA-155 (miR-155), a short, single strand of ribonucleic acid encoded by the miR-155 host gene, promotes the growth of blood vessels in ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Montreal's Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) have discovered a new mechanism that allows some cells in our body to move together, in some ways like the ...
Cancer Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Disruption in the body's circadian rhythm can lead not only to obesity, but can also increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease.
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
For the first time scientists studying the cellular processes underlying the body's response to healing have revealed how a flash of calcium is the very first step in repairing damaged tissue. The findings, published in Current Bi ...
Surgery Feb 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Nearly every cell in the human body carries a copy of the full human genome. So how is it that the cells that detect light in the human eye are so different from those of, say, the beating heart or the spleen?
Genetics Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Disrupting a key interaction between two types of proteins in cells inhibits the spread of cancerous cells, providing researchers with a new pathway toward developing cancer-fighting drugs, according to new findings by Georgia ...
Cancer Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have identified molecular signals that control whether embryos are accepted by the womb, and that appear to function abnormally in women who have suffered repeated miscarriages.
Medical research Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |