News tagged with biomedical sciences
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New drugs derived from components of a specific diet used by children with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy could offer a new treatment, according to research published today in the journal Neuropharmacology.
Neuroscience Nov 20, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Should every primary school pupil in the UK be given a hearing test and what's the most effective way of doing it? These are questions that a team of academics from Nottingham and Exeter will be tackling as part of a new ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New insights into sperms' swimming skills shed light on male infertility, which affects one in 20 men, and could provide a new avenue to the development of a male contraceptive pill.
Genetics Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Newspaper coverage of biomedical research leans heavily toward reports of initial findings, which are frequently attenuated or refuted by later studies, leading to disproportionate media coverage of potentially misleading ...
Other Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at The University of Nottingham say adverse side-effects caused by the anti-parasitic drug quinine in the treatment of malaria could be controlled by what we eat.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Chronic infections are a large and growing problem throughout the developed world, and intensive research is being conducted in ways to combat the recalcitrant bacteria. When bacteria aggregate into so-called biofilm, they ...
Medical research Aug 08, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Anyone who has looked at the jagged recording of the electrical activity of a single neuron in the brain must have wondered how any useful information could be extracted from such a frazzled signal.
Neuroscience Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (10) | 0 |
Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed a new silk-based stabilizer that, in the laboratory, kept some vaccines and antibiotics stable up to temperatures of 140 degrees Fahrenheit. This provides ...
Medical research Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (12) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Even with an imminent Supreme Court ruling on the health care overhaul law, it's still the primary care physician and the local community that will determine the path of true health care reform. That's ...
Health Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Neurons come in an astounding assortment of shapes and sizes, forming a thick inter-connected jungle of cells. Now, UCL neuroscientists have found that there is a simple pattern that describes the tree-like shape of all neurons.
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 2 |
Researchers have unveiled a novel strategy for neutralizing unwanted molecules and clearing them from the body.
Medical research Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Skewed results? Failure to account for clinical trial drop-outs can lead to erroneous findings in top medical journals
(Medical Xpress) -- A new University at Buffalo study of publications in the world's top five general medical journals finds that when clinical trials do not account for participants who dropped out, results are biased and ...
Other Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital have identified a portion of the brain responsible for determining how far away a sound originates, a process that ...
Neuroscience Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A significant breakthrough on why women go into labour early or develop the disease pre-eclampsia has been made by scientists. The discovery concerning the conditions which threaten the life of both ...
Immunology May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Human brain functions have been studied in the past using relatively simple stimuli, such as pictures of faces and isolated sounds or words. Researchers from Aalto University Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational ...
Neuroscience May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0