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The birth of sensory perception on the human cerebral cortex is yet to be fully explained. The different areas on the cortex function in cooperation, and no perception is the outcome of only one area working alone. In his ...
Neuroscience May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Experts from Durham University have identified a new gene that could help the development of fertility treatments in humans in the future.
Medical research May 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In an age when even preschoolers have electronic toys and devices, many parents wonder how to get their children to be more physically active. Now, two studies published by University at Buffalo researchers provide some answers.
Health Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- To provide elderly, hospitalized patients with the best care possible, the medical community needs to reevaluate its reliance on medical technologies, says Bruce J. Naughton, MD, associate professor of ...
Health Apr 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A Kansas State University veterinary medicine student is investigating ways to improve horse vaccinations and defend them against pathogen challenges at an early age.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Murdoch University researchers have helped to identify a new human infection in Australia after the disease contributed to the death of a Canberra man.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have discovered a new 'off switch' in our immune response which could be boosted in diseases caused by over-activation of our immune system, or blocked to improve vaccines. The findings ...
Immunology Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
University at Buffalo researchers are expressing concern about a new, under-recognized, much more potent variant of a common bacterium that has surfaced in the U.S.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
For decades, the blood thinner heparin has been used to prevent and treat blood clots. Could it be just as effective in treating cancer?
Cancer Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research demonstrates that previous models used to examine cancer may not be complex enough to accurately mimic the true cancer environment. Using oral cancer cells in a three-dimensional model of lab-made tissue that ...
Cancer Jan 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A hard probe inserted in the cerebral cortex of a rat model turns nearly as pliable as the surrounding gray matter in minutes, and induces less of the tough scarring that walls off hard probes that do not change, researchers ...
Neuroscience Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Technology developed by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin could significantly reduce the time and cost to finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease and help answer one of the greatest biological questions: why ...
Medical research Oct 17, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Lung cancer patients could receive safer and more efficient treatment through a system being developed by researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.
Cancer Oct 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Carnegie Mellon University biologists have developed an MRI-based technique that allows researchers to non-invasively follow neural stem cells in vivo.
Neuroscience Sep 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Columbia Engineering researchers have developed a new technique to reach neurons through the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and deliver drugs safely and noninvasively. Up until now, scientists have thought that long ultrasound ...
Medical research Sep 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |