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Work by researchers at The University of Western Australia could revolutionise testing for Type 1 diabetes around the world.
Diabetes Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women who receive strong social support from their families during pregnancy appear to be protected from sharp increases in a particular stress hormone, making them less likely to develop postpartum depression, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
High levels of a chemical called troponin in the blood can indicate a heart attack. A new, highly sensitive blood test for troponin will be used on blood samples donated by 140 patients who were admitted to MRI with chest ...
Cardiology Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When dealing with cancer, time is critical. Identifying cancer before it spreads can often be the difference between life and death, so early diagnosis is key.
Cancer Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Far more than just leaving you yawning, a small amount of sleep deprivation disrupts the activity of genes, potentially affecting metabolism and other functions in the human body, a new study ...
Medical research Feb 25, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (9) | 1 |
Light, together with artificial intelligence systems that deliver fast, accurate analysis, has the potential to reshape the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Medical research Feb 18, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0
'Significant' proportion of HIV positive patients may not be telling NHS staff about their infection
A significant proportion of HIV positive patients may not be disclosing their infection to NHS staff, when turning up for treatment at sexual health clinics, suggests preliminary research published online in the journal Sexually Tr ...
HIV & AIDS Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Concerns and anxieties about one's close relationships appear to function as a chronic stressor that can compromise immunity, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have now been able to identify the grass pollen molecule, against which the allergic response of hay fever in children is initiated. In addition, it was shown that ...
Immunology Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For the first time, scientists have combined genomic and proteomic analysis of blood plasma to enhance identification of genetically regulated protein traits. This could be applied to any large association study of civilization ...
Genetics Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Seniors seem to get a weaker boost to their immune system following a flu shot than young people do, a small study shows.
Medications Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The largest study of epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa to date reveals that programmes to control parasitic diseases and access to better antenatal care could substantially reduce the prevalence of the disease in this region.
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—At least one in five people in countries for which data are available were infected with influenza during the first year of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Johns Hopkins researchers have identified a rare gene mutation in a single family with a high rate of schizophrenia, adding to evidence that abnormal genes play a role in the development of the disease.
Genetics Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A natural sense of rhythm: Shifting levels of molecules in the blood provide a snapshot of internal 'body-time'
Anybody who has worked the overnight shift will testify that sometimes the time displayed on the clock is not the same as the one in your head. This disconnect is not merely perception; many physiological ...
Medical research Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0