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A woman had died of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Kosovo as two more patients were suspected of being infected with the disease, a health official said on Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The process of metastasis, by which cancer cells travel from a tumor site and proliferate at other sites in the body, is a serious threat to cancer patients. According to the National Cancer ...
Cancer Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Autoimmune diseases are triggered by immune cells that attack the body's own tissue. In multiple sclerosis (MS) immune cells succeed in invading nervous tissue and sparking off a destructive inflammation ...
Immunology Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Ben W. Strowbridge, PhD, Professor of Neurosciences and Physiology/Biophysics, and Robert A. Hyde, a fourth year MD/PhD student in the neurosciences graduate program at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, ...
Neuroscience Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Three people have died in the first ever outbreak of the West Nile virus in Serbia, in which 35 contracted the disease, health authorities said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An outbreak of the West Nile virus in Serbia has killed an elderly woman and infected 20 other people with the mosquito-borne disease, health officials said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A drug originally developed to stop cancerous tumors may hold the potential to prevent abnormal brain cell growth and learning disabilities in some children, if they can be diagnosed early enough, a new animal ...
Cancer Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Astrocytes are cells that have many functions in the central nervous system, such as the control of neuronal synapses, blood flow, or the brain's response to neurotrauma or stroke.
Medical research Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Human and chimp brains look anatomically similar because both evolved from the same ancestor millions of years ago. But where does the chimp brain end and the human brain begin?
Neuroscience Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
The more that we understand the brain, the more complex it becomes. The same can be said about the genetics and neurobiology of psychiatric disorders. For "Mendelian" disorders, like Huntington disease, mutation of a single ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from the University of Bristol has identified the subtypes of sensory nerve cells that are likely to contribute to long-term nerve pain from partial nerve injury. It is hoped ...
Medical research Aug 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A previously unrecognized system that drains waste from the brain at a rapid clip has been discovered by neuroscientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The findings were published online August 15 in Science Tr ...
Neuroscience Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (19) | 4 |
Depression takes a substantial toll on brain health. Brain imaging and post-mortem studies provide evidence that the wealth of connections in the brain are reduced in individuals with depression, with the result of impaired ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Clinical trials start this week for a stroke drug initially created by a team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and the University of Southern California (USC), and further developed by biotech company ZZ ...
Medications Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Florida researchers have identified a gene responsible for brain-related symptoms of the most common form of adult-onset muscular dystrophy.
Neuroscience Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |