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Hydrocarbons, a chemical compound commonly found in household items from cleaning products to gasoline, are among the top 10 causes of pediatric poisoning deaths in the United States. A new study by researchers ...
Pediatrics May 06, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Janelle Leuthaeuser is on the cutting edge of biophysics. A molecular genetics and genomics Ph.D. student, she is part of a nationwide effort to create a more efficient generation of protein-based drugs.
Medical research Apr 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The sense of smell remains a mystery in many respects. Fragrance companies, for instance, know it is crucial that chemical compounds in perfumes reach nostrils at different rates to create ...
Neuroscience Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
In an advance in efforts to reduce the use of animals in testing new cosmetic and other product ingredients for skin allergies, scientists are describing a new, highly accurate non-animal test for these skin-sensitizers. ...
Medical research Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An extract from a shrub often used for medicinal purposes in tropical Africa may have lethal effects against a dangerous parasite that transmits malaria, according to a multi-institutional team of scientists ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered phthalates, industrial chemicals, in common foods purchased in the United States. Phthalates can be found in a variety of ...
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—For a bunch of inanimate chemical compounds, the nucleic and amino acids caught up in the infamous "selfish" segregation distorter (SD) saga have put on quite a soap opera for biologists ...
Genetics Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A novel tool exploits baker's yeast to expedite the development of new drugs to fight multiple tropical diseases, including malaria, schistosomiasis, and African sleeping sickness. The unique screening method uses yeasts ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In what researchers are calling a first, a new analysis suggests that the greater a woman's exposure to a type of common chemical compound called PFCs, the greater her risk for developing osteoarthritis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Weak concentrations of bisphenol A are sufficient to produce a negative reaction on the human testicle. This has just been shown experimentally for the first time by René Habert and his colleagues (UMR Cellules ...
Health Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Consuming large quantities of a key ingredient in beer can protect against winter sniffles and even some serious illnesses in small children, a Japanese brewery said citing a scientific study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Minnesota's Center for Drug Design have developed a synthetic compound that, in a mouse model, successfully prevents the neurodegeneration associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have identified a new means to eradicate malaria infections by rapidly killing the blood-borne Plasmodium parasites that cause the disease.
Medical research Oct 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A brain pathway that is stimulated by traumatic or fearful experiences can be disrupted by two compounds that show promise for preventing post-traumatic stress disorder, Indiana University researchers reported.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers from Royal Holloway, University of London are looking at ways of testing the side effects of new drugs without using animals.
Medical research Oct 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0