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(Medical Xpress)—The endothelium, the cellular layer lining the body's blood vessels, is extremely resilient. Measuring just a few hundred nanometers in thickness, this super-tenuous structure routinely ...
Medical research May 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Wielding a joystick and wearing special glasses, pain researcher Alexandre DaSilva rotates and slices apart a large, colorful, 3-D brain floating in space before him.
Medical research Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have identified a key molecule responsible for triggering the chemical processes in our brain linked to our formation of memories. The findings, published in the journal Frontiers in Neural Circuits, reveal ...
Neuroscience Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 2 |
A drug widely used to treat Parkinson's Disease can help to reverse age-related impairments in decision making in some older people, a study from researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging has shown.
Neuroscience Mar 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Disruption in the body's circadian rhythm can lead not only to obesity, but can also increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease.
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have identified molecular signals that control whether embryos are accepted by the womb, and that appear to function abnormally in women who have suffered repeated miscarriages.
Medical research Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Anesthesia is quite safe these days. But sometimes putting a patient under to fix one problem, such as heart damage, can harm a different organ, such as a kidney.
Medical research Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A steak slapped onto a hot barbecue will leave the meat with black grill lines that add flavor and aroma, but the chemicals contained in charred, seared and fried foods may over time kick-start ...
Medical research Dec 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 2 |
DNA, like houses and cars, needs ongoing maintenance. Rays of ultraviolet sunlight, chemical pollutants and normal biochemical processes in the cell can damage it. Cells routinely repair this damage before making proteins ...
Cancer Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Bioinformaticians at IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) and UPF (Pompeu Fabra University) have used molecular simulation techniques to explain a specific step in the maturation of the HIV virions, i.e., how ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Writing in the journal Science, Professor Derby of The School of Materials, looks at how the concept of using printer technology to build structures in which to grow cells, is helping to regenerate tissue.
Medical research Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study from Tel Aviv University suggests that early clues about the progression of the disease can be found in the metabolism of the brain, making it possible to detect and diagnose Alzheimer's at an ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Research carried out at the University of South Carolina has identified novel mechanisms through which dioxin, a well-known environmental contaminant, can alter physiological functions, according to a study ...
Medical research Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists' discovery of an important step in the body's process for healing wounds may lead to a new way of treating inflammation.
Inflammatory disorders Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a Statement of Principles unveiled today, The Endocrine Society proposes a streamlined definition for endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and offers recommendations that will strengthen the ability of current screening ...
Health Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0