News tagged with clinical sciences
Man may not live by bread alone, but cancer in animals appears less resilient, judging by a study that found chemotherapy drugs work better when combined with cycles of short, severe fasting.
Cancer Feb 08, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (17) | 3 |
Japanese researchers have successfully grown hair on hairless mice by implanting follicles created from stem cells, they announced Wednesday, sparking new hopes of a cure for baldness.
Medical research Apr 18, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (13) | 0
People who study or treat Alzheimer's disease and its earliest clinical stage, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), have focused attention on the obvious short-term memory problems. But a new study suggests that people on the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 28, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
The eyes are the window into the soul -- or at least the mind, according to a new paper published in Perspectives on Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Measuring the diameter of the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 28, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(PhysOrg.com) -- Localized hyperthermia has been used occasionally with cancer drugs for some time, but until now, the reason it helps has been a mystery. In a report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scient ...
Cancer May 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new genetic analysis focusing on Jews from North Africa has provided an overall genetic map of the Jewish Diasporas. The findings support the historical record of Middle Eastern Jews settling in North Africa during Classical ...
Genetics Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida have uncovered a toxic cellular process by which a protein that maintains the health of neurons becomes deficient and can lead to dementia. The findings shed new light on the link between ...
Medical research Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Independent clinical trials, including one conducted at the Scheie Eye Institute at the Perelman School of Medicine, have reported safety and efficacy for Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), a congenital form of blindness caused ...
Genetics Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A daily vitamin C intake equivalent to eating two kiwifruit a day is required to ensure our muscles maintain optimal levels, researchers from the University of Otago, Christchurch have found.
Health Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers have discovered that using two kinds of therapy in tandem may be a knockout combo against inherited disorders that cause blindness. While their study focused on man's best friend, the treatment ...
Ophthalmology Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study released this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science reveals that the medication methylphenidate, best known as Ritalin, may delay puberty in males. The researchers cautio ...
Attention deficit disorders Sep 20, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Clinically depressed people have a hard time telling the difference between negative emotions such as anger and guilt, a new University of Michigan study found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 10, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Transporting a vaccine at -140 degrees Celsius on the difficult roads of Sub-Saharan Africa is problematic, but five students in life sciences have gone to Tanzania to attempt to find a solution.
Medications Aug 06, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 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 |
Reducing fear and stress following a traumatic event could be as simple as providing a protein synthesis blocker to the brain, report a team of researchers from McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, McGill University, ...
Neuroscience Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |