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Stress wreaks havoc on the mind and body. For example, psychological stress is associated with greater risk for depression, heart disease and infectious diseases. But, until now, it has not been clear exactly how stress influences ...
Immunology Apr 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (12) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified the lynchpin that activates brown fat cells, which burn fat molecules instead of storing them, making them ...
Medical research Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 1 |
Researchers at Lund University have discovered a new function for vitamin C. Treatment with vitamin C can dissolve the toxic protein aggregates that build up in the brain in Alzheimer's disease. The research findings are ...
Medical research Aug 18, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Cold viruses generally get a bad rap—which they've certainly earned—but new findings by a team of scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies suggest that these viruses might also be a valuable ...
Cancer Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A protein known to be a key player in the development of Parkinson's disease is able to enter and harm cells in the same way that viruses do, according to a Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—USC neuroscientists have isolated chills at a cellular level, identifying the sensory network of neurons in the skin that relays the sensation of cold.
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have identified a mechanism that can give energy-storing white fat some of the beneficial characteristics of energy-burning brown fat. The findings, based on studies of ...
Medical research Aug 02, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
With cold and flu season almost here, the next time you're sick, think twice before taking something for your fever. That's because scientists have found more evidence that elevated body temperature helps certain types of ...
Medical research Nov 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have shown that while a type of "good" fat found in the body can be activated by cold temperatures, it is not able to be activated by the drug ephedrine.
Medical research Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists have restored the sense of smell in mice through gene therapy for the first time—a hopeful sign for people who can't smell anything from birth or lose it due to disease.
Medical research Sep 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
While there's no magic pill that protects and boosts memory, there are several foods that consumers can easily incorporate into their diets that can help.
Health Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay)—Children often get colds, but when they are not feeling well enough to participate in their normal daily activities or not alert enough to learn or play, they are too sick to go to school, an ...
Health Jan 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay)—Some people seem to catch a cold every few weeks while others appear immune. Now a preliminary study suggests that the protective "caps" on your chromosomes could partly explain the mystery.
Medical research Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
New research suggests that zinc helps control infections by gently tapping the brakes on the immune response in a way that prevents out-of-control inflammation that can be damaging and even deadly.
Immunology Feb 07, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Unfortunately, kids get sick. Fighting a virus or common cold is good for a childs immune system and can help build antibodies that protect them from dangerous illnesses. Still, there are times when ...
Health Mar 01, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1