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(Medical Xpress)—As the flu season approaches, public health officials will be campaigning to get people vaccinated, and each of us will have to decide whether to take their advice or not. How will we make ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 12, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Western Sydney researcher has developed a new computational model, which will improve our understanding of how Parkinson's disease (PD) medications affect the brain and cognition.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Research at Sandia National Laboratories has shown that it's possible to predict how well people will remember information by monitoring their brain activity while they study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Less than half of community-based substance abuse treatment programs in the United States currently make HIV testing available on-site or through referral. A new study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College shows ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Southern California have devised a method for detecting certain neurological disorders through the study of eye movements.
Neuroscience Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Predictive mathematical models of signalling pathways are powerful biological tools that could be used for drug development. Using a similar approach, European scientists developed a computational model for ...
Medical research Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
High baseline levels of neuronal activity in the best connected parts of the brain may play an important role in the development of Alzheimer's disease. This is the main conclusion of a new study appearing in PLoS Computational Bi ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A picture is worth 1,000 words when it comes to understanding how things work, but 3D moving pictures are even better. That's especially true for scientists trying to stop cancer by better understanding the ...
Cancer Jun 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A theory that has been widely accepted for many years can be overturned: our short-term memory does not limit itself to remembering four to seven things at the same time. Groundbreaking research demonstrates ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Nine out of 10 Californians under the age of 65 will be enrolled in health insurance programs as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to a joint study by the UC Berkeley Center for Labor ...
Health Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new set of computer models has successfully predicted negative side effects in hundreds of current drugs, based on the similarity between their chemical structures and those molecules known to cause side effects, according ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at Georgia State University have discovered that in one species of freshwater crustaceans, social status can affect the configuration of neural circuitry.
Neuroscience Apr 19, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A new nonsurgical method for monitoring brain pressure might help improve treatment of head injury patients, according to a new study.
Medical research Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Most medical imaging equipment is not designed with overweight and obese patients in mind. As a result, these individuals can be exposed to higher levels of radiation during routine X-ray and CT scans.
Medical research Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of University of Pittsburgh mathematicians is using computational models to better understand how the structure of neural variability relates to such functions as short-term memory and decision making. In a paper published ...
Neuroscience Apr 02, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (5) | 0 |