When pregnant women are exposed to moderate levels of a common pesticide, their children may experience lasting changes in brain structure linked to lower intelligence, a US study said Monday.
Health Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Fibronectin plays a major role in wound healing and embryonic development. The protein, which is located in the extracellular matrix of cells, has also been linked to pathological conditions including cancer ...
Medical research Apr 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In parts of the world without reliable electricity, a pedal-powered nebulizer could provide life-saving asthma treatments. Small wax-filled sleeping bags could keep premature infants warm. ...
Other Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In wealthy countries, antiretroviral therapy (ART) has transformed AIDS into an often-manageable chronic condition, as patients can receive both the therapeutics and the constant monitoring that ensures the therapies remain ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of scientists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Vanderbilt University have pinpointed the region on dengue virus that is neutralized in people who overcome infection with the deadly pathogen. ...
Medical research Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Developing nations experiencing economic and social growth might also see growing waistlines among their poorest citizens, according to a new study from Rice University and the University of Colorado.
Health Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In open source drug discovery all data and ideas are freely and immediately shared, and anyone may participate at any level.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
By global standards, health risks caused by environmental factors are low in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), new studies by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers show.
Health Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The University of Kentucky has announced that Dr. Daret St. Clair, the James Graham Brown Endowed Chair and professor of toxicology, has published the first comprehensive study that provides insight into the relationship ...
Cancer Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A small team of researchers has found that various forms of child abuse can lead to stunted development in certain regions of the brain. The research carried out by Martin Teicher, Carl ...
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Scientists at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) developed a new mouse model for studying a devastating childhood brain cancer called medulloblastoma. The animal model mimics the ...
Cancer Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Babies don't learn to talk just from hearing sounds. New research suggests they're lip-readers too.
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Social inequality in wealthy nations is increasing while in parts of the developing world many diseases are on the wane, Margaret Chan, head of the World Health Organization said Monday.
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Arrhythmia is a potentially life-threatening problem with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat, causing it to go too fast, too slow or to beat irregularly. Arrhythmia affects millions of people worldwide.
Genetics Dec 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a Canadian NGO announced Friday $32 million to fund research for the discovery and development of affordable tools for rapidly diagnosing diseases in developing nations.
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