One of the indicators of a cell's health is the state of its DNA and containers—the chromosomes—so when these fuse together or suffer anomalies, they can become the source of illnesses like cancer and/or ageing processes.
Medical research Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) researchers Michele G. Shedlin, PhD, and Joyce K. Anastasi, PhD, DrNP, FAAN, LAc, published a paper, "Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines and Supplements by Mexican-Origin ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Johns Hopkins researchers have identified a rare gene mutation in a single family with a high rate of schizophrenia, adding to evidence that abnormal genes play a role in the development of the disease.
Genetics Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Adults with high out-of-pocket health care expenditures experience considerable anxiety and debt problems, as well as disruption in their medical care, according to research published in the ...
Health Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Shortages of key tuberculosis drugs are posing a real hazard to patients throughout the United States, a new report finds.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Farmworkers are at potential risk from food and waterborne illnesses because of the condition of cooking and eating facilities available to them, according to a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Health Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Working with mice, Johns Hopkins researchers have established a link between elevated levels of a stress hormone in adolescence—a critical time for brain development—and genetic changes that, in young adulthood, cause ...
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3 |
A Kansas State University-led study has uncovered new information that helps scientists better understand the complex workings of cells in the innate immune system. The findings may also lead to new avenues in disease control ...
Immunology Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A review of the available evidence underscores the safety of the federal childhood immunization schedule, according to a report released today by the Institute of Medicine. University of Michigan population ecologist Pejman ...
Health Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Asthma is a serious condition that affects more than 25.7 million Americans, and is responsible for nearly 4,000 deaths annually. While the cause of asthma remains unknown, a study released today in the January issue of Annals of ...
Inflammatory disorders Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Armed with data on vaccine effectiveness from five study monitoring sites, including one at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control is renewing the call for everyone ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The flu season arrived early in the U.S. this year, but health officials and experts say it's too early to say this will be a bad one.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
In poor countries where malaria is prevalent but access to health care is limited, many people mistakenly treat the common cold or other serious illnesses such as pneumonia with medications ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Exposure to extreme heat can cause illness and even death for some people. But there are several small steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Health Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An international team of researchers has developed a new anti-cancer drug that holds promise as a therapy that fights cancer while causing fewer side effects than current medicines. The ...
Cancer Jan 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |