You're in the supermarket eyeing a basket of sweet, juicy plums. You reach for the conventionally grown stone fruit, then decide to spring the extra $1/pound for its organic cousin. You figure you've just made the healthier ...
Health Sep 03, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (12) | 14 |
Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered that a neuronal pathway—part of the autonomic nervous system—reaches the bones and participates in the control of bone development.
Medical research Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The policies that several states have adopted giving tax deductions or credits to living organ donors do not appear to have increased donation rates. Authors of the study, appearing in the August issue of the American Jo ...
Other Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the laboratory of Dr. Andrea Cooper at the Trudeau Institute, just published in the European Journal of Immunology, holds promise for the improved prevention and treatment of bacterial infect ...
Immunology Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Copeptin predicts prognosis in patients with heart failure, according to research presented at the ESC Congress today, August 25, by Professor Stefan Störk from Germany.
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- If you've ever been booted out of bed because of your icy feet, new research may help explain your plight.
Medical research Aug 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
After a surgeon stitches up a patient's abdomen, costly complications -- some life-threatening -- can occur. To cut down on these postoperative problems, Johns Hopkins undergraduates have invented a disposable ...
Surgery Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and Washington University in St. Louis have developed a new type of medical imaging that gives doctors a new look at ...
Medical research Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Burkitt lymphoma is a malignant, fast-growing tumor that originates from a subtype of white blood cells called B lymphocytes of the immune system and often affects internal organs and the central nervous system. Now Dr. Sandrine ...
Cancer Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Healthcare providers should take into account differences among racial groups when using hemoglobin A1C levels to diagnose and monitor diabetes, new research from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center suggests.
Diabetes Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The Philippines has stepped up screening of airport arrivals to prevent the entry of a mysterious disease that has killed 60 children in Cambodia, the health secretary said Saturday. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A recent international study led by researchers from McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) examines the complex and controversial interplay of conflicts of interest between physician experts, medicine ...
Other Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Brazilian researchers say they have successfully tested a vaccine against schistosomiasis, a disease caused by parasitic worms that afflicts more than 200 million people worldwide.
Medications Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A pregnant woman's blood stream contains not only her own cells, but a small number of her child's, as well, and some of them remain in her internal organs long after the baby is born. Understanding the origin and identity ...
Medical research Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Just a handful of cells in the embryo are all that's needed to form the outer layer of pumping heart muscle in an adult zebrafish.
Medical research Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |