Pulmonary nodules are common, but few studies of lung nodule identification and clinical evaluation have been performed in community settings. Researchers from Kaiser Permanente Southern California identified 7,112 patients ...
Cancer Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Emotional stress caused by last year's tsunami caused a part of some survivors' brains to shrink, according to scientists in Japan who grasped a unique chance to study the neurological effects of trauma.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 22, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Virtual reality allows researchers to measure brain activity during behavior at unprecedented resolution
Researchers have developed a new technique which allows them to measure brain activity in large populations of nerve cells at the resolution of individual cells. The technique, reported today in the journal Nature, has be ...
Neuroscience May 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- For years, researchers have known that obesity, type 2 diabetes and low-level inflammation are linked, but how they are connected has not been well understood.
Diabetes May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists have pinpointed a protein that helps explain why the elderly frequently have to get up in the night to urinate, a problem that can badly interfere with sleep.
Health May 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
University of Kentucky researchers, led by Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, have made a major breakthrough in the "dry" form of age-related macular degeneration known as geographic atrophy (GA). GA is an untreatable condition that ...
Medical research Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
DNA from the heart's own cells plays a role in heart failure by mistakenly activating the body's immune system, according to a study by British and Japanese researchers, co-funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF). Scientists ...
Immunology Apr 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In breakthrough study damaged mouse hearts regenerated by transforming scar tissue into beating heart muscle
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes today are announcing a research breakthrough in mice that one day may help doctors restore hearts damaged by heart attacksby converting scar-forming cardiac cells into beating ...
Cardiology Apr 18, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
An artificial connection between the brain and muscles can restore complex hand movements in monkeys following paralysis, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Medical research Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The longstanding mystery of how selective hearing works how people can tune in to a single speaker while tuning out their crowded, noisy environs is solved this week in the journal Nature by two ...
Neuroscience Apr 18, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Whether you become infected by some strains of rotavirus may depend on your blood type.
Medical research Apr 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The key to treating one of the most common types of human leukemia may lie within mutations in a gene called FLT3, according to new research led by physician-scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) ...
Cancer Apr 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Phys.org) -- A report in the journal Nature on the extent of unapproved stem-cell treatments in China has found that the practice is still widespread and is attracting thousands of medical tourists to the country.
Health Apr 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
An international team of scientists, including four at Simon Fraser University, has made a discovery that will change the way the most deadly form of breast cancer is treated.
Cancer Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
University of Washington researchers announced their findings from a major study looking into the genetic basis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) with an approach piloted at the UW. Their results are reported ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |