News tagged with lab
Intermittent fasting is all the rage, but scientific evidence showing how such regimes affect human health is not always clear cut. Now a scientific review in the British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease suggests that f ...
Diabetes Apr 26, 2013 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 1
Being forced to exercise may still help reduce anxiety and depression just as exercising voluntarily does, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Health Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Research at Johns Hopkins suggests that if hospitals would show physicians the price of some diagnostic laboratory tests at the time the tests are ordered, doctors would order substantially fewer of them or search for lower-priced ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a first-of-its-kind experiment using microvesicles generated from mesenchymal bone marrow cells (MSCs) to treat cancer, neurological researchers at Henry Ford Hospital have discovered a novel approach for treatment of ...
Cancer Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Findings from a Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study could lead to the development of new drugs to treat gout. The study, led by Liang Qiao, MD, and his colleagues and collaborators, was published March ...
Immunology Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Pour on the olive oil, preferably over fish and vegetables: One of the longest and most scientific tests of a Mediterranean diet suggests this style of eating can cut the chance of suffering heart-related ...
Cardiology Feb 25, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (9) | 4
(AP)—Officials say they still don't know what sickened people at a Villanova University chemistry lab, prompting evacuation of the building and sending 29 people to the hospital.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Scientists wondering why some children and not others survived one of China's worst food safety scandals have uncovered a suspect: germs that live in the gut.
Medical research Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Iowa have found that three volunteer women with defective amygdalas were able to experience internal fear. In their paper published in the journal Nature Ne ...
Neuroscience Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
(AP)—When medical students have finished their study and practice on cadavers, they often hold a respectful memorial service to honor these bodies donated to science.
Other Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Activating and deactivating individual nerve cells in the brain is something many neuroscientists wish they could do, as it would help them to better understand how the brain works.
Neuroscience Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
An outbreak of vomiting and diarrhea has sickened more than 400 vacationers and crew members aboard two Christmas-time cruises in the Caribbean, the CDC said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For the first time, a defective protein that plays a specific role in degrading intermediate filaments (IF), one of three classes of filaments that form the structure of nerve cells, has been discovered by an international ...
Medical research Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pre-clinical trials—the stage at which medications or therapies are tested on animals like laboratory mice—is a crucial part of drug development. It's only then that scientists can assess benefits and side effects before ...
Medical research Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The French parliament voted Thursday to ban the use of bisphenol A, a chemical thought to have a toxic effect on the brain and nervous system, in baby food packaging next year and all food containers in 2015.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0