News tagged with laboratory test
For the first time, physicists from the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE), biologists and physicians demonstrated the synergistic effect of cold atmospheric plasma - a partly ionized ...
Cancer May 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Virginia Tech released today the results of its 2013 adult football helmet ratings, designed to identify differences between the abilities of helmets to reduce the risk of concussion. A total of four helmets ...
Health May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Stumped for years by a natural filter in the body that allows few substances, including life-saving drugs, to enter the brain through the bloodstream, physicians who treat neurological diseases may soon have a new pathway ...
Medical research May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Research to restore sight to the clinically blind has reached a critical stage, with testing underway of the prototype microchips that will power the bionic eye.
Ophthalmology Apr 03, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (9) | 0 |
Scientists have developed a unique compound that in laboratory tests blocks inflammation-causing molecules in blood cells known to fuel ailments like cancer and cardiovascular disease without causing harmful toxicity.
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Has your memory failed you today, such as struggling to recall a word that's "on the tip of your tongue?" If so, you're not alone.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 15, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 3 |
A novel mechanism for anxiety behaviors, including a previously unrecognized inhibitory brain signal, may inspire new strategies for treating psychiatric disorders, University of Chicago researchers report.
Genetics May 15, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
If past experience makes you think there's going to be one more cashew at the bottom of the bowl, you're likely to search through those mixed nuts a little longer.
Neuroscience Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Extracts of saw palmetto berry used at doses of up to 960 mg daily appear to be safe over an 18-month period, according to a study published in the April issue of The Journal of Urology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists who developed a novel mouse model mimicking human preterm labor have described a molecular signaling pathway underlying preterm birth and targeted it to stop the problem.
Medical research Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Several drugs companies have ineffectively tried to produce antibodies that bind to the IGF-1 receptor on the cell surface, which has a critical part to play in the development of cancer. Scientists at Karolinska Institutet ...
Cancer Nov 26, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—New insights into sperms' swimming skills shed light on male infertility, which affects one in 20 men, and could provide a new avenue to the development of a male contraceptive pill.
Genetics Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Two years ago, researcher Josef Bless was listening to music on his phone when he suddenly had an idea.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New York's governor declared a public health emergency Saturday for the state because of the severity of the flu season, as officials across the U.S. grapple with the worst flu outbreak in several years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Genetic regulation of metabolomic biomarkers -- paths to cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes
In a study to the genetic variance of human metabolism, researchers have identified thirty one regions of the genome that were associated with levels of circulating metabolites, i.e., small molecules that ...
Diabetes Jan 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0