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A new mechanism for guiding the growth of nerves that involves cell-death machinery has been found by scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno that may bring advances in neurological medicine and research. ...
Neuroscience Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Mutations in single genes can cause catastrophic diseases, such as Huntington's Disease or sickle cell anemia. However, many conditions, including cancer, diabetes and birth defects are multigenic, arising ...
Genetics Jan 31, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In a study at the University of California, San Diego and VA San Diego Healthcare, researchers were able to regenerate "an astonishing degree" of axonal growth at the site of severe spinal cord injury in rats. Their research ...
Medical research Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |
Transporting a vaccine at -140 degrees Celsius on the difficult roads of Sub-Saharan Africa is problematic, but five students in life sciences have gone to Tanzania to attempt to find a solution.
Medications Aug 06, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Modern lifestyles are generally quite different from those of our hunter-gatherer ancestors, a fact that some claim as the cause of the current rise in global obesity, but new results published July 25 in the open access ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
(AP) -- Swept by the barefoot running craze, ultramarathoner Ryan Carter ditched his sneakers for footwear that mimics the experience of striding unshod.
Health May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New evidence-based guidelines from the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) address the many risk factors for developing a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or blood clot, as the result of long-distance travel. These risk ...
Health Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A new study in the Journal of General Physiology uses state-of-the-art fluorescence microscopy to provide a striking 3-D picture of how class V myosins (myoV) "walk" along their actin track.
Medical research Jan 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
One million people in Uganda live with HIV/AIDS, where long distances and expensive travel costs significantly limit access to treatment. By employing an innovative mobile-technology strategy, Dr. Femida Gwadry-Sridhar, Director ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 1