News tagged with maturation
Two scientists from different generations won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for the groundbreaking discovery that cells in the body can be reprogrammed into completely different kinds, work that reflects ...
Medical research Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 5
A Washington State University researcher has found new evidence that the plastic additive BPA can disrupt women's reproductive systems, causing chromosome damage, miscarriages and birth defects.
Medical research Sep 24, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (9) | 2 |
Pacifiers may stunt the emotional development of baby boys by robbing them of the opportunity to try on facial expressions during infancy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Long stretches of DNA once considered inert dark matter appear to be uniquely active in a part of the brain known to control the body's 24-hour cycle, according to researchers at the National Institutes ...
Medical research Sep 24, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
When a nerve is damaged, glial cells produce the protein neuregulin1 and thereby promote the regeneration of nerve tissue.
Neuroscience Jan 28, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Brain scans don't lie about age: Timing of brain maturation is more tightly controlled than previously known
A national team of researchers led by investigators at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have developed a multidimensional set of brain measurements that, when taken together, can ...
Neuroscience Aug 16, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A pandemic of ailments called the "allergic march" -- the gradual acquisition of overlapping allergic diseases that commonly begins in early childhood -- has frustrated both parents and physicians. For the ...
Medical research Aug 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Why do infants get sick so often? Researchers reveal cell signaling prevents growth of essential immune cells
Researchers at the University of Michigan Health System are helping to quell parents' worry about why infants seem to get sick so often.
Immunology Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a molecular signaling pathway that drives the growth and maturation of young human beta cells the insulin-producing cell ...
Medical research Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An intriguing clue to longevity lurks in the sexual maturation timetable of female mammals, Jackson Laboratory researchers and their collaborators report.
Genetics May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
If Pygmies are known for one trait, it is their short stature: Pygmy men stand just 4'11" on average. But the reason why these groups are so short and neighboring groups are not remains unclear. Scientists have proposed various ...
Genetics Apr 26, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Stem cell researchers at UCLA have uncovered for the first time why adult human cardiac myocytes have lost their ability to proliferate, perhaps explaining why the human heart has little regenerative capacity.
Medical research Aug 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (10) | 1 |
A new study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) suggests that an unusual ...
Cancer Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Adolescent boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to be shorter and slimmer than their same-age peers, according to a new study published in the Medical Journal of Au ...
Attention deficit disorders Jan 21, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
Children who suffer or witness physical abuse undergo changes to their brain structure that may predispose them to depression and substance abuse later in life, a study said Wednesday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0