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The human brain is the most complex of all organs, containing billions of neurons with their corresponding projections, all woven together in a highly complex, three-dimensional web. To date, mapping this ...
Neuroscience Jul 28, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (18) | 3 |
In a discovery that can fundamentally change how drugs for arthritis, and potentially many other diseases, are made, University of Utah medical researchers have identified a way to treat inflammation while potentially minimizing ...
Inflammatory disorders Nov 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (9) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Medical researchers may have uncovered a novel approach to treat an incurable and ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people.
Medical research Jun 02, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a drug intended for diabetes appears to restore memory in Alzheimer's brain cells.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Thirty years, 30 million deaths and 60 million infections after HIV appeared, medical researchers now have the tools to halt the deadly epidemic.
HIV & AIDS Nov 29, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 0
A natural compound found in some fruits, nuts and red wine may enhance exercise training and performance, demonstrates newly published medical research from the University of Alberta.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Japanese researchers have created a functioning human liver from stemcells, a report said Friday, raising hopes for the manufacture of artificial organs for those in need of transplants.
Medical research Jun 08, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
Fructose, a sugar much maligned in recent years, recently took another hit when a preliminary study by Yale University found that it might stimulate appetite more than other sugar types. The results came ...
Health Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
The Guatemalan government said Tuesday it has tracked down five survivors from a deadly US government research project on sexually transmitted diseases that killed scores of its people. ...
Other Aug 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Xenotransplantation, or transplanting animal parts from one animal to another, is one area of medical research that has held more promise than payoff ever since the idea was first devised. Now however, ...
Medical research Oct 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Almost a year after researchers in Wisconsin published a groundbreaking paper describing their use of genetic sequencing to diagnose and treat a 4-year-old boy, a national health agency is shifting its focus to put $416 ...
Genetics Dec 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The time for commercial development of gene therapy has come. Patients with diseases treatable and curable with gene therapy deserve access to the technology, which has demonstrated both its effectiveness ...
Genetics Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
We've all heard that eating fish is good for our brains and memory. But what is it about DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, that makes our memory sharper?
Health Jun 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—NC State professor of veterinary internal medicine Ed Breitschwerdt has spent the last couple of decades working with Bartonella, bacteria historically associated with "cat scratch disease." ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 24, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Loyola University Hospital spine surgeon Dr. Alexander Ghanayem is co-author of a landmark editorial challenging the integrity of published industry-sponsored research involving a bone-growth product.
Other Jun 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0