(Medical Xpress)—Research out of the George Washington University (GW), published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), reveals another piece of the puzzle in a genetic developmental disorder that ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 03, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at Rush University Medical Center, in collaboration with researchers at Northwestern University, have identified a molecular mechanism central to the development of osteoarthritis (OA) pain, a finding that could ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Dec 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—If the sinful excess of holiday eating sends your system into butter-slathered, brandy-soaked overload, you are not alone: People who are jet-lagged, people who work graveyard shifts and ...
Medical research Dec 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have mapped the molecular mechanism by which a virus known as cytomegalovirus (CMV) so successfully infects its hosts. This discovery paves the way for new research avenues aimed at ...
Medical research Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have pinpointed a molecular mechanism needed to unleash the heart's ability to regenerate, a critical step toward developing eventual therapies for damage suffered following a heart ...
Medical research Dec 20, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Helping the nose know: Researcher answers 100-year-old question about how olfactory feedback mechanism works
More than a century after it was first identified, Harvard scientists are shedding new light on a little-understood neural feedback mechanism that may play a key role in how the olfactory system works in the brain.
Neuroscience Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—Rice University scientists have discovered a new way to look inside living cells and see the insoluble fibrillar deposits associated with Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Stroke the soft body of a newborn fruit fly larva ever-so-gently with a freshly plucked eyelash, and it will respond to the tickle by altering its movement—an observation that has helped scientists at the University of ...
Neuroscience Dec 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3 |
Scientists in Australia and Austria have described a "network map" of genes involved in pain perception. The work, published in the journal PLOS Genetics should help identify new analgesic drugs.
Genetics Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers ID gene that turns carbs into fat: Discovery could help development of treatment for fatty liver, diabetes
A gene that helps the body convert that big plate of holiday cookies you just polished off into fat could provide a new target for potential treatments for fatty liver disease, diabetes and obesity.
Genetics Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Researchers discover how the deadly malaria parasite evades the immune system, make progress toward developing a cure
(Medical Xpress)—More than a million people die each year of malaria caused by different strains of the Plasmodium parasite transmitted by the Anopheles mosquito. The medical world has yet to find an effective ...
Medical research Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech have discovered how a common diarrhea-causing bacterium sends the body's natural defenses into overdrive, actually intensifying illness while fighting infection.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research suggests that the molecular mechanism leading to schizophrenia may be different in patients who fail to respond to anti-psychotic medication compared to patients who do respond.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Changes in how genes in the immune system function may result in age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of visual impairment in older adults, based on preliminary research conducted by ...
Immunology Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Two drugs commonly given during cardiac surgery can lead to convulsive seizures, but anesthetics can help cut the risk, according to new research from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.
Neuroscience Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0