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(Medical Xpress)—Estrogen levels drop dramatically in menopause, a time when the risk of urinary tract infections increases significantly.
Immunology Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New University at Buffalo research demonstrates how defects in an important neurological pathway in early development may be responsible for the onset of schizophrenia later in life.
Genetics Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—In a mouse model, calorie-restricted weight loss reverses the high-fat diet-induced ghrelin resistance that may contribute to rebound weight gain, according to research published online Jan. ...
Health Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a study published in the January 18 issue of Cell, researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a new method to visualize aging and tumor growth ...
Medical research Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
New research in Nature concludes the eye – which depends on light to see – also needs light to develop normally during pregnancy.
Ophthalmology Jan 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
An excessive response of the immune system to malarial infection can lead to serious complications, such as cerebral malaria. While the mechanism causing the onset of cerebral malaria is unclear, immunologists ...
Immunology Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Immunology researchers at the University of Connecticut Health Center are learning more about memory T cells, which are cells that fight infection from a previously encountered antigen.
Immunology Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The use of a new brain tumor-targeting contrast agent that differentiates between normal and cancer cells in conjunction with a high-powered microscopy system could potentially lead to ...
Cancer Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Fusion genes are common chromosomal aberrations in many cancers, and can be used as prognostic markers and drug targets in clinical practice.
Cancer Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In an approach with the potential to aid therapeutic vaccine development, Whitehead Institute scientists have shown that enzymatically modified antibodies can be used to generate highly targeted, potent responses from cells ...
Medical research Jan 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Dartmouth scientists have demonstrated the importance of the gene Plvap and the structures it forms in mammalian physiology in a study published in December by the journal Developmental Cell.
Cancer Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Instability in the composition of gut bacterial communities (dysbiosis) has been linked to common human intestinal disorders, including inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer; however, it is unclear if dysbiosis ...
Inflammatory disorders Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Demyelinating diseases, such as multiple sclerosis (MS), are frequently associated with the progressive loss of vision. The retinal nerve damage is thought to be caused by immune system-mediated inflammation; however, other ...
Ophthalmology Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Jackson Laboratory researchers led by Associate Professor Zhong-wei Zhang, Ph.D., have provided direct evidence that a specific neurotransmitter receptor is vital to the process of pruning synapses in the brains of newborn ...
Neuroscience Dec 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers have discovered that adding lovastatin, a widely used cholesterol-lowering drug, to traditional antimalarial treatment decreases neuroinflammation and protects against cognitive impairment in a mouse model of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |