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Scientists in Germany and Africa on Wednesday said they had found two variants of genes that help to explain why some lucky individuals do not develop severe malaria.
Genetics Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Challenging conventional wisdom that rabies infections are 100 percent fatal unless immediately treated, scientists studying remote populations in the Peruvian Amazon at risk of rabies from vampire bats found 11 percent of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers working in Australia have found that certain breast cancer cells are able to switch off the gene that is responsible for causing the production of interferon, an immunity response protein that ...
Cancer Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Nearly a quarter of college women try smoking tobacco with a hookah, or water pipe, for the first time during their freshman year, according to new research from The Miriam Hospital's Center for Behavioral and Preventive ...
Addiction Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have made a groundbreaking discovery that will shape the future of melanoma therapy. The team, led by Thomas S. Kupper, MD, chair of the BWH Department of Dermatology, and ...
Immunology Jul 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Obesity and its associated problems such as diabetes and fatty liver disease are increasingly common global health concerns. A new study by University of Iowa researchers shows that a natural substance found in apple peel ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study led by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) investigators has identified a gene expression pattern that may explain why chemotherapy prior to surgery isn't effective against some tumors and suggests new therapy ...
Cancer Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Joseph Perez used to gear up for his intense workouts by taking ephedra-based dietary supplements. When they were banned because of safety concerns, Perez turned to an even more potent stimulant called DMAA.
Health Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
There are lots of ways to treat a heart attack CPR, aspirin, clot-busters and more. Now CU medical school researchers have found a new candidate: Intense light.
Cardiology Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have identified a gene that modifies the risk of newborns with cystic fibrosis (CF) developing neonatal intestinal obstruction, a potentially lethal complication of CF. Their findings, which appeared ...
Genetics Apr 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Rutgers scientists think they have found a way to prevent and possibly reverse the most debilitating symptoms of a rare, progressive childhood degenerative disease that leaves children with slurred speech, unable to walk, ...
Neuroscience Apr 01, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Nearly one in five people suffers from the insidious and often devastating problem of chronic pain.
Genetics Mar 26, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 1 |
When poet Walt Whitman wrote that we "contain multitudes," he was speaking metaphorically, but he was correct in the literal sense. Every human being carries over 100 trillion individual bacterial cells within ...
Immunology Mar 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
UCLA researchers pinpointed a new mechanism that potently activates T-cells, the group of white blood cells that play a major role in fighting infections.
Medical research Mar 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Biotechnology industry officials are warning that a US Supreme Court ruling on patent rights this week could have a chilling effect on the development of personalized medicine.
Other Mar 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1