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Unraveling the mechanism that ovarian cancer cells use to change normal cells around them into cells that promote tumor growth has identified several new targets for treatment of this deadly disease.
Cancer Nov 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A thin, flexible electrode developed at the University of Michigan is 10 times smaller than the nearest competition and could make long-term measurements of neural activity practical at ...
Neuroscience Nov 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
A low dose of the sedative clonazepam alleviated autistic-like behavior in mice with a mutation that causes Dravet syndrome in humans, University of Washington researchers have shown.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 22, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists can see which cells communicate with each other in the brain, by flipping a neural light switch
There are cells in your brain that recognize very specific places, and have that as one of their main jobs. These cells, called place cells, are found in an area behind your temple called the hippocampus. ...
Neuroscience Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at Imperial College London have discovered a new way in which a very common childhood disease could be treated. In the first year of life, 65 per cent of babies get infected by Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have identified molecular signals that control whether embryos are accepted by the womb, and that appear to function abnormally in women who have suffered repeated miscarriages.
Medical research Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have found the first proof that a chemical in the brain called glutamate is linked to suicidal behavior, offering new hope for efforts to prevent people from taking their own ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
It has long been known that cancer is a disease of aging, but a molecular link between the two has remained elusive.
Cancer Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
When most groups of mammalian cells are faced with a shortage of nutrients or oxygen, the phrase "every man for himself" is more apt than "all for one, one for all." Unlike colonies of bacteria, which often cooperate to thrive ...
Cancer Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers from Yale University School of Medicine have demonstrated that vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) is highly competent at finding, infecting, and killing human melanoma cells, both in vitro and in animal models, ...
Medical research Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Doctors may in the future be able to take a blood test to determine if a patient is suicidal, hopefully decreasing the number of people taking their own lives.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
How is it that a disc-like cluster of cells transforms within the first month of pregnancy into an elongated embryo? This mechanism is a mystery that man has tried to unravel for millennia.
Medical research Jul 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Like snakes, tumour cells shed their skin. Cancer is not a static disease but during its development the disease accumulates changes to evade natural defences adapting to new environmental circumstances, protecting against ...
Cancer Sep 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0