A new approach to bladder regeneration is capitalizing on the potential of two distinct cell populations harvested from a patient's healthy bone marrow, a new study reports.
Medical research Feb 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The results published in Nature Communications enables us to consider eventual therapeutic strategies to restore the sensorial innervation of the cochlea, an organ essential to hearing.
Medical research Feb 18, 2013 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The most common genetic cause of Parkinson's is not only responsible for the condition's distinctive movement problems but may also affect vision, according to new research by scientists at the University of York.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Nitric oxide, the versatile gas that helps increase blood flow, transmit nerve signals, and regulate immune function, appears to perform one more biological feat— prolonging the life of an organism and ...
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For many patients with difficult-to-treat neuropathic pain, deep brain stimulation (DBS) can lead to long-term improvement in pain scores and other outcomes, according to a study in the February issue of Neurosurgery.
Neuroscience Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two patients freed from severe to disabling effects of dystonia through deep brain stimulation therapy continued to have symptom relief for months after their devices accidentally were fully or partly turned off, according ...
Neuroscience Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It's been a weekly routine for years at the Jolley household in Independence, Mo. - crushing chemotherapy pills and mixing them with fruit juice so that 6-year-old Trevor, who is under treatment for leukemia, can gulp them ...
Cancer Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health are moving closer to a significant milepost in the battle against Alzheimer's disease: identifying the first signs of decline in the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Genes linked to autism and schizophrenia are only switched on during the early stages of brain development, according to a study in mice led by researchers at the University of Oxford.
Genetics Feb 11, 2013 | 3.4 / 5 (30) | 0 |
A discovery using stem cells from a patient with motor neurone disease could help research into treatments for the condition. The study used a patient's skin cells to create motor neurons - nerve cells that control muscle ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—At first, Marc Laderriere thought that his decreasing energy was just age catching up to him—he was about to be 50. But something about that explanation didn't sit right.
Neuroscience Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Research that aims to rid dementia sufferers' brains of toxins could lead to a new treatment that reverses the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in the future.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study out today in the journal Cell Stem Cell shows that human brain cells created by reprogramming skin cells are highly effective in treating myelin disorders, a family of diseases that includes multiple sclerosis and ra ...
Medical research Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 2 |
Terry D. Connell, PhD, knows a lot about the immune system: he's a University at Buffalo professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences who conducts research on ...
Immunology Feb 07, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 4
(Medical Xpress)—Multiple sclerosis, a brain disease that affects over 400,000 Americans, causes movement difficulties and many neurologic symptoms. MS has two key elements: The nerves that direct muscular ...
Neuroscience Feb 06, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |