To successfully treat pathological gambling, you need to intervene at an early stage, according to Susana Jiménez-Murcia from the University Hospital of Bellvitge in Spain and colleagues. Their study shows that a patient's ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The immune system's T cells, while coordinating responses to diseases and vaccines, act like honey bees sharing information about the best honey sources, according to a new study by scientists at UC San Francisco.
Immunology Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Once the initial episode of influenza has passed, the chronic effects tend to be overlooked. The results of a new study indicate that the cytokine interleukin-22 (IL-22) plays a critical role in normal lung repair following ...
Medical research Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The University of Delaware's Prasad Dhurjati is a chemical engineer whose background includes systems engineering, biotechnology and artificial intelligence. Yet recently, he has been investigating autism ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 05, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 2
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in Scotland and Germany have discovered a molecular mechanism that shows promise for developing a cure for Huntington's Disease (HD).
Neuroscience Feb 27, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers from the University of Alberta are helping children with Down syndrome who stutter find their voice and speak with ease.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Deep brain stimulation has helped people with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, and new research begins to explain why.
Neuroscience Feb 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (8) | 2 |
A new study published in the March issue of The American Journal of Pathology suggests that cortical type 2 cannabinoid (CB2) receptors might serve as potential therapeutic targets for cerebral ischemia.
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have identified a pivotal protein in a cellular transformation that makes a cancer cell more resistant to treatment and more capable of growing and spreading, making it an inviting new target for drug development.
Cancer Feb 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new test may help to streamline genetic testing for Huntington Disease (HD) by generating accurate results, avoiding unnecessary additional testing, and improving turnaround time. The test, which uses chimeric or triplet ...
Genetics Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Compared with final pathology, biopsy of small renal masses (SRMs) can be accurately used in a treatment algorithm to direct management, according to research published in the February issue ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to gene sequencing and personalized medicine for cancer, spotting an aberrant kinase is a home run. The proteins are relatively easy to target with drugs and plenty of kinase inhibitors already exist.
Cancer Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Circulating levels of the Wnt/β-catenin signaling inhibitor sclerostin are higher in patients with type 2 diabetes who also have atherosclerotic disease, according to a study published online ...
Diabetes Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pathogenic bacteria adhering to the human vascular wall triggers vascular damage during meningococcal sepsis
Researchers at the Paris Cardiovascular Research Center (PARCC) have shown how adhesion of Neisseria (N.) meningitidis to human microvessels in a humanized mouse model leads to the characteristic cutaneous lesions of meningoco ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Sports-related concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries have grabbed headlines in recent months, as the long-term damage they can cause becomes increasingly evident among both current and former athletes. ...
Neuroscience Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |