(HealthDay) -- For patients with diabetes, increased poly(ADP-ribose) (PAR) immunoreactivity, reduced abundance of type 1 procollagen, and impaired skin structure correlate with foot complications, according ...
Diabetes Jul 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A protein required to regrow injured peripheral nerves has been identified by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Severe pain is a major symptom of pancreatic cancer. The results of a new study show that four different factors involved in the growth and maintenance of nerves are elevated in a mouse model of pancreatic cancer. This is ...
Cancer Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Justin M. Brown, MD, reconstructive neurosurgeon at UC San Diego Health System, is one of only a few specialists in the world who have pioneered a novel technique to restore hand function in patients with spinal cord injury. ...
Surgery Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, in collaboration with colleagues from Rutgers University, Newark and University College London, have furthered understanding of the mechanism ...
Neuroscience Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A team of scientists from the University of Missouri created a genetically modified mouse that mimics key features of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, an inherited neuromuscular disease affecting approximately 150,000 people ...
Medical research Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A team of UCLA scientists has found that the pathogen that causes leprosy has a remarkable ability to avoid the human immune system by inhibiting the antimicrobial responses important to our defenses.
Immunology Jan 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Researchers at the University of Michigan analyzed the tremendous cost of diagnosing peripheral neuropathy and found that less expensive, more effective tests are less likely to be used.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Research from Queen Mary, University of London suggests that omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fish oil, have the potential to protect nerves from injury and help them to regenerate.
Medical research Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Acupuncture may help ease the severe nerve pain associated with certain cancer drugs, suggests a small preliminary study published in Acupuncture in Medicine.
Health Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Spanish researchers have uncovered clear links between erectile dysfunction (ED) and peripheral neuropathy, according to a paper in the December issue of the urology journal BJUI.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that a protein may help prevent the kind of brain damage that occurs in babies with cerebral palsy.
Neuroscience Nov 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A team of researchers led by Clifford Woolf and Chi Ma, at Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, has identified a way to accelerate the regeneration of injured peripheral nerves in mice such that ...
Medical research Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Missouri have identified a communication breakdown between nerves and muscles in mice that may provide new insight into the debilitating and fatal human disease known as spinal muscular atrophy ...
Neuroscience Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a computer modeling method to accurately predict how a peripheral nerve axon responds to electrical stimuli, slashing the complex work from an inhibitory weeks-long ...
Neuroscience Jul 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |