Exposure to a chemical once used widely in plastic bottles and still found in aluminum cans appears to be associated with a biomarker for higher risk of heart and kidney disease in children and adolescents, according to an ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The French parliament voted Thursday to ban the use of bisphenol A, a chemical thought to have a toxic effect on the brain and nervous system, in baby food packaging next year and all food containers in 2015.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A research team composed of University of Kentucky researchers has published a paper which provides the first direct evidence that activated astrocytes could play a harmful role in Alzheimer's disease. The UK Sanders-Brown ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study published in the journal New Solutions presents strong evidence that women employed in the plastics industry are exposed to workplace chemicals that can increase their risk of breast cancer and reproductive abnorm ...
Health Dec 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For more than 40 years, Bisphenol A, more commonly known as BPA, was used in everything from plastic baby bottles and the lining of metal food containers to dental sealants. When scientists began seeing a connection between ...
Health Dec 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Of the one million people each year who get hips and knees replaced, as many as 20,000 will get an infection in the new joint, a number that is expected to skyrocket in the next 20 years. Multispecialty physician teams need ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research at the University of Adelaide has demonstrated that teenagers born prematurely may suffer brain development problems that directly affect their memory and learning abilities.
Neuroscience Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Animals that are socially isolated for prolonged periods make less myelin in the region of the brain responsible for complex emotional and cognitive behavior, researchers at the University at Buffalo and Mt. Sinai School ...
Neuroscience Nov 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A non-robotic device that helps stroke survivors regain upper limb movement is expected to be commercially available in Australia within the next 12 months.
Neuroscience Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—As researchers work on reconfiguring cells to take on new regenerative properties, a new review from Penn Medicine plastic surgeons sheds additional light on the potential power of adipose-derived stem ...
Surgery Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Fascia lata, which is a thin, pliable, and vascularized tissue, can be effectively used as a substitute for nasal lining in complex total and subtotal nasal reconstruction procedures, according ...
Surgery Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Heavy drinking during pregnancy disrupts proper brain development in children and adolescents years after they were exposed to alcohol in the womb, according to a study supported by the National Institutes ...
Neuroscience Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Within a year after having face transplant surgery, some patients regain sensory and motor functions such as the ability to speak, chew food and smile, experts have found.
Surgery Oct 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A Chinese city is set to ban minors from having cosmetic surgery under draft rules aimed at tackling the country's growing obsession with going under the knife, an official statement said.
Other Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Daily sessions of whole-body vibration may combat prediabetes in adolescents, dramatically reducing inflammation, average blood glucose levels and symptoms such as frequent urination, researchers report.
Diabetes Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |