News tagged with principal investigators
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Michigan have found a new potential benefit of a molecule in green tea: preventing the misfolding of specific proteins in the brain.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (10) | 2 |
Men's upper-body strength predicts their political opinions on economic redistribution, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 15, 2013 | 3.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
By decoding the genomes of more than 1,000 people whose homelands stretch from Africa and Asia to Europe and the Americas, scientists have compiled the largest and most detailed catalog yet of human genetic ...
Genetics Oct 31, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Genetics play a significant role in determining which patients will suffer the most from the disturbing side effects of opiates, commonly prescribed painkillers for severe to moderate pain, according to a new Stanford University ...
Medical research Jun 20, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Healing touch combined with guided imagery (HT+GI) provides significant clinical reductions in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms for combat-exposed active duty military, according to a study released in the September ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
An Australian study reveals that people with the rare genetic disorder known as Prader-Willi Syndrome may have an impaired autonomic nervous system. This discovery opens up a new way of looking at the insatiable appetite ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A team of researchers at Kaiser Permanente and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has identified a significant relationship between mortality and the length of telomeres, the stretches of DNA that protect ...
Genetics Nov 08, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Mutations in a gene called XRCC2 cause increased breast cancer risk, according to a study published today in the American Journal of Human Genetics. The study looked at families that have a history of the disease but do not ...
Genetics Mar 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Loyola University Medical Center has launched the first clinical trial in the Midwest of an experimental melanoma treatment that genetically engineers a patient's immune system to fight the deadly cancer.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Each year, more and more pieces of the human genome puzzle fall into place, but large holes still remain. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison hope to fill in many more pieces ...
Genetics Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Masks and hand hygiene could cut the spread of flu-like symptoms up to 75 percent, a University of Michigan study found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Not only are smokers twice as likely to have strokes, they are almost a decade younger than non-smokers when they have them, according to a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress.
Addiction Oct 03, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a new way to track the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) in those living with the disease, by using a powerful, triple strength MRI to track increasing ...
Neuroscience Dec 15, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0