News tagged with research findings
The field of cell therapy, which aims to form new cells in the body in order to cure disease, has taken another important step in the development towards new treatments. A new report from researchers at Lund University in ...
Neuroscience Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using a new method, diabetes researchers at Lund University, Sweden, have been able to reveal more of the genetic complexity behind type 2 diabetes. The new research findings have been achieved as a result ...
Genetics Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A*STAR scientists have identified a biomarker of the most lethal form of brain tumours in adults − glioblastoma multiforme. The scientists found that by targeting this biomarker and depleting ...
Cancer Sep 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A picture is worth 1,000 words when it comes to understanding how things work, but 3D moving pictures are even better. That's especially true for scientists trying to stop cancer by better understanding the ...
Cancer Jun 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
More women than men develop chronic low back pain and sciatica. The explanation may lie with a gene variant that plays into the body's pain regulation.
Medical research Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Teachers in schools across the globe are turning to a new philosophy to help improve the behaviour and well-being of students.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—"Science is broken; let's fix it," says the University of Sydney's Associate Professor Alex Holcombe, who is part of a major new effort to improve the reliability of psychological research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children who are bullied online or by mobile phone are just as likely to skip school or consider suicide as kids who are physically bullied, according to a study led by a Michigan State University criminologist.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a recent publication, researchers of the Computational Biology group at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine showed that neuro-inflammation plays a crucial role in initiating prion disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Research findings confirming that de novo mutations represent a major cause of previously unexplained intellectual disability were presented on Nov. 8 at the American Society of Human Genetics 2012 meeting in San Francisco.
Genetics Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The findings are part of a study on the effects of distractors on children with ADHD. A team of researchers, led by FIU Center for Children and Families Director William E. Pelham Jr., ...
Attention deficit disorders Nov 05, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 2
A much anticipated addition to the revised Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders fifth edition (DSM-5) is questionable according to research findings. The newly revised DSM-5, the first alterations since it ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Press releases and news stories reporting the results of randomized controlled trials often contain "spin"—specific reporting strategies (intentional or unintentional) emphasizing the beneficial effect of the experimental ...
Other Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Traditional in-person bullying is far more common than cyberbullying among today's youth and should be the primary focus of prevention programs, according to research findings presented at the American Psychological Association's ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Intervention results in increased use of evidence-based medications for patients with acute coronary syndrome
Among patients with acute coronary syndromes (such as heart attack or unstable angina) treated at public hospitals in Brazil, implementation of a multifaceted intervention that included educational materials, checklists and ...
Cardiology Mar 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0