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Alcohol consumption affects the brain in multiple ways, ranging from acute changes in behavior to permanent molecular and functional alterations. The general consensus is that in the brain, alcohol targets mainly neurons. ...
Neuroscience Mar 18, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
The first study of the effects of Sydney's air pollution on the development of asthma has been carried out at UNSW.
Health Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Protein in fat cells that stimulates inflammatory signaling helps put gears in motion for onset of diet-induced obesity
Poor diet and lifestyle choices set the stage for obesity and diabetes, but the immune system plays a relatively underappreciated role in accelerating this process. Metabolic changes in fat cells stimulate ...
Medical research Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The liver is an important target organ for drug testing because all drugs pass through it for detoxification. This is a process whereby harmful substances are reduced or removed from the body. Drugs that cannot be detoxified ...
Medical research Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Seasonal epidemics of influenza result in nearly 36,000 deaths annually in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Current vaccines against the influenza virus elicit an antibody response specific ...
Medical research Mar 14, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Scientists are a step closer to developing vaccines for a range of diseases that affect 200 million people, mainly in tropical south-east Asia, Africa and Central America.
Immunology Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Dwelling on negative events can increase levels of inflammation in the body, a new Ohio University study finds. Researchers discovered that when study participants were asked to ruminate on a stressful incident, their levels ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
Following several years of study, investigators have found more evidence that viral therapy to treat solid tumors can be enhanced by blocking the body's natural immune response.
Cancer Mar 13, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Protein implicated in lupus promotes disease progression by distinct mechanisms in different immune cells
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) come under attack by their immune system, producing 'autoantibodies' that inflict damage throughout the body. Antibodies normally target foreign proteins, ...
Immunology Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Vaccines that employ weakened but live pathogens to trigger immune responses have inherent safety issues but Yale researchers have developed a new trick to circumvent the problem—using ...
Medical research Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Blood on your toothbrush can be a warning sign of gum disease. And, if you are overweight, it can indicate other serious health issues, such as diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.
Dentistry Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The routine use of steroids to treat tuberculosis may help reduce deaths from all types of the disease, according to a new review of existing research.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a match-up of Japan's top drug-releasing stent and a new device featuring a biodegradable coating, the newcomer delivered statistically comparable one-year results, according to data from the NEXT trial presented today ...
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Study explains why fainting can result from blood pressure drug used in conjunction with other disorders
A new study led by a Canadian research team has identified the reason why prazosin, a drug commonly used to reduce high blood pressure, may cause lightheadedness and possible fainting upon standing in patients with normal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0