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A significant breakthrough has been made by scientists at The University of Manchester towards developing an effective treatment for neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Medical research Apr 10, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers developing device that could improve sound resolution for deaf individuals who opt for cochlear implants
(Medical Xpress)—The cochlear implant is widely considered to be the most successful neural prosthetic on the market. The implant, which helps deaf individuals perceive sound, translates auditory information ...
Medical research Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A protein – already known to be involved in a cell's response to stress – called Tetratricopeptide repeat domain 5 (TTC5) is critical to the development of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), according to ...
Cancer Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A science and educational-based approach to diet and lifestyle will help young people improve their own health and the health of their future children, Southampton research has shown.
Health Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new vaccine against foot-and-mouth disease that is safer to produce and easier to store has been developed by scientists from the University of Oxford and The Pirbright Institute.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
You don't 'own' your own genes: Researchers raise alarm about loss of individual 'genomic liberty' due to gene patents
Humans don't "own" their own genes, the cellular chemicals that define who they are and what diseases they might be at risk for. Through more than 40,000 patents on DNA molecules, companies have essentially ...
Genetics Mar 26, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (20) | 17 |
A team including scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has determined and analyzed the high-resolution ...
Medical research Mar 21, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Many of today's running shoes feature a heavy cushioned heel. New research presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that these shoes may alter an adolescent runner's ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Researchers have identified an elusive anti-cancer property of vitamin E that has long been presumed to exist, but difficult to find.
Cancer Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have determined the complete three-dimensional structure of a protein called HNF-4α. HNF-4α controls gene expression in the liver and pancreas, ...
Medical research Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Advanced osteoporosis is often the most severe sequela, or resulting condition, of plasma cell cancer (multiple myeloma). Abnormally functioning stem cells are a key causal factor.
Medical research Mar 11, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists have developed a new method of replacing missing teeth with a bioengineered material generated from a person's own gum cells. Current implant-based methods of whole tooth replacement fail to reproduce a natural ...
Dentistry Mar 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A multi-institutional study has revealed that BRAF-positive metastatic malignant melanomas develop resistance to treatment with drugs targeting the BRAF/MEK growth pathway through a major change in metabolism. The findings, ...
Cancer Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
According to a 2012 World Health Organization report, over 35 million people worldwide currently have dementia, a number that is expected to double by 2030 (66 million) and triple by 2050 (115 million). Alzheimer's disease, ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Half of Australia's young male offenders have a clinically significant, previously unidentified language deficit.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0