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(Medical Xpress) -- Too much screen time can be detrimental to girls 8 to 12 years old, but there is a surprisingly straightforward alternative for greater social wellness.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 27, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Gazing into your lovers eyes isnt only romantic; it also releases a brain chemical called oxytocin that strengthens social bonds in a variety of species. For some people who suffer from ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Studying tiny bits of genetic material that control protein formation in the brain, Johns Hopkins scientists say they have new clues to how memories are made and how drugs might someday be used to stop disruptions ...
Medical research Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- It's a chilling thought--losing the sense of sight because of severe injury or damage to the brain's visual cortex. But, is it possible to train a damaged or injured brain to "see" again after such a catastrophic ...
Neuroscience Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A University of Adelaide study has identified the risk of major birth defects associated with different types of assisted reproductive technology.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 06, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Herpes and other viruses that attack the nervous system may thrive by disrupting cell function in order to hijack a neuron's internal transportation network and spread to other cells.
Medical research May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Micah True, legendary ultra-marathoner, died suddenly while on a routine 12-mile training run March 27, 2012. The mythic Caballo Blanco in the best-selling book, Born to Run, True would run as far as 100 miles in a day. On ...
Health Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- With Type 2 human diabetes climbing at alarming rates in the United States, researchers are seeking treatments for the disease, which has been linked to obesity and poor diet.
Diabetes Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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 |
The vegetables in salads are chock-full of important vitamins and nutrients, but you won't get much benefit without the right type and amount of salad dressing, a Purdue University study shows.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Like detectives seeking footprints and other clues on a television "whodunit," science can also benefit from analyzing the tracks of important players in the body's molecular landscape. Klaus Ley, M.D., a scientist at the ...
Immunology Jul 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have for the first time watched and manipulated stem cells as they regenerate tissue in an uninjured mammal, Yale researchers report July 1 online in the journal Nature.
Medical research Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have isolated a new type of energy-burning fat cell in adult humans which they say may have therapeutic potential for treating obesity.
Medical research Jul 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In a two-day-old mouse, a heart attack causes active stem cells to grow new heart cells; a few months later, the heart is mostly repaired. But in an adult mouse, recovery from such an attack ...
Cardiology Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new genetic analysis focusing on Jews from North Africa has provided an overall genetic map of the Jewish Diasporas. The findings support the historical record of Middle Eastern Jews settling in North Africa during Classical ...
Genetics Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |