Archive: 27/05/2011

Relief on the way for delirium patients

Adults with dementia and delirium may soon have a way to combat their delirium, thanks to a $2.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Creating neurons directly from skin cells of humans

The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) – a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing cures for major diseases through stem cell research – today applauded the announcement by Stanford University scientists, ...

New treatment target for diabetic kidney disease

(Medical Xpress) -- UC Davis investigators have shown that blocking a specific receptor pathway could slow or even prevent diabetic nephropathy — an often fatal complication of diabetes for which there are few good treatment ...

Does our personality affect our level of attractiveness?

(Medical Xpress) -- Part of what determines how much success you will have in the dating world is whether you have a good sense of whether people find you attractive. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal ...

New research results could improve gene therapy

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many diseases are the result of defective genes, and gene therapy is the tantalizing prospect of inserting properly functioning genes into a sick patient. But many promising gene therapies falter after a ...

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