Neuroscience

Study reveals mysteries of critical brain receptor complex

Glutamate receptors in the brain called AMPARs are critical for synaptic plasticity, learning and memory. Poorly functioning AMPARs have been linked to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders including seizures, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers to develop handheld device to diagnose skin cancer

Even the best dermatologists can't diagnose skin cancer by eye, relying on magnifying glasses to examine suspicious blemishes and scalpels to cut tissue for analysis. With up to more than 70 percent of biopsies coming back ...

Neuroscience

Tracking the flow of thoughts using ultrafast ultrasound

Researchers of the laboratory Physics for Medicine Paris laboratory and collaborators have achieved a major advance by studying the brain during complex cognitive tasks. Using a new imaging method called functional ultrasound ...

HIV & AIDS

New compound targets drug-resistant HIV mutants

Antiretroviral therapies have worked wonders suppressing HIV replication and its progression to AIDS, but their effectiveness is deteriorating due to the constant development of drug resistance in the virus. Now Yale researchers ...

Oncology & Cancer

New system facilitates early prostate cancer detection

Researchers of the Universitat Politècnica de València and the Universidad de Granada, together with doctors from the Hospital Clínic Universitari de València, are working on the development of a new system to diagnose ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Which bone measures predict fractures in postmenopausal women?

When investigators compared initial bone parameters with changes in those parameters over time in postmenopausal women, they found that initial measurements were significantly associated with women's risk of fracture. Rates ...

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