Neuroscience

Tiny worms change direction using two human-like neural circuits

(Medical Xpress) -- A University of Michigan biologist and his colleagues have found that the strategies used by the tiny C. elegans roundworm to control its motions are remarkably similar to those used by the human brain ...

Immunology

Food allergies: A research update

Promising new therapies for food allergies are on the horizon, including an experimental immunotherapy awaiting federal approval that enables people who are very allergic to eat peanut protein without suffering serious side ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Tips offered for management of genetic conditions in pregnancy

(HealthDay)—Management of genetic conditions during pregnancy may require a multidisciplinary approach, according to a Committee Opinion from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) published in the October ...

Cardiology

Understanding heart failure at the cellular level

A team of researchers at the University of Florence in Italy and the University of Connecticut Health Center have used a multidisciplinary approach to provide an unprecedented glimpse of what happens to the heart during an ...

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