Medical research

A higher resolution image of human lung development

The invention of interactive map applications has revolutionized wayfinding, providing an unprecedented level of information far beyond what printed road maps can offer. Researchers at Children's Hospital Los Angeles are ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Dementia's gender differences revealed

Dementia is one of the leading causes of death in Australia, but University of Queensland research has found the disease affects men and women differently.

Oncology & Cancer

Pioneering new 3-D cancer model to speed new treatments

A scientist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, working with local biotech company HemoShear Therapeutics, has created a physical, three-dimensional model of a cancer tumor that can replicate the complex nature ...

Health

Cinnamon may lessen damage of high-fat diet in rats

Cinnamon may lessen the risk of cardiovascular damage of a high-fat diet by activating the body's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory systems and slowing the fat-storing process, according to a preliminary animal study presented ...

Cardiology

Poor response to cholesterol drugs may indicate blocked arteries

If your "bad" cholesterol level stays the same or increases after you take statin drugs, you may have more blocked arteries than people whose levels drop, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, ...

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