Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:04:49 -0400A new genetic analysis has shown that the French-Canadian flight attendant Gaétan Dugas who was posthumously blamed for spreading HIV across North America, was not the “Patient Zero” of the epidemic.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:34:00 -0400A study conducted by Yale University has shown that cranberries do not reduce the incidence of urinary tract infections.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:22:40 -0400Genevac reports on a customer paper that describes the development and advantages of a new evaporative methodology for Mass Spectroscopic (MS) analysis replacing the traditional Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) technique for preparing environmental samples.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:40:00 -0400AMSBIO has expanded its wide and varied catalogue of primary and progenitor cell types and media with a new range of human endothelial progenitor cells (EPC).
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:59:19 -0400You've tried all the diets. No matter: you've still regained the weight you lost, even though you ate well and you exercised regularly! This may be due to a particular enzyme in the brain: the alpha/beta hydrolase domain-6 enzyme, better known as ABHD6.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:51:45 -0400Simple images designed to convey information about prescription drugs could help save lives and reduce the economic burden of non-adherence to treatment.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:42:59 -0400Researchers have discovered that a 'reorganisation' of the wiring of the brain is the underlying cause of phantom limb pain, which occurs in the vast majority of individuals who have had limbs amputated, and a potential method of treating it which uses artificial intelligence techniques.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:34:34 -0400Scientists have identified for the first time the region in the brain responsible for the "placebo effect" in pain relief, when a fake treatment actually results in substantial reduction of pain, according to new research from Northwestern Medicine and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:26:16 -0400A study by University at Buffalo researchers has shown that physicians in pediatric intensive care units are not using the newest guidelines to diagnose acute kidney injury (AKI) in critically ill children, a practice that could affect their patients' long-term health.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:12:21 -0400More humans than ever are exposed to higher levels of ionizing radiation from medical equipment, airplanes, etc. A new study suggests that this kind of radiation may be a confounding factor in the neurodegenerative disease Alzheimer´s.