Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:15:45 -0400According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 15 million Americans have crown or bridge replacements and three million have dental implants -- with this latter number rising by 500,000 a year.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:10:59 -0400A person doesn't have to get sick to catch a virus. Researchers hope to catch viruses for detection and vaccinations by understanding their sticky outer layers.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:46:36 -0400Many international travelers to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, openly considered skipping the games to avoid the threat of Zika.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:26:45 -0400Unlike experimental neuroscientists who deal with real-life neurons, computational neuroscientists use model simulations to investigate how the brain functions.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:17:00 -0400Nuclear amplification testing is commonly used for pathogen detection; however, the process is currently manually intensive and complex, and requires dedicated equipment. This prevents its use in some settings, and pathogen detection in individual samples.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:12:10 -0400After decades of declining US smoking rates overall, most remaining smokers have low income, no college education, no health insurance or a disability, according to research from the Colorado School of Public Health at CU Anschutz.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:04:18 -0400One day, patients may be able to monitor their body's response to cancer therapy just by having their blood drawn. A new study, led by bioengineers at UC Berkeley, has taken an important step in that direction by measuring a panel of cancer proteins in rare, individual tumor cells that float in the blood.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:45:56 -0400The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium and the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory announce the availability of a new standard to assist in the collection, aggregation and analysis of Ebola virus disease research data.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:30:42 -0400The ability to deliver cargo like drugs or DNA into cells is essential for biological research and disease therapy but cell membranes are very good at defending their territory.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:25:18 -0400Researchers studying chronic inflammation that can lead to the development of lung diseases such as asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, and cancer, are focusing on the role cytokines play in regulating the behavior of fibroblast cells and the extracellular matrix.