Latest

Latest

Keto diet works best in small doses

Yale University | 01-27-2020

Mouse study shows that a ketogenic diet produces health benefits in the short term, but negative effects after about a week. …

Consequences of Zika virus attack on astrocytes

IDOR | 01-27-2020

Study unravels the effects of Zika virus infection on human stem cell-derived astrocytes. …

Prescription drug improves symptoms of autism by targeting brain’s chemical messengers

University of Cambridge | 01-26-2020

Bumetanide – a prescription drug for edema – improves some of the symptoms in young children with autism spectrum disorders and has no significant side effects, …

Lung microbiome may help predict outcomes in critically ill patients

American Thoracic Society | 01-24-2020

Changes in the lung microbiome may help predict how well critically ill patients will respond to care …

Opioid dependence found to permanently change brains of rats

University of California - San Diego | 01-24-2020

Study found that opioid dependence produced permanent changes in the neural network modulating pain transmission in rats. …

A single number helps data scientists find most dangerous cancer cells

Stanford Medicine | 01-24-2020

Biomedical data scientists have shown that the number of genes a cell uses to make RNA is a reliable indicator of how developed the cell is, a finding that could make it easier to target cancer-causing genes. …

With a protein ‘delivery,’ parasite can suppress its host’s immune response

University of Pennsylvania | 01-24-2020

A new study suggests the parasite Toxoplasma gondii employs a sophisticated strategy to suppress the immune response of its host. …

First treatment for pain using human stem cells a success

University of Sydney | 01-23-2020

Spinal transplantation of human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neurons shown to relieve extreme pain in mice. …

Two-drug combo halts the growth of HER2-mutant cancer cells

UT Southwestern Medical Center | 01-23-2020

Discovery could counter resistance to promising new breast cancer therapy. …

Preventing metastasis by stopping cancer cells from making fat

UCLouvain | 01-23-2020

Study sheds light on the link between lipid storage and cancer cell metastasis. …

Test your wits with our health-related quizzes

Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

Consequences of Zika virus attack on astrocytes

IDOR | 01-27-2020

Study unravels the effects of Zika virus infection on human stem cell-derived astrocytes. …

Consequences of Zika virus attack on astrocytes

IDOR | 01-27-2020

Study unravels the effects of Zika virus infection on human stem cell-derived astrocytes. …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Keto diet works best in small doses

Yale University | 01-27-2020

Mouse study shows that a ketogenic diet produces health benefits in the short term, but negative effects after about a week. …

Keto diet works best in small doses

Yale University | 01-27-2020

Mouse study shows that a ketogenic diet produces health benefits in the short term, but negative effects after about a week. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Spikes in blood pressure among young adults spell trouble in middle age

Duke University Medical Center | 01-22-2020

Wide swings in blood pressure readings among young adults are associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease by middle age …

Spikes in blood pressure among young adults spell trouble in middle age

Duke University Medical Center | 01-22-2020

Wide swings in blood pressure readings among young adults are associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease by middle age …