domenica, Gennaio 20, 2019

Amyloid Protein Transmission Through Neurosurgery

Amyloid beta pathology – protein deposits in the brain – might have been transmitted by contaminated neurosurgical instruments, suggests a new UCL-led study. For the...

Air pollution : Portable filters may protect the heart

Microscopic particles floating in the air we breathe come from sources such as fossil fuel combustion, fires, cigarettes and vehicles. Known as fine particulate...

Who’s a good boy? Why ‘dog-speak’ is important for bonding with...

Scientists at the University of York have shown that the way we speak to our canine friends is important in relationship-building between pet and...

People make different moral choices in imagined versus real-life situations

Researchers often use hypothetical scenarios to understand how people grapple with moral quandaries, but experimental results suggest that these scenarios may not always reflect...

Scientists reprogram stem cells to regenerate muscle in muscular dystrophy

Specially programmed stem cells demonstrated the potential to regenerate lost muscle mass in muscular dystrophy, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature...

Research describe a novel approach that was able to stifle the...

There are no approved medications to treat either cocaine addiction or overdose. Frequent users tend to become less and less sensitive to the drug,...

Study of US seniors strengthens link between air pollution and premature...

A new study of 60 million Americans -- about 97% of people age 65 and older in the United States -- shows that long-term...

Consuming around one drink a day can have positive effects on...

The Mediterranean diet has become synonymous with healthy eating, but there's one thing in it that stands out: It's cool to drink wine. Although drinking...

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Boosts Post-Stroke Motor Skill Recovery

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas have demonstrated a method to accelerate motor skill recovery after a stroke by helping the brain...

Multiple pregnancies might make women’s cells age more quickly

Led by Calen Ryan and Christopher Kuzawa of Northwestern and Dan Eisenberg at the University of Washington, the research could help explain why women...