Synapse discovery could lead to new treatments for Alzheimer's disease
A team of researchers led by UNSW Australia scientists has discovered how connections between brain cells are destroyed in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease - work that opens up a new avenue for research on possible ...
How can I tell if she's lying?
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Sarcasm, white lies and teasing can be difficult to identify for those with certain disorders – new video inventory developed at McGill may help
Study shows white matter damage caused by 'skunk-like' cannabis
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Smoking high potency 'skunk-like' cannabis can damage a crucial part of the brain responsible for communication between the two brain hemispheres, according to a new study by scientists from King's College London and Sapienza ...
Researchers uncover essential interaction between malaria parasites and liver cells
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Scientists at the Center for Infectious Disease Research recently uncovered a critical piece in the puzzle of how malaria parasites infect their host. The work, recently published in Science Magazine, reveals the details ...
Functional human liver cells grown in the lab
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In new research appearing in the prestigious journal Nature Biotechnology, an international research team led by The Hebrew University of Jerusalem describes a new technique for growing human hepatocytes in the laboratory. ...
New way to use ultrasound allows for imaging live blood vessels with more clarity
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(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in France has developed a new way to create live images of blood vessels. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the team describes their ...
Protein networks help identify new chemo drug candidates
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An experimental chemotherapy kills leukemia cells that are abundant in proteins critical to cancer growth, according to new research from Weill Cornell Medicine.
Combination therapy can prevent cytostatic resistance
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Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have found a new way of preventing resistance to cytostatics used in the treatment of cancers such as medulloblastoma, the most common form of malignant brain tumour in children. The promising ...
Stem cell study paves the way for patient therapies
Nov 26, 2015
Stem cells that have been specifically developed for use as clinical therapies are fit for use in patients, an independent study of their genetic make-up suggests.
Immunotherapy for type 1 diabetes deemed safe in first US trial
Nov 25, 2015
In the first U.S. safety trial of a new form of immunotherapy for type 1 diabetes (T1D), led by UC San Francisco scientists and physicians, patients experienced no serious adverse reactions after receiving infusions of as ...