NEW THERAPEUTIC APPROACH TO TREATING OSTEOARTHRITIS

Researchers have developed a new way to deliver treatment for cartilage regeneration.

A LACK OF ANTIBODY DIVERSITY MAY MAKE THE ELDERLY MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE FLU

The influenza vaccine may be less effective in the elderly because their B cells are less capable of producing antibodies that can...

 
 
 

NEW MODEL MIMICS PERSISTENT INTERNEURON LOSS SEEN IN PREMATURITY

Research-clinicians created a novel preclinical model that mimics the persistent interneuron loss seen in preterm human infants, identifying...

USING CRYSTALS TO UNPICK HOW VIRUSES WORK

Researchers have used X-ray crystallography and computer simulation to get a closer look at how viruses bind cells and cause infection.

 
 
 

CERVICAL MICROBIOME MAY PROMOTE HIGH-GRADE PRECANCEROUS LESIONS

Infections with a Human Papillomavirus cause 99 percent of cervical cancer cases, and the disease's first sign is often the appearance...

T-CELL RECEPTOR DIVERSITY MAY BE KEY TO TREATMENT OF FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA, STUDY FINDS

Healthy T-cells play a crucial role in how the body fights follicular lymphoma, according to a new study. T-cells are a key part of...

 
 
 

AMERICAN WOMEN HAVE BETTER CONTROL OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE BUT ARE MORE OBESE THAN MEN

A study of more than 30,000 Americans since 2001 has revealed significant differences in management of heart disease risk between women...

BIRCH POLLEN ALLERGEN IMMUNOTHERAPY NORMALIZES NASAL GENE-EXPRESSION AND MICROBIAL COMMUNITY

According to a new study, birch pollen allergen immunotherapy modifies the gene expression and microbiome profile of the nasal epithelium...

 
 
 

NO EVIDENCE TOUGHER POLICIES DETER ADOLESCENT CANNABIS USE

A new study has found no evidence that teenage cannabis use is lower in countries with tougher policies.

KEEP CALM AND DON'T CARRY ON WHEN PARENTING TEENS

In a new study, psychologists find that mothers and fathers who are less capable of dampening down their anger are more likely to resort...

 
 
 

FLUORESCING URINE SIGNALS ORGAN TRANSPLANT REJECTION, COULD REPLACE NEEDLE BIOPSIES

Glowing urine may replace the biopsy needle: In detecting organ transplant rejection, a new nanoparticle has proven much faster and...

HOW TO BLOCK NEW ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE GENE

A new antimicrobial-resistance gene, VCC-1, a beta-lactamase gene, has been discovered in benign close relatives of virulent Vibrio...

 
 
 

THE KEY TO INCREASED LIFESPAN? RUBICON ALTERS AUTOPHAGY IN ANIMALS DURING AGING

Autophagy is an important biological recycling mechanism that influences the progression of aging in animals. Here, age-related changes...

NATURAL RESOURCES VALUED DIFFERENTLY BY MEN AND WOMAN

Men and women value, access and use resources from the natural environment in distinct and different ways, a new study has shown.

 
 
 

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN: STUDY REVEALS DISGUISES ARE SURPRISINGLY EFFECTIVE

Disguises reduced the ability of participants to match faces by around 30 percent, even when they were warned that some of the people...

TOTAL SYNTHESIS OF MARINE ANTITUMOR AGENTS TRABECTEDIN AND LURBINECTEDIN

With its vast numbers of different lifeforms, the sea is a largely unexplored source of natural products that could be starting points...

 
 
 

ALTERED BRAIN ACTIVITY PATTERNS OF PARKINSON'S CAPTURED IN MICE

Researchers pinpoint how brain activity changes in mouse models of Parkinson's disease, hinting at what may drive symptoms in humans.

BRAIN'S PRIMITIVE SENSORY REGION ALSO PARTICIPATES IN SOPHISTICATED LEARNING

Neuroscientists have revealed that a simple brain region, known for processing basic sensory information, can also guide complex feats...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS CREATE NEW MAP OF BRAIN'S IMMUNE SYSTEM

A team of researchers under the direction of the Medical Center - University of Freiburg has created an entirely new map of the brain's...

ENGINEERS CAN DETECT ULTRA RARE PROTEINS IN BLOOD USING A CELLPHONE CAMERA

Commercial approaches to ultrasensitive protein detection are starting to become available, but they are based on expensive optics...

 
 
 



Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study, scientists from Brigham and Women's... Read more ...

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect. Read more ...

What It Feels Like To Be The First Of Your Friends To Get Divorced

What It Feels Like To Be The First Of Your Friends To Get Divorced

Age 17 to age 30. Those are a lot of formative adult years to spend with another human. In a sense we grew up together, and because we grew up fast we beat our friends to a lot... Read more ...

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart...

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later

According to researchers at Qingdao University, China, fatty foods cause a reduction and mutation of good bacteria in the gut, which can potentially cause diabetes, heart... Read more ...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by 25%, study says 

A new study from UC San Diego found that women who sat for uninterrupted long periods of time had a 52% higher risk than those who sat for the same amount of time but in short... Read more ...

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Fake news is scripted, staged, planned, promoted, and never retracted after being revealed as such. Fake news appears in many forms, including on television, via social media... Read more ...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of Independence, Says Study

Studies provide new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . Read more ...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Using the gene-editing technology CRISPR, scientists at the University of North Carolina switched on a muted gene in mice embryos, which were then born with no trace of the... Read more ...

TESLA TERMINATOR: Tesla car autopilot veers off highway, crashes into road...

TESLA TERMINATOR: Tesla car autopilot veers off highway, crashes into road signs as driver locked out of all controls

Elon Musk's taxpayer-subsidized Tesla death traps are back in the news for trying to kill their drivers. A man from North Brunswick, New Jersey, reportedly almost died after... Read more ...

Study highlights ‘unique roles lutein & zeaxanthin may play during pregnancy'

Study highlights ‘unique roles lutein & zeaxanthin may play during pregnancy'

Lutein and zeaxanthin are found in higher levels in the placenta and umbilical cord blood than any other carotenoid, says new research. Read more ...