Download PDF Noninvasive measurements of calcium could reveal neurons’ roles in different types of behavior Calcium is a critical signaling molecule for most cells, and it is especially important in neurons. Imaging calcium in brain cells can reveal how neurons communicate with each other; however, current imaging techniques can only penetrate a few millimeters into […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Despite medical advances, having diabetes is still linked to a higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, new research shows. It’s long been known that diabetes — a condition that causes blood sugar to rise — increases the risk of death from multiple causes. […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF Some cancer cells cannot produce cholesterol, and instead build up an excess of squalene (pink)–a molecule that may help these dangerous cells thrive. Credit: Laboratory of Metabolic Regulation and Genetics/The Rockefeller University Cancer cells are, in some respects, impressive: They can grow relentlessly, sidestep the aging process by becoming immortal, and evade the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF UCL and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have entered into a new partnership which will enable much closer research collaboration and will explore opportunities to increase academic and student exchange between the institutions. As part of this commitment, UCL (University College London) is pleased to announce AIIMS has joined the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF UNIST Professor Hyug Moo Kwon (standing) and Jun Ho Lee, lead paper author. Credit: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology Analysing the levels of a protein called TonEBP could provide valuable insight into the likelihood of recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma, an aggressive cancer of the liver, following its surgical removal. Drugs that […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A new review of more than 140 studies explores the physiological dangers that climate change will likely have on animal life, including humans. The review is published in the journal Physiology. 2018 was the fourth-warmest year on record, according to NASA scientists, and the majority of the hottest days on record occurred in […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF What is depression screening? A depression screening, also called a depression test, helps find out if you have depression. Depression is a common, though serious, illness. Everyone feels sad at times, but depression is different than normal sadness or grief. Depression can affect how you think, feel, and behave. Depression makes it hard […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A new study by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers found that U.S.-based patient advocacy organizations received a disproportionate amount of contributions made by the world’s 10 largest pharmaceutical companies in 2016. The study assessed contributions to patient advocacy groups in seven countries and the United Kingdom and found that U.S.-based […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Diabetes mellitus is associated with various health problems including decline in skeletal muscle mass. A research group led by Professor Wataru Ogawa at the Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine revealed that elevation of blood sugar levels leads to muscle atrophy and that two proteins, WWP1 and KLF15, play key roles in this […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Feb 21 2019 The American Heart Association sheds light on little-known blood pressure raising habits With nearly half of American adults having elevated blood pressure, it’s important for everyone to understand that some common habits may affect blood pressure, making the condition more difficult to control. That’s why the American Heart Association is […]Continue Reading ...
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