Few Women with History of Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer Take a Recommended Genetic Test
More than 80 percent of women living with a history of breast or ovarian cancer at high-risk of having a gene mutation have never taken the test...
Female Mouse Embryos Actively Remove Male Reproductive Systems
A protein called COUP-TFII determines whether a mouse embryo develops a male reproductive tract, according to researchers at the National...
Make Way for Hemoglobin
Harvard Medical School researchers have identified the mechanism behind red blood cell specialization. Their findings could spark the development...
GIST Tumors Linked to NF1 Mutations, Genetic Testing Needed
Researchers at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, with colleagues from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Fox Chase Cancer Center, have...
Despite Benefits, Half of Parents Against Later School Start Times
Leading pediatrics and sleep associations agree: Teens shouldn't start school so early. Yet University of Michigan research finds parents are...
Researchers Create Molecular Movie of Virus Preparing to Infect Healthy Cells
A research team has created for the first time a movie with nanoscale resolution of the three-dimensional changes a virus undergoes as it prepares...
It's All in the Hands: Researchers Find Correlation Between Athletic Ability and Finger Length
Researchers at University of North Dakota and Sacred Heart School study the correlation between athletic ability and finger length
The Laws of Attraction: Pheromones Don't Lie, Research in Fruit Flies Shows
For the first time, scientists have shown that a female fruit fly's pheromone signals can actually tell males how much energy her body has...
Noninvasive Eye Scan Could Detect Key Signs of Alzheimer's Disease Years Before Patients Show Symptoms
Cedars-Sinai neuroscience investigators have found that Alzheimer's disease affects the retina - the back of the eye - similarly to the way it...
New research from Harvard Medical School casts doubt on the prevailing model of memory formation, suggesting that the brain may be far more...
Cardiac ICU Patient Composition Is Changing Over Time
A new University of Michigan study finds slightly more than half of heart patients are admitted to the CICU for noncardiac conditions, such as...
Smoking Raises Risk of Aneurysm Recurrence After Endovascular Treatment
A history of smoking significantly increases the chance that survivors will experience recurrence of a brain aneurysm, according to a University...