Old World Monkeys Could Be Key to a New, Powerful Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy
A study from the Keck School of Medicine of USC finds that a peptide only found in Old World monkeys has the potential to stop rheumatoid...
Researchers Identify First Brain Training Exercise Positively Linked to Dementia Prevention
Aging research specialists have identified, for the first time, a form of mental exercise that can reduce the risk of dementia.
Study Raises Possibility of Naturally Acquired Immunity Against Zika Virus
Birth defects in babies born infected with Zika virus remain a major health concern. Now, scientists suggest the possibility that some women in...
In the Heart of Devastating Outbreak, Research Team Unlocks Secrets of Ebola
In a comprehensive and complex molecular study of blood samples from Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, published today (Nov. 16, 2017) in Cell Host...
New Painkillers Reduce Overdose Risk
The research shows that a range of compounds can deliver pain-blocking potency without affecting respiration.
Toys That Look Identical Aren't Identically Safe, Biomechanics Experts Say
The popularity of the Nerf "blaster" toy gun has created an active market for inexpensive off-brand versions of the Nerf darts, but new data from...
New Motion Sensors a Major Step Toward Low-Cost, High-Performance Wearable Technology
Researchers from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering have developed a class of breakthrough motion sensors that could herald a near future of...
Study: For Older Women, Every Movement Matters
Women who engaged in 30 minutes per day of light physical activity had a 12 percent lower risk of death. Women who did a half-hour each day of...
Veni Vidi Vici: How Natural Killer Cells Conquer the Superbug Klebsiella
Multidrug resistance of microbes poses a serious global threat to human health. Such resistant strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae significantly...
Does this One Gene Fuel Obesity?
New research from the Research Triangle suggests that variants in a gene called ankyrin-B - carried by millions of Americans - could cause people...
Wider Sampling of Tumor Tissues May Guide Drug Choice, Improve Outcomes
By focusing on genetic variations within a primary tumor, differences between the primary and a metastatic tumor, and additional diversity from...
Linking heart attack damage with the spleen and kidney, an integrated approach to the study of heart failure
Ganesh Halade has published a functional and structural compendium of the simultaneous changes taking place in the heart, spleen and kidneys in...