Solving a medical mystery: Cause of rare type of dwarfism discovered
For children born with Saul-Wilson syndrome, and their parents, much of their lives are spent searching for answers. First defined in 1990, only...
Analysis Reveals Genomic Effects of a New Cancer Treatment Now in Clinical Trials
A twist on the molecular mechanism of how a new cancer drug works could aid in better identifying the best treatments for patients for an array of...
Genomic study finds a new role for microRNAs as predictors of Crohn's disease progression
A new study led by UNC School of Medicine researchers has found that a set of biomolecules known as microRNAs, specifically microRNA-31 (miR-31),...
Clinical Pathway Helps Reduce Reintubation Rates
Implementation of a clinical pathway at a Maryland hospital led to sustained changes in practice and contributed to improved extubation outcomes...
Periodontal disease bacteria may kick-start Alzheimer's
Long-term exposure to periodontal disease bacteria causes inflammation and degeneration of brain neurons in mice that is similar to the effects of...
The Ohio State University Launches First-of-Its-Kind Comprehensive Esports Program
The esports industry is growing quickly and The Ohio State University is leading in its development by forming the most comprehensive esports...
Targeting Pili Could be a key to Halting Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotic resistance is an urgent problem globally when treating many infections. Now a team of scientists believe a better understanding of the...
A Lesson from a Brooklyn Teacher: Mammography Is a Lifesaver
Teacher discovers two cancerous lumps following routine mammogram, credits annual screening and NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn surgeons with...
Even light drinking increases risk of death
Analyzing data from more than 400,000 people, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that consuming one...
New Details of HIV Life Cycle
A new study, focusing on a small molecule called IP6 and the role it plays in the HIV life cycle, "opens a door for development of new treatments."
Peering into 36-million-degree plasma with SLAC's X-ray laser
a team of researchers has used an X-ray laser to measure, for the first time, how a plasma created by a laser blast expands in the hundreds of...
Making SNAP Healthier with Food Incentives and Disincentives Could Improve Health and Save Costs
A new Food-PRICE study from researchers at Tufts and Harvard estimates that up to one million cardiovascular and diabetes events and $42 billion...