Researchers Highlight Brain Region as 'Ground Zero' of Alzheimer's Disease
Essential for maintaining cognitive function as a person ages, the tiny locus coeruleus region of the brain is vulnerable to toxins and infection.
Trouble Sleeping Associated with Behavioral Problems in Children with Autism
New research from the University of Missouri has found associations between trouble sleeping and behavioral problems in children with Autism...
Functional Biomarker for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Found
Researchers believe that adults whose eyes are slow to adjust to the dark have a greater risk of developing age-related macular degeneration.
Immune Response to Flu Vaccine Linked to Recipients' Ethnic Background
How well a flu shot protects you from the virus can depend on your ethnic background and other inherited factors, report Dana-Farber Cancer...
Electronic Health Records Can Help Catch Undiagnosed Cases of Type 2 Diabetes
By mining electronic health records, UCLA big data experts have develop an algorithm with the potential to vastly increase the number of correct...
Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm Moves Individual 'Fingers'
Physicians and biomedical engineers from Johns Hopkins report what they believe is the first successful effort to wiggle fingers individually and...
Study Shows Low-Dose Imaging System Performs as Well as CT Scans in Assessing Common Condition Treated by Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons
When a child needs repeated x-rays, radiation exposure is always a concern for parents. A study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that...
Study of Cognitive Development in Deaf Children Revisits Longstanding Debate
A team of researchers at the University of Connecticut is reexamining a decades-long debate as to whether deaf children should learn sign language...
Threat of Cytomegalovirus Far Outweighs Zika Risk
Northern Arizona University researcher studies the impact of CMV on healthcare providers.
UF Hosting a Climate Change Colloquium
Science can provide facts, but it is the business of the creative arts to envision the future, and how all of humanity will be impacted by...
See How Vanderbilt Is Using a Microchip to Build a First-Ever Artificial Kidney
Vanderbilt University Medical Center nephrologist and associate professor of medicine Dr. William H. Fissell IV, is making major progress on a...
Interferon Not Beneficial for Most Stage III Melanoma
Final results for the Sunbelt Melanoma Trial, published online this month in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, show that thanks to current...