Study Debunks Notions About Native Americans, Alcohol
Native Americans are more likely to abstain from alcohol than whites are, and heavy drinking and binge drinking rates are about the same for both...
Social Hormone Promotes Cooperation in Risky Situations
A hormone implicated in monogamy and aggression in animals also promotes trust and cooperation in humans in risky situations, Caltech researchers...
Penn Researchers Illuminate "Dark Side" of the Transcriptome
A new way of mapping the collection of RNA read-outs that are expressed by a cell's active genes has been devised to shed additional light on the...
A New Home - but with No Medical Home? U-M Study Looks at Immigrants' Kids with Special Health Needs
hey may have made America their new home, but immigrants whose children have special medical needs appear to be having trouble finding a true...
Researchers Resolve Longstanding Issue of Components Needed to Regenerate Muscle
Findings clear path to devise new treatments for muscular injuries and dystrophies
Nasoalveolar Molding Use for Cleft Lip and Palate Reduces the Number of Surgeries and Cost of Care
Patients with complete unilateral and bilateral cleft lip and palate (U/BCLP) who were treated with nasoalveolar molding (NAM) required fewer...
Allergy Shots Effective for Baby Boomers Suffering From Seasonal Allergies
A new study shows immunotherapy (allergy shots) in older patients reduced allergy symptoms by 55 percent after three years of therapy, and...
Conversion of Head and Neck Cancer Cells Into Radiation-Resistant Cancer Stem Cells Depends on HPV Status, UCLA-Led Study Finds
Head and neck cancers that test positive for the herpes papilloma virus (HPV) are known to respond more favorably to radiation therapy than those...
UF/IFAS Researcher Says Some People Are Single on Valentine's Day and Just Fine with It
Once you learn to take care of and nurture yourself, only then can you be in a healthy, positive relationship. And it is perfectly fine to be by...
Nanoparticle Therapy That Uses LDL and Fish Oil Kills Liver Cancer Cells, UT Southwestern Researchers Report
An experimental nanoparticle therapy that combines low-density lipoproteins (LDL) and fish oil preferentially kills primary liver cancer cells...
Common Colds at School a Primary Driver of Asthma Hospitalizations for Children
The most dangerous times of year for children with asthma are soon after their schools reopen after a break, and a new study finds that cold...
Gut environment could reduce severity of malaria
Microorganisms in the gut could play a role in reducing the severity of malaria, according to a new study co-authored by researchers at the...