UK Study Reveals New Method to Develop More Efficient Drugs
A new study led by University of Kentucky researchers suggests a new approach to develop highly-potent drugs which could overcome current...
Age-Related Self-Destruction of Cells Makes Kidney Prone to Injury
As advances in medicine allow individuals to live longer, people are facing unique age-related health challenges. As they age, organs such as the...
Study Shows Second Severe Allergic Reaction Can Occur Hours After First
New research offers clues as to why some kids can have a second, related severe allergic reaction hours after a first - and what to do about it.
New Clinical Trial Harnesses the Power of the Immune System to Fight Brain Cancers
Already pioneers in the use of immunotherapy, City of Hope researchers are now testing the bold approach to cancer treatment against one of...
Simply Observing Men with Very Low- and Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Very Effective and Underused
Monitoring men with very low- and low-risk prostate cancers using watchful waiting or active surveillance, called expectant management, is a...
Study Exposes Historical Barricades to Health in Tobacco-Growing States
A research study conducted by Amanda Fallin in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing recently exposed how tobacco companies rallied around...
Epigenetic Driver of Glioblastoma Provides New Therapeutic Target
Using human tumor samples and mouse models, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center...
Midlife Changes in Alzheimer's Biomarkers May Predict Dementia
Studying brain scans and cerebrospinal fluid of healthy adults, scientists have shown that changes in key biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease during...
Schwann Cells "Dine in" to Clear Myelin From Injured Nerves
Researchers reveal how cells in the peripheral nervous system degrade myelin after nerve injury, a process that fails to occur in the central...
Safer, with More Benefits: Parents' Vaccine Views Shifting
Over the same time period that multiple outbreaks of measles and whooping cough made headlines around the country, parents' views on vaccines...
Long-Term Memories Are Maintained by Prion-Like Proteins
Research from Eric Kandel's lab has uncovered further evidence of a system in the brain that persistently maintains memories for long periods of...
Genetic Variation Determines Protein's Response to Anti-Diabetic Drug
In the first study of its kind, researchers have shown how an anti-diabetic drug can have variable effects depending on small natural differences...