• By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    ONLINE BRAIN GAMES COULD HELP ELDERLY IMPROVE COGNITIVE ABILITIES

    Researchers from the University of California Irvine, have found that spending time playing online brain game exercises could be beneficial...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    NEXT GENERATION OF HYDROGEL SYSTEMS COULD HELP REPAIR BONE DEFECTS IN FUTURE

    Bioengineers and dentists from the UCLA School of Dentistry have developed a new hydrogel that is more porous and effective in promoting...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    QUITTING SMOKING COULD REDUCE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

    Heavy cigarette smokers with at least a 20 pack-year smoking history can reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease by 39% within...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    PREGNANCY-RELATED WIDENING OF ABDOMINAL MUSCLES MAY AFFECT 'TUMMY TUCK' OUTCOMES

    Especially in women who have had multiple pregnancies, widening and thinning of the abdominal muscles may contribute to problems with...

    Pregnancy
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY DURING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL COULD RESULT IN BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS IN ADOLESCENCE

    Vitamin D deficiency in middle childhood could result in aggressive behavior as well as anxious and depressive moods during adolescence,...

    Vitamins, Depression, Adolescence
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    LARGEST GENOMIC ANALYSIS COULD HELP IMPROVE TREATMENT FOR MERKEL CELL CARCINOMA PATIENTS

    Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare, aggressive skin tumor that is diagnosed in approximately 2,000 people each year in the United States.

    Tumors, Skin
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    GENETICISTS PROVE THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF PROBIOTICS ON VAGINAL HEALTH

    Scientists have found strong evidence that three genes from Lactobacillus species can mediate adhesion to the vaginal epithelium.

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    TYPE 1 DIABETES LINKED TO GUT MICROBIOME AND GENETIC FACTORS

    A new study has revealed that the gut microbiome of children with a high genetic risk of developing type 1 diabetes is markedly different...

    Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    CALIFORNIA CLAMPS DOWN ON AMATEUR USE OF GENE-EDITING TECHNOLOGIES

    California state officials have passed the first law to prohibit genetic biohacking in an effort to regulate at-home gene editing.

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    RESEARCHERS FIND POSSIBLE CAUSES FOR LACKING OF EFFECTIVE THERAPY FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

    Medications currently used to treat multiple sclerosis can merely reduce relapses during the initial relapsing-remitting phase.

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    PROTEIN IMPLICATED IN NEURON GROWTH AND CELL ADHESION APPEARS CRUCIAL FOR PAIN SENSITIZATION

    Researchers from Japan's Osaka University have made an important leap in our understanding of how chronic pain conditions develop.

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    LIVING NEAR GREEN SPACE LINKED TO MENTAL WELLBEING, FINDS STUDY

    Living within 300 m of urban green space such as parks, nature reserves or play areas is associated with greater happiness, sense of...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    A BRUSH WITH A NOTORIOUS CAT, MY RABIES EDUCATION AND THE BIG BILL THAT FOLLOWED

    I was just petting an orange tabby cat in my Falls Church, Va., neighborhood, a cat I'd never met before. He was very cute. And he...

    Hands
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    ABCAM COLLABORATES WITH VISIKOL TO DEVELOP NEW TOOLS FOR IMPROVED TISSUE CLEARING AND 3D IMAGING

    Abcam, a global innovator in life science reagents and tools, and Visikol, a contract research organization focused on advancing drug...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    NANOSTRING AND ABCAM ENTER COMMERCIAL PARTNERSHIP TO PROVIDE EXPANDED MENU OF ANTIBODIES FOR GEOMX DIGITAL SPATIAL PROFILER

    NanoString Technologies, Inc., a provider of life science tools for translational research and molecular diagnostic products, today...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    NEW TISSUE CLEARING KITS AND REAGENTS FOR FASTER, ACCURATE 3D IMAGING

    Abcam's tissue clearing kits and reagents enable easy and rapid clearing for 3D imaging of tissues and cell culture models.

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    PLACING STUDENTS AT THE HEART OF ALBUMEDIX

    Recently, Albumedix were fortunate enough to employ two postgraduates through the University of Nottingham postgraduate placements...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    ALBUMEDIX GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY

    May 8th marked a big day in Albumedix's history. Holding a traditional ground-breaking ceremony; our workforce, builders and contractors...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    PREDICTING POST-TRAUMATIC OSTEOARTHRITIS USING SIMPLIFIED COMPUTATIONAL MODELS

    Knee joint injuries, such as ligament rupture, are common in athletes. As the intact joint ligaments offer a precondition for joint...

    Osteoarthritis, Knees
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 20, 2019

    ALBUMEDIX ANNOUNCES EVALUATION AGREEMENT WITH A TOP PHARMA COLLABORATOR

    Novartis and Albumedix Ltd. have entered into an agreement to evaluate the development of several first-in-class therapeutics using...