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A new study from an international research team, led by Dr Yalda Jamshidi at St George's, University of London, has identified new genes associated with heart function and development.
Many donor kidneys that are transplanted are rejected by the recipient within ten years after transplantation.
New research on how cannabis use alters eating behavior could lead to treatments for appetite loss in chronic illness, according to experts at Washington State University.
Hormones that signal the body's state of hunger and fullness could be the key to new treatments for drug and alcohol addiction.
Outpatient antibiotic prescribing varied among traditional medical and retail clinic settings and during visits with respiratory diagnoses where antibiotics were inappropriate, patterns that suggest differences in patient mix and antibiotic overuse.
Osaka University scientists clarify how the brain drives trial-by-trial adaptation to compensate for errors by differentiating the cause of error
Researchers at Okayama University report in the journal Diabetes Care their findings on measurements of ion concentration in solutions for clinical and environmental research. The results are expected to improve prognosis of diabetic kidney disease.
Stretching before exercise has no impact an athlete’s performance on the field, new research from Edith Cowan University has found.
A small group of nerve cells located in the hypothalamus could provide a promising therapeutic target for the control of binge eating among obese individuals.
A new molecule designed by University of Adelaide researchers shows great promise for future treatment of many cancers.
Without T cells, we could not survive. They are a key component of our immune system and have highly sensitive receptors on their surface that can detect pathogens.
A toddler's self-regulation – the ability to change behavior in different social situations – may predict whether he or she will be obese come kindergarten, but the connection appears to be much different for girls than for boys.
The idea of testing blood or urine to find markers that help diagnose or treat disease holds great promise. But as technology has improved to allow researchers to examine tiny fragments of RNA, one major problem has led to limited success.
Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disease that affects motor neurons in the spinal cord, resulting in muscle atrophy and widespread weakness that eventually impair swallowing and breathing.
Inside the brain, is a complex symphony of perfectly coordinated signaling. Hundreds of different molecules amplify, modify and carry information from tiny synaptic compartments all the way through the entire length of a neuron.
For the first time, a team of international researchers have mapped the family trees of cancer cells in acute myeloid leukemia to understand how this blood cancer responds to a new drug, enasidenib.
Studying two rare inherited cancer syndromes, Yale Cancer Center scientists have found the cancers are driven by a breakdown in how cells repair their DNA.
Actigraphy can be a useful clinical tool for the evaluation of adult and pediatric patients with suspected sleep disorders, including circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders, according to a clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
White adolescent boys experiencing early puberty are at higher risk for substance use than later developing boys, a new Purdue University study finds.
In an editorial entitled "The Unmet Promise of a Miracle Drug for Alzheimer's Disease: Implications for Practice, Policy, and Research," Malaz Boustani, MD, MPH, a Regenstrief Institute research scientist and the founding director of the Indiana University Center for Health Innovation and Implementation Science, and co-authors Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH and Sheryl Zimmerman, PhD, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, lament the unmet promise of a miracle drug for Alzheimer disease but are heartened by what they see as encouraging improvements in care for a growing population of older adults, many with dementia.