Life Sciences

Cystic fibrosis occurs when people do not have a functioning version of the CFTR gene.
2:49pm
11.21.2017
The disease is described by four stages of severity.
1:52pm
11.17.2017
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The researchers used light to excite a light-sensitive channel in the membrane of neurons.
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1:17pm
11.17.2017
Sleep, they show, helps us to use our memory in the most flexible and adaptable manner possible.
by University Of York
3:05pm
11.14.2017
H. pylori infects the lining of the stomach and is a leading cause of stomach ulcers, gastritis and stomach cancer.
by University of Illinois
9:46am
11.14.2017
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Dr. Grupp shares his insights on CAR T-cell therapy’s impact and how researching this type of highly personalized therapy is transforming the industry.
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3:55pm
11.13.2017
The vaccine that protects against cancer-causing types of human papillomavirus (HPV) also prevents an uncommon but incurable childhood respiratory disease.
by Infectious Diseases Society Of America
9:00am
11.10.2017
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A new study published in Biological Psychiatry uses stem cells to explore the causes of autism.
by Elsevier
3:27pm
11.9.2017
A team of scientists has decoded previously unknown details about the process by which HIV forces cells to spread the virus to other cells.
by University of Chicago
9:09am
11.9.2017
Chronic alcohol consumption can cause abnormal fat accumulation in liver cells and liver fibrosis.
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10:10am
11.8.2017
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Scientists are turning to a seven-decade malaria drug to create a better delivery system of nanoparticles to treat cancerous tumors in the liver.
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10:12am
11.7.2017
Bacterial biofilms represent a major wound complication.
by Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
9:30am
11.7.2017
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Vitamin D has emerged as a potential treatment option to heal patients suffering from severe burns.
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3:26pm
11.6.2017
Stem cells taken from muscle tissue could promote better blood flow in patients with diabetes who develop peripheral artery disease.
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2:58pm
11.6.2017
Multi-pronged approach reveals a delicate balance required for longevity.
by University Of California - San Diego
10:21am
11.3.2017
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Study suggests that chronic inflammation in the elderly—thought to be involved in many age-related diseases— is due to imbalances in gut bacteria.
by Frontiers
10:21am
11.2.2017
New findings indicate the disease could be triggered by breakdowns elsewhere in the body.
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2:45pm
11.1.2017
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Efforts are being made to seek approval from the FDA to use the gel application in treatment-resistant skin wounds among diabetics and others.
by Johns Hopkins Medicine
2:11pm
11.1.2017
Tiny microscopes mounted on mice's heads have given researchers a peek into the neural circuitry of social behavior.
by Howard Hughes Medical Institute
3:12pm
10.31.2017
A team has created a vaccine candidate that has shown the ability to stimulate an immune response against the sugars that form a protective shield around HIV.
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3:12pm
10.27.2017
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New study from McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School shines new light on Alzheimer's
by Mclean Hospital
10:11am
10.27.2017
A new class of antibody-drug conjugates use a technology that ties antibodies and a drug together to produce highly potent pharmaceuticals for cancer therapy.
by Scripps Research Institute
12:37pm
10.25.2017
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Phototherapy enhances bone regeneration and reduces the time and costs involved in corrective orthodontics.
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10:12am
10.25.2017
Scientists have used an innovative gene editing technique to identify the genes that may lead to Parkinson's disease after exposure to paraquat.
by Northwestern University
3:03pm
10.23.2017
The system was used to detect and quantify the presence of the Zika, dengue and Chikungunya viruses in a droplet of blood.
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10:21am
10.19.2017
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Under normal conditions, UV radiation from the sun activates melanocytes to release melanin.
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2:47pm
10.18.2017
The genes were found by searching large volumes of bacterial DNA and the results are published in the scientific journal Microbiome.
by Chalmers University of Technology
12:16pm
10.16.2017
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Scientists are making a push to study how the processes of sleep and hungry co-operate.
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3:15pm
10.13.2017
The GenomeTrakr project sequences microbial foodborne pathogens and uploads the data to a common public database in real-time.
by Ruth Timme, Ph.D., Research Microbiologist and GenomeTrakr Data Coordinator, FDA
10:02am
10.13.2017
A novel, growth-accommodating implant could revolutionize cardiac repair.
by Boston Children's Hospital
12:12pm
10.11.2017
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