For the first time, a multicomponent virus–which contains different segments of genetic material in separate particles, rather than a single strand of genetic material–has been found that is capable o..
Credit: John P. Christianson, Boston College Chestnut Hill, Mass. (01/31/2018) – The brain's insular cortex, which processes senses and emotions, controls reactions like approach to or avoidance..
Credit: SINC Culinary treatments (boiling, microwaving, grilling, and deep frying) influence on proximate composition and antioxidant capacity of most cultivated mushrooms worldwide. A study by Spani..
Credit: Seth Dixon / St. Jude Children's Research Hospital St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have shown that using the drug hydroxyurea to boost average fetal hemoglobin l..
Credit: Credit: A. Smitthimedhin, et al, Clinical Imaging. Infants born preterm have significantly lower nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal volumes, compared with newborn peers carried to full term, an..
Credit: SVIN Boston, MA November 11, 2017 is a day to remember for the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN). Simultaneous with the online publication in the New England Journal ..
Credit: UBC Okanagan For decades, the main message to keep the general population healthy was for everyone to get active. In fact, the World Health Organization laid out specific guidelines (150 mi..
Credit: Boston Medical Center BOSTON–Robert Witzburg, MD, a general internal medicine physician at Boston Medical Center (BMC), has been named the 2017 recipient of the Jerome Klein Award for Physici..
Credit: N/A BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — A new study co-led by Indiana University that tracked the eye movement of twins finds that genetics plays a strong role in how people attend to their environment. Con..
In a very severe, genetic form of microcephaly, stem cells in the brain fail to divide, according to a new Columbia University Medical Center study that may provide important clues to understanding ho..
Credit: University of Bath A potential new antidepressant and antianxiety treatment with a unique mechanism of action has been developed by scientists at the University of Bath. The compound has sh..
Credit: Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at UT Dallas have demonstrated in a pilot study that cognitive training improves innovative thinking, along with corr..
Credit: Provided by University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Platelets, the cells in blood that enable clotting, are highly reliant on their ability to metabolize glucose, according to a new stu..
ZAO provides a platform for scientists and clinicians to publish their findings and source data on Zika and its mosquito vectors within days of submission, so that research, medical and government per..