Credit: Liu, et al. Fevers in a mother's first trimester of pregnancy increase the baby's risk for some heart defects and facial deformities such as cleft lip or palate, but exactly how thi..
Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center DALLAS – Dec. 1, 2016 -Hospitals in which the administration of epinephrine to patients whose hearts have stopped is delayed beyond five minutes have significan..
Credit: Nicho Hatsopoulos, Karthikeyan Balasubramanian A new study by neuroscientists at the University of Chicago shows how amputees can learn to control a robotic arm through electrodes implanted i..
Credit: Alisa Weigandt for Duke Health DURHAM, N.C. — The loss of motor function and mental acuity associated with Huntington's disease might be treatable by restoring a cellular quality control..
Credit: Thor Balkhed/Linköping University Taking tissue samples from the liver to diagnose fatty liver can be replaced in most cases by a painless magnetic resonance investigation. This is the conclu..
Credit: Imperial College London / Royal College of Music Men should avoid rock music when playing board games, say scientists Mozart may enhance a man's performance in board games – while AC/DC..
Credit: Brandon Martin/Rice University Engineers working to add "muscle sense" to prosthetic limbs found that tactile feedback on the skin allowed blindfolded test subjects to more than double their ..
A study of more than 400 adults with prehypertension, or stage 1 high blood pressure, found that combining a low-salt diet with the heart-healthy DASH diet substantially lowers systolic blood pressure..
BOSTON (June 9, 2016) — Cecilia A. Silva-Valenzuela, Ph.D., has been selected as one of ten Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts, and will receive two years o..
HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2015 – Michihisa Umetani, assistant professor of biology and biochemistry at the University of Houston's Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, won a Bronze Prize in t..
Credit: Department of Molecular Cytogenetics,TMDU Tokyo, Japan – Pancreatic cancer is a particularly devastating disease because of the difficulty of identifying it at an early stage, and the difficu..
Treatment of pregnant patients with bone and joint injuries complicated, requires team of physicians
Credit: © American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons ROSEMONT, Ill. (May 1, 2017)–Nearly one in 1,000 pregnant women in the United States suffer bone and joint injuries due to car crashes, domestic vio..
Respiratory infections are common in preschoolers, but while most children recover fairly easily from the typical coughs and congestion, a significant number develop illnesses severe enough to interfe..