Neuroblastoma - one of the worst diagnoses that can deliver a baby.
Scientists have discovered that a certain type mice has tremendous natural ability to regenerate cartilage. The study of this phenomenon may help to significantly improve and facilitate the treatment of damaged cartilage in humans.
Gastroenterologists from Southwestern Medical Center, University of Texas (Southwestern Medical Center University of Texas) have developed a new technique to fight cancer of the esophagus.
A new study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine (Yale School of Medicine) may explain why the symptoms of colds and flu, which are often mild in non-smokers, can be much more severe in smokers.
On Friday, July 11, 40-year-old Dutch citizen had died in hospital isolation ward in Leiden (Netherlands) after less than two weeks after his return from Uganda.
Researchers from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), and the Health Department of Veterans Affairs (Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA) have developed a prototype of an automated portable artificial kidney (Automated Wearable Artificial Kidney, AWAK), which will help to avoid some of the complications in patients using the traditional system of dialysis..
Using an unusual microscope with a special needle-tipped, researchers from Stanford University (Stanford University) for the first time were able to see in action the tiny muscle fibers of a living organism.
Researchers from the University of Battskogo (University of Bath, UK) found that the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, which causes Lyme disease (tick fever), has its origins in the pre-Ice Age Europe, but not in North America, as previously thought.
Gene mutation and a pet can increase the child’s risk of getting sick with eczema during the first year of life. These results of a recent study published in the medical journal PLoS Medicine.
In a first of its kind study conducted by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago (University of Illinois, Chicago), middle-aged women do not see more than 40% of so-called "Tides", or hot flashes in menopause.
About 30 million people worldwide suffer from blindness caused by various diseases of the retina.
Scientists from Ohio State University have developed a new experimental drug for prostate cancer. Experiments with mice have shown that a new drug capable of blocking the progression of prostate cancer in animals with premalignant disease.
Researchers at the medical school of Texas at Houston (Texas Medical School, Houston) came to the conclusion that heredity may be one of the reasons why some people are more susceptible to shingles - a serious disease of the skin.
Schwann cells (neyrolemmotsity) that produce myelin, have the ability, which is envied by every aging Hollywood star: they are able to become young again.
(GlobalScience.ru) - Elevated eye pressure can lead to serious chronic disease - glaucoma, which can not be completely cured, and in 30% of cases it leads to loss of vision. As the time to recognize the problem?
News that scientists have for the first time genetically altered a human embryo, caused extremely negative reaction from some watchdog groups, who argue that it is - a step towards the creation of "breeding children."
Using nanotechnology for the treatment of malignant tumors is a very promising, because thus it is possible to advantageously affect the cancer cells and minimize damage to healthy tissue.
Nanodiamonds, like many other nanomaterials have attracted special interest of researchers of the XXI century.
The researchers leading the search for new sources of stem cells for use in regenerative medicine, have found a new potentially unlimited, always available and inexpensive source of multipotent stem cells. This source - menstrual blood.
New fundamental mechanism of how tumor cells interact with each other, has just been discovered by a team of scientists led by Dr.
Cataracts (from Lat.Cataracta - "waterfall") - an eye disease associated with clouding of the eye’s lens and causing varying degrees of vision disorders.
Doctors are forced again to revise their views about the possible transmission of avian influenza virus from person to person.
The researchers decided to look more closely at the causes that determine growth.
According to an analysis conducted by an international team of researchers, the combination of the male hormone testosterone and progestin suppresses sperm production faster and more efficiently than testosterone alone.
With the new technique, developed by scientists at Stanford University (Stanford University School of Medicine), it will be possible to diagnose colon cancer at earlier stages, and without the need for biopsy.
The healing of broken bones - a long and difficult process.The most effective method to date to restore bone is to locate and secure the correct positioning of a broken bone by means of plaster bandage or tire.
Researchers from Imperial College London (Imperial College London) and the University of Oxford (University of Oxford) have developed a new method for analyzing the blood, known as ELISpot-Plus.
A team of researchers from the University of Alberta (University of Alberta) in collaboration with scientists from the University of Pennsylvania (University of Pennsylvania) have discovered a gene capable of blocking HIV, preventing thus the development of AIDS - acquired immune deficiency syndrome..
A healthy person loses an average of about a hundred hairs a day.
Results of a new study published in the "European Heart Journal", indicates that the noise from airplanes or cars passing by the house leads to an increase in blood pressure, even during sleep.
Japanese scientists have finally decided to disprove the theory that mobile phone radiation can cause the formation of malignant tumors.
Researchers from the University of Southern California have developed a vaccine against prostate cancer, which helped prevent the development of cancer in 90% of mice that are genetically predisposed to developing the disease.
The scientists who conducted the study of the development of bullous lung disease, found that the destruction of the lungs of smokers of marijuana coming twenty years earlier than tobacco smokers.
Morphine is considered an excellent pain reliever. But he has a dangerous side effect - addiction. Recent experiments with experimental mouse scientists have shown that dependence on morphine is still possible to win.
Swedish researchers have found that talking on a cell phone before going to sleep adversely affects the well-being, and advised not to talk a lot at night on the phone to get a good night’s sleep.
Recent studies of the influence of the hormone patch on the health of women who prefer this form of contraception, have revealed a rather serious side effects, which is not mentioned on the packaging contraceptive.
A joint team of scientists from the University of Missouri (Columbia), and the U.S.
For most people, the concept of "anthrax toxin" is a negative emotion.
A new study of the causes of various diseases of the liver led to very strange conclusion: the shorter legs, the higher the risk of liver cancer and other diseases associated with this vital organ.
The procedure for the introduction of the drug into the skin of the same name, which is a purified botulinum neurotoxin type A.