In a paper published Tuesday in the journal eLife, Michael Francis, Ph.D., and colleagues highlight a new role for the protein NRX-1, a synaptic organizer in the nervous system of the nematode C. elegans
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Aeronautical engineers, medics, and bioengineers at Imperial have teamed up to predict and improve results in dialysis patients. Their new study on 60 patients suggests that creating 3-D images of blood vessel structures prior to dialysis can predict how well a patient might take to treat
A new USC School of Pharmacy study led by University Professor Jean Chen Shih offers new evidence that the monoamine oxidase-A enzyme (MAO-A) pathway could be an important target in treating prostate cancer
An international team of scientists, including researchers from Baylor College of Medicine, has discovered mutations of gene IRF2BPL that are associated with a previously undiagnosed neurological disorder in seven unrelated individuals.
New registry data should help reassure women with Crohn's disease (CD) who need to continue infliximab during pregnancy that it won't harm their baby
MRI-targeted biopsies pick up as many higher-grade tumors as do systematic biopsies during active surveillance (AS) for prostate cancer, according to results from the ASIST trial.
Arteries such as the aorta actively transport oxygenated blood, nutrients, and cells throughout the body to keep our tissues functioning normally. Damage to the arteries can result in life-threatening cardiovascular diseases.
Surgical-resident operative experience has narrowed over the past three decades, according to an analysis of national case logs. It is unclear whether the total operative volume is a reliable measure of the breadth of operative experience.
In a small pilot study, University of Michigan researchers learned about the potential causes of these communication failures by recording interactions among nurses and doctors and then having them watch and critique the footage together.