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A Protein Plays A Major Role in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Pulmonary arterial hypertension, a severe form of the cardiopulmonary disease in which the arteries that transport blood from the heart to the lungs become thickened, constricted, and scarred, is a disease for which there is no cure. Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital are unraveling the molecular mechanisms that may control PAH's development and progression in an effort toward finding treatments that can halt the disease's advancement.

Research Finds Neurons in the Brain That Responds When Target Spotted

From looking for Waldo to finding your cellphone on a cluttered kitchen table, we are continuously engaged in visual searches. How does the brain do this? How do we know where to look? How do we know when we've found what we are looking for? For the first time, neuroscientists from Caltech have found neurons in the human brain that respond when our targets are spotted

New Approach to Treat Anxiety

Researchers know that anxiety is a result of repeated stress. William Colmers, a University of Alberta professor in the Department of Pharmacology, is trying to understand why stress affects people differently and to identify possible new therapeutic approaches to anxiety disorders