Scientists found a previously unknown link between mitochondria and kidney disease, identifying a receptor that causes kidney dysfunction when suppressed, according to a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
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Researchers have demonstrated a new way to measure free energy. By using microscopy to track and analyze the fluctuating motion or configuration of single molecules or other small objects, the new method can be applied to a greater variety of microscopic and nanoscopic systems than previous techniques. The study was published in the journal Nature Physics.
In contrast to unpaired organs like the heart, liver or appendix, the brain is recognizable as a roughly symmetrical organ. Consciousness is a seemingly unpaired phenomenon created by this paired organ. One way to explore consciousness is to force it to choose between two paired stimuli in a binocular rivalry experiment
Results from a first-in-human phase I clinical trial, researchers at the University of California have found that treatment with cirmtuzumab, an experimental monoclonal antibody-based drug inhibited the stemness of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) cells.
Primary care physicians report that the worst administrative hassles include pre-authorization for medications and tests and managing specialty care, according to an article published in Medical Economics.
[18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography ([18F]FDG-PET/CT) is useful for diagnosing cancers and inflammatory diseases, according to the research
Neighborhood characteristics such as racial composition and poverty rates are associated with increased risks of late-stage breast cancer diagnoses and higher mortality rates among urban black women, a new analysis of recent breast cancer research shows.
The Centers for Disease Control reported this month that the number of births in the U.S. is down 2% – "the lowest number in 30 years" according to the research
Foam rollers have become more prevalent in gyms, exercise classes and therapy clinics over the last 10 years. Many physical therapists use foam rollers to help patients recover from injuries – and for good reason. This flexible piece of equipment can help to increase the range of motion, shorten recovery time, and enhance healing.