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Miscarriage

Researchers Reveal Miscarriage Cause, Key Cellular Targets of Potential Drugs

Tragic miscarriages for a couple have led to a discovery with potentially broad implications for future disease treatments, according to a team of researchers...
Brain Disease

Can Scientists Leverage Mysterious Mossy Cells for Brain Disease Treatments?

A small population of brain cells deep in a memory-making region of the brain controls the production of new neurons and may have a...
Cardiac Development

UTA Bioengineer Earns American Heart Association Grant to Study Biomechanical Influences...

A University of Texas at Arlington researcher is working to determine which gene expressions affect the development of which parts of the heart in...
antioxidant bilirubin

Natural Antioxidant Bilirubin May Improve Cardiovascular Health

Bilirubin, a yellow-orange pigment, is formed after the breakdown of red blood cells and is eliminated by the liver. It’s not only a sign...
high-intensity exercise, Heart Disease, Rivaroxaban, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Multiple Sclerosis, Opioids, Implantable Cardiac Devices

Women Receive Fewer Implantable Cardiac Devices than Men

For those who are suffering heart failure or who have an irregular heartbeat, an implantable heart device can be a life-saver.A recent Cleveland Clinic study showed...
cerebral cortex, lung cancer, heart attack, Childhood Myopia, autism spectrum disorder, health efforts, Clostridium difficile, movement disorders, autism spectrum disorder, hypertension, Parkinson’s Disease, cancer, Kidney Fibrosis, sarcoma, Seizures, Alzheimer’s disease, Kidney Disease, stress, Lung Disease, cancer, blood type, Viral interference, male infants, premature infants, antibodies, breast cancer, DNA repair protein, COX-2 blocker, Alzheimer’s, isoketal-modified proteins, opioids, ebola, nerve degeneration, neurotransmitter, pulmonary fibrosis, schizophrenia

Salt, Inflammation and Hypertension

Although dietary salt intake positively correlates with blood pressure, the mechanisms linking salt to hypertension are not well understood.In the Oct. 24 Cell Reports,...
cell division

A Lipid’s Role in Cell Division

Proper cell division is a basic process critical to cell survival. A ring composed of actin filaments and myosin motor proteins pinches the cell...
exercise

Greater Health Benefit from Exercise than Previously Reported

Lack of exercise or physical activity is estimated to cause as many deaths each year as smoking, according to a new study led by...
cerebral cortex, lung cancer, heart attack, Childhood Myopia, autism spectrum disorder, health efforts, Clostridium difficile, movement disorders, autism spectrum disorder, hypertension, Parkinson’s Disease, cancer, Kidney Fibrosis, sarcoma, Seizures, Alzheimer’s disease, Kidney Disease, stress, Lung Disease, cancer, blood type, Viral interference, male infants, premature infants, antibodies, breast cancer, DNA repair protein, COX-2 blocker, Alzheimer’s, isoketal-modified proteins, opioids, ebola, nerve degeneration, neurotransmitter, pulmonary fibrosis, schizophrenia

Impulsivity in Parkinson’s Disease

Dopamine medications are effective in treating the motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease (PD), but dopamine agonists can trigger impulsive-compulsive behaviors (ICBs), such as compulsive...
Arteries

Engineering Arteries

Stem cell biologists have tried unsuccessfully for years to produce cells that will give rise to functional arteries and offer physicians new options for combating...
prosthetics

Researchers Developing Robotic Prosthetics to Help Restore Balance in Fall Victims

We all lose our balance sometimes; we slip, we fall, we get back up. But for some, life is a balance beam, and merely...
peripheral artery diseasevideo

Purdue Professor Thinks ‘Space Pants’ Can Help People Suffering from PAD

Purdue has produced 23 astronauts, more than any other public institution. Now, a university professor is working with a key piece of their equipment...
sepsis

Confronted with Sepsis, Key Immune Mechanism Breaks, Indiana University Scientists Find

When the body encounters an infection, a molecular signaling system ramps up the body's infection-fighting system to produce more white blood cells to attack...
Diamond/Boron Nitride, Stem Cells, Materials, Core-to-Core On-Chip

New Way Out: Researchers Show How Stem Cells Exit Bloodstream

Researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered that therapeutic stem cells exit the bloodstream in a different manner than was previously thought. This...
Osteoarthritis, human liver, Head Impacts, stress, injuries, kidney function, cancer, living tissue structures, Mobility Assessment, heart attack, blood pressure, Severe Asthma

Nearly half of all heart attacks may be ‘silent’

Nearly half of all heart attacks may be silent and like those that cause chest pain or other warning signs, silent heart attacks increase...
Regeneration

Duke Study Uncovers Genetic Elements That Drive Regeneration

Limb or organ regrowth may be hidden in our genes