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spina bifida

UTHealth Researchers: Umbilical Cord Patch Could Be Method for Fetal Spina...

A patch made from cryopreserved human umbilical cord may be a novel method for treating spina bifida in utero, according to researchers at McGovern...
Programmable DNA

Microscopy Taps Power of Programmable DNA

Proteins don’t usually work in isolation, but rather make up larger complexes such as molecular machines that enable cells to communicate with each other,...
Marijuana

Marijuana Use Dampens Brain’s Response to Reward over Time, U-M Study...

Most people would get a little ‘rush’ out of the idea that they’re about to win some money. In fact, if you could look...
Hunger neurons

“Hunger” Neurons in the Brain Are Regulated by Protein Activated During...

Neurons in the brain that control hunger are regulated by AMPK, a protein activated during fasting, report researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine,...
Tinnitus

Today’s Teenagers Could Become Prematurely Hearing-impaired, Study Warns

Teenagers are increasingly experiencing tinnitus, often a symptom of hearing loss, as a result of using ear buds to listen to music for long...
unsaturated fats

Unsaturated Fats Linked to Longer, Healthier Life

Consuming greater amounts of unsaturated fats is associated with lower mortality, according to a study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In...
anti-cancer immunity

Common Over‑the‑Counter Meds Show Signs of Boosting Anti‑Cancer Immunity

Dalhousie Medical School researchers are investigating how common over-the-counter drugs used for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders might enhance the body’s immune system and...
broad-spectrum syndrome

Case Without Microcephaly but with Cerebral and Ocular Lesions Caused by...

In a report published on June 7 in The Lancet, Brazilian researchers describe the case of an infant born without microcephaly but with severe brain...