• Research may help advance search for more effective drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease

    21 days ago - By News Medical

    Two new studies published by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital illustrate that not all forms of amyloid-beta protein - the protein thought to initiate Alzheimer's disease - play an equally menacing role in the progress of the disease.
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  • New insights into school friendship patterns could boost research into infectious disease outbreaks

    21 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Children's friendship groups in secondary school remain consistent over time and are often structured around gender, with boys forming the most tight-knit bands, according to new research. The findings suggests boys might be more 'cliquey' than girls, and that factors such as location and timetable may have an impact on the social networks that children develop.
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