• By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 15, 2018

    NEW DRUG SEEKS RECEPTORS IN SARCOMA CELLS, ATTACKS TUMORS IN ANIMAL TRIALS

    A new compound that targets a receptor within sarcoma cancer cells shrank tumors and hampered their ability to spread in mice and pigs,...

    Drugs, Tumors, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 15, 2018

    THE IMMUNE SYSTEM'S SUPERCELL - HOW IT MATURES

    NK cells, or natural killer cells, play an important role in the body's defences against cancer and various infections. Now scientists...

    Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 15, 2018

    RESEARCHERS UNCOVER MOLECULAR MECHANISMS LINKED TO AUTISM AND SCHIZOPHRENIA

    Studies have linked DNA changes to their molecular effects in the brain, uncovering new mechanisms for psychiatric diseases. The findings...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 15, 2018

    VIDEO GAME PLAYERS FREQUENTLY EXPOSED TO GRAPHIC CONTENT MAY SEE WORLD DIFFERENTLY

    Disturbing imagery disrupts perception, but not as much among violent video game players, psychologists have shown.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 15, 2018

    HOW PARENTS PROTECT CHILDREN FROM THE LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF STRESS

    When young children experience violence or poverty, the effect can last well into adulthood. But new research suggests that a strong...

    Stress
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 15, 2018

    VACCINE COULD HELP ADDRESS THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

    Synthetic psychoactive drugs have become a serious public health threat in recent years. This is particularly true of the fentanyls,...

    Vaccination, Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 15, 2018

    PROBIOTICS COULD HELP MILLIONS OF PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM BIPOLAR DISORDER

    About 3 million people in the US are diagnosed every year with bipolar disorder, a psychiatric condition characterized by dramatic...

    Depression
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 15, 2018

    CONTROL HIV BY TREATING SCHISTOSOMIASIS, NEW STUDY SUGGESTS

    Of the 34 million people worldwide with HIV, and the 200 million with schistosomiasis, the majority live in Africa - where millions...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 15, 2018

    TREATMENT SHOWN TO IMPROVE THE ODDS AGAINST BONE MARROW CANCER

    Hope has emerged for patients with a serious type of bone marrow cancer as new research into a therapeutic drug has revealed improved...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 15, 2018

    WIRING DIAGRAM OF THE BRAIN PROVIDES A CLEARER PICTURE OF BRAIN SCAN DATA

    Neuroscientists have used data from the human brain connectome - a publicly available 'wiring diagram' of the human brain based on...

    Brain, Alzheimer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    AGE-RELATED IMMUNITY LOSS

    Research in mouse cells identifies defective metabolic pathway in aging immune T cells. The pathway is critical for switching T cells...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    NONCODING MUTATIONS CONTRIBUTE TO AUTISM RISK

    A whole-genome sequencing study of nearly 2,000 families has implicated mutations in 'promoter regions' of the genome - regions that...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    EBOLA-FIGHTING PROTEIN DISCOVERED IN HUMAN CELLS

    Researchers have discovered a human protein that helps fight the Ebola virus and could one day lead to an effective therapy against...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    HIV VACCINE PROTECTS NON-HUMAN PRIMATES FROM INFECTION

    New research shows that an experimental HIV vaccine strategy works in non-human primates. In the study, rhesus macaque monkeys produced...

    Vaccination
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    EARLY PHYSICAL THERAPY CAN REDUCE RISK, AMOUNT OF LONG-TERM OPIOID USE, STUDY FINDS

    Patients who underwent physical therapy soon after being diagnosed with pain in the shoulder, neck, low back or knee were approximately...

    Knees
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    SELF-PERCEPTION AND REALITY SEEM TO LINE-UP WHEN IT COMES TO JUDGING OUR OWN PERSONALITY

    When it comes to personality, it turns out your peers probably think the same way about you as you do about yourself.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    CAN STEM CELLS HELP A DISEASED HEART HEAL ITSELF? RESEARCHER ACHIEVES IMPORTANT MILESTONE

    Scientists have taken an important step toward the goal of making diseased hearts heal themselves - a new model that would reduce the...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    A CO-WORKER'S RUDENESS CAN AFFECT YOUR SLEEP - AND YOUR PARTNER'S

    A new study found workplace incivilities has the potential to not only negatively affect an employee's sleep but their partner's as...

    Sleep
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    A ROLE FOR MICRORNAS IN SOCIAL BEHAVIOR

    Researchers have uncovered a microRNA cluster that regulates synaptic strength and is involved in the control of social behavior in...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 14, 2018

    PROSTATE CANCER: NEW COMPUTER MODEL ENABLES RESEARCHERS TO PREDICT COURSE OF DISEASE

    How does a normal cell turn into a deadly cancer? Seeking an answer to this Question researchers examined the tumor genomes of nearly...

    Prostate, Tumors, Cancer