Health News

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
Autonomous robots with medical tasks within the (human) body – a popular theme from science fiction would thus become routine hospital work one day. The little helpers could carry substances directly
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
In an interesting bit of scientific serendipity, researchers at North Carolina State University have found that a chemical compound useful for studying the origins of intestinal birth defects may also
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
A review of more than 160 studies of human and animal subjects has found clear and compelling evidence that - all else being equal - happy people tend to live longer and experience better health tha
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
For the first time, UC Davis psychology researchers have been able to produce a social withdrawal syndrome in female rodents. The development could yield new insights into the physical basis of huma
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
The number of connections between nerve cells in the brain can be regulated by an immune system molecule, according to a new study from UC Davis. The research, published Feb. 27 in the journal Nature
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
Scientists at the UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute have discovered how a change in growth hormone activity in mice leads to fatty liver disease, a condition whose human counterpart is of rising