Health News

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
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
A multinational study has identified a key gene mutation responsible for type 2 diabetes in nearly 10 percent of patients of white European ancestry.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
A gel developed to protect against HIV during vaginal sex has also been found to produce a strong antiviral effect when used in the rectum, according to the results of an early-phase study by UCLA res
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
Henry Ford Hospital sees improved results for more kidney patients through robotic surgery. Robotic surgery offers the same or better results than minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures for treati
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 00:00
Manipulation of cells by a new microfluidic device may help clinicians improve a promising cancer therapy that harnesses the body’s own immune cells to fight such diseases as metastatic melanoma, non-