Health News

Saturday, February 5, 2011 - 00:00
Study will help researchers model how epidemics spread and how interventions such as school closures can contain outbreaks
Friday, February 4, 2011 - 00:00
discovered how stressed cells boost the production of the key blood-clotting factor, thrombin. Their work, published today in Molecular Cell, shows how cancer cells may be taking advantage of this pr
Friday, February 4, 2011 - 00:00
By coaxing healthy and diseased human bone marrow to become embryonic-like stem cells, a team of Wisconsin scientists has laid the groundwork for observing the onset of the blood cancer leukemia in th
Friday, February 4, 2011 - 00:00
identified the genetic cause of a rare and debilitating vascular disorder not previously explained in the medical literature. The adult-onset condition is associated with progressive and painful arter
Friday, February 4, 2011 - 00:00
The potentially deadly bacterium Salmonella possesses a molecular machine that marshals the proteins it needs to hijack cellular mechanisms and infect millions worldwide.
Friday, February 4, 2011 - 00:00
This week, the highly-respected US Academy of Sciences journal (PNAS) published an article describing how the first line of defence of the human immune system distinguishes between microbes and the bo