Health News

Monday, February 7, 2011 - 00:00
Accidental damage to thin or buried nerves during surgery can have severe consequences, from chronic pain to permanent paralysis. Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medici
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 00:00
Their article, "DICER1 Deficit Induces Alu RNA Toxicity in Age-Related Macular Degeneration," was published online by the journal Nature on Feb. 6 (DOI: 10.1038/nature09830
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 00:00
A University of Illinois scientist reports that family mealtimes that contain three ingredients in the right amounts can improve the quality of life in children who have chronic asthma.
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 00:00
Differences in DNA among people can influence susceptibility to disease and, until recently, studies of genetic variation have focused on small, single-letter variants known as single nucleotide polym
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 00:00
New findings suggest that nicotinic acid not only alters cholesterol levels, but also has a direct anti-inflammatory effect on atherosclerotic vascular walls
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 00:00
A low cost, nanometer-sized drug to treat chronic wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers or burns, has been developed by a group of scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Harvard Medical S