Health News

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 00:00
Par1b controls cell polarity by phosphorylating an actin-regulatory protein to inhibit cells interactions with the extracellular matrix, Cohen et al. reveal.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 00:00
Akbar et al. reveal that the fly homologue of a gene mutated in human disease encodes a protein required for phagosome maturation and digestion of pathogens.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 00:00
A targeted delivery combination selectively crosses the tight barrier that protects the brain from the bloodstream to home in on and bind to brain tumors, a research team led by scientists from The Un
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 00:00
Hepatitis C is a leading cause of illness and death for individuals infected with both HIV and hepatitis C. Recent reports from around the world demonstrate that hepatitis C is emerging as a sexually
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 00:00
Researchers found a better way to create induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells—adult cells reprogrammed with the properties of embryonic stem cells—from a small blood sample. This new method, described
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 00:00
Teenage girls and young women infected with HIV get pregnant more often and suffer pregnancy complications more frequently than their HIV-negative peers, according to new research led by Johns Hopkins