Health News

Saturday, January 29, 2011 - 00:00
An NIH researcher has captured video images of a previously unknown form of communication between brain cells that might hold clues to the way learning shapes the brain.
Saturday, January 29, 2011 - 00:00
A team of scientists at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere has discovered that a single alteration in the genetic code of about a fourth of African-Americans helps protect them from coronary artery disease,
Saturday, January 29, 2011 - 00:00
Following the results of a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine showing that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) produces a 41 percent reduction in fatal and non-fatal first recurrent
Saturday, January 29, 2011 - 00:00
Phil DeCicca studies the economics of one of the country's top killers - smoking. A health economist by trade, DeCicca researches the impact public policies have on the habits of smokers: Does the rat
Friday, January 28, 2011 - 00:00
Neuroscientists' new technique can stimulate brain cells, then reveal how those neurons influence the rest of the brain.
Friday, January 28, 2011 - 00:00
Taxol stabilizes growing nerve cells and reduces the barrier-function of scar tissue. After a spinal cord injury a number of factors impede the regeneration of nerve cells. Two of the most important o