Health News

Friday, November 12, 2010 - 00:00
A new breakthrough in the fight against pneumonia, meningitis and septicaemia has been announced today by scientists in Leicester and Dublin. The discovery will lead to a dramatic shift in our underst
Friday, November 12, 2010 - 00:00
Using Diamond’s finely tuned pinpoint X-ray beams, the researchers were able to determine 3D structures of the key molecular machine used by viruses, such as HIV, to insert copies of their genetic mat
Friday, November 12, 2010 - 00:00
GNTs are carbon nanotubes that contain gadolinium, an element commonly used in designing contrast elements for use in MRI. Though toxic, gadolinium is chelated, or chemically bound, which makes it saf
Friday, November 12, 2010 - 00:00
Scientists have observed, for the first time, an intermediate stage in the chemical process that repairs DNA methylation damage and regulates many important biological functions that impact health con
Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 00:00
Whether it’s food or sex, pleasurable activity provides more than just pleasure, University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers say. It actually reduces stress by inhibiting anxiety responses in the brain.
Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 00:00

Reclaimed proteins enable the fusion of transmitter vesicles with the cell membrane. Neurons communicate via chemical transmitters which they store in the bubble-like synaptic vesicles and release as