medpage TODAY, Nov. 26, 2013 Dr. Poneh Davoodi was featured in medpage TODAY about asthma rates in teens living in rural areas. Read: Rural Teens Have High Asthma Rate. ...
The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law: whether businesses may use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees. The justices said they will take up an issue that has divided the lower courts...
The Perfecta3D Cell Viability Kit, from 3D Biomatrix and Cayman Chemical, is a new assay kit for measuring the viability of 3-D spheroids and one of the first viability assays optimized for 3-D cell culture.
Genevac has developed a protocol using its SuperCool 75 condenser that, in conjunction with the Genevac HT-12 High Throughput Evaporator, has been proven to set a new benchmark for enhanced evaporation and lyophilization results.
New research reveals that the nerve cells of mice with broken broken clocks show signs of deterioration before the externally visible signs of aging are apparent, raising the possibility of novel approaches to staving off or delaying neurodegeneration– hallmarks of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.
Why most new neurons die while a few survive has been a mystery. But now, a new neuroscience study shows how specific brain cells communicate with each other during adult neurogenesis– the creation of new neurons.
E-cigarettes have been widely promoted as a way for people to quit smoking conventional cigarettes. Now, in the first study of its kind, researchers are reporting that youth using e-cigarettes were more likely to be trying to quit, but also were less likely to have stopped smoking and were smoking more, not less.
A government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn't seem to be working as well as expected. The research suggests that while the vaccine may keep people from getting sick, it doesn't prevent them from spreading whooping cough to others.
New findings show that eating a high-fat diet beginning at puberty speeds up the development of breast cancer and may actually increase the risk of cancer similar to a type often found in younger adult women.
Specialty drugmaker BTG PLC said Tuesday it received U.S. approval to market an injectable drug to treat patients with varicose veins. The drug, VarithenaT, is pharmaceutical foam dispensed from a canister device. The Food and Drug Administration approved the treatment based on two studies in...
Scientists have used RNA interference (RNAi) technology to reveal dozens of genes which may represent new therapeutic targets for treating Parkinson’s disease.
Scientists have charted a significant signaling network in a tiny organism that's big in the world of biofuels research.
A study shows for the first time that X-ray lasers can be used to generate a complete 3-D model of a protein without any prior knowledge of its structure.
At least one person in Japan has been infected with HIV from a blood transfusion. A spokesman for the Japanese Red Cross Society said Tuesday that a male donor tested positive for HIV this month. Red Cross spokesman Akihiko Nakano says the man had also donated blood earlier this year, and two...