By Susan Scutti | Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:59
Shutting off the blood supply to an arm or leg before cardiac surgery can protect the heart during an operation.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:19
Sleep difficulties are not uncommon among toddlers receiving treatment for a range of psychiatric conditions.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:33
A new study demonstrates how the very same gene may have opposite effects on the brain at different ages and life stages.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 15:49
When recognizing a threat, dendritic cells make a molecule called CLEC-2, and this instructs the cells lining the lymph nodes to expand, thus allowing for an influx of disease-fighting cells.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 13:59
Scientists demonstrate how drones may be used to understand the environmental factors influencing the spread of infectious diseases.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:00
Self-harming teens are more likely than others to encounter difficulties, including at school and at work, later in life.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:02
Soon enough middle-aged people will have the option of replacing their reading glasses with a thin corneal implant.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:55
Treating hepatitis C-infected prison inmates with Sovaldi, which costs more than $84,000 for 12 weeks of treatment, is cost-effective compared with other FDA-approved treatments.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 21:00
While coronary artery disease runs in families, heart attacks do not.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 16:00
Dopamine receptor agonist drugs are linked to impulse control disorders, including gambling, hypersexuality, and compulsive shopping.