The study published in Nature Communications on May 19 found that Aedes aegypti, the primary mosquito that carries the Zika virus, might also transmit chikungunya and dengue viruses with one bite.
There are a couple of key challenges which together make the quest for a cure difficult. One of the toughest aspects of ALS is getting patients diagnosed early so treatments can be started right away.
America’s top pediatricians are advising parents not to give fruit juice to children during their first year of life. It offers no nutritional benefit to babies this young and is not as healthy as parents tend to think, they warn.
According to preliminary data published today in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the outbreak of parasitic infection related to swimming pools and water playgrounds was doubled in 2016 compared with 2014.
The harmful effects of the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays are well publicised and the risk of developing skin cancer has scared many people into using a sunscreen product to protect their skin when exposed to the sun. However, a recent test of the performance of a range of marketed sun protection products revealed that many of them fail to provide adequate protection against UV rays.
Diabetes affects people in countries all over the world and its incidence is rapidly increasing. Indeed, diabetes is approaching epidemic proportions globally and it is estimated that by 2040 there will be 642 million people with diabetes.
Complex malaria vaccine protects monkeys against virulent parasite strains
Women with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for pregnancy complications
Scientists create graphene-based sensor to predict onset of asthma attacks
Researchers develop new biomedical polymer to treat atherosclerosis
Light cigarettes have likely contributed to rise of lung adenocarcinoma, study shows
Researchers develop simple, flexible technique for early cancer diagnosis
Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawaii
Integrated CLEM and Scanning Electron Microscopes Help Gain New Insights into Blood Disorders
High Quality Blood Agar Production using the Combination of DOSE IT and MEDIA JET
Identifying new agents for lowering blood glucose levels
Types of Electron Microscopes
Advantages and Disadvantages of Electron Microscopy
Protein Structure and Function
Cataract is a clouding of the lens within the eye and affects tens of millions of people. At present, there is no cure for cataract, and consequently the only available method to treat cataract is by surgical removal.
Choroideremia (CHM) is a rare genetic eye disease that affects the retina, which is the area at the back of the eye that processes all we see into signals that are sent to the brain via the optic nerve.
Scientists have been working hard to bring about a time in the future when we can grow “an eye in a dish” and use it for transplantation to restore the vision of someone who is blind, and they are not as far off as you might think.
Dr. Merit Cudkowicz
ALS is a neurodegenerative disease in which motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord are damaged. As ALS progresses, neurons are unable to send impulses to muscles, making voluntary muscle movement difficult, including standing, walking and sitting, as well as speaking and swallowing.
Alan Horsager, PhD
Epigenetics is a system of information that lies atop DNA to control which genes are accessible, active and inactive. Each cell in your body essentially has identical DNA, but they have different patterns of expression.
History of sleep: what was normal?
We used to sleep in two phases, with a first sleep and then a second sleep. Arguably from time immemorial to the nineteenth century, the dominant pattern of sleep in Western societies was biphasic, whereby most preindustrial households retired between 9 and 10pm, slept for 3 to 3 ½ hours during their “first sleep,”
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