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Latest Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Stories

2009-12-23 09:17:11

New research in the FASEB Journal shows for the first time that reducing caloric intake, specifically in the form of glucose, extends the lifespan of human cells.

2009-12-23 09:15:16

New research in the FASEB Journal explains how variola, monkeypox, and related viruses disable immune systems to yield devastating consequences.

2009-11-30 16:20:11

New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that highly palatable, energy-dense foods may activate genes that ultimately make us obese.

2009-11-30 15:43:02

New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that manipulating testicular hormone levels can turn male fertility on and off, representing new strategy for developing 'the pill' for men and for treating male infertility.

2009-10-29 15:11:26

New research in the FASEB Journal opens the door for new drugs that could prevent severe flu-related lung damage.

2009-10-15 13:33:21

New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that manipulation of the brain's own immune cells with IL-6 could lead to reversal of Alzheimer's disease pathology.

2009-10-05 09:32:36

New research in the FASEB Journal shows that fast myosin motor gene transfer increases contractions of heart muscle cells.

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2009-10-01 13:46:53

New research in the FASEB Journal demonstrates role of IL-6 on sleep-related consolidation of specific types of memories, particularly during late night REM sleep cycles.

2009-09-16 05:53:23

In a development that could lead to a novel approach to the treatment of a devastating lung disease, biochemists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston report they are the first to link the osteopontin (OPN) protein to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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2009-09-11 07:12:06

New, long-range research in the FASEB Journal shows that large abdominal fat cells and/or waist-to-height ratios are key indicators of future diabetes.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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