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Research carried out at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (PCMD), University of Exeter, has concluded that it would be a safe and cost-effective strategy to screen people with type 2 diabetes who have not yet developed diabetic retinopathy, for the disease once every two years instead of annually.
Macrophages playing an important role in the immune system eat and fight against pathogens and foreign substances in the very beginning of infection.
In nature, how do host species survive parasite attacks?
Stem cell scientists at King's College London will today (Tuesday 6 December) announce they have submitted to the UK Stem Cell Bank (UKSCB) their first clinical grade human embryonic stem (hES) cell lines that are free from animal-derived products, known as 'xeno-free' stem cells.
The research group headed by Professor Atsushi Nambu (The National Institute for Physiological Sciences) and Professor Masahiko Takada (Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University) has shown that the 'oscillatory' nature of electrical signals in subcortical nuclei, the basal ganglia, causes severe motor deficits in Parkinson's disease, by disturbing the information flow of motor commands.
Advances in DNA testing could open the door for more expensive cancer treatments to be approved.
New public-private initiative set to change the way we age by encourages exercise, physical activity for older adults. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 21, 2011
An effective recovery has been observed in stroke patients and those with spinal cord injuries who have strong vitality and motivation to rehabilitate in clinical practice.
Comprehensive guidelines from the Healthy Out-of-School Time Coalition help ensure healthier snacks and more active playtime for 8 million children in out-of-school programs CHICAGO, Aug.