Probiotic Consumption Impacts Breast Milk CompositionNews
The complex sugars found in human breastmilk, long believed to be fixed in their composition, may change in women who are taking probiotics.READ MORE
New Tool Images Neural Activity With Near-Infrared LightNews
A new, groundbreaking tool for visualizing neural activity has implications for understanding brain functions and disorders, according to new research by University of Alberta scientists and a team of international collaborators.
Eternal Sunshine of the Drug-less MindNews
Forty to 60 percent of all people treated for substance use disorders relapse, presenting a major challenge to treatment success. New research shows that erasing memories that associate environmental cues with drug use significantly reduces drug seeking behaviors in rats, opening a potential avenue for developing more effective therapies to prevent relapse.
Preclinical detection of prions has proven difficult, but new research suggests skin samples hold early signs of prion disease that precede neurologic symptoms.READ MORE
Children with a history of prior dengue virus infection had a significantly lower risk of being symptomatic when infected by Zika virus.READ MORE
A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered a cellular mechanism by which melanomas that fail to respond to checkpoint blockade may be made susceptible to such immunotherapies.READ MORE
Researchers have discovered that the human mutation rate is significantly slower than for our closest primate relatives. The new knowledge may be important for estimates of when the common ancestor for humans and chimpanzees lived - and for conservation of large primates in the wild.READ MORE
Swallowing a small capsule attached to a long string could be the way forward in detecting esophogeal cancer.READ MORE
Research reveals a new approach to Alzheimer's disease (AD) that may eventually make it possible to reverse memory loss, a hallmark of the disease in its late stages.READ MORE
The DNA replication process, which takes place every time a cell divides, also triggers repair of DNA damage, researchers have described in a new study, where they have studied extracts from frog eggs, whose proteins are very similar to those of human cells.READ MORE