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New Insights Could Change How Concussions Are Treated
News   Oct 14, 2019

New research questions the ongoing hypothesis that the blunt force behind a traumatic brain injury (TBI) causes nerve damage, or axonal injury. The findings could influence the treatment of and development of new drugs for TBI.

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National Focus on Overdose Prevention Should Include Alcohol Too
News   Oct 14, 2019

Researchers have suggested a need for increased focus on the risk of alcohol overdoses among people who use opioids of all kinds.

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Drug Prevents Liver Scarring in People With HIV
News   Oct 14, 2019

A new study reports that the injectable hormone tesamorelin reduces liver fat and prevents liver fibrosis (scarring) in people living with HIV.

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Cancer Risk Increases If Overweight Before 40
News   Oct 14, 2019

New research has demonstrated that overweight and adults have an increased risk of postmenopausal breast, endometrial, renal-cell and colon cancer.

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How Can Liquid Organelles in Cells Coexist Without Merging?
News   Oct 14, 2019

New research could explain how liquid organelles are able to coexist as separate entities instead of just merging together.

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New Test Diagnoses Lyme Disease Within 15 Minutes
News   Oct 14, 2019

Rapid diagnostic test for Lyme disease matches and outperforms standard testing approaches; could be used in a clinician’s office.

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Blood Test Raises Hopes of Tackling "Silent Killer"
News   Oct 14, 2019

It is the ‘silent killer’ that claimed the life of Albert Einstein and affects 1% of men over the age of 65, but researchers at the University of Dundee believe they may be able to reduce the number of fatalities caused by abdominal aortic aneurysms.

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Previously Undiscovered Immune Cell Population Affects Learning and Memory
News   Oct 11, 2019

A new study has suggested that not only are there immune cell populations hiding undiscovered in the body, but they might have impacts far beyond protection from intruding microorganisms.

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Imaging Tumor Stiffness To Enhance Breast and Pancreatic Cancer Treatments
News   Oct 11, 2019

Using a non-invasive imaging technique that measures the stiffness of tissues gives vital new information about cancer architecture and could aid the delivery of treatment to challenging tumors.

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Koala's Novel Response to Viruses Reveals Evolutionary Clues
News   Oct 11, 2019

A new study has identified a never-before-seen type of immune response to viruses in the koala bear.

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