Medical research

A study reveals the impact of treatment with antibiotics, other factors in child intestinal microbiome

Jun 15, 2016 | | Say something

A study reveals the impact of treatment with antibiotics, other factors in child intestinal microbiome ; Credit: axelle b / public domain a comprehensive analysis of changes in the intestinal microbial population during the first three years of life has revealed some of the impacts of factors such as mode of delivery – vaginal or […more]

Scientists identify action method common chemotherapy drugs

Jun 15, 2016 | | Say something

Scientists identify action method common chemotherapy drugs ; A study by scientists at Duke Health is providing an idea of ​​how they work certain chemotherapy drugs commonly used, which could open new ways to improve the benefits of treatment for cancer patients. The scientists focused on anti-metabolites chemotherapy drugs target metabolism in cancer cells and […more]

Scoliosis linked to disruptions in the flow of cerebrospinal fluid

Jun 10, 2016 | | Say something

Scoliosis linked to disruptions in the flow of cerebrospinal fluid ;

New method of stem cell transplant can stop multiple sclerosis symptoms long term, but therapy comes with high risk

Jun 10, 2016 | | Say something

New method of stem cell transplant can stop multiple sclerosis symptoms long term, but therapy comes with high risk ; A new use of chemotherapy followed autologous transplantation of hematopoietic stem cells (TAPH) has completely stopped clinical relapses and the development of new brain lesions in 23 of 24 patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) for […more]

First exoskeleton child for spinal muscular atrophy

Jun 9, 2016 | | Say something

First exoskeleton child for spinal muscular atrophy ; exoskeleton designed by CSIC for children suffering from spinal muscular atrophy. Credit: CSIC Researchers have introduced for the first time in the world children’s exoskeleton designed to help children with spinal muscular atrophy, a degenerative disease. With a weight of 12 kilos, the device is made of […more]

Watches vaccine bacteria that attack only when problems moving

Jun 7, 2016 | | Say something

Watches vaccine bacteria that attack only when problems moving ; Blaine A. Pfeifer (left), associate professor of chemical and biological engineering professor, and Charles H. Jones, CEO of Abcombi Biosciences. A new vaccine allows causing pneumonia to colonize the body inside the bacteria, into action only if the bacteria are a threat. The breakthrough approach, […more]

The bacteria found in the female upper reproductive tract, once thought sterile

Jun 3, 2016 | | Say something

The bacteria found in the female upper reproductive tract, once thought sterile ; are within our gut, skin and mouth. Thousands of different types of microorganisms living in and on the body, playing votes roles in digestion or support natural defense system of the body. tiny organisms Now, scientists at the University of North Carolina […more]

Scientists create mice with hyper-long telomeres without altering the genes

Jun 2, 2016 | | Say something

Scientists create mice with hyper-long telomeres without altering the genes ; A representative image of the intestine of chimeric mice. The green cells are those with long telomeres hyper-. Telomeres are shown in red. Credit Research Center Spanish National Cancer (CNIO) The Group of Telomeres and Telomerase Center National Cancer Research (CNIO) Spanish, in collaboration […more]

New measurement technique shows link between T cells and aging

Jun 1, 2016 | | Say something

New measurement technique shows link between T cells and aging ; thanks to a new technique for measuring the sequence and affinity T cell receptors, the researchers found that the elderly had fewer T cells high affinity younger, helping to explain the increased risk of infection and vaccines weaker responses that often accompany aging. Credit: […more]