UV Light Can Aid Hospitals’ Fight to Wipe Out Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Adding UV light to standard cleaning cut transmission of 4 resistant bacteria by 30 percent

Healthy Eating

Study Finds Association Between Eating Hot Peppers and Decreased Mortality

Like spicy food? If so, you might live longer, say researchers at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, who found...

Brain Activity

Sensory Stimuli Control Dopamine in the Brain

Type and intensity of stimuli control the activity of nerve cells that release the neurotransmitter dopamine


Using fat to help wounds heal without scars

Doctors have found a way to manipulate wounds to heal as regenerated skin rather than scar tissue. The method involves transforming the...


Scientists tissue-engineer part of human stomach

Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center grew functional stomach and intestinal tissues to study diseases and new...


Bacterial protein structure could aid development of new antibiotics

Bacterial cells have an added layer of protection, called the cell wall, that animal cells don't. Assembling this tough armor entails...


Concussion linked to brain changes in people at genetic risk for Alzheimer's

Moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury is a known risk factor for diseases that gradually destroy the brain - such as late-onset...

PSP test

Most rapid sepsis point of care diagnostics

Abionic SA announced the receipt of CE Mark (Conformité Européenne) for two novel tests using its easy to use testing platform,...

Purification System

Merck advances in high-throughput water purification systems

The Elix High-Throughput water purification system is designed to provide laboratories with a reliable water purification solution for...


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breath samples

You are what you exhale

An international team of 56 researchers in five countries has confirmed a hypothesis first proposed by the ancient Greeks – that...


One more piece in the puzzle of liver cancer identified

Researchers at University of Vienna discover unexpected role of signalling protein in hepatocellular carcinoma.


Neural stem cells found in brain of epilepsy patients

Neural stem cells have been found in epileptic brain tissue - outside the regions of the brain where they normally reside. In a group of...