Antibiotics

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...

Alzheimer's

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...

analyze

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...

Woundmanagement

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...

Market

JADAK to acquire ThingMagic RFID

JADAK LLC, announced that it has acquired the assets of ThingMagic (formerly a Division of Trimble). ThingMagic, based in Woburn,...

Oncology

Treating cancer with drugs for diabetes and hypertension

A combination of a diabetes medication and an antihypertensive drug can effectively combat cancer cells. The team of researchers led by...

image

First hologram video player to show your beating heart

UK scientists are developing an interactive holographic video created from an MRI or CT scan that can display live footage of internal...

Oncology

One more piece in the puzzle of liver cancer identified

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

Health Improvement Project Zanzibar

Point-of-care ultrasound helps enhance medical care in Africa

In Western society, access to high quality medical treatment is frequently taken for granted. Elsewhere, the reality is that many less...

iCAGES

New precision medicine tool helps optimize cancer treatment

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have created a computational tool that can rapidly predict which genes are implicated...

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...

Neurology

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...