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Bedbug Gene Mapping May Yield Critter's SecretsFebruary 04, 2016

Researchers find the insects have remarkable natural defenses

High-Dose Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration for SomeFebruary 04, 2016

The 'dry' form of the eye disease remains the leading cause of blindness in developed world

Bear Belly Might Hold Clues to Obesity in HumansFebruary 04, 2016

Researchers find alterations in gut microbes at different times of year

Cell Treatment Boosted Mice's Life Span by a ThirdFebruary 03, 2016

Senescent cells linked to inflammation, researchers say

Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of COPD DrugFebruary 02, 2016

Research finds acetazolamide may not help patients breathe on their own, but one expert disagrees

Scientists Find Stem Cells That Might Repair Skull, Face BonesFebruary 02, 2016

Discovery made in mice may help people with congenital deformities, trauma and cancer

Could C-Section Baby Benefit From Mom's Vaginal Fluids?February 01, 2016

Small study suggests it's possible to partially restore good bacteria to cesarean infants

Brain Protein Might Offer New Clues to Alzheimer's TreatmentJanuary 27, 2016

High levels of BDNF appear to slow mental decline, researchers say

Scientists Uncover Clues to Origins of SchizophreniaJanuary 27, 2016

Analysis found gene variant prompts too much 'pruning' in brain during teen years

New Transplant Technique Might Free Type 1 Diabetics From Daily InjectionsJanuary 27, 2016

Mouse study showed that putting insulin-producing cells in capsules protected the rodents from immune system

Genetically Modified Monkeys Might Aid Autism ResearchJanuary 25, 2016

Chinese scientists say the primates exhibit behaviors of disorder, could offer insight on how to treat it

Gecko Study Squashes Dreams of a Real 'Spiderman'January 22, 2016

Lizard may be the limit for sticky footpads that could scale vertical walls, scientists say

Computer-Based Test Aims to Predict Dementia RiskJanuary 21, 2016

It's not valid for people older than 80, and more research is needed before it could be used

Gene Mutations Linked to Rare Form of Female InfertilityJanuary 20, 2016

Screening could spare these women unnecessary treatment, researchers say

Blood Test Might Predict When Antibiotics Won't HelpJanuary 20, 2016

It's still in development, but doctors' office screening method could curb overprescribing, experts say

Why Learning a Second Language Is Easier for SomeJanuary 20, 2016

Study found adults who learned French more easily had more connections between certain areas of brain

Sham Acupuncture Equals Real Acupuncture for Hot Flashes: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

Researchers say placebo effect likely played a role in results

Small Study Sees Differences in Brains of Soldiers With PTSDJanuary 20, 2016

Findings could help doctors diagnose the condition more accurately, researchers say

Average U.S. Home Harbors About 100 Types of Insects, Other CrittersJanuary 19, 2016

Survey of 50 North Carolina houses found diverse communities of flies, spiders, mites in nearly all rooms

Mouse Study Shows Cocaine Ravages Brain CellsJanuary 18, 2016

Researchers believe they've also identified a potential antidote

Catch-Up Sleep May Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Risk Tied to Sleep Loss: StudyJanuary 18, 2016

But the research is preliminary and only included a small number of healthy young men, experts noted

Could Implanted Sensor Revolutionize Brain Monitoring?January 18, 2016

New device is designed to measure pressure, then dissolve, but human trials are ways off

U.S. Ban on Gun Research Continues Despite Deadly ShootingsJanuary 18, 2016

Crucial questions about firearms safety, training and injuries remain unanswered, experts say

Treatment for 'Weak Heart' in Dogs Shows PromiseJanuary 17, 2016

People can suffer from the same condition, dilated cardiomyopathy

E-cigarettes Don't Help Smokers Quit Tobacco: StudyJanuary 14, 2016

Devices actually lower chances of quitting by 28 percent, researchers say

Low-Cost Mosquito Mesh Good Alternative for Hernia Repair in Poor Countries: StudyJanuary 13, 2016

Researchers say this affordable innovation might improve access to the surgery

High Uric-Acid Levels, Lower Risk of Parkinson's?January 13, 2016

Link found only in men, researchers say

Immune Cells Repair Damage to Blood-Brain Barrier in MiceJanuary 12, 2016

Researchers note that a commonly used blood thinner might undermine this process

Scientists Identify Sugar-Busting Enzyme in RatsJanuary 11, 2016

But whether it might have effect on human obesity or diabetes isn't yet known

Scientists Spot Three More Genes Linked to Glaucoma RiskJanuary 11, 2016

Findings could help in battle against the eye disease

Blood Test May Help Rule Out Pregnancy Complication: StudyJanuary 06, 2016

Women with suspected pre-eclampsia are often hospitalized

Mouse Study May Offer Clues to Mysteries of SchizophreniaJanuary 06, 2016

Loss of certain brain cells might help explain onset of symptoms, scientists say

Statins May Reduce Heart Risks Linked to Sleep Apnea: StudyJanuary 06, 2016

But it's too early to prescribe them for patients with the disorder, experts say

Targeted Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Kidney CancerJanuary 06, 2016

Nearly doubles progression-free survival to 7.4 months, but side effects reported, study shows

College Football Player's Autopsy May Offer Clues to Brain TraumaJanuary 04, 2016

Early death of Michael Keck provides researchers rare window to study chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Could High-Dose Vitamin D Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis?December 30, 2015

Supplementation appears safe but experts say it's too soon for general recommendation

Chronic Drinking Plus Binge Drinking Spurs Rapid Liver Damage in Mouse StudyDecember 30, 2015

Researchers say impact is more destructive than previously thought

Researchers: Retract Study That Claimed Nitroglycerin Might Boost Bone DensityDecember 29, 2015

Investigation found that lead author fabricated data used to support the finding

Reducing Salt Intake Might Harm Heart Failure Patients, Study ClaimsDecember 28, 2015

But finding is preliminary and much more research needed to test hypothesis, experts say

Marijuana Chemical May Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures in Kids, Young AdultsDecember 24, 2015

Trial showed a benefit, but more study is needed, experts said

Could a Scan Someday Replace Lymph Node Biopsy?December 10, 2015

Noninvasive technique shows promise for detecting spread of skin cancer

First 'Test-Tube' Puppies Born, Researchers ReportDecember 09, 2015

Vets used in vitro fertilization in dogs with hope of reducing genetic diseases

Wearable Devices Aim to Monitor Epileptic SeizuresDecember 08, 2015

Three different approaches in development

New Type of Antidepressant Shows Promise in Early TrialDecember 08, 2015

More study is needed, but the compound may fight the condition in a different way, experts say

Gene Therapy Shows Early Potential for Rare Immune System DisorderDecember 07, 2015

Without treatment, X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency leads to life-threatening infections

Magnetic Brain Stimulation Might Treat Cocaine AddictionDecember 04, 2015

Cravings and use decreased in pilot study

Scientists, Ethicists Debate Future of Gene EditingDecember 03, 2015

U.S. summit draws attention to a technology with great potential -- and peril

Powerful New Pot May Harm the Brain, Researchers SayDecember 02, 2015

But marijuana advocate calls the study 'speculative'

Ebola Blood Level May Predict Odds of Death, Study SaysDecember 01, 2015

Scientists hope findings will point toward more effective treatments

Cracking Knuckles Sets Off 'Fireworks' on UltrasoundDecember 01, 2015

Bright flash shows up as gas bubble forms in joints, researchers report