Washington, Dec 12 : Researchers have found that dietary amino acids can help fix sleep disturbances in mice with traumatic brain injuries, a discovery that could lead to treatments for hundreds of thousands of people who have long-term and debilitating sleep and wakefulness issues after they suffer concussions.
Washington, Dec 11 : Researchers have successfully discovered genetic differences between 'identical' monozygotic twins.
So far there have been only theoretical considerations against the experimental finding and dogma that monozygotic twins are genetically fully identical.
Washington, Dec 11 : A new study has found that people who took commonly prescribed heartburn and ulcer medications for long term were at higher risk of vitamin B12 deficiency.
Washington, Dec 10 - A new study has revealed that 'sunshine vitamin' D may help combat multiple sclerosis by blocking the migration of destructive immune cells to the brain.
Washington, Dec 10 : Researchers have developed a new computational model that explains how the brain maintains the balance between plasticity and stability, and how it can learn very similar tasks without interference between them.
Washington, Dec 10 - A new study has found that the five measures to stave off dementia are taking regular exercise, not smoking, keeping a low body weight, eating a healthy diet and having a low alcohol intake.
Washington, Dec 09 - A new study has found that diabetes was associated with an increased risk for developing a type of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma.
Washington, December 8 - Scientists have found that treating the patients who are suffering from stable coronary artery disease but haven't experienced a heart attack and an abnormal stress test with common procedure of angioplasty may not provide additional benefits compared to drug therapy alone.
Washington, Dec. 7 - A new study has presented very promising results for the treatment of the cancer form multiple myeloma.
Multiple myeloma is a life-threatening disease and there is a dire medical need for new therapies, especially for the patients whose tumour cells have become resistant to the conventional drugs.
Washington, Dec. 7 - Researchers have discovered that colorectal cancer patients had fewer beneficial bacteria and more harmful bacteria than people without the disease.
Jiyoung Ahn, PhD, assistant professor of population health, and a member of NYU Cancer Institute, who led the study, said that the findings are important as identification of these microbes may open the door for colorectal cancer prevention and treatment.