A QUT-led study involving 11 Australian hospitals has found that better cleaning of 'touch points' inwards reduces healthcare-associated infections
Study suggests loss of blood vessels in retina reflect changes in brain health
BINGHAMTON, NY -- Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed a new device that could help minimize scarring during surgery. The device can ascertain the orientation of skin tension lines, which is important for wound-healing post-surgery.
AMES, Iowa - Of the 30 million Americans with diabetes, 90 to 95 percent have type 2, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Australian and US researchers have developed a way to discover elusive cancer-promoting genes, and have already identified one that appears to promote aggressive breast cancers.
MADISON, Wis. -- "Microbial communities run the world," says Jo Handelsman, director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Surprise survival mechanism could lead to retooled drugs to treat infectious diseases
Malignant melanoma can be a particularly dangerous form of cancer, and more therapeutic options are needed. Now, researchers report in ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters that a bacteria from seawater has inspired promising leads for an entirely new way to treat the disease.
Discovery made while editing genetic defect behind Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Clinical trial shows a reduction of inflammation in humans; diet appears to reverse Crohn's and colitis pathology in mice
Scientists decipher protein structure after more than fifty years of research
When people talk about diabetes, they usually also talk about insulin. Diabetes is a disease that affects millions of people around the world; insulin is a hormone that helps control this disease. Now a third term could soon be joining the conversation: glucagon.