Binge drinking can have lasting effects on brain pathways that are still developing during adolescence, state researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Louisiana State University. Results of their … Continue Reading Neurological adolescent binge-drinking animal model launched.
Dangerous brain tumours hijack the brain’s existing blood supply throughout their progression, by growing only within narrow potential spaces between and along the brain’s thousands of small blood vessels, new … Continue Reading Hijacking the brain’s blood supply, tumour discovery could aid treatment.
Nature is thrifty. The same signals that embryonic cells use to decide whether to become nerves, skin or bone come into play again when adult animals are learning whether to … Continue Reading Notch developmental pathway regulates fear memory formation.
An experimental vaccine protected 100 percent of animal models against the highly infectious and virulent bacterium, Clostridium difficile, which causes an intestinal disease that kills approximately 30,000 Americans annually. The … Continue Reading C. difficile vaccine proves safe, 100 percent effective in animal models.
Millions of people in the United States have a circulatory problem of the legs called peripheral vascular disease. It can be painful and may even require surgery in serious cases. … Continue Reading Scientists discover genetic switch that can prevent peripheral vascular disease in mice.