The functional differences between autistic and non-autistic brains have been isolated for the first time, following the development of a new methodology for analysing MRI scans. Developed by researchers at … Continue Reading New ‘whole-brain’ imaging technique isolates autistic and non-autistic brain differences for first time.
An international consortium of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine has identified for the first time a gene associated with familial glioma (brain tumours that appear in two or … Continue Reading Researchers have identified the first gene associated with familial glioma.
Patients with atrial fibrillation who take the blood thinner Pradaxa (dabigatran) are at greater risk for major bleeding and gastrointestinal bleeding than those who take warfarin, according to a new … Continue Reading Higher risk of GI, major bleeding in Atrial Fibrillation patients taking Pradaxa (Dabigatran).
A study led by University of North Carolina researchers represents an important step forward in the accurate diagnosis of people who are experiencing the earliest stages of psychosis. Psychosis includes … Continue Reading Blood test may help determine who is at risk for psychosis.
Robo Brain, a large-scale computational system that learns from publicly available Internet resources, is currently downloading and processing about 1 billion images, 120,000 YouTube videos, and 100 million how-to documents … Continue Reading ‘Robo Brain’ will teach robots everything from the Internet.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) scientists have developed a strategy for finding disease-causing mutations that lurk in only a small fraction of the body’s cells. Such mutations can cause significant … Continue Reading New gene technique identifies hidden causes of brain malformation.
Scientists from the Northwestern University have identified a biomarker strongly associated with basal-like breast cancer, a highly aggressive carcinoma that is resistant to many types of chemotherapy. The biomarker, a … Continue Reading Biomarker in an aggressive breast cancer is identified.
Scientists at A*STAR’s Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) have found new clues to early detection and precision treatment of ovarian cancer, currently one of the most difficult cancers to diagnose … Continue Reading A*STAR scientists make breakthroughs in ovarian cancer research.
Research conducted at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has discovered links between a set of genes known to promote tumour growth and mucoepidermoid carcinoma, an oral cancer that affects the … Continue Reading Scripps Florida scientists find genetic mutations linked to salivary gland tumours.
As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have helped identify over 100 locations in the human genome associated with the … Continue Reading Mount Sinai scientists and international team shed new light on schizophrenia.
How nutrients are metabolised and how neurons communicate in the brain are just some of the messages coded by the 3 billion letters that make up the human genome. The … Continue Reading A CNIO team reduces the size of the human genome to 19,000 genes.
“When you discover something novel the medical imperative is to come up with a good use for it” ….. Paul Janssen I was approached to report on a Reuters webinar … Continue Reading Healthinnovations on Thomson Reuters: New Techniques in Drug Discovery.