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Study identifies genes which control cellular senescence.

Living organisms experience various stresses during their lifespans. These stresses include radiation, ultraviolet rays, and chemical substances which directly damage DNA and cause cancer. Organisms are able to speedily repair … Continue Reading Study identifies genes which control cellular senescence.

Researchers begin to map unexpected death in epilepsy via neurostimulation in human study.

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is becoming increasingly recognized as a very real and devastating problem in which impaired breathing is thought to play a critical role. Researchers believe … Continue Reading Researchers begin to map unexpected death in epilepsy via neurostimulation in human study.

Dosage determined in landmark human study of stem cell therapy for heart attack.

Patients who receive more cells get significant benefits. That’s a key lesson emerging from a clinical trial that was reported at the American Heart Association meeting in Chicago. In this … Continue Reading Dosage determined in landmark human study of stem cell therapy for heart attack.

New superior measurement technique of HDL cholesterol function provides cardiovascular risk.

Groundbreaking research from UT Southwestern Medical Center shows that cholesterol efflux capacity (cholesterol efflux), which measures HDL cholesterol function, appears to be a superior indicator of cardiovascular risk and a … Continue Reading New superior measurement technique of HDL cholesterol function provides cardiovascular risk.

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