In a groundbreaking study, human stem cells were used to restore proper heart function in primates with heart failure.
Joseph Dougherty and Susan Maloney, together with their colleagues, have conducted a research on pregnant mice suggesting that the maternal use of Prozac (antidepressant fluoxetine) can mutate the offspring’s brain circuits that is responsible for controlling autism-like behaviors.
A new, simple and low-priced blood test, called TREAT-B, has been developed by researchers to help in the immediate detection of hepatitis B in patients.
People who smoke cigars are found to suffer from a similar risk of mortality with people who smoke cigarettes.
Researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School and St Leonard’s Practice in Exeter, United Kingdom have conducted a systematic review that examined the link between continuity of care and patient mortality.
The World Health Organization study showed that a re-modified version of a drug called heat-stable carbetocin could save the lives of thousands of women in low to middle-income countries by preventing severe postnatal bleeding.
A crucial piece of evidence about miniature fragments of microRNA that can help with the early detection of conditions like Alzheimer’s disease has been discovered by Indiana University researchers.
A specific group of immune system cells that can generate and bolster gut inflammation has been discovered by a team of University of Alabama researchers.
Thalidomide, a sedative and a drug used to alleviate pregnant women’s morning sickness back in 1950s and 60s, has been placed back into the spotlight.
Patients with recorded penicillin allergy are at an increased risk of developing two kinds of infection: the healthcare-associated infection C difficile and MRSA, a drug resistant ‘superbug’ infection.