Pioneering clinical trial to treat psychosis in Parkinson’s patients using cannabidiol

A pioneering clinical trial will examine making use of cannabidiol (CBD) – a substance discovered in the marijuana plant – in individuals with Parkinson’s-associated psychosis. Parkinson’s UK, the biggest... Read more »

Meet the molecule that helps stressed cells decide between life and death

IMAGE: Delegated right: Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, Ph.D., a member of the St. Jude Department of Immunology, with postdoctoral fellows Parimal Samir, Ph.D. and Kesavardhana Sannula, Ph.D. The group has actually recognized... Read more »

Probiotics are not always ‘good bacteria’

IMAGE: This is UT’s Hyun Jung Kim, holding a ‘gut-on-a-chip’ microphysiological system. view more  Credit: Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin The very first research... Read more »

High stroke impact in low- and middle-income countries examined at 11th World Stroke Congress

WHAT: 11 th World Stroke Congress unites prominent global stroke specialists and an unequaled clinical program covering public health, avoidance, intense care, healing and rehab in 100 s of... Read more »

Study suggests vaping does not stain teeth

IMAGE: Top row: The staining of enamel exposed to cigarette smoke. Middle row: Minimal staining of enamel exposed to the aerosol from a Tobacco HeatingProduct Bottom row: Minimal staining... Read more »

NIH programs shed light on gene variants and their connections to health and disease

Programs supported by the National Institutes of Health are developing which genes and genomic variants contribute in human disease, allowing their usage in genomic medication and research study. NIH’s... Read more »

Scoliosis linked to essential mineral

IMAGE: Zebrafish that did not have a manganese-related gene grew curved spinal columns. An failure to appropriately utilize the essential mineral manganese might be to blame for some cases... Read more »

Sink traps are surprising source of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in ICU

New York City (October 5, 2018)– During an across the country break out of healthcare-associated infections of an antibiotic-resistant bacteria, an Israeli health center traced duplicated infections of clients... Read more »

Scientists use nanoparticles to improve chemotherapy response, boost anti-tumor immunity

IMAGE: ( L to R) Mohammad Ali Amini,Ph D. prospect in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and Xiao Yu (Shirley) Wu, senior... Read more »

Keeping our cells stable: A closer look at microtubules

IMAGE: Figure 1: A cryo-EM restoration of the microtubule-MAP4-kinesin complex. view more  Credit: Kobe University Microtubules aid to control cell structure throughout our bodies. A group of Japanese scientists... Read more »