Telomeres Might Predict Lung Cancer Recurrence
Telomeres are sections of DNA that tell an interesting story about lifespan. Shorter telomeres usually suggest a shorter life -- but new research by a Wilmot lung cancer expert shows that longer telomeres might be a promising biomarker for a recurrence of early stage lung cancer.
While a new study shows that creatine does not slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, researchers remain committed to pursuing therapies that may help patients manage the symptoms of the disease for a longer period of time.
2/10/2015 | 2 comments
Two new studies suggest that fatty acids, genetics, and even coffee may influence whether or not mercury has a toxic effect on the brain.
1/21/2015 | 0 comments
The brain’s unique process for removing waste may thwart efforts to create a blood test that can be used to quickly screen for brain injury.
1/13/2015 | 0 comments
Researchers found that exposing very young mouse pups to low levels of bishphenol-A or BPA, a chemical compound that gives plastics their sturdy nature, can impair their brains’ adaptability.
12/8/2014 | 1 comment
New research shows how scientists were able to create a new animal model that is transforming our understanding of the biology of the human brain and creating new ways to study neurological disorders.
12/5/2014 | 0 comments