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.
A new mouse model of mild repetitive traumatic brain injury (TBI) – the sort of injury that can be common in sports such as football – could be the key to both understanding how this damage to the brain leads to neurological problems.
4/30/2014 | 1 comment
A new study shows that physicians can successfully harness the power of crowdsourcing to help diagnose and treat patients in real time. The pilot project, the results of which appear in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, could help providers make more informed decisions and improve the quality of care.
4/29/2014 | 1 comment
A new study published in Nature Communications suggests that consuming cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli may help reduce the levels of the bad tau proteins that accumulate in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients.
4/28/2014 | 0 comments
A recent report published by University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and School of Nursing researchers suggests that the relationship between depression and memory loss may be driven by a particular hormone called insulin-like growth factor, or IGF-1.
4/25/2014 | 0 comments
The drug acetazolamide, combined with a low-sodium weight reduction diet, improves vision in individuals with idiopathic intracranial hypertension, a condition brought about by abnormal pressure on the brain that is not the result of a tumor or other diseases.
4/22/2014 | 1 comment