Adult brain prunes branched connections of new neurons

New brain cells began with a period of overgrowth, sending out a plethora of neuronal branches, before the brain...

RASP-UK on World Asthma Day 2016

Inspite of very safe and effective treatment, Bronchial asthmatics do not respond well in 5 – 10% of cases which are...

Targeted missiles against aggressive cancer cells

Targeted missiles that can enter cancer cells and deliver lethal cell toxins without harming surrounding healthy...

Resistance-proof antiviral that targets several diseases in development

Many efforts to fight viral diseases like Zika and Ebola focus on targeting the specific virus. But now, a new study...

Yeast study charts survival impact of genetic mutations

Scientists have mapped how thousands of genetic mutations can affect a cell's chances of survival. The study...

Long-Term Drug Release

Researchers from MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have designed a new type of pill that, once swallowed, can...

Nanogel That Delivers One-two Punch to Cancer Heads to Clinical Trial

An immunotherapy drug delivery system created at Yale that can carry multiple drugs inside a tiny particle is...

Right brain structures may hold clue to language recovery after stroke

Scientists may be able to predict who is more likely to recover from language problems following a stroke by...

Fluorescent Nanoparticle Tracks Cancer Treatment’s Effectiveness in Hours

Bioengineers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed a new technique to help determine if chemotherapy is...

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