MRI shows heart ages differently in women than in men

The main pumping chamber of the heart ages differently in men and women, according to a new magnetic resonance...

Dissolving Stent for Heart Arteries Passes First Large Test

A new type of heart stent that works like dissolving stitches, slowly going away after it has done its job, passed...

First Human Trials for HIV Vaccine Begin

An HIV vaccine has been years in the works, in animal models and in the lab.

Testing in humans is now...

Neuropeptide may be real cause of migraines

A pair of researchers, one with New York University College of Dentistry in New York, the other with King's College...

Predicting Change in the Alzheimer’s Brain

MIT researchers are developing a computer system that uses genetic, demographic, and clinical data to help predict...

An Accessible Approach to Making a Mini-brain

If you need a working miniature brain – say for drug testing, to test neural tissue transplants, or to experiment...

Drug used to treat cancer appears to sharpen memory

New Rutgers research published in the Journal of Neuroscience found that a drug – RGFP966 – administered to...

Study sheds light on powerful process that turns food into energy

The way in which our cells convert food into fuel is shared by almost all living things -- now scientists have...

Low Dose Beta-Blockers As Effective As High Dose After a Heart Attack

In a surprising new finding, heart attack patients treated with a substantially lower dosage of beta-blockers than...

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