Genomic & Biopharma News

Memories appear to be shared than idiosyncratic, study shows
We tend to think of our memories as unique, but a Princeton University-led study shows that memories are often shared rather than idiosyncratic.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 02:07:52

Study shows how speed information reaches the brain's navigation center
Similar neural pathways exist in humans. They are known to be damaged by Alzheimer's disease - a possible explanation why spatial orientation is frequently impaired in this form of dementia.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 01:43:49

Researchers unveil new role of thymic dendritic cells in controlling T lymphocyte egress into the blood
A team of scientists led by Julie Saba, MD, PhD at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, has unveiled a novel role of thymic dendritic cells, which could result in new strategies to treat conditions such as autoimmune diseases, immune deficiencies, prematurity, infections, cancer, and the loss of immunity after bone marrow transplantation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 01:02:13

Raising the curtain on cerebral malaria’s deadly agents
NIH scientists film inside mouse brains to uncover biology behind the disease.
National Institutes of Health, 2016-12-07 01:00:00

Rhythm of breathing influences emotional judgments and memory recall
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered for the first time that the rhythm of breathing creates electrical activity in the human brain that enhances emotional judgments and memory recall.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 00:55:52

Scientists discover new biomarker to help determine aggressiveness of brain cancer
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found a new biomarker for glioma, a common type of brain cancer, that can help doctors determine how aggressive a cancer is and that could eventually help determine the best course of treatment.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 00:45:11

Small fat-burning molecule could help combat global epidemic of obesity
A small molecule could provide valuable help in combating the global epidemic of obesity.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 00:36:30

Researchers uncover how molecular switches control gene activity in human embryonic stem cells
Researchers at the Babraham Institute have revealed a new understanding of the molecular switches that control gene activity in human embryonic stem cells.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 00:33:11

Research provides new insights into how the brain protects consolidation of new memories
Throughout our waking lives we are exposed to a continuous stream of stimuli and experiences. Some of these experiences trigger the strengthening of connections between neurons in the brain, and begin the process of forming memories.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 00:28:31