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Posted on 19/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

Insight Into Brain And Orientation

Jeffrey Taube, a professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, is using microelectrodes to record the activity of cells in a rat’s brain that make possible spatial navigation—how the rat gets from one place to another—from “here” to “there.” But b... [»]

Posted on 18/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

New Light Shed On How Viruses Work

Researchers at the University of Leeds have identified a crucial stage in the lifecycle of simple viruses like polio and the common cold that could open a new front in the war on viral disease. The team are the first to observe at a single-molecule level how the genetic material... [»]

Posted on 18/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

Next-Generation Genome Sequencing

The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) published the report of the Whole Genome Analysis (WGA) Working Group of the AMP Clinical Practice Committee in the November 2012 issue of The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics (JMD). Titled “Opportunities and Challenges Associated w... [»]

Posted on 17/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

New Malaria Drug In Development

Scientists are reporting development of a new malaria drug that, in laboratory tests, has been twice as effective as the best current medicine against this global scourge and may fight off the disease with one dose, instead of the multiple doses that people often fail to take. A ... [»]

Posted on 17/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

Indoor CO2 Impairs Decision-Making

Overturning decades of conventional wisdom, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have found that moderately high indoor concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) can significantly impair people’s decision-making performan... [»]

Posted on 16/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

30% Of Kidney Transplants Require Readmission

Three in 10 patients receiving a kidney transplant require readmission to the hospital within 30 days of discharge following surgery, according to a Johns Hopkins analysis of six years of national data. The findings, published online in the American Journal of Transplantation, s... [»]

Posted on 16/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

Cholesterol Levels Improving In U.S.

An analysis of nationally-representative data indicates that between 1988 and 2010 there has been a trend of declining average levels of total cholesterol, non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol for U.S. adults overall, according to a st... [»]

Posted on 15/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

Obesity Promotes Tumour Growth

Researchers may have discovered a new explanation as to why obese patients with cancer often have a poorer prognosis compared with those who are lean. The potential explanation is based on data reported in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research... [»]

Posted on 15/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

Why Sitting For Long Periods Is Deadly

A new study led by the University of Leicester, in association with colleagues at Loughborough University, has discovered that sitting for long periods increases your risk of diabetes, heart disease and death. The study, which combined the results of 18 studies and included a to... [»]

Posted on 13/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

Indoor Mould Toxicity Understood

For more than a decade, it has been known that the fungus Trichoderma longibrachiatum is the most common finding wherever people are suffering from health hazards related to damp building damage. However, it has not been known how this mould – which is typical of most buildings... [»]

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