Tag Archives: Body
27 January 2013 Last updated at 20:06 ET Stem cells given in the vital period immediately after a stroke may aid recovery, suggest researchers. Rats injected with stem cells 30 minutes after a stroke had almost normal brain function restored within a fortnight. The Bolivian research team say the method has potential in human trials
27 January 2013 Last updated at 20:05 ET By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News The number of operations to deal with ‘man boobs’ has fallen by a fifth in the past year in the UK, data on cosmetic surgery suggests.
24 January 2013 Last updated at 06:03 ET By Smitha Mundasad BBC News Digestive juices normally used to break down food can turn against the body and start damaging it when people are critically unwell, research suggests. The study undertaken in rats looks closely at why the body starts to shut down when facing overwhelming illness. And this research could help explain why vital organs often fail during sepsis and shock, University of California researchers say
Jan. 18, 2013 In 2009, more than 30,000 people in the U.S
ScienceDaily (Mar. 1, 2011) A promising new way to inhibit cholesterol production in the body has been discovered, one that may yield treatments as effective as existing medications but with fewer side-effects. In a new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism , a team of researchers from the UNSW School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences — led by Associate Professor Andrew Brown — report that an enzyme — squalene mono-oxygenase (SM) — plays a previously unrecognized role as a key checkpoint in cholesterol production