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Declining air pollution levels continue to improve life expectancy in U.S.

Declining air pollution levels continue to improve life expectancy in U.S.

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Imaging study identifies relationship between stress and seizures

Imaging study identifies relationship between stress and seizures

ScienceDaily (Dec. 3, 2012) — A study reported here at the 66th American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting has identified a significant difference in the brain response to stress in patients who believe stress is an important factor in their seizure control compared to patients who do not hold this belief. Many epilepsy patients believe that stress is a factor in their seizure control, while many other epilepsy patients do not have this perception Continue reading

Mild vibrations may provide exercise-like benefits for obese

Mild vibrations may provide exercise-like benefits for obese

ScienceDaily (Nov. 29, 2012) — If you’re looking to get some of the benefits of exercise without doing the work, here’s some good news. A new research report published online in The FASEB Journal shows that low-intensity vibrations led to improvements in the immune function of obese mice Continue reading

Fetal alcohol exposure affects brain structure in children

Fetal alcohol exposure affects brain structure in children

ScienceDaily (Nov. 25, 2012) — Children exposed to alcohol during fetal development exhibit changes in brain structure and metabolism that are visible using various imaging techniques, according to a new study being presented November 25 at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Continue reading

Neural interaction in silence: Neurophysiologists study widespread networks of neurons responsible for memory

Neural interaction in silence: Neurophysiologists study widespread networks of neurons responsible for memory

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Reconsidering cancer’s bad guy

Reconsidering cancer’s bad guy

ScienceDaily (Nov. 16, 2012) — Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have found that a protein, known for causing cancer cells to spread around the body, is also one of the molecules that trigger repair processes in the brain. These findings are the subject of a paper, published this week in Nature Communications . Continue reading

Into the magnetic resonance scanner with a cuddly toy

Into the magnetic resonance scanner with a cuddly toy

ScienceDaily (Nov. 16, 2012) — For the first time, Bochum clinicians have been able to show on the basis of a large sample, that it is possible to examine children’s heads in the MRI scanner without general anaesthesia or other medical sedation. Continue reading

Vitamin D deficiency linked to type 1 diabetes

Vitamin D deficiency linked to type 1 diabetes

ScienceDaily (Nov. 15, 2012) — A study led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has found a correlation between vitamin D3 serum levels and subsequent incidence of Type 1 diabetes Continue reading

Arginine and proline enriched diet may speed wound healing in diabetes

Arginine and proline enriched diet may speed wound healing in diabetes

ScienceDaily (Nov. 15, 2012) — Chronic wounds such as foot ulcers are a common problem for diabetics and are the cause of more than 80 percent of the lower leg amputations in these patients. There is currently no effective way to improve healing of these types of wounds, but new research offers hope Continue reading

Arginine and proline enriched diet may speed wound healing in diabetes

Arginine and proline enriched diet may speed wound healing in diabetes

ScienceDaily (Nov. 15, 2012) — Chronic wounds such as foot ulcers are a common problem for diabetics and are the cause of more than 80 percent of the lower leg amputations in these patients. There is currently no effective way to improve healing of these types of wounds, but new research offers hope Continue reading