Schizophrenia originates early in pregnancy, ‘mini-brain’ research suggests

Symptoms of schizophrenia usually appear in adolescence or young adulthood, but new research reveals the brain disease likely begins very early in development, toward...

Acupuncture Immune System Discovery

Researchers conclude that acupuncture benefits the immune system. In a controlled laboratory experiment, Hubei University of Chinese Medicine researchers discovered that electroacupuncture stimulation of...

Attributes of high-value oncology, primary care identified

Mounting pressure on U.S. physicians to control skyrocketing health care spending has led to a demand to understand how to provide the best possible...

Hormone for treating sepsis identified by researchers

A research team led by a biomedical scientist at the University of California, Riverside has discovered that the human protein resistin could be used...

Researchers fold a protein within a protein

A team from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine) has invented a fundamentally new way of folding and protecting recombinant...

Get a better night’s sleep

On Wednesday, the University Medicine Zurich research network presented its new flagship project SleepLoop. With this project, the researchers want to tackle one of...

This hormone controls how much you eat

New research published in the journal Nature Medicine suggests how a hormone called asprosin triggers hunger in the brain. The findings may help to treat obesity...

Researchers may have discovered a cause of multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition that causes damage to the substance that covers nerve cells. This interrupts normal communication between nerves, leading to...

Kiwi medical science breakthrough to heal US wounds

Chitogel’s wound-healing gel gets FDA approval for sinus surgery A ground-breaking wound-healing gel developed by NZ medical science company Chitogel will be used to treat...

Research: Prognosis for people with diabetic foot ulcers worse than previously...

The prognosis for people with an infected diabetic foot ulcer is worse than was previously thought, according to new research. More than half the patients...