A Trojan Horse delivery for treating a rare, potentially deadly, blood-clotting disorder

In proof-of-concept experiments, researchers have highlighted a potential therapy for a rare but potentially deadly blood-clotting disorder, TTP. The researchers deliver this therapeutic enzyme...

Heart patch could limit muscle damage in heart attack aftermath

Guided by computer simulations, an international team of researchers has developed an adhesive patch that can provide support for damaged heart tissue, potentially reducing...

Heart attack patients with mild cognitive impairment get fewer treatments

New research finds people with mild cognitive impairment don't always receive the same, established medical treatment that patients with normal cognitive functioning get when...

Simple sugar possible therapy for repairing myelin in multiple sclerosis

N-acetylglucosamine, a simple sugar found in human breast milk and sold as an over-the-counter dietary supplement in the United States, promotes myelin repair in...

A code for reprogramming immune sentinels

For the first time, a research team at Lund University in Sweden has successfully reprogrammed mouse and human skin cells into immune cells called...

We have more than enough calories, but what about other nutrients?

A new study is the first to quantitatively map the flow of energy, protein, fat, essential amino acids and micronutrients from 'field-to-fork' at a...

Waist-stature ratio can indicate the risk of cardiovascular disease even in healthy men

Health experts have warned for years that men and women with excess abdominal fat run a greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems. However, individuals...

Designer DNA therapeutic wipes out cancer stem cells, treats multiple myeloma in mice

A new study supports launch of Phase I clinical trial to test a designer DNA agent -- an antisense oligonucleotide that targets a gene...

Role-play shows which expectant dads will thrive as new fathers

A five-minute role-play done with men before the birth of their first child predicted the quality of their parenting after the baby arrived, a...

Electric cooker an easy, efficient way to sanitize N95 masks, study finds

A new study found that 50 minutes of dry heat in an electric cooker decontaminated N95 respirators inside and out while maintaining their filtration...

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Stress from work and social interactions put women at higher coronary heart disease risk

Psychosocial stress - typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments - may work synergistically to put women at significantly higher risk of developing...

Masculine traits linked to better parenting for some dads

In some men, having traditional masculine characteristics such as competitiveness and adventurousness was linked to being better fathers to infants, a new study found....

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A twin study indicates that the machinery responsible for energy handling in fat tissue is working poorly in obesity. In the study, a clear...