Red wine compound increases anti-tumor effect of rapamycin
Cleveland Researchers from Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute have discovered that resveratrol a compound found in red wine when combined with rapamycin can have a tumor-suppressing effect on ...
Qualcomm announces a new family of mobile Snapdragon Chipsets
Does social anxiety disorder respond to psychotherapy? Brain study says yes
When psychotherapy is helping someone get better, what does that change look like in the brain? This was the question a team of Canadian psychological scientists set out to investigate in patients suffering from social anxiety ...
Tuberculosis in Nunavut: a century of failure
A recent outbreak of tuberculosis in Nunavut, with a population infection rate 62 times the Canadian average, points to a need to rebuild trust in public health to combat the disease, states an editorial published in CMAJ ...
Military/civilian medical experts turning attention to 'army' of injured civilians supporting wars
After analyzing data on 2,155 private contractors, diplomats and other civilians supporting war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan who were medically evacuated out of combat zones, researchers have found they are more likely ...
Treating the aging knee as an organ
The human body is made up of several organs composed of tissues that enable them to perform a particular function. The heart circulates blood; the brain is the micro-neuro center of the body; the lungs bring in oxygen and ...
An early step in Parkinson's disease: Problems with mitochondria
For the last several years, neurologists have been probing a connection between Parkinson's disease and problems with mitochondria, the miniature power plants of the cell.
New clinical practice guidelines for noninvasive ventilation
New clinical guidelines for use of noninvasive ventilation in critical care settings are published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
People at risk of diabetes offer clues toward novel drugs
Once people develop type 2 diabetes, high blood glucose levels alter their metabolism so much that it becomes difficult to sift through all the clues to find what might enable the disease. "To identify factors that play a ...
Biologists gain new insights into brain circuit wiring
(PhysOrg.com) -- Neurobiologists at UC San Diego have discovered new ways by which nerves are guided to grow in highly directed ways to wire the brain during embryonic development.
Microsoft upgrade to let phones connect to Xbox
(AP) -- Now that it has hooked up with Nokia phones, Microsoft hopes to connect its phone software to the Xbox this year too. It's also planning other improvements that include a faster Web browser and quicker switching ...
New paper reveals 100 new species of lichenized fungi
In an unprecedented coming-out party, 100 newly discovered species are revealed to the world in a single scholarly paper coordinated by Field Museum scientists.
LG Electronics' Optimus 3D phone boasts 3-D screen
(AP) -- LG Electronics is showing off the first phone with a color 3-D screen and a 3-D camera.
Quest for designer bacteria uncovers a 'Spy'
Scientists have discovered a molecular assistant called Spy that helps bacteria excel at producing proteins for medical and industrial purposes.