Archive: 03/23/2009

Astrocytes help separate man from mouse

A type of brain cell that was long overlooked by researchers embodies one of very few ways in which the human brain differs fundamentally from that of a mouse or rat, according to researchers who published their findings ...

dateMar 23, 2009 in Neuroscience
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A possible risk group for statin use

In a patient study of over 1,000 individuals with coronary artery disease (CAD), researchers have found that high levels of an enzyme called PLTP significantly increased the risk of heart attack in the subset of patients ...

dateMar 23, 2009 in Medical research
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