الاثنين، 16 يناير 2017

ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News

ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News


Large scale study highlights challenges faced by children with ASD in early school years

Posted: 13 Jan 2017 12:48 PM PST

New research outlined in a report stems from one of the largest studies on young children with ASD as they transition into school.

Multiregional brain on a chip

Posted: 13 Jan 2017 08:59 AM PST

A multiregional brain-on-a-chip that models the connectivity between three distinct regions of the brain has been revealed by researchers. The in vitro model was used to extensively characterize the differences between neurons from different regions of the brain and to mimic the system's connectivity.

Chemist develops new theory for explaining the function of proteins

Posted: 13 Jan 2017 06:40 AM PST

A chemist and a collaborator have developed a new theory for explaining how proteins and other biomolecules function based on movement and change of shape and structure rather than content.

Clean-fuel cookstoves may improve cardiovascular health in pregnant women

Posted: 13 Jan 2017 05:59 AM PST

Replacing biomass and kerosene cookstoves used throughout the developing world with clean-burning ethanol stoves may reduce hypertension and cardiovascular risk in pregnant women, according to new research.

Link found between concussions, Alzheimer's disease

Posted: 12 Jan 2017 08:08 AM PST

Concussions accelerate Alzheimer's disease-related brain atrophy and cognitive decline in people who are at genetic risk for the condition, research has found. The findings show promise for detecting the influence of concussion on neurodegeneration.