Author: Leigh MacMillan
Jun. 3, 2011—Low blood levels of magnesium are associated with more aggressive prostate cancer, a recent study suggests.
May. 13, 2011—The cellular factor Src helps reoviruses enter cells.
May. 5, 2011—Recreational Ecstasy use is associated with a chronic change in brain function, raising concerns about proposals to use it to treat post-traumatic stress and other disorders.
Apr. 28, 2011—Subtle genetic changes can have big effects on blood pressure while exercising.
Apr. 27, 2011—A zebrafish model of the genetic disease tuberous sclerosis complex will speed new discoveries.
Apr. 19, 2011—Researchers have identified a gene associated with accelerated evolution in humans that may increase some women's risk to deliver their baby prematurely.
Apr. 18, 2011—The discovery of a new gene that can influence a person's risk for developing epilepsy could improve diagnostic tools and open the door for new therapies.
Apr. 14, 2011—Antioxidant compounds may counteract the neurotoxic effects of methylmercury, new research suggests.
Apr. 1, 2011—Researchers have identified a gene that increases the risk for developing sick sinus syndrome – the most common cause for implanting a cardiac pacemaker.
Apr. 1, 2011—Vanderbilt has received a $10.3 million federal grant to establish a national research resource for mass spectometry.
Mar. 17, 2011—Patients with certain autonomic nervous system disorders have impaired odor identification, which could aid in diagnosis.
Mar. 4, 2011—Researchers use genetic manipulations in mice and single-cell analyses to help explain stem cell regulation.