Many people who are skeptical about vaccinating their children can be convinced to do so, but only if the argument is presented in a certain way, a team of psychologists from UCLA and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign reported today. The research appears in the online early edition ofContinue Reading

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (July 29, 2015) — In a way, trying to repair age-related heart damage and trying to fight cancer are opposite problems. Your heart cells’ ability to regenerate themselves and proliferate into new, young cells degrades as you get older. They simply lose their proficiency at cell division.Continue Reading

Hepatitis B infections are among the most common infectious diseases worldwide. The disease can become chronic, and is one of the most important causes of severe diseases such as liver cancer. In the scope of an international study funded by the World Health Organization, scientists from the Helmholtz Centre forContinue Reading

Researchers led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have developed new diagnostic criteria to enable clinicians to distinguish malignant cancerous chest cavity masses from those caused by fungal histoplasmosis infection.Scientists’ analysis of the symptoms, laboratory tests and CT scans of patients with such “mediastinal” masses offers the potential forContinue Reading

Stress is part of the human nature. Some people tends to think stress is a subproduct of the accelerated way of life of the times we’re living in. Actually, when the caveman looked his hungry family after a week of failed hunting, he felt stressed. In his third month ofContinue Reading