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Readiness for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance in Pakistan; a model for...

Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control: Abstract Background Limited capacity of laboratories for antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) presents a critical diagnostic bottleneck in resource limited countries. This paper...

The effect for Japanese workers of a self-help computerized cognitive behaviour...

Psychology: Abstract Background Computerized cognitive behaviour therapy (CCBT) programs can provide a useful self-help approach to the treatment of psychological problems. Previous studies have shown that CCBT...

The effect of recall, reproduction, and restudy on word learning: a...

Psychology: Abstract Background Certain manipulations, such as testing oneself on newly learned word associations (recall), or the act of repeating a word during training (reproduction), can lead...

Consequences of child emotional abuse, emotional neglect and exposure to intimate...

Psychology: Abstract Background Child maltreatment and eating disorders are significant public health problems. Yet, to date, research has focused on the role of child physical and sexual...

Tracking progressive pathological and functional decline in the rTg4510 mouse model...

Alzheimer's Research & Therapy: Abstract Background The choice and appropriate use of animal models in drug discovery for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is pivotal to successful clinical translation...

Effects of dosimetric inadequacy on local control and toxicities in the...

Chinese Journal of Cancer: Abstract Background To protect neurological tissues, underdosing occurs in most cases of T4 nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) with intracranial extension. In this study, we...

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Short-term memory is based on synchronized brain oscillations

Scientists have now discovered how different brain regions cooperate during short-term memory. Holding information within one’s memory for a short while is a seemingly...

Improving Medical Treatment Requires a Risk-based Approach to the Regulation of...

Current EU legislation represents a major hurdle to improving medical treatment due to the straight-jacket of EU legislation that the 2001 Clinical Trials Directive...

Barrett’s patients who smoke twice as likely to develop oesophageal cancer

Smoking doubles the risk of developing oesophageal cancer in people with Barrett’s Oesophagus, according to scientists at Queen’s University Belfast and the Northern Ireland...

In lab, Pannexin1 restores tight binding of cells that is lost...

By studying tumor cell behavior in a novel “scaffold-free” 3-D system, researchers have determined that the protein Pannexin1 may play an important biomechanical role...

Nanomedicine : „Russian doll“ polymer vesicles mimic cell structure

Nanomedicine faces two main challenges: controlling the synthesis of extremely small vectors containing one or several active ingredients and releasing these agents in the...

Defekte Erbgut-Verpackung bei bösartigem Hirntumor

Glioblastome gelten als besonders aggressive Hirntumore. In einem Forschungsverbund wurden bei dieser Erkrankung nun erstmals Genveränderungen entdeckt, die sich auf die Funktion der DNA-Verpackungsproteine...

Entscheidender Schritt für regenerative Wasserstoffherstellung: RUB-Forscher berichten

RUB-Forscher haben in Kooperation mit Kollegen der Pennsylvania State University ein biologisches System konstruiert, das mit Lichtenergie effizient Wasserstoff herstellt. Schlüssel zum Erfolg war...

Oxygen molecule survives to enormously high pressures

Using computer simulations, a RUB researcher has shown that the oxygen molecule (O2) is stable up to pressures of 1.9 terapascal, which is about...

Neue Aufgaben für Aurora-Proteine bei der Zellteilung

Erkenntnisse bei Spalthefe geben Hinweise für die Erforschung von Krebstherapien. Wenn eine Zelle sich teilt, muss die Erbinformation in den Chromosomen fehlerfrei an die...

Scientists investigate whether a blood test can help to detect breast...

A study spearheaded by the University of Leicester aims to find out whether a blood test can detect cancer, earlier than current methods, in...

New Material Promises Faster Electronics

The novel material graphene makes faster electronics possible. Scientists at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the Vienna University of Technology...

Wichtiges Überlebenssignal in aggressiven Lymphomen entdeckt

Wissenschaftlern des Helmholtz Zentrums München in Zusammenarbeit mit der Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin ist es gelungen, einen essentiellen Baustein für das Überleben einer Untergruppe von bösartigen...

Glioblastom: Impfstoff verlängert bei jedem dritten Patienten die Überlebenszeit

Patienten mit Hirntumoren (Glioblastom), bei denen das Krebsgen EGFRvIII nachgewiesen wird, überleben doppelt so lang, wenn sie mit einer neu entwickelten Tumorimpfung behandelt werden....

Malaria: could the ingestion of “modified” starch be a new vaccine...

There is no efficient vaccine against malaria, although nasal and oral vaccination seems to be the most promising and suitable solution in countries where...

Trial Due Into Effects Of Myeloma Drug On Post Op Transplant...

A national clinical trial, which opens imminently, will aim to assess the impact of a novel anti-cancer drug in the setting of donor bone...

Leberzellen aus embryonalen und adulten Stammzellen unterscheiden sich kaum

Induzierte pluripotente Stammzellen aus fötalen Hautzellen und embryonale Stammzellen besitzen vergleichbares Potenzial zur Bildung von Leberzellen (mpg/ehj) - Viele Patienten mit chronischen Lebererkrankungen können derzeit...

Künstliche Photosynthese mit formvollendeten Lichtantennen

Regensburger Physiker weisen nach: Effizienz ist von der Morphologie der Nanoteilchen abhängig (idw/ehj) - Unsere Versuche, Sonnenenergie zu nutzen, sind bislang noch nicht wirklich effektiv....

Better imaging from bench to bedside

Euro-BioImaging, a project which launches its preparatory phase today, aims to provide scientists throughout Europe with open access to state-of-the-art imaging technologies at all...

Genmutation führt zu Taubheit und Herzstörung

Auf den ersten Blick haben Hören und Herzrhythmus wenig miteinander zu tun. Dass die Funktionen beider Organe sehr wohl eng gekoppelt sind, zeigt eine...