News Releases

December 4, 2018

Researchers studying Alzheimer’s disease have created an approach to classify patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a finding that may open the door for personalized treatments.

December 3, 2018

Programs to screen the genomes of healthy adults to identify genes that may put them at risk for disease later in life need to be implemented with care so that they do not do more harm than good, says an expert panel in a

November 28, 2018

Three U.S. sites are enrolling couples in the first clinical trial to test the safety and efficacy of a gel for men to prevent unintended pregnancy.

November 19, 2018

Children living with an adult gun owner who misuses alcohol are at increased risk of self-harm and interpersonal violence, a recent study found.

November 15, 2018

With many disease-causing bacteria ratcheting up their shields against current drugs, new tactics are vital to protect people from treatment-resistant infections.

November 8, 2018

For the first time, scientists have created from scratch self-assembling protein filaments built from identical protein subunits that snap together spontaneously to form long, helical, thread-like structures.

November 1, 2018

Medical researchers are increasingly exploring medications used to treat chronic illnesses to see whether they also might stave off cognitive decline.

October 29, 2018

For the first time scientists have successfully designed non-local beta-sheet proteins from scratch.

October 23, 2018

In the United States, one of every five hospitalized people develops acute kidney injury (AKI).  Numerous causes, alone and in concert, can trigger the condition; they include infection, low blood pressure, and reaction to medication.

October 18, 2018

A newly discovered toxin that some bacteria deploy to fend off competing bacteria stands out from others in the battle for microbial domination.  While many deadly substances have been identified among bacteria, this previously unknown toxin beh

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