Drug News (Medindia)

New Test to Detect Disease and Infection Developed

The test, developed by scientists at the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen's, can detect enzyme markers of disease known as proteases in humans, animals and food products.

Social Behaviors Could Be Influenced By Cerebellum Activity: Study

A direct connection between the cerebellum and an area of the brain involved in controlling reward and motivational behaviors have been found in this study. This area is specifically important as it can help explain certain mental illnesses more clearly.

Game Changer in the Treatment of Osteoporosis

By blocking a set of signals from a group of neurons in the brain causes female, but not male, mice to produce ultra sturdy bones and maintain them into old age.

New Insight into Treatment of Stroke and Seizure

A novel mechanism that could lead to the long-sought specificity for treatments of strokes and seizures has been identified by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory scientists.

Heart-related Death Related to Poor Sleep

An increased risk of heart-related deaths is seen in elderly men who experience extensive episodes of interrupted breathing while asleep. This is due to poor blood oxygenation.