Neurotensin: Scientists Identify New Biomarker for High-Fat-Diet-Induced Obesity

Researchers have identified a potential new biological marker for the development of obesity, according to a study published online May 11, 2016 in the...

Culture-Bound Syndromes: Entire Disease Category Your Doctor May Be Missing

Jumping Frenchmen of Maine, a rare disorder characterized by an unusually extreme startle reaction, is similar to Latah. It was first identified during the...

Stem Cell Therapy Reduced Angina Frequency for ‘No-Option’ Patients

A two-year clinical study with over 160 patients with refractory angina (chronic symptomatic coronary artery disease) randomized to low and high dose CD34+ cells...

Stem Cell Transplants Promote Recovery in Non-Human Primate Model of Parkinson’s Disease

A team of scientists has found that grafting human parthenogenetic stem cell-derived neural stem cells (hpNSCs) into non-human primates modeled with Parkinson’s disease promoted...

Very Hot Coffee, Tea, Mate May Increase Risk of Cancer of Esophagus

Beverages surpassing 149 degrees Fahrenheit (65 degrees Celsius) may increase the risk of tumors in the esophagus, which resides in the chest area below...