New genetic cause of severe childhood epilepsy identified

Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A new genetic cause of severe and difficult-to-treat childhood epilepsy syndrome has been identified, offering clues to the potential medical treatments for the rare...

First esophagus grown from stem cells transplanted into mice

Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Researchers for the first time have grown a functional esophagus from stem cells and transplanted the food pipe successfully in mice. This engineering process could...

Physical activity lowers death risk from heart disease, study says

Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Physical activity could lower the high rate of death associated with frailty in older people, according to a study conducted in Spain. The findings, which...

Better treatments for acute myeloid leukemia sought with largest dataset

Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Researchers have put together the largest dataset of acute myeloid leukemia, featuring 672 samples from 562 patients. Over five years, scientists at Oregon Health &...

Researchers determine how contraction leads to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Researchers have found out what leads to a form of heart attack called familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Individual myosin molecules and rod-like filaments inside muscles...

3D mammography detects 34 percent more breast cancers

Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Three-dimensional mammography screening detected 34 percent more breast cancer tumors than the traditional process of a single image, according to a study. Researchers at Lund...

Salivary gland tissue grown from embryonic stem cells

Oct. 12 (UPI) -- For the first time, researchers have grown three-dimensional salivary gland tissue that produces saliva like normal glands when implanted into mice. Scientists from Showa University...

Hundreds of health, weight loss products contain unapproved ingredients: Study

Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Researchers found 746 over-the-counter supplements contained potentially harmful and undeclared ingredients not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The study analyzed data from...

FDA warns e-cigarette makers against marketing to children

Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent letters Friday to e-cigarette makers and importers, warning that it will remove any products that have been...

Vaccine effectively protects against Lassa fever, rabies

Oct. 11 (UPI) -- A new vaccine showed preclinical promise at effectively protecting people from Lassa fever and rabies in a study involving mice and guinea pigs. These two...

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