Forget counting sheep - therapy could help chronic pain sufferers get a good night’s sleep Research indicates that chronic pain sufferers could benefit from therapy to help them sleep better.
Lack of 'sleep' may zap cell growth, brain activity, study in plants suggests Lack of adequate sleep can do more than just make you tired. It can short-circuit your system and interfere with a fundamental cellular process that drives physical growth, physiological adaptation and even brain activity.
Researchers reduce inflammation in human cells, a major cause of frailty Chronic inflammation, closely associated with frailty and age-related diseases, is a hallmark of aging. Now researchers have discovered that inhibiting key enzyme pathways reduces inflammation in human cells in culture dishes and decreases inflammation and frailty in aged mice.
Sugar-coated nanoworms not for breakfast in the human immune system Nanoparticles could aid diagnosis and treatment of diseases including cancer -- if the immune system would leave them alone. A new study shows that inducing cross links on nanoparticle surface sugars lets them escape mouse immune system and identifies remaining culprit for human immune recognition of nanoparticles.