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New therapeutic molecule yields new hope for Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients

A research team led by Nicolas Dumont, a researcher at CHU Sainte-Justine and professor at the Université de Montréal, has discovered a new therapeutic molecule, Resolvin-D2. It has the potential

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Researchers discover new type of nerve cell in the retina

Scientists at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah have discovered a new type of nerve cell, or neuron, in the retina. In the central nervous

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Socioeconomic barriers for women start early and impact health often

Socioeconomic barriers unique to women, including inadequate access to contraception, postpartum follow-up and maternity leave set women’s cardiovascular health back early in life and can result in heart attack, stroke

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Platelet inhibitors may reduce digital ulcers, a common, painful systemic sclerosis complication

New research presented this week at ACR Convergence, the American College of Rheumatology’s annual meeting, shows that use of platelet inhibitors could be associated with a reduction in the occurrence

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Exercise significantly reduces alcohol cravings, says new study

Exercise has been found to significantly reduce alcohol cravings in university students, according to a new study. Researchers recruited 60 male and female participants, aged 18 to 25 years old,

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Recognizing familiar faces relies on a neural code shared across brains

The ability to recognize familiar faces is fundamental to social interaction. This process provides visual information and activates social and personal knowledge about a person who is familiar. But how

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Could the path to better brain health involve better mouth care?

Fresh breath, a pretty smile and healthy teeth and gums—they’re the reasons you brush your teeth each day and see a dentist twice a year. But what if brushing and

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