biological differences

Researchers classify Alzheimer's patients in 6 subgroups

Researchers studying Alzheimer's disease have created an approach to classify patients with Alzheimer's disease, a finding that may open the door for…

Invasive melanoma may be more likely in children than adults

The study, published online Oct. 5 in the journal Cancer, is believed to be the first to compare disease spread in children and adults, and the results suggest…

Mayo Clinic examines why knee osteoarthritis afflicts more women than men

The Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR) and its Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex-Differences (ISIS) Network on Musculoskeletal Health has awarded a…

Brain difference in psychopaths identified

The research investigated the brain biology of psychopaths with convictions that included attempted murder, manslaughter, multiple rape with strangulation and…

Zebra mussels hang on while quagga mussels take over

Research conducted by Suzanne Peyer, a doctoral candidate in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Zoology, shows that physiological differences…

Younger men with advanced prostate cancer have shorter survival times

That is the conclusion of a new study published in the July 1, 2009 issue of CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The paradoxical…

Study validates means to measure possible leukemia marker

The study shows that liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) can measure variations in histones, which are spool-like proteins that help support and…