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Back pain linked to chimpanzee type spine

Scientific progress

05 - 11 - 2015

Back pain linked to chimpanzee type spine

To determine if the shape of bones and bipedalism is linked to back pain, scientists compared the dorsal vertebrae of Homo sapiens to those of...
The plague: an ever-present zoonosis

Health

05 - 08 - 2015

The plague: an ever-present zoonosis

For the first time in the US, the US centre for disease control and prevention reports the transmission of the pneumonic plague from dogs to humans....
Gluten worsens Berger's disease

Health, Scientific progress

05 - 07 - 2015

Gluten worsens Berger's disease

Researchers have shown in mice that a gluten-free diet protects against Berger’s disease. This immune-linked disease causes protein deposits in the...
Regenerating heart cells

Health, Scientific progress

05 - 06 - 2015

Regenerating heart cells

Only 1% of heart muscle cells are renewed every year in humans. Researchers have discovered in mice the mechanism that slows down the renewal. By...
A new material that regenerates bones

Health, Scientific progress

05 - 05 - 2015

A new material that regenerates bones

Researchers have developed a material that promotes bone repair of the jaw in animal models. Disks of this material are inserted into the damaged...