All posts tagged "Featured"
Epilepsy – An overview
Epilepsy is defined as a disorder of the central nervous system (CNS) characterized by recurrent, sudden large increases in electrical activity...Cell BiologyFebruary 1, 2019
Should NHS patients have access to scar management?CosmeticsSeptember 9, 2017
The Physiological and Pathophysiological Roles for Dietary Vitamin A and the Endogenous Retinoid System in the Kidney
The regulation of gene expression by vitamin A’s main endogenously bioactive form, retinoic acid, is a key process in diverse biological...Developmental BiologyMay 14, 2016
Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome; A tale of underdiagnosis
Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) is associated with significant health and social disadvantages. Considering the increasing number of patients affected by this...Respiratory MedicineJanuary 19, 2016
Does true altruism exist among humans?
Ever since Auguste Comte coined the term ‘altruism’, researchers in the fields of psychology and evolutionary biology/psychology have endeavoured to propose...Behavioural ScienceJanuary 3, 2016
The notochord is a key midline tissue: Its origin, development and importance
The notochord is a dorsally located rod of tensile mesodermal tissue, which lies beneath the neural tube, and is the defining...EmbryologyNovember 8, 2015
Lung Transplant Rejection – A Review
Lung transplantation presents the possibility of replacing the respiratory component of the body devoid of any chronic pulmonary disease, which a...ImmunologyOctober 20, 2015
Effectiveness of Chocolate ingredient (Epicatechin) in prevention of stroke
Stroke is one of the most significant health problems in the UK accounting for almost 11% of deaths each year. In...BiochemistrySeptember 22, 2015
Do DSCAMs organize retinal circuit development via homophilic cell adhesion?
The DSCAMs (Down syndrome cell adhesion molecules) belong to the Immunoglobulin-superfamily (IgSF) of cell adhesion molecules that are involved in synaptic...NeurodevelopmentAugust 30, 2015
The development of the enteric nervous system and its role in Hirschsprung’s disease
The enteric nervous system is the independently operating part of the PNS that is responsible for coordinating the complex and often...Developmental BiologyJuly 2, 2015