To most of us, fruit flies are obnoxious. To Dr. Vicki Losick, a Maine researcher, they may pave the way towards new wound healing treatments for humans.
For people with autism, a major study may provide answers about possible causes and treatments. Learn more about the SPARK study and how you might participate.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death around the world. At a research lab on the coast of Maine, scientists have discovered a tiny molecule that shows great promise for damaged hearts.
Scientists at MDI Biological Laboratory are using zebrafish to figure out exactly what happens when embryos are exposed to elevated levels of stress hormones.
The first annual Earl’s 5K for MSA drew a big crowd and raised a lot of money for multiple system atrophy (MSA). What’s that? Read more on the Catching Health blog.
Most people assume that all lung cancers are caused by smoking. Period. There’s more to the story than tobacco.
Research linking what you eat to the occurrence, treatment, and recurrence of cancer has exploded. Rebecca Katz shares some soup recipes from her cookbook The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen.
About 20 million people in the U.S. have peripheral neuropathy. Sandra Rieger, PhD., a scientist at the MDI Biological Laboratory, recently discovered where and how it begins.
Did you know that every ten years our entire skeleton changes? It’s called remodeling. Bone breaks down or dissolves and new bone forms in its place. As you get older, keeping the bones strong and healthy requires a balance that is difficult to achieve.