Reporter Apr. 13 2012

Neuronal clues to cholesterol-defect disorder

Antioxidants may be a beneficial treatment for an inherited genetic disorder.

Pathways to delirium in the ICU

Study suggests that the “kynurenine” biochemical pathway could be a target for reducing delirium and coma in critically ill patients.

Wilms’ tumors differ in developing nations

In addition to limited health care resources, biological factors may play a role in the poor survival of children with a common kidney cancer in developing nations.

Targeting post-transplant diabetes

Targeting diabetes that develops after a stem cell transplant may help moderate graft-vs.-host disease, an adverse effect of the procedure, and improve outcomes.