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Stressful experiences in early childhood can have long-lasting impacts on kids' health that persist well beyond the resolution of the situation.
Using adult stem cells from bone marrow as "Trojan horses" to deliver a nurturing growth factor to atrophied muscles, Wisconsin scientists have successfully slowed the progression of ALS in rats.
New Jersey Nets basketball player Devin Harris will participate in the Friends of the Waisman Center's Golf Benefit on Monday, July 21, at Bishops Bay Country Club, 3500 Bishops Drive, Middleton.
The award-winning documentary "Indestructible" will screen at the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on Thursday, Jan. 24.
Hallmarks of autism are characteristic behaviors - repetitive motions, problems interacting with others, impaired communication abilities - that occur in widely different combinations and degrees of severity among those who have the condition.
In a study that demonstrates the promise of cell-based therapies for diseases that have proved intractable to modern medicine, a team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin–Madison has shown it is possible to rescue the dying neurons characteristic of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neuromuscular disorder also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Everyday experience and psychology research both indicate that paying close attention to one thing can keep you from noticing something else.
Nature has outfitted us with a pair of ears for good reason: having two ears enhances hearing. University of Wisconsin–Madison scientists are now examining whether this is also true for the growing numbers of deaf children who've received not one, but two, cochlear implants to help them hear.