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Married people who fight nastily more likely to suffer from leaky guts, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Married people who fight nastily are more likely to suffer from leaky guts - a problem that unleashes bacteria into... 1 hour
Liva Healthcare announces appointment of Thomas Cooke as clinical services manager in the UK
NEWS MEDICAL Liva Healthcare, the digital health platform designed to tackle chronic diseases, has appointed Thomas Cooke as clinical services manager in... 1 hour
Study provides insight into link between sleep apnea and lipid metabolism
NEWS MEDICAL Obstructive sleep apnea is a clinical disorder characterized by repeated partial or complete blockage of the airway during sleep. 5 hours
Model way to protect trees
PHYS.ORG Oak processionary moth and ash dieback are among the most notorious tree pests and diseases intro-duced into the UK. And many exotic pests and diseases are suspected of having been introduced, or are known to have been introduced,... 6 hours
When mixing granular matter, order among disorder
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Mixing liquids is easy, or at least scientifically understood: a drop of food coloring will eventually mix into a cup of water through diffusion, and a dollop of cream can be mixed into coffee... 14 hours
Snake fungal disease alters skin microbiome in eastern Massasaugas
PHYS.ORG In the first study of its kind, researchers characterized the skin microbiome of a population of free-ranging snakes to begin to understand how the animals' environmental microbial community may promote... 14 hours
Scientists get new tool to track new pathogen killing frogs
PHYS.ORG An undergraduate researcher has developed a method to screen frogs for an infectious disease that has been linked to mass die-offs of frogs around the world. Thanks to... 14 hours
Magnetic gene in fish may someday help those with epilepsy, Parkinson's
PHYS.ORG VIDEO An aquarium fish that senses the Earth's magnetic field as it swims could help unlock how the human brain works and how diseases such as Parkinson's... 14 hours
Snake fungal disease alters skin microbiome in eastern Massasaugas
SCIENCE DAILY In the first study of its kind, researchers characterized the skin microbiome of a population of free-ranging snakes to begin to understand how the animals' environmental microbial community may promote... 15 hours
Magnetic gene in fish may someday help those with epilepsy, Parkinson's
SCIENCE DAILY An aquarium fish that senses the Earth's magnetic field as it swims could help unlock how the human brain works and how diseases such as Parkinson's... 15 hours
Cancer-fighting drugs also help plants fight disease
SCIENCE DAILY Cancer-fighting drugs used on humans can help plants fight disease as well. That discovery, by plant pathologists, could help scientists develop new pathways for plants to battle infection. 15 hours
Scientists propose a new lead for Alzheimer's research
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have suggested a potential link between iron in our cells and the rare gene mutations that cause Alzheimer's disease, which could provide new avenues for future research. 15 hours
A class of proteins shown to be effective in reducing drug-seeking behaviors
NEWS MEDICAL A class of proteins that has generated significant interest for its potential to treat diseases, has for the first time, been shown to be... 15 hours
'Zombie' gene protects elephants from cancer, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL An estimated 17 percent of humans worldwide die from cancer, but less than five percent of captive elephants-;who also live for about 70 years, and have about 100 times as many potentially... 16 hours
Magnetic gene in aquarium fish could open doors to treatment for epilepsy, Parkinson's
NEWS MEDICAL An aquarium fish that senses the Earth's magnetic field as it swims could help unlock how the human brain works and how... 16 hours
Anticancer drugs can help plants to battle infection
NEWS MEDICAL Cancer-fighting drugs used on humans can help plants fight disease as well. That discovery, by two Washington State University plant pathologists, could help scientists develop new pathways for plants to battle infection,... 16 hours
Medicaid expansion states see rise in coverage for low income adults with substance use disorders
SCIENCE DAILY The percentage of low-income Americans with substance use disorders who were uninsured declined more sharply in states that... 17 hours
Drug repurposing study sheds light on heart disease risk
SCIENCE DAILY A team led by researchers has developed a computational technique to reveal the unknown side effects -- both good and bad -- of hundreds of drugs. That knowledge could help... 17 hours
Researchers map sugar structures in 'library of sugars'
NEWS MEDICAL Most of us tend to think of sugar as a temptation that threatens our health. The reality is, however, that sugar is an essential component of the human body; it covers the... 17 hours
Distinct origin of ADHD identified In children with history of traumatic brain injury
NEWS MEDICAL According to a study in Biological Psychiatry, physical brain injury in children contributes to the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), distinct from... 18 hours
Cancer-fighting drugs also help plants fight disease
PHYS.ORG Cancer-fighting drugs used on humans can help plants fight disease as well. That discovery, by two Washington State University plant pathologists, could help scientists develop new pathways for plants to battle infection, as revealed... 18 hours
Medical News Today: Why cannabis relieves IBD symptoms
MNT Cannabis users report that the drug relieves symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease. A new study explains the mechanism behind this anecdotal evidence. 19 hours
Elephants resist cancer by waking a zombie gene
PHYS.ORG An estimated 17 percent of humans worldwide die from cancer, but less than five percent of captive elephants—who also live for about 70 years, and have about 100 times as many potentially... 20 hours
Study identifies distinct origin of ADHD in children with history of brain injury
SCIENCE DAILY Physical brain injury in children contributes to the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), distinct from genetic risk for the disorder. 20 hours
Cetuximab+RT found to be inferior to standard treatment in HPV+ oropharyngeal cancer
SCIENCE DAILY An interim analysis of data from a randomized clinical trial of patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal cancer found that treatment with radiation therapy... 20 hours
New zebrafish models will accelerate studies of the human skeleton and osteoporosis
PHYS.ORG Although much scientific research has been done into the development of the skeleton, the underlying mechanisms that drive the formation and maintenance of bones... 21 hours
Artificial intelligence equal to experts in detecting eye diseases
PHYS.ORG An artificial intelligence (AI) system, which can recommend the correct referral decision for more than 50 eye diseases, as accurately as experts has been developed by Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS... 21 hours
Study helps to better understand disease caused by Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
NEWS MEDICAL The disease consists of a production deficit of Alpha-1 antitrypsin, which is produced in the liver. The main role of this protein is to protect the... 21 hours
Researchers propose new theory for how rare gene mutations cause Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL A University of Adelaide-led team of scientists has suggested a potential link between iron in our cells and the rare gene mutations that cause... 21 hours
Researchers discover new genes involved in Alzheimer’s Disease
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have used deep gene sequencing to uncover new genetic variations involved in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. 23 hours
Research discoveries reveal insights behind neurological degeneration
NEWS MEDICAL Research discoveries revealing the genetic causes of neurological degeneration could be a key to slowing the progression of devastating diseases. 1 day
NIH grant for Mount Sinai to study use of inhaled corticosteroids for treatment of sickle cell disease
NEWS MEDICAL The Departments of Emergency Medicine and Hematology at the Icahn School of Medicine at... 1 day
Simple intervention during routine care reduces alcohol consumption in men with HIV
NEWS MEDICAL Among the more than 1 million people in the U.S. living with HIV, 19 percent meet the criteria for an alcohol use disorder. 1 day
Study compares genetic and neural contributions to ADHD in children with or without TBI
NEWS MEDICAL According to a study in Biological Psychiatry, physical brain injury in children contributes to the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD),... 1 day
Brown University researchers reveal key physical properties of 'giant' cancer cells
NEWS MEDICAL Polyploidal cancer cells--cells that have more than two copies of each chromosome--are much larger than most other cancer cells, are resistant to chemotherapy and radiation treatments... 1 day
UIC researchers receive NIH funding to develop a better way to regenerate bone or tissues
NEWS MEDICAL University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have received approximately $2 million in funding from the National Institutes of... 1 day
New study focuses on promise of gene therapy for Amish nemaline myopathy
NEWS MEDICAL A new comprehensive natural history study about Amish nemaline myopathy in the Old Order Amish population focuses on the promise of gene therapy for... 1 day
New method provides a 'big picture' of genetic influences on traits and diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have developed a powerful method for characterizing the broad patterns of genetic contributions... 1 day
E-cigarettes not so safe but still better than cigarettes
NEWS MEDICAL According to latest research vaping using e-cigarettes can hasten the death of lung cells by up to fifty times and cause serious lung diseases later in life. This latest study... 1 day
AI platform identifies acute neurological illnesses faster than human diagnosis
NEWS MEDICAL An artificial intelligence platform designed to identify a broad range of acute neurological illnesses, such as stroke, hemorrhage, and hydrocephalus, was shown to identify disease in CT scans... 1 day
Specialized delivery methods to help treat cancer, other disorders
SCIENCE DAILY More than 100 years ago, German Nobel laureate Paul Ehrlich popularized the 'magic bullet' concept -- a method that clinicians might one day use to target invading microbes without harming... 2 days
Cannabis link to relieving intestinal inflammation explained
SCIENCE DAILY Reports from cannabis users that the drug reduces the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may finally be explained by new research showing that endocannabinoids help control and prevent intestinal inflammation in mice. 2 days
Multi-gene test may find risk for heart disease and more
ABC NEWS New way to track millions of genetic variations promises better forecasting of people's risk for heart attacks, four other disorders 2 days
Policy changes can help ease roadblocks to a healthy diet
SCIENCE DAILY Diet modification can be a vital step to prevent cardiovascular disease. While various biological, economical, physical, social and psychological factors influence food choices, interventions targeting these factors can... 2 days
Amish nemaline myopathy natural history study finds promise for gene therapy treatment
SCIENCE DAILY A new comprehensive natural history study about Amish nemaline myopathy (ANM) in the Old Order Amish population focuses on the promise of gene therapy... 2 days
Broad 'genetic architectures' of traits and diseases
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have developed a powerful method for characterizing the broad patterns of genetic contributions to traits and diseases. 2 days
Tdap vaccination for pregnant women does not increase risk of autism
SCIENCE DAILY A newstudy of more than 80,000 children born over a 4-year period showed that the prenatal Tdap vaccination (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) was not associated with... 2 days
Potential biomarker for autism in infancy
SCIENCE DAILY A study of young children with autism spectrum disorder reveals altered brain waves compared to typically developing children during a motor control task. The non-invasive neuroimaging technique used in this study could be employed to detect... 2 days
Artificial intelligence platform screens for acute neurological illnesses
SCIENCE DAILY An artificial intelligence platform designed to identify a broad range of acute neurological illnesses, such as stroke, hemorrhage, and hydrocephalus, was shown to identify disease in CT scans in 1.2 seconds, faster... 2 days
Platelet-rich plasma does not enhance cartilage formation capabilities of stem cells
NEWS MEDICAL Platelet-rich plasma is believed to provide pain relief and help improve joint function in degenerative joint disease, but a new study has shown that it does... 2 days
New genome analysis could identify people at higher risk of common deadly diseases
NEWS MEDICAL A research team at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and Harvard Medical School reports a new... 2 days
Medical News Today: Herpesvirus may lead to bipolar, depression
MNT New research finds the herpesvirus HHV-6 in the brain cells of people who lived with severe depression, bipolar disorder, or both. 2 days
Herpesvirus may lead to bipolar, depression
MNT New research finds the herpesvirus HHV-6 in the brain cells of people who lived with severe depression, bipolar disorder, or both. 2 days
Researchers predict risk for common deadly diseases from millions of genetic variants
SCIENCE DAILY A research team reports a new kind of genome analysis that could identify large fractions of the population who have a much higher risk... 2 days
New test predicts the risk of serious disease months before symptoms appear
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have developed a new genetic test that can identify people who are at an increased risk of serious disease, long before they develop... 2 days
A new method of transporting ions through cell membranes based on a single amino acid
PHYS.ORG Researchers from A*STAR's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have successfully developed a unique family of pore-forming monopeptides... 2 days
Researchers develop revolutionary zebrafish model to gain more insight into bone diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Although much scientific research has been done into the development of the skeleton, the underlying mechanisms that drive the formation and maintenance of our... 2 days
Benzodiazepines are associated with increased risk of Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY The use of benzodiazepines and related drugs (Z drugs) is associated with a modestly increased risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a recent study. 2 days
World's first optical instrument to observe cancer cells in 4-D
PHYS.ORG A new optical instrument to help scientists observe live cells in 4-D and understand what triggers them to mutate and spread disease around the human body has received... 2 days
Genetic tools uncover cause of childhood seizure disorder missed by other methods
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed high-tech tools to uncover the genetic cause of the most difficult to diagnose cases. 2 days
Grip strength of children predicts future cardiometabolic health
NEWS MEDICAL While other studies have shown that muscle weakness as measured by grip strength is a predictor of unhealthy outcomes -- including cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, disability and even early mortality -- this... 2 days
Grip strength of children gives clues about their future health
SCIENCE DAILY Adolescents with a strong hand grip -- an indicator of overall muscle strength -- have better odds of being healthy over time, according to a two-year study of... 2 days
Researchers develop high-tech tools to uncover genetic cause of childhood seizure disorder
NEWS MEDICAL Early childhood seizures result from a rare disease that begin in the first months of life. Researchers at University of Utah Health have developed... 2 days
Scientists pinpoint the cause of a rare childhood seizure disorder
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have developed a set of computational tools that pinpoint the cause of Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy (EIEE), a rare childhood disorder. 2 days
Study: Eating Less Than 2.5 Teaspoons of Salt a Day is Safe for Your Heart
SCI-NEWS.COM Sodium (a component of table salt)... 2 days
UA professor receives $2.5 million grant to improve speech assessments in bilingual Latino children
NEWS MEDICAL An associate professor at the University of Arizona has received a $2.5 million federal grant for research involving an issue... 2 days
Study shows link between use of benzodiazepines and increased risk of Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL The use of benzodiazepines and related drugs (Z drugs) is associated with a modestly increased risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a... 2 days
Medical nutrition therapy provided by RDNs benefits patients with chronic kidney disease
NEWS MEDICAL According to a new review, approximately 30 million Americans – about 15 percent of adults – have chronic kidney disease, a number that is... 2 days
Prenatal Tdap vaccination not linked with increased risk of autism in children, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A Kaiser Permanente study of more than 80,000 children born over a 4-year period showed that the prenatal Tdap vaccination... 2 days
Genetically modified mosquitoes and special bed nets help tackle deadly diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the Imperial College’s South Kensington campus have successfully created genetically modified mosquitoes that would stop them from multiplying and spreading dreaded diseases such as... 2 days
Connection between Alzheimer’s disease and degenerative eye diseases
NEWS MEDICAL According to a new study from the University of Washington School of Medicine there could be an association between Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and three types of degenerative eye diseases. 2 days
These Psychedelic Drugs Show Promise for Treating Mental Health Disorders
LIVE SCIENCE In recent years, a number of small studies have explored the potential for psychedelic drugs to treat certain mental health conditions. 4 days
Medical News Today: 'Monster' radish might help fight heart disease
MNT The biggest variety of radish on the planet may harbor chemicals that can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. A new study investigates. 4 days
FDA approves first oral medication for treatment of adults with Fabry disease
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Galafold (migalastat), the first oral medication for the treatment of adults with Fabry disease. 4 days
Reduced levels of chaperone protein may have implications for development of Parkinson’s disease
NEWS MEDICAL Reduced levels of a chaperone protein might have implications for the development and progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease and... 4 days
Psychedelics may one day be used to treat mental health disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Many people think of psychedelics as relics from the hippie generation or something taken by ravers and music festival-goers, but they may one day be used... 4 days
Reduced levels of chaperone protein may have implications in Parkinson’s disease
NEWS MEDICAL Reduced levels of a chaperone protein might have implications for the development and progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia, according... 4 days
Novel blood-based marker may help predict kidney cancer years before clinical diagnosis
NEWS MEDICAL A critical biomarker of kidney disease may help predict clear cell kidney cancer - the most common form of kidney cancer - years before... 4 days
FDA approves first targeted RNA-based treatment for rare, fatal genetic disease
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Onpattro (patisiran) infusion for the treatment of peripheral nerve disease (polyneuropathy) caused by hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis (hATTR) in... 4 days
Mechanism of fibrosis development discovered
SCIENCE DAILY Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is an incurable lung disease of unknown origin with limited treatment options. Research suggests that the signaling molecule WNT5A plays a key role in the pathogenic process. Now a group of scientists have taken... 5 days
What is the difference between heartburn and acid reflux?
MNT Heartburn is one symptom of the condition acid reflux. Chronic acid reflux may be diagnosed as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. This article examines the relationship between these three terms.... 5 days
Medical News Today: What is the difference between heartburn and acid reflux?
MNT Heartburn is one symptom of the condition acid reflux. Chronic acid reflux may be diagnosed as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. This article examines... 5 days
Medical News Today: The war on disease: Revisiting old haunts
MNT By doubling back and re-examining familiar components of the cell, scientists are finding new ways to approach difficult-to-treat diseases. 5 days
PARP inhibitors show promise for treating and preventing brain disorders
NEWS MEDICAL A class of cancer drugs called PARP inhibitors could be useful for treating and preventing brain disorders, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also called Lou Gehrig's disease, and some... 5 days
Glaucoma could be an autoimmune disorder, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Glaucoma, a disease that afflicts nearly 70 million people worldwide, is something of a mystery despite its prevalence. Little is known about the origins of the disease, which damages the retina and... 5 days
Scientists uncover mechanisms responsible for development of fibrosis
NEWS MEDICAL Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is an incurable lung disease of unknown origin with limited treatment options. Research suggests that the signaling molecule WNT5A plays a key role in the pathogenic process. 5 days
Glaucoma may be an autoimmune disease
SCIENCE DAILY A new study finds glaucoma may be an autoimmune disorder, mediated by T cells that target heat shock proteins in the retina. The discovery suggests it could be possible to develop new treatments for glaucoma by... 5 days
More than 40 percent of women with asthma may develop COPD, but risk may be reduced
SCIENCE DAILY More than four in 10 women with asthma may go on to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary... 5 days
Obesity in PTSD patients accounts for increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus
NEWS MEDICAL Saint Louis University research finds post-traumatic stress disorder does not directly lead to type 2 diabetes mellitus, instead obesity in PTSD patients... 5 days
Study suggests glaucoma may be an autoimmune disease
MIT Unexpected findings show that the body’s own immune system destroys retinal cells. 5 days
Study shows COPD risk in women with asthma can be reduced
NEWS MEDICAL A new study shows that there is a high chance of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in women who have asthma, but also that this risk... 5 days
Biomarkers responsible for exhaustion in cancer linked to fatigue in Parkinson's disease
NEWS MEDICAL Biological markers responsible for extreme exhaustion in patients with cancer have now been linked to fatigue in those with Parkinson's disease, according to new... 5 days
Scientists define key binding characteristics of protein associated with heart disease and breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Galectins attach to other proteins via the carbohydrates on their surfaces (sugar-binding proteins). As such they impact on a range... 5 days
Novel Compounds Reverse Endothelial Cell Aging
SCI-NEWS.COM Aging is characterized by a progressive decline of physiological function accompanied by increased incidence of age-related disease. The accumulation of senescent cells is emerging... 5 days
Lesbian, gay, bisexual adults face trouble affording healthcare even after launch of ACA
NEWS MEDICAL The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, has reduced the number of Americans without health insurance from 18 percent to about... 5 days
Ground-breaking discovery offers new hope for treatment of Alzheimer’s, other neurological diseases
NEWS MEDICAL There is new hope for the treatment of Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases following a ground-breaking discovery made by an Australian-Chinese research collaboration. 5 days
Using CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing to correct mutation responsible for sickle cell disease
NEWS MEDICAL Genome editing using the CRISPR-Cas9 system has tremendous promise for therapeutic correction of genetic errors in human cells. Prior to adoption as a medical... 5 days
Australian research breakthrough could lead to more effective treatments for dry eye disease
NEWS MEDICAL Australian researchers have made an important breakthrough in understanding the composition of the tear film that protects our eyes, leading to more... 5 days
Researchers describe underlying mechanisms of congestive heart failure
NEWS MEDICAL Congestive heart failure is a terminal disease that affects nearly 6 million Americans. Yet its management is limited to symptomatic treatments because the causal mechanisms of congestive heart failure -- including its... 5 days
Study: Over 40% of women with asthma may develop COPD
NEWS MEDICAL More than 4 in 10 women with asthma may go on to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a study conducted in Ontario, Canada, and published online... 5 days
Magnetic gene in fish may someday help those with epilepsy, Parkinson's
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