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Consuming less sodium not linked to lower blood pressure, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A new study that followed more than 2,600 men and women for 16 years found that consuming less sodium wasn't associated with lower blood pressure. The... 50 minutes
Children with obesity face four-fold greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL Children with obesity face four times the risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to children with a body mass index in the normal... 50 minutes
Study evaluates effectiveness of deep brain stimulation for treatment-resistant schizophrenia patients
NEWS MEDICAL Winner of the Best International Abstract Award, Laura Salgado Lopez, MD, presented her research, A Pilot Study of Deep Brain Stimulation in Treatment-resistant Schizophrenia, during the... 2 hours
Scientists unravel how protein impacts intellectual disability
SCIENCE DAILY A protein helps balance nerve cell communication, scientists have shown in a new study. This new study could have implications for potential treatments of intellectual disability and other neurodevelopmental disorders. 2 hours
Tumor marker for aggressive ovarian cancer identified
SCIENCE DAILY Patients who expressed the tumor antigen NY-ESO-1 had more aggressive cancers and were more likely to die early from their disease, according to a large study. 2 hours
Ancient stress response provides clues to cancer resistance
SCIENCE DAILY Cancer cells deploy an ancient mechanism used by single-celled organisms to elevate their mutation rate in response to stress. This discovery explains one of the best-known hallmarks of cancer -- its high... 2 hours
New research shows how foot's impact during walking regulates blood supply to the brain
NEWS MEDICAL You probably know that walking does your body good, but it's not just your heart and muscles that benefit. Researchers... 3 hours
'Unicorn' shipworm could reveal clues about human medicine, bacterial infections
SCIENCE DAILY A dark slithering creature four feet long that dwells in the foul mud of a remote lagoon in the Philippines has been discovered by researchers. They say studying... 3 hours
Testicles: Facts, Function & Diseases
LIVE SCIENCE The testicles are the primary male reproductive organs. They produce gametes, or sperm, and they secrete hormones, primarily testosterone. 3 hours
Patients with positive fecal screening test, sooner is better for colonoscopy
SCIENCE DAILY The risk of colorectal cancer increased significantly when colonoscopy was delayed by more than nine months following a positive fecal screening test, according to a large... 4 hours
What's coming next? Scientists identify how the brain predicts speech
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has shed light on how the brain helps us to predict what is coming next in speech. Their research reveals how individual neurons coordinate with... 4 hours
Researchers use novel phage therapy to treat patient infected with multidrug-resistant bacterium
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists and physicians at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, working with colleagues at the U.S. Navy Medical Research Center - Biological... 4 hours
Negative emotions can inspire cancer patients, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL Feeling down is a common side effect of being diagnosed with cancer. Anxiety, guilt, and distress often come hand-in-hand with diagnosis and treatment. 4 hours
Fighting infections with a silver sword
SCIENCE DAILY Silver has been used to fight infections since ancient times. Today, researchers are using sophisticated techniques such as the gene-editing platform Crispr-Cas9 to take a closer look at how silver poisons pathogens. The work is yielding... 4 hours
Bad feelings can motivate cancer patients
SCIENCE DAILY Feeling down is a common side effect of being diagnosed with cancer. Anxiety, guilt, and distress often come hand-in-hand with diagnosis and treatment. But a recent study shows that these seemingly negative emotions can actually be... 4 hours
Foster mom convicted in child's high chair death is released
ABC NEWS A former Maine health official accused of binding her 5-year-old foster child in a high chair with duct tape and convicted of manslaughter in the child's death has... 5 hours
Bone marrow transplant patient get 1920s-themed prom at hospital
ABC NEWS Corinne Bass, 18, was captured on video in March at her senior prom at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital as she recovered from a bone marrow transplant. 5 hours
With synthetic mucus, researchers take aim at antibiotic resistance
SCIENCE DAILY The human body produces about a gallon of mucus per day. By studying and replicating mucus’ natural ability to control pathogenic bacteria, scientists hope to find new methods for combatting... 5 hours
Bone marrow transplant patients gets 1920s-themed prom at hospital
ABC NEWS Corinne Bass, 18, was captured on video in March at her senior prom at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital as she recovered from a bone marrow transplant. 6 hours
Medical student's death highlights high rates of physician suicides
ABC NEWS Doctors remain at increased risk for suicide compared to the general public. 6 hours
Chili peppers and marijuana calm the gut, study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY You wouldn't think chili peppers and marijuana have much in common. But when eaten, both interact with the same receptor in our stomachs, according to a new paper. The research... 6 hours
Chili peppers and marijuana calm the gut
SCIENCE DAILY You wouldn't think chili peppers and marijuana have much in common. But when eaten, both interact with the same receptor in our stomachs, according to a new paper. The research could lead to new... 7 hours
Mental illness does not affect bariatric surgery weight loss results
SCIENCE DAILY A new study compares bariatric surgery outcomes according to preoperative mental illness. Results indicates that the state of mental illness does not affect weight loss results. 7 hours
Chemotherapy drug may increase vulnerability to depression
SCIENCE DAILY A chemotherapy drug used to treat brain cancer may increase vulnerability to depression by stopping new brain cells from growing, according to a new study. 7 hours
New genetic variants associated with extreme old age
SCIENCE DAILY The search for the genetic determinants of extreme longevity has been challenging, with the prevalence of centenarians (people older than 100) just one per 5,000 population in developed nations. But a recently... 7 hours
Who you are influences what you eat more than food shopping environment, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Much attention and effort has focused on providing healthy food outlets in areas considered 'food deserts' in order to improve... 8 hours
Environmentalists sue government for Lake Erie's toxic algae
PHYS.ORG Environmental groups in Ohio and Michigan sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday, accusing it of dragging its feet on protecting Lake Erie from harmful algae that have fouled drinking water... 8 hours
Low levels of 'memory protein' linked to cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY This discovery may lead to important research and may one day help experts develop new and better therapies for Alzheimer's and other forms of... 8 hours
Children conceived after fertility treatments are at increased risk for pediatric cancers
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found that babies born from mothers who underwent fertility treatments are at increased risk of developing many types of pediatric cancers and... 8 hours
WATCH: Despite vaccination success, US still faces outbreaks
ABC NEWS Health officials are fighting measles and mumps outbreaks in U.S. 8 hours
Intense training without proper recovery may compromise bone health in elite rowers
SCIENCE DAILY Bone mineral density, an indicator of bone strength, typically increases with regular exercise, acting as a protective mechanism against bone fractures and osteoporosis. But... 8 hours
One step closer to an 'exercise pill'
SCIENCE DAILY Studies show obese people produce elevated levels of a protein called myostatin. A new study shows suppressing myostatin enhanced muscle mass and dramatically improved markers of heart and kidney health in mice, suggesting a... 8 hours
Century-old mystery of Blood Falls solved
SCIENCE DAILY A century-old mystery involving a famous red waterfall in Antarctica has now been solved by researchers. New evidence links Blood Falls to a large source of salty water that may have been trapped under Taylor Glacier... 8 hours
Clinical trials offer fresh hope for kids with rare brain disease
SCIENCE DAILY Anna Gunby can't run around as smoothly as most 4-year-olds because her wobbly legs are affected by a rare brain disease that also hinders her intellect.... 8 hours
A pilot study of deep brain stimulation in treatment-resistant schizophrenia
SCIENCE DAILY Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has proven its effectiveness in different types of psychiatric disorders, neuropathic pain and neurodegenerative diseases. Schizophrenia remains one of the leading causes of disability... 8 hours
Geophagy: Eating soil could harm babies
SCIENCE DAILY Up to 80% of people in Africa, especially women, regularly eat clayey soil – this habit is known as geophagy. A previous study has already shown that it is a form of craving. Now researchers have... 8 hours
Vitamin a and a high-fat diet increasing risk for obesity, diabetes
SCIENCE DAILY Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that the human body needs to function properly. But new research suggests that normal levels of vitamin A within a... 8 hours
High rate of tumor shrinkage among pancreatic cancer patients
SCIENCE DAILY Adding cisplatin to standard gemcitabine/nab-paclitaxel drug treatment provided a very high rate of tumor shrinkage for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, according to the results of a pilot clinical trial.... 8 hours
Post-fracture care: Do we need to educate patients rather than doctors?
SCIENCE DAILY This multicenter, randomized controlled trial involved 436 women, aged 50-85 years, who had attended hospital for treatment of a fragility fracture of the wrist or upper... 8 hours
What Is Exploding Head Syndrome? | Video
LIVE SCIENCE A startling sleep disorder called 'exploding head syndrome' can wake up people up with a crash and a bang. Here's what's really happening in the brain. 9 hours
Using 3-D weapons of science to fight infectious diseases
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have achieved a significant milestone in the effort to understand pathogens responsible for some of the world’s most deadly infectious diseases. 9 hours
Better dosing of meds: 'Cyclops' algorithm spots daily rhythms in cells
SCIENCE DAILY Humans, like virtually all other complex organisms on Earth, have adapted to their planet's 24-hour cycle of sunlight and darkness. That circadian rhythm is reflected in... 9 hours
Childhood obesity quadruples risk of developing type 2 diabetes
SCIENCE DAILY Children with obesity face four times the risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to children with a body mass index (BMI) in the normal range, according to a new... 9 hours
Managing disease spread through accessible modeling
SCIENCE DAILY A new computer modeling study is aimed at making epidemiological models more accessible and useful for public-health collaborators and improving disease-related decision making. 9 hours
When Hollywood met neurosurgery
SCIENCE DAILY A team of computer engineers and neurosurgeons, with an assist from Hollywood special effects experts, reports successful early tests of a novel, lifelike 3-D simulator designed to teach surgeons to perform a delicate, minimally invasive brain operation. 9 hours
Enzyme treatment may prevent or reduce liver damage caused by excess alcohol consumption
NEWS MEDICAL An intestinal enzyme previously shown to keep bacterial toxins from passing from the gastrointestinal system into the bloodstream may be able to... 9 hours
Study finds link between fertility treatments and pediatric tumors
NEWS MEDICAL Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have found that babies born from mothers who underwent fertility treatments are at increased risk of developing many types of pediatric cancers and tumors... 9 hours
Cancer institute reinstates director after uproar from staff and funder
Science Magazine University of Utah’s board has reversed the dismissal of Mary Beckerle 9 hours
Fighting infections with a silver sword
PHYS.ORG Silver and other metals have been used to fight infections since ancient times. Today, researchers are using sophisticated techniques such as the gene-editing platform Crispr-Cas9 to take a closer look at precisely how silver poisons pathogenic... 9 hours
Managing disease spread through accessible modeling
PHYS.ORG A new computer modeling study from Los Alamos National Laboratory is aimed at making epidemiological models more accessible and useful for public-health collaborators and improving disease-related decision making. 9 hours
Beware of Bogus Cancer Treatments, FDA Says
LIVE SCIENCE Americans should be wary of products claiming to treat or cure cancer, as a number of products are falsely making these claims, the FDA said. 9 hours
Prosecutors: Doctor's practice stole millions from Medicare
ABC NEWS Federal prosecutors say a prominent eye doctor's practice was actually a well-organized scam that stole millions of dollars from Medicare 9 hours
Estrogen alters memory circuit function in women with gene variant
SCIENCE DAILY Fluctuations in estrogen triggered atypical functioning in a key brain memory circuit in women with a common version of a gene. Brain scans revealed altered circuit activity linked... 9 hours
'Diet' products can make you fat, study shows
SCIENCE DAILY High-fat foods are often the primary target when fighting obesity, but sugar-laden 'diet' foods could be contributing to unwanted weight gain as well. 9 hours
Mental illness does not impact bariatric surgery outcomes, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL People with pre-existing mental health conditions had nearly identical results in weight loss after bariatric surgery as compared to those with no known mental health conditions. 9 hours
Research shows how TET2 protein loss can open door for mutations that drive blood cancers
NEWS MEDICAL Imagine this scenario on a highway: A driver starts to make a sudden lane change but realizes his mistake and... 9 hours
Insurer Centene commits to shaky ACA exchanges for 2018
ABC NEWS Health insurer Centene says enrollment from the Affordable Care Act's troubled insurance exchanges has swelled, and it's ready to return next year, even as competitors waver and President Donald Trump... 10 hours
Environmental enrichment triggers mouse wound repair response
SCIENCE DAILY Living in a stimulating environment has a wide range of health benefits in humans and has even been shown to fight cancer in mice, but the underlying mechanisms have been unclear. A study now... 10 hours
Medical News Today: High blood pressure: Sodium may not be the culprit
MNT Over recent years, salt has been labelled as a hypertension-causing monster. A new study asks whether this accusation might be somewhat overblown. 10 hours
Medical News Today: Junk food and diabetes: Recommendations and tips for eating out
MNT Learn about how junk food may contribute to diabetes, including information on trans fats. What are the diabetes-friendly options when eating out? 10 hours
FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet
ABC NEWS U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat or prevent cancer 10 hours
Lawyer: Doctor charged with fraud made honest mistakes
ABC NEWS An attorney for a prominent Florida eye doctor charged with Medicare fraud is telling jurors his client is being prosecuted for honest mistakes that were "cherry-picked" to elicit the maximum outrage 10 hours
Decrease in cardiovascular diseases benefits persons with diabetes
SCIENCE DAILY The incidence of cardiovascular diseases in Sweden has decreased sharply since the late 1990s. This research included almost three million adult Swedes. In relative terms, the biggest winners are persons with type... 10 hours
Low-sodium diet might not lower blood pressure
SCIENCE DAILY A new study that followed more than 2,600 men and women for 16 years found that consuming less sodium wasn't associated with lower blood pressure. The study adds to growing evidence that current recommendations... 11 hours
Where did your dog come from? New tree of breeds may hold the answer
Science Magazine Data also help explain the distribution of some canine genetic diseases 11 hours
Medical News Today: Chili peppers, marijuana may reduce gut inflammation
MNT Researchers have found that chili peppers and edible marijuana target the same receptor in the gastrointestinal tract to reduce gut inflammation. 12 hours
Environmental enrichment triggers mouse wound repair response
PHYS.ORG Living in a stimulating environment has a wide range of health benefits in humans and has even been shown to fight cancer in mice, but the underlying mechanisms have been unclear. A study published... 12 hours
Hardball health care option may cost Trump and taxpayers
ABC NEWS A hardball health care tactic to force congressional Democrats to negotiate on President Donald Trump's budget priorities may backfire 12 hours
New way to speed search for cancer cures dramatically
SCIENCE DAILY A new technique will let a single cancer research lab do the work of dozens, dramatically accelerating the search for new treatments and cures. And the technique will benefit not... 12 hours
Enzyme treatment reduces alcohol-induced liver damage in mouse models
SCIENCE DAILY An intestinal enzyme previously shown to keep bacterial toxins from passing from the gastrointestinal system into the bloodstream may be able to prevent or reduce the liver damage caused by... 12 hours
Former President George HW Bush remains hospitalized after pneumonia
ABC NEWS This is the former president's third hospitalization this year. 12 hours
New chlamydia drug targets discovered using CRISPR and stem cells
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have created an innovative technique for studying how chlamydia interacts with the human immune system. The results identify novel drug targets for the sexually transmitted disease. 12 hours
Fluid-filled ‘biobag’ allows premature lambs to develop outside the womb
Science Magazine Doctors looking ahead to human testing 13 hours
Medical News Today: Porn-induced erectile dysfunction: How does it happen?
MNT People who have erectile dysfunction (ED) may have trouble getting and keeping an erection. ED is increasing in men under age 40 and porn may be the cause. 13 hours
Medical News Today: Nanovaccine shows potential as immunotherapy for cancer
MNT Nanoparticles that carry antigens can promote immune response that slows tumor growth and extends survival in several mouse models of cancer, study shows. 13 hours
Medical News Today: Advanced liver cancer: Selective internal radiation therapy safer than sorafenib
MNT A phase III trial of selective internal radiation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma has found the treatment is safer and just as effective... 13 hours
Researchers solve the century-old mystery of Blood Falls
PHYS.ORG A research team led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Colorado College has solved a century-old mystery involving a famous red waterfall in Antarctica. New evidence links Blood Falls to a... 13 hours
First molecular genetic evidence of PTSD heritability discovered
SCIENCE DAILY The first molecular genetic evidence that genetic influences play a role in the risk of getting Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after trauma has been gained by a new study. 13 hours
Neurobiologists use skin stem cells to generate new microglia
NEWS MEDICAL Using human skin cells, University of California, Irvine neurobiologists and their colleagues have created a method to generate one of the principle cell types of the brain called microglia, which... 13 hours
Scientists create new technique for studying how chlamydia interacts with immune system
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators at the University of British Columbia have created an innovative technique for studying how... 13 hours
Medical News Today: Six home remedies for hemorrhoids
MNT Hemorrhoids are common among adults, but which home remedies are recommended to help alleviate symptoms. Can lifestyle changes help? 13 hours
Measuring immune response could be key to differentiating malaria from other infections
SCIENCE DAILY Analyzing a patient's immune response could be key to quickly and accurately diagnosing malaria, according to new research. 14 hours
Predicting people's 'brain age' could help to spot who is at risk of early death
SCIENCE DAILY A method for predicting someone's 'brain age' based on MRI scans could help to spot who might be... 14 hours
Skin stem cells used to generate new brain cells
SCIENCE DAILY Using human skin cells, neurobiologists have created a method to generate one of the principle cell types of the brain called microglia, which play a key role in preserving the... 14 hours
Low levels of NPTX2 protein in the brain may lead to learning and memory loss in Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL Working with human brain tissue samples and genetically engineered mice, Johns Hopkins... 14 hours
Studying a catalyst for blood cancers
SCIENCE DAILY A new paper describes how TET2 loss can open the door for mutations that drive myeloid, lymphoid, and other cancers. 14 hours
Return of malaria in the U.S. is costing millions, study claims
NEWS MEDICAL Malaria-related hospitalizations and deaths in the U.S. are far more common than expected, report researchers, despite transmission having been eliminated in the country back in the... 14 hours
MRI-based method for predicting brain age could help identify people at risk of early death
NEWS MEDICAL A method for predicting someone's 'brain age' based on MRI scans could help to spot who might be... 14 hours
Medical News Today: Ten diabetes superfoods
MNT Eating the right foods to manage diabetes can be challenging. Here we describe ten diabetes superfoods to help make good nutritional choices. 16 hours
Study finds significant decrease in cardiovascular diseases among individuals with diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL The incidence of cardiovascular diseases in Sweden has decreased sharply since the late 1990s. These are the findings of a study from Sahlgrenska Academy which included... 16 hours
Combination of aerobics and resistance exercises drastically improve brain health in older adults, reports study
NEWS MEDICAL The British Journal of Sports Medicine has published online the most complete review of the available evidence to... 16 hours
Medical News Today: Hemorrhagic stroke: Causes, symptoms, and treatments
MNT In this article, we take a close look at hemorrhagic stroke. Who is at risk? What are the symptoms, how is it diagnosed, and what can you do to prevent... 16 hours
Mayo Clinic study shows surgery could more than double life expectancy for kidney cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered that surgery could more than double life expectancy for many patients with late-stage... 17 hours
How is Formula 1 revolutionizing healthcare?
NEWS MEDICAL We've been in Formula 1 now for 51 years. What defines our ability to compete is the fact that we have understood the need to innovate. In addition, we take an incremental rather than disruptive approach... 17 hours
Eat, Sleep, Repeat: How Kids' Daily Routines Can Help Prevent Obesity
NPR A new study finds that preschool-aged children who didn't have a set sleep routine were more likely to be overweight by the time they hit the... 17 hours
Physical Activity Can Lower Risk of Heart Damage, Says New Study
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a new study, physical activity can lower the risk of myocardial damage... 17 hours
A better way to pasteurize eggs
PHYS.ORG An Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist in Pennsylvania and his colleagues have developed a technology that rapidly pasteurizes eggs and could sharply reduce the number of illnesses caused each year by egg-borne Salmonella bacteria. 17 hours
'Pharmacoscopy' enables immunomodulatory drug discovery by analyzing immune cell interactions
PHYS.ORG The immune system consists of a great variety of cell types fulfilling diverse tasks in monitoring tissue homeostasis to protect against pathogens and to remove damaged cells. To... 18 hours
UC Santa Cruz researcher identifies major gaps that must be filled in to control Lyme disease
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have built a large body of knowledge about Lyme disease over the past 40 years,... 18 hours
Brown University researchers develop new multi-reaction catalyst
NEWS MEDICAL Brown University researchers have developed a new composite catalyst that can perform four separate chemical reactions in sequential order and in one container to produce compounds useful in making a wide range of pharmaceutical... 18 hours
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Sensor-filled glove could help doctors take guesswork out of physical exams
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Deadly amphibian plague can infect young zebrafish, scientists discover
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