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Researchers shed new light on molecular pump that ejects anticancer agents
NEWS MEDICAL Sometimes cells resist medication by spitting it back out. Cancer cells, in particular, have a reputation for defiantly expelling the chemotherapy drugs meant to kill them.... 3 hours
People living in neighbourhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees less likely to suffer from mental health
NEWS MEDICAL People living in neighbourhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to... 3 hours
Study finding suggests new ways in which genetic mutations may cause brain disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Many kids say they love their mom and dad equally, but there are times when even the best prefers one parent over... 3 hours
Mercy gynecologic oncologist recognized as "Top Doctor" for 2017 by Castle Connolly Medical
NEWS MEDICAL Mercy Medical Center has announced that Dwight D. Im, M.D., FACOG, Medical Director of The Neil B. Rosenshein, M.D., Institute for Gynecologic... 3 hours
Watching birds near your home is good for your mental health
PHYS.ORG People living in neighbourhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress, according to research by academics at... 4 hours
Fred Hutch scientists make important step in identifying specific T cells to fight against cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A new discovery by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle makes an important step... 4 hours
Medical News Today: HIV symptoms timeline: How do symptoms change?
MNT What are the three stages of HIV? Learn about the symptoms at the AIDS stage, slowing HIV progression, and the outlook if treatment is not received. 4 hours
Medical News Today: Cats do not harm children's mental health, study finds
MNT Unlike previous research, a new study finds no link between cat ownership in childhood and increased risk of mental health disorders. 4 hours
Medical News Today: Neurofeedback treatment for insomnia no better than placebo
MNT Neurofeedback has been considered a potential insomnia therapy for decades. However, breaking research finds it to be no more effective than a placebo. 4 hours
Cats do not harm children's mental health, study finds
MNT Unlike previous research, a new study finds no link between cat ownership in childhood and increased risk of mental health disorders. 4 hours
Deep brain stimulation may help improve mental, physical health in patients with anorexia nervosa
NEWS MEDICAL Deep brain stimulation might alter the brain circuits that drive anorexia nervosa symptoms and help improve patients’ mental and physical... 5 hours
Tracking the fate and origin of clinically relevant adoptively transferred CD8+ T cells in vivo
Science Magazine Adoptively transferred tumor-specific cells can mediate tumor regression in cancers refractory to conventional therapy. Autologous polyclonal tumor-specific cytotoxic... 11 hours
Differential contribution of APP metabolites to early cognitive deficits in a TgCRND8 mouse model of Alzheimers disease
Science Magazine Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative pathology commonly characterized by a progressive and irreversible... 11 hours
Alzheimer's drug prescribed off-label could accelerate cognitive decline for some patients
NEWS MEDICAL Donepezil, a medication that is approved to treat people with Alzheimer's disease, should not be prescribed for people with mild cognitive impairment without a genetic test. 12 hours
MGH researchers discover regulators of gene expression programs in medulloblastoma
NEWS MEDICAL Massachusetts General Hospital researchers have identified a mechanism that controls the expression of genes regulating the growth of the most aggressive form of medulloblastoma, the most common pediatric... 13 hours
Pitt study sheds light on shared roots of schizophrenia and rheumatoid arthritis
NEWS MEDICAL An in-depth computational analysis of genetic variants implicated in both schizophrenia and rheumatoid arthritis by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh points to eight... 13 hours
Dietary prebiotics can improve sleep after stress exposure, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL In recent years, reams of research papers have shed light on the health benefits of probiotics, the "good bacteria" found in fermented foods and dietary supplements. 13 hours
Researchers discover promising target for treatment of leishmaniasis
NEWS MEDICAL Each year, about 2 million people contract leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease transmitted by the bite of a sand fly. The cutaneous form of the disease results in disfiguring skin ulcers that may... 13 hours
New study finds huge problem of multi-drug resistant infections among children
NEWS MEDICAL In a new, first-of-its-kind study, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have found a 700-percent surge in infections caused by bacteria from the Enterobacteriaceae family... 13 hours
Novel antiviral drug can protect transplant patients against CMV infections
NEWS MEDICAL In a significant advance in improving the safety of donor stem cell transplants, a major clinical trial led by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's... 13 hours
New research pinpoints how bacteria get into lungs of healthy people
NEWS MEDICAL They traveled a huge distance, evaded a protective barrier, and found themselves in a strange and unwelcoming land. 13 hours
New investigational drug may help combat antibiotic-resistant global health threat
NEWS MEDICAL The deadly fungus, Candida auris, which has been found in hospitals, is resistant to entire classes of antimicrobial drugs, limiting treatment options for those infected. 14 hours
Online health tools with good, controlled communication could promote healthier lifestyles
NEWS MEDICAL Just like real doctors and nurses, online health tools with good -- but controlled -- communication skills can promote healthier lifestyles, according to researchers. However, if... 14 hours
Scientists devise novel DNA vaccine approach against important cancer antigen targets
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists at The Wistar Institute and Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have devised a novel DNA vaccine approach through molecular design to improve the immune responses elicited against... 14 hours
New trial examines use of nanotechnology to improve delivery of drugs to HIV patients
NEWS MEDICAL Successful results of a University of Liverpool-led trial that utilised nanotechnology to improve drug therapies for HIV patients has been... 14 hours
Presence of day cares not linked to community risk of whooping cough among kids, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Among parents, you often hear these four words: "Kids are germ factories." But a new study out of Drexel University's... 15 hours
New nano approach could cut dose of leading HIV treatment in half
SCIENCE DAILY Successful results have utilized nanotechnology to improve drug therapies for HIV patients. 16 hours
New structural studies reveal workings of a molecular pump that ejects cancer drugs
SCIENCE DAILY Sometimes cells spit out things we don't want them to -- like medications. Researchers have determined the three-dimensional structure of a tiny... 16 hours
Intensive lowering of systolic blood pressure would prevent 107,500 early deaths per year
SCIENCE DAILY Intensive treatment to lower systolic (top number) blood pressure to below 120 would prevent 107,500 early deaths per year in the United... 17 hours
Fasting-mimicking diet may reverse diabetes
SCIENCE DAILY In a study on mice and another study on human pancreatic cells, researchers discover that a scientifically designed fasting diet can trigger the generation of new pancreatic cells to replace dysfunctional ones and stabilize blood glucose. 17 hours
Sink Full of Superbugs? Study Finds Surprising Way Germs Spread
LIVE SCIENCE Drug-resistant bacteria can lurk in the pipes of hospital sinks, and a new study shows that these dangerous bacteria can also make their way out of sinks and... 17 hours
New structural studies reveal workings of a molecular pump that ejects cancer drugs
PHYS.ORG Sometimes cells resist medication by spitting it back out. Cancer cells, in particular, have a reputation for defiantly expelling the chemotherapy drugs... 18 hours
New York schools help Cornell monitor local waterways for invasive species
PHYS.ORG Invasive aquatic species like round goby, Asian carp, and sea lamprey are a growing problem in New York State. Their presence impacts water quality, food supply,... 18 hours
Medical News Today: Dementia risk reduced by eating 'five-a-day'
MNT Eating five portions of fruits and vegetables daily - in line with current recommendations - may reduce older adults' risk of dementia, study finds. 19 hours
Anorexia: Deep brain stimulation may be an effective treatment
MNT Deep brain stimulation may be helpful in treating anorexia, finds a new trial. The surgical technique improved mental and physical well-being. 20 hours
Study: Epilepsy patients want physicians to share information about rare risk of death
NEWS MEDICAL People with epilepsy want their health care providers to tell them about a rare risk of death associated with the disorder, according... 20 hours
Newly discovered gene variants increase risk of anxiety disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Several newly discovered variants of a gene increase the risk of developing anxiety disorders. A research team aims to derive new therapies from this finding which are better tailored to... 20 hours
Researchers find link between low general cognitive ability and elevated risk of not taking statins
NEWS MEDICAL After a heart attack, it is important for patients to take medication that lowers cholesterol levels. In a... 20 hours
Medical News Today: Anorexia: Deep brain stimulation may be an effective treatment
MNT Deep brain stimulation may be helpful in treating anorexia, finds a new trial. The surgical technique improved mental and physical well-being. 20 hours
HIV-infected individuals with kidney failure less likely to receive necessary transplant, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A new study finds that HIV-infected individuals with kidney failure are less likely to receive a kidney transplant—especially from living donors—than their... 21 hours
Structure of unique amyloid fibrils could lead to discovery of new antibiotics
NEWS MEDICAL The highly pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus bacteria is one of the five most common causes of hospital-acquired infections. In the US alone, approximately 500,000 patients... 21 hours
New image-guided therapy system to aid clinicians in a variety of procedures developed by Philips
NEWS MEDICAL Royal Philips, a leader in health technology, today announced the global launch of Azurion, its next generation image-guided... 21 hours
Advice From Patients On A Study's Design Makes For Better Science
NPR Increasingly, advocates for patients are in the room when big medical studies are designed. They demand answers to big questions: "Will the results of this study... 21 hours
Why Don't Ticks Die of Lyme Disease?
LIVE SCIENCE A mystery that has long been bugging us may be solved. 21 hours
Alzheimer's disease: Molecular study clarifies potential link to high blood sugar
MNT Sugar can damage cell proteins via glycation. Now, study finds glycation damage in enzyme for immune function and insulin regulation in early Alzheimer's. 21 hours
New risk factors for anxiety disorders
SCIENCE DAILY Several newly discovered variants of a gene increase the risk of developing anxiety disorders. A research team aims to derive new therapies from this finding which are better tailored to the individual patients. 21 hours
Interactive health apps may inspire healthy behaviors, but watch the tone
SCIENCE DAILY Just like real doctors and nurses, online health tools with good -- but controlled -- communication skills can promote healthier lifestyles, according to researchers. However, if... 21 hours
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's disease: Molecular study clarifies potential link to high blood sugar
MNT Sugar can damage cell proteins via glycation. Now, study finds glycation damage in enzyme for immune function and insulin regulation... 22 hours
Medical News Today: Waterpik vs. flossing: What is best?
MNT What is water picking and what is flossing? Learn about the pros and cons of both, how they are used, and the best oral health practices. 22 hours
Brain scans could help doctors predict adolescents' problem drug use before it starts
MNT There's an idea out there of what a drug-addled teen is supposed to look like: impulsive, unconscientious, smart, perhaps - but not... 22 hours
Benefits of cognitive training in dementia patients unclear
MNT Positive effects of cognitive training in healthy elderly people have been reported, but data regarding its effects in patients with dementia is unclear. 22 hours
Scientists generate a new plasmid-based reverse genetics system for rotaviruses
PHYS.ORG Rotaviruses are the most common cause of severe diarrhea and kill hundreds of thousands of infants a year. Although current vaccines are effective in preventing aggravation of rotaviruses,... 23 hours
Kevin Jones: Can Embracing Uncertainty Lead To Better Medicine?
NPR Sometimes, doctors just don't have the answers. Surgeon Kevin Jones says having the humility to acknowledge this leads to better medicine. 23 hours
Electrical engineers create tiny but powerful medical devices
PHYS.ORG Battery-operated medical devices implanted in human bodies have saved countless lives. A common implant, the cardioverter defibrillator, sends a jolt of electricity to the heart when needed, preventing a heart attack or... 24 hours
Improving DNA-detecting transistors
PHYS.ORG Graphene-based transistors could soon help diagnose genetic diseases. Researchers in India and Japan have developed an improved method for using graphene-based transistors to detect disease-causing genes. 24 hours
Discovery of dual role played by PGK1 enzyme may indicate new therapeutic target for brain cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Discovery of a dual role played by the enzyme phosphoglycerate kinase 1 (PGK1) may indicate a new therapeutic... 24 hours
Study: Brain Produces Fructose from Glucose
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers, fructose is converted in the human brain from glucose. The finding, published in... 1 day
Electrons use DNA like a wire for signaling DNA replication
PHYS.ORG In the early 1990s, Jacqueline Barton, the John G. Kirkwood and Arthur A. Noyes Professor of Chemistry at Caltech, discovered an unexpected property of DNA—that it can act... 1 day
Crumpled Mylar found to hold memory of how long it was crumpled
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A small team of researchers at Harvard University has found that crumpled sheets of Mylar hold a memory of how long they were crumpled.... 1 day
Novel amyloid structure could lead to new types of antibiotics
PHYS.ORG The highly pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus bacteria is one of the five most common causes of hospital-acquired infections. In the US alone, approximately 500,000 patients at hospitals contract a... 1 day
Patients enrolled in heart failure registry have lower risk of death, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Heart failure patients registered in the Swedish Heart Failure Registry receive better medication and have a 35 percent lower risk of death... 1 day
Study shows how old blood stem cells can be rejuvenated
NEWS MEDICAL When we are young, our blood stem cells produce an even and well-balanced number of red and white blood cells according to need. As we age, however, the... 1 day
Physician-delivered step count prescription combined with use of pedometer can provide health benefits
NEWS MEDICAL A study from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre shows that physician-delivered step count prescriptions, combined with the use... 1 day
NR could potentially prevent chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL A new study in rats suggests that nicotinamide riboside (NR), a form of vitamin B3, may be useful for treating or preventing nerve pain (neuropathy) caused by chemotherapy... 1 day
New research offers insights into how differences arise in common illnesses
NEWS MEDICAL As much as we try to avoid it, ­we are constantly sharing germs with those around us. But even when two people have the same infection,... 1 day
Initial diagnosis of acute kidney injury may be inaccurate for many patients, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have found that, for many patients, an initial diagnosis of "acute kidney injury" may... 1 day
Researchers develop free mobile app to help dementia patients and their families
NEWS MEDICAL Want to learn everything there is to know about dementia? There's an app for that. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College... 1 day
Medical News Today: Swollen uvula: Causes, symptoms, and remedies
MNT In this article, learn about the uvula, why it may become swollen, what might have caused the swelling, and which home treatments may be recommended. 1 day
Medical News Today: Gene mutations in brain linked to OCD-like behavior
MNT Researchers found that eliminating a set of genes in the corticostriatal brain region of mice - also present in humans - led to OCD-like behavior. 1 day
Medical News Today: People with mental health disorders at risk of stroke, study finds
MNT A new study investigates the link between patients with metal health issues and the risk of having a stroke within... 1 day
New discovery is a step towards developing Huntington's disease treatments before symptoms appear
MNT Early warning signs of Huntington's disease have been uncovered in a sheep carrying the human HD mutation, leading the way for new... 1 day
Deprivation in early childhood can affect mental health in adulthood, according to landmark study
MNT Despite living in strong and supportive families for over 20 years, children exposed to early deprivation in Romanian institutions aged... 1 day
People with mental health disorders at risk of stroke, study finds
MNT A new study investigates the link between patients with metal health issues and the risk of having a stroke within several time periods. 1 day
Researchers develop new assay for measuring underlying autoimmunity in rheumatoid arthritis patients
NEWS MEDICAL Current treatments for rheumatoid arthritis relieve the inflammation that leads to joint destruction, but the immunologic defect that triggers the inflammation persists to cause... 1 day
New test could accelerate development of better treatments for Motor Neuron Disease
NEWS MEDICAL A cutting-edge test developed in South Australia has the potential to expedite the worldwide quest to develop better treatments, or even a cure, for... 1 day
Computational software that evaluates DNA samples may help in diagnosis, treatment of cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A research team from the United States and Canada has developed and successfully tested new computational software that determines whether a human... 1 day
Study reveals promising therapeutic approach that can be beneficial for older melanoma patients
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists at The Wistar Institute have shown that an anti-diabetic drug can inhibit the growth of melanoma in older patients by activating... 1 day
Children exposed to early deprivation could experience mental health problems in early adulthood
NEWS MEDICAL Experiencing severe deprivation and neglect in childhood can have a lasting psychological impact into early adulthood, according to a unique study which... 1 day
Researchers reveal biological pathways involved in diabetic kidney disease
NEWS MEDICAL Diabetes is a leading cause of kidney disease, a serious, often fatal complication that is difficult to diagnose in early, potentially treatable stages. 1 day
Europeans Brought New, Deadly Ulcer Bacteria to Americas
LIVE SCIENCE Europeans and their African slaves brought strains of ulcer- and cancer-causing H. pylori bacteria that wiped out the local strains of these bacteria and may have led to the current high rates... 1 day
Study uncovers how effects of HSP90 protein can alter course of genetic diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Proteins do most of the work inside the human body, supporting the structure, function, regulation, and repair of organs, tissues and cells. 1 day
Researchers identify tumour protein that may hold key pancreatic cancer survival
NEWS MEDICAL A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is often a death sentence because current chemotherapies have little impact on the disease. 1 day
Scientists establish ‘tipping point’ molecular link between blood sugar and Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL For the first time a "tipping point" molecular link between the blood sugar glucose and Alzheimer's disease has been established by scientists, who have... 1 day
NSAIDs could potentially be repurposed as life-saving treatment for sepsis, research suggests
NEWS MEDICAL A potentially life-saving treatment for sepsis has been under our noses for decades in the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs most people have in their medicine... 1 day
New easy-to-use online toolkit identifies patients at risk of falls
NEWS MEDICAL The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has endorsed a new online toolkit developed by researchers at Keele University, which aims to prevent falls amongst the elderly... 1 day
New analysis finds high rates of initial medication non-adherence in chronic treatments
NEWS MEDICAL A new analysis indicates that not obtaining a medication the first time it is prescribed-called initial medication non-adherence-is common among patients within the Catalan... 2 days
Incidence of inflammatory bowel disease continues to increase in Denmark, research reveals
NEWS MEDICAL New research indicates that the incidence of inflammatory bowel disease-including ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD)-in Denmark is on the rise and is among the... 2 days
Center for Environmental Health Sciences selects 2017 poster winners
MIT Annual poster session showcases recent work on biological effects of exposure to environmental agents. 2 days
Lack of methyl groups in gene body may lead to emergence of cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Every cell in our body contains the complete DNA library. So-called methyl groups regulate that in body tissues only the genetic information... 2 days
New compounds with potent anticancer activity could lessen side effects of oncological treatments
NEWS MEDICAL The Universitat Jaume I, the Spanish Centre for Advanced Scientific Research and the University of Pavia have patented new compounds with potent... 2 days
WATCH: Study: Stress hormone linked to obesity
ABC NEWS Cortisol levels were measured via strands of hair collected years apart. 2 days
Center for Environmental Health Sciences select 2017 poster winners
MIT Annual poster session showcases recent work on biological effects of exposure to environmental agents. 2 days
Desks join the internet of things
SCIENCE DAILY The internet of things promises to revolutionize the way we live, connecting the objects in our homes to one another and to the vast array of information available online. The possibilities are enormous, and one benefit... 2 days
SARS and MERS: What’s Next?
SCIENCE DAILY It may be difficult to remember now, but when SARS was first recognized in February 2003, people were scared. This heretofore unknown disease was killing people—nearly 10 percent of those infected with what came to be recognized as... 2 days
Why is pancreatic cancer so hard to treat? Stroma provides new clues
SCIENCE DAILY Why are pancreatic tumors so resistant to treatment? One reason is that the 'wound'-like tissue that surrounds the tumors, called stroma, is so dense,... 2 days
Global vaccine injury system needed to improve public health
SCIENCE DAILY A global vaccine injury compensation system administered through the World Health Organization would address the global public health issue of vaccine injuries, experts argue. 2 days
Researchers develop model for studying rare polio-like illness
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have developed the first animal model for studying paralysis caused by virus linked to a polio-like illness that paralyzed 120 children in 2014. 2 days
New link found between sex and viruses
SCIENCE DAILY Sexual reproduction and viral infections both rely on a functionally identical protein, according to new research. The protein enables the fusion of two cells, such as a sperm cell and egg cell, or the... 2 days
Contact tracing and targeted insecticide spraying can curb dengue outbreaks
SCIENCE DAILY Contact tracing -- a process of identifying everyone who has come into contact with those infected by a particular disease -- combined with targeted, indoor spraying of insecticide... 2 days
[Editors' Choice] How animals sense CO2 in blood
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Barcode scanner microscope films neurons firing
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'Down Syndrome' in Chimps Seen for Only the Second Time
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Rapid patient recruitment and reduced trial costs: is LDS the answer?
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