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'Atypical' Mad Cow Case Identified in Alabama
LIVE SCIENCE A cow in Alabama recently tested positive for the neurological disorder commonly known as mad cow disease. 1 hour
Chipotle Outbreak: How Does Norovirus Get into Restaurant Food?
LIVE SCIENCE The "stomach bug" norovirus is behind the latest outbreak of foodborne illness linked to Chipotle, according to health officials. 1 hour
GOP leaders plan Tuesday health vote, it's an uphill climb
ABC NEWS Republicans leaders are pushing toward a Senate vote next week on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill 1 hour
Sen. John McCain’s diagnosis: What to know about glioblastoma
ABC NEWS The Arizona senator was diagnosed with the brain cancer after a surgery. 1 hour
Shooting the Achilles heel of nervous system cancers
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have devised a strategy to target cancer cells while sparing normal cells by capitalizing on vulnerabilities that are exposed only in tumor cells. These vulnerabilities are known as the 'Achilles heel'... 2 hours
Resistance to CRISPR gene drives may arise easily
SCIENCE-NEWS New tools for pest and disease control could become useless without improvements. 2 hours
Individual insight into brain networks
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have gained new insights into how the brain networks important for thought and remembering are organized in individual people, bringing the notion of using brain scans to help personalize medical treatments one step closer to reality. 2 hours
New discovery could lead to better results for patients undergoing radiation
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows why some cells treated with radiation therapy for cancer leak chemical signals and damage unexposed healthy cells, findings that could lead to... 2 hours
AP-NORC Poll: Shift to political left seen on health care
ABC NEWS AP-NORC Poll: 62 percent say feds should make sure that all Americans have health care coverage as public opinion appears to shift to the left 2 hours
After diagnosis, McCain says he'll be back soon
ABC NEWS McCain's office announced Wednesday he has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. 2 hours
Eye freckles? Dark spots on iris may be caused by sun exposure
SCIENCE DAILY In a study well-timed for summer, vision scientists have found that eye freckles, dark spots on the colored part of the eye (iris), are... 2 hours
Ancient Italian fossils reveal risk of parasitic infections due to climate change
PHYS.ORG In 2014, a team of researchers led by a paleobiologist from the University of Missouri found that clams from the Holocene Epoch (that began... 2 hours
John McCain's daughter shares emotional message after his cancer diagnosis
ABC NEWS She posted it minutes after his office announced he has a brain tumor. 3 hours
Ancient Italian fossils reveal risk of parasitic infections due to climate change
SCIENCE DAILY In 2014, a team of researchers found that clams from the Holocene Epoch (that began 11,700 years ago) contained clues about how sea level... 3 hours
Is mental health associated with perception of nasal function?
SCIENCE DAILY A study of preoperative patients for rhinoplasty suggests poor mental well-being and low self-esteem were associated with poorer perceptions of nasal function, according to a new study. 3 hours
Genetic predisposition to breast cancer due to non-BRCA mutations in Ashkenazi Jewish women
SCIENCE DAILY Genetic mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer in Ashkenazi Jewish women. A new article pexamines... 3 hours
Faulty support cells disrupt communication in brains of people with schizophrenia
SCIENCE DAILY New research has identified the culprit behind the wiring problems in the brains of people with schizophrenia. When researchers transplanted human brain cells generated from individuals... 3 hours
Molting feathers may help birds deal with environmental contaminants
SCIENCE DAILY Mercury is a ubiquitous environmental contaminant that affects the health of birds and other wild animals. 3 hours
Opioids and obesity, not 'despair deaths,' raising mortality rates for white Americans
SCIENCE DAILY Drug-related deaths among middle-aged white men increased more than 25-fold between 1980 and 2014, with the bulk of that spike occurring since the mid-1990s... 3 hours
Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, 'I'll be back soon'
ABC NEWS Sen. John McCain is battling brain cancer but vows to return to the Senate 4 hours
Cows produce powerful HIV antibodies
SCIENCE-NEWS For the first time in any animal, researchers elicit broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV. Cows’ antibodies could help with drug development. 4 hours
Researchers show how hematopoietic stem cells detect and react to infections
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Zurich have shown for the first time that hematopoietic stem cells detect infectious agents themselves and begin to divide - that... 4 hours
Innate reaction of hematopoietic stem cells to severe infections
SCIENCE DAILY For the first time, researchers have shown that hematopoietic stem cells detect infectious agents themselves and begin to divide – that is, without signals from growth factors. This direct production... 4 hours
We still need to beat HIV
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Epigenetic plasticity and the hallmarks of cancer
Science Magazine Chromatin and associated epigenetic mechanisms stabilize gene expression and cellular states while also facilitating appropriate responses to developmental or environmental cues. Genetic, environmental, or metabolic insults can induce overly restrictive or overly permissive epigenetic... 5 hours
Cancer epigenetics in the driver's seat
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Scientists discover combined sensory map for heat, humidity in fly brain
SCIENCE DAILY Neuroscientists now can visualize how fruit flies sense and process humidity and temperature together through a 'sensory map' within their brains, according to new research. The... 5 hours
Cow antibodies yield important clues for developing a broadly effective AIDS vaccine
SCIENCE DAILY The elicitation of powerful, HIV-blocking antibodies in cows in a matter of weeks -- a process that usually takes years in humans -- has... 5 hours
Medical News Today: Polymyalgia rheumatica: Causes, symptoms, and management
MNT What is polymyalgia rheumatica, who does it affect, what are the causes, and how is it diagnosed? Learn about the different treatment options available. 5 hours
Medical News Today: Dementia: Nonmedical approaches are effective
MNT One in 3 cases of dementia can be prevented by managing key lifestyle factors, such as engaging in more physical exercise and social activities. 5 hours
Researchers discover how CRISPR proteins find their target
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have discovered how Cas1-Cas2, the proteins responsible for the ability of the CRISPR immune system in bacteria to adapt to new viral infections, identify the... 5 hours
Doctors consider next treatment for McCain's brain tumor
ABC NEWS He underwent surgery last week to have a blood clot removed from above his eye. 5 hours
Art therapy best practices for children with autism
SCIENCE DAILY A researcher is working with art therapists to find better ways to treat children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Researchers were able to develop a set of guidelines for delivering art... 5 hours
Study: Response to combination immunotherapy in melanoma depends on proportion of immune cells
NEWS MEDICAL Whether a melanoma patient will better respond to a single immunotherapy drug or two in combination depends on the abundance of certain... 5 hours
Wastewater may become key ally in the fight against antibiotic-resistant microorganisms
NEWS MEDICAL Municipal wastewater may become a key ally in the fight against antibiotic-resistant disease-causing bacteria and fungi, a new study at Stellenbosch University found. 5 hours
Team discovers new paradigm for describing trophic cascades caused by infectious agents
PHYS.ORG When gray wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park, they sparked a resurgence of aspen trees. 5 hours
Trump administration pulls health law help in 18 cities
ABC NEWS Shoppers will have fewer places to turn for help signing up for coverage on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges after President Donald Trump's administration ended contracts that brought assistance... 5 hours
Budget office: GOP health bill adds 22 million uninsured
ABC NEWS The Congressional Budget Office is estimating that a revised Republican health care bill would drive up the number of uninsured Americans by 22 million by 2026 5 hours
Using a pig model to study chronic diseases may help minimize drug failure rate
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists may be able to minimize the failure rate of drugs for diseases linked to high-calorie diets, such as colon... 5 hours
Medical News Today: Why are scientists redefining Alzheimer's disease?
MNT The traditional view that protein buildup in the brain causes Alzheimer's disease is being challenged, and new evidence brings hope of novel drug targets. 6 hours
Medical News Today: The 10 best breast cancer blogs
MNT Medical News Today have found the 10 best breast cancer blogs that offer educational information, inspiration, and support for people with breast cancer. 6 hours
McCain says 'I'll be back soon' as he battles brain cancer
ABC NEWS Sen. John McCain says in a tweet, 'I'll be back soon,' after a diagnosis of brain cancer that jolted the Senate 6 hours
Doctor who linked kids' lead exposure to health issues dies
ABC NEWS Dr. Herbert Needleman, a pediatrician and University of Pittsburgh researcher who linked lead exposure in children to health and intelligence issues, dies at 89 6 hours
The Latest: Analysts say new bill would leave 22M uninsured
ABC NEWS The Congressional Budget Office estimates that a revised version of the Senate Republican health care bill would increase the number of uninsured people by 22 million by 2026 6 hours
Aboriginal community with strong ethno-cultural identity and connection to the land has lower suicide rates
SCIENCE DAILY A new study investigating mental health perceptions and practices of an aboriginal community in northern Ontario, and its... 6 hours
Molecular changes with age in normal breast tissue are linked to cancer-related changes
SCIENCE DAILY New research provides insight into how changes that occur with age may predispose breast tissue cells to becoming cancerous. Specifically, the study... 6 hours
Study identifies new mutations linked to hereditary neuroendocrine tumors
NEWS MEDICAL Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas are rare neuroendocrine tumors with a strong hereditary component. Half the genes whose alterations confer hereditary susceptibility to develop this condition code for enzymes involved in the... 6 hours
A changing society: 100 is the new 80
SCIENCE DAILY When it comes to aging successfully and remaining in good health, are centenarians the perfect role models? Researchers have been studying illness trajectories in centenarians during the final years of their lives.... 6 hours
Saliva as good as blood for diagnosing hepatitis E, study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY A saliva test nearly matches the performance of a blood test widely used to assess recent or past hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection, a new study... 7 hours
A healthy lifestyle increases life expectancy by up to seven years
SCIENCE DAILY Maintaining a normal weight, not smoking, and drinking alcohol at moderate levels are factors that add healthy years to life. 7 hours
Medical News Today: Natural cannabinoids from omega-3 fatty acids combat inflammation
MNT Scientists have found the pathways through which the body makes anti-inflammatory molecules from cannabinoids derived naturally from omega-3 fatty acids. 7 hours
Molting feathers may help birds deal with environmental contaminants
PHYS.ORG Mercury is a ubiquitous environmental contaminant that affects the health of birds and other wild animals. Two varieties of songbird—zebra finch and European starling—were found to shed mercury accumulation with... 7 hours
Enhancing the resilience of the nation's electricity system: report
PHYS.ORG With growing risks to the nation's electrical grid from natural disasters and as a potential target for malicious attacks, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of... 7 hours
Sen. John McCain's Brain Cancer: What Are Glioblastomas?
LIVE SCIENCE Senator John McCain was diagnosed with a type of brain tumor called a glioblastoma, his office said yesterday (July 19). 7 hours
1 in 3 Cases of Dementia Could Be Prevented by Healthier Lifestyles
LIVE SCIENCE Strategies aimed at helping people to be healthy could help to decrease the global numbers of dementia cases. 7 hours
McConnell prods senators on health care bill, amid dim odds
ABC NEWS Republican senators are hunkering down for a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion 7 hours
Man sent to psychiatric facility in fatal beating of mother
ABC NEWS A Connecticut man who beat his mother to death has been sent to a psychiatric hospital for 20 years 7 hours
In frogs, preventing early-life gut microbiome disruptions leads to better health
SCIENCE DAILY Biologists have found that a crucial window in the development of tadpoles may influence a frog's ability to fight infectious diseases as an adult. The scientists... 7 hours
Most primary care physicians can't identify all risk factors for prediabetes
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers who distributed a survey at a retreat and medical update for primary care physicians (PCPs) report that the vast majority of the 140 doctors who... 7 hours
Heart health: A sodium surprise
SCIENCE DAILY Irregular heartbeat -- or arrhythmia -- can have sudden and often fatal consequences. A biomedical engineering team examining molecular behavior in cardiac tissue recently made a surprising discovery that could someday impact treatment of the life-threatening condition. 7 hours
Immune-cell numbers predict response to combination immunotherapy in melanoma
SCIENCE DAILY Whether a melanoma patient will better respond to a single immunotherapy drug or two in combination depends on the abundance of certain white blood cells within their tumors, according to... 7 hours
Nesting aids make agricultural fields attractive for bees
SCIENCE DAILY Wild bees are important pollinators of many crop plants - sometimes they are even more efficient than honeybees. Their numbers can be increased sustainably using simple means as a recent study has... 7 hours
Taste and health affect consumer choices for milk and nondairy beverages
SCIENCE DAILY To learn more about what affects consumer decisions regarding fluid milk purchases, researchers used surveys, conjoint analysis, and means-end-chain analysis to uncover the underlying values among... 7 hours
Medical News Today: Ehrlichiosis: Symptoms, treatment, and prevention
MNT Ehrlichiosis is a type of bacterial infection commonly transmitted by the lone star tick. Learn about the symptoms of ehrlichiosis and how it is treated. 8 hours
'Social media triangulation' provides new approach for emergency responders
PHYS.ORG During emergency situations like severe weather or terrorist attacks, local officials and first responders have an urgent need for accessible, reliable and real-time data. Rob Grace, a doctoral student in... 8 hours
Alternative antimicrobial compounds could come from wastewater
PHYS.ORG Municipal wastewater may become a key ally in the fight against antibiotic-resistant disease-causing bacteria and fungi, a new study at Stellenbosch University (SU) found. 8 hours
Senator John McCain's Brain Cancer: What Are Glioblastomas?
LIVE SCIENCE Senator John McCain was diagnosed with a type of brain tumor called a glioblastoma, his office said yesterday (July 19). 8 hours
McCain's cancer diagnosis jolts Senate
ABC NEWS Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week 8 hours
Nesting aids make agricultural fields attractive for bees
PHYS.ORG Wild bees are important pollinators of many crop plants – sometimes they are even more efficient than honeybees. Their numbers can be increased sustainably using simple means as a recent study has... 9 hours
WATCH: Scientists reverse brain damage in a toddler
ABC NEWS In a major medical breakthrough, doctors have reversed brain damage in a toddler who was left unable to walk and talk after falling into her family's swimming pool. 9 hours
Sen. McCain diagnosed with brain tumor after clot is removed
ABC NEWS Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week 9 hours
Young patients who suffer patellar dislocations at higher risk of recurring injuries, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Young patients who suffer patellar dislocations are at a higher risk of recurring dislocations, especially long-term after their initial injury,... 9 hours
Depression among heart attack survivors can be deadly, yet is often ignored
NEWS MEDICAL Clyde Boyce has been hospitalized 14 times in the past four years. Boyce, 61, survived two strokes and five operations to unblock arteries around... 9 hours
Research shows surgery as effective, safe option to treat patients with pectoralis major tendon ruptures
NEWS MEDICAL Surgery is an effective and safe option to treat patients with pectoralis major tendon (PMT) ruptures, generally demonstrating... 9 hours
Tomato Consumption May Protect against Skin Cancer
SCI-NEWS.COM In a research article published in the journal Scientific Reports, Ohio State University scientists report that male mice fed a diet of... 9 hours
Medical News Today: Pulse oximetry: Uses and benefits
MNT What is pulse oximetry, how do pulse oximeters work, who can benefit from them, and what should be expected from pulse oximetry? What are the limitations? 10 hours
Strengthening 3-D printed parts for real-world use
PHYS.ORG From aerospace and defense to digital dentistry and medical devices, 3-D printed parts are used in a variety of industries. Currently, 3-D printed parts are very fragile and only used in the prototyping phase... 10 hours
Video: Developing carbon management solutions
PHYS.ORG Global consumption of fossil fuels is causing atmospheric carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases to rise to levels that threaten human and environmental sustainability. These gases warm the planet and negatively impact food production, water availability, ocean health,... 10 hours
New wiki site to unmask dealings of tobacco industry in Sri Lanka
PHYS.ORG A major new online project, TobaccoUnmasked, designed to reveal the activities and influences of the tobacco industry on public health policy, has been launched... 10 hours
WATCH: What to know about Sen. McCain's brain tumor diagnosis
ABC NEWS The Dana Farber Cancer Institute's Dr. David Reardon, who treated the late Sen. Ted Kennedy for glioblastoma, shares details of the disease and what could lie ahead medically... 10 hours
Risk of caesarean reduced by healthy diet and physical activity during pregnancy, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A new study published by The BMJ, on 19th July 2017, states that encouraging healthy diets and physical activity during... 11 hours
nontoxic underwater adhesive could bring new surgical glue Nontoxic underwater adhesive could bring new surgical glue
PHYS.ORG VIDEO A nontoxic glue modeled after adhesive proteins produced by mussels and other creatures has been found to out-perform commercially available products, pointing toward potential surgical glues to replace sutures and staples. 12 hours
New mechanism to destroy viruses could lead to future therapies
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Purdue University have uncovered the way some antibodies neutralize infections caused by viruses. 12 hours
Study predicts heart cells' response to dwindling oxygen
PHYS.ORG Time is of the essence when treating a patient undergoing a heart attack. Cardiac surgeons attempt to quickly stabilize the heart by applying reperfusion, a technique that restores oxygen to the heart... 12 hours
Biologists find frog's future health influenced by gut microbes as tadpoles
PHYS.ORG University of South Florida biologists have found that a crucial window in the development of tadpoles may influence a frog's later ability to fight infectious diseases... 12 hours
These preventive measures might help delay dementia or cognitive decline
NEWS MEDICAL In a landmark report, scientists have endorsed three strategies for preventing dementia and cognitive decline associated with normal aging — being physically active, engaging in cognitive training and... 12 hours
For 1st time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs
ABC NEWS For the 1st time, UN says more than half of people with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus 13 hours
Bereaved N. Zealand family protests Japan's psychiatric care
ABC NEWS A New Zealand family says it wants to be a catalyst for change in mental health care in Japan following the death of a family member who went into cardiac arrest after... 14 hours
For first time in history, half of all people with HIV are getting treatment
Science Magazine But new scorecard shows many nations still struggling to control epidemic 14 hours
Medical News Today: New algorithm helps neurological disorder patients to walk naturally
MNT A newly devised algorithm, in combination with robot-assisted rehabilitation, enables people with stroke or other neurological disorders to walk again. 14 hours
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Can a challenging job and exercise keep the condition at bay?
MNT New studies reveal links between complex tasks in early life, targeted physical and brain training in later life,... 14 hours
Medical News Today: A healthy heart today means a healthier brain later in life
MNT Following seven simple heart health tips in your 20s predicts a healthier brain volume in your 40s. Cardiovascular and cognitive... 14 hours
Medical News Today: Craniosacral therapy: Does it work?
MNT Craniosacral therapy is type of alternative therapy similar to a gentle massage, sometimes used by osteopaths. What conditions can it treat? 14 hours
Clinical trial shows some promise for Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug
MNT The results of an international clinical trial, led in part by a UC Davis School of Medicine expert, have shown that a drug therapy for a severe type... 14 hours
new algorithm helps neurological disorder patients to walk naturally New algorithm helps neurological disorder patients to walk naturally
MNT VIDEO A newly devised algorithm, in combination with robot-assisted rehabilitation, enables people with stroke or other neurological disorders to walk again. 14 hours
GOP senators in last-ditch try to rescue health care bill
ABC NEWS Republican senators are hunkering down for a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion 14 hours
AP-NORC Poll: Most say feds should ensure health coverage
ABC NEWS AP-NORC Poll: 62 percent say feds should make sure that all Americans have health care coverage as public opinion shifts 14 hours
Sen. McCain diagnosed with brain tumor after clot removed
ABC NEWS Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week 14 hours
A healthy heart today means a healthier brain later in life
MNT Following seven simple heart health tips in your 20s predicts a healthier brain volume in your 40s. Cardiovascular and cognitive health seem to be linked. 14 hours
Study finds high levels of antibiotic-resistant pathogens in chickens raised on farms in India
NEWS MEDICAL A new study from India raises questions about the dangers to human health of farming chicken with growth-promoting antibiotics--including some... 14 hours
Nontoxic underwater adhesive could bring new surgical glue
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New algorithm helps neurological disorder patients to walk naturally
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Snip, snip, cure—correcting defects in the genetic blueprint
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Low doses of radiation exposure linked to increased cardiovascular health risk
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Space station project seeks to crystalize the means to counteract nerve poisons
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Is a healthy environment a human right? Testing the idea in Appalachia
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