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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
MedCision and TrakCel to present clinical cell thawing technologies at ISCT
NEWS MEDICAL MedCision, LLC, world leader in the automation of pre-clinical and clinical cell thawing, today announced the company’s participation in the 2017 International Society for Cellular Therapy... 12 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
'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... 17 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
Synthetic scaffold loaded with cancer-fighting T cells effectively shrinks solid tumors
NEWS MEDICAL Cellular therapy hasn't had much success in fighting solid tumors, partly because it's been difficult to deliver anti-cancer T cells to the tumors. 19 hours
Orange essential oil may offer non-pharmaceutical option to help improve PTSD
NEWS MEDICAL About 8 percent of people will develop post-traumatic stress disorder at some point in their lives, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, yet treatments... 19 hours
Brief behavioral therapy in pediatric primary care setting can help improve mental health among youth
NEWS MEDICAL Anxiety and depression are the most common mental health problems in children and adolescents. Youth with these disorders... 22 hours
Study shows how gut microbiota may play role in effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs
NEWS MEDICAL The bacteria residing in your digestive tract, or your gut microbiota, may play an important role in your ability to respond to... 22 hours
New plant therapy developed at WPI cures patients with drug-resistant malaria
NEWS MEDICAL When the standard malaria medications failed to help 18 critically ill patients, the attending physician in a Congo clinic acted under the "compassionate use" doctrine and... 22 hours
Scientists use stem cells to identify underlying cellular defects that cause Angelman syndrome
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at UConn Health used stem cells derived from patients with Angelman syndrome to identify the underlying cellular defects that cause the... 22 hours
Drug-resistant bacteria in patients' urine or stools raise risk of drug-resistant sepsis
SCIENCE DAILY People who have recently been found to have drug-resistant bacteria in their urine or stool samples have a greatly increased risk of developing a... 1 day
Eco-friendly, four-in-one catalyst developed
SCIENCE DAILY Performing multiple reactions in one shot reduces raw material needs and byproduct waste, a potential step toward a greener chemical industry. Researchers have developed a nanocatalyst that can perform the four reactions needed to produce a compound potentially useful in... 1 day
Researchers develop eco-friendly, 4-in-1 catalyst
SCIENCE DAILY Performing multiple reactions in one shot reduces raw material needs and byproduct waste, a potential step toward a greener chemical industry. Researchers have developed a nanocatalyst that can perform the four reactions needed to produce a compound potentially... 1 day
Patients with drug-resistant malaria cured by plant therapy
SCIENCE DAILY When the standard malaria medications failed to help 18 critically ill patients, the attending physician in a Congo clinic acted under the 'compassionate use' doctrine and prescribed a not-yet-approved malaria therapy made... 1 day
Stem cells help researchers identify neuronal defects causing Angelman syndrome
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have used stem cells derived from patients with Angelman syndrome to identify the underlying neuronal defects that cause the rare neurogenetic disorder, an important step in the... 1 day
Researchers develop eco-friendly, 4-in-1 catalyst
PHYS.ORG 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 products. 1 day
Examining the role of the microbiome in the effectiveness of colorectal cancer treatment
PHYS.ORG The bacteria residing in your digestive tract, or your gut microbiota, may play an important role in your ability to respond to... 1 day
Next-generation microscopy
SCIENCE DAILY A novel microscopy method allows unprecedented insights into the spatial organization and direct interactions of immune cells within blood and liquid multi-lineage tissues. The assay, called 'Pharmacoscopy,' is able to determine the immunomodulatory properties of drugs within large libraries on... 1 day
Does the microbiome play a role in the effectiveness of colorectal cancer treatment?
SCIENCE DAILY C. elegans, fed a diet of E. coli bacteria, are 100 times more sensitive to the chemotherapy drug floxuridine, commonly used to... 1 day
Pediatric clinic support boosts mental health for youth
SCIENCE DAILY Providing a brief behavioral therapy in the pediatric primary care setting is often better than referring to outpatient services for young people struggling with depression and anxiety, new research concludes. The brief... 1 day
New findings support use of integrative therapies for treating breast cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL In newly updated clinical guidelines from the Society for Integrative Oncology, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the Herbert Irving... 1 day
Nanosponges lessen severity of streptococcal infections
PHYS.ORG In a new study, researchers show that engineered nanosponges that are encapsulated in the membranes of red blood cells can reduce the severity of infections caused by group A Streptococcus, the bacteria responsible for strep throat... 1 day
Intraoperative methadone offers promise to reduce need for pain medications during recovery
NEWS MEDICAL Patients undergoing spinal fusion surgery who are treated with methadone during the procedure require significantly less intravenous and oral opioids to manage postoperative pain,... 1 day
Growing body of evidence supports use of mind-body therapies in breast cancer treatment
SCIENCE DAILY In newly updated clinical guidelines, researchers analyzed which integrative treatments are most effective and safe for patients with breast cancer. This systematic... 2 days
Smart pills could revolutionize prevention and diagnosis of gut disorders
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have successfully completed phase one human trials of ingestible capsules that have the potential to revolutionize the prevention and diagnosis of gut disorders and diseases. 2 days
Tiny 'cages' could keep vaccines safe at high temperatures
SCIENCE DAILY Vaccines and antibodies could be transported and stored without refrigeration by capturing them in tiny silica 'cages', a discovery which could make getting vital medicines to patients much easier, cheaper... 2 days
New test can identify dangerous bacteria with resistance to last-resort antibiotic
SCIENCE DAILY New research suggests it is possible to quickly and accurately diagnose some the most dangerous and drug-resistant types of bacterial infections, using equipment already owned by... 2 days
Genetics are key to hormone therapy lowering risk of broken bones in older women
SCIENCE DAILY Women at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study. 2 days
Tiny silica 'cages' could help store and transport vaccines without refrigeration
NEWS MEDICAL Vaccines and antibodies could be transported and stored without refrigeration by capturing them in tiny silica 'cages', a discovery which could make getting vital medicines to remote or... 2 days
Researchers complete phase one human trials of smart pills
PHYS.ORG Researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, have successfully completed phase one human trials of ingestible capsules that have the potential to revolutionise the prevention and diagnosis of gut disorders... 2 days
Medical News Today: Can type 2 diabetes be reversed? Strategies, goals, and evidence
MNT Research suggests that a low calorie diet, intensive lifestyle therapy, and weight-loss surgery may help with type 2 diabetes. Learn more in... 2 days
Women at highest genetic risk for fracture benefit most from hormone therapy, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Women at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study led... 2 days
Research on ready-to-use therapeutic food seeks drastic reduction in fatalities from severe acute malnutrition
PHYS.ORG For chemical engineer Tonghan Gu, a typical day of fieldwork in Mumbai, India, begins not in a lab, but with... 2 days
Tiny 'cages' could keep vaccines safe at high temperatures
PHYS.ORG Vaccines and antibodies could be transported and stored without refrigeration by capturing them in tiny silica 'cages', a discovery which could make getting vital medicines to remote or dangerous places... 2 days
Immune discovery points to therapies to improve stroke recovery
MNT Having a stroke damages immune cells as well as affecting the brain, research has found. 2 days
Research findings may help doctors to better treat bloodstream infections with fewer side effects
NEWS MEDICAL Patients with bloodstream infections could avoid treatment with a combination of antimicrobial therapies if they are given the right drug... 2 days
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in patients’ urine or stools linked to increased risk of drug-resistant sepsis
NEWS MEDICAL People who have recently been found to have drug-resistant bacteria in their urine or stool samples have a greatly increased... 2 days
Medical News Today: Can diabetes be cured? A review of therapies and lifestyle changes
MNT In this article, we take a close look at ways to manage and reduce the effects of diabetes, and ask... 3 days
Fighting child malnutrition with nanoscience
MIT New research on ready-to-use therapeutic food seeks drastic reduction in fatalities from severe acute malnutrition in India. 4 days
Same but different: Researchers uncover a mechanism of how bacteria with the same genotype can show a different phenotype
SCIENCE DAILY Bacterial populations pose an intriguing puzzle: in so-called isogenic populations,... 4 days
Atomic-level motion may drive bacteria's ability to evade immune system defenses
SCIENCE DAILY A study has found evidence that extremely small changes in how atoms move in bacterial proteins can play a big role in how these microorganisms function... 4 days
Medical News Today: Could fungi be a vast, untapped source of new antibiotics?
MNT In scanning genomes of many fungal species, scientists find over 1,000 molecular pathways that might yield a large variety of antibiotics and... 5 days
Fungi have enormous potential for new antibiotics
SCIENCE DAILY Fungi are a potential goldmine for the production of pharmaceuticals. This is shown by researchers who have developed a method for finding new antibiotics from nature's own resources. The findings could prove very useful... 5 days
Fecal microbiota transplants improve cognitive impairment caused by severe liver disease
SCIENCE DAILY Fecal transplantation of bacteria from one healthy donor into patients that suffer from hepatic encephalopathy, is safe and improves cognitive function compared with standard of care... 5 days
Investigational dose of oral interferon-free treatment can cure hepatitis C in children
SCIENCE DAILY A study that evaluated an investigational dosage of once-daily ledipasvir 45 mg/sofosbuvir 200 mg (LDV/SOF) in children aged six to 11 years infected with... 5 days
Antibody helps detect protein implicated in Alzheimer's, other diseases
SCIENCE DAILY Damaging tangles of the protein tau dot the brains of people with neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and boxer's dementia. Now, a team of scientists has found a way to measure... 5 days
Study finds increase in number of prescriptions filled for chronic conditions after Medicaid expansion
NEWS MEDICAL During the first one and a half years of the Affordable Care Act, the number of prescriptions filled by adults... 5 days
Medical News Today: Weighted blankets for anxiety: Uses and benefits
MNT There are many ways to manage anxiety, including medication, lifestyle changes, and complementary therapies. Learn about how weighted blankets may help. 5 days
Keeping tabs on tau to track neurodegenerative disorder progression
MNT A new study reports an antibody therapy in development for the neurodegenerative disorders known as tauopathies may be eventually used as a marker to screen patients for disease progression, which... 5 days
Drug created from malaria parasite shows promise as bladder cancer treatment
SCIENCE DAILY A drug created from a malaria protein stopped tumor growth of chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, offering hope for cancer patients not responding to standard treatments, report researchers. 5 days
New microscopy method breaks color barrier of optical imaging
SCIENCE DAILY A significant step has been made toward breaking the so-called 'color barrier' of light microscopy for biological systems, allowing for much more comprehensive, system-wide labeling and imaging of a greater... 5 days
Countering chemo's effects on fertility
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Researchers uncover a mechanism of how bacteria with the same genotype can show a different phenotype
PHYS.ORG Bacterial populations pose an intriguing puzzle: in so-called isogenic populations, all bacteria have the same genes,... 5 days
FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids
ABC NEWS U.S. regulators are strengthening warnings about the dangers of two types of powerful opioid painkillers, codeine and tramadol 5 days
Novel test can rapidly diagnose flu in patients with severe respiratory illnesses
NEWS MEDICAL Doctors and researchers in Southampton have developed a novel way of using a swab test which can rapidly diagnose flu and other viral infections... 5 days
Study reveals potential therapeutic target for kidney fibrosis
NEWS MEDICAL When the kidneys - vital organs for filtering the body's entire blood supply - become injured, it can set in motion an unfortunate chain of events that leads to a decline in... 6 days
Fungi have enormous potential for new antibiotics
PHYS.ORG Fungi are a potential goldmine for the production of pharmaceuticals. This is shown by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, who have developed a method for finding new antibiotics from nature's own resources. The... 6 days
Spine surgery helps 5-year-old with cerebral palsy to make strides
NEWS MEDICAL Bhoomi Manjunatha, 5, has been able to rely less on her walker and wheelchair, and more on her own two feet, because of a surgery performed at Nationwide... 6 days
Fungi have immense potential for production of pharmaceutical compounds
NEWS MEDICAL Fungi are a potential goldmine for the production of pharmaceuticals. This is shown by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, who have developed a method for finding new antibiotics from... 6 days
Drug created from malaria protein offers hope for bladder cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL A drug created from a malaria protein stopped tumor growth of chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, offering hope for cancer patients not responding to standard treatments. 6 days
Gaming can improve physical and mental therapy
NEWS MEDICAL Using game features in non-game contexts, computers can learn to build personalized mental- and physical-therapy programs that enhance individual motivation, according to Penn State engineers. 6 days
Researcher aims to eliminate chemotherapy-resistant ovarian tumors using virus treatment
NEWS MEDICAL In some cases, the Lassa virus starts with a fever and general weakness, moving toward headache, muscle pain, possible facial swelling, deafness, and worse. About 15 percent of... 6 days
The difficult choices: Managing chronic pain while avoiding opioid abuse
SCIENCE DAILY Rather than being considered a miracle pill that magically takes away pain, prescription opioids are increasingly being seen as a precursor to heroin addiction and the cause of... 6 days
How physicians can prevent opioid abuse while providing adequate pain relief
NEWS MEDICAL Rather than being considered a miracle pill that magically takes away pain, prescription opioids are increasingly being seen as a precursor to heroin addiction and the cause of... 6 days
NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium adds nine new clinical practice guidelines in oncology
NEWS MEDICAL The National Comprehensive Cancer Network continues to build its NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium with the publication of radiation therapy (RT) recommendations from an additional... 6 days
Painkillers relieve zebrafish larvae discomfort
PHYS.ORG Lynne Sneddon is a myth buster. Having debunked the fisherman's legend that fish don't feel pain, Sneddon, from the University of Liverpool, UK, has become a leading figure in the movement to reduce, replace and refine the use... 6 days
New microscopy method breaks color barrier of optical imaging
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Columbia University have made a significant step toward breaking the so-called "color barrier" of light microscopy for biological systems, allowing for much more comprehensive, system-wide labeling and imaging... 6 days
A murine preclinical syngeneic transplantation model for breast cancer precision medicine
Science Magazine We previously demonstrated that altered activity of lysophosphatidic acid in murine mammary glands promotes tumorigenesis. We have now established and characterized a heterogeneous collection of mouse-derived... 6 days
[Perspectives] Clinical chemoproteomics--Opportunities and obstacles
Science Magazine Chemoproteomics is the large-scale study of proteins using chemical methods. Although chemoproteomic techniques are becoming commonplace in preclinical research, few examples have found clinical utility. We explore the prospects for advancing chemoproteomics into the clinical setting to understand... 6 days
[Research Articles] Anti-tau antibody administration increases plasma tau in transgenic mice and patients with tauopathy
Science Magazine Tauopathies are a group of disorders in which the cytosolic protein tau aggregates and accumulates in cells within... 6 days
[Editors' Choice] Toward off-the-shelf adoptive T cell therapies
Science Magazine Artificial thymic organoids may enable more efficient engineered T cell production for immunotherapy. 6 days
[Research Articles] RIG-I/MAVS and STING signaling promote gut integrity during irradiation- and immune-mediated tissue injury
Science Magazine The molecular pathways that regulate the tissue repair function of type I interferon (IFN-I) during acute tissue damage... 6 days
Adherence to high-intensity statin drops-off for many following heart attack
SCIENCE DAILY A substantial proportion of patients prescribed high-intensity statins following hospitalization for a heart attack did not continue taking this medication with high adherence at two years after discharge,... 6 days
Brain cancer patient treated with malaria drug shows dramatic improvement
NEWS MEDICAL After her brain cancer became resistant to chemotherapy and then to targeted treatments, 26-year-old Lisa Rosendahl's doctors gave her only a few months to live. 6 days
Identical twins, not-so-identical stem cells
SCIENCE DAILY A new twin study sheds light on what causes reprogrammed stem cells to have different epigenetic patterns. The findings are being used for research and therapeutics, say the researchers. 6 days
Defective HIV proviruses hinder immune system response and cure
SCIENCE DAILY Proteins created by defective forms of HIV long previously believed to be harmless actually interact with our immune systems and are actively monitored by a specific type of immune cell,... 6 days
Study ranks which production attributes are most important to consumers when buying beef, chicken
PHYS.ORG For many consumers, buying a gallon of milk is much more complex than finding the preferred fat content and expiration... 7 days
Gaming helps personalized therapy level up
PHYS.ORG Using game features in non-game contexts, computers can learn to build personalized mental- and physical-therapy programs that enhance individual motivation, according to Penn State engineers. 7 days
Gaming helps personalized therapy level up
SCIENCE DAILY Using game features in non-game contexts, computers can learn to build personalized mental- and physical-therapy programs that enhance individual motivation, according to engineers. 7 days
IRCM researchers discover how immunotherapy works in some cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL What if our immune system could cure cancer? This logic seems almost too simple to be true, but it forms the basis of an emerging cancer treatment—immunotherapy. 7 days
Genetic control of immune cell proliferation
SCIENCE DAILY Germinal centers are transient structures in the lymph nodes where antibody-producing B cells proliferate and differentiate at extraordinary rates. Germinal centers can be visually divided into a dark zone and light zone. For the proliferation and... 7 days
CIRM funds clinical study to test safety, efficacy of new retinitis pigmentosa treatment
NEWS MEDICAL Cell therapy company jCyte is launching a phase 2b clinical trial to test the safety and efficacy of its developmental retinitis pigmentosa... 7 days
Benzene-based probes highlight two hidden binding sites on an anticancer drug target
PHYS.ORG In the quest for new cancer therapies, A*STAR researchers have devised a computational strategy that unearths any previously unknown binding sites or 'pockets' on... 7 days
NICE approves Healios’ CBT service for treating children, young people with anxiety disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Healios, a pioneering digital healthcare company, has received endorsement from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in its approach to... 7 days
New mechanism to fight multi-resistant bacteria revealed
PHYS.ORG In recent years, scientists, clinicians and pharmaceutical companies have struggled to find new antibiotics or alternative strategies against multi-drug resistant bacteria that represent a serious public health problem. In a breakthrough study now published... 7 days
Scalp cooling technology to fight cancer causing alopecia (hair loss) approved by the FDA
NEWS MEDICAL Paxman Coolers Limited announced today that The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the company to market the... 7 days
Bacteriophages may help combat antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'
NEWS MEDICAL Viruses that specifically kill bacteria, called bacteriophages, might one day help solve the growing problem of bacterial infections that are resistant to antibiotic treatment. 1 week
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