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Research offers new clues to prolong lifespan of the body's disease-fighting NK cells
NEWS MEDICAL A team of researchers from Australia and France have uncovered new insights into how to prolong the lifespan of the body's disease-fighting... 3 hours
Delayed cord clamping prevents anaemia in infants up to six months of age
NEWS MEDICAL When clamping of the umbilical cord is delayed, iron deficiency up to six months of age can be prevented, according to a... 3 hours
Prolonged exposure to work-related stress linked to increased risk of cancers
NEWS MEDICAL For men, prolonged exposure to work-related stress has been linked to an increased likelihood of lung, colon, rectal, and stomach cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma 3 hours
Penn researchers discover antimicrobial that thwarts Zika viral entry into human cells
NEWS MEDICAL A panel of small molecules that inhibit Zika virus infection, including one that stands out as a potent inhibitor of Zika viral entry into... 3 hours
People with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E, new research shows
NEWS MEDICAL New research has shown that people with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E - which could be a serious public health concern, in... 3 hours
DGIST researchers discover mechanisms of inflammation-induced aging in animals
NEWS MEDICAL DGIST's research team has experimentally proved the hypothesis that the accumulated chronic inflammation results in the aging of animals. 3 hours
Analgesic effects of opioids can be mediated via immune cells
NEWS MEDICAL Opioids are the most powerful painkillers. Researchers at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have now found that the analgesic effects of opioids are not exclusively mediated by opioid... 3 hours
New Apple ResearchKit app from Penn Medicine focuses on sarcoidosis patients
NEWS MEDICAL Penn Medicine today launched its first Apple ResearchKit app, focused on patients with sarcoidosis, an inflammatory condition that can affect the lungs, skin, eyes, heart, brain,... 3 hours
Talking therapy strengthens connections in the brains of people with psychosis, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A new study from King's College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust has shown for the first time that... 3 hours
Chemotherapy-induced senescent cells promote side effects and cancer relapse
NEWS MEDICAL Standard chemotherapy is a blunt force instrument against cancer - and it's a rare cancer patient who escapes debilitating side effects from systemic treatments that mostly affect dividing cells, both malignant and... 3 hours
Cockroach bait may be easier, cheaper way to manage key asthma trigger in children
NEWS MEDICAL It may be easier and cheaper for parents to manage a key asthma trigger in children -- exposure to cockroaches... 4 hours
Antimicrobial sutures can reduce risk of SSIs and provide cost savings
NEWS MEDICAL New analyses of the published clinical studies indicate that antimicrobial sutures are effective for preventing surgical site infections, and they can result in significant cost savings. 4 hours
Heart CT scans can help personalize treatment for patients with mild high blood pressure
NEWS MEDICAL Using data from a national study, Johns Hopkins researchers determined that using heart CT scans can help personalize treatment in... 4 hours
Bionic hand reconstruction offers hope for patients with global brachial plexopathies
NEWS MEDICAL ​Bionic hand? No longer only an image conjured by science fiction, bionic hands return functionality in cases of traumatic nerve and muscle loss. 4 hours
COGENT scientists uncover genes responsible for cognitive ability
NEWS MEDICAL An international team of scientists, led by Todd Lencz, PhD, professor at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health and Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, have unlocked some of the... 5 hours
Recognition given to Edwards Lifesciences for hemodynamic monitoring product
NEWS MEDICAL Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, has received CE Mark for its HemoSphere advanced monitoring platform, which provides greater... 7 hours
Mettler Toledo produce guide for accurate weighing in the lab
NEWS MEDICAL Weighing is one of the most common laboratory tasks. Micro, semi-micro, analytical and precision balances are now perfected to such a degree that, in general, special weighing rooms... 8 hours
Planning tool for Pittcon 2017 released for web and mobile
NEWS MEDICAL The Pittcon marketing department is pleased to announce the release of its official 2017 conference and exposition planning tool, Pittcon at a Glance, which is available in app... 8 hours
Metabolomics and NMR
NEWS MEDICAL Bruker has been involved in the Phenome Center network since its beginning. Several years ago, the whole visionary concept of a global phenome network was actually born with Professor Jeremy Nicholson and Bruker BioSpin has been part of it since... 9 hours
Epigenetic changes drive successful metastases of pancreatic cancer cells
NEWS MEDICAL A multicenter team of researchers reports that a full genomic analysis of tumor samples from a small number of people who died of pancreatic cancer suggests that chemical changes to... 11 hours
Diminishing levels of GABA may play role in age-related cognitive decline
NEWS MEDICAL Diminishing levels of GABA, the primary inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, may play a role in cognitive decline as we age, according to a study published... 11 hours
Eating disorders affect significant amount of women aged 40-50 years, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL In a UK study of 5,320 women, 3% were found to have an active eating disorder in mid-life, a figure higher than expected as... 12 hours
Alpine HC completes interior fit-out for Vida Grange dementia care home
NEWS MEDICAL Last month, Vida Grange- a specialist dementia care home operated by Vida Healthcare - opened its doors to its first residents. 12 hours
Study reveals effects of heavy smoking on lower jaw dental implants
NEWS MEDICAL Journal of Oral Implantology – Smoking causes a range of negative effects, particularly in the smoker’s mouth. The effects that smoking has on dental implants, however,... 13 hours
MR Solutions offers compact 7T cryogen-free preclinical MRI imaging system
NEWS MEDICAL Size really does matter when laboratories specify preclinical MRI imaging technology – in fact space is at such a premium that insufficient floor area often precludes purchase. The... 13 hours
Common drug for high blood pressure repurposed to treat soft tissue sarcoma in Europe
NEWS MEDICAL A drug that's commonly used to treat high blood pressure is being repurposed for a rare tissue cancer in Europe.... 13 hours
Oral vitamin spray or topical magnesium spray can help beat the blues, says TV chef Tonia Buxton
NEWS MEDICAL Boost your mood and energy levels this Blue Monday (16 January) by spraying your... 13 hours
Better fungal disease diagnostics could be critical to fight against antimicrobial resistance
NEWS MEDICAL Poor diagnosis worldwide of fungal disease causes doctors to overprescribe antibiotics, increasing harmful resistance to antimicrobial drugs, according to a paper published today in... 14 hours
Accurate test for jaundice could lead to effective treatment in premature newborns
NEWS MEDICAL Seeking to improve the care of preterm infants, a new study by researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has found a more... 14 hours
New study reports link between truck driver’s poor health and crash risk
NEWS MEDICAL As commuters shimmy past large, lumbering trucks on the road, they may glance over and wonder, "How safe is that driver next to me?"... 14 hours
Onset of hypertension later in life linked to lower dementia risk, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL New study results published online today in Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association suggest that onset of high blood... 14 hours
UVC machines can cut transmission of four drug-resistant superbugs by 30%, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A new tool -- a type of ultraviolet light called UVC -- could aid hospitals in the ongoing battle to keep drug-resistant... 15 hours
Researchers find absence of smoking related imagery from only one James Bond movie to date
NEWS MEDICAL Smoking related imagery is conspicuous by its absence from only one Bond movie since 007 first graced cinema... 15 hours
Synthesized steroid prevents lethal protein buildup in animal model of Parkinson's disease
NEWS MEDICAL A synthesized steroid mirroring one naturally made by the dogfish shark prevents the buildup of a lethal protein implicated in some neurodegenerative diseases, reports... 16 hours
Acupuncture may be effective treatment option to resolve excessive crying in colicky babies
NEWS MEDICAL Acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for babies with infantile colic--those who cry for more than 3 hours a day on... 16 hours
Maternal multi-micronutrients, nurturing environment in early life foster childhood development
NEWS MEDICAL Mothers who take multi-micronutrient supplements during pregnancy can add the equivalent of up to one full year of schooling to a child's cognitive abilities at age 9-12, says... 16 hours
Biomarker could help identify heart failure patients suitable for cardiac recovery therapies
NEWS MEDICAL Investigators at the University of Utah have identified distinct differences in the hearts of advanced heart failure patients who have defied the odds and... 16 hours
Ludwig study uncovers ancient cellular response that underlies spread of aggressive skin cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Each day, more than 1,600 people die from cancer in the US, and 450 in the UK, mostly because the disease has... 16 hours
Antiretroviral drugs may increase gay and bisexual men's susceptibility to syphilis
NEWS MEDICAL The antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV infection might inadvertently be boosting gay/bisexual men's susceptibility to the bacteria responsible for syphilis, Treponema pallidum, conclude researchers in... 16 hours
MGH researchers identify protein that may protect tumor-initiating cells in breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Massachusetts General Hospital investigators have identified a protein that may play an essential role in maintaining a population of tumor-initiating cells (TICs) -- treatment-resistant... 16 hours
Access to health insurance can increase social cohesion in communities, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A new study shows that access to health insurance can help hold a community together socially, and lack of it can contribute to the... 16 hours
Researchers find explanation for link between persistent infection and long-term immunity
NEWS MEDICAL Many infectious diseases are one and done; people get sick once and then they are protected from another bout of the same illness. 17 hours
Yale researchers discover how tick-borne bacteria cause infection
NEWS MEDICAL Before infecting humans, tick-borne bacteria or viruses first have to get past a tick's defenses to colonize it. 17 hours
Drug-resistant deadly bacteria more widespread than previously thought, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A family of highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly bacteria may be spreading more widely--and more stealthily -- than previously thought, according to a new study from Harvard T.H.... 17 hours
Naturally-occurring compound can inhibit early formation of toxins linked to Parkinson's Disease
NEWS MEDICAL A naturally-occurring compound has been found to block a molecular process thought to underlie Parkinson's Disease, and to suppress its toxic products, scientists have... 18 hours
Every meal triggers short-term inflammatory responses in healthy individuals
NEWS MEDICAL When we eat, we do not just take in nutrients - we also consume a significant quantity of bacteria. The body is faced with the challenge of simultaneously distributing the... 18 hours
Knowledge bank approach could help find best treatment option for AML patients
NEWS MEDICAL An international collaboration led by clinical researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has shown proof-of-concept that truly personalised therapy will be possible in... 18 hours
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator improves survival rate in older patients, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Of patients over age 65 who received an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) after surviving sudden cardiac arrest or a near-fatal arrhythmia, almost 80 percent survived two years--a higher rate... 18 hours
Researchers explore how metastatic pancreatic cancer gets ‘reprogrammed’ for optimal malignancy
NEWS MEDICAL Metastatic pancreatic cancer -- cancer that has spread from the pancreas to other tissues and is responsible for most patient deaths -- changes its metabolism and... 19 hours
Nasal breathing may help get better night's sleep
NEWS MEDICAL The Secret to Sleep could be right under your nose. Many of us are unaware of how we breathe at night - which can lead to a raft of sleep problems. According... 20 hours
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