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New laser treatment aims to stop the development of age-related vision loss  NEWS MEDICAL · 41 minutes
There are 200 million people in the world living with AMD, and in approximately a fifth of these cases, the disease progresses to an... more
A miniature robot that could check colons for early signs of disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Engineers have shown it is technically possible to guide a tiny robotic capsule inside the colon to take micro-ultrasound images. Known as a Sonopill,... more
From one brain scan, more information for medical artificial intelligence  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Researchers have devised a novel method to glean training information for machine-learning models, including those that can analyze medical images to help diagnose and treat brain conditions. more
Scientists chart course toward a new world of synthetic biology  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
Genetically engineered trees that provide fire-resistant lumber for homes. Modified organs that won't be rejected. Synthetic microbes that monitor your gut to detect invading disease organisms and kill... more
Alzheimer's Disease: Brain Changes, Symptoms and Treatment  LIVE SCIENCE · 9 hours
Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, causes memory and thinking problems, as well as behavioral changes in older adults. more
Epithelial-type systemic breast carcinoma cells with a restricted mesenchymal transition are a major source of metastasis  Science Magazine · 9 hours
Carcinoma cells undergo epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT); however, contributions of EMT heterogeneity to disease progression remain a... more
Sortilin gates neurotensin and BDNF signaling to control peripheral neuropathic pain  Science Magazine · 9 hours
Neuropathic pain is a major incurable clinical problem resulting from peripheral nerve trauma or disease. A central mechanism is the reduced expression of the potassium chloride... more
Dietary supplement improves neuronal function of a patient with atypical Rett syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
A multicentric translational research study carried out by groups of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, Sant Joan de Déu Hospital, the University of Barcelona,... more
Medical News Today: Lyme disease: Why does joint pain persist?  MNT · 12 hours
Lyme disease can cause long-term joint inflammation that lasts long after the body has cleared the infection. A new study uncovers how this might happen. more
Scientists pinpoint cause of fatal respiratory disorder that turns babies' lips and skin blue  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Scientists used a gene editing method called CRISPR/Cas9 to generate mice that faithfully mimic a fatal respiratory disorder in newborn... more
Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
Sigma receptors are proteins found mainly on the surface of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two... more
Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Sigma receptors are proteins found on mainly the surface of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two... more
Three signs of real progress against sickle cell disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
A decade ago, the United Nations declared June 19 to be World Sickle Cell Awareness Day- and for good reason. more
Researchers identify genes linked with survival in children with biliary atresia  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have identified an expression pattern of 14 genes at the time of diagnosis that predicts two year, transplant-free survival... more
From one brain scan, more information for medical artificial intelligence  MIT · 13 hours
System helps machine-learning models glean training information for diagnosing and treating brain conditions. more
Researchers find cause of rare, fatal disease that turns babies' lips and skin blue  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Scientists used a gene editing method called CRISPR/Cas9 to generate mice that faithfully mimic a fatal respiratory disorder in newborn... more
Healthy blood vessels could help stave off cognitive decline  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
High blood pressure may affect conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease by interfering with the brain’s waste management system, according to new research in rats published in JNeurosci. Maintaining blood vessel... more
Sleep patterns can predict Alzheimer’s pathology later in life  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
Sleep patterns can predict the accumulation of Alzheimer’s pathology proteins later in life, according to a new study of older men and women published in JNeurosci. These findings could lead... more
Loughborough University student designs portable wallet to keep medication cool  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
A student from Loughborough University has designed a portable wallet to keep medication cool after being inspired by his girlfriend who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. more
Harnessing the power of skin microbiome to develop new therapeutics  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
As scientific researchers continue to investigate the complexities of the skin microbiome, our mission for the 2nd Microbiome Movement – Skin Health & Dermatology Summit is simple: Build... more
Inhaling irritant that mimics air pollution changes defensive heart-lung reflex for hypertension  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Air pollution significantly increases the risk for premature deaths, particularly in people with underlying cardiovascular disease, clinical and epidemiological studies have determined. more
Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors at greater risk for developing heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Thanks to advanced medical treatments, women diagnosed with breast cancer today will likely survive the disease. more
Medical News Today: Rheumatoid factor: What to know  MNT · 1 day
Rheumatoid factor is an immune system protein. Doctors can measure its levels using a blood test to help diagnose autoimmune conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis. Here, we explain the test, normal rheumatoid factor... more
Study provides new insight into the heritability of coronary artery disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A collaboration involving the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the German Heart Center Munich, AstraZeneca, and Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has demonstrated that more... more
Good physical fitness in middle age linked to lower chronic lung disease risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Good heart and lung (cardiorespiratory) fitness in middle age is associated with a lower long term risk of chronic lung disease (COPD),... more
Many healthcare workers often care for patients while sick, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Large numbers of healthcare workers risk transmitting respiratory viruses to patients and co-workers by attending work even when they have symptoms, according to a study published... more
Scientists develop new class of drugs to treat hereditary kidney disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Scientists from the University of Sheffield are part of an international collaboration to develop a new class of drugs to treat a common genetic kidney disease... more
Survivors of breast cancer face increased risk of heart disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Thanks to advanced medical treatments, women diagnosed with breast cancer today will likely survive the disease. However, some treatment options put these women at greater risk for a... more
Medical News Today: Is there a link between ADHD and dopamine?  MNT · 1 day
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioral disorder that can occur in both children and adults. Research suggests that there may be a link... more
Is there a link between ADHD and dopamine?  MNT · 1 day
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioral disorder that can occur in both children and adults. Research suggests that there may be a link between a dopamine imbalance in the... more
Medical News Today: Coronary heart disease may speed up cognitive decline  MNT · 1 day
A study of adults aged 50 and over found that decline in memory and thinking was faster after a heart attack or angina, but not before. more
Food neophobia may raise the risk of developing lifestyle diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Food neophobia, or fear of new foods, may lead to poorer dietary quality, increase the risk factors associated with chronic diseases, and thus increase the risk of developing... more
Neolithic Çatalhöyük Experienced Modern Urban Problems  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
An international team of researchers has found that the inhabitants of the Neolithic settlement Çatalhöyük (7100-5950 BCE) experienced overcrowding, infectious diseases, violence and environmental... more
Consortium receives EU grant to develop new treatment for leishmaniasis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Professor Sanjeev Krishna and colleagues at St George's, University of London are heading a consortium that has been awarded EUR3.75 million to develop a treatment for one of... more
Medical News Today: Diagnosing IBD: Noninvasive method trialed in mice  MNT · 1 day
New research finds that immuno-PET imaging can accurately detect IBD in mice. The findings reveal information about specific inflammation mediators. more
Diagnosing IBD: Noninvasive method trialed in mice  MNT · 1 day
New research finds that immuno-PET imaging can accurately detect IBD in mice. The findings reveal information about specific inflammation mediators. more
Study uncovers potential modifier genes in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is the most common inherited neurological disorder affecting peripheral motor and/or sensory nerves in humans. more
Food neophobia may increase the risk of lifestyle diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Your parents were right: You should always try all foods! Food neophobia, or fear of new foods, may lead to poorer dietary quality and increase the risk factors associated with... more
Antidepressants can reduce empathy for those in pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Depression is a disorder that often comes along with strong impairments of social functioning. Until recently, researchers assumed that acute episodes of depression also impair empathy, an essential skill for successful social... more
Molecular switch for 'exhaustion mode' of immune cells discovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Tumors and certain viral infections pose a challenge to the human body which the immune system typically fails to hand. In these diseases it switches to hypofunctional state that prevent... more
New drug compound could tackle major life-limiting kidney disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Scientists are developing a new class of drugs to treat a common genetic kidney disease which is a major cause of kidney failure. more
Sleep history predicts late-life Alzheimer's pathology  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Sleep patterns can predict the accumulation of Alzheimer's pathology proteins later in life, according to a new study. These findings could lead to new sleep-based early diagnosis and prevention measures in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. more
Healthcare workers often care for patients while ill  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Large numbers of healthcare workers risk transmitting respiratory viruses to patients and co-workers by attending work even when they have symptoms, according to a new study. The study found that 95% of... more
Machine learning algorithms applied to biopsy images can improve gut disease diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A study published in the open access journal JAMA Open Network June 14 by scientists at the University of Virginia schools of Engineering and... more
Three beagles successfully identify lung cancer by scent, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Three beagles successfully showed they are capable of identifying lung cancer by scent, a first step in identifying specific biomarkers for the disease. more
Georgia researcher receives grant to develop models to better predict mental health disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Vince Calhoun, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Georgia State University and director of the Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and... more
Up to 80% of metastatic colorectal cancers spread to far areas before diagnoses  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Up to 80% of metastatic colorectal cancers are likely to have spread to distant locations in the body before the original tumor... more
A 'health number' that could tell about prostate disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
When it comes to staying on top of your health, doctors often tell you how important it is to "know your numbers." Blood pressure, cholesterol and body mass index can... more
Antioxidant protecting the brain linked to deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
New research may explain why an antioxidant that protects the brain is also associated with deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer's disease. more
Ochsner Hospital for Children joins national consortium to provide solutions for hypoplastic left heart syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Mayo Clinic's Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Ochsner Hospital for Children... more
Breastmilk antibody necessary to prevent necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh finds that an antibody in breastmilk is necessary to prevent necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)- an often deadly... more
Research highlights potential targets to help fight Crohn's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Affecting around 115,000 people in the UK alone, Crohn's disease is a lifelong condition which sees parts of the digestive system become inflamed. more
Topical cream found to be effective in reversing the effects of vitiligo  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A nationwide phase II clinical trial, coordinated out of Tufts Medical Center in Boston, has found that a topical cream was extremely effective in... more
Prehistoric settlement in Turkey bears telltale signs of modern woes  REUTERS · 2 days
Overcrowding. Violence. Infectious diseases. Environmental degradation. It may sound like the worst of modern mega-cities. more
Possible targets to help tackle Crohn's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
There is no precise cure for digestive condition Crohn's disease, and causes are believed to vary. But one indicator of the condition -- an abnormal reaction of the immune system to certain bacteria in... more
Antioxidant puts up fight, but loses battle against protein linked to Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
New research may explain why an antioxidant that protects the brain is also associated with deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer's disease.... more
Medical News Today: What to know about Asperger's syndrome and ADHD  MNT · 2 days
Autism spectrum disorder and ADHD are conditions that doctors link to brain development. Asperger's syndrome is no longer a separate diagnosis and typically refers to a... more
What to know about Asperger's syndrome and ADHD  MNT · 2 days
Autism spectrum disorder and ADHD are conditions that doctors link to brain development. Asperger's syndrome is no longer a separate diagnosis and typically refers to a mild form of autism. In this... more
Medical News Today: What to know about lung diffusion testing  MNT · 2 days
Lung diffusion tests measure how well a person’s lungs take in oxygen from the air. This test helps diagnose and monitor a range of lung-related conditions. Learn about... more
Medical News Today: Lupus pictures and symptoms  MNT · 2 days
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes a wide variety of symptoms. In this article, see pictures of lupus symptoms and learn more about the different types of this condition. more
Global commodities trade and consumption place the world's primates at risk of extinction  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A recent study highlights the fact that the economic benefits of commodity export for primate habitat countries has been limited relative to... more
Scientists use machine learning to improve gut disease diagnosis  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A study says machine learning algorithms applied to biopsy images can shorten the time for diagnosing and treating a gut disease that often causes permanent physical and cognitive damage in... more
Topical cream shows promise in treatment of skin pigmentation disease, vitiligo  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A US nationwide phase II clinical trial has found that a topical cream was extremely effective in reversing the effects of vitiligo, a relatively common autoimmune... more
Immune system can slow degenerative eye disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new study shows that the complement system, part of the innate immune system, plays a protective role to slow retinal degeneration in a mouse model of retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited eye disease. This... more
Tiny probe that senses deep in the lung set to shed light on disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A hair-sized probe that can measure key indicators of tissue damage deep in the lung has been developed by scientists. more
Inducing an osteoarthritic (OA) phenotype in a cartilage-on-a-chip (COC) model  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
In an aging population, the social impact of osteoarthritis (OA) can dramatically increase to become the most common musculoskeletal disease. However, at present, therapies are limited to palliative... more
Blood pressure drug appears to be helpful for people with Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Seeking new treatments to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease, researchers found the blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood flow to the brain's memory... more
Researchers exploit nanoparticles to develop test for early detection of different diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital are taking advantage of a unique phenomenon of nanoparticles to develop a test for early detection of different... more
Global commodities trade and consumption place the world's primates at risk of extinction  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A recent study published in the peer-reviewed journal PeerJ—the Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences highlights the fact that the economic benefits... more
Developmental disorders: Discovery of new mutations  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
In the largest study to date on developmental delay, researchers analyzed genomic data from over 31,000 parent-child trios and found more than 45,000 de novo mutations, and 40 novel genes. This will provide valuable information to... more
Applying cutting-edge technology to radiotherapy for improving cancer patient outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The impact that cancer has on society cannot be underestimated. Throughout our lives one in two of us will be diagnosed with a form of cancer, with the... more
Innovative technique uses sensory nanoparticles to detect disease  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital are taking advantage of a unique phenomenon of nanoparticles to develop a test for early detection of different types of diseases, including cancer. more
Innovative technique uses sensory nanoparticles to detect disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Like dipping a donut hole in powdered sugar, nanoparticles collect a unique coating of proteins from the blood. In a new study, researchers present a nanoparticle sensor array that they are developing... more
Hypertension drug may hold promise for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
The blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood flow to the brain's memory and learning center, without affecting other brain regions among people with Alzheimer's disease. These findings indicate that the known decrease... more
Early cancer detection with sensory protein corona 'fingerprints'  nanowerk · 3 days
When nanoparticles enter the blood stream or other biological fluids, they are quickly surrounded by a layer of proteins. This so-called protein corona on the nanoparticles hinders interactions between the targeting ligands... more
Urinary DKK3 can improve prediction of AKI  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new renal biomarker was presented at the ERA-EDTA Congress last year: that shows that urinary DKK3 might help to identify patients who are at risk of progressive chronic kidney disease. more
Tiny probe that senses deep in the lung set to shed light on disease  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A hair-sized probe that can measure key indicators of tissue damage deep in the lung has been developed by scientists. more
Study focuses on the recurrence of developmental disorder in future pregnancies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Having a child with a developmental disorder can cause parents to worry about the outcome of further pregnancies. more
Genetic study on liver iron content may pave way for better treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
High levels of iron in the liver are linked to a number of serious health conditions including cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and cardiovascular... more
Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed  REUTERS · 3 days
LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show... more
Research paves way for new treatment to protect people from cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
New University of Alberta research is paving the way for the first medical treatment to help protect people from cardiovascular disease by boosting the... more
Scientists create 'mini-brain' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
National Institutes of Health scientists have used human skin cells to create what they believe is the first cerebral organoid system, or "mini-brain," for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. more
New discovery could improve therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A new multi-institution study spearheaded by researchers at Florida State University and the University of California, Los Angeles suggests a tiny protein could play a major role in combating heart... more
New natural extract inhibits the development of diabetic nephropathy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A team of researchers have published in the Journal of Cellular Physiology that a new natural extract is able to inhibit the development of diabetic nephropathy, a kidney disease that... more
Cancer patients share survivorship story, celebrate strength and self-care  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
To survive in his struggle against an aggressive form of prostate cancer, Bin McLaurin didn't only have to overcome the disease attacking his body. He said he also had to... more
Medical News Today: Guanfacine vs. Adderall: What is the difference?  MNT · 5 days
Doctors prescribe the two drugs guanfacine and Adderall for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which people more often call ADHD. These medications work in different ways and have different... more
Guanfacine vs. Adderall: What is the difference?  MNT · 5 days
Doctors prescribe the two drugs guanfacine and Adderall for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which people more often call ADHD. These medications work in different ways and have different side effects. Learn about both here,... more
CDC director praises Alabama HIV clinic ahead of campaign  ABC NEWS · 5 days
The director of the Centers for Disease Control says he's impressed by a Montgomery-based HIV/AIDS clinic and its commitment to providing health services to rural communities more
WHO unexpectedly declines, again, to call Ebola outbreak a global emergency  Science Magazine · 5 days
Despite disease’s spread to Uganda, a World Health Organization panel says declaration would hurt more than help more
Researchers find genes that could help create more resilient chickens  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists have identified genes that may help farmers, especially ones in low- and middle-income countries, breed chickens that can resist one of the biggest disease threats facing poultry... more
IL-23-producing IL-10R{alpha}-deficient gut macrophages elicit an IL-22-driven proinflammatory epithelial cell response  Science Magazine · 5 days
Cytokines maintain intestinal health, but precise intercellular communication networks remain poorly understood. Macrophages are immune sentinels of the intestinal tissue and are critical for gut homeostasis.... more
Multiple Sclerosis: Symptoms, Management & New Research  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a potentially incapacitating disease that poses unpredictable challenges, but does not signal a shorter lifespan. more
Better prognosticating for dogs with mammary tumors  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Mammary tumors in dogs are the equivalent of breast cancers in people, and, as in the human disease, the canine tumors can manifest in a variety of ways. Some are diagnosed early, others late,... more
Researchers find genes that could help create more resilient chickens  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
An international team of scientists, led by Penn State researchers, have identified genes that may help farmers, especially ones in low- and middle-income countries, breed chickens that can... more
‘Stomach flu’ vaccine prevents type 1 diabetes in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Scientists have discovered that the rotavirus vaccine reduces the likelihood of children being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. more
Scientists develop 'mini-brain' model of human prion disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Scientists have used human skin cells to create what they believe is the first cerebral organoid system, or 'mini-brain,' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). CJD is a fatal neurodegenerative brain disease... more
Excess weight and body fat cause cardiovascular disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
In the first Mendelian randomization study to look at this, researchers have found evidence that excess weight and body fat cause a range of heart and blood vessel diseases, rather than just... more
Student creates portable wallet to keep medication cool after being inspired by girlfriend's story  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A student from Loughborough University has designed a portable wallet to keep medication cool after being inspired by his girlfriend... more
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