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Researchers discover how stress can decrease the desire to eat  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Eating disorder researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered a neurocircuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while... more
Beloved baby dugong 'Mariam' dies in Thailand with plastic in stomach  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
A sick baby dugong whose fight for recovery won hearts in Thailand and cast a spotlight on ocean conservation has died from an infection exacerbated by... more
New insights into how exercise can lift mood in depression  MNT · 1 day
A new study of people with major depressive disorder suggests that the body's endocannabinoid system plays a role in the mood-lifting effects of exercise. more
Medical News Today: New insights into how exercise can lift mood in depression  MNT · 1 day
A new study of people with major depressive disorder suggests that the body's endocannabinoid system plays a role in the mood-lifting effects... more
How stress can curb the desire to eat in an animal model  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Eating disorder researchers have discovered a neurocircuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while decreasing their desire to eat. more
Researchers refine guidelines for pediatric brain injuries  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
There are no guidelines on whether a noninvasive method of measuring carbon dioxide from patients' exhalations, known as end-tidal capnography, is as effective as drawing blood through a child's artery. This study found that... more
A novel cellular process to engulf nano-sized materials  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Nanometers are one billionth of a meter, a metric typically used to measure molecules and scientific building blocks not visible to the human eye. Materials of tens and/or several hundred nanometers in... more
Cannibalism is common in the animal kingdom, but for humans it's the ultimate taboo  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Vulnerable spadefoot tadpoles eat their smaller competitors to speed towards toadhood as quickly as possible. Gulls and pelicans are among... more
Mosquito misery: can environmental changes reduce mosquito-transmitted disease?  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In autumn, as the heat becomes a bit more bearable and football season approaches, people begin to spend more time outdoors where they are sure to be plagued by that quintessential Louisiana... more
For superconductors, discovery comes from disorder  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Discovered more than 100 years ago, superconductivity continues to captivate scientists who seek to develop components for highly efficient energy transmission, ultrafast electronics or quantum bits for next-generation computation. However, determining what causes substances to become—or... more
New insight into bacterial infections found in the noses of healthy cattle  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
New research used the 'One Health' approach to study three bacterial species in the noses of young cattle and found the carriage of the... more
Fruit fly model for studying diseases like gout, kidney stones reveals new drug targets  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new fruit fly model that mimics diseases associated with high uric acid levels, such as gout and kidney stones,... more
Gold Coast Biobank at Griffith University boosts medical research  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Better treatment and management of chronic diseases such as breast cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s is one step closer with the official opening of Gold Coast Biobank at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus... more
Research offers new insight into bacterial infections found in the noses of healthy cattle  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
New research led by academics at the University of Bristol Veterinary and Medical Schools used the 'One Health' approach to... more
Regular exercise may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Regular exerciss may help prevent cognitive decline seen in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. more
Rejuvenating brain stem cells may hold key to future MS treatments  MNT · 2 days
Scientists have found a way to rejuvenate brain stem cells in rats. The finding offers clues on how to restore lost brain function in diseases such... more
Medical News Today: Rejuvenating brain stem cells may hold key to future MS treatments  MNT · 2 days
Scientists have found a way to rejuvenate brain stem cells in rats. The finding offers clues on how to restore... more
Police departments confront 'epidemic' in officer suicides  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The New York Police Department is grappling with a spike in officer suicides that has drawn national attention to the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder among law enforcement more
Studying diseases like gout and kidney stones finds new drug targets  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new fruit fly model that mimics diseases associated with high uric acid levels, such as gout and kidney stones, has revealed new targets for developing... more
Addiction intervention in hospital is a 'reachable moment'  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Patients who meet an addiction medicine consult team while they're in the hospital are twice as likely to participate in treatment for substance use disorder after they go home, according to new... more
Discovery could pave the way for disease-resistant rice crops  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have uncovered an unusual protein activity in rice that can be exploited to give crops an edge in the evolutionary arms race against rice blast disease, a major threat... more
New study shows how autism can be measured through a non-verbal marker  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have identified a non-verbal, neural marker of autism. This marker shows that individuals with autism are slower to dampen neural activity in response... more
Enriched environment in aquaculture enhances the survival of fish from bacterial disease  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A cooperative study conducted by University of Jyväskylä and Natural Resources institute Finland (Luke), revealed that enriched rearing of juvenile fish significantly enhances the... more
Age-related illness risk for people living with HIV  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
The first large-scale review into the health outcomes of people living with HIV has found that this group has an increased risk of contracting specific diseases and illnesses, some of which are... more
Tweaked CRISPR in neurons gives scientists new power to probe brain diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers describe a technique that uses a special version of CRISPR to systematically alter the activity of genes in human neurons generated from stem... more
Enriched environment in aquaculture enhances the survival of fish from bacterial disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new study has revealed that enriched rearing of juvenile fish significantly enhances the survival of fish from bacterial infection commonly seen in rearing... more
Researchers reverse stem cell aging process  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Scientists have shown that older stem cells can be reverted to a younger state. The discovery has important implications for degenerative disease research. more
Discovery could pave the way for disease-resistant rice crops  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Researchers have uncovered an unusual protein activity in rice that can be exploited to give crops an edge in the evolutionary arms race against rice blast disease, a major threat... more
High gluten intake during childhood increases risk of celiac disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Children are more likely to develop celiac disease if they consume higher-than-average amounts of gluten during the first five years of life. more
How astronomers chase new worlds in TESS data  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
As pink liquid oozed around her shoes, astronomer Johanna Teske started to feel sick. She had been looking for new planets with the Planet Finder Spectrograph, an astronomical instrument resembling an industrial-sized... more
Monkey malaria breakthrough offers possible cure for relapsing malaria  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A breakthrough in monkey malaria research could help scientists diagnose and treat a relapsing form of human malaria. more
US makes new push for graphic warning labels on cigarettes  ABC NEWS · 3 days
US makes new push to add disturbing images of smoking-related diseases to cigarettes more
Man's X-Ray Reveals His Penis Is Turning to Bone  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
A man was diagnosed with penile ossification, a rare condition in which bone forms inside the penis. more
The first chlamydia vaccine has passed a major test  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 days
A clinical trial for a vaccine against the sexually transmitted disease found that the product provoked an immune response. more
Mortality risk from yellow fever can be identified sooner  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Approximately ten out of every 100 people who are bitten by mosquitos infected by the yellow fever virus develop symptoms of the disease. Although most infected people do not develop... more
Study investigates association between migraine diagnoses and dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Several studies have recently focused on the association between migraine headaches and other headaches and dementia and found a positive migraine-dementia relationship. more
Treatment doctor tested on himself can put others into remission  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Castleman Disease patients who do not respond to the only drug currently approved by the FDA may have another option that targets a specific pathway called PI3K/Akt/mTOR. more
Genetic census of the human microbiome  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Scientists have analyzed the genetic repertoire of bacteria in the human mouth and gut. The effort marks the first chapter in efforts to compile a compendium of all genes in the human microbiome. Mapping the microbial... more
Cell biology: New proteomics technique gives insights into ubiquitin signaling  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have developed a new approach to understand intricate changes that control how proteins function in our cells in health and disease. The new proteomics technique called 'ubiquitin... more
Scientists reverse aging process in rat brain stem cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Scientists say the results have far reaching implications for how we understand the aging process, and how we might develop much-needed treatments for age-related brain diseases. more
Engineering multiple bacterial strains reverses antagonistic interactions and results in more balanced consortia  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Bacteria, like people, have complicated relationships: they can either be friendly, neutral, or antagonistic toward each other, and those relationships can change... more
Genes linked to Alzheimer's risk, resilience ID'd  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Scientists have identified a pair of genes that influence risk for both late-onset and early-onset Alzheimer's disease. more
New drug targets early instigator of Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Medicinal chemists are exploring a small molecule drug known as DYR219. The promising therapy, while still in the experimental stages, may succeed where other treatments have failed, and could be effective against... more
Noninvasive monitoring of chronic kidney disease using pH and perfusion imaging  Science Magazine · 4 days
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a cardinal feature of methylmalonic acidemia (MMA), a prototypic organic acidemia. Impaired growth, low activity, and protein restriction affect muscle mass... more
New proteomics technique gives insights into ubiquitin signalling  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Australian researchers are among the first in the world to have access to a new approach to understand intricate changes that control how proteins function in our cells in health and disease. more
'Catcher of the rye' method detects rye gluten proteins in foods  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Gluten-free diets have been trendy for several years now, with adherents claiming that avoiding grains that contain the substance helps with weight loss or improves general... more
'Catcher of the rye' method detects rye gluten proteins in foods  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Gluten-free diets have been trendy for several years now, with adherents claiming that avoiding grains that contain the substance helps with weight loss or improves general... more
Experts call for steps to stem increases in Legionnaires'  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Experts call for a set of stronger policies to combat the growing Legionnaires' disease problem in the U.S. more
Association between celiac disease risk and gluten intake confirmed  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
An extensive study has confirmed that the risk of developing celiac disease is connected to the amount of gluten children consume. The new study is observational and therefore does not... more
Exercise associated with benefit to patients with advanced colorectal cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who engaged in moderate exercise while undergoing chemotherapy tended to have delayed progression of their disease and fewer severe side effects from treatment,... more
Accurate detection of low-level somatic mutation in intractable epilepsy  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Medical scientists have developed an advanced method for perfectly detecting low-level somatic mutation in patients with intractable epilepsy. Their study showed that deep sequencing replicates of major focal epilepsy genes... more
New insights into the mechanism of vaccine-induced T cell immunity  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Medical researchers have gained new insights into the mechanism of vaccine-induced T cell immunity, including regulation, gene expression and metabolic pathways. This study used samples from a Phase... more
Migraine diagnoses positively associated with all-cause dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Several studies have recently focused on the association between migraine headaches and other headaches and dementia and found a positive migraine-dementia relationship. However, most of these studies have failed to simultaneously adjust for several... more
Nanotechnology could boost stem cell transplantation research  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Nanotechnology developed at Rutgers University-New Brunswick could boost research on stem cell transplantation, which may help people with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, other neurodegenerative diseases and central nervous system injuries. more
Study confirms association between celiac disease risk and gluten intake  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
An extensive study has confirmed that the risk of developing coeliac disease is connected to the amount of gluten children consume. more
Plan B for cholesterol transport  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Cholesterol is a vital cell building block in humans and animals, and an integral part of the so-called cell membrane. This boundary layer separates the interior of the cell from the neighboring cells and the surrounding environment. By... more
Global air pollution linked to increased emphysema cases  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A new study funded by the NIH says that increasing rates of the chronic lung condition called emphysema are linked to breathing polluted air over a long period. The progression of emphysema,... more
As states strive to stabilize insurance marketplaces, insurers return  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Felicia Morrison is eager to find a health plan for next year that costs less than the one she has and covers more of the medical services she needs for... more
Flavonoid-Rich Diet Protects against Cancer and Heart Disease, Study Says  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
In a new study, an international team of researchers analyzed data from the Danish Diet, Cancer... more
Trump administration hits brakes on law to curb unneeded Medicare CT scans, MRIs  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Five years after Congress passed a law to reduce unnecessary MRIs, CT scans and other expensive diagnostic imaging tests that could harm... more
CRISPR enters its first human clinical trials  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 days
The gene editor will be used in lab dishes in cancer and blood disorder trials, and to directly edit a gene in human eyes in a blindness therapy test. more
New nanotechnology could aid stem cell transplantation research  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Nanotechnology developed at Rutgers University-New Brunswick could boost research on stem cell transplantation, which may help people with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, other neurodegenerative diseases and central nervous system injuries. more
Discovery of molecular mechanism behind spread of leishmania infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Researchers from the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) have made a breakthrough in understanding the reason behind the virulence of leishmania parasite. The leishmania parasite is responsible for... more
Alzheimer’s disease risk gene is involved in synaptic transmission  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A study published today in the journal Cell Reports sheds new light on how the CD2AP gene may enhance Alzheimer's disease susceptibility. more
High troponin levels after exercise predict risk of cardiovascular events  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Regular exercise is healthy and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. Nevertheless, it appears that prolonged and/or intensive exercise can lead to an increase in cardiac biomarkers in... more
Scientists demonstrate an in vitro kidney model  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Kidneys work to constantly filter blood and remove toxins from the body. Conditions such as chronic kidney disease are characterized by a reduced ability to perform this essential function. more
Children born moderate-to-late premature may face setbacks in education  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Children born as little as three weeks premature, who consequently fall into an earlier school year are more likely to experience significant setbacks in their education after their first year... more
Penn State researcher awarded NSF grant to model cell disorder in the heart  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
On average, the human heart beats anywhere from 60 to 80 times per minute - that's almost 42 million times a year.... more
Medical News Today: Could estrogen help treat Parkinson's?  MNT · 4 days
Several studies have hinted at the neuroprotective effects of estrogen. A recent study in mice looks at how it might defend against Parkinson's disease. more
Could estrogen help treat Parkinson's?  MNT · 4 days
Several studies have hinted at the neuroprotective effects of estrogen. A recent study in mice looks at how it might defend against Parkinson's disease. more
Air pollution can accelerate lung disease as much as a pack a day of cigarettes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Air pollution -- especially ozone air pollution which is increasing with climate change -- accelerates the progression of... more
Non-native invasive insects, diseases decreasing carbon stored in US forests  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists have found that non-native invasive insects and diseases are reducing the amount of carbon stored in trees across the United States. more
Deadly protein duo reveals new drug targets for viral diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
New research details how two highly lethal viruses have greater pathogenic potential when their proteins are combined. more
Flavonoid-rich diet protects against cancer and heart disease, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research. more
Long-term exposure to air pollution accelerates development of emphysema  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A new multicenter study at Columbia University links long-term exposure to air pollution, especially ozone, to development of emphysema, a chronic lung disease. more
Lost in translation: Researchers discover translator gene may play a role in disease  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A molecule called tRNA, or transfer ribonucleic acid, is an essential component of the human genome that acts as a translator. It... more
Lost in translation: Researchers discover translator gene may play a role in disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A molecule called tRNA is an essential component of the human genome that acts as a translator. When researchers and clinicians investigate... more
Naltrexone to treat opioid use disorder during pregnancy, favorable for mom, baby  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Infants born to mothers taking naltrexone to treat opioid use disorder during pregnancy developed no signs of neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) during their... more
A leap forward in kidney disease research: Scientists develop breakthrough in vitro model  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have developed the first model of kidney filtration in the lab that accurately mimics human kidney physiology. The model represents a... more
Newborn mouse model yields clues to cause of devastating gut disease in anemic preemies  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Physicians have long suspected that red blood cell transfusions given to premature infants with anemia may put them in danger... more
Beta amyloid structure mapped in new Alzheimer’s research  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
In search of a possible cure for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), scientists have found out the molecular structure of a type of protein called beta amyloid that accumulates within brain cells, eventually killing... more
Consuming flavonoid-rich items could protect against cancer and heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research from Edith Cowan University. more
Innovative surveillance technique gives vital time needed to track a cereal killer  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Scientists have created a new mobile surveillance technique to rapidly diagnose one of agriculture's oldest enemies—wheat rusts. more
Mysterious m6A marks on RNA begin to yield their secrets  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Chemical modifications that appear on some RNA transcripts may have evolved in part to help cells repair themselves after damage, and may also be a key to understanding... more
Study finds an unexpected link between farming and immune system evolution  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Researchers have long theorized that cultural shifts thousands of years ago from hunting and gathering to agriculture and living in permanent settlements spurred an increase in... more
New research suggests another possible mechanism for Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Neurofibrillary plaques and tau protein are among the most widely known pathological entities characterizing Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but new research at the University of California, Riverside, has come up with another plausible... more
Researchers identify glial cells as critical players in brain's response to social stress  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Exposure to violence, social conflict, and other stressors increase risk for psychiatric conditions such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. A new... more
Researchers identify key mechanism linked to neuropsychiatric lupus  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A breakthrough study has identified a specific antibody target implicated in neuropsychiatric symptoms of lupus. These symptoms, including cognitive impairment, mood disorders, seizures, headaches and psychosis, are among the most prevalent manifestations... more
Estrogen improves Parkinson's disease symptoms  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Brain-selective estrogen treatment improves the symptoms of Parkinson's disease in male mice, according to new research. These findings may help explain the sex differences in Parkinson's disease and could lead to estrogen-based treatments. more
Excessive Coffee Drinking May Trigger Migraine Headaches  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Drinking too much coffee or other caffeinated beverages may be a trigger for headaches among migraineurs, according to new research. Migraine is... more
DNA methylation may influence the effects of aspirin in patients with breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Women with a particular DNA feature may live longer if they take aspirin even before they are diagnosed with breast cancer, a... more
Researchers identify alternate chemistry that could account for Alzheimer's pathologies  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Alzheimer's disease, the most common cause of dementia among the elderly, is characterized by plaques and tangles in the brain, with most efforts at finding a cure focused... more
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