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Outdoor air pollution may increase risk of chronic kidney disease
NEWS MEDICAL Outdoor air pollution has long been linked to major health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 35 minutes
Study finds link between sleep pattern and temperament in preterm children
NEWS MEDICAL A new study suggests that while healthy preterm children have more medical sleep problems than full-term children, they are more likely to fall asleep independently. 35 minutes
Study supports importance of alcohol control policies to reduce homicide
NEWS MEDICAL Stronger alcohol policies, including taxes and sales restrictions, have been shown to reduce the likelihood of alcohol involvement among homicide victims, according to a new study from Boston... 35 minutes
Diet and exercise have potential to improve chemotherapy effectiveness in pediatric cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL Diet and exercise may improve treatment outcomes in pediatric cancer patients, according to a study at The University of Texas MD Anderson... 1 hour
Personality changes do not appear before clinical onset of MCI or dementia
NEWS MEDICAL For years, scientists and physicians have been debating whether personality and behavior changes might appear prior to the onset of Alzheimer's disease and related... 1 hour
Trusted messages proved essential to counter misperceptions during Ebola epidemic
NEWS MEDICAL Utilizing messages focused on images created by local artists and written information communicated through local dialects proved essential to counter misperceptions during the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone,... 2 hours
Global resurgence of whooping cough can be attributed to immunological failures of vaccines
NEWS MEDICAL The startling global resurgence of pertussis, or whooping cough, in recent years can largely be attributed to the immunological failures of acellular... 2 hours
'Labyrinth' chip may be new way to monitor cancer patients in clinical trials
NEWS MEDICAL Inspired by the Labyrinth of Greek mythology, a new chip etched with fluid channels sends blood samples through a hydrodynamic maze to... 2 hours
Researchers identify molecular pathway that causes immune cells to promote cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Investigators at the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children's Hospital Los Angeles have identified new findings about an immune cell - called a... 3 hours
Researchers: CCleaner attack aimed at major tech companies - CNET
CNET Hackers set their sights on companies like Google, Microsoft and Samsung, infecting potentially hundreds of computers with malicious software. 4 hours
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MacRumors watchOS 4 introduces an expanded Heart Rate app that's able... 4 hours
Unique gene therapy prevents, reverses multiple sclerosis in animal model
SCIENCE DAILY Multiple sclerosis can be inhibited or reversed using a novel gene therapy technique that stops the disease's immune response in mouse models, researchers have found. 5 hours
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THE VERGE Apple’s new Apple Watch software, WatchOS 4, includes several updates... 6 hours
Synthetic molecule 'kicks and kills' some persistent HIV in mice
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have designed a synthetic molecule that can reactivate dormant human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in mice and lead to the death of some of the infected cells, according... 7 hours
Preterm children have more medical sleep problems but fall asleep more independently
SCIENCE DAILY A new study suggests that while healthy preterm children have more medical sleep problems than full-term children, they are more likely to fall asleep... 7 hours
California's Hepatitis A Outbreaks: Why Is the Virus Spreading?
LIVE SCIENCE Nearly 450 people in San Diego have become infected with hepatitis A over the last 10 months, making it the largest outbreak of the illness in California in decades. 7 hours
What's Causing the Hepatitis A Outbreaks in California?
LIVE SCIENCE Nearly 450 people in San Diego have become infected with hepatitis A over the last 10 months, making it the largest outbreak of the illness in California in decades. 8 hours
Parasite From Contact Lens Causes Woman to Lose Vision in One Eye
LIVE SCIENCE A woman in Australia lost vision in her left eye due to a decade-long parasite infection, the Daily Mail reported yesterday (Sept. 20). 8 hours
Indiana University awarded $4 million NSF grant to advance nanoscale medical devices
NEWS MEDICAL Only a year after establishing the intelligent systems engineering program in the Indiana University School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering, the university has been... 8 hours
Smoking linked to elevated risk of all-cause mortality in breast cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL A new study published in JNCI Cancer Spectrum finds that smoking negatively impacts long-term survival after breast cancer. Quitting smoking after diagnosis may reduce... 8 hours
Novel gene therapy can inhibit, reverse multiple sclerosis in mouse models
NEWS MEDICAL Multiple sclerosis can be inhibited or reversed using a novel gene therapy technique that stops the disease's immune response in mouse models, University of Florida Health researchers have... 8 hours
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THE VERGE A Twitter user found himself perplexed today when he opened an older electrocardiogram measurement... 8 hours
New single-day pill for HIV treatment promises more bang for less buck
Science Magazine Dolutegravir, unaffordable for most countries, will be part of novel, inexpensive three-drug antiretroviral combo 8 hours
AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the fog over pre-existing maladies
ABC NEWS AP FACT CHECK: Who's right about GOP health care bill, Trump and Cassidy, or Kimmel the TV guy? 8 hours
The Latest: Group wants Congress to revisit Medicaid changes
ABC NEWS A group that represents state officials who administer Medicaid programs is telling Senate Republicans to slow down and rethink their latest health care bill 8 hours
Researchers identify exosomes as missing link to insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL Chronic tissue inflammation resulting from obesity is an underlying cause of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. But the mechanism by which... 8 hours
jennifer brea documented her chronic fatigue syndrome on an iphone so doctors would believe other women Jennifer Brea documented her chronic fatigue syndrome on an iPhone so doctors would believe other women
THE VERGE “From as early as... 8 hours
New study shows how staph cells evade the body's immune system
NEWS MEDICAL For years, medical investigators have tried and failed to develop vaccines for a type of staph bacteria associated with the deadly superbug MRSA. But a new... 9 hours
New sickle cell disease poll dispels long-held perceptions of African Americans
NEWS MEDICAL Pfizer Inc., the National Newspaper Publishers Association, and scholars from Howard University today announced results from a new national poll designed to deepen understanding and gauge perceptions around... 9 hours
Exosomes are the missing link to insulin resistance in diabetes
SCIENCE DAILY Chronic tissue inflammation resulting from obesity is an underlying cause of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. But the mechanism by which this occurs has remained cloaked, until... 9 hours
New discovery about high-risk Alzheimer’s gene suggests potential therapeutic target
NEWS MEDICAL Nearly a quarter century ago, a genetic variant known as ApoE4 was identified as a major risk factor for Alzheimer's disease- one that increases a person's chances of... 9 hours
Forgotten strands of DNA induce 'big bang' of immune cell development
NEWS MEDICAL Intricate human physiological features such as the immune system require exquisite formation and timing to develop properly. Genetic elements must be activated at just the right... 9 hours
Study findings offer refined approach to predict risk of ARMD in patients with MoM hip implants
NEWS MEDICAL Patients with "metal on metal" (MoM) artificial hips are at risk of complications caused by adverse... 9 hours
Boys and girls in countries rich and poor enter teens with damaging gender stereotypes firmly set
SCIENCE DAILY Whether you are child in Baltimore, Beijing, Nairobi or New Delhi, the onset of adolescence triggers... 10 hours
Japanese encephalitis vaccine cuts disease rate in Nepal
SCIENCE DAILY From 2006 through 2011, Nepal conducted a mass immunization campaign against Japanese encephalitis -- a mosquito-borne viral disease. Now, investigators have reported that the vaccination effort prevented thousands of cases of Japanese... 10 hours
Flu vaccine used in elderly may benefit middle-aged adults with chronic conditions
SCIENCE DAILY Expanding the high-dose influenza vaccine recommendation to include middle-aged adults with chronic health conditions may make economic sense and save lives. The findings may... 10 hours
High-dose flu vaccine could protect middle-aged adults with chronic conditions
NEWS MEDICAL Expanding the high-dose influenza vaccine recommendation to include middle-aged adults with chronic health conditions may make economic sense and save lives, report scientists at the University of Pittsburgh... 10 hours
this ohio water park was so gross it made people sick cdc says This Ohio water park was so gross it made people sick, CDC says
THE VERGE Too much pee and too little fresh air probably made... 10 hours
MOF-derived cobalt nanoparticles catalyze a general synthesis of amines
Science Magazine The development of base metal catalysts for the synthesis of pharmaceutically relevant compounds remains an important goal of chemical research. Here, we report that cobalt nanoparticles encapsulated by a graphitic... 10 hours
Loss of a mammalian circular RNA locus causes miRNA deregulation and affects brain function
Science Magazine Hundreds of circular RNAs (circRNAs) are highly abundant in the mammalian brain, often with conserved expression. Here we show that... 10 hours
Liquid phase condensation in cell physiology and disease
Science Magazine Phase transitions are ubiquitous in nonliving matter, and recent discoveries have shown that they also play a key role within living cells. Intracellular liquid-liquid phase separation is thought to drive the formation... 10 hours
Inactivation of porcine endogenous retrovirus in pigs using CRISPR-Cas9
Science Magazine Xenotransplantation is a promising strategy to alleviate the shortage of organs for human transplantation. In addition to the concerns about pig-to-human immunological compatibility, the risk of cross-species transmission of porcine... 10 hours
Titanium isotopic evidence for felsic crust and plate tectonics 3.5 billion years ago
Science Magazine Earth exhibits a dichotomy in elevation and chemical composition between the continents and ocean floor. Reconstructing when this dichotomy arose is important... 10 hours
Lipid vesicles replace blood in new bacteria test
SCIENCE DAILY As schools around the U.S. start back up, so do trips to the doctor's office. But is that raw sore throat due to bacteria, which can be fought off with antibiotics, or... 10 hours
Ensuring broccoli sprouts retain their cancer-fighting compounds
SCIENCE DAILY Raw broccoli sprouts, a rich source of potential cancer-fighting compounds, have become a popular health food in recent years. But conventional heat treatment used to kill bacteria on produce can reduce levels of the... 10 hours
Getting to the heart of the matter: Nanogels for heart attack patients
SCIENCE DAILY Heart disease and heart-related illnesses are a leading cause of death around the world, but treatment options are limited. Now, one group reports that... 10 hours
Individualized diets for irritable bowel syndrome better than placebo
SCIENCE DAILY Patients with irritable bowel syndrome who follow individualized diets based on food sensitivity testing experience fewer symptoms, say researchers. Their study is among the first to provide scientific evidence for... 10 hours
Blood metal ion levels can identify hip replacement patients at low risk of ARMD
SCIENCE DAILY Patients with 'metal on metal' artificial hips are at risk of complications caused by adverse reactions to metal debris (ARMD).... 10 hours
Mitochondria drive cell survival in times of need
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered a mechanism through which mitochondria, the energy factory of our body's cells, play a role in preventing cells from dying when the cells are deprived of nutrients -- a... 10 hours
Increasing frequency of blood donation has no major side effects
SCIENCE DAILY Giving blood more frequently - up to every 8 weeks for men and every 12 weeks for women - has no major side effects and could help to... 10 hours
Higher manganese levels in children correlate with lower IQ scores
SCIENCE DAILY A study led by environmental health researchers finds that children in East Liverpool, Ohio with higher levels of Manganese (Mn) had lower IQ scores. 10 hours
Medical News Today: Too much or too little magnesium can raise dementia risk
MNT A recently published study investigates the link between both high and low magnesium serum levels and the risk of developing dementia. 11 hours
Medical News Today: Trimalleolar fracture: Recovery, surgery, and outlook
MNT Trimalleolar fracture is a specific injury in the ankle, where three areas known as the malleoli break simultaneously. Learn about treatments and recovery. 11 hours
Montana set to take over deadly asbestos cleanup site
ABC NEWS State and local officials have begun preparations to take over management of the cleanup of a northwest Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by... 11 hours
Surprising discovery: How the African tsetse fly really drinks your blood
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have been taking a close-up look at the biting mouthparts of the African tsetse fly as part of ongoing work on the animal diseases it... 11 hours
New genetic test for predicting cancer recurrence
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered a new genetic test which could help predict cancer recurrence - paving the way for more precise, personalised treatments. 11 hours
Premature births cost health plans $6 billion annually
SCIENCE DAILY A new study estimates employer-sponsored health plans spent at least $6 billion extra on infants born prematurely in 2013 and a substantial portion of that sum was spent on infants with major... 11 hours
How staph cells dodge the body's immune system
SCIENCE DAILY For years, medical investigators have tried and failed to develop vaccines for a type of staph bacteria associated with the deadly superbug MRSA. But a new study shows how staph cells evade... 11 hours
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THE VERGE Tasha Robinson and Bryan Bishop just spent more than a... 11 hours
Medical News Today: How do parents influence new genetic mutations in children?
MNT Researchers from Iceland look at how parents' age and sex influences new genetic mutations in children that may lead to rare medical conditions. 12 hours
Medical News Today: The 10 best migraine apps
MNT If you experience migraines, we have found the best apps to help you record your symptoms, identify potential triggers, and reduce pain severity. 12 hours
The Latest: Study finds health bill would reshuffle dollars
ABC NEWS A study finds the latest GOP effort to end "Obamacare" would take federal dollars away from states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act 12 hours
Whole food diet may help prevent colon cancer, other chronic conditions
SCIENCE DAILY A diet that includes plenty of colorful vegetables and fruits may contain compounds that can stop colon cancer and inflammatory bowel diseases in pigs, according to... 12 hours
Treating asthma or COPD with steroid inhaler increases the risk of hard-to-treat infections
SCIENCE DAILY Older people who use steroid inhalers for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are more likely to suffer particular bacterial infections,... 12 hours
No magic pill to cure alcohol dependence yet
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has found no reliable evidence for using nalmefene, naltrexone, acamprosate, baclofen or topiramate to control drinking in patients with alcohol dependence or alcohol use disorder. At best, some treatments... 12 hours
Both high, low levels of magnesium in blood linked to risk of dementia
SCIENCE DAILY People with both high and low levels of magnesium in their blood may have a greater risk of developing dementia, according to... 12 hours
Broad swath of US deemed environmentally suitable for mosquitoes that transmit disease
SCIENCE DAILY Three-quarters of counties in the contiguous United States present suitable environmental conditions for at least part of the year for either Aedes aegypti or... 12 hours
Research sheds light on how to improve production of key diabetes cells
NEWS MEDICAL Beta cells release insulin in your blood, but when you suffer from Type 1 diabetes, you hardly have any of them left in your... 12 hours
Routine and rapid HCV testing improves life expectancy, reduces costs for young adults
NEWS MEDICAL Routine and rapid hepatitis C virus testing among young adults who use injection drugs improves life expectancy and may provide a good... 12 hours
Researchers assess self-monitoring of blood glucose behavior among diabetes patients in China
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers in China who assessed self-monitoring of blood glucose behavior among nearly 19,000 patients with type 2 diabetes treated with oral medications reported very... 12 hours
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ESA This week will see the second ESA bedrest study investigating a mix of antioxidants and vitamins... 12 hours
Medical News Today: Cancer risk higher in children with inflammatory bowel disease
MNT Researchers find that childhood inflammatory bowel disease is linked to higher risk of cancer - especially gastrointestinal - that persists into adulthood. 12 hours
Medical News Today: Papillary urothelial carcinoma: Treatment and outlook
MNT What is papillary urothelial carcinoma? What are the signs of papillary urothelial carcinoma, what are the causes, and what are the risk factors? 12 hours
DNA discovery could help shed light on rare childhood disorder
PHYS.ORG New insights into how our cells store and manage DNA during cell division could help point towards the causes of a rare developmental condition. 12 hours
Researchers discover new cattle disease and prevent it from spreading
SCIENCE DAILY Following genetic studies of deformed calves, research is able to uncover a previously unknown disease found among Holstein cattle. The breeding bull from which the mutation and thus... 13 hours
Surprising discovery—how the African tsetse fly really drinks your blood
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of Bristol have been taking a close-up look at the biting mouthparts of the African tsetse fly as part of ongoing work on the... 13 hours
Cancer risk higher in children with inflammatory bowel disease
MNT Researchers find that childhood inflammatory bowel disease is linked to higher risk of cancer - especially gastrointestinal - that persists into adulthood. 13 hours
Obese dogs helped by 'effective' weight loss trials
SCIENCE DAILY On average overweight dogs lose an average of 11 percent of their body weight when enrolled on a weight loss trial according to researchers who have conducted the largest international multi-center weight... 13 hours
Brain inflammation linked to suicidal thinking in depression
SCIENCE DAILY Patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) have increased brain levels of a marker of microglial activation, a sign of inflammation, according to a new study. Scientists have found that the increase in... 13 hours
Inflammatory bowel disease in childhood associated with increased risk of cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Children diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease have an increased risk of cancer, especially gastrointestinal cancers, both in childhood and later in life, finds a study. 13 hours
Before Bigfoot and Yeti, There Was the Legendary Wampahoofus of Vermont - Mental Floss
THE ANOMALIST Wampahoofus of Vermont sounds like a good title for a  children's book. In an amusing twist we are given the... 13 hours
Immune system is critical to regeneration, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY The answer to the question of why some organisms can regenerate major body parts while others, such as humans, cannot may lie with the body's innate immune system, according to a new... 14 hours
The right way to repair DNA
SCIENCE DAILY Microprotein helps cells choose best path to repair genes and avoid cancer, scientists have discovered. 14 hours
Finding a natural defense against clogged arteries
SCIENCE DAILY An unexpected natural protective factor has been found against chronic inflammation that drives cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes. 14 hours
Could smart vital sign monitoring provide an early warning system for hospitals?
NEWS MEDICAL Vital signs have been around for a long period of time. Taking the pulse is probably one of the oldest examinations that doctors have... 14 hours
Researchers discover new cattle disease and prevent it from spreading
PHYS.ORG Following genetic studies of deformed calves research conducted at the University of Copenhagen is able to uncover a hitherto unknown disease found among Holstein cattle. The breeding bull... 14 hours
Obese dogs helped by 'effective' weight loss trials
PHYS.ORG On average overweight dogs lose an average of 11% of their bodyweight when enrolled on a weight loss trial according to researchers who have conducted the largest international multi-centre weight study. 14 hours
RDT launches Tempus ALS monitor and defibrillator for smarter, more focused emergency response
NEWS MEDICAL Remote Diagnostic Technologies Ltd., an innovator in pre-hospital care, today announced the launch of its Tempus ALS monitor and defibrillator at the... 14 hours
Point-of-care ultrasound enhances patient safety, effectiveness of regional anesthesia
NEWS MEDICAL Ultrasound guidance is proving invaluable for the regional neurosurgical centre at the Salford Royal Hospital, helping to improve safety, save time and enhance the patient experience. 14 hours
Study: Onset of adolescence triggers common, rigid gender expectations linked to lifelong risks
NEWS MEDICAL Whether you are child in Baltimore, Beijing, Nairobi or New Delhi, the onset of adolescence triggers a surprisingly common set of rigidly... 14 hours
Small-molecule immunotherapeutics could steer immune defense against fungal pathogens
NEWS MEDICAL Fungal infections represent an increasing health crisis, especially for immune-deficient patients. American scientists now report in the journal Angewandte Chemie that specific help could be provided by small-molecule immunotherapeutics with... 15 hours
Medical News Today: Liver fluke: Symptoms and treatment
MNT The liver fluke is a parasite found in the bile ducts and the liver. In this article, we look at the symptoms and diseases they can cause, and prevention. 15 hours
Cnidarians remotely control bacteria
PHYS.ORG In modern life sciences, a paradigm shift is becoming increasingly evident: life forms are no longer considered to be self-contained units, but instead highly-complex and functionally-interdependent communities of organisms. The exploration of the close links between multi-cellular and especially bacterial... 15 hours
turning the evolutionary clock back on a light sensitive protein Turning the evolutionary clock back on a light-sensitive protein
PHYS.ORG VIDEO We are inching closer to using light to help cure diseases. The key is harnessing the power of proteins that are sensitive to light. 16 hours
Medical News Today: Lung cancer in women: Signs and symptoms
MNT Recent research has suggested that lung cancer affects women differently to men. We look at the types, their causes, symptoms, treatments, and outlook. 17 hours
High-speed movie aids scientists who design glowing molecules
PHYS.ORG The crystal jellyfish swims off the coast of the Pacific Northwest and can illuminate the waters when disturbed. That glow comes from proteins that absorb energy and then release it as bright... 17 hours
Researchers identify new genetic test to help predict cancer recurrence
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have discovered a new genetic test which could help predict cancer recurrence - paving the way for more precise, personalized treatments. 17 hours
Space radiation causes long-term health consequences for astronauts
NEWS MEDICAL While people protect their eyes from the sun's radiation during a solar eclipse, NASA's Human Research Program is working to protect the whole human body from radiation in space. Space radiation is... 17 hours
New book warns climate change is making us sick
PHYS.ORG In 2008, Jay Lemery, MD, an emergency physician in Colorado, read a commentary about the effects of global climate change on human health. The author was Paul Auerbach, MD, professor... 17 hours
First insight into the architecture of viral filaments in Rift Valley Fever virus
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow have made a significant step forward in tackling a viral disease which causes... 17 hours
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3-D printers—a revolutionary frontier for medicine
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Space radiation is risky business for the human body
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Security cameras are vulnerable to attacks using infrared light: study
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How VR is revolutionizing the way future doctors are learning about our bodies
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A fat-regulating enzyme could hold the key to obesity, diabetes, cancer, other diseases
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