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From 2007 to 2018, claim lines with diagnoses of Lyme disease increased nationally 117 percent, according to a new white paper from... more
Study can help illuminate the ways stress and external events affect mental health  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
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Retrospective review: Proton therapy well tolerated in patients undergoing breast conserving surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
While the assessment of proton therapy in breast cancer treatment continues through clinical trials, data relating to early toxicity and cosmetic outcomes for this... more
Rutgers researchers identify small mutations for AML and MDS through deep DNA sequencing  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Deep DNA sequencing analysis conducted by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators examining genomic differences within tumors for prediction of disease... more
New strategies needed to manage ibrutinib-related toxicities in CLL patients, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
New findings by Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital researchers show that as the use of the drug ibrutinib climbs in patients with... more
Mapping genetic links between diseases using data from electronic health records  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Physicians use standard disease classifications based on symptoms or location in the body to help make diagnoses. These classifications, called nosologies, can help doctors understand which... more
Common antibiotic appears to boost the effect of radiation on tumor cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
The antibiotic vancomycin alters the gut microbiome in a way that can help prime the immune system to more effectively attack tumor cells after... more
'Safety signals' may help slow down anxiety  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
For as many as one in three people, life events or situations that pose no real danger can spark a disabling fear, a hallmark of anxiety and stress-related disorders. Researchers at Yale University and... more
Even light alcohol consumption linked to higher cancer risk in Japan  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
In a new study conducted in Japan, even light to moderate alcohol consumption was associated with elevated cancer risks. more
Researchers receive federal grant to study educational outcomes of children with special needs  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
A team of New Jersey researchers received a major federal grant to study the educational outcomes of children with special health care... more
Experts publish new book with recommendations to reduce Latino cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
As U.S. Latinos face a staggering 142% projected rise in cancer cases by 2030, UT Health San Antonio leaders gathered international cancer experts to publish a new book... more
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A deadly superbug that infects an estimated 54,500 Americans a year has a secret weapon, a protein, that allows it to defy antibiotic treatment and immune system attacks. more
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In 1999, the Institute of Medicine issued To Err Is Human, a 300-page declaration of a crisis in patient safety. more
Relapsed mantle cell lymphoma patients may benefit from CAR T-cell therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
A one-year follow-up study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center revealed a majority of patients with mantle cell lymphoma resistant to prior... more
Study uses machine learning and health data to identify suicide risk factors  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
First-of-its-kind study used machine learning and health data from the entire Danish population to create sex-specific suicide risk profiles, illuminating the complex mix of... more
Have your health and eat meat too  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Barbecued, stir-fried or roasted, there's no doubt that Aussies love their meat. Consuming on average nearly 100 kilograms of meat per person per year, Australians are among the top meat consumers worldwide. But with... more
Aspirin may no longer provide benefit as primary prevention for cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
A new paper in Family Practice, published by Oxford University Press, found that the widespread use of statins and cancer screening technology may have... more
Dead probiotic reduces age-related leaky gut in older mice, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine have identified a dead probiotic that reduces age-related leaky gut in older mice. The study is published in the... more
Why White Island Volcano Erupted Without Warning  LIVE SCIENCE · 12 hours
Five people have been confirmed dead, 31 remain in hospital with injuries and eight are still missing after sudden volcanic eruptions on White Island off New Zealand. more
Study reveals new mechanism that contributes to bone maintenance and repair  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, a study published in the journal Cell Stem Cell reveals a new mechanism that contributes to adult bone... more
New software tool uses AI to recognize cancer cells from digital pathology images  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
UT Southwestern researchers have developed a software tool that uses artificial intelligence to recognize cancer cells from digital pathology images - giving... more
Penn researchers receive nearly $5 million to reduce opioid cravings  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Opioid overdoses take the lives of tens of thousands of Americans annually. Two researchers from Penn State College of Medicine have received nearly $5 million from the National... more
Scientists accidentally discover a new water mold threatening Christmas trees  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Grown as Christmas trees, Fraser firs are highly prized for their rich color and pleasant scent as well as their ability to hold their needles. Unfortunately, they are... more
Lighting up cardiovascular problems using nanoparticles  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Heart disease and stroke are the world's two most deadly diseases, causing over 15 million deaths in 2016 according to the World Health Organization. A key underlying factor in both of these global health crises is... more
Metformin shows benefits on aging and different diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Researchers at McMaster University have unlocked one of the secrets behind the many benefits of metformin. more
Pairing chemotherapy azacitidine with enasidenib boosts complete remission in AML patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
A multi-institutional, Phase II study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center showed that pairing standard chemotherapy azacitidine (AZA) with a drug called... more
New nanoparticle innovation detects vascular calcification in atherosclerosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Heart disease and stroke are the world's two most deadly diseases, causing over 15 million deaths in 2016 according to the World Health Organization. more
White House backs emerging deal on consumer health costs  ABC NEWS · 14 hours
The White House is endorsing an emerging bipartisan agreement on a bill aimed at curbing consumer health care costs more
Brain differences may be tied to obesity, study says  ABC NEWS · 14 hours
New results from the largest long-term study of brain development and children’s health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function more
Yale study highlights the need to develop effective, less toxic approaches to treat AML patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
A new study by Yale Cancer Center researchers shows understanding treatment patterns for patients with acute myeloid leukemia... more
Innovative experimental therapy may stop growth of triple-negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Mount Sinai researchers have designed an innovative experimental therapy that may be able to stop the growth of triple-negative breast cancer, the deadliest type of breast cancer, which... more
Small, thin metal mesh loaded with T cells shrinks tumors in ovarian cancer models  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
New findings published Dec. 9 in Nature Biomedical Engineering from scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center show for the... more
Researchers identify 'Achilles' heel' of drug-resistant superbug  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
A deadly superbug that infects an estimated 54,500 Americans a year has a secret weapon, a protein, that allows it to defy antibiotic treatment and immune system attacks. However, the secret is out now... more
Correction: Opioids-Sacklers-Tufts story  ABC NEWS · 14 hours
In a story December 5, 2019, about Tufts University's decision to cut ties with the Sackler family, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by Tufts, erroneously reported that Richard Sackler is a current board member of Purdue Pharma more
Researchers study hand movements of symptomatic and asymptomatic athletes after concussion  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Ever since the German midfielder, Christoph Kramer suffered a black-out in the final of the 2014 Football World Cup there has been a growing number of... more
Wake Forest Baptist receives grant to uncover reasons for attrition in pediatric weight-loss programs  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
The National Institute of Nursing Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded Wake Forest Baptist Health a... more
Researchers design experimental therapy to stop growth of triple-negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Mount Sinai researchers have designed an innovative experimental therapy that may be able to stop the growth of triple-negative breast cancer, the deadliest type of breast... more
Study shows how a new combination approach helps overcome resistance to cancer immunotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Cancer immunology drugs, which harness the body's immune system to better attack cancer cells, have significantly changed the face of cancer treatment.... more
Brain differences may be tied to obesity, kids' study says  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
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New York's landmark bill guarantees healthful plant-based meals to hospital patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
The Physicians Committee--a nonprofit with more than 12,000 doctor members--applauds New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for signing into law on Dec. 6 a landmark bill that... more
Research shows how high levels of blood fat induce inflammation and organ damage  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Viral and bacterial infections are not the only causes of inflammation of body tissue. It has been known for some time that... more
High HIV infection rates attributed to transgender community's social stigmatization and isolation  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Although HIV infection rates are high among the transgender community in Russia, many transgender people know very little about the virus, as well as... more
Short-term exercise could help to reduce side-effects of prostate hormone therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
A prescription of short-term exercise for patients with advanced prostate cancer could help to reduce the side-effects of hormone therapy, according to new research from the... more
Medical News Today: Physical activity may protect against prostate cancer  MNT · 15 hours
A large study that took a different approach has found that higher levels of physical activity could lower the risk of prostate cancer by 51%. more
Medical News Today: How many head and neck injuries does cell phone use cause?  MNT · 15 hours
A new observational study has analyzed 20 years' worth of data to look at the link between cell phone use... more
Medical News Today: Researchers find over 40 new species of fish in one lake  MNT · 15 hours
Researchers have found dozens of new fish species in just one African lake — a feat of diversity. The find... more
Medical News Today: Probiotics: Benefits for immunity may depend on sex  MNT · 15 hours
New research in piglets suggests that the immune systems of males and females respond differently to pre- and probiotics as early as in infancy. more
Researchers identify key protein associated with aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Aging is a dramatic public health issue in the face of the current demographic changes: the proportion of 60 and over in the world's population will almost double by 2050. In this context, a... more
Venetoclax in combination with azacytidine aids therapy for myelodysplastic syndromes  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
A new study by Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital researchers suggests that the drug venetoclax aids therapy for relapsed/refractory myelodysplastic syndromes, especially when paired with azacytidine. more
Scientists develop a method of targeted drug delivery to cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
A team of scientists from Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University together with their colleagues developed a method of targeted drug delivery to cancer cells. The... more
Identification of a key protein linked to aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Aging is a dramatic public health issue in the face of the current demographic changes: the proportion of 60 and over in the world's population will almost double by 2050. In this... more
Award to help advance development of diagnostic test for necrotizing enterocolitis  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health has awarded Chosen Diagnostics Inc, a spin-out company,... more
Important biomarker may help in determining prognosis of brain cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
A common virus that is harmless to most individuals may produce an important biomarker in determining the prognosis of brain cancer patients, according to a recent... more
Reducing the side-effects of prostate hormone therapy with exercise  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
A prescription of short-term exercise for patients with advanced prostate cancer could help to reduce the side-effects of hormone therapy, according to new research. The trial aimed to reduce the... more
Play sports for a healthier brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
There have been many headlines in recent years about the potentially negative impacts contact sports can have on athletes' brains. But a new study shows that, in the absence of injury, athletes across a variety of... more
Co-addiction of meth and opioids hinders treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
A new study found that methamphetamine use was associated with more than twice the risk for dropping out of treatment for opioid-use disorder. more
Genomic cut and paste using a Class 1 CRISPR system  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Repairing faulty genes to prevent and cure disease is something researchers have been working towards for many years. While Class 2 CRISPR systems show great promise as gene... more
Aspirin's health benefits under scrutiny  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Taking a baby aspirin every day to prevent a heart attack or stroke should no longer be recommended to patients who haven't already experienced one of these events, new research suggests. more
CRISPR-resistant viruses build 'safe rooms' to shield genomes from DNA-dicing enzymes  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Bacteria and the viruses that infect them are engaged in a molecular arms race as ancient as life itself. Evolution has equipped bacteria with an arsenal... more
Inpatient psychiatric hospitalization is associated with reduced suicidality, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
When an adolescent is acutely suicidal and cannot safely remain in the community, inpatient psychiatric hospitalization is the traditional intervention. more
Researchers use machine learning to better understand conversations about death  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Some of the most important, and difficult, conversations in healthcare are the ones that happen amid serious and life-threatening illnesses. more
Study highlights benefits of Medicaid expansion for Michigan enrollees  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
When the state of Michigan expanded its Medicaid program to provide health coverage to more low-income residents, its leaders built special features into the plan, different from most states. more
Electronics integrated to the muscle via 'Kirigami'  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
A research team in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Information Engineering and EIIRIS at Toyohashi University of Technology has developed a donut-shaped kirigami device for EMG recordings. The proposed device reduces device displacement... more
New discovery to fight citrus exocortis viroid  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
What's a viroid like you doing in a ribosome like this? This is the question set out by a team from the Institute for Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMCP, in Spanish), a joint... more
Helping plant nurseries reduce runoff  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
You may have heard how excess nutrients, such as phosphorus, can run off of crop fields. This can cause harm when the nutrients end up in rivers and lakes. However, there are other sources of excess nutrients you... more
Experts say cancer research is making more progress that people think  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
The focus on a “cure for cancer” is masking progress made in extending lifespan and making cancer manageable in the long-term. more
Low prevalence of clinical decision support systems used to calculate nutritional intake for premature infants  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Most neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) participating in the Children's Hospitals Neonatal Consortium are unable to reliably and... more
Malaysia announces first case of polio in the country for 27 years  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Malaysia health officials have reported the first case of polio in the country for 27 years. more
Even light to moderate alcohol consumption can increase cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
In a study conducted in Japan, even light to moderate alcohol consumption was associated with elevated cancer risks. more
Exercise improves key measures of cardiovascular health  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Eight months of daily, afterschool physical activity in previously inactive 8- to 11-year-olds with obesity and overweight improved key measures of their cardiovascular health like good cholesterol levels, aerobic fitness and percent body fat,... more
Researchers find new evidence that a fungus can be hard to find  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
A team of experts have discovered that a common fungus that infects humans can not only predict an imminent attack from the immune system,... more
Supreme Court leaves Kentucky's ultrasound law in place  ABC NEWS · 19 hours
The Supreme Court has left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions more
Thermo Fisher Scientific to accelerate genomic profiling process in hematology and oncology labs  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Clinical researchers who take a traditional sequential approach to analyze myeloid malignancies, a highly heterogeneous group of disorders, face a major hurdle:... more
Beckman Coulter launches new DxH 690T hematology analyzer to support mid-size labs  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Beckman Coulter , a global leader in clinical diagnostics, today announced the commercial launch of its new DxH 690T hematology analyzer. more
Next-generation sequencing can detect genetic alterations specific to follicular lymphoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
People with follicular lymphoma, a slow-growing lymphatic-system cancer, who have been treated and are in remission for at least two years, may no longer have what has been... more
NTU scientists find potential route to disabling viruses causing severe respiratory diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
A team of molecular and structural biologists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore have found a potential new route to disabling respiratory syncytial virus and... more
New partnership enables launch of POCare cell therapy platform within HYGEIA Group’s hospital network  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Orgenesis Inc., a leading cell and gene therapy enabling company providing centralized CDMO manufacturing and development services through its subsidiary... more
Focus on treating just the heart jeopardizes health of elderly in cardiac intensive care units  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Medical professionals have announced the need to change treatment of elderly patients in cardiac intensive care units. more
Ethicon’s VISTASEAL Fibrin Sealant (Human) can help surgeons manage bleeding during surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Many patients today are entering the operating room with multiple factors that can cause disruptive bleeding during surgery, which can be challenging to manage... more
PENTAX Medical raises $125,000 for World Cancer Research Fund through its MILES FOR HEALTH campaign  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
PENTAX Medical, a leading provider of endo-imaging solutions, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Asahi Optical... more
Genomic cut and paste using a class 1 CRISPR system  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Almost from the moment DNA was discovered, the ability to fix or remove disease-causing genes in affected patients has been something of a holy grail of medicine. Now... more
Organic packaging to protect enzymes  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
As soon as you take medication, your body is already working on removing it from your body. According to UT Ph.D. student Robin Klem, encapsulins—a kind of hollow protein ball—have the potential to protect enzymes and other proteins... more
Aussies can have their health and eat meat too with new version of Mediterranean diet  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Barbecued, stir-fried or roasted, there's no doubt that Aussies love their meat. Consuming on average nearly 100 kilograms... more
Organic packaging to protect enzymes  nanowerk · 20 hours
Encapsulins - a kind of hollow protein balls - have the potential to protect enzymes and other proteins that are used as medicines until they reach their destination. more
Grow your own blood vessel model in a dish  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Personalised blood vessel testing kit could unravel causes and treatments for heart attack, stroke and vascular dementia, find scientists. more
Rutgers expert shares holiday tips for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Family caregivers and people with dementia or Alzheimer's disease are at risk for increased stress during the holidays – but... more
Obamacare back at the high court — with billions for insurers on the line  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
More than $12 billion is at stake for the nation's health insurers Tuesday when the Supreme Court hears another Affordable... more
New approach to broadly acting, highly effective HIV vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Researchers have reported a major advance in the creation of a successful HIV vaccine that is not produced by the host animal. more
Trial investigating "abortion pill reversal" stops due to safety concerns  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Scientists are calling for pro-life US states to abolish an unproven medication that supposedly "reverses" medical abortion. more
Treating the whole patient essential for older people with cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
Geriatric conditions such as frailty and cognitive impairments may inadvertently worsen when older patients are treated in cardiac intensive care units - even as they receive... more
‘Warm’ hotlines deliver help before mental health crisis heats up  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
A lonely and anxious Rebecca Massie first called the Mental Health Association of San Francisco "warmline" during the 2015 winter holidays. more
Nanocontainer ships titan-size gene therapies and drugs into cells  nanowerk · 23 hours
Researchers have created a tiny, nanosize container that can slip inside cells and deliver protein-based medicines and gene therapies of any size - even hefty ones attached to the gene-editing... more
Malaysia vaccinating for polio after first case in 27 years  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Malaysia has began a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country's first case of... more
Polio scare as Malaysia reports first case in 27 years  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Malaysia has began a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country's first case of... more
Medical News Today: Is marijuana use associated with a higher risk of cancer?  MNT · 1 day
A new meta-analysis looks at the potential link between marijuana use and an increased risk of cancer, emphasizing the poor quality of... more
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