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Medical News Today: Increased muscle power may prolong life  MNT · 2 hours
A first-of-its-kind study finds that increased muscle power, rather than muscle strength, can significantly prolong life for seniors. more
Medical News Today: MS: High-strength MRI may predict disease progression  MNT · 5 hours
New research suggests that a powerful MRI scanner may help predict the progression of multiple sclerosis by analyzing cortical lesions on the brain. more
Doctor-services firm says private data of patients exposed  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Nationwide physician-staffing company EmCare says a breach exposed personal data for about 31,000 patients, including in some cases their Social Security numbers and clinical information. more
Medical News Today: More evidence that being active extends life  MNT · 1 day
A recent study concluded that 'regardless of age, sex, or starting fitness level,' increased physical activity of any type reduces overall mortality risk. more
Medical News Today: Through my eyes: My first 48 hours with hearing aids  MNT · 1 day
I'm not even 30 years old, and I need hearing aids. The discovery was a shock, but just 48 hours in and... more
On-chip drug screening for identifying antibiotic interactions in eight hours  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A research team developed a microfluidic-based drug screening chip that identifies synergistic interactions between two antibiotics in eight hours. This chip can be a cell-based drug screening platform... more
New method to detect off-target effects of CRISPR  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Since the CRISPR genome editing technology was invented in 2012, it has shown great promise to treat a number of intractable diseases. However, scientists have struggled to identify potential off-target effects in... more
Climbing-inspired twining electrodes using shape memory for peripheral nerve stimulation and recording  Science Magazine · 2 days
Peripheral neuromodulation has been widely used throughout clinical practices and basic neuroscience research. However, the mechanical and geometrical mismatches at current electrode-nerve interfaces and... more
Attackers kill doctor at hospital in Congo's Ebola epicenter  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Attackers storm hospital in the epicenter of Congo's Ebola outbreak, kill doctor from Cameroon, hurt others more
Discovery may help explain why women get autoimmune diseases far more often than men  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
New evidence points to a key role for a molecular switch called VGLL3 in autoimmune diseases, and the major gap... more
A specific gene-microbe interaction drives the development of Crohns disease-like colitis in mice  Science Magazine · 2 days
Bacterial dysbiosis is associated with Crohn’s disease (CD), a chronic intestinal inflammatory disorder thought to result from an abnormal immune response against... more
How NASA Earth data aids America, state by state  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
For six decades, NASA has used the vantage point of space to better understand our home planet and improve lives. A new interactive website called Space for U.S. highlights some... more
Breakthrough for children with serious epileptic seizures  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Emergency medicine doctors now have a better way to treat severe epileptic seizures in children, thanks to a new study. Prolonged epileptic seizures are the most common neurological emergency in children seen by hospitals.... more
Light-intensity physical activity associated with healthy brain aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Incremental physical activity, even at light intensity, is associated with larger brain volume and healthy brain aging. more
Leonardo da Vinci was Ambidextrous, Researchers Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Leonardo da Vinci was left-handed, but he wrote and painted with both hands, according to new research from the Opificio delle Pietre... more
Exclusive: Major U.S. cancer center ousts ‘Asian’ researchers after NIH flags their foreign ties  Science Magazine · 2 days
Chinese American community fears ethnic targeting at MD Anderson by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Institutes of Health more
Early intervention programs for mood and anxiety disorders improve patient outcomes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers examined the impact of Canada's only early intervention program for youth with mood and anxiety disorders. Results suggest that treatment at the First Episode Mood... more
In rare cases, immune system fails despite HIV suppression  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is usually effective at suppressing HIV, allowing the immune system to recover by preventing the virus from destroying CD4+ T cells. Scientists have now identified a rare,... more
New method to detect off-target effects of CRISPR  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Since the CRISPR genome editing technology was invented in 2012, it has shown great promise to treat a number of intractable diseases. However, scientists have struggled to identify potential off-target effects in... more
New variety of zebra chip disease threatens potato production in southwestern Oregon  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Named after the dark stripes that form inside potatoes after they are cut and fried, zebra chip disease is a potentially devastating affliction that... more
Why eating ‘right’ could cause you to stray from your diet  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Recent research has shown that just a small amount of red and processed meat can cause cancer, but changing your diet is hard. So what’s the... more
New concept for novel fire extinguisher in space  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have developed a new concept of fire extinguishing, named Vacuum Extinguish Method. VEM is based on the 'reverse' operation of the conventional fire extinguishing procedure: It sucks the combustion products, even... more
The role of digital technologies in mobilizing the alt-right  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In "Misogynistic Men Online: How the Red Pill Helped Elect Trump," published in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Pierce Alexander Dignam and Deana A. Rohlinger examine the... more
‘Invisible Women’ spotlights a gaping and dangerous gender data gap  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 days
‘Invisible Women’ explains how neglecting to collect or use data on women harms their health and safety. more
Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to reduced brain connectivity  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
More than a quarter of children with autism spectrum disorder are also diagnosed with disruptive behavior disorders. Now researchers have identified a possible biological cause: a... more
Morning exercise may burn more calories  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Exercising in the morning rather than in the evening may be more beneficial to health, as research shows that morning exercise burns more carbohydrates. more
Fuel cells in bacteria  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The exchange of nitrogen between the atmosphere and organic matter is crucial for life on Earth because nitrogen is a major component of essential molecules such as proteins and DNA. One major route for this exchange, discovered only in the... more
On-chip drug screening for identifying antibiotic interactions in eight hours  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A KAIST research team developed a microfluidic-based drug screening chip that identifies synergistic interactions between two antibiotics in eight hours. This chip can be a cell-based drug screening... more
MicroRNA-like RNAs contribute to the lifestyle transition of Arthrobotrys oligospora  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Lifestyle transition is a fundamental mechanism that fungi have evolved to survive and proliferate in different environments. As a typical nematode-trapping fungus, Arthrobotrys oligospora switches from saprophytes to... more
Medical News Today: Most people who die of natural causes do not seek medical help  MNT · 2 days
A new study has found that a large number of people who die from natural causes do not... more
New scoring system based on genetic markers predicts obesity risk at birth  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers have come up with a scoring system based on genetic markers that predicts an individual's inborn risk for obesity. more
Research sheds light on how hepatitis B virus establishes chronic infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
New research sheds light on how a hepatitis B viral protein stimulates the expansion of immune cells that impair antiviral responses, according to a study published... more
Liver illness strikes Latino children like a ‘silent tsunami’  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Saira Diaz uses her fingers to count the establishments selling fast food and sweets near the South Los Angeles home she shares with her parents and 13-year-old son. “There’s one,... more
Airbnb's explosive growth jolts hotel industry's bottom line  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Hospitality service Airbnb is fast becoming the 800-pound gorilla that's shaking up the hotel industry and forever changing it. more
Medical News Today: Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer  MNT · 2 days
A recent study concludes that when a person takes vitamin D alongside standard chemotherapy, it might reduce the growth rate of colorectal cancer. more
Next frontier in study of gut bacteria: mining microbial molecules  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The human gut harbors trillions of invisible microbial inhabitants, referred to as the microbiota, that collectively produce thousands of unique small molecules. The sources and biological functions of... more
Molecular target UNC45A is essential for cancer cell proliferation and tumor growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Identifying a protein that plays a key role in cancer cell growth is a first step toward the development of a targeted cancer therapy.... more
Disruptive behaviors in autistic children linked to reduced brain connectivity  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
More than a quarter of children with autism spectrum disorder are also diagnosed with disruptive behavior disorders. more
Specific strains of Staphylococcus aureus linked to wounds that do not heal  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Whether a wound--such as a diabetic foot ulcer--heals or progresses to a worse outcome, including infection or even amputation, may depend on the microbiome... more
Revolutionary discovery paves new way for treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Cutting-edge discovery in the lab of Catherine Hunter, MD, from Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago offers a new... more
More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Patients with chronic kidney disease, and dialysis patients especially, have a significantly higher cardiovascular morbidity and mortality than healthy people. Kidney transplantation is the best renal... more
Key proteins can block Listeria without triggering the death of host cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
New North Carolina State University research shows that key proteins known for their ability to prevent viral infections by inducing cell death can also... more
Scientists deploy CRISPR gene-editing tool to engineer multiple edits  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists at Christiana Care Health System's Gene Editing Institute and NovellusDx, an Israeli biotechnology company, have deployed a breakthrough CRISPR gene-editing tool to successfully engineer multiple edits simultaneously to fragments... more
As syphilis invades rural America, a fraying health safety net is failing to stop it  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
When Karolyn Schrage first heard about the "dominoes gang" in the health clinic she runs in Joplin, Mo.,... more
Scientists get closer to injecting artificial lymph nodes into people to fight disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
In a proof-of-principle study in mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine report the creation of a specialized gel that acts like a... more
Molecular target UNC45A is essential for cancer but not normal cell proliferation  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Identifying a protein that plays a key role in cancer cell growth is a first step toward the development of a targeted cancer therapy.... more
Scientific breakthrough provides new hope for people living with multiple sclerosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A scientific breakthrough provides new hope for millions of people living with multiple sclerosis. Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University have developed a compound that... more
Emergency medicine doctors find better way to treat severe epileptic seizures in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Emergency medicine doctors now have a better way to treat severe epileptic seizures in children, thanks to a New Zealand-Australian study. more
Scientists identify rare, paradoxical response to antiretroviral therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Antiretroviral therapy is usually very effective at suppressing HIV in the body, allowing a person's immune system to recover by preventing the virus from destroying CD4+ T cells. more
Drug that treats high blood pressure shows promise against neurodegenerative diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A prescribed drug to treat high blood pressure has shown promise against conditions such as Parkinson's, Huntington's and forms of dementia in studies carried out in... more
Triple negative breast cancer develop resistance to chemotherapy by turning on molecular pathway  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that triple negative breast cancer cells can develop resistance to... more
Novel system enables researchers to study bacteria within mini-tissues in a dish  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Engineering bacteria to intelligently sense and respond to disease states, from infections to cancer, has become a promising focus of synthetic biology. more
Study examines factors associated with low use of hearing aids among older Hispanic/Latino adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
This study examined how common hearing aids were and the factors associated with their use among a group of nearly... more
Extracts of ginkgo seeds show antibacterial activity on pathogens that cause skin infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Extracts from the seeds of the Ginkgo biloba tree show antibacterial activity on pathogens that can cause skin infections such as acne,... more
New study finds that previously described differences among endoscopists are not true  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Previous research has suggested that specific factors about the doctor performing colonoscopy - for example, a gastroenterologist versus a surgeon, female versus male -... more
New insights into how vitamin D affects immune system  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists have uncovered fresh insights into how vitamin D affects the immune system and might influence susceptibility to diseases such as multiple sclerosis. more
Study compares effectiveness and cost of gene therapy and HSCT in major beta-thalassemia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Gene therapy offers the promise of a cure for beta-thalassemia and a new study has shown that it is associated with fewer... more
Immune responses that prevent fungal infections may eliminate Trichinella spiralis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists from Lancaster University in the UK have discovered that immune responses originally found to prevent fungal infections are also important in eliminating Trichinella spiralis, a round worm... more
Scientists use NIR light and injected DNA nanodevice to guide stem cells to injury  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
What if doctors had a remote control that they could use to steer a patient's own cells to a wound... more
Important insight on the brain-body connection  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A study reveals that neurons in the motor cortex exhibit an unexpected division of labor, a finding that could help scientists understand how the brain controls the body and provide insight on certain neurological disorders. more
Making digital tissue imaging better  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A low-tech problem troubles the high-tech world of digital pathology imaging: There are no reliable standards for the quality of digitized tissue slides comprising the source material for computers reading and analyzing vast numbers of images. Poor-quality slides... more
RNA sequencing used to discover novel genes and pathways in celiac disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have discovered novel genes and pathways related to early stages in the development of celiac disease and the ongoing inflammation and comorbidities associated... more
Brain wiring differences identified in children with conduct disorder  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Behavioral problems in young people with severe antisocial behavior -- known as conduct disorder -- could be caused by differences in the brain's wiring that link the brain's emotional centers... more
Experimental antiplatelet compound for acute stroke shows promise  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
An experimental compound inhibited clot formation without increased bleeding, a common side effect of current anticlotting therapies, in a phase I study. First-in-human study shows the anticlotting drug was well-tolerated without serious... more
Achieving sugar reduction targets could cut child obesity and healthcare costs  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Reducing the sugar content of certain foods by 2020, in line with UK government policy targets, could cut child obesity and related illness, and save the... more
Risk factors identified for patients undergoing knee replacements  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have identified the most important risk factors for developing severe infection after knee replacement. Patients who are under 60 years of age, males, those... more
New automated biological-sample analysis systems to accelerate disease detection  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Microfluidics refers to the manipulation of fluids in microscale devices. Commonly called "labs on a chip," microfluidic systems are used to study and analyze very small-scale chemical or biological samples,... more
Cancer-causing chemical taints water after California blaze  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Officials say the drinking water in Paradise, California, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene after a deadly wildfire last year more
Growing a cerebral tract in a microscale brain model  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
An international research team modeled the growth of cerebral tracts. Using neurons derived from stem cells, they grew cortical-like spheroids. In a microdevice, the spheroids extended bundles of axons toward... more
Infection biology: Gut microbe helps thwart Salmonella  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have identified a bacterial species in the gut microbiome of the mouse which protects against infection by human-pathogenic Salmonella. more
Scientists advance creation of 'artificial lymph node' to fight cancer, other diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
In a proof-of-principle study in mice, scientists report the creation of a specialized gel that acts like a lymph node to successfully activate and... more
New immune pathway involved in resistance to parasite worms found in undercooked pork  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Scientists have discovered that immune responses originally found to prevent fungal infections are also important in eliminating Trichinella spiralis, a round worm... more
How the hepatitis B virus establishes persistent infection  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
New research sheds light on how a hepatitis B viral protein stimulates the expansion of immune cells that impair antiviral responses. The findings potentially explain how the hepatitis B virus (HBV) establishes... more
Genetic variants that protect against obesity could aid new weight loss medicines  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Around four million people in the UK carry genetic variants that protect them from obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, suggests new research.... more
Certain strains of bacteria associated with diabetic wounds that do not heal  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Whether a wound -- such as a diabetic foot ulcer -- heals or progresses to a worse outcome, including infection or even amputation, may... more
For school shooting survivors, trauma has no time limit  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Many students aren't seeking mental health care after a school shooting, while others wait years to reach out more
Researchers use gene editing with CRISPR to treat lethal lung diseases before birth  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Using CRISPR gene editing, researchers have thwarted a lethal lung disease in an animal model in which a harmful mutation causes death... more
Blood pressure drug shows promise for treating Parkinson's and dementia in animal study  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A prescribed drug to treat high blood pressure has shown promise against conditions such as Parkinson's, Huntington's and forms of dementia in... more
Pediatric endocrinologist gives iconic 'Mona Lisa' a second medical opinion  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A doctor refutes the most recent hypothesis that 'Lisa' had hypothyroidism and psychomotor retardation. more
Forecasting contagious ideas: 'Infectivity' models accurately predict tweet lifespan  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Estimating tweet infectivity from the first 50 retweets is the key to predicting whether a tweet will go viral, according to a new study. more
Restriction of PD-1 function by cis-PD-L1/CD80 interactions is required for optimal T cell responses  Science Magazine · 3 days
Targeted blockade of PD-1 using checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapies can activate T cells to destroy tumors. PD-1 is believed to function... more
Rare 'Bubble Boy Disease' Likely Cured with New Gene Therapy  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Eight infants with a severe immune disorder, known as "bubble boy disease," appear to be cured of the disease thanks to an experimental gene therapy. more
Three-dimensional imaging identifies nutrient exchange in the human placenta  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
New three-dimensional imaging of the human placenta has been developed to help understand the reasons for fetal growth restriction. more
Investigation of illegal painkillers targets 30 in Tennessee  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Federal authorities have charged more than 30 medical professionals in Tennessee with illegally prescribing and distributing millions of prescription painkillers, many of which contained opioids more
Preliminary study suggests mercury not a risk in dog foods  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, recently investigated levels of methylmercury in a small sampling of commercial dog foods and found good news for dog owners. Of... more
New variety of zebra chip disease threatens potato production in southwestern Oregon  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Named after the dark stripes that form inside potatoes after they are cut and fried, zebra chip disease is a potentially devastating affliction that... more
Life-threatening foot disease found in endangered huemul deer in Chile  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Scientists report the first cases of foot disease for endangered huemul deer in Chilean Patagonia. Culturally iconic, the huemul deer is featured alongside the condor on Chile's coat... more
Cell-killing proteins suppress listeria without killing cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
New research shows that key proteins known for their ability to prevent viral infections by inducing cell death can also block certain bacterial infections without triggering the death of the host cells. more
Probing entanglement in a many-body-localized system  Science Magazine · 3 days
An interacting quantum system that is subject to disorder may cease to thermalize owing to localization of its constituents, thereby marking the breakdown of thermodynamics. The key to understanding this phenomenon lies in the system’s entanglement,... more
Intrinsic apoptosis shapes the tumor spectrum linked to inactivation of the deubiquitinase BAP1  Science Magazine · 3 days
Malignancies arising from mutation of tumor suppressors have unexplained tissue proclivity. For example, BAP1 encodes a widely expressed deubiquitinase for histone H2A,... more
US awards $350M in research funds to fight opioid epidemic  ABC NEWS · 3 days
U.S. health officials award $350 million to states struggling with opioid epidemic with goal of cutting overdose deaths by 40% more
Medical News Today: What are the nutritional benefits of peanuts?  MNT · 3 days
Peanuts are a high-protein, nutrient-rich snack. Raw peanuts and peanut butter are especially good for a person's health. In this article, we look at the nutritional profile and... more
42,000-Year-Old Foal Entombed in Ice Still Had Liquid Blood in Its Veins  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
It's the oldest liquid blood on record, say scientists who want to clone the ice age horse. more
Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Reducing this amino acid could make drugs more effective  MNT · 3 days
New research in cell cultures and mice reveals a surprising link between the essential amino acid leucine and resistance to... more
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How NASA Earth data aids America, state by state
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Researchers develop new platform that recreates cancer in a dish to quickly determine the best bacterial therapy
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Study tests high-tech, non-pharmaceutical way to address ADHD and distractibility
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New study finds simple way to inoculate teens against junk food marketing
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Faster, more accurate diagnoses: Healthcare applications of AI research
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A new bacteria-killing weapon in the fight against antibiotic resistance
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Top EPA advisers challenge long-standing air pollution science, threatening Americans' health
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Medical News Today: 'Empathetic technology': Can devices know what you're feeling?
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Porcupine Barbs For Better Wound Healing
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In cellular world, strong relationships the key to healing old wounds
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Can someone tell me what a PBM does?
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Calm your restless legs with a solution from space
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New model accurately predicts harmful space weather
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Martian soil detox could lead to new medicines
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An industrialized global food supply chain threatens human health – here's how to improve it
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Hearts and lung transplants from hepatitis-C infected donors considered safe
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Video: A successful mission starts with nutrition
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Keeping genetic engineering localized
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Making lead pipes safe
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Muscle-like material expands and contracts in response to light
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