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Study offers way to predict onset of lung disease in children with cystic fibrosis
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New smartphone app successfully enables remote monitoring of surgical wounds
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UCLA researchers describe herpes virus structure associated with Kaposi's sarcoma
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'Explosive evolution' of techniques to restore blood flow to the brain
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Cystic fibrosis bacterial burden begins during first years of life
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Atomic-level changes in ALS-linked protein
SCIENCE DAILY A new study details the minute changes -- down to the level of individual atoms -- that cause a particular protein to form cell-damaging clumps associated with ALS and other diseases. 11 hours
Flu vaccine could get a much-needed boost
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Two new breast cancer genes emerge from lynch syndrome gene study
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified two new breast cancer genes that also cause Lynch syndrome. 12 hours
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New method to stop cells dividing could help fight cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have used a new strategy to shut down specific enzymes to stop cells from dividing. The method can be used as a strategy to fight cancer. 12 hours
Zika virus damages placenta, which may explain malformed babies
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Scientists find microbes on the skin of mice promote tissue healing, immunity
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Breakthrough study shows how plants sense the world
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How cancer metastasis happens: Researchers reveal a key mechanism
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Precursors of human CD4+ cytotoxic T lymphocytes identified by single-cell transcriptome analysis
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MNT Researchers have created a blood test that can detect eight cancer types with high specificity, representing a major step forward in cancer... 15 hours
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SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed the first instrument that can provide a detailed image of the entire eye that can produce higher quality images... 15 hours
Study reveals key mechanism of how cancer metastasis happens
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Study provides more evidence for link between increased cancer risk and advanced gum disease
NEWS MEDICAL Data collected during a long-term health study provides additional evidence for a link between increased risk of cancer in individuals... 15 hours
How did a deadly tropical fungus get to the temperate environs of the Pacific Northwest?
SCIENCE DAILY In what is being described as 'The Teddy Roosevelt effect,' a deadly fungus in the Pacific Northwest may... 15 hours
Fanconi anemia: Insight from a green plant
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Certain flu virus mutations may compensate for fitness costs of other mutations
SCIENCE DAILY Seasonal flu viruses continually undergo mutations that help them evade the human immune system, but some of these mutations can reduce a virus's potency.... 15 hours
Fragile X finding shows normal neurons that interact poorly
SCIENCE DAILY Neurons in mice afflicted with the genetic defect that causes Fragile X syndrome (FXS) appear similar to those in healthy mice, but these neurons fail to interact normally, resulting in... 15 hours
New review explores effects of exposing developing brains to general anesthesia
NEWS MEDICAL The head of the CU School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology has written a review of scientific studies on the potentially adverse effects of exposing developing... 15 hours
US agency details doctor protections ahead of March for Life
ABC NEWS On day of anti-abortion march, HHS acts on conscience rights and Planned Parenthood funding 15 hours
Structure of herpes virus linked to Kaposi's sarcoma
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have shown in the laboratory that an inhibitor can be developed to break down the herpes virus. Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpes virus, or KSHV, is one of two viruses known to cause... 16 hours
Medical News Today: Flu vaccine: Nasal drops may succeed where shots have failed
MNT VIDEO Scientists use a novel approach to design flu vaccines in which the body's immune response is preserved and the virus's defense mechanisms... 16 hours
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MNT It's Cervical Health Awareness Month, so we turn to an important topic: the Pap test. What is it, should it scare you,... 16 hours
Researchers test new anti-malaria medication
NEWS MEDICAL An international research team has conducted successful phase II clinical tests of a new anti-malaria medication. The treatment led to a cure in 83 cases. 16 hours
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Medical News Today: How to stop racing thoughts
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US agency details enforcement of doctors' conscience rights
ABC NEWS Trump administration spells out plans to protect medical providers who refuse to carry out procedures such as abortions on moral or religious grounds 17 hours
Consuming one hundred percent fruit juice does not alter blood sugar levels, study suggests
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Key to willpower lies in believing you have it in abundance
SCIENCE DAILY Americans believe they have less stamina for strenuous mental activity than their European counterparts -- an indication that people in the US perceive their willpower or... 18 hours
Animal carnivores could be our powerful allies
SCIENCE DAILY Animal carnivores living in and around human habitation are declining at an unprecedented rate -- but they may provide crucial benefits to human societies. Researchers have revealed that predators and scavengers ranging from bats... 18 hours
Study ends debate over role of steroids in treating septic shock
SCIENCE DAILY The results from the largest ever study of septic shock could improve treatment for critically ill patients and save health systems worldwide hundreds of millions of... 18 hours
Women run faster after taking newly developed supplement, study finds
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How treating eczema could also alleviate asthma
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Peace be with you, but no touching: Flu season altering Mass
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Study describes structure of herpes virus linked to Kaposi's sarcoma
PHYS.ORG UCLA researchers have provided the first description of the structure of the herpes virus associated with Kaposi's sarcoma, a type of cancer. 18 hours
Medical News Today: What you should know about anuria
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Want to eat healthy? Try an eco-friendly diet
PHYS.ORG Following our annual Christmas overindulgence, many of us have set ambitious goals for the year ahead. But eating healthy shouldn't just mean cutting down on snacks; given the environmental impact of food... 19 hours
Hunting dogs as possible vectors for the infectious disease tularaemia
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Detect locally, protect globally
PHYS.ORG When infectious diseases strike, the World Health Organization acts swiftly, coordinating with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its foreign counterparts to contain the threat. But there is no equivalent international organization similarly dedicated to identifying and... 20 hours
Bacterial biofilm cellulose found to differ from plant cellulose
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WATCH: Young women using ADHD medicine up 700 percent over 8 years, CDC report finds
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Novel hypothesis on why animals diversified on Earth
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AMSBIO offers isogenic panels of neuronal iPSC derivatives
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Study: Flu Virus Can Be Spread Just by Breathing
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Medical News Today: What you should know about alopecia universalis
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ABC NEWS The CDC called for more research on how these drugs affect pregnant women. 20 hours
Mast Uri System offers efficient and cost-friendly diagnostic solution
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Medical News Today: Coconut oil: Healthful or unhealthful?
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Researchers identify a new chromatin regulatory mechanism linked to SirT6
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Medical News Today: Colon cancer: Could proinflammatory diets raise risk?
MNT A large-scale study examines the link between diets rich in pro-inflammatory markers and the risk of developing colorectal cancer. 24 hours
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Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco
ABC NEWS US health officials are pushing ahead with an unprecedented plan to make cigarettes less addictive and provide lower-risk alternative products to US smokers 1 day
Judge orders new Olympus trial over superbug death
NEWS MEDICAL A Seattle judge said Olympus Corp. failed to properly disclose internal emails that raised safety concerns about a redesigned medical scope as early as 2008, several years before the device was publicly... 1 day
Novel robot can aid treatment of rare birth defect
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Sheffield and Boston's Children Hospital, Harvard Medical School have created a robot that can be implanted into the body to aid the treatment of esophageal... 1 day
Paleolithic diet helps overweight women maintain weight loss
NEWS MEDICAL Overweight women after menopause who eat a Paleolithic diet can maintain weight loss in the long term. The levels of risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases also decrease. This... 1 day
Not-for-profit hospitals coming up with their own generic medicines to combat shortages
NEWS MEDICAL Many of the major not-for-profit hospital groups have tried their hand an manufacturing and making generics to combat the shortages of medicines as well... 1 day
Mother: Care denied daughter left in cold in hospital gown
ABC NEWS Mother of mentally ill woman says her daughter, 22, was denied her lawful right to medical care when she was left in the cold outside a Baltimore hospital... 1 day
$500 cancer detection blood tests may soon become reality
NEWS MEDICAL According to latest breakthrough in research, a blood test to detect eight common cancers, even before their symptoms begin to appear, may become a reality soon. The study report appears... 1 day
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy may start early even without signs of concussions
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO The mechanisms underpinning concussion, traumatic brain injury, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and the relationships between these disorders, are poorly understood. 1 day
Detection and localization of surgically resectable cancers with a multi-analyte blood test
Science Magazine Earlier detection is key to reducing cancer deaths. Here we describe a blood test that can detect eight common cancer types through assessment of... 1 day
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Blood test to detect 8 cancers early gives promising results
ABC NEWS Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage 1 day
Why animals diversified on Earth: Cancer research provides clues
SCIENCE DAILY Can tumors teach us about animal evolution on Earth? Researchers believe so and now present a novel hypothesis of why animal diversity increased dramatically on Earth about half a billion... 1 day
Reminding people about vaccinations can increase rates of immunization
SCIENCE DAILY Rates of immunization against infectious diseases in children and adults are improving, but under-vaccination remains a problem that results in vaccine-preventable deaths and illnesses. 1 day
Challenges and research for an evolving aviation system
PHYS.ORG A comprehensive aviation safety system as envisioned by NASA would require integration of a wide range of systems and practices, including building an in-time aviation safety management system (IASMS) that could detect... 1 day
WATCH: Mixed welcome for Pennsylvania's 1st medical marijuana dispensary
ABC NEWS When Pennsylvania's first ever medical marijuana dispensary, Keystone Canna Remedies, opened its doors in Bethlehem on January 17, many welcomed its arrival with open arms, including former Philadelphia Flyers winger... 1 day
Bovine tuberculosis shows genetic diversity throughout Africa
SCIENCE DAILY Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium bovis that affects cattle as well as other animals and humans. Now, by combining genotyping M. bovis samples from cows across African countries, researchers... 1 day
New Trump office would protect conscience rights of doctors
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First vaccine in the world developed against grass pollen allergy
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Paleolithic diet healthier for overweight women
SCIENCE DAILY Overweight women after menopause who eat a Paleolithic diet can maintain weight loss in the long term. The levels of risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases also decrease. 2 days
How Many Drinks Could You Have If the Blood Alcohol Limit Is Lowered?
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Single blood test screens for eight cancer types
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a single blood test that screens for eight common cancer types and helps identify the location of the cancer. 2 days
Flu may be spread just by breathing
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Scientists Edge Closer To A Blood Test To Detect Cancers
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'Liquid biopsy' promises early detection for cancer
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Packing a genome, step-by-step
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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy may start early even without signs of concussions
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HSS orders Sectra’s 3D pre-operative planning solution for improving patient outcomes
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How robot math and smartphones led researchers to a drug discovery breakthrough
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Tiny robots could help infants with rare diseases. Watch one in action
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New smart sensor could revolutionise crime and terrorism prevention
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