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New publications generate controversy over the value of reducing salt consumption in populations  NEWS MEDICAL · 45 minutes
The journal Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Disease (NMCD), has published an important and authoritative statement of the ESAN (European Salt Action Network). more
Study explores how patients want to discuss symptoms with doctors  NEWS MEDICAL · 45 minutes
Sleep, pain, anxiety, depression, and low energy/fatigue (known collectively as SPADE for short) symptoms are extremely common, but often unrecognized and undertreated by primary care physicians. more
Researchers capture high-resolution X-ray and NMR image of key immune regulator  NEWS MEDICAL · 45 minutes
A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital provides a biophysical and structural assessment of a critical immune regulating protein called human T-cell immunoglobulin... more
Imagination can help overcome fear and anxiety-related disorders, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Imagine a barking dog, a furry spider or another perceived threat and your brain and body respond much like they would if you experienced the real thing. more
Optum, UnitedHealthcare take action to help people affected by North Carolina winter storms  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group, are taking action to help people affected by the recent... more
High levels of nitrate detected on Puerto Rico’s watershed after major hurricanes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found unprecedentedly high levels of nitrate, an essential plant nutrient, in streams and watersheds of Puerto... more
Standardizing feeding practices improves growth trends for micro-preemies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Standardizing feeding practices, including the timing for fortifying breast milk and formula with essential elements like zinc and protein, improves growth trends for the tiniest preterm infants, according to Children's research presented... more
Dermatology providers show interest in recommending cannabinoids to patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
The cannabis plant and its derivatives have been used in medicinal treatments for millennia. With the recent legalization of medical marijuana in 33 states across the country, as well as... more
Slow-growing type of glioma may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, suggests study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Immunotherapy has proved effective in treating a number of cancers, but brain tumors have remained stubbornly resistant. more
Ezogabine treatment reduces motor neuron excitability in ALS patients, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Brian Wainger, MD, PhD, of the Healey Center for ALS at Massachusetts General Hospital presented initial, top-level results of a recently completed phase 2 clinical trial... more
Sprayable gel could help prevent recurrences of cancer after surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Many people who are diagnosed with cancer will undergo some type of surgery to treat their disease -- almost 95 percent of people with early-diagnosed breast cancer will... more
New Zealand law to make medical marijuana widely available  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
New Zealand's government has passed a law that will make medical marijuana widely available for thousands of patients over time more
Four dried fruits have lower glycemic index than starchy foods, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
People with diabetes and followers of diets based on the glycemic index can enjoy dried fruits knowing they do not cause a blood sugar... more
Researchers compare health outcomes for VA and non-VA hospitals  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
The Veterans Health Administration is the largest integrated health care system in the United States, providing care at 1,243 health care facilities, including 172 VA Medical Centers and 1,062 outpatient... more
Medical News Today: What are the best foods to eat for energy?  MNT · 5 hours
Foods and drinks fuel the body. Energy-boosting examples include bananas, avocados, apples, and coffee. Learn more about the best things to eat and drink... more
Medical News Today: What to know about marijuana and multiple sclerosis  MNT · 6 hours
Marijuana has many potential uses, which includes the treatment of specific symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Learn more about the possible benefits of marijuana for people... more
Medical News Today: What is the link between HPV and HIV?  MNT · 6 hours
HPV and HIV are both sexually transmitted infections caused by viruses. They are separate conditions with different symptoms, treatments, and preventions. A person with HIV may... more
Medical News Today: Single-tablet regimens for HIV  MNT · 8 hours
Following a single-tablet HIV regimen involves taking one pill per day. The pill will contain a combination of two or more antiretroviral drugs. In this article, we look at the benefits of the single-tablet... more
Medical News Today: Can marijuana ease symptoms of Crohn's disease?  MNT · 8 hours
In regions where it is legal, many doctors are prescribing medical marijuana to treat certain conditions. Some small studies suggest that marijuana may also have the potential to... more
Can marijuana ease symptoms of Crohn's disease?  MNT · 9 hours
In regions where it is legal, many doctors are prescribing medical marijuana to treat certain conditions. Some small studies suggest that marijuana may also have the potential to relieve symptoms of Crohn’s disease. However,... more
Crohn's disease and pregnancy  MNT · 9 hours
Crohn's disease and pregnancy can affect each other. However, most women who conceive while their Crohn's disease is in remission can have a normal pregnancy and healthy baby. Learn more here. more
Medical News Today: Crohn's disease and pregnancy  MNT · 10 hours
Crohn's disease and pregnancy can affect each other. However, most women who conceive while their Crohn's disease is in remission can have a normal pregnancy and healthy baby. Learn more here. more
Increased risk for breast cancer after childbirth may last more than 20 years  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
The increased risk for breast cancer that occurs after childbirth can last more than 20 years. The risk may be enhanced when... more
Dog research at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs gets formal review  Science Magazine · 10 hours
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine launches analysis of utility and welfare of canine experiments more
Ebola vaccine is having ‘major impact’ but Congo outbreak may still explode  Science Magazine · 11 hours
Armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hampers health care response and vaccine distribution to combat deadly virus more
Medical News Today: Can D-mannose treat a UTI?  MNT · 11 hours
D-mannose is a type of sugar that researchers believe may help treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). Learn more about the studies, conclusions, and possible dosage here. more
Sprayable gel could help the body fight off cancer after surgery  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Many people who are diagnosed with cancer will undergo some type of surgery to treat their disease—almost 95 percent of people with early-diagnosed breast cancer will... more
Record count reported for mysterious paralyzing illness  ABC NEWS · 12 hours
Health officials are reporting the most cases ever of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children more
Research Gaps Leave Doctors Guessing About Treatments For Pregnant Women  NPR · 12 hours
To protect a developing fetus from experimental drugs or treatments that might cause birth defects, pregnant women aren't included in many clinical trials. But that limits the safety... more
Medical News Today: What to know about genital herpes  MNT · 12 hours
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection. It can cause blisters and sores around the genitals and anus, but it may cause no symptoms. This article provides an overview of... more
Millions of low-risk people with diabetes may be testing their blood sugar too often  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
For people with Type 2 diabetes, testing blood sugar levels becomes part of everyday life. But a new study suggests... more
Sprayable gel could help the body fight off cancer after surgery  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
A research team has developed a spray gel embedded with immune-boosting drugs that could help lower the risk of cancer recurrence after surgery. more
Optimal blood pressure treatment for stroke patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Aggressive treatment of hypertension in stroke patients could do more harm than good in the long term, according to a new study. more
Some brain tumors may respond to immunotherapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
A new study suggests that a slow-growing brain tumor arising in patients affected by neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, which gives the immune system a boost in fighting cancer. more
Physicist creates tiny sensors to assist in cancer detection  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
A physicist hopes to improve cancer detection with a new and novel class of nanomaterials. more
Personalized medicine tool for inherited colorectal cancer syndrome  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
An international team of researchers has developed, calibrated, and validated a novel tool for identifying the genetic changes in Lynch syndrome genes that are likely to be responsible for causing symptoms of... more
Researchers aim to identify and target high blood pressure indicators  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a leading cause of stroke and heart attacks worldwide - and one in four people have it. more
Study finds upward link between alcohol consumption and physical activity in college students  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Upending conventional wisdom that physical activity can be a healthy deterrent to alcohol consumption, University of Houston Moores professor of psychology Clayton... more
Caffeine plus another compound in coffee may fight Parkinson’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Rutgers scientists have found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia - two progressive and currently incurable... more
Treating patients with hypertension induced albuminuria  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Albuminuria is a renal disease that is found to be independently associated with cardiovascular and renal problems without any links to diabetes. In latest ESC/ESH guidelines, microalbuminuria has been related to hypertension-mediated organ damages. more
Novel personalized medicine tool for assessing inherited colorectal cancer syndrome risk developed  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
An international team of researchers led by Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah has developed, calibrated, and validated a novel tool for... more
Two compounds in coffee may team up to fight Parkinson's  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
Scientists have found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia -- two progressive and currently incurable diseases... more
Imaging atomic structure of important immune regulator  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
A new study provides a biophysical and structural assessment of a critical immune regulating protein called human T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain containing protein-3 (hTIM-3). Understanding the atomic structure of hTIM-3 provides new insights... more
Predicting leaky heart valves with 3D printing  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
Researchers have created a novel 3D printing workflow that allows cardiologists to evaluate how different valve sizes will interact with each patient's unique anatomy, before the medical procedure is actually performed. This protocol uses... more
Breast tumors recruit bone marrow cells to boost their growth, study reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered that breast cancer tumors boost their growth by recruiting stromal cells that originate in bone marrow. more
Experts address sleep disorders following traumatic brain injury  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Disorders of sleep are some of the most common problems experienced by patients after traumatic brain injury. It is important to recognize and treat these problems early to allow for optimal cognitive... more
Medical News Today: Excess belly fat common in those with high heart risk  MNT · 14 hours
A European study of cardiovascular disease prevention finds that nearly two-thirds of those with high heart disease and stroke risk have excess... more
Scientists find answers to how cancer spreads  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
How does cancer spread? While studying human brain tumor cells, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre found some answers to this crucial, yet so far unanswered... more
Researchers image atomic structure of important immune regulator  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital provides a biophysical and structural assessment of a critical immune regulating protein called human T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain containing protein-3 (hTIM-3).... more
Unexpected impact of hurricanes on Puerto Rico's watershed  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Researchers have found unprecedentedly high levels of nitrate, an essential plant nutrient, in streams and watersheds of Puerto Rico for a year after two consecutive major hurricanes in 2017. This high amount... more
Researchers gain new insights into pediatric tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Peripheral nervous system tumors are one of the most common types of childhood tumors. While some of these tumors, known as neuroblastoma, disappear on their own without treatment, others will continue to grow even... more
High-intensity interval exercise could help combat cognitive dysfunction in obese people  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
It's fast-paced, takes less time to do, and burns a lot of calories. High-intensity interval exercise is widely recognized as the most time-efficient and effective way... more
Researchers find unexpected impact of hurricanes on Puerto Rico's watershed  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found unprecedentedly high levels of nitrate, an essential plant nutrient, in streams and watersheds of Puerto Rico for a year... more
New insights into childhood cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Peripheral nervous system tumors, known as neuroblastoma, are one of the most common types of childhood tumors. Researchers have now studied the genetic factors behind different tumor subtypes and their prognoses. Their findings enable clinicians to predict the... more
Cancer cells distinguished by artificial intelligence-based system  nanowerk · 16 hours
Researchers have developed a system using artificial intelligence that can automatically differentiate between different types of cancer cell. more
Medical News Today: Future of Alzheimer's therapy: What is the best approach?  MNT · 16 hours
A new comprehensive review assesses current clinical trials for Alzheimer's drugs and advises on the best therapeutic approach going forward. more
Mental health workers start weeklong strike in California  ABC NEWS · 16 hours
Thousands of Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals throughout California started a weeklong strike Monday to protest what they say is a lack of staffing that affects care more
Cancer cells distinguished by artificial intelligence-based system  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
A research team has created a system that uses a convolutional neural network to learn the features distinguishing different cancer cells, based on images from a phase-contrast microscope. This system accurately differentiated human and... more
Memory tests predict brain atrophy and Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Use of two episodic memory tests help in predicting brain atrophy and Alzheimer's disease, as indicated by a study. Researchers suggest that comprehensive use of memory tests could improve the diagnosis of... more
Plants as antifungal factories  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Researchers have developed a biotechnological tool to produce, in a very efficient manner, antifungal proteins in the leaves of the plant Nicotiana benthamiana. These proteins are promising biomolecules that could be used to develop new antifungals whose properties and mechanisms... more
Romania hospital says 39 babies now diagnosed with superbug  ABC NEWS · 16 hours
Romania hospital says 39 babies now diagnosed with drug-resistant superbug, triple last month more
Physicists create tiny sensors to assist in cancer detection  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
A physicist in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University hopes to improve cancer detection with a new and novel class of nanomaterials. more
The fauna in the Antarctica is threatened by pathogens humans spread in polar latitudes  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
The fauna in the Antarctica could be in danger due the pathogens humans spread in places and research stations in... more
Terahertz laser for sensing and imaging outperforms its predecessors  MIT · 17 hours
High-power, tunable design could be used for chemical detection in outer space, medical imaging, more. more
DDT in Alaskan fish shown to increase risk of cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
A new study has found that children in Alaska who consume a lot of fish from rivers fed by the Eastern Alaska Mountain Range may be at an... more
Visual inspection alone is insufficient to diagnose skin cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
A Cochrane review of the accuracy of skin cancer diagnostics has found that visual inspection of suspicious lesions is insufficient to ensure an accurate diagnosis. more
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of glutathione?  MNT · 17 hours
Glutathione is an antioxidant that helps make proteins in the body and may have a variety of other health benefits. Learn more about the effects of glutathione here. more
Justices won't hear states' appeal over Planned Parenthood  ABC NEWS · 18 hours
The Supreme Court is avoiding a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood over the dissenting votes of three justices more
Nobel Peace winners urge global action vs. sexual violence  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
The Congolese doctor who shares this year's Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the use of rape and sexual violence as weapons of war on Monday called for... more
Online platform for carbon dioxide-free deliveries  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
City centres are becoming increasingly congested by traffic, many of which are delivery vehicles. An EU-funded project has developed a solution for delivering packages that reduces traffic and eliminates carbon dioxide (CO2) and other harmful emissions. more
A minority of countries offer free early childhood education, researchers report  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Numerous studies from countries around the globe have shown that education before primary school is associated with success in school. Despite this, few governments make pre-primary... more
Undiplomatic immunity: Mutation causing arterial autoimmune disease revealed  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Takayasu arteritis is an autoimmune disease resulting in chronic aortic inflammation leading to aneurysm or aortic regurgitation. Researchers showed that it is caused by MLX gene mutation. This mutation increased oxidative stress... more
Promising diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Researchers have identified in live human brains new radioactive 'tracer' molecules that bind to and 'light up' tau tangles, a protein associated with a number of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias. more
Obesity, risk of cognitive dysfunction? Consider high-intensity interval exercise  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Researchers have discovered what might be an effective strategy to prevent and combat cognitive dysfunction in obese individuals. They are the first to examine the modulatory role of an exercise-induced... more
Medical News Today: Herpes simplex: Everything you need to know  MNT · 18 hours
Herpes simplex is a very common virus that affects billions of people globally. It can cause sores around the mouth or on the genitals and surrounding areas. Learn... more
Proteins imaged in graphene liquid cell have higher radiation tolerance  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Electron microscopy is one of the main methods used to examine protein structure. Studying these structures is of key importance to elucidate their function feeding fundamental information into... more
How does cancer spread?  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
How does cancer spread? While studying human brain tumour cells, a team of scientists found some answers to this crucial, yet so far unanswered question. They looked at a gene called EGFRvIII, which is present in patients with glioblastoma --... more
Cancer Research UK and AstraZeneca open new Functional Genomics Centre  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Cancer Research UK and AstraZeneca have announced today (Monday) that they are opening a new center in the UK, dedicated to realizing the full potential of functional genomics... more
Increasing seal population will not harm largest fish stocks in the Baltic  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
Seals feeding on fish does not decrease fish stocks of Baltic cod, herring and sprat the most -- climate change, nutrient load and fisheries... more
Slovak hospitals hold new Roma mothers against their will  ABC NEWS · 19 hours
An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma... more
Regular flu shots may save heart failure patients' lives  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Compared with skipping a flu shot, getting a flu shot was associated with an 18 percent reduced risk of premature death among newly-diagnosed heart failure patients. Moreover, regular annual flu... more
Episodic memory tests help in predicting brain atrophy and Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Use of two episodic memory tests help in predicting brain atrophy and Alzheimer’s disease, as indicated by a study carried out at the University of Helsinki... more
Medical News Today: How safe are probiotics?  MNT · 20 hours
Products that contain probiotics are more popular than ever. A recent article asks if they are safe and whether the evidence backs up their claims. more
Statins associated with low risk of side effects  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
The cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins have demonstrated substantial benefits in reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes caused by blood clots (ischemic strokes) in at-risk patients. more
Need health insurance? The deadline is Dec. 15  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
The woman arrived at the University of South Florida's navigator office in Tampa a few weeks ago with a 40-page document describing a short-term health insurance plan she was considering. more
Medical News Today: Parkinson's: Dietary compound moves toxic protein from gut to brain  MNT · 22 hours
A new study describes how low levels of herbicide mixed with a common dietary compound can transport toxic proteins to the brain,... more
Lifelong Aerobic Exercise May Help Keep Body Young, Says New Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 23 hours
In an analysis of septuagenarians who have been exercising for decades, researchers from Ball... more
New mothers and babies often detained in Slovak hospitals  ABC NEWS · 23 hours
An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma... more
HPV type 16 or 18 associated with cervical cancer risk in young women  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The human papilloma virus can cause cervical cancer. According to new guidelines in Sweden, women over thirty therefore undergo initial screening for... more
Study compares pain-related diagnoses in First Nations and non-First Nations children, youth  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
First Nations children and youth are experiencing more pain than non-First Nations children, but do not access specialist or mental health services at the... more
Cervical cancer risk is higher in women with positive HPV, but no cellular abnormalities  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers have uncovered an increased risk of cervical cancer in women whose cervical cells test positive for certain high-risk human... more
New artificial intelligence-based system to differentiate between different types of cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
In cancer patients, there can be tremendous variation in the types of cancer cells from one patient to another, even within the same disease.... more
Roma mothers held in Slovak hospitals against their will  ABC NEWS · 1 day
An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma... more
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How a dust storm and hazardous air quality can harm your health
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