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Inner clock: Biologists research the mechanism of an auxiliary clock
SCIENCE DAILY In December, the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology will be awarded for the identification of genes that control the inner clock. The honored academics examined fruit flies... 2 hours
Brain activity buffers against worsening anxiety
SCIENCE DAILY Boosting activity in brain areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also protect against worsening anxiety, suggests a new study. Using noninvasive brain imaging, the researchers found that at-risk people were less likely to develop anxiety... 2 hours
How a poorly explored immune cell may impact cancer immunity and immunotherapy
SCIENCE DAILY The immune cells that are trained to fight off the body's invaders can become defective. It's what allows cancer to develop. So most research... 5 hours
Hibernating ground squirrels provide clues to new stroke treatments
SCIENCE DAILY In the fight against brain damage caused by stroke, researchers have turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: hibernating ground squirrels. While the animals' brains experience dramatically reduced blood flow... 6 hours
A walk at the mall or the park? New study shows, for moms and daughters, a walk in the park is best
SCIENCE DAILY A family studies researchers... 6 hours
eDNA tool detects invasive clams before they become a nuisance
SCIENCE DAILY When seeking a cure for a disease, early detection is often the key. The same is true for eliminating invasive species. Identifying their presence in a lake before... 6 hours
Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of chlorella?
MNT Learn all about chlorella, a form of alga that is available as a supplement and is considered to be a superfood. We look at its reported health benefits. 7 hours
Cardiorespiratory fitness is essential to reduce risk of coronary heart disease
SCIENCE DAILY New findings emphasize the importance of measuring and maintaining aerobic fitness. 7 hours
Medical News Today: What you need to know about pancolitis
MNT A look at pancolitis, a form of ulcerative colitis affecting the intestine. Included is information on flare-ups and complications of the condition. 9 hours
Medical News Today: What can you do to make your nails grow faster?
MNT A look at how to make your nails grow faster. Included is detail on the way that diet can impact nail health,... 11 hours
Higher premiums for outpatient coverage for many on Medicare
ABC NEWS The government says higher monthly premiums for outpatient coverage await many Medicare beneficiaries next year 11 hours
Medical News Today: Do you gain weight with a birth control implant?
MNT A look at birth control implants and weight gain. Included is information on the causes of weight gain and other birth control implant side... 13 hours
Medical News Today: Fertility treatment: Vitamin D may influence success rate
MNT A new meta-analysis has found a link between lower blood concentrations of vitamin D and reduced success rates in assisted reproduction therapy. 14 hours
MSF says it can't deliver live-saving aid to Yemen capital
ABC NEWS An international aid group says it has not been able to deliver live-saving medical and humanitarian assistance to the people in dire need in Yemen's capital 15 hours
Medical News Today: What you need to know about gallbladder sludge
MNT A look at gallbladder sludge, where various substances collect in the gallbladder. Included is information on its clinical significance and causes. 16 hours
Medical News Today: Your dog could help you live longer
MNT Your pooch is not just great company. A new study finds that our four-legged friends could reduce the likelihood of premature death. 16 hours
Medical News Today: Generous people 'listen to their hearts,' quite literally
MNT New research measures interoception, or people's ability to 'listen' to their bodies, and their willingness to give away money. The heart plays a key role. 16 hours
Mount Sinai researchers identify new therapeutic target for ER+ breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified a protein that can be targeted to suppress growth of a common type of... 20 hours
Study shows how naïve T-cells may affect tumor immunity and immunotherapy
NEWS MEDICAL The immune cells that are trained to fight off the body's invaders can become defective. It's what allows cancer to develop. So most research has targeted... 20 hours
Podcast: ‘What the Health?’ Tax bill or health bill?
NEWS MEDICAL Republican efforts to alter the health law, left for dead in September, came roaring back to life this week as the Senate Finance Committee added a repeal of the "individual... 20 hours
New studies highlight importance of cardiorespiratory fitness to reduce CVD risk
NEWS MEDICAL Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a leading cause of death for men in the U.S. Both cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and the blood triglyceride/high-density lipoprotein ratio (TG:HDL... 21 hours
Researchers find way to switch tumor cells between 2D and 3D morphology
NEWS MEDICAL Paving the way for testing experimental drugs in more realistic environments, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have discovered how to... 22 hours
Researchers receive £1.3 million to develop sight-saving imaging technology
NEWS MEDICAL Staff at the University of Liverpool's Department of Eye & Vision Science have been awarded £1.3 million by the National Institute for Health Research's Intervention for Innovation (i4i) program to... 23 hours
Health giant Sutter destroys evidence in crucial antitrust case over high prices
NEWS MEDICAL Sutter Health intentionally destroyed 192 boxes of documents that employers and labor unions were seeking in a lawsuit that accuses the giant Northern California... 23 hours
Negative school experiences can have adverse long term effects on pupils with autism
NEWS MEDICAL Negative school experiences can have harmful long term effects on pupils with Autism Spectrum Conditions, a new study in the journal Autism... 23 hours
Flu vaccine prevents hospitalization in children, study shows
SCIENCE DAILY Children vaccinated against influenza are significantly less likely to experience serious complications from the virus that could land them in hospital, new research has found. 24 hours
Like a baby: The vicious cycle of childhood obesity and snoring
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists looked at the relationships among maternal snoring, childhood snoring and children's metabolic characteristics -- including body mass index (BMI) and insulin resistance, which reflects future... 24 hours
Researchers uncover mechanism that contributes to patterns of degeneration in AD
NEWS MEDICAL Alzheimer's disease (AD) is known to cause memory loss and cognitive decline, but other functions of the brain can remain intact. 1 day
'The Brazilian Zika outbreak could end soon'
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have elucidated the Zika burden in a Brazilian metropolis. Their data indicate: the outbreak may be coming to an end and further outbreaks in the region seem unlikely. The study has also provided... 1 day
When vegetables are closer in price to chips, people eat healthier
SCIENCE DAILY A new study determined that the difference in price of healthy foods compared to unhealthy foods plays a significant role in whether people have a healthy... 1 day
School exacerbates feelings of being 'different' in pupils with Autism Spectrum Conditions
SCIENCE DAILY Negative school experiences can have harmful long term effects on pupils with Autism Spectrum Conditions, a new study reports. 1 day
Gut bacteria at young age can contribute to MS disease onset and progression, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School published a study suggesting that gut bacteria at young age... 1 day
Medicare 'Part B' premiums to rise next year for many
ABC NEWS Many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage 1 day
Can a common ingredient in laundry detergent help advance diabetes research?
SCIENCE DAILY Being able to build a bioartificial pancreas offers the potential to cure type 1 diabetes. A major challenge with the effort is how to supply the... 1 day
Molecular guardian defends cells, organs against excess cholesterol
SCIENCE DAILY Medical researchers have illuminated a critical player in cholesterol metabolism that acts as a molecular guardian in cells to help maintain cholesterol levels within a safe, narrow range. Known as Nrf1, it... 1 day
A new way to reduce surgery complications stemming from high blood sugar
SCIENCE DAILY Using a different marker to track a patient's glycemic levels could help improve outcomes after surgery for diabetic and non-diabetic patients alike. 1 day
Progression from infection to pulmonary tuberculosis follows distinct timeline
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have uncovered a sequence of biological processes that occur in humans infected with the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis as the infection progresses to pulmonary tuberculosis. 1 day
New test to measure the effectiveness of CF drugs
SCIENCE DAILY A new laboratory model has been created to measure and compare the responses of CF and normal airway cells to CF-related infectious/inflammatory factors. 1 day
GM banana shows promise against deadly fungus strain
Science Magazine But consumer distrust could slip up disease-resistant variety 1 day
Florida confirms second local Zika virus infection for 2017
ABC NEWS Florida health officials report state's 2nd case this year of the Zika virus transmitted by a local mosquito 1 day
Novel therapeutic target discovered for estrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer
SCIENCE DAILY A new protein has been identified in a common subtype of breast cancer which can potentially offer more effective therapies for the future. 1 day
Study raises possibility of naturally acquired immunity against Zika virus
SCIENCE DAILY Birth defects in babies born infected with Zika virus remain a major health concern. Now, scientists suggest the possibility that some women in high-risk Zika regions may already... 1 day
Brain astrocytes linked to Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY Astrocytes, the supporting cells of the brain, could play a significant role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a new study. This is the first time researchers discovered a direct association between astrocytes... 1 day
Separating side effects could hold key for safer opioids
SCIENCE DAILY Opioid pain relievers can be extremely effective in relieving pain, but can carry a high risk of addiction and ultimately overdose when breathing is suppressed and stops. Scientists have discovered... 1 day
Link between obesity and cancer is not widely recognized
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has shown that the majority of people in the United Kingdom do not understand the connection between weight issues and cancer. Obesity is associated with thirteen types... 1 day
Parkinson's disease: What you need to know in wake of Jesse Jackson's diagnosis
ABC NEWS Answers to some of the more common questions about this disease. 1 day
First-graders fitter than expected
SCIENCE DAILY Childhood obesity is often attributed to a lack of exercise. So what about sports among elementary school students? Scientists have pursued this question and collected the results of fitness tests for first-year students over a period of one decade. Their... 1 day
Suppression of FIP200 and autophagy by tumor-derived lactate promotes naïve T cell apoptosis and affects tumor immunity
Science Magazine Naïve T cells are poorly studied in cancer patients. We report that naïve T... 1 day
Could this protein protect people against coronary artery disease?
SCIENCE DAILY The buildup of plaque in the heart's arteries is an unfortunate part of aging. But by studying the genetic makeup of people who maintain clear arteries into old age, researchers... 1 day
Secrets of Ebola unlocked in the heart of devastating outbreak
SCIENCE DAILY In a comprehensive and complex molecular study of blood samples from Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, a scientific team has identified signatures of Ebola virus disease that may... 1 day
Newly found immune defense could pave way to treat allergies
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have made a fundamental discovery about how our body's immune system clears harmful infections. 1 day
Medical News Today: What are the best birth control pills for PCOS
MNT A look at some of the best birth control pills for PCOS. Included is detail on how birth control can affect PCOS and the... 1 day
Medical News Today: 'Good' cholesterol not so good at preventing heart disease
MNT Raising levels of the so-called good cholesterol by blocking the activity of a certain protein does not seem to protect against heart disease. 1 day
Protein key to cancer cells ability to spread identified
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have made a discovery that could reduce the spread of cancer by hindering a protein that binds cancer cells together and allows them to invade tissues. The groundbreaking study... 1 day
Environmental factors may trigger lupus onset, progression
SCIENCE DAILY While genetics play a role in the development of Lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease, so do environmental triggers, such as particulates in air pollution and ultraviolet light, says a researcher. 1 day
Detective says juror bribery claim in Iowa trial was a hoax
ABC NEWS A detective says a letter purporting to be from a juror who was bribed to rule for the University of Iowa in a medical malpractice trial... 1 day
Midwifery care at hospitals is associated with fewer medical interventions
SCIENCE DAILY Women who gave birth at hospitals with a larger percentage of midwife-attended births were less likely to have two specific medical interventions, cesarean delivery and episiotomy, a new,... 1 day
Finding allows gene editing with surgical precision
SCIENCE DAILY A more precise and efficient technology has been created to edit the genomes of living organisms, an ability that is transforming medicine and biotechnology. The new method eliminates some of the drawbacks of genome... 1 day
Gene discovery may halt worldwide wheat epidemic
SCIENCE DAILY A gene that enables resistance to a new devastating strain of stem rust, a fungal disease that is hampering wheat production throughout Africa and Asia and threatening food security worldwide, has been identified by... 1 day
Groundbreaking study identifies protein as potential factor in cancer metastasis
NEWS MEDICAL U of G scientists have made a discovery that could reduce the spread of cancer by hindering a protein that binds cancer cells together and allows them to... 1 day
Tree cover linked to fewer asthma cases in polluted urban neighborhoods
NEWS MEDICAL People living in polluted urban areas are far less likely to be admitted to hospital with asthma when there are lots of trees in their neighborhood,... 1 day
eDNA tool detects invasive clams before they become a nuisance
PHYS.ORG When seeking a cure for a disease, early detection is often the key. The same is true for eliminating invasive species. Identifying their presence in a lake before... 1 day
Taking a spin on plasma space tornadoes with NASA observations
PHYS.ORG Interplanetary space is hardly tranquil. High-energy charged particles from the Sun, as well as from beyond our solar system, constantly whizz by. These can damage satellites and endanger... 1 day
Naturally occurring molecule may help prevent, treat atherosclerosis and gum disease
SCIENCE DAILY Resolvin E1, a molecule produced naturally in the body from an omega -3 fish oil, topically applied on gum tissues not only prevents and treats gum... 1 day
Study aims to involve parents in early intervention services for children with autism
NEWS MEDICAL Early diagnosis and intervention for a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can help change the trajectory of their life. While children can be... 1 day
Old World monkeys could hold key to stop progression of rheumatoid arthritis
NEWS MEDICAL In the quest for a new and more effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC looked to... 1 day
Medical News Today: Why do colds and flu strike in winter?
MNT As we head into winter, we may be more likely to catch a cold. But why is that, and how does weather affect our chances of... 1 day
Experts identify mental exercise program that can reduce risk of dementia
NEWS MEDICAL Aging research specialists have identified, for the first time, a form of mental exercise that can reduce the risk of dementia. 1 day
Asthma attacks reduced in tree-lined urban neighborhoods
SCIENCE DAILY People living in polluted urban areas are far less likely to be admitted to hospital with asthma when there are lots of trees in their neighborhood, a new study has found. 1 day
Scientists identify biomarkers that predict risk of death in Ebola patients
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have identified a set of biomarkers that indicate which patients infected with the Ebola virus are most at risk of dying from the disease. 1 day
Medical News Today: Type 1 diabetes: Could modified blood stem cells lead to a cure?
MNT Researchers found that modifying blood stem cells to raise their levels of a T cell-blocking protein called PD-L1... 1 day
Medical News Today: Chronic or persistent A-fib: What you need to know
MNT Chronic atrial fibrillation can cause dizziness, heart palpitations, and fatigue. Learn more about this long-term cardiac condition. 1 day
Majority of people do not understand link between obesity and cancer, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A new study published in the Journal of Public Health has shown that the majority of people in the United Kingdom do... 1 day
Anti-malaria drug shows promise as Zika virus treatment
SCIENCE DAILY A medication used to prevent and treat malaria may also be effective for Zika virus, scientists have discovered. The drug, called chloroquine, has a long history of safe use during pregnancy, and... 1 day
Dog ownership linked to lower mortality rate
SCIENCE DAILY A team of scientists have used national registries of more than 3.4 million Swedes aged 40 to 80 to study the association between dog ownership and cardiovascular health. Their study shows that dog owners... 1 day
Drug used to prevent and treat malaria may also be effective for Zika virus
NEWS MEDICAL A new collaborative study led by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute and UC San Diego School of... 1 day
Dog ownership associated with lower risk of death due to cardiovascular disease
NEWS MEDICAL A team of Swedish scientists have used national registries of more than 3.4 million Swedes aged 40 to 80 to study the association between... 1 day
How bacteria in the gut influence neurodegenerative disorders
SCIENCE DAILY Humans have roughly as many bacterial cells in their bodies as human cells, and most of those bacteria live in the gut. New research released today reveals links between the gut microbiome... 1 day
Despite ACA cost protections, most adolescents skip regular checkups
NEWS MEDICAL As children move through adolescence, some face health hurdles like obesity, sexually transmitted infections, depression and drug abuse. Regular checkups could help families address such problems, and the Affordable Care... 1 day
Heart failure patients with type 2 diabetes have higher hospitalization, death rates
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has found that heart failure patients with pre-existing type 2 diabetes have higher hospitalization and death rates, but that keeping blood... 1 day
Researchers identify possible genetic basis for coronary artery disease
NEWS MEDICAL The buildup of plaque in the heart's arteries is an unfortunate part of aging. But by studying the genetic makeup of people who maintain clear arteries into old age, researchers... 1 day
Medical News Today: All you need to know about angular cheilitis
MNT A look at angular cheilitis, a condition where pain occurs in the corners of the mouth. Included is detail on risk factors, complications, and diagnosis. 1 day
Six missing after deadly Greek floods as stricken towns face shortages
PHYS.ORG Six people were still missing in Greece Friday after a flash flood killed 16 others near the capital, with local communities facing food and medicine shortages... 1 day
FDA approves first adjuvant treatment to reduce risk of kidney cancer recurrence
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Sutent (sunitinib malate) for the adjuvant treatment of adult patients who are at a high risk... 1 day
Unexpected finding solves 40-year old cytoskeleton mystery
PHYS.ORG Scientists have been searching for it for decades: the enzyme that cuts the amino acid tyrosine off an important part of the cell's skeleton. Researchers of the Netherlands Cancer Institute have now identified this... 1 day
How do atmospheric shifts affect soil-dwelling microbes?
PHYS.ORG Rising levels of carbon dioxide, ozone and other gases can affect crop growth. Microorganisms inside crops, on their roots or within nearby soil also influence crops by contributing nutrients, curbing disease and combating stresses... 1 day
Brain astrocytes could play key role in pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL Astrocytes, the supporting cells of the brain, could play a significant role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a new study from the... 1 day
Philips announces launch of global movement to raise awareness for COPD
NEWS MEDICAL Ahead of World COPD Day on November 15, Royal Philips, a leader in health technology, today announced the launch of a global movement to raise awareness... 1 day
Medicaid expansion takes a bite out of medical debt
NEWS MEDICAL As the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress look to scale back Medicaid, many voters and state lawmakers across the country are moving to make it bigger. 1 day
Researchers map first-ever proteome of healthy human heart
NEWS MEDICAL A healthy heart beats about two billion times during a lifetime – thanks to the interplay of more than 10,000 proteins. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry and the German... 1 day
New dye could be used to observe electrical activity of neurons in the brain
NEWS MEDICAL Keele University researchers have designed a new dye that can be used to observe the electrical activity of neurons in... 1 day
WATCH: One family's story of hardships, triumphs with son who has rare craniofacial disorder
ABC NEWS Russel and Magda Newman share their family's incredible story of raising their son Nathaniel, who has an extremely rare congenital... 1 day
Millions, billions, trillions—how to make sense of numbers in the news
PHYS.ORG National discussions of crucial importance to ordinary citizens – such as funding for scientific and medical research, bailouts of financial institutions and the current Republican tax... 2 days
WATCH: Owning a dog linked to lower risk of death, study says
ABC NEWS Owning a dog is associated with a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death, according to a comprehensive new study published by a... 2 days
Scientists design new dye to observe electrical activity of neurons in the brain
NEWS MEDICAL Keele University researchers have designed a new dye that can be used to observe the electrical activity of neurons in the brain... 2 days
Philips launches global movement to raise awareness for COPD
NEWS MEDICAL Ahead of World COPD Day on November 15, Royal Philips, a leader in health technology, today announced the launch of a global movement to raise awareness for chronic obstructive pulmonary... 2 days
Researchers compile first protein atlas of the human heart
NEWS MEDICAL A healthy heart beats about two billion times during a lifetime – thanks to the interplay of more than 10,000 proteins. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry and... 2 days
Medical News Today: Feeling numb: What you need to know
MNT A look at feeling numb, a psychological condition resulting in emotional numbness. Included is detail on causes, treatment, and coping strategies. 2 days
Medical News Today: What is the immune system?
MNT The immune system defends our body against "foreign" invaders. Here, we explain how it works, and the cells, organs, and tissues that are involved. 2 days
Man's best friend: Owning a dog linked to lower risk of death, study says
ABC NEWS The new study is the largest to date on the health implications of owning a dog. 2 days
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FAIMS technology holds potential to be effective screening tool for pancreatic cancer
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Medical News Today: What causes antibiotic resistance?
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Why is it nice to be nice? Solving Darwin's puzzle of kindness
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Scientists Start To Tease Out The Subtler Ways Racism Hurts Health
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Brain research is underserved by statistics, says Carnegie Mellon's Rob Kass
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Nanoparticles can limit inflammation by distracting the immune system
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