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New diagnostic platform simultaneously screens for all known pathogenic bacteria
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity in the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health have developed the first diagnostic platform that can simultaneously screen for... 4 minutes
New type of molecule shows early promise against treatment-resistant prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A new type of molecule blocks the action of genes that drive the growth of therapy-resistant prostate cancer, a new study finds. 54 minutes
New medical navigation system receives international innovation award
NEWS MEDICAL The team behind a new medical navigation system which makes it easier to take biopsy samples from the lungs recently received an international innovation award during Innovation Expo 2018 in Rotterdam. 54 minutes
Scientists develop new class of compounds for treatment of progressive neurodegenerative disorder
NEWS MEDICAL St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have developed a new class of compounds that extended the lives and eased symptoms of mice with a... 1 hour
'Brain training' app could help OCD patients to manage symptoms
NEWS MEDICAL A 'brain training' app developed at the University of Cambridge could help people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder manage their symptoms, which may typically include excessive handwashing... 1 hour
Breakthrough test screens for all known bacterial infections
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) in the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health have developed the first diagnostic platform that can simultaneously screen for all known human... 1 hour
Patient Outcomes of Prostate Cancer with Whole Slide Imaging
NEWS MEDICAL An interview with Dr. Anil Parwani, discusses how whole slide imaging of prostate cancer sections is helping to inform pathologists and improve patient outcomes. 2 hours
Caffeinated Coffee Consumption Lowers Risk of Rosacea: Study
SCI-NEWS.COM Consuming caffeine from coffee but not from other foods is associated with a lower risk of rosacea, a common chronic... 2 hours
Medical News Today: Immunotherapy successful against deadly breast cancer
MNT A new trial confirms that a combination of immunotherapy and chemotherapy boosts survival rates for people with triple-negative breast cancer. 2 hours
Why some doctors would still call Meghan Markle's pregnancy 'geriatric'
ABC NEWS The Duchess of Sussex is expecting her first child at age 37. 3 hours
Interweaving anxiety disorder associated with stuttering remains unrecognized
NEWS MEDICAL While stuttering impacts the lives of approximately 1-2 percent of adults and around 4-5 percent of children, the mental health impact of this disorder largely remains unrecognized. 3 hours
Cannabis oil shown to significantly improve Crohn’s disease symptoms
NEWS MEDICAL In the first study of its kind, cannabis oil has been shown to significantly improve the symptoms of Crohn’s disease and the quality of life of sufferers but, contrary to... 4 hours
Researchers find improvement in liver transplant survival rate among older recipients
NEWS MEDICAL An increasing number of older adults are diagnosed with end-stage liver disease. End-stage liver disease is a life-threatening condition in which the liver stops working normally. 4 hours
Study uncovers new mechanism of action in a first-line drug for diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL For decades, metformin has been the first-line drug in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, lowering blood glucose levels by inhibiting glucose production in... 4 hours
Multi-national database can help researchers address questions about bipolar disorder throughout adult lifespan
NEWS MEDICAL Not much is known about how bipolar disorder (BD) affects people throughout their lives. Do women and men differ in the severity... 4 hours
Judge slashes award but upholds verdict in Monsanto cancer trial
PHYS.ORG A San Francisco judge on Monday upheld a jury verdict that found Monsanto liable for not warning a groundskeeper that its weed killer product Roundup might cause cancer,... 4 hours
Advanced breast cancer patients can benefit from immunotherapy-chemotherapy combination
NEWS MEDICAL Patients with an aggressive form of advanced breast cancer can benefit from immunotherapy when used in combination with chemotherapy as first-line treatment, according to the results of a large international... 4 hours
Study reveals new treatment option for women with advanced breast cancer resistant to hormone therapy
NEWS MEDICAL Treatment with the cyclin dependent kinase 4/6 inhibitor palbociclib achieves a clinically meaningful improvement in overall survival in... 4 hours
Drugs approved for breast cancer treatment are effective and well tolerated in men
NEWS MEDICAL There is growing evidence that drugs approved for the treatment of breast cancer in women are also effective and well tolerated in... 4 hours
Forbius initiates Phase 2a trial evaluating efficacy, safety of AVID100 in patients with squamous NSCLC
NEWS MEDICAL Forbius, a clinical stage company developing biotherapeutics targeting EGFR and TGF-β pathways, today announced that the first patient... 5 hours
Construction is underway for second proton therapy system at Siteman Cancer Center
NEWS MEDICAL Mevion Medical System announces that construction is underway for a second proton therapy system at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University... 5 hours
Research: New Jersey's current allowable threshold for dissolved nutrients in its streams is too high
NEWS MEDICAL A new way of measuring the relative habitability of freshwater environments for fish and aquatic insects suggests that... 5 hours
Coaching improves medication adherence in people with diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol
NEWS MEDICAL Health Dialog, a leading provider of integrated population health management solutions for health plans, risk-bearing providers and self-insured employers, will release data showing its telephonic health... 5 hours
Jean Mayer Prize for Excellence in Nutrition Science and Policy awarded to individuals, organizations
NEWS MEDICAL The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University has awarded the school's... 5 hours
Life skills program benefits adolescent girl refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa
NEWS MEDICAL A yearlong program for adolescent girl refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa successfully promoted healthy transitions to adulthood within the evaluation period, according to the results of randomized controlled trials... 5 hours
New 17-item questionnaire may help detect GI disorders in children with autism
NEWS MEDICAL Anger, aggression, and other troubling behavior problems in kids with autism are often treated as psychological issues, but in many cases the problems can... 6 hours
Map of human liver cells reveals molecular make-up of individual cells
NEWS MEDICAL A map of the cells in the human liver has been created by University Health Network Transplant Program and University of Toronto researchers, revealing for the... 6 hours
New discovery may lead to better treatment options for pancreatic cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL Pancreatic cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to treat and is a leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Now, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center... 6 hours
Immunotherapy is better than chemotherapy as first-line treatment for advanced head and neck cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Immunotherapy on its own is better than aggressive chemotherapy as a first-line treatment for advanced head and neck cancer, according... 6 hours
Salk researchers advance sonogenetics technology for treating neurological conditions
NEWS MEDICAL The emerging technology of sonogenetics--a technique where cells are controlled by sound--offers the potential to one day replace pharmaceutical drugs or invasive surgical treatments for neurological conditions like epilepsy, Parkinson's... 6 hours
Common antibodies associated with myocardial infarction
NEWS MEDICAL Levels of antiphospholipid antibodies, which are associated with rheumatic diseases, are also elevated in myocardial infarction without any autoimmune co-morbidity, a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in The Annals of Internal Medicine reports. 6 hours
Researchers receive National Science Foundation grant to create SMS-based virtual health coach
NEWS MEDICAL An interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to create an... 6 hours
SLU researcher seeks to find solutions for 'chemo brain' symptoms and side effects of opioids
NEWS MEDICAL With a pair of RO1 grants from the National Institutes of Health, pain researcher Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D., will... 6 hours
New approach may lead to better diagnostic techniques for autoimmune disorders
NEWS MEDICAL If we really want to know how our body's cells work - or don't work, in the case of disease - we might need to look... 6 hours
NCI grant awarded to Abramson Cancer Center to study CAR T cells In solid tumors
NEWS MEDICAL A new program project grant from the National Cancer Institute will fund research by the Translational Center of... 6 hours
Volunteering for peer counseling programs benefits people with lupus
NEWS MEDICAL Conventional wisdom has it that volunteering is good for you, and a study at Hospital for Special Surgery shows that to be true for people with lupus volunteering in a... 6 hours
New analysis reveals preliminary evidence for use of board games to improve health-related knowledge
NEWS MEDICAL Board games can engage patients in play and fantasy, and by enabling face-to-face interaction, can help educate patients on health-related... 7 hours
Thousands strike University of California hospitals
ABC NEWS Thousands of University of California medical workers are walking off the job in a contract dispute that has prompted rescheduling of surgeries and thousands of outpatient appointments 7 hours
Marketplace subsidies may be option in 2020 for plans without blanket benefits
NEWS MEDICAL States would be able to use federal funding to provide subsidies to people buying short-term health insurance policies, which typically don't provide comprehensive coverage,... 7 hours
Organic food may protect against cancers finds study
NEWS MEDICAL The study published this week in the latest issue of the journal JAMA Internal Medicine reports that people who consume more organic foods are at a lower overall risk of developing cancer... 7 hours
Cancer treatment may undergo a paradigm shift to immunotherapy soon
NEWS MEDICAL Immunotherapy when used for cancer treatment could extend life longer finds studies. Experts have explained that until now immunotherapy was reserved as a last resort for most patients... 7 hours
Researchers identify common genetic connection in lung conditions
NEWS MEDICAL An international research team led by members of the University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty has identified a genetic connection between rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. 8 hours
New topical gel can prevent pesticide-induced toxicity and lethality
NEWS MEDICAL Farmers are exposed to toxic pesticides, through skin contact and inhalation, during the spraying of pesticides. This is a severe health hazard. In the last year, from the Vidharbha region... 8 hours
Patient-reported data confirms efficacy of brachytherapy alone in intermediate risk prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Oncology trial RTOG 0232 comparing a combined treatment of external beam therapy and brachytherapy to transperineal interstitial permanent brachytherapy alone indicate a significantly different... 8 hours
Research offers new hope to men who received childhood cancer treatment
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have discovered a way to grow human stem cells destined to become mature sperm in an effort to provide fertility options later in life to... 9 hours
Trump administration unveils health options for small firms
ABC NEWS Officials say the Trump administration is rolling out new options for small employers to use tax-free accounts to provide health coverage for workers 11 hours
This Man Got a Seemingly Harmless Bug Bite. It Turned Into a Flesh-Eating Infection.
LIVE SCIENCE What started as a simple bug bite on a young man's knee soon turned life-threatening when the itchy bump developed... 13 hours
Microplastics Are Turning Up Everywhere, Even In Human Excrement
NPR A very small study shows that microplastics are in human waste in many parts of the world. While it's not entirely clear what that means for our health, it might... 13 hours
Stephen Hawking's Thesis, First Wheelchair to Be Auctioned Off
LIVE SCIENCE One of Hawking's earliest surviving wheelchairs and his groundbreaking doctoral thesis are up for auction in London. 14 hours
Antibodies linked to heart attacks
SCIENCE DAILY Levels of antiphospholipid antibodies, which are associated with rheumatic diseases, are also elevated in myocardial infarction without any autoimmune co-morbidity, a study reports. 14 hours
WATCH: What is multiple sclerosis?
ABC NEWS Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is a chronic disorder where cells from the immune system attack the nerve cells of the central nervous system (CNS). 14 hours
For some young adults, the 2016 US election was a 'traumatic experience'
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows that for 25 percent of young adults given a psychological assessment, the 2016 US presidential election race between Donald Trump... 15 hours
Researchers wake-up DNA from soil bacteria to discover novel acid antibiotic
SCIENCE DAILY Scleric Acid has been discovered by capturing and engineering a DNA fragment from soil bacteria Streptomyces sclerotialus, and could help fight bacterial infections. 15 hours
In kids with autism, short questionnaire may detect GI disorders
SCIENCE DAILY Though they can be difficult to detect, gastrointestinal disorders are common in kids with autism, sometimes causing anger, aggression, and other behavior problems. 16 hours
New mechanism of action in a first-line drug for diabetes
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered a mechanism of action underlying a widely used diabetes drug, which may expand its indications for use, as well as open new inroads in pharmaceutical... 16 hours
Social stigma contributes to poor mental health in the autistic community
SCIENCE DAILY Stress related to social stigma may be the reason why autistic people experience more mental health problems than the general population, dispelling past theories that the... 16 hours
New drug combination destroys chemo-resistant blood cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a promising targeted strategy to treat chemotherapy-resistant acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and a diagnostic test to determine which AML patients would most likely benefit from this treatment. In a mouse model,... 16 hours
Fish give up the fight after coral bleaching
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers found that when water temperatures heat up for corals, fish 'tempers' cool down, providing the first clear evidence of coral bleaching serving as a trigger for rapid change in reef fish... 16 hours
Common genetic link in lung ailments
SCIENCE DAILY An international research team has identified a genetic connection between rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. 16 hours
Drug cocktail almost doubles lifespan of worms
SCIENCE DAILY A research team has discovered a combination of drugs that increases healthy lifespan in Caenorhabditis elegans. The team administered combinations compounds targeting different ageing pathways to C. elegans. Results showed that two drug pairs... 16 hours
Availability of nitrogen to plants is declining as climate warms
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found that global changes, including warming temperatures and increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, are causing a decrease in the availability of a key... 16 hours
Genetic profile for a section of Aspergillus fungi
SCIENCE DAILY Aspergillus is an important fungal genus, with roles in agriculture, biotechnology, human health, enzyme production and food fermentation. Scientists now present the first large analysis of an Aspergillus fungal subgroup, section Nigri. 16 hours
Antipsychotics ineffective for treating ICU delirium
SCIENCE DAILY A large multi-site study has found that critically ill patients are not benefiting from antipsychotic medications that have been used to treat delirium in intensive care units (ICUs) for more than four decades. 16 hours
Childhood obesity the major risk factor for serious hip disease
SCIENCE DAILY New research suggests that rising childhood obesity rates are causing more adolescents to develop a debilitating hip disease requiring urgent surgery. 16 hours
Cells that change jobs to fight diabetes
SCIENCE DAILY Diabetes is characterized by persistent high blood sugar levels that occur when certain cells in the pancreas -- the insulin-producing cells -- are destroyed or are no longer able to secrete insulin. Researchers have... 16 hours
Losing control of gene activity in Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY Pioneering research into the mechanisms controlling gene activity in the brain could hold the key to understanding Alzheimer's disease and might help identify effective treatments in the future. 16 hours
Structure of spherical viruses aren't as perfect as we thought
PHYS.ORG Determining the structure of a virus is an important step in understanding and treating viral disease. For decades, structural biologists have been using cryo-electron microscopy to create increasingly... 16 hours
New tool gives deeper understanding of glioblastoma
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a new tool to study genetic 'switches' active in glioblastoma tumors that drive growth of the cancer. In a new article, they identified key switches in different types of tumors, including... 17 hours
New agent against anthrax
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed an innovative strategy for preventing the anthrax bacterium from absorbing iron, which is crucial for its survival. It does so by neutralizing a special iron complexing agent produced by the bacterium. Because the anthrax pathogen only spreads... 17 hours
Medical News Today: What is turf toe and how do you treat it?
MNT Turf toe is a common sports injury that occurs when the bones and tissue around the big toe become damaged. This damage... 17 hours
Medical News Today: Is hair loss a side effect of metformin?
MNT Doctors prescribe metformin to treat people with type 2 diabetes or polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In rare cases, metformin may cause hair loss. Learn more here. 17 hours
Man's Bug Bite Turns into Rare 'Flesh-Eating' Infection
LIVE SCIENCE What started as a simple bug bite on a young man's knee soon turned life-threatening when the itchy bump developed into an infection with "flesh-eating" bacteria. 17 hours
Breathing through the nose aids memory storage
SCIENCE DAILY The way we breathe may affect how well our memories are consolidated (i.e. reinforced and stabilized). If we breathe through the nose rather than the mouth after trying to learn a set of smells,... 17 hours
Researchers develop promising targeted strategy to treat chemo-resistant blood cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa have developed a promising targeted strategy to treat chemotherapy-resistant acute myeloid leukemia and a diagnostic test to determine... 17 hours
Innovative strategy opens up new avenue of treatment for anthrax infections
NEWS MEDICAL A team led by Professor Arne Skerra at the Technical University of Munich has developed an innovative strategy for preventing the anthrax bacterium from absorbing iron,... 17 hours
Study finds availability of nitrogen to plants is declining as climate warms
PHYS.ORG Researchers have found that global changes, including warming temperatures and increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, are causing a decrease in the... 17 hours
Paternal exercise has significant impact on child's lifelong metabolic health
NEWS MEDICAL Recent studies have linked development of type 2 diabetes and impaired metabolic health individuals to their parents' poor diet, and there is increasing evidence that fathers play an... 17 hours
Study: Targeting specific genomic mutation in breast cancer improves survival
NEWS MEDICAL Targeting a common mutation in patients with hormone receptor positive (HR+) HER2 negative (HER2-) advanced breast cancer with the alpha-specific phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase (PI3K) inhibitor alpelisib significantly improves progression-free survival,... 17 hours
Medical News Today: Scientists create genetic score that predicts lifespan
MNT New research uncovers 21 genetic variants that are associated with changes in lifespan and presents a genetic score that predicts a person's survival. 18 hours
'Medicare for all' suddenly popular on campaign trail even in red states: ANALYSIS
ABC NEWS "Medicare for all" and single-payer health care are suddenly popular. The phrase appear in political ads and receive cheers at campaign rallies,... 18 hours
Stress related to social stigma negatively impacts mental health of autistic people
NEWS MEDICAL Stress related to social stigma may be the reason why autistic people experience more mental health problems than the general population, dispelling past theories... 18 hours
Drug cocktail that increases lifespan discovered
NEWS MEDICAL A team of researchers led by Principal Investigator Dr Jan Gruber from Yale-NUS College has discovered a combination of pharmaceutical drugs that not only increases healthy lifespan in the microscopic worm Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans), but... 18 hours
Immunotherapy with pembrolizumab extends survival in metastatic or recurrent head and neck cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Immunotherapy with pembrolizumab improves survival in patients with head and neck cancer that has recurred or metastasized, according to late-breaking results from... 18 hours
Research finds NJ numerical nutrient criterion used to protect streams is too high
PHYS.ORG A new way of measuring the relative habitability of freshwater environments for fish and aquatic insects suggests that New Jersey's water monitoring... 18 hours
Spotlighting differences in closely-related species
PHYS.ORG There are millions of fungal species, and those few hundred found in the Aspergillus genus play important roles in areas ranging from industrial production to agricultural plant pathogens. Reported October 22, 2018, in Nature Genetics, a team led... 18 hours
Medical News Today: Cannabis relieves symptoms in Crohn's disease
MNT Cannabis oil relieves symptoms and improves quality of life in people with Crohn's disease even though it has no impact on gut inflammation, study reveals. 19 hours
Cannabis relieves symptoms in Crohn's disease
MNT Cannabis oil relieves symptoms and improves quality of life in people with Crohn's disease even though it has no impact on gut inflammation, study reveals. 19 hours
Medical News Today: Signs and symptoms of infertility
MNT In this article, learn about possible signs of infertility in men and women, as well as about other risk factors, the treatment options, and when to see a doctor. 20 hours
Medical News Today: Through my eyes: Bilateral hip dysplasia
MNT David Brown has bilateral hip dysplasia. He lived without a diagnosis for many years, so his life changed when he learned the details of his condition. 20 hours
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of lion's mane mushrooms?
MNT Lion’s mane mushrooms may offer some health benefits, such as reducing inflammation, boosting immune function, and improving cognitive health. People can cook with the mushrooms or... 20 hours
Medical News Today: Acupressure for inducing labor: What to know
MNT Some people use acupressure to help induce labor, but is it effective? In this article, we discuss four acupressure points to try and look at the research behind... 20 hours
Cellular trash cans reveal the roles of proteins in disease
PHYS.ORG If we really want to know how our body's cells work—or don't work, in the case of disease—we might need to look beyond their genes and even beyond... 20 hours
Epigenetic modifications may contribute to Alzheimer's Disease
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists report epigenetic modifications in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's, after observing differences in histone acetylation across the genome. 20 hours
Antipsychotic Drugs Don't Ease ICU Delirium Or Dementia
NPR Though widely prescribed in hospital intensive care units to treat hallucinations and other signs of delirium, Haldol and similar drugs are no better than a placebo for such patients, a study finds. 20 hours
Neanderthals Cared for the Ill and Injured, Assisted Childbirth
SCI-NEWS.COM In a paper published in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews, University of York’s Dr. Penny Spikins and co-authors... 20 hours
New protein sequencing method could transform biological research
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has demonstrated a new way to sequence proteins that is much more sensitive than existing technology, identifying individual protein molecules rather... 20 hours
Researchers wake-up DNA from soil bacteria to discover novel acid antibiotic
PHYS.ORG Scleric Acid has been discovered by capturing and engineering a DNA fragment from soil bacteria Streptomyces sclerotialus, and could help fight bacterial infections—by researchers at the... 20 hours
Cells that change jobs to fight diabetes
PHYS.ORG Diabetes is characterized by persistent high blood sugar levels that occur when certain cells in the pancreas—the insulin-producing β cells—are destroyed or are no longer able to secrete insulin. Researchers at the University of... 20 hours
Eye disorder may have helped Da Vinci's art: journal
PHYS.ORG A common eye disorder may help explain Leonardo Da Vinci's talent for three-dimensional representation and the sense of perspective in his mountain landscapes, according to research published in an academic... 20 hours
A dog's color could impact longevity, increase health issues
SCIENCE DAILY New research has revealed the life expectancy of chocolate Labradors is significantly lower than their black and yellow counterparts. 20 hours
This diving, pooping moose is saving its ecosystem—for now
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New test rapidly identifies antibiotic-resistant superbugs
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Artificial intelligence aids automatic monitoring of single molecules in cells
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Team simulates how Alzheimer's disease spreads through the brain
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How perfectionism affects your (mental) health
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