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New blood test could potentially diagnose Alzheimers even before symptoms appear  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 minutes
Doctors may one day be able to diagnose Alzheimer's disease, the most common cause of severe dementia, and monitor a patient's response to treatment by doing... more
Why plants don't die from cancer  PHYS.ORG · 16 minutes
Chernobyl has become a byword for catastrophe. The 1986 nuclear disaster, recently brought back into the public eye by the hugely popular TV show of the same name, caused thousands of cancers, turned a once populous... more
Auburn study explains link between habitat loss and global emergence of infectious diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 43 minutes
Auburn University researchers have published a new hypothesis that could provide the foundation for new scientific studies looking into the association of... more
Veterans with PTSD twice as likely to die from suicide, accidental injury, and viral hepatitis  NEWS MEDICAL · 43 minutes
According to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, United States Veterans... more
A cup of coffee could be the key to tackling obesity and diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 43 minutes
Scientists from the University of Nottingham have discovered that drinking a cup of coffee can stimulate 'brown fat', the body's own fat-fighting... more
Medical News Today: People with fibromyalgia have different gut bacteria  MNT · 1 hour
A new study shows that gut bacteria composition is different in people with fibromyalgia and that it varies with the severity of pain and other symptoms. more
Black men in same sex relationships seek church, internet, for support  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Black men who have sex with men, or BMSM, have been the subject of much research focused on health disparities in HIV occurrence, stigma and mental... more
Medical groups warn climate change is a 'health emergency'  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments... more
Workshops and online interventions provide support for parents of anorexia patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
In a pilot projected at the University Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of MedUni Wien and AKH Wien, parents of anorexia patients were familiarized with... more
Non-English speakers face health setback if Trump loosens language rules  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A federal regulation demands that certain health care organizations provide patients who have limited English skills a written notice of free translation services. more
Language barriers can affect participation of parents in neonatal care  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A warm smile and a caring hand on the shoulder are not enough to overcome the language barriers that can arise between parents and healthcare professionals in neonatal... more
Unregulated pharmacy benefit manager practices may contribute to escalating expenses  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Efforts to control health care costs in the United States often focus on the listed prescription drug prices, but a perspective published by the Journal of the American... more
Oral steroid use in patients with inflammatory diseases increases risk of infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Oral steroid use in patients with the inflammatory diseases polymyalgia rheumatica and/or giant cell arteritis significantly increased the risk of infection, and the risk increased with... more
Adult survivors of pediatric brain tumors may experience cognitive, socioeconomic burdens  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Survivors of childhood brain tumors who received radiotherapy and were very young at the time of diagnosis may experience cognitive and socioeconomic burdens decades after treatment,... more
How quantum technology could revolutionise the detection and treatment of diseases  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
When you hear the word 'quantum," you may imagine physicists working on a new ground breaking theory. Or perhaps you've read about quantum computers and how... more
Medical News Today: Vagus nerve stimulation may reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis  MNT · 4 hours
A new study suggests that electrostimulation of the vagus nerve may reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory conditions. more
Non-classical monocytes directly involved in regulation of immune response  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Non-classical monocytes were long thought to play a purely surveillance role in the immune system. With the aid of a novel marker, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich researchers have now shown that... more
Low-Carb Diet Benefits People with Metabolic Syndrome Independent of Weight Loss  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 hours
A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight shows that metabolic... more
Researchers discover new immune cells that are at the frontline of HIV infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Researchers at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research have discovered brand new immune cells that are at the frontline of HIV infection.... more
Promising strategies to control bad food choices  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
What's the best way to prevent children from overloading on bad food choices? Flinders University researchers have found that promoting substitution is the answer to turn around children's excessive consumption of nutrient-poor foods and... more
New chemoimmunotherapy regimen for aggressive form of lymphoma gets FDA approval  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
A cancer therapy based on the work of Ben Seon, PhD, at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug... more
The solution to antibiotic resistance could be in your kitchen sponge  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Researchers from the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) have discovered bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria, living in their kitchen sponges. As the threat of antibiotic... more
Researchers estimate the prevalence of chronic pain among cancer survivors  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
More than 5 million cancer survivors in the United States experience chronic pain, almost twice the rate in the general population, according to a study published by Mount... more
Study: Temperature-related mortality decreasing in Spain over the past four decades  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Temperature-related mortality has been decreasing in Spain over the past four decades, according to a new study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health, a... more
Low rates of recommended treatment for tobacco dependence in patients hospitalized with SUDs  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Tobacco dependence is very common in patients hospitalized with substance use disorders (SUDs) – but most don't receive recommended treatment for tobacco... more
Study: Micronutrient deficiencies are common in adults at the time of celiac disease diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Micronutrient deficiencies, including vitamins B12 and D, as well as folate, iron, zinc and copper, are common in adults at... more
Researchers shed light on bacterial fusion linked to Chlamydia’s pathogenicity  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Most people know Chlamydia as the venereal disease that can cause infertility if left untreated. But for researchers studying the causative agent, Chlamydia trachomatis, it's a bacteria with... more
Study identifies proteins that interact with processes regulating gene p53  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Scientists at VCU Massey Cancer Center have discovered that the loss of a protein called DBC1 in breast cancer cells leads to the dysregulation of normal anti-cancer functions,... more
Studies show no evidence of fall in cigarette consumption due to WHO’s FCTC  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
There is no statistical evidence that global cigarette consumption has fallen as a result of the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on... more
MSK receives approval for new molecular assay from New York State Department of Health  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center announced that the New York State Department of Health has issued an approval for a... more
Personal virtual coaches for obese people need to improve self-confidence  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Just give overweight people an app that monitors their movement patterns and that stimulates them to be active and exercise. more
Rush University Medical Center joins campaign to bring safety, equity and dignity to the workplace  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Rush University Medical Center is increasing its efforts to bring safety, equity and dignity to the workplace as... more
Elite group of immune cells plays key role in fighting tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Immunotherapies hold promise as a way to prompt a patient's own immune system to fight cancer cells. Yet immunotherapies only work in about 30 percent of... more
Food insufficiency, impulsivity, drinking, and childhood trauma related to IPV perpetration  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Intimate partner violence (IPV) – commonly known as domestic violence, and long associated with drinking – is a significant public health problem. more
Cannabidiol is a powerful new antibiotic  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
New research has found that Cannnabidiol is active against Gram-positive bacteria, including those responsible for many serious infections (such as Staphyloccocus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae), with potency similar to that of established antibiotics such as vancomycin... more
The solution to antibiotic resistance could be in your kitchen sponge  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Researchers have discovered bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria, living in their kitchen sponges. As the threat of antibiotic resistance increases, bacteriophages, or phages for short, may... more
Prolonged transmission of a resistant bacterial strain in a Northern California hospital  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Researchers have used whole genome sequencing (WGS) to demonstrate transmission of a single bacterial strain that possessed a carbapenem-resistance gene in a northern California... more
Understanding C. auris transmission with the healthcare environment  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
Researchers have now shown that patients who are heavily colonized with Candida auris on their skin can shed the fungus and contaminate their surroundings. This finding provides an explanation for the extensive... more
Fighting hidden hunger with promising new approach  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
After a prolonged decline, global hunger is on the rise--affecting more than 820 million individuals in 2017. Additionally, more than 2 billion people suffer from "hidden hunger," which occurs when individuals eat foods that... more
Introduction of very small RNA molecule promotes heart cell regeneration, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
By adulthood, the heart is no longer able to replenish injured or diseased cells. As a result, heart disease or an event like a... more
Plant-based diet may be effective treatment for Crohn's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Eating a plant-based diet may be an effective treatment for Crohn's disease, according to a case study published in the journal Nutrients. more
Study calls for more aggressive treatments to improve 5-year survival in glioblastoma patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Despite improvements in median and short-term survival rates for patients with glioblastoma, the most common brain tumor in adults, the percentage of... more
Largest study finds CTE in 6% of athletes and non-athletes  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Nearly 6% of athletes and non-athletes were found to have the neurodegenerative disorder chronic traumatic encephalopathy in the largest, and broadest, study conducted of the disease to date. more
Plants may be transmitting superbugs to people  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Antibiotic-resistant infections are a threat to global public health, food safety and an economic burden. To prevent these infections, it is critical to understand how antibiotic-resistant bacteria and their genes are transmitted from both... more
Ocean swimming alters skin microbiome, increasing vulnerability to infection  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Swimming in the ocean alters the skin microbiome and may increase the likelihood of infection, according to new research. more
FDA approves new drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 hours
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vyleesi (bremelanotide) to treat acquired, generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women. more
New discovery may explain some forms of stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 hours
Scientists from the University of Sheffield have discovered a novel behavior of the blood vessels of the brain in zebrafish that may explain some forms of stroke in humans. more
Scientists discover new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 hours
More than three decades ago, scientists discovered that a chemical found in a synthetic opioid, MPTP, induced the onset of a form of Parkinson's disease. more
Nebraska slowly rolls out voter-approved Medicaid expansion  ABC NEWS · 23 hours
Nebraska officials are laying the groundwork for the state's voter-approved Medicaid expansion program, but many people who will eventually qualify now face a long and difficult wait more
Medical News Today: How calcium in coronary arteries can predict future heart health  MNT · 1 day
According to a recent study, higher levels of calcium in the coronary artery could put middle-aged and black people at risk of... more
New approaches may help solve the Lyme disease diagnosis dilemma  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 day
Lyme disease is hard to detect, but scientists are investigating new diagnostic approaches. more
Breaking The Booze Habit, Even Briefly, Has Its Benefits  NPR · 1 day
Tens of thousands of Instagram followers can't be wrong: Curiosity about the sober life is trending. Scientists say cutting out alcohol can improve your sleep and blood pressure, and help... more
Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer's progression  MNT · 1 day
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus. more
Medical News Today: Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer's progression  MNT · 1 day
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus. more
Plants may be transmitting superbugs to people  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Antibiotic-resistant infections are a threat to global public health, food safety and an economic burden. To prevent these infections, it is critical to understand how antibiotic-resistant bacteria and their genes are transmitted from both... more
Ocean swimming alters skin microbiome, increasing vulnerability to infection  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Swimming in the ocean alters the skin microbiome and may increase the likelihood of infection, according to research presented at ASM Microbe 2019, the annual meeting of the American Society... more
New mutation discovered in the leptin gene  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The global obesity epidemic is so far-reaching it now has an overarching name: globesity. Texas Biomed Staff Scientist Raul Bastarrachea, M.D., is part of a team that discovered a new mutation in the gene... more
Skinny self-image, heavy workouts in adolescence are warning signs, study shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
New research finds that adolescents who see themselves as puny and who exercise to gain weight may be at risk of so-called muscularity-oriented disordered eating behaviors. more
More than 5 million cancer survivors experience chronic pain, twice the rate of the general population  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
More than 5 million cancer survivors in the United States experience chronic pain, almost twice the... more
Research Details Response of Sagebrush to 2017 Solar Eclipse  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
The total solar eclipse’s swath across Wyoming and the United States in August 2017 provided an opportunity for... more
'Michael Jackson drug' still prompts curiosity from patients  ABC NEWS · 2 days
The drug that killed Michael Jackson 10 years ago remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals more
Reforming pharmacy benefit manager practices may lead to drug cost savings  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Efforts to control health care costs in the United States often focus on the listed prescription drug prices, but unregulated pharmacy benefit manager practices also may... more
Dissemination of pathogenic bacteria by university student's cell phones  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
New research has demonstrated the presence of S. aureus in 40% of the cell phones of students sampled at a university. S. aureus is a common cause of hospital and... more
'Sneezing' plants contribute to disease proliferation  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
'''The jumping droplets, at the rate of 100 or more an hour, are a violent expulsion of dew from the surface. It's good for the plant because it is removing spores from itself, but it's bad... more
Harmful algal blooms in lakes, reservoirs  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
With limited resources to monitor often-unpredictable algae blooms, water managers are turning to new technologies from NASA and its partners to detect and keep track of potential hazards. more
Combination of drugs may combat deadly drug-resistant fungus  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Microbiologists have shown that a combination of anti-fungal and anti-bacterial medications may be an effective weapon against the recently discovered multidrug resistant, Candida auris (C. auris). more
'Hunger hormone' imbalance can trigger obesity  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Scientists discovered a new mutation in the gene that regulates the key hormone suppressing hunger called leptin. This new mutation could help researchers understand why people develop excess of body fat. more
Medical News Today: Researchers find protein that might prevent, reverse diabetes  MNT · 2 days
A recent study using human fat cells and a mouse model identifies a protein within fat cells that might help treat diabetes and perhaps prevent it. more
Medical News Today: Gut bacteria can alter how well a medication works  MNT · 2 days
New research uses the example of a Parkinson's disease drug to show how gut bacteria can influence the efficacy of certain medications. more
Gut bacteria can alter how well a medication works  MNT · 2 days
New research uses the example of a Parkinson's disease drug to show how gut bacteria can influence the efficacy of certain medications. more
The gym proving too expensive or time consuming?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new study investigated a home-based high-intensity interval training (Home-HIT) program and studied its benefits for clinically obese individuals with an elevated risk of heart disease. more
A new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
An enzyme that modifies chemicals formed in the body by alcohol, tobacco, and certain foods may be a new target for treating Parkinson's disease. The altered compounds, the researchers found,... more
Elton John gets top French award, joins AIDS fight call  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Sir Elton John, a newly awarded Legion of honor pinned to his suit, joined a call Friday by French President Emmanuel Macron to fund AIDS research and treatment more
Alzheimer's family history risk may show as memory deficit even for those in their 20s  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Results from a study of nearly 60,000 individuals suggest those at higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease due... more
New e-tattoo enables accurate, uninterrupted heart monitoring for days  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new wearable technology that is made from stretchy, lightweight material, could make heart health monitoring easier and more accurate. more
Millions with neurological diseases could find new option in neurostimulation devices  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers are using graphene to help people with neurological diseases who use implantable devices. more
Measles vaccination linked to health and schooling benefits  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have assessed the long-term associations of measles vaccination and child anthropometry, cognition, and schooling outcomes in Ethiopia, India, and Vietnam. more
Could an Injection of Dead Cells Help Fight Cancer?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Dead cells in the body don't sound very useful, but they might provide a new way to fight cancer, a new study in animals suggests. more
Molecular virologist receives nearly $2 million NIH grant renewal to study hepatitis E virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
For decades, University Distinguished Professor of Molecular Virology X.J. Meng and his lab at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine... more
Intratumoral activation of the necroptotic pathway components RIPK1 and RIPK3 potentiates antitumor immunity  Science Magazine · 3 days
Although the signaling events that induce different forms of programmed cell death are well defined, the subsequent immune responses to dying cells... more
PD-L1 expression on nonclassical monocytes reveals their origin and immunoregulatory function  Science Magazine · 3 days
The role of nonclassical monocytes (NCMs) in health and disease is emerging, but their location and function within tissues remain poorly explored. Imaging of NCMs has... more
Medical News Today: How strength training may help people with diabetes  MNT · 3 days
Strength training helps improve markers of metabolic health, such as insulin sensitivity and blood sugar levels, in mice with diabetes. more
The Latest: Missouri defends abortion licensing decision  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The director of Missouri's health department says Planned Parenthood corrected just four out of 30 deficiencies cited at its abortion clinic in St. Louis, prompting the department's action to decline to renew its abortion... more
Medical News Today: Intermittent fasting: How I got started  MNT · 3 days
Accompany our Research Editor as she recalls the highs and lows of her first month of reducing her calories to 800 on 2 days per week. more
NASA helps warn of harmful algal blooms in lakes, reservoirs  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Harmful algal blooms can cause big problems in coastal areas and lakes across the United States. When toxin-containing aquatic organisms multiply and form a bloom, it can sicken... more
An 8-hour work week could be ideal for mental health  MNT · 3 days
How many hours of paid work per week are actually beneficial for mental health? It could be as little as 8, suggests a new study from the United... more
Medical News Today: An 8-hour work week could be ideal for mental health  MNT · 3 days
How many hours of paid work per week are actually beneficial for mental health? It could be as little as 8, suggests... more
The Latest: Missouri denies clinic's abortion license  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Missouri's health department has declined to renew a license to perform abortions for the state's lone clinic, but the St. Louis Planned Parenthood affiliate can continue to perform the procedure for now more
Mystery of immunosuppressive drug's biosynthesis finally unlocked  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Mycophenolic acid (MPA), discovered in 1893, was the first natural antibiotic to be isolated and crystallized in human history. Today, this fungal metabolite has been developed into multiple first-line immunosuppressive drugs to control immunologic... more
Most preferred drug for HIV may not be as safe as suggested  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A study lead by researchers at the Institute of HIV Research, Medical Faculty of UDE and University Hospital Essen, stumbled over a potential toxicity... more
Study reveals genetic signature of failed immune response to cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Our immune system is programmed to destroy cancer cells. Sometimes it has trouble slowing disease progression because it doesn't act quickly or strongly enough. more
New findings offer pathway for fight against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A research group from the Medical University of Vienna was able to decode the mechanism as to how the hormone Leptin stimulates the liver to export... more
New BlooDe device helps study plugging capacity of platelets  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Various diseases can cause hemorrhages or thromboses, sometimes fatal, resulting in particular from complications during surgery. more
Researchers develop model of intestinal infection that could advance vaccine development  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The intestinal parasite Cryptosporidium, which causes a diarrheal disease, is very good at infecting humans. It's the leading cause of waterborne disease from recreational waters in... more
UVA launches Fibrosis Initiative to fight the growing cause of death  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Fibrosis is often associated with many of the fatal diseases that pervade our globe, riddling organs with stiff tissue that diminishes their flexibility and leads to... more
Researchers reveal benefits of a vacation for our heart health  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
We all treasure our vacation time and look forward to that time when we can get away from work. With the arrival of summer comes the prime vacation... more
Study offers new clues to autism's underlying biology  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Over the past decade, autism spectrum disorder has been linked to mutations in a variety of genes, explaining up to 30 percent of all cases to date. more
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