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Compression garments can ease lymphedema. Covering costs? Not so easy.  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Every morning, Britta Vander Linden dons compression stockings, a cumbersome process she calls "putting on my legs." more
New CRISPR genome “prime editing” system  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Gene editing to correct genetic faults and removing the risk of hereditary diseases may soon become reality. Researchers have come up with a new gene editing technology that could help patients with sickle cell anaemia and... more
Half the drugs in use damage gut bacteria, says new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
A startling presentation at UEG Week 2019, in Barcelona, reveals that the gut microbiome is at high risk for damage each time we use a drug... more
Freestanding emergency departments increase local market spending on care  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Rather than functioning as substitutes for hospital-based emergency departments, freestanding emergency departments have increased local market spending on emergency care in three of four states' markets where they have entered,... more
Missouri researchers provide first comprehensive literature reviews on arrogance  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
On a first date, people focus on making a good first impression. But when someone brags about themselves constantly, that person is often exhibiting some level of arrogance. more
Scientists take new step toward the goal of growing cell-based meat for human consumption  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
A team of Tufts University-led researchers exploring the development of cultured meat found that the addition of the iron-carrying protein... more
Scientists ask all countries to wake up to the challenge of halving nitrogen waste  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
More than 150 top international scientists are calling on the world to take urgent action on nitrogen pollution, to tackle... more
Freestanding emergency departments increase local market spending on emergency care  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
Rather than functioning as substitutes for hospital-based emergency departments, freestanding emergency departments have increased local market spending on emergency care in three of four states' markets where they... more
UofSC researchers find a new route for effective treatment of Gulf War Illness  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
A recent study led by scientists at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health has shown that adjusting GI... more
WPI biomedical engineer is creating a new robot to detect and monitor prostate cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
A biomedical engineer at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is creating a new medical robot that uses minimally invasive technologies to safely... more
Dementia patients’ adult kids develop symptoms six years earlier than their parents  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
A person's chance of developing dementia is influenced by family history, variations in certain genes, and medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes.... more
Researchers uncover earlier origin of the neural crest in chick embryos  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Neural crest cells -- embryonic cells in vertebrates that travel throughout the body and generate many cell types -- have been thought to originate in the... more
New research challenges the traditional understanding of cellular sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
A University of Arizona-led research team challenged the traditional understanding of cellular sleep and discovered new information that could lead to interventions in the aging process. more
Celiac disease may now be curable with biodegradable nanoparticles  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
A phase 2 trial just concluded shows that people with celiac disease may now be able to hope for a cure, through a treatment that makes the immune system tolerant... more
SEPATH: New template to detect oncogenic viruses and bacteria in human DNA  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
A new study from the University of East Anglia describes a novel approach to detecting bacteria and viruses that may possibly be causing cancer.... more
More brain pathology and hospitalizations associated with faster rate of cognitive decline  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
Older people who experienced more hospitalizations and also had more Alzheimer's pathology in their brain experienced the fastest rates of cognitive decline, according to... more
Link between pregnancy stress, immune activation, and postpartum depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
A new study presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting on October 19, 2019, at Chicago, shows for the first time how postpartum depression could actually be due to abnormal... more
ASTRO and ACR release updated practice parameters for radiation therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
The American Society for Radiation Oncology and the American College of Radiology recently released seven updated practice parameters for medical providers who use radiation therapy to treat patients... more
Hope for stressed-out parents of extremely picky eaters  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
A new study published in the journal Cognitive and Behavioral Practice brings hope to parents who are at their wits’ end over their children’s refusal to eat one or more food groups. more
Many parents unaware of sport specialization and increased injury frequency in youth baseball players  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
The Journal of Athletic Training, the National Athletic Trainers' Association's scientific publication, released today Sport Specialization and Increased Injury Frequency... more
Los Alamos' predictive AI computer model wins FluSight Challenge  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
A probabilistic artificial intelligence computer model developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory provided the most accurate state, national, and regional forecasts of the flu in 2018, beating 23 other teams... more
New study identifies gene that causes intellectual disability syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
It used to take several years or sometimes decades to unequivocally identify the genes that cause rare human syndromes that affect very few individuals. Nowadays, however, human geneticists and fly... more
Researchers identify cancer symptom clusters using EHR data  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Patients with chronic diseases such as breast cancer or colorectal cancer often experience fatigue, pain, depression and other symptoms which can lead to distress and functional impairment if left untreated. more
Escapism found to be strongest predictor of gaming disorder among video gamers  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
A new study in Comprehensive Psychiatry, published by Elsevier, is the first to compare professional electronic sport (esport) players with recreational video game players... more
Researchers assess accuracy of lateral flow urine LAM test in detecting TB in HIV-positive people  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Tuberculosis (TB) causes more deaths in people living with HIV than any other disease, with more than 300,000... more
Researchers receive $3.2 million NIH grant to pursue a deeper understanding of Down syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Mount Sinai researchers have been awarded a $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to pursue a deeper... more
Link found between unique brain cells and OCD, anxiety  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 1 in 3 people experience debilitating anxiety-;the kind that prevents someone from going about their normal life. more
Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly reduces opioid prescriptions  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Women who undergo a hysterectomy are often prescribed at least twice as many opioids as they use - but there may be a simple way to change that. more
Study: Most adults born prematurely survive without developing major comorbidities  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Most people born prematurely are likely to survive into adulthood without developing major chronic diseases or conditions like asthma, hypertension, diabetes, and other illnesses, Mount Sinai researchers report... more
Risk of health conditions among adults who were born premature  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Swedish researchers looked at the risk of having health conditions including high blood pressure, asthma, diabetes, heart disease or epilepsy among adults who had been born prematurely. The... more
Study uncovers brain biology behind postpartum depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Chronic stress during pregnancy triggers an immune response in the brain that has potential to alter brain functions in ways that could contribute to postpartum depression, new research in animals suggests. more
Newly discovered organelle could help prevent cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a strange new organelle inside our cells that helps to prevent cancer by ensuring that genetic material is sorted correctly as cells divide. more
New kirigami-inspired method to create wearable sensors  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
As wearable sensors become more prevalent, the need for a material resistant to damage from the stress and strains of the human body's natural movement becomes ever more crucial. more
Q-Suite Motor Assessment Tool helps detect subtle motor abnormalities in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
In clinical trials of adults with Huntington's disease (HD) the Q-Suite Motor Assessment Tool (Q-Motor) has proven to be helpful to detect and quantitate subtle motor... more
Neural mechanism could help explain how the brain creates memories of episodes  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
The memory of specific episodes is the base of autobiographical memory, but we do not know how the brain structures the experience to remember... more
Men with breast cancer more likely to die than women, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Men with breast cancer are more likely to die than their female counterparts, across all stages of disease, with the disparity persisting even when... more
New technology allows delivery of drugs directly to cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
A precise and non-toxic treatment that targets lung cancer cells at the nanoscale is able to effectively kill the cells even at a low dose. more
Study dispels the hypothesis that metformin could help exercising seniors gain more muscle mass  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
A clinical trial initiated by University of Kentucky researchers argues against the hypothesis that the diabetes drug metformin could help... more
Biogen to pursue FDA regulatory approval for investigational drug aducanumab  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
On behalf of the more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's and their family members, the Alzheimer's Association is encouraged to learn that Biogen will pursue regulatory... more
PhRMA Foundation to focus on value-driven health care in U.S.  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
The PhRMA Foundation has announced a shift in mission that will focus on building a better system of value assessment in U.S. health care – empowering patients and... more
E. coli bacteria study may provide clues about drug resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Swapping a single amino acid in a simple bacterial protein changes its structure and function, revealing the effects of complex gene evolution, finds a new study published in... more
Local scientists from sub-Saharan Africa are often overshadowed in collaborative health research  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Local researchers from sub-Saharan Africa studying the health of their own countries are often overshadowed when they work with prominent international collaborators on scientific... more
AAE survey: More people afraid of getting a root canal than spiders, snakes, sharks  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Part of the fun of Halloween is being afraid – very afraid – but, it turns out at least one... more
USC study shows how tumor cells circulating in the blood target distant organs  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Most cancers kill because tumor cells spread beyond the primary site to invade other organs. Now, a USC study of brain-invading breast... more
Fullerene compounds can effectively kill non-small-cell lung carcinoma cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
The team of scientists from Skoltech Center for Energy Science and Technology, the Institute for Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences and National Taiwan University have discovered... more
LSU Health New Orleans awarded $1.74 million to advance research on Usher syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Jennifer J. Lentz, PhD, Associate Professor at LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence and Departments of Otorhinolaryngology, Genetics and Ophthalmology,... more
Researchers elucidate properties of blood factor involved in weight loss and aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Aging is a process that affects all functions of the human body, particularly brain function. However, aging can be delayed through lifestyle changes (physical... more
Women less likely than men to be awarded Canadian federal research funding  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Women are significantly less likely than men to be awarded grants and New Investigator personnel awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, according... more
Research introduces a revolutionary treatment for infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Titanium has many properties that make it a great choice for use in implants. Its low density, high stiffness, high biomechnanical strength-to-weight ratio, and corrosion resistance have led to its use in several types... more
Taste neurons could be controlling feeding behaviour find researchers  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
Researchers from the University of California, Riverside used a common fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) to find the association between taste neurons and control of feeding behaviours. They noted that if... more
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