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Study offers way to predict onset of lung disease in children with cystic fibrosis
NEWS MEDICAL Cystic fibrosis (CF) shortens life by making the lungs prone to repeated bacterial infections and associated inflammation. 9 hours
Overweight female kidney donors of childbearing age may have greater preeclampsia risk
NEWS MEDICAL Female kidney donors who are overweight may be at a greater risk for preeclampsia during pregnancy, according to a new study. 9 hours
New smartphone app successfully enables remote monitoring of surgical wounds
NEWS MEDICAL A new smartphone app called WoundCare is successfully enabling patients to remotely send images of their surgical wounds for monitoring by nurses. 9 hours
Enzyme discovery provides new horizon of therapeutic opportunities across disease spectrum
NEWS MEDICAL Doctors have long treated heart attacks, improved asthma symptoms, and cured impotence by increasing levels of a single molecule in the body: nitric oxide. 9 hours
CBT is cost-effective treatment in primary care setting, Kaiser Permanente study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Cognitive behavioral therapy delivered in a primary care setting is a cost-effective way to treat adolescents with depression who decline or quickly stop using... 9 hours
Older hospitalized patients less likely to be tested for influenza
NEWS MEDICAL This year's flu season is shaping up to be an especially serious one, and it's important for clinicians to promptly recognize, diagnosis, and treat influenza in hospitalized patients,... 10 hours
Scientists find how potential new eczema treatment could also alleviate asthma
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists from VIB-UGent have discovered insights for a possible new therapy for eczema that also reduces the severity of asthma 10 hours
DNA study sheds light on longstanding puzzle of cell division
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have solved a longstanding puzzle of how cells are able to tightly package DNA to enable healthy cell division. 10 hours
UCLA researchers describe herpes virus structure associated with Kaposi's sarcoma
NEWS MEDICAL UCLA researchers have provided the first description of the structure of the herpes virus associated with Kaposi's sarcoma, a type of cancer. 10 hours
Study reveals key mechanism of how cancer metastasis happens
NEWS MEDICAL Cancer metastasis, the migration of cells from a primary tumor to form distant tumors in the body, can be triggered by a chronic leakage of DNA within tumor cells, according... 18 hours
Study provides more evidence for link between increased cancer risk and advanced gum disease
NEWS MEDICAL Data collected during a long-term health study provides additional evidence for a link between increased risk of cancer in individuals... 18 hours
New review explores effects of exposing developing brains to general anesthesia
NEWS MEDICAL The head of the CU School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology has written a review of scientific studies on the potentially adverse effects of exposing developing... 18 hours
Flu may pass to others through exhaled breath, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL It is easier to spread the influenza virus (flu) than previously thought, according to a new University of Maryland-led study released today. 18 hours
Childhood physical activity may have far-reaching implications
NEWS MEDICAL Childhood physical activity is related to long-term educational and labor market outcomes. According to Jaana Kari's dissertation, physically active children have better academic achievement at the end of compulsory basic education, and higher educational... 19 hours
Study finds rise in number of adolescents receiving psychiatric or neurodevelopmental diagnosis
NEWS MEDICAL According to a national register study comparing Finnish birth cohorts from 1987 and 1997, an increasing number of adolescents receive a psychiatric or neurodevelopmental... 19 hours
Researchers test new anti-malaria medication
NEWS MEDICAL An international research team has conducted successful phase II clinical tests of a new anti-malaria medication. The treatment led to a cure in 83 cases. 19 hours
Consuming one hundred percent fruit juice does not alter blood sugar levels, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL New evidence suggests that consuming 100% fruit juice does not significantly impact fasting blood insulin, fasting blood glucose, or insulin... 21 hours
Prebiotics could enhance the learning and memory skills of infants
NEWS MEDICAL This news article describes a recent study which showed that learning and memory skills could be enhanced by adding prebiotics to piglet feed. 21 hours
Researchers develop adhesive materials to prevent bracket stains on teeth
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from Valencia (Spain), London (England) and Sul (Brazil) have performed research to develop adhesive materials that will prevent white stains from appearing on the teeth of people... 21 hours
Flu can be spread without coughs and sneezes
NEWS MEDICAL A study published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports that it is easier to spread the influenza virus than was previously thought. 23 hours
MAST Isoplex DNA Lyo: New isothermal amplification kit using LAMP technology
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO MAST is pleased to announce the MAST ISOPLEX DNA Lyo which is a ready to use isothermal amplification kit using LAMP technology and is presented in... 23 hours
AMSBIO offers isogenic panels of neuronal iPSC derivatives
NEWS MEDICAL For several years, neuroscience research using cell line and animal models of degenerative neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease has been challenged to translate results into in vivo conditions, whether... 23 hours
New initiative seeks to transform the way people live with dementia
NEWS MEDICAL Challenge Dementia, supported by Nesta, launches today as the first national search for next generation products, technologies and services that could transform the way people live... 23 hours
MAST announces new AmpC, ESBL & Carbapenemase Detection Set - D72C
NEWS MEDICAL MAST are pleased to announce the latest addition to the MASTDISCS combi range – AmpC, ESBL & Carbapenemase Detection Set - D72C. 1 day
CE marked MAST Toxoreagent kit for detection of Toxoplasma antibodies
NEWS MEDICAL Toxoplasma gondii is an obligate, intracellular, coccidian parasite which causes toxoplasmosis in humans, a wide range of birds, mammals and reptiles worldwide. 1 day
MAST ADATAB tablets for routine agar susceptibility testing
NEWS MEDICAL MAST ADATAB are tablets consisting of a measured dose of antibiotic which can be added to media to produce plates containing a known concentration of antibiotic. 1 day
Mast Uri System offers efficient and cost-friendly diagnostic solution
NEWS MEDICAL The Mast Uri® System is an innovative and efficient semi-automated suite, comprising instrumentation, software and reagents. The system provides a streamlined and cost-friendly alternative to traditional microbiological culture of urines,... 1 day
Mast introduces Carba plus for CPE and OXA-48 confirmation
NEWS MEDICAL Mast are pleased to announce the latest addition to the mast discs combi range – Carba plus (D73C), a simple and efficient assay for the confirmation of carbapenemase-producing-Enterobacteriaceae (CPE). 1 day
Judge orders new Olympus trial over superbug death
NEWS MEDICAL A Seattle judge said Olympus Corp. failed to properly disclose internal emails that raised safety concerns about a redesigned medical scope as early as 2008, several years before the device was publicly... 1 day
Novel robot can aid treatment of rare birth defect
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Sheffield and Boston's Children Hospital, Harvard Medical School have created a robot that can be implanted into the body to aid the treatment of esophageal... 1 day
Paleolithic diet helps overweight women maintain weight loss
NEWS MEDICAL Overweight women after menopause who eat a Paleolithic diet can maintain weight loss in the long term. The levels of risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases also decrease. This... 1 day
Not-for-profit hospitals coming up with their own generic medicines to combat shortages
NEWS MEDICAL Many of the major not-for-profit hospital groups have tried their hand an manufacturing and making generics to combat the shortages of medicines as well... 1 day
$500 cancer detection blood tests may soon become reality
NEWS MEDICAL According to latest breakthrough in research, a blood test to detect eight common cancers, even before their symptoms begin to appear, may become a reality soon. The study report appears... 1 day
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy may start early even without signs of concussions
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO The mechanisms underpinning concussion, traumatic brain injury, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and the relationships between these disorders, are poorly understood. 1 day
New precision medicine approach for metastatic pancreatic cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A three-year grant has been awarded to fund a phase 1b clinical trial of a precision medicine approach to treating metastatic pancreatic cancer. 2 days
Study devises efficient and economical strategy to screen breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations
NEWS MEDICAL A new study published yesterday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that, in comparison with just screening... 2 days
New precision medicine trial for metastatic pancreatic cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A three-year grant has been awarded to fund a phase 1b clinical trial of a precision medicine approach to treating metastatic pancreatic cancer. 2 days
Expert discusses how to stay healthy during flu season
NEWS MEDICAL This year's influenza outbreak is already the most widespread on record since health officials began keeping track about a dozen years ago, with millions of Americans being infected by emerging... 2 days
Sex steroid hormone fluctuations may have direct effects on eye physiology and AMD
NEWS MEDICAL Gender-based differences may influence several ocular conditions, suggesting that fluctuations in sex steroid homeostasis may have direct effects on eye physiology and... 2 days
Study reveals the link between low fitness and increased waist circumference
NEWS MEDICAL A new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, identified an inverse correlation between low fitness and large waist size as well as a higher... 2 days
Modular gene enhancers may be suitable target in treatment of blood cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Every day, billions of new blood cells are generated in the bone marrow. The gene Myc is known to play an important role in... 2 days
New biomaterials-based system improves T-cell production
NEWS MEDICAL T cells play a key role in the body's immune response against pathogens. As a new class of therapeutic approaches, T cells are being harnessed to fight cancer, promising more precise, longer-lasting mitigation than traditional, chemical-based... 2 days
Researchers reveal potential of multivalent antibodies for HIV prevention, treatment and cure
NEWS MEDICAL The ability of HIV to mutate has been a major challenge to vaccine development. As the body produces antibodies to target the outer HIV... 2 days
Patients with monoclonal gammopathy at risk of developing cancer even after 30 years
NEWS MEDICAL Patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance are at risk of progressing to multiple myeloma or a related cancer ─ even after... 2 days
Research reveals cost-effectiveness of whole-population screening for breast, ovarian cancer gene mutations
NEWS MEDICAL Screening the entire population for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations, as opposed to just those at high-risk of carrying this mutation, is cost... 2 days
Potential male birth control pill could be developed from arrow poison
NEWS MEDICAL Women have many options for oral contraceptives that are safe, effective and reversible, but despite decades of research, men have none. 2 days
Pretreatment improves outcomes in high-risk stage 3 melanoma, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A pair of targeted therapies given before and after surgery for melanoma produced at least a six-fold increase in time to progression compared to standard-of-care surgery for patients... 2 days
MSU scientists seek to identify brain mechanisms related to psychosis
NEWS MEDICAL Why do some people who are diagnosed with schizophrenia experience psychosis, a disconnection from reality that can make them believe their actions are being controlled by aliens or... 2 days
Neuronal loss very limited in Alzheimer's disease, new study shows
NEWS MEDICAL Frequently encountered in the elderly, Alzheimer's is considered a neurodegenerative disease, which means that it is accompanied by a significant, progressive loss of neurons and their nerve endings,... 2 days
Aged garlic extract may help obese people fight against inflammation, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL Aged garlic extract may help obese people ward off painful inflammation and lower cholesterol levels, a new University of Florida study shows. 2 days
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MAST Isoplex DNA Lyo: New isothermal amplification kit using LAMP technology