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Protein linked with neurodegenerative diseases may help explore the aggressive behavior of gliomas  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 minutes
A protein typically associated with neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's might help scientists explore how gliomas, a type of cancerous brain tumor, become... more
Wuhan coronavirus: Disease timeline and on the ground response  NEWS MEDICAL · 42 minutes
The Wuhan coronavirus or 2019-nCoV, a novel coronavirus, is spreading from China to other countries, with the United States confirming its first case of the potentially fatal disease. The virus... more
Study findings have implications for meningococcal B vaccine programs globally  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
The results of the B Part of It study – the largest meningococcal B herd immunity study ever conducted – are published today in the New England Journal... more
New discovery changes the understanding of gene expression  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
A group of University of Chicago scientists has uncovered a previously unknown way that our genes are made into reality. more
Controlled-release opioids may lead to endocarditis in injection drug users  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A new study from ICES, Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University suggests that injection drug users prescribed controlled-release hydromorphone are three times more likely to develop endocarditis,... more
Oldest African DNA on record shines light on the deep human past  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A team of international researchers, which includes a Saint Louis University Madrid anthropologist, dug deep to find some of the oldest African DNA on... more
LloydsPharmacy launches pilot program to help and support mental health patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
LloydsPharmacy is piloting an innovative new service that offers extra help and support to mental health patients. more
Young blacks, Latinos less likely than white people to have poor outcomes after bleeding stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Does race play a role in how well someone recovers after stroke? New research focused on younger people... more
Study finds stress does whiten hair  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
In most cases, hair starts to gray in the thirties, and becomes pronounced in the fifties, at which time the head is typically crowned with a thatch of white, gray and perhaps some hair of the... more
GW expands clinical trial of neoadjuvant immunotherapy for high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
The Cutaneous Oncology Program at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center was selected as the first global site for a clinical... more
LloydsPharmacy launches pilot program to help and support to mental health patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
LloydsPharmacy is piloting an innovative new service that offers extra help and support to mental health patients. more
Study explains equal attraction of mosquitoes to flowers and humans  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A new study published online on December 23 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports the discovery of the basis on which mosquitoes are drawn... more
Scientists reverse HIV latency, take major scientific step toward curative therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Approximately 38 million people are infected with HIV worldwide, about 1.1 million people in the United States. Currently, people with HIV take antiretroviral therapy (ART), which... more
Having children and breastfeeding lowers risk of premature menopause  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A new study published in the journal JAMA Network Open reports that early menopause is less likely to happen in women who have had one or more pregnancies that went... more
Climate-friendly eating patterns confer potential health gains, protect the planet  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Increased uptake of plant-based diets in New Zealand could substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions while greatly improving population health and saving the healthcare system billions of dollars in... more
New algorithms will lead to better prosthetics for upper limb amputees  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Reaching for something on the top shelf in the grocery store or brushing one's teeth before bed are tasks many people can do without thinking. But... more
Both simple and advanced CT can effectively select stroke patients for thrombectomy  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Both simple and advanced computed tomography were effective in accurately predicting which stroke patients would benefit from endovascular thrombectomy to remove a large cerebral... more
Researcher wins $2.5 million grant to study why therapeutic horseback riding benefits autistic children  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
After showing that a 10-week therapeutic horseback riding intervention reduced irritability and hyperactivity while improving the social communication skills of... more
Aging of urine fertilizer prevents transfer of antibiotic resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The use of human urine as fertilizer is an important step towards sustainable agriculture because the starting reagent is free, plentiful and useless in most other contexts. It has been... more
New findings can help explain why immune systems are not found in many bacteria  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
New findings from University of Exeter researchers reveal how bacterial immune systems can be harmful for their hosts and explain... more
Cannabis use disorder more common in adults with pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
A new study published in the journal American Journal of Psychiatry reports that the use of cannabis for non-medical indications is much more common in adults who have pain than... more
ECDC updates risk assessment of novel coronavirus outbreak for Europe  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) identified in China is a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans. more
Study provides key insights on potential origins of coronavirus outbreak in China  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Emerging viral infections--from bird flu to Ebola to Zika infections--pose major threats to global public health, and understanding their origins can help investigators design... more
Dementia patients being admitted to hospital for emergencies up by 35 percent  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Dementia, a neurodegenerative and debilitating illness can take a toll on the life of older adults. In a recent report, the number of patients... more
Understanding the use of health technology assessment across the globe  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR- the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of a series of articles investigating the... more
Quitting smoking: Going it alone is not the best approach  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
We live in an era of self-empowerment. But when it comes to quitting smoking, going it alone isn't the best approach. more
Bioactive peptide helps prevent new cavities, heal existing ones  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Cavities, or dental caries, are the most widespread non-communicable disease globally, according to the World Health Organization. Having a cavity drilled and filled at the dentist's office can be painful,... more
Collaboration reveals promising therapeutic strategy for osteoarthritis  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Osteoarthritis affects 240 million people worldwide and is one of the most common causes of disability in both humans and animals. more
Molecular biologists identify gene that puts brakes on tissue growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
The planarian flatworm is a simple animal with a mighty and highly unusual ability: it can regenerate itself from nearly every imaginable injury, including decapitation. These tiny worms... more
'Lay counselors' help reduce trauma-related symptoms among children orphaned in Africa  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
A first-of-its-kind clinical trial involving more than 600 children in Kenya and Tanzania, in which community members were trained to deliver mental health treatment, showed improvement... more
Researchers uncover locomotor engine in the spinal cord  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have revealed a new principle of organisation which explains how locomotion is coordinated in vertebrates akin to an engine with three gears. The results are published... more
Finding opens door to early identification of individuals at risk for delirium complications  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified blood-based biomarkers associated with both delirium duration and severity in critically... more
UTHSC College of Pharmacy, Kroger Health partner to improve shingles vaccination completion rates  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
The College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has partnered with Kroger Health, the healthcare arm of The... more
Study highlights lack of screening for depression during perimenopause  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Almost 40% of women experience symptoms of depression during perimenopause, yet it often goes undetected and untreated because many healthcare providers aren't screening for it and aren't prepared with treatment... more
Researchers confirm safety of cancer-specific PET probe in first-in-human clinical studies  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
A group of researchers led by Assistant Professor WATABE Tadashi of the Graduate School of Medicine of Osaka University achieved the stable domestic production of automatic... more
Johns Hopkins researchers warn of new infectious diseases and death due to global warming  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
The Journal of Clinical Investigation recently published "Viewpoint" articles by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professors who warn that... more
Study explores ways to stop cell death, induce regeneration to restore vision  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Progress in research and technology is giving rise to an optimistic future for compensation and restoration of low vision, according to research in a... more
Study sheds light on consequences of widespread practice of ringing the cancer bell  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
It's a scene that some cancer patients dream about: they celebrate the end of a course of radiation or chemotherapy by ringing... more
Decline in advanced stage cancer diagnoses following health insurance expansion  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Advanced stage cancer diagnoses declined following health insurance expansion in Massachusetts, likely due to increased access to screening and diagnostic services that identified cancers earlier, according to new... more
Researchers identify potential way to halt age-related macular degeneration  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Researchers have successfully treated age-related macular degeneration in mice after finding an unexpected link between the two main forms of the blinding eye disease, the leading cause of vision loss... more
PET/MRI identifies potentially useful breast cancer biomarkers  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Researchers have identified several potentially useful breast cancer biomarkers that indicate the presence and risk of malignancy, according to new research published in the January issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. more
Blood tests can predict timing of menopause for women  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Blood tests could replace menstrual periods as a gauge for when a women is nearing menopause, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &... more
Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes and preeclampsia at risk for higher BMI  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the United States. For children, obesity is defined as having a body mass... more
Pilot study highlights the effect of chemotherapy on male fertility  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
A pilot study conducted by INRS researchers highlights the effect of chemotherapy on male fertility before and after puberty. more
Study sheds light on mechanisms that underlie a rare genetic condition  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
A team of researchers at CHU Sainte-Justine and Université de Montréal has shed light on the mechanisms that underlie a rare genetic condition by creating the... more
Researchers identify new protein that shows promise for treating atherosclerosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Foxtail millet is an annual grass grown widely as a cereal crop in parts of India, China and Southeast Asia. Milling the grain removes the hard outer layer,... more
New findings can help develop more effective antibiotic treatments to fight superbugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Researchers have found how an antibiotic used to treat a debilitating gut infection stays put inside the body giving it time to effectively treat... more
New chemical compound can enable more precise analysis of NMDAR activity  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
NMDARs (N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors) serve as valves on nerve cells, controlling the flow of electrical signals in the brain. more
Exosomics SpA implements NanoFCM’s NanoAnalyzer to offer wider range of services  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Exosomics SpA, the leading extracellular vesicles biotech company, today announced that it has implemented NanoFCM Co., Ltd’s NanoAnalyzer instrument to offer sophisticated contract research and measurement... more
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