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Study: Lower levels of specific dietary vitamins and antioxidants associated with frailty  NEWS MEDICAL · 33 minutes
Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Aging at Trinity College Dublin have shown in the largest study to date that lower levels of... more
Vaping promotes the same cellular responses found in smokers with emphysema  NEWS MEDICAL · 33 minutes
E-cigarette "vaping" is widely assumed to be safer than cigarette smoking, but scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have uncovered evidence suggesting... more
Weight loss before arthroplasty improves some outcomes in patients with morbid obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 33 minutes
In patients with morbid obesity, losing 20 pounds before knee replacement surgery (arthroplasty) leads to fewer hospital days and other outcome improvements, reports a... more
Fasting reduces inflammation and improves chronic inflammatory diseases, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 33 minutes
Fasting regimens have gained public and scientific interest in recent years, but fasting shouldn't be dismissed as a fad. In a study published in Cell, Mount Sinai researchers... more
New model developed to optimize and personalize radiotherapy for cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
A personalized approach to cancer treatment has become more common over the last several decades, with numerous targeted drugs approved to treat particular tumor types with... more
Anxiety, depression associated with increased opioid use following surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Surgeons wielding their life-saving scalpels, laparoscopic tools, or other implements to repair or remove what ails their patients understand all too well that pain is an unavoidable part of the... more
Ludwig study uncovers novel vulnerability in MYC-driven cancers  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered a novel vulnerability in tumors that are driven by a common cancer gene known as MYC. Such cancers, it found, are highly dependent on the... more
Virginia Tech professor wins NSF grant to study biofilm formation in bacteria  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Should I stay or should I go? This is a common question people ask themselves in their journey through life, but bacteria are also... more
Drinking 100% fruit juice has many positive attributes for children, report finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
A new report published in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition by pediatrician Dr. Robert D. Murray supports... more
Fatigue symptoms in Parkinson's disease linked to reduction in diastolic blood pressure  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
In a novel research study published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease, investigators found that fatigue symptoms in Parkinson's Disease are associated with low... more
Kawasaki Medical University installs first MILabs E-Class U-SPECT6/CT in Japan  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Kawasaki Medical University, Yokohama’s research hub for state-of-the-art medical science and services has acquired anultra-high-resolutionE-ClassU-SPECT6/CT system for preclinical imaging. more
Patient out-of-pocket prices reduce primary care medical consultations  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
When young adults pass the age limit for paying patient co-payments, or out-of-pocket prices, their medical consultations in primary care decrease by 7 percent, a study shows. The groups affected most are... more
Lessons from animal brains can help artificial intelligence to overcome difficult barriers  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Artificial intelligence (AI) still has a lot to learn from animal brains, says Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory neuroscientist Anthony Zador. Now, he's hoping that... more
Enzyme induced by stress associated with liver cancer growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
An enzyme induced by stress to help reduce production of damaging free radicals is also used by liver cancer to regulate two major cell proliferation pathways that enable the cancer... more
Study calls for screening of all first-degree relatives of celiac disease patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Parents, siblings and children of people with celiac disease are at high risk of also having the disease, according to a Mayo Clinic study.... more
High-intensity step training may better improve walking ability in stroke survivors  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
High-intensity step training that mimics real-world conditions may better improve walking ability in stroke survivors compared to traditional, low-impact training, according to new research published in... more
Pittcon Accepting Applications for 2020 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon) and its co-sponsoring technical societies, the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) and the Society for Analytical... more
Single course of antibiotics may boost colon cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
In an extensive "data mining" analysis of British medical records, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center conclude that taking even a single course of antibiotics might boost--albeit slightly--the... more
Shopping abroad for cheaper medication? Here’s what you need to know  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
In its effort to temper the sky-high prices Americans pay for many vital medications, the Trump administration last month unveiled a plan that would legalize the... more
RNA sequencing data added to robust study of Parkinson's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
A team at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, in collaboration with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, has just added a crucial new element... more
Study uncovers cause of asthmatic lung spasms  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Researchers at Rutgers and other institutions have discovered how muscle contraction (bronchospasm) in the airway, which cause breathing difficulty in people with asthma, occur by creating a microdevice that mimics the behavior of the... more
Short course webinar: Analytical data treatment using the Excel Analysis ToolPak  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
You're in luck! Pittcon is offering a short course webinar with Dr. Mark Stauffer on September 19th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am IST. more
Study explores obstacles to treating opioid use disorder with an effective medication  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
In an effort to find ways to improve long-term outcomes for people with opioid use disorder, University of Massachusetts Amherst epidemiology researcher Elizabeth Evans... more
New insights into protein transport could help define strategies for treating eye disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Many forms of vision loss stem from a common source: impaired communication between the eye and the brain. And at the root... more
Critical improvements to functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy enhance brain imaging  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
In an article published today in the peer-reviewed, open-access SPIE publication Neurophotonics, "High density functional diffuse optical tomography based on frequency domain measurements improves image quality and spatial... more
New computational modeling technology to noninvasively assess likelihood of heart attack  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
The National Science Foundation has awarded $550,000 to fund a collaborative new research project to develop a noninvasive, computational modeling technology for assessing the likelihood of... more
'Kissing loops' in lncRNA essential for tumor suppressor function  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Human cells - like those of many other organisms - have developed mechanisms to protect us from cancer. more
UC San Diego researchers identify new therapeutic approach to kill cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Epithelial cancers, such as cancers of the lung and pancreas, use the ανβ3 molecule to gain drug resistance to standard cancer therapies and to... more
Patient-reported experiences have potential for driving improvements in hospital care  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Patient-reported experiences have potential for driving improvements in the quality of hospital care, according to a new study in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, published by Elsevier. more
BU researcher receives NIH grant to study childhood adversity and later life health outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Lewina Lee, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and clinical research psychologist at the National... more
Improvement of PTSD symptoms linked to reduced type 2 diabetes risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Traumatic experiences may affect a person in different ways. In some, these traumatic events may not pose a negative impact, but for others, they develop a... more
Researchers unlock mysteries surrounding maternal/fetal cellular communication during pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Researchers have unlocked mysteries surrounding how a pregnant mother's cells and her fetus' cells communicate throughout pregnancy. more
Cold plasma treatment could rid homes of allergens  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Liverpool University researchers are investigating how cold atmospheric plasma can be incorporated into a device to help rid homes of allergens. more
New cannabis-based drug shows promise for pancreatic cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Cancer of the pancreas is a particularly deadly cancer, claiming over 90% of its victims within 5 years from diagnosis. It resists most standard therapies, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy and... more
Study opens up a new way for developing potential glioblastoma treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
A team led by Texas A&M University's College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences' researcher Dr. Stephen Safe has discovered a new pathway that may help... more
International study identifies new drug target for treating glioblastoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
A new international study co-led by Cleveland Clinic has identified a new drug target for treating glioblastoma. This target is part of a never-before defined cellular pathway found to contribute... more
The Francis Crick Institute, Making Lab  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Henniker Plasma Technology supporting research at the Innovative Life Science Research Lab more
Lungs feed deadly bacteria in cystic fibrosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
In cystic fibrosis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a much-feared pathogen. The bacterium easily colonizes the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis, leading to chronic infections that are almost impossible to eradicate and are ultimately fatal. more
Difference between people with autism and rest of the population is shrinking, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Around the world, the number of people diagnosed with autism is rising. In the United States, the prevalence of the... more
Fish oils have little or no effect on risk of Type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on risk of Type 2 diabetes according to new research from the University of East... more
Self-administered acupressure could help improve lower back pain symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
A recent study finds that acupressure, a traditional Chinese medicine technique, can improve chronic pain symptoms in the lower back. more
Nigeria on the brink of being polio free  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
There have been no reported cases of polio in Nigeria for the last three years and the nation may soon be declared free of the crippling viral disease. According to the World... more
Most patients willing to share personal medical data with researchers, survey finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
As medicine becomes both bigger and more personalized, the need for massive databases of patient records, such as the 1 million person All of... more
UCI study finds link between brain immune cells and Alzheimer's disease development  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
Scientists from the University of California, Irvine School of Biological Sciences have discovered how to forestall Alzheimer's disease in a laboratory setting, a finding... more
Meaningful PTSD symptom improvement linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Research from Saint Louis University finds treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that leads to an improvement in symptoms was associated with a 49... more
Swallowable balloon device for early detection of Barrett's esophagus receives FDA 510K clearance  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Investigators at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center developed the test for early detection of... more
Massage Therapy Foundation announces research grant to address pain and opioid use in veterans  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
The Massage Therapy Foundation has awarded $210,000 for a research grant to the Defense and Veterans Center for Integrative Pain... more
Enable Injections enters into a development agreement with Genentech  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Enable Injections, Inc., a company developing and manufacturing investigational wearable infusion devices for combination products, today announced it has entered into a development agreement with Genentech, a member of the... more
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