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New diagnostic platform simultaneously screens for all known pathogenic bacteria
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity in the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health have developed the first diagnostic platform that can simultaneously screen for... 20 seconds
Impact of climate change on sleeping sickness vector population in Africa
NEWS MEDICAL LSTM's Dr Jennifer Lord is first author on a paper looking at the impact of climate change on the vectors of sleeping sickness in Africa. 34 minutes
New type of molecule shows early promise against treatment-resistant prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A new type of molecule blocks the action of genes that drive the growth of therapy-resistant prostate cancer, a new study finds. 50 minutes
New medical navigation system receives international innovation award
NEWS MEDICAL The team behind a new medical navigation system which makes it easier to take biopsy samples from the lungs recently received an international innovation award during Innovation Expo 2018 in Rotterdam. 50 minutes
Gavin Newsom is bullish on single-payer — except when he’s not
NEWS MEDICAL Twenty minutes before the only scheduled 2018 California's gubernatorial debate, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom rolled into the San Francisco parking garage in a black SUV. Through... 50 minutes
Scientists develop new class of compounds for treatment of progressive neurodegenerative disorder
NEWS MEDICAL St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have developed a new class of compounds that extended the lives and eased symptoms of mice with a... 1 hour
'Brain training' app could help OCD patients to manage symptoms
NEWS MEDICAL A 'brain training' app developed at the University of Cambridge could help people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder manage their symptoms, which may typically include excessive handwashing... 1 hour
Patient Outcomes of Prostate Cancer with Whole Slide Imaging
NEWS MEDICAL An interview with Dr. Anil Parwani, discusses how whole slide imaging of prostate cancer sections is helping to inform pathologists and improve patient outcomes. 2 hours
Blind people have problems in detecting quiet-running electric vehicles
NEWS MEDICAL Electric cars are good for the environment - but not for people who cannot see. They have problems detecting the silent vehicles. However, Norwegian research scientists are working on a... 2 hours
Interweaving anxiety disorder associated with stuttering remains unrecognized
NEWS MEDICAL While stuttering impacts the lives of approximately 1-2 percent of adults and around 4-5 percent of children, the mental health impact of this disorder largely remains unrecognized. 3 hours
Cannabis oil shown to significantly improve Crohn’s disease symptoms
NEWS MEDICAL In the first study of its kind, cannabis oil has been shown to significantly improve the symptoms of Crohn’s disease and the quality of life of sufferers but, contrary to... 4 hours
Researchers find improvement in liver transplant survival rate among older recipients
NEWS MEDICAL An increasing number of older adults are diagnosed with end-stage liver disease. End-stage liver disease is a life-threatening condition in which the liver stops working normally. 4 hours
How does our brain perceives the environment?
NEWS MEDICAL Nearly 30 years ago, scientists demonstrated that visually recognizing an object, such as a cup, and performing a visually guided action, such as picking the cup up, involved distinct neural processes, located in different... 4 hours
Study uncovers new mechanism of action in a first-line drug for diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL For decades, metformin has been the first-line drug in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, lowering blood glucose levels by inhibiting glucose production in... 4 hours
Multi-national database can help researchers address questions about bipolar disorder throughout adult lifespan
NEWS MEDICAL Not much is known about how bipolar disorder (BD) affects people throughout their lives. Do women and men differ in the severity... 4 hours
Advanced breast cancer patients can benefit from immunotherapy-chemotherapy combination
NEWS MEDICAL Patients with an aggressive form of advanced breast cancer can benefit from immunotherapy when used in combination with chemotherapy as first-line treatment, according to the results of a large international... 4 hours
Study: Atg2 tethers pre-autophagosomal membrane to endoplasmic reticulum during autophagosome formation
NEWS MEDICAL Postdoctoral Researcher Tetsuya Kotani, Associate Professor Hitoshi Nakatogawa, Honorary Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi and colleagues at Tokyo Institute of Technology have analyzed the Atg protein Atg2, whose... 4 hours
Study reveals new treatment option for women with advanced breast cancer resistant to hormone therapy
NEWS MEDICAL Treatment with the cyclin dependent kinase 4/6 inhibitor palbociclib achieves a clinically meaningful improvement in overall survival in... 4 hours
Despite lower risk factors, black men have higher rates of recidivism
NEWS MEDICAL People of color are incarcerated at disproportionately higher rates than White people, and men of all races have higher rates of recidivism. 4 hours
Knowledge of sex differences in lower urinary tract may help stimulate breakthroughs in diagnosis, management
NEWS MEDICAL The biological differences between women and men go beyond basic anatomy. Researchers must consider sex differences down to... 4 hours
Drugs approved for breast cancer treatment are effective and well tolerated in men
NEWS MEDICAL There is growing evidence that drugs approved for the treatment of breast cancer in women are also effective and well tolerated in... 4 hours
Novartis: Lancet publishes pioneering study of Aimovig’s efficacy in episodic migraine patients
NEWS MEDICAL Novartis announced today that the full data from the LIBERTY study of Aimovig (erenumab) in episodic migraine patients who had tried and failed two... 4 hours
AbbVie’s U-ACHIEVE Phase 2b/3 dose-ranging study improves outcomes in patients with ulcerative colitis
NEWS MEDICAL AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced positive results from U-ACHIEVE, an ongoing Phase 2b/3 dose-ranging study evaluating upadacitinib, an investigational... 5 hours
Forbius initiates Phase 2a trial evaluating efficacy, safety of AVID100 in patients with squamous NSCLC
NEWS MEDICAL Forbius, a clinical stage company developing biotherapeutics targeting EGFR and TGF-β pathways, today announced that the first patient... 5 hours
Construction is underway for second proton therapy system at Siteman Cancer Center
NEWS MEDICAL Mevion Medical System announces that construction is underway for a second proton therapy system at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University... 5 hours
Research: New Jersey's current allowable threshold for dissolved nutrients in its streams is too high
NEWS MEDICAL A new way of measuring the relative habitability of freshwater environments for fish and aquatic insects suggests that... 5 hours
Coaching improves medication adherence in people with diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol
NEWS MEDICAL Health Dialog, a leading provider of integrated population health management solutions for health plans, risk-bearing providers and self-insured employers, will release data showing its telephonic health... 5 hours
Jean Mayer Prize for Excellence in Nutrition Science and Policy awarded to individuals, organizations
NEWS MEDICAL The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University has awarded the school's... 5 hours
Life skills program benefits adolescent girl refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa
NEWS MEDICAL A yearlong program for adolescent girl refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa successfully promoted healthy transitions to adulthood within the evaluation period, according to the results of randomized controlled trials... 5 hours
Patients with severe asthma may benefit from newly developed targeted treatments
NEWS MEDICAL In a novel study, researchers succeeded in identifying patients with a form of severe asthma (type 2 endotype) by measuring periostin concentrations in their airways. 5 hours
Study: 12% of frequent marijuana smokers experience cannabis withdrawal syndrome
NEWS MEDICAL As the number of Americans who regularly use cannabis has climbed, so too has the number of those experiencing cannabis withdrawal symptoms. 6 hours
Mapping the emotional labor and work of visual journalism
NEWS MEDICAL A QUT journalism academic says the current freelancer-heavy market for media professionals could be preventing photographers and video journalists who report on traumatic news events from accessing the support they... 6 hours
Screen time eclipsed outdoor time for most students, shows study
NEWS MEDICAL Even rural kids today spend more time in front of screens and less time outdoors, according to a new study of middle-school students in South Carolina. 6 hours
New 17-item questionnaire may help detect GI disorders in children with autism
NEWS MEDICAL Anger, aggression, and other troubling behavior problems in kids with autism are often treated as psychological issues, but in many cases the problems can... 6 hours
Scientists discover primary, direct target of alcohol in the brain
NEWS MEDICAL When alcohol enters the brain, it causes neurons in a specialized region called the ventral tegmental area, or VTA -- also known as the "pleasure center" -- to... 6 hours
Map of human liver cells reveals molecular make-up of individual cells
NEWS MEDICAL A map of the cells in the human liver has been created by University Health Network Transplant Program and University of Toronto researchers, revealing for the... 6 hours
New discovery may lead to better treatment options for pancreatic cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL Pancreatic cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to treat and is a leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Now, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center... 6 hours
Immunotherapy is better than chemotherapy as first-line treatment for advanced head and neck cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Immunotherapy on its own is better than aggressive chemotherapy as a first-line treatment for advanced head and neck cancer, according... 6 hours
Salk researchers advance sonogenetics technology for treating neurological conditions
NEWS MEDICAL The emerging technology of sonogenetics--a technique where cells are controlled by sound--offers the potential to one day replace pharmaceutical drugs or invasive surgical treatments for neurological conditions like epilepsy, Parkinson's... 6 hours
Scientists use electron microscope to study chemical transformation in catalytic cross-coupling reaction
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists from Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow managed to look inside an organic chemical reaction with electron... 6 hours
Common antibodies associated with myocardial infarction
NEWS MEDICAL Levels of antiphospholipid antibodies, which are associated with rheumatic diseases, are also elevated in myocardial infarction without any autoimmune co-morbidity, a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in The Annals of Internal Medicine reports. 6 hours
Researchers receive National Science Foundation grant to create SMS-based virtual health coach
NEWS MEDICAL An interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to create an... 6 hours
Brain wave device boosts memory performance
NEWS MEDICAL The entrainment of theta brain waves with a commercially available device not only enhances theta wave activity, but also boosts memory performance. 6 hours
SLU researcher seeks to find solutions for 'chemo brain' symptoms and side effects of opioids
NEWS MEDICAL With a pair of RO1 grants from the National Institutes of Health, pain researcher Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D., will... 6 hours
New approach may lead to better diagnostic techniques for autoimmune disorders
NEWS MEDICAL If we really want to know how our body's cells work - or don't work, in the case of disease - we might need to look... 6 hours
NCI grant awarded to Abramson Cancer Center to study CAR T cells In solid tumors
NEWS MEDICAL A new program project grant from the National Cancer Institute will fund research by the Translational Center of... 6 hours
Volunteering for peer counseling programs benefits people with lupus
NEWS MEDICAL Conventional wisdom has it that volunteering is good for you, and a study at Hospital for Special Surgery shows that to be true for people with lupus volunteering in a... 6 hours
Radiotherapy combined with androgen-deprivation therapy improves overall survival up to 10 years
NEWS MEDICAL The long-term follow up of the NRG Oncology trial RTOG 9408, studying the addition of short-term androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) to radiotherapy (RT) for men... 6 hours
New analysis reveals preliminary evidence for use of board games to improve health-related knowledge
NEWS MEDICAL Board games can engage patients in play and fantasy, and by enabling face-to-face interaction, can help educate patients on health-related... 7 hours
Marketplace subsidies may be option in 2020 for plans without blanket benefits
NEWS MEDICAL States would be able to use federal funding to provide subsidies to people buying short-term health insurance policies, which typically don't provide comprehensive coverage,... 7 hours
Dangerous Hurricane Willa probed By NASA and Japan's GPM satellite
Gravitational waves could soon provide measure of universe's expansion
How a game can move people from climate apathy to action
World hunger has risen for three straight years, and climate change is a cause
What is climate-ready infrastructure? Some cities are starting to adapt
How mission delays hurt young astronomers
This diving, pooping moose is saving its ecosystem—for now
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New study may provide clues to how birds began to fly
From peaceful coexistence to potential peril: The bacteria that live in and on us
Chandra and ALMA measure speed of sloshing gas in galaxy cluster
Chandra and ALMA measure speed of sloshing gas in galaxy cluster
New data tool can help scientists use limited funds to protect the greatest number of endangered species
Breast Cancer as a Dynamic Disease
A revolutionary treatment for allergies to peanuts and other foods is going mainstream—but do the benefits outweigh the risks?
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New material, manufacturing process use sun's heat for cheaper renewable electricity