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Genetic alteration increases risk of Autism and Tourette's impacts on the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Lancaster University researchers have discovered, for the first time, how a genetic alteration that increases the risk of developing Autism and Tourette's impacts on... more
Scientists highlight the benefits of Droplet Digital PCR technology at the 2019 ASH meeting  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Scientists will present more than 40 abstracts highlighting research driven in part by Bio-Rad Laboratories' Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR) technology... more
Risk of specific genetic translocation is higher in patients of African ancestry, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Multiple myeloma is a plasma cell cancer that is more common in patients of African American descent than of European... more
Study: Claim lines for Lyme disease have increased 117% from 2007 to 2018  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
From 2007 to 2018, claim lines with diagnoses of Lyme disease increased nationally 117 percent, according to a new white paper from... more
Water births are safe and cause fewer first and second-degree tears, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A new study found that water births are no more risky than land births, and that women in the water group sustain... more
Study can help illuminate the ways stress and external events affect mental health  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
They work in a bubble of 80-hour work weeks, and 24-hour shifts. They're caring for patients for the first time, while still... more
Retrospective review: Proton therapy well tolerated in patients undergoing breast conserving surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
While the assessment of proton therapy in breast cancer treatment continues through clinical trials, data relating to early toxicity and cosmetic outcomes for this... more
Rutgers researchers identify small mutations for AML and MDS through deep DNA sequencing  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Deep DNA sequencing analysis conducted by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators examining genomic differences within tumors for prediction of disease... more
New strategies needed to manage ibrutinib-related toxicities in CLL patients, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
New findings by Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital researchers show that as the use of the drug ibrutinib climbs in patients with... more
Mapping genetic links between diseases using data from electronic health records  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Physicians use standard disease classifications based on symptoms or location in the body to help make diagnoses. These classifications, called nosologies, can help doctors understand which... more
Common antibiotic appears to boost the effect of radiation on tumor cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
The antibiotic vancomycin alters the gut microbiome in a way that can help prime the immune system to more effectively attack tumor cells after... more
Researchers receive federal grant to study educational outcomes of children with special needs  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
A team of New Jersey researchers received a major federal grant to study the educational outcomes of children with special health care... more
Experts publish new book with recommendations to reduce Latino cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
As U.S. Latinos face a staggering 142% projected rise in cancer cases by 2030, UT Health San Antonio leaders gathered international cancer experts to publish a new book... more
'Achilles' heel' of deadly superbug identified  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
A deadly superbug that infects an estimated 54,500 Americans a year has a secret weapon, a protein, that allows it to defy antibiotic treatment and immune system attacks. more
Medical errors: Many patients today still aren’t safe  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
In 1999, the Institute of Medicine issued To Err Is Human, a 300-page declaration of a crisis in patient safety. more
Relapsed mantle cell lymphoma patients may benefit from CAR T-cell therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
A one-year follow-up study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center revealed a majority of patients with mantle cell lymphoma resistant to prior... more
Researchers to use human bone remains for studying predictable, postmortem microbes  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
It's one of the most salient questions in any death investigation, and one of the first asked by both law enforcement and loved ones: Not just... more
Study uses machine learning and health data to identify suicide risk factors  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
First-of-its-kind study used machine learning and health data from the entire Danish population to create sex-specific suicide risk profiles, illuminating the complex mix of... more
Lactobacillus balances intestinal microbiome and ameliorates chronic alcohol-induced liver injury  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
Researchers demonstrated that Lactobacillus rhamnosus can dose-dependently reestablish a balanced intestinal microbiome and counter the liver-damaging effects of alcohol consumption in mice to reverse the results of chronic... more
Aspirin may no longer provide benefit as primary prevention for cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
A new paper in Family Practice, published by Oxford University Press, found that the widespread use of statins and cancer screening technology may have... more
New method to create artificial cells that are active and mimic living cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Protocells - artificial cells - that are active and mimic living cells by moving independently and that are biocompatible and enzymatically active... more
Dead probiotic reduces age-related leaky gut in older mice, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine have identified a dead probiotic that reduces age-related leaky gut in older mice. The study is published in the... more
Study reveals new mechanism that contributes to bone maintenance and repair  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, a study published in the journal Cell Stem Cell reveals a new mechanism that contributes to adult bone... more
New software tool uses AI to recognize cancer cells from digital pathology images  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
UT Southwestern researchers have developed a software tool that uses artificial intelligence to recognize cancer cells from digital pathology images - giving... more
Penn researchers receive nearly $5 million to reduce opioid cravings  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Opioid overdoses take the lives of tens of thousands of Americans annually. Two researchers from Penn State College of Medicine have received nearly $5 million from the National... more
Metformin shows benefits on aging and different diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Researchers at McMaster University have unlocked one of the secrets behind the many benefits of metformin. more
Pairing chemotherapy azacitidine with enasidenib boosts complete remission in AML patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
A multi-institutional, Phase II study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center showed that pairing standard chemotherapy azacitidine (AZA) with a drug called... more
New nanoparticle innovation detects vascular calcification in atherosclerosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Heart disease and stroke are the world's two most deadly diseases, causing over 15 million deaths in 2016 according to the World Health Organization. more
Neuroscientists show two nerve cells responsible for decision-making process  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
A penalty shootout at the Soccer World Cup. All eyes are on the best striker of the team. He should take the decisive shot, preferably past the goalkeeper. The striker... more
Yale study highlights the need to develop effective, less toxic approaches to treat AML patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
A new study by Yale Cancer Center researchers shows understanding treatment patterns for patients with acute myeloid leukemia... more
Innovative experimental therapy may stop growth of triple-negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Mount Sinai researchers have designed an innovative experimental therapy that may be able to stop the growth of triple-negative breast cancer, the deadliest type of breast cancer, which... more
Study explores Instagram users' experiences of miscarriage  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
About 10-20 % of all known pregnancies unfortunately end in miscarriage or the loss of a fetus. Despite its common occurrence, there is still a lot of stigma surrounding miscarriage and many women find... more
Small, thin metal mesh loaded with T cells shrinks tumors in ovarian cancer models  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
New findings published Dec. 9 in Nature Biomedical Engineering from scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center show for the... more
Cannabis use more common among persons with depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
The prevalence of cannabis, or marijuana, use in the United States increased from 2005 to 2017 among persons with and without depression and was approximately twice as common among those with depression... more
Researchers study hand movements of symptomatic and asymptomatic athletes after concussion  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Ever since the German midfielder, Christoph Kramer suffered a black-out in the final of the 2014 Football World Cup there has been a growing number of... more
Wake Forest Baptist receives grant to uncover reasons for attrition in pediatric weight-loss programs  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
The National Institute of Nursing Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded Wake Forest Baptist Health a... more
Researchers design experimental therapy to stop growth of triple-negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Mount Sinai researchers have designed an innovative experimental therapy that may be able to stop the growth of triple-negative breast cancer, the deadliest type of breast... more
Study shows how a new combination approach helps overcome resistance to cancer immunotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Cancer immunology drugs, which harness the body's immune system to better attack cancer cells, have significantly changed the face of cancer treatment.... more
New York's landmark bill guarantees healthful plant-based meals to hospital patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
The Physicians Committee--a nonprofit with more than 12,000 doctor members--applauds New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for signing into law on Dec. 6 a landmark bill that... more
Research shows how high levels of blood fat induce inflammation and organ damage  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Viral and bacterial infections are not the only causes of inflammation of body tissue. It has been known for some time that... more
Groundbreaking technique could help predict a protein's interactions with other proteins  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Proteins are the building blocks of life and play a key role in all biological processes. Understanding how they interact with their environment is therefore vital... more
High HIV infection rates attributed to transgender community's social stigmatization and isolation  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Although HIV infection rates are high among the transgender community in Russia, many transgender people know very little about the virus, as well as... more
Novel tool for assessing children's overall addiction to digital devices  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
A new study developed and validated a tool for assessing children's overall addiction to digital devices. The study, which found that more than 12% of children ages 9-12... more
Study: Drug overdose deaths in the U.S. are actually multiple opioid epidemics  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
The United States is suffering from several different simultaneous opioid epidemics, rather than just a single crisis, according to an academic study of deaths... more
Short-term exercise could help to reduce side-effects of prostate hormone therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
A prescription of short-term exercise for patients with advanced prostate cancer could help to reduce the side-effects of hormone therapy, according to new research from the... more
Smoking during pregnancy may increase woman's risk of developing gestational diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Smoking during pregnancy is one of the most significant risk factors for poor pregnancy outcomes. In the United States, 10.7% of all women smoke during their... more
Researchers identify key protein associated with aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Aging is a dramatic public health issue in the face of the current demographic changes: the proportion of 60 and over in the world's population will almost double by 2050. In this context, a... more
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