Depression puts teen girls in South Africa at higher risk of HIV infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Teen girls in South Africa face an extraordinary threat of HIV: By the time they reach adulthood, one in four South African... more
Dopamine may worsen lung inflammation in asthma  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A new study on a mouse model of asthma shows that nerve cells producing dopamine, a neurotransmitter, signal T cells in the body to promote inflammation due to allergic reactions in the lungs during... more
AMA calls for total ban on all e-cigarette, vaping products  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
American Medical Association calls for an immediate ban on all e-cigarette and vaping products more
New glassy carbon electrode makes deep brain stimulation safer for patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Imagine having an electrode embedded in your brain in a surgical procedure that involves drilling holes in your skull to implant it. Now imagine going through... more
Cell factors decide if a cancer grows or dies, says new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A new study published today in the journal Cell Reports by scientists at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) shows that the direction taken... more
E-meditation: Coupling cutting-edge brain stimulation with mindfulness  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
We live in a society plagued by burnout. Our hyper-connectivity, sustained through the pulse of WiFi, leaves little room for quiet. This constant stimulation can cause stress, which is a risk factor for a... more
Regenstrief Institute and Care Revolution partner to improve care in nursing homes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Regenstrief Institute is investing and partnering with Care Revolution, a medical startup focused on improving care at nursing facilities, controlling costs and reducing trips... more
Sepsis survivors express a need for advocacy and follow-up support  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Survivors of sepsis--a life-threatening response to an infection--have expressed a need for advocacy and follow-up support, according to a study authored by professors at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and... more
Malaria research advances immunotherapy in lupus, HIV  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A new study published on November 19, 2019, in the journal Cell Reports, shows how the body’s immune system responds to malaria, which in turn promises to teach scientists how to design more effective... more
PCORI Board approves $70 million to support projects designed to improve care for health conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Board of Governors today approved $70 million to fund 21 studies and related... more
Jury awards $58M in lawsuit against body donation firm  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
A jury awarded $58 million to 10 people who alleged a now-closed Phoenix body donation facility mishandled a relative’s donated remains and deceived them about how the body parts would... more
New danger for corals in warming oceans: Metal pollution  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Metal copper from agricultural runoff and marine paint leaching from boat hulls poses an emerging threat to soft coral sea fans in the waters around Puerto Rico. more
Shared reading between parents and young children associated with stronger vocabulary skills  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Shared reading between parents and very young children, including infants, is associated with stronger vocabulary skills for nearly all children by age 3, say... more
Meningitis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 hours
Meningitis is an infection of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. The disease is usually caused by bacteria, viruses and fungi, and its telltale signs are a severe headache, sudden fever and stiff neck. more
Nanotubes to equip ceramic coatings with heat radiation control  nanowerk · 2 hours
Researchers have engineered ceramic nanotubes that behave as thermal antennas, offering control over the spectrum and direction of high-temperature heat radiation. more
Neptune's Wobbling Moons Are Locked in a Never-Before-Seen Orbital Dance  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 hours
Standing on one moon, you'd see the other pass overhead twice before ducking around to pass on the other side. more
Improving the efficiency of antiangiogenic and antifibrotic drug for treatment of lung cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
The University of Barcelona and Hospital Clínic de Barcelona collaborate with Boehringer Ingelheim Inc. to improve the efficiency of nintedanib, an antiangiogenic... more
New drug 'ubrogepant' may work for migraine  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A new study published in the November 19, 2019 issue of JAMA shows that a newly developed small molecule drug called ubrogepant may successfully fight migraine at doses of 25 and 50 mg, with... more
100-year old insight shows impact of snacks on the waistline  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
In 1919, the First World War was just over, and people in America were beginning to revel in the unaccustomed luxuries of sugar, flour, butter and eggs after... more
New danger for corals in warming oceans: Metal pollution  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Metal copper from agricultural runoff and marine paint leaching from boat hulls poses an emerging threat to soft coral sea fans in the waters around Puerto Rico. more
MIT researchers develop method to isolate T cells primed for certain allergies or infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
When your immune system is exposed to a vaccine, an allergen, or an infectious microbe, subsets of T cells that... more
Prescription opioid misuse in older adults linked to lasting physical, mental complications  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Older adults in the U.S. who suffer prescription opioid misuse are at a higher risk for physical and mental quality of life problems as... more
Ketogenic diet wards off flu, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
The ketogenic diet has gained immense popularity over the past years because it helps lose weight speedily, with a wide range of health benefits. Similar to the Atkins diet, the ketogenic diet may not... more
Oral vaccination with cholera toxin helps counteract age-associated obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Here the research team tested a safe and well-established microbe-based immune adjuvant to restore immune homeostasis and counteract inflammation-associated obesity in animal models. more
Woman’s velvety tripe palms turn out to be a sign of lung cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A 73-year-old woman presented with pruritic, itchy, and painful lesions on her hand, showing an appearance consisted of tripe palms. It was... more
Teenage binge drinking may lead to anxiety and alcohol abuse in later life  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Exposure to high levels of alcohol in adolescence may shape adult behaviors, predisposing them to a higher risk of anxiety and alcohol... more
Researchers lay foundation for reliable blood clotting molecule models  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Blood clots have long been implicated in heart attacks and strokes, together accounting for almost half of deaths annually in the United States. more
Integration of behavioral health services with pediatric primary care shows promise  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Integrating behavioral health services into pediatric primary care in three Boston-area community health centers increased primary care visits by children with mental health diagnoses without raising... more
Endangered whales react to environmental changes  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Some "canaries" are 50 feet long, weigh 70 tons, and are nowhere near a coal mine. But the highly endangered North Atlantic right whale is sending the same kind of message about disruptive change in the... more
New statistical model improves the predictive power of standardized test scores  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
A standout essay, high grade point average and stellar standardized test scores are sometimes not enough for college admissions. more
Fly me (partway) to the moon  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Last week, scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the University of Guelph sent a telescope to the top... more
Mysterious feather duvet lung disease nearly kills a man  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A soft pillow and a warm duvet are all you need to have a soothing and relaxing sleep, especially during the frigid season. However, a man from the United Kingdom... more
U.S. Senate panel sees a standard grant application as defense against foreign influence  Science Magazine · 3 hours
Report chides agencies for not recognizing aggressive Chinese tactics for acquiring technology more
New antenna tech to equip ceramic coatings with heat radiation control  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
The gas turbines powering aircraft engines rely on ceramic coatings that ensure structural stability at high temperatures. But these coatings don't control heat radiation, limiting the... more
New device separates malignant plasma cells from normal ones  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Multiple myeloma is a type of blood cancer in which malignant plasma cells, a type of white blood cell, accumulate in the bone marrow. more
Miniscule robots like "Magic School Bus" could clear blood clots  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Pulmonary embolism is a condition where a clot forms and blocks the arteries of the lungs and this restricts the blood flow to the lungs and lowers the... more
New York joins states suing e-cigarette maker Juul  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
New York has joined the ranks of states suing Juul, the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker more
NASA identifies new Atlantic Tropical Storm Sebastien  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of newly formed Tropical Storm Sebastien, located northeast of the Leeward Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. more
Demographic shifts, voter fears, and presidential voting  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Did Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign benefit from voters' fears of immigrants in communities experiencing greater demographic change? more
Violent campus clashes between protesters and police stir fears for Hong Kong universities  Science Magazine · 4 hours
Research continues during the confrontations, but long-term effects on student and faculty recruitment are unclear more
Study finds US policies could have negative implications for Africa  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
A new study finds that while the current United States administration's policies in Africa may appear undeveloped, there are distinct trends and tendencies that have the potential to... more
New ACR Champions of Imaging 3.0 competition launched  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The new American College of Radiology Champions of Imaging 3.0 contest allows practices to highlight their use of Imaging 3.0 case studies to spark homegrown innovations or import innovative approaches into their... more
Is There Actually Science Behind 'Dopamine Fasting'?  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 hours
The trendy concept of 'dopamine fasting' actually finds its roots in established addiction therapies. more
UTHealth receives $3.3 million to expand Developing Talkers literacy program  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
The Developing Talkers literacy program has been so successful that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded $3.3 million to The University of Texas Health Science Center at... more
Does Adversity Really Make Us Stronger?  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 hours
In our culture, there's this idea that enduring a tragedy can be good for your personal growth. Here's what the science says. more
Ammonia levels do not guide clinical management of hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhotic patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The liver performs several critical functions including filtering blood, detoxifying chemicals and metabolizing drugs. more
NASA tracks Typhoon Kalmaegi affecting Northern Philippines  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of Typhoon Kalmaegi as it moved into the Luzon Strait and continued to affect the northern Philippines. more
Defense intelligence report highlights Iran’s advances in space technology  SPACE NEWS · 5 hours
The report titled ”Iran Military Power” is part of a Defense Intelligence Agency effort to inform government leaders... more
New studies point to benefits of weight-loss surgery for teens with severe obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Severe obesity affects 4.5 million children and adolescents in the United States, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. more
Mayo Clinic, Hitachi to build North America's first carbon ion treatment facility  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Mayo Clinic and Hitachi, Ltd. have reached an agreement in principle to build a carbon ion treatment facility as part of Mayo Clinic's recently... more
VUMC offers minimally invasive, non-surgical alternative for patients with emphysema  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Vanderbilt University Medical Center will be the first in the state to offer a minimally invasive, non-surgical alternative for patients with emphysema. more
Photos show evidence of life on Mars, Ohio entomologist claims  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
As scientists scramble to determine whether there is life on Mars, Ohio University Professor Emeritus William Romoser's research shows that we already have the evidence, courtesy of photographs... more
Portugal mulls Atlantic-focused constellation  SPACE NEWS · 8 hours
Portugal’s newly created space agency is considering a national constellation focused on maritime activity in the Atlantic Ocean. more
Scientists find evidence of missing neutron star  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
The leftovers from a spectacular supernova that revolutionised our understanding of how stars end their lives have finally been spotted by astronomers at Cardiff University. more
Beyond the green revolution  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
There has been a substantial increase in food production over the last 50 years, but it has been accompanied by a narrowing in the diversity of cultivated crops. New research shows that diversifying crop production can make food supplies more... more
Scientists use catalysts to destroy cancerous cells from within  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
Using "Trojan horses" to combat cancer from within the tumour cells themselves without damaging healthy tissues is the aim of this new tool created by researchers from the University of... more
Study on surface damage to vehicles traveling at hypersonic speeds  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Vehicles moving at hypersonic speeds are bombarded with ice crystals and dust particles in the surrounding atmosphere, making the surface material vulnerable to damage such as erosion and... more
Medical News Today: Average US BMI on the rise despite increasing weight loss efforts  MNT · 6 hours
Over a 15 year time period, the number of people in the United States who reported trying to lose weight... more
Bats in attics might be necessary for conservation  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Researchers investigate and describe the conservation importance of buildings relative to natural, alternative roosts for little brown bats in Yellowstone National Park. more
Ketamine can decrease alcohol consumption in men, reveal FSU researchers  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Research from Florida State University is giving physicians a better understanding of ketamine, a potentially useful tool in treating depression that still has unanswered questions. more
Ban on hotel toiletries is latest effort to curb plastic waste  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Love those dainty little bottles of shampoo, conditioner and hand lotion in hotel bathrooms? Do you take them home, use them for guests or donate them... more
Bats in attics might be necessary for conservation  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
For the little brown bat—a small mouse-eared bat with glossy brown fur—a warm, dry place to roost is essential to the species' survival. Reproductive females huddle their small furry bodies together to... more
Medical News Today: Bloated or pregnant: How to tell  MNT · 6 hours
Bloating is a common symptom of pregnancy, but there are many other causes of bloating and other signs of pregnancy. Find out how to tell the difference between being bloated... more
Medical News Today: Does the keto diet cause constipation?  MNT · 6 hours
The ketogenic diet has many potential health benefits, including weight loss. However, care is necessary when transitioning to a keto diet as it can cause constipation, among other effects. Read... more
Medical News Today: What to know about colon pain  MNT · 6 hours
Many factors can cause colon pain, including constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, and colorectal cancer. Learn more about the causes of colon pain and their treatment options here. more
Medical News Today: Bubonic plague: Third case reported in China  MNT · 6 hours
This week, officials have received reports of a third case of bubonic plague in China. In this article, we provide the details and some important context. more
Medical News Today: Using soup to fight off malaria  MNT · 6 hours
An experimental study tests 56 traditional soup broths and finds that some of them contain ingredients that have antimalarial properties. more
Medical News Today: Study finds no link between statin use and memory harm in older adults  MNT · 6 hours
A 6-year study of 1,000 people aged 70–90 found no difference in rates of memory or... more
Yoga and physical therapy effective in treating co-occurring sleep disturbance, back pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Yoga and physical therapy (PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need for medication, according to... more
Off-site integrated care can help provide mental health services for children, adolescents  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Three models of off-site integrated care can help to meet the growing need for mental health services in children and adolescents, according to a... more
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