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Researchers study efficacy and safety of new treatment for OUD
NEWS MEDICAL Better delivery of medications to treat opioid use disorder is key to addressing the opioid crisis and helping the 2.6 million Americans affected by the disease. 47 minutes
UC San Diego researchers awarded two grants for investigating stem cell-based therapies
NEWS MEDICAL The governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine unanimously approved this week two grants worth more than $2.2 million to University of... 47 minutes
WATCH: Doctor explains PANDAS: How the psychological, neurological condition impacts brain
ABC NEWS Dr. Susan Swedo of the National Institute of Mental Health first identified PANDAS as a behavior disorder in children 20 years ago 6 hours
What life is like when your child is diagnosed with PANDAS
ABC NEWS "His abrupt transformation is a classic presentation of this hideous disease," Brian Barnes wrote about his son Parker. 9 hours
Study uncovers molecular key for delaying progression of multiple sclerosis
NEWS MEDICAL Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that attacks and destroys a structure known as the "myelin sheath", whose integrity is indispensable for the brain and spinal cord to... 10 hours
Top stories: itchy salmon, the world’s oldest bread, and new hope for a disfiguring disease
Science Magazine This week’s top Science news 11 hours
Ketamine for Parkinson's? Clinical trial in the works
MNT The most common drug for treating Parkinson's disease can have potentially disabling side effects. Researchers believe these could be relieved by ketamine. 12 hours
Medical News Today: Ketamine for Parkinson's? Clinical trial in the works
MNT The most common drug for treating Parkinson's disease can have potentially disabling side effects. Researchers believe these could be relieved by ketamine. 12 hours
Treating dementia with the healing waves of sound
SCIENCE DAILY Ultrasound waves applied to the whole brain improve cognitive dysfunction in mice with conditions simulating vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease. It is possible that this type of therapy may also benefit humans. 12 hours
Drug now in clinical trials for Parkinson's strengthens heart contractions in animals
SCIENCE DAILY A drug currently in clinical trials for treating symptoms of Parkinson's disease may someday have value for treating heart failure, according to results of... 12 hours
Long-term effectiveness of therapy for common cause of kidney failure
SCIENCE DAILY Among individuals with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, those who were treated with tolvaptan for up to 11 years had a slower rate of kidney function decline compared... 12 hours
Response to HIV/AIDS epidemic at risk of 'dangerous complacency' as urgent change in approach is needed
SCIENCE DAILY HIV rates persist in high risk, marginalized populations and the Commission authors warn that a resurgence... 12 hours
Sage launches new web-based tool that helps explore curated genomic analyses of Alzheimer's
NEWS MEDICAL Sage Bionetworks announces the launch of the Agora platform an interactive, web-based tool that allows researchers to explore curated genomic analyses of... 13 hours
Karius Test accurately detects invasive fungal infections, shows study
NEWS MEDICAL Karius, a life sciences company transforming infectious disease diagnostics with genomics and data through the innovative use of next-generation sequencing to analyze microbial cell-free DNA, announced today the positive results... 14 hours
Diabetes during pregnancy may increase baby's heart disease risk
SCIENCE DAILY Gestational diabetes may increase the risk of blood vessel dysfunction and heart disease in offspring by altering a smooth muscle protein responsible for blood vessel network formation. Understanding of the... 14 hours
Drug in clinical trials for Parkinson's disease offers hope for treating heart failure
NEWS MEDICAL A drug currently in clinical trials for treating symptoms of Parkinson's disease may someday have value for treating heart failure, according to... 15 hours
The influence of plant photosynthetic indices on the effectiveness of PRI use
PHYS.ORG To achieve success in agriculture, large expenditures are required for irrigation, fertilizing, pest control, etc. However, these costs are not always justified, since plants... 15 hours
Studies highlight issues regarding black lung, opioid overdose, police violence and more
NEWS MEDICAL This study found the national prevalence of coal worker's pneumoconiosis (black lung) is increasing among working coal miners. In central Appalachia, 20.6 percent of... 16 hours
Mixed mRNA tails act like a shield to delay its shortening
PHYS.ORG Cells curb the amount of specific proteins at any desired time via the control of mRNA degradation. As mRNA nucleotides tail plays a role in this... 16 hours
Whole-brain LIPUS therapy improves cognitive dysfunction in mice simulating dementia, Alzheimer's
NEWS MEDICAL Ultrasound waves applied to the whole brain improve cognitive dysfunction in mice with conditions simulating vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease. 17 hours
Mixed mRNA tails act like a shield that delays its shortening
PHYS.ORG Cells curb the amount of specific proteins at any desired time via the control of mRNA degradation. As mRNA nucleotides tail plays a role in this... 18 hours
Child psychiatrist available on call to help assess separated immigrant children
NEWS MEDICAL Child psychiatrist Matthew Biel, MD, MSc, wasn't at all surprised to learn from news reports in early July that two children separated at the US border... 19 hours
Genome research suggests presence of enteric fever in medieval Europe
NEWS MEDICAL Genome research conducted by the University of Warwick suggests that enteric fever, a potentially lethal disease more commonly found in hot countries, was present in medieval Europe. 20 hours
Researchers identify enzyme as potential new drug target for blood disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Medical researchers have identified a key signaling protein that regulates hemoglobin production in red blood cells, offering a possible target for a future innovative drug to... 20 hours
Novel tool predicts genes that cause disease due to production of truncated proteins
NEWS MEDICAL Predicting genes that can cause disease due to the production of truncated or altered proteins that take on a new or different... 20 hours
Researchers to study molecular mechanisms behind susceptibility of males to autism
NEWS MEDICAL Neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability are more prevalent in males than females. 21 hours
Top AI companies join hands to discover novel drugs for DMD
NEWS MEDICAL Insilico Medicine a leader in artificial intelligence for drug discovery, biomarker development and aging research, announced a research collaboration agreement with A2A Pharmaceuticals, Inc. A2A is... 21 hours
MRI and blood test combination results in improved prostate cancer diagnosis
NEWS MEDICAL New research from Karolinska Institutet shows that the blood test Stockholm3 together with magnetic resonance imaging and targeted prostate biopsies may lead to a significant decrease... 23 hours
Gestational diabetes may increase offspring's heart disease risk
NEWS MEDICAL Gestational diabetes may increase the risk of blood vessel dysfunction and heart disease in offspring by altering a smooth muscle protein responsible for blood vessel network formation. 24 hours
ADHD medications may fail to improve cognition in healthy college students, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL Contrary to popular belief across college campuses, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medications may fail to improve cognition in healthy students and actually... 24 hours
Research reveals long-term efficacy of drug used to treat common cause of kidney failure
NEWS MEDICAL New research provides support for the long-term efficacy of a drug used to treat in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic... 24 hours
Syphilis: Symptoms & Treatment
LIVE SCIENCE Syphilis is the third most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. Nearly 28,000 cases of the most contagious stages of the disease were reported to the CDC in 2016. 1 day
Yeast species used in food industry can cause disease in humans, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY A major cause of drug-resistant clinical yeast infections is the same species previously regarded as non-pathogenic and commonly used in the biotechnology... 1 day
Parents desperate to help children they believe have rare, controversial disorder
ABC NEWS PANDAS stands for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections. 1 day
Evidence of Salmonella Paratyphi C found for the first time in medieval northern Europe
SCIENCE DAILY Genome research suggests that enteric fever, a potentially lethal disease more commonly found in hot countries, was present in medieval... 1 day
Enzyme identified as possible novel drug target for sickle cell disease, Thalassemia
SCIENCE DAILY Medical researchers have identified a key signaling protein that regulates hemoglobin production in red blood cells, offering a possible target for a future innovative... 1 day
Mixed mRNA tails act like a shield that delays its shortening
SCIENCE DAILY Biologists have identified how mixed tails -- made of different nucleotides -- protect mRNA from degradation for longer. This study could bring new insights to our... 1 day
On a remote Pacific island, this doctor has revived a 60-year quest to eradicate a disfiguring disease
Science Magazine A cheap one-dose antibiotic treatment might wipe yaws, a forgotten disease, off the face... 1 day
Biallelic RIPK1 mutations in humans cause severe immunodeficiency, arthritis, and intestinal inflammation
Science Magazine Receptor Interacting Serine/Threonine Kinase 1 (RIPK1) is a master regulator of signaling pathways leading to inflammation and cell death and is of medical interest... 1 day
A molecular mechanism for Wnt ligand-specific signaling
Science Magazine Wnt signaling is key to many developmental, physiological and disease processes, in which cells seem able to discriminate between multiple Wnt ligands. This selective Wnt recognition or "decoding" capacity has remained enigmatic as Wnt/Frizzled... 1 day
Domain-focused CRISPR screen identifies HRI as a fetal hemoglobin regulator in human erythroid cells
Science Magazine Increasing fetal hemoglobin (HbF) levels in adult red blood cells provides clinical benefit to patients with sickle cell disease and... 1 day
Evidence of Salmonella Paratyphi C found for the first time in medieval northern Europe
PHYS.ORG Genome research conducted by the University of Warwick suggests that enteric fever, a potentially lethal disease more commonly found in... 1 day
FAU researchers find possible cause of Parkinson’s disease in the patients’ immune system
NEWS MEDICAL Parkinson's disease, formerly also referred to as shaking palsy, is one of the most frequent disorders affecting movement and the nervous system. 1 day
'Good cholesterol' may not always be good
SCIENCE DAILY Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) -- also known as 'good cholesterol.' The findings bring into question the current use of total HDL cholesterol to predict... 1 day
Health of mom's gut a key contributor to autism risk, study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY The mother's microbiome, the collection of microscopic organisms that live inside us, is a key contributor to the risk of autism and other neurodevelopmental... 1 day
AP-NORC Poll: If DNA shows health risks, most want to know
ABC NEWS AP-NORC Poll: Curiosity about ancestry is the main reason Americans seek DNA testing but many also want to know if they're at risk for disease 2 days
ADHD drugs do not improve cognition in healthy college students
SCIENCE DAILY Contrary to popular belief across college campuses, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications may fail to improve cognition in healthy students and actually can impair functioning. 2 days
Online portal of thousands of clinical trials could aid disease research
Science Magazine Vivli aims to ease sharing of anonymized clinical studies 2 days
Aggressive immune cells aggravate Parkinson's disease
SCIENCE DAILY Parkinson's disease, formerly also referred to as shaking palsy, is one of the most frequent disorders affecting movement and the nervous system. Medical researchers have come across a possible cause of the disease - in the... 2 days
FDA accepts NDA resubmission for Ocular Therapeutix’s DEXTENZA
NEWS MEDICAL Ocular Therapeutix™, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the formulation, development, and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye, today announced that it has received acknowledgement from the... 2 days
Early surgical intervention may improve outcomes for patients with mitral valve disease
NEWS MEDICAL The number of patients undergoing mitral valve operations are at an all-time high, and new research posted online today in The Annals of Thoracic... 2 days
Medical News Today: Rapid increase in deaths due to alcohol-related liver disease
MNT Specialists are expressing concern over rising mortality due to late-stage liver disease. Most cases are caused by alcohol use, they warn. 2 days
Species diversity can have positive and negative impacts on disease transmission
NEWS MEDICAL Biodiversity is disappearing at an alarming rate as infectious diseases increasingly spill over from wildlife to humans. 2 days
Study finds link between DNA methylation and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
NEWS MEDICAL DNA methylation is a molecular process that helps enable our bodies to repair themselves, fight infection, get rid of environmental toxins, and even to think. But... 2 days
UA researchers to repurpose ketamine to reduce side effects in Parkinson's patients
NEWS MEDICAL The best-known treatment for Parkinson's disease isn't perfect. Named levodopa, the drug can treat the stiffness and slowness of movement associated with the debilitating... 2 days
Researchers gain more insight into how FUS protein causes ALS and FTLD
NEWS MEDICAL The mutated and aggregated protein FUS is implicated in two neurodegenerative diseases: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal lobar degeneration. 2 days
New proteomics studies help gain more insights into Alzheimer's, cancer and listeriosis
NEWS MEDICAL The brains of people with Alzheimer's disease contain many protein aggregates outside of cells, known as plaques. These are mainly made of the peptide... 2 days
Cancer patients receiving anti-PD-1 therapies may experience delayed skin reactions
NEWS MEDICAL Cancer patients receiving anti-PD-1 therapies who develop lesions, eczema, psoriasis, or other forms of auto-immune diseases affecting the skin may experience those adverse reactions on a delay –... 2 days
Therapy dogs found to be effective in reducing ADHD symptoms in children
NEWS MEDICAL In a first of its kind randomized trial, researchers from the UCI School of Medicine found therapy dogs to be effective in reducing the... 2 days
Woman's pregnancy history may be linked to Alzheimer's disease risk
NEWS MEDICAL A woman's history of pregnancy may affect her risk of Alzheimer's disease decades later, according to a study published in the July 18, 2018, online issue of Neurology,... 2 days
Researchers identify new compound that protects against neurodegeneration
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the University of Liverpool have identified a new compound that protects against neurodegeneration in nematode worms. The discovery may enable novel treatments for human neurodegenerative diseases to be developed in... 2 days
Mother's microbiome determines offspring's risk of developing autism
NEWS MEDICAL The risk of developing autism-spectrum disorders is determined by the mother's microbiome - the collection of microorganisms that naturally live inside us - during pregnancy, new research from the University of Virginia... 2 days
DNA methylation related to liver disease among obese patients, study shows
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified how DNA methylation is associated with a condition known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which can lead to liver cirrhosis and death,... 2 days
Alcohol-related cirrhosis deaths skyrocket in young adults
SCIENCE DAILY Liver disease deaths jumped by 65 percent in the United States, from 1999-2016, disproportionately affecting adults ages 25-34. The increase in deaths among young adults was driven entirely by alcohol-related liver disease, according to... 2 days
A Spike In Liver Disease Deaths Among Young Adults Fueled By Alcohol
NPR Deaths due to liver disease have increased among the young — and heavy drinking is to blame. 2 days
Does biodiversity loss leads to an increased disease risk?
SCIENCE DAILY Biodiversity is disappearing at an alarming rate as infectious diseases increasingly spill over from wildlife to humans. Disease ecologists fervently debate whether biodiversity loss leads to an increased disease risk.... 2 days
What is PANDAS, the disorder some say can cause extreme behavioral changes in kids?
ABC NEWS Alexia was a normal 4-year-old when she suddenly became defiant and explosive. 2 days
Therapy dogs effective in reducing symptoms of ADHD, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found therapy dogs to be effective in reducing the symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. 2 days
Digital media use raising risk of ADHD symptoms among the young
NEWS MEDICAL According to a new study published this week in the JAMA, rise in use of digital media among teenagers may raise their risk of getting symptoms... 2 days
Team studies complexities of biodiversity, disease transmission
PHYS.ORG Biodiversity is disappearing at an alarming rate as infectious diseases increasingly spill over from wildlife to humans. Disease ecologists fervently debate whether biodiversity loss leads to an increased disease risk. Now, a University of... 2 days
Artery hardening and thickness not affected by stopping hormone therapy
SCIENCE DAILY Heart disease is still the number one killer of US women, and hormone therapy remains a top treatment for menopause symptoms. A new study connects these two facts... 2 days
[Research Articles] Antibody blockade of IL-15 signaling has the potential to durably reverse vitiligo
Science Magazine Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease of the skin mediated by CD8+ T cells that kill melanocytes and create white spots.... 2 days
[Editors' Choice] A cytokine duet regulates inflammatory bowel disease
Science Magazine Inhibition of IL-17F, but not IL-17A, promotes microbiota-mediated regulatory T cell generation in the colon and ameliorates intestinal inflammation in mice. 2 days
Autism risk determined by health of mom's gut
SCIENCE DAILY The mother's microbiome, the collection of microscopic organisms that live inside us, determines the risk of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders in her offspring, new research shows. The work raises the possibility... 2 days
Molecular culprits of protein aggregation in ALS and FTLD
SCIENCE DAILY The mutated and aggregated protein FUS is implicated in two neurodegenerative diseases: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD). Using a newly developed fruit fly model, researchers have... 2 days
Study: People with HIV twice as likely to suffer from heart disease
NEWS MEDICAL People infected with HIV are twice as likely to suffer from heart disease, research has found. 2 days
Compound identified that protects against neurodegeneration
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified a new compound that protects against neurodegeneration in nematode worms. The discovery may enable novel treatments for human neurodegenerative diseases to be developed in the future. 2 days
HIV infection doubles risk of heart disease
SCIENCE DAILY People infected with HIV are twice as likely to suffer from heart disease, research has found. Analysis of global figures reveals that HIV-associated cardiovascular disease has more than tripled in the past 20 years... 2 days
Fatty liver disease pandemic needs 'gold standard' human-relevant research
SCIENCE DAILY New study calls for human-based tools to unravel the pathogenesis of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The contribution of in silico, in vitro and pathways-based systems biology approaches to unraveling the pathogenesis... 3 days
New findings support more conservative use of ED neuroimaging for non-index seizures
NEWS MEDICAL Patients who go to the emergency department with seizures often undergo neuroimaging, usually CT scans.Such imaging in adults presenting with new onset seizures leads... 3 days
SUSU scientists find alternative method to treat post-traumatic stress disorder syndrome
NEWS MEDICAL In spite of high level of modern medicine development many problems of this sphere are not solved till the present. 3 days
Beef jerky and other processed meats associated with manic episodes
SCIENCE DAILY An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates -- chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot... 3 days
Health burdens of very high risk drinking are potentially large, study reveals
NEWS MEDICAL In an Addiction Biology study, the estimated prevalence of very high risk drinking level (VHRDL, defined as drinking >100 g of ethanol per day)... 3 days
Study calls for new gold standard in research to treat non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
NEWS MEDICAL A new study by scientists from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel calls for a new gold standard in research to treat non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, an obesity-linked... 3 days
Novel bioengineering technique for personalized bone grafts
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have developed a new bone engineering technique called Segmental Additive Tissue Engineering (SATE). The technique allows researchers to combine segments of bone engineered from stem cells to create large scale, personalized grafts that... 3 days
Omega 3 supplements have little or no heart or vascular health benefit
SCIENCE DAILY Omega 3 supplements have little or no effect on the risk of heart disease, stroke or death -- according to new research. Increased consumption... 3 days
Enactment techniques can improve prospective memory
NEWS MEDICAL A FAILING prospective memory can be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease, according to University of Chichester psychologists, and new therapeutic methods are being used to utilise levels of prospective memory as a means to accurately... 3 days
Single genetic change in gut bacteria can lead to obesity
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has shown that a single genetic change in a bacterium of the gut microbiome can lead to metabolic diseases such as obesity. 3 days
Novel bioengineering technique could help repair bone defects
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have developed a bone engineering technique that uses stem cells to improve bone grafts for the treatment of bone injury or disease. 3 days
Neuroscientists Find Alzheimer’s ‘Big Bang’
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, the University of Delaware and Washington University in St. Louis has discovered a ‘Big... 3 days
Nitrate-cured meats may contribute to mania, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates-chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat snacks-may... 3 days
Low-carb diets reduce stiffness of arteries in women and promote weight loss in men
NEWS MEDICAL According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 1 out of 3 American adults live with higher... 3 days
Review: Omega 3 supplements do not reduce risk of heart disease, stroke or death
NEWS MEDICAL New evidence published today shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing... 3 days
Researchers identify new potential target protein for colon cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine have identified a new potential target protein they believe can help further the understanding of colon cancer and ultimately survival of patients with... 3 days
New study demonstrates little effect of hormone therapy on artery thickness
NEWS MEDICAL Heart disease is still the number one killer of US women, and hormone therapy remains a top treatment for menopause symptoms. 3 days
Military personnel with head trauma and football players with suspected CTE show similar brain changes
NEWS MEDICAL In a small study of military personnel who had suffered head trauma and had reported memory and mood... 3 days
Researchers identify key protein involved in irregular brain cell activity
NEWS MEDICAL In a new study in mice, researchers have identified a key protein involved in the irregular brain cell activity seen in autism spectrum disorders and epilepsy. The protein,... 3 days
New platform poised to be next generation of genetic medicines
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have discovered a gene-editing technology that could efficiently and accurately correct the genetic defects that underlie certain diseases, positioning the new tool as the basis for the... 3 days
New target protein for colon cancer identified
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified a new potential target protein (c-Cbl) they believe can help further the understanding of colon cancer and ultimately survival of patients with the disease. 3 days
Broadly acting antibodies found in plasma of Ebola survivors
SCIENCE DAILY Recent Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreaks highlight the need for licensed treatments. ZMapp, an experimental therapy, has shown promise in a clinical trial, but targets only one of five known... 3 days
New development in 3D super-resolution imaging gives insight on Alzheimer's disease
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