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California urges Trump to drop plan for weaker fuel standard
PHYS.ORG California officials demanded Monday that the Trump administration back off a plan to weaken national fuel economy standards aimed at reducing car emissions and saving people money at... 2 hours
A biomarker in the brain's circulation system may be Alzheimer's earliest warning
SCIENCE DAILY Leaks in the blood-brain barrier can provide early detection for Alzheimer's and diseases. 2 hours
Organs are not just bystanders, may be active participants in fighting autoimmune disease
SCIENCE DAILY Findings from mouse study suggest organs affected by autoimmune disease suppress immune cells using methods similar to those used by cancer cells... 2 hours
Medical News Today: What to know about radiation dermatitis
MNT Radiation dermatitis occurs when radiotherapy, a standard cancer treatment, damages the healthy skin cells. People can ease skin redness and peeling with calming skincare routines, some of which we explain... 3 hours
Study finds US ranks 27th among nations investing in education, health care
PHYS.ORG The United States ranks 27th in the world for its investments in education and health care as measurements of its commitment to economic growth,... 3 hours
Cryo-EM reveals structure of protein responsible for regulating body temperature
PHYS.ORG A team led by Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) scientists has revealed for the first time the atomic-level structure of TRPM2, a protein that may be a promising... 3 hours
Common weed killer linked to bee deaths
SCIENCE DAILY Honey bees exposed to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, lose some of the beneficial bacteria in their guts and are more susceptible to infection and death from harmful bacteria. Scientists believe this is... 3 hours
Evidence that addictive behaviors have strong links with ancient retroviral infection
SCIENCE DAILY New research shows that an ancient retrovirus -- HK2 -- is more frequently found in drug addicts and thus is significantly associated with addiction. 3 hours
9-year-old boy who had leukemia surprised with meeting bone marrow donor
ABC NEWS In a heartwarming reunion, a 9-year-old celebrating his cancer remission has met the man who saved him. 3 hours
Medical News Today: How to use coconut oil for eczema
MNT Coconut oil is a natural moisturizer. It can soothe dry, itchy skin resulting from eczema and help prevent infection. In this article, we look at how to use... 4 hours
Medical News Today: Psoriasis and lupus: What's the difference?
MNT Psoriasis and lupus are autoimmune conditions that can affect the skin. They have some similarities but are different conditions. Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of each condition... 4 hours
Exploring links between senses and cognitive health
SCIENCE DAILY Experts are examining the link between impaired vision, hearing, and cognition. 5 hours
3 deaths found in investigation of impaired pathologist
ABC NEWS A Veterans Affairs hospital official says investigators have discovered 11 significant errors and three deaths in more than 30,000 cases originally seen by a pathologist officials say was working while impaired 5 hours
Cryo-EM reveals structure of protein responsible for regulating body temperature
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have revealed for the first time the atomic-level structure of TRPM2, a protein that may be a promising drug target for conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and... 5 hours
Challenge continues in developing effective drug treatment for Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY Nilvadipine shows no benefit for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease in mild and moderate stages of the disease, but further studies targeting the early phase of the disease... 6 hours
Common painkiller not effective for chronic pain after traumatic nerve injury
SCIENCE DAILY A new study finds that pregabalin is not effective in controlling the chronic pain that sometimes develops following traumatic nerve injury. The results of the international... 6 hours
How nature, nurture shape the sleeping brain
SCIENCE DAILY Some patterns of electrical activity generated by the brain during sleep are inherited, according to a study of teenage twins. Pinpointing the relative contributions of biology and experience to sleep neurophysiology could inform therapies... 6 hours
Physical activity necessary to maintain heart-healthy lifestyle
SCIENCE DAILY Exercise and physical activity are of vast global importance to prevent and control the increasing problem of heart disease and stroke, according to a review article. 6 hours
Common weed killer—believed harmless to animals—may be harming bees worldwide
Science Magazine Glyphosate appears to alter the bacteria in the insect’s guts, making them more vulnerable to infection 6 hours
Common weed killer linked to bee deaths
PHYS.ORG The world's most widely used weed killer may also be indirectly killing bees. New research from The University of Texas at Austin shows that honey bees exposed to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup,... 6 hours
Medical News Today: Home remedies for relieving gas during pregnancy
MNT Many women experience an increased amount of gas during pregnancy. Home remedies, such as drinking plenty of fluids, eating more fiber, and exercising regularly, can help reduce gas... 6 hours
WATCH: Sara and Michael try out the HOT new health trend
ABC NEWS How you can try out the new sauna trend without going to the gym. 7 hours
Medical News Today: Eating when full: A battle between two brain signals
MNT Why do we keep eating when we're full? Scientists uncover a fight for control between two small adjacent brain areas plus involvement of the... 7 hours
WATCH: This day in history: Sept. 28, 2000
ABC NEWS The FDA approves abortion pill. 8 hours
Why your workplace wellness program might change
ABC NEWS This story is from Kaiser Health News. Workplace wellness programs that offer employees a financial carrot for undergoing health screenings, sticking to exercise regimens or improving their cholesterol levels have long been controversial. Next... 8 hours
Medical News Today: Scientists discover what drives inflammation in IBD
MNT The identification of a protein that regulates the mechanism behind gut inflammation in IBD should lead to better diagnosis and personalized treatments. 8 hours
In zebrafish, a way to find new cancer therapies, targeting tumor modulators
SCIENCE DAILY Fast-breeding zebrafish, combined with fluorescent tagging, could be a powerful way to find new cancer drugs. This study tested >3,800 drugs in high-throughput fashion... 8 hours
Technology and therapy help individuals with chronic spinal cord injuries take steps
SCIENCE DAILY Of four research participants living with traumatic, motor complete spinal cord injury, two are able to walk over ground with epidural stimulation following epidural... 8 hours
Your Vision Matters: How to Protect Your Eyesight
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO Dr. Neil Ebenezer from the charity Fight for Sight discusses the steps you can take to protect your eyesight into old age, and why research into ophthalmic diseases is desperately needed. 9 hours
Medical News Today: How the smell of disease can affect healthy people
MNT Disease can affect an individual's bodily odor. New research investigates to what extent this change in smell may impact groups that share a living... 9 hours
Lung cancer patients treated with invasive surgery more likely to become chronic opioid users
NEWS MEDICAL Patients treated with more-invasive surgical techniques for a type of early-stage lung cancer are more likely to become chronic opioid... 10 hours
DNA islands effective as 'anti-bacterial drones'
PHYS.ORG Genomic "islands" that evolved from viruses can be converted into "drones" that disable Staphylococcus aureus, bacteria that are often resistant to antibiotics and pose a threat to safe hospital care, a new study finds. 10 hours
Texas prisons often deny dentures to inmates with no teeth
ABC NEWS Inmates without teeth in Texas are routinely denied dentures because state prison policy says chewing isn't a medical necessity and that they can eat blended food 10 hours
Study sheds light on how brain protein may be involved neurodevelopmental disorders
NEWS MEDICAL A study by researchers at Rockefeller University has shown that defects in a brain protein may underlie a number of neurodevelopmental disorders. 10 hours
TU Wien develops new remedy for celiac disease
NEWS MEDICAL Celiac disease is a fairly common disease, affecting one to two percent of the European population. It is expressed as a hypersensitivity to gluten, a protein found in cereals such as wheat,... 10 hours
Gene therapy approach could help treat mitochondrial diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have developed a genome-editing tool for the potential treatment of mitochondrial diseases: serious and often fatal conditions which affect 1 in 5,000 people. 10 hours
Zapping mutant DNA in mitochondria could treat major class of genetic disease
Science Magazine Mouse studies show gene editing can reduce abundance of mutated mitochondrial DNA 10 hours
Eradicating Helicobacter pylori infections may be a key treatment for Parkinson's disease
SCIENCE DAILY While human genetic mutations are involved in a small number of Parkinson's disease (PD) cases, the vast majority of cases are of unknown environmental... 10 hours
Know someone sick? Your own smell might give it away
SCIENCE DAILY Odors surround us, providing cues about many aspects of personal identity, including health status. Now, research extends the scope and significance of personal odors as a source of... 10 hours
Overweight pregnant women can safely cut calories, restrict weight gain
SCIENCE DAILY With proper nutrition guidance, it is safe and feasible to restrict weight gain in obese and overweight pregnant women, a new study shows. 10 hours
New test speeds up diagnosis of multi-resistant pathogens
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Cologne and the German Center for Infection Research have made an important step towards speeding up the diagnosis of multi-resistant pathogens. 10 hours
Weight loss can be boosted fivefold thanks to novel mental imagery technique
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has shown how overweight people lost an average of five times more weight using Functional Imagery Training (FIT) -- a brief... 10 hours
A fracture anywhere reduces bone density everywhere
SCIENCE DAILY New studies are among the first to associate fractures with systemic bone loss. They also begin the path to finding treatments that preserve long-term skeletal health and reduce susceptibility to additional fractures and, potentially,... 10 hours
Blood test for drowsy driving
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have developed a blood test to tell whether you have skipped a night's sleep, bringing us a step closer to developing a test for driver sleepiness. The breakthrough could help police identify suspected drowsy drivers in road... 10 hours
Lawnmower injuries a persistent source of serious injury and high costs, new study affirms
SCIENCE DAILY In what researchers call an unusually comprehensive analysis of nationwide data, they conclude that the rate of lawnmower injuries persists... 11 hours
A Star Trek-inspired handheld device for sophisticated medical diagnostics
PHYS.ORG A Star Trek-inspired handheld device based on a silicon chip could help make rapid, sophisticated medical diagnostics more accessible to people around the world, scientists say. 11 hours
Deep-eutectic solvents replace polluting industrial solvents
PHYS.ORG Many polluting solvents used by the chemical industry can be replaced by an amazing new mixture of two powders: 'deep-eutectic solvents' (DES). This next generation of solvents are sustainable, much less flammable, not volatile and can... 11 hours
International effort to uncover properties of polymer nanoparticles
PHYS.ORG From photonics to pharmaceuticals, materials made with polymer nanoparticles hold promise for products of the future. However, there are still gaps in understanding the properties of these tiny plastic-like particles. 12 hours
EU backs Belgium's pre-emptive swine fever slaughter
PHYS.ORG The European Union on Monday welcomed Belgium's decision to slaughter thousands of healthy pigs to isolate and eradicate an outbreak of swine fever. 12 hours
Lumos acquires license for LUM-201 drug that promotes secretion of growth hormone
NEWS MEDICAL Lumos Pharma, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on development and commercialization of therapeutics for rare and neglected diseases, today announced that it... 12 hours
Quicker and simpler test to detect infectious disease in dogs
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers have proposed a new test that rapidly examines dogs for exposure to a parasite transmitted by sand flies. The test could be used in... 12 hours
Evacuation decision-making: How people make choices in disasters
PHYS.ORG After hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded research to investigate the broad impacts of these disasters. A year later, some of the researchers funded by awards from the... 12 hours
Custom circuits for living cells
PHYS.ORG VIDEO A team of Caltech researchers has developed a biological toolkit of proteins that can be assembled together in different ways, like Legos, to program new behaviors in cells. As a proof-of-concept, they designed and constructed a circuit that... 12 hours
Alexion announces positive results from Phase 3 PREVENT study of Soliris in patients with NMOSD
NEWS MEDICAL Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced positive topline results from the Phase 3 PREVENT study of Soliris in patients... 12 hours
Medical News Today: What to know about ear eczema
MNT Eczema can affect the ear externally or internally. People can usually manage their symptoms by using ear drops or creams and avoiding potential triggers. 13 hours
Medical News Today: What are the best sources of omega-3?
MNT Omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutrients. Oily fish, seeds, and nuts are among the best sources. In this article, we take a look at 15 omega-3-rich foods. 13 hours
New virtual diabetes clinic may help manage condition of people with Type 2 diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia is taking an innovative approach to helping its consumers who have been diagnosed... 13 hours
How microvilli form
PHYS.ORG The gut is lined by cells containing brush borders, which are composed of arrays of microvillar protrusions that help in nutrient absorption and provide a barrier against pathogens and toxins. Microbes such as E. coli can destroy microvilli with potentially... 13 hours
UK opens long-awaited inquiry into tainted blood scandal
ABC NEWS A long-awaited inquiry has opened into how contaminated blood was used to treat thousands of people in the 1970s and '80s, killing at least 2,400 13 hours
Medical News Today: What does your 'microbiome cloud' say about you?
MNT An innovative study takes the first in-depth look at the chemicals, creatures, and particles that enter our personal space every single day: our exposome. 13 hours
Blood, sweat and workplace wellness: Where to draw the line on incentives
NEWS MEDICAL Workplace wellness programs that offer employees a financial carrot for undergoing health screenings, sticking to exercise regimens or improving their cholesterol levels have long... 13 hours
‘Physicians of the mouth’? Dentists absorb the medical billing drill
NEWS MEDICAL On a recent Friday morning, more than 30 dentists and dental staffers gathered in a conference room to learn an arcane new skill: how to bill medical insurers. 14 hours
Phase I clinical trial shows safety and tolerability of HIV-specific, ex-vivo expanded T-cell therapy
NEWS MEDICAL Preliminary results from a phase I clinical trial have demonstrated the safety and tolerability of a cell therapy involving the... 14 hours
SP Scientific's versatile benchtop freeze dryer for pharmaceutical and biotech labs
NEWS MEDICAL The AdVantage Pro freeze dryer with advanced controller from SP Scientific now offers users the benefit of ethernet communication to allow you to monitor your cycle... 14 hours
BetterYou receives double accolade at Janey Loves Platinum Awards 2018
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO Pioneering natural health company BetterYou has received two awards at the annual Janey Loves Platinum Awards 2018. 14 hours
New study finds height as possible risk factor for developing varicose veins
NEWS MEDICAL The taller you are, the more likely you are to develop varicose veins, according to a study led by Stanford University School of Medicine... 14 hours
Six-year study of Hadza people reveals new insight into human cooperation
NEWS MEDICAL In the modern world, people cooperate with other people including strangers all the time. We give blood, tip providers of various services, and donate to charity... 14 hours
National Eye Health Week 2018: Paralympic medalists support Fight for Sight’s unique virtual event
NEWS MEDICAL Paralympic medallists are supporting Fight for Sight’s massive adventure on a small scale, with the launch of a unique virtual... 15 hours
Oxford VR raises £3.2m to boost innovation in VR for mental health problems
NEWS MEDICAL Oxford VR, a spinout company from the University of Oxford, has raised £3.2m with investors including Oxford Sciences Innovation, University of Oxford,... 15 hours
Number of people with respiratory diseases likely to increase if UK air pollution remains unchecked
NEWS MEDICAL The number of people suffering from respiratory indications and the severity of those already suffering from the various... 15 hours
Pioneering procedure for common prostate condition offered by The London Clinic
NEWS MEDICAL The London Clinic is one of the first hospitals in the UK to offer prostate artery embolization, a new procedure for non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate,... 15 hours
Medical News Today: Why a regular bedtime may benefit your heart and metabolism
MNT New research examines the cardiometabolic health risks associated with irregular bedtimes among older adults over a 10-year period. 16 hours
Biogen and Eisai announce results of LTE Phase 1b study of aducanumab for treating MCI
NEWS MEDICAL Biogen and Eisai Co., Ltd. announced results from a recent analysis of the ongoing long-term extension Phase 1b... 17 hours
ADCETRIS drug receives approval in Japan as frontline treatment option for Hodgkin lymphoma
NEWS MEDICAL Seattle Genetics, Inc. today announced that its collaborator, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, has received approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour... 17 hours
Skeletal Stem Cells Identified in Humans
SCI-NEWS.COM Human skeletal stem cells capable of self-renewal and multilineage differentiation to bone, cartilage, and stroma have been isolated by Dr. Michael Longaker of the... 17 hours
AGA partners with ESNM for 2019 Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit
NEWS MEDICAL The American Gastroenterological Association is proud to partner with the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility for the 8th annual Gut Microbiota for Health... 17 hours
SNMMI announces recipients of 2018-2020 Wagner-Torizuka Fellowship
NEWS MEDICAL The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018-2020 SNMMI Wagner-Torizuka Fellowship. 17 hours
Place where older adults live before hospitalization may affect risk of readmission
NEWS MEDICAL Forty per cent of older adults who leave hospital are discharged to home care or a long-term care facility, which, combined with where they... 17 hours
Obese pregnant women can restrict weight gain safely with proper nutrition guidance
NEWS MEDICAL Being obese or overweight during pregnancy can result in serious health problems for the mother and child. Obstetricians are often reluctant to recommend restricted... 18 hours
LGBT community reports more number of poor mental health days than general population
NEWS MEDICAL The local LGBT community reports twice the number of poor mental health days as the general population of Richmond and Columbia Counties,... 18 hours
Cytox, AIBL announce expanded agreement to assess genetic risk for Alzheimer’s
NEWS MEDICAL Cytox, a precision medicine company which today is commercializing polygenic risk scoring approaches for assessing genetic risk for developing Alzheimer's disease and other neurological diseases, has... 18 hours
New nanoplatform technology may reverse drug-resistance in renal cell carcinoma
NEWS MEDICAL A research team led by Arun Iyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Wayne State University, has... 18 hours
Researchers propose mechanism by which ASTN2 protein defects lead to brain disorders
NEWS MEDICAL In the brain, as in business, connections are everything. To maintain cellular associates, the outer surface of a neuron, its membrane, must express particular... 18 hours
Views of minority women on gender, race/ethnicity may affect how they seek help for health needs
NEWS MEDICAL Black women are more likely to be diagnosed at later stages of breast cancer partly due... 18 hours
NIMHD-funded study to focus on hurricane-related psychosocial stressors
NEWS MEDICAL Eight new awards will help researchers examine the health impacts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following the physical damage and community-level hardships left by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in... 18 hours
Researchers highlight potential therapy for treating rare, deadly blood-clotting disorder
NEWS MEDICAL In proof-of-concept experiments, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have highlighted a potential therapy for a rare but potentially deadly blood-clotting disorder, TTP. 18 hours
CHMP recommends approval of Gilenya for treatment of multiple sclerosis in children, adolescents
NEWS MEDICAL ​Novartis today announced the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency has recommended approval of Gilenya (fingolimod)... 18 hours
Children of mothers using cannabis may start using it at an earlier age, finds study
NEWS MEDICAL When mothers use marijuana during the first 12 years of their child's life, their cannabis-using children are more... 18 hours
China NMPA approves LENVIMA for treatment of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
NEWS MEDICAL Eisai Co., Ltd. and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth N.J., U.S.A., known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, announced that the China National Medical Products... 19 hours
Study: Transcatheter mitral valve repair reduces mortality for patients with mitral regurgitation
NEWS MEDICAL A multicenter clinical trial has found that a minimally invasive procedure called transcatheter mitral valve repair significantly reduced hospitalizations and mortality for heart failure... 19 hours
Most patients who underwent transcatheter valve replacement experience prosthesis-patient mismatch
NEWS MEDICAL In the largest multi-institutional study to date, led by researchers from Penn Medicine, the team found that among patients who underwent a transcatheter aortic valve replacement, a high... 19 hours
Recent study helps predict probability of pregnant mothers to have child with autism
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute--led by Juergen Hahn, professor and head of biomedical engineering--are continuing to make remarkable progress with their research... 19 hours
Study: Over 80% of people who carry identifiable genetic risk for cancer don't know it
NEWS MEDICAL Genomic screening of more than 50,000 people shows that more than 80% of those who carry an identifiable... 19 hours
CHMP adopts positive opinion of Takeda’s ALUNBRIG for treatment of ALK+ non-small cell lung cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited today announced that the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use... 20 hours
New therapeutic vaccine helps immune cells fight HPV-related head and neck cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A therapeutic vaccine can boost antibodies and T cells, helping them infiltrate tumors and fight off human papillomavirus-related head and neck cancer. 20 hours
New spinout company to tackle drug-resistant infections with novel antibiotics
NEWS MEDICAL Drug-resistant infections are set to kill more people than cancer by 2050. Now a new University of Plymouth spinout company has been established to help tackle the problem... 20 hours
New research suggests power of zebrafish as tool for cancer drug discovery
NEWS MEDICAL The lab of Leonard Zon, MD, at Boston Children's Hospital has long been interested in making blood stem cells in quantity for therapeutic purposes. 20 hours
Research shows possibility to postpone cumbersome treatment for low-risk MDS patients
NEWS MEDICAL It's possible to postpone the introduction of blood transfusions for an average of 17 months for patients with the low-risk variant of MDS blood cancer, provided... 20 hours
Public awareness of urological conditions found to be alarmingly low across Europe
NEWS MEDICAL Public awareness of urological conditions is alarmingly low throughout Europe. Results of a new international survey of more than 2,500 responders from 5 countries... 20 hours
Academics receive prestigious awards for achievements in blood pressure research
NEWS MEDICAL Two academics from Queen Mary University of London have received prestigious awards from the International Society of Hypertension 2018 in recognition of their achievements in blood pressure research. 20 hours
Your Vision Matters: How to Protect Your Eyesight
BetterYou receives double accolade at Janey Loves Platinum Awards 2018
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