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Medical News Today: Chemical burns: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
MNT Chemical burns can happen to anyone and anywhere, but what are the common causes? Who is at risk and when should a person seek medical care? 2 hours
Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul
ABC NEWS Trump says he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on passing a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare" 2 hours
The Latest: Schumer gives health care passage '50-50 chance'
ABC NEWS Schumer: Republican health care measure has 'at best a 50-50 chance' of passage 4 hours
Medical News Today: Valerian root for insomnia and anxiety: Does it work?
MNT Valerian root is considered to be safe and may be a gentler alternative to synthetic drugs for relief from anxiety and sleeplessness. Learn more. 4 hours
WATCH: Starting the day with a delicious, healthy breakfast
ABC NEWS ABC News' nutrition and wellness editor Dave Zinczenko has tasty recipes to bring your breakfast to the next level. 6 hours
Medical News Today: Bed bug bites: Pictures, treatment, and prevention
MNT Bed bugs are small, parasitic insects that feed on human blood. While they don't carry disease, they may stop you from getting a good night's sleep. 7 hours
Medical News Today: Pictures of cute animals may boost marital satisfaction
MNT Learning to associate spouses with unrelated positive stimuli - such as pictures of puppies - could help to improve marital satisfaction, study suggests. 11 hours
Medical News Today: A partner's touch relieves pain, study shows
MNT A new study suggests that a lover's touch helps to alleviate pain and keep romantic partners' heartbeats and respiration patterns synchronized. 11 hours
Medical News Today: Dermatomyositis: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
MNT Dermatomyositis is a condition characterized by rashes and muscle weakness. In this article, learn about which treatments can manage the condition. 11 hours
Disability-free life after major stroke could be increased by 270%, say experts
NEWS MEDICAL Virtually no other disease has seen such massive strides in treatment in recent years as stroke. Recent studies have confirmed that it is still... 17 hours
Chronic lack of sleep reduces cognitive abilities, negatively impacts physical health
NEWS MEDICAL A chronic lack of sleep not only impairs cognitive abilities but also increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes. 17 hours
New approaches to early detection of Parkinson's disease on the horizon
NEWS MEDICAL Detecting Parkinson's disease before non-reversible symptoms occur: New approaches to early detection are meant to ensure just that. They are based on detection of alpha-synuclein in the skin... 17 hours
Cannabinoids found to be suitable treatment for migraine attacks
NEWS MEDICAL A study presented at the Congress of the European Academy of Neurology in Amsterdam confirmed that cannabinoids are just as suitable as a prophylaxis for migraine attacks as other pharmaceutical... 18 hours
CarePayment and DCS Global join forces to simplify patient billing process, improve hospitals’ finances
NEWS MEDICAL CarePayment and DCS Global have established a strategic partnership that combines the strength of DCS Global's revenue cycle solutions with... 18 hours
New milestone: Cloudbreak Health provides over one million minutes of telemedicine per month
NEWS MEDICAL Cloudbreak Health, LLC, a leading unified telemedicine provider, announced it is now providing more than one million minutes per month of telehealth... 18 hours
Scientists find lack of experimental evidence detailing biologic roles of leptin in metabolism
NEWS MEDICAL Discovered more than two decades ago, the hormone leptin has been widely hailed as the key regulator of leanness. Yet, the pivotal... 19 hours
Medical News Today: Histoplasmosis: Causes, risk factors, and treatment
MNT Histoplasmosis is a fungal infection with a variety of flu-like symptoms. Although it is not contagious, it can cause chronic complications. Learn more. 1 day
UN: More than 200,000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen
ABC NEWS THE UN's health agency and their children's fund say the number of suspected cases in a Cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen now exceeds 200,000, many of them children 1 day
Medical News Today: Tailbone pain: Causes, diagnosis, and relief
MNT Pain in the coccyx, or tailbone, can appear for a number of reasons, including injury, childbirth, and degeneration. Learn more in this article. 1 day
Judge sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, dismisses suit
ABC NEWS A judge has ruled in favor of one of the nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care, clearing them from wrongdoing in an alleged $20 million scam to bilking the... 1 day
Medical News Today: Corpus callosum: Function and disorders
MNT What is the corpus callosum and what are disorders of the corpus callosum? Learn about symptoms and diagnosis of agenesis of the corpus callosum. 1 day
Corpus callosum: Function and disorders
MNT What is the corpus callosum and what are disorders of the corpus callosum? Learn about symptoms and diagnosis of agenesis of the corpus callosum. 1 day
Medical News Today: Vitamin D deficiency: Symptoms, causes, and prevention
MNT Poor nutrition and not enough natural sunlight can cause a vitamin D deficiency. In this article, learn more about the symptoms and risk factors. 1 day
Medical News Today: Gardening this weekend? Beware of the compost
MNT Researchers urge gardeners to be cautious when handing compost; inhaling or ingesting it could raise the risk of Legionnaires' disease. 1 day
Medical News Today: Children of older fathers likely to be 'geeks'
MNT New research examines the connection between advanced paternal age and several social and intellectual characteristics of the offspring. 1 day
Sri Lankan doctors strike to demand university's closure
ABC NEWS A strike by Sri Lankan doctors has paralyzed government hospitals, though doctors continued to treat critical and emergency cases 1 day
Meharry, MTSU collaborate to increase primary care physicians for underserved areas in Tennessee
NEWS MEDICAL Leaders from Meharry Medical College and Middle Tennessee State University signed an agreement Thursday (June 22) to develop an accelerated pathway for... 2 days
New 10-minute test uses drops of blood or saliva for early detection of cancers
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Ram Group's Israeli bio-sensor division have developed a new molecular diagnostics test for early detection of cancers that... 2 days
Medical News Today: Skin rash: 34 Pictures and causes
MNT Rashes are one of the most common medical symptoms. We examine 34 potential causes of rashes, including images and links to more detailed information. 2 days
MSU researcher developing new miniature models to study heart disease and sickle cell anemia
NEWS MEDICAL A Mississippi State University researcher is developing new miniature models to better understand the factors that lead to heart disease... 2 days
Experimental drug benefits some patients with advanced kidney cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Some patients with a form of advanced kidney cancer that carries a poor prognosis benefited from an experimental drug targeted to an abnormal genetic pathway causing cancerous growth, according to research led... 2 days
Immunotherapy found to be smarter, kinder treatment for people with head and neck cancer
NEWS MEDICAL The immunotherapy nivolumab is kinder than chemotherapy for people with advanced head and neck cancer - easing many of the negative effects... 2 days
Kopchicks' $10.5 million gift to fund student fellowships at MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School
NEWS MEDICAL Just as he has changed the lives of people suffering from a devastating genetic disease, molecular endocrinologist John J. Kopchick,... 2 days
The Latest: Nevada's Heller opposes GOP health bill
ABC NEWS Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller says he opposes the GOP bill scuttling much of the Obama health care law, complicating the effort by party leaders to guide the measure through the Senate 2 days
Crystal Healing: Stone-Cold Facts About Gemstone Treatments
LIVE SCIENCE Crystal healing is an alternative medicine technique that employs crystals and other stones as conduits for natural healing energy. 2 days
5 GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it
ABC NEWS Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has become the fifth GOP senator to say he opposes his party's bill scuttling much of President Barack Obama's... 2 days
Five GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it
ABC NEWS Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has become the fifth GOP senator to say he opposes his party's bill scuttling much of President Barack Obama's... 2 days
Medicaid is biggest consumer story in 'Obamacare' rollback
ABC NEWS Republicans in full control of government are on the brink of history-making health care changes 2 days
The Latest: Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill
ABC NEWS A health insurance industry trade group says it's encouraged by provisions of the Senate GOP health care bill, but stopped short of voicing support 2 days
Canada Issues Guidelines for Safer Use of Marijuana
LIVE SCIENCE Officials in Canada are releasing guidelines for how people can lower the health risks associated with using marijuana 2 days
Anti-epilepsy drug restores normal brain activity in mild Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY An anti-epileptic drug has been tested for its potential impact on the brain activity of patients with mild Alzheimer's disease. The team documented changes in patients' EEGs that... 2 days
Study offers insight into earliest molecular steps that lead to organ rejection
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Toronto have uncovered the first molecular steps that lead to immune... 2 days
Fungal toxins easily become airborne, creating potential indoor health risk
SCIENCE DAILY Toxins produced by three different species of fungus growing indoors on wallpaper may become aerosolized, and easily inhaled. The findings likely have implications for 'sick building syndrome. 2 days
Custom built molecule shows promise as anti-cancer therapy
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have custom-built a molecule which stops breast cancer cells from multiplying in laboratory trials, and hope it will eventually lead to a treatment for the disease. 2 days
Ex-official convicted of defrauding mental health clinic
ABC NEWS A member of a politically connected Philadelphia family has been convicted of defrauding a nonprofit mental health clinic out of hundreds of thousands of dollars for her personal benefit 2 days
The Latest: GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid
ABC NEWS Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst is suggesting Iowans would not be losing Medicaid coverage even as the Senate GOP health care bill would phase out financing to expand the... 2 days
Fungal toxins become easily aerosolized, leading to potential indoor health risk
NEWS MEDICAL Toxins produced by three different species of fungus growing indoors on wallpaper may become aerosolized, and easily inhaled. 2 days
‘Coverage gap’ for poor may end, but many will still have trouble affording plans
NEWS MEDICAL Having long decried the failings of the Affordable Care Act, Senate Republicans are purporting to fix one of its loopholes... 2 days
Changes to diet, physical activity, behaviour may reduce obesity in children, adolescents
SCIENCE DAILY Making changes to diet, physical activity and behavior may reduce obesity in children and adolescents, suggests a new report. 2 days
New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes
ABC NEWS Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller says he opposes the GOP bill scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul 2 days
Anti-seizure drug could have beneficial effect in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL In the last decade, mounting evidence has linked seizure-like activity in the brain to some of the cognitive decline seen in patients with Alzheimer's... 2 days
The Latest: GOP senator is latest to oppose health bill
ABC NEWS Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller says he opposes the GOP bill scuttling much of the Obama health care law, complicating the effort by party leaders to guide the... 2 days
Study finds increase in early stage breast cancer diagnoses after Affordable Care Act took effect
NEWS MEDICAL A Loyola University Chicago study published this month has found an increase in the percentage of breast cancer... 2 days
Weight Bias May Show Up in School Kids As Young As 9
LIVE SCIENCE School-age kids may be biased against their peers who are overweight or obese and not even know it, a new study finds. 2 days
Safety net clinics can adopt patient-centered medical home models to improve access to primary care
NEWS MEDICAL Most of the federally qualified health centers that participated in a program to help them adopt a "medical home" model of advanced... 2 days
Donor SIRP{alpha} polymorphism modulates the innate immune response to allogeneic grafts
Science Magazine Mice devoid of T, B, and natural killer (NK) cells distinguish between self and allogeneic nonself despite the absence of an adaptive immune system. When challenged... 2 days
Above 400-K robust perpendicular ferromagnetic phase in a topological insulator
Science Magazine The quantum anomalous Hall effect (QAHE) that emerges under broken time-reversal symmetry in topological insulators (TIs) exhibits many fascinating physical properties for potential applications in nanoelectronics and spintronics.... 2 days
Why 'Greener' Gas-Powered Vehicles Aren't As Clean As You Think
LIVE SCIENCE So called "cleaner" gas-powered cars still emit pollutants that eventually turn into harmful particulate matter in the atmosphere, new research shows. 2 days
Leisure activities lower blood pressure in Alzheimer's caregivers
SCIENCE DAILY Going for a walk outside, reading, listening to music — these and other enjoyable activities can reduce blood pressure for elderly caregivers of spouses with Alzheimer’s disease, suggests a study. 2 days
Decades after the discovery of anti-obesity hormone, scant evidence that leptin keeps lean people lean, scientists say
SCIENCE DAILY Decades after the discovery of anti-obesity hormone, scant evidence that leptin keeps lean people... 2 days
Medical News Today: Plant fats alter gut bacteria to ease Crohn's symptoms
MNT A diet high in coconut oil and other plant-derived fats may alter gut bacteria diversity, reducing gut inflammation for patients with Crohn's disease. 2 days
Medical News Today: Nine effective home remedies for earache
MNT In this article, we look at the possible causes of an earache, as well as nine home remedies to help alleviate the pain and discomfort. 2 days
Bid for environmental rights pact to kick off in Paris
PHYS.ORG Politicians, legal experts and activists will launch a campaign in Paris on Saturday for a global pact to protect the human right to a clean, healthy environment. 2 days
Plant fats alter gut bacteria to ease Crohn's symptoms
MNT A diet high in coconut oil and other plant-derived fats may alter gut bacteria diversity, reducing gut inflammation for patients with Crohn's disease. 2 days
A rising star: Researchers dissect the process by which blood vessels shrink, which could have important implications for human health
SCIENCE DAILY It's a tiny marine invertebrate, no more than... 2 days
Heavy-drinking mothers linked to their child’s path toward the justice system
SCIENCE DAILY A new study investigated whether children whose mothers had an alcohol-related disorder would be at risk of early-life contact with the justice system, which can lead... 2 days
Tiny nanoparticles offer significant potential in detecting, treating disease new review of work on exosomes
SCIENCE DAILY Exosomes - tiny biological nanoparticles which transfer information between cells - offer significant potential in detecting and treating... 2 days
Lowering health risks of cannabis use with new public health guidelines
SCIENCE DAILY Canada's Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines, released with the endorsement of key medical and public health organizations, provide 10 science-based recommendations to enable cannabis users to reduce... 2 days
Combined molecular biology test is the first to distinguish benign pancreatic lesions
SCIENCE DAILY When performed in tandem, two molecular biology laboratory tests distinguish, with near certainty, pancreatic lesions that mimic early signs of cancer but are completely... 2 days
Child safety or parental duty: New study maps out core concepts in the vaccination debate
SCIENCE DAILY The recent measles outbreak in Minnesota has been a sobering reminder of how highly concentrated populations of vaccination... 2 days
Fungal toxins easily become airborne, creating potential indoor health risk
PHYS.ORG Toxins produced by three different species of fungus growing indoors on wallpaper may become aerosolized, and easily inhaled. The findings, which likely have implications for "sick building syndrome,"... 2 days
Public health guidelines aim to lower health risks of cannabis use
SCIENCE DAILY Canada's Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines, released with the endorsement of key medical and public health organizations, provide 10 science-based recommendations to enable cannabis users to reduce... 2 days
Accentuate the positive to reduce risk of chronic disease
SCIENCE DAILY People who experience not just positive emotions but a diversity of positive emotions appear to have lower levels of systemic inflammation, which may reduce their risk for chronic diseases such... 2 days
McConnell's focus: finding votes for Senate health care bill
ABC NEWS Now that the Senate has written its health care bill, the next challenge for Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is getting his party to vote for it 2 days
Cholera suspected as several ill at Kenya medical conference
ABC NEWS Cholera suspected as 'several' people sickened at Kenya medical conference, early tests show 2 days
Ancient Egyptians to modern humans: Coronary artery disease genes benefit reproduction
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found that genes for coronary heart disease (CAD) also influence reproduction, so in order to reproduce successfully, the genes for heart disease will also... 2 days
Infectious disease experts examine how quickly Lyme disease symptoms resolve in children
NEWS MEDICAL For many Americans, the warmer weather of summer means more time spent outside: More gardening and yard work, more hikes in the woods, more... 2 days
Medical News Today: Type 1 diabetes: Almost half of patients produce insulin
MNT New research finds that type 1 diabetes does not necessarily mean a total loss of insulin; nearly half of patients still produce some of... 2 days
Greater engagement in leisure activities linked to lower blood pressure of Alzheimer's caregivers
NEWS MEDICAL Going for a walk outside, reading, listening to music-;these and other enjoyable activities can reduce blood pressure for elderly caregivers of spouses... 2 days
Researchers uncover novel mechanism involved in cancer cell migration
NEWS MEDICAL Supervised by Guillaume Montagnac, Inserm research leader at Gustave Roussy, in collaboration with the Institut Curie and the Institut de Myologie, this research, is published in the 16th June issue... 2 days
Prosecutors seek 35-year term in deadly meningitis outbreak
ABC NEWS Prosecutors say the co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak should be sent to prison for 35 years for showing "an unconscionable disregard for the lives of... 2 days
Scientists recreate Californian Indian water bottles to study ancient exposure to chemicals
SCIENCE DAILY Water bottles replicated in the traditional method used by Native Californian Indians reveal that the manufacturing process may have been detrimental to the health... 2 days
Two-test combination accurately identifies benign pancreatic lesions
NEWS MEDICAL When performed in tandem, two molecular biology laboratory tests distinguish, with near certainty, pancreatic lesions that mimic early signs of cancer but are completely benign. 2 days
Medical News Today: Does sex help older brains to work better?
MNT A study found that older adults who had sex once per week - as opposed to once per month or never - did better overall on... 2 days
Discovery of a new mechanism involved in the migration of cancer cells
PHYS.ORG VIDEO A team of young French researchers has discovered a new mechanism which facilitates cell migration. On the surface of its membrane, the cell develops... 2 days
Does sex help older brains to work better?
MNT A study found that older adults who had sex once per week - as opposed to once per month or never - did better overall on certain tests of mental ability. 2 days
Does MRI plus mammography improve detection of new breast cancer after breast conservation therapy?
SCIENCE DAILY A new article compares outcomes for combined mammography and MRI or ultrasonography screenings for new breast cancers in women who... 2 days
Existing drugs could benefit patients with bone cancer, genetic study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY A subgroup of patients with osteosarcoma -- a form of bone cancer -- could be helped by an existing drug, suggest scientists. In the largest genetic... 2 days
Summer can be perfect time for college students to fix bad health habits
NEWS MEDICAL For college students, summer can be the time for a new lesson: how to take charge of their health. 2 days
Medical News Today: Ten best home remedies for poison ivy
MNT What is poison ivy and how can it be recognized? Learn about the ten best home remedies for poison ivy rash and how poison ivy can be avoided. 2 days
Correct connections are crucial
SCIENCE DAILY Investigators have been examining the use of deep brain stimulation in the treatment of Parkinson's disease in an attempt to optimize treatment effectiveness. 2 days
Tropical viruses: Coming soon to Europe?
SCIENCE DAILY The mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya is usually found in tropical areas. Researchers have now discovered how climate change is facilitating the spread of the Chikungunya virus. Even if climate change only progresses moderately – as scientists... 2 days
Lipoprotein abnormalities linked to vaso-occlusive events in patients with sickle cell disease
NEWS MEDICAL An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 242, Issue 12, June, 2017) links imbalances in lipoprotein metabolism with vaso-occlusive events in patients... 2 days
Tiny biological nanoparticles offer enormous potential for diagnostic and therapeutic applications
NEWS MEDICAL Exosomes - tiny biological nanoparticles which transfer information between cells - offer significant potential in detecting and treating disease, the most comprehensive overview so far of research in... 2 days
Better cell factories for the drugs of the future
PHYS.ORG Pharmaceuticals based on proteins are promising candidates for the treatment of cancer and other severe diseases, but they can be hard to produce. In a new research project, Chalmers researchers... 2 days
Sun eruptions hit Earth like a 'sneeze', say scientists
PHYS.ORG Long-term power cuts, destruction of electronic devices and increased cancer risk for aeroplane passengers are all potential effects of the Earth being hit by a powerful solar eruption. 2 days
Researchers design sounds that can be recorded by microphones but inaudible to humans
PHYS.ORG Microphones, from those in smartphones to hearing aids, are built specifically to hear the human voice—humans can't hear at levels higher than... 2 days
A unique amino acid for brain cancer therapy
SCIENCE DAILY Photodynamic therapy is often used to treat brain tumors because of its specificity — it can target very small regions containing cancerous cells while sparing the normal cells around it from damage.... 2 days
Poll: Most Americans unaware GOP plans would make deep funding cuts to Medicaid
NEWS MEDICAL Congress is moving fast toward repealing the Affordable Care Act, with an eye on revamping Medicaid, the health insurance program for low-income... 2 days
Novel seca medical Vital Signs Analyzer advances potential of non-invasive diagnostics to completely new level
NEWS MEDICAL Malnutrition, obesity, Type 2 diabetes and all their consequences are among the world's major medical challenges of the... 2 days
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hitchBOT creators to study how AI and robots can help patients
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Medical City Frisco pediatric urologists break down barriers regarding penile birth defects
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Scientists turbocharge high-resolution, 3-D imaging
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Pre-clinical study suggests Parkinson's could start in gut endocrine cells
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Every year, thousands of drowned wildebeest feed this African ecosystem
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