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Data from Weather-Tracking Satellite Helps Scientists Predict Cholera Outbreak
SPACE.COM Hurricanes are devastating for the populations they hit, not only because of the damage caused by winds but also because of the increased risk of diseases after the storm passes. 1 hour
Medical News Today: How does complementary medicine impact cancer survival?
MNT Although complementary and alternative medicine has risen in popularity, little is known about its impact on cancer survival. A new study takes a look. 2 hours
Medical News Today: Strong sensitivity to bitter tastes tied to higher cancer risk
MNT Researchers suggest that women with a higher sensitivity to bitter flavors have an increased risk of cancer, but they are still investigating... 5 hours
'Miles to go' in fight against HIV, UN report warns
ABC NEWS Fifty countries report the rate of new infections is on the rise. 5 hours
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. 11 hours
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... 11 hours
Collaborative study to assess effects of exercise training for cognitive deficits in MS
NEWS MEDICAL Glenn Wylie, DPhil, associate director of the Rocco Ortenzio Neuroimaging Center at Kessler Foundation, has received a $300,000 sub-award from the National... 12 hours
Study: Greening vacant urban land reduces feelings of depression for surrounding residents
NEWS MEDICAL Greening vacant urban land significantly reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health for the surrounding residents, researchers from the Perelman School of... 12 hours
Replacing Vacant Lots With Green Spaces Can Ease Depression In Urban Communities
NPR When researchers cleaned up vacant lots and planted grass and trees in poor neighborhoods in Philadelphia, residents' mental health improved. 14 hours
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 16 hours
European heatwave brings drought, wildfires
PHYS.ORG Wildfires in the Arctic Circle, drought-stricken farmers and a spike in hospital treatment for sunburn: an unusually long heatwave this summer has northern Europe in its grip. 17 hours
90 people in 26 states infected with Salmonella: CDC
ABC NEWS The CDC has tips on its website to avoid Salmonella infections. 18 hours
Medical News Today: Vaginal pH balance: Symptoms, remedies, and tests
MNT While vaginal pH levels tend to change over a person’s lifetime, normal levels are usually below 4.5. A high pH may indicate a bacterial infection or another condition.... 18 hours
TCR signal strength controls the differentiation of CD4+ effector and memory T cells
Science Magazine CD4+ T cell responses are composed of heterogeneous T cell receptor (TCR) signals that influence the acquisition of effector and memory characteristics.... 19 hours
Molecularly selective nanoporous membrane-based wearable organic electrochemical device for noninvasive cortisol sensing
Science Magazine Wearable biosensors have emerged as an alternative evolutionary development in the field of healthcare technology due to their potential to change conventional medical diagnostics... 19 hours
Benefiber vs. Metamucil: Which is better?
MNT Benefiber and Metamucil are two popular fiber supplements. Both products are designed to relieve constipation and promote gut health. Benefiber and Metamucil work in very similar ways but contain different types of fiber. Learn more about... 19 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. 19 hours
Medical News Today: What religion does to your brain
MNT Have you ever wondered what happens in the brain when you believe in God? We take a look at neuroscientific studies that may explain spiritual experience. 19 hours
Medical News Today: Enlarged ovaries: Everything you need to know
MNT A doctor may detect enlarged ovaries during an ultrasound or physical examination. The ovaries can become enlarged for several reasons, including ovulation, polycystic ovary syndrome, and benign cysts.... 19 hours
Medical News Today: Benefiber vs. Metamucil: Which is better?
MNT Benefiber and Metamucil are two popular fiber supplements. Both products are designed to relieve constipation and promote gut health. Benefiber and Metamucil work in very similar ways but contain different... 19 hours
Wearable device measures cortisol in sweat
PHYS.ORG The hormone cortisol rises and falls naturally throughout the day and can spike in response to stress, but current methods for measuring cortisol levels require waiting several days for results from a lab. By the time... 19 hours
The Mount Sinai Hospital receives accreditation as geriatric emergency department
NEWS MEDICAL The Department of Emergency Medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital is the first in New York State to be accredited as a geriatric emergency department by the American... 20 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... 20 hours
Researchers explore future of houseplants as functional sirens of home health
NEWS MEDICAL In a perspective published in the July 20 issue of Science, Neal Stewart and his University of Tennessee coauthors explore the future of houseplants as aesthetically... 20 hours
Exergaming can improve health in overweight and obese children, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A new study from LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center showed for the first time that video games, in combination with fitness coaching and a step tracker,... 20 hours
Medical News Today: Bowel cancer: Low-calorie soft drinks could reduce recurrence
MNT A new study suggests that higher consumption of artificially sweetened soft drinks is tied to less chance of recurrence and death in stage 3 bowel cancer. 20 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 21 hours
Greening vacant lots reduces feelings of depression in city dwellers
SCIENCE DAILY Greening vacant urban land significantly reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health for the surrounding residents, researchers show in a new randomized, controlled study. The findings... 21 hours
Most common shoulder operation is no more beneficial than placebo surgery
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers show that one of the most common surgical procedures in the Western world is probably unnecessary. Keyhole surgeries of the shoulder are useless for patients... 21 hours
Scientists reverse aging-associated skin wrinkles and hair loss in a mouse model
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have reversed wrinkled skin and hair loss, hallmarks of aging, in a mouse model. When a mutation leading to mitochondrial dysfunction is induced,... 21 hours
Pathogens attack plants like hackers, so my lab thinks about crop protection like cybersecurity
PHYS.ORG Plants feed us. Without them we're goners. Through thousands of years of genetic modification by selective breeding, humans have developed... 21 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. 21 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. 22 hours
Fueling the MATE transporter
PHYS.ORG Evolutionarily conserved transport proteins, such as those belonging to the multidrug and toxic compound extrusion (MATE) superfamily, protect cells against toxic chemicals and contribute to multidrug resistance in cancer and bacterial cells. 22 hours
Why malaria parasites are faster than human immune cells
PHYS.ORG Elementary cytoskeleton protein is different in parasites and represents a starting point for a possible new therapy against malaria infections. Researchers from the Heidelberg University Hospital, the Centre for Molecular... 22 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. 22 hours
Medical News Today: How to care for yourself after an abortion
MNT A medical abortion is generally a safe procedure that carries few risks. It is important to know what to expect after an abortion, including the recovery... 22 hours
Medical News Today: How to deal with prednisone withdrawal
MNT Prednisone is a drug that contains synthetic cortisol. When a person takes prednisone, the body stops making enough cortisol on its own. This can lead to withdrawal symptoms when the... 22 hours
Singapore says hackers stole 1.5 million health records in record cyberattack
PHYS.ORG Hackers have stolen health records belonging to 1.5 million Singaporeans, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong who was specifically targeted in the city state's biggest ever... 22 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... 22 hours
The cause of prostate cancer progression to incurable stage has likely been uncovered
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered novel genes and mechanisms that can explain how a genomic variant in a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs11672691 influences... 22 hours
New findings on intercellular communication
SCIENCE DAILY This is a nice example of a rather unexpected discovery: by studying the development of the blood vessels of the brain, researchers have just shed light on a question that was pending for 10 years! They provide a... 22 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... 22 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... 22 hours
New study shows certain video games can improve health in children with obesity
SCIENCE DAILY A new study showed for the first time that video games, in combination with fitness coaching and a step tracker, helped overweight... 22 hours
Scientists identify most pressing issues posed by chemicals in the environment
SCIENCE DAILY Chemicals released into the environment by human activity are resulting in biodiversity loss; increased natural hazards; threats to food, water and energy security; negative impacts on... 22 hours
Diabetes raises risk of cancer, with women at even greater likelihood, a major new study has found
SCIENCE DAILY A global review involving almost 20 million people has shown that having diabetes significantly... 22 hours
Medicaid expansion boosts employment
SCIENCE DAILY A new study found individuals with disabilities were more likely to be employed in states that expanded Medicaid than their peers in non-expansion states, reducing the need to live in poverty to qualify for Medicaid coverage. 22 hours
Houseplants could one day monitor home health
PHYS.ORG In a perspective published in the July 20 issue of Science, Neal Stewart and his University of Tennessee coauthors explore the future of houseplants as aesthetically pleasing and functional sirens of home health. 23 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... 23 hours
How California's sea stars are evolving past a devastating pandemic
PHYS.ORG In 2012, environmental systems graduate student Lauren Schiebelhut was collecting DNA from ochre sea stars living along the Northern California coast—part of an effort to study genetic diversity... 23 hours
New research project investigates alternative treatments for eye infections
NEWS MEDICAL Fight for Sight has announced funding for an innovative research project that will investigate whether compounds used to treat snake venom and bee stings could provide an alternative to antibiotics... 23 hours
How virtual worlds can recreate the geographic history of life
PHYS.ORG The Amazon and the adjacent Andean slopes in South America host an astonishing richness of plants and animals. These species have been sources of food, shelter and medicine... 23 hours
Woman Tried to Treat Athlete’s Foot with Raw Garlic. It Burned Through Her Toe.
LIVE SCIENCE A woman in England learned the hard way that it's not safe to treat a foot fungus infection by covering... 23 hours
Yeast species used in biotechnology, food industries causes drug-resistant yeast infections
NEWS MEDICAL A major cause of drug-resistant clinical yeast infections is the same species previously regarded as non-pathogenic and commonly used in the biotechnology and food industries. 24 hours
AVITA Medical expands management team to support launch of RECELL device to treat burns
NEWS MEDICAL AVITA Medical today announced that it expanded its management team in the commercial, legal and medical affairs functions to support... 24 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... 24 hours
ECU researchers develop world’s first blood test that detects melanoma in its early stages
NEWS MEDICAL Edith Cowan University researchers have developed the world’s first blood test capable of detecting melanoma in its early stages, a... 24 hours
Recovery United to launch pilot intervention program for patients who experienced opioid overdose
NEWS MEDICAL Today, Recovery United, Inc. announced the launch of a pilot intervention program at three Boise-area hospitals that will connect patients who have... 24 hours
Medical News Today: Are essential oils safe for babies?
MNT Some people use essential oils, such as lavender or chamomile, to massage their baby or in a diffuser. In this article, we look at the potential benefits of essential oils... 24 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... 24 hours
New breeding technologies could enhance shape, size, color, and health benefits of produce
NEWS MEDICAL Forget vegetables with dull colors and fuzzy skin or fruits that lack of flavor--the produce aisle of the future could offer plant... 24 hours
Researchers uncover cause for progression of prostate cancer to incurable stage
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland have discovered novel genes and mechanisms that can explain how a genomic variant in a single nucleotide polymorphism... 24 hours
Researchers present evidence of phage cooperation when attacking CRISPR-containing bacteria
NEWS MEDICAL CRISPR, or clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats, are an essential part of bacterial immunity designed to defend against foreign DNA. In bacteria, CRISPR acts just like it... 24 hours
Poor mental health days may cost the economy billions of dollars
PHYS.ORG Poor mental health ranks as one of the costliest forms of sickness for U.S. workers and may sap billions of dollars from the country's income growth,... 1 day
Complementary medicine for cancer can decrease survival
SCIENCE DAILY People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment, and were more likely to die as a result, according to researchers. 1 day
Neural inflammation plays critical role in stress-induced depression
SCIENCE DAILY A group of researchers has discovered that neural inflammation caused by our innate immune system plays an unexpectedly important role in stress-induced depression. This insight could potentially lead to the development of... 1 day
Scientists find reason why malarial parasites are faster than immune cells
NEWS MEDICAL Elementary cytoskeleton protein is different in parasites and represents a starting point for a possible new therapy against malaria infections. 1 day
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... 1 day
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... 1 day
Singapore: Hack of 1.5M patients' records targeted PM Lee
ABC NEWS A cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and targeted the prime minister, a two-time cancer survivor 1 day
Medical News Today: Chemicals in plastic stunt brain growth in rats
MNT A study finds that exposure to phthalates — compounds found in plastics — reduces the brain volume in rats and produces measurable cognitive deficits. 1 day
Sexual harassment panel being set up at embattled UNAIDS
ABC NEWS An independent panel of experts on sexual harassment is being set up at UNAIDS, the Geneva-based agency overseeing the fight against HIV/AIDS, after calls for the organization's head to resign... 1 day
Frailty associated with poor survival rates in young heart patients
NEWS MEDICAL Traditionally, frailty is thought to be a syndrome of the elderly - one which comes as a natural and inevitable side-effect of aging, gradually transforming strong, healthy bodies... 1 day
Targeting headaches and tumors with nano-submarines
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the Mainz University Medical Center and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P) have developed a new method to enable miniature drug-filled nanocarriers to dock on to immune cells, which in turn attack... 1 day
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... 1 day
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... 1 day
Researchers develop new way to uncover hidden breast cancer tumors
NEWS MEDICAL Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women, accounting for 25 % of all cancer cases worldwide. 1 day
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. 1 day
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... 1 day
New vaccine could protect unborn babies from Zika virus
NEWS MEDICAL Until recently, the Zika virus was not a priority since it affected relatively few people and the cost of creating a vaccine was estimated at EUR 149-468 million. But the... 1 day
Research: Dying at home could be beneficial for terminally ill cancer patients and their relatives
NEWS MEDICAL Dying at home could be beneficial for terminally ill cancer patients and their relatives, according to research published... 1 day
what s your idea to 3d print on the moon to make it feel like home What’s your idea to 3D print on the Moon – to make it feel like home?
ESA A new ESA-led project... 1 day
Medical News Today: 'Link between diabetes and cancer risk firmly established'
MNT A major new review confirms that diabetes increases cancer risk, with an added warning: the risk is much higher for women, and we need to understand... 1 day
PureTech Health collaborates with Roche to advance oral administration of antisense oligonucleotides
NEWS MEDICAL PureTech Health plc, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel medicines focused on the Brain-Immune-Gut Axis, today announced that it has entered into a multiyear... 1 day
Replacing conventional cancer treatment with complementary therapy linked to increased risk of death
NEWS MEDICAL People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment,... 1 day
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... 1 day
Genetic sequencing reveals new clues to aggressiveness of prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Using genetic sequencing, scientists have revealed the complete DNA makeup of more than 100 aggressive prostate tumors, pinpointing important genetic errors these deadly tumors have in common. 1 day
Ferring announces FDA approval of ZOMACTON for injection in four new pediatric indications
NEWS MEDICAL Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved ZOMACTON for injection in four additional pediatric indications 1 day
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. 1 day
UK health communication researcher seeks solutions for disposing leftover medicine
NEWS MEDICAL University of Kentucky health communication researcher Don Helme is partnering with the Kentucky Attorney General's office to gauge public opinion on a new drug deactivation pouch, part of... 1 day
Study: Supplemental oxygen prevents rise in morning blood pressure in OSA patients
NEWS MEDICAL Supplemental oxygen eliminates the rise in morning blood pressure experienced by obstructive sleep apnea patients who stop using continuous positive airway pressure, the standard... 1 day
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... 1 day
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... 1 day
Using miniature drug-filled nanocarriers to target headaches and tumors
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists at the Mainz University Medical Center and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research have developed a new method to enable miniature drug-filled nanocarriers to dock on to immune... 1 day
QUT researcher highlights growing impact of non-prescription antibiotics supply in pharmacies
NEWS MEDICAL With increased use of antibiotics worldwide linked to growing antibiotic resistance, a world-first study co-authored by a QUT researcher has highlighted the growing impact of non-prescription... 1 day
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. 1 day
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... 1 day
Healthy behaviors are not effective in preventing gestational diabetes in obese women
NEWS MEDICAL A diet and exercise regime for high-risk obese pregnant women, whilst effective in promoting a healthy lifestyle, does not prevent gestational diabetes, finds a... 1 day
ZHX2 protein could offer a new treatment strategy for kidney cancer
NEWS MEDICAL University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists have uncovered a potential therapeutic target for kidney cancers that have a common genetic change. 1 day
Targeting headaches and tumors with nano-submarines
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Bengal cat receives first feline hip replacement surgery performed at Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital
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New development in 3D super-resolution imaging gives insight on Alzheimer's disease
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A Multi-Modal Approach for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer
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Cleaning out pollen shells
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New patch boosts brightness in medical diagnostic tests
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Fluorescent fish genes light path to neuroblastoma
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