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Dogs born in the summertime more likely to suffer heart disease
SCIENCE DAILY Dogs born June through August are at higher risk of heart disease than those born other months, rising in July to 74 percent higher risk, according... 1 hour
Annotation tool provides step toward understanding links between disease, mutant RNA
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a computer program that represents a key step toward better understanding the connections between mutant genetic material and disease. 2 hours
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ABC NEWS Taiwan's health minister says the island feels "very angry" that it was not invited to the World Health Organization assembly in Geneva 3 hours
Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday
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Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry
ABC NEWS Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest 8 hours
How tomato sauce can boost your gut health
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Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes: Intermittent fasting may raise risk
MNT The 'trendy' diet of intermittent fasting may have adverse consequences on our metabolism, a new study warns. The diet may impair pancreatic function. 9 hours
Medical News Today: How tomato sauce can boost your gut health
MNT Tomato sauce is not just a tasty addition to your meal, it is also a healthful one. It could help to boost the activity of good... 9 hours
Here's How Health Officials Plan to Use the Ebola Vaccine in New African Outbreak
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E. coli toxin linked with inflammatory bowel disease
MNT Researchers have accidentally discovered a surprising link between microcin B17, a toxin produced by E. coli, and inflammatory bowel disease. 1 day
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Medical News Today: What effect does ADHD have on sexuality?
MNT ADHD is a behavioral disorder that causes some people to become frustrated or hyperactive at inappropriate times. It is often lifelong and is usually managed by medications. It... 1 day
Medical News Today: E. coli toxin linked with inflammatory bowel disease
MNT Researchers have accidentally discovered a surprising link between microcin B17, a toxin produced by E. coli, and inflammatory bowel disease. 1 day
Medical News Today: Lowering cholesterol improves cancer-fighting immunotherapy
MNT A recent study demonstrates that a certain type of cancer immunotherapy might be enhanced simply by reducing cholesterol levels in cells. 1 day
Annotation tool provides step toward understanding links between disease, mutant RNA
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a computer program that represents a key step toward better understanding the connections between mutant genetic material and disease. 1 day
Congo's health minister announces three new confirmed Ebola cases in city of 1 million
ABC NEWS Congo's health minister announces three new confirmed Ebola cases in city of 1 million 1 day
Study: Many gay and bisexual teenage boys use adult hookup apps to connect with friends, partners
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New blood test could help avoid more than 40% of prostate biopsies, study finds
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Safety program successfully reduces SSIs in patients undergoing colorectal operations
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Clinical study supports usual medical care plus chiropractic care for low back pain
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COPD: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
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Clinical trial begins enrollment to test safety of experimental MERS treatments
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3D simulation reveals beneficial impact of medically induced brain cooling
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Antibacterial in your toothpaste may combat severe lung disease
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How immune cells kill bacteria with acid
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Novel IR imaging offers rapid and reliable analysis of cancer tissues
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Natural antioxidant bilirubin may provide cardiovascular benefits
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New CRISPR/Cas9 system targets regulatory genes of AIDS virus
NEWS MEDICAL By destroying the regulatory genes of the AIDS virus HIV-1 using the genome editing system CRISPR/Cas9, a Japanese research group has succeeded in blocking the production of HIV-1 by infected... 2 days
Study offers novel solution to suppress metastatic spread of deadly breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL USC researchers have pinpointed a remedy to thwart a protein that helps the metastatic spread of breast cancer, a leading cause of death for... 2 days
Scientists identify new potential target to combat acute myeloid leukemia
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San Francisco to distribute addiction drug directly to users
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Sugars in infant formulas pose risk to babies with inherited metabolic disorder
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A way to prevent pancreatic cancer from spreading post-surgery?
SCIENCE DAILY New research suggests a strategy for lowering the odds of metastasis following successful pancreatic cancer surgery: The post-operative period, suggests a researcher, 'offers a window during which efforts might be... 2 days
One third of people aged 40-59 have evidence of degenerative disc disease
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have reported that one-third of people 40-59 years have image-based evidence of moderate to severe degenerative disc disease and more than half had... 2 days
Auspicious? Meghan and Harry to Marry on Date of Royal Beheading
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Insect gene allows reproductive organs to cope with harmful bacteria
SCIENCE DAILY A group of biologists has studied Nasonia parasitic wasps, which are about the size of a sesame seed, and they serve as one of the best models to... 2 days
New era for blood transfusions through genome sequencing
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have leveraged the MedSeq Project -- the first randomized trial of whole genome sequencing in healthy adults -- to develop and validate a computer program that can comprehensively and cost-effectively determine... 2 days
The dark side of our genes -- healthy aging in modern times
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists collate the evidence for the mismatch between past evolutionary adaptation and our modern lives. They also ask whether natural selection linked to modernization... 2 days
Probiotics to protect bees from an infection associated with colony collapse disorder
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Buyer beware: Some water-filter pitchers much better at toxin removal
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Medical News Today: Adult diaper rash: What you need to know
MNT While diaper rash is most common in infants, adults are also at risk of developing the condition, particularly those who wear adult diapers, incontinence briefs, or... 2 days
Some Women Regret Freezing Their Eggs, and Doctors Are Worried
LIVE SCIENCE Most women who elect to freeze their eggs are happy they did it, but about 1 in 6 say they regret the decision, according to a new study. 2 days
Immune cell provides cradle for mammary stem cells
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have made new discoveries about how an immune cell known as the macrophage, which normally fights infection by swallowing foreign invaders, nurtures mammary gland stem cells through a chemical signaling molecule.... 2 days
Variations in placental microbiota appear related to premature birth
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found a surplus of pathogenic bacteria in placentas from premature births, supporting the hypothesis that maternal infection may cause preterm birth. 2 days
Diamond 'spin-off' tech could lead to low-cost medical imaging and drug discovery tools
PHYS.ORG It may sound contradictory, but diamonds are the key to a new technique that could provide a very-low-cost alternative to multimillion-dollar medical... 2 days
Researchers discover how body temperature wrecks potential dengue, Zika vaccine
PHYS.ORG A major route toward creating effective vaccines against dengue virus and Zika involves the E protein that covers the surface of each viral particle. If we could develop... 2 days
New regimens improve survival for children and young adults with T-cell cancers
SCIENCE DAILY In a federally funded, randomized phase III clinical trial, 90 percent of children and young adults with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL) or T-cell... 2 days
Blood type affects severity of diarrhea caused by E. coli
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows that a kind of E. coli most associated with 'travelers' diarrhea' and children in underdeveloped areas of the world causes more severe disease in... 2 days
Battling bubbles: How plants protect themselves from killer fungus
SCIENCE DAILY In the battle between plants and pathogens, molecules called small RNAs are coveted weapons used by both invaders and defenders. Researchers report how plants package and deliver the sRNAs they... 2 days
Vitamin B12 breakthrough for more complete Vegetarian and Vegan diets
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have made a significant discovery about how the vitamin content of some plants can be improved to make vegetarian and vegan diets more complete. Vitamin B12 (cobalamin)... 2 days
Medical News Today: Understanding and treating alcoholic neuropathy
MNT Alcoholic neuropathy is a serious condition caused by excessive alcohol use. This can damage a person’s nerves, which can lead to unusual sensations in the limbs, reduced mobility, and loss of some... 2 days
One medulloblastoma subset requires less aggressive therapy
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified a subtype of the brain tumor medulloblastoma that is associated with improved survival of infants treated with less aggressive, risk-adapted therapy. 2 days
After fumbling Ebola in 2014, Congo is key test for UN
ABC NEWS Nearly four years after the World Health Organization was accused of bungling its response to the biggest Ebola outbreak in history, the U.N. agency appears to... 2 days
Shorter trastuzumab treatment for HER2+ breast cancer can be as effective, with fewer cardiac side-effects
SCIENCE DAILY A phase III randomized clinical trial of 4,088 women with HER2-positive, early-stage breast cancer found that taking trastuzumab... 2 days
Behavioral health workforce faces critical challenges in meeting population needs
SCIENCE DAILY The US mental health system faces considerable challenges in delivering behavioral healthcare to populations in need. 2 days
Microglia are key defenders against prion diseases
SCIENCE DAILY Prion diseases are slow degenerative brain diseases that occur in people and various other mammals. No vaccines or treatments are available, and these diseases are almost always fatal. Scientists have found little evidence of... 2 days
Use of mobile and sensor technology lowers symptom severity for people with head and neck cancer
SCIENCE DAILY A randomized clinical trial of 357 people receiving radiation for head and neck cancer, using mobile... 2 days
Tumor immune evasion arises through loss of TNF sensitivity
Science Magazine Immunotherapy has revolutionized outcomes for cancer patients, but the mechanisms of resistance remain poorly defined. We used a series of whole-genome clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat (CRISPR)–based screens performed... 2 days
Researchers operate lab-grown heart cells by remote control
PHYS.ORG Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and their collaborators have developed a technique that allows them to speed up or slow down human heart cells growing in a... 2 days
WATCH: Alyssa Milano on struggling with anxiety
ABC NEWS Milano spoke out on "The View," calling for the Trump administration to act to provide care for the mentally ill. 2 days
Upfront, comprehensive genetic testing in advanced lung cancer is cost-effective
SCIENCE DAILY An economic model comparing different types of genetic testing in metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) found that using next-generation sequencing (NGS) to test for all known lung cancer-related... 2 days
Medical News Today: This 'metastasis-blocking' compound may stop the spread of cancer
MNT A compound that targets a unique structure in cancer cell nuclei and has links to metastasis potential stopped cancer spread and extended survival in... 2 days
Medical News Today: Which essential oils can help with rheumatoid arthritis?
MNT Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disorder affecting the joints. Some essential oils may help to reduce the major symptoms, such as pain, inflammation, and swelling. In... 2 days
Viewing more medical marijuana ads linked to higher pot use among adolescents
SCIENCE DAILY As prohibitions on the sale and use of marijuana ease, one result is more advertising about cannabis. A new study suggests that may have... 2 days
Trump Asked About 'Difference Between HIV and HPV,' Bill Gates Says
LIVE SCIENCE Bill Gates says President Trump repeatedly asked him about the difference between two notorious viruses: HIV and HPV. 2 days
Medical News Today: Drug addiction: Is brain stimulation the answer?
MNT Researchers used a brain stimulation technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation to reduce the brain's response to drug cues in chronic drug users. 2 days
3D-printed smart gel that walks underwater, moves objects
SCIENCE DAILY Engineers have created a 3D-printed smart gel that walks underwater and grabs objects and moves them. The watery creation could lead to soft robots that mimic sea animals like the octopus, which... 2 days
Asian tiger mosquito on the move
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have compared the ecological niches of the Asian tiger mosquito and the yellow fever mosquito, both of which transmit infectious diseases, on various continents. The invasion time span plays an important role in their expansion... 2 days
Medical News Today: Increasing exercise over 6-year span protects the heart
MNT In middle age, some people may be at risk of experiencing heart failure, a condition that often worsens in time. Can upping exercise levels prevent it? 2 days
Does chiropractic care help with lower back pain?
ABC NEWS A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that chiropractic care along with traditional treatment can ease back pain. 2 days
Medical News Today: Foods for bladder health
MNT Having an overactive bladder can be a very challenging condition, but there are many ways in which people can improve their symptoms. These include monitoring the foods and drinks that they consume, as well... 2 days
The Latest: WHO: Ebola in Congo not global health emergency
ABC NEWS The Latest: WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo not yet a global health emergency 2 days
Ebola in Congo not yet a global health emergency, WHO says
ABC NEWS Ebola outbreak in Congo not yet a global health emergency, WHO says; vaccinations start Sunday 2 days
Erectile dysfunction drugs and flu vaccine may work together to help immune system fight cancer after surgery
SCIENCE DAILY A new study suggests that a common treatment for erectile dysfunction combined with the... 2 days
Innovative light-delivery technique improves biosensors
SCIENCE DAILY There is a continuing need for practical chip-based sensors that can be used at the point of care to detect cancer and other diseases. An innovative way to inject light into tiny silicon microdisks could help meet this... 2 days
Improving survival in pancreatic cancer with platinum-based chemotherapy
SCIENCE DAILY A small study of adults with the most common form of pancreatic cancer adds to evidence that patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations long linked to a high risk of breast... 2 days
Medical News Today: Do eyelashes grow back? What you need to know
MNT Losing a few eyelashes from time to time is normal. However, sometimes a person loses many or all of their eyelashes, perhaps as a... 2 days
Scott Pruitt's approach to pollution control will make the air dirtier and Americans less healthy
PHYS.ORG Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's ethical lapses and extravagant spending habits have distracted the public from what... 2 days
Whole genome sequencing could prevent transfusion reactions
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have recently published a study which may reduce complications and save lives for blood transfusion recipients. 2 days
Report: Most Former Research Chimps Should Move To Retirement Sanctuaries
NPR A working group convened by the National Institutes of Health looked at where chimps that had been used in research should live now. Unless relocating chimps would endanger... 2 days
Wisdom of the protists; electron flow tricks for controlling cancer
PHYS.ORG All schoolchildren learn that the difference between eukaryotes and prokaryotes has something to do with a nucleus. This is usually around the same time they learn that the... 2 days
From slow sand filters and to towers that measure energy and gases
PHYS.ORG The slow sand filter method has been used for centuries to treat water. It's so effective that the World Health Organization has given it... 2 days
Johns Hopkins' new project helps improve clinician response to deteriorating patient conditions
NEWS MEDICAL A project in the radiation oncology outpatient unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital showed an improvement in clinician's comfort level in responding to urgent patient... 2 days
Why the EPA's 'secret science' proposal alarms public health experts
PHYS.ORG Later this month, the EPA could finalize a controversial rule to limit what scientific research the agency can use in writing environmental regulations. 2 days
Medical News Today: How to deal with chafing
MNT Chafing is a widespread problem that can cause irritation, itching, and pain. It typically occurs when skin repeatedly rubs against skin or clothing. In this article, we look at how to treat... 2 days
Medical News Today: How do I stop my hair from being dry?
MNT Many people have problems with their hair becoming brittle or dry. Medical conditions may be the cause, but it is often down to lifestyle... 2 days
Parkinson-related protein is 'tunable'
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Single-tablet HIV treatment shows better outcomes over multi-tablet regimen
SCIENCE DAILY HIV patients on a single-tablet daily regimen had better outcomes than patients taking multiple pills per day, a new study shows. 2 days
Arthritis drugs potentially safe for expectant mothers
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has revealed that pregnant women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be able to use certain RA drugs without possible increased health risks to their unborn babies. 2 days
KARL STORZ launches new PDD Blue Cystoscopy system for enhanced detection of NMIBC tumors
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Study: Single surface protein can amplify multiple key pathways in acute myeloid leukemia
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Updated SSC Bundle aims to improve survival for sepsis patients
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HSS study aims to find if bariatric surgery prior to knee replacement can improve outcomes
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Simplifying skin disease diagnosis with topical nanotechnology
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A lipid 'trap' inside cells reduces drug effectiveness
PHYS.ORG Cellular lipids are more efficient than proteins in trapping most drugs and hence reducing the free intracellular drug concentration. This is shown by researchers at Uppsala University in an article published in... 2 days
Study: Psoriasis patients taking Humira show no change in aortic inflammation
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The CDC advises: Don’t swallow the water in a hotel swimming pool
SCIENCE-NEWS In a 15-year period, hotel swimming pools and water parks had the highest number of swimming-related disease outbreaks in the United States. 2 days
Rutgers Cancer Institute nurses research various topics to enhance patient experience
NEWS MEDICAL From peer and patient education to addressing treatment side effects and other patient care needs, nurses at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researched a number... 2 days
Scientists Find Four Lineages of Green-Blooded Lizards in New Guinea
SCI-NEWS.COM Several species of skinks (a type of lizard) from the island of New Guinea have lime-green... 2 days
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Some tropical frogs may be developing resistance to a deadly fungal disease – but now salamanders are at risk
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How a deep-sea geology trip led researchers to a doomed octopus nursery
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Mini-antibodies discovered in sharks and camels could lead to drugs for cancer and other diseases
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Battery-free 'smart' toys move closer to commercial reality
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Researchers teach robots to touch
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Researchers develop 'hibernation in a dish' to study how animals adapt to the cold
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European project InSPECT develops miniature photonics spectrometers for tissue diagnostics
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