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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
Newly discovered antibiotic could help treat drug-resistant tuberculosis
NEWS MEDICAL A newly discovered antibiotic, produced by bacteria from a cystic fibrosis patient, could be used to treat cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). This is the finding of a team of scientists from... 1 day
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
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
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
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
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
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
OIST researchers create taurine-modified photosensitizer for brain cancer therapy
NEWS MEDICAL 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
Researchers identify new way to effectively kill cancer stem cells using existing drugs
NEWS MEDICAL A team of researchers at McMaster University has identified a unique feature of cancer stem cells that can be exploited to kill... 2 days
Study answers why ketamine helps depression, offers target for safer therapy
MNT Scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid anti-depressant effects in the brain, a crucial initial step to developing alternative treatments to the... 2 days
Study provides evidence that cortical targets could enhance motor function after spinal cord injury
NEWS MEDICAL Monica A. Perez, P.T., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project, and colleagues, recently published A... 3 days
Study: Addition of MRI to mammography improves cancer detection after breast conservation therapy
NEWS MEDICAL A new article published by JAMA Oncology compares outcomes for combined mammography and MRI or ultrasonography screenings for new breast cancers in... 3 days
Spinal cord injury: Using cortical targets to improve motor function
SCIENCE DAILY New research provides the first evidence that cortical targets could represent a novel therapeutic site for improving motor function in humans paralyzed by spinal cord injury. 3 days
Reconfiguration of DNA molecular arrays driven by information relay
Science Magazine Information relay at the molecular level is an essential phenomenon in numerous chemical and biological processes, such as intricate signaling cascades. One key challenge in synthetic molecular self-assembly is to... 3 days
Chemical transformation of xenobiotics by the human gut microbiota
Science Magazine The human gut microbiota makes key contributions to the metabolism of ingested compounds (xenobiotics), transforming hundreds of dietary components, industrial chemicals, and pharmaceuticals into metabolites with altered activities, toxicities, and... 3 days
A catalytic fluoride-rebound mechanism for C(sp3)-CF3 bond formation
Science Magazine The biological properties of trifluoromethyl compounds have led to their ubiquity in pharmaceuticals, yet their chemical properties have made their preparation a substantial challenge, necessitating innovative chemical solutions. We report the serendipitous... 3 days
Medical News Today: Prenatal acetaminophen may affect masculinity
MNT New research examines the effects of prenatal exposure to the common painkiller acetaminophen on the behavior and brain structure of adult male mice. 3 days
Prenatal acetaminophen may affect masculinity
MNT New research examines the effects of prenatal exposure to the common painkiller acetaminophen on the behavior and brain structure of adult male mice. 3 days
Similarities between next-generation prostate cancer drugs discovered
SCIENCE DAILY For the first time, researchers have shown how a class of advanced prostate cancer drugs are processed in the body and how their anti-tumor activity might change depending on how they are metabolized. Their... 3 days
Paradox of pills: Tablet 'overload' may be causing harm and putting lives at risk, warn researchers
SCIENCE DAILY Around three million people take multiple medicines, but no reliable systems exist to help patients and... 3 days
Popular prostate drug has negative impact on men's overall health, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with the commonly prescribed Avodart (Dutsteride) may put men at an increased risk for diabetes, elevated cholesterol levels,... 3 days
Study answers why ketamine helps depression, offers target for safer therapy
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid antidepressant effects in the brain, a crucial step to developing alternative treatments to the controversial... 3 days
Pathogen that causes sleeping sickness: Promising new target
SCIENCE DAILY The life-threatening African trypanosomiasis, also called sleeping sickness, is caused by protozoa of the species Trypanosoma brucei. A team of researchers has studied the pathogens and reported exciting news: The trypanosomes have... 3 days
News from the pathogen that causes sleeping sickness
SCIENCE DAILY The life-threatening African trypanosomiasis, also called sleeping sickness, is caused by protozoa of the species Trypanosoma brucei. A team of researchers has studied the pathogens and reported exciting news: The trypanosomes have... 3 days
Custom-built molecule shows promise as anti-cancer therapy
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the University of Bath funded by Cancer Research UK have custom-built a molecule which stops breast cancer cells from multiplying in laboratory trials, and hope it will eventually lead to a treatment... 3 days
Algorithm leads to a dramatic improvement in drug discovery methods
PHYS.ORG Antibiotics for treating particularly resistant diseases, molecules that block immune system overreactions, molecules that inhibit the growth of cancer cells by removing excess iron, molecules that may increase... 3 days
Prenatal exposure to pain-relieving drug can impair development of male behavior
NEWS MEDICAL Paracetamol is popular for relieving pain. But if you are pregnant, you should think twice before popping these pills according to the researchers in a new study. 3 days
Researchers discover unknown enzyme in pathogens responsible for African sleeping sickness
NEWS MEDICAL The life-threatening African trypanosomiasis, also called sleeping sickness, is caused by protozoa of the species Trypanosoma brucei. A team at the Biocentre of the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg... 3 days
Computer-designed antibodies target toxins associated with Alzheimer's disease
MNT Researchers at the University of Cambridge have designed antibodies that target the protein deposits in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease, and stop their production. 3 days
All-Star Healthcare Physical Medicine: Tailored therapies can decrease pain in neuropathy patients
NEWS MEDICAL As summer enters with a bang in South Texas, many have plans to head to the beach with family and friends. Sadly, for many,... 3 days
Biofilms—the eradication has begun
PHYS.ORG Have you ever heard of biofilms? They are slimy, glue-like membranes that are produced by microbes, like bacteria and fungi, in order to colonize surfaces. They can grow on animal and plant tissues, and even inside the human body on... 3 days
Pets Help in Hospitals, But Safety May Be Lacking
LIVE SCIENCE Policies for pet therapy programs in health care facilities may fall short in protecting the people and pets involved. 4 days
Simple method measures how long bacteria can wait out antibiotics
SCIENCE DAILY A simple test that measures how long it takes to kill bacteria could help doctors treat strains that are on their way to becoming resistant to antibiotics. If... 4 days
Selective targeting of primary and secondary nucleation pathways in A{beta}42 aggregation using a rational antibody scanning method
Science Magazine Antibodies targeting Aβ42 are under intense scrutiny because of their therapeutic potential for Alzheimer’s... 4 days
WNT antagonists exhibit unique combinatorial antitumor activity with taxanes by potentiating mitotic cell death
Science Magazine The WNT pathway mediates intercellular signaling that regulates cell fate in both normal development and cancer. It is widely appreciated... 4 days
[Research Articles] Targeting factor D of the alternative complement pathway reduces geographic atrophy progression secondary to age-related macular degeneration
Science Magazine Geographic atrophy is an advanced form of age-related macular degeneration... 4 days
[Research Articles] VP4- and VP7-specific antibodies mediate heterotypic immunity to rotavirus in humans
Science Magazine Human rotaviruses (RVs) are the leading cause of severe diarrhea in young children worldwide. The molecular mechanisms underlying the rapid induction of... 4 days
New antibody uses 1-2 punch to potentially treat blood cancers
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a two-pronged approach to blood cancer treatment: 1) attacking cancer cells directly and/or 2) driving them from the nurturing bone marrow environment into the peripheral... 4 days
Possible link between type I interferons, natural improvement of rheumatoid arthritis during pregnancy, pilot study finds
SCIENCE DAILY A possible link between type I interferons and a natural improvement of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) during... 4 days
Depressed patients more likely to be prescribed opioids
SCIENCE DAILY Patients with low back pain who were depressed were more likely to be prescribed opioids and receive higher doses, research has found. Understanding these prescribing patterns sheds new light on the current... 4 days
Changing the identity of cellular enzyme spawns new pathway
PHYS.ORG Integral membrane proteins, or IMPs, are a major class of proteins that play crucial roles in many cellular processes, including the catalysis of disulfide bonds, which are essential for the... 4 days
Synergistic drug pairing: New approach to combat MDR bacterial infections
NEWS MEDICAL Antibiotics were the wonder drug of the 20th century, but persistent use and over-prescription have opened the door that has allowed bacteria to evolve resistance. 5 days
Finding the perfect match: New approach to battle drug-resistant bacteria
SCIENCE DAILY Antibiotics were the wonder drug of the 20th century, but bacteria evolved resistance. According to the CDC, more than 2 million people in the U.S. develop MDR infections... 5 days
Modeling Gulf War illness: Knowing the cause of brain dysfunction is key to finding a cure
SCIENCE DAILY When hundreds of thousands of American troops deployed to the Persian Gulf in 1990 and 1991... 5 days
NAMS publishes new position statement on use of hormone therapy to relieve menopause symptoms
NEWS MEDICAL A new position statement on the use of hormone therapy (HT) for menopausal and postmenopausal women from The North American... 5 days
Nonprofit sells pickles to raise money for ALS research
ABC NEWS A New Jersey man suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease says he feels as lucky as the Yankee slugger to be able to bring his pickle-making passion to the fight for... 5 days
Finding the perfect match: A new approach to battle drug-resistant bacteria
PHYS.ORG Antibiotics were the wonder drug of the 20th century, but persistent use and over-prescription have opened the door that has allowed bacteria to evolve resistance. According... 5 days
Penn study points to novel therapeutic strategy for preventing severe tooth decay in toddlers
NEWS MEDICAL Though most tooth decay can be blamed on bacteria, such as Streptococcus mutans, the fungus Candida albicans may be a... 5 days
Simple method measures how long bacteria can wait out antibiotics
PHYS.ORG A growing number of pathogens are developing resistance to one or more antibiotics, threatening our ability to treat infectious diseases. According to a study published June 20th in... 5 days
International team to set how gene therapies in hemophilia should be measured for effectiveness
NEWS MEDICAL An international team involving dozens of stakeholders from patients and policy makers to payers and government agencies are getting together... 5 days
Five things that men should know about ED drugs and anesthesia
NEWS MEDICAL Millions of prescriptions for erectile dysfunction (ED) medications such as Viagra and Cialis are written every year, and during Men's Health Month the American Association of... 5 days
Emphasis on nanotechnology, pharmaceutical science, forensics, food safety and bioanalytical for Pittcon's annual call for papers
NEWS MEDICAL The Program Committee is pleased to announce the call for papers for the Pittcon 2018 Technical... 5 days
Medical News Today: Yoga just as good as physical therapy for low back pain
MNT A new trial establishes that yoga is "statistically as effective" as physical therapy for treating chronic low back pain. 5 days
Medical News Today: Gene editing technique reverses Huntington's in mouse model
MNT Huntington's is a progressive neurological condition; there is no cure. Recent advances in gene editing techniques offer new hope. 5 days
Gene editing technique reverses Huntington's in mouse model
MNT Huntington's is a progressive neurological condition; there is no cure. Recent advances in gene editing techniques offer new hope. 5 days
Women who focus negatively, magnify chronic pain, more likely to be taking prescribed opioids
MNT Female chronic pain sufferers who catastrophize, a psychological condition in which pain is exaggerated or irrationally focused on, not only... 5 days
Combination of immunotherapies effective against mouse model of rhabdomyosarcoma
NEWS MEDICAL Rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer made up of cells that normally develop into skeletal muscles, is the most common soft tissue cancer in children. If it is detected early and localized in... 6 days
Most people with acute conjunctivitis get wrong treatment, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL A new study suggests that most people with acute conjunctivitis, or pink eye, are getting the wrong treatment. About 60 percent of patients are prescribed antibiotic eyedrops, even... 6 days
Yoga may be helpful in treating chronic low back pain
NEWS MEDICAL Physical therapy has been recommended as part of treatment for low back pain for a very long time. Low back pain affects millions worldwide and may be short... 6 days
Downward Dog, Doctor's Order: Yoga Could Ease Back Pain
LIVE SCIENCE To ease low back pain, you may want try a downward dog: A new study suggests that doing yoga may be as effective as physical therapy for reducing low back... 6 days
Brain stimulation protocol reduces spasticity in spinal cord injury patients
SCIENCE DAILY Spasticity, uncontrolled muscle contractions, is a common disorder experienced by patients with spinal cord injuries (SCI). Previous studies have shown that excitatory repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) can... 6 days
How to stop the nasty lurking toxoplasmosis parasite? Target its 'stomach,' research suggests
SCIENCE DAILY One in three people has a potentially nasty parasite hiding inside their body -- tucked away in tiny cysts that the immune... 6 days
Research findings could guide more personalized therapies for lung cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have discovered a new type of immune cell that could predict which lung cancer patients will benefit most from immunotherapy treatment, according to a Cancer... 6 days
Ebola vaccine developed in Canada shows promising results
SCIENCE DAILY A phase 1 randomized controlled trial has found an Ebola virus disease vaccine was well-tolerated with no safety concerns, and high antibodies were present in participants six months after immunization. 6 days
A Couple's Quest To Stop A Rare Disease Before It Takes One Of Them
NPR Twenty years. That's how long two grad students, Sonia Vallabh and Eric Minikel, think they have before a deadly disease... 6 days
Is your doctor prescribing the wrong treatment for pink eye?
SCIENCE DAILY Mst people with acute conjunctivitis, or pink eye, are getting the wrong treatment, new research suggests. 6 days
How to stop the nasty lurking toxoplasmosis parasite? Target its 'stomach,' study suggests
PHYS.ORG One in three people has a potentially nasty parasite hiding inside their body—tucked away in tiny cysts that the immune system can't... 6 days
Could therapy animal visitation pose health risks at patient facilities?
SCIENCE DAILY A survey of United States hospitals, eldercare facilities and therapy animal organizations revealed their health and safety policies for therapy animal visits varied widely, with many not following... 6 days
Treating autism by targeting the gut
SCIENCE DAILY Therapies to change the bacteria in the gut, through diet, pro-and prebiotic supplements, fecal matter transplants or antibiotics, could treat autism. A review of six decades of research linking the gut to brain development could pave... 6 days
Domainex, Imperial College London expand collaboration to lessen cardiac muscle damage during heart attacks
NEWS MEDICAL Domainex Ltd. expands its partnership with Imperial College London, to discover novel therapies that reduce heart muscle damage during heart... 6 days
Basic building blocks of bacterial 'hair' could lead to new antibiotics
PHYS.ORG Uncovering the essential building blocks which bacteria use to make long, hair-like filaments could lead to new drugs to fight infection. 6 days
Scientists solve 30-year old mystery on how resistance genes spread
PHYS.ORG To win the war against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, scientists seek the origin of resistance genes to identify how they are introduced to disease-causing bacteria. Identifying the origin of resistance... 6 days
Horse, rhythm-and-music therapies may boost recovery after stroke
MNT Horseback riding and rhythm-and-music therapies may improve stroke survivors' perception of recovery, gait, balance, grip strength and cognition years after their stroke, according to new research in... 6 days
New review finds massive problem of self-medication misuse in the Middle East
NEWS MEDICAL A new review indicates that there is a massive problem of self-medication misuse in the Middle East. The findings, which are published in Pharmacology... 6 days
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