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Move to single-patient rooms reduced rates of hospital-acquired infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 36 minutes
The move to single-patient rooms at the McGill University Health Centre's Glen site in 2015 resulted in significantly reduced rates of hospital-acquired infections, suggests a study published today in the... more
Changes to mitochondria drive inflammation in type 2 diabetes, not glucose  NEWS MEDICAL · 36 minutes
To date, the underlying causes of inflammation in obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus have been poorly understood, which has hampered efforts to develop treatments to... more
Unique surgical risk/benefit calculator to aid metabolic and bariatric surgeons and their patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 36 minutes
A new surgical risk/benefit calculator that will provide metabolic and bariatric surgeons and their patients with accurate, patient-specific information to guide surgical... more
New lab-on-a-chip could help development of novel anti-clotting therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 36 minutes
A tiny lab the size of a postage stamp could be the next big thing in the search for safer anti-clotting drugs to prevent heart attacks and strokes. more
Meat allergy triggered by tick bites explained  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Researchers from University of Virginia School of Medicine have uncovered the mystery behind development of allergic reactions to red meat such as beef in some individuals. Recently there has been a body of research... more
Middle-life hypertension may shrink the brain in later life  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
A long-running study which ha been following up people into their seventies concludes that high blood pressure between the age of 36 and 53 years is associated with brain pathology... more
CNS develops evidence-based guidelines for treatment of pediatric myelomeningocele  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons has developed an evidence-based guideline for the treatment of patients with myelomeningocele. more
Space Council recommendations address exploration and management concerns  SPACE NEWS · 4 hours
Despite a strong public endorsement of NASA’s efforts to return humans to the moon as a step towards Mars, a... more
Medical News Today: Cancer more common in females with severe sleep apnea  MNT · 5 hours
A new study of 20,000 adults with sleep apnea suggests that the risk of cancer could be 2–3 times higher among females with a... more
Medical News Today: How to relieve gum pain fast  MNT · 5 hours
From tea bags to cold compresses, many home remedies can quickly relieve mild-to-moderate gum pain. Learn about these methods, and when to see a dentist, here. more
Medical News Today: Yeast infection after sex: What to know  MNT · 5 hours
While sexual activity does not cause a yeast infection, it can increase the risk of one developing by introducing new bacteria to the vagina. Learn more in this... more
Medical News Today: What is the best diet for leaky gut syndrome?  MNT · 5 hours
Leaky gut syndrome causes uncomfortable digestive symptoms. Making certain dietary changes may help people manage these symptoms. Find out which foods to eat, and... more
Medical News Today: What chronic illnesses are people with HIV more likely to experience?  MNT · 5 hours
An 'umbrella review of meta-analyses of observational studies' zooms in on the conditions that people living with HIV are at... more
Medical News Today: 'Spontaneous chemistry' may drive Alzheimer's  MNT · 5 hours
A new study asks whether subtle changes to the chemistry of proteins might explain why they build up in the brains of people with Alzheimer's. more
Children who play recreational sports more likely to suffer serious head injuries  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
An Australian/ New Zealand study examining childhood head injuries has found that children who do recreational sports like horse riding, skate boarding and bike... more
Study explores motives, experiences of young people using New Psychoactive Substances  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A research study into New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) - formerly referred to as 'legal highs' - provides new evidence about why young people were attracted to... more
Medical News Today: Type 1 diabetes: Genetic risk reflected in gut microbiome  MNT · 5 hours
New research has revealed that children at a high genetic risk of type 1 diabetes have 'distinct changes' in their gut microbiome. more
Medical News Today: What can cause red spots on the feet?  MNT · 5 hours
There are many possible causes of red spots on the feet, including injuries, insect bites, irritations, and infections. Learn about some common causes and how to... more
Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about broken ribs  MNT · 5 hours
Broken ribs are a common injury following an accident or fall. In this article, learn about how to identify the symptoms and what to expect from... more
Medical News Today: What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer  MNT · 5 hours
There are two main types of HER2-negative breast cancer: hormone receptor-positive and triple-negative. Many treatments exist, and prognosis varies. Learn more here. more
Medical News Today: What causes eyebrow pain?  MNT · 5 hours
There are many possible causes of eyebrow pain, including sinusitis, headaches, shingles, and glaucoma. Learn about these and other causes, as well as how to get relief, here. more
Type 1 diabetes: Genetic risk reflected in gut microbiome  MNT · 4 hours
New research has revealed that children at a high genetic risk of type 1 diabetes have 'distinct changes' in their gut microbiome. more
What is the best diet for leaky gut syndrome?  MNT · 4 hours
Leaky gut syndrome causes uncomfortable digestive symptoms. Making certain dietary changes may help people manage these symptoms. Find out which foods to eat, and which to avoid, here. more
Medical News Today: Causes and home remedies for dark lips  MNT · 5 hours
Lip color varies from person to person. The lips can become darker for various reasons, and people can use home remedies to care for their lips. Learn about... more
NeuroCatch platform used to conduct clinical study on pediatric concussion  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
NeuroCatch Inc., a brain-focused health technology company committed to translating research innovations into real-world medical devices and applications, is pleased to announce a research collaboration in brain vital... more
Investigating organ crosstalk leads to a better understanding of sepsis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Sepsis, a complex systemic response to infection leading to organ failure, is generally studied at the level of individual organs; this research has hinted at altered metabolic changes. more
Measles back in UK three years after elimination  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The United Kingdom was declared to be free of measles infection three years back in 2016 by the World Health Organization (WHO). In a recent development, due to the increasing number of... more
Free and unlimited Lyft rides could lead to better health outcomes for older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Better access to on-demand transportation could help older adults miss fewer medical appointments as well as reduce their social isolation to improve... more
Study finds increase in Medicaid-covered preemptive kidney transplants after Medicaid expansion  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Medicaid expansion has helped more young, low-income adults with advanced kidney disease to avoid the costs and poor quality-of-life associated with dialysis, reports a study in... more
Environmental pollution linked with increased prevalence of neuropsychiatric disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A new study led by University of Chicago researchers suggests a significant link between exposure to environmental pollution and an increase in the prevalence of neuropsychiatric disorders. more
Ohio University scientists win $1.7 million grant for research on non-melanoma skin cancers  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has awarded Ohio University scientists Shiyong Wu and Lingying Tong a five-year $1.7 million grant to advance... more
New insight into the immune system may help doctors to better fight cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Your immune system's natural killer cells recognize and attack two major kinds of danger - cells infected by viruses and cells affected... more
IIASA researchers examine the link between castes and under-five mortality in India  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
In India, children that belong to disadvantaged castes face a much higher likelihood of not living past their fifth birthday than their counterparts in... more
Space Council says NASA’s exploration programs “on track”  SPACE NEWS · 7 hours
Nearly five months after directing NASA to accelerate its plans to return humans to the surface of the moon, Vice... more
Mathematical framework turns any sheet of material into any shape using kirigami cuts  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Researchers have developed a mathematical framework that can turn any sheet of material into any prescribed shape, inspired by the paper craft... more
World's first link layer protocol brings quantum internet closer to a reality  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Researchers from QuTech have achieved a world's first in quantum internet technology. A team led by Professor Stephanie Wehner has developed a so-called link... more
Scientists unpack the history of Western France, written in 300 million year old rainwater  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
For the first time scientists have been able to reconstruct the chemical composition of rainwater from 300 million year old... more
Rise of dinosaurs linked to increasing oxygen levels  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Scientists have found that increasing oxygen levels are linked to the rise of North American dinosaurs around 215 M years ago. A new technique for measuring oxygen levels in ancient rocks shows... more
Antibiotic use linked to heightened bowel cancer risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Antibiotic use (pills/capsules) is linked to a heightened risk of bowel (colon) cancer, but a lower risk of rectal cancer, and depends, to some extent, on the type and class of drug... more
Lifestyle counselling and mobile application helped people change their lifestyle  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Finnish StopDia study yielded promising preliminary results in reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes. Lifestyle guidance in a group and application that supports the adoption of healthy... more
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