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Sugars in mother's milk exhibit antibacterial properties
NEWS MEDICAL Mother's milk, which consists of a complex and continually changing blend of proteins, fats and sugars, helps protect babies against bacterial infections. 41 minutes
Stable vaccines using microscopic crystals from cypovirus
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists at Cell Guidance Systems, Cambridge University and Imperial College are exploiting microscopic crystals, made by a cypovirus, to produce stable vaccines for diseases that mostly affect the world's poorest people. 41 minutes
Home visits help new parents overcome tough histories, raise healthy children
NEWS MEDICAL Seated at a kitchen table in a cramped apartment, Rosendo Gil asked the young parents sitting across from him what they should do if their daughter... 41 minutes
Medical News Today: Unexpected memory retrieval mechanism found in landmark study
MNT Researchers reveal the existence of two distinct neural pathways for memory formation and memory retrieval. A little-studied brain region plays a key role. 2 hours
Medical News Today: How to get rid of dizziness: Medications and remedies
MNT There are many potential causes for dizziness, and it can cause a lot of distress in daily life. Learn how to prevent and manage... 2 hours
Medical News Today: Prolonged sitting and frailty a deadly combination
MNT Middle-aged and older adults who have low levels of physical activity may be at greater risk of death as a result of prolonged sitting, researchers find. 2 hours
Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain
MNT Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from 'hijacking'... 2 hours
How to get rid of dizziness: Medications and remedies
MNT There are many potential causes for dizziness, and it can cause a lot of distress in daily life. Learn how to prevent and manage dizziness effectively. 2 hours
Sugars in human mother's milk are new class of antibacterial agents
PHYS.ORG Mother's milk, which consists of a complex and continually changing blend of proteins, fats and sugars, helps protect babies against bacterial infections. 2 hours
Testing TVs and tablets for 'green' screens
PHYS.ORG To improve viewing pleasure, companies have developed television—and tablet screens—that include quantum dots to enhance brightness and color. Some quantum dots are made with potentially harmful metals, which could leach into the environment when... 2 hours
Mussel-inspired glue could one day make fetal surgery safer
PHYS.ORG Whether to perform surgery on a fetus is a heart-wrenching decision. This type of surgery involves penetrating the highly delicate amniotic sac, increasing health risks to the fetus. Now researchers... 2 hours
Past health chiefs: insurance market stability is the goal
ABC NEWS Three former U.S. health secretaries of both parties say President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress should make stabilizing health insurance marketplaces their immediate goal 3 hours
Study may provide valuable guidance to women about choosing mammography screening
NEWS MEDICAL When to initiate screening for breast cancer, how often to screen, and how long to screen are questions that continue to spark emotional debates. 4 hours
Using machine learning to improve patient care
MIT New CSAIL research employs many types of medical data, including electronic health records, to predict outcomes in hospitals. 6 hours
Pork products associated with carrying hepatitis E virus in Britain
NEWS MEDICAL Pork products that are being sold at a leading supermarket has been associated with carrying a deadly hepatitis virus warns the researchers at the Public Health England (PHE). 7 hours
Binge TV viewing increasingly prevalent - poses a threat to sleep.
NEWS MEDICAL According to new research that looked at the TV viewing habits and sleep histories of 423 persons between ages of 18 and 25 years, binge watching... 8 hours
Medical News Today: Shy bladder: Causes and treatments
MNT Shy bladder describes a condition where a person finds it difficult to urinate when there are other people nearby. It is usually caused by anxiety. 16 hours
Novel approach to track HIV infection
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists used a novel live-cell fluorescent imaging system that allowed them for the first time to identify individual viral particles associated with HIV infection. 16 hours
Sugars in human mother's milk are new class of antibacterial agents
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has found that sugars in mother's' milk do not just provide nutrition for babies but also help protect them from bacterial infections, making... 18 hours
Mussel-inspired glue could one day make fetal surgery safer
SCIENCE DAILY Whether to perform surgery on a fetus is a heart-wrenching decision. This type of surgery involves penetrating the delicate amniotic sac, increasing health risks to the fetus. Now researchers report... 18 hours
No guts no glory: Harvesting the microbiome of athletes
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have tapped into the microbiome of elite runners and rowers, and have identified particular bacteria that may aid athletic performance. The goal is to develop probiotic supplements that may... 18 hours
Medical News Today: Four natural ways to get rid of a suntan
MNT In this article, learn about the natural ways to get rid of a suntan, how to prevent a suntan, and the risks of sun... 19 hours
Former health chiefs to Trump: Avoid new 'Obamacare' crisis
ABC NEWS Former US health chiefs to Trump: Avoid creating more instability in health insurance marketplaces 22 hours
Medical News Today: Does platelet-rich plasma for the knee work?
MNT The use of platelet-rich plasma as a treatment for knee pain is relatively new, and becoming more popular. Learn about this alternative treatment. 23 hours
Medical News Today: Perception, not reality, of spending habits could lead to marital conflict
MNT A new study suggests that when it comes to marital conflict, the perceptions we have of our partners' spending habits... 1 day
Medical News Today: Restrictive lung disease: Treatment and symptoms
MNT What is restrictive lung disease? Learn about the different types of restrictive lung disease and the different treatment options available. 1 day
Medical News Today: Schizophrenia: Common amino acid could hold key, study finds
MNT A new in vivo study suggesting that a common amino acid is linked to schizophrenia brings hope that this discovery could lead to novel... 1 day
Medical News Today: Why do couples split up? And why do they stay together?
MNT A new study examines the complex decision-making process of ending or continuing a romantic relationship, revealing ambivalence and a range... 1 day
Getting To The Core Of Exercises Said To Strengthen 'Mum Tum'
NPR NPR listeners had lots of questions after our story about diastasis recti, a medical condition of abdominal muscles that's common among new moms. Many wanted to... 1 day
Medical News Today: First aid for stroke: What do you do?
MNT When someone suffers a stroke, it can be very distressing. Knowing what to do can make all the difference to preserving the persons health. 2 days
Physicist Hawking criticizes UK health secretary on service
ABC NEWS Noted physicist Stephen Hawking has criticized Britain's health secretary for his use of scientific evidence to support changes in the National Health Service 2 days
WATCH: Myths about the solar eclipse from a health perspective
ABC NEWS Find out if babies and pets need protective glasses during the event. 2 days
New Bioimaging technique is fast and economical
SCIENCE DAILY A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue -- such as an organ or a small animal; technology... 2 days
Medical News Today: How to treat your sunburned lips
MNT Why do lips burn easily and how can sunburned lips be treated at home? What are the symptoms of sunburned lips and when should a doctor be consulted? 2 days
does the corona look different when solar activity is high versus when it s low Does the corona look different when solar activity is high versus when it’s low?
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO Carbondale, Ill., will get two eclipses in a row, seven years apart — making it the perfect spot to watch... 2 days
Medical News Today: Phytophotodermatitis: Symptoms, treatment, and causes
MNT Phytophotodermatitis is a reaction on the skin, caused by the combined exposure to certain plants and sunlight. Learn about the symptoms and treatments. 2 days
Medical News Today: Fish oil may prevent seizures by boosting brain estrogen levels
MNT Researchers reveal that supplementation with the fish oil compound DHA prevented seizures in mice by raising levels of the hormone estrogen in... 2 days
Medical News Today: Brand choice incompatibility could affect your relationship
MNT A new study suggests that contrasting brand choices can make partners unhappy if one consistently imposes their preferences onto the other. 2 days
Medical News Today: Ten ways to get rid of smelly feet
MNT Foot odor, or bromdosis, can cause discomfort and embarrassment, but there are a variety of simple and effective ways to resolve this issue. 2 days
Medical News Today: Can binge-watching harm your sleep?
MNT New research suggests that binge-watching, as opposed to conventional TV viewing, damages sleep quality and may lead to fatigue and insomnia. 2 days
California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers
PHYS.ORG California is tightening the strictest rules in the nation on a pesticide that is popular with farmers over new health concerns, officials said Friday. 2 days
Physicians studying how to prescribe income security
NEWS MEDICAL Physicians at St. Michael's Hospital are studying how full-time income support workers hired by health-care clinics can help vulnerable patients or those living in poverty improve their finances and their health. 2 days
Adequate sleep and caffeine could help reduce postoperative pain
NEWS MEDICAL Sleep is essential for good mental and physical health, and chronic insufficient sleep increases the risk for several chronic health problems. 2 days
Northwestern Medicine scientists develop novel method to track HIV infection
NEWS MEDICAL Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel method of tracking HIV infection, allowing the behavior of individual virions -- infectious particles -- to be connected to infectivity. 2 days
McCain completes round of radiation, chemo for brain cancer
ABC NEWS The daughter of U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona says the 80-year-old lawmaker has completed the first round of radiation and chemotherapy as he battles an aggressive form of brain... 2 days
New technique quickly, economically monitors multiple molecular interactions in living tissues
NEWS MEDICAL A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue -- such... 2 days
Review of kidney cancer incidence in California signals end of a trend
NEWS MEDICAL A review of kidney cancer in California from 1988 through 2013 by the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement has concluded that the... 2 days
Study provides insight into development of red blood cells
NEWS MEDICAL Every cell in the body, whether skin or muscle or brain, starts out as a generic cell that acquires its unique characteristics after undergoing a process of specialization. Nowhere is... 2 days
Eggshell-like mineral layer on avian flu viruses may be cause for human infections
NEWS MEDICAL Avian flu can be transmitted from birds to humans; transmission among humans, however, is limited. The reason may be an eggshell-like mineral... 2 days
UC Santa Cruz researchers fight pediatric cancer using big data
NEWS MEDICAL When you hear the words "Santa Cruz," you likely think of surf, sand and other beachside fun. It's easy to forget there is a world class research institution,... 2 days
Nearly 50% of parents against later school start times, despite health and learning benefits
NEWS MEDICAL Leading pediatrics and sleep associations agree: Teens shouldn't start school so early. Yet University of Michigan research finds parents are... 2 days
New bioimaging technique is fast and economical
PHYS.ORG A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue—such as an organ or a small animal; technology that could... 2 days
To reduce postoperative pain, consider sleep -- and caffeine
SCIENCE DAILY A new preclinical study found that a brief period of extended wakefulness before surgery enhances pain and prolongs recovery time after surgery. Caffeine administration helped to reduce the harmful effects... 3 days
UH gets $3.3 million funding from Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
NEWS MEDICAL The University of Houston has received $3.3 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. 3 days
Research identifies new gene fusions and mutations linked to GIST tumors
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, with colleagues from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Fox Chase Cancer Center, have determined that a specific... 3 days
Too few patients follow the adage: You better shop around
NEWS MEDICAL Despite having more financial "skin in the game" than ever, many consumers don't make any attempt to compare prices for health care services, a newly released study found. 3 days
Study elucidates how aerobic exercise protects the sick heart
NEWS MEDICAL Regular exercise is considered an important form of treatment for heart failure, a condition in which the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body's needs. 3 days
Study of California kidney cancer shows declining incidence, end of a trend
SCIENCE DAILY A study of kidney cancer incidence in California over 25 years is the first report to demonstrate that the rising rate of kidney cancer... 3 days
Medical News Today: How do babies breathe in the womb?
MNT How do babies breathe in the womb? Find out here about how babies develop in the womb during pregnancy. Learn more about lung development and breath here. 3 days
Medical News Today: Peanut allergy could be cured with probiotics
MNT The vast majority of children in a large clinical trial continued to tolerate peanuts for 4 years after it had ended, new research shows. 3 days
Two-step process leads to cell immortalization and cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Immortalization of cells is a necessary step in the development of cancer, and scientists think that the main cause is turning on an enzyme -- telomerase -- that lengthens chromosomal telomeres and... 3 days
Viruses and aphids that help crops? Scientists think it may be possible
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists are making an effort to help corn stand up to stress brought on by drought and disease by using viruses and aphids to... 3 days
Gene variant activity is surprisingly variable between tissues
SCIENCE DAILY Every tissue has its own pattern of active alleles, a large-scale study has found. Researchers were able to show that the differential allele activity is regulated by tissue-specific, regulatory DNA elements known... 3 days
Smokers 20 percent more likely to quit when cigarettes cost $1 more
SCIENCE DAILY Smokers were found to be 20 percent more likely to quit smoking when packs of cigarettes cost just one dollar more, according to a... 3 days
Spider silk protein may be useful for engineering artificial cardiac tissue
SCIENCE DAILY Ever more people are suffering from cardiac insufficiency. The main cause of reduced cardiac functionality lies in the irreversible loss of cardiac muscle cells due to... 3 days
How immature cells grow up to be red blood cells
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified the mechanism behind red blood cell specialization and revealed that it is controlled by an enzyme called UBE2O. This finding could spark the development of... 3 days
Medical News Today: Reversing brain death: Far-fetched or feasible?
MNT Ira Pastor, CEO of Bioquark, Inc., speaks to MNT about his team's controversial plans to restore life to people who have been declared brain dead. 3 days
Medical News Today: Surprising neural communication mechanism revealed
MNT Researchers have made a surprising discovery about how neurons communicate, which might upturn existing notions and help to unravel mental disorders. 3 days
Surprising neural communication mechanism revealed
MNT Researchers have made a surprising discovery about how neurons communicate, which might upturn existing notions and help to unravel mental disorders. 3 days
Allergies: Cross-reactivity between cypress pollen and peaches/citrus fruits explained
SCIENCE DAILY Medical researchers have identified the likely origin of the cross-reactivity between cypress pollen, peaches and citrus fruits. Their work has shown that these sources contain allergens belonging to a new... 3 days
Population health impact of infants born small for gestational age in low- and middle-income countries
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have used the first international, multi-ethnic birth weight standard, known as the INTERGROWTH-21st, to describe the global... 3 days
Organ crosstalk: Fatty liver can cause damage to other organs
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have discovered that a fatty liver can cause damage to other organs. They demonstrate the effects of fatty liver disease on the function of the hormone-producing islet... 3 days
Histone 1, the guardian of genome stability
SCIENCE DAILY Genomic instability is the main risk factor for tumor development in humans. Therefore understanding its origin and and exploring therapeutic targets is paramount. Histone 1 silences a region of the genome that causes irreparable... 3 days
Medical News Today: Rheumatoid arthritis: Birth control pill tied to reduced risk
MNT A large Swedish study has found that women who had used contraceptive pills had less risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than women who had... 3 days
Mineral layer around avian flu pathogen may be the cause for human infections
SCIENCE DAILY Avian flu can be transmitted from birds to humans; transmission among humans, however, is limited. The reason may be an eggshell-like mineral... 3 days
Drug resistance in an intestinal parasite of piglets confirmed for the first time
PHYS.ORG The parasite Cystoisospora suis causes diarrhea in pigs, especially in newborn piglets, and is capable of quickly spreading across farms. For this... 3 days
Contraceptive pill linked to lowered risk of rheumatoid arthritis
SCIENCE DAILY Taking the contraceptive pill, particularly for seven or more consecutive years, is linked to a lowered risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. 3 days
Hypertension during pregnancy may affect women's long-term cardiovascular health
SCIENCE DAILY Women who experience hypertension during pregnancy face an increased risk of heart disease and hypertension later in life, according to a new study. 3 days
Loans Applications? New techniques to measure social bias in software
SCIENCE DAILY Today, banks are increasingly using software to decide who will get a loan, courts to judge who should be denied bail, and hospitals to choose treatments for patients.... 3 days
Vitamin C may encourage blood cancer stem cells to die
SCIENCE DAILY Vitamin C may 'tell' faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers. 3 days
Medical News Today: Pickwickian syndrome: All you need to know
MNT Pickwickian syndrome is a condition characterized by disordered breathing when sleeping. It is common in people who are obese. Learn about this condition. 3 days
First successful wild whale shark health assessments performed
SCIENCE DAILY For the first time ever, scientists successfully performed health assessments, including collecting blood and biological samples, taking measurements and attaching satellite tracking tags, to a population of wild whale sharks -- the... 3 days
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recognized among top ten for medical research
NEWS MEDICAL Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been named as a UK top ten NHS ‎research active Trust. Between 2016 and 2017... 3 days
Medical experts explore different ways to enhance situation of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes
NEWS MEDICAL More than 70 leading medical specialists, nurses, patient advocates, researchers, regulatory / Health Technology Assessment experts and industry representatives gathered on 3... 3 days
Air pollution particles could make you more susceptible to infection, say scientists
NEWS MEDICAL AIR pollution could make you more vulnerable to infection, scientists at a Scots university have revealed. 3 days
New MyoVista hsECG device launched in the European Union for early detection of heart disease
NEWS MEDICAL HeartSciences today announced the European launch of MyoVista high sensitivity electrocardiograph (hsECG) Testing Device, developed in response to the global... 3 days
New Global Burden of Disease study estimates vast impact of asthma and COPD
NEWS MEDICAL Latest global estimates illustrate the vast impact of the two most common chronic respiratory diseases, with 3.2 million deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease... 3 days
Study provides evidence that oral immunotherapy may be possible cure for peanut allergy
NEWS MEDICAL Allergy immunotherapy company Prota Therapeutics Pty Ltd is pleased to announce results from a follow up study of the probiotic and peanut... 3 days
Women may bear the brunt of climate change's impacts
PHYS.ORG In the weeks following Hurricane Sandy, I traveled from the Upper East Side of Manhattan to Staten Island to help community members rebuild their devastated neighborhoods. Perhaps the most poignant... 3 days
For sniffing out crime and missing persons, science backs blood-detection dogs
PHYS.ORG VIDEO It's difficult to contemplate the tragedy of losing a loved one and never knowing what happened to them. 3 days
Hypertension during pregnancy linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease
NEWS MEDICAL Women who experience hypertension during pregnancy face an increased risk of heart disease and hypertension later in life, according to a new study. 3 days
Medicare unveils ‘skeletal’ site for hospice comparison shopping
NEWS MEDICAL Medicare launched a website aimed at helping families choose a hospice — but experts say it doesn’t help very much. 3 days
WATCH: Experts say heavy backpacks are a critical issue for children
ABC NEWS As students head back to school, a pediatric sports medicine doctor discusses how heavy is too heavy when it comes to backpacks children use every day. 3 days
Community health workers lead to better health, lower costs for Medicaid patients
SCIENCE DAILY As politicians struggle to solve the nation's healthcare problems, a new study finds a way to improve health and lower costs among Medicaid and... 3 days
Genome analysis with near-complete privacy possible, say researchers
SCIENCE DAILY It is now possible to scour complete human genomes for the presence of disease-associated genes without revealing any genetic information not directly associated with the inquiry, say researchers. 3 days
Algal blooms cost Ohio homeowners $152 million over six years
SCIENCE DAILY Algal blooms at two Ohio lakes cost Ohio homeowners $152 million in lost property value over six years, researchers estimate. Meanwhile, a related study suggests that algae is... 3 days
Opioid crisis strains foster care system; programs aim to keep kids with mom
NEWS MEDICAL After Raven Mosser gave birth six years ago, she woke up to a social worker in her hospital room. Her newborn son... 3 days
Agroindustrial waste can be used as material for housing and infrastructure
PHYS.ORG Guidelines for a research project about agroindustrial wastes and their potential use as appropriate materials for housing and infrastructure include converting waste into resources, substituting toxic... 3 days
Exclusive: Inside The Lab Where Scientists Are Editing DNA In Human Embryos
NPR NPR gets exclusive access to a lab in Portland, Ore., where scientists have begun editing the DNA in human embryos to try to prevent... 3 days
Medical News Today: Enthesopathy: Symptoms and treatment
MNT What is enthesopathy and how is enthesopathy caused? How is enthesopathy diagnosed and treated, and what conditions may be confused with enthesopathy? 3 days
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Does the corona look different when solar activity is high versus when it’s low?
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For sniffing out crime and missing persons, science backs blood-detection dogs
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Often missing in the health care debate: Women’s voices
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NASA protects its super heroes from space weather
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Nanobioelectronics to treat bacterial infection in the stomach
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Lungs in space: research project could lead to new lung therapeutics
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