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Medical News Today: Hypervolemia: What you need to know about fluid overload
MNT Hypervolemia is a condition in which there is too much fluid in the blood. It is also known as fluid overload. Learn more about... 9 hours
Medical News Today: What is Todd's paralysis?
MNT Learn all about Todd’s paralysis or when it becomes impossible to move part or all of the body after a seizure. We look at the management options. 11 hours
Fear of losing heritage drives Cherokee Nation opioid case
ABC NEWS Cherokee Nation officials say fear of losing the tribe's heritage is driving a lawsuit that alleges distributors and retailers of opioid medications have contributed to prescription opioid abuse within the... 11 hours
Medical News Today: What is Cladosporium and what are its health effects?
MNT We take a look at the health effects of the common mold Cladosporium, the associated symptoms it can cause, and some removal tips. 11 hours
Medical News Today: Hepatitis C outside the body and other virus facts
MNT In this article, we take a look at how long the hepatitis C virus can survive outside the body, and how this impacts on... 13 hours
Medical News Today: What is Cladosporium and what are its health effects?
MNT We take a look at the health effects of the common mold Cladosporium, the associated symptoms it can cause, and some removal tips. 14 hours
Medical News Today: Depression: New brain imaging method pinpoints areas of origin
MNT Using a new approach, researchers from the University of Warwick may have identified the source of reduced happiness and unpleasant memories in depression. 18 hours
Medical News Today: What is prolotherapy and what is it used to treat?
MNT Learn all about prolotherapy, an alternative form of treatment for joint and back pain. We take a look at how it works,... 18 hours
Medical News Today: Yes, you've locked the door: What drives your checking habit?
MNT How many times do you check your door before leaving the house? Researchers have found that excessive checking behaviors are explained by... 18 hours
A CDC ban on 'fetus' and 'transgender?' Experts alarmed
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Ancient feces reveal parasites described in earliest Greek medical texts
SCIENCE DAILY Earliest archaeological evidence of intestinal parasitic worms infecting the ancient inhabitants of Greece confirms descriptions found in writings associated with Hippocrates, the early physician and 'father of Western... 1 day
Study prompts new ideas on cancers’ origins
SCIENCE DAILY Cancer therapies often target cells that grow and divide rapidly, such as stem cells, but in studying how stomach cancers occur, researchers found that even when the stomach isn't able to make stem cells,... 1 day
Medical News Today: Causes and remedies for cold feet
MNT Cold feet are a common occurrence. In this article, learn about a variety of possible causes for cold feet, as well as home remedies to keep the feet warm. 1 day
Medical News Today: Ten benefits of shilajit
MNT Shilajit, also called mineral pitch, is the result of a long process of breaking down plant matter and minerals. Learn about the potential health benefits. 1 day
Health law sign-up deadline extended for some people
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Medical News Today: Internal bleeding: What you need to know
MNT Internal bleeding or hemorrhaging is bleeding that occurs inside the body when a blood vessel is damaged. This can cause serious complications. 2 days
Genetic study uncovers fungal sex secrets, which shed light on candidiasis
SCIENCE DAILY A new genetic analysis of fungal yeast infections (candidiasis) from around the world has revealed surprising secrets about how these microbes reproduce and cause disease, according... 2 days
Medical News Today: What you should know about retrograde ejaculation
MNT A look at retrograde ejaculation, which is when semen travels into the bladder. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and preventing the condition. 2 days
VIDEO: For LSD, What A Long Strange Trip It's Been
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Medical News Today: Another work email out of hours? Why you should ignore it
MNT Do you often find your work life creeping into your personal life? If so, it's time to draw the line.... 2 days
Medical News Today: What to know about jugular vein distention (JVD)
MNT Jugular vein distention occurs when the pressure inside the vena cava increases and appears as a bulge running down the side of a person’s neck. 2 days
Medical News Today: What you should know about laser hair removal versus electrolysis
MNT A look at laser hair removal versus electrolysis. Included is detail on how the procedures differ. ADD MORE ADD MORE ADD MORE... 2 days
Medical News Today: Ketamine 'rapid and effective' for reducing suicidal thoughts
MNT The anesthetic ketamine has shown promise as a rapid treatment for reducing suicidal thoughts in people with depression, a new study reveals. 2 days
Study reveals biology behind why muscle stem cells respond differently to aging or injury
NEWS MEDICAL A new study led by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute describes the biology behind why muscle stem... 2 days
Research uncovers mechanism implicated in defective function of tumor-associated dendritic cells
NEWS MEDICAL A new study from The Wistar Institute revealed the mechanism implicated in the defective function of tumor-associated dendritic cells (DCs), a specialized type of immune cells... 2 days
HKBU experts develop new generation of smart anti-cancer drug molecules
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Prostate cancer researchers find significant disparities between two liquid biopsy providers
NEWS MEDICAL Two Johns Hopkins prostate cancer researchers found significant disparities when they submitted identical patient samples to two different commercial liquid biopsy providers. 2 days
Researchers reveal previously unknown mechanism that inhibits cells' ability to develop into tumors
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Active surveillance proposed as first-line approach to manage patients with low-risk PMC of the thyroid
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Distinct human mutations can alter the effect of medicine
SCIENCE DAILY About one third of all medicine binds to the same type of receptor in the human body. An estimated three percent of the population have receptors of this type that... 2 days
Patients’ life values affect their attendance at medical treatment for pelvic-floor dysfunction
NEWS MEDICAL New research from psychologists and health professionals in Swansea has found that the types of life values that patients hold affect their attendance at... 2 days
After searching 12 years for bipolar disorder's cause, research team concludes it has many
SCIENCE DAILY Nearly six million Americans have bipolar disorder, and most have probably wondered why. After more than a decade of studying... 2 days
Erectile dysfunction is red flag for silent early cardiovascular disease
SCIENCE DAILY Despite decades long prevention and treatment efforts, cardiovascular (CV) disease continues to be the leading cause of death worldwide. Early detection of CV disease can allow for interventions... 2 days
Kaiser Permanente delivers clot-busting drugs to stroke patients more than twice as fast as national rates
NEWS MEDICAL Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California are delivering clot-busting medication to new stroke patients more than... 2 days
Heavy-petroleum fuels raising vanadium emissions
SCIENCE DAILY Human emissions of the potentially harmful trace metal vanadium into Earth's atmosphere have spiked sharply since the start of the 21st century due in large part to industry's growing use of heavy oils, tar sands, bitumen and petroleum... 2 days
Chronic Kidney Disease Audit finds wide variations in coding of CKD patients in primary care
NEWS MEDICAL Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships, Clinical Commissioning Groups and primary care practices must all work together to improve outcomes for patients... 2 days
New genetic analysis of candidiasis reveals surprising fungal sex secrets
NEWS MEDICAL Working together with researchers in the Université Paris-Sud in France and University Medical Centre Göttingen in Germany, ICREA Research Professor Toni Gabaldón and his team at the Centre... 2 days
Study finds erectile dysfunction as risk factor for early cardiovascular disease
NEWS MEDICAL Despite decades-long prevention and treatment efforts, cardiovascular (CV) disease continues to be the leading cause of death worldwide. 2 days
Sign-ups show health law's staying power in Trump era
ABC NEWS With a burst of sign-ups at enrollment deadline, Obama health law shows resiliency in Trump era 2 days
Nurse charged with abusing patients files for state pension
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Fracking’s harmful effect on babies and Afghanistan’s lost empires
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Report: NASA should develop US strategy for international space station beyond 2024
PHYS.ORG Although NASA has made progress toward the overall space exploration science priorities recommended in a 2011 decadal survey by the National Academies of Sciences,... 2 days
WATCH: Santa delivers Christmas magic to babies in the NICU with special visit
ABC NEWS Santa Claus visited more than 20 preemies at Hurley Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Flint, Michigan, on Dec. 5. 2 days
Higher blood sugar in early pregnancy raises baby's heart-defect risk
SCIENCE DAILY Higher blood sugar early in pregnancy raises the baby's risk of a congenital heart defect, even among mothers who do not have diabetes, according to a study. 2 days
What does hair loss have to teach us about cancer metastasis?
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified a signaling pathway regulating cell migration and metastasis. Unexpected hair loss in a preclinical model helped them to identify the pathway. When cells... 2 days
One in 5 patients report discrimination in health care
SCIENCE DAILY Discrimination reported by black patients declined significantly over a six-year study period, reducing the difference between blacks and whites from 8.2 percent to 2.5 percent, concludes American researchers. But by... 2 days
Artificial intelligence used to identify bacteria quickly and accurately
SCIENCE DAILY Microscopes enhanced with artificial intelligence (AI) could help clinical microbiologists diagnose potentially deadly blood infections and improve patients' odds of survival, according to microbiologists. 2 days
Liquid biopsy results differed substantially between 2 providers
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Microbial antigen encounter during a preweaning interval is critical for tolerance to gut bacteria
Science Magazine We have a mutually beneficial relationship with the trillions of microorganisms inhabiting our gastrointestinal tract. However, maintaining this relationship requires... 2 days
Unveiling massive numbers of cancer-related urinary-microRNA candidates via nanowires
Science Magazine Analyzing microRNAs (miRNAs) within urine extracellular vesicles (EVs) is important for realizing miRNA-based, simple, and noninvasive early disease diagnoses and timely medical checkups. However, the inherent difficulty in collecting dilute... 2 days
Compound in Marijuana Appears Safe and Nonaddictive, WHO Says
LIVE SCIENCE A compound in marijuana appears to be relatively safe and nonaddictive, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO). 2 days
8 Ways That Air Pollution Can Harm Your Health
LIVE SCIENCE Toxic air can take an unexpected toll on physical and mental health. 2 days
Just ahead of holidays, flu cases are spreading across US
ABC NEWS Health officials say the flu is spreading across the nation, with a dozen states now reporting widespread flu activity this holiday season. 2 days
Medical News Today: Breast cancer: These gene variations may shorten young women's survival
MNT New research finds that young women with early-onset breast cancer possess variations in a specific gene that might affect their survival. 2 days
Medical News Today: Cancer, infection, and autoimmunity in 2018: Will we win the war?
MNT Vaccines have changed the way we treat disease. But cancer, infection, and autoimmunity have not been eradicated. Are biomaterials the... 2 days
3-D nanoscale imaging made possible
SCIENCE DAILY Imaging at the nanoscale is important to a plethora of modern applications in materials science, physics, biology, medicine and other fields. Limitations of current techniques are, e.g. their resolution, imaging speed or the inability to look behind opaque... 2 days
Cancer immunotherapy’s effectiveness may depend on patient’s genetic makeup
NEWS MEDICAL Cancer cells arise when DNA is mutated, and these cells should be recognized as "foreign" by the immune system. However, cancer cells have found ways to evade detection by the... 2 days
Heavy oils and petroleum coke raising vanadium emissions
PHYS.ORG Human emissions of the potentially harmful trace metal vanadium into Earth's atmosphere have spiked sharply since the start of the 21st century due in large part to industry's growing use of heavy... 2 days
Extracellular vesicles can be used to effectively delay progression of kidney damage
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that extracellular vesicles - tiny protein-filled structures - isolated from amniotic fluid stem cells (AFSCs) can be... 2 days
Higher blood sugar during first trimester of pregnancy increases child's risk of congenital heart defect
NEWS MEDICAL Higher blood sugar early in pregnancy raises the baby's risk of a congenital heart defect, even among mothers who do... 2 days
Cautious Texas among last states to OK medical marijuana
ABC NEWS While California is about to make recreational pot legal, Texas is tiptoeing into marijuana with a restrictive medical cannabis program that critics say is doomed to fail 2 days
Trump reconsiders rules protecting miners from black lung
ABC NEWS Federal mining regulators are reconsidering regulations intended to protect miners from breathing coal and rock dust, the cause of black lung disease 2 days
Medical News Today: Hemophilia cure? Gene therapy trial shows dramatic results
MNT A year after gene therapy treatment, people with hemophilia A are showing normal levels of clotting factor and big reductions in bleeding. 2 days
Vitamin deficiency in later life
SCIENCE DAILY One in two persons aged 65 and above has suboptimal levels of vitamin D in the blood and one in four older adults has suboptimal vitamin B12 levels. 2 days
Exposure to larger air particles linked to increased risk of asthma in children
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers report statistical evidence that children exposed to airborne coarse particulate matter — a mix of dust, sand and non-exhaust tailpipe emissions,... 2 days
Coarse particulate matter exposure linked to increased asthma risk in children
NEWS MEDICAL Children exposed to coarse particulate matter may be more likely to develop asthma and to be treated in an ER or be hospitalized for the condition,... 2 days
Mechanism identified of impaired dendritic cell function that weakens response to cancer
SCIENCE DAILY The mechanism implicated in the defective function of tumor-associated dendritic cells (DCs), a specialized type of immune cells that expose the antigens on their... 2 days
All politics -- and cannabis marketing -- are local
SCIENCE DAILY California's legal cannabis market, opening for business on Jan. 1, is expected to quickly grow to be the largest in the nation and worth more than $5 billion a year.... 2 days
Coarse particulate matter may increase asthma risk
SCIENCE DAILY Children exposed to coarse particulate matter may be more likely to develop asthma and to be treated in an ER or be hospitalized for the condition, according to new research. 2 days
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of a steam room
MNT A look at steam rooms, which are a popular way for people to enjoy a range of health benefits. Learn more about the risks and benefits... 2 days
Cancer immunotherapy may work better in patients with specific genes
SCIENCE DAILY Investigators have been trying to understand why and have recently found how an individual's own genes can play a role in the response to the immunotherapy drugs. 2 days
Rare gene mutation gives rise to low sensitivity to pain
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at University College London have identified a rare gene mutation in an Italian family who have little sensitivity to some forms of pain. Chronic pain caused by... 3 days
Potato blight's chemical attack mechanism explained
PHYS.ORG A team of international researchers headed by scientists from the University of Tübingen has deciphered the workings of a cytolytic toxin, which is produced by some of the world's most devastating crop diseases. The Cytolysin is... 3 days
3-D nanoscale imaging made possible
PHYS.ORG Imaging at the nanoscale is important to a plethora of modern applications in materials science, physics, biology, medicine and other fields. Limitations of current techniques are, e.g. their resolution, imaging speed or the inability to look behind opaque... 3 days
WATCH: Some hospitals now offering 'gentle' C-sections for women
ABC NEWS Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses a popular new birthing method offered at select hospitals that one first-time mother calls "amazing." 3 days
Hospitals offer 'gentle' C-sections for women
ABC NEWS Hospitals offer "gentle" C-sections with options like aromatherapy and a see-through drape. 3 days
Combination of warmer water, chemical exposure intensifies harmful effects in a coastal fish
PHYS.ORG Warmer water temperatures, combined with exposure to chemicals already known to be harmful to aquatic life, could threaten organisms that have temperature-sensitive... 3 days
Researchers examine link between tumor mutational burden and response to immune checkpoint therapy
NEWS MEDICAL Predicting how patients will respond to anti-cancer therapies can be vital in informing clinical decisions and improving treatment outcome. 3 days
Medical News Today: How to stop dry heaving
MNT Dry heaving is retching or going through the motions and sensation of vomiting without producing any vomit. When should you see a doctor? 3 days
Nanoparticles as a possible solution to antibiotic resistance
PHYS.ORG Around one in 3,300 children in Germany is born with mucoviscidosis. A characteristic of this illness is that one channel albumen on the cell surface is disturbed by mutations. Thus, the amount... 3 days
How to stop dry heaving
MNT Dry heaving is retching or going through the motions and sensation of vomiting without producing any vomit. When should you see a doctor? 3 days
Medicare fails to recover hundreds of millions of dollars in lab overcharges
NEWS MEDICAL Five years ago, Companion DX Reference Lab hoped to cash in on cutting-edge genetic tests paid for by Medicare. 3 days
Oldest cases of breast cancer and myeloma revealed in scans of mummies
PHYS.ORG An international team, including researchers from the UGR's anthropology group led by Prof. Miguel Cecilio Botella López of the Department of Legal Medicine, Toxicology... 3 days
Researchers explore patient-doctor conversations, best practices linked to opioid tapering
NEWS MEDICAL Increased scrutiny of opioid prescribing for patients with chronic pain has led providers and healthcare organizations to consider opioid-dose reductions, known as tapering. 3 days
New research linking cancer-inhibiting proteins to cell antennae
PHYS.ORG Danish researchers have just presented a previously unknown mechanism that inhibits the ability of cells to develop into cancer cells. Their findings have important implications for the understanding of how cancer starts,... 3 days
Porvair and Suzhou Tianlong Bio to develop epigenetic analysis technologies
NEWS MEDICAL Porvair Sciences are teaming up with Suzhou Tianlong Bio Technology Co Ltd (China), together with Swansea University and Xi'an Jiaotong University in a collaborative project entitled, "Automating &... 3 days
Medical News Today: Need more sleep than most people? Blame your genes
MNT Do you need 12 hours of sleep per day to function? Or is 2 hours per night enough for you? A new study investigates... 3 days
Medical News Today: Chronic appendicitis: What you need to know
MNT Chronic appendicitis is an infection of the appendix. Though rare, it can become extremely painful and, in some cases, become life-threatening. Learn more. 3 days
Medical News Today: Could a cup of hot tea each day reduce the risk of glaucoma?
MNT Glaucoma, an eye condition that can lead to blindness, affects a significant number of older adults.... 3 days
Chronic appendicitis: What you need to know
MNT Chronic appendicitis is an infection of the appendix. Though rare, it can become extremely painful and, in some cases, become life-threatening. Learn more. 3 days
Finding a lethal parasite's vulnerabilities
PHYS.ORG An estimated 100 million people around the world are infected with Strongyloides stercoralis, a parasitic nematode, yet it's likely that many don't know it. The infection can persist for years, usually only causing mild symptoms. But if the... 3 days
First-of-its-kind chemical oscillator offers new level of molecular control
PHYS.ORG DNA molecules that follow specific instructions could offer more precise molecular control of synthetic chemical systems, a discovery that opens the door for engineers to create molecular machines with new... 3 days
Researchers team up to identify vulnerabilities of lethal parasite
NEWS MEDICAL An estimated 100 million people around the world are infected with Strongyloides stercoralis, a parasitic nematode, yet it's likely that many don't know it. 3 days
Experts call for more action on gambling-related research and treatment
NEWS MEDICAL Scholars from more than 25 universities across the United States have issued a Gambling Call to Action Statement regarding the need for more research on gambling and its... 3 days
Inherited gene variation may be to blame for poor survival of patients with early-onset breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A new study led by scientists at the University of Southampton has found that inherited variation... 3 days
Eating family meals together provides physical, mental health benefits for children
NEWS MEDICAL Children who routinely eat their meals together with their family are more likely to experience long-term physical and mental health benefits, a new Canadian study shows. 3 days
Study: Ketamine more effective than common sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts
NEWS MEDICAL Ketamine was significantly more effective than a commonly used sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts in depressed patients, according to researchers at Columbia University Medical Center. 3 days
Rutgers studies highlight need for salon clients, workers to protect themselves from health risks
NEWS MEDICAL Clients who frequent hair and nail salons exhibit more skin and fungal diseases than those who visit less often and... 3 days
Study tests accuracy of laboratory-developed cancer tests and FDA-approved companion diagnostics
NEWS MEDICAL Cancer molecular testing can drive clinical decision making and help a clinician determine if a patient is a good candidate for a targeted therapeutic drug. 3 days
Nutritional scientists call on Canadian government to impose stricter limits on unhealthy foods
NEWS MEDICAL University of Toronto nutritional scientists are leading a study with national experts calling on the Canadian government to outlaw junk food marketing to children,... 3 days
VIDEO: For LSD, What A Long Strange Trip It's Been
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Researchers share perspective on key elements of ozone layer recovery
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New CERN facility can help medical research into cancer
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Molecular beacon signals low oxygen with ultrasound
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What's physics after the Higgs boson?
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Can data save dolphins? How scientists are using NASA data to study link between solar storms and animal beachings
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In The U.S., Flu Season Could Be Unusually Harsh This Year
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Scientists modify CRISPR to epigenetically treat diabetes, kidney disease, muscular dystrophy
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Researchers 3-D print lifelike artificial organ models
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Stress test: New study finds seals are stressed-out by sharks
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New way to form bioactive spider silk for medical use
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