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New model of FSHD could be useful to study effectiveness of experimental therapeutics  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy is the most prevalent dominantly inherited muscular dystrophy in the world. To date, there are no pharmacologic treatments available... more
Reducing cellular proliferation could help deplete HIV reservoir and lead to a functional cure  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A majority of the HIV-infected cells that persist in HIV-infected individuals even during suppressive antiretroviral therapy originated from cellular proliferation,... more
New strategy to hinder emergence of antimicrobial-resistant pathogens  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
With many disease-causing bacteria ratcheting up their shields against current drugs, new tactics are vital to protect people from treatment-resistant infections. more
FDA approves antibacterial drug to treat travelers' diarrhea  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Aemcolo (rifamycin), an antibacterial drug indicated for the treatment of adult patients with travelers' diarrhea caused by noninvasive strains of Escherichia coli (E. coli),... more
In-hospital mortality higher among patients with drug-resistant infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
In one of the largest studies to measure the burden of antibiotic resistance in a low- or middle-income country, researchers at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy report that in-hospital... more
New method to analyze cell membrane complexes could revolutionize the way we study diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Researchers have developed a new technique to analyze cell membrane proteins in situ which could revolutionize the way in which... more
UCLA biologists uncover how head injuries can lead to serious brain disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
UCLA biologists have discovered how head injuries adversely affect individual cells and genes that can lead to serious brain disorders. more
Obesity significantly increases risk of Type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
A Cleveland Clinic genetic analysis has found that obesity itself, not just the adverse health effects associated with it, significantly increases the risk of... more
Static and dynamic physical activities offer varying protection against heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
While it is well known that physical activity is important for heart health, neither research nor recommendations consistently differentiate between the benefits of different types of... more
Gene editing possible for kidney disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave the way for personalised treatment in the future. more
Vale ordered to pay tribes $26.8 mn over river contamination  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
A Brazil appeals court on Friday ordered mining giant Vale to pay two indigenous tribes $26.8 million over river contamination that harmed public health, the prosecutors' office said... more
Medical News Today: Does using testosterone to treat depression work?  MNT · 13 hours
A new analysis attempts to end a long-standing debate in psychiatry. The researchers asked whether testosterone really can relieve depression in men. more
New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her  ABC NEWS · 18 hours
A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights more
WATCH: 91,000 pounds of ground turkey recalled due to possible Salmonella  ABC NEWS · 21 hours
The recall of Jennie-O Turkey is the first one tied to the outbreak of raw turkey that has killed one and caused 164 illnesses in 35... more
Severe eczema may best be treated by allergy shots  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
A medically-challenging case found that allergy shots provided significant benefits to the eczema symptoms suffered by a 48-year-old man. more
New way to look at cell membranes could change the way we study disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
Researchers have developed a new technique to analyze cell membrane proteins in situ which could revolutionize the way in which... more
Majority of HIV persistence during ART due to infected cell proliferation  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
Study confirms biological mechanism responsible for latent HIV reservoirs; suggests strategies for a functional HIV cure. more
Medical News Today: What causes sweating around the vagina?  MNT · 23 hours
Sweating in the area around the vagina is normal, but it can sometimes cause discomfort and irritation. Several factors can increase sweating in the groin area, including exercise, nonbreathable underwear,... more
Different types of physical activity offer varying protection against heart disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
While it is well known that physical activity is important for heart health, neither research nor recommendations consistently differentiate between the benefits of different types of... more
Medical News Today: What is melasma?  MNT · 1 day
Melasma causes dark patches to appear on the skin. It is a pigmentation disorder that is more common in women. Learn about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatments here. more
Dodging antibiotic resistance by curbing bacterial evolution  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Lowering mutation rates in harmful bacteria might be an as yet untried way to hinder the emergence of antimicrobial pathogens. One target for drug development might be a protein factor, DNA translocase Mfd, that... more
From the ashes of a failed pain drug, a new therapeutic path emerges  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A surprising discovery about a failed pain drug -- and specifically, the pathway it targets, BH4 -- could have implications for autoimmunity... more
Medical News Today: What causes lightheadedness?  MNT · 1 day
People who experience lightheadedness feel dizzy or faint. This sensation is particularly common after standing up too quickly. Learn about the other possible causes and treatment options in this article. more
How head injuries lead to serious brain diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Biologists reveal the hidden molecular basis of brain disorders and provide the first cell atlas of the hippocampus -- the part of the brain that helps regulate learning and memory -- as... more
Dodging antibiotic resistance by curbing bacterial evolution  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
With many disease-causing bacteria ratcheting up their shields against current drugs, new tactics are vital to protect people from treatment-resistant infections. more
Scorpion venom to shuttle drugs into the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Biologists have described the capacity of a small protein (a peptide) derived from chlorotoxin, found in scorpion venom (Giant Yellow Israeli scorpion), to carry drugs across the blood-brain barrier (BBB). more
Resistant bacteria: Can raw vegetables and salad pose a health risk?  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Salad is popular with people who want to maintain a balanced and healthy diet. Salad varieties are often offered for sale ready-cut and film-packaged. It is... more
Why we shouldn't like coffee, but we do  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
The more sensitive people are to the bitter taste of caffeine, the more coffee they drink, reports a new study. The sensitivity is based on genetics. Bitterness is natural warning system to... more
Medical News Today: How to find the right condom size  MNT · 1 day
Condoms come in many shapes and sizes. Finding the right fit is important for both safety and pleasure. Learn about condom brand sizes, and how to choose the... more
Bursting bubbles launch bacteria from water to air  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new study shows how bubbles contaminated with bacteria can act as tiny microbial grenades, bursting and launching microorganisms, including potential pathogens, out of the water and into the air. more
Label-free imaging of amyloid plaques in Alzheimers disease with stimulated Raman scattering microscopy  Science Magazine · 1 day
One of the key pathological features of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the existence of extracellular deposition of amyloid plaques formed with misfolded... more
Medical News Today: A simple type of daily meditation may alter the course of Alzheimer's  MNT · 1 day
Simple mind-body practices altered potential cell aging and Alzheimer's biomarkers. The changes linked directly to improved cognition and... more
Engineered DNA-encoded PCSK9 inhibitors may provide an effective alternative for treating high cholesterol  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have developed novel synthetic DNA-encoded monoclonal antibodies (DMAbs) directed against PCSK9, a protein key to regulating cholesterol levels in the bloodstream.... more
Personalized scheduling of radiotherapy using genetic data could reduce side effects  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new clinical study led by the University of Leicester and conducted in the HOPE clinical trials facility at Leicester's Hospitals has revealed the pivotal role... more
Medical News Today: Natural antibiotic strips bacteria of their defenses  MNT · 1 day
New research finds that an antibiotic derived from the spined soldier bug is effective against Escherichia coli and many other drug-resistant bacteria. more
EMA recommends first all-oral treatment to tackle deadly sleeping sickness  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has adopted a positive scientific opinion of fexinidazole, the first all-oral treatment that has been shown to... more
Gene editing could be used to halt kidney disease in patients with Joubert syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave... more
Long term exposure to road traffic noise linked with greater obesity risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Long term exposure to road traffic noise is associated with increased risk of obesity. This was the conclusion of a study involving the participation... more
American Cancer Society study links social isolation to higher mortality risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A large American Cancer Society study links social isolation with a higher risk of death from all causes combined and heart disease for all races studied,... more
Infant gut microbes altered by mother's obesity may increase risk for future disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Infant gut microbes altered by their mother's obesity can cause inflammation and other major changes within the baby, increasing the risk of... more
Human pharmaceuticals change cricket personality  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Crickets that are exposed to human drugs that alter serotonin levels in the brain are less active and less aggressive than crickets that have had no drug exposure, according to a new study. more
Medical News Today: Why a low-carb diet can help you lose weight and keep it off  MNT · 1 day
New research suggests that a diet low in carbs may help people burn more calories, lose... more
Texas hospital system accused of holding patients illegally  ABC NEWS · 1 day
A Texas corporation that runs behavioral health hospitals is accused of illegally holding four patients more
Social isolation linked to higher risk of death  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A large study links social isolation with a higher risk of death from all causes combined and heart disease for all races studied, and with increased cancer mortality in white men and... more
Artificial intelligence predicts treatment effectiveness  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
How can a doctor predict the treatment outcome of an individual patient? Traditionally, the effectiveness of medical treatments is studied by randomized trials, but is this really the only reliable way to evaluate treatment effectiveness, or could something... more
New way to look at cell membranes could change the way we study disease  nanowerk · 1 day
Researchers have developed a new technique to analyse cell membrane proteins in situ which could revolutionise the way in which... more
Medical News Today: What to know about ferritin blood tests for anemia  MNT · 1 day
A ferritin blood test is a simple way to check a person's iron levels. In this article, we discuss normal, low, and high levels,... more
Cars bad for children and the planet  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Children today spend more time in cars than previous generations. They also spend less time playing on the streets and in unstructured and unsupervised activity outdoors. The lack of opportunities for physical activity and... more
Cohousing is an inclusive approach to smart, sustainable cities  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The idea that technology will fix complex and systemic problems like climate change, poverty, the housing crisis or health care is simplistic to say the least. We need a radical... more
Non-antibiotic drugs also speed up the spread of antibiotic resistance  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
New research from The University of Queensland has found non-antibiotic pharmaceuticals can significantly promote the spread of antibiotic resistance via bacterial mating. more
Medical News Today: Can people with COPD get better?  MNT · 1 day
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive condition with no cure. It is not possible to completely reverse it, but there are many things a person with COPD can... more
Cells decide when to divide based on their internal clocks  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Cells replicate by dividing, but scientists still don't know exactly how they decide when to split. Deciding the right time and the right size to divide is critical... more
Future wheat harvests very vulnerable to disease, warn experts  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Scientists have predicted that within two years a viral disease outbreak will likely hit European wheat harvests, leading to a hike in food prices across the continent. more
Structural study of antibiotic opens the way for new TB treatments  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
New analysis of the structure and function of the naturally-occurring antimicrobial agent tunicamycin has revealed ways to produce new, safe antibiotics for Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other... more
New way to look at cell membranes could change the way we study disease  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
A new technique to study intact parts of cell membranes could revolutionise studies of cancer, metabolic and heart diseases. more
Next-generation composites may monitor their own structural health  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Carbon fiber composites—lightweight and strong—are great structural materials for automobiles, aircraft and other transportation vehicles. They consist of a polymer matrix, such as epoxy, into which reinforcing carbon fibers have been embedded.... more
Controlling the gene for the 'immortalizing enzyme'  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Revealing how a gene is activated in cancer cells to produce an enzyme that helps the cells thrive could lead to new treatments. more
Peptide coatings boost iron oxide-based particles for diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging   PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Cancer will become easier to detect and diagnose early using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) thanks to A*STAR researchers who have engineered biocompatible iron oxide nanoparticle contrast... more
Scientists are using artificial intelligence to see inside stars using sound waves  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
How in the world could you possibly look inside a star? You could break out the scalpels and other tools of the surgical trade,... more
Sucking your baby’s pacifier could improve their health  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new study has found that sucking on a baby's pacifier is linked to lower IgE levels, an antibody that is increased in allergies and asthma. more
Medical News Today: Dandelion tea benefits  MNT · 1 day
Dandelion tea offers potential health benefits, such as reducing inflammation, improving cholesterol levels, and fighting flu. Most of the research is in vitro or uses animals, so more studies are necessary to confirm its effectiveness in... more
Edited plant-based toxin possesses anti-tumor characteristics  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Researchers at Shinshu University in Japan have discovered that editing the chemical properties of fusicoccins, a kind of toxic organic compound produced by fungus to blight plants, can transform them into chemicals with anti-tumor properties in... more
Humans play key role in distribution and transmission of Bartonella bacteria  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Bartonella bacteria are disease-causing, blood-borne pathogens found in various mammal species. A study in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases by Hannah Frank and colleagues at Stanford University,... more
Medical News Today: What time of day do we burn the most calories?  MNT · 1 day
A recent study found that people burn 10 percent more calories in the late afternoon and early evening than they do in... more
Researchers identify LZTR1 as evolutionarily conserved component of RAS pathway  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Mutations in RAS proteins initiate many of the most aggressive tumors, and the search for pharmacological inhibitors of these proteins has become a priority in the battle against... more
FIND explores new diagnostic assays for confirmatory HCV diagnosis in community settings  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics today announced awards to support the development, manufacture and feasibility testing of two prototype hepatitis C virus core... more
Mechanisms that govern HIV latency differ in the gut and blood, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Mechanisms that govern HIV transcription and latency differ in the gut and blood, according to a study published November 15 in the... more
Group of students aim to improve malaria diagnosis using old smartphones  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Over 212 million cases of malaria are reported annually, with the majority of incidences occuring in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, a lack of medical resources means blood... more
Drug used to treat dizziness may slow down growth of triple-negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Screening Food and Drug Administration approved compounds for their ability to stop cancer growth in the lab led to the finding that... more
A ‘rediscovered’ drug against sleeping sickness gets the green light  Science Magazine · 1 day
European Medicines Agency’s okay for an oral treatment renews hopes of eliminating human African trypanosomiasis more
Medical News Today: What to know about ADHD  MNT · 2 days
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a set of behaviors that is common in children, leading to an inability to concentrate or sit still. It can also occur in adults. Read on to learn about... more
Medical News Today: What are the treatments for obesity?  MNT · 2 days
Treatments for obesity include lifestyle remedies, such as dietary changes and exercise. If these do not work, medication or surgery may be possible. Find out more about the options available. more
Medical News Today: What is medicine?  MNT · 2 days
Medicine is not just about doctors and nurses but covers a wide range of specialties and qualifications. Find out more about some of the many fields involved in medicine. more
Medical News Today: What are the signs and symptoms of psoriasis?  MNT · 2 days
The best-known symptom of psoriasis is the way it affects the skin. However, psoriasis is a complex condition, and its impact can be wide-ranging, with effects... more
Medical News Today: What to know about hyperglycemia  MNT · 2 days
Hyperglycemia is another term for high blood sugar levels. This can be an indicator of diabetes and can cause severe health problems if a person does not manage their blood sugar levels... more
Medical News Today: Do you use music as a sleep aid?  MNT · 2 days
A recent survey finds that a surprisingly high number of people use music to help them sleep and to combat sleep disorders. What do you listen... more
Medical News Today: What was ancient Egyptian medicine like?  MNT · 2 days
Ancient Egyptian documents are probably the earliest records of healthcare practice. The ancient Egyptians knew something about the human body and they sought healing through both herbal medicine and incantations.... more
Medical News Today: What to know about lung cancer  MNT · 2 days
Lung cancer can be life-threatening, but doctors can also treat it if they catch it early on. Lung screening is possible in specific, high-risk categories, but the best way to... more
Medical News Today: What are the possible complications of psoriasis?  MNT · 2 days
Psoriasis often causes skin lesions, but a person with psoriasis may also have a higher risk of other conditions, such as celiac or inflammatory bowel disease. Other possible... more
Medical News Today: What is lupus?  MNT · 2 days
Lupus is a complex and potentially serious autoimmune condition. It has a variety of symptoms and can affect different parts of the body. It is difficult to diagnose, but new scientific discoveries are making early diagnosis... more
Medical News Today: Treating and managing lupus and preventing flares  MNT · 2 days
Lupus has a wide variety of effects and symptoms and it can affect the whole body. A person may need a variety of medications and other treatments to... more
Medical News Today: Hemophilia, coagulation, and blood clotting  MNT · 2 days
If blood does not clot, life-threatening bleeding can occcur. Find out about how blood clots, how clotting factors work, and how treatment has improved the outlook for people with hemophilia. more
Medical News Today: How does a doctor diagnose cancer?  MNT · 2 days
Cancer is a common disease, and a whole range of outlooks is possible depending on the type and severity. Knowing how recognize and diagnose cancer early on can be the... more
Do you use music as a sleep aid?  MNT · 2 days
A recent survey finds that a surprisingly high number of people use music to help them sleep and to combat sleep disorders. What do you listen to? more
New artificial intelligence-based method predicts treatment effectiveness  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
How can a doctor predict the treatment outcome of an individual patient? Traditionally, the effectiveness of medical treatments is studied by randomized trials where patients are randomly divided into two groups: one of the... more
Self-sensing materials are here  nanowerk · 2 days
Next-generation composites may monitor their own structural health. more
North Korea running low on TB meds, experts fear epidemic  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Health experts: North Korea is facing shortage of tuberculosis medications that could accelerate spread of more deadly strain, putting hundreds of thousands at risk more
Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Smoke masks. Eye drops. No outdoor exercise. This is how Californians are trying to cope with wildfires choking the state, but experts say an increase in serious health problems may be almost... more
Non-surgical fistula creation system Ellipsys becomes key focus of attention at CiDA  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The FDA-approved Ellipsys Vascular Access System from Avenu Medical, Inc., became a key focus of attention throughout last week's Controversies in Dialysis Access 15th... more
MCO places increasing emphasis on helping people find and access healthy food  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one out of every eight U.S. households experiences food insecurity. Access to healthy food is an important... more
Nexus announces availability of Arsenic Trioxide Injection in the US  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Nexus Pharmaceuticals announced today the immediate availability in the United States for Arsenic Trioxide Injection. Nexus Pharmaceuticals' Arsenic Trioxide Injection is available as 10 mg per 10 mL... more
Researchers awarded $10 million grant to address root causes of asthma in Puerto Rico  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, National Jewish Health and Centro de Neumología Pediátrica in Puerto Rico have... more
NIH awards over $1.8 million to husband-and-wife doctors to test new breast cancer approach  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Husband-and-wife doctors at the University of Virginia Cancer Center have been awarded more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes... more
Research shows how to achieve improved smoking cessation outcomes within California's Medicaid population  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
New research shows improved smoking cessation outcomes can be achieved within the Medi-Cal (California's Medicaid program) population by supplementing telephone counseling with... more
Researchers find metabolite shuttle between cells in the liver that may combat tissue fibrosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
University of Minnesota Medical School researchers have made a discovery which could lead to a new way of thinking about... more
New shoe insole technology could help diabetic ulcers heal better while walking  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Diabetes can lead to ulcers that patients don't even feel or notice until the sight of blood. And because ulcers can't heal on their... more
Study: Vegetables and salad may include bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Salad is popular with people who want to maintain a balanced and healthy diet. Salad varieties are often offered for sale ready-cut and film-packaged.... more
Specific bacterial toxins reduce number of cells suppressing immune response  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Staphylococcus aureus bacteria can cause numerous diseases, such as skin infections, pneumonia and blood poisoning. more
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