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Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences
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Improved drug delivery method is aimed at making chemotherapy easier to help treat people with various tumors.
Taking regular hot baths may benefit individuals who are not able to exercise by reducing chronic inflammation and improve glucose metabolism.
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Cucumber water is helpful for promoting hydration, weight loss, and lower blood pressure. It is simple to make, and cucumbers are rich in vitamins A and...
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Purdue University researchers have developed a technology aimed at making it easier to deliver cancer treatment to the right "address" in the...
Join experts from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for a workshop on treatment-resistant depression and the neurobiology of suicide.
When healthy people eat a low-gluten and fiber-rich diet compared with a high-gluten diet they experience less intestinal discomfort including less bloating which researchers show are due to changes of the composition and function of gut...
Newly published research suggests that whether we perceive one or several activities as multitasking can have an impact on our performance.
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As part of a balanced diet, almonds and almond milk are good options for people with diabetes. These nuts are rich in protein, healthful fats, and fiber but...
The German government will ease air pollution law so as to spare cities that only slightly exceed limits on harmful nitrogen dioxide (NO2) from diesel vehicle bans, ministers agreed Thursday, sparking sharp...
Healthy soil contains carbon—and a mystery. Some carbon remains in the soil for millennia, but some decomposes quickly and escapes into the atmosphere.
Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) demonstrated for the first time that raw human excrement can potentially be converted to a safe, reusable fuel and a nutrient rich fertilizer, solving two major worldwide issues...
The Peptides and Proteins lab at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) has published a paper in Chemical Communications describing the use of a peptide derived from chlorotoxin, found in...
Intubation is a common procedure doctors use during surgery or in a medical emergency to help a person breathe. In this article, learn about the types, side effects, and recovery.
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In the drive to decarbonise Europe's transport sector, fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) offer crucial benefits. For one, their fuel – hydrogen – can be generated from a wide variety of local renewable energy sources, limiting...
Miles Scott is now a 10-year-old who loves little league and science, according to Make-A-Wish.
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Researchers investigating new treatments for neuroblastoma -- one of the most common childhood cancers -- have found that a combination of two drugs made tumors disappear in mice, making it...
Currently in India, there are over 200,000 researchers working on numerous applications to better...
The kambo cleanse is a South American ritual that uses the poison of the giant monkey frog to boost energy and cure illnesses. We take a...
It never rains in California, so instead it burns—often—with prime fire conditions likely to persist until rainstorms arrive.
VIDEO Touch, or tactile sensing, is fundamentally important for a range of real-life applications, from robotics to surgical medicine to sports science. Tactile sensors are modeled on the biological sense of touch and can help...
Pancreatic cancer cells are known for their ability to thrive under extreme conditions of low nutrients and oxygen, a trait known in the cancer field as 'austerity.' The cells' remarkable resistance to starvation is...
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Pancreatic cancer death rates in the European Union have increased by 5% between 1990 and 2016, a report launched today reveals. This is the highest increase in any...
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A genetic analysis of samples taken from a large UK health database suggest that people who are more sensitive than their peers to the bitter taste of caffeine tend to drink more coffee —...
What do astronauts, Pokémon, wildlife park rangers and surgeons all have in common?
ETH scientists have shown that the immune system's macrophages are regulated not only biochemically, but mechanically as well. This could explain why the cells are less active in healthy body tissue.
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While making smart glue, a team of engineers discovered a handy byproduct: hydrogen peroxide. In microgel form, it reduces bacteria and virus ability to infect by at least 99.9 percent.
Luxia Scientific, a French biotech dedicated to improving well-being and health for all through the analysis and understanding of the microbiome, announces the availability of its...
The global disease burden of meningitis remains unacceptably high, and progress lags substantially behind that of other vaccine-preventable diseases, warns a new analysis published in The...
Research from Diabetes UK has found that – alongside those living with the condition – parents and carers of children and adults...
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RetiPharma, focusing on the development of products for the treatment of degenerative eye disorders based on an in vivo platform for translation...
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A recent study investigating Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram concludes that reduced use leads to significant decreases in depression and loneliness.
Widespread antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the associated rise of "superbugs" is a major public health threat. A leading cause is the misuse or overuse of antibiotics...
In collaboration with the peer-led organization Survivors' Voices, researchers from King's School of Life Course Sciences have launched a charter to guide...
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Autism spectrum disorders are neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by communication disorders, altered social interactions and sensory and...
A fast new way of checking nutrient levels in grasslands allows farmers to quickly monitor changes in pasture nutrients and adapt their animals' grazing methods accordingly....
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Designing safe bridges and water systems for low-income communities is not always easy for engineers coming from highly industrialized places. A new discipline called contextual engineering helps engineers...
Loneliness is a significant and growing problem. A recent study investigates the effect of belonging to a community choir on well-being in older adults.
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What do astronauts, Pokémon, wildlife park rangers and surgeons all have in common?
With approximately 9.7 million women in the U.S. suffering with diabetes and almost 50 million U.S. adults with prediabetes, most of the women are experiencing uncomfortable...
An international study published in the journal Blood by researchers led by Dr. Elie Haddad, a pediatric immunologist and researcher at CHU Sainte-Justine and professor at Université de Montréal, highlights the urgent need to develop better...
Does engaging patients in research projects improve health? A comprehensive collection of 17 innovative demonstration projects -- from youth involvement in mental health services to suicide...
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have developed a tool that speeds up the analysis and publication of biomedical data...
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Many life-saving medicines, including insulin, antibodies and vaccines, are derived from living cells. These "biologics" can be difficult to obtain and store...
Doctors say that conjoined twins from Bhutan who were separated at an Australian hospital last week have been moving about, eating and otherwise healing well
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How do you prepare for a crisis? When does the general public have to be notified of a risk? And how should authorities deal...
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Outbreaks of norovirus in health care settings and outbreaks caused by a particular genotype of the virus are more likely...
The treatment of intestinal infections caused by some strains of the bacterium Escherichia coli, present in unsanitized or contaminated foods, may have a new ally.
If patient engagement is the new 'blockbuster drug,' why are we not seeing spectacular effects? A team of researchers from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical...
Hot water treatment may help improve inflammation and blood sugar (glucose) levels in people who are unable to exercise, according to a new study....
DietaryHealth more... NEWS MEDICAL 12 hours
Hepatitis B and hepatitis C are viral infections, which are mostly transmitted by blood. Often unnoticed,...
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Chapman University has been awarded an additional $2.9 million to study Alzheimer's disease, adding an existing $4 million in grant funding for the ongoing...
A new study by Ohio University faculty members showed that people who are afraid to have their blood drawn believe more people...
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Researchers in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today alerted health care providers and patients about the serious complications that can occur when using medications not approved for...
Scientists at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified sodium glucose transporter 2, or SGLT2, as a mechanism that lung cancer cells can utilize to...
Two UT Southwestern faculty members have been selected to receive 2019 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Awards from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science...
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A South American tribe living in near-total isolation with no Western dietary influences showed no increase in average blood pressure...
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital today announced the availability of one of the world's largest collections of leukemia samples from children and adults.
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A 15-minute scan could help diagnose brain damage in babies up to two years earlier than current methods....
When it comes to preventive care and confidential medical services, parents and their adolescent children actually agree with each other. They both believe that preventive care is important, that adolescents...
Health more... NEWS MEDICAL 14 hours
A team of researchers at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine have been awarded $3.4 million by the National Institutes of Health to...
TGen North, the Pathogen and Microbiome Division of the Translational Genomics Research Institute, has partnered with the non-profit NARBHA Institute to advance human health through the new TGen...
While making smart glue, a team of engineers discovered a handy byproduct: hydrogen peroxide. In microgel form, it reduces bacteria and virus ability to infect by at least 99 percent.
Infections more... NEWS MEDICAL 16 hours
Pancreatic cancer cells are known for their ability to thrive under extreme conditions of low nutrients and oxygen, a trait known in the cancer field as...
Cancer more... NEWS MEDICAL 16 hours
Researchers have made rapid advances in understanding how to manipulate the immune system safely to destroy cancer cells. Adoptive transfer of haploidentical natural killer...
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Oregon State University researchers have discovered two key factors behind the intestinal inflammation that plagues people suffering from a disorder that affects their immune system.
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The researchers say this effect may improve the success of obesity treatment, especially among people with high insulin secretion (insulin level 30 minutes after consuming a standard amount of glucose).
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Ovarian cancer claims the lives of more than 14,000 in the U.S. each year, ranking fifth among cancer deaths in women.
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Over 90% of malign tumors in the head and neck are originated from carcinomas of squamous cells that appear in superficial areas of the...
Cancer more... NEWS MEDICAL 17 hours
The first Human Cell Atlas study of early pregnancy in humans has shown how the function of the maternal immune...
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Pollinating insects are integral to the health of all terrestrial ecosystems and agriculture worldwide. As homeowners attempt to conserve pollinators through horticulture practices, they often seek the advice and guidance of horticulture retail employees...
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Two new studies provide evidence that previous Dengue infection in pregnant mothers may lead to increased...
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Draft report by the Environmental Protection Agency says long-term exposure to a chemical compound currently used for making nonstick coatings appears to be dangerous, even in minute amounts
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The first scientific assessment of polar bears that live in the Chukchi Sea region that spans the US and Russia finds the population is healthy and does not...
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The authors of a study found that a large percentage of healthy babies don't start sleeping through the...
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A computed tomography (CT) scan is a quick and painless way to diagnose an injury, abnormality or disease.
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Thai massage is an ancient practice wherein a practitioner will bend a person's body into different poses. Learn about the benefits and possible side effects of...
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Researchers in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine...
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Not all polar bears are in the same dire situation due to retreating sea ice, at least not right now. Off the western coast of Alaska, the Chukchi...
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After the birth of her son, doctors sent Nicole home with a bottle of Percocet.
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Cancer scientists have combined 'liquid biopsy,' epigenetic alterations and machine learning to develop a blood test to detect and classify cancer at its earliest stages.
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In Parkinson's disease, toxic protein clumps accumulate in the brain's motor region. A study shows how targeting an enzyme could prevent this.
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Doctors use a lumbar MRI scan to examine a person’s lower spine for problems. An MRI scan uses magnetic fields and radio waves to create an image of the inside...
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In Parkinson's disease, toxic protein clumps accumulate in the brain's motor region. A study shows how targeting an enzyme could prevent this.
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Several neurological disorders may benefit from gene therapy. However, even when using the lead vector candidate for intrathecal administration, adeno-associated virus serotype 9 (AAV9), the strength and distribution...
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A third of the global population relies heavily upon traditional or folk medicines, such as the...
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We report the development of a novel platform to enhance the efficacy and safety of follicular lymphoma (FL) treatment. Since lymphoma is a clonal malignancy of a diversity...
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Artemisia annua produces the valuable medicinal component, artemisinin, which is a sesquiterpene lactone widely used in malaria treatment. AaORA, a homolog of CrORCA3, which...
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Important cell populations reside within tissues and are not accessed by traditional blood draws used to monitor the immune system. To address this issue...
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Aging in humans is associated with increased hyperglycemia and insulin resistance (collectively termed IR) and dysregulation of the...
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The diagnostic definition of indeterminate lung nodules as malignant or benign poses a major challenge for clinicians. We...
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RB1 loss of function in small cell lung cancer causes dependency on Aurora kinases for survival, which can be targeted therapeutically.
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An implantable biomaterial recruits rare tumor cells and enables long-term observation of microenvironmental evolution.
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Doctors have used quinine to treat malaria for centuries. It is also what gives tonic water its bitter taste. Learn more about quinine here.
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In seeking to pinpoint why black or African-American scientists are less likely than their white counterparts to receive National Institutes of Health...
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Studies of single cells reveal complex interactions as placenta forms
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Brazil President Michel Temer inaugurated the opening construction phase of a particle accelerator the size of the Maracana football stadium that will be used to make advances in medicine, nutrition, archeology, electronics,...
The mosquito Aedes aegypti is a powerful, plentiful species: It populates six continents, can carry deadly viruses, and bites with abandon. But until recently, its genome was in tatters.
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Feeling the pressure with universal tactile imaging
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Hospital discharges to 'no fixed address' – here's a much better way
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Australian Academy of Science urges parents to vaccinate children against meningococcal disease
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Scientists uncover crucial biological circuits that regulate lipids and their role in overall health
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The Human Mini Heart-in-a-Jar That Could One Day Replace Animal Testing
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How do peptides penetrate cells? Two sides of the same coin
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Medical News Today: Which muscles do pushups work?
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Video: Is throwing rice at weddings bad for birds?
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Singing may reduce stress, improve motor function for people with Parkinson's disease
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Watch tiny robots swim through an eyeball to deliver medicine
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Science News » NIH Directors Address Chronic Pain and Opioid Crisis at Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting
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One way to reduce food waste: Use it to make soil healthier
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Virtual reality therapy has real-life benefits for some mental disorders
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Sensor gives farmers more accurate read on plant health, provides valuable crop data
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Neanderthal children shivered and suffered in ancient Europe
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Air pollution kills 600,000 children with India being worst affected says WHO
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Dogs trained to sniff out malaria
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The smallest steerable catheter
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Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about stridor
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Air pollution is the new tobacco says WHO Head
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CRISPR opens door to new type of medicine—'genome surgery'
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MRI tool watches how electrical stimulation could cure digestive disorders
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How to mass produce cell-sized robots
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Video » KI-NIH Collaborative Doctoral Program in Neuroscience
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Video » UCL-NIMH Joint Doctoral Program in Neuroscience
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