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Antioxidant in mushrooms may relieve symptoms of pre-eclampsia  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 minutes
Pregnancy hypertension, or Pre-eclampsia, is a complex disorder of pregnancy. Treatment of elevated blood pressure can manage the condition in the mother, but in severe cases delivery is needed, which can present... more
Low folate levels associated with malnutrition in hospital patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 minutes
About 10% of patients who come to complex care hospitals may have low levels of folate and other indicators of malnutrition, investigators say. more
Depth perception tests could help identify dementia patients at increased risk of falling  NEWS MEDICAL · 40 minutes
New research, jointly-funded by Fight for Sight, has found that special eye tests could help identify which dementia patients struggle most with... more
New 3D model shows how breast cancer cells interact with the body’s stem cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 40 minutes
A Loughborough University Ph.D. student has provided new insight into how breast cancer cells interact with cells in our body... more
Heart Research UK supports King’s College London project to eliminate 'zombie cells'  NEWS MEDICAL · 40 minutes
A project at King’s College London aiming to eliminate so-called ‘zombie cells’ using a new group of drugs has received a grant of over... more
Statins could reduce ovarian cancer risk, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 40 minutes
A genetic study has found evidence to suggest that women who take statins in the long term could be less likely to develop ovarian cancer, according to new research funded by Cancer... more
Simplifying Progress: Sartorius sharpens its brand focus  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
New brand promise, new logo, new colors – Sartorius looks different today. A leading international partner of life science research and the biopharmaceutical industry, the company has revised its brand look. more
Natural sugars in breastmilk may influence early childhood growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Human milk oligosaccharides found in breastmilk may influence a child's growth from infancy through early childhood, according to a study supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child... more
UK says goodbye to Europe, Bedfont says hello  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Bedfont, based in Kent, has purchased its first European office in Salzburg, Austria from Dr.Lahner GmbH, who was its first distributor when Bedfont began exporting in 1988. more
Ink Rx? Welcome to the camouflaged world of paramedical tattoos  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The first fingernail tattoo started off as a joke by a man who lost the tips of two fingers in a construction accident in 2018. more
Study finds higher and earlier incidence of COPD in people living with HIV  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
eople in Ontario living with HIV had a 34 per cent higher incidence rate of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and were diagnosed... more
Bruker announces fully validated NMR module for metabolite quantification in urine (research use only)  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
Bruker has announced the release of the B.I.QUANT-UR™ 1.1 module, which complies with DIN-ISO criteria for the quantification of urine... more
Slightly increased risk of death for babies conceived by IVF  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
A new study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility in February 2020 reports a higher risk for mortality in children who were conceived by the in vitro... more
Study provides insight into link between cancer driver gene and alternative splicing changes  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
A multi-institutional group of researchers led by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has linked a strong cancer driver gene to changes in proteins... more
Mediterranean diet promotes healthy aging with healthier gut microbiome  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
A new study published online in the journal Gut in February 2020 reports the striking health-promoting effects of switching to a Mediterranean diet for just one year. The results were... more
Measles re-emerging globally  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Measles is a common childhood illness but can cause more than a passing fever with rash. It could turn out to be a complicated and severe illness, warn doctors in a new paper published in February 2020 in the journal... more
Research suggests new approach to block tau pathology in FTLD, Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
The protein β-arrestin-2 increases the accumulation of neurotoxic tau tangles, a cause several forms of dementia, by interfering with removal of excess tau from the brain,... more
Smart athletic mouthguard licensed from University of Maryland, Baltimore  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Technology for a smart mouthguard from the University of Maryland, Baltimore has been licensed by University of Maryland School of Dentistry alumnus Michael Wright, DDS, MS, into his new startup... more
Sudden cardiac is often the first manifestation of heart disease in women  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
New research from the Center for Cardiac Arrest Prevention at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows that rates of sudden cardiac arrest are... more
Increased risk of uterine cancer linked to 24 gene variants  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
The risk of uterine endometrial cancer is increased by 24 gene variants that code for different cellular processes such as cell growth and death, gene regulation, and estrogen... more
Researchers map key atomic structures in measles, mumps, flu and RSV  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Northwestern University researchers have, for the first time, determined the 3D atomic structure of a key complex in paramyxoviruses, a family of viruses that includes measles,... more
Plant-based diets improve heart health via the gut microbiome  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
A new study published in February 2020 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that a reduced intake of animal-based foods and a diet based on plants... more
Neuroscientist breaks the communication code of mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
You can't call it a dictionary just yet, but University of Delaware neuroscientist Joshua Neunuebel is starting to break the code mice use to communicate with each other. more
New understanding on how cancer cells communicate  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Researchers from University College London have devised a new way by which they could decipher the language cancer cells use to communicate among themselves. They found this unique method of communication between the cancer... more
UT Southwestern scientists discover potential vulnerabilities in new coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
UT Southwestern Medical Center data scientists analyzing genetic sequences of the COVID-19 coronavirus have identified potential vulnerabilities that could help in vaccine development and further study of the infectious disease... more
England reports highest rates of mumps  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Mumps is a contagious condition affecting the parotid glands. In some cases, mumps can lead to complications, especially in men, including sterility. Other serious complications of mumps include meningitis, encephalitis, and pancreatitis. There is a readily... more
New technique helps decipher how individual cancer cells communicate with each other  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Scientists have a developed a new technique to decipher how millions of individual cells are communicating with each other in miniature tumors grown in... more
Targeting regulatory T cells could boost the effects of cancer immunotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
A Ludwig Cancer Research study has identified a mechanism by which regulatory T cells, which suppress immune responses, adapt their metabolism to thrive in the harsh... more
Sustained efforts to reduce Pakistan's epilepsy treatment gap  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
With a countrywide prevalence of 0.98%, more than 2.2 million people have epilepsy in Pakistan. A 1987 population-based study estimated Pakistan's treatment gap at 72.5% in urban areas, and 98.1% in rural... more
Poor sleep in women linked to raised risk of heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Researchers from Columbia University Irving Medical Center have found that women who eat and sleep poorly are at a greater risk of getting obese, overweight, and... more
Detailed maps of breast cancer reveal how genetic changes shape the tumor landscape  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Scientists have created one of the most detailed maps of breast cancer ever achieved, revealing how genetic changes shape the physical tumor... more
Michigan Medicine pediatric surgeon uses incision-less surgery to correct hernia defects in kids  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Health care providers are constantly evolving treatments for complicated conditions to provide patients with the greatest amount of benefit while avoiding any... more
Rutgers surgeon looks at link between WWI facial trauma and modern plastic surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Shahid Aziz has spent hours poring over the case histories of World War I soldiers who returned home with disfiguring facial injuries. more
Coping with adult nightmares  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Bad dreams or nightmares affect not only children but adults, too. Haunting nightmares can affect a person’s sleep quality and duration, but is it possible to turn off a nightmare while it is happening? more
Hospitality linked to patient satisfaction scores, not quality of medical care  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Patients' ratings of hospitals and willingness to recommend them have almost no correlation to the quality of medical care provided or to patient survival rates, according... more
Intratumoral heterogeneity linked to chemotherapy resistance in small-cell lung cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Small cell lung cancer accounts for 14% of all lung cancers and is often rapidly resistant to chemotherapy, resulting in poor clinical outcomes. more
Immune system may target other remote areas of the brain to improve stroke recovery  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
New University of Kentucky research shows that the immune system may target other remote areas of the brain to improve... more
Social media more likely to provide misinformation about vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
People who rely on social media for information were more likely to be misinformed about vaccines than those who rely on traditional media, according to a study of vaccine knowledge... more
Individual clinical judgments needed for prescribing aspirin in primary prevention  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
The most recent guidelines for primary prevention recommend aspirin use for individuals ages 40 to 70 years who are at higher risk of a first cardiovascular event, but... more
Fragile X syndrome-causing repeats help human neurons function, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Over half of our genomes are made of repeating elements within DNA. In rare cases, these repeats can become unstable and grow in size. These repeat "expansions" cause... more
Guideline-recommended diuretic linked to more side effects than similar antihypertensive drug  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Chlorthalidone, the guideline-recommended diuretic for lowering blood pressure, causes more serious side effects than hydrochlorothiazide, a similarly effective diuretic, according to a new study led by... more
New technology enables scientists to analyze behavior of cancer cells in lab-grown tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
New technology developed at UCL is, for the first time, enabling cancer scientists to analyze the individual behavior of millions of different... more
Microscopy in Neuroscience Research  NEWS MEDICAL · 24 hours
An interview with ZEISS, to discuss the challenges faced in neuroscience research microscopy techniques and their latest microscope. more
Scientists develop new tool using machine learning to diagnose lymphedema  NEWS MEDICAL · 24 hours
Scientists at the TSU Laboratory for Biophotonics, with specialists from the Tomsk Scientific Research Institute of Microsurgery, have developed a new tool for diagnosing lymphedema, a severe pathology... more
Combination therapy for pediatric low-grade gliomas shows promise in mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 24 hours
In experiments with human cells and mice, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center report evidence that combining the experimental cancer medication TAK228 (also called sapanisertib) with... more
Longer sitting times linked to higher heart disease risk among post-menopausal women  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Longer sitting times were associated with higher levels of heart disease risk among overweight and obese post-menopausal women overall, according to new research published... more
Scientists find a way to block the growth of kidney cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Scientists at the MDC have discovered stem cells responsible for the most common form of kidney cancer. The team of Walter Birchmeier has found a way... more
Simple blood test measures the body's immune response to improve ovarian cancer diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers have developed a simple blood test that measures the body's own immune response to improve diagnosis of ovarian cancer. more
Study finds wide state-by-state variation in melanoma rates caused by ultraviolet radiation  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new study finds a wide state-by-state variation in rates of melanoma caused by ultraviolet (UV) exposure with highest rates in several states on... more
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