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Artificial nose helps neurosurgeons to identify cancerous tissue during surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 29 minutes
An artificial nose developed at Tampere University, Finland, helps neurosurgeons to identify cancerous tissue during surgery and enables the more precise excision of tumors. more
Research paves way for new treatment to protect people from cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 29 minutes
New University of Alberta research is paving the way for the first medical treatment to help protect people from cardiovascular disease by boosting the... more
Cartoons influencing young adults to vape, finds new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 29 minutes
A new study from the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, concluded that the incidence of vaping among young people is rising because of advertising for e-cigarettes using... more
Novel miniature probe measures tissue damage in the lung  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Scientists spanning several disciplines have come up with an optical fiber-based probe much thinner than a hair, but which carries 19 sensors to measure changes in oxygen and pH deep... more
Stonewall riots has brought attention to health care needs of LGBTQ people  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
June 28 marks the 50-year anniversary of the Stonewall riots -; sparked when police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club in New York... more
Scientists create 'mini-brain' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
National Institutes of Health scientists have used human skin cells to create what they believe is the first cerebral organoid system, or "mini-brain," for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. more
Online shopping interventions could help customers make healthier choices  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
Altering the default order in which foods are shown on the screen, or offering substitutes lower in saturated fat could help customers make healthier choices when shopping for food online,... more
Higher coronary artery calcium levels in middle-age linked to increased risk for future heart problems  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
Higher coronary artery calcium levels in middle-age were associated with structural heart abnormalities linked to future heart failure,... more
Baby socks contain traces of bisphenol A and parabens, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
A team of scientists from the University of Granada, the Biohealth Research Institute in Granada, the city's San Cecilio Clinical Hospital, and the Centre for Biomedical... more
New discovery could improve therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
A new multi-institution study spearheaded by researchers at Florida State University and the University of California, Los Angeles suggests a tiny protein could play a major role in combating heart... more
Researchers find characteristics related to better outcomes in HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
Using a new blood test that's in development, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers identified characteristics that could be used to personalize treatment... more
New radiation technique shows promise for treating patients with essential tremor  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
Tyrus Agee thought his promising new career was doomed. He had only one year left to finish his Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of... more
Novel insight could improve vaccines that protect pregnant women and newborns  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
A team led by Duke Health scientists has identified a cellular process that could lead to the development of safer and more effective vaccines that protect... more
New natural extract inhibits the development of diabetic nephropathy  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
A team of researchers have published in the Journal of Cellular Physiology that a new natural extract is able to inhibit the development of diabetic nephropathy, a kidney disease that... more
Cancer patients share survivorship story, celebrate strength and self-care  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
To survive in his struggle against an aggressive form of prostate cancer, Bin McLaurin didn't only have to overcome the disease attacking his body. He said he also had to... more
Common traits keep many patients with knee cartilage issues from participating in clinical trials  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Some of the most common traits among patients with cartilage issues in the knee are excluding them from participating in... more
Study shows marked impairment of moral emotions in patients with frontotemporal dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A study conducted by Marc Teichmann and Carole Azuar at the Brain and Spine Institute in Paris (France) and at the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital shows... more
New measure identifies patterns of pediatric antibiotic use around the world  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new measure has identified for the first time whether the most suitable antibiotics are being used to treat newborns and children in hospital on a... more
Simple follow-up 'aftercare' could reduce hospital readmissions in geriatric patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Costly hospital readmissions in geriatric patients could be nearly halved if the NHS offered simple follow-up 'aftercare' calls and home visits for patients, according to a new study. more
‘Stomach flu’ vaccine prevents type 1 diabetes in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Scientists have discovered that the rotavirus vaccine reduces the likelihood of children being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. more
Long-acting contraceptives do not increase risk of HIV, concludes new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
One of the largest and most robust studies on HIV infection rates has concluded that long-acting contraceptives do not increase the risk of contracting HIV. more
Warning issued by FDA after patient dies following fecal transplant  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A warning from the U.S FDA was issued yesterday after a patient died due to receiving a fecal transplant that contained drug-resistant bacteria. more
Scientists improve working memory by extending brain signals  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers have discovered that short term memory can be improved by artificially extending neuronal signals called sharp wave ripples. more
Pittcon is looking for short course instructors for 2020  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Pittcon Short Courses are professional-quality continuing education classes held during conference week each year. more
Women's pre-pregnancy obesity changes breast milk contents which can affect infant growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
In the first study of its kind, LSU Health New Orleans researchers report that women's pre-pregnancy overweight or obesity produces changes in breast milk,... more
Vitamin D metabolite may stop mechanism by which cancer cells become drug-resistant  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
What's good for our bones may also help stop cancer cells that develop resistance to multiple chemotherapy drugs. more
Study: Pregnant woman's sense of personal space expands only during third trimester  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
New research, published in the journal Scientific Reports, shows that women undergo a significant mental as well as physical change during the late stages... more
Chemicals produced by gut microbiome could help identify children at risk of organ failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Chemicals produced by healthy bacteria could be used to assess the health of the gut microbiome and help identify critically-ill... more
A proposal to make it harder for kids to skip vaccines gives powerful voices pause  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
As California lawmakers attempt to tighten the rules on childhood vaccinations, they're getting pushback from unexpected quarters: high-profile... more
New machine-learning method more precisely quantifies a known indicator for psychosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A machine-learning method discovered a hidden clue in people's language predictive of the later emergence of psychosis -- the frequent use of words associated with sound. more
Scientists create model to find ways to improve characteristics of human body communication  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Wireless technologies such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth have made remote connectivity easier, and as electronics become smaller and faster, the adoption of... more
Air ambulance costs fly around fixes for surprise medical bills  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
In April 2018, 9-year-old Christian Bolling was hiking with his parents and sister in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, near their home in Roanoke. While climbing some boulders, he... more
Researchers develop new 3D tissue imaging technique to study disease at cellular level  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
To diagnose and treat diseases like cancer, scientists and doctors must understand how cells respond to different medical conditions and treatments. more
Mutant bacterial receptor could help identify therapeutic compounds that inhibit quorum sensing  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers have developed a new mutant version of a receptor used by a bacterial pathogen for a chemical communication process called quorum sensing, according... more
New ground-breaking research could transform lives of many people with mobility issues  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The lives of thousands of people with mobility issues could be transformed thanks to ground-breaking research by scientists at the University of Bristol. more
Virus employs powerful strategy to inhibit natural killer cell function  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The virus responsible for chickenpox and shingles employs a powerful strategy of immune evasion, inhibiting the ability of natural killer cells to destroy infected cells and produce molecules... more
Study estimates the number of undetected Ebola outbreaks  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
An estimated half of Ebola virus disease outbreaks have gone undetected since it was discovered in 1976, according to research published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. more
Mutations in fetal genome may contribute to premature birth  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Mutations in the gene that codes for SLIT2, a protein expressed in fetal cells in placentas and involved in directing the growth of the fetal nervous system, may contribute to... more
Research suggests new way to improve the efficacy of arthritis drug  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Attaching a removable lock to an arthritis drug can make it safer and more effective, according to a new study publishing June 13 in the open-access... more
One-fifth of U.S. surgeons still 'overusing' riskier method to create kidney dialysis access, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Long-term hemodialysis is a lifesaver for approximately half a million patients in the United States with kidney failure... more
Researchers uncover new mechanism by which cells communicate in inflammatory processes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A research group from MedUni Vienna and CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences has discovered a new mechanism by which... more
NHS performance figures reveal a deepening crisis in health service, BMA warns  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Responding to the latest NHS performance figures, which show waiting lists growing to the highest levels since records began and cancer patients experiencing record-long... more
New implant technology safely minimizes injections for people with macular degeneration  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
In a clinical trial of 220 people with “wet” age-related macular degeneration, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, collaborators from many sites across the country, and Genentech in... more
AMA adopts new policies aimed at improving health of the nation  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The American Medical Association, the premier national physician organization in the country, voted this week to adopt new policies aimed at improving the health of the... more
Study identifies risk factors for cardiotoxicity with relapsed multiple myeloma therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
More than half of patients with relapsed multiple myeloma treated with carfilzomib experienced cardiac issues during treatment, according to a multi-institutional study published June 12 in... more
Researchers identify effective drug combinations for malignant brain tumor in mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Usually, scientists study the molecular biology of cancer to find new treatments, but sometimes, it is the other way round: when trying to find new treatments,... more
Roswell Park physician leads effort to compile new multiple myeloma imaging guidelines  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Just as newer drugs have significantly improved outcomes for patients with multiple myeloma in the past decade, newer imaging techniques are upgrading detection of... more
Developing new immunotherapeutic treatments for emerging viral diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Emerging viral diseases is a term used to refer to diseases caused by pathogens such as the Ebola virus. Whilst vaccines can protect people against these diseases, there is an urgent need... more
Experimental antiviral drug cures mice infected with deadly tick-borne virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Only a few cases of the newly discovered Bourbon virus have been reported, and two of them ended in death, partly because no specific treatments are available for... more
Research identifies new approach to staving off the detrimental effects of aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
New research has identified a novel approach to staving off the detrimental effects of aging, according to a study from Washington University School of... more
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