Physical activity may eliminate mortality risk caused by sedentary behavior  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
For less active adults, the amount of time spent sitting may be associated with an increased risk of death; however, increasing physical activity to recommended levels may eliminate... more
Plant-based diets associated with lower risk of heart failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Plant-based diets are associated with a lower risk of heart failure in adults without known heart disease, while Southern diets consisting of more fried and processed foods and sweetened drinks... more
Study identifies possible therapeutic effects of curcumin on stomach cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Curcumin is widely used to impart color and flavor to food, but scientists have discovered that this yellow powder derived from the roots of the turmeric plant (Curcuma... more
Educational program for preschoolers successful in instilling heart healthy behaviors  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Preschoolers in an underserved community who took part in a health promotion educational program aimed at establishing health behaviors showed a 2.2-fold increase in knowledge, attitudes and habits... more
Skipping breakfast linked with increased risk of death from heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
New evidence underscores the importance of eating breakfast every day, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that... more
Not drinking water may increase children's consumption of sugary drinks  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
Kids and young adults who drink no water throughout the day may consume twice the amount of calories from sugary drinks than those who drink water, according to... more
Advance in breakthrough cancer treatment eliminates serious side effects  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
An advance in the breakthrough cancer treatment known as CAR T-cell therapy appears to eliminate its severe side effects, making the treatment safer and potentially available in outpatient settings, a... more
Overlooked part of cell’s internal machinery may hold key to treating acute myeloid leukemia  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
Many individuals forced to fight an exceptionally aggressive form of the blood cancer acute myeloid leukemia (AML) don't survive more... more
Nursing, medical, and dental students train together to improve pediatric oral health  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
Nursing, medical, and dental students can work as a team to improve their knowledge of pediatric oral health--and how to work with their fellow... more
Soft bedding responsible for majority of sleep-related infant deaths, study reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
Almost 70% of babies who died from sleep-related suffocation between 2011 and 2014 did so because of soft bedding, a new study reveals. more
Asia's diabetes epidemic increases risk of death among women, middle-aged people  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Asia and has dramatically increased the risk of premature death, especially among women and middle-aged people, a multinational study led... more
Permanent daylight saving time undermines the benefits of delaying school start times  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
A switch to permanent daylight saving time will undo any positive effects on sleep of delaying school start times, according to researchers from the... more
Brain areas linked to memory and emotion aid odor navigation in humans  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Species like dogs and rodents use their sense of smell to navigate toward desirable items and places and away from those they should avoid. more
MIT scientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of rare neurodevelopmental disorder  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Williams Syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder that affects about one in 10,000 babies born in the United States, produces a range of symptoms including cognitive impairments, cardiovascular problems,... more
Study finds worse health-related quality of life among transgender adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Transgender adults were more likely to report worse health-related quality of life compared with cisgender adults. more
Study tracks Pennsylvania's oil and gas waste-disposal practices  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
More than 80 percent of all waste from Pennsylvania's oil and gas drilling operations stays inside the state, according to a new study that tracks the disposal locations of liquid and solid... more
Precision-guided anticancer nanoparticles help enhance treatment of peritoneal tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Research carried out at the University of Tartu Faculty of Medicine used nanoparticles for the development of new imaging and treatment methods for peritoneal cancers. Tests showed that precision-guided anticancer... more
Hole-forming protein could help control cancer growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Sometimes cells need to die. The process of cell death is encoded within the genome of all higher organisms to kill off cancerous cells, and as a normal part of development to shape a... more
Johns Hopkins study reports overdiagnosis of schizophrenia  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
In a small study of patients referred to the Johns Hopkins Early Psychosis Intervention Clinic (EPIC), Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that about half the people referred to the clinic with a schizophrenia diagnosis... more
Potential of liquid biopsy in cancer biomarker detection and prenatal testing  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
The promise and challenges of liquid biopsy, an emerging, noninvasive method for targeted disease diagnosis and detection of cancer biomarkers to enable improved and personalized therapy,... more
Researchers are developing brand-new method to cure brain tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Scientists from Far Eastern Federal University in cooperation with colleagues from Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center, Switzerland, and Sweden for the first time studied proteins, which constitute WNT signaling pathway... more
Survey: Half of all American workplaces offer health and wellness programs  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Workplace health promotion programs are increasing in the U.S., according to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Gillings School of Global Public... more
Study uncovers reasons for poor mental health in bisexual people  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
The largest study of bisexual people in the world to date, led by La Trobe University, has examined why bisexual people experience higher rates of psychological distress than... more
First-of-its-kind study highlights lethal impact of medical emergencies worldwide  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
In 2015, about half of the world's 28 million human deaths were the result of medical emergencies, with the bulk of the burden borne by poorer nations, according to a... more
Researchers identify new allergen responsible for allergy to durum wheat  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
An international team of researchers, in which a female researcher from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid is involved, has identified one of the main causes of food allergy in... more
Changes to Medicare rules could support care innovation for dialysis  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
In a commentary published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, public health researchers suggest adjustments to recently proposed rule changes on how Medicare pays for dialysis services. more
Destination limbo: Health suffers among asylum seekers in crowded border shelter  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Immigrants from Mexico and Central America seeking asylum in the United States frequently end up at border shelters in Tijuana, Mexico. They stay in them for... more
New pediatric blood pressure guidelines can better predict kids at higher risk of heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
New guidelines that classified more children as having elevated blood pressure are better at predicting which kids are... more
Novel AI voice tool can help diagnose PTSD  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
A specially designed computer program can help diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans by analyzing their voices, a new study finds. more
Deep-learning model better predicts survival outcomes for lung cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
A deep-learning model developed using serial image scans of tumors from patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) predicted treatment response and survival outcomes better than standard clinical parameters. more
Many cancer patients use marijuana and prescription opioids, study reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the U.S. have increased over time. more
Study provides new insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can affect cognition  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 hours
Obesity can break down our protective blood brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory, scientists report. more
Vanderbilt researchers to develop and test 'safe harbor' standards of care  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
A team of researchers from Vanderbilt University's schools of Law, Medicine and Management has received a five-year research grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and... more
Study seeks to better understand the genetic causes for hypospadias  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Daniel Casella, M.D., a urologist at Children's National, was honored with an AUA Mid-Atlantic Section William D. Steers, M.D. Award, which provides two years of dedicated research funding... more
Researchers discover why women get autoimmune diseases far more often than men  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
It's one of the great mysteries of medicine, and one that affects the lives of millions of people: Why do women's immune systems gang... more
Pharmacy closures contribute to medication non-adherence among heart patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
New research from the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that when pharmacies close, people stop taking widely used heart medications -- like statins, beta-blockers and oral anticoagulants -- that... more
FDA authorizes marketing of first medical device to treat ADHD  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the first medical device to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. more
Smoking cessation during pregnancy associated with reduced risk of preterm birth  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
There is an important association between maternal cigarette smoking cessation during pregnancy and risk of preterm birth, according to a new Dartmouth-led study published in JAMA... more
Opioid dose variability could lead to increased risk of overdose, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Patients prescribed opioid pain medications whose doses varied over time were 3 times more likely to experience an overdose than patients prescribed stable opioid... more
FDA grants approval of first generic naloxone nasal spray to treat opioid overdose  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted final approval of the first generic naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray, commonly known as Narcan,... more
Marijuana users weigh less compared to non-users  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
New evidence from Michigan State University suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don't. more
Research uncovers critical RNA processing aberrations in ALS and FTD  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Research by a Barrow Neurological Center scientist on mechanisms of dysfunctional RNA processing in ALS and frontal temporal dementia was published in the April issue of Acta Neuropathologica. more
Using Edge AI technology to observe behavior of cattle  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A joint project team led by Tokyo Institute of Technology, Shinshu University and Information Services International-Dentsu, Ltd. developed cattle observing systems equipped with a "Sense and Think Collar" that utilizes... more
Two studies uncover brain mechanisms underlying decision making process  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
New research conducted in the Cognitive Neuroscience group of SISSA shows that a perceptual decision - recognizing an object and taking the appropriate action - is triggered as soon as... more
Bacteria play a role in the development of stomach ulcers in pigs  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Stomach ulcers are common in pigs, like they are in humans. Until recently, the cause of this disease was unclear. more
Light-intensity physical activity associated with healthy brain aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Incremental physical activity, even at light intensity, is associated with larger brain volume and healthy brain aging. more
Why eating ‘right’ could cause you to stray from your diet  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Recent research has shown that just a small amount of red and processed meat can cause cancer, but changing your diet is hard. So what’s the... more
Morning exercise may burn more calories  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Exercising in the morning rather than in the evening may be more beneficial to health, as research shows that morning exercise burns more carbohydrates. more
Key research takeaways from ECCMID 2019  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
This article aims to provide a brief overview of the key themes of the 29th ECCMID conference and update readers on current research projects. more
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