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The matrix shell of the HIV-1 virus may have a different shape than previously thought, and a newly proposed model has significant implications for understanding how the virus functions, according to a new study... more
Integrated approach needs to be used to address opioid use among psychiatric patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Opioid use among psychiatric hospital patients needs to be addressed through an integrated approach to managing mental illness, pain and substance use,... more
Study unveils new layers of mystery about visual memory, amblyopia  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
In decades of studying how neural circuits in the brain's visual cortex adapt to experience, MIT Professor Mark Bear's lab has followed the science wherever it has led,... more
Using new high-resolution imaging to track titin in real time  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Using new high-resolution imaging techniques, MDC researchers and colleagues have tracked titin, the body's largest protein, in real time throughout its entire lifecycle. The method and results could... more
New techniques could help neuroscientists track brain computations  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Since the 1950s at least, researchers have speculated that the brain is a kind of computer in which neurons make up complex circuits that perform untold numbers of calculations every second. Decades... more
Researchers reconstruct words from neural signals using brain-computer interface  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
A team of Brown University researchers has used a brain-computer interface to reconstruct English words from neural signals recorded in the brains of nonhuman primates. more
Salmonella causes nearly one in three foodborne outbreaks in the EU  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Nearly one in three foodborne outbreaks in the EU in 2018 were caused by Salmonella. This is one of the main findings of the annual report... more
Researchers identify novel genes associated with severity of peanut allergy  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified novel genes associated with the severity of peanut allergy, as well as ways in which these... more
New study improves understanding of widespread diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
When proteins in the brain form deposits consisting of insoluble aggregates, diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's can occur. Now a research team has come a step closer to understanding this process. more
International project to preserve genetic resources of birds  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
The support is provided by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and the Science and Innovation in East Asia Consortium. Kazan Federal University's partners are Mahidol University and Kumamoto University. more
New bandage soaks up pro-healing molecule to improve bone repair  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Researchers at Duke University have engineered a bandage that captures and holds a pro-healing molecule at the site of a bone break to accelerate and improve the natural... more
Molecular subtyping of bladder tumors outperformed by standard pathology tests  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
While trying to develop a comparatively easy, inexpensive way to give physicians and their patients with bladder cancer a better idea of likely outcome and best treatment options,... more
NIH provides up to $102.5 million in renewed funding for Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
As antibiotic-resistant bacteria become more urgent threats worldwide, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National... more
Brown, Insight Therapeutics partnership to accelerate research on flu vaccines for older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
With support from a three-year $2.1 million agreement with Insight Therapeutics, a private company that focuses on the health care of older... more
Novel drug shows efficacy against advanced ROS1 and NTRK fusion-positive NSCLC  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Pooled analysis of three phase 1 and 2 clinical trials published online ahead of print in the journal Lancet Oncology show that the drug entrectinib is... more
Rutgers expert shares tips on how to minimize jet lag, sleep disruptions during the holidays  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
With shorter daylight hours, stress and travel to different time zones, the holiday season can disrupt our circadian... more
A study of customized implant for revision hip replacement  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
A team of scientists from the Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Center of the National Technology Initiative of Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (head -- Prof. A.I. Borovkov, the Vice-rector for... more
Researchers make significant advances in developing novel Zika virus vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Researchers from the University of Adelaide have made significant advances in developing a novel vaccine against Zika virus, which could potentially lead to global elimination of the disease. more
Community-based program enables donation of tumor tissue and blood samples for research  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Precision medicine with targeted therapies has led to improved treatment options and patient outcomes. These approaches were developed by studying tumors grown in laboratories... more
Problem drinkers have higher likelihood of using benzodiazepines  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Problem drinkers are more likely than teetotalers and moderate drinkers to take benzodiazepines, a class of sedatives that are among the most commonly prescribed drugs -- and the most abused. more
Perinatal exposure of rats to flame retardants changes the liver epigenome  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Studies have shown that perinatal exposure of rats and mice to common flame retardants found in household items permanently reprograms liver metabolism, often leading later in... more
Rectal microbes could make a difference to the effectiveness of HIV vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Microbes living in the rectum could make a difference to the effectiveness of experimental HIV vaccines, according to researchers at the University of California,... more
A deep neural network model can predict healthcare visits by elderly people  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
If healthcare providers could accurately predict how their services would be used, they could save large sums of money by not having to allocate... more
Finding non-invasive nuclear medicine technique to predict effectiveness of therapy for tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers have taken a critical step toward developing a non-invasive nuclear medicine technique that can predict the effectiveness of therapy for cancerous tumors, allowing... more
Neuroscientists develop new method for uniquely targeted gene therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Neuroscientists at Lund University in Sweden have developed a new technology that engineers the shell of a virus to deliver gene therapy to the exact cell type in the body... more
Patient-reported outcomes linked to aromatase inhibitor adherence  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
If you want to predict which breast cancer patients will most likely stop taking aromatase inhibitors, check out their own responses to the health questions patients commonly answer in cancer clinical trials, according to... more
Continuous RCB index is an accurate and reliable tool to assess breast cancer prognosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today reported results from a pooled analysis of more than... more
IU researchers discover how to predict recurrence of triple negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have discovered how to predict whether triple negative breast cancer will recur, and which women are likely to... more
Points to consider: Should germline genetic testing be offered to all patients with breast cancer?  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Should germline genetic testing be offered to all patients with breast cancer? The American College of Medical Genetics... more
Government insured patients with breast cancer at increased risk of death  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A retrospective study of nearly 9800 women with breast cancer who participated in randomized clinical trials was presented today at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer... more
Researchers find many psychiatric disorders share the same gene variants  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
An international team of researchers has found that many psychiatric disorders share a common and specific set of gene variants. more
San Francisco hopes to improve care for people with mental illness living on streets  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
San Francisco Mayor London Breed has promised to tackle her city's homelessness crisis, a vexing situation involving drug abuse and... more
Horizon Discovery adds predesigned synthetic single guide RNA to its product range  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Horizon Discovery Group plc, a global leader in the application of gene editing and gene modulation technologies, today announced the addition of predesigned synthetic... more
Testa Analytical launches Particle Explorer software suite for light scattering  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Testa Analytical Solutions e.K. has launched the new Particle Explorer software suite for its popular BI-200SM light scattering goniometer system. more
Human genetics evidence predictive of drug development success, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new drug candidate is more likely to be approved for use if it targets a gene known to be linked to the disease; a finding that can... more
CSIRO researchers find simple way to estimate lifespan of animals  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers at CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, have discovered a simple way to estimate how long a species lives. more
GEDmatch joins with forensic genomics firm Verogen  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
GEDmatch, a pioneer in consumer genealogy, today announced that it has joined with forensic genomics firm Verogen, Inc. in a move that allows the company to ensure ongoing privacy protections and enhance the customer... more
Incidence of NTM lung disease appears to be increasing, especially among women and the elderly  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The number of people newly infected each year and the number of people living with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung... more
Medications prescribed to children with chronic kidney disease may harm their kidneys  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
An analysis of records from primary care practices in the United Kingdom found that many children with kidney disease are prescribed medications that may... more
Providers in Catholic health care systems report multiple barriers to contraception provision  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Secular and Protestant hospital providers report fewer limitations on contraceptive care versus providers working in Catholic systems, according to recent research from the University... more
New technique may lead to earlier and easier detection of mouth and throat cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Unfortunately, cancers that occur in the back of the mouth and upper throat are often not diagnosed until they become... more
Wearables play new roles in training and guiding post-injury rehabilitation in runners  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
As wearable fitness trackers become ever more popular and sophisticated, they provide new opportunities for monitoring training and guiding post-injury rehabilitation in endurance runners,... more
House drug pricing bill to reduce costs, improve access to life-saving therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act passed by the House of Representatives today introduces critically needed and significant steps... more
IBM announces collaborations, launches AI Imaging Marketplace and Clinical Review 3.0 at RSNA  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
IBM Watson Health today published its 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals annual study identifying top U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular services based on... more
Introduction of drug amnesty bins is a good step towards minimizing harm at music festivals  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The NSW Government’s introduction of amnesty bins at music festivals has been welcomed by Alex Greenwich, Member for... more
ACMG recommends evaluations of breast cancer patients before genetic testing  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
According to a statement on behalf of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) published Dec. 13 in the organization's official journal, Genetics in Medicine, there... more
ASA thanks the House Ways and Means Committee for its framework to address surprise medical bills  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Today, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) on behalf of its 54,000 members thanked the House... more
Bans restricting e-cigarette sales could do more harm than good, say experts  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Bans and other policies restricting e-cigarette sales could do more public harm than good, according to a group of public-health, tobacco-policy and ethics experts. more
Start Codon and One Nucleus join hands to enable success of UK life science cluster  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Start Codon, a new model of life science and healthcare business accelerator, today announced it has partnered with... more
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