Tenacity and flexibility help maintain psychological well-being, mobility in older people  NEWS MEDICAL · 39 minutes
Tenacious goal pursuit and flexible goal adjustment have been shown to help maintain psychological well-being despite age-related challenges and losses. A recent study demonstrates that tenacity... more
Researchers report novel findings on plant hormone  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Jasmonic acid is not just the aromatic odor of the plant Jasminum grandiflorum used in cosmetics and perfume industries. Plants wounded by e.g. chewing herbivores produce jasmonic acid as a defense signal, as a... more
HPV type 16 or 18 associated with cervical cancer risk in young women  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The human papilloma virus can cause cervical cancer. According to new guidelines in Sweden, women over thirty therefore undergo initial screening for... more
Study compares pain-related diagnoses in First Nations and non-First Nations children, youth  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
First Nations children and youth are experiencing more pain than non-First Nations children, but do not access specialist or mental health services at the... more
Cervical cancer risk is higher in women with positive HPV, but no cellular abnormalities  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Researchers have uncovered an increased risk of cervical cancer in women whose cervical cells test positive for certain high-risk human... more
New artificial intelligence-based system to differentiate between different types of cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
In cancer patients, there can be tremendous variation in the types of cancer cells from one patient to another, even within the same disease.... more
Activating brain region could revive the urge to socialize among opioid addicts  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
One of the many painful and challenging aspects of the US opioid crisis is that people abusing opioids often isolate themselves from family and... more
Researchers improve bariatric surgery scoring system to extend prediction time for diabetic remission  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have improved a standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) to extend the prediction time for... more
Updated breast cancer screening guideline highlights importance of shared decision-making  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
An updated guideline on screening for breast cancer emphasizes shared decision-making between women and their doctors, supporting women to make an informed decision based on personal preferences when... more
Researchers use new technique to probe hydrogen bonds  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have used nuclear resonance vibrational spectroscopy to probe the hydrogen bonds that modulate the chemical reactivity of enzymes, catalysts and biomimetic complexes. more
Novel therapeutic targets based on biology of aging show promise for Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A scientific strategy that explores therapeutic targets based on the biology of aging is gaining ground as an effective approach to prevent... more
Researchers discover a 'blind spot' in atomic force microscopy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Researchers have discovered a 'blind spot' in atomic force microscopy - a powerful tool capable of measuring the force between two atoms, imaging the structure of individual cells and the... more
Risk Analysis publishes special issue on communicating about Zika virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Today, Risk Analysis, an International Journal, published a special issue, "Communicating About Zika," which features several articles that were originally presented as works-in-progress at the Zika Communication Summit... more
Research advances offer hope for patient-tailored AML treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Advances in rapid screening of leukemia cells for drug susceptibility and resistance are bringing scientists closer to patient-tailored treatment for acute myeloid leukemia. more
Graphic warning labels cancel out cigarettes' appeal to young people  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
New research from Cornell University suggests graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have the same anti-smoking effect as similar warning labels on cigarette packs. more
UC San Diego professor receives NCI Outstanding Investigator Award for cancer research  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The National Cancer Institute has awarded David Cheresh, PhD, Distinguished Professor and vice chair of Pathology at University of California San Diego School of... more
Insights into protein-protein interactions and methods for designing small molecule inhibitors  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Proteins are polymers of amino acids that are linked by peptide bonds and they are one of the major classes of bio-molecules existing in a living... more
Study evaluates placental mesenchymal stem cell sheets for myocardial repair and regeneration  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The placenta offers an abundant source of placenta-derived mesenchymal stem cells (pMSCs), which a new study has shown can readily form cell sheets that... more
Study reveals increasing prevalence of weekend cycling among affluent 'Mamils'  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
University of Sydney authors who led the research said the Mamil study was prompted by media attention given to depicting and satirizing this group and the importance of... more
International investigators fight against the negative campaign on benzodiazepines  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomaticsthere is news about an international group of investigators who felt that benzodiazepines are getting unwarranted bad press, compared to other psychotropic drugs. more
Asbestos found in most NHS hospitals finds BBC inquiry  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
An inquiry led by the BBC has found that nine out of ten NHS hospitals have asbestos. The inquiry included 211 trust hospitals of which 198 agreed that they used... more
Eating disorders now a top priority with Australian Government  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
According to a new announcement from the Morrison government on Sunday (9th of December 2018), patients who are suffering from severe forms of eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia... more
Lund University researchers succeed in obtaining dendritic cells by direct reprogramming  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
For the first time, a research team at Lund University in Sweden has successfully reprogrammed mouse and human skin cells into immune cells called dendritic cells. more
Australian researchers to study gas inhalational anaesthetic and likelihood of cancer return  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Researchers at Melbourne are embarking upon a worldwide study to see if there is a risk of relapse of cancers among persons who have... more
Ultrarestrictive opioid prescribing strategy linked with reduction in number of pills dispensed  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
An ultrarestrictive opioid prescribing strategy was associated with a reduction in the number of pills dispensed in a study of patients having surgery for... more
Neuronal activity in the brain allows prediction of risky or safe decisions  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Full risk or preferably the safe option? Based on the neuronal activity in the prefrontal cortex of the brain, it is possible to predict... more
Retraction of article “Joy of cooking too much” from journal  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
In a short notification, the editors of the Annals of Internal Medicine have announced that they are retracting a letter called “The Joy of Cooking Too Much: 70... more
Study quantifies links between alcohol, drug use and violent deaths  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A group of researchers at the University of São Paulo's Medical School (FM-USP) in Brazil recently published the results of a study on the links between alcohol and... more
Researchers explore why and how Mediterranean diet may mitigate cardiovascular risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health offers insights from a... more
Mount Sinai researcher awarded $2.5 million to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Ivan Marazzi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, was awarded $2.5 million in funding by the... more
Study: Drug reduces hot flash frequency, improves quality of life in breast cancer survivors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Research led by oncologists Roberto Leon-Ferre, M.D. and Charles Loprinzi, M.D. of Mayo Clinic has found that the drug oxybutynin... more
Men with inflammatory bowel disease have higher prostate cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Men with inflammatory bowel disease have four to five times higher risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, reports a 20-year study from Northwestern Medicine. more
MIT researchers develop antimicrobial peptides from South American wasp’s venom  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The venom of insects such as wasps and bees is full of compounds that can kill bacteria. Unfortunately, many of these compounds are also toxic for humans, making... more
Multigene test is a helpful decision making tool in breast cancer treatment, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Multigene tests have been used in breast cancer treatment to assess the risk of metastasis for several years. A team... more
Failure of critical cellular energy sensor responsible for CKD progression, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Chronic kidney disease, an affliction characterized by progressive loss of kidney function, affects millions of people worldwide and is associated with multi-organ damage, cardiovascular... more
New book encompasses the vast history of reproduction  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new book is the first to encompass the vast history of how living things procreate, from the banks of the ancient Nile to the fertility clinics of today. more
Exercise program during adjuvant breast cancer treatment may provide cardiovascular benefits  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Women who underwent a supervised program of cardiovascular exercise during adjuvant breast cancer treatment experienced better cardiovascular function than those who were not part of the... more
Our brain senses angry voices in a flash, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Sight and hearing are the two main sensory modalities allowing us to interact with our environment. But what happens within the brain when it perceives a threatening signal,... more
High intensity statin treatment and adherence could save more lives  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Thousands of heart attacks and deaths from cardiovascular disease could be prevented by patients taking higher doses of statins and taking the drugs as advised by doctors. more
Scientists unravel how bacterial persister cells manipulate our immune cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
New research, from scientists at Imperial College London, unravels how so-called bacterial persister cells manipulate our immune cells, potentially opening new avenues to finding ways of clearing these... more
Surgical choices may have long-term impact on quality of life for breast cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Even as more young women with breast cancer opt to have mastectomies, many experience a persistent decline in their sexual... more
Many people at risk of heart disease and stroke have excess abdominal fat  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Nearly two-thirds of people who are at high risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke have excess fat around the middle of the... more
Study reveals possible link between hysterectomy and brain function  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new preclinical study has shown that in the short term, some types of memory are affected following a hysterectomy. more
More than half of California nursing homes balk at stricter staffing rules  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
More than half of California's nursing homes are asking to be exempted from new state regulations that would require them to spend more time... more
Online CBT can help treat gastrointestinal disorders in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Cognitive behavioral therapy online can be useful in treating gastrointestinal disorders in children when no physical cause can be found. This is the viewpoint of researchers at Karolinska Institutet in... more
Revolutionary dietary supplement aims to mitigate long term impact of alcohol consumption  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Survivor is a revolutionary dietary supplement designed to boost your liver's response to alcohol, aimed at mitigating the negative impact it has on your... more
Capturing vital signs of patients with a cellphone camera  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
As biometric systems -- technologies which measure biological information to identify a person -- continue to advance, their potential impact on health care capabilities surge. Via tools such as fingerprint... more
People covered by Michigan's expanded Medicaid program report improvements in health, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Five states will expand Medicaid in 2019. Fourteen may start requiring Medicaid enrollees to work in return for their health coverage. And... more
CZI announces funding for open-source software efforts to improve image analysis in biomedicine  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced funding for open-source software efforts to improve image analysis and visualization in biomedicine. Microscopy -- critical... more
Lund University researchers succeed in obtaining dendritic cells by direct reprogramming
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