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Researchers develop novel therapy to combat antibiotic-resistant superbug infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have made an important discovery with implications for those living with a common, debilitating eye disease (age-related macular degeneration, AMD) that... more
Global study shows long-term survival benefit for a subset of patients with advanced lung cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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Statistical modeling technique helps track tumor cell diversity  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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Macrolide, penicillin antibiotics in pregnancy could affect children’s health  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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Study finds racial, ethnic disparities in stroke prevention among patients undergoing dialysis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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Low socioeconomic status associated with certain kidney diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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Scientists think they've found the earliest interbreeding event  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study published in the journal Science Advances in February 2020 reports that it has found the earliest interbreeding event between different human populations ever, where the "super-archaics" of Eurasia interbred... more
New UChicago Medicine River East facility to offer high-quality outpatient care  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The University of Chicago Medicine will open its new $20 million outpatient care center in Chicago's River East neighborhood on Feb. 24. The facility, at 355... more
UT One Health Initiative to focus on animal and environmental health issues  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The University of Tennessee System has announced the creation of the UT One Health Initiative, an effort to enhance research collaborations across the state... more
Study: About 8% of West Virginia newborns are exposed to alcohol few weeks before birth  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
About 8 percent of West Virginia newborns are exposed to alcohol two to four weeks before birth, according... more
Lower dose of clot-busting agent may reduce the need for mechanical clot removal in stroke patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
New research confirms that the lower 0.25 mg/kg dose of the clot-busting agent tenecteplase is appropriate... more
New study uncovers human genes controlling HIV infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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Artificial Intelligence brings a novel antibiotic compound  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have made a scientific breakthrough where their machine-learning algorithm or Artificial Intelligence (AI) program successfully created a novel antibiotic compound. The drug has since then been... more
Heart valve that grows with the child lowers the need for risky multiple heart surgeries  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A breakthrough medical technology can save the lives of children with heart defects. Scientists have developed the first-ever... more
Study exposes the Achilles' heel of deadly ccRCC tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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Columbia teams receive $2.1 million grant to find potential antiviral drugs for 2019-nCoV  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Four research teams at Columbia University will share a $2.1 million grant to mount an aggressive effort to identify potential antiviral drugs... more
Researchers say ‘yes’ to a heavy breakfast to lose weight  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
There has been some debate on whether or not to pile up on calories at the first meal of the day. According to German researchers, to lose weight,... more
Therapeutic hypothermia effectively targets brain injury sites  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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Targeted combinatorial drug treatment restores beta cell function in mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The loss of the identity of insulin-secreting beta cells in the islet of Langerhans, a process also called beta cell dedifferentiation, has been proposed to be a main... more
Hispanics/Latinos underrepresented in clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A University of Houston researcher is working to increase health literacy among Hispanics/Latinos when it comes to Alzheimer's disease. more
Researchers develop pill-sized heating device for point-of-care applications  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers at the University of Toronto Engineering have developed a tiny "heater" - about the size of a pill - that could allow resource-limited regions around the world to test for infectious... more
Intracranial stent appears to be safe and effective for reducing recurrent stroke risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A brain stent appears safe and effective for reducing the risk of recurrent stroke in patients with cholesterol-clogged brain arteries, according to... more
What the western diet is doing to your brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The labor pains of ‘Medicare for All’  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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New insights about the 'extra' heartbeat in some people  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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A good night's sleep can help teens navigate challenging social situations  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new Michigan State University study found that a good night's sleep does adolescents good – beyond helping them stay awake in class. Adequate sleep can... more
UTHealth Consortium On Aging leads movement to improve health care for older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
When she asked an elderly patient, who had high blood pressure and diabetes, what was most important to her, Jessica Lee, MD,... more
The fat around our arteries may play key role in keeping the blood vessels healthy  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A Michigan State University researcher is adding new evidence to the argument that the fat around our arteries... more
African countries at highest risk when the coronavirus spreads  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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Purdue scientists receive $3.2 million NIH grant to target antimicrobial resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
New support may help Purdue University scientists target what they call one of the greatest threats to human health - antimicrobial resistance. more
New breakthrough offers hope for potential treatment of rare childhood epilepsy  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Seizure disorders in babies are frightening and heartbreaking. A new basic science breakthrough offers hope for a potential treatment for rare developmental and epileptic encephalopathies resulting... more
Daily moisturizer does not prevent eczema according to new research  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Eczema or atopic dermatitis is a skin condition that causes the skin to become itchy, red, and dry due to inflammation. Most commonly found in babies and children,... more
MD Anderson collaborates with Denali Therapeutics to advance novel therapies for neurodegenerative diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a strategic research collaboration with Denali Therapeutics Inc. to develop novel therapies... more
Wearable magnetic brain stimulation device could improve motor function in stroke patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A non-invasive, wearable, magnetic brain stimulation device could improve motor function in stroke patients, according to preliminary late breaking science presented today at the... more
Researchers identify a protein that aids in colorectal cancer metastasis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A protein that helps colorectal cancer cells spread to other parts of the body could be an effective treatment target. more
Language may be a promising biomarker for progression of Hungtinton's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Huntington's disease is a hereditary neurodegenerative disorder caused by a gene of chromosome 4 that affects a very important area of the brain, the striatum. People... more
New biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis of lung cancer identified  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Applying bioinformatics to resolve biological problems. This is the objective of the research group of the University of Malaga "BI4NEXT", which, in one of its latest studies, developed... more
Patients taking antidepressants for years likely to face dangerous withdrawal symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Patients who have taken antidepressants for years should consider coming off the medication. However, researchers say they will likely face difficult and even dangerous withdrawal symptoms... more
Image-based sexual abuse rising in Australia, research reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Image-based sexual abuse in Australia is increasing, according to new research. more
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