Research explains why immunotherapy fails against prostate cancer bone metastases  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Prostate cancer that spreads to the bone triggers the destruction of bone tissue that, in turn, thwarts the effectiveness of immune checkpoint inhibitors by blocking the development of... more
Improved method for predicting retinopathy of prematurity could reduce unnecessary tests  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A multicenter group of 41 hospitals led by researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has confirmed that an improved method for predicting retinopathy of prematurity... more
WPI researchers developing miniaturized device to measure baby's blood oxygen levels  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute are developing a sensor the size of a Band-Aid that will measure a baby's blood oxygen levels, a vital indication of... more
KHN’s ‘What the Health’: Spending bill slowdown  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The fiscal year started a month and a half ago, but Congress has still not agreed on an annual spending bill for the Department of Health and Human Services - or any of the... more
New treatment stops peanut allergy for 6 weeks with single dose  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A small study published in the journal JCI Insight on November 14, 2019, suggests that antibody treatment could help people with severe allergy to peanuts eat... more
Altering malarial parasite genes to prevent malaria  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by the parasitic organism called Plasmodium, of which there are several types that cause the different kinds of malarial fever. This age-old infection still kills over 400,000 people... more
Added sugar in 60 percent of infant, toddler foods  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
How young do you have to be to escape the lure of unhealthy foods? It’s never too young, finds a new study published in the Journal of the Academy of... more
New type of bionic pacemaker  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new study published in the Journal of Physiology on November 14, 2019, reports the development of a radically different type of cardiac pacemaker which could change the prognosis of patients with heart failure. more
Lithium corrects radiation damage to brain in young cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new study on mice, published online in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, on November 14, 2019, shows that the intermittent use of lithium, which is widely used to... more
PhDs riddled with more stress than students can handle says study  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A survey of 6,300 graduates from around the globe found that nearly four in ten of them suffer from mental health issues such as anxiety and... more
Terminally ill scientist replumbed as a Cyborg  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A 61 year old British scientist suffering from a life threatening muscle wasting disease – motor neurone disease or MND, has managed to convert himself fully into a cyborg called Peter 2.0 making him... more
California: More than 47% of schools do not have athletic trainers  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A study published today in the Journal of Athletic Training, the National Athletic Trainers' Association's peer-reviewed scientific publication, finds that more than 47 percent of schools... more
Study sheds light on how Zika virus causes microcephaly in newborns  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine revealed how in utero Zika virus infection can lead to microcephaly in newborns. The team... more
New INSAR grant aims to improve interactions between autistic individuals and justice system  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Although the last two decades have seen an increase in awareness and the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder, policy and practice to... more
Opioid-free pain management guidelines released by Pitt Dental Medicine  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is the first in the nation to establish opioid-free pain management guidelines for the vast majority of procedures performed in all of... more
Dopamine D2 receptor modulates Wnt expression, controls cell proliferation  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The dopamine D2 receptor has a previously unobserved role in modulating Wnt expression and control of cell proliferation, according to a new study from the George Washington University and the... more
Short-term increases in sugar consumption could raise risk of inflammatory bowel disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Short-term increases in sugar consumption could increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease and have a significant impact on our health, a new study... more
Despite increasing support, LGBTQ+ community continues to face discrimination  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Despite increasing support for the rights of people in the LGBTQ+ community, discrimination remains a critical and ongoing issue for this population, according to researchers. more
Understanding how pressure is regulated in the eye could lead to new treatments for glaucoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Scientists in the University of Arizona Department of Physiology have identified a potential molecular mechanism that may hold... more
Exposure to phthalates and high levels of stress in late pregnancy linked to premature birth  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Women exposed simultaneously to stress and plastic additives late in pregnancy are at increased risk for premature birth,... more
Earliest stage of hearing loss is linked to cognitive decline  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Research has shown that adults with age-related hearing loss have higher rates of cognitive decline. Now, a study from researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and... more
Inhaled nanoparticles can help treat lung cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Scientists have reported a new approach to treating lung cancer with inhaled nanoparticles developed at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health. more
New insights into how immune system and inflammation play a role in PD  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Relatively new research findings indicating that the earliest stages of Parkinson's disease (PD) may occur in the gut have been gaining traction... more
Urban hotspots of opioid abuse among high-schoolers revealed  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that in several cities and counties the proportion of high-schoolers who have ever used heroin or misused... more
Integral Molecular receives NIH contract for $5.5 million to advance vaccine discovery  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded Integral Molecular a contract (75N93019C00073) which will provide up to $5.5M over the next... more
Promising method to identify aggressive breast cancers that will respond to immunotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have discovered a promising method to identify aggressive breast cancer tumors that will respond to... more
Study supports positive associations with mother-child bonding experiences during and after pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, published by Elsevier, reports that home-visiting by trained community workers... more
Fluctuating weight changes can repeat in second pregnancy and can predict poor outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Everyone knows that gaining excess weight during one pregnancy is bad, but clinicians rarely consider weight gains and losses from one pregnancy... more
Alzheimer's Association's funding enables expansion of aging study in longest running birth cohort  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The Alzheimer's Association and University College London are partnering to study brain aging and dementia in 500 individuals whose health and health-related... more
Relationship between binge drinking and depressive symptoms declined 16% among adolescents  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Binge drinking among U.S. adolescents precipitously declined from 1991 to 2018, according to a new study at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Depressive symptoms... more
Using digital data and AI to improve quality of life for people with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Until now, medical doctors have used biomarkers to determine the health status of people with diabetes (PWDs). more
FDA grants acceptance to application for selumetinib as treatment for neurofibromatosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
AstraZeneca and MSD (Merck) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted acceptance to file status of its application for the MEK... more
Study on sea sponge opens up possibilities to create new antitumor drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Chemists from Far Eastern Federal University's School of Natural Sciences developed a new method to synthesize biologically active derivatives of fascaplysin -- cytotoxic pigment... more
Bisphenol-s and bisphenol-f may have less impact on heart function than bisphenol-a  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Some chemical alternatives to plastic bisphenol-a (BPA), which is still commonly used in medical settings such as operating rooms and intensive care units, may... more
Antibiotic Resistance Threats report highlights significant gaps and impact of federal investments  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control today shows that while recent federal investments to combat... more
Study offers promising methodology to capture biomechanical behaviour of aneurysm  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a focal dilation of the abdominal aorta, that if not treated, tends to grow and may rupture. The most common treatment is EndoVascular... more
New computational model could help in the development of anti-cancer drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers from the Faculty of Medicine and the Institute for Molecular Medicine at the University of Helsinki have developed a computational model, Combined Essentiality Scoring (CES)... more
Aging experts promote global effort to improve healthy longevity  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Across the world, more people are living longer. But "whether the extra years will be good ones -- and whether societies and economies will benefit as a result -- depends... more
Study sheds light on how HIV infection may increase risk for sudden cardiac death  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The success of antiretroviral therapies has extended the lives of people living with HIV, long enough for other chronic health... more
Good fitness linked to longer life without dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
It is important to say that it is never too late to begin exercising. The average participant in our study was around 60 years old at baseline, and improvement in cardiorespiratory fitness... more
Researchers develop, test new blood assay that predicts patients at risk of death from sepsis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
After decades of little or no progress, biomedical researchers are finally making some headway at detecting and treating... more
New technique enables the study of transporter proteins at a single-molecule level  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Like a boat helping passengers cross a river, transporters move substances across cell membranes. This process is fundamental to the healthy functioning of cells... more
Blocking a molecule could delay the progression of multiple sclerosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Over 77,000 Canadians are living with multiple sclerosis, a disease whose causes still remain unknown. Presently, they have no hope for a cure. more
Study finds sex differences in treatment and outcome after stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Women are more likely to survive a stroke, but have worse disability and poorer quality of life afterwards compared to men, according to research published in the latest... more
Blocking metastasis-promoting enzyme can prevent spread of breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
In a breakthrough with important implications for the future of immunotherapy for breast cancer, UC San Francisco scientists have found that blocking the activity of a single enzyme can prevent... more
Nursing home safety violations put residents at risk, report finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
As huge swaths of California burned last fall, federal health officials descended on 20 California nursing homes to determine whether they were prepared to protect their vulnerable residents... more
Knocking out 'survival system' of cancer cells could improve effectiveness of melanoma treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The effectiveness of current treatments for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, could be improved by using approaches that wipe out... more
Simple 'nudges' help improve heart patients' adherence to statins  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Statins are an effective medication for treating patients with heart disease - they cut the risk of a second major adverse cardiac event by almost 50 percent. But only about... more
Study looks at trends in added sugars consumption by infants and toddlers  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Elsevier, found that nearly two-thirds of infants (61 percent)... more
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