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Celiac disease may be caused by gastrointestinal infection in childhood  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study has found that a childhood stomach bug may be the cause of celiac disease later in life. The findings could pave the way for a... more
NHS performance figures highlight the true scale of Emergency Department crisis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Responding to the release of performance figures for January 2019 which show worst ever four-hour performance and the highest ever number of emergency admissions, President of... more
Common herbicide found to increase the risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study has shown that the herbicide glyphosphate, could increase the risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma by 41 percent among those who are exposed. more
Darla Shine joins anti-vaccination campaigners, increases threat of measles outbreak in US  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Darla Shine has recently joined anti-vaccination campaigners by claiming that having measles as a child could protect against cancer in later life. more
Racial disparities in cancer deaths on the decline for America  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new report has concluded that the racial disparities between cancer deaths among white and black Americans is on the decline. more
Artificial intelligence can accurately predict prognosis of ovarian cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The artificial intelligence software, created by researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Melbourne, has been able to predict the prognosis of patients with ovarian cancer... more
Scientists implicate hidden genes in the severity of autism symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have implicated a largely hidden part of the human genome in the severity of autism symptoms, a discovery that... more
New method for improved visualization of single-cell RNA- sequencing data  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Like going from a pinhole camera to a Polaroid, a significant mathematical update to the formula for a popular bioinformatics data visualization method will allow researchers to develop... more
Immune checkpoint molecule protects against future development of cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A research team at the University of Louisville has discovered that an immune checkpoint molecule they developed for cancer immunotherapy, also protects against future development of multiple types of cancer... more
Castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer responds to combination of immune checkpoint inhibitors  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Some patients with metastatic prostate cancer respond to a combination of immune checkpoint inhibitors after hormonal therapy and chemotherapy have failed, according to early results from... more
Index endoscopy results are crucial for assessment of Barrett's patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study indicates that both high-grade abnormal cellular changes (dysplasia) and esophageal adenocarcinoma (a form of cancer) have increased in the last 25 years among people with... more
New study seeks to understand how colibactin causes cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
For more than a decade, scientists have worked to understand the connection between colibactin, a compound produced by certain strains of E. coli, and colorectal cancer, but have been hampered... more
New injury documentation tool may provide better evidence for elder abuse cases  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
An estimated 10 percent of older adults experience some form of abuse each year. However, the link between injuries and possible elder abuse may... more
Therapeutic endoscopy has an expanding role in the treatment of IBD  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
According to a new statement from a panel of national and international experts in gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and other areas, interventional (or therapeutic) IBD... more
Discovery of weakness in a rare cancer could be exploited with drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Cancer cells are, in some respects, impressive: They can grow relentlessly, sidestep the aging process by becoming immortal, and evade the immune system's persistent... more
Sausage mislabeling in Canada is down, new study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Sausage mislabelling in Canada is down, according to a new University of Guelph DNA barcoding study. more
High-protein and low-calorie diet helps older adults lose weight safely, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A high-protein, low-calorie diet helps older adults with obesity lose more weight, maintain more muscle mass, improve bone quality and lose "bad" fat, according... more
Large-scale clinical trial begins to study liver transplantation between people with HIV  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The first large-scale clinical trial to study liver transplantation between people with HIV has begun at clinical centers across the United States. The HOPE... more
Newly developed stem cell technologies show promise for treating PD patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Cell replacement may play an increasing role in alleviating the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD) in future. Writing in a special supplement to the Journal... more
WVU gynecologic oncologist investigates novel treatment for cervical and vaginal cancers  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Cervical cancer can be insidious. Changes to the cervix are often detected with a pap smear, but for those with limited access to health care, cervical... more
Researchers study animal venoms to identify new medicines for treating diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Animal venoms are the subject of study at research center based at the Butantan Institute in São Paulo. But in this case, the idea is not... more
Decolonization protocol after hospital discharge can prevent dangerous infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Hospital patients who have methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus can prevent future MRSA infections by following a standard bathing protocol after discharge, according to research results published in the February 14 issue... more
New mechanism for lateral inhibition of cells discovered  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
"The winner takes it all, the loser standing small" - that's not just true in the famous ABBA song, but also in animal development. Frequently, a group of cells starts out all... more
Moffitt researchers shed light on how CAR T cells function mechanistically  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The scientific community has made great strides over the past decade in the development of a new class of cancer therapy called immunotherapy, a treatment that... more
Suspicious spots on the lungs of children with rhabdomyosarcoma do not behave like metastases  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Rhabdomyosarcoma is a malignant soft tissue tumor in the muscle tissue of children and adolescents. About 20 children are diagnosed... more
Multi-sensory teaching method: Arithmetic and geometry can be studied through music, dance  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Arithmetic and geometry can be studied through music and dance: this is the new multi-sensory teaching method identified by the European project WeDraw, coordinated... more
HDL proteome behaves like a tiny Velcro ball that is rolling on surfaces  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Cholesterol carried in high-density lipoprotein particles, or HDL cholesterol, has been dubbed the good cholesterol, because people whose HDL levels are high... more
New therapeutic molecules show promise in reversing memory loss related to depression, aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
New therapeutic molecules developed at Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health show promise in reversing the memory loss linked to depression... more
Brain synchronization depends on the language of communication  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Experts from the Basque research center BCBL have shown for the first time that the way in which the activity of two brains is connected depends on whether the dialogue takes place... more
Platinum nanoparticles show selective toxicity against liver cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
In recent years, the number of targeted cancer drugs has continued to rise. However, conventional chemotherapeutic agents still play an important role in cancer treatment. more
Bio-Rad launches new digital PCR system and kit for monitoring treatment response in CML patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., a global leader of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced that its... more
Blood-brain barrier disruption could lead to age-related cognitive decline  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
As our brains age, we become more forgetful, more tired and less able to do the cognitive gymnastics of our youth. more
New study reveals high success rate for hip and knee replacements  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
After reviewing thousands of case studies going back 25 years across six countries, generalizable survival data is now available for the first time to estimate how... more
Genetic variations in a fourth gene associated with higher ALL risk in Hispanic children  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified genetic variations in a fourth gene that are associated with an increased... more
FDA authorizes new interoperable insulin pump for children, adults with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the Tandem Diabetes Care t:Slim X2 insulin pump with interoperable technology (interoperable t:Slim X2) for delivering... more
Cell manipulation could soon halt or reverse aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers have shown that tweaking the tiny inner parts of a cell could prevent the damage caused due to aging. more
Study: General anesthesia in early infancy unlikely to have lasting effects on developing brains  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A single hour of general anesthesia in early infancy—longer than is necessary to perform the most common types of minor... more
Personal, social factors play role in enabling sustainable return to work after ill health  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Support from managers and colleagues, as well as a positive attitude, are most likely to enable a more long-term return... more
Diet drinks daily could raise stroke risk says study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
New evidence shows that consuming two or more cans of diet drinks like diet coke everyday could be linked to a raised risk of dying young due to stroke or... more
Researchers use optogenetic tool to control, visualize receptor signals in neural cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Using a novel optogenetic tool, researchers have successfully controlled, reproduced and visualized serotonin receptor signals in neural cells. To this end, they modified a... more
Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ “Medicare-for-all” for dummies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Republicans are still in charge of the White House and the Senate, but the "Medicare-for-all" debate is in full swing. Democrats of every stripe are pledging support for a number of variations... more
FDA warns doctor for illegally marketing unapproved implantable device  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning letter to Mark Berman, M.D., of Beverly Hills, California, for illegally marketing an unapproved implantable device, the Pocket Protector, that... more
Lifetime adversity, increased neural processing during trauma combine to intensify core PTSD symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Lifetime adversity and increased neural processing during a traumatic event combine to increase the frequency of intrusive traumatic memories and the distress... more
Researchers conduct extensive comparison of drugs used in treating neuroendocrine tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
An increasing number of new anti-cancer drugs are made available each year. During the authorization process, such new drugs usually undergo comparisons to one, but only... more
Depression prevention for pregnant women and new mothers – new recommendations  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
At present all new mothers are screened for symptoms of depression and help is provided to those who need care. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force... more
Low FODMAP diet reduces stomach issues caused by exercise  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Research indicates that cutting out specific foods can alleviate the gastrointestinal issues some people experience when they exercise, with over two-thirds of people involved in a new study reporting an... more
Scientists shed light on damaging cell effects linked to aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Some of the damaging cell effects linked to aging could be prevented by manipulating tiny parts of cells, a study shows. more
$4.1 million funding for heart research on Valentine's Day  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate love and romance, but the holiday has also become an opportunity to promote heart health, a tradition that continues as Clemson University bioengineers... more
Exposure to chemical in weedkiller Roundup raises risk of some cancers, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Exposure to glyphosate--the world's most widely used, broad-spectrum herbicide and the primary ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup--increases the risk of some cancers... more
Self-reported sleep duration is a useful tool to measure sleep in children, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
While sleep questionnaires are commonly completed by children and their parents, there has been a lack of data comparing the... more
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