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  • First Sexual Experience Impacts Risk of HIV, Violence for Women in Kenya By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    FIRST SEXUAL EXPERIENCE IMPACTS RISK OF HIV, VIOLENCE FOR WOMEN IN KENYA

    Teenage girls and young women in Mombasa, Kenya, who are forced in their first sexual experience are four to five times more likely...

    Face
  • Are You Comparing Yourself to Others Or to Your Younger Self? By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    ARE YOU COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHERS OR TO YOUR YOUNGER SELF?

    The first study to test how personality might change over 50 years and relying on the same data source at both time points, finds your...

  • Survival Outcomes in Rural and Urban Cancer Patients Enrolled in Clinical Trials Compared By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    SURVIVAL OUTCOMES IN RURAL AND URBAN CANCER PATIENTS ENROLLED IN CLINICAL TRIALS COMPARED

    The first study that comprehensively compared survival outcomes in rural and urban cancer patients enrolled in clinical trials found...

    Cancer
  • Why Are Doctors So Tired? Study Lists 3 Factors to Explain Physician Burnout By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    WHY ARE DOCTORS SO TIRED? STUDY LISTS 3 FACTORS TO EXPLAIN PHYSICIAN BURNOUT

    Doctor-patient relationship has changed; patients change physicians often; insurance companies dictate terms and doctors have serious...

  • Urgent Need for Effective Drug Policy Implementation to Prevent HIV, Overdose Among People Who Inject Drugs By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    URGENT NEED FOR EFFECTIVE DRUG POLICY IMPLEMENTATION TO PREVENT HIV, OVERDOSE AMONG PEOPLE WHO INJECT DRUGS

    How policy reform in terms of drug decriminalization in Mexico and access to drug treatment in Russia might affect two regions hard...

    Injections, Injection, Drugs
  • How Are Infectious Fever and Cancer Risk Related? By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    HOW ARE INFECTIOUS FEVER AND CANCER RISK RELATED?

    Correlation between infectious fever and cancer risk has been explained by a mechanistic hypothesis that focuses on the potential impact...

    Cancer
  • New Way to Grow Blood Vessels Developed By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    NEW WAY TO GROW BLOOD VESSELS DEVELOPED

    A clay-based platform to deliver therapeutic proteins to the body to assist with the formation of blood vessels has been developed...

  • Stroke Patients Treated at a Teaching Hospital are Less Likely to be Readmitted: Study By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    STROKE PATIENTS TREATED AT A TEACHING HOSPITAL ARE LESS LIKELY TO BE READMITTED: STUDY

    Patients discharged from nonteaching hospitals faced a significantly higher risk of readmission mainly due to having another stroke,...

    Stroke, Hospital, Face
  • New Molecular Switch Serves as Target Point for Cancer, Diabetes, Obesity Therapies By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    NEW MOLECULAR SWITCH SERVES AS TARGET POINT FOR CANCER, DIABETES, OBESITY THERAPIES

    A new promising target point for cancer, diabetes, obesity therapies has been discovered.

    Obesity, Diabetes, Cancer
  • Nanomaterial Platform to Kill Cancer Cells Developed By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    NANOMATERIAL PLATFORM TO KILL CANCER CELLS DEVELOPED

    If pathogenic cells are tagged with magnetic nanoparticles, they can be diagnosed with the help of magnetic resonance imaging and subsequently...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • Miscarriage Cause Revealed By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    MISCARRIAGE CAUSE REVEALED

    Tragic miscarriages for a couple have led to a discovery with potentially broad implications for future disease treatments.

    Miscarriage
  • Surprising New Role for Inhibition in the Cerebellum Discovered By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    SURPRISING NEW ROLE FOR INHIBITION IN THE CEREBELLUM DISCOVERED

    Novel role for the inhibition in cerebellar plasticity and behavior has been discovered by a team of researchers.

  • Perceived Birth Status Has an Impact on Adult Relationships By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    PERCEIVED BIRTH STATUS HAS AN IMPACT ON ADULT RELATIONSHIPS

    People who believe they resulted from unwanted or unplanned pregnancies tend to have more insecure relationship styles as adults.

    Pregnancy
  • Updated Guideline for Treating Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients Released By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    UPDATED GUIDELINE FOR TREATING ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE PATIENTS RELEASED

    The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Associated today released an updated guideline for the management of adult...

  • Extra 10 Minutes Can Help Students Eat Healthy School Breakfast By Medindia Health   -   Aug 19, 2018

    EXTRA 10 MINUTES CAN HELP STUDENTS EAT HEALTHY SCHOOL BREAKFAST

    Primary school students ate a nutritional breakfast when given 10 extra minutes to do so says a study that found school going children...

    Nutrition
  • Titanium Dioxide from Sunscreen is Polluting Beaches By Medindia Health   -   Aug 18, 2018

    TITANIUM DIOXIDE FROM SUNSCREEN IS POLLUTING BEACHES

    Sunscreen could be polluting beaches and poisoning beaches, found study.

    Pollution
  • Why is It That You Smell What Others Don't? By Medindia Health   -   Aug 18, 2018

    WHY IS IT THAT YOU SMELL WHAT OTHERS DON'T?

    Do you smell an odor that is not even there if so, then you could be suffering from phantom odor perception.

  • Plastic Surgery Videos on YouTube are Misleading: Rutgers Study By Medindia Health   -   Aug 18, 2018

    PLASTIC SURGERY VIDEOS ON YOUTUBE ARE MISLEADING: RUTGERS STUDY

    Facial plastic surgery procedures have been found to be misleading. They are used more as a marketing tool rather than educational...

  • Assembly Line of Nipah Virus Has Been Discovered by a Super-resolution Microscope By Medindia Health   -   Aug 18, 2018

    ASSEMBLY LINE OF NIPAH VIRUS HAS BEEN DISCOVERED BY A SUPER-RESOLUTION MICROSCOPE

    A super-resolution microscope has discovered the Nipah virus and its complex arrangement within the cells

  • Brain Tumors can Occur in Children With Common Genetic Syndrome By Medindia Health   -   Aug 18, 2018

    BRAIN TUMORS CAN OCCUR IN CHILDREN WITH COMMON GENETIC SYNDROME

    Brain tumors can occur in children and adults with the common genetic syndrome known as neurofibromatosis type 1 , which is a disorder...

    Tumors, Skin, Brain