• By News Medical   -   Oct 19, 2019

    SALK SCIENTISTS RECEIVE NIH FUNDING TO MAP BRAIN CIRCUITRY FOR MOVEMENT

    A team of Salk scientists led by Professor Martyn Goulding has been awarded $14.3 million over five years by the National Institutes...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 19, 2019

    NALOXONE DISTRIBUTION INCREASES RAPIDLY AFTER AVAILABILITY OF KITS AT ONTARIO PHARMACIES

    The distribution of naloxone kits in Ontario increased rapidly after they were made available free of charge through community pharmacies...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 19, 2019

    SNAP IS EFFECTIVE IN ADDRESSING THE RIGHT TO FOOD

    Alleviating food insecurity is often seen as one of the fundamental roles a country should fulfill. In some cases, this is encapsulated...

    Food
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 19, 2019

    POTATOES AS EFFECTIVE AS CARBOHYDRATE GELS FOR BOOSTING PERFORMANCE IN TRAINED ATHLETES

    Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 19, 2019

    OPAT ADHERENCE DEVICE TOOK TOP PRIZE AT IDEA INCUBATOR COMPETITION

    A device designed to improve adherence to outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy took top prize at the second IDEA Incubator,...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    CREATINE SERVES AS A MOLECULAR BATTERY TO POWER KILLER T CELLS' FIGHT AGAINST CANCER

    Creatine, the organic acid that is popularly taken as a supplement by athletes and bodybuilders, serves as a molecular battery for...

    Power, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    NIH OFFERS SUPPORT TO ADDRESS ETHICAL CHALLENGES ASSOCIATED WITH CLINICAL RESEARCH ADVANCES

    With support from the National Institutes of Health's Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative, scientists...

    Power, Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT OF NGS-BASED MICROSATELLITE INSTABILITY ASSAY

    The assay has a clinically relevant five-day turnaround time and can be conducted on as little as 20 ng genomic DNA with a batch size...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    HIGHLY DILUTED CANDIDATE EBOLA VACCINE REMAINS FULLY PROTECTIVE AGAINST DISEASE IN MACAQUES

    A single dose of a highly diluted VSV-Ebola virus vaccine-approximately one-millionth of what is in the vaccine being used to help...

    Vaccination
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    NEW NIH BRAIN INITIATIVE AWARDS ACCELERATE THE PACE OF NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH

    Scientists have been developing astounding new tools for exploring neural circuits that underlie brain function throughout the first...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    NCATS FUNDS 'ALL OF US RESEARCH PROGRAM' TO EVALUATE INNOVATIVE DNA SEQUENCING TOOLS

    The All of Us Research Program has selected the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, to evaluate the use of...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    SCIENTISTS SHOW HOW OUR MEMORIES STABILIZE WHILE WE SLEEP

    Scientists at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology have shown that delta waves emitted while we sleep are not generalized...

    Sleep
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    ONCOLOGY PHARMACISTS PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN TREATING CANCER PATIENTS

    One of the hallmarks of a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center like Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey,...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    STUDY SHEDS LIGHT ON WHY RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS ARE MORE DEADLY IN DIABETIC PATIENTS

    Ince the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus first emerged in Saudi Arabia in 2012, there have been more than 2,400 confirmed...

    Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    RESEARCHERS DISCOVER GENES LINKED TO SEX RATIO AND MALE FERTILITY IN MICE

    One of the more recent trends among parents-to-be is the so-called gender reveal, a party complete with pink or blue cake to answer...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    POOR URBAN CONSUMERS WILLING TO PAY A PREMIUM FOR MORE NUTRITIOUS FOOD, SHOWS STUDY

    Ugandans and Kenyans in poor urban households are willing to pay a premium for more nutritious flour, new research shows.

    Food
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    NEW POLYSOMNOGRAPHY ELECTRODE SET ENABLES EASY, ACCURATE ASSESSMENT OF SLEEP BRUXISM SEVERITY

    An easy-to-use electrode set can assess sleep bruxism severity as well as a conventional polysomnography, a new study from the University...

    Sleep
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY COMPOUND EFFECTIVE IN KILLING CHEMOTHERAPY-RESISTANT CANCER CELLS

    A compound effective in killing chemotherapy-resistant glioblastoma-initiating cells has been identified, raising hopes of producing...

    Drugs, Tumors, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    STUDY EXPLORES HOW THE HUMAN LUNG DEVELOPS AT SINGLE CELL LEVEL

    The invention of interactive map applications has revolutionized wayfinding, providing an unprecedented level of information far beyond...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2019

    'FLAMENCO-STYLE' DANCING MOLECULE COULD FORM THE BASIS FOR NEW LONGER-LASTING SUNSCREEN

    A molecule that protects plants from overexposure to harmful sunlight thanks to its flamenco-style twist could form the basis for a...