• By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY MULTIPLE GENETIC VARIANTS ASSOCIATED WITH BODY FAT DISTRIBUTION

    A new breakthrough from the Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits consortium, which includes many public health researchers...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    SINGLE CRISPR TREATMENT CAN SAFELY AND STABLY CORRECT GENETIC DISEASE

    Researchers at Duke University have shown that a single systemic treatment using CRISPR genome editing technology can safely and stably...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    NEW PROTOCOL CAN HELP IDENTIFY FEBRILE INFANTS AT LOW RISK FOR SERIOUS BACTERIAL INFECTIONS

    A national research team led by UC Davis Health clinicians and researchers from the University of Michigan, Nationwide Children's Hospital...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    NEW STUDY ASSESSES SCREEN TIME IN YOUNG CHILDREN

    Children younger than 6 spend most of their screen time watching TV. That's the finding of a new study that assessed screen time in...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    USING LIGHT-BASED METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF PHARMACEUTICAL MOLECULES

    Photoelectrochemical cells are widely studied for the conversion of solar energy into chemical fuels. They use photocathodes and photoanodes...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    NEW PROTOCOL COULD HELP PHYSICIANS TO RULE OUT BACTERIAL INFECTIONS IN INFANTS

    A new protocol could help emergency room physicians to rule out life-threatening bacterial infections among infants up to 2 months...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    STUDY EXAMINES LINK BETWEEN SUPPLY OF PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS AND LIFE EXPECTANCY

    This study used U.S. population data to identify changes in the supply of primary care physicians across counties from 2005 to 2015...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    CRISPR TECHNOLOGY CREATES PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS THAT ARE 'INVISIBLE' TO THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

    UC San Francisco scientists have used the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system to create the first pluripotent stem cells that are functionally...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    RESEARCHERS REPORT PROGRESS IN THE TREATMENT OF AGGRESSIVE BRAIN TUMORS

    Cancer researchers at the University of Bonn have reported significant progress in the treatment of glioblastoma. About one third of...

    Tumors, Cancer, Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    SCIENTISTS DISCOVER TRIGGER THAT TURNS STREP INFECTIONS INTO DEVASTATING DISEASE

    Houston Methodist infectious disease scientists have discovered a previously unknown trigger that turns a relatively run-of-the-mill...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    NEW SOFTWARE FOUND TO BE FOUR TIMES BETTER AT PREDICTING THE PROGNOSIS OF OVARIAN CANCER

    A new tool has proved to be four times more reliable at predicting prognosis in patients with ovarian cancer and the most effective...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    NICE RENEWS ACCREDITATION FOR ADVANCED

    The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recognized Advanced for demonstrating high standards in producing healthcare...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    SCANNING CHILDREN'S TEETH MAY PREDICT FUTURE MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

    A new study has found that scanning children's teeth could help to predict their risk of developing mental health problems later in...

    Teeth
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    PHYSICISTS IDENTIFY SIMPLE MECHANISM USED BY DEADLY BACTERIA TO FEND OFF ANTIBIOTICS

    Physicists at McMaster University have for the first time identified a simple mechanism used by potentially deadly bacteria to fend...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    STUDY: COPD PATIENTS NEED MORE SUPPORT WHEN UNDERSTANDING NEW CHEST SYMPTOMS

    People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease need more support when understanding and acting on new chest symptoms, a study in...

    Psycho
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    HORMONE THERAPY DURING GENDER TRANSITION MAY INCREASE RISK FOR CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS

    Patients receiving hormone therapy as part of their gender-transition treatment had an elevated risk for cardiovascular events, including...

    Stroke
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    HOW MANY PUSH-UPS CAN YOU DO? MEN WHO ARE ABLE TO DO TEN PUSH-UPS ARE LESS LIKELY TO HAVE A STROKE

    The findings show that middle-aged men who are able to complete 10 push-ups could reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke by as...

    Stroke
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    CUSTOMIZING THE CELLULAR MICROENVIRONMENT TO IMPROVE PHYSIOLOGICAL RELEVANCE

    An interview with Marie-Charlotte Manus, discussing a new technology called PRIMO that improves the physiological relevance of cells...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    HEAVY SMOKING COULD LEAD TO VISION LOSS, STUDY FINDS

    Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage your vision, a study co-authored by a Rutgers researcher finds.

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 18, 2019

    COMBINATION OF PARP INHIBITOR AND IMMUNOTHERAPY RESULTS IN TUMOR REGRESSION IN SCLC MOUSE MODELS

    Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that a combination of immune checkpoint blockade and...

    Tumors, Cancer