• By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    GENETICALLY MODIFYING ZEBRAFISH PROVIDES NUMEROUS, HIGHLY ACCURATE DISEASE MODELS

    Research published today describes how zebrafish can be genetically engineered to produce more accurate models of human disease.

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    AI PATHOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC TOOL DEVELOPED USING DEEP LEARNING TECHNOLOGY FROM OLYMPUS

    Since 2017, Olympus Corporation has participated in a joint research program that has the potential to help streamline the workload...

    AIDS
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    MOLDING BACTERIA INTO UNNATURAL SHAPES REVEALS THE ROBUSTNESS OF CELL DIVISION

    Researchers at OIST have shown that microbes can be molded into an array of unusual, elaborate shapes that are not seen in nature.

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    REPORT PREDICTS LIFE EXPECTANCY IN 2040, SPAIN COMES OUT ON TOP

    A new report from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation states that people born and living in Spain, Japan, and China are...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    SELF-LUBRICATING CONDOMS MAY HELP RAISE CONDOM USAGE

    Researchers have come up with self lubricating condoms that become slippery or lubricated once they come in contact with skin. This...

    Skin, Pregnancy
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    CASES OF ACUTE FLACCID MYELITIS ON THE RISE ACROSS U.S

    According to the Centre for Disease Prevention and Control , cases of dangerous and rare Acute Flaccid Myelitis are being noted across...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    NEW TOOL COULD HELP PRIORITIZE RECOVERY EFFORTS FOR THE POOREST HIT BY NATURAL DISASTERS

    A new statistical tool to help target resources following deadly natural disasters has been created by the University of Bristol, allowing...

    AIDS
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    TARGETING IMMUNE CHECKPOINTS IN MICROGLIA COULD REDUCE OUT-OF-CONTROL NEUROINFLAMMATION

    A group of Massachusetts General Hospital investigators is proposing that targeting immune checkpoints - molecules that regulate the...

    Parkinson, Hospital, Alzheimer
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    RESEARCH POINTS TO NEW TARGET FOR TREATING PERIODONTITIS

    T cells help fight off infection, but they can go overboard. A new study led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School...

    Dental
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    STUDY FINDS CHANGES IN ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUG METABOLISM DURING DIFFERENT TRIMESTERS OF PREGNANCY

    During pregnancy, the numerous physiological changes a woman's body undergoes can alter the way medications are metabolized, the rate...

    Pregnancy, Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    SLEEPING BEAUTY TECHNIQUE HELPS IDENTIFY GENES RESPONSIBLE FOR NAFLD-ASSOCIATED LIVER CANCER

    With an estimated twenty-thousand protein-coding genes in the human genome, pinpointing a specific gene or pathway responsible for...

    Sleep, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM DIRECTLY CONTROLS STEM CELL PROLIFERATION, STUDY SHOWS

    Somatic stem cells are microscopic workhorses, constantly regenerating cells throughout the body: skin and the lining of the intestine,...

    Skin
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    UC RESEARCHER FOCUSES ON LIGHT-MEDIATED THERAPIES TO TARGET BREAST CANCER

    When treatment is working for a patient who is fighting cancer, the light at the end of the tunnel is easier to see.

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    SOCIAL MEDIA REDUCES RISK OF DEPRESSION AMONG SENIORS WITH PAIN

    With a few finger strokes or swipes on a computer or cell phone, seniors with pain reduce the risk of depression when visiting social...

    Stroke, Senior, Depression
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    MICE STUDY SHOWS ANTIBIOTICS ARE NOT ALWAYS NECESSARY TO CURE SEPSIS

    Biochemists, microbiologists, drug discovery experts and infectious disease doctors have teamed up in a new study that shows antibiotics...

    Drugs, Cures
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 18, 2018

    UNSELFISH PEOPLE TEND TO HAVE MORE CHILDREN AND RECEIVE HIGHER SALARIES

    What happens to those who behave unselfishly and make sacrifices for the sake of others? According to an interdisciplinary study by...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 17, 2018

    LOSS OF TUMOR PROTEIN P53 HELPS CANCER CELLS GROW IN HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT

    Researchers have discovered a novel consequence of loss of the tumor protein p53 that promotes cancer development, according to new...

    Tumors, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 17, 2018

    PROBIOTIC/ANTIBIOTIC COMBINATION COULD ERADICATE DRUG-RESISTANT BACTERIA

    In the fight against drug-resistant bacteria, MIT researchers have enlisted the help of beneficial bacteria known as probiotics.

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 17, 2018

    ONE-TIME UNIVERSAL SCREENING RECOMMENDED TO TACKLE INCREASE IN HEPATITIS C

    Physicians are encountering a growing number of younger patients who are testing positive for hepatitis C virus fueled largely by the...

    Hepatitis
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 17, 2018

    NEW IMAGING TOOL HELPS VISUALIZE HOW SOUND-INDUCED VIBRATIONS TRAVEL THROUGH THE EAR

    Researchers have developed a new device that can be used to visualize how sound-induced vibrations travel through the ear.