• By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    EXPERTS CALL FOR MORE ACTION ON GAMBLING-RELATED RESEARCH AND TREATMENT

    Scholars from more than 25 universities across the United States have issued a Gambling Call to Action Statement regarding the need...

    Regard
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    STUDY: KETAMINE MORE EFFECTIVE THAN COMMON SEDATIVE IN REDUCING SUICIDAL THOUGHTS

    Ketamine was significantly more effective than a commonly used sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts in depressed patients, according...

    Depression
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    EATING FAMILY MEALS TOGETHER PROVIDES PHYSICAL, MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS FOR CHILDREN

    Children who routinely eat their meals together with their family are more likely to experience long-term physical and mental health...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    INHERITED GENE VARIATION MAY BE TO BLAME FOR POOR SURVIVAL OF PATIENTS WITH EARLY-ONSET BREAST CANCER

    A new study led by scientists at the University of Southampton has found that inherited variation in a particular gene may be to blame...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    MANY FOOD-INDUCED ANAPHYLAXIS CASES IN CHILDREN OCCUR UNDER ADULT SUPERVISION

    At least a third of reactions in children with food-induced anaphylaxis to a known allergen occur under adult supervision, according...

    Food
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    STUDY TESTS ACCURACY OF LABORATORY-DEVELOPED CANCER TESTS AND FDA-APPROVED COMPANION DIAGNOSTICS

    Cancer molecular testing can drive clinical decision making and help a clinician determine if a patient is a good candidate for a targeted...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    RUTGERS STUDIES HIGHLIGHT NEED FOR SALON CLIENTS, WORKERS TO PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM HEALTH RISKS

    Clients who frequent hair and nail salons exhibit more skin and fungal diseases than those who visit less often and nail salon technicians...

    Hair, Skin, Nail
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    NUTRITIONAL SCIENTISTS CALL ON CANADIAN GOVERNMENT TO IMPOSE STRICTER LIMITS ON UNHEALTHY FOODS

    University of Toronto nutritional scientists are leading a study with national experts calling on the Canadian government to outlaw...

    Nutrition, Food
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    EXASCALE SUPERCOMPUTERS MAY DISCOVER NEW, CHEAPER DRUGS IN FUTURE

    Can you imagine a future where an exascale computer discovers new drugs faster, cheaper and with lower failure rates than today?

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    FUSION GENE MAY BE FOUND IN CSCC LESIONS ON SKIN EXPOSED FREQUENTLY TO THE SUN

    A fusion gene is a single composite gene that is the result of the combination of two formerly independent genes. Researchers from...

    Skin
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    SCIENTISTS UNRAVEL MYSTERY OF HOW IMMUNE CELLS REMEMBER INFECTIONS DECADES LATER

    A perplexing question in immunology has been, how do immune cells remember an infection or a vaccination so that they can spring into...

    Vaccination
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    MUSCLE PARALYSIS MAY PROMOTE BREAKDOWN OF BONES

    Muscle paralysis rapidly causes inflammation in nearby bone marrow, which may promote the formation of large cells that break down...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    CORNELL ENGINEERS DEVELOP NEW METHOD TO MEASURE VITAL SIGNS USING RADIO WAVES

    No visit to the doctor's office is complete without a blood-pressure cuff squeezing your arm and a cold stethoscope placed on your...

    Cold, Arm
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    IU SCIENTISTS DISCOVER WAY TO MAKE DRUG TREATMENT MORE SUCCESSFUL AGAINST MALARIA

    Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified a way to block the ability of parasites that cause malaria to shield...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    NEW HIGH PRECISION MACHINE-LEARNING MODEL COULD HELP ACCELERATE DRUG DISCOVERY

    Drug discovery could be significantly accelerated thanks to a new high precision machine-learning model, developed by an international...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    LOYOLA MEDICINE STUDY FINDS HIGH SUCCESS RATE FOR DIABETIC CHARCOT FOOT SURGERY

    Nearly four out of five diabetic patients with severe cases of a disabling condition called Charcot foot were able to walk normally...

    Disability, Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    RESEARCHERS WIN NIH GRANTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH ON AMISH RESILIENCE AND RAPID ONSET

    Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have received two grant awards, in partnership with investigators...

    Alzheimer
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    SCIENTISTS EXPLORE EFFECTIVENESS OF ACTION VIDEO GAMES TO COMBAT DYSLEXIA

    Many years ago, researchers began to discover the properties of action videogames for the improvement of visual attention and learning...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    EXPERIENCE OF REFLEX WALKING REFINES PERCEPTION OF BIOLOGICAL MOTION DURING EARLY INFANCY

    Ten-week-old babies can learn from practicing walking months before they begin walking themselves say researchers.

    Baby
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 15, 2017

    GENETIC VARIATIONS MAY HELP IDENTIFY PEOPLE AT HIGH-RISK FOR CHRONIC PAIN AFTER SURGERY

    Genetics may play a role in determining whether patients experience chronic pain after surgery, suggests a study published today in...