• By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    NEED HEALTH INSURANCE? THE DEADLINE IS DEC. 15

    The woman arrived at the University of South Florida's navigator office in Tampa a few weeks ago with a 40-page document describing...

    Plan
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    NOVEL NANOWIRE MEMRISTOR TO ARTIFICIALLY REPRODUCE FUNCTIONS OF BIOLOGICAL SYNAPSES

    Emulating and understanding the human brain is one of the most important challenges for modern technology: on the one hand, the ability...

    Hands, Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    TENACITY AND FLEXIBILITY HELP MAINTAIN PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING, MOBILITY IN OLDER PEOPLE

    Tenacious goal pursuit and flexible goal adjustment have been shown to help maintain psychological well-being despite age-related challenges...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    HPV TYPE 16 OR 18 ASSOCIATED WITH CERVICAL CANCER RISK IN YOUNG WOMEN

    The human papilloma virus can cause cervical cancer. According to new guidelines in Sweden, women over thirty therefore undergo initial...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    RESEARCHERS REPORT NOVEL FINDINGS ON PLANT HORMONE

    Jasmonic acid is not just the aromatic odor of the plant Jasminum grandiflorum used in cosmetics and perfume industries. Plants wounded...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    STUDY COMPARES PAIN-RELATED DIAGNOSES IN FIRST NATIONS AND NON-FIRST NATIONS CHILDREN, YOUTH

    First Nations children and youth are experiencing more pain than non-First Nations children, but do not access specialist or mental...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    CERVICAL CANCER RISK IS HIGHER IN WOMEN WITH POSITIVE HPV, BUT NO CELLULAR ABNORMALITIES

    Researchers have uncovered an increased risk of cervical cancer in women whose cervical cells test positive for certain high-risk human...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    NEW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE-BASED SYSTEM TO DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN DIFFERENT TYPES OF CANCER CELLS

    In cancer patients, there can be tremendous variation in the types of cancer cells from one patient to another, even within the same...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    ACTIVATING BRAIN REGION COULD REVIVE THE URGE TO SOCIALIZE AMONG OPIOID ADDICTS

    One of the many painful and challenging aspects of the US opioid crisis is that people abusing opioids often isolate themselves from...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    RESEARCHERS IMPROVE BARIATRIC SURGERY SCORING SYSTEM TO EXTEND PREDICTION TIME FOR DIABETIC REMISSION

    Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have improved a standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system to extend the prediction...

    Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    UPDATED BREAST CANCER SCREENING GUIDELINE HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF SHARED DECISION-MAKING

    An updated guideline on screening for breast cancer emphasizes shared decision-making between women and their doctors, supporting women...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    RESEARCHERS USE NEW TECHNIQUE TO PROBE HYDROGEN BONDS

    Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have used nuclear resonance vibrational spectroscopy to probe the hydrogen bonds that modulate...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    NOVEL THERAPEUTIC TARGETS BASED ON BIOLOGY OF AGING SHOW PROMISE FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

    A scientific strategy that explores therapeutic targets based on the biology of aging is gaining ground as an effective approach to...

    Neurology, Alzheimer
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    RISK ANALYSIS PUBLISHES SPECIAL ISSUE ON COMMUNICATING ABOUT ZIKA VIRUS

    Today, Risk Analysis, an International Journal, published a special issue, "Communicating About Zika," which features several articles...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    NEW DATA FROM TAILORX TRIAL CONFIRMS LACK OF CHEMO BENEFIT REGARDLESS OF RACE OR ETHNICITY

    An analysis of race and ethnicity data from the TAILORx clinical trial was presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    RESEARCHERS DISCOVER A 'BLIND SPOT' IN ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY

    Researchers have discovered a 'blind spot' in atomic force microscopy - a powerful tool capable of measuring the force between two...

    Power
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    RESEARCH ADVANCES OFFER HOPE FOR PATIENT-TAILORED AML TREATMENT

    Advances in rapid screening of leukemia cells for drug susceptibility and resistance are bringing scientists closer to patient-tailored...

    Leukemia, Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    GRAPHIC WARNING LABELS CANCEL OUT CIGARETTES' APPEAL TO YOUNG PEOPLE

    New research from Cornell University suggests graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have the same anti-smoking effect as similar...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    UC SAN DIEGO PROFESSOR RECEIVES NCI OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATOR AWARD FOR CANCER RESEARCH

    The National Cancer Institute has awarded David Cheresh, PhD, Distinguished Professor and vice chair of Pathology at University of...

    Stress, Drugs, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 10, 2018

    INSIGHTS INTO PROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTIONS AND METHODS FOR DESIGNING SMALL MOLECULE INHIBITORS

    Proteins are polymers of amino acids that are linked by peptide bonds and they are one of the major classes of bio-molecules existing...