• By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    ‘STOMACH FLU' VACCINE PREVENTS TYPE 1 DIABETES IN CHILDREN

    Scientists have discovered that the rotavirus vaccine reduces the likelihood of children being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

    Vaccination, Flu, Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    SCIENTISTS IMPROVE WORKING MEMORY BY EXTENDING BRAIN SIGNALS

    Researchers have discovered that short term memory can be improved by artificially extending neuronal signals called sharp wave ripples.

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    LONG-ACTING CONTRACEPTIVES DO NOT INCREASE RISK OF HIV, CONCLUDES NEW STUDY

    One of the largest and most robust studies on HIV infection rates has concluded that long-acting contraceptives do not increase the...

    Contraception
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    WARNING ISSUED BY FDA AFTER PATIENT DIES FOLLOWING FECAL TRANSPLANT

    A warning from the U.S FDA was issued yesterday after a patient died due to receiving a fecal transplant that contained drug-resistant...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    PITTCON IS LOOKING FOR SHORT COURSE INSTRUCTORS FOR 2020

    Pittcon Short Courses are professional-quality continuing education classes held during conference week each year.

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    WOMEN'S PRE-PREGNANCY OBESITY CHANGES BREAST MILK CONTENTS WHICH CAN AFFECT INFANT GROWTH

    In the first study of its kind, LSU Health New Orleans researchers report that women's pre-pregnancy overweight or obesity produces...

    Overweight, Breast, Breasts, Pregnancy, Obesity
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    VITAMIN D METABOLITE MAY STOP MECHANISM BY WHICH CANCER CELLS BECOME DRUG-RESISTANT

    What's good for our bones may also help stop cancer cells that develop resistance to multiple chemotherapy drugs.

    Vitamins, Drugs, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    STUDY: PREGNANT WOMAN'S SENSE OF PERSONAL SPACE EXPANDS ONLY DURING THIRD TRIMESTER

    New research, published in the journal Scientific Reports, shows that women undergo a significant mental as well as physical change...

    Pregnant, Pregnancy
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    NEW MACHINE-LEARNING METHOD MORE PRECISELY QUANTIFIES A KNOWN INDICATOR FOR PSYCHOSIS

    A machine-learning method discovered a hidden clue in people's language predictive of the later emergence of psychosis - the frequent...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    CHEMICALS PRODUCED BY GUT MICROBIOME COULD HELP IDENTIFY CHILDREN AT RISK OF ORGAN FAILURE

    Chemicals produced by healthy bacteria could be used to assess the health of the gut microbiome and help identify critically-ill children...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    A PROPOSAL TO MAKE IT HARDER FOR KIDS TO SKIP VACCINES GIVES POWERFUL VOICES PAUSE

    As California lawmakers attempt to tighten the rules on childhood vaccinations, they're getting pushback from unexpected quarters:...

    Vaccination, Power
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    SCIENTISTS CREATE MODEL TO FIND WAYS TO IMPROVE CHARACTERISTICS OF HUMAN BODY COMMUNICATION

    Wireless technologies such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth have made remote connectivity easier, and as electronics become smaller and faster,...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    RESEARCHERS DEVELOP NEW 3D TISSUE IMAGING TECHNIQUE TO STUDY DISEASE AT CELLULAR LEVEL

    To diagnose and treat diseases like cancer, scientists and doctors must understand how cells respond to different medical conditions...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    AIR AMBULANCE COSTS FLY AROUND FIXES FOR SURPRISE MEDICAL BILLS

    In April 2018, 9-year-old Christian Bolling was hiking with his parents and sister in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, near their home...

    Nose, Legs, Drop
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    NEW GROUND-BREAKING RESEARCH COULD TRANSFORM LIVES OF MANY PEOPLE WITH MOBILITY ISSUES

    The lives of thousands of people with mobility issues could be transformed thanks to ground-breaking research by scientists at the...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    MUTANT BACTERIAL RECEPTOR COULD HELP IDENTIFY THERAPEUTIC COMPOUNDS THAT INHIBIT QUORUM SENSING

    Researchers have developed a new mutant version of a receptor used by a bacterial pathogen for a chemical communication process called...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    VIRUS EMPLOYS POWERFUL STRATEGY TO INHIBIT NATURAL KILLER CELL FUNCTION

    The virus responsible for chickenpox and shingles employs a powerful strategy of immune evasion, inhibiting the ability of natural...

    Power
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    RESEARCH SUGGESTS NEW WAY TO IMPROVE THE EFFICACY OF ARTHRITIS DRUG

    Attaching a removable lock to an arthritis drug can make it safer and more effective, according to a new study publishing June 13 in...

    Drugs, Arthritis
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    MUTATIONS IN FETAL GENOME MAY CONTRIBUTE TO PREMATURE BIRTH

    Mutations in the gene that codes for SLIT2, a protein expressed in fetal cells in placentas and involved in directing the growth of...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 14, 2019

    STUDY ESTIMATES THE NUMBER OF UNDETECTED EBOLA OUTBREAKS

    An estimated half of Ebola virus disease outbreaks have gone undetected since it was discovered in 1976, according to research published...