• By News Medical   -   Sep 14, 2019

    SLOWER WORKING MEMORY GROWTH ASSOCIATED WITH YOUNG DRIVER CRASHES

    Research into why adolescent drivers are involved in motor vehicle crashes, the leading cause of injury and death among 16- to 19-year-olds...

    Adolescence
  • By News Medical   -   Sep 14, 2019

    ADULT SOCIAL SUPPORT LINKED TO LESS VIOLENCE AMONG TEEN BOYS IN URBAN NEIGHBORHOODS

    Among teen boys in urban neighborhoods with low resources, the presence of adult social support is linked to significantly fewer occurrences...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Sep 14, 2019

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY CHANGES IN RETINAL LAYERS OF PATIENTS WITH MILD ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

    Researchers at the Complutense University of Madrid have identified changes in retinal layer thickness, inflammation or thinning in...

    Alzheimer
  • By News Medical   -   Sep 14, 2019

    FOODS RICH IN LH DIPEPTIDE MAY HELP MAINTAIN GOOD MENTAL HEALTH

    A research group led by Professor Tomoyuki Furuyashiki and Associate Professor Shiho Kitaoka in collaboration with researcher Yasuhisa...

    Regard, Food, Depression
  • By News Medical   -   Sep 14, 2019

    CHILDREN OF REFUGEES WITH PTSD HAVE INCREASED RISK FOR PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

    Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have studied what it means for children to have parents who are refugees and have PTSD.

  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    PHYSICAL ACTIVITY MAY ATTENUATE UNFAVORABLE ATHEROGENIC CHANGES IN MENOPAUSAL WOMEN

    A new study on menopausal women shows that leisure-time physical activity is associated with a healthier blood lipid profile. However,...

    Menopause
  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    MULTIDRUG-RESISTANT BACTERIA MAY HAVE BEEN AROUND LONGER THAN THOUGHT

    Researchers from Osaka University have made the striking discovery that multidrug-resistant bacteria may have been around longer than...

  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    EDITING AWAY CANCER AND HIV IN CHINA: WIN OR LOSE?

    Scientists in China recently edited out the CCR5 gene from a patient with HIV's stem cells, but the research has sparked ethical debate.

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    BONE MARROW CELLS CONTRIBUTE TO PREGNANCY SUCCESS IN MOUSE MODEL

    Scientists report that stem cells derived from the adult bone marrow can dictate whether a woman becomes pregnant.

    Pregnant, Pregnancy
  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    CRISPR MAY EXPLAIN WHY SO MANY EXPERIMENTAL CANCER DRUGS FAIL

    Scientists have used CRISPR-Cas9 to investigate how ten cancer drugs interact with their protein target, revealing some intriguing...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    FIGHT OR FLIGHT RESPONSE MAY ORIGINATE IN OUR BONES

    A new study suggests that the main coordinator of the body's fight-or-flight response is a hormone called osteocalcin, which is secreted...

  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    DISTINCTIVE CHARACTERISTICS IN LUNG CANCERS COULD BE KEY TO PERSONALIZED THERAPIES

    Melbourne researchers have discovered that the key to personalized therapies for some types of lung cancers may be to focus on their...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    B CELLS MAY PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR MELANOMA

    Researchers at EMBL's European Bioinformatics Institute and the Medical University of Vienna have found evidence that B cells might...

  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    DO 50 MILLION PEOPLE REALLY LOSE HEALTH COVERAGE EACH YEAR BECAUSE OF THEIR JOBS?

    The moderators kicked off the third Democratic debate with the topic of health care, teeing up another round of the ongoing “Medicare...

  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    SCIENTISTS DESIGN NEW MODEL FOR PREDICTING WHAT MIGHT MAKE AN EFFECTIVE CANCER VACCINE

    Scientists at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have designed and validated a model for predicting...

    Vaccination, Tumors, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    MORE SEVERE OSA ASSOCIATED WITH HIGHER BLOOD PRESSURE IN PATIENTS WITH RESISTANT HYPERTENSION

    In patients with high blood pressure resistant to treatment who also have obstructive sleep apnea , the more severe their OSA, the...

    Sleep, Hypertension
  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    A DUBIOUS PRODUCT: A RAPE KIT FOR HOME USE

    Alongside other "essential" household supplies for sale on Amazon, there's now a product offered that might give consumers pause: an...

  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    NEW OPTICAL NANOPARTICLE SENSOR CAN DETECT VERY LOW GLUCOSE CONCENTRATIONS

    The Optical Research Group of the Universitat Jaume I has developed an optical nanoparticle sensor capable of detecting very low glucose...

    Pollution
  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    CFSRE AND VEROGEN JOIN FORCES TO ACCELERATE IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW FORENSIC NGS TECHNOLOGY

    The Center for Forensic Science Research & Education and Verogen have entered into a collaborative agreement to establish CFSRE as...

  • By News Medical   -   Sep 13, 2019

    UK'S LEADING ANTI-EUTHANASIA CAMPAIGN GROUP RESPONDS TO 'MISLEADING AND IRRESPONSIBLE' FILM

    Care Not Killing, the UK's leading anti-euthanasia campaign group, responds to the “misleading and irresponsible” campaign film, published...