• By News Medical   -   Nov 15, 2019

    NON-CODING ENHANCER DNA MAY BE KEY FOR IDENTIFYING GENETIC RISK IN NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS

    One might think that the primary cause of most genetically linked diseases comes from mutations in coding DNA - alterations in coding...

    Neurology
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 15, 2019

    RESEARCH SHOWS HOW BACTERIA ASSOCIATED WITH CROHN'S DISEASE TOLERATE ANTIBIOTICS

    Bacteria associated with Crohn's disease rely on multiple stress responses to survive, multiply, and tolerate antibiotics within white...

    Stress
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 15, 2019

    STUDY: ALMOST HALF OF ACCUSED HARASSERS CAN RETURN TO WORK

    What happens behind the scenes when employees are accused of harassment? New research from Michigan State University revealed that...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 15, 2019

    EHRS GET 'F'RATING FOR USABILITY FROM HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS

    The transition to electronic health records was supposed to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare for doctors and patients...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 15, 2019

    IMPROVED METHOD FOR PREDICTING RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY COULD REDUCE UNNECESSARY TESTS

    A multicenter group of 41 hospitals led by researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has confirmed that an improved method...

    Hospital, Baby
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 15, 2019

    WPI RESEARCHERS DEVELOPING MINIATURIZED DEVICE TO MEASURE BABY'S BLOOD OXYGEN LEVELS

    Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute are developing a sensor the size of a Band-Aid that will measure a baby's blood oxygen...

    Baby, AIDS
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 15, 2019

    KHN'S ‘WHAT THE HEALTH': SPENDING BILL SLOWDOWN

    The fiscal year started a month and a half ago, but Congress has still not agreed on an annual spending bill for the Department of...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 15, 2019

    RESEARCH EXPLAINS WHY IMMUNOTHERAPY FAILS AGAINST PROSTATE CANCER BONE METASTASES

    Prostate cancer that spreads to the bone triggers the destruction of bone tissue that, in turn, thwarts the effectiveness of immune...

    Prostate, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 14, 2019

    NEW TREATMENT STOPS PEANUT ALLERGY FOR 6 WEEKS WITH SINGLE DOSE

    A small study published in the journal JCI Insight on November 14, 2019, suggests that antibody treatment could help people with severe...

    Food, Allergies
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 14, 2019

    ADDED SUGAR IN 60 PERCENT OF INFANT, TODDLER FOODS

    How young do you have to be to escape the lure of unhealthy foods? It's never too young, finds a new study published in the Journal...

    Nutrition, Food
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 14, 2019

    ALTERING MALARIAL PARASITE GENES TO PREVENT MALARIA

    Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by the parasitic organism called Plasmodium, of which there are several types that cause...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 14, 2019

    NEW TYPE OF BIONIC PACEMAKER

    A new study published in the Journal of Physiology on November 14, 2019, reports the development of a radically different type of cardiac...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 14, 2019

    LITHIUM CORRECTS RADIATION DAMAGE TO BRAIN IN YOUNG CANCER PATIENTS

    A new study on mice, published online in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, on November 14, 2019, shows that the intermittent use of...

    Cancer, Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 14, 2019

    PHDS RIDDLED WITH MORE STRESS THAN STUDENTS CAN HANDLE SAYS STUDY

    A survey of 6,300 graduates from around the globe found that nearly four in ten of them suffer from mental health issues such as anxiety...

    Stress, Depression
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 14, 2019

    TERMINALLY ILL SCIENTIST REPLUMBED AS A CYBORG

    A 61 year old British scientist suffering from a life threatening muscle wasting disease - motor neurone disease or MND, has managed...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 14, 2019

    CALIFORNIA: MORE THAN 47% OF SCHOOLS DO NOT HAVE ATHLETIC TRAINERS

    A study published today in the Journal of Athletic Training, the National Athletic Trainers' Association's peer-reviewed scientific...

    Sport
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 14, 2019

    NEW INSAR GRANT AIMS TO IMPROVE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN AUTISTIC INDIVIDUALS AND JUSTICE SYSTEM

    Although the last two decades have seen an increase in awareness and the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder, policy and practice...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 14, 2019

    STUDY SHEDS LIGHT ON HOW ZIKA VIRUS CAUSES MICROCEPHALY IN NEWBORNS

    A new study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine revealed how in utero Zika virus infection can lead to microcephaly in...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 14, 2019

    INHALED NANOPARTICLES CAN HELP TREAT LUNG CANCER

    Scientists have reported a new approach to treating lung cancer with inhaled nanoparticles developed at Wake Forest School of Medicine,...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 14, 2019

    OPIOID-FREE PAIN MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES RELEASED BY PITT DENTAL MEDICINE

    The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is the first in the nation to establish opioid-free pain management guidelines...

    Dental