• By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY RECEPTOR IN CELLS THAT COULD BE KEY TO PREVENTING CANCER DRUG-INDUCED HEARING LOSS

    University of Alberta scientists have identified a receptor in cells that could be key to preventing permanent hearing loss in childhood...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    NEW BENEFIT EXPANDS COMMUNITY URGENT CARE SERVICES FOR VETERANS

    Two years ago, the Veterans Affairs healthcare system began rolling out a new benefit, enabling Veterans to receive urgent care from...

  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY NEW COMPOUND THAT MAY PREVENT CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA RISK FROM COMMON DRUGS

    Dozens of commonly used drugs, including antibiotics, antinausea and anticancer medications, have a potential side effect of lengthening...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    PLAYING GAMES IN VIRTUAL REALITY CREATES 'TIME COMPRESSION'

    Psychology researchers at UC Santa Cruz have found that playing games in virtual reality creates an effect called "time compression,"...

  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    GROUNDBREAKING STUDY OPTIMIZES PATIENT'S OWN IMMUNE SYSTEM TO FIGHT TUMORS

    A groundbreaking study led by engineering and medical researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities shows how engineered immune...

    Tumors, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    LOCKDOWN HAS ENCOURAGED OLDER PEOPLE TO EMBRACE TECHNOLOGY, RECONNECT AND BUILD NEW RELATIONSHIPS

    The COVID-19 lockdown was a catalyst for many older people to embrace technology, reconnect with friends and build new relationships...

  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    ORAL TXA IS EQUALLY EFFICACIOUS AT PREVENTING BLOOD LOSS IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY, INTERIM STUDY SUGGESTS

    Interim results of a study conducted by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery suggest that oral tranexamic acid is non-inferior...

    Hospital, Knees
  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    MINORITIES SUBSTANTIALLY UNDERREPRESENTED IN PANCREATIC CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS

    Despite the fact that certain racial and ethnic minorities get pancreatic cancer more often, are diagnosed at a younger age and die...

    Digestion, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    STUDY SUGGESTS POTENTIAL ROLE FOR PROBIOTICS IN PREVENTING RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS

    Daily probiotic use was associated with fewer upper respiratory symptoms in overweight and older people, according to a study that...

    Overweight
  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    YOGA AND BREATHING EXERCISES HAVE A POSITIVE EFFECT ON CHILDREN WITH ADHD

    Yoga and breathing exercises have a positive effect on children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .

  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    ANDROGENS PLAY A CRITICAL ROLE IN REGULATING STOMACH INFLAMMATION IN MICE

    Scientists at the National Institutes of Health determined that stomach inflammation is regulated differently in male and female mice...

  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    UNIQUE PRE-CLINICAL MODEL ENABLES STUDY OF HIV INFECTION AND TESTING OF NEW THERAPIES

    A team led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Children's National Hospital has developed a unique pre-clinical model that...

    Hospital, Cures
  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    PROPER SEATBELT USE CAN HELP REDUCE PEDIATRIC SPINAL FRACTURES

    Two thirds of all pediatric spinal fractures, especially in the adolescent population, occur in motor vehicle accidents where seatbelts...

    Adolescence
  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    UCL SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY NEW IMMUNOTHERAPY TO COMBAT HEPATITIS B VIRUS

    Scientists at UCL have identified a new immunotherapy to combat the hepatitis B virus , the most common cause of liver cancer in the...

    Hepatitis, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    WHAT DOES APPROVAL OF THE PFIZER VACCINE FOR TEENS AND PRETEENS MEAN FOR MY CHILD?

    Extending the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to preteens and young adolescents adds nearly 17 million more Americans...

    Vaccination, Child, Adolescence
  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    BACTERIAL DNA FROM COPROLITES SHED LIGHT ON GUT MICROBIOME COMPOSITION IN ANCIENT HUMANS

    Researchers at the Section on Pathophysiology and Molecular Pharmacology, Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, Massachusetts, analyzed...

    Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    FARXIGA APPROVED IN THE US FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE IN PATIENTS AT RISK OF PROGRESSION WITH AND WITHOUT TYPE-2 DIABETES

    Approval is the most significant advancement in the treatment of chronic kidney disease in more than 20 years. In DAPA-CKD Phase III...

    Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    DIAVERUM ACQUIRES BOOKNOWMED.COM

    Diaverum, a leading global renal care service provider, announces today the acquisition of booknowmed.com.

  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    SUPERCARRIERS: JUST 2% OF SARS-COV-2 POSITIVE PEOPLE CARRY 90% OF THE VIRUS

    A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that the vast majority of the viral load in a community...

  • By News Medical   -   May 17, 2021

    DO LABELS ON COMMERCIAL KEFIR PRODUCTS REPORT MICROBIAL LEVELS CORRECTLY?

    A recent study in the journal JDS Communications reports the results of an analysis of five brands of kefir on the US market, indicating...