• By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    POSITIVE FUTURE ORIENTATION AND STRONG PARENTAL SUPPORT LINKED WITH LOWER RISK OF YOUTH VAPING

    Adolescents who set goals for their future and those with strong parental support are less likely to use e-cigarettes and other tobacco...

    Adolescence, Hospital, Tobacco
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    YOUTH-ONSET TYPE 2 DIABETES IS MORE AGGRESSIVE AND DIFFICULT TO CONTROL, STUDY SHOWS

    People with type 2 diabetes diagnosed during youth have a high risk of developing complications at early ages and have a greater chance...

    Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    NEWLY IDENTIFIED GENETIC MUTATION CAUSES RARE, EARLY ONSET INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

    Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, in collaboration with national and international researchers, have identified a genetic mutation...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    ‘SOCIAL PRESCRIBING' MAY HELP LONELY OLDER ADULTS TO AVOID HARMFUL SEDATIVES AND PAINKILLERS

    Lonely, older adults are nearly twice as likely to use opioids to ease pain and two-and-a-half times more likely to use sedatives and...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    WANT FRIES WITH THAT VACCINE? EVEN AT A FAST-FOOD RESTAURANT, POP-UP CLINICS SEE SLOW TRAFFIC

    A few months ago, the boxy, teal truck parked outside a McDonald's in this Inland Empire city might have drawn hundreds of people willing...

    Vaccination, Food
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    HOW A DOCTOR BREAKS NORMS TO TREAT REFUGEES AND RECENT IMMIGRANTS

    Fatumo Osman, a 65-year-old Somali refugee who speaks limited English, was in a bind. She made too much money at a meal prep service...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    INCREASING YOUR RISK OF IBD THROUGH PROCESSED FOOD

    In this interview, News-Medical speaks to Dr. Neeraj Narula about ultra-processed food and how this can increase your risk of developing...

    Food
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    A NEW SCREENING SYSTEM TO GIVE INSIGHTS INTO AUTISTIC ADULTS' PERSPECTIVE TAKING DIFFICULTIES

    In a series of short films, actors portray 'real world' situations to highlight subtle social interactions.

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    AMERICAN CRIME-RELATED TELEVISION CONTENT INFLUENCES VIEWERS' PERCEPTIONS ON DEATH PENALTY

    People with a great amount of US-based crime-related television viewing are more likely to be susceptible to misconceptions regarding...

    Regard
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    SIMPLE METHOD TO ASSESS THE RISK OF VASCULAR INFLAMMATION FOR DIABETES PATIENTS

    A team of international scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore , Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore, and the...

    Tanning, Hospital, Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    STUDY SHOWS INHALABLE NANOCATCHERS CAN PROTECT LUNG CELLS AGAINST SARS-COV-2

    Inhalable nanocatchers that contain hACE2 have been recently developed by a group of researchers, providing a plethora of potential...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    SCIENTISTS UNCOVER GENETICS INVOLVED IN COVID-19 INDUCED RESPIRATORY FAILURE

    A new genetic study from an international team of scientists has uncovered genes involved in severe coronavirus disease 2019 illness.

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    FORTIS LIFE SCIENCES ACQUIRES NANOCOMPOSIX

    Fortis Life Sciences has completed its acquisition of nanoComposix, a premiere nanomaterials company focused on solutions for assay...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    FACEBOOK POLL SUGGESTS BREAKTHROUGH INFECTIONS ARE LINKED TO LONG COVID

    Ongoing data from a poll via social media found that almost half of the fully vaccinated people who reported breakthrough infections...

    Vaccination
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    RESEARCHERS INVESTIGATE BRAIN RESPONSES TO AESTHETICALLY APPEALING NATURAL LANDSCAPES

    How does a view of nature gain its gloss of beauty? We know that the sight of beautiful landscapes engages the brain's reward systems.

    Aesthetic, Brain, Aesthetical
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    BETTER HEALTHCARE PROCESSES CAN REDUCE THE RISK OF DELIRIUM AMONG ELDERLY PATIENTS

    Elderly patients with neurological conditions are significantly more likely to develop delirium shortly after they are hospitalized.

    Hospital, Neurology
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY FOUR THEMES AS KEY CONTRIBUTORS TO DISEASES OF DESPAIR IN PENNSYLVANIA

    Financial instability, lack of infrastructure, a deteriorating sense of community and family fragmentation are key contributors to...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    RESEARCH EXPLORES THE MENTAL HEALTH OF NEW PARENTS AND IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL SUPPORT

    New parents often find themselves with negative self-image and feel alienated from support networks, new research has found.

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    PROPORTION OF INCORRECTLY ESTABLISHED PATERNITIES HAS DECREASED OVER TIME, STUDY FINDS

    Determining who is the biological father of a child is a sensitive subject, but the answer can be crucial in important issues.

    Child
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 4, 2021

    UMASS AMHERST PH.D. CANDIDATE RECEIVES USDA-NIFA FELLOWSHIP FOR FOOD ALLERGY RESEARCH

    University of Massachusetts Amherst food science Ph.D. candidate Cassandra Suther has received a prestigious predoctoral fellowship...

    Allergies, Food