• By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    BREAST CANCER CELLS CAN REPROGRAM NATURAL KILLER CELLS TO AID IN METASTASIS

    Natural killer cells, a type of immune cell, are known to limit metastasis by inducing the death of cancer cells. But metastases still...

    AIDS, Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    GROUNDBREAKING STUDY IDENTIFIES UNIQUE LUNG CELLS THAT MAY DRIVE PULMONARY FIBROSIS

    A groundbreaking study published today and led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute, an affiliate of City of Hope, identifies...

    Cures
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    COULD TRUMP'S PUSH TO UNDO THE ACA CAUSE PROBLEMS FOR COVID SURVIVORS? BIDEN THINKS SO

    The same day the Trump administration reaffirmed its support of a lawsuit that would invalidate all of the Affordable Care Act, Joe...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    AS COVID TESTING SOARS, WAIT TIMES FOR RESULTS JUMP TO A WEEK - OR MORE

    Elliot Truslow went to a CVS drugstore on June 15 in Tucson, Arizona, to get tested for the coronavirus. The drive-thru nasal swab...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY FACTOR THAT REGULATES THE ABNORMAL GROWTH OF HEART

    The human heart is like a sponge, able to expand and grow, increasing its capacity to take up blood. In theory, an enlarged heart can...

    Power
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    ACTIONED CONSORTIUM AIMS TO TRANSFORM FUTURE TREATMENT OF COLORECTAL CANCER PATIENTS

    The Precision Medicine Centre of Excellence at Queen's is leading a ground-breaking collaboration with the world's largest biotech...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    OCEAN ACIDIFICATION ALSO INFLUENCES HUMAN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING, SHOWS STUDY

    While ocean acidification was initially perceived as a threat only to the marine realm, the authors of a new publication argue that...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    INCREASE IN BLOOD SODIUM LEVELS INFLUENCES THE BIOLOGICAL CLOCK OF MICE

    A new study from McGill University shows that increases in the concentrations of blood sodium can have an influence on the biological...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    RESEARCH SHOWS BLACK INDIVIDUALS ARE TWICE AS LIKELY TO TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

    Results of an analysis published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society found that Black individuals were twice as likely as...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    COVID-19 SCREENING CHATBOTS CAN EASE BURDEN ON MEDICAL PROVIDERS

    COVID-19 has placed tremendous pressure on health care systems, not only for critical care but also from an anxious public looking...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    ELECTRICAL STIMULATION COULD RESTORE VISION IN BLIND PEOPLE

    In a project under Horizon 2020, researchers from seven European organizations will examine how the vision of visually impaired people...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    STUDY EXAMINES LONG-TERM IMPACTS IMPACT OF CHILD ABUSE

    In a new study published in the leading international journal, Child Abuse and Neglect, University of South Australia researchers have...

    Hospital, Drugs, Child
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    ELECTRO-OXIDATION PROCESS CAN REVOLUTIONIZE THE FIELD OF WASTEWATER TREATMENT

    Pesticides, pharmaceutical products, and endocrine disruptors are some of the emerging contaminants often found in treated domestic...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    NEW NANOCONJUGATE BLOCKS DISSEMINATION OF TUMOR CELLS IN ANIMAL MODELS OF ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA

    The nanoparticle targets only leukemic cells and therefore would reduce the severe adverse effects of current treatments.

    Tumors, Leukemia
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS SHOULD INCREASE ACCESS TO NATURE, INDICATES STUDY

    While access to nature is an established social determinant of health with clear benefits to physical, mental, and social health, it...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    STUDY SHOWS OPTIMISTIC PEOPLE SLEEP BETTER AND LIVE LONGER

    Optimists live longer than pessimists and have a lower risk of chronic disease - this has been scientifically validated on multiple...

    Sleep
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    AMID SURGE, HOSPITALS HESITATE TO CANCEL NONEMERGENCY SURGERIES

    Three months ago, the nation watched as COVID-19 patients overwhelmed New York City's intensive care units, forcing some of its hospitals...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    NEW GRANT ADDED TO STROKE FOUNDATION'S RESEARCH PROGRAM

    A new research grant, focused on stopping stroke before it happens, has been added to the Stroke Foundation's well-established research...

    Stroke
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    OPTIBRIUM AND NCSSM CELEBRATE 5 YEARS OF EDUCATION SUPPORT COLLABORATION

    Optibrium, a leading provider of software and services for drug discovery, and the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics,...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 9, 2020

    ATTOMARKER'S NEW COVID-19 TRIPLE ANTIBODY TEST APPROVED FOR USE IN THE UK

    A new COVID-19 Triple Antibody Test, produced by Attomarker Ltd, a spin-out company from the University of Exeter, could represent...