• By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    HOME-BASED TELEHEALTH THERAPY PROGRAM EFFECTIVE FOR STROKE REHABILITATION, SHOWS STUDY

    In-home rehabilitation, using a telehealth system and supervised by licensed occupational/physical therapists, is an effective means...

    Stroke, Arm
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    ALLERGIES CAN HAVE SERIOUS, FAR-REACHING CONSEQUENCES ON ADOLESCENTS

    Although allergies affect more than 50 million Americans, they are occasionally misunderstood and can be seen as a minor condition....

    Allergies, Asthma, Adolescence
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS GROWING UP IN EXTREME SOCIETAL CONDITIONS MORE LIKELY TO RESORT TO VIOLENCE

    Children and adolescents who grow up with one or more of these environmental risk factors are likely to resort to violence, aggression...

    Adolescence
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    STUDY DEFINES MOLECULAR BASIS TO EXPLAIN CONNECTION BETWEEN MOTHER'S NUTRITION AND INFANT GROWTH

    For years, pregnant mothers have questioned their nutritional habits: "Will eating more cause my baby to be overweight?" Or, "I'm eating...

    Overweight, Pregnant, Nutrition, Baby
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    TWO GENES PLAY VITAL ROLES IN MALIGNANT BRAIN CANCER

    Two genes play important roles for the formation of malignant cancer in the brain. One gene prevents the formation of the tumor, while...

    Tumors, Cancer, Brain
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    RESEARCHERS REVEAL STIMULATORY EFFECTS OF MYELIN ON YOUNG NEURAL CELLS

    Recovery after severe spinal cord injury is notoriously fraught, with permanent paralysis often the result. In recent years, researchers...

  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    INACTIVE PEOPLE FIND HIGH-INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING TO BE AS ENJOYABLE AS TRADITIONAL EXERCISE

    While we know high-intensity interval training is time-efficient and good for our health, researchers are still curious to determine...

  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    INTERNATIONAL RESEARCHERS SUCCEED IN STOPPING GROWTH OF MESOTHELIOMA IN MODEL ANIMALS

    An international team led by researchers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and NYU Langone Health have succeeded in...

  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF USING AI IN HEALTHCARE DECISION MAKING

    ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, held a session this afternoon, "Is Artificial Intelligence...

  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NEW TEST TO PREDICT WOMAN'S RISK OF PRETERM BIRTH

    Scientists at UC San Francisco have developed a test to predict a woman's risk of preterm birth when she is between 15 and 20 weeks...

    Pregnant, Pregnancy
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    STUDY FINDS FEWER THAN 5% OF LOW-INCOME, URBAN MOTHERS USE PRENATAL VITAMINS BEFORE PREGNANCY

    A study of more than 7,000 low-income, urban mothers enrolled in the Boston Birth Cohort found that fewer than 5 percent of them started...

    Vitamins, Pregnancy
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    SEPSIS PATIENTS TREATED AND RELEASED FROM ED FOR OUTPATIENT FOLLOW-UP EXPERIENCE GOOD OUTCOMES

    National guidelines assume that all patients who're diagnosed with clinical sepsis in an emergency department will be admitted to the...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    ‘TIME'S UP': COVERED CALIFORNIA TAKES AIM AT HOSPITAL C-SECTION RATES

    Covered California, the state's health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, has devised what could be a powerful new...

    Power, Hospital, Plan
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    SOUTH ASIANS LIVING IN THE UNITED STATES MORE LIKELY TO DIE OF HEART DISEASE AND STROKE

    South Asians are more likely to die of heart disease, such as heart attacks and strokes caused by atherosclerosis - the disease process...

    Stroke
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    ANTIDEPRESSANT TREATMENTS INCREASE RISK OF WEIGHT GAIN, STUDY FINDS

    Researchers in the School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences have found that patients prescribed any of the 12 most commonly...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    RESEARCHERS PROVIDE INSIGHT INTO HOW THE MEMORY MOLECULE LIMITS BRAIN PLASTICITY

    The brain has an incredible capacity to support a lifetime of learning and memory. Each new experience fundamentally alters the connections...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    COVETED BMJ AWARD BESTOWED ON YHE CLATTERBRIDGE CANCER CENTER

    A coveted British Medical Journal award was recently bestowed on the Papillon Contact X-ray Brachytherapy team at the Clatterbridge...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    NOW MORE OF US CAN COUNT ON MORE TIME DODGING THE DEMENTIA BULLET

    You've turned 65 and exited middle age. What are the chances you'll develop cognitive impairment or dementia in the years ahead?

  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    SCIENTISTS UNCOVER THE CAUSE OF INSULIN RESISTANCE IN OBESITY

    A team of international researchers has identified a pathway by which obesity results in reduced insulin sensitivity.

    Obesity
  • By News Medical   -   May 24, 2018

    PSYCHOLOGISTS SHOW THAT DEPRESSION ACCELERATES BRAIN AGING

    A new study from the University of Sussex has revealed an association between depression and faster brain aging.

    Depression, Brain