• By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    IN CALIFORNIA, DOCTORS ACCUSED OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT OFTEN GET SECOND CHANCES

    The doctor instructed his patient to stand in front of him. He cupped her crotch and inserted his fingers into her vagina through her...

    Hands, Breast, Breasts
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    RESEARCHERS REVEAL BRAIN MECHANISM THAT DRIVES ITCH-EVOKED SCRATCHING BEHAVIOR

    It's a maddening cycle that has affected us all: it starts with an itch that triggers scratching, but scratching only makes the itchiness...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    EXERCISE-INDUCED HORMONE ACTIVATES CELLS CRITICAL FOR BONE REMODELING IN MICE

    Exercise has been touted to build bone mass, but exactly how it actually accomplishes this is a matter of debate. Now, researchers...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    PARENTS AND INFANTS SHOW SIMILAR BRAIN ACTIVITY WHEN THEY PLAY TOGETHER, STUDY SHOWS

    When infants are playing with objects, their early attempts to pay attention to things are accompanied by bursts of high-frequency...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    RECURRENCE OF URINARY TRACT INFECTION MAY DEPEND ON BACTERIAL STRAIN, STUDY SHOWS

    Genetically diverse bacterial strains that cause urinary tract infections differ in their ability to trigger protective immune responses...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    ANSWERING THE BIGGEST NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH QUESTIONS OF TODAY

    An interview with Dr. Peggy Taylor, discussing the biggest neurological research questions of today and how BioLegend is helping to...

    Neurology
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    SHINING NEW LIGHT ON NEURON FIRING

    Scientists have plenty of ways to watch as individual neurons in a brain fire, sending electrical signals from one to the next, but...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    FACE MASKS MAY OFFER PROTECTION AGAINST STAPH BACTERIA FOR HOG FARM WORKERS AND THEIR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS

    Face masks appear to provide important protection against drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria for hog farm workers and for...

    Face, Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    DIETS CONTAINING GM MAIZE HAVE NO HARMFUL EFFECTS ON HEALTH OR METABOLISM OF RATS

    For six months, rats were fed a diet containing either GM maize or non-GM maize, in varying concentrations.

    Diet
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    MASS SPECTROMETRY THROWS LIGHT ON OLD CASE OF INTENTIONAL HEAVY METAL POISONING

    In 1994, Chinese university student Zhu Ling began experiencing stomach pain, hair loss and partial paralysis.

    Hair
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    MAMMALIAN COLLAGEN NANOFIBRILS BECOME STRONGER AND TOUGHER WITH EXERCISE

    Collagen is the fundamental building block of muscles, tissues, tendons, and ligaments in mammals. It is also widely used in reconstructive...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    NEW FINDINGS COULD HELP DEVELOP NEW IMMUNOTHERAPIES AGAINST CANCER

    NK cells, or natural killer cells, play an important role in the body's defences against cancer and various infections.

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    SOOT PARTICLES FROM ROAD TRAFFIC SIGNIFICANTLY CONTRIBUTE TO AIR POLLUTION

    Soot from road traffic in emerging countries can reach high altitudes, where it can be transported over long distances and thus contributes...

    Pollution
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    RESEARCHERS EXPLORE HOME HEALTHCARE NURSES' KNOWLEDGE ATTITUDES TOWARD INFECTION CONTROL

    Home healthcare workers' beliefs about infection prevention influence whether they comply with prevention protocols more than their...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    GENETICALLY MODIFIED PIGS COULD LIMIT REPLICATION OF CLASSICAL SWINE FEVER VIRUS, STUDY SHOWS

    Researchers have developed genetically modified pigs that are protected from classical swine fever virus, according to a study published...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    WEAKENED METABOLISM OF IMMUNE T CELLS MAY ACCOUNT FOR CAUSING SERIOUS COMPLICATIONS IN ELDERLY

    The elderly suffer more serious complications from infections and benefit less from vaccination than the general population.

    Vaccination
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    NEW DRUG SHOWS PROMISE IN TREATING SARCOMAS

    A new compound that targets a receptor within sarcoma cancer cells shrank tumors and hampered their ability to spread in mice and pigs,...

    Drugs, Tumors, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    RESEARCH: CONCUSSION RATES AMONG YOUNG FOOTBALL PLAYERS WERE HIGHER THAN PREVIOUSLY REPORTED

    New research from Seattle Children's Research Institute and UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute found concussion rates...

    Sport
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    STUDY HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR PERSONALIZED APPROACH TO TREAT ICU ACQUIRED DELIRIUM

    A population heath study from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University Center for Aging Research has determined that halo,...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 14, 2018

    AVERAGE OUTPATIENT VISIT IN THE U.S. COSTS NEARLY $500, SHOWS NEW STUDY

    The average outpatient visit in the United States costs nearly $500, according to a new scientific study.