Download PDF One to five percent of college students develop infectious mononucleosis each year, and about 10 percent are diagnosed six months later with chronic fatigue syndrome – a complex condition involving severe fatigue coupled with disabling cognitive and musculoskeletal symptoms. To assess risk factors for chronic fatigue syndrome after mononucleosis, researchers developed and validated […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Microbes colonize all body surfaces and help to balance the immune system. In newborn infants, gut microbiota is first conditioned by breast milk components. When solid food is introduced, gut microbiota develops and bacteria proliferate. Scientists from the Institut Pasteur and Inserm have discovered that a key immune response is generated in mice […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, led by prostate cancer treatment pioneer Dr. Eric Walser, have shown that selectively destroying cancerous prostate tissue is as effective as complete prostate removal or radiation therapy while preserving more sexual and urinary function than the other treatments. This study is currently available […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Credit: CC0 Public Domain A drug used to treat tapeworm infections could also be used to fight a wide range of cancers, an A*STAR study suggests. More than half of human cancers carry a mutation in the tumor suppressor gene p53, making it an attractive target for cancer therapy. Many research efforts have […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Women who develop diabetes in pregnancy but are not diagnosed are much more likely to experience stillbirth than women without the condition, according to new research. The study, led by the University of Leeds and the University of Manchester, found that the risk of stillbirth was over four-times higher in women who developed […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Linda Popplewell, Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences, and world-renowned Professor George Dickson, from the School of Biological Sciences, both at Royal Holloway, will lead a team looking for a treatment for NF1, a genetic disorder that causes tumors to form on nerve tissue. The tumors are usually non-cancerous (benign). The funding has been made […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF MONDAY, March 18, 2019 — Someday soon, devices like the Apple Watch might be monitoring wearers for heart conditions such as potentially dangerous atrial fibrillation, a new study suggests. Atrial fibrillation, or “a-fib,” is a common form of irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart problems. […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Each year, 68 college basketball teams are chosen to compete in the sudden-death tournament known as March Madness. The following weeks are filled with the frenzy of brackets, betting, and behind-the-boss’s-back game watching for which it gets its name. In 1979, 40 years ago, Michael Longaker was part of that American tradition, but not as […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Scientists from the National University of Science and Technology “MISIS” developed nanomaterial, which will be able to restore the internal structure of bones damaged due to osteoporosis and osteomyelitis. A special bioactive coating of the material helped to increase the rate of division of bone cells by 3 times. In the future, it […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF MONDAY, March 18, 2019 — From 2011 to 2015, there was an increase in visits to the emergency department for psychiatric purposes among youth across the United States, according to a study published online March 18 in Pediatrics. Luther G. Kalb, Ph.D., from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF When I set out to write an article about Stanford’s global health track for residents within the Department of Medicine for the latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine, it was an embarrassment of riches — too many interesting physician-scientists working on too many fascinating projects to fit onto a single page of the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A scientist from James Cook University in Australia says an innovative study has revealed new evidence that eating fish can help prevent asthma. Professor Andreas Lopata from JCU’s Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, (AITHM) took part in the study which tested 642 people who worked in a fish processing factory in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Is it normal to pee a little when you laugh? It’s a simple question many women ask, and as a symptom of pelvic floor dysfunction, urinary incontinence in women is surprisingly common. However, it can also accompany a related and more debilitating disorder known as pelvic organ prolapse (POP), a condition characterized by […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The research of UCLA professors Xinshu (Grace) Xiao, Dr. Daniel Geschwind and their team is the first comprehensive study of RNA editing in autism spectrum disorder. Credit: Reed Hutchinson/UCLA A team of UCLA-led scientists has discovered important clues to what goes wrong in the brains of people with autism—a developmental disorder with no […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF New research published by the American Psychological Association has found that the rate of certain mental health disorders has increased significantly over the last decade among young adults, but not among older adults. Lead author of the study, Jean Twenge (San Diego State University), believes the use of digital media and electronic media […]Continue Reading ...
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- Scientists identify generation of key immune response in mice on introducing solid food
- New nanomaterial could restore internal structure of damaged bones
- Selective destruction of prostate tumor as effective as complete prostate removal
- 2011 to 2015 Saw Increase in Psychiatric ED Visits for Youth
- Tapeworm drug targets common vulnerability in tumor cells
- Off the beaten path for global health residency
- Women with undiagnosed diabetes in pregnancy more likely to experience stillbirths
- Fish consumption can help prevent asthma, study reveals
- Royal Holloway professors to lead new to research into curing Neurofibromatosis type 1
- NSF offers grant to improve treatment approaches for pelvic organ prolapse
- Your Apple Watch Might Help Spot a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat
- Research team uncovers critical new clues about what goes awry in autistic brains
- From March Madness to medicine with help from mentors
- Mental health disorders among young adults may be on the increase
- New study examines smarter automatic defibrillator
- UC Riverside research shows how natural selection favors cheaters
- Mother’s diet during pregnancy can impact lung-specific genes of her offspring
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