Download PDF Note that some links may require subscriptions. Men rejoice: Authors of a review concluded that digital rectal exam should not be used routinely to screen for prostate cancer. (Annals of Family Medicine) Americans continue to spend more and get less for their healthcare dollars than residents of other developed nations. (ABC News, JAMA) […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Credit: Springer Understanding how the blood flow within this part of the heart affects the way it works could help prevent cardiac problems. In a new study in the European Physical Journal E (EPJ E), published by Springer, EDP Sciences and Società Italiana di Fisica (SIF), Valentina Meschini from the Gran Sasso Science […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 20, 2018 Reproductive hormones that develop during puberty are not responsible for changes in social behavior that occur during adolescence, according to the results of a newly published study by a University at Buffalo researcher. “Changes in social behavior during adolescence appear to be independent of pubertal hormones. They are not triggered […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Action Points Note that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference. These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal. ORLANDO — Newborns with high levels of unmetabolized folic acid had a higher risk for food allergy later in childhood than […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 22, 2018 Older adults often complain about forgetting, but Penn State psychologists suggest that another problem may be misremembering. In a study, the researchers found that as people age, they may be more likely to rely on a type of memory — called schematic memory — that helps them remember the gist […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF By Kate Bass, BScMarch 22, 2018 The potential for human brain imaging escalated this week with the revealing of a novel wearable brain scanner that can provide accurate images whilst the subject is moving. Credit: Daisy Daisy/Shutterstock.com Magnetoencephalography (MEG) is a functional neuroimaging technique used for both research into brain function and diagnosis […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Dr. Maya Guglin chaired a study demonstrating the effectiveness of beta blockers and ACE inhibitors to prevent cardio toxicity in certain breast cancer patients. Credit: Uk HealthCare Data released today from a large multi-center study provides a view into the effectiveness of two drugs used to prevent heart problems resulting from breast cancer […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 22, 2018 A scientific paper has revealed that some nutrients found in food may help reduce the symptoms of psychotic illness, when used in the early stages of treatment. The systematic review, led by Dr Firth, honorary Research Fellow at The University of Manchester and Research Fellow at NICM Health Research Institute, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 22, 2018 A newly designed three-part molecule could be the one answer patients with a certain form of breast cancer are looking for, scientists report. This chimera, created by a team at the Georgia Cancer Center, has the ability to simultaneously decrease the expression of three growth factors that are over-expressed in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF WEDNESDAY, March 21, 2018 — A resurgence of mumps among young American adults is likely as the protection provided by childhood vaccinations weakens, researchers warn. “Vaccination is the centerpiece of current public health strategy against mumps,” said study co-author Joseph Lewnard, a postdoctoral research fellow with the Harvard School of Public Health’s Center […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A trial led by the University of Birmingham has found that two types of blood thinning drugs are safe to use in patients with an irregular heartbeat when they are undergoing surgery aimed at stopping the condition. The anticoagulant drugs, called Apixaban and Vitamin K antagonists (VKAs), also may have a positive impact […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 22, 2018 Patients who discharge themselves from hospital should be viewed more positively say researchers, who discovered sympathy for their decision among hospital staff. One doctor said: “…if patients are ill, where they want to be is at home where they feel most comfortable.” Approximately 2% to 3% of patients discharge themselves […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF WASHINGTON — The Senate voted 65-32 early Friday morning to approve a $1.3-trillion spending bill intended to keep the government funded through the end of September, avoiding a third government shutdown this year. President Trump signed the bill Friday afternoon after suggesting that he might veto it because it didn’t address immigration issues […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 23, 2018 An international team of researchers led by Lucio Miele, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair of Genetics at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, and Justin Stebbing, BM BCh MA, PhD, Professor of Cancer Medicine and Medical Oncology at Imperial College of Medicine in London, has found new genetic mutations […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), a global research and development-based biopharmaceutical company, in cooperation with Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX), announced that the Phase 3 ELARIS UF-II study (M12-817) of elagolix met its primary endpoint. Results from the second of two pivotal Phase 3 studies demonstrated at month […]Continue Reading ...
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