August 14, 2018 For the first time, scientists have shown that in certain people living with HIV, a type of antibody called immunoglobulin G3 (IgG3) stops the immune system’s B cells from doing their normal job of fighting pathogens. This phenomenon appears to be one way the body tries to reduce the potentially damaging effects […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 — People with type 1 diabetes have a much greater risk of serious heart problems and early death, especially if they were diagnosed before age 10, new research suggests. But the study only found an association, and didn’t prove cause and effect. More than 27,000 type 1 diabetics in Sweden were […]Continue Reading ...
August 10, 2018 Leading eye research charity Fight for Sight says that one in two people is putting their eye health at risk during sunny weather by not always wearing ultraviolet (UV) protective sunglasses to protect their eyes. A YouGov poll conducted on behalf of the charity in July 2018 has found that 54 percent […]Continue Reading ...
There’s no denying summer sun can be both glorious and deadly. Coming from a family of pathetically light-skinned people, I’ve been told all my life that careful and repeated applications of sunscreen are necessary to prevent the sun’s ultraviolet rays from damaging our skin’s DNA and causing cancer. Unfortunately, it’s nearly impossible to completely avoid […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: Nikodash/Shutterstock.com Diagnosing autism is expensive and time consuming, so a screening tool is used to filter out those people who are unlikely to be diagnosed as autistic. This is all well and good, but our latest research suggests that a widely used screening tool may be biased towards diagnosing more men than women. Earlier […]Continue Reading ...
August 9, 2018 For people in a vegetative or minimally conscious state caused by brain injury, an accurate diagnosis and ongoing medical and rehabilitative care based on the latest scientific evidence could mean a better chance for recovery, according to a new guideline by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine […]Continue Reading ...
August 7, 2018 A new UC San Francisco study has discovered a key biological difference in how people of European and Chinese descent put on weight — a finding that could help explain why Asians often develop type 2 diabetes at a much lower body weight than Caucasians. The research, published online May 28, 2018 […]Continue Reading ...
August 2, 2018 More than 90 percent of people caring for a family member with dementia experience poor sleep, according to new research by the University at Buffalo School of Nursing. The study found that most participants got less than six hours of sleep each night, accompanied by frequent awakenings as often as four times […]Continue Reading ...
August 14, 2018 The need to embrace technology to radically improve how the NHS successfully delivers its services is behind a new partnership between the University of Essex and Provide CIC. New health secretary Matt Hancock sees technology as the key to changing the NHS for the better – making it more convenient for people, […]Continue Reading ...
August 9, 2018 RCSI and Bayer have today announced a research collaboration that aims to improve treatments for people with severe hemophilia. The project will explore new treatments that can be tailored to the severity of each individual’s condition in order to safely and effectively promote blood clotting in people with hemophilia. Hemophilia is an […]Continue Reading ...
August 9, 2018 Imagine your doctor telling you have Alzheimer’s disease or some other type of dementia. Then, imagine being told, “I’m sorry, there’s nothing we can do. You might want to start getting your affairs in order.” Time and again, people newly diagnosed with these conditions describe feeling subsequently overcome by hopelessness. In their […]Continue Reading ...
August 8, 2018 Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that can increase the risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. It’s more common in older people, and as it happens, in people who are obese. But new research suggest that exercise can have a moderating effect on the risk […]Continue Reading ...
Most of us take it for granted that we can sense where our bodies and limbs are, even in the dark. Yet scientists don’t know exactly how that sense, called proprioception, works. Now, Stanford mechanical engineers are working to better understand proprioception — in the hope of one day helping people for whom sense has […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers from the University of Salford have used new techniques to show that people with artificial arms and hands are doing damage to their intact limbs. In the first major study of its kind, researchers used electronic sensors to look in detail at the daily activities of a group of people […]Continue Reading ...
A new study shows that the ability to distinguish truth from lies is diminished in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) – putting them at greater risk of being manipulated. Researchers, led by Professor David Williams of the University of Kent, found that lie detection ability is ‘significantly diminished’ in those with a full ASD […]Continue Reading ...
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