Download PDF A new study shows that not exercising could be as bad for the health as smoking, heart disease and diabetes. The study was published in the latest issue of the JAMA Network Open journal. For this the researchers followed up health, exercise and lifestyle data of 122,007 participants over 23 years to reach […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Women with HER2-positive early breast cancer with small tumors have similar disease-free survival and lower risk of cardiac toxicity with a nine-week course of adjuvant trastuzumab compared to those treated for one year, according to a subgroup analysis of the Short-HER trial reported at ESMO 2018 Congress in Munich. A second study showed […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer’s disease. Credit: public domain Up to half of people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) use a psychotropic drug, and one in five uses two or more psychotropics concomitantly, according to a study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland. Psychotropic drug use was more common among […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Oct 17 2018 Mice can be used to study the neural circuits underlying complex decision-making, suggests an analysis of more than 500,000 mouse decisions reported in JNeurosci. Some of the most advanced tools in neuroscience are developed for use with mice, yet studies of behaviors most relevant to humans typically involve other model […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Re-exposure to nicotine leads to a higher rate of relapse after cessation and to reduced neuronal activation in the interpeduncular nucleus (IPN) in individuals with a mutation in the α5 nicotinic receptor subunit. Credit: Institut Pasteur Why is it so difficult to stop smoking? Why do some people relapse months after giving up? […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF When Humira came on the market, many found relief from symptoms of arthritis, plaque psoriasis, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. However, most people may not know the scientific breakthrough for the foundation of Humira took most of a Nobel laureate’s 40-year career at the University of Missouri to develop. Every day, scientific breakthroughs […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Images and schematics of the abdominal imaging window (AIW), a) schematic representation of the surgical procedure, b,c) top and bottom view of the AIW, d,e) lateral view of the AIW (scale bar = 10 mm), f) the AIW immediately post-transplantation in the abdominal muscle, the area of the implanted graft is seen in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 (American Heart Association) — While preeclampsia puts women at greater risk for stroke and high blood pressure following childbirth, a new study found that the pregnancy-related condition may not predispose them to significant cognitive impairment later in life. Instead, other physical and social risk factors related to the condition […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 — A precision map of a part of the brain of the lowly mouse could be a potent new research tool against Alzheimer’s, researchers say. The highly detailed look at the mouse hippocampus should provide new insight into a range of brain diseases in humans, according to the research […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Texas A&M University and The University of Texas at Arlington have established The Texas Genomics Core Alliance to increase access to and decrease costs of cutting-edge, high-throughput genomics sequencing technologies. “By reducing costs and speeding up the process we can make genomics into a commodity and enhance innovation across the biotech, biomedical and […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A new major study from London has shown that radiotherapy can extend survival among patients with prostate cancer. The study shows that larger number of patients given standard hormone therapy along with radiation therapy survived three years after the initiation of the study despite having a local spread of their cancer. Until now […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Credit: CC0 Public Domain The number of young people admitted to hospital for cannabis-related mental health problems has risen by 54 percent, according to a new report involving researchers from the University of York. The authors warn of a “blind spot” for the growing impact of cannabis use among young people due to […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 — During 2007 to 2017, fertility rates decreased in the United States for each urbanization level, according to an October data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics. Danielle M. Ely, Ph.D., and Brady E. Hamilton, Ph.D., from the National […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF It may be tough for working moms to get a good night’s sleep, but working tight hours may affect their children’s sleep, too. After studying the sleep habits of children from ages five to nine, researchers found that when mothers reported less flexibility in their work schedules, their children got less sleep. When […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research suggests that higher-level brain functions have a major role in losing weight. In a study among 24 participants at a weight-loss clinic, those who achieved greatest success in terms of weight loss demonstrated more activity in the brain regions of the lateral prefrontal cortex associated with self-control. […]Continue Reading ...
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- Texas A&M and UTA establish Texas Genomics Core Alliance
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- Weight loss success linked with active self-control regions of the brain
- Scripps researchers successfully test potential new smoking-cessation treatment in rodents
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