WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 — Compared with chemotherapy alone, trastuzumab is associated with a twofold increased long-term risk for heart failure in breast cancer survivors, according to a study published in the March 1 issue of JACC: Heart Failure. Ann Banke, M.D., from Odense University Hospital in Denmark, and colleagues used the Danish Breast Cancer […]Continue Reading ...
Marianne Matthias, PhD and Edward Miech, EdD are Regenstrief Institute research scientists. Credit: Regenstrief Institute CPAP, short for continuous positive airway pressure, is the most commonly used therapy for obstructive sleep apnea and is prescribed to millions. It is estimated that half of those prescribed CPAP find treatment adherence difficult despite untreated sleep apnea’s association […]Continue Reading ...
3D imaging is revealing how friendly bacteria communicate with their hosts to take up residence in the gut.Continue Reading ...
Patients in a new Northwestern Medicine study were able to comprehend words that were written but not said aloud. They could write the names of things they saw but not verbalize them. Even though these patients could hear and speak perfectly fine, a disease had crept into a portion of their brain that kept them […]Continue Reading ...
Mar 25 2019 Researchers at Tokai University report in the journal npj Regenerative Medicine a regenerative medicine approach for treating osteoarthritis of the knee. The researchers led by Masato Sato, fabricated chondrocyte sheets—that have regenerative properties—on temperature-responsive culture dishes to treat partial-thickness defects in articular cartilage, tissue that is known to be difficult to regenerate. […]Continue Reading ...
The benefits of treating osteoporosis in postmenopausal women outweigh the perceived risks, according to a Clinical Practice Guideline issued today by the Endocrine Society. The Society introduced the guideline during a news conference on Monday at ENDO 2019, its annual meeting in New Orleans, La. The guideline, titled “Pharmacological Management of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women: […]Continue Reading ...
THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 — A woman’s age and previous pregnancy complications influence her odds of miscarriage, a new study says. The findings suggest that miscarriage and other pregnancy complications share underlying causes that require further investigation, according to the researchers. “More focused studies of these associations might lead to new insights,” they wrote in […]Continue Reading ...
It may seem obvious that the trauma of genocide, mass killings, rape and torture will cause mental health issues in the victims. But courts require evidence. So the Human Rights in Trauma Mental Health Program at Stanford provides the evidence needed in such judicial processes. The program is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the WSD Handa […]Continue Reading ...
Stanford infectious disease expert Desiree LaBeaud, MD, spends much of her time trying to understand interactions between humans and mosquitoes. “People don’t recognize that there are lots of different mosquito species and all the different mosquitoes have their own little mosquito behaviors,” LaBeaud told me recently. I was interviewing her for a feature story in […]Continue Reading ...
Treating women who have thyroid antibodies, but normal thyroid function, with a medicine called Levothyroxine does not make them more likely to deliver a live baby, new research from the United Kingdom suggests. The research will be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La., and published […]Continue Reading ...
Caucasians and Hispanics with diabetes have a greater risk of fracture compared to those without diabetes, while African Americans with diabetes have little to no additional fracture risk, according to a study to be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La. “Diabetes has been associated with […]Continue Reading ...
Exposure to dim light at night, which is common in today’s lifestyle, may contribute to the spread of breast cancer to the bones, researchers have shown for the first time in an animal study. Results of the study will be presented Saturday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La. “To […]Continue Reading ...
When consumed in contaminated water, the microscopic parasite Cryptosporidium can cause symptoms of stomach cramps, diarrhea and fever. Now, researchers reporting in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology have detected evidence of the parasite in about 40 percent of surveyed wells in public water systems in Minnesota — even wells not influenced by surface […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Through simple games and day-to-day tasks, parents can help their children learn self-regulation, a skill considered essential for success, a University of Otago study has found. Lead author Dr. Dione Healey, of the Department of Psychology, says self-regulation is a key early developmental skill that predicts a wide array of life […]Continue Reading ...
Mar 25 2019 HORIBA UK Ltd, Medical announces the launch of a D-Dimer parameter for its Yumizen G hemostasis range of instruments. The new Yumizen G DDi 2 (D-Dimer) reagent kit offers a key measurement and reference exclusion test for the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). It can also be […]Continue Reading ...
- Trastuzumab Tied to Higher Long-Term Risk for Heart Failure
- Personal context directly affects CPAP use
- Mosquito tracking key to preventing disease outbreaks
- Scientists Detect Hidden Signals from Beneficial Bacteria
- Treating women with thyroid antibodies with Levothyroxine do not increase live birth rate
- Brain area that only processes spoken, not written words identified
- Race and ethnicity influence fracture risk in diabetic patients
- Researchers report new regenerative medicine approach for treating osteoarthritis of the knee
- Exposure to dim light at night may contribute to spread of breast cancer to bones
- Benefits of osteoporosis treatment in postmenopausal women outweigh the perceived risks
- Researchers find evidence of Cryptosporidium parasite in Minnesota’s public water systems
- Three Clues to Raised Risk of Miscarriage
- Structured play helps toddlers self-regulate, altering their life course
- Translating horror into justice: Stanford psychiatrist advocates for human rights
- HORIBA Medical introduces D-Dimer reagent for Yumizen G hemostasis range
- Recurrent pregnancy loss may be caused by sperm DNA damage, finds study
- Special Collection tracks development of new diagnostic tests for tuberculosis
- Air Force develops genetic test to predict mental performance
- To abort or not to abort—making difficult choices alone
- Computer vision technology could aid ICU care by spotting movement