Millions of individuals worldwide suffer from peanut allergies. Researchers are developing a new treatment for fighting this allergy. A clinical trial had been conducted and the results are in. Peanut allergy. Image Credit: Albina Glisic / Shutterstock The study results were presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting […]Continue Reading ...
A research team led by Dr. Kim Innes, a professor in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, has found that a simple meditation or music listening program may alter certain biomarkers of cellular aging and Alzheimer’s Disease in older adults who are experiencing memory loss. Study findings, reported in theJournal of Alzheimer’s Disease, […]Continue Reading ...
Sexually active teenagers who were offered rapid, confidential chlamydia testing and same-day treatment at college mostly did not take up the offer, largely due to ignorance about the risks. Only 10-13% of students in three London-based further education colleges responded to messages inviting them for on-site testing. But in those who were tested, high rates […]Continue Reading ...
A new study has shown that abstaining from cannabis or weed for just a month can result in improvement in memory and cognitive skills proving that weed can impair memory in the first place. The results of the study,’One Month of Cannabis Abstinence in Adolescents and Young Adults Is Associated With Improved Memory’, were published […]Continue Reading ...
(HealthDay)—American teens whose behavior, appearance or lifestyle do not conform to widely held views on what it is to be a “normal” male or female face a high risk for mental distress and drug abuse, new research warns. The findings were culled from a national survey exploring the psychological risk profiles of teens who described […]Continue Reading ...
Veterans released from prison are five times as likely to attempt suicide as their peers who have never been incarcerated, report UConn Health researchers in an article slated for publication in the November 2018 print edition of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. “People over 50 are the fastest growing segment of the prison population, […]Continue Reading ...
From major heart surgery to a course of minor drugs, people overestimate the benefits and underestimate the risks of a variety of medical procedures, according to new research. Published in the journal Risk Analysis, the study of 376 adults was led by Professor Yaniv Hanoch from the University of Plymouth School of Psychology, together with […]Continue Reading ...
A pilot study in which healthcare workers in the Central African Republic used a smartphone app to transmit public health disease reports to health authorities demonstrates that this technique contributes to early detection and prevention of infectious diseases and outbreaks. The study, which is an international cooperation project with researchers at Karolinska Institutet and others, […]Continue Reading ...
Phone calls are more effective reminders for patients to book cancer screening appointments than mailed letters but are also more costly, suggests a new study from St. Michael’s Hospital. “Previous evidence has shown us that patient outreach improves cancer screening rates,” said Dr. Tara Kiran, scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and physician […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Few things can delight an adult more easily than the uninhibited, effervescent laughter of a baby. Yet baby laughter, a new study shows, differs from adult laughter in a key way: Babies laugh as they both exhale and inhale, in a manner that is remarkably similar to nonhuman primates. The research […]Continue Reading ...
Elderly patients with limited-stage small cell lung cancer (LS-SCLC) showed similar survival and toxicity compared to their younger counterparts when treated with concurrent chemo-radiotherapy. Concurrent chemo-radiotherapy should be a treatment option for fit patients aged 70 years or older. Lung cancer is the most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. SCLC […]Continue Reading ...
The National Toxicology Program (NTP) concluded there is clear evidence that male rats exposed to high levels of radio frequency radiation (RFR) like that used in 2G and 3G cell phones developed cancerous heart tumors, according to final reports released today. There was also some evidence of tumors in the brain and adrenal gland of […]Continue Reading ...
Patients with a certain drug-resistant urinary tract infection were more likely to have a relapse of their infection within a week than those with non-resistant infections and were more likely to be prescribed an incorrect antibiotic according to a study published today in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare […]Continue Reading ...
Study participants (all young men and women) were asked to spend about 20 minutes exploring a virtual city, travelling down every street and passing key landmarks (schools, a pool and shops). The researchers then asked them to find direct routes between some of the landmarks. To test the correlation between spatial memory and the sense […]Continue Reading ...
According to a new study organic food consumption can protect against cancers. The study published this week in the latest issue of the journal JAMA Internal Medicine reports that people who consume more organic foods are at a lower overall risk of developing cancer compared to people who do not. Some of the specific cancers […]Continue Reading ...
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