Obesity impacts airway muscle function, increases risk for asthma
Obesity modified how airway muscles worked, causing a greater risk for asthma, according to findings recently published in the American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular...
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VIDEO: PTK: Uses and abuses
NEW YORK - From OSN New York 2018, Sumitra Khandelwal, MD, assistant professor of ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine, gives her presentation on phototherapeutic...
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Read This If You Take Benadryl To Help You Sleep
Experts discuss whether it's safe to rely on the allergy medicine.
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Have You Experienced Ageism During Your Career?
Stereotyping due to age may be widespread in the medical profession. Medscape Reader Polls
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Novel method uses just a drop of blood to monitor effect of lung cancer therapy
Dr Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering the immune T-cell protein PD-1. This discovery led to a set of anti-cancer medications called...
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Officials seize thousands of faulty STI and HIV test kits
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, which polices the safety of medical products in the UK, revealed it has seized 10,000 of the home-testing kits since 2015.
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Don't Tell Patients to Ditch the Low-Fat Dairy Just Yet
PURE data suggest that whole-fat dairy intake lowers mortality, but official recommendations haven't changed. Medscape Internal Medicine
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Certain Sudanese medicinal plants can remove heavy metals from water
Toxic heavy metals are growing more common in bodies of water, including those that serve as important sources of drinking water. To remedy this problem, Sudanese researchers...
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Video monitoring of TB therapy works well in urban and rural areas
Researchers from University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with statewide collaborators, report that patients who recorded videos of themselves taking tuberculosis...
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Restless legs syndrome TRIPLES the risk of suicidal thoughts, study finds
A new study from the Yale School of Medicine has found that someone's odds of suicidality increased if his or her RLS was severe or very severe, or if they also suffered from...
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Childhood Abuse May Increase Arthritis Risk in Adulthood: Study
Childhood abuse is linked to a higher risk of arthritis in adulthood, finds a new study.
Use the 'Universal' Blood Test To 'rule In, or Rule Out' Cancer
'Universal' blood test is all set to hit the markets. This blood test could serve as the first screening tool to 'rule in, or rule out' cancer in patients who are the under...
Participating in Sports during Childhood Can Benefit Your Bone Health
Children who participate in organized sport may have long-term benefits for bone health, reveals a new study.
New Smartwatch App Can Track How Many Times You Roll While You Sleep
Do you know how many times do you roll over in your sleep? New Smartwatch App called SleepGuard can spot how many times you roll as you sleep.
Nutrition is More Important Than Exercise for Strong Bones
Nutrition has a greater impact on bone mass and strength than exercise, reveals a new study. So, eat a healthy mineral-supplemented diet to have strong and healthy bones.
Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental...
Continued population growth is a global threat. Short-term economic concerns, while valid, cannot be prioritized over the long-term health of our environment and our societies.
Weight Loss Surgery Reduces Heart Attacks, Strokes in Obese People With Diabetes
People with diabetes and severe obesity who had bariatric surgery were 40 percent less likely to have a heart attack or stroke within 5 years than those who had usual medical...
Confirmed AGAIN: Sodium nitrite preservative in processed meat causes breast...
The jury is in and the verdict is final: Processed meats like bacon, salami and sausage all increase breast cancer risk. A metanalysis of all 15 previously conducted studies on...
The vicious cycle of trauma: Suffering is passed down through generations...
A new study found the sons of Union Army soldiers, who did not experience the devastation of the Civil War, had a higher risk of early death if their fathers had been prisoners...
More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus
The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and 127 in total are under...