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Immune cells that help protect the body could help treat patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , says a recent study.
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Fewer men are being screened, diagnosed, and treated for prostate cancer
A new study reveals declines in prostate cancer screening and diagnoses in the United States in recent years, as well as decreases in the use of definitive treatments in men...
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Brain stimulation may reduce food cravings as obesity treatment
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Research sheds light on a novel disease mechanism in chronic smokers
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CPAP may reduce resting heart rate in prediabetic patients
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Pregnancy Drug DES Triggers ADHD Generations Later
Pregnancy drug diethylstilbestrol was found to trigger ADHD in the grandchildren of women who used the drug during pregnancy.
Extending Nephron Development In Preterm Babies May Prevent Kidney Disease Later
Scientists identify a possible therapeutic target to extend kidney development in preterm babies that would reduce the risk of kidney failure later in life.
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The TV star, from Reading, walks three miles a day, watches what he eats and still enjoys sex. He's also taken statins and a blood-thinner since suffering a stroke in 2014.
New Risk-score Tool Determines COPD Patients' Risk of Hospitalization
An innovative risk score tool has been developed to effectively predicts future risk of hospitalization for COPD patients, reveals a new study.
New Local Anesthetic Did Not Reduce Use of Opioid Post Knee Replacement Surgery
Liposomal bupivacaine, a local anesthetic to manage postsurgical pain did not reduce the use of opioid or opioid-related complications in patients who received the drug during...
Eating and Sleeping at Wrong Time May Alter Blood Proteins
Eating and sleeping at the wrong time may alter blood proteins. Proteins involved in metabolism, immunity are disrupted after just one simulated night shift. Changes in protein...
Lung Cancer Screenings May Influence Smoking Cessation in High-risk Smokers
Lung cancer screenings which include smoking cessation treatment may have potential to influence smoking cessation in high-risk smokers. Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence...
Older Adults Prefer Living By Themselves
Older adults prefer to live in their homes, be it alone or with their partners, as opposed to sharing a home with relatives of other generations, finds a new study.
Increase in Local Temperature Associated With Higher Antibiotic Resistance
Increase in the local temperature can correlate to greater antibiotic resistance, finds study.
New Insights to Early Lung Transplant Failure Uncovered
New clues have been found for high rate of failure in lung transplantation. Treatments targeting inflammation may prevent such failure, says a recent study.