Researchers working towards developing computer model for predicting heart health
Picture this: you're battling heart failure and meeting with your doctor to discuss treatment. Before prescribing anything, the doctor pulls up a virtual model of your heart on...
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Childhood obesity skyrocketing across America, and Big Pharma can't wait for future wave of patients needing drugs for everything
Parents lead their children by example, and today's youth are suffering in a big way because of their poor role models. America has an obesity epidemic, with more than a third...
2 hours ago - Natural News
Gender Bias in Medical Research: How It Operates and Why It Matters
Some months ago the issue of gender bias in medical research came up on the comment board. It was certainly an issue I'd occasionally read about. But I'm also a proponent of...
3 hours ago - Mark's Daily Apple
Pharmacists-like all other health-care professionals-fear the same horrible scenario: the wrong drug is given to a patient, or the wrong dosage of the drug, or to the wrong...
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Northwestern scientists discover 'wasabi receptor' for pain in flatworms
A Northwestern University research team has discovered how scalding heat and tissue injury activate an ancient "pain" receptor in simple animals. The findings could lead to new...
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Crown Casino 'tampered with poker machines', whistleblowers allege
Allegations from whistleblowers that Crown Casino tampered with poker machines and turned a blind eye to illicit drug use have reportedly been tabled in federal parliament.
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Osteoporosis Warrants Long-term Treatment
Although bisphosphonate holidays can be part of the long-term management of osteoporosis, the concept does not transfer to all other drugs, an expert suggests. Medscape Medical...
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Pre-sex HIV drug 'no-brainer
Prep treatment could prevent a quarter of new HIV cases and save the NHS millions, experts calculate.
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Exercise pill PPARD burns fat and grows muscle
Ronald Evans and his team at Salk Institute in San Diego, California, developed a drug that could burn fat and build muscle without working out. They tested the new drug on mice.
5 hours ago - Daily Mail
FDA grants priority review to Opdivo for resected, high-risk melanoma
The FDA granted priority review to nivolumab for the treatment of patients with melanoma who are at high risk for disease recurrence following complete surgical resection...
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Lack of sleep nearly triples risk of gestational diabetes
Pregnant women who get less than 6.25 hours of sleep are significantly more likely to develop a form of pregnancy-related diabetes, a new study from the University of Illinois...
BOMBSHELL: Flu shots scientifically proven to weaken immune response in...
A medical study conducted at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that women who received flu vaccines had a weakened immune system response in subsequent...
With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters
Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities , Health Insurance , Melanoma
Google Maps Just Food-Shamed Its Users With A Calorie Counter
“For those that suffer from an eating disorder, it can contribute to the obsession associated with counting calories consumed and burned."
Could this explain why boys more likely to have autism?
Figures suggest four boys are diagnosed with autism to every one girl. Experts at the University of Iowa found male mice with a genetic cause show signs of being on the...
Type 2 diabetes breakthrough
Leicester Diabetes Centre experts found semaglutide helped 71 per cent of patients shed pounds - it is believed this is the first type 2 diabetes pill to instigate weight loss...
One in nine American men has oral HPV, new figures reveal
Researchers from the University of Florida found men were more likely to get oral HPV than women. Actor Michael Douglas said in 2013 that he got throat cancer from performing...
Why Autism is More Common in Boys Compared to Girls?
Autism predominantly affects males; four boys are affected for every one girl. What it is about this disorder that predisposes boys as compared to girls?
Breast Cancer More Lethal for Blacks Than Whites
Higher death rate is largely due to insurance issues, but tumor types sometimes play a role, study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health , Breast Cancer...
Study Looks At Health of Hispanic-American Families
Discord more likely in second-generation families than recent immigrants, study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health , Health Disparities , Hispanic American Health