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  • Proteins That Might Restore Damaged Sound-detecting Cells in the Ear Discovered By Medindia Health   -   Aug 18, 2019

    PROTEINS THAT MIGHT RESTORE DAMAGED SOUND-DETECTING CELLS IN THE EAR DISCOVERED

    Scientists have discovered a pair of proteins that precisely control when sound-detecting cells, known as hair cells are born in the...

    Hair
  • Whole Body Vibration Benefits Diabetics By Medindia Health   -   Aug 18, 2019

    WHOLE BODY VIBRATION BENEFITS DIABETICS

    In diabetes condition, whole body vibration appears to improve how well our body uses glucose as an energy source and adjust our microbiome...

    Diabetes
  • Abdominal Obesity: Major Risk Factor for Premature Death By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    ABDOMINAL OBESITY: MAJOR RISK FACTOR FOR PREMATURE DEATH

    General and abdominal obesity were strongly associated with mortality among Mexican adults. Each 5 kg/m2 increase in BMI above 25 kg/m2...

    Obesity
  • Scientists Identify Lupus Antibody Target By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY LUPUS ANTIBODY TARGET

    Scientists have discovered a specific target of antibodies that are implicated in the neuropsychiatric symptoms of lupus.

  • Antiseptic Resistance in Bacteria Could Lead to Next-gen Plastics, Say Researchers By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    ANTISEPTIC RESISTANCE IN BACTERIA COULD LEAD TO NEXT-GEN PLASTICS, SAY RESEARCHERS

    The molecular machinery used by bacteria to resist chemicals designed to kill them could also help produce precursors for a new generation...

  • New Way to Choose the Sex of Offspring Discovered By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    NEW WAY TO CHOOSE THE SEX OF OFFSPRING DISCOVERED

    A new and reversible chemical treatment was found to segregate X-bearing sperm from Y-bearing sperm.

  • Negative Memory Storage Affects Depression Symptoms: Study By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    NEGATIVE MEMORY STORAGE AFFECTS DEPRESSION SYMPTOMS: STUDY

    Physical manifestations of negative memories in the hippocampus could underlie cognitive symptoms of depression, stated study.

    Depression
  • Strong Bones For All Age Groups By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    STRONG BONES FOR ALL AGE GROUPS

    Bone health is important for women and men at any age, but particularly for older people.

  • Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Linked With Increased Treatment of Other Chronic Diseases By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    OPIOID USE DISORDER TREATMENT LINKED WITH INCREASED TREATMENT OF OTHER CHRONIC DISEASES

    Patients receiving treatment of opioid use disorder are more susceptible to use medications for chronic and unrelated ailments.

  • Melanoma Cancers and Moles Have Something in Common By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    MELANOMA CANCERS AND MOLES HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON

    Skin cancer is affected by the number and types of moles on the body. Scientists have uncovered specific gene variation which may be...

    Skin, Cancer
  • Damaged Sound Detection Cells In The Ear Restored Using New Proteins By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    DAMAGED SOUND DETECTION CELLS IN THE EAR RESTORED USING NEW PROTEINS

    Irreversible deafness may be restored in the future using the newly discovered proteins.

  • Cystic Fibrosis Can Be Diagnosed Using New Intra-nasal Imaging Technology By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    CYSTIC FIBROSIS CAN BE DIAGNOSED USING NEW INTRA-NASAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY

    Cystic fibrosis patients can be diagnosed using a minimally invasive new tool for viewing differences in the nasal airways at a cellular...

  • Novel Protein Identified Could Make Opioid Use Safer in the Future By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    NOVEL PROTEIN IDENTIFIED COULD MAKE OPIOID USE SAFER IN THE FUTURE

    GPR139 could someday play a significant role in decreasing withdrawal symptoms in patients, making opioids safer to prescribe, finds...

  • Sex-specific Differences for End-of-life Interventions in Advanced Dementia By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    SEX-SPECIFIC DIFFERENCES FOR END-OF-LIFE INTERVENTIONS IN ADVANCED DEMENTIA

    Many older nursing home residents with advanced dementia have a lower life expectancy. Men received burdensome interventions and antibiotics...

  • Stress can Curb the Desire to Eat By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    STRESS CAN CURB THE DESIRE TO EAT

    When a neurocircuit is activated in the mice, there was an increase in anxiety or stress levels and a decrease in appetite, finds a...

    Stress
  • E. Coli Cause the Worst Possible Infection by Locating Oxygen-free Areas of the Gut By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    E. COLI CAUSE THE WORST POSSIBLE INFECTION BY LOCATING OXYGEN-FREE AREAS OF THE GUT

    E. coli have a natural sensing process whereby a small form of RNA activates particular genes when the oxygen is low, and the bacterium...

  • Hospital-based Addiction Intervention can Improve Substance Use Disorder Treatment Engagement By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    HOSPITAL-BASED ADDICTION INTERVENTION CAN IMPROVE SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER TREATMENT ENGAGEMENT

    Addiction intervention in hospital proves successful in treating substance use disorder , reveals a new study.

    Hospital
  • New Study Refine Guidelines for Pediatric Brain Injuries By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    NEW STUDY REFINE GUIDELINES FOR PEDIATRIC BRAIN INJURIES

    Measuring carbon dioxide level through the artery can be more effective than the noninvasive method for pediatric brain injuries, finds...

    Brain
  • Wearable Sensors to Decode Sweat Composition By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    WEARABLE SENSORS TO DECODE SWEAT COMPOSITION

    New non-invasive wearable sensors can detect the composition of sweat such as sweat rate, electrolytes, and metabolites.

    Sweating
  • New Skin-Hugging Sensor can Track Your Health in Real-time By Medindia Health   -   Aug 17, 2019

    NEW SKIN-HUGGING SENSOR CAN TRACK YOUR HEALTH IN REAL-TIME

    New skin-hugging sensor developed to monitor health. This new wearable wireless sensor that sticks to the skin uses a new type of radiofrequency...

    Skin