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  • Normalizing Plus-size Has Hidden Health Risks By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    NORMALIZING PLUS-SIZE HAS HIDDEN HEALTH RISKS

    The number of overweight individuals who are misperceiving their weight has increased over time, from 48.4% to 57.9% in men and 24.5%...

    Overweight
  • Drug Compound That Stops Cancer Cells from Spreading Discovered By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    DRUG COMPOUND THAT STOPS CANCER CELLS FROM SPREADING DISCOVERED

    New drug compound KBU2046 discovered could freeze cancer cells and kill them where they stand.

    Drugs, Cancer
  • World's Smallest Computer Revealed By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    WORLD'S SMALLEST COMPUTER REVEALED

    World's smallest "computer" - a device measuring just 0.3 mm to a side, completely dwarfed by a grain of rice has been created.

  • Study Reveals How Gut Immune Cells are Kept in Control By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    STUDY REVEALS HOW GUT IMMUNE CELLS ARE KEPT IN CONTROL

    Detection of mitochondria could be a diagnostic marker for the activation state of intestinal white blood cells.

  • Brain Signals Travel to Drive Language Performance By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    BRAIN SIGNALS TRAVEL TO DRIVE LANGUAGE PERFORMANCE

    A novel approach to understanding how networks in the brain interact to make word-choice decisions has been developed.

    Brain
  • Fresh Insights into the Brain's Response to Opioids By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    FRESH INSIGHTS INTO THE BRAIN'S RESPONSE TO OPIOIDS

    Novel tool that gives deeper insights into the brain's response to opioids has been developed.

    Brain
  • New Gene Expression Mechanism With Possible Role in Human Cancers Discovered By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    NEW GENE EXPRESSION MECHANISM WITH POSSIBLE ROLE IN HUMAN CANCERS DISCOVERED

    Protein Spt6 known for its key role in making RNA also facilities RNA degradation so that cells have just the right amount of RNA for...

    Cancer
  • Broken Shuttle Protein may Interfere With Learning in Major Brain Disorders By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    BROKEN SHUTTLE PROTEIN MAY INTERFERE WITH LEARNING IN MAJOR BRAIN DISORDERS

    Broken shuttle protein gamma-CaMKII may hinder learning in patients with intellectual disability, schizophrenia, and autism.

    Disability, Brain
  • Breakthrough in Alzheimer's Disease Treatment with Iron-modifying Drugs Revealed By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    BREAKTHROUGH IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE TREATMENT WITH IRON-MODIFYING DRUGS REVEALED

    Breakthrough in description of metals present in brain that may cause progression of Alzheimer's disease will lead to metal-modifying...

    Drugs, Brain, Alzheimer
  • Weight Loss: Lonely and Long-term Struggle for People with Severe Obesity By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    WEIGHT LOSS: LONELY AND LONG-TERM STRUGGLE FOR PEOPLE WITH SEVERE OBESITY

    People with severe obesity face a lonely and long-term struggle towards weight loss. Bariatric surgery is a method that can be effective...

    Obesity, Face
  • How Gummi Candy Paves Way for New Medical Diagnostic Tools By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    HOW GUMMI CANDY PAVES WAY FOR NEW MEDICAL DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS

    Kids' favorite chewy candy Gummi bears are used by scientists for printing microelectrode sensors for direct measurement of electrical...

    Brain
  • Huntington's Disease: New Insights into What Causes the Disease By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE: NEW INSIGHTS INTO WHAT CAUSES THE DISEASE

    An otherwise unknown error has been found to occur in transport of glutamine between astrocytes and neurons in the brain of Huntington's...

    Brain
  • Important Insights on Mental Disorders from Massive Genome Study By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    IMPORTANT INSIGHTS ON MENTAL DISORDERS FROM MASSIVE GENOME STUDY

    A massive brain study on brain disorders found almost no genetic overlap among neurological diseases like Alzheimer's disease and multiple...

    Neurology, Brain, Anorexia, Alzheimer
  • Fat Cells May Regulate Fat Cell Growth: Study By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    FAT CELLS MAY REGULATE FAT CELL GROWTH: STUDY

    Fat cells may regulate fat cell growth. Fat cell development and differentiation play an important role in the development of obesity...

    Obesity
  • Ketamine: Molecular Explanation For Its Lasting Effect On Depression By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    KETAMINE: MOLECULAR EXPLANATION FOR ITS LASTING EFFECT ON DEPRESSION

    Ketamine and its long-lasting effects on the body of the depressed patient is being studied here in this study. Ketamine with its instantaneous...

    Depression
  • Vitiligo is a Skin Disease Worthy of Attention - World Vitiligo Day By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    VITILIGO IS A SKIN DISEASE WORTHY OF ATTENTION - WORLD VITILIGO DAY

    World Vitiligo Day is observed annually on the 25th June to educate and raise awareness about this neglected skin disease with sufferers...

    Skin
  • Brain Anatomy May Influence Your Food Choices By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    BRAIN ANATOMY MAY INFLUENCE YOUR FOOD CHOICES

    Brain anatomy may play a role in determining your food preferences. Grey matter volume in two brain regions in the dorsolateral prefrontal...

    Food, Brain
  • Coconut Oil May Improve Survival in Peroxisomal Disorders By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    COCONUT OIL MAY IMPROVE SURVIVAL IN PEROXISOMAL DISORDERS

    Coconut oil diet rich in medium-chain fatty acids may improve survival in peroxisomal disorders which are a rare hereditary disease.

    Diet
  • Exam Roulette - New Learning Technique to Reduce Essay-induced Anxiety By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    EXAM ROULETTE - NEW LEARNING TECHNIQUE TO REDUCE ESSAY-INDUCED ANXIETY

    Exam Roulette can help diminish the general essay-induced anxiety that kids have before they write an exam.

  • Robotic Surgery and Open Surgery Equally Effective in Bladder Cancer Treatment By Medindia Health   -   Jun 23, 2018

    ROBOTIC SURGERY AND OPEN SURGERY EQUALLY EFFECTIVE IN BLADDER CANCER TREATMENT

    Robotic-assisted surgery and traditional open surgery can equally benefit bladder cancer treatment.

    Cancer