• By News Medical   -   Jul 16, 2018

    NEW APPROACH TO CULTIVATE HYPOALLERGENIC TOMATO AND STRAWBERRY VARIETIES

    The incidence of food allergies has increased in recent decades: It affects three to four percent of the adult population and five...

    Food, Allergies
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 16, 2018

    RESEARCHERS DESCRIBE KEY ROLE OF ENZYME IN REGULATING IMMUNE RESPONSE AGAINST CHAGAS DISEASE PARASITE

    In an article published recently in the journal Nature Communications, researchers affiliated with the University of São Paulo in Brazil...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 14, 2018

    STUDY ASSESSES PATIENT AND FAMILY ATTITUDES IN VOICING CONCERNS ABOUT CARE

    Previous studies have shown that when all members of the clinical care team feel comfortable speaking up, team performance improves.

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 14, 2018

    BIOLOGISTS UNLOCK NEW CURE FOR JET LAG IN MICE

    Travel by airplane has opened the door to experiencing different cultures and exploring natural wonders. That is, if you can get past...

    Cures
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 14, 2018

    PRISON EMPLOYEES EXPERIENCE PTSD ON PAR WITH WAR VETERANS, STUDY FINDS

    Prison employees experience PTSD on par with Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, a new study from a Washington State University College...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 14, 2018

    STUDY: WOMEN'S EMOTIONAL STATE NOT RELATED TO SUCCESS OF INFERTILITY TREATMENT

    Infertility treatments, such as In-vitro fertilization, are stressful experiences for women that can take large emotional tolls, especially...

    Stress, Infertility
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 14, 2018

    STUDY FINDS WIDE VARIATIONS IN FOLLOW-UP IMAGING FOR WOMEN WITH NON-METASTATIC BREAST CANCER

    Follow-up imaging for women with non-metastatic breast cancer varies widely across the country, according to a new study led by researchers...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 14, 2018

    FRUIT FLY RESEARCH LEADS TO POTENTIAL DRUG FOR DEBILITATING DISEASES CAUSED BY PARASITIC WORMS

    River blindness and elephantiasis are debilitating diseases caused by parasitic worms that infect as many as 150 million people worldwide.

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 14, 2018

    TESTOSTERONE EFFECTIVE AT FIGHTING CACHEXIA IN CANCER PATIENTS, RESEARCH SHOWS

    Many cancer patients suffer from a loss of body mass known as cachexia. Approximately 20 percent of cancer-related deaths are attributed...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 13, 2018

    LGBQ TEENS AT HIGHER RISK OF SUBSTANCE USE THAN HETEROSEXUAL PEERS, STUDY SHOWS

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual or questioning teens are at substantially higher risk of substance use than their heterosexual peers, according...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 13, 2018

    SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY DIETARY FAT AS CAUSE OF OBESITY IN MCE

    What we eat plays a big role in our ability to regulate our body weight. Over time, however, different ideas have emerged about the...

    Obesity
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 13, 2018

    RESEARCHERS CREATE VACCINE THAT PROTECTS AGAINST MALARIA IN MOUSE MODELS

    A Yale-led team of researchers have created a vaccine that protects against malaria infection in mouse models, paving the way for the...

    Vaccination
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 13, 2018

    RESEARCH SHEDS ON HOW NEW SPECIES MAY ARISE FROM RAPID MITOCHONDRIAL EVOLUTION

    Genetic research at Oregon State University has shed new light on how isolated populations of the same species evolve toward reproductive...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 13, 2018

    DELIVERY OF THROMBOLYTIC TREATMENT FOR STROKE IN HELSINKI BEATS EXPECTATIONS

    Neurologists around the world are aware that the delivery of thrombolytic treatment for stroke in Helsinki University Hospital, Finland,...

    Stroke, Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 13, 2018

    PURDUE STARTUP TO CREATE SENSOR THAT PROVIDES EARLY DETECTION OF MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASES

    A startup created by Purdue University professors is developing a sensor that can detect dangerous mosquito-borne tropical diseases...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 13, 2018

    PUBLIC TO SET RESEARCH PRIORITIES IN FIELD OF ETHNIC INEQUALITIES AND SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS

    A national online survey was launched today to give members of the public the opportunity to set the research priorities in the field...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 13, 2018

    UW-MADISON RESEARCHERS DEVELOP NEW METHOD TO TRACK PARKINSON'S DAMAGE IN THE HEART

    A new way to examine stress and inflammation in the heart will help Parkinson's researchers test new therapies and explore an unappreciated...

    Stress, Parkinson, Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 13, 2018

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY NEW REGION IN MOUSE BRAIN THAT AFFECTS APPETITE AND BODY WEIGHT

    Researchers at A*STAR's Singapore Bioimaging Consortium have identified a new region of the mouse brain called the Tuberal Nucleus,...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 13, 2018

    NEW DRUG STRATEGY CAN ALLEVIATE MULTIPLE BEHAVIORAL, CELLULAR DEFICIENCIES IN FXS MOUSE MODEL

    Research in mice shows that a pharmacological strategy can alleviate multiple behavioral and cellular deficiencies in a mouse model...

    Drugs, Disability
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 13, 2018

    NEW STUDY FINDS TICKS THAT CAN CARRY LYME AND OTHER TICK-BORNE DISEASES

    The results of a nationwide citizen scientist study, sponsored by the Bay Area Lyme Foundation and conducted by Northern Arizona University...