• By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    RESEARCH SHOWS WHY PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC ILLNESSES TURN TO THE 'BLACK MARKET' FOR MEDICINES AND SUPPLIES

    Altruism and a lack of access and affordability are three reasons why people with chronic illnesses are turning to the "black market"...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    RESEARCHERS VALIDATE RNA SEQUENCING METHODS USING CRAB'S NERVOUS SYSTEM MODEL

    "Being crabby" might have a whole new meaning.

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    RESEARCH SHOWS LINK BETWEEN CLOCK GENES AND VITAMIN A PATHWAY IN THE BRAIN OF MONARCH BUTTERFLIES

    Biologists at Texas A&M University are making strides in understanding biological clock function in several model organisms and translating...

    Vitamins, Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    FORMERLY INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS WITH REINTEGRATION BARRIERS MORE LIKELY TO HAVE POOR PHYSICAL, MENTAL HEALTH

    Formerly incarcerated individuals with barriers to re-entry and service needs following their release are subsequently more likely...

    Eye
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    MULTIPLEXED C DOTS TRACK DIFFERENT CANCER TARGETS TO IMPROVE TREATMENT

    For more than a decade, researchers have used glowing nanoparticles called Cornell dots, or C dots, to illuminate cancer cells, target...

    Tumors, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    PILOT CLINICAL TRIAL TESTS NEW TREATMENT FOR TYPE 1 DIABETES

    Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the body's own immune system attacks and destroys beta cells in the pancreas. Once...

    Diabetes, Cures
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    NEW TOOL CAN RAPIDLY REVEAL UNINTENDED CHANGES MADE BY CRISPR-DIRECTED GENE EDITING

    Amidst rising hopes for using CRISPR gene editing tools to repair deadly mutations linked to conditions like cystic fibrosis and sickle...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    STUDY HIGHLIGHTS LACK OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE DEALING WITH INFERTILITY IN THE UK

    Psychological support for those dealing with infertility and its treatment is received by only just half of those who want it in the...

    Infertility, Depression
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    NEW COMPOUNDS WITH HERBICIDAL POTENTIAL ISOLATED FROM MARINE-DERIVED FUNGUS

    Scientists of Far Eastern Federal University and the G.B. Elyakov Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry together with German colleagues...

    Fungus
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    NOVEL NANOPIPETTE PH BIOSENSOR COULD HELP WITH CANCER DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

    Nanopipettes with zwitterionic membranes may offer improved monitoring of changes in pH surrounding living cells, which can indicate...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    AUTHORS TAKE IN-DEPTH LOOK AT RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH MEDICAL AI/ML SYSTEMS

    Artificial intelligence and machine learning are increasingly transforming the healthcare sector. From spotting malignant tumours to...

  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY A MISSED OPPORTUNITY IN THE TREATMENT OF ER+ BREAST CANCERS

    In the United States, apart from some forms of skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. It is also the most common...

    Skin, Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    REDUCTIONS IN AIR POLLUTION YIELD DRAMATIC IMPACTS ON HEALTH-OUTCOMES

    Reductions in air pollution yielded fast and dramatic impacts on health-outcomes, as well as decreases in all-cause morbidity, according...

    Pollution
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    RESEARCHERS DISCOVER POTENT NEXT GENERATION OF DRUGS TO FIGHT LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA

    UT Health San Antonio researchers, working with collaborators at the University of Florida, have discovered a safe and potent next...

    Leukemia, Lymphoma, Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    BREAKTHROUGH RESEARCH DEVELOPS NOVEL VACCINE POISED TO CURE PEANUT ALLERGIES

    Peanut allergies could become a thing of the past as breakthrough research from the University of South Australia develops a radically...

    Vaccination, Cures, Allergies
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    INCENTIVE-BASED SMOKING CESSATION INTERVENTIONS SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE INFANT MORBIDITY

    Colorado is taking a critical step to protect low-income women during their pregnancy through incentive-based smoking cessation interventions....

    Pregnancy
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    FETAL HEART RATE COULD PREDICT FUTURE HEART HEALTH OF BABIES

    Changes in heart rate due to low oxygen conditions experienced by the fetus during pregnancy could predict the future heart health...

    Pregnancy, Baby
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    COMMON TREATMENT FOR CRYPTOCOCCAL MENINGITIS COMPROMISED BY EMERGENCE OF DRUG RESISTANCE

    A common first-line treatment approach for cryptococcal meningitis in low-income countries is being compromised by the emergence of...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    CANCER PATIENTS REPORT LESS DRY MOUTH AFTER RECEIVING ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT

    After receiving acupuncture treatment three days a week during the course of radiation treatment, head and neck cancer patients experienced...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Dec 6, 2019

    SCIENTISTS UNCOVER NEW LINK BETWEEN PATHWAYS INVOLVED IN RNA DEGRADATION

    A recent study by a team of scientists in Korea reveals new findings about how various systems involved in cellular surveillance interact....