• By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    OZONE EXPOSURE AT BIRTH LINKED TO INCREASED RISK OF DEVELOPING ASTHMA IN CHILDHOOD

    A long-term study of the health of Canadian children has found that exposure to ozone , a common air pollutant, at birth was associated...

    Pollution, Asthma
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    ULTRASOUND GUIDELINES CAN RELIABLY DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN PEDIATRIC THYROID NODULES THAT REQUIRE BIOPSY

    A Loyola Medicine study has found that new ultrasound guidelines can reliably identify pediatric patients who should be biopsied for...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    STUDY: PREDIABETIC PATIENTS WITH OSA COULD LOWER THEIR RESTING HEART RATES BY USING CPAP

    Patients with prediabetes who also have obstructive sleep apnea may improve their resting heart rate, an important measure of cardiovascular...

    Sleep
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    ANALYSIS OF LYMPH NODE DISSECTION SHOWS NO OVERALL SURVIVAL BENEFIT IN RENAL CARCINOMA PATIENTS

    An analysis of lymph node dissection in renal cell carcinoma that has not spread to other organs indicates the procedure is often performed...

  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    SCIENTISTS COLLATE EVIDENCE FOR MISMATCH BETWEEN PAST EVOLUTIONARY ADAPTATION AND MODERN LIVES

    The transition to modernity - largely driven by the Industrial Revolution - provided us with easier access to food and clean water,...

    Vaccination, Food
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    EARLY-ONSET CANNABIS USE LINKED TO FURTHER DRUG ABUSE PROBLEMS

    What a difference a year or two can make: If you started smoking marijuana at the start of your teens, your risk of having a drug abuse...

    Drop, Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    NEW AIRWAY TRANSPLANTATION TECHNIQUE SHOWS PROMISING RESULTS IN LUNG CANCER PATIENTS

    An early study suggests it may be feasible to use human aortic grafts preserved by freezing to rebuild windpipe and airway sections...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    NEW STUDY SHOWS DECLINES IN PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING, DIAGNOSES AND TREATMENT

    A new study reveals declines in prostate cancer screening and diagnoses in the United States in recent years, as well as decreases...

    Prostate, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED FOR NATIONAL MEDICINES SYMPOSIUM 2018

    NPS MedicineWise is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the 10th National Medicines Symposium - Population to Personal Health...

  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    REDUCING EXPOSURE TO HORMONE INTERFERING CHEMICALS MAY MITIGATE OBESITY RISK

    Everyday products carry environmental chemicals that may be making us fat by interfering with our hormones, according to research presented...

    Obesity
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    BIOMARKER BLOOD TEST DOES NOT APPEAR TO CURB ANTIBIOTIC OVERUSE, SHOWS NEW STUDY

    Overall antibiotic use was not curbed by giving physicians the results of biomarker tests in patients with suspected lower respiratory...

  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    CT SCAN STILL EFFECTIVE TO DETERMINE THROMBECTOMY TREATMENT IN STROKE, STUDY SHOWS

    A study led by a neurologist from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston showed that a...

    Stroke
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    UA PHYSICIANS DEVELOPING NEW TOOL TO DETECT URETHRAL BLOCKAGE

    Physicians at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson are developing a new tool that detects urine, or urethral, blockage.

  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    INTERMITTENT FASTING MAY INCREASE DIABETES RISK, SHOWS STUDY

    Fasting every other day to lose weight impairs the action of sugar-regulating hormone, insulin, which may increase diabetes risk, according...

    Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    FASTING DIETS COULD RAISE RISK OF DIABETES SAY EXPERTS

    One of the new fangled diets include fasting frequently to lose weight. A team of researchers speaking at the European Society of Endocrinology's...

    Diet, Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    HIGHER BELLY FAT LEVELS LINKED TO GREATER RISK OF VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY

    Higher levels of belly fat are associated with lower vitamin D levels in obese individuals, according to data presented in Barcelona...

    Vitamins, Obesity, Belly
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    REDUCTION IN HEART DISEASE RISK FACTORS COULD HELP PREVENT FRAILTY AMONG OLDER ADULTS

    New research has shown that older people with very low heart disease risks also have very little frailty, raising the possibility that...

  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    UNIQUE NANOTECHNOLOGY METHOD TO SIMPLIFY SKIN DISEASE DIAGNOSIS

    In a new SLAS Technology auto-commentary, two authors of an article recently published in Nature Biomedical Engineering ("Abnormal...

    Skin
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    BIRTH RATE DECLINE DRIVEN BY WAITING LONGER TO HAVE CHILDREN, COST OF INFERTILITY TREATMENT

    The U.S. fertility rate dropped to a record low for the second year in a row, federal officials announced Thursday. Dr. Eve Feinberg,...

    Infertility, Drop
  • By News Medical   -   May 21, 2018

    CONGO TO START VACCINATING POPULATIONS AGAINST EBOLA TODAY TO COMBAT OUTBREAK

    Congo is facing a new Ebola outbreak and the health officials have announced that starting today, , response teams would begin administering...

    Vaccination, Face