• By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    KNOWING RISK, SCREENING AND SIGNS OF BREAST CANCER

    October is a month that is known for pumpkin picking, hayrides and beautiful fall foliage. The month is also synonymous with breast...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    CHOCOLATE CAN BE BETTER OPTION WHEN CHOOSING HALLOWEEN CANDY, SAYS UNLV DENTAL EXPERT

    Halloween candy is nearly synonymous with cavities, especially if you or your children have a fondness for sour and sticky sweets.

    Dental
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    PENN RESEARCHERS PROVIDE NEW INSIGHTS INTO HOW NOTCH DRIVES GROWTH OF B-CELL CANCERS

    Notch is one of the most frequently mutated genes in chronic lymphocytic leukemia , the most common leukemia in adults in the United...

    Lymphoma, Leukemia, Tumors, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    STUDY OFFERS SOLUTION TO PROTECT AGAINST VACCINE-ENHANCED RESPIRATORY DISEASE

    Researchers have discovered that a virus-like particle vaccine can prime the body's immune response and prevent the severe respiratory...

    Vaccination
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    RUTGERS RESEARCHERS TO EXPLORE WAYS FOR TACKLING EMERGING FUNGAL INFECTIONS

    In recent years, hospitals nationwide have been reporting an increase in life-threatening illnesses resulting from a deadly fungal...

    Hospital, Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    UCI RESEARCHERS AIM TO IDENTIFY EARLY INDICATORS OF DEMENTIA

    With $3.8 million in support from the National Institute on Aging, University of California, Irvine neurobiologists are working to...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    UH SCIENTISTS JOIN EFFORT BY NSF TO BETTER UNDERSTAND NATURAL DISASTERS

    Two University of Houston researchers are part of an effort by the National Science Foundation to better understand how disasters such...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    PEOPLE WHO EXHIBIT AUTISTIC TRAITS HAVE GREATER RISK OF ATTEMPTING SUICIDE, STUDY SUGGESTS

    People who show characteristics of autism are more at risk of attempting suicide, according to a Coventry University study whose results...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    PROTON BEAM THERAPY HAS LOWER RATES OF TOXICITY IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH HEAD AND NECK CANCER

    Pediatric patients with head and neck cancer can be treated with proton beam therapy instead of traditional photon radiation, and it...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    DISCOVERY OF NOVEL MECHANISM IN THE GUT MICROBIOME HAS IMPLICATIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH IBD

    Many people associate the word "bacteria" with something dirty and disgusting. Dr. Pere Santamaria disagrees. Called the microbiome,...

    Digestion
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    RESEARCH PROVIDES INSIGHT ON Y-SHAPE IN PROTEINS ASSOCIATED WITH GLAUCOMA

    So unheard of was what researchers discovered in a protein associated with glaucoma that for over two years they ran it through a gauntlet...

    Glaucoma
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    BLOOD LEVELS OF THYROID HORMONE MAY HELP IDENTIFY INDIVIDUALS AT RISK FOR IRREGULAR HEARTBEAT

    Individuals with higher levels of thyroid hormone circulating in the blood were more likely than individuals with lower levels to develop...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY BELFAST LEADS NEW RESEARCH TO BETTER UNDERSTAND BIOLOGY OF PROSTATE CANCER

    Queen's University Belfast has led the world's largest research study using a diagnostic test developed by Almac Diagnostics, to better...

    Prostate, Tumors, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    ONE NURSE PER 4,000 PUPILS = NOT THE HEALTHIEST ARRANGEMENT

    During a 15-minute recess, the elementary school students trooped from the playground toward nurse Catherin Crofton's office - one...

    Nose, Knees
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    HEALTH SCIENTISTS UNCOVER GENE LINKED TO LUNG FIBROSIS

    Health scientists at the University of Leicester and University of Nottingham have heralded the discovery of a gene associated with...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY PREDATOR BACTERIA IN MICROBIOTA OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS PATIENTS

    For the first time, researchers have found the presence of predator bacteria in the microbiota of cystic fibrosis patients. There are...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    AFRICAN AMERICANS HAVE SHORTER LIFESPAN BECAUSE OF HEART DISEASE AND STROKE

    The average lifespan of African Americans is significantly shorter than white Americans, mostly because of heart disease and stroke,...

    Stroke
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    STUDY ELUCIDATES HOW OBESITY MAKES BREAST CANCER MORE AGGRESSIVE

    Obesity leads to the release of cytokines into the bloodstream which impact the metabolism of breast cancer cells, making them more...

    Hospital, Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Obesity
  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NOVEL ANTIMICROBIALS TO TACKLE MULTIDRUG-RESISTANT BACTERIA

    Scientists at the University of Surrey in collaboration with research partners at the University of Sheffield and University of Würzburg,...

  • By News Medical   -   Oct 23, 2017

    SO MUCH CARE IT HURTS: UNNEEDED SCANS, THERAPY, SURGERY ONLY ADD TO PATIENTS' ILLS

    When Annie Dennison was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, she readily followed advice from her medical team, agreeing to harsh...

    Cures, Cancer, Breast, Breasts