• By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    READERS AND TWEETERS DIVE INTO DEBATE OVER ‘MEDICARE FOR ALL'

    Your criticism about former Vice President Joe Biden's "Medicare for All" cost estimates is spot-on but leaves out important savings.

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    RESEARCH REVEALS KEY ROLE OF A PROTEIN IN RARE BATTEN DISEASE

    Professor Stéphane Lefrançois, a researcher at the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique , is working on Batten disease, a...

    Cures
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    HIGH COURT REVISITS ABORTION LAW AKIN TO ONE STRUCK DOWN IN 2016

    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court is set to hear an abortion case that may sound familiar. That's because the state restriction in question...

    Abortion
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    JOHNS HOPKINS RESEARCHERS MAKE PROGRESS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF NONINVASIVE URINE TEST FOR PROSTATE CANCER

    Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have made significant progress toward development of a simple, noninvasive liquid...

    Prostate, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    STUDY COULD LEAD TO MORE EFFECTIVE, LESS INVASIVE TREATMENT FOR PULMONARY FIBROSIS SUFFERERS

    A new study from North Carolina State University shows that lung stem cell secretions - specifically exosomes and secretomes - delivered...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    COLORADO FORGES AHEAD ON A NEW MODEL FOR HEALTH CARE WHILE NATION WAITS

    With the nation's capital mired in gridlock and the Affordable Care Act facing a dire legal challenge, the prospects of lowering health...

    Face
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    GROWING CONCERNS OF CORONAVIRUS SHOULD SPUR PLANS - NOT PANIC - IN THE WORKPLACE

    Chances are, if you work for a large company, you received an email like one sent to Volkswagen employees Monday: Coronavirus concerns...

    Plan, Hands
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    RESEARCH: POST-GAME TREATS ARE DETRIMENTAL TO A CHILD'S HEALTH

    Almost every parent knows the drill: When it's your turn, you bring Capri Suns and Rice Krispies Treats to your child's soccer game...

    Child
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    NEW TEMPLATES FOR IMPROVING ASSESSMENT OF SENIOR CANCER PATIENTS

    While older adults, defined as those 65 and older, make up the largest percentage of cancer patients and survivors, this group is not...

    Senior, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    RESEARCHERS SHOW HOW INVESTIGATIONAL ANTIVIRAL DRUG STOPS CORONAVIRUS

    A team of academic and industry researchers is reporting new findings about how exactly an investigational antiviral drug stops coronaviruses.

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    MAJOR INVESTMENT CAN HELP IMPROVE TECHNOLOGY AIMED AT TURNING BAD FAT TO GOOD FAT

    A significant investment from a Purdue University alumnus and his wife will help further develop technology aimed at treating obesity...

    Obesity, Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    STUDY SHOWS HOW CELLULAR FILAMENT HELPS NEURAL STEM CELLS CLEAR DAMAGED, CLUMPED PROTEINS

    New research by University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists reveals how a cellular filament helps neural stem cells clear damaged and...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    MEDICATIONS MEANT FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER IMPROVE OUTCOMES AFTER ENDOCARDITIS HOSPITALIZATION

    Boston-Starting medication to treat opioid use disorder within 30 days of being discharged from the hospital due to injection drug...

    Injections, Injection, Hospital, Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    STUDY SHOWS HOW HABITS CAN BE CONTROLLED BASED ON THE ACTIVITY OF THE BRAIN REGION

    Each day, humans and animals rely on habits to complete routine tasks such as eating and sleeping. As new habits are formed, this enables...

    Sleep, Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    NEW STUDIES EXPLORE RISK FACTORS AND PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS OVER CORONAVIRUS

    Emergency physician-led teams are on the frontlines of coronavirus treatment, prevention and response. JACEP Open, a new official open...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    NEW COMPUTATIONAL ALGORITHM TRACKS EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PEDIATRIC SEPSIS

    Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have developed a novel computational algorithm to track the epidemiology of pediatric...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    SIZE OF WINE GLASS CAN INFLUENCE THE AMOUNT OF WINE DRUNK, SHOWS STUDY

    The size of glass used for serving wine can influence the amount of wine drunk, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge,...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    EFFORTS TO CORRECT MISPERCEPTIONS ABOUT ZIKA VIRUS MAY NOT BE AS EFFECTIVE AS BELIEVED

    When disease epidemics and outbreaks occur, conspiracy theories often emerge that compete with the information provided by public health...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    STUDY: DOOR-TO-DOOR CANVASSING SPREADS VALUABLE INFORMATION DURING EPIDEMICS

    Liberia was the epicenter of a high-profile Ebola outbreak in 2014-15, which led to more than 10,000 deaths in West Africa. But for...

  • By News Medical   -   Feb 28, 2020

    NEW ARTIFICIAL PANCREAS MAY PROVIDE LIFE-CHANGING SUPPORT TO DIABETIC PEOPLE

    For the 250,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes, the days of desperately trying to keep their blood sugar stable are coming to...

    Diabetes