• By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    NEW TOOL WILL HELP IMPLEMENT MORE PRECISE TREATMENTS FOR PATIENTS WITH CARDIOGENIC SHOCK

    A joint research effort by the Hospital and the Instituto de Investigación Germans Trias i Pujol is characterizing and studying a new...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    NURSES MORE LIKELY TO CONDUCT HIV SCREENINGS WHEN PRACTICE SETTING SUPPORTS ROUTINE TESTING

    Nurse practitioners are more likely to conduct HIV screenings if they feel that their colleagues support routine screenings, according...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY TWO GENES THAT MAY PLAY A ROLE IN PROSTATE ENLARGEMENT

    For aging men, prostate enlargement is almost as common as graying hair, and yet scientists know very little about why the prostate...

    Prostate, Hair
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    RESEARCHERS CONCLUDE THAT ENCHROMA'S GLASSES DO NOT IMPROVE RESULTS OF COLOR-BLIND PARTICIPANTS

    In Europe, 8 % of the male population and 0.5 % of the female population present a congenital anomaly in their color vision, commonly...

    Anomaly
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    SHOWING ‘ANIMALS AS FRIENDS' AFFECTED PEOPLE'S ATTITUDES ABOUT EATING PORK BUT NOT BEEF

    People find the idea of eating pork less appealing after being exposed to the idea that pigs have some human-like characteristics,...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    FACTORS INFLUENCING CRITICAL CARE DOCTORS TO WITHDRAW LIFE SUPPORT FOR PATIENTS WITH BRAIN INJURY

    Decisions to withdraw life support treatments in critically ill patients with severe brain injury are complicated, are based on many...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    SMALL BIOENGINEERED IMPLANT PROMISES LONG-LASTING RELIEF FROM TYPE 1 DIABETES

    People suffering from Type 1 diabetes are set to benefit from an innovative therapy being developed in an EU-funded project that promises...

    Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    NHS BRACES ITSELF FOR MORE DEATHS FOLLOWING LISTERIA OUTBREAK

    The NHS is bracing itself for more deaths following an outbreak of listeria due to contaminated pre-packaged sandwiches given to hospital...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    BLOOD PRESSURE DRUG APPEARS TO BE HELPFUL FOR PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

    Seeking new treatments to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease, researchers found the blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased...

    Hypertension, Drugs, Brain, Alzheimer
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    RESEARCHERS EXPLOIT NANOPARTICLES TO DEVELOP TEST FOR EARLY DETECTION OF DIFFERENT DISEASES

    Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital are taking advantage of a unique phenomenon of nanoparticles to develop a test for...

    Hospital, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO BETTER UNDERSTAND CURATIVE AND TRANSFORMATIVE THERAPIES

    Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today...

    Regard
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    HARVARD CHEMISTS ACHIEVE LANDMARK IN DRUG DISCOVERY WITH SYNTHESIS OF POTENT ANTI-CANCER AGENT

    It's a feat three decades in the making: Harvard University chemists have achieved what a new paper calls a "landmark in drug discovery"...

    Cancer, Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    SMALL CLUSTER OF NEURONS IN MOUSE'S BRAIN ARE CRUCIAL TO MAKING SQUEAKY, ULTRASONIC 'SONGS'

    Researchers at Duke University have isolated a cluster of neurons in a mouse's brain that are crucial to making the squeaky, ultrasonic...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    FEDERAL GRANTS ‘A LIFESAVER' IN OPIOID FIGHT, BUT STATES STILL STRUGGLE TO CURB METH

    In his 40 years of working with people struggling with addiction, David Crowe has seen various drugs fade in and out of popularity...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    RESEARCHERS DEVELOP DNA NANOROBOTS THAT TARGET BREAST CANCER CELLS

    According to the Mayo Clinic, about 20% of breast cancers make abnormally high levels of a protein called human epidermal growth factor...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    BIOTEK INTRODUCES NEW SCRATCH ASSAY STARTER KIT

    BioTek introduces the Scratch Assay Starter Kit for use with their Lionheart Automated Cell Imagers and Cytation Cell Imaging Multi-Mode...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    RESEARCHERS DEVELOP TECHNIQUE TO TRACK PROTEINS ON THE SURFACES OF ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM IN CELLS

    Researchers from Kanazawa University on the development of a technique to closely track a specific protein on the surfaces of endoplasmic...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    APPLYING CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY TO RADIOTHERAPY FOR IMPROVING CANCER PATIENT OUTCOMES

    The impact that cancer has on society cannot be underestimated. Throughout our lives one in two of us will be diagnosed with a form...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    RESEARCHERS DEMYSTIFY THE SMELL OF DARK CHOCOLATE

    Chocolate is one of the most-consumed treats around the world, and the smell alone is usually enough to evoke strong cravings from...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 17, 2019

    A 'HOMING BEACON' FOR CANCER DRUGS

    Killing tumor cells while sparing their normal counterparts is a central challenge of cancer chemotherapy. If scientists could put...

    Drugs, Tumors, Cancer