• By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    INNOVATIVE CANDIDATE DRUG AGAINST MALARIA

    A molecule once designed to cure the skin disease psoriasis appears to be particularly effective against malaria. The antimalarial...

    Skin, Drugs, Cures
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    ANTIBODY 'ROAD BLOCK' ENABLES FINE-TUNING FOR CARDIAC RECOVERY

    A new study details a possible solution for fine-tuning inflammation and cellular activity in cardiac recovery - thanks to an antibody...

    Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLAYS KEY ROLE IN CHILDREN'S ACADEMIC ATTAINMENT, RESEARCH SHOWS

    New research has shown how parental engagement has a positive effect on a child's academic attainment - regardless of age or socio-economic...

    Child
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    NEUROLOGICAL SIGNALS FROM THE SPINAL CORD SURPRISE SCIENTISTS

    With a study of the network between nerve and muscle cells in turtles, researchers have gained new insight into the way in which movements...

    Neurology
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    NEW MECHANISM FOR DYSFUNCTIONAL INSULIN RELEASE IDENTIFIED

    Researchers have identified a previously unknown mechanism that regulates release of insulin, a hormone that lowers blood glucose levels,...

    Diabetes
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    OVERWEIGHT DANES ARE MORE LIKELY TO HAVE OVERWEIGHT DOGS

    A new study reports that the prevalence of overweight dogs is markedly larger among overweight owners than among normal weight owners....

    Overweight
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    SCIENTISTS DEVELOP TECHNIQUE TO OBSERVE RADIATION DAMAGE OVER FEMTOSECONDS

    Scientists have developed a technique to observe how radiation damages molecules over time-frames of just one quadrillionth of a second...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    SALMONELLA CAUSING BLOODSTREAM INFECTIONS IN CENTRAL AFRICA RESISTANT TO NEARLY ALL DRUGS

    The first extensively drug-resistant strains of Salmonella Typhimurium, a pathogen which is responsible for millions of bloodstream...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    AAN RECOMMENDS PEOPLE 65+ BE SCREENED YEARLY FOR MEMORY PROBLEMS

    To help physicians provide the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care, the American Academy of Neurology is recommending...

    Neurology
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    CIRCULATING MOLECULES IN BLOOD MAY BE STEPPING STONE FOR TYPE 1 DIABETES EARLY PREDICTION

    Researchers have found changes in molecules in the blood that might be new markers of type 1 diabetes. New findings may help understand...

    Diabetes
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    A NEW APPROACH TO TOUCH-SCREEN SET-UP POSITION FOR BEST PHYSICAL WORKLOAD AND VISIBILITY

    This study aimed to propose a new method for a bi-objective optimization. Ten student participants used a touch screen at 3 different...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    EVIDENCE UNDERPINNING APPROVAL OF NEW CANCER DRUGS RAISES QUESTIONS

    Around half of trials that supported new cancer drug approvals in Europe between 2014 and 2016 were judged to be at high risk of bias,...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    MEDICATIONS UNDERUSED IN TREATING OPIOID ADDICTION

    Though research shows that medication-assisted treatment can help people who are addicted to opioids, the three drugs approved by the...

    Food, Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    NEW TARGET REGULATING MITOCHONDRIA DURING STRESS

    Like an emergency response team that is called into action to save lives, stress response proteins in the heart are activated during...

    Stress
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    SUNTANNER, HEAL THYSELF: EXOSOME THERAPY MAY ENABLE BETTER REPAIR OF SUN, AGE-DAMAGED SKIN

    In a proof-of-concept study, researchers have shown that exosomes harvested from human skin cells are more effective at repairing sun-damaged...

    Injection, Injections, Skin
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    DID A COMMON CHILDHOOD ILLNESS TAKE DOWN THE NEANDERTHALS?

    A new study suggests that the extinction of Neanderthals may be tied to persistent, life-long ear infections due to the structure of...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    DESPITE GROWING BURDEN OF DIET-RELATED DISEASE, MEDICAL EDUCATION DOES NOT EQUIP STUDENTS TO PROVIDE HIGH QUALITY NUTRITIONAL CARE TO PATIENTS

    Worldwide, nutrition is insufficiently incorporated into medical education, meaning that medical students lack the confidence, skills...

    Nutrition, Diet
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    WHEN IS A CHILD AN ADULT?

    When does childhood end? That's the question international researchers are asking as they chart age cut-offs for paediatric services...

    Adolescence, Child
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    CHILD'S GLUTEN INTAKE DURING INFANCY, RATHER THAN MOTHER'S DURING PREGNANCY, LINKED TO INCREASED RISK OF DEVELOPING TYPE 1 DIABETES

    New research shows that a child's intake of gluten at age 18 months is associated with a 46% increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes...

    Pregnancy, Diabetes, Child
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 19, 2019

    IMAGING REVEALS NEW RESULTS FROM LANDMARK STEM CELL TRIAL FOR STROKE

    Researchers reported today that bone marrow cells used to treat ischemic stroke in an expanded Phase I trial were not only safe and...

    Stroke