• By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    LOCKDOWN HAS ENCOURAGED OLDER PEOPLE TO EMBRACE TECHNOLOGY, RECONNECT AND BUILD NEW RELATIONSHIPS

    The COVID-19 lockdown was a catalyst for many older people to embrace technology, reconnect with friends and build new relationships...

  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    ORAL TXA IS EQUALLY EFFICACIOUS AT PREVENTING BLOOD LOSS IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY, INTERIM STUDY SUGGESTS

    Interim results of a study conducted by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery suggest that oral tranexamic acid is non-inferior...

    Hospital, Knees
  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    MINORITIES SUBSTANTIALLY UNDERREPRESENTED IN PANCREATIC CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS

    Despite the fact that certain racial and ethnic minorities get pancreatic cancer more often, are diagnosed at a younger age and die...

    Digestion, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    STUDY SUGGESTS POTENTIAL ROLE FOR PROBIOTICS IN PREVENTING RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS

    Daily probiotic use was associated with fewer upper respiratory symptoms in overweight and older people, according to a study that...

    Overweight
  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    YOGA AND BREATHING EXERCISES HAVE A POSITIVE EFFECT ON CHILDREN WITH ADHD

    Yoga and breathing exercises have a positive effect on children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .

  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    ANDROGENS PLAY A CRITICAL ROLE IN REGULATING STOMACH INFLAMMATION IN MICE

    Scientists at the National Institutes of Health determined that stomach inflammation is regulated differently in male and female mice...

  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    UNIQUE PRE-CLINICAL MODEL ENABLES STUDY OF HIV INFECTION AND TESTING OF NEW THERAPIES

    A team led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Children's National Hospital has developed a unique pre-clinical model that...

    Hospital, Cures
  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    PROPER SEATBELT USE CAN HELP REDUCE PEDIATRIC SPINAL FRACTURES

    Two thirds of all pediatric spinal fractures, especially in the adolescent population, occur in motor vehicle accidents where seatbelts...

    Adolescence
  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    UCL SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY NEW IMMUNOTHERAPY TO COMBAT HEPATITIS B VIRUS

    Scientists at UCL have identified a new immunotherapy to combat the hepatitis B virus , the most common cause of liver cancer in the...

    Hepatitis, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    WHAT DOES APPROVAL OF THE PFIZER VACCINE FOR TEENS AND PRETEENS MEAN FOR MY CHILD?

    Extending the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to preteens and young adolescents adds nearly 17 million more Americans...

    Vaccination, Child, Adolescence
  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    BACTERIAL DNA FROM COPROLITES SHED LIGHT ON GUT MICROBIOME COMPOSITION IN ANCIENT HUMANS

    Researchers at the Section on Pathophysiology and Molecular Pharmacology, Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, Massachusetts, analyzed...

    Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    FARXIGA APPROVED IN THE US FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE IN PATIENTS AT RISK OF PROGRESSION WITH AND WITHOUT TYPE-2 DIABETES

    Approval is the most significant advancement in the treatment of chronic kidney disease in more than 20 years. In DAPA-CKD Phase III...

    Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    DIAVERUM ACQUIRES BOOKNOWMED.COM

    Diaverum, a leading global renal care service provider, announces today the acquisition of booknowmed.com.

  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    SUPERCARRIERS: JUST 2% OF SARS-COV-2 POSITIVE PEOPLE CARRY 90% OF THE VIRUS

    A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that the vast majority of the viral load in a community...

  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    DO LABELS ON COMMERCIAL KEFIR PRODUCTS REPORT MICROBIAL LEVELS CORRECTLY?

    A recent study in the journal JDS Communications reports the results of an analysis of five brands of kefir on the US market, indicating...

  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    A LOOK AT HOW CORONAVIRUS DISEASE AFFECTS PARKINSON'S

    Earlier, herpes simplex virus , influenza virus A, measles virus, cytomegalovirus , and mumps virus have all been associated with after-effects...

    Parkinson, Herpes
  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    A SARS-COV-2 FERRITIN NANOPARTICLE VACCINE ELICITS BROAD IMMUNITY

    In a recent bioRxiv* preprint research paper, M. Gordon Joyce et al. designed engineered nanoparticle immunogens that recapitulate...

    Vaccination
  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    A MAGNETOFLUIDIC PLATFORM FOR SARS-COV-2 VARIANT AND RESPIRATORY PATHOGEN DETECTION

    Recent research published on the medRxiv* server has developed a portable, magnetofluidic cartridge platform, for automated PCR testing...

  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    THREE-WAY STRATEGY EMPLOYED BY SARS-COV-2 DURING INFECTION

    The study, published in the journal Nature, reveals a multi-pronged strategy that the virus employs to ensure its quick and efficient...

  • By News Medical   -   May 15, 2021

    DOMINANCE OF SOUTH AFRICAN SARS-COV-2 VARIANT IN THE US IS UNLIKELY BUT POSSIBLE

    Researchers in the United States and Canada have conducted a study showing that the South African variant of severe acute respiratory...