• By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    OPTICAL IMAGING REVEALS HOW CANCER CELLS HIJACK METABOLIC ACTIVITY TO FUEL PANCREATIC TUMOR GROWTH

    Pancreatic cancer is a rare, yet elusive and deadly cancer, with a five-year survival rate of about 10%. If the cancer has metastasized,...

    Cancer, Tumors
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    RAPID, HIGHLY ACCURATE DRUG DETECTION VITAL TO REDUCING THE ADVERSE IMPACTS OF ADDICTION

    Rapid, accessible and highly accurate detection of addictive substances such as opiates and cocaine is vital to reducing the adverse...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    RUDN UNIVERSITY DENTIST IMPLEMENTS NEW APPROACH TO TREATING INFLAMMATION OF PERIODONTAL TISSUES

    A dentist from RUDN University implemented a new approach to treating of inflammation of tissues around dental root and root canal.

    Dental
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    U.S. EPA AND WHO SIGN AGREEMENT PROTECT THE PUBLIC FROM HEALTH RISKS OF POLLUTION

    This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and World Health Organization signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding.

    Pollution
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    STUDY FINDS MORE THAN 1,000 GENE-ACTIVATION DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FEMALE AND MALE MOUSE BRAINS

    Male and female mouse brains differ in important ways, according to a new study led by Stanford Medicine investigators.

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NEW DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR TREATING GENETIC DISEASES

    A team of researchers led by Harvard and Broad Institute scientists has developed a new drug delivery system using engineered DNA-free...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    RESEARCHERS CALL FOR TAILORED PUBLIC HEALTH MESSAGING ABOUT COVID-19 VACCINATION FOR HIV PATIENTS

    While most people living with HIV have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, younger and Black individuals are hesitant...

    Vaccination
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    RESEARCHERS CALL FOR MORE WORK TO ADDRESS UNMET NEEDS OF WOMEN WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE

    Researchers in a multi-institution study led by UCLA Health have identified several overlooked issues affecting women with Parkinson's...

    Parkinson
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS AND JAHF JOIN HANDS TO IMPROVE SURGICAL CARE FOR OLDER ADULTS

    Today the American College of Surgeons Geriatric Surgery Verification Program and The John A. Hartford Foundation announced their work...

    Hands
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    TRASTUZUMAB COMBINED WITH TRIMODALITY TREATMENT FOR HER2-OVEREXPRESSING ESOPHAGEAL CANCER FOUND TO BE INEFFECTIVE

    The NRG Oncology clinical trial NRG-RTOG 1010, studying the addition of the drug trastuzumab to chemoradiation and surgery, did not...

    Cancer, Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    PILOT HUMAN TRIAL USES NEW FALLOPOSCOPE DEVICE TO CAPTURE IMAGES OF FALLOPIAN TUBES

    Due to a lack of effective screening and diagnostic tools, more than three-fourths of ovarian cancer cases are not found until the...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    CIVIC ENGAGEMENT DOES NOT SUBSTANTIALLY INFLUENCE WELL-BEING, STUDIES FIND

    Whether somebody engages civically or not, does not substantially influence their well-being. This is the central finding from two...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    VISUAL MEMORY AFFECTED BY IMAGE SIZE ON THE RETINA, STUDY SHOWS

    Every day we ​​encounter images on the wall, in newspapers, books, and electronic devices. Some become etched in our memory and some...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    AFRICA'S SHORTFALL IN NEUROLOGISTS NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED TO HELP PEOPLE WITH BRAIN DISORDERS

    A critical shortfall in neurologists in Africa must be addressed in order to meet the health needs of patients with disorders that...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    MACHINE-LEARNED, LIGHT-FIELD CAMERA DETECTS 3D FACIAL EXPRESSIONS

    A joint research team led by Professors Ki-Hun Jeong and Doheon Lee from the KAIST Department of Bio and Brain Engineering reported...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    MU RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY HIGHLY PREVALENT MUTATIONS SPECIFIC TO OMICRON VARIANT

    While the Omicron variant continues to infect people around the world, researchers at the University of Missouri have identified the...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    MANY CARE HOME RESIDENTS, STAFF TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 DURING THE FIRST TWO WAVES OF THE PANDEMIC

    More than a third of care home residents and a quarter of care home staff in England showed evidence of infection with SARS-CoV-2 during...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    NEUROMUSCULAR TRAINING INTERVENTION MAY HELP REDUCE INJURY FOLLOWING POST-CONCUSSION RETURN-TO-PLAY

    Children's Hospital Colorado released a study today that examines the efficacy of a neuromuscular training intervention that may lead...

    Hospital, Sport
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    STUDY REVEALS HOW STATE LAWS AFFECT ACCESS TO HIV PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS

    State laws in the US that require medical doctors to determine which medications a nurse practitioner or physician assistant can prescribe,...

    AIDS
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 23, 2022

    STUDY HIGHLIGHTS THE NEUROLOGIC MANIFESTATIONS LINKED WITH COVID-19 IN HOSPITALIZED CHILDREN

    Of hospitalized children who tested or were presumed positive for SARS-CoV-2, 44% developed neurological symptoms, and these kids were...

    Hospital, Neurology