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Accelerated Brain Aging in Type 1 Diabetes Related to Cognitive Complications

10 hours ago − University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences
PITTSBURGH, May 5 2015 -- The brains of people with type 1 diabetes show signs of accelerated aging that correlate with slower information processing, according to research led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. …
• Profiling Approach to Enable Right Lung Cancer Treatment Match − 10 hours ago
• First Extensive Description of the Human Secreted MiRNome − 10 hours ago
• The Media Is the Message: How Stem Cells Grow Depends on What They Grow Up In − 10 hours ago
• How Do Neural Cells Respond to Ischemia? − 10 hours ago
• Gene Variant Determines Early Or Late Onset of Huntington's Disease − 10 hours ago
• The Dark Side of Cannabis − 10 hours ago
• Treating Gum Disease Reduces Prostate Symptoms, CWRU Researchers Find − 10 hours ago
• 'Tangles' Trigger Early-stage Alzheimer's Abnormalities in Neocortical Networks − 10 hours ago
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05-05-15

The Media Is the Message: How Stem Cells Grow Depends on What They Grow Up In

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UNC Team Uses Cellular Bubbles to Deliver Parkinson's Meds Directly to Brain

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04-29-15

Gene Therapy Clips Out Heart Failure Causing Gene Mutations

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04-22-15

Stressed-out Parasites: Overcoming Drug-resistant Malaria
Drug resistance to the critical antimalarial therapeutics of the artemisinin family has emerged in Southeast Asia, highlighting the need to understand how these drugs work and how they can…
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05-04-15

Mutations in 2 Genes Linked to Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis And Telomere Shortening

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UTMB Study Shows Cost-effective Expert Recommended Asthma Test Underutilized by Physicians

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05-05-15

A New Finding on Cell Movement Dynamics Sheds Light on Cancer Therapy

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05-05-15

Recurrence of Prostate Cancer Detected Earlier with Innovative PSMA-ligand PET/CT
A recent study reported in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine compared use of the novel Ga-68-PSMA-ligand PET/CT with other imaging methods and found that it had substantially higher detection…
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05-05-15

Accelerated Brain Aging in Type 1 Diabetes Related to Cognitive Complications

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05-05-15

Off-label Use of Device to Prevent Stroke in A-fib Patients Is Prevalent, Potentially Dangerous
PHILADELPHIA - The Lariat device, which has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for soft tissue approximation (placement of a suture) during surgical procedures, is…
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05-05-15

Study Finds Inhibitor for COPD Lung Destruction

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Exposure to Air Pollution in the First Year of Life Increases Risk for Allergies
New research from the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) study shows that exposure to outdoor air pollution during the first year of life increases the risk of developing…
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05-04-15

Established a Psychological Technique to Helps Smokers Quite Tobacco
An international research project led by scientists from the U. of Granada has demonstrated that motivational interviewing can make smokers see tobacco as something disagreeable, thus helping them to…
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05-05-15

Gene Variant Determines Early Or Late Onset of Huntington's Disease
Researchers at Sweden's Karolinska Institutet and the University of British Columbia, Canada, have identified a gene variant that influences whether Huntington's disease breaks out earlier or later than expected.…
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Cancer, Oncology

Profiling Approach to Enable Right Lung Cancer Treatment Match


10 hours ago − University of Manchester
• First Extensive Description of the Human Secreted MiRNome − 10 hours ago
• How Do Neural Cells Respond to Ischemia? − 10 hours ago
• Treating Gum Disease Reduces Prostate Symptoms, CWRU Researchers Find − 10 hours ago
• UNC Team Uses Cellular Bubbles to Deliver Parkinson's Meds Directly to Brain − 23 hours ago
• New Screening Technique Could Pick Up Twice as Many Women with Ovarian Cancer − 23 hours ago
• 3-D Printed Trachea among Key Mount Sinai Research Presented at AATS Meeting − 23 hours ago
 
AIDS, HIV

Researchers 'Un-can' the HIV Virus


23 hours ago − University of Montreal
• UNC Team Uses Cellular Bubbles to Deliver Parkinson's Meds Directly to Brain − 23 hours ago
• Patients with AIDS at Increased Risk of Developing Age-related Macular Degeneration − Yesterday
• Lifestyle Advice for Would-be Centenarians − 5 days ago
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• Computer-assisted Diagnosis Tool Helps Physicians Assess Skin Conditions − 13 days ago
• A Bad Buzz: Men with HIV Need Fewer Drinks to Feel Effects − 14 days ago
 
Stroke, Cerebral Infarction

Study Points to Possible Treatment for Lethal Pediatric Brain Cancer


23 hours ago − National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
• Off-label Use of Device to Prevent Stroke in A-fib Patients Is Prevalent, Potentially Dangerous − 23 hours ago
• Electronic Health Records May Not Improve Outcomes in Ischemic Stroke Patients − 23 hours ago
• Study Illustrates How Chickenpox Virus Can Cause a Stroke in an HIV Patient − Yesterday
• Substantial Benefits for Health And Environment Through Realistic Changes to UK Diets − 4 days ago
• Atrial Fibrillation Increases Risk of Only 1 Type of Heart Attack − 8 days ago
• Most Women Don't Know Female-specific Stroke Signs − 8 days ago
 
Surgery
Off-label Use of Device to Prevent Stroke in A-fib Patients Is Prevalent, Potentially Dangerous

23 hours ago − University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
PHILADELPHIA - The Lariat device, which has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for soft tissue approximation (placement of a suture) during surgical procedures, is associated with a significant incidence of death and urgent cardiac surgery during its frequent off-label use to prevent stroke in patients with the irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation. Following a systematic review of case reports and an FDA safety…
• Detecting Knee-cushion Problems Early Could Lead to Better Treatments − 23 hours ago
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• TGen-UCSF Study in Neuro-Oncology Provides Comprehensive Look at Brain Cancer Treatments − 2 days ago
• Patients with Gastrointestinal Tumors at Higher Risk of Other Cancers − 4 days ago
• Commercial Out-of-hours Care Providers Score on Average Lower with Patients − 4 days ago
 
Infectious Disease

Researchers 'Un-can' the HIV Virus


23 hours ago − University of Montreal
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• Lymphatic Pump Treatment Enhances Antibiotic Effectiveness for Treating Pneumonia − 4 days ago
• Study Finds Swine Farming Is a Risk Factor for Drug-resistant Staph Infections − 5 days ago
• Viruses Responsible for 50% of Gastroenteritis Cases Can Spread by Air − 5 days ago
• Lifestyle Advice for Would-be Centenarians − 5 days ago
 
Nutrition, Obesity

Research Unlocks Critical Early Nutrient Supply for Embryos


5 days ago − University of Manchester
• Walking an Extra Two Minutes Each Hour May Offset Hazards of Sitting Too Long − 4 days ago
• Busy Americans Can Reap Health Benefits by Balancing Protein Intake Throughout the Day − 4 days ago
• Substantial Benefits for Health And Environment Through Realistic Changes to UK Diets − 4 days ago
• Even Casual Walking for an Extra 2 Minutes Each Hour May Help Prolong Life − 4 days ago
• Beyond Chicken Fingers & Fries: New Evidence in Favor of Healthier Kids' Menus − 4 days ago
 
Pharmaceutical

Multiple Types of Resistance to New Lung Cancer Drug Identified


23 hours ago − Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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• Boosting the Body's Natural Ability to Fight Urinary Tract Infections − 4 days ago
• Chemists Strike Nano-gold: 4 New Atomic Structures for Gold Nanoparticle Clusters − 7 days ago
• Drug Prices to Treat Multiple Sclerosis Soar, Point to Larger Problem − 10 days ago
• Researchers Find Alarming Rise in Cost of MS Drugs over Past 2 Decades − 10 days ago
 
Urology
Treating Gum Disease Reduces Prostate Symptoms, CWRU Researchers Find

10 hours ago − Case Western Reserve University
Treating gum disease reduced symptoms of prostate inflammation, called prostatitis, report researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the Departments of Urology and Pathology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Previous studies have found a link between gum disease and prostatitis, a disease that inflames the gland that produces semen. Inflammation can make urination difficult. …
• Use of Radiotherapy After Prostate Cancer Surgery Declining, Despite Evidence of Benefit − 15 days ago
• Physicians Pioneer the Use of Stereotactic Body Radiation for Deadly Kidney Cancer Complication − 28 days ago
• Study Affirms Lethal Prostate Cancer Can Spread from Other Metastatic Sites − 1 months ago
• Study Debunks Common Misconception That Urine Is Sterile − 1 months ago
• 'Pay-for-performance' May Lead to Higher Risk for Robotic Prostate Surgery Patients − 1 months ago
 
Obstetrics, Gynaecology

In Utero Exposure to Extreme Morning Sickness May Cause Developmental Deficits in Children


14 days ago − University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences
• Cancer And Chemobrain: Cancer Diagnosis Affects Cognitive Function − 18 days ago
• Inducing Labor at Full Term Not Associated with Higher C-section Rates − 19 days ago
• New Method Increases Accuracy of Ovarian Cancer Prognosis And Diagnosis − 19 days ago
• Multi-organization Call to Action Identifies And Addresses Safety Concerns in Labor And Delivery − 26 days ago
• Women, Regardless of Their Backgrounds, Seek Help for the 'Got to Go' Feeling − 27 days ago
 
Pathology
Treating Gum Disease Reduces Prostate Symptoms, CWRU Researchers Find

10 hours ago − Case Western Reserve University
Treating gum disease reduced symptoms of prostate inflammation, called prostatitis, report researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the Departments of Urology and Pathology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Previous studies have found a link between gum disease and prostatitis, a disease that inflames the gland that produces semen. Inflammation can make urination difficult. …
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• An Unexpected Role for Calcium in Controlling Inflammation During Chronic Lung Infection − 23 hours ago
• ACP Releases Advice for the Proper Time, Test, And Interval for Cervical Cancer Screening − 5 days ago
• Combined Chemotherapy And Immunotherapy Shows Promise for Advanced Prostate Cancers − 6 days ago
• U-Michigan Scientists Observe Deadly Dance Between Nerves And Cancer Cells − 6 days ago
 
Psychiatry
Children with ADHD at Risk for Binge Eating, Study Shows

6 days ago − Johns Hopkins Medicine
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, are significantly more likely to have an eating disorder -- a loss of control eating syndrome (LOC-ES) -- akin to binge eating, a condition more generally diagnosed only in adults, according to results of a new Johns Hopkins Children's Center study. The findings, reported ahead of print April 9 in the International Journal of Eating Disorders, suggest a common biological mechanism…
• Childhood Bullying Causes Worse Long-term Mental Health Problems Than Maltreatment − 7 days ago
• The Lancet Psychiatry: Childhood Bullying Has Worse Effects on Mental Health in Young Adulthood Than Being Maltreated − 7 days ago
• Victims of Bullying Fare Worse in the Long Run Than Maltreated Children − 7 days ago
• Study Finds Cardiorespiratory Fitness Contributes to Successful Brain Aging − 8 days ago
• Youths Who Survive Self-poisoning Continue to Be at Risk of Suicide for Years − 8 days ago
 
Pediatrics

The Media Is the Message: How Stem Cells Grow Depends on What They Grow Up In


10 hours ago − University of California - San Diego
• UTMB Study Shows Cost-effective Expert Recommended Asthma Test Underutilized by Physicians − 23 hours ago
• Study Examines Incidence of Concussion in Youth, High School, College Football − 23 hours ago
• School Competitive Food Policies Appears Tied to Neighborhood Socioeconomics − 23 hours ago
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• Mutations in 2 Genes Linked to Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis And Telomere Shortening − Yesterday
 
Neurology

Accelerated Brain Aging in Type 1 Diabetes Related to Cognitive Complications


10 hours ago − University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences
• Study Points to Possible Treatment for Lethal Pediatric Brain Cancer − 23 hours ago
• Study Illustrates How Chickenpox Virus Can Cause a Stroke in an HIV Patient − Yesterday
• Cytokine May Play a Major Role in Multiple Sclerosis − 6 days ago
• UC Davis Makes Breakthrough in Understanding Canavan Disease − 8 days ago
• New UW App Can Detect Sleep Apnea Events Via Smartphone − 8 days ago
 
Cardiology

First-year Undergrad Identifies Method to Potentially Save Money in Health Care


4 days ago − University of Chicago
• Digoxin Increases the Risk of Death in Patients with Heart Problems − 23 hours ago
• Electronic Health Records May Not Improve Outcomes in Ischemic Stroke Patients − 23 hours ago
• Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients at Increased Risk of Surprise Heart Attack − Yesterday
• New Test Predicts Sudden Cardiac Death in Hemodialysis Patients − Yesterday
• How Oxidizing a Heart 'Brake' Causes Heart Damage − 23 hours ago
 
Radiology

Women Show Persistent Memory Impairment After Concussion


7 days ago − Radiological Society of North America
• Research Shows Brain Differences in Children with Dyslexia And Dysgraphia − 6 days ago
• 'Motion-tracking' MRIs Reveal Harbingers of Stroke in People with Heart Rhythm Disorder − 8 days ago
• Stem-cell-based Therapy Promising for Treatment of Breast Cancer Metastases in the Brain − 11 days ago
• Dual-energy CT Imaging Improves Pancreatic Cancer Assessment − 15 days ago
• Effectiveness of New Stroke Treatment Confirmed − 18 days ago
 
Endocrinology
Drug That Can Prevent the Onset of Diabetes Is Rarely Used

5 days ago − University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences
Few doctors are prescribing a low-cost drug that has been proven effective in preventing the onset of diabetes, according to a UCLA study. The study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Annals of Internal Medicine, found that only 3.7 percent of U.S. adults with pre-diabetes were prescribed metformin during a recent three-year period. …
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• Exploring Treatment Options for Women with Fibroids − 12 days ago
• Innovation Allows Pregnant Women with Diabetes to Achieve Round-the-clock Glucose Control − 13 days ago
• First Guidelines from the American Thyroid Assn: Managing Thyroid Nodules & Cancer in Children − 13 days ago
• Sugar-sweetened Beverages Suppress the Body's Stress Response − 19 days ago
 
Endocrinology

NIH-funded Study Points Way Forward for Retinal Disease Gene Therapy


2 days ago − National Eye Institute
• Gene Therapy Efficacy for LCA: Improvement Is Followed by Decline in Vision − 2 days ago
• Patients with AIDS at Increased Risk of Developing Age-related Macular Degeneration − Yesterday
• First Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy Safety Trial in Asian Patients − 4 days ago
• Researchers Develop New Computer-based Vision Screening Test for Young Children − 7 days ago
• Children's Eye Injuries from Nonpowder Guns on the Rise − 8 days ago
 
Dermatology
High-dose Sodium Nitrite with Citric Acid Creams Better Than Placebo for Anogenital Warts

6 days ago − The JAMA Network Journals
A high-dose treatment of sodium nitrite, 6 percent, with citric acid, 9 percent, creams applied twice daily was more effective than placebo for treating the common sexually transmitted disease of anogenital warts, according to an article published online by JAMA Dermatology. …
• 'Humanized' Mice Will Lead to Better Testing of Cancer Immunotherapies − 11 days ago
• Nanotech-enabled Moisturizer Speeds Healing of Diabetic Skin Wounds − 12 days ago
• Computer-assisted Diagnosis Tool Helps Physicians Assess Skin Conditions − 13 days ago
• Melanoma Surgery Delays Are Common for Medicare Patients − 27 days ago
• Researchers Urge Stronger Warning for Indoor Tanning Risks − 27 days ago
 
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