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How the 'Police' of the Cell World Deal with 'Intruders' And the 'Injured'

8 hours ago − University of Nottingham
The job of policing the microenvironment around our cells is carried out by macrophages. Macrophages are the 'guards' that patrol most tissues of the body - poised to engulf infections or destroy and repair damaged tissue. …
• Plastic Surgery Seeks to Help Women Gain Leadership Positions And Break Through the 'Plastic Ceiling' − 8 hours ago
• Botulinum Neurotoxin in Plastic Surgery - What's the Evidence for Effectiveness? − 8 hours ago
• Children with Asthma Attacks Triggered by Colds Less Responsive to Standard Treatment − 8 hours ago
• Affordable Care Act Has Improved Access to Health Care, but Disparities Persist − 8 hours ago
• UofL Research Shows That Children at Home Did Not Prompt Parents to Test for Radon, Secondhand Smoke − 8 hours ago
• UGA Researchers Discover a Drug for a Tropical Disease − 8 hours ago
• Researchers Identify Neural Factors That Predict Adolescent Alcohol Use − 8 hours ago
• UAB Biomarker Outperforms Current Gold Standard to Detect Brain Shunt Infections − 8 hours ago
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A test that can detect Parkinson's disease in the early stages of the illness has moved a step closer. Scientists have developed a way of detecting a molecule…
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Female Mosquitoes Can Transmit Zika Virus to Their Eggs And Offspring
GALVESTON, Texas - New research from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston has shown that female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes can pass the Zika virus to their eggs…
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New iPad Game Could Help Diagnose Autism in Children

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PRAGUE-18 Trial: Prasugrel And Ticagrelor: Equally Safe And Effective in STEMI
Rome, Italy 30 August 2016: The antiplatelet drugs prasugrel and ticagrelor had similar safety and efficacy among patients with acute myocardial infarction and ST segment elevations (STEMI), according to…
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'Internal Astigmatism' Doesn't Compensate for Changes in the Eye over Time
August 29, 2016 - For people with nearsightedness (myopia), the lens doesn't compensate for growth or other changes in the structure of the eye, according to a long-term follow-up…
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Single Gene Mutation Causes Severely Debilitating Disease of Brain Blood Vessels
The cause of a disease that targets blood vessels in the brain - leading to multiple debilitating symptoms and, often, to early death - has been tracked to a…
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A Few Extra Pounds Can't Hurt You - Or Can They?
Being overweight increases the chances of premature death, according to a USC researcher. Although people accept that obesity can shorten a person's life span, scientists have debated whether…
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HKU Chemists Make Rapid Developments in Antibacterial Drug Research

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UofL Research Shows That Children at Home Did Not Prompt Parents to Test for Radon, Secondhand Smoke

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Cancer, Oncology

How the 'Police' of the Cell World Deal with 'Intruders' And the 'Injured'


8 hours ago − University of Nottingham
• UofL Research Shows That Children at Home Did Not Prompt Parents to Test for Radon, Secondhand Smoke − 8 hours ago
• UGA Researchers Discover a Drug for a Tropical Disease − 8 hours ago
• Retinoic Acid Suppresses Colorectal Cancer Development, Stanford Study Finds − 8 hours ago
• Molecular Switch May Sensitize Triple-negative Breast Cancers to Immunotherapy − 14 hours ago
• Cancer: Molecularly Shutting Down Cancer Cachexia − 14 hours ago
• Researchers Identify Multidrug-resistant E. Coli Bacteria from New Jersey Patient − 14 hours ago
 
AIDS, HIV

Finding New Targets to Treat Vascular Damage


4 days ago − Joslin Diabetes Center
• Physician Advice to Patients on E-cigarettes Varies, Reveals Knowledge Gaps, Study Shows − 4 days ago
• A New Path for Killing Pathogenic Bacteria − 6 days ago
• Simplify And Standardize Health Insurance Plans, Advise CMU Behavioral Economists − 6 days ago
• 'Putting Prevention in Their Pockets' − 7 days ago
• Lab Team Spins Ginger into Nanoparticles to Heal Inflammatory Bowel Disease − 13 days ago
• Roadblocks to Research: UNC Bioethicist Addresses Lack of HIV Studies in Pregnant Women − 13 days ago
 
Stroke, Cerebral Infarction
Trial Results for Anticoagulants for Cardioversion in AF Patients Published

14 hours ago − University of Birmingham
The results of the largest known clinical trial to investigate the use of anticoagulants prior and post cardioversion in atrial fibrillation patients, published in The Lancet, show that non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) could be equally as effective as the currently used warfarin. …
• Tight Focus on Blood Sugar Narrows Options for Diabetes − 14 hours ago
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• Caution Urged in the Use of Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment for Heart Disease Patients − 14 hours ago
• A Few Extra Pounds Can't Hurt You - Or Can They? − Yesterday
• SAVE: Sleep Apnea Treatment: No Cardiovascular Benefit − Yesterday
• New Oral Anticoagulants Provide Same Stroke Prevention as Warfarin but Cause Less Bleeding − Yesterday
 
Surgery

A New Animal Model to Understand Metastasis in Sarcomas


14 hours ago − IDIBELL-Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute
• Botulinum Neurotoxin in Plastic Surgery - What's the Evidence for Effectiveness? − 8 hours ago
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• How Machine Learning Can Help with Voice Disorders − 14 hours ago
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• Functional Human Tissue-engineered Liver Generated from Stem And Progenitor Cells − 14 hours ago
• Researchers Identify Multidrug-resistant E. Coli Bacteria from New Jersey Patient − 14 hours ago
 
Infectious Disease

HKU Chemists Make Rapid Developments in Antibacterial Drug Research


Yesterday − The University of Hong Kong
• Pets And Children Are a Potential Source of C. Difficile in the Community − 14 hours ago
• Study May Explain Why People with Type O Blood More Likely to Die of Cholera − Yesterday
• Female Mosquitoes Can Transmit Zika Virus to Their Eggs And Offspring − 14 hours ago
• NIH Collaboration Helps Advance Potential Zika Treatments − Yesterday
• Researchers Report New Zika Complication − Yesterday
 
Nutrition, Obesity
Mediterranean Diet Associated with Lower Risk of Death in Cardiovascular Disease Patients

Yesterday − European Society of Cardiology
Rome, Italy - 28 Aug 2016: The Mediterranean diet is associated with a reduced risk of death in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease, according to results from the observational Moli-sani study presented at ESC Congress 2016 today.1 …
• ESC/EAS Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidaemias Launched Today − Yesterday
• 20 Cent School Intervention Stops Unhealthy Weight Gain in Children − Yesterday
• Diet, Exercise, Both: All Work Equally to Protect Heart Health, SLU Study Finds − 5 days ago
• Soluble Corn Fiber Can Help Young Women Build Bone, And Older Women Preserve Bone − 7 days ago
• Umbilical Cells Shed Light on How Obesity May Pass from Mother to Child − 7 days ago
 
Pharmaceutical

HKU Chemists Make Rapid Developments in Antibacterial Drug Research


Yesterday − The University of Hong Kong
• UGA Researchers Discover a Drug for a Tropical Disease − 8 hours ago
• New Hope for Zika Treatment Found in Large-scale Screen of Existing Drugs − Yesterday
• Alzheimer's: Nicotinic Receptors as a New Therapeutic Target − Yesterday
• Hitching a Ride: Misfiring Drugs Hit the Wrong Targets − 5 days ago
• Study Finds Links Between Physicians Setting Cancer Care Guidelines And Drug Industry − 5 days ago
 
Urology

New Guidelines Published for Physicians Treating Patients with Kidney Stones


19 days ago − University of Alabama at Birmingham
• 2% Testosterone Solution Improves Sex Drive And Energy Levels in Men with Hypogonadism − 13 days ago
• The Gender Divide in Urology: Surgeon Gender Shapes the Clinical Landscape − 13 days ago
• African American Surgical Patients Benefit in Universally Insured Health System − 21 days ago
• Radical Treatment And Examination Combined Can Halve Mortality from Prostate Cancer − 22 days ago
• No Link Found Between Erectile Dysfunction Drugs And Risk of Prostate Cancer − 29 days ago
 
Obstetrics, Gynaecology

Penn Researchers Develop Placenta-on-a-chip


1 months ago − University of Pennsylvania
• Expanded Role of PARP Proteins Opens the Door to Explore Therapeutic Targets in Cancer − 15 days ago
• LISA Best Strategy to Prevent Chronic Lung Disease in Preterm Infants − 21 days ago
• Age-related Infertility May Be Caused by Scarred Ovaries − 22 days ago
• UTMB Researchers Shed New Light on Signals That Trigger Labor And Delivery − 26 days ago
• Placental Syndromes Increase Women's Short-term Risk for Cardiovascular Diseases − 1 months ago
 
Pathology

Molecular Switch May Sensitize Triple-negative Breast Cancers to Immunotherapy


14 hours ago − University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
• Penn: Blinding Disease in Canines And Humans Shares Causative Gene, Pathology − 14 hours ago
• Retinoic Acid Suppresses Colorectal Cancer Development, Stanford Study Finds − 8 hours ago
• Intravascular Imaging Identifies Some Heart Attack Patients Who Can Forgo Stenting − 14 hours ago
• Artificial Intelligence Expedites Breast Cancer Risk Prediction − Yesterday
• Sudden Death in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Rarely Associated with Exercise − Yesterday
 
Psychiatry

ERs After Obamacare: More Patients, Fewer On-call Specialists


Yesterday − American College of Emergency Physicians
• Bipolar Adolescents Continue to Have Elevated Substance Use Disorder Risk as Young Adults − 8 hours ago
• Systems Biology Research Study Reveals Benefits of Vacation And Meditation − 14 hours ago
• Critical Protein Shows Promise for the Treatment of Alzheimer's − 14 hours ago
• Less Than One-third of Adults with Depression Receive Treatment − Yesterday
• Researchers Identify Neural Factors That Predict Adolescent Alcohol Use − 8 hours ago
 
Pediatrics

Some Youth Football Drills Riskier Than Others


7 days ago − Virginia Tech
• Identifying And Treating Thyroid Disorders in Kids − Yesterday
• Outpatient Bloodstream Infections Costly for Pediatric Transplant And Cancer Patients − Yesterday
• Children with Food Allergies Predisposed to Asthma, Rhinitis − 5 days ago
• Asthma Risk Increases When Child Had Bronchiolitis − 5 days ago
• Children with Asthma Attacks Triggered by Colds Less Responsive to Standard Treatment − 8 hours ago
 
Neurology
Systems Biology Research Study Reveals Benefits of Vacation And Meditation

14 hours ago − The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the University of California, San Francisco, and Harvard Medical School used a rigorous study design to assess the biological impact of meditation compared to vacation. They examined the effect of meditation on gene expression patterns in both novice and regular meditators. The researchers found that a resort vacation provides a strong and immediate impact on molecular networks associated with…
• Parkinson's Study Could Pave Way for Early Detection Test − Yesterday
• Researchers Report New Zika Complication − Yesterday
• New Hope for Zika Treatment Found in Large-scale Screen of Existing Drugs − Yesterday
• Barrow Researchers Find Roots of Modern Humane Treatment − 4 days ago
• Is Prehospital Stroke Treatment Associated with Better Outcomes? − 5 days ago
 
Cardiology
Longer Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Stent Placement Improves Outcomes for Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease

14 hours ago − The JAMA Network Journals
In a study published online by JAMA Cardiology, Marco Valgimigli, M.D., Ph.D., of Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland, and colleagues assessed the efficacy and safety of prolonged (24 months) vs short (6 months or less) dual antiplatelet therapy in patients with peripheral arterial disease undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. The study is being released to coincide with its presentation at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2016. …
• Factors Associated with Improvement in Survival Following Heart Attack − 14 hours ago
• YEARS Algorithm in Suspected Pulmonary Embolism: Towards a Reduced Rate of Pulmonary Imaging − 14 hours ago
• REVERSE II Trial Decision Rule Helps Identify Women Who Can Safely Discontinue Anticoagulants − 14 hours ago
• PRAGUE-18 Trial: Prasugrel And Ticagrelor: Equally Safe And Effective in STEMI − 14 hours ago
• Less Efficacy Than Expected in Largest Drug-eluting Stent Trial − 14 hours ago
 
Radiology

Special Report Documents Zika Virus' Impact on the Fetal Brain


5 days ago − Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
• Study Suggests That Brain Damages Caused by Zika Virus Congenital Infection Go Beyond Microcephaly − 6 days ago
• Novel MRI Technique Distinguishes Healthy Prostate Tissue from Cancer Using Zinc − 7 days ago
• Heart Muscle Made from Stem Cells Aid Precision Cardiovascular Medicine, Study Shows − 12 days ago
• New Report Presents Bundled Payment Model for Breast Cancer Screening − 12 days ago
• Life Expectancy in Some CKD Patients Could Be Improved with Nephron-sparing Treatment − 13 days ago
 
Endocrinology

Diabetes Drug May Also Offer Vascular Protection


12 days ago − University of Missouri-Columbia
• UTSW Research Identifies Protein That Promotes the Breakdown of Fat − 5 days ago
• Fracking Chemicals Exposure May Harm Fertility in Female Mice − 5 days ago
• Why You're Stiff in the Morning: Your Body Suppresses Inflammation When You Sleep at Night − 22 days ago
• Vitamin D Levels May Drop When Women Stop Using Birth Control − 25 days ago
• Soy May Help Protect Women with PCOS from Diabetes, Heart Disease − 25 days ago
 
Endocrinology

Telemedicine Could Improve Eye Exam Access for People with Diabetes


Yesterday − University of Michigan Health System
• Penn: Blinding Disease in Canines And Humans Shares Causative Gene, Pathology − 14 hours ago
• Drug-dispensing Contact Lens Effectively Lowers Eye Pressure in Glaucoma Model − Yesterday
• Greater Intake of Dietary Omega-3 Fatty Acids Associated with Lower Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy − 12 days ago
• Low-income Kids Less Likely to Receive Strabismus Diagnoses − 13 days ago
• Researchers Shed Light on Vascular Growth Factors in Thyroid Eye Disease − 13 days ago
 
Dermatology
Comparing Coronary Artery Calcium Scores in Patients with Psoriasis, Diabetes

5 days ago − The JAMA Network Journals
Assessing coronary artery calcium (CAC) is a measure of the severity of atherosclerosis (clogged arteries) and a cornerstone for screening for risk of future cardiac events. The inflammatory skin condition psoriasis has been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Type 2 diabetes is a high-risk disease associated with increased cardiovascular risk. …
• Use of Pulsed Electric Fields May Reduce Scar Formation After Burns, Other Injuries − 21 days ago
• New Sun Cream Compound Offers Unprecedented Protection Against UVA Radiation − 1 months ago
• Many Skin Cancer Patients Still Too Likely to Sunburn − 1 months ago
• Study Finds No Substantial Harm from Primary Care Melanoma Screening − 1 months ago
• Scientists Identify an Essential Role of the Immune Receptor CD69 in Psoriasis − 1 months ago
 
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