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Does Discrimination Contribute to Lower Rates of Flu Vaccination in Racial/Ethnic Minorities?

5 hours ago − Wolters Kluwer Health
May 24, 2016 - Yearly flu shots are strongly recommended for adults with certain chronic illnesses, but patients of racial/ethnic minority groups are less likely to receive them. Perceived discrimination may be a contributing factor, but can't completely explain the racial/ethnic disparity, reports a study in the June issue of Medical Care. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. …
• PET Imaging with Special Tracer Can Detect And Diagnose Early Alzheimer's Disease − 5 hours ago
• Innovations in Neuroimaging Lead to Important Medical Applications to Aid Clinicians − 5 hours ago
• Targeted Treatment for Liver Cancer Under Way − 5 hours ago
• Current Screening Methods Miss Worrisome Number of Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment − 5 hours ago
• New Way of Growing Blood Vessels Could Boost Regenerative Medicine − 5 hours ago
• Research Points to Possible New Prevention Strategies for Ovarian Cancer − 5 hours ago
• Rates of Obesity, Diabetes Lower in Neighborhoods That Are More Walkable − 5 hours ago
• Higher Salt Intake May Increase Risk of CVD among Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease − 5 hours ago
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05-24-16

Exercise, Future Anticancer Therapy?

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05-19-16

A Slick Way to Test Artificial Knees And Hips
A new study suggests that natural proteins can be used to effectively test new replacement hip and knee joints in the laboratory. The work could help with improving design…
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05-23-16

Nanoscale Trojan Horses Treat Inflammation

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05-23-16

A Guide to CRISPR Gene Activation
(Boston) -- The CRISPR-Cas9 system has come to be known as the quintessential tool that allows researchers to edit the DNA sequences of many organisms and cell types. However,…
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05-23-16

Harnessing the 'Natural Killer' Within Us to Fight Cancer

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05-24-16

Smoking During Pregnancy Associated with Increased Risk of Schizophrenia in Offspring
A study by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), New York State Psychiatric Institute and colleagues in Finland reports an association…
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05-23-16

Rice University Lab Simplifies Total Synthesis of Anti-cancer Agent

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05-23-16

Mutation Protects Against Heart Disease
According to new international research, just less than one per cent of the population is naturally protected against developing chronic coronary artery diseases. . The New England Journal…
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05-17-16

New Study Shows Animal Welfare Initiatives Improves Feather Cover of Cage-free Laying Hens
Recognised welfare outcome assessments within farm assurance schemes have shown a reduction in feather loss and improvement in the welfare of UK cage-free laying hens, according to the findings…
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05-24-16

UTHealth Study Finds E-cigarette Marketing Linked to Teen E-cigarette Use
HOUSTON - (May 23, 2016) - Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages is significantly associated with e-cigarette use among middle school and high school students, according to researchers at The…
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05-24-16

PET Imaging with Special Tracer Can Detect And Diagnose Early Alzheimer's Disease
TAMPA, Fla. (May 24, 2016) - The effort to find ways to detect and diagnose preclinical Alzheimer's disease (AD) has taken a big step forward with the use of…
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05-24-16

Research Points to Possible New Prevention Strategies for Ovarian Cancer
The discovery of early changes in the cells of the Fallopian tubes of women carrying the BRCA genetic mutation could open the way for new preventative strategies for ovarian…
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05-23-16

New Strategy Could Yield More Precise Seasonal Flu Vaccine

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05-23-16

Trance to Treat Stomach Ache: The Efficacy of Medical Hypnosis
Therapeutic hypnosis is an effective and safe complementary technique in surgery and the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. This is the conclusion of a systematic review by Winfried Häuser…
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Cancer, Oncology
PET Imaging with Special Tracer Can Detect And Diagnose Early Alzheimer's Disease

5 hours ago − University of South Florida (USF Innovation)
TAMPA, Fla. (May 24, 2016) - The effort to find ways to detect and diagnose preclinical Alzheimer's disease (AD) has taken a big step forward with the use of positron emission tomography (PET), a "nuclear medicine" for imaging processes in the body, when PET is used with a special 'tracer' that binds to the amyloid plaques in the brain that are a characteristic cause of AD. …
• Targeted Treatment for Liver Cancer Under Way − 5 hours ago
• Research Points to Possible New Prevention Strategies for Ovarian Cancer − 5 hours ago
• Vitamin a May Help Improve Pancreatic Cancer Chemotherapy − 5 hours ago
• May Repairs Full of Mistakes Develop into Cancer? − 5 hours ago
• New Joint European Cardiovascular Prevention Guidelines Launched Today − 5 hours ago
• Vanderbilt Study: Chloride 'Switch' Turns on Membrane Formation − 15 hours ago
 
AIDS, HIV

Temple Researchers Successfully Excise HIV DNA from Animals


5 days ago − Temple University Health System
• Use of Video Decision Aids Increases Advance Care Planning in Hilo, Hawaii − 15 hours ago
• A Brief History of Syphilis Points to a Neglected Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa − 12 days ago
• Gene Mutations Shown to Cause Form of HSP − 13 days ago
• Pitt-developed Drug Works Against 'Superbug' Biofilms And Respiratory Virus − 15 days ago
• Antibody Therapy Opens Door to Potential New Treatment for HIV − 18 days ago
• Rapid-response Immune Cells Are Fully Prepared Before Invasion Strikes − 18 days ago
 
Stroke, Cerebral Infarction

Telomere Length in Circulating Blood Cells Does Not Predict Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis


15 hours ago − Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares
• Vanderbilt Study: Chloride 'Switch' Turns on Membrane Formation − 15 hours ago
• Higher Salt Intake May Increase Risk of CVD among Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease − 5 hours ago
• Are Childhood Stroke Outcomes Associated with BP, Blood Glucose, Temperature? − Yesterday
• Epigenetic Modification Increases Susceptibility to Obesity And Predicts Fatty Liver − Yesterday
• EuroPCR 2016: Cardiologists Boost Expertise in Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine − Yesterday
• UK First Heart Operations Using Novel System at Leicester − 6 days ago
 
Surgery
Research Points to Possible New Prevention Strategies for Ovarian Cancer

5 hours ago − University College London
The discovery of early changes in the cells of the Fallopian tubes of women carrying the BRCA genetic mutation could open the way for new preventative strategies for ovarian cancer, reducing the need for invasive surgery, according to research published today in science journal Nature Communications. …
• Vitamin a May Help Improve Pancreatic Cancer Chemotherapy − 5 hours ago
• Exercise, Future Anticancer Therapy? − 15 hours ago
• Trance to Treat Stomach Ache: The Efficacy of Medical Hypnosis − Yesterday
• EuroPCR 2016: Cardiologists Boost Expertise in Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine − Yesterday
• Dana-Farber Research Presented at 2016 ASCO Conference − Yesterday
• To Operate Or Not to Operate: A Serious Question with No Clear Answers − 4 days ago
 
Infectious Disease

A Single Enzyme with the Power of Three Could Offer Shortcut to Therapeutic Target


15 hours ago − Purdue University
• Purdue Research May Expand Engineered T-cell Cancer Treatment − 15 hours ago
• Using Cellphone Data to Study the Spread of Cholera − 15 hours ago
• Novel Strategy May Improve Seasonal Flu Vaccine Effectiveness − Yesterday
• Commissions That Reflected on Ebola Outbreak Highlight Overlapping Conclusions in New PLOS Piece − 4 days ago
• Full Extraction − 4 days ago
 
Nutrition, Obesity

Low- And High-birthweight Babies Appear at Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease


15 hours ago − Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
• Middle School Intervention Program Leads to Long-term BMI Reduction for Obese Students − 15 hours ago
• Exposure to Common Flame Retardant Chemicals May Increase Thyroid Problems in Women − 15 hours ago
• Epigenetic Modification Increases Susceptibility to Obesity And Predicts Fatty Liver − Yesterday
• Dietary Intake Differs in Infants Who Follow Baby-led Weaning − 7 days ago
• No Link Between Eating Dinner After 8 P.m. And Obesity in Children − 7 days ago
 
Pharmaceutical

Making Injectable Medicine Safer


5 days ago − University at Buffalo
• Zika Conspiracy Theories on Social Media Putting Vulnerable People at Risk − 5 hours ago
• Mechanism That Reduces Effect of Cocaine on Brain Discovered − 4 days ago
• Harvard Chemists Develop Simple New Platform for Development of Macrolide Antibiotics − 4 days ago
• Targeted Treatment for Liver Cancer Under Way − 5 hours ago
• 'Right to Try' Laws Make Safety And Efficacy Secondary to Speedy Access − 5 days ago
 
Urology
In Obese Prostate Cancer Patients, Robotic Surgery Reduces Risk of Blood Loss

4 days ago − Loyola University Health System
MAYWOOD, IL. -- In obese prostate cancer patients, robotic-assisted surgery to remove the prostate reduces the risk of blood loss and prolonged hospital stays, a Loyola Medicine study has found. The study by senior author Gopal Gupta, MD and colleagues is published in the journal Current Urology. Dr. Gupta is an assistant professor in the Department of Urology of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. …
• First Penile Transplant in the US Performed at Mass. General Hospital − 7 days ago
• New PSA Test Examines Protein Structures to Detect Prostate Cancers − 12 days ago
• Radiotherapy Halves Deaths from Prostate Cancer 15 Years After Diagnosis − 15 days ago
• New England Journal of Medicine Letter Calls Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines into Question − 19 days ago
• Radiotherapy More Effective Than Chemotherapy for Early Stage II Testicular Cancer − 22 days ago
 
Obstetrics, Gynaecology

Immune Cells Help Reverse Chemotherapy Resistance in Ovarian Cancer


Yesterday − University of Michigan Health System
• Flawed Data Behind Regulation of High-risk Women's Health Devices − Yesterday
• World Report on Fertility Treatments Reveals High Use of Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection − Yesterday
• Study Reveals Effectiveness of Text Message-based Remote Monitoring for Postpartum Hypertension − 8 days ago
• Penn Study Shows High Retention Rate for IUDs Inserted After Vaginal Delivery − 8 days ago
• 'OB Nest': A Novel Approach to Prenatal Care − 8 days ago
 
Pathology

Sylvester Researchers Identify Novel Treatment for Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer


15 hours ago − University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
• Loss of Y Chromosome in Blood Cells Associated with Developing Alzheimer's Disease − 15 hours ago
• Consensus Statement on Optimizing Management of EGFR Mutation Positive NSCLC Patients − 15 hours ago
• Loss of Y Chromosome in Blood Is Associated with Developing Alzheimer's Disease − 15 hours ago
• Enzyme Pair Play Crucial Role in Maintaining Balance of Cellular Processes − 4 days ago
• Full Extraction − 4 days ago
 
Psychiatry
PET Imaging with Special Tracer Can Detect And Diagnose Early Alzheimer's Disease

5 hours ago − University of South Florida (USF Innovation)
TAMPA, Fla. (May 24, 2016) - The effort to find ways to detect and diagnose preclinical Alzheimer's disease (AD) has taken a big step forward with the use of positron emission tomography (PET), a "nuclear medicine" for imaging processes in the body, when PET is used with a special 'tracer' that binds to the amyloid plaques in the brain that are a characteristic cause of AD. …
• Current Screening Methods Miss Worrisome Number of Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment − 5 hours ago
• Researchers Identify Genes Linked to the Effects of Mood And Stress on Longevity − 5 hours ago
• Study Reveals Success of Text Messaging in Helping Smokers Quit − 15 hours ago
• Smoking During Pregnancy Associated with Increased Risk of Schizophrenia in Offspring − 15 hours ago
• Study Finds Alcohol Interventions Unsuccessful for Fraternity And Sorority Members − 5 days ago
 
Pediatrics

Evidence of Link Between Cancer & Light Therapy Inconclusive but Warrants Consideration


Yesterday − Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
• Low- And High-birthweight Babies Appear at Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease − 15 hours ago
• Health, Wealth And Social Differences for Adults Born Premature, Low-birth-weight − Yesterday
• Middle School Intervention Program Leads to Long-term BMI Reduction for Obese Students − 15 hours ago
• Refugee Children's Academic Outcomes Similar to Non-refugee Peers Despite Learning Challenges − 4 days ago
• Researchers Describe Strategy to Develop First Broad-spectrum Antiviral Drug − 5 days ago
 
Neurology
Elsevier Announces the Launch of Journal: Clinical Neurophysiology Practice

5 hours ago − Elsevier
Oxford, May 23, 2016 - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of Clinical Neurophysiology Practice, an open access journal that focuses on clinical practice issues in clinical neurophysiology. The journal will cover latest research, case reports, clinical series, normal values and didactic reviews. It is an official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology and complements Clinical…
• Are Childhood Stroke Outcomes Associated with BP, Blood Glucose, Temperature? − Yesterday
• A Spherical Brain Mapping of MR Images for the Detection of Alzheimer's Disease − Yesterday
• Mechanism That Reduces Effect of Cocaine on Brain Discovered − 4 days ago
• Brain Scans of Dementia Patients with Coprophagia Showed Neurodegeneration − 4 days ago
• Bright Light Alters Metabolism − 5 days ago
 
Cardiology
1 in 4 Patients Develop Heart Failure Within 4 Years of First Heart Attack

5 hours ago − European Society of Cardiology
Florence, Italy - 24 May 2016: One in four patients develop heart failure within four years of a first heart attack, according to a study in nearly 25 000 patients presented today at Heart Failure 2016 and the 3rd World Congress on Acute Heart Failure by Dr Johannes Gho, a cardiology resident at the University Medical Center Utrecht, in Utrecht, the Netherlands.1 Risk factors included older age, greater socioeconomic…
• New Joint European Cardiovascular Prevention Guidelines Launched Today − 5 hours ago
• Telomere Length in Circulating Blood Cells Does Not Predict Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis − 15 hours ago
• Flu Vaccination Associated with Lower Dementia Risk in Patients with Heart Failure − Yesterday
• Flu Jab Associated with Fewer Hospitalizations in Patients with Heart Failure − Yesterday
• End of the Road for Aliskiren in Heart Failure − Yesterday
 
Radiology

Mass. General-developed Device May Provide Rapid Diagnosis of Bacterial Infections


18 days ago − Massachusetts General Hospital
• A Better Way to Diagnose And Manage Neuroendocrine Tumors − 15 days ago
• Diabetes Drug Found No Better Than Placebo at Treating NAFLD − 11 days ago
• World-class Oral Presentations Featured at ARRS 2016 Annual Meeting − 29 days ago
• In Child Heart Patients, a Novel Approach Improves Symptoms of Hazardous Lymph Blockage − 1 months ago
• Stent Retrievers Improve Odds for Ischemic Stroke Patients − 1 months ago
 
Endocrinology
Hormone May Offer New Approach to Type 2 Diabetes

5 days ago − Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Oxford University have found a hormone that may offer an effective treatment for type 2 diabetes. The incidence of diabetes, especially type 2 diabetes, has skyrocketed over the last few decades, according to a report from the World Health Organization. The report says that there were 108 million adults with diabetes in 1980, but by 2014, that…
• Prediabetes: Fatty Liver, Visceral Obesity, Production And Action of Insulin Modulate Risk − 5 days ago
• New Gene for Familial High Cholesterol − 11 days ago
• Why Are Women Less Likely to Be Prescribed Statins Than Men? − 18 days ago
• Genetic Test Shows Risk for Serious Adverse Reaction to Toxic Goitre Treatment − 19 days ago
• The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology: Living in a High-deprivation Neighborhood Has Long Term Health Effects, According to Unique Refugee Relocation Study − 26 days ago
 
Endocrinology

High-power Prismatic Devices May Further Expand Visual Fields for Patients with Hemianopia


6 days ago − Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
• Prevalence of Visual Impairment, Blindness Expected to Increase in US − 5 days ago
• Visual Impairment, Blindness Cases in US Expected to Double by 2050 − 5 days ago
• USC Study Finds Blindness And Visual Impairment Will Double by 2050 − 5 days ago
• LSU Health New Orleans Ophthalmologist Recommends UV Protection Inside Cars − 11 days ago
• Study Finds Low Levels of Ultraviolet a Light Protection in Automobile Side Windows − 12 days ago
 
Dermatology

Tiny Packages May Pack Powerful Treatment for Brain Tumors


Yesterday − Medical University of South Carolina
• Flawed Data Behind Regulation of High-risk Women's Health Devices − Yesterday
• Hard Water Linked to Risk of Eczema in Infants − 6 days ago
• Study Assesses Performance of Direct-to-consumer Teledermatology Services − 8 days ago
• Ways to Improve Patient Comfort During Skin Cancer Screening − 13 days ago
• Brief Report on Mucocutaneous Findings, Course in Adult with Zika Virus Infection − 13 days ago
 
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