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In Sub-Saharan Africa, Cancer Can Be an Infectious Disease

2 days ago − University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
In 1963, Irish surgeon Denis Parson Burkitt airmailed samples of an unusual jaw tumor found in Ugandan children to his colleague, Anthony Epstein, at Middlesex Hospital in London. Epstein, an expert in chicken viruses and an early adopter of the electron microscope, cultured the tissue and took a look. What he found has become known as Epstein-Barr virus, the cause of mononucleosis, the "kissing cold", and also, it turns…
• CU Researchers Find Genetic Links for Facial Size And Shape − 2 days ago
• Physician Advice to Patients on E-cigarettes Varies, Reveals Knowledge Gaps, Study Shows − 2 days ago
• Egyptian Women Say Doctors Don't Discourage Female Genital Cutting, Study Finds − 2 days ago
• Barrow Researchers Find Roots of Modern Humane Treatment − 2 days ago
• Novel Inhibitory Brain Receptor May Be Mechanism for Remission of Epilepsy in Adolescence − 2 days ago
• Discovery of a Novel Wnt Inhibitor with Potential to Eradicate Colorectal Cancer Stem Cells − 2 days ago
• Banning Tobacco Sales Near Schools Could Reduce Socioeconomic Disparities, New Study Shows − 2 days ago
• Important Advance Made with New Approach to 'Control' Cancer, Not Eliminate It − 2 days ago
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In Sub-Saharan Africa, Cancer Can Be an Infectious Disease

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Discovery of a Novel Wnt Inhibitor with Potential to Eradicate Colorectal Cancer Stem Cells
A team including the National Cancer Center (NCC) (Tokyo, Japan), the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies (CLST) (Yokohama, Japan), and Carna Biosciences Inc. (Kobe, Japan) has jointly announced…
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08-26-16

Novel Inhibitory Brain Receptor May Be Mechanism for Remission of Epilepsy in Adolescence
Brooklyn, NY - More than half of children with epilepsy outgrow their seizures, yet the mechanism underlying this remission is unknown. Now, research led by SUNY Downstate Medical…
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08-26-16

Barrow Researchers Find Roots of Modern Humane Treatment
PHOENIX - Researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute have traced the roots of humane medical practices to a pioneering French physician who treated people with deformities as humans instead of…
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08-26-16

Egyptian Women Say Doctors Don't Discourage Female Genital Cutting, Study Finds
Women in Egypt are seeking out doctors' opinions on whether they should circumcise their daughters and, though it is illegal there, physicians are not discouraging the practice, giving legitimacy…
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08-26-16

CU Researchers Find Genetic Links for Facial Size And Shape
AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 25, 2016) - While it is clear that there is a strong genetic component to the human face, there are relatively few genes known to impact…
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08-26-16

Physician Advice to Patients on E-cigarettes Varies, Reveals Knowledge Gaps, Study Shows
If you ask two different doctors about e-cigarettes, you might get two different answers. Whether you want to know about the safety of the devices -- which create…
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08-26-16

Important Advance Made with New Approach to 'Control' Cancer, Not Eliminate It

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08-26-16

Allergy Research: Response to House Dust Mites Is Age-dependent

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08-25-16

Altering Stem Cell Perception of Tissue Stiffness May Help Treat Musculoskeletal Disorders

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08-26-16

Researchers Succeed in Developing a Genome Editing Technique That Does Not Cleave DNA

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08-26-16

NIH-supported Researchers Develop Novel System to Grow Norovirus in Intestinal Cells
Researchers have succeeded in culturing norovirus in human intestinal cells, a breakthrough that could help scientists develop novel therapeutics and vaccines against the debilitating effects of the virus. Intestinal…
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08-05-16

Toe-tapping to Better Health: Fidgeting Helps Prevent Arterial Dysfunction from Sitting

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Cancer, Oncology

Important Advance Made with New Approach to 'Control' Cancer, Not Eliminate It


2 days ago − Oregon State University
• Discovery of a Novel Wnt Inhibitor with Potential to Eradicate Colorectal Cancer Stem Cells − 2 days ago
• Banning Tobacco Sales Near Schools Could Reduce Socioeconomic Disparities, New Study Shows − 2 days ago
• In Sub-Saharan Africa, Cancer Can Be an Infectious Disease − 2 days ago
• Finding New Targets to Treat Vascular Damage − 2 days ago
• Fused Genes Found in Esophageal Cancer Cells Offer New Clues on Disease Mechanisms − 2 days ago
• Smokers with Newly Discovered Genetic Markers Have Higher Lung Cancer Risk − 3 days ago
 
AIDS, HIV

Lab Team Spins Ginger into Nanoparticles to Heal Inflammatory Bowel Disease


11 days ago − Veterans Affairs Research Communications
• Finding New Targets to Treat Vascular Damage − 2 days ago
• A New Path for Killing Pathogenic Bacteria − 4 days ago
• Simplify And Standardize Health Insurance Plans, Advise CMU Behavioral Economists − 4 days ago
• 'Putting Prevention in Their Pockets' − 5 days ago
• Physician Advice to Patients on E-cigarettes Varies, Reveals Knowledge Gaps, Study Shows − 2 days ago
• Roadblocks to Research: UNC Bioethicist Addresses Lack of HIV Studies in Pregnant Women − 11 days ago
 
Stroke, Cerebral Infarction

Temple Scientists Discover Structural Clues to Calcium Regulation in Cells


3 days ago − Temple University Health System
• Is Prehospital Stroke Treatment Associated with Better Outcomes? − 3 days ago
• Intravenous Glyburide Treatment May Reduce Dangerous Brain Swelling After Stroke − 4 days ago
• Stroke-like Brain Damage Is Reduced in Mice Injected with Omega-3s − 5 days ago
• Many Stroke Patients Experience Delays in Seeking And Receiving Care − 6 days ago
• Hope for Reversing Stroke-induced Long-term Disability − 6 days ago
• Stem Cell Therapy Heals Injured Mouse Brain − 6 days ago
 
Surgery

Calcium Channel Blockers Caught in the Act at Atomic Level


3 days ago − University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine
• Recommended Daily Treatment for Chronic Rhinosinusitis Underused − 3 days ago
• Men Perceived as Younger, More Attractive After Hair Transplant for Baldness − 3 days ago
• Immune System Infighting Explains Pancreatic Cancer's Aggression − 3 days ago
• High-tech Alternative to Brain Surgery Proves Effective for Most Common Movement Disorder − 3 days ago
• New Study Questions Timing in Mitral Valve Repairs − 3 days ago
• 50 Years After the Release of the Film 'Fantastic Voyage,' Science Upstages Fiction − 3 days ago
 
Infectious Disease

In Sub-Saharan Africa, Cancer Can Be an Infectious Disease


2 days ago − University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
• NIH-supported Researchers Develop Novel System to Grow Norovirus in Intestinal Cells − 2 days ago
• Oxygen Can Impair Cancer Immunotherapy in Mice − 3 days ago
• Number of Tuberculosis Cases in India Is Double Current Estimates, Says New Study − 3 days ago
• How Lyme Disease Bacteria Spread Through the Body − 3 days ago
• The Lancet Global Health: Arab Uprising Has Had Long-term Effect on Health, Lowering Life Expectancy in Several Countries − 3 days ago
 
Nutrition, Obesity

Scientists Challenge Recommendation That Men with More Muscle Need More Protein


6 days ago − University of Stirling
• Soluble Corn Fiber Can Help Young Women Build Bone, And Older Women Preserve Bone − 5 days ago
• Umbilical Cells Shed Light on How Obesity May Pass from Mother to Child − 5 days ago
• Chemicals Banned Decades Ago Linked to Increased Autism Risk Today − 5 days ago
• Stroke-like Brain Damage Is Reduced in Mice Injected with Omega-3s − 5 days ago
• Children Should Eat Less Than 25 Grams of Added Sugars Daily − 5 days ago
 
Pharmaceutical

Stopping Scars Before They Form


6 days ago − American Chemical Society
• Study Finds Links Between Physicians Setting Cancer Care Guidelines And Drug Industry − 3 days ago
• A Look at the Molecular Quality Assurance Within Cells − 3 days ago
• Full Adherence to Guideline-recommend Therapies Associated with Lower Rate of MACE − 6 days ago
• Hitching a Ride: Misfiring Drugs Hit the Wrong Targets − 3 days ago
• Citrus Fruits Could Help Prevent Obesity-related Heart Disease, Liver Disease, Diabetes − 6 days ago
 
Urology

New Guidelines Published for Physicians Treating Patients with Kidney Stones


17 days ago − University of Alabama at Birmingham
• 2% Testosterone Solution Improves Sex Drive And Energy Levels in Men with Hypogonadism − 11 days ago
• The Gender Divide in Urology: Surgeon Gender Shapes the Clinical Landscape − 11 days ago
• African American Surgical Patients Benefit in Universally Insured Health System − 19 days ago
• Radical Treatment And Examination Combined Can Halve Mortality from Prostate Cancer − 20 days ago
• No Link Found Between Erectile Dysfunction Drugs And Risk of Prostate Cancer − 26 days ago
 
Obstetrics, Gynaecology

Expanded Role of PARP Proteins Opens the Door to Explore Therapeutic Targets in Cancer


13 days ago − UT Southwestern Medical Center
• First Randomized Trial Shows IVF Culture Media Affect the Outcomes of Embryos And Babies − 4 days ago
• LISA Best Strategy to Prevent Chronic Lung Disease in Preterm Infants − 18 days ago
• Age-related Infertility May Be Caused by Scarred Ovaries − 20 days ago
• UTMB Researchers Shed New Light on Signals That Trigger Labor And Delivery − 24 days ago
• Placental Syndromes Increase Women's Short-term Risk for Cardiovascular Diseases − 1 months ago
 
Pathology
Study Shows Protein Complex Essential to Creating Healthy Blood Cells

3 days ago − NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine
A group of proteins best known for helping to activate all mammalian genes has been found to play a particularly commanding role in the natural development of specialized stem cells into healthy blood cells, a process known as hematopoiesis. …
• Enigmatic Molecules Maintain Equilibrium Between Fighting Infection, Inflammatory Havoc − 3 days ago
• Johns Hopkins Scientists Track Metabolic Pathways to Find Drug Combination for Pancreatic Cancer − 3 days ago
• Brief Rapamycin Therapy in Middle-aged Mice Extends Lives − 4 days ago
• In Some Genetic Cases of Microcephaly, Stem Cells Fail to Launch − 4 days ago
• Tel Aviv University Research Reveals How Melanoma Spreads to Other Organs in the Body − 5 days ago
 
Psychiatry
Yale Team Discovers How Zika Virus Causes Fetal Brain Damage

3 days ago − Yale University
Infection by the Zika virus diverts a key protein necessary for neural cell division in the developing human fetus, thereby causing the birth defect microcephaly, a team of Yale scientists reported Aug. 24 in the journal Cell Reports. The findings suggest that Zika virus might be susceptible to existing antiviral drugs that may prevent disruption to the developing nervous system, said the researchers. …
• UCLA Scientists Use Ultrasound to Jump-start a Man's Brain After Coma − 3 days ago
• THC Makes Rats Lazy, Less Willing to Try Cognitively Demanding Tasks: UBC Study − 3 days ago
• Metformin Associated with Decreasing Weight Gain in Kids with Autism − 3 days ago
• Study Shows Diabetes Treatment Helps Reduce Weight in Children with Autism − 3 days ago
• Study Strengthens Evidence That Cognitive Activity Can Reduce Dementia Risk − 3 days ago
 
Pediatrics

Some Youth Football Drills Riskier Than Others


5 days ago − Virginia Tech
• Asthma Risk Increases When Child Had Bronchiolitis − 3 days ago
• Children with Food Allergies Predisposed to Asthma, Rhinitis − 3 days ago
• Study Shows Acetaminophen Can Be Tolerated by Children with Mild, Persistent Asthma − 5 days ago
• For Young Football Players, Some Tackling Drills Can Pose Higher Injury Risks Than Games − 5 days ago
• Umbilical Cells Shed Light on How Obesity May Pass from Mother to Child − 5 days ago
 
Neurology
Barrow Researchers Find Roots of Modern Humane Treatment

2 days ago − St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
PHOENIX - Researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute have traced the roots of humane medical practices to a pioneering French physician who treated people with deformities as humans instead of "monsters," as they were commonly called. …
• Is Prehospital Stroke Treatment Associated with Better Outcomes? − 3 days ago
• NEJM Study: MRI-guided Focused Ultrasound Effective to Treat Essential Tremor − 3 days ago
• UCLA Scientists Use Ultrasound to Jump-start a Man's Brain After Coma − 3 days ago
• Intravenous Glyburide Treatment May Reduce Dangerous Brain Swelling After Stroke − 4 days ago
• Calcium Supplements Linked to Dementia Risk in Women with Certain Health Conditions − 11 days ago
 
Cardiology

Full Adherence to Guideline-recommend Therapies Associated with Lower Rate of MACE


6 days ago − Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares
• HIV-infected Adults with Depression Have Increased Risk for Heart Attack − 3 days ago
• UNC Cardiologist Examines Training, Staffing, Research in Cardiac Intensive Care − 3 days ago
• Polyunsaturated Fat in Adipose Tissue Linked to Lower Mortality − 10 days ago
• Many Life-saving Defibrillators Behind Locked Doors During Off-hours, Study Finds − 12 days ago
• Long-lived Parents Could Mean a Healthier Heart into Your 70s − 12 days ago
 
Radiology

Special Report Documents Zika Virus' Impact on the Fetal Brain


3 days ago − Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
• Study Suggests That Brain Damages Caused by Zika Virus Congenital Infection Go Beyond Microcephaly − 4 days ago
• Novel MRI Technique Distinguishes Healthy Prostate Tissue from Cancer Using Zinc − 5 days ago
• Heart Muscle Made from Stem Cells Aid Precision Cardiovascular Medicine, Study Shows − 9 days ago
• New Report Presents Bundled Payment Model for Breast Cancer Screening − 9 days ago
• Life Expectancy in Some CKD Patients Could Be Improved with Nephron-sparing Treatment − 11 days ago
 
Endocrinology
Fracking Chemicals Exposure May Harm Fertility in Female Mice

3 days ago − The Endocrine Society
Washington, DC--Prenatal exposure to chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, may threaten fertility in female mice, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's journal Endocrinology. …
• UTSW Research Identifies Protein That Promotes the Breakdown of Fat − 3 days ago
• Diabetes Drug May Also Offer Vascular Protection − 10 days ago
• Why You're Stiff in the Morning: Your Body Suppresses Inflammation When You Sleep at Night − 20 days ago
• Vitamin D Levels May Drop When Women Stop Using Birth Control − 23 days ago
• Soy May Help Protect Women with PCOS from Diabetes, Heart Disease − 23 days ago
 
Endocrinology

Researchers Shed Light on Vascular Growth Factors in Thyroid Eye Disease


11 days ago − Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
• Low-income Kids Less Likely to Receive Strabismus Diagnoses − 11 days ago
• Greater Intake of Dietary Omega-3 Fatty Acids Associated with Lower Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy − 9 days ago
• Steroid Treatment in Very Low Birth Weight Infants May Contribute to Vision Problems − 11 days ago
• High Expression of Short Gene Appears to Contribute to Destructive Eye Pressures in Glaucoma − 13 days ago
• Survey: Vision Health a Priority − 23 days ago
 
Dermatology
Comparing Coronary Artery Calcium Scores in Patients with Psoriasis, Diabetes

3 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 − 19 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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