» Study shows how naïve T-cells may affect tumor immunity and immunotherapy
18/11/17 04:59 from Medical Research News Feed
The immune cells that are trained to fight off the body's invaders can become defective. It's what allows cancer to develop. So most research has targeted these co-called effector T-cells.

» Mount Sinai researchers identify new therapeutic target for ER+ breast cancer
18/11/17 04:54 from Medical Research News Feed
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified a protein that can be targeted to suppress growth of a common type of breast cancer known as "estrogen receptor positive" (ER+), including ER+ cancers that are re...

» Selectively deleting stem cell factor promotes recovery after TBI in mice
18/11/17 04:44 from Medical Research News Feed
UT Southwestern molecular biologists today report the unexpected finding that selectively deleting a stem cell transcription factor in adult mice promotes recovery after traumatic brain injury (TBI).

» New studies highlight importance of cardiorespiratory fitness to reduce CVD risk
18/11/17 04:27 from Medical Research News Feed
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a leading cause of death for men in the U.S. Both cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and the blood triglyceride/high-density lipoprotein ratio (TG:HDL ratio) are strong predictors of death from CHD. In the cu...

» New study further validates use of vaginal progesterone to decrease risk of preterm birth
18/11/17 04:15 from Medical Research News Feed
A new study published today - World Prematurity Day - in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology provides additional support for treatment with vaginal progesterone to reduce the risk of preterm birth, neonatal complications and ...

» Specially tailored, ultrafast light pulses can trigger neurons to fire in different patterns
18/11/17 04:01 from Medical Research News Feed
Specially tailored, ultrafast pulses of light can trigger neurons to fire and could one day help patients with light-sensitive circadian or mood problems, according to a new study in mice at the University of Illinois.

» Decrease in sunshine linked to rising incidence of Rickets
18/11/17 03:56 from Medical Research News Feed
A University of Toronto student and professor have teamed up to discover that Britain's increasing cloudiness during the summer could be an important reason for the mysterious increase in Rickets among British children over the past few ...

» Harnessing social media big data to fight against prescription drug crisis
18/11/17 03:27 from Medical Research News Feed
Researchers at Dartmouth, Stanford University, and IBM Research, conducted a critical review of existing literature to determine whether social media big data can be used to understand communication and behavioral patterns related to pre...

» Researchers find way to switch tumor cells between 2D and 3D morphology
18/11/17 03:20 from Medical Research News Feed
Paving the way for testing experimental drugs in more realistic environments, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have discovered how to make tiny colonies of cells grow in useful new ways inside petri dishes.

» Researchers receive £1.3 million to develop sight-saving imaging technology
18/11/17 02:48 from Medical Research News Feed
Staff at the University of Liverpool's Department of Eye & Vision Science have been awarded £1.3 million by the National Institute for Health Research's Intervention for Innovation (i4i) program to develop a state-of-the-art Ultra-Sensit...

» Flu vaccine prevents hospitalization in children, study shows
17/11/17 19:17 from Public Health News -- ScienceDaily
Children vaccinated against influenza are significantly less likely to experience serious complications from the virus that could land them in hospital, new research has found.

» Noninvasive brain imaging reveals surgical skills acquisition and expertise of trainees
17/11/17 09:35 from Medical Research News Feed
While simulation platforms have been used to train surgeons before they enter an actual operating room (OR), few studies have evaluated how well trainees transfer those skills from the simulator to the OR.

» New model to test effectiveness of existing and potential CF therapies
17/11/17 09:22 from Medical Research News Feed
UNC School of Medicine researchers have developed a new laboratory model of the infection- and inflammation-plagued airways of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients.

» People with hearing loss need better technology to overcome background noise, report reveals
17/11/17 08:06 from Medical Research News Feed
A new report from Action on Hearing Loss has showed that there is a real demand for better technology solutions to help people with hearing loss overcome communication challenges when confronted by background noise.

» FAIMS technology holds potential to be effective screening tool for pancreatic cancer
17/11/17 08:06 from Medical Research News Feed
In research published in the latest edition of the UEG Journal, Scientists in Finland demonstrated that there is variance in the volatile compounds found in the urine of pancreatic cancer patients to that of healthy controls.

» Breakthrough research brings new procedure closer to helping patients with blood cancer
17/11/17 08:06 from Medical Research News Feed
A new procedure that can prevent the potentially lethal side effects of stem cell transplants is a step closer to helping more patients with blood cancers after a breakthrough in understanding of the key mechanism that makes it work.

» Research suggests new ways to mitigate impact of mistreatment at early age
17/11/17 05:26 from Medical Research News Feed
Everyone has challenges of one kind or another. But research shows that mistreatment at an early age can have long-lasting and life-altering repercussions that could be passed to future generations.

» Scientists suggest possibility of naturally acquired immunity against Zika infection
17/11/17 03:47 from Medical Research News Feed
Birth defects in babies born infected with Zika virus remain a major health concern. Now, scientists suggest the possibility that some women in high-risk Zika regions may already be protected and not know it.

» Researchers identify new way to reduce risk of complications after joint surgery
17/11/17 03:39 from Medical Research News Feed
Researchers identified a new way to lower the risk of complications after joint surgery, using a simple blood test. Patients with diabetes are more likely to need joint replacement surgery but also have a greater risk of serious complica...

» Combining calorie-restricted diet with high-intensity exercise could help reduce risk of weight regain
17/11/17 03:29 from Medical Research News Feed
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found that combining a calorie-restricted diet with high-intensity interval training could be a solution for reducing weight regain after weight loss.

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