» Regular sunscreen use protects young people from melanoma
19/07/18 16:42 from Medical Research News Feed
A world-first study led by University of Sydney has found that Australians aged 18-40 years who were regular users of sunscreen in childhood reduced their risk of developing melanoma by 40 percent, compared to those who rarely used sunsc...
» Study: Binge drinking impairs working memory in adolescent brain
19/07/18 16:29 from Medical Research News Feed
A new study from researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center found that binge drinking impairs working memory in the adolescent brain. The study, in mice, explains why teenagers who binge drink are 15 times more likely to be...
» High fruit and vegetable intake linked to reduced risk of breast cancer
19/07/18 16:22 from Medical Research News Feed
Women who eat a high amount of fruits and vegetables each day may have a lower risk of breast cancer, especially of aggressive tumors, than those who eat fewer fruits and vegetables, according to a new study led by researchers from Harva...
» FAU researchers find possible cause of Parkinson’s disease in the patients’ immune system
19/07/18 16:18 from Medical Research News Feed
Parkinson's disease, formerly also referred to as shaking palsy, is one of the most frequent disorders affecting movement and the nervous system.
» Wait, just a second, is your doctor listening?
19/07/18 15:22 from Public Health News -- ScienceDaily
On average, patients get about 11 seconds to explain the reasons for their visit before they are interrupted by their doctors. Also, only one in three doctors provides their patients with adequate opportunity to describe their situation....
» Protective qualities of 'good cholesterol' reduce after menopause
19/07/18 14:28 from Medical Research News Feed
Levels of high density lipoprotein (HDL) may not accurately represent cardiovascular risk in older women, according to a new study.
» New Finnish study compares surgical treatment of shoulder impingement syndrome to placebo surgery
19/07/18 13:53 from Medical Research News Feed
In a landmark study published this week in the BMJ, Finnish researchers show that one of the most common surgical procedures in the Western world is probably unnecessary.
» Overuse of antibiotics not what the doctor ordered
19/07/18 13:44 from Public Health News -- ScienceDaily
With increased use of antibiotics worldwide linked to growing antibiotic resistance, a new study has highlighted the growing impact of non-prescription supply of antibiotics in community pharmacies, and the urgent need for better enforce...
» Study evaluates Neoteryx’s VAMS technology for monitoring HbA1c levels of diabetic children
19/07/18 13:39 from Medical Research News Feed
Neoteryx LLC today announced research recently published in the official peer-reviewed scientific journal of the European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine.
» Early surgical intervention may improve outcomes for patients with mitral valve disease
19/07/18 13:15 from Medical Research News Feed
The number of patients undergoing mitral valve operations are at an all-time high, and new research posted online today in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery suggests that many patients don't undergo surgical intervention until it's too late...
» Gene regulator associated with protein pileup in exfoliation glaucoma
19/07/18 10:59 from Medical Research News Feed
In exfoliation glaucoma, a protein dandruff clogs the outflow pathway for the fluid in our eyes.
» Study: Postmenopausal factors may impact heart-protective qualities of 'good cholesterol'
19/07/18 10:53 from Medical Research News Feed
Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins - also known as 'good cholesterol' - according to a study led by researchers in the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Publ...
» Alcohol-related cirrhosis deaths skyrocket in young adults
18/07/18 22:36 from Public Health News -- ScienceDaily
Liver disease deaths jumped by 65 percent in the United States, from 1999-2016, disproportionately affecting adults ages 25-34. The increase in deaths among young adults was driven entirely by alcohol-related liver disease, according to ...
» A simple pill for meth addicts on the cards
18/07/18 20:23 from Medical Research News Feed
Researchers from Australia's Curtin University have developed a simple pill that could be used to treat methamphetamine addicts. It would soon be tried in a clinical trial to prove its efficacy and utility said the researchers.
» Melanoma could soon be detected using a blood test
18/07/18 20:18 from Medical Research News Feed
West Australian researchers from Edith Cowan University have managed to develop a blood test that is capable of diagnosing melanomas before they can spread to other parts of the body. The study titled, “A diagnostic autoantibody signatur...
» Timing of dinner associated with breast and prostate cancer risks
18/07/18 16:56 from Medical Research News Feed
A new International Journal of Cancer study reveals that eating an early supper and having a long interval between the last meal and sleep are associated with lower breast and prostate cancer risks.
» Research uncovers new target for therapeutic intervention in breast cancer
18/07/18 16:50 from Medical Research News Feed
Research led by Suresh Alahari, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has shown for the first time that a tiny piece of RNA deregulates energy metabolism, an emerging hallmark ...
» Study: People with HIV twice as likely to suffer from heart disease
18/07/18 16:45 from Medical Research News Feed
People infected with HIV are twice as likely to suffer from heart disease, research has found.
» Study finds discharge against medical advice as predictor of readmissions in heart attack patients
18/07/18 16:35 from Medical Research News Feed
In a new study led by Keele University researchers found discharge against medical advice as the strongest predictor of 30-day unplanned readmissions in heart attack patients.
» New findings support more conservative use of ED neuroimaging for non-index seizures
18/07/18 13:59 from Medical Research News Feed
Patients who go to the emergency department with seizures often undergo neuroimaging, usually CT scans.Such imaging in adults presenting with new onset seizures leads to a change in care for 9-17% of patients, but it's unclear if such ch...