» UAB researchers detail underlying mechanism leading to age-associated osteoporosis
23/09/17 03:59 from Medical Research News Feed
A major health problem in older people is age-associated osteoporosis -- the thinning of bone and the loss of bone density that increases the risk of fractures. Often this is accompanied by an increase in fat cells in the bone marrow.
» Study identifies two genes involved in invasive group A Streptococcus infections
23/09/17 03:56 from Medical Research News Feed
Group A Streptococcus bacteria cause a variety of illnesses that range from mild nuisances like strep throat to life-threatening conditions including pneumonia, toxic shock syndrome and the flesh-eating disease formally known as necrotiz...
» UCI study improves understanding of brain's navigational system
23/09/17 03:48 from Medical Research News Feed
The ability to successfully navigate in the environment is essential both for animals searching for food or escaping predators, as well as for human urban dwellers. It is something we take for granted, but under the hood, it is supported...
» Research provides new insights on the border between conscious and unconscious perception
23/09/17 03:43 from Medical Research News Feed
Whether or not we consciously perceive the stimuli projected onto our retina is decided in our brain. A recent study by the University of Bonn shows how some signals dissipate along the processing path to conscious perception.
» Study presents new method for tracing history of β-cells
23/09/17 02:13 from Medical Research News Feed
Tracing the history of individual cells in the developing organism can reveal functional differences among seemingly uniform cells. This knowledge is important for defining the characteristics of highly regenerative cells in order to tar...
» Study reveals link between BMI and appreciation of food characteristics
23/09/17 01:10 from Medical Research News Feed
"It can be considered an instance of 'embodiment' in which our brain interacts with our body". This is the comment made by Raffaella Rumiati, neuroscientist at the International School for Advanced Studies - SISSA in Trieste, on the resu...
» Temporomandibular disorder may increase frequency and severity of chronic migraine
23/09/17 00:52 from Medical Research News Feed
In a study, researchers at the University of São Paulo's Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine, in Brazil, finds that the more frequent the migraine attacks, the more severe will be the so-called temporomandibular disorder, or TMD. The tempo...
» Public-private partnerships could make telemedicine sustainable in rural areas, UTA study shows
23/09/17 00:36 from Medical Research News Feed
Proper health care is more difficult in remote parts of India. But one UTA business professor has published a study showing how to make telemedicine affordable and sustainable in those remote areas through micro-entrepreneurship.
» Antibiotics, biocidal cleaning products linked to multidrug resistance in MRSA
23/09/17 00:31 from Medical Research News Feed
Antibiotic use on people or pets, and use of biocidal cleaning products such as bleach, are associated with multidrug resistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the home.
» Multi-gene test found to be better at identifying older adults at risk for Alzheimer's
23/09/17 00:24 from Medical Research News Feed
A new test that combines the effects of more than two dozen genetic variants, most associated by themselves with only a small risk of Alzheimer's disease, does a better job of predicting which cognitively normal older adults will go on t...
» Research finds new therapeutic strategy to prevent infections in spinal cord injury patients
22/09/17 17:16 from Medical Research News Feed
New research led by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found a potential therapeutic strategy to prevent infections in patients with spinal cord injuries.
» Novel assay shows potential to detect circulating cancer biomarkers in blood samples
22/09/17 17:07 from Medical Research News Feed
Future Science Group today announced the publication of an article in Future Science OA presenting early data from a novel assay for the non-invasive detection of PD-L1 and other biomarkers in patient blood samples.
» Researchers use gene therapy to restore hearing and balance in mouse model of Usher syndrome
22/09/17 16:51 from Medical Research News Feed
Hearing loss, sometimes associated with other disorders such as balance defects, is the most common sensory deficit, affecting more than 280 million people worldwide, according to WHO. In France, one child in 700 is born with severe or p...
» New syndrome caused by biallelic mutations predisposes the body to tumors
22/09/17 16:38 from Medical Research News Feed
A new syndrome caused by biallelic mutations - those produced in both gene copies inherited from the mother and father - in the FANCM gene predisposes the body to the appearance of tumours and causes rejection to chemotherapy treatments.
» Researchers discover mechanism of drug resistance for ovarian and breast cancer cells
22/09/17 16:17 from Medical Research News Feed
Researchers from the People's Friendship University of Russia have studied the mechanism of drug resistance for ovarian and breast cancer cells.
» Research confirms smartphone apps as effective treatment option for depression
22/09/17 16:11 from Medical Research News Feed
New Australian-led research has confirmed that smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, paving the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people around the world diagnosed with this condition.
» University of Portsmouth helping tackle air pollution in Sub-Saharan Africa
22/09/17 16:00 from Medical Research News Feed
The University of Portsmouth is helping to tackle air pollution and its harmful effects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
» Physical activity boosted cognition in breast cancer survivors, study says
22/09/17 15:33 from Medical Research News Feed
A study conducted by a team of researchers at the San Diego School of Medicine, University of California, reported that physical activities can more than double the post-treatment mental processing speed of breast cancer survivors.
» Narrow networks get even tighter when shopping for mental health specialists
22/09/17 13:38 from Medical Research News Feed
If you've got a plan offered on the federal health law's insurance marketplace and you're looking for a therapist, you may have to look really hard: The average provider network includes only 11 percent of all the mental health care prov...
» Flint's water crisis led to fewer babies and higher fetal death rates, researchers find
22/09/17 13:16 from Public Health News -- ScienceDaily
An estimated 275 fewer children were born in Flint, Michigan, while the city was using lead-contaminated water from the Flint River, according to new research findings.