» Hydrogen peroxide-producing drug boosts cancer-killing effect of radiotherapy
13/05/21 16:40 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A small drug molecule that appears to protect normal tissue from the damaging effects of radiation, may simultaneously be able to boost the cancer-killing effect of radiation therapy, according to a new study.

» COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are immunogenic in pregnant and lactating women, study finds
13/05/21 16:39 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
In a new study, researchers evaluated the immunogenicity of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines in pregnant and lactating women who received either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, finding that both triggered immune responses.

» Obesity slows progress against cancer deaths, study suggests
13/05/21 14:00 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A new study suggests that heart disease and obesity-associated cancer mortality rates have continued to improve, but at a slowing pace.

» Dental procedures during pandemic are no riskier than a drink of water, study finds
13/05/21 12:49 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A new study's findings dispel the misconception that patients and providers are at high risk of catching COVID-19 at the dentist's office.

» Peptide could allow medical marijuana to relieve pain without side effects
12/05/21 15:57 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Many people live with chronic pain, and in some cases, cannabis can provide relief. But the drug also can significantly impact memory and other cognitive functions. Now, researchers have developed a peptide that, in mice, allowed THC, th...

» AI helps predict treatment outcomes for patients with diseased dental implants
12/05/21 15:56 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Peri-implantitis, a condition where tissue and bone around dental implants becomes infected, besets roughly one-quarter of dental implant patients, and currently there's no reliable way to assess how patients will respond to treatment of...

» 10 years after obesity surgery: How did life turn out?
12/05/21 15:56 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
In a new study, patients were interviewed about their experiences ten years after undergoing obesity surgery. The results show that the effect on eating and weight regulation persisted, whereas other problems, such as feelings of guilt a...

» Fatigue, mood disorders associated with post-COVID-19 syndrome
12/05/21 12:34 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Patients diagnosed with post-COVID-19 syndrome, also known as 'PCS,' 'COVID-19 long-haul syndrome' and 'Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS COV-2,' experience symptoms such as mood disorders, fatigue and perceived cognitive impairment that can n...

» Artificial intelligence tool uses chest X-ray to differentiate worst cases of COVID-19
12/05/21 12:34 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Trained to see patterns by analyzing thousands of chest X-rays, a computer program predicted with up to 80 percent accuracy which COVID-19 patients would develop life-threatening complications.

» Long term use of prescription meds for insomnia not linked to better quality sleep
12/05/21 00:11 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Long term use of prescription meds for insomnia doesn't seem to improve disturbed sleep in middle-aged women, suggests new research.

» Pregnant women hospitalized for COVID-19 infection do not face increased risk of death, new study suggests
11/05/21 21:41 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Pregnant women who develop severe COVID-19 infections that require hospitalization for pneumonia and other complications may not be more likely to die from these infections than non-pregnant women. In fact, they may have significantly lo...

» Tiny, wireless, injectable chips use ultrasound to monitor body processes
11/05/21 21:41 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers report that they have built what they say is the world's smallest single-chip system, consuming a total volume of less than 0.1 mm3. The system is as small as a dust mite and visible only under a microscope. In order to achie...

» Using contrast MRI after a heart attack could increase survival
11/05/21 16:38 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A new study has revealed that treatment for heart attacks could be improved thanks to a novel method of evaluating heart function using contrast-based MRI scans.

» AI analytics predict COVID-19 patients' daily trajectory in UK intensive care units
11/05/21 16:38 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers have used machine learning to predict which COVID-19 patients might get worse and not respond positively to being turned onto their front in intensive care units -- a technique known as proning that is commonly used in this s...

» Gene therapy restores immune function in children with rare immunodeficiency
11/05/21 16:37 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
An investigational gene therapy can safely restore the immune systems of infants and children who have a rare, life-threatening inherited immunodeficiency disorder, according to new research. The researchers found that 48 of 50 children ...

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