Steroid injections intended to relieve knee or hip pain caused by osteoarthritis may make the joint damage worse, according to a study published in the journal Radiology.
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) reviewed the...
Topics: Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Medical Research
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation today announced the awarding of its Young Investigator Grants valued at more than $13.8 million to 200 of the world's most promising young scientists.
Topics: Medical Research
Swapping sugar and saturated fat for vegetables and smoothies can diminish the impact of sleep deprivation, according to new findings.
Shares of Teva Pharmaceutical (NYSE: TEVA) rose over 19% today after the company announced it had made a last-minute settlement with two counties in Ohio related to the opioid epidemic. The company and three drug distributors will pay a combined...
Human-made toxic chemicals that linger indefinitely in the environment disrupt the performance of critical helper cells in the mouse brain, leading to impaired function over long-term exposures.
J. Silvio Gutkind elected to National Academy of Medicine for his contributions to the understanding of cancer signaling networks and pioneering the study of the PIK3CA-mTOR signaling circuitry in head and neck cancer.
Topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research
All cancers are different. Lung cancer is very different to breast cancer, and one person’s breast cancer may be very different to another’s.
This means treatment for one group of patients won’t necessarily work for another. And without more...
Topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology
(MedPage Today) -- This approach has helped reduce vets' medication intake
(MedPage Today) -- A new tool measuring delirium and agitation can provide care guidelines
U.S. consumers buy a lot of nondurable goods like food, beverages, clothing and shoes. The American Customer Satisfaction Index asks them how they like the products they have to choose from.
A new multisite study funded by the National Institute on Aging will examine whether co-occurring Alzheimer's disease and stage 4 breast or prostate cancer alters pain perception, potentially leading to undertreated cancer pain.
Topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Medical Research, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Cancer, Oncology
Package delivery company and FedEx competitor UPS has teamed up with pharmacy and convenience store chain CVS to offer prescription drug deliveries by drones in the United States. The announcement comes only days after Alphabet’s Wing...
(MedPage Today) -- Combined treatment approaches a necessity for most patients
New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is expected to miss six to eight weeks after undergoing surgery Monday to repair a torn lateral meniscus.
The DNA-editing tool revealed by researchers today could potentially “fix” the vast majority of known genetic diseases. According to the research text published today, the system of “Prime editing” could potentially...
Topics: DNA, Genetics, Medical Research
To get kids to brush their teeth, you need to find the right toothpaste. We tested a variety of kids' toothpaste to find the best toothpaste for kids.
Ustekinumab was more effective than placebo for inducing and maintaining remission and promoting mucosal healing in a study of adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis. FDA Approvals
Topics: Food And Drug Administration, Placebo, Medical Research, Ulcerative Colitis
You cannot work in medicine today without being inundated with burnout statistics and commentary on your feed, coming to your inbox, or spoken from stages about the state of medicine we are in. The data is dire: we are disengaged, we are making...
Patients who receive a flu shot during a hospital stay for pneumonia are less likely to be readmitted or to die from complications, according to investigators. Medscape Medical News
Topics: Pneumonia, Flu, Influenza Vaccine, Influenza (Flu), Vaccines