Medical Research

Media Mislead On Study About Self-induced Abortion

A new study from the American Journal of Public Health purports to show increased interest among U.S. women in self-induced abortion.
Related topics: Abortion

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Steroid Injections For Hip And Knee Osteoarthritis May Worsen Joint Damage, Study Finds

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...
Related topics: Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

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Family Care For Older Inpatients Reduces Delirium

Family members can be critical allies when it comes to helping elderly patients avoid postoperative delirium, researchers found. Medscape Medical News

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Should We Even Talk About A Psa?

Bring it up? Wait for the patient to bring it up? How does the patient even know whether to bring it up? Georgetown University Family Medicine

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Study: This Halloween, People More Scared Of Root Canals Than Spiders, Snakes, Sharks

A recent study by the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), the dental specialists who save your natural teeth, showed more people (59%) are afraid of getting a root canal than speaking in public (57%), spiders (55%) or being trapped in an...

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Novel Study Documents Marked Slowdown Of Cell Division Rates In Old Age

In a novel study comparing healthy cells from people in their 20s with cells from people in their 80s, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have documented that cell division rates appear to consistently and markedly slow...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Study Shoots Down Hopes That Metformin Might Help Strength Training Seniors Build More Muscle

A new clinical trial dispels the hypothesis that the diabetes drug metformin could help exercising seniors gain more muscle mass by inhibiting tissue inflammation.
Related topics: Clinical Trials, Diabetes

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Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Awards Over $13.8 Million In Young Investigator Grants To...

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.

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Researchers Create An Artificial Skin That Makes Your Phone Ticklish

We're so reliant on our smartphones that it's probably fair to say they've become an extension of ourselves, so the fact that scientists have now developed an artificial "skin" for our devices -- that has the ability to make...

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Scientists Discover New Process Shaping Red Blood Cell Development

Red blood cells give us life. They ferry oxygen throughout our bodies. Breakdowns in red blood cell development can be life-threatening, but scientists still have much to learn about the molecular processes that ensure these cells develop properly....

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World's Loudest Bird Could Cause Hearing Damage To Humans

According to a new study in Current Biology, the male white bellbird when singing its mating call produces the loudest bird song. The bird lives in the mountains of the Amazon rainforest.
Related topics: Amazon

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Making High-value Products From Agricultural Waste

Sunscreen from mushroom waste, healthy skincare products from apples and berries, and high-tech materials from Brussels sprout stalks - these are some high value products that could be first to market from a new $11 million research consortium led...

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Mount Sinai Awarded $25 Million To Study The Environment's Influence On People's Health Throughout...

Three world-renowned environmental health researchers from the Institute for Exposomic Research at Mount Sinai have been awarded grants worth a total of $25 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the newly formed Human Health...

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Digital Transformation Of Healthcare Will Be The Focus Of Ispor Europe 2019

ISPOR--the professional society for health economics and outcomes research--will begin its ISPOR Europe 2019 2-6 November 2019 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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“supermannan Cures Bladder Infections!” Really?

The ads claim SuperMannan cures bladder infections. The science is a single uncontrolled study of 9 women; its design is a recipe for disaster.

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Uc San Diego Moores Cancer Center's J. Silvio Gutkind Joins National Academy Of Medicine

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.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Overshadowed

Barely half of authors of more than 7,000 research papers on health in sub-Saharan Africa come from the country studied in the paper. More than two-thirds of these studies include authors from the U.S., Canada, Europe or a different African...

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Study Suggests A New Way To Think About The Brain's Link To Postpartum Depression

Chronic stress during pregnancy triggers an immune response in the brain that has potential to alter brain functions in ways that could contribute to postpartum depression, new research in animals suggests.
Related topics: Depression, Stress

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Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia Offers Help And Cure For Picky Eaters

Families dealing with the stress and frustration of their child's overly picky eating habits may have a new addition to their parental toolbox. Pediatric researchers describe a brief group cognitive-behavioral therapy program that provides parents...
Related topics: Stress

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Uci School Of Medicine Receives National Award For Excellence In Diversity

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is the recipient of a 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity publication in higher...

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