Medical Research

Industry-funded Study Of The Week: Soup Prevents Obesity?

When I saw the title of this study, I had two questions: Why would anyone do a study like this? (OK, in short-term studies, consuming water or soup before meals reduces immediate calorie consumption, but in the long term?) Who paid for...
Related topics: Obesity, Calories

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Homicides Near Schools Affect Students' Educational Outcomes, Says New Study

Homicides near schools negatively impact on the educational attainment of children, a new study in the Journal of Labor Economics reports.

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Strong Markets For Cultured Meat Across Meat-reducing Germany And France

For the first time ever the majority of Germans are limiting their consumption of meat, and many are open to the concept of eating cultured meat, according to a new study.

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Researchers Find Cardiovascular Health Similarities Between Chimpanzees, Humans

Doctors like to remind patients not to monkey around with their health, suggesting that a good diet and regular exercise improve longevity.
Related topics: Cardiology, Diet

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Many Practitioners Are Not Prescribing Hiv Prevention Medication

Only about 54% of medical practitioners surveyed say they have prescribed pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, to HIV-vulnerable patients, according to a new study.
Related topics: HIV, Virus

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Ten Minutes Of Massage Or Rest Will Help Your Body Fight Stress

Study shows that short, easy-to-apply relaxation techniques can activate the body's regenerative system for fighting stress -- offering new perspective on how we can treat stress-related disease
Related topics: Stress

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Your Cells Look Young For Their Age, Compared To A Chimp's

Many humans live to see their 80s, some even reach 100. But chimpanzees rarely make it past 50, despite sharing 99% of our genetic code. While modern medicine has added years to human lifespans, a study points to a more ancient explanation why...
Related topics: Genetics

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Archaeology Uncovers Infectious Disease Spread 4000 Years Ago

New bioarchaeology research has shown how infectious diseases may have spread 4000 years ago, while highlighting the dangers of letting such diseases run rife.

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U Of M Research Team Hopes To Develop An Implantable Device To Treat Mental Illness — Thanks To A...

Implanted medical devices can be used to treat a number of medical conditions, including regulating heart function or delivering electrical stimulation to targeted areas of the brain to treat essential tremors caused by Parkinson’s disease. A new...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Parkinson's

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Sanofi/glaxo To Supply 300m Coronavirus Vaccine Doses In Eu

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Related topics: Sanofi, Vaccines, GlaxoSmithKline

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Focusing On Cause, Not Effect, Could Unblock Alzheimer’s Research, Scientists Hope

by Ian Le Guillou Over one hundred years since psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer described the hallmarks of the disease that bears his name, significant gaps in our understanding of how and why the disease develops mean that we still do not have...
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease

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Researchers Discover A Novel Family Of Toxins Used In Bacterial Competition

Researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil have characterized a novel family of anti-bacterial toxins present in bacteria, including Salmonella enterica. This species uses toxic proteins to kill other bacteria in gut microbiota and...
Related topics: Bacteria, Salmonella, Proteins

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Researchers Develop Simple Method To 3-d Print Milk Products

Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have developed a method to perform direct ink writing (DIW) 3-D printing of milk-based products at room temperature while maintaining its temperature-sensitive nutrients.

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The Race To Redesign Sugar

Forget artificial sweeteners. Researchers are now developing new forms of real sugar, to deliver sweetness with fewer calories. But tricking our biology is no easy feat, Nicola Twilley writes.
Related topics: Calories

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Neoadjuvant Io Yields Deep Responses In Head And Neck Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Preoperative checkpoint inhibition led to deep responses in select patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) with mostly human papillomavirus (HPV)-negative disease, a small, single-arm study found. Among 29...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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New Cdc Study Highlights Threat Of Coronavirus Spread On Lengthy Flights

A single airline passenger unknowingly sickened with coronavirus managed to infect 15 other people aboard the 10-hour trip to Vietnam, highlighting the dangers of travel amid the pandemic.The global health crisis had only just begun its spread...
Related topics: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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Google Searches To Buy Chloroquine Spiked By 442% Following Donald Trump And Elon Musk’s...

A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that the American public is highly susceptible to endorsements from public leaders regarding unproven COVID-19 drug therapies — even when such drugs have been linked to fatal poisonings.Although...
Related topics: Google, Donald Trump

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Weekly Covid-19 News Round-up, 9.20.20

My helpful collection of resources and information for your easy like Sunday morning reads: How to Stay Safe: • Face masks could be giving people Covid-19 immunity, researchers suggest (Telegraph) • Does Wearing Glasses Protect You From...

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Study Claims Sea Ice Triggered The Little Ice Age In The 1300s

A new study has been published that has found sea ice can cause climate change. The study has found that sea ice isn’t simply a passive responder to climate change. According to the study, the growth of sea ice could have contributed to the...

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Doing These 3 Things Will Make You An Expert On Any Topic, According To A Google Mentor

The more you learn, the more you'll discover what you don't know. Filadendron/Getty Images It's easy to let imposter syndrome get in the way, but these three steps can help you gain the skills and knowledge to confidently call yourself an...
Related topics: Google

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