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Knowing the exact number of molecules located at specific junctures in cells can be a critical measure of health as well as disease. For example, abnormally high numbers of growth factor receptors on cells can be an indication of cancerous and precancerous states. Now, a simplified method known as…
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Drugs currently being trialled in cancer patients have been used to successfully target an autoimmune condition in mice , report researchers. Their study involved giving cancer drugs to mice and inducing uveitis, an incurable autoimmune eye condition responsible for 1 in every 10 cases of visual…
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Standard and intensive blood pressure treatments were equally effective in the emergency treatment of acute intracerebral hemorrhage, a type of stroke caused by bleeding into the brain, an international stroke study has found.
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A research team has shown how different colors of light could affect our ability to sleep. At the same time they have established that the light-sensitive pigment melanopsin is necessary for the substantial wavelength-dependent effects of light on sleep. The results point to a need to understand…
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A new study investigating trends on the use of pulmonary rehabilitation therapy among older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease found that this therapy was underutilized, despite its health benefits and cost effectiveness. The study is the first to describe use of PR among COPD…
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Netflix binge-watching versus a hike in the woods. A cheeseburger versus kale salad. Fentanyl versus Tylenol. New research suggests our brain activity could be influenced to make the healthier choice.
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Researchers have developed a unique method for detecting antibodies in the blood of patients in a proof-of-principle study that opens the door to development of simple diagnostic tests for diseases for which no microbial cause is known, including auto-immune diseases, cancers and other conditions.
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Many mesothelioma patients avoid surgery for fear it will degrade their quality of life. But a study has found just the opposite: Patients who underwent an operation called pleurectomy and decortication (PD) generally reported their quality of life improved after surgery.
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Cancer cells need a lot of energy in order to divide without limits. Researchers have discovered how leukemia cells cover these extra energy needs, and scientists may be able to use this mechanism to put a brake on leukemia cells.
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Using an advanced imaging technique, researchers have been able to predict which patients who'd recently suffered concussions were likely to fully recover.
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Putting liver cancer patients on a medication regimen prior to undergoing a certain treatment could lead to shorter hospital stays and less chance for readmission due to complications, say researchers.
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The trace element zinc has an impact on the essential metabolic functions of most living organisms. New research has found that even minimal zinc deficiency impairs digestion, albeit without any typical symptoms such as skin problems or fatigue. Hence, short-term zinc deficiency in the diet should…
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Incorrectly folded proteins can cause a variety of diseases. Now researchers have found a solution for preventing this misfolding.
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The anti-vascular endothelial growth factor drugs ranibizumab and aflibercept, used to treat vision loss from diabetic macular edema (DME), and approximately 20 to 30 times more expensive than bevacizumab, are not cost-effective for treatment of DME compared to bevacizumab unless their prices…
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Move over sniffer dogs, people who witnessed a crime are able to identify criminals by their smell. Police lineups normally rely on sight, but nose-witnesses can be just as reliable as eye-witnesses, new research has found.
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Skilled readers can quickly recognize words when they read because the word has been placed in a visual dictionary of sorts which functions separately from an area that processes the sounds of written words, say neuroscientists. The visual dictionary idea rebuts a common theory that our brain needs…
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A 15 year study in 1.1 million patients with atrial fibrillation has found that women are 23% more likely to be hospitalized for acute ischemic stroke than men.
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Migraine ranks in the top 20 of the world's most disabling medical illnesses, yet is underreported, say researchers. In a new study, researchers leverage social media to yield important insights on migraine associated-smells and hallucinations.
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A new article features maps of counties in the United States where the mosquitoes known as Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus have been recorded.
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If you purchased a Toyota Prius, you may have been driven by the desire to conserve the environment or to save yourself some money at the gas pump. But consumers may also choose to buy sustainable products to make themselves appear socially responsible to others. Before making purchases, they…
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Being able to identify lung cancer "signature" through a simple breath test has emerged as one of the most promising ways to diagnose the disease. Now the test is being used to monitor for disease recurrence.
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Cancer patients often ask doctors how long they have to live, but how precise are doctors' answers? A new statistical method applied to six types of cancer is likely to result not only in more accurate survival estimates, but also to enable scientists to determine which genetic sequences can be…
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Patients with late-stage, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have surgery have better survival rates than those who don't, but fewer of these patients are undergoing surgery, researchers have found.
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The yuck factor may be an effective tool for boosting hand hygiene compliance among health care workers, according to a study. Infection Prevention and Control specialists observed that showing magnified images of bacteria found on things common in the health care environment like a mouse pad or…
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You may not be surprised to know that men tend to visit the doctor less than women. But the reasons men give for avoiding check ups are raising a few eyebrows. A new national survey is out listing the top excuses men make, but two doctors in particular aren't buying them.
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