Plant-based relatives of cholesterol could boost gene-infused nanoparticle delivery

9 minutes ago   |   News Medical

Gene-infused nanoparticles used for combating disease work better when they include plant-based relatives of cholesterol because their shape and structure help the genes get...
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Patients with type 2 diabetes who decline insulin therapy had worse blood sugar control

43 minutes ago   |   News Medical

Patients with type 2 diabetes who have high levels of blood sugar are at greater risk of serious complications such as chronic kidney disease, heart disease and blindness.
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Health officials brace for coronavirus spread to Africa as modelling study reveals most vulnerable countries

59 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

Scientists warn of potential calamity from novel coronavirus in African countries with strong links to Chinese investment and travel while ill-prepared to detect cases and...
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Scientists discover novel molecular pathway involved in immunotherapy response

59 minutes ago   |   News Medical

Scientists at The Wistar Institute discovered a novel pathway that enables detection of DNA in the cytoplasm and triggers inflammation and cellular senescence.
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Stories for PCPs to consider during Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

1 hour ago   |   Healio

In the United States, the CDC estimates that nearly 26% of women and 15% of men report experiencing intimate partner violence before reaching the age of 18 years. Teen dating...
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Antibiotics Cause Birth Defects When Used During Pregnancy

Antibiotics Cause Birth Defects When Used During Pregnancy

1 hour ago   |   Medindia Health

Macrolide antibiotics should be used with caution during pregnancy and if feasible, alternative antibiotics should be prescribed until further research is available.
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Easy Weight Loss Trick: Eating a Big Breakfast may Burn More Calories

Easy Weight Loss Trick: Eating a Big Breakfast may Burn More Calories

1 hour ago   |   Medindia Health

Want to lose weight? Eating a bigger breakfast and lighter dinner may burn more calories and protect against obesity. So, hurry up, eat your morning breakfast like a king to...
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In Tornado Alley, storms are even more dangerous for people with disabilities

1 hour ago   |   News Medical

John High has diabetes, which led to his leg being amputated below the knee two years ago. He has been using a wheelchair since then and hasn't gotten used to having to work...
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Allopurinol, febuxostat carry similar risks for hypersensitivity reactions

1 hour ago   |   Healio

Both allopurinol and febuxostat carry similar, significant increased risks for hypersensitivity reactions compared with colchicine, according to data published in Annals of the...
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Saratoga Potato Chips, LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Kroger Sweet & Mesquite BBQ Potato Chips

1 hour ago   |   FDA

Saratoga Potato Chips, LLC of Fort Wayne, Indiana is recalling 140 cases of Kroger Sweet & Mesquite BBQ Potato Chips because it may contain undeclared milk
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Research Interest in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows

Research Interest in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows

Objective Factors predictive of research career interest among pediatric emergency medicine fellows are not known. We sought to determine the prevalence and determinants of... Read more ...

Shocking new study says coronavirus infections double every 2.4 days

Shocking new study says coronavirus infections double every 2.4 days

If you're wondering just how quickly the Wuhan coronavirus is actually spreading these days, look no further than a new study published in the journal medRxiv that estimates... Read more ...

RIPPLE EFFECT: Huge disruptions in pharmaceutical supplies reported in INDIA...

RIPPLE EFFECT: Huge disruptions in pharmaceutical supplies reported in INDIA after Wuhan coronavirus disrupts production in China

As we've been reporting now for several weeks, the spreading Wuhan coronavirus is much worse than the Chinese government has said. There are thousands more infections... Read more ...

Babies 'face birth defect risk if their mothers take penicillin alternatives...

Babies 'face birth defect risk if their mothers take penicillin alternatives during pregnancy'

Research by University College London said that the risk of heart, brain or genital defects was 55 per cent higher among babies whose mothers took macrolide antibiotics during... Read more ...

Coronavirus vaccine could be available 'within months', claims Oxford...

Coronavirus vaccine could be available 'within months', claims Oxford University scientist

Professor Sarah Gilbert is working to develop a vaccine at the Jenner Institute at Oxford University. An initial 1,000 doses will soon be made in Italy for clinical trials. Read more ...

Common Plastics Chemicals Linked to Autism Traits in Young Boys

Common Plastics Chemicals Linked to Autism Traits in Young Boys

The study didn't identify a heightened risk for autism per se among boys, but rather a "small" increase in the chance for developing certain autism-related traits by age 3 or 4. Read more ...

Mediterranean diet promotes gut bacteria linked to 'healthy aging' in older...

Mediterranean diet promotes gut bacteria linked to 'healthy aging' in older people: Study

Diets high in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, legumes and olive oil may impact gut bacteria by increasing bacteria diversity and curbing the advance of physical... Read more ...

Poop-eating lab mice affect probiotic research outcomes, says study

Poop-eating lab mice affect probiotic research outcomes, says study

Researchers have studied a key difference between the microbiome of lab mice and humans caused by rodents' tendency to eat their own faeces, which they say could have... Read more ...

Baby from an Immature Egg

Baby from an Immature Egg

Fertility doctors have announced the birth of the first baby to be born to a cancer patient from an immature egg that was matured in the laboratory, frozen, then thawed and... Read more ...

Coronavirus conspiracy: Communist China could weaponize supply lines...

Coronavirus conspiracy: Communist China could weaponize supply lines, creating "global chokehold"

Now that it has been revealed that the United States has an almost total dependency on China for pharmaceuticals, experts are warning that the communist country can basically... Read more ...