'ENDURING RISK' FOR DEPRESSION PERSISTS IN PCOS THROUGHOUT LIFESPAN

A cohort of women with polycystic ovary syndrome recruited in early adulthood reported elevated depressive symptoms throughout 30 years...

Q&A: IS THE CDC'S DELAY IN LINKING AFM TO EV-D68 WARRANTED?

The United States witnessed an uptick in the number of children experiencing weakness and paralysis of unknown origin in 2014. The...

 
 
 

3 WAYS TO REDUCE BURNOUT

PHILADELPHIA - Data indicate that rates of physician burnout are declining, but it remains a significant issue for clinicians, a speaker...

TARGETED BRAIN STIMULATION IMPROVES AGE-RELATED MEMORY

High-frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, targeting the hippocampus can engage behavioral and neural characteristics...

 
 
 

DIETARY OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS LINKED TO LOWER RISK OF RECURRENT GOUT FLARE

The consumption of dietary omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids via fish is associated with a lower risk for gout flares, whereas consuming...

DIFFERENCES IN BCC SUBTYPE REPORTING SUGGEST GAP IN DELIVERY OF CARE

A lack of histologic subtyping in basal cell carcinoma may put patients at risk for inadequate or inappropriate therapy, according...

 
 
 

PHASE 3 TRIAL ASSESSES INTRAOPERATIVE RADIOTHERAPY FOR GLIOBLASTOMA

An international randomized phase 3 trial is underway to evaluate the efficacy of intraoperative radiotherapy for patients with glioblastoma...

LENTIVIRAL GENE THERAPY WITH BUSULFAN CONDITIONING SAFE, EFFECTIVE IN INFANTS WITH SCID-X1

Infants with newly diagnosed X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency demonstrated multilineage engraftment of transduced cells after...

 
 
 

PREVIOUS HAV VACCINATION DOES NOT RELIABLY PROTECT SOME PATIENTS WITH HIV

Study findings suggest that previous vaccination against hepatitis A virus infection does not reliably protect some people with HIV. Researchers...

MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY DEMONSTRATES ‘UNPRECEDENTED' VIROLOGIC SUPPRESSION IN HIV STUDY

The monoclonal antibody UB-421 “demonstrated unprecedented and sustained” virologic suppression in the absence of ART among people...

 
 
 

WEIGHT CHANGE 'RIPPLE EFFECT' NOT PRESENT FOR PARTNERS DURING PREGNANCY

Male partners of women with overweight or obesity who undergo a weight management intervention during pregnancy do not tangentially...

MICROBIOME IN NEWBORNS' STOOL CAN PREDICT OVERWEIGHT AT AGE 3 YEARS

Researchers in Finland found that a newborn's microbiome, measured in his or her first stool sample, predicted whether the child would...

 
 
 

VIBRATION STIMULATION OF EXTERNAL EAR ALLEVIATES INFLAMMATION IN RA

The application of a device that uses vibration to stimulate the cymba concha on the external ear can inhibit the production of TNF,...

NEGATIVE HLA-C*06:02 STATUS SHOULD NOT DETER USTEKINUMAB USE IN PSORIASIS

Researchers found no need to exclude patients with psoriasis from ustekinumab treatment because of a negative HLA-C*06:02 genotype...

 
 
 

SUBSCAPULARIS TENOTOMY, LESSER TUBEROSITY OSTEOTOMY HAD COMPARABLE OUTCOMES FOR TSA

Patients undergoing total shoulder arthroplasty with either subscapularis tenotomy or lesser tuberosity osteotomy had comparable successful...

OERTLI LAUNCHES UPGRADED FAROS SURGICAL PLATFORM

Oertli Instrumente has launched an upgrade to its Faros compact surgical platform for cataract, vitrectomy and glaucoma surgery. The...

 
 
 

VIDEO: SELADELPAR MET PHASE 2 ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE ENDPOINT IN PBC

VIENNA - In this exclusive video from the International Liver Congress 2019, Marlyn J. Mayo, MD, from The University of Texas, presents...

VIDEO: TRANSPARENCY IMPROVES PATIENT CARE, BUILDS JUST CULTURE

PHILADELPHIA - While strategies such as public reporting, transparency and using clinical decision support and electronic health records...

 
 
 

‘EVERY PATIENT, EVERY TIME': INPATIENT PROTOCOL STANDARDIZES ULCERATIVE COLITIS CARE

Since implementing its Inpatient Ulcerative Colitis Protocol in 2016, the University of California San Francisco has improved the uniform...

TOO MUCH SCREEN TIME TIED TO BEHAVIORAL ISSUES IN PRESCHOOLERS

In a large birth cohort study, researchers found that preschool-aged children who had 2 hours of screen time per day were at increased...

 
 
 



Being Bullied at School May Raise Mental Health Problems

Being Bullied at School May Raise Mental Health Problems

Being Bullied in secondary school may dramatically raise the victim's chances of mental health problems and unemployment later in life, finds a new study. Read more ...

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

A research team led by Yale School of Medicine obtained the pigs' brains from abattoirs and placed them in a system they created called BrainEx. Read more ...

Perfect Skin and Hair Care Tips for This Summer

Perfect Skin and Hair Care Tips for This Summer

Summer is here, and it can wreak havoc on your sensitive skin and flawless hair. So, make sure to beat the heat by following simple summer skin care and hair care tips to keep... Read more ...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness post-exercise

Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International... Read more ...

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of... Read more ...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding at her bedside

Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago, days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee Carley at her bedside in hospital gowns... Read more ...

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois tested electrical stimulation of the hippocampus on the brains of 16 64 to 80-year-olds and found it boosted their memories. Read more ...

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

"I would cry and cry and cry over just getting changed and having to put on clothes,” the actress said. Read more ...

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania successfully edited the DNA of embryonic mice just days before birth to get rid of genetic defects that cause fatal lung diseases. Read more ...

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Researchers at the University of Alberta studied more than 2,400 families to find more than two hours per day looking at screens as a toddler could lead to a seven times higher... Read more ...