GENETICALLY MODIFYING ZEBRAFISH PROVIDES NUMEROUS, HIGHLY ACCURATE DISEASE MODELS

Research published today describes how zebrafish can be genetically engineered to produce more accurate models of human disease.

AI PATHOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC TOOL DEVELOPED USING DEEP LEARNING TECHNOLOGY FROM OLYMPUS

Since 2017, Olympus Corporation has participated in a joint research program that has the potential to help streamline the workload...

 
 
 

MOLDING BACTERIA INTO UNNATURAL SHAPES REVEALS THE ROBUSTNESS OF CELL DIVISION

Researchers at OIST have shown that microbes can be molded into an array of unusual, elaborate shapes that are not seen in nature.

CASES OF ACUTE FLACCID MYELITIS ON THE RISE ACROSS U.S

According to the Centre for Disease Prevention and Control , cases of dangerous and rare Acute Flaccid Myelitis are being noted across...

 
 
 

REPORT PREDICTS LIFE EXPECTANCY IN 2040, SPAIN COMES OUT ON TOP

A new report from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation states that people born and living in Spain, Japan, and China are...

SELF-LUBRICATING CONDOMS MAY HELP RAISE CONDOM USAGE

Researchers have come up with self lubricating condoms that become slippery or lubricated once they come in contact with skin. This...

 
 
 

NEW TOOL COULD HELP PRIORITIZE RECOVERY EFFORTS FOR THE POOREST HIT BY NATURAL DISASTERS

A new statistical tool to help target resources following deadly natural disasters has been created by the University of Bristol, allowing...

RESEARCH POINTS TO NEW TARGET FOR TREATING PERIODONTITIS

T cells help fight off infection, but they can go overboard. A new study led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School...

 
 
 

STUDY FINDS CHANGES IN ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUG METABOLISM DURING DIFFERENT TRIMESTERS OF PREGNANCY

During pregnancy, the numerous physiological changes a woman's body undergoes can alter the way medications are metabolized, the rate...

AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM DIRECTLY CONTROLS STEM CELL PROLIFERATION, STUDY SHOWS

Somatic stem cells are microscopic workhorses, constantly regenerating cells throughout the body: skin and the lining of the intestine,...

 
 
 

TARGETING IMMUNE CHECKPOINTS IN MICROGLIA COULD REDUCE OUT-OF-CONTROL NEUROINFLAMMATION

A group of Massachusetts General Hospital investigators is proposing that targeting immune checkpoints - molecules that regulate the...

UC RESEARCHER FOCUSES ON LIGHT-MEDIATED THERAPIES TO TARGET BREAST CANCER

When treatment is working for a patient who is fighting cancer, the light at the end of the tunnel is easier to see.

 
 
 

SLEEPING BEAUTY TECHNIQUE HELPS IDENTIFY GENES RESPONSIBLE FOR NAFLD-ASSOCIATED LIVER CANCER

With an estimated twenty-thousand protein-coding genes in the human genome, pinpointing a specific gene or pathway responsible for...

SOCIAL MEDIA REDUCES RISK OF DEPRESSION AMONG SENIORS WITH PAIN

With a few finger strokes or swipes on a computer or cell phone, seniors with pain reduce the risk of depression when visiting social...

 
 
 

MICE STUDY SHOWS ANTIBIOTICS ARE NOT ALWAYS NECESSARY TO CURE SEPSIS

Biochemists, microbiologists, drug discovery experts and infectious disease doctors have teamed up in a new study that shows antibiotics...

UNSELFISH PEOPLE TEND TO HAVE MORE CHILDREN AND RECEIVE HIGHER SALARIES

What happens to those who behave unselfishly and make sacrifices for the sake of others? According to an interdisciplinary study by...

 
 
 

LOSS OF TUMOR PROTEIN P53 HELPS CANCER CELLS GROW IN HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT

Researchers have discovered a novel consequence of loss of the tumor protein p53 that promotes cancer development, according to new...

ONE-TIME UNIVERSAL SCREENING RECOMMENDED TO TACKLE INCREASE IN HEPATITIS C

Physicians are encountering a growing number of younger patients who are testing positive for hepatitis C virus fueled largely by the...

 
 
 

NEW IMAGING TOOL HELPS VISUALIZE HOW SOUND-INDUCED VIBRATIONS TRAVEL THROUGH THE EAR

Researchers have developed a new device that can be used to visualize how sound-induced vibrations travel through the ear.

PROBIOTIC/ANTIBIOTIC COMBINATION COULD ERADICATE DRUG-RESISTANT BACTERIA

In the fight against drug-resistant bacteria, MIT researchers have enlisted the help of beneficial bacteria known as probiotics.

 
 
 



Deadly pregnancy complication that struck Kim Kardashian increases the risk...

Deadly pregnancy complication that struck Kim Kardashian increases the risk of dementia

Researchers from the Statens Serum Institut in Denmark believe the heightened dementia risk is caused by diseased blood vessels as a result of abnormally high blood pressure. Read more ...

Trader Joe's salads, Mary's Harvest wraps recalled for risk from corn

Trader Joe's salads, Mary's Harvest wraps recalled for risk from corn

Mary's Harvest Fresh Foods Inc. is recalling its branded wrap sandwiches and Trader Joe's brand salads because they include corn from a third-party supplier that might be... Read more ...

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Help Fight Breast Cancer

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Help Fight Breast Cancer

Diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may delay the development and spread of breast cancer, found new study. Read more ...

Salad recall includes Whole Foods 365 brand; corn poses risk of infection

Salad recall includes Whole Foods 365 brand; corn poses risk of infection

A California-based grocery chain is recalling almost half a ton of ready-to-eat salads, including the 365 brand sold by Whole Foods, because they contain corn from a... Read more ...

Eating late at night linked to weight gain, diabetes and heart conditions

Eating late at night linked to weight gain, diabetes and heart conditions

First experimental evidence now shows that late-night snacking can cause more than just weight gain. Eating meals late at night can increase the risk of developing diabetes and... Read more ...

Drinking at least four cups of coffee a day could slash your risk of rosacea...

Drinking at least four cups of coffee a day could slash your risk of rosacea by 20%

The new study, led by Brown University in Rhode Island, found that the protective effects were only shown in caffeinated coffee. Decaf coffee did not lower participants'... Read more ...

Take Your Cardio to the Next Level With These Tips to Burn More Calories

Take Your Cardio to the Next Level With These Tips to Burn More Calories

Time is precious and no more so than in the gym. You want to get in, work it, and get out - well. .. and maybe hit the steam room for a quick five minutes. If cardio machines... Read more ...

Does the 'maternity salad' REALLY induce labor?

Does the 'maternity salad' REALLY induce labor?

The Salad, made by Caioti Pizza Cafe in Studio City, is a simple mix of romaine, watercress, walnuts, and gorgonzola, with a herb-balsamic dressing. But scores of women say the... Read more ...

Your burger probably contains dangerous levels of antibioticS

Your burger probably contains dangerous levels of antibioticS

In the 2018 Chain Reaction Report, only two chains, Shake Shack and Burger Fi, received As for serving antibiotic-free burgers. Wendy's received a D minus and the other 22... Read more ...

Virtual reality is 'the ultimate empathy machine', study claims

Virtual reality is 'the ultimate empathy machine', study claims

Stanford University researchers found that people who were exposed to situations such as homelessness in VR developed longer-lasting compassion towards the issue in real life. Read more ...