NEW EUROPEAN-FUNDED PROJECT AIMS TO IMPROVE MICROBIOME RESEARCH

The newly started European-funded project MicrobiomeSupport held its kick-off meeting on 28 November 2018 in Ottawa, Canada.

MECHANISMS BEHIND NEONATAL DIABETES UNCOVERED

Researchers at the University of Helsinki, Finland, have described mechanisms linking chronic cellular stress to the poor development...

 
 
 

GETTING THE MOST OUT OF THE CLARITY TECHNIQUE

An interview with Dr. Tim Steppe, discussing the latest advances in the CLARITY technique and his top tips for scientists using this...

BOYS WITH GOOD MOTOR SKILLS ARE BETTER PROBLEM-SOLVERS, STUDY SHOWS

Boys with good motor skills are better problem-solvers than their less skillful peers, a new study from Finland shows. In contrast...

 
 
 

HIGH NEGATIVE PRESSURE CONTROLS DISPERSAL OF AIRBORNE DUST IN HOSPITALS, RENOVATION SITES

Maintaining a high negative pressure in airborne infection isolation rooms of hospitals and in renovation sites effectively limits...

DFG ESTABLISHES NINE NEW RESEARCH UNITS AND ONE NEW CLINICAL RESEARCH UNIT

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft is establishing nine new Research Units and one new Clinical Research Unit.

 
 
 

AHF URGES THE WHO TO EXPEDITE APPROVAL PROCESS FOR VACCINE EFFECTIVE AGAINST EBOLA

With the world's second worst Ebola outbreak in history recently spreading to a major city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,...

NEW STUDY PROVIDES INSIGHTS ON INCREASED RISK OF SUICIDE IN YOUNG PATIENTS VISITING ED

A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine provides detailed insights on the increased risk of self-directed...

 
 
 

QUARTER OF PARENTS REMAIN UNPREPARED FOR ‘PARENTING HANGOVER', REPORTS STUDY

Parents may plan for transportation and childcare ahead of holiday gatherings but are they prepared for a potential, day-after "parenting...

TGEN RECEIVES PAYPAL GRANT TO UNDERWRITE COSTS OF GENETIC TESTS FOR CHILDREN WITH RARE DISORDERS

The Translational Genomics Research Institute, an affiliate of City of Hope, today announced a $10,000 grant from PayPal Gives, which...

 
 
 

FOOD LABELS HAVE CAUSED CHANGES IN CONSUMERS' INTAKE AND INDUSTRY'S USE OF KEY ADDITIVES

Over the past two decades, labels such as the U.S. Nutrition Facts Panel on packaged foods, calorie counts on national restaurant menus,...

IN-SCHOOL NUTRITION PROGRAMS AMONG STUDENTS LIMIT INCREASES IN BMI, FINDS STUDY

In-school nutrition policies and programs that promote healthier eating habits among middle school students limit increases in body...

 
 
 

EARLY FOLLOW-UP BY PHYSICIAN FOR PATIENTS AFTER ED DISCHARGE LOWERS RATES OF DEATH OR RE-ADMISSIONS

For patients who receive emergency department care for heart failure, early follow-up by a physician within 7 days after emergency...

AMERICA'S TEENS REPORT DRAMATIC INCREASE IN THEIR USE OF VAPING DEVICES IN JUST ONE YEAR

America's teens report a dramatic increase in their use of vaping devices in just a single year, with 37.3 percent of 12th graders...

 
 
 

STUDY: SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD HODGKIN LYMPHOMA HAVE HIGH RISK OF DEVELOPING SOLID TUMORS

New research refines existing evidence that survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma face an elevated risk of developing various types...

STUDY FINDS MISUSE OF BENZODIAZEPINES TO BE HIGHEST AMONG YOUNG ADULTS

More than one in eight U.S. adults used benzodiazepines in the past year, up from previous reports. Misuse of the prescription drugs...

 
 
 

STUDY FOCUSES ON MODIFICATION OF LIPID NANOPARTICLES FOR SUCCESSFUL BRAIN CELL TARGETING

Nanomedicine refers to field of science that uses nanotechnology for clinical operations. The use of nanoparticles has specially been...

VEGANISM LINKED TO NUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES AND MALNUTRITION IF NOT PLANNED CORRECTLY

“Hidden hunger” is a term that is defined as a long term deficiency of essential micronutrients in the diet.

 
 
 

RESEARCH FOCUSES ON OPTIMIZATION OF SOLID LIPID NANOPARTICLE THAT ENCAPSULATES VINORELBINE BITARTRATE

Vinorelbine Bitartrate, a semi-synthetic vinca alkaloid was approved by the FDA for breast cancer treatment, as it has been proven...

CTF ALONG WITH NTAP AND SAGE ANNOUNCE FIRST-EVER OPEN DATA PORTAL FOR NEUROFIBROMATOSIS

The Children's Tumor Foundation, together with the Neurofibromatosis Therapeutic Acceleration Program and Sage Bionetworks, has announced...

 
 
 



Front-of-Package Food Labels Encourage Healthier Eating: Study

Front-of-Package Food Labels Encourage Healthier Eating: Study

Nutrition labels on front of food packaging can promote healthier food choices, reports a new study. Read more ...

Number of American Teens Who Vape is Growing at an Alarming Rate: Survey

Number of American Teens Who Vape is Growing at an Alarming Rate: Survey

The number of American teenagers who vape is increasing at an alarming rate, finds a new survey. Read more ...

New Wearable Ultrasound Patch Can Help Monitor Blood Pressure

New Wearable Ultrasound Patch Can Help Monitor Blood Pressure

Newly developed wearable ultrasound patch penetrates the skin and helps in measuring your blood pressure effectively, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Early Follow-up Decreases Death Risk, Hospital Admission in Heart Failure...

Early Follow-up Decreases Death Risk, Hospital Admission in Heart Failure Patients

Heart failure patients have a decreased risk of death, hospital admission if seen by a doctor in the first seven days after emergency department discharge, finds a new study. Read more ...

New Study Reveals How Body Composition Impacts Your Breast Cancer Risk

New Study Reveals How Body Composition Impacts Your Breast Cancer Risk

Are you at high risk of developing breast cancer? Cancer of the breast is a disease that many women fear, but, fortunately, if you catch it early, it has a good prognosis... Read more ...

Excess Use and Misuse of Benzodiazepines: New Study

Excess Use and Misuse of Benzodiazepines: New Study

Misuse of benzodiazepines among U.S adults is on the rise for anxiety and sleeplessness which could be reduced by behavioral treatment Read more ...

Compelling Health Benefits of Exercise You Don't Have to Wait For

Compelling Health Benefits of Exercise You Don't Have to Wait For

We all like instant gratification! Who doesn't want to start a new habit and see benefits right away? It's clear that exercise has long-term health and fitness benefits. For... Read more ...

Weight Training: Low Reps or High Reps for Weight Loss?

Weight Training: Low Reps or High Reps for Weight Loss?

Cardio burns more calories than weight training, so you should do more cardio to lose weight, right? It's true that unless you're doing low-intensity cardio, you burn more... Read more ...

Drug Improves Survival in Bone Cancer Patients

Drug Improves Survival in Bone Cancer Patients

A therapeutic drug improves remission and reduces progression of disease in bone marrow cancer patients, reveals a research by Newcastle university. Read more ...

Obamacare Will 'Likely' Survive Judge's Ruling, Obama Tweets

Obamacare Will 'Likely' Survive Judge's Ruling, Obama Tweets

He reassures Americans as he reminds people to sign up for the health care program before the deadline. Read more ...