» Human 'chimeric' cells restore crucial protein in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
16/03/18 23:25 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
Cells made by fusing a normal human muscle cell with a muscle cell from a person with Duchenne muscular dystrophy -- a rare but fatal form of muscular dystrophy -- were able to significantly improve muscle function when implanted into th...

» Online intervention improves depression treatment rates in teen moms
16/03/18 23:25 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
An online program persuaded teenage mothers across 10 Kentucky counties to seek medical help for depression, highlighting an inexpensive way to increase mental health treatment rates for the vulnerable group.

» Genetic variant discovery to help asthma sufferers
16/03/18 19:38 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
Researchers have identified a genetic variant that could improve the safety and effectiveness of corticosteroids, drugs that are used to treat a range of common and rare conditions including asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary dise...

» Tree care workers need better training to handle dangers on the job
16/03/18 19:38 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
A new study calls attention to post-storm hazards posed to tree care workers and provides safety recommendations.

» Researchers advise the use of anesthesia in fetuses from 21 weeks of gestation
16/03/18 15:14 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
Although the problem of whether fetuses are able to feel pain or not is still controversial, researchers in Spain have found that from the second trimester of pregnancy, the future baby already shows signs of pain when given a harmful st...

» Climate change promotes the spread of mosquito and tick-borne viruses
16/03/18 15:13 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
Scientists find that global warming has allowed disease-bearing insects to proliferate, increasing exposure to viral infections.

» Potential RNA Markers of abnormal heart rhythms identified in circulating blood
16/03/18 14:05 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
The irregular heart rhythm atrial fibrillation (AF) increases the risk of stroke and heart failure, but is often undiagnosed because of a lack of symptoms. Now, researchers have identified four short lengths of RNA (miRNAs) that show inc...

» Americans slow down the clock of age
16/03/18 14:04 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
A close examination of national health data indicate that the rate of biological aging appears to be more delayed for all Americans, but particularly for men, which may extend their lives. Researchers cite advancements in medicine as one...

» Which skills will help patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder?
16/03/18 14:02 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a complex psychological condition, and those who suffer from it experience severe reduction in their quality of life. A new study now shows that OCD sufferers need to adopt adaptive coping skills ra...

» Study of nearly 300,000 people challenges the 'obesity paradox'
16/03/18 00:39 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
The idea that it might be possible to be overweight or obese but not at increased risk of heart disease, otherwise known as the 'obesity paradox', has been challenged by a study of nearly 300,000 people. The research shows that the risk ...

» Early puberty linked with increased risk of obesity for women
16/03/18 00:38 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
Girls who start puberty earlier are more likely to be overweight as adults, finds new research.

» Artificial sweetener could intensify symptoms in those with Crohn's disease
15/03/18 19:54 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
In a study that has implications for humans with inflammatory diseases, researchers have found that, given over a six-week period, the artificial sweetener sucralose, known by the brand name Splenda, worsens gut inflammation in mice with...

» Virtual coaches, fitness trackers help patients stay fit after cardiac rehab
15/03/18 18:50 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
A 12-week mobile health, or mHealth, program not only kept cardiac rehab patients from losing ground, it appeared to help them maintain and even gain fitness.

» New understanding of parasite biology might help stop malaria transmission
15/03/18 18:12 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
Researchers made an important step toward deeper understanding of how malaria blood stage parasites turn the switch to become transmissible to other humans. This knowledge is fundamental for future research aiming to interrupt malaria tr...

» Clearing clumps of protein in aging neural stem cells boosts their activity
15/03/18 18:12 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
Young, resting neural stem cells in the brains of mice store large clumps of proteins in specialized cellular trash compartments known as lysosomes, researchers have found.

» New methods find undiagnosed genetic diseases in electronic health records
15/03/18 18:12 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
Researchers have found a way to search genetic data in electronic health records to identify undiagnosed genetic diseases in large populations so treatments can be tailored to the actual cause of the illness.

» Scientists discover genomic ancestry of Stone Age North Africans from Morocco
15/03/18 18:12 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
An international team of researchers have sequenced DNA from individuals from Morocco dating to approximately 15,000 years ago. This is the oldest nuclear DNA from Africa ever successfully analyzed. The study shows that the individuals, ...

» Improved capture of cancer cells in blood could help track disease
15/03/18 18:12 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
New research builds on several years of work in isolating circulating tumor cells, or CTCs, by demonstrating improved methods for their capture on clinical samples for the first time.

» Democratizing single-cell analysis
15/03/18 18:12 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
Scientists have developed a new low-cost technique for profiling gene expression in hundreds of thousands of cells.

» Bacterial and host cell proteins interact to regulate Chlamydia's 'exit strategy'
15/03/18 18:07 from ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News
Interactions between Chlamydia trachomatis proteins and host cell proteins help determine whether the bacterium leaves an infected cell via breakdown of the cellular membrane (lysis) or in a membrane-bound package, according to new resea...

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