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New drug combination may improve treatment for rare nerve sheath tumors

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 09:17
Combining a pair of experimental drugs may help treat malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors with fewer harmful side effects, according to preliminary animal studies led by investigators at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery.

The "totonou" effect: physiological and subjective benefits of sauna relaxation

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 09:06
The neural impacts of the Japanese sauna practice called 'tononou'.

Study evaluates personality predictors of dementia diagnosis and neuropathology

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 08:24
Personality predictors of dementia diagnosis and neuropathological burden.

The link between meal sustainability perceptions and healthiness

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 06:53
The perceived association between meal sustainability and healthiness.

Exploring the link between dietary habits and metabolic health risks in non-communicable diseases

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 06:27
The associations of principal dietary patterns with metabolic risk factors in adults from Northwest Ethiopia.

Alarming rise in antibiotic-resistant urogenital infections in Greece, study shows escalating resistance trends

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 05:59
The trends in antimicrobial resistance in Greece.

Study reveals G6PD deficiency linked to higher ADHD risk and increased use of stimulant medications

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 05:14
The risk of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)-deficient individuals.

Breakthrough in Malaria detection: new FREM platform delivers 98% accuracy for rapid screening and genotyping

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 04:50
The Flexible, Robust, Equipment-free Microfluidic (FREM) platform for malaria screening and Plasmodium species genotyping.

Study shows how aging affects communication between skin cells

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 23:19
A new research paper was published on the cover of Aging (listed by MEDLINE/PubMed as "Aging (Albany NY)" and "Aging-US" by Web of Science) Volume 15, Issue 22, entitled, "Chronological aging impacts abundance, function and microRNA content of extracellular vesicles produced by human epidermal keratinocytes."

Silencing galectin 1 protein shrinks liver cancer tumors in mice

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 23:01
Researchers at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center have shown that inhibiting a specific protein using gene therapy can shrink hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in mice.

Study finds long-COVID symptoms fluctuate over time, challenging treatment approaches

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 22:58
Study reveals that over half of long Covid patients experience fluctuating symptom severities over time, highlighting the dynamic nature of the condition. The research underscores the need for adaptive healthcare interventions and self-management strategies, considering these symptom variations in long Covid cases.

Navy beans may improve gut health and metabolism in colorectal cancer survivors

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 22:50
Incorporating navy beans into the diet of colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors has the potential to positively impact both gut and host health by modulating markers linked to obesity and disease, according to new research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Exploring 'food noise': Study sheds light on eating thoughts and obesity treatment breakthroughs

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 22:38
Study delves into the concept of 'food noise,' referring to persistent thoughts about eating, and assesses its impact on eating behaviors and obesity treatments. It explores how GLP-1RAs, a class of drugs used for weight management, might influence food cue reactivity, potentially offering new insights into obesity treatment and the psychological aspects of eating behaviors.

Machine learning model predicts brain health improvements based on neural biomarkers

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 22:11
As part of its ongoing quest to advance better brain health and performance, new research led by Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas investigated neural biomarkers associated with improvements on a brain health index.

Greater adherence to lifestyle-based recommendations reduced the risk of cancers in the U.K.

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 22:08
The BMC Medicine study confirms that adhering to the 2018 World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research recommendations significantly lowers the risk of various cancers, including breast, colorectal, and esophageal, in the UK population. This highlights the importance of lifestyle choices in cancer prevention.

Revolutionizing asthma care: AI-powered stethoscope for home monitoring of exacerbations

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 21:55
Study demonstrates the effectiveness of an AI-aided stethoscope, StethoMe, for remotely monitoring asthma exacerbations in both children and adults.

Study reveals underestimated heat risks in climate change, highlighting challenges for aging population

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 21:42
Study in 'Nature Communications' presents a new model integrating physiological factors to more accurately predict human survivability and livability under heat stress due to climate change.

Long-term physical activity can prevent obesity-induced cognitive decline

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 21:40
Obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular metabolic diseases and neurodegenerative diseases such as dementia.

Neural patterns unravel distinctions between traumatic and sad memories in individuals with PTSD

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 18:21
Researchers investigate the neural patterns of patients with PTSD while listening to narratives that depicted their own memories.

Study exposes widespread inaccuracies in cannabidiol product labeling

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 18:11
Study reveals significant discrepancies in the labeled and actual cannabidiol content in various commercial products, highlighting a major quality control issue.