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Bariatric surgery linked to reduced breast cancer risk in obese women with hyperinsulinemia

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 16:07
Bariatric surgery is associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer in women with obesity. These are the findings of a study conducted at the University of Gothenburg.

Study demonstrates link between disrupted developmental dopamine signaling and ASD

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 16:01
Recent evidence suggests that dopamine plays a crucial role in neural development. In a novel study, investigators demonstrated the link between disrupted developmental dopamine signaling and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Chiropractic care reduces tramadol prescriptions for sciatica, study finds

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 15:59
A new study led by researchers at University Hospitals Connor Whole Health found that adults initially receiving chiropractic spinal manipulation for newly diagnosed radicular low back pain (sciatica) were significantly less likely to be prescribed tramadol over the following year compared to those receiving usual medical care.

Research highlights complexity of xylazine and fentanyl combination in overdose cases

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 15:54
Unregulated use of fentanyl and overdose deaths have increased dramatically in recent years, and this trend was made more alarming when authorities found fentanyl laced with the animal tranquilizer xylazine.

Physical activity can be beneficial for cognitive development of children with ADHD

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 15:50
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can impact many common childhood milestones and cognitive processes, such as decision-making, inhibitory control, language development, and goal-setting. Studies by University of Rhode Island kinesiology Assistant Professor Nicole Logan have shown that physical activity can be beneficial for the development of such cognitive processes, particularly in children who may have room to improve in those areas.

Research expands understanding of vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenia and thrombosis

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 15:29
New research led by Flinders University and international experts is expanding understanding of vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (known as VITT).

HPV vaccination reduces cervical cancer across all socioeconomic groups in England

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 15:23
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme in England has not only been associated with a substantial reduction in cervical disease, but has done so in all socioeconomic groups, finds a study published by The BMJ today.

Climate change may negatively affect the health of people with brain conditions

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 15:20
Climate change, and its effects on weather patterns and adverse weather events, is likely to negatively affect the health of people with brain conditions, argue a UCL-led team of researchers.

Blood pressure medications associated with higher fracture risk among nursing home residents

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 15:14
Records from nearly 30,000 nursing home residents indicate that blood pressure medications more than double the risk of life-threatening bone fractures, according to Rutgers Health research.

New therapy shows greater weight loss in mice by targeting brain's appetite center

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 15:09
A groundbreaking paper in Nature describes a promising new therapy for obesity that leads to greater weight loss in mice than existing medications.

Infertility treatment linked to higher postpartum heart disease risk

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 14:17
A study by Rutgers Health experts of more than 31 million hospital records shows that infertility treatment patients were twice as likely as those who conceived naturally to be hospitalized with heart disease in the year after delivery.

Repurposing human-approved drugs for prion disease treatment

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 14:02
Prions are the abnormal, pathogenic agents that are transmissible and are able to induce abnormal folding of specific normal cellular proteins.

Unveiling the role of neutrophils in lung cancer progression

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 13:50
Lung cancer remains a leading global health concern, responsible for the highest number of cancer-related deaths worldwide.

Mechanistic insights into the role of huc-mscs in treating acute liver failure

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 13:25
Acute liver failure (ALF) is a life-threatening clinical problem with limited treatment options. Administration of human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells (hUC-MSCs) may be a promising approach for ALF.

Unraveling the mystery of Alzheimer's resilience at molecular level

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 13:19
Everyone experiences aging in their own way, and factors such as genetics, lifestyle and environment play a role in this process.

Clinical trial suggests hypertension self-management strategies may be effective to control blood pressure

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 11:10
The study findings suggest that self-management strategies for hypertension may effectively reduce blood pressure levels over 24 months without increasing healthcare resource utilization or adverse events as compared to usual care.

Does discrimination cause harm to the body?

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 10:49
Researchers investigate whether experiencing discrimination is associated with accelerated biological processes of aging.

Cervical cancer rates drop significantly among vaccinated women

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 08:24
The efficiency of the HPV vaccination program in reducing the prevalence of cervical cancers.

Gut microbiota and obesity: New study shows promising results with probiotic and prebiotic intervention

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 07:51
The effect of a low-calorie, sufficient fiber regimen combined with probiotic supplements and physical activity on health, body composition, and physique.

Nanoscribe partners with Advanced BioMatrix to offer 4 new bioresins for Quantum X bio

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 02:49
Nanoscribe and Advanced BioMatrix have joined forces to pioneer the field of bioprinting with the launch of four advanced bioresins tailored for Two-Photon Polymerization (2PP) based 3D printing.