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Archive for February, 2015 :


Vitamin A Affects Embryo Development
February 27th, 2015

Vitamin A helps instruct how different types of tissue are to be formed in the growing embryo which could increase or reduce the production of blood cells.


Men with Testicular Cancer are More Likely to Develop Prostate Cancer
February 27th, 2015

Men with history of testicular cancer must coordinate with their doctor and ask for their assessment with their risk of having prostate cancer.


Applying Antibiotics for First Hour of Injury Improves Open Fracture Outcomes
February 27th, 2015

Patients who received antibiotics within the first hour of injury have lower risk of experiencing infections.


Mental Disorders and Chronic Headaches Linked Together
February 27th, 2015

People with mental disorders may be more vulnerable to headaches after mental disorder occurs.


Anger Triggers Heart Attack
February 26th, 2015

The risk of heart attack is not necessarily while a person is angry but it last for two hours after the episode and researchers suggest preventative strategies to avoid the risk.


Early Introduction of Peanut Lowers Risk of Peanut Allergy
February 26th, 2015

Avoidance of potentially allerginic foods early in life can create great risk of having food allergies.


Water Fluoridation in England Linked to Underactive Thyroid
February 26th, 2015

Researchers suggest to switch to other means than relying on ingested fluoride to avoid risk of hypothyroidism.


Environment Affects Food Choices, Person’s Weight
February 26th, 2015

Environment may likely be the equal or stronger force in determining obesity like too many food choices at home make people eat even more.


Australian Smokers will Die from their Habit if Smoking Continues
February 26th, 2015

Smokers will die prematurely if they don’t quit which calls for efforts in tobacco control for users.


Antibiotics Give Rise to New and Harmful Bacteria
February 26th, 2015

Antibiotics produce biofilms, communities of bacteria forming on surfaces, that can harm and produce diseases.


People with Low Levels of Vitamin D Likely to have Diabetes
February 26th, 2015

People with vitamin D deficiency are more likely to have diabetes regardless of their weight which means Vitamin D is more closely associated with glucose metabolism than obesity.


Genetic Pathways Linked to CF Disease Severity
February 26th, 2015

The severity of cystic fibrosis (CF) depends on how genes in these pathways function and researchers consider personalizing the approaches to treat CF patients.


Ultradian Rhythms Help Deconstruct Mental Illness
February 26th, 2015

An imbalance of an ultradian rhythm generator (oscillator) that is based on dopamine causes sleep disturbance , brings mania to bipolar patients and episodes to schizophrenic subjects.


Breastfeeding Influence Baby’s Immune System Development
February 26th, 2015

An exposure to bacteria early in life like breastfeeding and other factors can help boost the immune system’s protection from allergies and asthma.


Popular YouTube Videos Depict Drunkenness as Fun
February 26th, 2015

Men who are frequently portrayed in the videos should be the focus of intervention to debunk alcohol-related myths propagated on social media.


Intelligence and Heavy Drinking Among Young Adult Men
February 26th, 2015

Researchers conclude that low IQ results to poorer social background and emotional problems which leads to binge drinking.


Protein Keeps the Heart Beating On Time
February 26th, 2015

The discovery about the protein could help scientists treat heart problems that kill millions of people every year.


Protein Associated to Development of Asthma in Young Children
February 26th, 2015

The discovery of a specific protein that link to asthma is a start in making new asthma therapy to prevent its development.


People with Diabetes and Depression Have Higher Risk of Possible Dementia
February 26th, 2015

Researchers suggest to keep the body healthy like being physically active, staying social and eating fruits and vegetables can keep the brain working properly and avoid dementia.


Highly Processed Foods Most Addictive
February 26th, 2015

There is a need to identify properties of foods that can elicit addiction which could help create new ways in approaching obesity treatment.


Highly Processed Foods Most Addictive
February 25th, 2015

There is a need to identify properties of foods that can elicit addiction which could help create new ways in approaching obesity treatment.


Manipulating Energy Efficiency Helps Weight Loss
February 25th, 2015

Overriding the “energy saving” mode allows the muscle to burn more energy even while doing normal daily activities.


Science & Doctors Link Vaccines to Autism
February 25th, 2015

Vaccines can and do cause not just autism but a wide range of serious health ailments and death. The science proves it and anyone says otherwise is simply lying or doesn’t have the FACTS.


Minimal Amount of Heavy Metals Filtered Out from Hookah Smoking
February 24th, 2015

The water used in hookah smoking only cools the smoke and not filtering which was believed to be.


Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Experience Chronic Pain
February 24th, 2015

Individuals with kidney disease suffer chronic pain due to intensified use of pain medications which are sometimes ill-advised medications


Better Assessment of Treatment Options for Men with Prostate Cancer
February 24th, 2015

The findings help the public and doctors to have an informed decision in giving best treatment options for men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer.


Extent of Sun Damage Occurs Even After Sun Exposure
February 24th, 2015

UV light activates an electron in melanin which creates the same DNA damage during sun exposure but slower which gives more time to put preventive tools to block the more damage.


Targetting Blood Cells Reduces Breast Cancer Tumor Growth
February 24th, 2015

Targeting pericytes and ANG2 signaling may offer a potential therapeutic approach to treat breast cancer.


Hydrogen Sulfide’s Role in Regulating Hypertension Studied
February 24th, 2015

Further investigation is given to hydrogen sulfide and its role in preventing cardiovascular disease.


Statins Do Not Lower Risk of Parkinson’s Disease
February 24th, 2015

The use of statin does not protct against PD and even increase PD risk if use long term.


Laboratory Tests and Ultrasound Combined to Detect Appendicitis on Children
February 24th, 2015

Institutions can adapt the assessments to detect low-risk and very high-risk patients and to avoid unnecessary scans and admissions from them.


Caution Needed for Women who will Undergo Hysterectomy
February 23rd, 2015

There is a risk of unexpected cancer discovery at the time of hysterectomy and doctors must inform patients who go for fibroid-related treatment.


Altered Visual Feedback Helps Chronic Neck Pain Sufferers
February 23rd, 2015

The new approach helps in determining when the participants experience the pain providing a new target for therapy.


Anorexia Nervosa on Women and Treatment
February 23rd, 2015

Early detection and intervention helps in treating anorexia.


Flame Retardants Cause Metabolic Obesity, Liver Problems
February 23rd, 2015

Flame retardants disrupt metabolism that contribute to metabolic obesity and enlarged livers.


Gender Differences Matter in Coping Up Illness
February 23rd, 2015

Women and men react differently when contracted by illness and women’s personality affects how they cope up with sickness while men reacts the same.


Millions of Homeless Children Need Mental Health Support
February 23rd, 2015

Homeless children are in need to be screened to find foster families that would help them in their mental health needs.


Sleep Restriction Increases Diabetes Risk, Insulin Resistance
February 23rd, 2015

The study suggests that getting enough sleep answers the prevailing problem about obesity and diabetes.


New Clues of Birth Defects with Older Mothers
February 23rd, 2015

The number of recombination increases and its close proximity to each other with older mothers cause a higher risk of having babies with condition.


New Plant-Derived Agent Protects Skin
February 23rd, 2015

Licorice protects the skin from UV radiation providing a protective shield from sun exposure that causes damage to the skin.


More People Are Into Unhealthy Eating Habits Rather Than Eating Healthy
February 23rd, 2015

There is a need to focus on improving diet quality to control obesity and prevent non-communicable diseases which are already trending in most regions of the world.


Caramel Color on Soda Possible Human Carcinogen
February 22nd, 2015

The continued use of caramel coloring in soda posed an unnecessary cancer risk to consumers which needs FDA intervention to reduce risk.


Autism Mutation Happens During Early Brain Development
February 22nd, 2015

Scientists hopes to find exact mechanism and develop targeted treatments for autistic kids through their discovery.


Chicken Pox Virus Affecting People over 60
February 22nd, 2015

Giant cell arteritis, a virus that causes chicken pox and shingles, are affecting elderly and researchers suggest clinical trials to treat people with the virus.


Empty Stomach and Empty Wallet
February 20th, 2015

Hunger triggers consumers to buy and consume more food unplanned than those who are less hungry.


Repeated Exposure to Stress Accelerates Aging
February 20th, 2015

The study provides an opportunity to understand why stem cells age and create strategies to prevent or at least reduce the risk of damaged stem cells.


Perils of Powdered Caffeine and Alcohol
February 20th, 2015

FDA recommends consumers to avoid using the substance because of the danger of overdose and abuse of the powdered substance.


Climate Change: Strongest Storms Become Significantly Stronger
February 19th, 2015

The air masses that would go to the top of the atmosphere becomes stronger that would become powerful storms.


Cancer Experience Invokes Thoughts to Healthy Lifestyle
February 19th, 2015

Cancer is a good time to teach people to eat a healthy diet, see the value of exercise and to stop smoking and to support one another of their efforts to good health.


Women Seek More Options in Dating Partners and Products During Ovulation
February 19th, 2015

The desire for variety in men during ovulation triggers a mindset that brings into desire to choose many options in products.


Second Pathway: A New Phenomenon Discovered to Prevent Blindness
February 19th, 2015

The research proves that second pathway exists which could bring a new potential to develop regenerative techniques to restore vision loss.


Virtual Reality to Treat Anxiety in Elderly Evaluated for Research
February 19th, 2015

A pilot study will be conducted to test the effectiveness of the therapy in treating anxiety in older people using virtual therapy.


Anti-Depressants Challenged, Appears Backwards
February 19th, 2015

Serotonin-boosting medications make patients harder to recover interfering with their brain’s own mechanisms of recovery.


Workplace Bullying Leads to Further Abuse
February 19th, 2015

Employers should create strong policies against workplace bullying and make training programmes for victims to break the vicious cycle.


Maternal Diet Provides Nutrition in the Womb, Nurtures Early Embryo
February 19th, 2015

Diet can alter the nutrient composition of human uterine fluid which supports the earliest stages of pregnancy.


Study Helps Patients Gauge Expected Benefit of Surgery
February 19th, 2015

By knowing the outcome of surgery, the doctors and patients can identify the risk of disability.


Women Active Few Times per Week, Lower Risks of Heart Disease
February 18th, 2015

Women do not need to be very frequently active as this has little evidence of reducing risk of heart disease compared to moderately frequent activity.


Medical Practitioners in India Fail to Give Correct Treatments for Common but Deadly Ailments
February 18th, 2015

Health care providers should be given medical training especially how to treat common ailments like diarrhea and pneumonia.


Dieting and Fasting Reduces Inflammation in the Body
February 18th, 2015

Endogenous metabolites like BHB produced during fasting or dieting lowers the NLRP3 inflammasome that drives the inflammatory response in several inflammatory disorders.


More Women in Menopausal Experience Hot Flashes for +7 Years
February 18th, 2015

The findings will help doctors how to counsel patients in menopausal with regards to expectations on having VMS and assist them in their treatment decisions.


Mindfulness Meditation Helps Remediate Sleep Problem
February 18th, 2015

Mindfulness meditation training answered the sleep problems and improved the daytime functioning of the adults.


Sexual Reproduction Makes Humans Less at Risk of Contracting Disease
February 18th, 2015

Human procreation shuffled off the disease-enabling mutations in our genetic code decreasing our predispositions to disease.


Mother’s DNA of Bacteria Can Pass to her Offspring
February 17th, 2015

The new study shows a picture of how human, bacterial and viral genes influence human health.


Saliva Test to Diagnose Autism
February 17th, 2015

Children with autism have differences in protein levels in their saliva compared to typically developing children.


Brand New Bacteria to Use against Malaria
February 17th, 2015

Researchers are having an idea to genetically modify bacteria to produce substances that stop malaria parasite development.


Adolescent Sleep Declining for the Last 20 Years
February 17th, 2015

Teens of lower socioeconomic status are the ones who less likely get a few hours of sleep and researchers suggest to consider it as a public health concern which needs public awareness.


Financial Difficulties and Eating Attitudes Closely Linked
February 17th, 2015

People who have higher risk of having an eating disorder restrict their eating as a way of controlling the other areas of life in which they felt they have no control generally.


Patients with Mild Heart Failure Higher Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death
February 17th, 2015

Patients with non-ischaemic cardiac muscle weakness must receive a primary prevention ICD same with patients with ischaemic heart failure.


Cannabis: New Frontier in Therapeutics
February 17th, 2015

Researchers suggest that physicians should enhance their scientific knowledge base of marijuana and provide informed discussions with patients.


Human Neural Stem Cells Plantation: Reversed Chemotherapeutic-induced Damage in the Brain
February 16th, 2015

Stem cell therapies provide relief to patients who experienced cognitive impairments after chemotherapy.


New Therapy to Treat Alzheimer
February 16th, 2015

The patients who received the treatment had an increased in cholinergic cell activity and metabolism in the brain and researchers will continue in their study using more patients.


Immune Cells Self-destructs to Prevent Allergy
February 16th, 2015

The self-restriction mechanism of immune cells could create new treatments to block allergies and reduce pathological B lymphocytes, such as those involved in lymphomas.


South Asians Greater Risk in Getting Sick with Diabetes
February 16th, 2015

Tyrosine and other AAs may contribute to the extra risk of diabetes and the findings could be used to treat diabetes in South Asians.


Drivers Exposed to High Pollution during Signalised Traffic Intersections
February 16th, 2015

Different factors such as revving up as the lights go green and others contribute to a higher peak of particle concentration than in free flowing traffic conditions


Women who Use Hormone Replacement Therapy Likely to Develop Ovarian Cancer
February 16th, 2015

Short-term use of HRT likely to develop an ovarian cancer and the recent findings suggest to revised UK and worldwide guidelines.


Mindfulness Training Improves Health, Reduces Stress
February 16th, 2015

Mindfulness reduces the experience of stress and the risk of getting stress-related diseases.


Acute Air Pollution Increased Risk of Suicide
February 16th, 2015

Men between 36 to 64 years old experienced the higher risk of suicide after exposure to air pollution which suggests that the exposure might interact to other factors that lead to suicide.


Standardizing Access to Physical Activity Reduces Health Costs
February 16th, 2015

Family health teams with registered kinesiologists could help promote physical activity resulting to an improved well-being and health of a patient.


Iron Makes Beaver’s Enamel More Resistant to Decay
February 15th, 2015

The study has shown how to improve human enamel using the strategy of ‘grain boundary engineering’.


Microbes Help Malnourished Flies—and Maybe Humans, Too
February 13th, 2015

The study could be a key to treat and prevent malnutrition in humans.


New Approach to Stop Drug Resistance During Cancer Treatment
February 13th, 2015

Scientists report a new strategy to combat drug resistance by hijacking the evolutionary process.


Faster Progression of AIDS Observed in Cuba
February 13th, 2015

The virus immediately targets the anchor point CXCR4 in the early stage of infection which cause rapid progression to AIDS.


Two Non-Coding Genetic Material Stall Cancer’s Spread
February 13th, 2015

The identification of two microRNAs could help identify those melanoma that will likely to spread and kill.


CBD, Potential Treatment Against Epilepsy
February 13th, 2015

By CBD inhibiting FABP’s, anandamide breakdown is reduced which provide control seizure to the patient.


New Procedure Reduces the Risk of Death and Disability
February 13th, 2015

The new procedure helps restore the blood flow to the brain which brings a good news to help people who suffer from stroke.


Meth-Addicted Adolescents Suffer Greater than Adult Users
February 13th, 2015

Kids are advised to keep off from drugs as they are in their critical period of their brain development and to avoid greater damage to their brains.


Genes Link to Obesity
February 12th, 2015

97 sites across the genome are associated with obesity and scientists are finding ways to which genes influence where fat is deposited.


Teachers’ Depression Linked to Student’s Learning Performance
February 12th, 2015

Depression affects not only the teachers but also the students which calls for a nationwide mental health support systems for educators.


Antibiotics More Damaging Than Previously Known
February 12th, 2015

Scientists now discover that the use of antibiotics causes unwanted effects on everything.


Use of Cannabis and the Beginning of Mania Symptoms
February 12th, 2015

Teenagers should be informed of the use cannabis which could affect their mental development.


Higher Levels of Malignant Mesothelioma in Nevada
February 12th, 2015

The increased numbers of malignant mesothelioma cases are likely linked to exposure of asbestos which was released in the air.


Genome Regulates High Levels of Bacteria
February 12th, 2015

Bacterias with more copies of Octomom region grow faster which causes death to the flies and a region in its genome regulates its densities.


Low Childhood Vitamin D Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack in Adulthood
February 11th, 2015

Children must have a sufficient diet of Vitamin D to avoid increased subclinical atherosclerosis in adulthood.


Napping Beneficial for the Immune System
February 11th, 2015

Napping helps immune and neuroendocrine systems to recover from the damaging effects of limited sleep.


Plain Tobacco Packaging Reduces Cigarette-Seeking Behavior from Smoker
February 11th, 2015

Policy makers must consider the pros and cons of having a plain or a branded cigarette packaging to be introduced in their national policy.


Long-tem Smoking Thins Brain’s Cortex
February 11th, 2015

Smoking appears to enhance the thinning process of the cortex and stopping smoking helps restore at least part of its thickness.


Women Have Greater Stress & Worse Recovery After Heart Attack
February 11th, 2015

Understanding that women’s stress affects their recovery after heart attack suggests the importance of considering their state of mind in their ongoing treatment.


Collagen “Cross-links” Stimulates Metastasis
February 11th, 2015

Types of collagen cross-links in tumor stroma determine its possible stiffness and metastasis.


Brain Develops Abnormally in Children who Stutter
February 11th, 2015

Kids who stutter have less gray matter volume in their brain than those who are not.


Inherited Gene Variations Associated in Hearing Loss in Young Cancer Patients
February 11th, 2015

Investigators have now discovered the reason regarding cisplatin-related hearing loss which could help protect high-risk patients not only to survive but to have a quality life in the future.


Origins of Colorectal Cancer Tumor Cells Traced
February 11th, 2015

Some tumor cells starts to grow abnormally forming into benign adenomas that did not intermix which show that some tumors are “born to be bad.”


Coastal Populations Gets More Vitamin D and Sunlight
February 11th, 2015

People living closely to the coast have an improved health and wellbeing than people in inland areas.


Autism, Brain Cancer, Both Involve with Faulty Protein
February 11th, 2015

The study led to a new strategy for treating a deadly brain cancer.


Hyperactivity and Inattention of Children Link to Consumption of Sweetened Beverages
February 10th, 2015

Researchers recommend that parents should limit the amount of sweetened beverages their kids drink.


Different Factors Trigger Low Back Pain
February 10th, 2015

Understanding the factors will lead to the development of effective strategies to reduce potential disabling condition from the sufferers.


Doctors Dealing with Patients Battling Both HIV and TB, Identifies Immune Biomarkers
February 10th, 2015

Biomarkers help guide doctors on future treatment strategies and avoid increased risk of death among patients battling the diseases.


‘Tug-of-war’ Mechanism Drives Wound Closure
February 10th, 2015

The new study opens for new advancement in wound healing.


Premature Babies Likely to Develop Psychiatric Disorders as Adults
February 10th, 2015

Low birth weight babies who received a full course of life-saving steroids develop psychiatric problems such as depression, anxiety-disorder or ADHD.


A Drug, Antibody, Good Combination Against Ovarian Cancer
February 10th, 2015

The combination of PARP inhibitor and antibody kills the cancer cells and alerts the entire immune system about the tumor.


Chili Peppers Can Counteract Obesity
February 10th, 2015

Capsaicin, found in chili peppers, prevents high-fat-diet-induced obesity.


E-cigarette Creates More Stress, Toxicity on Lungs
February 10th, 2015

E-cigarettes should be subject to FDA restrictions which brings harmful effect to users same as tobacco.


Teens Usage of Combining Multiple Tobacco Products Alarming
February 9th, 2015

Using more than one tobacco product may increase the risk of teens’nicotine dependence.


New Possible Therapy Based from Cow Immune System
February 9th, 2015

The new study could help people with hormone deficiencies.


Women with Type 1 Diabetes Twice the Risk of Dying Compared with Men
February 9th, 2015

Poorer glycaemic control and difficulties in insulin management, common to women, contribute to the higher death risk of women with type 1 diabetes.


Hormonal Contraceptives May Increased Risk of HIV Infection
February 9th, 2015

Depo-Provera may increase the risk of HIV infection and researchers suggest to widen women’s birth control options and research for new birth control methods.


Blocking Stress-Activated Hormone Returns Fertility
February 9th, 2015

Blocking the gene for the hormone – called gonadotropin inhibitory hormone (GnIH) will restore the reproduction capacities of women.


Nano-hydrogels Attack Cancer Cells without Damaging Healthy Body Parts
February 9th, 2015

The drug within nano-hydrogels is carried directly to cancer cells treating the cell with active substances.


Dietary Exposure to Pesticides and Health Outcomes
February 9th, 2015

Organophosphates (OPs) is commonly used in conventionally grown produce which brings negative health effects to the body.


Breastfeeding Contributes Long-term Health Effects for Babies
February 9th, 2015

Babies who are breastfed have gut microbiome that helps in digesting solid foods and affect the future health of the babies.


Proper Technique of CPR Increases Survival
February 9th, 2015

The depth of chest compressions and the rate can have important results for patients in cardiac arrest.


Meditation May Slow Down Aging Brains and Minds
February 9th, 2015

Loss of brain tissue happens with increasing age but with meditation, gray matters have been better preserved.


New Strains of HIV Spread Slowly
February 9th, 2015

Individuals infected with the first HIV strain survive for a very long time and resilient to the introduction of new strains.


Link between Inflammation and Type 2 Diabetes
February 9th, 2015

The new insight opens new doors in finding new treatments for people with type 2 diabetes.


Human Stem Cells Repair Damage Caused by Radiation
February 8th, 2015

Human stem cells can now be instructed to repair damage in the brain that was cause by radiation.


Anorexia Nervosa Long-Time Sufferer Likely tp Experience DNA Methylation Alteration
February 8th, 2015

Sufferers will possibly experience effects of chronicity and urge to get possible treatments as early as possible.


New Opportunities for Better Malaria Treatments
February 8th, 2015

The study determines the susceptibility of the genes to the infection which provides opportunities for a better anti-malaria drug.


Clinical Benefits of Cannabis for Children’s Developmental and Behavioral Disorders Questioned
February 8th, 2015

Marijuana has still few reasearches about how it affects children’s developmental and behavioral conditions and clinicians must be aware of its long-term effects especially in the brain.


Acute Psychological Stress Decreases Pain Inhibition Capabilities
February 8th, 2015

Acute stress dramatically reduces the ability to withstand pain and researchers advise to adopt reduction techniques to reduce stress.


‘Rebalancing’ Immune Response to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease
February 6th, 2015

A new study shows that blocking a substance called interleukin-10 activates an immune response to clear the brain and restore memory loss and brain cell damage.


Parenthood Affects’ Father’s Mental Health, Too
February 6th, 2015

Fathers are also experiencing stress and burden especially those in multiple roles and in blended families.


Lyme Disease: More Widespread and Serious Than Previously Understood
February 6th, 2015

The health care cost of the disease is up to $1.3 billion a year and researchers suggest to have an effective, cost-effective and compassionate management for the improvement of the patients.


Red Grapes, Peanuts Improve Memory and Mood Function in Elderly
February 6th, 2015

Resveratrol, found in red grapes, peanuts and other berries, may help in treating memory loss and people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease.


Medical Marijuana Possible Treatment for Depression
February 6th, 2015

The brain has chemicals similar to marijuana which may be useful in reducing depression.


Rapid Weight Gain After Fecal Transplant
February 6th, 2015

The transfer of gut bacteria from the obese to normal weight may had an impact on the person’s metabolism.


Similar Gray Matter-Loss in the Brains of Patients with Mental Disorders
February 5th, 2015

The first imaging study shows a common pattern among mentally ill patients which has gray matter-loss in their brains where higher-level executive functions.


More People Infected by Hepatitis C Yet Lacks Attention
February 5th, 2015

The study summons for awareness of the steady rise of Hepatitis C and the call for intervention and prevention.


One in Two People in the UK will Get Cancer
February 5th, 2015

Health services must take action now in cancer prevention to prevent more disease in the future.


People Prefer to Take a Pill Rather to Avoid
February 5th, 2015

Policymakers can use the study to evaluate medications and its cost-effectiveness.


Researchers Introduced Bacteria to Make Tumor’s Cells Attack Itself
February 5th, 2015

The bacteria is taken up by the immunosuppressive cells and modified the cells from those that protect the tumor to the ones who attack tumor itself.


Cocaine Users: Emotional Loss Impaired
February 4th, 2015

Cocaine users have reduced prediction of loss which results to continued drug use.


Nature, Art and Religion: Release Positive Emotions
February 4th, 2015

People who are in touch with nature, art or spirituality have lowest levels of cytokine that invokes more positive emotions to people.


Interaction of Two Genetic Mutations Protects Heart Attack
February 4th, 2015

Only 20 percent of the population has these two variants that protect an individual of the risk of having a hear t attack.


Facebook “Surveillance” Causes Depression Among Users
February 4th, 2015

Facebook should not be used to compare one own’s accomplishments against others which may trigger feelings of envy and depression.


Children with Aggressive Cancer Predisposition Syndrome Develop More Mutations
February 4th, 2015

Researchers were appaled to find that children with this syndrome experience flood of mutations and hoped that their findings will lead to more effective cancer treatments


Addiction Graduation Ceremonies Need to be Re-evaluated
February 4th, 2015

Many who entered addiction treatment are repeat patients which calls for re-branding of graduation ceremonies as a commitment to a long term journey of recovery.


Transfusion of Balanced Ratio of Plasma, Platelets and RBCs Effective for Severe Trauma Patients
February 4th, 2015

Those who received a transfusion of a balanced ratio of plasma, platelets, and red blood cells (RBCs) were less likely to die due to blood loss than who received higher ratio of RBCs.


Hospital Readmissions after Surgery Associated with Surgical Procedure Complications
February 4th, 2015

Effective strategies should be made to reduce complications after surgery so as to avoid readmission.


Sleep Apnea May Impact Bone Metabolism
February 3rd, 2015

Understanding the relationship between sleep problems and osteoporosis may help in diagnosing and creating therapies for patients.


Experts Develop Age-specific Recommended Sleep Duration
February 3rd, 2015

The new sleep duration recommendations provide the public with scientifically grounded guidelines to improve their sleep health.


Abandoned Children Have Increased Risk for Autism Behaviors
February 3rd, 2015

Children in institutional care suffer deprivation which makes them harder to perceive and understand social cues similar to children with autism.


Augmented Labor Not Associated with Autism
February 3rd, 2015

Environmental factors may increase the risk of ASD among children but not those who are exposed to labor induction and/or augmentation.


Toxicologists Concerned About the Public Perception Regarding Hookah Smoking
February 3rd, 2015

Hooking smoking is perceived as safer than cigarettes yet its ill effects are similar to or higher than cigarette smoking.


Arsenic in Private U.S. Wells Threatens People’s Health
February 3rd, 2015

Arsenic in private wells present continuing risk due to less attention given to them and how it affects the health of children even in low doses.


Simple and Inexpensive Ways to Improve Patients’ Experiences During Operation
February 3rd, 2015

Simple distraction techniques can help patients relax and have good experience during surgery.


Loss of Certain Protein Associated With Poor Prognosis in Breast, Lung Cancer
February 3rd, 2015

TTP, a tumor suppressor protein, blocks malignant growth and progression increasing the survival of breast and lung cancer patients if accommodated with this treatment.


Latent HIV Lies Dormant in Infected White Blood Cells
February 3rd, 2015

Locating the latent reservoir of virus hidden in a unique cell containing unique integrations may possibly cure HIV.


Mobile Devices: Effects on Young Children Still Unknown
February 2nd, 2015

Parents are encouraged to spend quality time with their kids and to try the mobile applications first before letting the children accessed the technology .


Biomaterial Coating: Increasing the Success of Medical Implants
February 2nd, 2015

The new material prevents the formation of bacteria and attracts healthy cells increasing the chance of medical implants success.


Hidden Mechanism Why Cancer Therapies Failed
February 2nd, 2015

There is another angiopoietin-2 mediated cell pathway which is not targeted by current angiopoietin-blocking therapies which explains the failure of cancer trials.


DNA Clock Provides Clues About Person’s Lifespan
February 2nd, 2015

People with faster-running biological clock die an early death.


Super Bowl Season: Opportunities for Flu Transmission
February 1st, 2015

Public health officials are reminding Super Bowl fans to be careful in spreading and contracting germs during the height of flu season.


Identification of Molecular Pathways: New Target for Celebral Malaria Treatment
February 1st, 2015

By reducing leptin thru reducing food intake during early stages of infection can help in the treatment of cerebral malaria.


New Technologies to Monitor Patients with Parkinson’s Disease
February 1st, 2015

The low-cost wearable sensors collect information and help the doctor create a personalized treatment for each patient.


Hepatitis B or C Associated with Liver Cancer
February 1st, 2015

Scientists discover that chronic hepatitis infection can lead to cancer which paves to a better understanding of the illnesses and create therapies for this type of cancer.


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