Updated : Apr 07, 2020 in Research Articles

Hangover drug shows wider benefits in USC research

A well-known hangover drug not only helps soothe pounding headaches but also triggers profound changes that protect the liver, USC scientists report in new findings…

Updated : Apr 06, 2020 in Research Articles

The four horsemen of the COVID-19 pandemic

It is clear that we must prioritize identifying and alleviating the conditions that made the Covid-19 pandemic possible. Even as it rages, scientists are already…

Updated : Apr 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Covid-19 tool allows health leaders to plan for critical care surge

Hospitals can prepare for a surge of patients critically ill with COVID-19, but it will require hospital leaders, practitioners and regional officials to adopt drastic…

Updated : Apr 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Link between air pollution and corona mortality in Italy could be possible

The world has been hit hard by coronavirus, and health services and authorities everywhere are struggling to reduce the spread, combat the disease and protect…

Updated : Apr 02, 2020 in Research Articles

New treatment for childhood anxiety works by changing parent behavior

Washington, DC, April 2, 2020 - A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, reports that an entirely parent-based…

Updated : Mar 31, 2020 in Research Articles

China’s control measures may have prevented 700,000 COVID-19 cases

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- China's control measures during the first 50 days of the COVID-19 epidemic may have delayed the spread of the virus to…

Updated : Mar 30, 2020 in Research Articles

COVID-19 found in sputum and feces samples after pharyngeal specimens no longer positive

Below please find link(s) to new coronavirus-related content published today in Annals of Internal Medicine. All coronavirus-related content published in Annals of Internal Medicine is free to the…

Updated : Mar 30, 2020 in Research Articles

Extreme, high temperatures may double or triple heart-related deaths

DALLAS, March 30, 2020 -- When temperatures reach extremes of an average daily temperature of 109 degrees Fahrenheit, the number of deaths from cardiovascular disease…

Updated : Mar 25, 2020 in Research Articles

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Singapore modelling study estimates impact of physical distancing on reducing spread of COVID-19

First of its kind modelling study in Singapore indicates that quarantining of people infected with the new coronavirus and their family members, school closures plus…

Updated : Mar 25, 2020 in Research Articles

New study: Cannabis helps fight resistant bacteria

Since the discovery of penicillin in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming, antibiotics have saved millions of lives from fatal infections world-wide. However, with time bacteria…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Research Articles

Study shows commonly used mouthwash could make saliva significantly more acidic

The first study looking at the effect of chlorhexidine mouthwash on the entire oral microbiome has found its use significantly increases the abundance of lactate-producing…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Research Articles

COVID-19: The time is now to prepare for people affected by humanitarian crises

With over 300,000 COVID-19 cases across the globe, including recent cases in Syria and the Gaza Strip, the data continues to demonstrate how the disease…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Research Articles

COVID-19 response and communications must be directed by public health officials

Philadelphia, March 19, 2020 - In the United States today, healthcare providers seem appropriately confused about present and future issues concerning coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

New COVID-19 info for gastroenterologists and patients

Bethesda, Maryland (March 18, 2020) -- A paper published today in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology by clinicians at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai outlines key…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Eating more protein could help ward off atrial fibrillation in women

Women who ate slightly more than the recommended daily amount of protein were significantly less likely to develop atrial fibrillation (AFib), a dangerous heart rhythm…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Chinese case study suggests COVID-19 is not transmitted from pregnant mothers to newborns

Finally, some good news has emerged about the novel coronavirus that has spread to about 50 countries across the world. Chinese professors report in the…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Experts stress radiology preparedness for COVID-19

OAK BROOK, Ill. (March 16, 2020) - Today, the journal Radiology published the policies and recommendations of a panel of experts on radiology preparedness during the coronavirus…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Research Articles

The Lancet: Study details first known person-to-person transmission of new coronavirus in the USA

Person-to-person transmission of SARS-CoV-2 occurred between two people with prolonged, unprotected exposure while the first patient was symptomatic. Despite active monitoring and testing of 372…

Updated : Mar 12, 2020 in Feature

Capping out-of-network hospital bills could create big savings

Placing limits on what hospitals can collect for out-of-network care could yield savings similar to more-sweeping proposals such as Medicare for All or setting global…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Alcoholics Anonymous most effective path to alcohol abstinence

Alcoholics Anonymous, the worldwide fellowship of sobriety seekers, is the most effective path to abstinence, according to a comprehensive analysis conducted by a Stanford School…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Pain researchers get a common language to describe pain

For the first time, an international collaboration of researchers have succeeded in creating a complete overview of all pain conditions in the face, mouth and…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

By comparing needles to mosquitoes, new model offers insights into Hepatitis C solutions

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -- By comparing needles and syringes to disease-carrying mosquitoes, an innovative mathematical model of how the Hepatitis C virus spreads is…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Comparing opioid prescription fills after surgery across countries

Bottom Line: Higher proportions of patients in the United States and Canada filled opioid prescriptions after surgery compared with Sweden. This analysis examined differences in…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

New study confirms the long-term benefits of a low-fat diet

SEATTLE -- September 4, 2019 -- A team led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has identified several women's health benefits from a…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Has racial/ethnic representation changed among US medical students?

Bottom Line: This analysis reports black, Hispanic and American Indian or Alaska Native students remain underrepresented in allopathic medical schools when compared with the U.S.…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Discovered a molecule that regulates the development of cancer in a variety of tumors

Sonia Guil, leader of the Regulatory and Chromatin RNA group of Josep Carreras Leukemia Research Institute, and Lourdes Farré of ProCURE (Idibell) have discovered an…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Is childhood criminal justice exposure associated with risk of poor adult mental health?

Bottom Line: A childhood history of both personal involvement in the juvenile justice system and parental incarceration was associated with a greater likelihood of depression,…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Study shows BioCell collagen can visibly reduce common signs of skin aging within 12 weeks

In one of the most substantial studies of a skin health supplement, BioCell Collagen®, was found to visibly reduce common signs of skin aging, including…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Pain medication use by children after common surgeries

Bottom Line: About 400 caregivers reported pain medication use by children after common surgeries such as hernia, elbow fracture, appendectomy or adenoid removal in this…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Emergency department openings and closures impact resources for heart attack patients

A new study has found that hospital emergency room closures can adversely affect health outcomes for heart attack patients at neighboring hospitals that are near…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Champalimaud Vision Award: Recognizing institutions combating blindness in Brazil

4 September 2019 - Lisbon, Portugal - The 2019 António Champalimaud Vision Award is presented to the Instituto da Visão - IPEPO, the Altino Ventura…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers develop a tool for rapid breakdown of cellular proteins

Cellular functions depend on the functionality of proteins, and these functions are disturbed in diseases. A core aim of cell biological research is to determine…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

NIH, Cincinnati Children’s scientists develop possible strategy for cancer drug resistance

Scientists from the National Institutes of Health and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have devised a potential treatment against a common type of leukemia that…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

New peanut allergy treatment shows effectiveness and safety

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 - People allergic to peanuts may have a new way to protect themselves from severe allergic reactions to…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Emoji buttons gauge emergency department sentiments in real time

Simple button terminals - featuring "emoji" reflecting a range of emotions and sentiments -- stationed around emergency departments (EDs) are effective in monitoring doctor and…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Depression breakthrough

Major depressive disorder - referred to colloquially as the 'black dog' - has been identified as a genetic cause for 20 distinct diseases, providing vital…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Vast majority of dementia patients don’t receive specialty diagnosis and care, study finds

In the first large study to examine the diagnosis of dementia in older Americans over time, researchers found the vast majority never meet with a…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Single traumatic brain injury can have long-term consequences for cognition

A single incidence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) can lead to long-lasting neurodegeneration, according to a study of 32 individuals. In addition to clarifying the…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

80% cut in antibiotics entering Thames is needed to avoid surge in superbugs

The amount of antibiotics entering the River Thames would need to be cut by as much as 80 per cent to avoid the development and…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Potential vaccine treats and prevents deadly streptococcal toxic shock

A new vaccine developed by Griffith University Institute for Glycomics researchers has the potential to treat and prevent toxic shock caused by invasive streptococcal disease,…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Genetic factors influencing adult obesity take effect in early childhood

Body mass index (BMI) in infants, children and adults is influenced by different genetic factors that change as we age, according to a major new…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Heart failure deaths are highest in the poorest US counties

DALLAS, Sept. 4, 2019 -- People living in counties with high rates of poverty are more likely to die from heart failure compared to people…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Protein tangles linked with dementia seen in patients after single head injury

Scientists have visualised for the first time protein 'tangles' associated with dementia in the brains of patients who have suffered a single head injury. This…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Electronic glove offers ‘humanlike’ features for prosthetic hand users

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - People with hand amputations experience difficult daily life challenges, often leading to lifelong use of a prosthetic hands and services. An…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Johns Hopkins launches Center For Psychedelic Research

A group of private donors has given $17 million to start the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins Medicine, making it what's…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Research into Parkinson’s disease: Binding-protein prevents fibril proliferation

Protein aggregates have been observed in the nerve tissue of patients with Parkinson's disease which consist of individual components (monomers) of the protein α-synuclein which…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

WSU study to examine health benefits of outdoor preschools

SEATTLE, Wash. - As preschoolers across the nation head into classroom buildings for the start of the school year, more than 300 Seattle area children…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Who benefits from a defibrillator?

Implantable defibrillators can save lives, but also harbor risks. A major European study headed by three researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), LMU…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

UA awarded $1.4M grant for program that supports sleep apnea patients

TUCSON, Ariz. - University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson Professor Sairam Parthasarathy, MD, has been awarded nearly $1.4 million for a peer-support program…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Self-monitoring solution in mobile app can help uncontrolled asthma

A study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet shows that a treatment adjustment algorithm based on lung function and symptoms in a mobile phone can be…