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  1. Study highlights critical gap in addiction treatment for young people with OUD

    06.19 / 18:20 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Only one in four young adults and teens with opioid use disorder are receiving potentially life-saving medications for addiction treatment, according to a new Boston Medical Center study published online in JAMA…
  2. Young people not routinely asked about alcohol consumption, survey of A&E departments finds

    06.19 / 18:20 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Nine of out of ten Accident and Emergency departments are failing to identify young people with alcohol problems, preventing them from getting the vital help they need, a new study in the Emergency Medical Journal has…
  3. Research findings could guide more personalized therapies for lung cancer patients

    06.19 / 18:20 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Scientists have discovered a new type of immune cell that could predict which lung cancer patients will benefit most from immunotherapy treatment, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published today (Monday) in Nature…
  4. Researchers discover mutations in CARD11 gene that lead to eczema

    06.19 / 17:15 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Researchers have identified mutations in a gene called CARD11 that lead to atopic dermatitis, or eczema, an allergic skin…
  5. Major study to examine clinical outcomes of children infected with Zika virus after birth

    06.19 / 17:15 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the Baylor College of Medicine will join with Guatemalan investigators in a major study examining the clinical outcomes of children infected with the Zika virus after being born, focusing on long-term brain…
  6. Acetaminophen may be effective treatment option for acute mountain sickness

    06.19 / 16:18 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Trekking and mountain climbing are quickly growing in popularity, but.one of the challenges that climbers face is acute mountain sickness (AMS). Previous studies have shown that ibuprofen is an effective way to reduce the risk of…
  7. Scientists develop new technique to study longevity of airborne viruses

    06.19 / 16:18 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Cover your mouth when sneezing or coughing and wash your hands. Queensland University of Technology and The University of Queensland scientists have developed a new technique to study how some common disease-causing bacteria can spread up to 4m and remain alive in the air for up to 45…
  8. New breakthrough technology facilitates DNA delivery into drug-resistant bacterial pathogens

    06.19 / 16:18 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Antimicrobial resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, affecting anyone, at any age, in any country, according to the World Health…
  9. Grape-based compounds could pave way for new treatments to prevent colon cancer

    06.19 / 15:21 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Compounds from grapes may kill colon cancer stem cells both in a petri dish and in mice, according to a team of…
  10. Flights can affect health of aircrew, new study suggests

    06.19 / 15:21 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Flying a plane should come with a health warning, according to research led by the University of…
  11. Restoring healthy balance in gut bacteria may reduce ASD symptoms

    06.19 / 15:21 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Experts have called for large-scale studies into altering the make-up of bacteria in the gut, after a review showed that this might reduce the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder…
  12. Cryopreservation of Embryos to Improve Assisted Reproductive Technology

    06.19 / 15:21 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    If we were to compare the progression of cryopreservation technology during recent years, we would find that from 2004 to 2013 over a timeframe of a decade, there has been around a 2.5 times increase in the rate of frozen-thawed embryo transfers (FETs) that were reported to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). While the rate of fresh embryo transfers (ET) that were completed was the…
  13. World’s first internet-connected hearing aid gets rechargeable upgrade

    06.19 / 14:24 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Oticon Opn, the world’s first hearing aid that connects to and interacts with the Internet via the IFTTT Network, is set to become a rechargeable hearing s…
  14. High-tech vest could be new way to prevent repeated trips to hospital for people with heart failure

    06.19 / 14:24 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Doctors at The Ohio State University Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital are testing a high-tech vest which measures fluid inside the lungs from outside a person's clothing. It could be a new way to prevent repeated trips to the hospital for the nearly six million Americans living with heart…
  15. Japanese scientists develop solar-light-driven fully integrated microfluidic device for miniaturized systems

    06.19 / 14:24 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Miniaturized devices such as microsensors often require an independent, equally miniaturized power supply. Searching for suitable systems, Japanese scientists have now developed a fully integrated microfluidic device that produces hydrogen fuel and converts it into electrical energy based on…
  16. Simple tool based on DNA barcoding technology enables naked-eye authentication of food

    06.19 / 14:24 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Is the food on the shelf really that what is written on the label? Its DNA would give it away, but the DNA barcoding technology, which can be used for this purpose, is…
  17. IsoNTech to showcase latest advances in safer, alternative nicotine products

    06.19 / 14:24 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    The First International Symposium on Nicotine Technology takes place today in Warsaw, Poland. The symposium looks at new and emerging technologies in the area of nicotine delivery and will be showcasing the latest advances in alternative nicotine delivery systems, next generation devices, and the science behind…
  18. Neurofilaments can help in ALS diagnosis

    06.19 / 13:26 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Researchers at VIB, KU Leuven, and UZ Leuven, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Jena, have demonstrated that measuring neurofilaments provides reliable confirmation of an ALS…
  19. New survey reveals that high levels of uncontrolled disease exist among severe asthma patients

    06.19 / 13:26 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Novartis announced the results of a new survey of 904 severe asthma patients, presented today for the first time at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology…
  20. Broken heart syndrome may cause permanent damage

    06.19 / 12:21 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    A condition called Takotsubo syndrome may cause longer-term damage to the heart muscle than was previously thought, according to a study funded by the British Heart…