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  1. Researchers describe set of observable characteristics linked to congenital Zika syndrome

    03.24 / 10:09 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Even as the Zika virus becomes more prevalent — the Centers for Disease Control reports that the number of U.S. infants born with microcephaly and other birth defects is 20 times over the normal rate — researchers are still trying to fully pin down the identifying consequences of the viral inf…
  2. Random DNA copying ‘mistakes’ account for most cancer mutations, study finds

    03.24 / 10:09 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists report data from a new study providing evidence that random, unpredictable DNA copying "mistakes" account for nearly two-thirds of the mutations that cause…
  3. Research suggests way to reverse age-related and radiation-induced DNA damage

    03.24 / 10:09 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    DNA repair is essential for cell vitality, cell survival and cancer prevention, yet cells' ability to patch up damaged DNA declines with age for reasons not fully…
  4. Inactive teens have weaker bones, study finds

    03.24 / 09:01 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Inactive teens have weaker bones than those who are physically active, according to a new…
  5. Postnova PN3621 MALS sets new standard for sensitive and precise multi-angle light scattering detection

    03.24 / 09:01 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    The PN3621 MALS from Postnova Analytics sets a new standard for sensitive, precise and flexible Multi-Angle Light Scattering detection for Size Exclusion Chromatography (SEC) and Field Flow Fractionation (FFF)…
  6. Chromatrap publishes new article comparing efficiency, sensitivity of native and cross-linked ChIP-seq kits

    03.24 / 09:01 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Chromatrap has published a new article that describes a detailed genome wide comparison of native and crosslinked chromatin immunoprecipitation followed by next generation sequencing (ChIP-seq) using the company's patented solid state spin column…
  7. BD introduces new safety solution to help prevent IV medication administration errors

    03.24 / 09:01 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medication technology company, announced today the availability of its new IV Medication Safety Solution, designed to help to measurably prevent IV medication administration…
  8. Transgender college students more likely to experience negative consequences from drinking

    03.24 / 09:01 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    A survey of more than 422,000 college freshmen found that students who identified as transgender were more likely than their cisgender peers to experience negative consequences from drinking, including memory blackouts, academic problems and conflicts such as arguments or physical…
  9. Research suggests novel strategy to target genetic anomaly in prostate cancers

    03.24 / 07:56 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    ​New research suggests a novel strategy to target a genetic anomaly that occurs in half of all prostate c…
  10. Adults who skip TV during dinner and eat home-cooked meals less likely to be obese, study finds

    03.24 / 07:56 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Adults who don't flip on the TV during dinner and those who eat home-cooked meals are less likely to be obese, a new study has…
  11. NHGRI researchers use facial recognition software to diagnose rare genetic disease

    03.24 / 07:56 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Researchers with the National Human Genome Research Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, and their collaborators, have successfully used facial recognition software to diagnose a rare, genetic disease in Africans, Asians and Latin…
  12. New tool aims to decrease rate of malnutrition in hospitals

    03.24 / 06:52 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    University of Waterloo researchers have created a tool aimed at decreasing the rate of malnutrition in…
  13. Researchers develop new flexible glass for microscopic medical devices

    03.24 / 06:52 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Brigham Young University researchers have developed new glass technology that could add a new level of flexibility to the microscopic world of medical…
  14. Study finds food scarcity, poor oral health to be major risk factors for malnutrition among older adults

    03.24 / 06:52 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    UNC School of Medicine researchers led a study to determine risk factors associated with malnutrition among older adults receiving care in the emergency…
  15. SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form

    03.24 / 06:52 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    With a series of new grants, Saint Louis University researchers will tackle the twin epidemics of diabetes and obesity by tapping into the potential of two nuclear receptors that control muscle…
  16. OTUD6B gene mutations linked to physical and intellectual deficits

    03.24 / 05:46 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    An international team of researchers from institutions around the world, including Baylor College of Medicine, has discovered that mutations of the OTUD6B gene result in a spectrum of physical and intellectual…
  17. CDM scientist wins IADR award for research in periodontal diseases

    03.24 / 04:43 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    On March 22, 2017, the International Association for Dental Research awarded its 2017 Distinguished Scientist Award in Basic Research in Periodontal Disease to Panos N. Papapanou, DDS, PhD, professor and chair of the Section of Oral, Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Sciences of the Columbia University College of Dental…
  18. Scientists map three-dimensional structure of protein that causes cystic fibrosis

    03.24 / 03:44 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Scientists at The Rockefeller University have mapped the three-dimensional structure for one of the more notorious disease-causing molecules in the human body: the protein responsible for the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis. And it looks…
  19. First-of-its-kind mouse model could help study post-malaria epilepsy in children

    03.24 / 03:44 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    A first-of-its-kind mouse model could lead to an understanding of how cerebral malaria infection leads to the development of epilepsy in children, and to the prevention of…
  20. Research findings could open new avenue to develop treatments for Alzheimer's disease

    03.24 / 02:38 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Thin parts of the cell membranes of neurons turn out to be particularly vulnerable to a protein that collects in the brain of people with Alzheimer's disease, according to a University of Michigan…