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  1. USC scientist finds new approach to prevent HIV infection

    08.23 / 23:11 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Medical treatment that targets human proteins rather than ever-mutating viruses may one day help HIV-positive people whose bodies have built a resistance to "cocktails" currently used to keep them healthy, according to a Keck School of Medicine of USC…
  2. Researchers visually capture 'shapeshifter' that regulates blood clotting

    08.23 / 23:11 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    We are normally born with a highly sophisticated array of molecules that act as "sentries," constantly scanning our bodies for injuries such as cuts and…
  3. New research aims to generate in vitro vascularized pancreatic islets from hPSCs

    08.23 / 23:11 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Tiny packets of cells called islets throughout the pancreas allow the organ to produce insulin. Type 1 diabetes -- also known as juvenile diabetes - tricks the immune system into destroying these…
  4. APRNs can play key role in improving nursing home care for aging population

    08.23 / 23:11 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    The nation's 65 and older population is projected to double in size by the year 2050, according to the U.S.…
  5. Researchers use small molecule to relieve symptoms of Rett syndrome in mouse model

    08.23 / 23:11 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Vanderbilt University researchers have relieved symptoms of Rett syndrome in a mouse model with a small molecule that works like the dimmer switch in an electrical…
  6. Researchers describe mechanism linking HPV infection and cancer

    08.23 / 18:55 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) is the primary cause of cervical cancer and a subset of head and neck cancers…
  7. Study uses game programming technique to stimulate cognition in older people

    08.23 / 18:55 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Information technology can be a powerful tool for preserving the cognitive functions of people over 60 years of…
  8. Doctor in Nigeria and MSU professor join hands to reduce infant mortality

    08.23 / 18:55 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    A doctor in Nigeria and a professor at Michigan State University have teamed up to reduce infant mortality in the African…
  9. Researchers discover more about how consumption of sugary drinks leads to rapid weight gain

    08.23 / 18:01 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    These hot summer days may tempt some of us to reach for a cold sugary drink, but scientists are finding increasing evidence that if we reach too often, we are setting ourselves up for rapid weight…
  10. Researchers uncover evidence linking mental health disorders and disturbances to gut microbiome

    08.23 / 18:01 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Better understanding the gastrointestinal microbiome may help psychiatrists treat mental health disorders such as depression, highlights a review in Frontiers in…
  11. Antipsychotics commonly prescribed to adults with IDD, study finds

    08.23 / 17:00 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Antipsychotic medication is frequently being prescribed to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), often without a psychiatric diagnosis, a new study conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences has…
  12. Study finds excessive mortality in people with extremely high levels of good cholesterol

    08.23 / 17:00 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    It has been accepted wisdom for many years that the more good cholesterol people have in their blood, the better. But the good cholesterol, also known as HDL, might not be as good as we…
  13. Study findings could one day help doctors better predict survival of liver cancer patients

    08.23 / 15:58 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    A new study of a molecule that regulates liver-cell metabolism and suppresses liver-cancer development shows that the molecule interacts with thousands of genes in liver cells, and that when levels of the molecule go down, which often happens during liver-cancer development, the activity of certain cancer-promoting genes goes…
  14. Blood cleaning device can also effectively provide a bridge to liver transplantation

    08.23 / 15:58 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Severe acute liver failure (ALF), a rare but life-threatening illness, is associated with high death rates if patients don't receive timely treatment or a liver…
  15. Our body contains more diverse microbes than previously known, new survey suggests

    08.23 / 15:58 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    A new survey of DNA fragments circulating in human blood suggests our bodies contain vastly more diverse microbes than anyone previously…
  16. Scientists develop new attract-and-kill technique to eradicate mosquitoes

    08.23 / 14:59 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Mosquitoes aren't just blood thirsty. They also have a sweet tooth, relying on plant nectar to get the sugar they need to survive. Exploiting this weakness, scientists have developed an environmentally friendly eradication…
  17. Umass Amherst chemist receives NSF funding to set up new center for autonomous chemistry

    08.23 / 14:59 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    University of Massachusetts Amherst chemist Sankaran "Thai" Thayumanavan has received a three-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create a multi-university Center for Autonomous Chemistry, where he and colleagues, including chemist Vince Rotello, will seek to design artificial self-activating systems, or "automatic control as nature does it," in Thayumanavan's…
  18. Symptoms, triggers of food intolerance found to be similar in animals and humans

    08.23 / 14:59 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    People are not the only ones suffering from the symptoms and problems of food intolerance and…
  19. Study reveals link between vitamin B supplementation and lung cancer

    08.23 / 13:59 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    A new study has shown that taking high-dose vitamin B supplements over a long period is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer among…
  20. Researchers develop all-silicon nanoantenna to trap individual quantum dots

    08.23 / 13:59 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Quantum dots (QDs) have found so many applications in recent years, they can now be purchased with a variety of composite structures and configurations. Some are available suspended in a biologically friendly fluid, making them well poised to serve as biomarkers for single-molecule tagging and…