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  1. Studies show benefits and risks of testosterone treatment in older men

    02.22 / 03:41 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    It is commonly known that testosterone levels decrease as men age, but until last year, little was known about the effects of testosterone treatment in older men with low…
  2. Study finds Mediterranean foods as key to reduce pain linked to obesity

    02.22 / 03:41 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Eating a Mediterranean diet could decrease the chances an overweight person will experience regular pain, new research…
  3. High dietary potassium and low sodium can help improve risk factors for heart, kidney disease

    02.22 / 03:41 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Reducing sodium in the diet has been recommended to lower blood pressure and the risk of heart…
  4. Gene expression patterns could help predict treatment for breast cancer, research shows

    02.22 / 03:41 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    A Michigan State University breast cancer researcher has shown that effective treatment options can be predicted based on the way certain breast cancer genes act or express…
  5. Alcohol can cause more damaging effects to women than men

    02.22 / 02:33 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Women simply don't metabolize alcohol in the same way as men. It's called the telescoping…
  6. Supervised exercise training at moderate intensity improves prognosis for heart failure

    02.22 / 01:23 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Contrary to what was previously assumed, physical exercise does not lead to harmful ventricular…
  7. Collaborative care helps improve symptoms in older adults with subthreshold depression

    02.22 / 01:23 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Among older adults with subthreshold depression (insufficient levels of depressive symptoms to meet diagnostic criteria), collaborative care compared with usual care resulted in an improvement in depressive symptoms after four months, although it is of uncertain clinical importance, according to a study appearing in the February 21 issue of…
  8. Higher EPA and DHA omega-3 levels linked to lower risk of death in postmenopausal women

    02.22 / 01:23 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    A study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology found that higher levels of EPA and DHA omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in red blood cells were associated with a lower risk of all-cause mortality in postmenopausal…
  9. Study could help doctors to better predict development of cardiovascular disease at earlier stage

    02.22 / 01:23 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Screening methods for cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and strokes could be improved by measuring different biological signposts to those currently being tested, a new study led by researchers from King's College London…
  10. Danish research may pave way for immunological treatment of cancer

    02.22 / 00:18 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Researchers from Aarhus University have found an important piece of the puzzle leading towards an understanding of how our innate immune system reacts against viral infections and recognises foreign DNA, for example from dying cancer…
  11. Cedars-Sinai researchers move closer to developing biological pacemaker with new $3 million NIH grant

    02.22 / 00:18 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    With a new $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute investigators are moving closer to their goal of developing a biological pacemaker that can treat patients afflicted with slow…
  12. Anti-epilepsy medicine use during pregnancy does not harm overall health of children, study finds

    02.22 / 00:18 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Children whose mothers have taken anti-epilepsy medicine during pregnancy, do not visit the doctor more often than children who have not been exposed to this medicine in utero. This is the result of a new study from…
  13. UofL researcher receives NIH grant to study microbes responsible for protecting against malaria

    02.22 / 00:18 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Nathan Schmidt, Ph.D., has published research showing that microbes in the gut of mice can affect the severity of illness suffered from infection with Plasmodium, the parasite that causes…
  14. Researchers find novel, non-invasive approach for diagnosis and prognosis of prostate cancer

    02.22 / 00:18 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    In a new paper in Springer's Journal of Materials Science, researchers at Washington State University report a new approach for the effective capture of tumor-derived exosomes from a prostate cancer cell…
  15. Crowdsourcing effort helps develop mathematical model to forecast scent of molecule

    02.21 / 18:14 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    You can anticipate a color before you see it, based solely on the length of light waves. Music can be interpreted from notes on a page without being heard. Not so with odor. The only way to tell if something will smell like roses or turpentine, sea breeze or gasoline, is to sniff…
  16. Research may show new ways to repress inflammation at outset

    02.21 / 17:08 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Researchers at the University of Tübingen, working with colleagues in other parts of Germany and in the United States, have identified an enzyme as a kind of biological gauge regulating inflammation in the human …
  17. Scientists identify novel mutations in bacteria that promote evolution of antibiotic resistance

    02.21 / 17:08 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Scientists from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts, have identified novel mutations in bacteria that promote the evolution of high-level antibiotic…
  18. Pitt researchers uncover genetic marker that may predict drug response in many cancer types

    02.21 / 17:08 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have uncovered a novel genetic mechanism of thyroid cancer, as well as a marker that may predict response to a particular class of drugs, not just in patients with thyroid cancer, but in those with many other types of cancer as…
  19. Cocaine addiction may disrupt iron regulation in the brain, study finds

    02.21 / 17:08 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Cocaine addiction may affect how the body processes iron, leading to a build-up of the mineral in the brain, according to new research from the University of…
  20. Even skin shedding can impact weighing accuracy - Mettler Toledo release tips for weight handling

    02.21 / 15:47 www.news-medical.net News-medical.net -Health
    Test weights are one of the most important tools used to ensure the accuracy of scales and balances. Learn how to ensure test weights remain accurate to improve ongoing weighing results with a free white paper from METTLER TOLEDO—the second of 12 monthly offers contained in the lab equipment manufacturer’s 2017 e-c…