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Greeted by their families, supporters and a shining display of 6,000 pinwheels, Christopher Pendergast, a 20-year ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) patient and advocate, and other ALS patients, rode onto the Stony Brook UniversityShow More Summary
In recognition of May as National Sleep Awareness month, ACOEM's ongoing awareness campaign to address chronic disease in the workplace is focusing on the impact of sleep disorders on worker health and productivity.
Two mutations central to the development of infantile myofibromatosis (IM)--a disorder characterized by multiple tumors involving the skin, bone, and soft tissue--may provide new therapeutic targets, according to researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
A new report indicates that more than one in five parents of teens aged 12 to 17 (22.3 percent) think what they say has little influence on whether or not their child uses illicit substances, tobacco, or alcohol. This report by the Substance...Show More Summary
Two out of five medical students have an unconscious bias against obese people, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The study is published online ahead of print in the Journal of Academic Medicine.
University of Utah researchers discovered that over the past 10 years children received more solid organ transplants and fewer children died waiting for a life-saving transplant.
Compared with kidney disease patients who had zero or one heart healthy lifestyle component in the ideal range, those with two, three, and four ideal factors had progressively lower risks for kidney failure over four years. No kidney disease patients with five to seven ideal factors developed kidney failure. Patients' risk of dying during the study followed a similar trend
More effective detection and diagnosis of oral cancer could result from an advance in noninvasive imaging of epithelial tissue by a Texas A&M University researcher. The research is thought to have the potential to change the way doctors look for precancerous and cancerous areas in a patient's mouth.
A $100,000 gift from the Val Skinner Foundation is helping to drive discoveries in precision medicine at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Drilling down to the tiniest of details in examining molecular and genomic information within individual cancers, investigators aim to identify genomic changes and patterns that may influence treatment decisions and potential outcomes.
A Missouri S&T researcher has developed a new screening method that uses urinalysis to diagnose breast cancer - and determine its severity - before it could be detected with a mammogram.
The documentary, "NURSES, If Florence Could See Us Now," reached its largest audience to date when thousands of nurses attended a special screening during the annual conference of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
LifeBridge Health's Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute is the recepient of a Target: Stroke designation and two Get With The Guidelines(r)-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for its exceptional care for stroke patients.
Drowning is the leading cause of injury, death in young children; a UAB expert shared simple steps to prevent accidents.
An international team of scientists has proved that the H7N9 influenza virus is efficiently transmitted when animals are in close contact -- defined in the study as touching, coughing and the exchange of bodily fluids.
Economic incentives such as gift cards, T-shirts, and time off from work motivate people to increase their donations of blood without endangering the blood supply.
New research from the UAB School of Public Health shows that patients with chronic kidney disease may improve their health by making lifestyle behavior changes.
UCLA researchers examining outcomes for advanced heart-failure patients over the past two decades have found that, coinciding with the increased availability and use of new therapies, overall mortality has decreased and sudden cardiac death, caused by the rapid onset of severe abnormal heart rhythms, has declined. Show More Summary
Scientists have uncovered a survival mechanism that occurs in breast cells that have just turned premalignant-cells on the cusp between normalcy and cancers-which may lead to new methods of stopping tumors.