(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A new study evaluating a form of Chinese massage, tuina, in patients with chronic neck pain found it to be effective, safe, and cost-effective compared to no treatment.
The world's last case of polio may have already happened. We will know soon
Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are using a procedure called Subchondroplasty to give patients with damaged hips more treatment options and ultimately avoid replacement surgery.
Bone metastases are notoriously difficult to treat. Breaking research tests the capabilities of a new antibody treatment, and it shows real promise.
he bags that had formed under my eyes after a punishing 5-day stretch were easily large enough to haul all of my gear. Sleep deprivation and misery will do that. Little did I know that my impossibly bad mood was about saved by a magic...Show More Summary
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Dennis S. Charney, M.D., Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and President for Academic Affairs at Mount Sinai Health System, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
(Rice University) A potent protein that resides in a cell's mitochondria is the most recent link to be detailed in a cycle that manages iron and reactive oxygen species. Because the process can be hijacked by cancer and other diseases, the research could lead to new disease-fighting strategies.
Researchers recently conducted a study to see if taking probiotics made any difference in metabolic status or would healing in persons with diabetic foot ulcers. The study was randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled and included 60 participants between the ages 40-85 with grade 3 diabetic foot ulcers. They were randomly separated into two groups of 30. One […]
A protein tied to the development of anxiety has now also been linked to the onset of type 2 diabetes. Fortunately, scientists may know how to block it.
(American Academy of Sleep Medicine) A study shows that a hospital-based behavioral intervention protocol including components of sleep hygiene and cognitive behavioral therapy successfully improved sleep in women who were hospitalized for a high-risk pregnancy.
(UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center) The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center's Ronald C. Chen, MD, MPH, a five-year, nearly $12 million grant to fund a comparative study of intensity-modulated radiation therapy and proton beam for prostate cancer.
The Christmas holiday season is finally here! This is probably my favorite time of year. An excuse to eat, drink, and be merry. But with access to so much more wonderful foods in the form of Christmas parties, Christmas dinners, Christmas markets, how do we manage all these new carbohydrates with diabetes?! I always say […]
Want to get strong, but don’t have time for a gym? Strength training is key for increasing flexibility, reducing injury risk and maintaining an overall healthy body. The best part is that it doesn’t have to take long. Here we’ll teach you a simple nine-minute-long strength training program that you can complete in your own home. Show More Summary
(FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) A sugar called Neu5Gc, present in red meat, some fish and dairy products, is related to the appearance of spontaneous tumors in humans. Researchers at the University of Nevada,Show More Summary
(Ohio State University) New research is helping explain why most mosquitoes in one species choose flowers over blood meals. The discovery could one day lead to efforts to decrease mosquito-borne illness.
(Reuters Health) - - Two potential remedies for bacterial infections, probiotics and xylitol, didn’t ease sore throat symptoms in an experiment designed to see whether these options might be used to curb overuse of antibiotics.
U.S. health officials plan to crack down on a growing number of unproven alternative remedies, focusing on products containing dangerous ingredients that have occasionally been linked to serious injury and death. The Food and Drug Administration on Monday issued a new proposal for regulating homeopathic...
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The most lethal form of breast cancer could have a new treatment option, according to new research. Researchers showed triple-negative breast cancer cells are highly vulnerable to interferon-? -- a potent antimicrobial that also activates the immune system. Show More Summary
My last name isn't Sugar for nothing. You see, I come from a long line of sugar-lovers. I learned from the very best, my mother, who has an entire kitchen cabinet devoted to Peanut M&Ms. I once watched all 5 feet of her devour a king-size Hershey's Almond Bar in one sitting, so I know the apple (pie) didn't fall far from the tree. Show More Summary