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Scientists Identify Key Regulator of Male Fertility

When it comes to male reproductive fertility, timing is everything. Now scientists are finding new details on how disruption of this timing may contribute to male infertility or congenital illness.

HHMI Selects 15 Hanna Gray Fellows to Support Diversity in Science

HHMI announces the selection of 15 exceptional early career scientists as the first group of HHMI Hanna Gray Fellows. The 2018 Hanna Gray Fellows competition is now open, with applications due on January 10, 2018.

2017 Emmy Red Carpet Trends: Black, Silver, Color and Feathers!

6 hours agoHealth / Pregnancy : Belly Itch

  The 69th Prime Time Emmy Awards went down yesterday at the Microsoft Theatre on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Several of our fave celeb moms we’ve featured on the blog before and whose red carpet style we’ve admired showed out again. Several were nominated like Padma Lakshmi‘s show Top Chef, Anna Chlumsky for... Read More »

An interconnection between the nervous and immune system

(Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin) Working with colleagues from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE ), Harvard Medical School and Ohio State University, researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have...Show More Summary

I Walked 1,000 Miles: An Open Letter To The Proclaimers

Dear Charlie and Craig, In March 2017 I set out to hike as much of the Appalachian Trail as I possibly could. I quickly realized this meant accomplishing something you two so fervently and popularly sing about: walking 1,000 miles. In...Show More Summary

Cancer researcher wins Lifetime Achievement Award

(Queen Mary University of London) Professor Jack Cuzick from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has received the Cancer Research UK Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on cancer prevention and detection.

Mile 1891.8 – Mile 2075.3

Mile 1905.8 Today was pretty rough. I left the hostel in the rain and the rain didn’t stop all day. The boards that go over the bogs are getting worse. I wonder if this Northern NH section just isn’t cared for as much since it’s not part of The Whites. Show More Summary

VTT has developed a device for measuring inflammation value at home

(VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland) VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a portable device for measuring inflammation levels quickly in home environment.

Study suggests link between youth football & later-life emotional, behavioral impairment

(Boston University School of Medicine) A new study has found an association between participation in youth tackle football before age 12 and impaired mood and behavior later in life. The study appears in Nature's Translational Psychiatry.

Caring at home for a child with cancer can leave family members with risky tasks

Angela Cooper arrived home from work to discover that her daughter's temperature had spiked to 102 degrees, a sign that the teenager, who has cancer, had a potentially deadly bloodstream infection. As Cooper rushed her daughter to the hospital, her mind raced: Had she done something to cause the...

Ludwig Scientists Discover Complex Axis of Immune Suppression Exploited by Cancers

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered a new mechanism by which cancer cells evade destruction by the immune system. The paper, led by Camilla Jandus of the Lausanne Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, describes...Show More Summary

Charities Unite to Award $2.5m for Breast and Prostate Cancer Research

Leading Australian cancer researcher Professor Wayne Tilley has today been presented with a $2.5 million Breast & Prostate Cancer Linkage Grant, thanks to a groundbreaking collaboration between the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and the Movember Foundation in Australia.

Mayo Clinic, National Decision Support Company Unveil CareSelect Lab(tm) to Provide Real-Time Medical Guidance When Ordering Laboratory Tests

Health care providers now have an online tool that can improve patient care and reduce unnecessary health care costs through appropriate ordering of laboratory testing -- real-time guidance while they sit with their patients.

ISPOR Undertakes Competencies Initiative for the Field of Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR announced a new initiative that is focused on the competencies necessary for professionals working in the field of health economics and outcomes research--the ISPOR Health Economics and Outcomes Research Competencies Framework(tm).

Exposure to pet and pest allergens during infancy linked to reduced asthma risk

(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Children exposed to high indoor levels of pet or pest allergens during infancy have a lower risk of developing asthma by 7 years of age, new research supported by the National Institutes of Health reveals. Show More Summary

Study showing 70 years of progress for LGBTQ students raises concerns about Trump agenda

(University of Vermont) The author of a new study showing slow but consistent progress in the experiences of LGBTQ students on college campuses over the past 70 years is concerned that for the first time since 1944, that trend may be reversing.

Health care, education key to keeping women offenders out of prison

(University of British Columbia) Women in provincial prisons require health care to address trauma, addiction and chronic diseases in order to lower reincarceration rates, according to a new study that of women leaving a B.C. correctional centre.

Weighing nonsurgical treatment options for knee osteoarthritis pain

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Osteoarthritis of the knee may not be totally preventable but according to Elizabeth Matzkin, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine with Brigham and Women's Hospital, there are some key factors that we can control to minimize the chances of developing bone and joint pain. Show More Summary

Scientists discover genetic markers for severe form of multiple sclerosis

(Oregon Health & Science University) New research suggests that a simple genetic test could be used to identify multiple sclerosis patients at risk of developing progressive forms of the disease. Researchers are already developing a medication.

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