Overweight, obese preschoolers lose more weight when parent is also treated

Overweight, obese preschoolers lose more weight when parent is also treated Primary care treatment of overweight and obese preschoolers works better when treatment targets both parent and child compared...

Common blood thinner for pregnant women proven ineffective

Common blood thinner for pregnant women proven ineffective A daily injection to the belly commonly prescribed for pregnant women at risk of developing blood clots is found to be ineffective. As many...

Slow walking speed, memory complaints can predict dementia

Slow walking speed, memory complaints can predict dementia A study involving nearly 27,000 older adults on five continents found that nearly 1 in 10 met criteria for pre-dementia based on a simple test...

University of Pennsylvania’s Mesothelioma Program Receives $8 Million Grant from NCI

University of Pennsylvania’s Mesothelioma Program Receives $8 Million Grant from NCI The National Cancer Institute awarded an $8 million grant to the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School...

Effect of Health Store In The Life Of A Man

Staying healthy is the first and foremost thing in everyone’s life. Being healthy essentially means having good physical, mental and spiritual health. There are various factors which directly or indirectly...

Novel drug cocktail may improve clinical treatment for pancreatic cancer

Novel drug cocktail may improve clinical treatment for pancreatic cancer A potential combination therapy for pancreatic cancer that, when used in mice, is more effective than the chemotherapy drug traditionally...

Scientists report success growing cartilage to reconstruct nostrils and implanting tissue-engineered vaginal organs into humans

Scientists report success growing cartilage to reconstruct nostrils and implanting tissue-engineered vaginal organs into humans Two new articles report the first ever successful operations in humans...

New Chinese herbal medicine has significant potential in treating hepatitis C, study suggests

New Chinese herbal medicine has significant potential in treating hepatitis C, study suggests A new compound, SBEL1, has the ability to inhibit hepatitis C virus activity in cells at several points in...

New patenting guidelines needed for biotechnology

New patenting guidelines needed for biotechnology Biotechnology scientists must be aware of the broad patent landscape and push for new patent and licensing guidelines, according to a new paper. Biotechnological...

Well-known cancer gene NRAS produces 5 variants, study finds

Well-known cancer gene NRAS produces 5 variants, study finds The NRAS gene, known to play a fundamental role in cancer development, produces five gene variants, or isoforms, rather than just one form,...

The mammography dilemma: 50 years of analysis

The mammography dilemma: 50 years of analysis A comprehensive review of 50 year’s worth of international studies assessing the benefits and harms of mammography screening suggests that the benefits...

Rural versus urban causes of childhood concussion

Rural versus urban causes of childhood concussion Youth living in rural areas are more likely to sustain concussions from injuries involving motorized vehicles such as all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes,...

Carbohydrate digestion and obesity strongly linked

Carbohydrate digestion and obesity strongly linked New research indicates that obesity in the general population may be genetically linked to how our bodies digest carbohydrates. People usually have...

TV linked to poor snacking habits, cardiovascular risk in middle schoolers

TV linked to poor snacking habits, cardiovascular risk in middle schoolers Middle school kids who park themselves in front of the TV for two hours or more each day are more likely to consume junk food...

Are statins good for your love life?

Are statins good for your love life? Statins are associated with a significant improvement in erectile function, a fact researchers hope will encourage men who need statins to reduce their risk of heart...

Sensing gravity with acid: Scientists discover role for protons in neurotransmission

Sensing gravity with acid: Scientists discover role for protons in neurotransmission While probing how organisms sense gravity and acceleration, scientists uncovered evidence that acid (proton concentration)...

New guidelines deem 13 million more Americans eligible for statins

New guidelines deem 13 million more Americans eligible for statins New guidelines for using statins to treat high cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular disease are projected to result in 12.8 million...

Young athletes with knee pain may turn to meniscus transplant

Young athletes with knee pain may turn to meniscus transplant Patients undergoing meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) surgery require an additional operation approximately 32% of the time, but overall...

The Escalating Debate Over E-Cigarettes

The Escalating Debate Over E-Cigarettes Follow the bouncing ping-pong ball. “E-cigarettes are likely to be gateway devices for nicotine addiction among youth, opening up a whole new market for tobacco.” —Lauren...

Contagious yawning a mystery: May not be linked to empathy after all

Contagious yawning a mystery: May not be linked to empathy after all While previous studies have suggested a connection between contagious yawning and empathy, new research finds that contagious yawning...