Feb 20, 2019 09:17 AM EST
To save lives, hearts and minds, the Baker Institute calls for new measures including a secondary prevention campaign, increased focus on cardiac rehabilitation and research into wider use of new therapies
Feb 20, 2019 09:04 AM EST
The influenza vaccine may be less effective in the elderly because their B cells are less capable of producing antibodies that can adapt to protect against new viral strains, researchers report February 19 in the journal Cell Host & Microbe. With age, B cells and the antibodies, they secrete acquire fewer mutations that would provide flexible protection against the ever-changing flu virus.
Feb 13, 2019 09:23 AM EST
Dartmouth researchers have found a machine learning method that can predict the likelihood that a high-risk type of breast lesion is cancerous, potentially saving some women from unnecessary surgeries and overtreatment
Feb 08, 2019 10:31 AM EST
Mason researcher helps identify a T cell marker that could help lead to improved treatment for HIV, cancer patients.
Feb 06, 2019 08:48 AM EST
Using a leading-edge technique, researchers define the cell types in both newborn and adult human testes, opening a path for new strategies to treat male infertility with stem cells
Jan 23, 2019 01:12 PM EST
A study published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases outlines a correlation researchers found between America's eviction crisis and the high rate of sexually transmitted infections.
Jan 22, 2019 09:17 AM EST
Offering more healthful foods at work could be a promising opportunity to improve wellness, according to a new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Jan 22, 2019 09:09 AM EST
The search for a mechanism that could explain how the protein complex NCOR1/2 regulates memory has revealed an unexpected connection between the lateral hypothalamus and the hippocampus, the feeding and the memory centers of the brain, respectively.
Jan 21, 2019 10:17 AM EST
New research reveals that cells must keep their shape and proportions to successfully reproduce through cell division
Jan 17, 2019 08:39 AM EST
A new study offers compelling evidence that replacing 30 minutes of sitting with physical activity, of any intensity or amount, reduces the risk of early death
Jan 14, 2019 10:39 AM EST
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Pain and substance use interact in a vicious cycle that can ultimately worsen and maintain both chronic pain and addiction, according to a research team including faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
Jan 12, 2019 04:52 PM EST
A new high-throughput, miniature, portable sequencing technique* has been developed in recent years, for human and animal health purposes. It uses mobile laboratories to diagnose viruses such as Ebola or Zika almost instantly, in the field. Diagnosis is both quick and early, which avoids the need to transfer contaminated samples.
Dec 07, 2018 04:13 PM EST
Transforming our food system to ensure a sustainable future
Nov 28, 2018 11:26 AM EST
New HIV diagnoses at high levels in the European Region but progress in EU
Oct 09, 2018 10:17 AM EDT
Intra-amniotic inflammation caused by short-term prenatal endotoxin exposure leads first to acute fetal lung and gut immune responses, followed by systemic inflammation after birth, reports The American Journal of Pathology