Latest News

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

First-Ever Manifesto Calls Canadian Health Sector to Transform Life-Long Care for People Living with Spinal Cord Injury

Leading Canadian spinal cord injury (SCI) experts have launched the unprecedented Spinal Cord Injury: A Manifesto for Change—a call to action and a plea for Canadian health-care providers and stakeholders to work in coordination to improve care and the health of people living with SCI in Canada.

View | Comment

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Unique App Taps Into Health Records to Create a Personalized Picture of Heart Disease Risk

Ohio State University researchers are testing an experimental app linked to an electronic health record (EHR) to give patients and physicians a whole new way of looking at cardiovascular disease risk - literally. Scientists are hoping that by turning vitals into visuals, the app will spark conversation, motivate change and improve health.

View | Comment

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

New Study: Montmorency Tart Cherry Juice Lowered Blood Uric Acid Levels and a Marker for Inflammation

TartCherryJuice.jpg

A new study published in the Journal of Functional Foods is the first to report consumption of Montmorency tart cherries caused changes in uric acid metabolism, which can have an impact on joint pain. The study also detected increases in specific anthocyanin compounds in the bloodstream after consuming tart cherries.

View | Comment

Medicine

Keywords:

Diabetes in a Dish

stemcells_pancreatic.jpg

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are co-recipients of a $4.1-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to advance treatments for type 1 diabetes. Using human stem cells, the team plans to culture bits of human pancreas in a dish and, using microfluidics, mimic blood flow through the islet.

View | Comment

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Teen Pregnancies, Abortions Plunge with Free Birth Control

Teens who received free contraception and were educated about the pros and cons of various birth control methods were dramatically less likely to get pregnant, give birth or get an abortion compared with other sexually active teens, according to a new study.

View | Comment

Medicine

Channels:

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 8-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Hospital for Special Surgery Offers Tips to Help Teens Train and Compete Safely In Sports

PSALJumpAug2014.jpg

Hospital that oversees care for a number of major professional teams offers advice to parents, coaches and athletes for playing it safe.

View | Comment

Medicine

Keywords:

Baylor Scott & White Health Reports First-Year Milestones

Allison-1098HighRes.JPG

As Baylor Scott & White Health marks the first anniversary of its merger, the organization has achieved the major goals established after becoming the largest not-for-profit health system in Texas in October 2013.

View | Comment

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Worry, Jealousy, Moodiness Linked to Higher Risk of Alzheimer’s in Women

Women who are anxious, jealous, or moody and distressed in middle age may be at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life, according to a nearly 40-year-long study published in the October 1, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

View | Comment

Science

Channels:

Keywords:

Climate Change, Cosmic Dust, Fish-Inspired Wind Farms and DARPA's Post-GPS Push

PT_Oct14_Cover1.jpg

The following articles are freely available online from Physics Today, the most influential and closely followed magazine in the world devoted to physics and the physical science community.

View | Comment