Medical News

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Medicine

Channels:

AADE to Work with Truck Drivers and Other At-Risk Populations including Hispanic, African American and Native American Communities to Prevent/Delay Type 2 Diabetes

The CDC announced today that AADE has been awarded funding for the next 5 years to bring the National DPP to underserved populations with little or no access to diabetes prevention services.

Medicine

Channels:

Hospital For Special Surgery, Foot Pain, Foot Problems, Knee Pain, Hip Pain, Framingham foot study, kinetic chain

Foot Pain? New Study Says Look at Hip and Knee for Complete Diagnosis

DrRockPositano.jpg

A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery and Harvard Medical School suggests new guidelines may be in order for evaluating and treating lower extremity pain. They found a significant association between foot pain and knee or hip pain.

Medicine

Channels:

Tibetan Yoga, Breast Cancer, Sleep Quality, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Chemotherapy

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 20-Sep-2017 10:00 AM EDT

Medicine

Channels:

Ovarian Cancer, Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Ovarian cancer risk, Women's Health, Women's Cancer, Cancer

Ovarian Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

IMG_0238br.jpg

Ovarian cancer is the 9th most common cancer in women and although it only accounts for approximately 3 percent of cancers in women, it is responsible for the most deaths of any cancer involving the female reproductive tract. The American Cancer Society estimates 22,440 new ovarian cancers will be diagnosed and 14,080 deaths due to ovarian cancer will occur in the United States in 2017.

Medicine

Channels:

health-tech accelerator , Accelerator, Techstars, Techstar, Cedars-Sinai Accelerator

Breakthrough Health-Tech Companies Get Boost to Transform Healthcare

Cedars-Sinai today launched its third health-tech accelerator class with 10 startups whose innovative technologies aim to transform the delivery and quality of healthcare. The companies were selected for the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Powered by Techstars, an intensive, three-month program providing financial backing, training and exposure to a global entrepreneurial network that can speed ideas and solutions to the healthcare marketplace.

Medicine

Channels:

Kidney Transplant, kidney transplant chains, kidney voucher, kidney gift certificate, Chronic Kidney Disease, Organ Donation, Kidney Donation, live kidney donors, Dialysis

How First ‘Vouchers’ in UCLA Kidney Donation Program Led to 25 Lifesaving Transplants

Broadmanfamily.jpg

A new UCLA-led study published in the September issue of the peer-reviewed journal Transplantation traces how the first three “kidney voucher” cases led to 25 lifesaving kidney transplants across the United States.

Medicine

Science

Channels:

Gulf Long-term Follow-up Study, GuLF STUDY, 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Cleanup Workers, Heatlh, Health Effects, Dispersants, Corexit EC9500A, Corexit EC9527A, National Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences, Niehs

Gulf Spill Oil Dispersants Associated with Health Symptoms in Cleanup Workers

Oilspillworkers.jpg

Workers who were likely exposed to dispersants while cleaning up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill experienced a range of health symptoms including cough and wheeze, and skin and eye irritation, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The study appeared online Sept. 15 in Environmental Health Perspectives and is the first research to examine dispersant-related health symptoms in humans.

Medicine

Channels:

Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cognition, Psychiatry, Behavior, Exercise, Physical Activity

Brain Powered: Increased Physical Activity Among Breast Cancer Survivors Boosts Cognition

cancer_exercise_cognition.jpg

It is estimated that up to 75 percent of breast cancer survivors experience problems with cognitive difficulties following treatments, perhaps lasting years. Currently, few science-based options are available to help. University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report in a pilot study of 87 female breast cancer survivors that an increase in physical activity more than doubled the women’s post-treatment mental processing speed.

Medicine

Science

Channels:

Stem Cells Development Regeneration, Bone morphogenetic protein, sensory interneurons, Neurons, spinal cord development, Spinal Cord Injury, Sci Treatment And Recovery, Paralysis, Sensory Neurons, Neuron development, Neuroscience, Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Central Nervous System Injuries, spinal cord injury research

Research Redefines Proteins’ Role in the Development of Spinal Sensory Cells

image_BMPeffectonsensoryinterneurondev.jpg

A recent study led by Samantha Butler at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA has overturned a common belief about how a certain class of proteins in the spinal cord regulate the formation of nervous system cells—called neurons—during embryonic development.

Medicine

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Smoking Cessation, Pregnancy, Cigarette Smoking, Stress, Anger, Anxiety, Poverty, insecure housing, Unemployment, emotion regulation treatment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, health and lifestyle education

Managing Negative Emotions Can Help Pregnant Smokers Quit

A new study by scientists in the University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions has shown that pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they can learn to manage negative emotions that lead to smoking.







Chat now!