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Newswise: Bloating Common Issue Among Americans, Study Reports
Released: 24-Nov-2022 4:05 PM EST
Bloating Common Issue Among Americans, Study Reports
Cedars-Sinai

Nearly 1 in 7 Americans experience bloating on a weekly basis, and most aren’t seeking professional care for it, according to a new study led by Cedars-Sinai investigators. The findings are published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Newswise: Diagnostic marker found for deadly brain disease marked by dementia, movement problems
21-Nov-2022 5:45 PM EST
Diagnostic marker found for deadly brain disease marked by dementia, movement problems
Washington University in St. Louis

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a biomarker that identifies, with up to 89% accuracy, people with a rare, deadly, untreatable brain disease called corticobasal degeneration (CBD). The biomarker could accelerate efforts to develop treatments for CBD.

Released: 23-Nov-2022 5:20 PM EST
Quarter of former Olympians suffer from osteoarthritis, study says
University of Edinburgh

One in four retired Olympians reported a diagnosis of osteoarthritis, the form of arthritis that causes changes in the joint and can lead to discomfort, pain and disability, the research found.

Released: 23-Nov-2022 3:25 PM EST
Vitamin D fails to reduce statin-associated muscle pain
Northwestern University

Patients who take statins to lower high cholesterol levels often complain of muscle pains, which can lead them to stop taking the highly effective medication and put them at greater risk of heart attack or stroke.

Newswise: Pocket feature shared by deadly coronaviruses could lead to pan-coronavirus antiviral treatment
Released: 23-Nov-2022 2:00 PM EST
Pocket feature shared by deadly coronaviruses could lead to pan-coronavirus antiviral treatment
University of Bristol

Researchers of the University of Bristol-led study, published in Science Advances today [23 November], say their findings could lead to the development of a pan-coronavirus treatment to defeat all coronaviruses.

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20-Nov-2022 9:00 PM EST
Gene that guides earliest social behaviors could be key to understanding autism
University of Utah Health

A new animal study points to a gene that is important for the earliest development of basic social behaviors.

Released: 23-Nov-2022 1:25 PM EST
UChicago Medicine’s Digestive Diseases and Heart & Vascular centers earn high marks on Newsweek’s 2023 World’s Best Specialized Hospitals list
University of Chicago Medical Center

Newsweek magazine ranked nine UChicago Medicine specialties as among the best in the world in its latest 2023 list of top global specialized hospitals. The publication also listed the University of Chicago Medical Center, based in Hyde Park, among the world's top smart hospitals.

Released: 23-Nov-2022 12:15 PM EST
Nyra Medical Announces $20 Million Series A Financing for its Transcatheter Heart Valve Repair Technology
Nyra Medical, Inc

Nyra Medical, Inc., a medical device company that is developing a novel transcatheter mitral valve repair technology, today announced the closing of a $20 million Series A financing.

   
Newswise: Financial assistance programs improve outcomes for indigent patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Released: 23-Nov-2022 12:05 PM EST
Financial assistance programs improve outcomes for indigent patients with inflammatory bowel disease
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) who required treatment and were enrolled in a financial assistance program were less likely to need surgery after starting medication than those not enrolled in a program, a study by UT Southwestern researchers found.

Newswise: Major discovery about mammalian brains surprises researchers
Released: 23-Nov-2022 11:45 AM EST
Major discovery about mammalian brains surprises researchers
University of Copenhagen

In a new breakthrough to understand more about the mammalian brain, University of Copenhagen researchers have made an incredible discovery.

   
Newswise: Pair of Studies Uncover Surprising New Roles for Spinal Cord and Brainstem in Touch
18-Nov-2022 4:45 PM EST
Pair of Studies Uncover Surprising New Roles for Spinal Cord and Brainstem in Touch
Harvard Medical School

New research suggests spinal cord and brainstem are essential for processing touch signals as they travel to the brain

Released: 23-Nov-2022 10:55 AM EST
Scientists discover new mechanism associated with severe COVID-19
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo

Researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil have found that severe COVID-19 is associated with an imbalance in an important immune system signaling pathway.

16-Nov-2022 1:00 PM EST
Using Vapes May Set the Stage for Dental Decay
Tufts University

Research by faculty from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine found patients who said they used vaping devices were more likely to have a higher risk of developing cavities.

Released: 23-Nov-2022 10:25 AM EST
What was the true human cost of the pandemic in Russia?
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

A new study assesses the number of lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic in Russia and introduces a novel methodology that will help to get a clearer view of pandemics in the future.

   
Newswise: St. Joseph’s Health and Hackensack Meridian Health: 20th Anniversary of Acute Rehabilitation Unit & One-Year Anniversary of Rehabilitation Partnership
Released: 23-Nov-2022 10:20 AM EST
St. Joseph’s Health and Hackensack Meridian Health: 20th Anniversary of Acute Rehabilitation Unit & One-Year Anniversary of Rehabilitation Partnership
Hackensack Meridian Health

“We are delighted to celebrate the one year anniversary of our rehabilitation clinical affiliation with St. Joseph’s Health,” said Robert C. Garrett, FACHE, CEO, Hackensack Meridian Health. “Throughout the state, our rehab experts have been improving lives through their vast expertise in healing and restoring quality of life after a serious illness or traumatic episode. This affiliation has placed our advanced services closer to home for residents of Northern New Jersey.”

Released: 23-Nov-2022 10:05 AM EST
Pesquisadores investigam a nutrição de precisão para melhorar a saúde e prevenir doenças 
Mayo Clinic

A prescrição de determinados nutrientes, grãos, frutas e legumes personalizados para os genes e outras características biológicas de uma pessoa pode ajudar a melhorar sua saúde? Os pesquisadores da Mayo Clinic estão explorando os possíveis benefícios da orientação personalizada de dieta e de nutrientes para os genes, o metabolismo, o microbioma e outras características distintas de uma pessoa.

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Achieves Full Accreditation from Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Released: 23-Nov-2022 10:05 AM EST
Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Achieves Full Accreditation from Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Hackensack Meridian Health

Major accrediting body grants full accreditation as institution draws closer to full accreditation from all agencies

Released: 23-Nov-2022 9:05 AM EST
باحثون يدرسون التغذية الدقيقة لتحسين الصحة والوقاية من الأمراض
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا - هل يمكن أن يساعد وصف عناصر مغذية وحبوب وفواكه وخضروات بعينها تلائم جينات شخص ما وخصائصه البيولوجية الأخرى في تحسين صحته؟ يستكشف باحثو مايو كلينك الفوائد المحتملة لتخصيص العناصر المغذية والتوجيه الغذائي بما يتناسب مع جينات الشخص والأيض والحَيُّوم الدقيق لديه وغيرها من الخصائص المميزة. الهدف النهائي لهذا النهج الشامل هو تعزيز الصحة والمساعدة في الوقاية من الأمراض المرتبطة بالنظام الغذائي، بما في ذلك مرض القلب والسكري وبعض أنواع السرطان.

Released: 23-Nov-2022 9:05 AM EST
Investigadores estudian la nutrición de precisión para mejorar la salud y prevenir enfermedades 
Mayo Clinic

Puede ayudar a mejorar la salud de una persona la prescripción de una dieta específica de nutrientes, cereales, frutas y verduras adaptada a sus genes y otras características biológicas? Los investigadores de Mayo Clinic están explorando los posibles beneficios de adaptar los nutrientes y la orientación alimentaria a los genes, el metabolismo, el microbioma y otras características distintivas de una persona. El objetivo final del enfoque holístico es promover la salud y ayudar a prevenir las enfermedades relacionadas con la dieta, como las enfermedades cardíacas, la diabetes y algunos tipos de cáncer.

Newswise: HK Tech Forum on Metabolism in Health and Disease
Released: 23-Nov-2022 9:00 AM EST
HK Tech Forum on Metabolism in Health and Disease
Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study, City University of Hong Kong

Revealing various signaling pathways in metabolism of oxygen, glucose, lipids, proteins and other nutrients is crucial for better understanding of human physiology and diseases.

Released: 23-Nov-2022 1:05 AM EST
研究人员调查精准营养以改善健康和预防疾病 
Mayo Clinic

罗切斯特,明尼苏达州 — 如果根据一个人的基因和其他生物学特征来制定包含特定营养物质、谷物、水果和蔬菜的专门食谱,是否有助于改善他们的健康状况?妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic) 的研究人员正在探索根据一个人的基因、新陈代谢、微生物群系和其他区别特征来定制营养物质和膳食指南的潜在益处。这种综合方法的最终目标是改善健康,帮助预防与饮食相关的疾病,包括心脏病、糖尿病和某些癌症。

Newswise: Drug triggers immune cells to attack prostate cancer
Released: 22-Nov-2022 11:05 PM EST
Drug triggers immune cells to attack prostate cancer
Washington University in St. Louis

A single drug compound simultaneously attacks hard-to-treat prostate cancer on several fronts, according to a new study in mice and human cells.

Released: 22-Nov-2022 8:00 PM EST
Type 2 diabetes genes linked with gestational diabetes in South Asian women
eLife

The same complex genetics that contribute to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes may also increase the risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy among women of South Asian descent, a study published today in eLife shows.

Released: 22-Nov-2022 7:55 PM EST
Fear of COVID-19 continues to impact adversely on psychological wellbeing
Swansea University

Research by psychologists from the School of Psychology at Swansea University found that people’s fear of COVID-19 has led to worsened mental health.

Newswise: Remdesivir reduces COVID-19 mortality in a real-world setting
Released: 22-Nov-2022 7:45 PM EST
Remdesivir reduces COVID-19 mortality in a real-world setting
Tokyo Medical and Dental University

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an explosion of clinical research resulting in the development of a variety of vaccines and treatments, although the efficacy of some remains controversial.

Released: 22-Nov-2022 7:30 PM EST
Shingles associated with increased risk for stroke, heart attack
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham healthcare system, demonstrated that shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is associated with an almost 30% higher long-term risk of a major cardiovascular event such a stroke or heart attack.

Released: 22-Nov-2022 7:20 PM EST
New study brings personalized immunotherapy prescriptions a step closer
University of Bath

In a step likely to advance personalised cancer treatment, scientists have for the first time shown in patients that levels of biomarkers are not enough to tell which patients are likely to respond best to immunotherapy.

17-Nov-2022 4:50 PM EST
Study estimates the lifetime benefit of combination therapy in patients with kidney disease without diabetes
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

A recent analysis of clinical trial data estimates that treatment with the combination of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and/or angiotensin receptor blockers (ACE inhibitors/ARBs) and sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors can substantially increase the lifetime survival free of kidney failure for patients with albuminuric chronic kidney disease without diabetes.

18-Nov-2022 3:50 PM EST
Study: Antioxidant Flavonols Linked to Slower Memory Decline
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

People who eat or drink more foods with antioxidant flavonols, which are found in several fruits and vegetables as well as tea and wine, may have a slower rate of memory decline, according to a study published in the November 22, 2022, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Released: 22-Nov-2022 3:30 PM EST
With more treatment options, outcomes improve for patients with epilepsy
Mayo Clinic

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness. Anyone can develop epilepsy, and it affects both males and females of all races, ethnic backgrounds and ages.

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Released: 22-Nov-2022 2:35 PM EST
A growing trend of antibody evasion by new omicron subvariants
Ohio State University

Three currently circulating omicron subvariants of SARS-CoV-2 – including two that currently make up almost 50% of reported COVID-19 infections in the U.S. – are better at evading vaccine- and infection-generated neutralizing antibodies than earlier versions of omicron, new research suggests.

Newswise: Risk of severe COVID-19 symptoms remains throughout pregnancy, study finds
Released: 22-Nov-2022 2:05 PM EST
Risk of severe COVID-19 symptoms remains throughout pregnancy, study finds
UT Southwestern Medical Center

A UT Southwestern study of more than 1,300 pregnant women diagnosed with COVID-19 found that just 1 in 10 developed moderate, severe, or critical illness and that COVID-19 symptoms and severity were similar across all trimesters.

21-Nov-2022 10:05 AM EST
COVID-19 vaccine gives substantial protection against reinfection
PLOS

Individuals previously infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, still benefit from vaccination, gaining 60% to 94% protection against reinfection, depending on the variant. A new study led by Katrine Finderup Nielsen at Statens Serum Institut, Denmark, reports these findings November 22nd in the open access journal PLOS Medicine.

Newswise: Vascular Surgeon, Researchers Join Smidt Heart Institute
Released: 22-Nov-2022 1:50 PM EST
Vascular Surgeon, Researchers Join Smidt Heart Institute
Cedars-Sinai

The Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai announces the expansion of its faculty in both vascular and cardiac surgery.

Newswise: Remembering AANEM Past President George Kraft, MD, MS
Released: 22-Nov-2022 12:55 PM EST
Remembering AANEM Past President George Kraft, MD, MS
American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)

The American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) is saddened to learn of the passing of longtime AANEM member and previous AANEM president, George Kraft MD, MS, on November 1, 2022.

   
Newswise:Video Embedded two-couples-two-kidneys-and-all-heart
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Released: 22-Nov-2022 12:50 PM EST
Two Couples, Two Kidneys—and All Heart
Cedars-Sinai

This Thanksgiving, when the Moraleses think about what they’re thankful for, the Thompsons are at the top of the list.

Released: 22-Nov-2022 12:25 PM EST
Researchers study postgraduate students’ mental health during Covid-19 pandemic static managements
Tsinghua University Press

A team of researchers undertook a study of the mental health of postgraduate students during the Covid-19 pandemic static management.

Released: 22-Nov-2022 12:10 PM EST
First evidence drug resistant bacteria can travel from gut to lung, increasing infection risks
University of Oxford

A new study released today in Nature Communications from the Department of Biology, University of Oxford has found the first direct evidence of antibiotic resistant bacteria migrating from a patient’s gut microbiome to the lungs.

Released: 22-Nov-2022 12:10 PM EST
Organ Donations, Transplants Increase on Days of Largest Motorcycle Rallies
Harvard Medical School

Analysis shows steep increases in organ donations, transplantations during large motorcycle rallies. The increase in organ donations and transplantations appears to be driven by well-documented increases in crash-related deaths during large motorcycle rallies.

Newswise: Microchannel-containing nanofiber aerogels with small protein molecule enable accelerated diabetic wound healing
Released: 22-Nov-2022 12:05 PM EST
Microchannel-containing nanofiber aerogels with small protein molecule enable accelerated diabetic wound healing
Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation

A collaborative team of scientists from the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation and the University of Nebraska Medical Center has developed a fibrous aerogel that promotes faster and more effective healing of diabetic wounds.

Released: 22-Nov-2022 12:05 PM EST
WHO-recommended hand disinfectants inactivate monkeypox viruses
Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Alcohol-based disinfectants are effective against enveloped viruses.

Newswise: NIH establishes website for self-reporting COVID-19 test results
Released: 22-Nov-2022 12:00 PM EST
NIH establishes website for self-reporting COVID-19 test results
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Reporting a positive or negative test result just became easier through a new website from the National Institutes of Health. MakeMyTestCount.org, developed through NIH’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx®) Tech program, allows users to anonymously report the results of any brand of at-home COVID-19 test.


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