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Treatment shown to improve the odds against bone marrow cancer

Newcastle University | 12-14-2018

Hope has emerged for patients with a serious type of bone marrow cancer as new research into a therapeutic drug has revealed improved outcomes and survival rates. …

Levels of gene-expression-regulating enzyme altered in brains of people with schizophrenia

Massachusetts General Hospital | 12-14-2018

A study using a PET scan tracer developed at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has identified, for the first time, …

HIV vaccine protects non-human primates from infection

Scripps Research Institute | 12-14-2018

For more than 20 years, scientists at Scripps Research have chipped away at the challenges of designing an HIV vaccine. Now new research, published in Immunity, shows that their experimental vaccine strategy works …

Scientists find that breast cancer protection from pregnancy starts decades later

NIH-NIEHS | 12-14-2018

In general, women who have had children have a lower risk of breast cancer compared to women who have never given birth. However, new research has found that moms don’t experience this breast cancer …

Study shows magnesium optimizes vitamin D status

Vanderbilt University Medical Center | 12-14-2018

A randomized trial by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers indicates that magnesium optimizes vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels and lowering it in people with high levels. …

Researchers find the cause of and cure for brain injury associated with gut condition

Johns Hopkins Medicine | 12-13-2018

Using a mouse model of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) — a potentially fatal condition that causes a premature infant’s gut to suddenly die — researchers at Johns …

The ‘greying’ of T cells

Harvard Medical School | 12-13-2018

The elderly suffer more serious complications from infections and benefit less from vaccination than the general population. Scientists have long known that a weakened immune system is to blame but the exact mechanisms …

New drug targets receptors in sarcoma cells, shrinks tumors in animal trials

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | 12-13-2018

A new compound that targets a receptor within sarcoma cancer cells shrank tumors and hampered their ability to spread in mice and pigs, a study from researchers at the University of Illinois reports. …

Cancer patients face higher risk for shingles, new vaccines hold promise for prevention

IDSA | 12-13-2018

People newly diagnosed with cancer, particularly blood cancers, and those treated with chemotherapy have a greater risk of developing shingles, …

Increased motor activity linked to improved mood

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health | 12-12-2018

Increasing one’s level of physical activity may be an effective way to boost one’s mood, according to a new study from a team including scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in collaboration …

Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

Study shows magnesium optimizes vitamin D status

Vanderbilt University Medical Center | 12-14-2018

A randomized trial by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers indicates that magnesium optimizes vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels and lowering it in people with high levels. …

Study shows magnesium optimizes vitamin D status

Vanderbilt University Medical Center | 12-14-2018

A randomized trial by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers indicates that magnesium optimizes vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels and lowering it in people with high levels. …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Moderate consumption of alcohol is associated with fewer hospitalizations

Neuromed | 12-12-2018

The research involved 21,000 participants in the Moli-sani epidemiological study, followed for over 6 years. During this period, their drinking habits were related to their number of hospital admissions. …

Moderate consumption of alcohol is associated with fewer hospitalizations

Neuromed | 12-12-2018

The research involved 21,000 participants in the Moli-sani epidemiological study, followed for over 6 years. During this period, their drinking habits were related to their number of hospital admissions. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Cancer patients face higher risk for shingles, new vaccines hold promise for prevention

IDSA | 12-13-2018

People newly diagnosed with cancer, particularly blood cancers, and those treated with chemotherapy have a greater risk of developing shingles, …

Cancer patients face higher risk for shingles, new vaccines hold promise for prevention

IDSA | 12-13-2018

People newly diagnosed with cancer, particularly blood cancers, and those treated with chemotherapy have a greater risk of developing shingles, …