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New insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can impair cognition

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University | 04-22-2019

Obesity can break down our protective blood-brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory, scientists report. …

Quitting smoking during pregnancy lowers risk of preterm births

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth | 04-19-2019

There is an important association between maternal cigarette smoking cessation during pregnancy and risk of preterm birth, …

Decline in measles vaccination is causing a preventable global resurgence of the disease

NIH-NIAID | 04-18-2019

In 2000, measles was declared to be eliminated in the United States, when no sustained transmission of the virus was seen in this country for more than 12 months. …

Genetic variants that protect against obesity could lead to new weight loss medicines

University of Cambridge | 04-18-2019

Around four million people in the UK carry genetic variants that protect them from obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, …

Study shows promise in repairing damaged myelin

Oregon Health & Science University | 04-18-2019

A scientific breakthrough provides new hope for millions of people living with multiple sclerosis. …

Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to reduced brain connectivity

Yale University | 04-18-2019

More than a quarter of children with autism spectrum disorder are also diagnosed with disruptive behavior disorders. For the first time, Yale researchers have identified a possible biological cause: …

Triple-negative breast cancers can adopt reversible state that is resistant to chemotherapy

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center | 04-17-2019

Study finds triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) cells can develop resistance to frontline, or neoadjuvant, chemotherapy not by acquiring permanent adaptations, …

Heart patch could limit muscle damage in heart attack aftermath

Brown University | 04-17-2019

Researchers have designed a new type of adhesive patch that can be placed directly on the heart and may one day help to reduce the stretching of heart muscle that often occurs after a heart attack. …

The Leukemia Atlas: researchers unveil proteins that signal disease

UTSA | 04-17-2019

Computational researchers and oncologists created an online atlas to identify and classify protein signatures present at AML diagnosis. …

CRISPR base editors can induce wide-ranging off-target RNA edits

Massachusetts General Hospital | 04-17-2019

A Mass. General team finds that several of the recently developed CRISPR base editors can induce widespread off-target effects in RNA, extending beyond the targeted DNA. …

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Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

New insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can impair cognition

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University | 04-22-2019

Obesity can break down our protective blood-brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory, scientists report. …

New insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can impair cognition

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University | 04-22-2019

Obesity can break down our protective blood-brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory, scientists report. …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Quitting smoking during pregnancy lowers risk of preterm births

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth | 04-19-2019

There is an important association between maternal cigarette smoking cessation during pregnancy and risk of preterm birth, …

Quitting smoking during pregnancy lowers risk of preterm births

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth | 04-19-2019

There is an important association between maternal cigarette smoking cessation during pregnancy and risk of preterm birth, …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Decline in measles vaccination is causing a preventable global resurgence of the disease

NIH-NIAID | 04-18-2019

In 2000, measles was declared to be eliminated in the United States, when no sustained transmission of the virus was seen in this country for more than 12 months. …

Decline in measles vaccination is causing a preventable global resurgence of the disease

NIH-NIAID | 04-18-2019

In 2000, measles was declared to be eliminated in the United States, when no sustained transmission of the virus was seen in this country for more than 12 months. …