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Early life exposure to nicotine alters neurons, predisposes brain to addiction later

University of California - San Diego | 05-21-2019

Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, …

CBD reduces craving and anxiety in people with heroin use disorder

Mount Sinai Hospital/Mount Sinai School of Medicine | 05-21-2019

Cannabidiol (CBD) reduced cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with a history of heroin abuse, suggesting a potential therapeutic role …

Study supports effectiveness of new fast-acting antidepressant, esketamine nasal spray

American Psychiatric Association | 05-21-2019

New research supports the effectiveness and safety of esketamine nasal spray in treating depression in people who have not responded to previous treatment. …

Road to cell death mapped in the Alzheimer’s brain

Van Andel Research Institute | 05-21-2019

Scientists have identified a new mechanism that accelerates aging in the brain and gives rise to the most devastating biological features of Alzheimer’s disease. …

Study identifies enzymes that prevent diabetic kidney disease

Joslin Diabetes Center | 05-20-2019

A new study has proven that certain biological protective factors play a large role in preventing diabetic kidney disease in certain people. …

Discovery in mice could remove roadblock to more insulin production

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan | 05-20-2019

A combination of two immune-system factors keeps the pancreas from keeping up with the demands of a Western diet; …

Moderate dietary cholesterol or egg consumption do not increase stroke risk

University of Eastern Finland | 05-20-2019

A new study shows that a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol or consumption of up to one egg per day is not associated with an elevated risk of stroke. …

Key acid-activated protein channel identified

Johns Hopkins Medicine | 05-20-2019

Newly characterized protein could contribute to acid-induced cell death caused by stroke, cancer and heart disease. …

Potential new therapy takes aim at a lethal esophageal cancer’s glutamine addiction

Medical University of South Carolina | 05-20-2019

Researchers have found a way to target drug-resistant esophageal cancer cells by exploiting the different energy needs of cancerous versus healthy cells. …

Being sick in the morning can be different from being sick at night

Cell Press | 05-17-2019

Researchers discuss how time of day affects the severity of afflictions ranging from allergies to heart attacks. …

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Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

Early life exposure to nicotine alters neurons, predisposes brain to addiction later

University of California - San Diego | 05-21-2019

Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, …

Early life exposure to nicotine alters neurons, predisposes brain to addiction later

University of California - San Diego | 05-21-2019

Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Moderate dietary cholesterol or egg consumption do not increase stroke risk

University of Eastern Finland | 05-20-2019

A new study shows that a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol or consumption of up to one egg per day is not associated with an elevated risk of stroke. …

Moderate dietary cholesterol or egg consumption do not increase stroke risk

University of Eastern Finland | 05-20-2019

A new study shows that a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol or consumption of up to one egg per day is not associated with an elevated risk of stroke. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

New findings could lead to improved vaccinations against sexually transmitted infections

King's College London | 05-17-2019

Researchers have shown how skin vaccination can generate protective CD8 T-cells that are recruited to the genital tissues and could be used as a vaccination strategy …

New findings could lead to improved vaccinations against sexually transmitted infections

King's College London | 05-17-2019

Researchers have shown how skin vaccination can generate protective CD8 T-cells that are recruited to the genital tissues and could be used as a vaccination strategy …