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Deep brain stimulation provides sustained relief for severe depression

University of Freiburg | 03-19-2019

Patients suffering from severe, treatment-resistant depression can benefit not only acutely but also in the long-term from deep brain stimulation, …

Where does chronic pain begin? Scientists close in on its origins

University of Texas at Dallas | 03-19-2019

A new study has produced evidence of the source of chronic pain in humans, revealing several new targets for pain treatment. …

New class of drugs could treat ovarian cancer

University of Manchester | 03-19-2019

A team of researchers across The University of Manchester have shown that a new class of drugs are able to stop ovarian cancer cells growing. …

Epigenetic regulator protein could be new therapeutic target in acute myeloid leukemia

Rockefeller University Press | 03-19-2019

British researchers have discovered that an epigenetic regulator called EZH2 delays the development of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) but then switches sides …

New ACC/AHA guideline for preventing cardiovascular disease released

American College of Cardiology | 03-18-2019

The choices we make every day can have a lasting effect on our heart and vascular health. Adopting a heart-healthy eating plan, getting more exercise, avoiding tobacco …

Surgery using ultrasound energy found to treat high blood pressure

Queen Mary University of London | 03-18-2019

A one-off operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to maintain reduced blood pressure in hypertension patients for at least six months, …

New potential approach to treat atopic dermatitis

University of Zurich | 03-18-2019

The skin of humans and animals is densely populated by fungi. It is suspected that a small yeast species called Malassezia, which besides bacteria and viruses is part of the microflora of healthy skin, …

Pure Omega-3 prescription drug markedly reduces first, repeat and total CV events

American College of Cardiology | 03-18-2019

Taking a high dose of icosapent ethyl — a pure and stable prescription form of the omega-3 fatty acid known as EPA — significantly reduces the occurrence of first, subsequent and total ischemic events, …

Experimental blood test accurately spots fibromyalgia

Ohio State University | 03-18-2019

For the first time, researchers have evidence that fibromyalgia can be reliably detected in blood samples – work they hope will pave the way for a simple, fast diagnosis. …

Higher consumption of sugary beverages linked with increased risk of mortality

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health | 03-18-2019

The more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) people consumed, the greater their risk of premature death–particularly death from cardiovascular disease, …

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Biomedical Advances

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Deep brain stimulation provides sustained relief for severe depression

University of Freiburg | 03-19-2019

Patients suffering from severe, treatment-resistant depression can benefit not only acutely but also in the long-term from deep brain stimulation, …

Deep brain stimulation provides sustained relief for severe depression

University of Freiburg | 03-19-2019

Patients suffering from severe, treatment-resistant depression can benefit not only acutely but also in the long-term from deep brain stimulation, …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Higher consumption of sugary beverages linked with increased risk of mortality

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health | 03-18-2019

The more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) people consumed, the greater their risk of premature death–particularly death from cardiovascular disease, …

Higher consumption of sugary beverages linked with increased risk of mortality

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health | 03-18-2019

The more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) people consumed, the greater their risk of premature death–particularly death from cardiovascular disease, …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

New ACC/AHA guideline for preventing cardiovascular disease released

American College of Cardiology | 03-18-2019

The choices we make every day can have a lasting effect on our heart and vascular health. Adopting a heart-healthy eating plan, getting more exercise, avoiding tobacco …

New ACC/AHA guideline for preventing cardiovascular disease released

American College of Cardiology | 03-18-2019

The choices we make every day can have a lasting effect on our heart and vascular health. Adopting a heart-healthy eating plan, getting more exercise, avoiding tobacco …