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Organoids reveal how a deadly brain cancer grows

Salk Institute | 04-24-2018

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is an incredibly deadly brain cancer and presents a serious black box challenge. It’s virtually impossible to observe how these tumors operate in their natural environment and animal models …

Rabies virus trick could help treat Parkinson’s Disease

American Chemical Society | 04-25-2018

The rabies virus wreaks havoc on the brain, triggering psychosis and death. To get where it needs to go, the virus must first trick the nervous system and cross the blood brain barrier — a process that makes it of interest …

Exercise could make the heart younger

Harvard University | 04-25-2018

Doctors, health organizations, and the Surgeon General all agree that exercise is good for the heart — but the reasons why are still not well understood. …

Consuming protein supplements with meals may work better for weight control

Oxford University Press USA | 04-25-2018

A new systematic review of available evidence appearing in Nutrition Reviews indicates that consuming protein supplements with meals may be more effective at promoting weight control than consuming supplements …

Brain activity linked to stress changes chemical codes

University of California - San Diego | 04-24-2018

Five years ago, a team of University of California San Diego neurobiologists published surprising findings describing how rats’ brain cells adopted new chemical codes when subjected to significant changes …

Implantable islet cells come with their own oxygen supply

Massachusetts Institute of Technology | 04-25-2018

Since the 1960s, researchers have been interested in the possibility of treating type 1 diabetes by transplanting islet cells — the pancreatic cells that are responsible for producing insulin when blood glucose …

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University | 04-25-2018

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say. …

IBS patients obtain robust, enduring relief from home-based treatment program

University of Buffalo | 04-23-2018

In the largest federally funded non-drug clinical trial for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), patients with the most severe and persistent symptoms achieved robust and sustained relief by learning to control symptoms …

High immune function tied to stunted growth

University of Oregon | 04-24-2018

Elevated immune function during childhood results in as much as 49 percent growth reduction in Ecuador’s indigenous Shuar population, researchers reported …

Heart disease may only be a matter of time for those with healthy obesity

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center | 04-24-2018

People who are 30 pounds or more overweight may want to slim down a bit even if they don’t have high blood pressure or any other heart disease risk, according to scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. …

Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University | 04-25-2018

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say. …

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University | 04-25-2018

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say. …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Exercise could make the heart younger

Harvard University | 04-25-2018

Doctors, health organizations, and the Surgeon General all agree that exercise is good for the heart — but the reasons why are still not well understood. …

Exercise could make the heart younger

Harvard University | 04-25-2018

Doctors, health organizations, and the Surgeon General all agree that exercise is good for the heart — but the reasons why are still not well understood. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Measles serious threat for babies, toddlers, unvaccinated youths

ESCMID | 04-20-2018

The vast majority of measles cases in Europe were reported in unvaccinated patients, and children younger than two years old were at a higher risk of dying from measles than older patients, …

Measles serious threat for babies, toddlers, unvaccinated youths

ESCMID | 04-20-2018

The vast majority of measles cases in Europe were reported in unvaccinated patients, and children younger than two years old were at a higher risk of dying from measles than older patients, …