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Drugs that stop mosquitoes catching malaria could help eradicate the disease

Imperial College London | 09-18-2018

Researchers have identified compounds that could prevent malaria parasites from being able to infect mosquitoes, halting the spread of disease. …

New blood test detects early stage pancreatic cancer

Lund University | 09-17-2018

Pancreatic cancer is currently very difficult to detect while it is still resectable. A new blood test developed by researchers at Lund University in Sweden, Herlev Hospital, Knight Cancer Center and Immunovia AB, can detect pancreatic cancer …

Scientists identify brain’s lymphatic vessels as new avenue to treat multiple sclerosis

University of Virginia Health System | 09-17-2018

Lymphatic vessels that clean the brain of harmful material play a crucial role in the development and progression of multiple sclerosis, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. …

Epidural stimulation leads to recovery of cardiovascular function in spinal-cord-injured

University of Louisville | 09-17-2018

For the first time since 2009, Stefanie Putnam is able to prepare – and eat – meals for herself, put the vest on her service dog, Kaz, and drive herself to activities with her horse without losing consciousness or gasping for breath. …

Household cleaning products may contribute to kids’ overweight by altering their gut microbiota

Canadian Medical Association Journal | 09-17-2018

Commonly used household cleaners could be making children overweight by altering their gut microbiota, suggests a Canadian study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). …

Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on healthy life span in older people

NIH/National Institute on Aging | 09-16-2018

In a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent living …

First evidence that soot from polluted air is reaching placenta

European Lung Foundation | 09-16-2018

Evidence of tiny particles of carbon, typically created by burning fossil fuels, has been found in placentas for the first time, in new research presented today in Paris at the European Respiratory Society International Congress. …

Cord blood clue to respiratory diseases

La Trobe University | 09-15-2018

New research has found children born in the last three months of the year in Melbourne may have a greater risk of developing respiratory diseases such as asthma. …

Air pollution affects thyroid development in fetuses

University of Southern California | 09-14-2018

Soot and dust alters thyroid development in fetuses before they are born in smoggy cities, raising concern about health impacts later in life, new USC research shows. …

Overall well-being of a population associated with less per capita healthcare spending

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center | 09-14-2018

A new study in JAMA Network Open finds that the overall well-being of a population on a county level is associated with lower healthcare spending for each Medicare fee-for-service beneficiary. …

Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

Drugs that stop mosquitoes catching malaria could help eradicate the disease

Imperial College London | 09-18-2018

Researchers have identified compounds that could prevent malaria parasites from being able to infect mosquitoes, halting the spread of disease. …

Drugs that stop mosquitoes catching malaria could help eradicate the disease

Imperial College London | 09-18-2018

Researchers have identified compounds that could prevent malaria parasites from being able to infect mosquitoes, halting the spread of disease. …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Change your diet to save both water and your health

European Commission Joint Research Centre | 09-10-2018

Shifting to a healthy diet is not only good for us, but it also saves a lot of precious fresh water, according to a new study by the JRC published in Nature Sustainability. …

Change your diet to save both water and your health

European Commission Joint Research Centre | 09-10-2018

Shifting to a healthy diet is not only good for us, but it also saves a lot of precious fresh water, according to a new study by the JRC published in Nature Sustainability. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Overall well-being of a population associated with less per capita healthcare spending

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center | 09-14-2018

A new study in JAMA Network Open finds that the overall well-being of a population on a county level is associated with lower healthcare spending for each Medicare fee-for-service beneficiary. …

Overall well-being of a population associated with less per capita healthcare spending

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center | 09-14-2018

A new study in JAMA Network Open finds that the overall well-being of a population on a county level is associated with lower healthcare spending for each Medicare fee-for-service beneficiary. …