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Medical News Today: Cancer spread molecule discovered in prostate cancer

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 23:00
Drugs that inhibit the newly identified cancer molecule are already in early trials, raising the prospect of new avenues against prostate cancer.

Medical News Today: Localized prostate cancer: treatment strategies 'have improved'

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 07:00
The management of prostate cancer has changed over recent years, moving toward more conservative treatment of lower-risk cases instead of going straight to more aggressive options.

Medical News Today: Nixon and Obama health care similarities illustrate party differences

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 07:00
Obamacare has been criticized by Republicans as 'a radical liberal plan,' yet a new article suggests that President Nixon's health care proposals would have gone much further.

Medical News Today: Global aid 'falls short' against Ebola and other health crises

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 06:00
A new analysis published in The Lancet reports that less than one third of the level of global donor aid required to build a pandemic preparedness system has been raised.

Medical News Today: New imaging technique spots early stages of dangerous artery deposits

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 02:00
Using noninvasive PET/CT scans, researchers can see injected sodium fluoride tagged with a radioactive tracer binding to unstable calcium deposits in patients' arteries.

Medical News Today: CDC: Americans not eating enough fruits and vegetables

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 02:00
The CDC urge renewed efforts to boost consumer demand for fruits and vegetables following national survey that shows too many Americans are not consuming enough.

Medical News Today: Is milk bad for you?

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 23:00
Milk - some say it is good for you and highlight the benefits of its consumption for bone, brain and heart health, and others say it is bad - so which is correct? MNT finds out.

Medical News Today: Deaf mice able to hear again thanks to gene therapy

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 23:00
Scientists have restored hearing in deaf mice using gene therapy. It is hoped the development will eventually lead to human trials.

Medical News Today: First real-life trial for oral cholera vaccine successful in Bangladesh

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 23:00
An oral cholera vaccine has been tested in a real-life setting for the first term, cases of cholera was reduced by nearly 40% for those vaccinated.

Medical News Today: New study reveals dangers of opioid abuse for chronic back pain sufferers

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 23:00
Scientists discovered that chronic back patients suffering from high levels of depression or anxiety are more prone to opioids abuse.

Medical News Today: Recovering female stroke victims may benefit from uric acid

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 23:00
The results of a new study published in the journal Stroke suggest that uric acid may be an effective therapy for women recovering from a stroke.

Medical News Today: ESMO GI provides new insights into HCC and metastatic liver cancer

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 23:00
We report new findings on carcinoma and liver cancer from the European Society for Medical Oncology 17th World Congress on Gastrointestinal cancer in Barcelona, Spain.

Medical News Today: Neutralizing antibodies investigated for HIV vaccine

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 23:00
Two studies published this month explore the importance of neutralizing antibodies for HIV/Aids vaccine. Researchers focus on superinfected and cell-to-cell transmission.

Medical News Today: New chemotherapy light technique discovered

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 23:00
Scientists have discovered a new technique to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy. By utilizing light, the team was able to target specific cancer cells.

Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes linked with reduced cognitive function

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 07:00
A new study suggests over a short period, type 2 diabetes is linked to a reduced ability to regulate blood flow leading to impaired cognitive and executive function.

Medical News Today: Does cigarette smoking contribute to schizophrenia?

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 07:00
Previous studies have found that people with psychosis are more likely to smoke. A new meta-analysis suggests that this is not an attempt at self-medication, as previously thought.

Medical News Today: Tours of Iraq and Afghanistan highlight those soldiers at highest suicide risk

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:00
An analysis of nearly 1,000 suicide attempts in the US Army from 2004 through 2009 has identified those soldiers who were at greater risk.

Medical News Today: Graphene coating on catheters may improve chemo effectiveness

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 02:00
Researchers show that the silver coating on catheters used to deliver chemotherapy treatments reacts with the drugs and suggest replacing it with a nonreactive graphene one.

Medical News Today: People with schizophrenia have more rare genetic mutations

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 02:00
Study that screened for 250,000 DNA coding variants in schizophrenia patients and unaffected people found a higher frequency of them in the schizophrenia patients.

Medical News Today: Scientists 'hack' common gut bacterium

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 00:00
Researchers have engineered a common gut bacterium called Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, which allowed the scientists to control gene expression in mice.