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Deadly Lung Disease

To Better Treat COPD, Scientists Look to Tailored Approaches for Deadly...

Valerie Chang kept waking up breathless in the middle of the night. As a regular swimmer and non-smoker, she figured it was a fluke,...
uncomplicated gonorrhea

Novel Antibiotic Shows Promise in Treatment of Uncomplicated Gonorrhea

An investigational oral antibiotic called zoliflodacin was well-tolerated and successfully cured most cases of uncomplicated gonorrhea when tested in a Phase 2 multicenter clinical...
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High Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation Associated with Cancer in Male...

The National Toxicology Program (NTP) concluded there is clear evidence that male rats exposed to high levels of radio frequency radiation (RFR) like that...
neurons fluctuates

Astrocytes Regulate Signal Speeds of Neurons

The transmission speed of neurons fluctuates in the brain to achieve an optimal flow of information required for day-to-day activities, according to a National...
obesity

Researchers Look Beyond BMI to Predict Obesity-Related Disease Risk

Scientists at Scripps Research and collaborating corporate and academic partners have found a new way to use distinct molecular “signatures” from people with obesity...
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Common Use of Antipsychotics Shown Ineffective for Delirium in Intensive Care...

Critically ill patients in intensive care units (ICUs) did not benefit from two antipsychotic drugs used to treat delirium, according to a large clinical...
Immune Checkpoint Therapy

NIH Grant Funds Research in ‘Immune Checkpoint Therapy’

Immune checkpoints are a crucial part of the body’s immune system, but cancer cells are often able to escape this tightly controlled surveillance system,...
cancers

New Approach to Understanding Cancers Will Speed Treatments

A new innovation in cancer research will enable scientists to understand the complex causes of the disease with unprecedented speed and sophistication. This will...
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NIH Programs Shed Light on Gene Variants and Their Connections to...

Programs supported by the National Institutes of Health are establishing which genes and genomic variants play a role in human disease, enabling their use...
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Gene Mutation Points to New Way to Fight Diabetes, Obesity, Heart...

Researchers say they have discovered a gene mutation that slows the metabolism of sugar in the gut, giving people who have the mutation a...
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Delayed Pushing Appears to Have No Effect on Chances for Spontaneous...

Delaying pushing during the second stage of labor — when the cervix is fully dilated at 10 centimeters — is a common practice at...
screen potential drugs

With New NIH Support, Florida Scientists to Develop Faster, Cheaper Way...

An innovative proposal to dramatically reduce the cost of drug discovery has won Scripps Research chemist Thomas Kodadek, PhD, one of ten Transformative Research awards...
RNA Therapies

Red Glow Helps Identify Nanoparticles for Delivering RNA Therapies

A new screening process could dramatically accelerate the identification of nanoparticles suitable for delivering therapeutic RNA into living cells. The technique would allow researchers...
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Helps Restore Beneficial Bacteria in Cancer Patients

Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have shown that autologous fecal microbiota transplantation (auto-FMT) is a safe and effective way to help replenish...
HIV Antibody

Combination HIV Antibody Infusions Safely Maintain Viral Suppression in Select Individuals

A small group of people living with HIV sensitive to two potent anti-HIV broadly neutralizing antibodies(link is external) (bNAbs) — 3BNC117 and 10-1074 — tolerated multiple...
Detailed Map of Cells

NIH to Build a Detailed Map of Cells Within the Human...

The National Institutes of Health’s Human BioMolecular Atlas Program (HuBMAP) issued its first set of research funding awards to develop an open, global framework that will...
Synthetic Organelle

Synthetic Organelle Shows How Tiny Puddle-Organs in our Cells Work

A couple of sugars, a dash of enzymes, a pinch of salt, a splash of polyethylene glycol, carefully arranged in watery baths. And researchers...
Aspirin

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Found to Have No Effect on Healthy Life...

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...
Influenza Vaccine

Clinical Trial Testing Topical Cream Plus Influenza Vaccine in Progress

A Phase 1 clinical trial examining whether a topical cream can enhance the immune response conferred by a “pre-pandemic” influenza vaccine is underway at...
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NIH Study Broadens Understanding of High Impact Chronic Pain in the...

Researchers have demonstrated that disability is as likely in the chronic pain population as it is in those with kidney failure, emphysema or stroke....