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Alzheimer’s, aging, hearing loss, implantable muscle stimulator

Researchers Receive Department of Defense Grant for Implantable Muscle Stimulator

A team of researchers led by Kath Bogie, a biomedical engineer and associate professor of orthopaedics and biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University...
Immunotherapy, Delirium, fungal yeast infection, Breast Cancer, ADHD, smoking, Chronic Disease, stroke, Depression, Oral Ailment, Acute Kidney Injury, aging, cell death, Pancreatic Cancer, Heart Disease, Macular brain, brain tumors, Huntington’s, Viral Infections, Thyroid Tumor, Carcinogens, Organ Damage, biofilms, Depression, Anxiety, emphysema, sarcoma, Immunotherapy, Parkinson’s Disease, Diagnose

E-Cig Use Increases Risk of Beginning Tobacco Cigarette Use in Young...

Young adults who use electronic cigarettes are more than four times as likely to begin smoking tobacco cigarettes within 18 months as their peers...
catatonia

Study Seeks to Aid Diagnosis, Management of Catatonia

Catatonia, a syndrome of motor, emotional and behavioral abnormalities frequently characterized by muscular rigidity and a trance-like mental stupor and at times manifesting with...
mental health

Vets Who Receive Medical-Legal Aid Show Improvements in Mental Health

Veterans who receive legal help with housing, benefits, and consumer or personal matters have increased income, fewer problems finding housing, and even experience some...
Immunotherapy, Delirium, fungal yeast infection, Breast Cancer, ADHD, smoking, Chronic Disease, stroke, Depression, Oral Ailment, Acute Kidney Injury, aging, cell death, Pancreatic Cancer, Heart Disease, Macular brain, brain tumors, Huntington’s, Viral Infections, Thyroid Tumor, Carcinogens, Organ Damage, biofilms, Depression, Anxiety, emphysema, sarcoma, Immunotherapy, Parkinson’s Disease, Diagnose

Patient-Centered Medical Home Model Improves Chronic Disease Management

Data from more than 800 Veterans Health Administration (VHA) primary care clinics revealed that national implementation of a patient-centered medical home model was effective...
Rare Dermatologic Disease

New Treatment Shows Promise for Patients with Rare Dermatologic Disease

A new treatment for a rare and often incurable condition called dermatomyositis (DM) reduced the severity of the disease in patients whose DM was...
Diabetes

Pancreatic Islets Study May Spur Diabetes Treatment Advances

Investigators in the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (VDRTC) and collaborators at Stanford University have discovered new insights into the molecular mechanisms of...
cancer, Myeloma, Multiple Myeloma, Crohn’s disease, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Sleep Deprivation, machine-learning, traumatic brain injury

Sleep Deprivation is an Effective Anti-depressant for Nearly Half of Depressed...

Sleep deprivation – typically administered in controlled, inpatient settings – rapidly reduces symptoms of depression in roughly half of depression patients, according the first...
electronics

DARPA Rolls Out Electronics Resurgence Initiative

With the official roll out today of the Electronics Resurgence Initiative’s latest investments, DARPA hopes to open new innovation pathways to address impending engineering...
liver cancer

Liver Cancer Patients Can Start with Lower Dose of Chemotherapy and...

Patients with the most common type of liver cancer who are taking the chemotherapy drug sorafenib can begin their treatment with a lower dose...
Depression

Next Step in Depression Treatment? Add Rather than Switch

Millions of patients suffering from major depression get little relief from the first drug they are prescribed. A major new study of 1,522 patients...
Liver Disease

Intestinal Fungi Worsen Alcoholic Liver Disease

Liver cirrhosis is the 12th leading cause of mortality worldwide and approximately half of those deaths are due to alcohol abuse. Yet apart from...
sepsis

Faster is Better When it Comes to Sepsis Care, First Scientific...

Following the tragic and widely publicized death of Rory Staunton, 12, from undiagnosed sepsis in 2012, New York became the first state to require...
hardware

Baking Hack Resistance Directly into Hardware

Military and civilian technological systems, from fighter aircraft to networked household appliances, are becoming ever more dependent upon software systems inherently vulnerable to electronic...
magnetism

Taking Animal Magnetism to the Extreme

Each beat of your heart or burst of brain activity relies on tiny electrophysiological currents that generate minuscule ripples in the surrounding magnetic field....
transistor

Bushwhacking into Unexplored Transistor Territories

Since the advent of microelectronics in the mid-20th century, humanity has been on a nonstop sprint to eke more speed, power efficiency, and computational...
preterm birth, Motor Neurons, trauma, Celiac Disease, cancer, Brain Pathway, sepsis, skin cancer, Veterans, Muscle Injuries, Regenerative Medicine, genetic variation, depression, mind-body connection, Organ Transplant, sleep habits, cancer

New Research Shows Primary Care Physicians Can Help Detect More Skin...

New research at UPMC suggests that if full body skin cancer screenings became a part of routine annual primary care visits, significantly more skin cancers would...
autism

Genetic Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder Linked to Evolutionary Brain Benefit

Genetic variants linked to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) may have been positively selected during human evolution because they also contribute to enhanced cognition, a...
air pollution

UCLA Study Suggests Air Pollution’s Risk to the Heart May Stem...

The team of researchers found that exposure to air pollution caused mice to experience changes in the normal composition of gut bacteria. This produced...
preterm birth, Motor Neurons, trauma, Celiac Disease, cancer, Brain Pathway, sepsis, skin cancer, Veterans, Muscle Injuries, Regenerative Medicine, genetic variation, depression, mind-body connection, Organ Transplant, sleep habits, cancer

University of Pittsburgh Study Finds Improved Access to Care for Veterans

A recent study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Program Evaluation and...