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exercise

Greater Health Benefit from Exercise than Previously Reported

Lack of exercise or physical activity is estimated to cause as many deaths each year as smoking, according to a new study led by...
immune cells

Immune Cells Mistake Heart Attacks for Viral Infections

A study led by Kevin King, a bioengineer and physician at the University of California San Diego, has found that the immune system plays...
virtual tutor, water treatment system

​NTU Singapore Collaborates with IBM on a Virtual Tutor for Future...

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is collaborating with IBM to develop a virtual tutor designed to assist the learning of medical students at...
Pancreatic Cancer

Scientists Link Pancreatic Cancer Survival to Four Genes

Alterations in four main genes are responsible for how long patients survive with pancreatic cancer, according to a new study in Jama Oncology.Before now,...
hip replacement

What is the Most Effective Type of Hip Implant Combination for...

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)-funded research also confirms previous knowledge from observational evidence that resurfacing hip replacements and metal-on-metal implants fail more...
cancer

The Battle between Cancer and the Immune System: Who Switches the...

Scientists have discovered key new information about how to boost our immune system's fight against cancer.Their research revealed a trick that healthy cells use...
climate change

Climate Change already Damaging Health of Millions

The findings, outlined in The Lancet medical journal, demonstrate the various ways climate change is already affecting the health of people across the planet. Leading...
food allergy device

Food Allergy Lab Fits on Your Keychain

More than 50 million Americans have food allergies and often just trace amounts of allergens can trigger life-threatening reactions. Now, NIBIB-funded researchers at Harvard...
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Mature B Lymphocytes Accelerate the Healing of Diabetic Ulcers, Other Skin...

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team has found a surprising potential solution to a persistent clinical problem – the healing of chronic wounds....
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SIDS Breakthrough: Why Babies Shouldn’t Sleep Face Down

International research involving the University of Adelaide has uncovered a developmental abnormality in babies – especially in premature babies and in boys – that...
pancreatic cancer, pancreatic cancer, celiac disease, cancer immunotherapy, pediatric cancer cells, celiac disease, neurodegenerative disorders, CRISPR, dementia, mitochondria, brain tumors, genetic disorder, stem cell, chronic health, neurological disorder, sleep duration, heart failure, acute myeloid leukemia, Tourette's syndrome, acute myeloid leukemia, Insomnia, breast cancer, brain cells, HPV infection, schizophrenia, opioid overdose, cardiovascular health, metastatic breast cancer, depression, ovarian cancer, HIV protein function, menopause, Down syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, melanoma treatment, muscular dystrophy therapies, Ezogabine treatment, hereditary angioedema, hypertension, melanoma, cervical cancer, depression, neurodegenerative diseases, anesthetic drug ketamine, Olfactory cells, Dopamine Receptors, Muscular Dystrophy, Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer's, brain tumors, amygdala, freezing point, brain tumors, Rett Syndrome, cardiovascular death, Chronic viral infection, folic acid, diabetes, brain function, post-traumatic stress disorder, X chromosome, Maternal Fatty Acid, chronic sciatica, preemie blindness, gliomas, breast cancer, Combination immunotherapy, prostate cancer, acute heart failure, Metastatic lymph nodes, obesity, spontaneous coronary artery dissection, movement disorder, Safe-sleep, electronic cigarettes, prostate cancer, radiation therapy, neonatal disease, chemotherapy, tumor cells, X-linked disorders, autoimmune disease, neurological disorder, transplantation, tumor cells, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Nerve-damage Disorder, Mature B Lymphocytes, Alzheimer's Disease, hepatitis c infection, depression, penicillin, Leukemia, Anti-Angiogenesis, diabetes, conversion disorder, lymphoma, kidney disease, cancer, diabetes, autism, Tourette syndrome

Early Gene Transcription Patterns in Virus-specific CD8 T Cells Differentiate Chronic...

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have identified differences in gene transcription within key immune cells that may distinguish those individuals infected with the hepatitis...
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Mass. General Team Develops Iphone App to Screen for Postpartum Depression

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital’s (MGH) Ammon-Pinizzotto Center for Women’s Mental Health have developed the MGH Perinatal Depression Scale (MGHPDS), a free iPhone application designed to...
breast cancer

Using Artificial Intelligence to Improve Early Breast Cancer Detection

Every year 40,000 women die from breast cancer in the U.S. alone. When cancers are found early, they can often be cured. Mammograms are...
Epidural analgesia

Research Rebuts Idea That Epidurals Prolong Labor

Epidural analgesia — a mix of anesthetics and narcotics delivered by a catheter placed close to the nerves of the spine — is the...
pancreatic cancer, pancreatic cancer, celiac disease, cancer immunotherapy, pediatric cancer cells, celiac disease, neurodegenerative disorders, CRISPR, dementia, mitochondria, brain tumors, genetic disorder, stem cell, chronic health, neurological disorder, sleep duration, heart failure, acute myeloid leukemia, Tourette's syndrome, acute myeloid leukemia, Insomnia, breast cancer, brain cells, HPV infection, schizophrenia, opioid overdose, cardiovascular health, metastatic breast cancer, depression, ovarian cancer, HIV protein function, menopause, Down syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, melanoma treatment, muscular dystrophy therapies, Ezogabine treatment, hereditary angioedema, hypertension, melanoma, cervical cancer, depression, neurodegenerative diseases, anesthetic drug ketamine, Olfactory cells, Dopamine Receptors, Muscular Dystrophy, Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer's, brain tumors, amygdala, freezing point, brain tumors, Rett Syndrome, cardiovascular death, Chronic viral infection, folic acid, diabetes, brain function, post-traumatic stress disorder, X chromosome, Maternal Fatty Acid, chronic sciatica, preemie blindness, gliomas, breast cancer, Combination immunotherapy, prostate cancer, acute heart failure, Metastatic lymph nodes, obesity, spontaneous coronary artery dissection, movement disorder, Safe-sleep, electronic cigarettes, prostate cancer, radiation therapy, neonatal disease, chemotherapy, tumor cells, X-linked disorders, autoimmune disease, neurological disorder, transplantation, tumor cells, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Nerve-damage Disorder, Mature B Lymphocytes, Alzheimer's Disease, hepatitis c infection, depression, penicillin, Leukemia, Anti-Angiogenesis, diabetes, conversion disorder, lymphoma, kidney disease, cancer, diabetes, autism, Tourette syndrome

Reported Penicillin Allergy Appears to Increase the Risk of Surgical Site...

A study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators found that surgical patients believed to be allergic to penicillin were significantly more likely to develop...
stem cells

Mass. General team Creates Functional, Stem-Cell-Derived Small Bowel Segments

Using human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team has bioengineered functional small intestine segments that, when implanted into...
nerve cells

Nerve Cells’ Gatekeepers Take Many Forms

The ability to track the movements of single molecules has revealed how proteins on the surface of nerve cells control gates that turn chemical...
energy storage technologies, obesity, hiv patients, sudden infant death syndrome, cancer, Bowel Syndrome, zinc sensor, alcohol drinking, Cerebral Palsy, Invasive pests, chronic disease, Bowel Syndrome, prostate cancer, fertility, bacteria, CO2-driven productivity, Dental plaque, cancer, Lap band surgery, fossils, Breast cancer, contact lenses, platinum, disease resistance, greenhouse gases, wrist fracture, dementia, irritable bowel syndrome, Breast Cancer, mental health, leukemia, pollen, schizophrenia, Smarter brains, cancer cells, cardiovascular, genes, plants, Platypus venom

World’s “Better” Countries Have Higher Rates of Cancer

The world's "better" countries, with greater access to healthcare, experience much higher rates of cancer incidence than the world's "worse off" countries, according to...
bandagevideo

Smart Bandage Could Promote Better, Faster Healing

Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Harvard Medical School and MIT have designed a smart bandage that could eventually heal chronic wounds or battlefield...
Squirtablevideo

‘Squirtable’ Elastic Glue Seals Wounds in 60 Seconds

A highly elastic and adhesive surgical glue that quickly seals wounds without the need for common staples or sutures could transform how surgeries are...