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blood pressure

Intensive Blood Pressure Control May Slow Age-Related Brain Damage

In a nationwide study, researchers used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to scan the brains of hundreds of participants in the National Institutes...
acute flaccid myelitis

Enterovirus Antibodies Detected in Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patients

A new study analyzing samples from patients with and without acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) provides additional evidence for an association between the...
Ebola

Independent Monitoring Board Recommends Early Termination of Ebola Therapeutics Trial in...

The Pamoja Tulinde Maisha (PALM ) study is a randomized, controlled trial of four investigational agents (ZMapp, remdesivir, mAb114 and REGN-EB3) for...
allergic reactions

Scientists Discover Immune Cell Subtype in Mice That Drives Allergic Reactions

Allergies can be life-threatening when they cause anaphylaxis, an extreme reaction with constriction of the airways and a sudden drop in blood...
prion disease

Experimental Treatment Slows Prion Disease, Extends Life of Mice

Scientists using an experimental treatment have slowed the progression of scrapie, a degenerative central nervous disease caused by prions, in laboratory mice...
Psoriasis

Psoriasis Therapy Linked to Reduced Coronary Inflammation in Patients with the...

Researchers have found that anti-inflammatory biologic therapies used to treat moderate to severe psoriasis can significantly reduce coronary inflammation in patients with...
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Ibrutinib Plus Rituximab Superior to Standard Treatment for Some Patients with...

An interim analysis of a large phase 3 clinical trial found that the combination of ibrutinib plus rituximab was superior to standard...
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Experimental Treatment for Preeclampsia Effective in Animals, NIH-Funded Researchers Show

In studies of mice and nonhuman primates, researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have used a technique known as RNA...
oxidative stress

Scientists Find Potential Path for Countering Oxidative Stress in a Range...

Scientists at Scripps Research have made a surprising discovery in their mission to understand how cells stay healthy, uncovering an important connection between a cell’s sugar...
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...