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beta blocker

Beta Blockers May Boost Immunotherapy, Help Melanoma Patients Live Longer

A common, inexpensive drug that is used to prevent heart attacks and lower blood pressure may also help melanoma patients live longer, according to...
concussions

Molecules in Spit May Be Able to Diagnose and Predict Length...

Diagnosing a concussion can sometimes be a guessing game, but clues taken from small molecules in saliva may be able to help diagnose and...
breast implants

Rare Cancer Linked with Breast Implants May Be Underreported, Misunderstood

A rare cancer in patients with breast implants may be on the rise, but not all patients and physicians may be aware of the...
Breast Milk

Premature Infants May Get Metabolic Boost from Mom’s Breast Milk

The breast milk of mothers with premature babies has different amounts of microRNA than that of mothers with babies born at term, which may...
climate change, SCATTIRSTORM, flexible solar cells, C. difficile infection, bladder cancer, Dysarthria, adolescent, neurons, immune system, sintering, Melanoma, hydrogen fuel cells, Parkinson’s disease, sleep apnea, parasitic worms, melanoma, climate, wastewater

Blood-Filtering Organs Fight Infections That Enter Through the Skin

New information about how and where the innate immune system fights off viral infections that enter through the skin could lead to better treatments...
preterm babies

Electrical Grounding Technique May Improve Health Outcomes of NICU Babies

A technique called "electrical grounding" may moderate preterm infants’ electromagnetic exposure in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and improve their health outcomes, according...
blood testing

Earlier Blood Testing for Iron Deficiency and Anemia Recommended for Young...

Physicians should consider blood testing of female adolescents for iron deficiency within a few years of starting menses, according to two studies by Penn...
biofuels

Research Progressing on How to Spur Wide Use of Aviation Biofuels

Slowed as much by extremely low oil prices as supply-chain and technological challenges, the effort to integrate biofuels into the nation's aviation fuel supply...
soil

Scientists to Study How Soil Health Is Influenced by Pest-management Tactics

An entomologist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study and compare how...
climate change, SCATTIRSTORM, flexible solar cells, C. difficile infection, bladder cancer, Dysarthria, adolescent, neurons, immune system, sintering, Melanoma, hydrogen fuel cells, Parkinson’s disease, sleep apnea, parasitic worms, melanoma, climate, wastewater

Statins May Not Be Used for Protection Against Parkinson’s Disease

Use of statins may speed up the onset of Parkinson’s disease symptoms in people who are susceptible to the disease, according to Penn State...
climate change, SCATTIRSTORM, flexible solar cells, C. difficile infection, bladder cancer, Dysarthria, adolescent, neurons, immune system, sintering, Melanoma, hydrogen fuel cells, Parkinson’s disease, sleep apnea, parasitic worms, melanoma, climate, wastewater

Mild-to-moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea Associated with Hypertension, Diabetes

Penn State College of Medicine’s Dr. Alexndros N. Vgontzas, professor of psychiatry, and Dr. Yun Li, postdoctoral scholar, are presenting research at this week’s...
vaccines

Understanding T Cell Activation Could Lead to New Vaccines

Scientists could be one step closer to developing vaccines against viruses such as Zika, West Nile or HIV, according to Penn State College of...
inflammatory bowel disease

Ingesting soy protein may ease severity of inflammatory bowel disease

A diet supplemented with soy protein may be an effective adjunct therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases, Penn State researchers reported after completing a study...
colorectal cancer

What Factors Influence a Patient’s Intent to Get Colorectal Cancer Screening?

A patient's confidence in their ability to schedule, plan for and properly conduct their part in colorectal screening methods is a key factor that...
cigarette smoke, epilepsy, lupus, malaria, PCORI Project, General Anesthesia, brain disease, sodium, Alzheimer's, heart failure

Research Measures Potentially Damaging Free Radicals in Cigarette Smoke

Smoking cigarettes can lead to illness and death. Free radicals, which are atoms or groups of atoms with unpaired electrons, in inhaled smoke are...