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Low birth weight linked to higher incidence of type 2 diabetes in African American women

Low birth weight linked to higher incidence of type 2 diabetes in African American women

African American women born at a low or very low birth weight may be at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The findings, which…


Promising new cancer therapy uses molecular ‘Trash Man’ to exploit a common cancer defense Promising new cancer therapy uses molecular…

While many scientists are trying to prevent the onset of a cancer defense mechanism known as autophagy, researchers at Virginia…

‘Face time’ for the heart diagnoses cardiac disease ‘Face time’ for the heart diagnoses…

To the careful observer, a person’s face has long provided insight into what is going on beneath the surface. Now,…

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Finding keys to glioblastoma therapeutic resistance

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found one of the keys to why certain glioblastomas – the primary form of a deadly brain cancer - are resistant to drug therapy. The answer lies not in the DNA sequence of the tumor, but in its epigenetic signature. These findings have been published online as a… Finding keys to glioblastoma therapeutic resistance

Insulin offers new hope for the…

Acute pancreatitis involves the pancreas digesting itself resulting in severe abdominal pain, vomiting and systemic inflammation. Every year in the UK around 20,000 patients are diagnosed with the disease resulting in 1000 deaths. There is no immediate cure and treatment is restricted to intravenous fluid and nutritional support.

Dr Jason Bruce, from the Faculty of Life Sciences, who led the… Insulin offers new hope for the treatment of acute pancreatitis



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New term will banish stigma, educate…

Talking about genital, sexual, and urinary problems can be uncomfortable for postmenopausal women and their doctors. Having a term that doesn’t carry stigma, isn’t embarrassing to say, and is medically accurate could go a long way in helping women get… New term will banish stigma, educate providers on postmenopausal problems

Participants of cardiac clinic trials do…

A new analysis of clinical trial participation in the largest ongoing observational study of U.S. heart attack patients has found participants are not representative of the larger patient base, according to a study led by Women’s College Hospital cardiologist Dr.… Participants of cardiac clinic trials do not represent real world patients, study finds

Happiness in schizophrenia ‘is not an…

It may be one of the most severe forms of mental illness, but a new study challenges the assumption that people with schizophrenia always enjoy life less than people in good physical and mental health.

“People tend to… Happiness in schizophrenia ‘is not an oxymoron’




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Could strenuous exercise at night mean…

Young adults who exercised vigorously before bed ended up getting better sleep than their peers who reported less strenuous evening activity, a new study found.

The results, based on sleep patterns during a single night, go against the usual… Could strenuous exercise at night mean better sleep?

Orgasm rates for single women less…

A new study of American singles found that during sex with a familiar partner, men have the highest orgasm rates. On average, men experience orgasm 85.1 percent of the time, with their sexual orientation making little difference. For women,… Orgasm rates for single women less predictable than men’s, vary by sexual orientation

Study examines rate of HIV diagnosis…

The annual HIV diagnosis rate in the U.S. decreased more than 30 percent from 2002-2011, with declines observed in several key populations, although increases were found among certain age groups of men who have sex with men, especially young men,… Study examines rate of HIV diagnosis in US




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ATS releases guidelines on the management…

The American Thoracic Society has developed clinical practice guidelines to help clinicians identify and manage patients with sickle cell disease who are at increased risk for mortality from pulmonary hypertension.

“With the development of new treatments, many patients with sickle… ATS releases guidelines on the management of pulmonary hypertension of sickle cell disease

Gene therapy method targets tumor blood…

Working in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report developing a gene delivery method long sought in the field of gene therapy: a deactivated virus carrying a gene of interest that can be injected into… Gene therapy method targets tumor blood vessels

New Inhaled Drug Shows Promise Against…

A new inhaled medication has the potential to treat mild asthma and allergies by interrupting the production of an immune system protein that triggers allergic reactions, a new study reports.

The drug, quilizumab, targets the blood cells that produce a… New Inhaled Drug Shows Promise Against Allergies, Asthma

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