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Category: Clinical Research


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Researchers demonstrate pre-clinical success for universal flu vaccine in new paper

September 21, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers from the University of Oxford’s Department of Zoology have demonstrated pre-clinical success for a universal flu vaccine in a new paper published in Nature Communications. Influenza is thought to be a highly variable virus, able to mutate and escape […]


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Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus In Michigan, Georgia: What You Should Know

September 20, 2018

Via: Forbes

Its acronym is appropriately EEE. Because, “eeeee”, Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is something that you don’t want to get. According to a recent announcement from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), an Allegan County, Michigan, resident developed […]


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Key molecule explains why bones weaken with age

September 19, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Osteoporosis affects around 200 million women worldwide. One in 3 women and 1 in 5 men aged 50 and above are thought to experience a bone fracture in their lifetime as a result of osteoporosis. In the United States, estimates […]


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Foods with low nutritional quality tied to higher cancer risk

September 19, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

The British Food Standards Agency developed their nutrient profiling system (FSAm-NPS) as a way to ensure that people are able to clearly see what the nutritional value is of any food product. The system allows people to make informed dietary […]


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Researchers study neuronal activity in brain that prevents individuals from doing physical activity

September 18, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG), Switzerland, have studied the neuronal activity of people faced with making the choice between physical activity and doing nothing. They noted that the brain requires far […]


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Using the immune system to combat addiction

September 14, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

In 2011, at least 20 million people in the United States had an addiction, excluding tobacco. An estimated 100 people per day die from drug overdose, a figure that has tripled in the past 2 decades. Addiction is a complex […]


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Using the body clock to make drugs more effective

September 13, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Our circadian rhythm, or body clock, regulates key aspects of our health and daily lives. Our body clock controls sleep-wake cycles, digestion, and body temperature, among several other functions. Scientists have tied disruption to one’s circadian rhythm to a range […]


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ADHD patients have increased risk of developing Parkinson’s and other similar diseases

September 12, 2018

Via: The Medical News

While about 11 percent of children (4-17 years old) nationwide have been diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the long-term health effects of having ADHD and of common ADHD medications remains understudied. Researchers at University of Utah Health found that […]


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New cancer vaccine is 100 percent successful in mouse model

September 10, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Researchers from the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego, CA, recently worked with experts from other institutions to develop a vaccine that would be effective against melanoma (a type of skin cancer) when administered in conjunction with other therapies. According […]


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New study shows importance of whole grains for prevention of type 2 diabetes

September 5, 2018

Via: The Medical News

It doesn’t matter if it’s rye, oats, or wheat. As long as it is wholegrain, it can prevent type 2 diabetes. This is the finding of a new study from researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and the Danish […]


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Researchers discover key aspect in pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis

September 4, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. The body’s own immune cells attack and damage the layer that surrounds nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, which affects their ability to communicate with […]


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Researchers report challenges in reducing tetanus mortality

August 31, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The overall mortality in patients suffering non-neonatal tetanus is high. Efforts to reduce mortality in one sub-Saharan African intensive care unit (ICU) by implementing a standard tetanus protocol did little to change mortality rates, although they shifted causes of deaths, […]


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Researchers uncover why some cancers grow faster than others

August 29, 2018

Via: The Medical News

University of Toronto researchers have uncovered why some cancers grow faster than others. The team led by Liliana Attisano, Professor in U of T’s Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, has identified a protein called NUAK2, which is produced […]


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Could a natural sugar protect against diabetes?

August 28, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

When conditions such as obesity, diabetes, fatty liver disease, and hypertension cluster together, it is referred to as metabolic syndrome. Individually, each of these conditions increases the risk of other problems, including coronary heart disease, cancer, and stroke. However, when […]


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‘Good’ cholesterol: How much is too much?

August 27, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Physicians typically advise that people maintain high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol on the basis of the assumption that it prevents heart disease and stroke. This protective effect is thought to be due to the HDL molecules, which “flush” […]