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Category: Clinical Research


Clinical Research, Innovation

Study looks at trends in added sugars consumption by infants and toddlers

November 14, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Elsevier, found that nearly two-thirds of infants (61 percent) and almost all toddlers (98 percent) consumed added sugars in their average daily diets, primarily in […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

American Lung Association report: Lung cancer survival is rising, but more lives can be saved

November 13, 2019

Via: The Medical News

More Americans than ever are surviving lung cancer. While the disease remains the leading cause of cancer deaths among both women and men, over the past ten years the survival rate has dramatically increased. A new report from the American […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Vaccine decreases chances of severe pneumonia in children

November 12, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A new study has found severe pneumonia decreases by 35 per cent in children who receive a vaccine against a pneumonia-causing bacteria. The research, a collaborative effort between the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and the University of Melbourne along […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Popular cancer drug linked to weight gain and increased systolic blood pressure

November 12, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A popular cancer drug is associated with significant weight gain and increased systolic blood pressure, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai report in a study published in Scientific Reports in November. The drug, ruxolitinib, was the […]


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Opioids do not improve quality of life or depression in OA patients

November 11, 2019

Via: The Medical News

New research presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting suggests that opioids contribute no measurable benefit to quality of life or depression for patients with osteoarthritis (OA). Researchers also found only small benefits on pain and function after two to […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Brains of girls and boys are similar, producing equal math ability

November 8, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Jessica Cantlon at Carnegie Mellon University led a research team that comprehensively examined the brain development of young boys and girls. Their research shows no gender difference in brain function or math ability. The results of this research are available […]


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Scientists discover role for vitamin D in melanoma

November 8, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A new study published in Cancer Research on November 6, 2019, from Cancer Research UK suggests that vitamin D may reduce the aggressive nature of melanoma cells, and improve survival rates. Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that is […]


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Vaping carries significant potential heart risks

November 7, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Science hasn’t yet caught up with electronic cigarettes, leaving health care providers and users with many unknowns. But a new review of the research so far finds growing evidence that vaping can harm the heart and blood vessels. “Many people […]


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Study finds that only-children are more likely to be overweight or obese

November 6, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A new study has found that only-children are more likely to be overweight or obese compared with children who have siblings. The research revealed that families with two or more children tended to have more healthy eating and drinking habits […]


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Cancer risk reduces to half with over 20% weight loss in post- bariatric surgery patients

November 5, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Patients with severe obesity who had bariatric or weight-loss surgery and lost more than 20% of their total weight were 50% less likely to develop cancer compared to patients who did not have as much weight loss after surgery, according […]


Biomarker, Clinical Research, Innovation

UK researchers use simple blood test to detect early breast cancer

November 4, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have found that a simple blood test can help to detect breast cancer up to five years before the appearance of clinical symptoms of the disease. According to researchers, the blood test could be […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Measles resets children’s immune systems to a “baby-like” state

November 1, 2019

Via: The Medical News

New studies have shown that measles can compromise the immune system’s ability to fight off other infections for months or even years by causing “immune amnesia.” Two studies involving unvaccinated Dutch children found measles makes the body “forget” the immunity […]


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Scientists discover gene mutation involved in paraplegia and epilepsy

November 1, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at the University of Manchester have made an important discovery that could help scientists understand the cause of paraplegia and epilepsy in some sufferers. Their study pointed towards mutations in a gene that codes for an enzyme involved in […]


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Tightening of Ebola care practice rules following survivor’s death

November 1, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo are taking a fresh look at guidelines for the safe care of Ebola patients. The change has come after a patient died due to a second […]


Biomarker, Clinical Research, Innovation

Common early sign of cardiovascular disease associated with cancer risk

October 31, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A Mayo Clinic-led study involving 488 cardiac patients whose cases were followed for up to 12 years finds that microvascular endothelial dysfunction, a common early sign of cardiovascular disease, is associated with a greater than twofold risk of cancer. The […]