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New approach to prescribing antibiotics could curb resistance

March 22, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Currently, a course of antibiotics does not necessarily eradicate all of the bacteria infecting a patient and any remaining bacteria can be especially effective at timing their re-emergence. Now, Anatoly Kolomeisky and Hamid Teimouri argue that it should be possible […]


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New survey indicates need of attention to neglected tropical diseases

March 22, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Although neglected diseases account for 11% of the global disease burden, they are targeted by only a small proportion of the new drugs developed every year. Between January 2012 and September 2018, a total of 256 new drugs entered the […]


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Weight loss: ‘Telling someone to improve their diet doesn’t work’

March 22, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

According to data that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cite, over 71 percent of adults over the age of 20 years in the United States are overweight or have obesity. Being overweight can increase a person’s risk […]


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Researchers find Parkinson’s could be diagnosed by distinctive odour

March 22, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

These findings could be used to develop early diagnostic tests for the neurodegenerative disorder, which leads to progressive brain cell death and significant loss of motor function. There are currently no definitive diagnostic tests available in the market. The research […]


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Alzheimer’s patients using antiepileptic drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia, study shows

March 21, 2019

Via: The Medical News

People with Alzheimer’s disease using antiepileptic drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia compared to non-users, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. The risk was highest in the beginning of use, but remained on an elevated […]


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IgG antibodies play unexpected role in atherosclerosis

March 21, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found that type IgG antibodies play an unexpected role in atherosclerosis. A study on mice shows that the antibodies stabilize the plaque that accumulates on the artery walls, which reduces the risk of […]


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Skin diseases are more common than we think

March 20, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

To include people who never or rarely seek medical aid, the study did not rely on health insurance data, but rather on data collected at the Munich Oktoberfest in Germany. Screening examinations were performed randomly on participating visitors. Of the […]


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Eating fish may help prevent asthma

March 19, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Professor Andreas Lopata from JCU’s Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, (AITHM) took part in the study which tested 642 people who worked in a fish processing factory in a small village in South Africa. “Around 334 million people […]


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Alzheimer’s disease: An eye test could provide early warning

March 18, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

A new study paper in the journal Ophthalmology Retina outlines research that took place at Duke Eye Center in Durham, NC. The researchers propose that a loss in density of blood vessels in the retina could suggest development of Alzheimer’s […]


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Common blood pressure drug may increase cardiac arrest risk

March 18, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops pumping blood around the body. If a person does not receive treatment, cardiac arrest can be lethal within minutes. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), in the United States, around 475,000 people […]


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Researchers determine factors that cause stress development in the human body

March 15, 2019

Via: The Medical News

In today’s life, we often encounter situations when the organism’s functions are overstrained, and the action of extreme factors causes the development of a stress response. There are three stages in the development of the organism’s stress reaction: 1 – […]


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Researchers use molecular patterns to predict breast cancer recurrence

March 15, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Funded by Cancer Research UK, the study was conducted by scientists from the University of Cambridge and professor Christina Curtis from Stanford University. The researchers analysed genetic change patterns in the tumours of approximately 2,000 breast cancer patients, tracking their […]


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Could green tea help fight obesity?

March 14, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

All across the United States, obesity rates are rising. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in some states, more than 35 percent of adults are obese. The World Health Organization (WHO) explain that globally, obesity prevalence […]


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Marine bacteria offer new weapon against melanoma

March 14, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer. Melanoma accounts for just 1 percent of skin cancer cases. However, melanoma causes the majority of skin cancer deaths, primarily because once it metastasizes, there are limited treatment options. […]


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Daily sugar intake in European children is up to three times more than the maximum recommended level

March 13, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition has released new guidance for clinicians and parents on the recommended maximum intake of free sugar intake in children and adolescents, which shows that current sugar intakes are up to three […]