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Clinical Research, Innovation

New cancer drug safely boosts radiation therapy

November 14, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Cancer continues to be one of the top causes of death in the United States. According to the National Cancer Institute, there will be 1,735,350 new cancer cases by the end of 2018, of which 609,640 people will die as […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

All infectious diseases likely to be seasonal

November 9, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Micaela Martinez, gathered data for 69 infectious diseases from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization and peer-reviewed journal articles. She then mapped the time of year when outbreaks tended […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Patient Experience

Researchers Want Cancer Patients To Share Their Medical Information In Search of Cures

October 18, 2018

Via: Time Health

April Doyle, a single mom from Visalia, Cal., only lets herself look three months into her future. Since she was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, she’s tried a new treatment every three months to keep the cancer from […]


Regulatory

The New ISO 45001 Standard Will Improve Occupational Health And Safety

October 15, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

The adoption of the ISO 45001 standard is a watershed moment for operational health & safety (OH&S). With the new standard now published, it provides organizations a structure around which they can work to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. […]


Featured

How brain training and enhanced resilience may reduce anxiety

October 4, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

We live in a society that collectively suffers from anxiety. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in 13 individuals suffers from anxiety, with one in four adults experiencing a phase of anxiety during their lifetime. Anxiety is one […]


Wellness

Walking Just 35 Minutes A Day Could Lessen The Severity Of Strokes

September 21, 2018

Via: Forbes

The results were published online yesterday in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “Stroke is a major cause of serious disability, so finding ways to prevent stroke or reduce the disability caused by stroke are important,” […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

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 […]


Wellness

Want To Live Longer? Take Up Tennis.

September 17, 2018

Via: Forbes

Tennis might just be the best thing you can do to extend your life. A new study from Denmark, published just last week by Peter Schnohr and colleagues, shows that playing tennis may extend your life by nearly 10 years. […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

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 […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Skin cancer may predict future cancers

August 10, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

According to a new study, people who have multiple incidences of a common type of skin cancer are at an increased risk of developing a range of other cancers. Skin cancer is by far the most common cancer; there are […]


Opinions

Study finds U.S. healthcare would benefit from more immigrants

August 7, 2018

Via: Modern Healthcare

Opponents of increased immigration argue that migrants strain the U.S. healthcare system by driving up utilization at emergency departments and contributing to uncompensated care. But a study published Tuesday in the International Journal of Health Services finds those assertions to […]


Opinions

Positive Results For Ovid Drug, But Many Questions Remain

August 6, 2018

Via: Forbes

Michael Cecere’s child, Weston, is five years old. He struggles with daily living. He cannot speak, usually move by stroller or wheelchair, and only just learned to drink from a straw. The reason: a genetic deletion on his 15th chromosome, […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Study: Obesity may play role in flu transmission, not just disease severity

August 2, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Obesity increases a person’s risk for severe complications from influenza, including hospitalization and even death. It may also play a role in how flu spreads, according to a new study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. The findings suggest […]


Opinions

Study estimates heatwave deaths to increase steadily by 2080

August 1, 2018

Via: The Medical News

If people cannot adapt to future climate temperatures, deaths caused by severe heatwaves will increase dramatically in tropical and subtropical regions, followed closely by Australia, Europe and the United States, a global new Monash–led study shows. Published today in PLOS […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

‘Normal’ blood sugar levels may not be so normal after all

July 30, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Diabetes affects over 30 million people in the United States, which is almost 10 percent of the population. An additional 84 million people have prediabetes. Abnormal blood sugar levels are a hallmark of this metabolic disease. To measure these levels, […]