Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:50:55 -0400Scientists at Washington State University and Johns Hopkins Medical School have discovered a fast, noninvasive method that could lead to the early diagnosis of colorectal cancer.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:45:37 -0400For early postmenopausal women concerned about the effectiveness of low-dose estrogen therapy for alleviating menopause symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, and irritability, data from the Kronos Early Estrogen Prevention Study (KEEPS) was used to compare the efficacy of two forms of hormone therapy (HT) on menopause symptoms compared with placebo over 4 years.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:40:39 -0400Tyrosinaemia type 1 is a rare, hereditary metabolic disease that, if left untreated, can already lead to serious liver and kidney damage in infancy.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:24:37 -0400Although cerebral aneurysms affect a substantial portion of the adult population, the risk of treatment including open brain surgery often outweighs the risks associated with rupture.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:19:18 -0400A unique 21-year study of more than 2.4 million cases of infectious disease across Australia reveals a major social divide where being poorer, living remotely or being an Indigenous Australian means having an increased risk of sexually transmissible infections (STIs).
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:13:01 -0400Patients with disseminated advanced cancer who undergo surgery are far more likely to endure long hospital stays and readmissions, referrals to extended care facilities and death, UC Davis researchers have found.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:06:28 -0400Researchers have identified two new genetic risk factors for Alzheimer's disease (AD) among African Americans.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:02:58 -0400The use of general anesthesia for surgery has not changed fundamentally since it was first introduced 170 years ago. Patients are still left to come around in their own time following withdrawal of the drug.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:59:06 -0400Adding whole eggs to a colorful salad boosts the amount of Vitamin E the body absorbs from the vegetables, according to research from Purdue University.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:44:17 -0400Texas Biomedical Research Institute Staff Scientist Dr. Genesio Karere was recently awarded a $609,568 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study and identify molecular mechanisms underlying early atherosclerosis.