Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:17:00 -0400The Center for Global Health & Translational Science at Upstate Medical University is embarking on a partnership with ENSPICE Children's Foundation, an international foundation that is addressing nutritional needs of children brought on by disasters.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:12:00 -0400Can insulin, the hormone used for nearly a century to treat diabetes, improve cognition, memory and daily function in people with mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia due to Alzheimer's disease? Rush University Medical Center is testing this innovative potential treatment as part of a new nationwide study.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:07:00 -0400Radiation therapists and physicians know that education can reduce anxiety before radiation treatment but lack a standardized tool. In an effort to solve this problem, a multidisciplinary team from Jefferson College of Health Professions and Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University conducted a pilot study to see if a virtual environment education program could reduce some of the anxiety their patients face.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:02:10 -0400For mothers of new infants, going back to work may pose a number of obstacles to continued breastfeeding. Workplace policies affecting the ability to breastfeed—and the role of nurse practitioners (NPs) in helping to overcome those obstacles—are the topic of a special article in The Nurse Practitioner, published by Wolters Kluwer.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:50:06 -0400Transmission of the mosquito-borne dengue virus appears to be largely driven by infections centered in and around the home, with the majority of cases related to one another occurring in people who live less than 200 meters apart, new research led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Florida suggests.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:41:57 -0400More women are requesting BRCA gene testing associated with certain types of cancer thanks to increased interest in the procedure.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:27:46 -0400Neurosurgeons hoping to successfully navigate the rapidly changing healthcare industry must advance their strategies and adapt new ways of thinking in order to continue to thrive in an evolving environment.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:15:47 -0400Insilico Medicine, a Baltimore-based Big Data analytics company applying deep learning techniques to drug discovery, biomarker development and human longevity research will present and chair a panel at the BioDataWorld West, San Francisco, April 26-27.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:09:11 -0400Antibiotics harm bacteria and stress them. Trimethoprim (TMP), an antibiotic, inhibits the growth of the bacterium Escherichia coli and induces a stress response.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:04:12 -0400The international CLUE Working Group studied the risk of thrombosis and severe haemorrhage after urological cancer operations and other forms of urological surgery.