Gene therapy strategy found effective in mouse model of hereditary disease TSC

Washington [US], January 11 (ANI): A team led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has now shown that gene therapy can effectively treat mice that express one of the mutated genes that cause the tuberous sclerosis complex…

Study suggests e-cigarettes trigger inflammation in the gut

Washington [US], January 10 (ANI): New research indicates the chemicals found in e-cigarettes disrupt the gut barrier and trigger inflammation in the body, potentially leading to a variety of health concerns.In the study, published in the journal iScie...

Study suggests e-cigarettes trigger inflammation in the gut

Washington [US], January 10 (ANI): New research indicates the chemicals found in e-cigarettes disrupt the gut barrier and trigger inflammation in the body, potentially leading to a variety of health concerns.In the study, published in the journal iScie...

Study suggests e-cigarettes trigger inflammation in the gut

Washington [US], January 10 (ANI): New research indicates the chemicals found in e-cigarettes disrupt the gut barrier and trigger inflammation in the body, potentially leading to a variety of health concerns.In the study, published in the journal iScie...

Study suggests e-cigarettes trigger inflammation in the gut

Washington [US], January 10 (ANI): New research indicates the chemicals found in e-cigarettes disrupt the gut barrier and trigger inflammation in the body, potentially leading to a variety of health concerns.In the study, published in the journal iScie...

Blood pressure medications safe for COVID-19 patients: Study

Philadelphia [US], January 10 (ANI): An international team of researchers have found that medications to treat high blood pressure do not affect outcomes among patients hospitalized with COVID-19.The study, led by researchers from Perelman School of Me...

New form of drug to help treat osteoporosis, calcium-related disorders

Indiana [US], January 10 (ANI): A new form of the drug to treat osteoporosis that comes with the potential for fewer side effects and may provide a new option for patients, suggest the findings of a new study…

Here’s how you can protect your health against air pollution, COVID-19

New Delhi [India], January 10 (ANI): Although the vaccination drive for COVID-19 is all set to begin in the country from January 16, the highly contagious virus is still posing a threat towards the immunity of individuals including…

Risk of prostate cancer may decrease with Mediterranean diet: Study

Washington [US], January 10 (ANI): Men with localised prostate cancer who reported a baseline dietary pattern that more closely follows the key principles of a Mediterranean-style diet fared better over the course of their disease, suggest the findings...

Sexual dysfunction hits some women harder than others as they age: Study

Cleveland [Ohio], January 10 (ANI): Determinants that affect a woman's risk of sexual dysfunction was identified by a recent study.The study sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour...

Smoking is associated with increased risk of COVID-19 symptoms: Study

London [UK], January 10 (ANI): A recent study has suggested that smoking is associated with an increased risk of COVID-19 symptoms and smokers are more likely to attend hospital than non-smokers.The study by researchers from King's College London…

Diet, lifestyle guidelines can greatly reduce gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms

Boston (Massachusetts) [US], January 9 (ANI): By adhering to specific guidelines, women can reduce more than one-third of the incidence of symptoms, suggest the findings of a large-scale, longstanding study of diet, lifestyle, and health.The findings f...

Study suggests increase in pleasurable effects of alcohol over time can predict alcohol use disorder

Chicago (Illinois) [USA], January 9 (ANI): Individuals who reported the highest sensitivity to alcohol's pleasurable and rewarding effects at the start of a trial were more likely to develop an alcohol use disorder (AUD) over the course of…

Study suggests frequent travellers 7 pc happier

Washington [US], January 9 (ANI): If you wish to be happier in life, go travelling. As per the findings of a new study, frequent travellers are happier with their lives than people who don't travel at all.The new…

Study suggests over half of people using cannabis for pain experience multiple withdrawal symptoms

Washington [US], January 9 (ANI): More than half of people who use medical marijuana products to ease pain also experience clusters of multiple withdrawal symptoms when they're between uses, a new study finds.And about 10 percent of the…

Large study finds higher burden of acute brain dysfunction for COVID-19 ICU patients

Tennessee [US], January 9 (ANI): Coronavirus patients admitted to intensive care in the early months of the pandemic were subject to a significantly higher burden of delirium and coma than is typically found in patients with acute respiratory…

New online tool identifies COVID-19 patients at highest risk of deterioration

London [UK], January 9 (ANI): A new risk-stratification tool that can accurately predict the likelihood of deterioration in adults hospitalised with COVID-19 has been developed by researchers.The research was led by the UK Coronavirus Clinical Characte...

IU research findings could reduce treatment-related complication for blood cancer patients

Washington [US], January 8 (ANI): Researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center published promising findings in the New England Journal of Medicine on preventing a common complication to lifesaving blood stem c...

Initial severity of COVID-19 not associated with later respiratory complications: Study

Washington [US], January 8 (ANI): A new study examines the recovery of lung function and overall wellness in individuals who had varying degrees of COVID-19 severity. Little is known about lung health following infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus…

Preserving workers’ hearing health by improving earplug efficiency: Study

Washington [US], January 8 (ANI): Researchers from the Ecole de technologie superieure (ETS University) and the Institut de recherche en sante et securite du travail (IRSST) analysed the varying structure of ear canals to find a correlation between…

Functional seizures associated with stroke, psychiatric disorders

Washington [US], January 8 (ANI): In a large-scale study of electronic health records, Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators have determined the prevalence of functional seizures and characterized comorbidities associated with them.Functio...

Study finds commonly used blood pressure medications safe for COVID-19 patients

Philadelphia [US], January 8 (ANI): Medications to treat high blood pressure did not affect outcomes among patients hospitalized with COVID-19, found an international team of researchers.The study, led by researchers from Perelman School of Medicine at...

Study: e-cigarettes trigger inflammation in the gut

Washington [US], January 8 (ANI): Touted by makers as a "healthy" alternative to traditional nicotine cigarettes, new research indicates the chemicals found in e-cigarettes disrupt the gut barrier and trigger inflammation in the body, potentially leadi...

Gut disease linked to brain injury in premature infants: Study

Bern [Switzerland], January 7 (ANI): Physicians have long known that necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a potentially lethal inflammatory condition that destroys a premature infant's intestinal lining, is often connected to the development of severe brai...

Gut disease linked to brain injury in premature infants: Study

Bern [Switzerland], January 7 (ANI): Physicians have long known that necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a potentially lethal inflammatory condition that destroys a premature infant's intestinal lining, is often connected to the development of severe brai...

Gut microbe may promote breast cancers

Washington [US], January 7 (ANI): A microbe found in the colon and commonly associated with the development of colitis and colon cancer also may play a role in the development of some breast cancers, according to new research…

A new approach to study autoimmune diseases

Washington [US], January 7 (ANI): A team of researchers led by the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute Diabetes Center's Scientific Director Decio L. Eizirik, MD, PhD, has found that identifying new treatments for autoimmune diseases requires studyi...

A new approach to study autoimmune diseases

Washington [US], January 7 (ANI): A team of researchers led by the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute Diabetes Center's Scientific Director Decio L. Eizirik, MD, PhD, has found that identifying new treatments for autoimmune diseases requires studyi...

Opioid use might increase risk of developing pancreatic cancer

Washington [US], January 7 (ANI): Researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found that opioid use might increase a person's risk of developing pancreatic cancer.The study, titled "Opioid Use as a Potential Risk Factor for Pancreatic Cancer in…

Bone fracture risk may increase when critical enzymatic processes decline

Washington [US], January 6 (ANI): A new study suggests that a loss of enzymatic processes within the body can increase a person's risk of bone fracture.This new insight was recently published in eLife by an international team of…

Bone fracture risk may increase when critical enzymatic processes decline

Washington [US], January 6 (ANI): A new study suggests that a loss of enzymatic processes within the body can increase a person's risk of bone fracture.This new insight was recently published in eLife by an international team of…

AI algorithms detect diabetic eye disease inconsistently

Washington [US], January 6 (ANI): A new study looks at the effectiveness of seven artificial intelligence-based screening algorithms to diagnose diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease leading to vision loss.In a paper in Diabetes Ca...

Routine eye scans may give clues to cognitive decline in diabetes

Washington [US], January 6 (ANI): As they age, people with diabetes are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disorders than are people without diabetes.Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center now have shown that routine eye imagi...

New study highlights key role of ‘junk DNA’ in regulating rhythms

California [US], January 5 (ANI): The researchers from Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) suggest the impact of non-coding microRNAs on circadian rhythms is tissue-specific and may reveal new insights into disease pr...

New study highlights key role of ‘junk DNA’ in regulating rhythms

California [US], January 5 (ANI): The researchers from Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) suggest the impact of non-coding microRNAs on circadian rhythms is tissue-specific and may reveal new insights into disease pr...

New study highlights key role of ‘junk DNA’ in regulating rhythms

California [US], January 5 (ANI): The researchers from Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) suggest the impact of non-coding microRNAs on circadian rhythms is tissue-specific and may reveal new insights into disease pr...

New study highlights key role of ‘junk DNA’ in regulating rhythms

California [US], January 5 (ANI): The researchers from Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) suggest the impact of non-coding microRNAs on circadian rhythms is tissue-specific and may reveal new insights into disease pr...

Single-cell analysis of metastatic gastric cancer finds diverse tumour cell populations

Washington [US], January 5 (ANI): Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center who profiled more than 45,000 individual cells from patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC), defined the extensive cellular heterogeneity and iden...

Single-cell analysis of metastatic gastric cancer finds diverse tumour cell populations

Washington [US], January 5 (ANI): Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center who profiled more than 45,000 individual cells from patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC), defined the extensive cellular heterogeneity and iden...

Study finds protein critical to T cell metabolism, anti-tumour immune response

Washington [US], January 5 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that a protein called NF-kappa B-inducing kinase (NIK) is essential for the shift in metabolic activity that occurs with T cell…

Study finds protein critical to T cell metabolism, anti-tumour immune response

Washington [US], January 5 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that a protein called NF-kappa B-inducing kinase (NIK) is essential for the shift in metabolic activity that occurs with T cell…

Study finds protein critical to T cell metabolism, anti-tumour immune response

Washington [US], January 5 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that a protein called NF-kappa B-inducing kinase (NIK) is essential for the shift in metabolic activity that occurs with T cell…

Scientists find that brain cancer is linked to tissue healing

Washington [US], January 5 (ANI): The healing process that follows a brain injury could spur tumour growth when new cells generated to replace those lost to the injury are derailed by mutations, Toronto scientists have found.A brain injury…

Scientists find that brain cancer is linked to tissue healing

Washington [US], January 5 (ANI): The healing process that follows a brain injury could spur tumour growth when new cells generated to replace those lost to the injury are derailed by mutations, Toronto scientists have found.A brain injury…

Scientists find that brain cancer is linked to tissue healing

Washington [US], January 5 (ANI): The healing process that follows a brain injury could spur tumour growth when new cells generated to replace those lost to the injury are derailed by mutations, Toronto scientists have found.A brain injury…

Neuroscientists isolate mini antibodies against COVID-19 from a llama

Washington [US], January 4 (ANI): National Institutes of Health researchers have isolated a set of promising, tiny antibodies, or "nanobodies" against SARS-CoV-2 virus that were produced by a llama named Cormac.Preliminary results published in Scientif...

To treat brain disorder, scientists develop nanoparticle drug-delivery system

Washington [US], January 3 (ANI): To facilitate successful delivery of therapeutic agents to the brain, a team of bioengineers, physicians, and collaborators at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital created a nanoparticle platform...

Here’s how one psychedelic experience may lessen trauma of racial injustice

Washington [US], January 2 (ANI): A single positive experience on a psychedelic drug may help reduce stress, depression and anxiety symptoms in Black, Indigenous and people of colour whose encounters with racism have had lasting harm, according to…

Study suggests college football players underestimate risk of injury, concussion

Washington [US], January 2 (ANI): According to a new study, college football players may underestimate their risk of injury and concussion.The study was published today in JAMA Network Open.Christine Baugh, PhD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine at ...

Frailty associated with higher mortality for women awaiting liver transplants: Study

Washington [US], January 2 (ANI): A recent study headed by UC San Francisco and Columbia University highlights the role that frailty plays in a higher mortality rate in women awaiting liver transplants.Women awaiting liver transplants in the United…