Sunday, July 23, 2017

MEDICINE

MEDICINE

In a study of 657 at-risk individuals, the first real world trial of AIDS drug Truvada saw 657 men remain virus free. Over a 2.5 year period, the group composed of 99% self identified...

Brains of smokers who quit successfully might be wired for success Duke Medicine - Smokers who are able to quit might actually be hard-wired for success. The study showed greater connectivity among certain brain regions...

Scientists at the University of East Anglia in collaboration with the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona have found a way to separate the medical benefits of cannabis from its unwanted side effects. The research comes...

Red blood cells must be small and flexible enough to squeeze through the tiniest capillaries of the body, where they deliver oxygen to surrounding cells. In the late 1960s, scientists proposed that the minute...

I can remember like it's yesterday. Our family friend swerved to miss a jack rabbit, only to sever his spine in the resulting car accident. He's still in a wheelchair four decades later. 200,000...

Scientists at MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, Living Proof, and Olivo Labs have developed a new material that can temporarily protect and tighten skin, and smooth wrinkles. With further development, it could also be used...

The federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) serves an important role in our nation’s fight against hunger. Formerly known as food stamps, SNAP helps 45 million low-income Americans – nearly half of whom are...

In one of the most exciting soccer games of the season, Kelly jumped to head the ball and score, imagining this would be the game-winning goal. Out of nowhere, the goalie jumped and met...

Marta Hanson, Johns Hopkins University I’m sure I’m not the only one surprised by the announcement that half of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has gone to a researcher who spent her...

Why is it that some people have richly detailed recollection of past experiences (episodic memory), while others tend to remember just the facts without details (semantic memory)? A research team from the Rotman Research Institute...

Researchers have demonstrated pattern recognition using a magnonic holographic memory device RIVERSIDE, Calif. (http://www.ucr.edu) -- Researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering and the Russian Academy of Sciences have successfully demonstrated...

Consumers have access to multiple Web sites to search for online health information and can be far more involved in managing their own medical issues than ever before. However, this wealth of resources can...