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Role of choline and docosahexaenoic acid in maternal and infant nutrition

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Pharmavite LLC, the makers of Nature Made vitamins, minerals and supplements, announced the publication of a review paper in the May issue of the journal Nutrients, highlighting current research into the roles of choline and docosahexaenoic acid in maternal and infant nutrition.

Study identifies factors affecting older people’s vulnerability during hot weather

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Efforts to support older people during extreme heat should focus on those who lack independence or have pre-existing health issues, according to an expert from the University of Warwick.

Researchers challenge conventional understanding of cause of Parkinson's

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An international team of researchers involving members of the University of Basel's Biozentrum challenges the conventional understanding of the cause of Parkinson's disease.

Patients with biliary tract cancer have altered genetic architecture in immune system

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Patients with biliary tract cancer have altered genetic architecture in some immune system receptors.

Study reveals dual effects of new osteoporosis therapy on bone tissue

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Sclerostin is a protein produced by osteocytes in the bone that inhibits bone formation. A recent analysis of results from a clinical trial reveals the beneficial effects of romosozumab, an antibody therapy that targets sclerostin, on bone tissue in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.

TV watching proves more of heart health threat than a desk job among African Americans

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Binge watching TV may be a greater risk factor for heart disease and premature death among African Americans than sitting at a desk job, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Study: Stress experienced by premature infants can carry on throughout their adult life

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The stress premature infants experience can carry on throughout their adult life, causing cognitive limitations, social struggles at work or in school, and a greater risk of health ailments, including cardiac conditions, one of the longest-running U.S. studies of premature infants has shown.

Interaction between antidepressants and opioid pain medication contributes to lesser pain relief

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Common antidepressants interact with the opioid pain medication tramadol to make it less effective for pain relief, according to a study from University Hospitals.

Low dose of endotoxin could have protective effect on men at risk of acute kidney injury

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In a counterintuitive result, researchers found that giving male rats a low dose of the endotoxin lipopolysaccharide (LPS) prior to inducing a model of acute kidney injury (AKI) improved outcomes.

Novel combination therapy shown to be safe and effective for prostate cancer patients

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A novel therapy using two targeted treatments for prostate cancer has been shown to maximize efficacy while reducing side effects according to research presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2019 Annual Meeting.

Broader monitoring of patients needed to reduce post-hospitalization UTIs

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Broader monitoring of patients is needed to reduce the number of people who develop a urinary tract infection after being discharged from the hospital, new research by Oregon State University suggests.

New risk assessment model for transmission of Ebola accurately predicted latest Uganda cases

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A new risk assessment model for the transmission of Ebola accurately predicted its spread into the Republic of Uganda, according to the Kansas State University researchers who developed it.

Study reverses previous understanding of how Type 2 diabetes develops in black African people

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New research funded by Diabetes UK has reversed scientists’ previous understanding of how Type 2 diabetes develops in black African people.

New findings could expand use of immunotherapy to fight cancers

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More types of cancer could potentially be destroyed by patients’ own immune cells, thanks to new research by Cardiff University.

Social robots can lead to more positive emotions in sick children, study shows

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A new study demonstrates, for the first time, that "social robots" used in support sessions held in pediatric units at hospitals can lead to more positive emotions in sick children.

Women exposed to common antibacterial more likely to develop osteoporosis

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Women exposed to triclosan are more likely to develop osteoporosis, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

NIH-funded study supports optimal threshold for diagnosing COPD

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A new study provides evidence to support a simple measurement for diagnosing clinically significant airflow obstruction, the key characteristic of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.

Study highlights potential health impact of zero-calorie sweeteners

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As a sugar substitute, zero-calorie sweeteners may reduce tooth decay and blood sugar spikes. Seven are approved worldwide and safe for humans - but does this mean they're healthy?

Children with birth defects have elevated cancer risk, study reveals

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Childhood cancer is a rare occurrence in the overall population but may be somewhat more frequent in children born with birth defects.

New class of radiopharmaceuticals offer fresh perspective on cancer imaging, theranostics

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Research presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging describes a new class of radiopharmaceuticals, named radiohybrids, that offer a fresh perspective on cancer imaging and radioligand therapy.