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Rutgers researchers have found a way to reduce bleeding in patients following bariatric surgery.
A review of published studies indicates that use of benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine related drug, which are prescribed to treat various psychiatric diseases, may increase the risk of pneumonia.
Tobacco is a known risk factor for the misuse of prescription opioids. In addition, concurrent use of opioids and sedative-hypnotics is a risk factor for opioid overdose or addiction.
Technology that retailers use to make a shopping experience more efficient could also benefit your next eye appointment.
A new study by researchers at The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT finds that the protein CPG2 is significantly less abundant in the brains of people with bipolar disorder and shows how specific mutations in the SYNE1 gene that encodes the protein undermine its expression and its function in neurons.
Why is it so challenging to increase the number of people who get vaccinated? How does popular resistance to vaccination remain strong even as preventable diseases make a comeback?
Heberden's nodes are bony enlargements of the finger joints that are readily detectable in a routine physical exam and are considered hallmarks of osteoarthritis. A new Arthritis & Rheumatology study found that the presence of HNs may also indicate structural damage associated with knee osteoarthritis.
Pregnant women with influenza are more likely to experience complications, but how this affects infants is unclear. A new Birth Defects Research study uncovers the potential risks to infants.
Posttraumatic stress disorder was associated with cardiovascular disease and cancer, as well as the metabolic syndrome, in a new study.
In a representative sample of the German population, older age, obesity, and depressive disorder were associated with experiencing chronic hip pain.
A new Diabetic Medicine study reveals that couples interventions may have beneficial effects for partners of individuals with type 2 diabetes.
During normal pregnancy, mothers always gain body weight within a proper range. However, many women worry that extra pounds put on during pregnancy will not be lost after childbirth and, in fact, past studies have shown that excessive gestational weight gain is associated with immediate postpartum weight retention.
Using a unique bioinformatics technique developed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB researchers have detected the emergence of new strains of microbes in the human fecal microbiota after obesity surgery.
Rutin, a bioflavonoid found in certain vegetables and fruits, protects mice against snake venom by minimizing bleeding and inflammation, according to a study performed at the Butantan Institute, a research institution belonging to the government of São Paulo State in Brazil.
UC San Diego to conduct first U.S. clinical trial of intravenously administered bacteriophage therapy
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted an Investigational New Drug application by physician-scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine to conduct the first U.S. clinical trial of an intravenously administered bacteriophage-based therapy.
The Wistar Institute, along with partners Penn Medicine and Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announce that the FDA has approved the initiation of a first-in-human clinical trial investigating the safety and tolerability of a novel synthetic DNA-encoded monoclonal antibody therapeutic technology for the prevention of Zika virus infection.
More than 30 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The gene editing technique known as CRISPR is a revolutionary approach to treating inherited diseases. However, the tool has yet to be used to effectively treat long-term, chronic conditions.
A new study has shown that adults with ASD are better at detecting relief and regret on the faces of others compared to those who do not have the condition. The results of the study were published in the latest issue of the journal Autism Research.
New research shows that a simple non-invasive hearing test early in life could predict the diagnosis of autism. The results of this study, titled 'Structural and Functional Aberrations of the Auditory Brainstem in Autism Spectrum Disorder', is published in the latest issue of the The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA).