Archive for February, 2015 : US Destroys New Zealand Cloud Storage Company for Being too SecureFebruary 27th, 2015
The evil empire has destroyed New Zealand cloud file storage company MEGA’s ability to process payments because it is too time-consuming for the NSA to hack the company’s servers.
Vitamin A Affects Embryo DevelopmentFebruary 27th, 2015
Vitamin A helps instruct how different types of tissue are to be formed in the growing embryo which could increase or reduce the production of blood cells.
Men with Testicular Cancer are More Likely to Develop Prostate CancerFebruary 27th, 2015
Men with history of testicular cancer must coordinate with their doctor and ask for their assessment with their risk of having prostate cancer.
Applying Antibiotics for First Hour of Injury Improves Open Fracture OutcomesFebruary 27th, 2015
Patients who received antibiotics within the first hour of injury have lower risk of experiencing infections.
Mental Disorders and Chronic Headaches Linked TogetherFebruary 27th, 2015
People with mental disorders may be more vulnerable to headaches after mental disorder occurs.
Anger Triggers Heart AttackFebruary 26th, 2015
The risk of heart attack is not necessarily while a person is angry but it last for two hours after the episode and researchers suggest preventative strategies to avoid the risk.
Early Introduction of Peanut Lowers Risk of Peanut AllergyFebruary 26th, 2015
Avoidance of potentially allerginic foods early in life can create great risk of having food allergies.
Water Fluoridation in England Linked to Underactive ThyroidFebruary 26th, 2015
Researchers suggest to switch to other means than relying on ingested fluoride to avoid risk of hypothyroidism.
Environment Affects Food Choices, Person’s WeightFebruary 26th, 2015
Environment may likely be the equal or stronger force in determining obesity like too many food choices at home make people eat even more.
Australian Smokers will Die from their Habit if Smoking ContinuesFebruary 26th, 2015
Smokers will die prematurely if they don’t quit which calls for efforts in tobacco control for users.
Antibiotics Give Rise to New and Harmful BacteriaFebruary 26th, 2015
Antibiotics produce biofilms, communities of bacteria forming on surfaces, that can harm and produce diseases.
People with Low Levels of Vitamin D Likely to have DiabetesFebruary 26th, 2015
People with vitamin D deficiency are more likely to have diabetes regardless of their weight which means Vitamin D is more closely associated with glucose metabolism than obesity.
Genetic Pathways Linked to CF Disease SeverityFebruary 26th, 2015
The severity of cystic fibrosis (CF) depends on how genes in these pathways function and researchers consider personalizing the approaches to treat CF patients.
Ultradian Rhythms Help Deconstruct Mental IllnessFebruary 26th, 2015
An imbalance of an ultradian rhythm generator (oscillator) that is based on dopamine causes sleep disturbance , brings mania to bipolar patients and episodes to schizophrenic subjects.
Breastfeeding Influence Baby’s Immune System DevelopmentFebruary 26th, 2015
An exposure to bacteria early in life like breastfeeding and other factors can help boost the immune system’s protection from allergies and asthma.
Popular YouTube Videos Depict Drunkenness as FunFebruary 26th, 2015
Men who are frequently portrayed in the videos should be the focus of intervention to debunk alcohol-related myths propagated on social media.
Intelligence and Heavy Drinking Among Young Adult MenFebruary 26th, 2015
Researchers conclude that low IQ results to poorer social background and emotional problems which leads to binge drinking.
Protein Keeps the Heart Beating On TimeFebruary 26th, 2015
The discovery about the protein could help scientists treat heart problems that kill millions of people every year.
Protein Associated to Development of Asthma in Young ChildrenFebruary 26th, 2015
The discovery of a specific protein that link to asthma is a start in making new asthma therapy to prevent its development.
People with Diabetes and Depression Have Higher Risk of Possible DementiaFebruary 26th, 2015
Researchers suggest to keep the body healthy like being physically active, staying social and eating fruits and vegetables can keep the brain working properly and avoid dementia.
Highly Processed Foods Most AddictiveFebruary 26th, 2015
There is a need to identify properties of foods that can elicit addiction which could help create new ways in approaching obesity treatment.
Highly Processed Foods Most AddictiveFebruary 25th, 2015
There is a need to identify properties of foods that can elicit addiction which could help create new ways in approaching obesity treatment.
Manipulating Energy Efficiency Helps Weight LossFebruary 25th, 2015
Overriding the “energy saving” mode allows the muscle to burn more energy even while doing normal daily activities.
Science & Doctors Link Vaccines to AutismFebruary 25th, 2015
Vaccines can and do cause not just autism but a wide range of serious health ailments and death. The science proves it and anyone says otherwise is simply lying or doesn’t have the FACTS.
The Anti-Empire Report #137 by William BlumFebruary 24th, 2015
Journalist William Blum’s monthly must-read words of wisdom that you won’t want to miss.
Minimal Amount of Heavy Metals Filtered Out from Hookah SmokingFebruary 24th, 2015
The water used in hookah smoking only cools the smoke and not filtering which was believed to be.
Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Experience Chronic PainFebruary 24th, 2015
Individuals with kidney disease suffer chronic pain due to intensified use of pain medications which are sometimes ill-advised medications
Better Assessment of Treatment Options for Men with Prostate CancerFebruary 24th, 2015
The findings help the public and doctors to have an informed decision in giving best treatment options for men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Extent of Sun Damage Occurs Even After Sun ExposureFebruary 24th, 2015
UV light activates an electron in melanin which creates the same DNA damage during sun exposure but slower which gives more time to put preventive tools to block the more damage.
Targetting Blood Cells Reduces Breast Cancer Tumor GrowthFebruary 24th, 2015
Targeting pericytes and ANG2 signaling may offer a potential therapeutic approach to treat breast cancer.
Hydrogen Sulfide’s Role in Regulating Hypertension StudiedFebruary 24th, 2015
Further investigation is given to hydrogen sulfide and its role in preventing cardiovascular disease.
Statins Do Not Lower Risk of Parkinson’s DiseaseFebruary 24th, 2015
The use of statin does not protct against PD and even increase PD risk if use long term.
Laboratory Tests and Ultrasound Combined to Detect Appendicitis on ChildrenFebruary 24th, 2015
Institutions can adapt the assessments to detect low-risk and very high-risk patients and to avoid unnecessary scans and admissions from them.
Caution Needed for Women who will Undergo HysterectomyFebruary 23rd, 2015
There is a risk of unexpected cancer discovery at the time of hysterectomy and doctors must inform patients who go for fibroid-related treatment.
Altered Visual Feedback Helps Chronic Neck Pain SufferersFebruary 23rd, 2015
The new approach helps in determining when the participants experience the pain providing a new target for therapy.
Anorexia Nervosa on Women and TreatmentFebruary 23rd, 2015
Early detection and intervention helps in treating anorexia.
Flame Retardants Cause Metabolic Obesity, Liver ProblemsFebruary 23rd, 2015
Flame retardants disrupt metabolism that contribute to metabolic obesity and enlarged livers.
Gender Differences Matter in Coping Up IllnessFebruary 23rd, 2015
Women and men react differently when contracted by illness and women’s personality affects how they cope up with sickness while men reacts the same.
Millions of Homeless Children Need Mental Health SupportFebruary 23rd, 2015
Homeless children are in need to be screened to find foster families that would help them in their mental health needs.
Sleep Restriction Increases Diabetes Risk, Insulin ResistanceFebruary 23rd, 2015
The study suggests that getting enough sleep answers the prevailing problem about obesity and diabetes.
New Clues of Birth Defects with Older MothersFebruary 23rd, 2015
The number of recombination increases and its close proximity to each other with older mothers cause a higher risk of having babies with condition.
New Plant-Derived Agent Protects SkinFebruary 23rd, 2015
Licorice protects the skin from UV radiation providing a protective shield from sun exposure that causes damage to the skin.
More People Are Into Unhealthy Eating Habits Rather Than Eating HealthyFebruary 23rd, 2015
There is a need to focus on improving diet quality to control obesity and prevent non-communicable diseases which are already trending in most regions of the world.
Caramel Color on Soda Possible Human CarcinogenFebruary 22nd, 2015
The continued use of caramel coloring in soda posed an unnecessary cancer risk to consumers which needs FDA intervention to reduce risk.
Autism Mutation Happens During Early Brain DevelopmentFebruary 22nd, 2015
Scientists hopes to find exact mechanism and develop targeted treatments for autistic kids through their discovery.
Chicken Pox Virus Affecting People over 60February 22nd, 2015
Giant cell arteritis, a virus that causes chicken pox and shingles, are affecting elderly and researchers suggest clinical trials to treat people with the virus.
Devastating Impacts of Glyphosate Use with GMO Seeds in ArgentinaFebruary 20th, 2015
Widespread GM soybean cultivation and accompanying pesticide spraying is wreaking havoc on the health of millions
Obama’s “Fake War” against the Islamic State (ISIS)February 20th, 2015
Obama’s IS terrorist army is not actually being targeted to any real extent.
Empty Stomach and Empty WalletFebruary 20th, 2015
Hunger triggers consumers to buy and consume more food unplanned than those who are less hungry.
Repeated Exposure to Stress Accelerates AgingFebruary 20th, 2015
The study provides an opportunity to understand why stem cells age and create strategies to prevent or at least reduce the risk of damaged stem cells.
Perils of Powdered Caffeine and AlcoholFebruary 20th, 2015
FDA recommends consumers to avoid using the substance because of the danger of overdose and abuse of the powdered substance.
Climate Change: Strongest Storms Become Significantly StrongerFebruary 19th, 2015
The air masses that would go to the top of the atmosphere becomes stronger that would become powerful storms.
Cancer Experience Invokes Thoughts to Healthy LifestyleFebruary 19th, 2015
Cancer is a good time to teach people to eat a healthy diet, see the value of exercise and to stop smoking and to support one another of their efforts to good health.
Women Seek More Options in Dating Partners and Products During OvulationFebruary 19th, 2015
The desire for variety in men during ovulation triggers a mindset that brings into desire to choose many options in products.
Second Pathway: A New Phenomenon Discovered to Prevent BlindnessFebruary 19th, 2015
The research proves that second pathway exists which could bring a new potential to develop regenerative techniques to restore vision loss.
Virtual Reality to Treat Anxiety in Elderly Evaluated for ResearchFebruary 19th, 2015
A pilot study will be conducted to test the effectiveness of the therapy in treating anxiety in older people using virtual therapy.
Anti-Depressants Challenged, Appears BackwardsFebruary 19th, 2015
Serotonin-boosting medications make patients harder to recover interfering with their brain’s own mechanisms of recovery.
Workplace Bullying Leads to Further AbuseFebruary 19th, 2015
Employers should create strong policies against workplace bullying and make training programmes for victims to break the vicious cycle.
Maternal Diet Provides Nutrition in the Womb, Nurtures Early EmbryoFebruary 19th, 2015
Diet can alter the nutrient composition of human uterine fluid which supports the earliest stages of pregnancy.
Study Helps Patients Gauge Expected Benefit of SurgeryFebruary 19th, 2015
By knowing the outcome of surgery, the doctors and patients can identify the risk of disability.
Women Active Few Times per Week, Lower Risks of Heart DiseaseFebruary 18th, 2015
Women do not need to be very frequently active as this has little evidence of reducing risk of heart disease compared to moderately frequent activity.
Medical Practitioners in India Fail to Give Correct Treatments for Common but Deadly AilmentsFebruary 18th, 2015
Health care providers should be given medical training especially how to treat common ailments like diarrhea and pneumonia.
Dieting and Fasting Reduces Inflammation in the BodyFebruary 18th, 2015
Endogenous metabolites like BHB produced during fasting or dieting lowers the NLRP3 inflammasome that drives the inflammatory response in several inflammatory disorders.
More Women in Menopausal Experience Hot Flashes for +7 YearsFebruary 18th, 2015
The findings will help doctors how to counsel patients in menopausal with regards to expectations on having VMS and assist them in their treatment decisions.
Mindfulness Meditation Helps Remediate Sleep ProblemFebruary 18th, 2015
Mindfulness meditation training answered the sleep problems and improved the daytime functioning of the adults.
Sexual Reproduction Makes Humans Less at Risk of Contracting DiseaseFebruary 18th, 2015
Human procreation shuffled off the disease-enabling mutations in our genetic code decreasing our predispositions to disease.
Mother’s DNA of Bacteria Can Pass to her OffspringFebruary 17th, 2015
The new study shows a picture of how human, bacterial and viral genes influence human health.
Saliva Test to Diagnose AutismFebruary 17th, 2015
Children with autism have differences in protein levels in their saliva compared to typically developing children.
Brand New Bacteria to Use against MalariaFebruary 17th, 2015
Researchers are having an idea to genetically modify bacteria to produce substances that stop malaria parasite development.
Adolescent Sleep Declining for the Last 20 YearsFebruary 17th, 2015
Teens of lower socioeconomic status are the ones who less likely get a few hours of sleep and researchers suggest to consider it as a public health concern which needs public awareness.
Financial Difficulties and Eating Attitudes Closely LinkedFebruary 17th, 2015
People who have higher risk of having an eating disorder restrict their eating as a way of controlling the other areas of life in which they felt they have no control generally.
Patients with Mild Heart Failure Higher Risk of Sudden Cardiac DeathFebruary 17th, 2015
Patients with non-ischaemic cardiac muscle weakness must receive a primary prevention ICD same with patients with ischaemic heart failure.
Cannabis: New Frontier in TherapeuticsFebruary 17th, 2015
Researchers suggest that physicians should enhance their scientific knowledge base of marijuana and provide informed discussions with patients.
Human Neural Stem Cells Plantation: Reversed Chemotherapeutic-induced Damage in the BrainFebruary 16th, 2015
Stem cell therapies provide relief to patients who experienced cognitive impairments after chemotherapy.
New Therapy to Treat AlzheimerFebruary 16th, 2015
The patients who received the treatment had an increased in cholinergic cell activity and metabolism in the brain and researchers will continue in their study using more patients.
Immune Cells Self-destructs to Prevent AllergyFebruary 16th, 2015
The self-restriction mechanism of immune cells could create new treatments to block allergies and reduce pathological B lymphocytes, such as those involved in lymphomas.
South Asians Greater Risk in Getting Sick with DiabetesFebruary 16th, 2015
Tyrosine and other AAs may contribute to the extra risk of diabetes and the findings could be used to treat diabetes in South Asians.
Drivers Exposed to High Pollution during Signalised Traffic IntersectionsFebruary 16th, 2015
Different factors such as revving up as the lights go green and others contribute to a higher peak of particle concentration than in free flowing traffic conditions
Women who Use Hormone Replacement Therapy Likely to Develop Ovarian CancerFebruary 16th, 2015
Short-term use of HRT likely to develop an ovarian cancer and the recent findings suggest to revised UK and worldwide guidelines.
Mindfulness Training Improves Health, Reduces StressFebruary 16th, 2015
Mindfulness reduces the experience of stress and the risk of getting stress-related diseases.
Acute Air Pollution Increased Risk of SuicideFebruary 16th, 2015
Men between 36 to 64 years old experienced the higher risk of suicide after exposure to air pollution which suggests that the exposure might interact to other factors that lead to suicide.
Standardizing Access to Physical Activity Reduces Health CostsFebruary 16th, 2015
Family health teams with registered kinesiologists could help promote physical activity resulting to an improved well-being and health of a patient.
Iron Makes Beaver’s Enamel More Resistant to DecayFebruary 15th, 2015
The study has shown how to improve human enamel using the strategy of ‘grain boundary engineering’.
Obama Burns Another Child to DeathFebruary 13th, 2015
Obama claims to personally approve each murder by drone, so why does he kill so many children?
Microbes Help Malnourished Flies—and Maybe Humans, TooFebruary 13th, 2015
The study could be a key to treat and prevent malnutrition in humans.
New Approach to Stop Drug Resistance During Cancer TreatmentFebruary 13th, 2015
Scientists report a new strategy to combat drug resistance by hijacking the evolutionary process.
Faster Progression of AIDS Observed in CubaFebruary 13th, 2015
The virus immediately targets the anchor point CXCR4 in the early stage of infection which cause rapid progression to AIDS.
Two Non-Coding Genetic Material Stall Cancer’s SpreadFebruary 13th, 2015
The identification of two microRNAs could help identify those melanoma that will likely to spread and kill.
CBD, Potential Treatment Against EpilepsyFebruary 13th, 2015
By CBD inhibiting FABP’s, anandamide breakdown is reduced which provide control seizure to the patient.
New Procedure Reduces the Risk of Death and DisabilityFebruary 13th, 2015
The new procedure helps restore the blood flow to the brain which brings a good news to help people who suffer from stroke.
Meth-Addicted Adolescents Suffer Greater than Adult UsersFebruary 13th, 2015
Kids are advised to keep off from drugs as they are in their critical period of their brain development and to avoid greater damage to their brains.
Genes Link to ObesityFebruary 12th, 2015
97 sites across the genome are associated with obesity and scientists are finding ways to which genes influence where fat is deposited.
Teachers’ Depression Linked to Student’s Learning PerformanceFebruary 12th, 2015
Depression affects not only the teachers but also the students which calls for a nationwide mental health support systems for educators.
Antibiotics More Damaging Than Previously KnownFebruary 12th, 2015
Scientists now discover that the use of antibiotics causes unwanted effects on everything.
Use of Cannabis and the Beginning of Mania SymptomsFebruary 12th, 2015
Teenagers should be informed of the use cannabis which could affect their mental development.
Higher Levels of Malignant Mesothelioma in NevadaFebruary 12th, 2015
The increased numbers of malignant mesothelioma cases are likely linked to exposure of asbestos which was released in the air.
Genome Regulates High Levels of BacteriaFebruary 12th, 2015
Bacterias with more copies of Octomom region grow faster which causes death to the flies and a region in its genome regulates its densities.
Low Childhood Vitamin D Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack in AdulthoodFebruary 11th, 2015
Children must have a sufficient diet of Vitamin D to avoid increased subclinical atherosclerosis in adulthood.
Napping Beneficial for the Immune SystemFebruary 11th, 2015
Napping helps immune and neuroendocrine systems to recover from the damaging effects of limited sleep.
Plain Tobacco Packaging Reduces Cigarette-Seeking Behavior from SmokerFebruary 11th, 2015
Policy makers must consider the pros and cons of having a plain or a branded cigarette packaging to be introduced in their national policy.
Long-tem Smoking Thins Brain’s CortexFebruary 11th, 2015
Smoking appears to enhance the thinning process of the cortex and stopping smoking helps restore at least part of its thickness.
Women Have Greater Stress & Worse Recovery After Heart AttackFebruary 11th, 2015
Understanding that women’s stress affects their recovery after heart attack suggests the importance of considering their state of mind in their ongoing treatment.
Collagen “Cross-links” Stimulates MetastasisFebruary 11th, 2015
Types of collagen cross-links in tumor stroma determine its possible stiffness and metastasis.
Brain Develops Abnormally in Children who StutterFebruary 11th, 2015
Kids who stutter have less gray matter volume in their brain than those who are not.
Banks Who Stole Vets Homes Fined $123MFebruary 11th, 2015
Some banksters have been fined for improperly foreclosing on the homes of veterans.
People Power, the Solution to Climate InactionFebruary 11th, 2015
Many governments are too corrupt or incompetent to take action on climate change, so it is up to you and me.
Inherited Gene Variations Associated in Hearing Loss in Young Cancer PatientsFebruary 11th, 2015
Investigators have now discovered the reason regarding cisplatin-related hearing loss which could help protect high-risk patients not only to survive but to have a quality life in the future.
Origins of Colorectal Cancer Tumor Cells TracedFebruary 11th, 2015
Some tumor cells starts to grow abnormally forming into benign adenomas that did not intermix which show that some tumors are “born to be bad.”
Coastal Populations Gets More Vitamin D and SunlightFebruary 11th, 2015
People living closely to the coast have an improved health and wellbeing than people in inland areas.
Autism, Brain Cancer, Both Involve with Faulty ProteinFebruary 11th, 2015
The study led to a new strategy for treating a deadly brain cancer.
Hyperactivity and Inattention of Children Link to Consumption of Sweetened BeveragesFebruary 10th, 2015
Researchers recommend that parents should limit the amount of sweetened beverages their kids drink.
Different Factors Trigger Low Back PainFebruary 10th, 2015
Understanding the factors will lead to the development of effective strategies to reduce potential disabling condition from the sufferers.
Doctors Dealing with Patients Battling Both HIV and TB, Identifies Immune BiomarkersFebruary 10th, 2015
Biomarkers help guide doctors on future treatment strategies and avoid increased risk of death among patients battling the diseases.
‘Tug-of-war’ Mechanism Drives Wound ClosureFebruary 10th, 2015
The new study opens for new advancement in wound healing.
Premature Babies Likely to Develop Psychiatric Disorders as AdultsFebruary 10th, 2015
Low birth weight babies who received a full course of life-saving steroids develop psychiatric problems such as depression, anxiety-disorder or ADHD.
A Drug, Antibody, Good Combination Against Ovarian CancerFebruary 10th, 2015
The combination of PARP inhibitor and antibody kills the cancer cells and alerts the entire immune system about the tumor.
Chili Peppers Can Counteract ObesityFebruary 10th, 2015
Capsaicin, found in chili peppers, prevents high-fat-diet-induced obesity.
E-cigarette Creates More Stress, Toxicity on LungsFebruary 10th, 2015
E-cigarettes should be subject to FDA restrictions which brings harmful effect to users same as tobacco.
Teens Usage of Combining Multiple Tobacco Products AlarmingFebruary 9th, 2015
Using more than one tobacco product may increase the risk of teens’nicotine dependence.
New Possible Therapy Based from Cow Immune SystemFebruary 9th, 2015
The new study could help people with hormone deficiencies.
Women with Type 1 Diabetes Twice the Risk of Dying Compared with MenFebruary 9th, 2015
Poorer glycaemic control and difficulties in insulin management, common to women, contribute to the higher death risk of women with type 1 diabetes.
Hormonal Contraceptives May Increased Risk of HIV InfectionFebruary 9th, 2015
Depo-Provera may increase the risk of HIV infection and researchers suggest to widen women’s birth control options and research for new birth control methods.
Blocking Stress-Activated Hormone Returns FertilityFebruary 9th, 2015
Blocking the gene for the hormone – called gonadotropin inhibitory hormone (GnIH) will restore the reproduction capacities of women.
Nano-hydrogels Attack Cancer Cells without Damaging Healthy Body PartsFebruary 9th, 2015
The drug within nano-hydrogels is carried directly to cancer cells treating the cell with active substances.
Dietary Exposure to Pesticides and Health OutcomesFebruary 9th, 2015
Organophosphates (OPs) is commonly used in conventionally grown produce which brings negative health effects to the body.
Breastfeeding Contributes Long-term Health Effects for BabiesFebruary 9th, 2015
Babies who are breastfed have gut microbiome that helps in digesting solid foods and affect the future health of the babies.
Proper Technique of CPR Increases SurvivalFebruary 9th, 2015
The depth of chest compressions and the rate can have important results for patients in cardiac arrest.
Meditation May Slow Down Aging Brains and MindsFebruary 9th, 2015
Loss of brain tissue happens with increasing age but with meditation, gray matters have been better preserved.
New Strains of HIV Spread SlowlyFebruary 9th, 2015
Individuals infected with the first HIV strain survive for a very long time and resilient to the introduction of new strains.
Link between Inflammation and Type 2 DiabetesFebruary 9th, 2015
The new insight opens new doors in finding new treatments for people with type 2 diabetes.
Human Stem Cells Repair Damage Caused by RadiationFebruary 8th, 2015
Human stem cells can now be instructed to repair damage in the brain that was cause by radiation.
Anorexia Nervosa Long-Time Sufferer Likely tp Experience DNA Methylation AlterationFebruary 8th, 2015
Sufferers will possibly experience effects of chronicity and urge to get possible treatments as early as possible.
New Opportunities for Better Malaria TreatmentsFebruary 8th, 2015
The study determines the susceptibility of the genes to the infection which provides opportunities for a better anti-malaria drug.
Clinical Benefits of Cannabis for Children’s Developmental and Behavioral Disorders QuestionedFebruary 8th, 2015
Marijuana has still few reasearches about how it affects children’s developmental and behavioral conditions and clinicians must be aware of its long-term effects especially in the brain.
Acute Psychological Stress Decreases Pain Inhibition CapabilitiesFebruary 8th, 2015
Acute stress dramatically reduces the ability to withstand pain and researchers advise to adopt reduction techniques to reduce stress.
US President Ordered Torture, Jailed CIA Agent Tells SputnikFebruary 8th, 2015
Another patriot imprisoned for doing the right thing is released and tells the truth about torture.
New Book Shows African Americans Helped Invent the MoviesFebruary 8th, 2015
“Envisioning Freedom: Cinema and the Building of Modern Black Life” uncovers the forgotten history of black inventors, filmmakers, and exhibitors.
‘Rebalancing’ Immune Response to Treat Alzheimer’s DiseaseFebruary 6th, 2015
A new study shows that blocking a substance called interleukin-10 activates an immune response to clear the brain and restore memory loss and brain cell damage.
Parenthood Affects’ Father’s Mental Health, TooFebruary 6th, 2015
Fathers are also experiencing stress and burden especially those in multiple roles and in blended families.
Lyme Disease: More Widespread and Serious Than Previously UnderstoodFebruary 6th, 2015
The health care cost of the disease is up to $1.3 billion a year and researchers suggest to have an effective, cost-effective and compassionate management for the improvement of the patients.
Red Grapes, Peanuts Improve Memory and Mood Function in ElderlyFebruary 6th, 2015
Resveratrol, found in red grapes, peanuts and other berries, may help in treating memory loss and people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease.
Medical Marijuana Possible Treatment for DepressionFebruary 6th, 2015
The brain has chemicals similar to marijuana which may be useful in reducing depression.
Rapid Weight Gain After Fecal TransplantFebruary 6th, 2015
The transfer of gut bacteria from the obese to normal weight may had an impact on the person’s metabolism.
Similar Gray Matter-Loss in the Brains of Patients with Mental DisordersFebruary 5th, 2015
The first imaging study shows a common pattern among mentally ill patients which has gray matter-loss in their brains where higher-level executive functions.
More People Infected by Hepatitis C Yet Lacks AttentionFebruary 5th, 2015
The study summons for awareness of the steady rise of Hepatitis C and the call for intervention and prevention.
One in Two People in the UK will Get CancerFebruary 5th, 2015
Health services must take action now in cancer prevention to prevent more disease in the future.
People Prefer to Take a Pill Rather to AvoidFebruary 5th, 2015
Policymakers can use the study to evaluate medications and its cost-effectiveness.
Researchers Introduced Bacteria to Make Tumor’s Cells Attack ItselfFebruary 5th, 2015
The bacteria is taken up by the immunosuppressive cells and modified the cells from those that protect the tumor to the ones who attack tumor itself.
Cocaine Users: Emotional Loss ImpairedFebruary 4th, 2015
Cocaine users have reduced prediction of loss which results to continued drug use.
Nature, Art and Religion: Release Positive EmotionsFebruary 4th, 2015
People who are in touch with nature, art or spirituality have lowest levels of cytokine that invokes more positive emotions to people.
Interaction of Two Genetic Mutations Protects Heart AttackFebruary 4th, 2015
Only 20 percent of the population has these two variants that protect an individual of the risk of having a hear t attack.
Facebook “Surveillance” Causes Depression Among UsersFebruary 4th, 2015
Facebook should not be used to compare one own’s accomplishments against others which may trigger feelings of envy and depression.
Children with Aggressive Cancer Predisposition Syndrome Develop More MutationsFebruary 4th, 2015
Researchers were appaled to find that children with this syndrome experience flood of mutations and hoped that their findings will lead to more effective cancer treatments
Addiction Graduation Ceremonies Need to be Re-evaluatedFebruary 4th, 2015
Many who entered addiction treatment are repeat patients which calls for re-branding of graduation ceremonies as a commitment to a long term journey of recovery.
Transfusion of Balanced Ratio of Plasma, Platelets and RBCs Effective for Severe Trauma PatientsFebruary 4th, 2015
Those who received a transfusion of a balanced ratio of plasma, platelets, and red blood cells (RBCs) were less likely to die due to blood loss than who received higher ratio of RBCs.
Hospital Readmissions after Surgery Associated with Surgical Procedure ComplicationsFebruary 4th, 2015
Effective strategies should be made to reduce complications after surgery so as to avoid readmission.
Sleep Apnea May Impact Bone MetabolismFebruary 3rd, 2015
Understanding the relationship between sleep problems and osteoporosis may help in diagnosing and creating therapies for patients.
Experts Develop Age-specific Recommended Sleep DurationFebruary 3rd, 2015
The new sleep duration recommendations provide the public with scientifically grounded guidelines to improve their sleep health.
Abandoned Children Have Increased Risk for Autism BehaviorsFebruary 3rd, 2015
Children in institutional care suffer deprivation which makes them harder to perceive and understand social cues similar to children with autism.
Augmented Labor Not Associated with AutismFebruary 3rd, 2015
Environmental factors may increase the risk of ASD among children but not those who are exposed to labor induction and/or augmentation.
Toxicologists Concerned About the Public Perception Regarding Hookah SmokingFebruary 3rd, 2015
Hooking smoking is perceived as safer than cigarettes yet its ill effects are similar to or higher than cigarette smoking.
Arsenic in Private U.S. Wells Threatens People’s HealthFebruary 3rd, 2015
Arsenic in private wells present continuing risk due to less attention given to them and how it affects the health of children even in low doses.
Simple and Inexpensive Ways to Improve Patients’ Experiences During OperationFebruary 3rd, 2015
Simple distraction techniques can help patients relax and have good experience during surgery.
Loss of Certain Protein Associated With Poor Prognosis in Breast, Lung CancerFebruary 3rd, 2015
TTP, a tumor suppressor protein, blocks malignant growth and progression increasing the survival of breast and lung cancer patients if accommodated with this treatment.
Latent HIV Lies Dormant in Infected White Blood CellsFebruary 3rd, 2015
Locating the latent reservoir of virus hidden in a unique cell containing unique integrations may possibly cure HIV.
Smart Meters—not so SmartFebruary 2nd, 2015
How the radiation from a so-called Smart Meter destroyed one woman’s health and gave her dogs cancer.
Mobile Devices: Effects on Young Children Still UnknownFebruary 2nd, 2015
Parents are encouraged to spend quality time with their kids and to try the mobile applications first before letting the children accessed the technology .
Biomaterial Coating: Increasing the Success of Medical ImplantsFebruary 2nd, 2015
The new material prevents the formation of bacteria and attracts healthy cells increasing the chance of medical implants success.
Hidden Mechanism Why Cancer Therapies FailedFebruary 2nd, 2015
There is another angiopoietin-2 mediated cell pathway which is not targeted by current angiopoietin-blocking therapies which explains the failure of cancer trials.
DNA Clock Provides Clues About Person’s LifespanFebruary 2nd, 2015
People with faster-running biological clock die an early death.
Super Bowl Season: Opportunities for Flu TransmissionFebruary 1st, 2015
Public health officials are reminding Super Bowl fans to be careful in spreading and contracting germs during the height of flu season.
Identification of Molecular Pathways: New Target for Celebral Malaria TreatmentFebruary 1st, 2015
By reducing leptin thru reducing food intake during early stages of infection can help in the treatment of cerebral malaria.
New Technologies to Monitor Patients with Parkinson’s DiseaseFebruary 1st, 2015
The low-cost wearable sensors collect information and help the doctor create a personalized treatment for each patient.
Hepatitis B or C Associated with Liver CancerFebruary 1st, 2015
Scientists discover that chronic hepatitis infection can lead to cancer which paves to a better understanding of the illnesses and create therapies for this type of cancer.