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2017-12-14
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A team of Vanderbilt University scientists and engineers led by Professor John P. Wikswo has won an R&D 100 Award for their MultiWell MicroFormulator. The MultiWell MicroFormul..
With many of the babies born with Zika virus-related developmental issues growing out of infancy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a new study of that grou..
Valley fever cases in November saw a 50-percent spike over the previous month, leading experts at the University of Arizona Valley Fever Center for Excellence to predict a signific..
Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified a way to block the ability of parasites that cause malaria to shield themselves against drug treatments in infecte..
Beachgoers know there is always some risk of disease, but a recent study by a Kent State University researcher shows they may not be aware of all the dangers the beach poses. In No..
Farmers in the Northeast are adapting to longer growing seasons and warming climate conditions - but they may face spring-planting whiplash as they confront fields increasingly sat..
2017-12-13
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Scientists have made a skin-crawling discovery: Ancient ticks, trapped in amber, that fed on the blood of feathered dinosaurs nearly 100 million years ago. The specimens, described..
Preston and Parker Jackson have had some rough days in the past 22 months. In February of 2016, Parker was diagnosed with pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer, a genetic form of cancer..
ANN ARBOR, Michigan -- As doctors grapple with increasing rates of colorectal cancers in young people, new research from the University of Michigan may offer some insight into how ..
Portola Valley, California, Dec. 13, 2017 --- Bay Area Lyme Foundation, a leading sponsor of Lyme disease research in the US, today announced results of two papers published in the..
A new data review concludes that 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPβCD) does not cross the blood-brain barrier (BBB) in therapeutically relevant amounts to address the neurological..
Scientists have finally developed a noninvasive tuberculosis test for a pool of people for whom such assessments have previously been difficult: people who don't have HIV. The rese..
2017-12-12
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The first human Huntington's trial was successful, sparking hopes that the disease could one day have a cure. An experimental drug lowers the levels of harmful proteins in the nerv..
Finally tonight, America strong. And that sixth grader you met right here. I always say, never underestimate the generosity of so many of you at home. Last night, it was Kathy Sims..
CHICAGO/LONDON (Reuters) - When French drugmaker Sanofi published the results of clinical trials of children given its dengue vaccine two years ago, the overall findings were that ..
Spinal cord injury affects the heart, that's what research published in Experimental Physiology and carried out by researchers from University of British Columbia, Canada has found..
Photo: Courtesy Photo Growing up in a large family, Chester Spillar Johnson, who died Dec. 3 at 90, knew what it was like to do without. One of five children, Johnson “thought that..
(HealthDay)—Patterns of cortical β-amyloid (Aβ) and tau are not different for patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) who are cognitively normal (PD-CN) or with mild cognitive impai..
2017-12-11
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The first human trial of an experimental drug designed to combat Huntington's disease has delivered a success beyond what the researchers themselves hoped for. Results from a clini..
Two large nonprofit Catholic hospital chains are discussing a possible merger, according to the Wall Street Journal. If a deal is struck, it would create the largest hospital syste..
Matt Damon is welcoming prayers and well wishes as he deals with a family emergency. The Downsizing star, 47, gave a health update on his 74-year-old father Kent, who has been..
A survey of patients admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has found that patients reporting greater levels of satisfaction with their care and good communication with t..
Indonesia has started a campaign to vaccinate 8 million children and teenagers against diphtheria. There has been an outbreak of the bacterial infection in the nation since the beg..
From selling shoelaces to lemonade stands and bake sales, the community of Ipswich, Massachusetts, has been rallying hard to raise $1 million by the end of 2017 for sixth-grader Ta..
2017-12-10
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Anne Hammer is one of millions of elderly Americans who could face a substantial tax hike in 2018 depending on the final negotiations over the Republican tax bill. In her retiremen..
This year's flu vaccine may not be as effective at protecting people against one of the most common, nasty strains of the flu. But that doesn't mean you should forgo the shot. The ..
Football is violent, but the public's disgust with the damage caused by America's most popular game might finally have reached a critical point this season. The sport is killing it..
ABC news chief meteorologist ginger zee is talking about a lot more than the weather these days. She's confronting the demons of her past in her candid new memoire, "Natural disast..
PHILADELPHIA - In a pair of clinical trials stretching from Philadelphia to Tokyo, the chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy Kymriah™ (formerly known as CTL019) demonstrat..
A study involving the recently approved CD19-targeting chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy shows that 42 percent of patients with aggressive large B-cell lymphoma remain..