Scientists have created a non-invasive, adhesive patch, which promises the measurement of glucose levels through the skin without a finger-prick blood test, potentially removing the need for millions of diabetics to frequently carry out the painful and…
The study found no association between heart failure and incident cancer and is more definitive than prior investigations, but experts say it is premature to abandon the cancer hypothesis in HF. Medscape Medical News
Pediatric primary care providers were less confident than child and adolescent psychiatrists in their ability to evaluate the mental health status of young patients with irritability, a study found. Medscape Medical News
Jennifer Maddox has provided after-school activities for more than 800 children.
Autofluorescence imaging is inferior to chromoendoscopy for detecting neoplasms in patients with long-standing ulcerative colitis (UC), according to results from the FIND-UC trial. Reuters Health Information
A Michigan regulatory agency said on Friday it had permanently revoked the medical license of Larry Nassar, the former team USA gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting girls in his care, and fined him a record $1 million. Reuters …
The state of Michigan will no longer supply free bottled water to Flint, the city that was plagued with lead-tainted drinking water in a crisis that drew national attention, officials said on Friday. Reuters Health Information
Researchers have identified key molecular mechanisms at work when people smell musks, a highly valued group of fixatives used in many perfumes and colognes. The discovery may have implications for a wide range of effects on mood and behavior in vertebr…
The human piece of a malaria infection puzzle has been revealed for the first time, solving a long-standing mystery. A protein displayed on the surface of malaria parasites called ‘TRAP’ is a high-priority vaccine target, but how it interacts with huma…
People whose negative emotional responses to stress carry over to the following day are more likely to report health problems and physical limitations later in life compared with peers who are able to ‘let it go.’
Propaganda by way of ‘fake news’ is one way a nation can wage war without firing a single shot. Another is through tactics of subversion and coercion, in which a country intentionally keeps neighboring countries weak in order to advance its own foreign…
Researchers focused on an enzyme in gram-negative bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a pathogen that causes pneumonia and sepsis.
Food packaging could be negatively affecting the way in which your digestive tract operates, according to new research.
More than 70 years since the end of World War II, there are still signs of intergenerational transmission of Holocaust trauma that are manifested in the way adult offspring of Holocaust survivors care for their elderly parents.
Matching unique genetic information from cancer patients’ tumors with treatment options — an emerging area of precision medicine efforts — often fails to identify all patients who may respond to certain therapies. Other molecular information from pat…
The manufacturer must implement additional safeguards ensure that all women know the risks of the Essure permanent contraceptive device and that healthcare providers comply with the measures. News Alerts
Clinical trial data do not support the general use of Exparel for regional nerve blocks for analgesia after procedures other than shoulder surgery, the FDA said. FDA Approvals
A new model may allow doctors to more accurately determine the individual prognosis of patients with ALS. Medscape Medical News
Three quarters of schizophrenia patients have sleep disturbances, such as sleeping too long and having difficulty falling asleep. Treatment could yield physical and mental benefits, suggest two studies. Medscape Medical News
Australian pop star Kylie Minogue, 49, says sheâ€™s preparing for her second round of menopause, after first experiencing the loss of menstruation during treatment for breast cancer 12 years ago.