Microgel Powder Fights Infection and Helps Wounds Heal
While making smart glue, a team of engineers discovered a handy byproduct: hydrogen peroxide. In microgel form, it reduces bacteria and virus...
Colder, Darker Climates Increase Alcohol Consumption and Liver Disease
People living in colder regions with less sunlight consume more alcohol and experience more alcoholic liver disease.
Blocking 'Secondary Cataracts'
Cataracts surgery is recognized as a medical marvel, but even years after the procedure, some patients may experience "secondary cataracts."...
Brain changes found in self-injuring teen girls
The brains of teenage girls who engage in serious forms of self-harm, including cutting, show features similar to those seen in adults with...
'Waltzing' nanoparticles could advance search for more effective drug delivery methods
IU scientists have found that drug-delivering nanoparticles attach to their targets differently based upon their position in time. The discovery...
An enzyme in immune cells plays essential role in host defense against tuberculosis
Using freshly resected lung tissue from 21 patients and two distinct mouse models, tuberculosis researchers at the University of Alabama at...
Alzheimer's disease and epilepsy: Unraveling the connections
Research is starting to connect the dots between Alzheimer's disease and epilepsy. What does the future hold?
Immunotherapy combination and chemotherapy show encouraging results in Phase II acute myeloid leukemia study
A triple therapy combining two immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICPIs) with the standard-of-care chemotherapy, a hypomethylating agent called...
National Study Finds Gastric Bypass Most Effective Weight Loss Surgery
A study published this month in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that adults with severe obesity had greater initial and sustained weight...
Weight lifting is good for your heart and it doesn't take much
Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for heart attack or stroke, according to a new study. More than an hour in the...
Fat fundamentals: Scientists uncover crucial biological circuits that regulate lipids and their role in overall health
Tiny microscopic worms, invisible to the naked eye, are helping scientists to better understand an extraordinarily complex biological pathway that...
Risk Score-Guided Care Reduces Mortality Rate in High-Risk Heart Failure Patients by Nearly 50 Percent
New team-based care guided by a personalized risk score for heart failure patients reduced the mortality rate of high-risk heart failure patients...