New Study Shows Why Cancer Cost Planning Needs to Start Accounting for People Under 65
A study published in JNCCN estimates costs for people age 18 and up, ranks the price tags of the top four cancer types, and highlights potential...
Why Don't Kids Use Their Asthma Medicines? Children, Caregivers and Clinicians Disagree on the Answer
In a new analysis of interviews conducted with children who have asthma, their caregivers and their clinicians, Johns Hopkins researchers found...
Study Shows Men and Women Tear ACL the Same Way In Non-Contact Injury
Women still at higher risk; new research could improve prevention
Indoor Tanners: Are they taking Steps to Protect against Skin Cancer?
Are indoor tanners taking measures to prevent skin cancer? A researcher from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and colleagues at Fox Chase...
Direct Electrical Current Used to Preferentially Inhibit Pain-Transmitting Neurons
Using computer models and laboratory rats, Johns Hopkins researchers have demonstrated that "direct electrical current" can be delivered to nerves...
ALS Treatment Delays Disease and Extends Life in Rats
Investigators at Cedars-Sinai are exploring a new way to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by transplanting specially engineered neural...
Active Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Have Muscle Complications: Study
The research team analyzed muscle biopsies of young adults with and without Type 1 diabetes who exceed Diabetes Canada's recommended weekly levels...
Immune System and Gastrointestinal Deregulation Linked with Autism
Researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute have found that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have reduced immune system regulation, as...
Your Immune System Holds the Line Against Repeat Invaders, Thanks to This Molecule
This new insight may allow researchers to design drugs that improve immune responses to vaccines.
Text Messaging Tool May Help Fight Opioid Epidemic
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Epharmix, a digital health company, have created a new automated text messaging service...
Study: Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen More Effective Than Opioids in Treating Dental Pain
Ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) alone or in combination with acetaminophen are better at easing dental pain than...
Researchers Find Resilience Counteracts Effects of Childhood Abuse and Neglect on Health
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have determined that psychological resilience has a positive effect on health...