Oregon Study Suggests Some Gut Microbes May Be Keystones of Health
University of Oregon scientists have found that strength in numbers doesn't hold true for microbes in the intestines. A minority population of the...
UAB Pediatricians First to Attain Performance Improvement Continuing Medical Education for Practice-Based Quality Improvement
The Alabama Child Health Improvement Alliance has become the first organization in Alabama to offer performance improvement continuing medical...
Patients with Severe Mental Illness at Increased Risk for Diabetes Rarely Get Tested According to New Study
A new study examined diabetes screenings in a cohort of 50,915 publically insured adults with severe mental illness who were taking antipsychotic...
Bitter Taste Sensitivity May Predict Surgical Outcome in Certain Chronic Rhinosinusitus Patients
New research from the Monell Center and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania suggests that physicians may someday be...
U.S. Biomedical Postdoctoral Fellow Numbers Decline
The number of U.S. biomedical postdoctoral fellows has fallen for three years in a row, an unprecedented decline that University of Alabama at...
Thyroid Cancer Biomarker Assays May Show Inaccurate Readings
Two thyroid cancer biomarkers go through a clumping cycle that may interfere with cancer detection tests. New research from Michigan Technological...
Grabbing a Parasite by the Tail: U-M Team Solves "Jumping Gene" Mystery
Deep within your DNA, a tiny parasite lurks, waiting to pounce from its perch and land in the middle of an unsuspecting healthy gene. If it...
Beyond Telomerase: Researchers Discover Other Enzyme Critical to Maintaining Telomere Length
Since the Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the enzyme telomerase in 1984, identifying other biological molecules that lengthen or shorten the...
Schoolgirl Cancer Vaccination Encourages Mothers to Attend Cervical Screening
Manchester researchers have shown that the introduction of the HPV vaccination programme for girls has increased uptake for cervical cancer...
Keeping Active While at Rest
Researchers exploring the complex structure in which our DNA is stored inside our body's cells have demonstrated that this structure depends...
Sunscreen Ingredient May Prevent Medical Implant Infections
A common ingredient in sunscreen could be an effective antibacterial coating for medical implants such as pacemakers and replacement joints.
Researchers Call for Hospitals to Establish Bereavement Programs for Families of Deceased Patients
Backed by a growing body of research, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are calling for all hospitals to establish bereavement...