breast screening

Clinics should choose women’s breast screening appointment times to improve attendance

For women who miss a breast screening appointment, giving a fixed date and time for a new  appointment could improve poor attendance and be...
hormone therapy

Older Age at Menopause and Use of Hormone Therapy Produce Increased Risk of Hearing...

CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 10, 2017)—It has long been suspected that menopause and the use of hormones had a direct effect on hearing. However, findings...
nalband mutation

Nalband Mutation: How Scientists Zeroed In On One Family’s Rare And Crippling Disease

The poignant story of an Agra family, where six children have the 'Nalband mutation'. Reports on how a group of scientists linked it to...
doxycycline

Doxycycline May Help To Prevent Or Treat PTSD

The common antibiotic doxycycline can disrupt the formation of negative associations in the brain, according to new research from UCL and the University of...
tb vaccine

TB Vaccine Trial On Adults Begins In June

Pune-based institute to use novel recombinant BCG antigen. In June this year, the Pune-based Serum Institute of India Pvt. Limited will begin a Phase II/III...
Neuroimaging Reveals Differences in Brain Activity of Those with Major Depressive Disorder

Psychologists Enlist Machine Learning To Help Diagnose Depression

Depression affects more than 15 million American adults, or about 6.7 percent of the U.S. population, each year. It is the leading cause of...
exercise

Why Does The Same Exercise Exert Effects On Individuals Differently?

In Japan, due to the changes of lifestyle such as less physical activities than before, more and more people suffer from the lifestyle diseases...
tuberculosis bacteria

Researchers use tiny 3-D spheres to combat tuberculosis

The team, which includes infection researchers, engineers and bioinformaticians in Southampton and University College London, have used an electrostatic encapsulation technique to make tiny...

Inactivated rabies viruses carrying canine distemper glycoproteins protect against both pathogens

Rabies and canine distemper are among the most dangerous and lethal viral diseases afflicting carnivores. Rabies can also be transmitted to humans via bite...

Malaria superbugs threaten global malaria control

Multidrug-resistant malaria superbugs have taken hold in parts of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, threatening to undermine progress against the disease, scientists said. The superbugs -...
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