Medical News Observer

By Sreeram Penna | All about latest medical research news.

Research suggests that heating coils contribute toxic metals in e-cigarette vapors

Significant amounts of toxic metals, including lead, leak from some e-cigarette heating coils and are present in the aerosols inhaled by users, …

eCigarettes

Scientists Discover New Nanoparticle, Dubbed Exomeres

A new cellular messenger discovered by Weill Cornell Medicine scientists may help reveal how cancer cells co-opt the body’s intercellular delivery …

Cancer

Roadmap to develop strategies for radioresistance to facilitate space exploration published

An international team of researchers from various academic institutions and NASA Ames Research Center have published a roadmap toward enhancing human …

Neuroscience

Artificial intelligence algorithm to predict and prevent spread of infectious diseases

Team of researchers from USC Viterbi School of Engineering has created an algorithm that can help policymakers reduce the overall spread of disease. …

Public Health

Computational study finds new genetic targets for autism

Researchers at the University of Missouri created a new computational method that has connected several target genes to autism. Recent discoveries …

Autism

New research shows relationship between activity levels and mortality in elderly

Doing just a few minutes at a time of any level of physical activity, is linked to a lower risk of death in older men according to a new study …

Biomedicine

Role of calcium in Parkinson's disease

The international team, led by the University of Cambridge found that excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic …

Neuroscience

New biomarkers proposed for earlier diagnosis of autism

Researchers at the University of Warwick have developed new blood and urine tests to indicate those with autism. The biomarkers in blood and urine …

Autism

Researchers develop ultra thin wearable skin electronics

This latest research by a Japanese academic-industrial collaboration, led by Professor Takao Someya at the University of Tokyo's Graduate School of …

Nanotech

Stretchable electronics a 'game changer' for stroke recovery treatment

New wearable device for the throat to be presented at AAAS annual meeting<p>A groundbreaking new wearable designed to be worn on the throat could be a …

Medical Technology

Metabolomics is an useful tool for personalized cancer management

Metabolomics, the analysis of the complete set of metabolites in a defined biological compartment, is a relatively novel approach. Metabolomics …

Cancer

Stem cell treatment shows promise for stroke recovery in animal study

A team of researchers have developed a new treatment for stroke that reduces brain damage and accelerates the brain's natural healing tendencies in …

Neuroscience

Research shows key role of FoxO proteins in osteoarthritis development

Research from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute explains why the risk of osteoarthritis increases as we age and offers a potential avenue …

Neuroscience

Researchers propose video game therapy to improve mobility in stroke patients

Researchers at the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL) in San Sebastian and the London Imperial College have analyzed the …

Neuroscience

Animal study finds MeXis gene protective against coronary artery disease

UCLA scientists have identified a gene called MeXis that may play a protective role in preventing heart disease. Their findings suggests that this …

Holistic Medicine

Oral ketone supplements control blood glucose spikes

Researchers have shown that drinking a ketone supplement can lower blood glucose levels, presenting a potential future method to control blood …

Diabetes

Computer simulations help understand lung cancer drug resistance

Scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Parma, Italy, have used computer simulations to understand drug resistance to osimertinib. Findings …

Cancer

New imaging based biomarker to predict success of atrial fibrillation treatment

Researchers report successful use of biomarker based on heart imaging to predict the usefulness of catheter ablation to treat atrial fibrillation …

Medical Technology

Delaying aging process by selective removal of senescent cells

A recent study, led by an international team of researchers confirms that targeted removal of senescent cells (SnCs), accumulated in many vertebrate …

Metformin influences gut microbiome

A recent study at Sahlgrenska Academy and University of Girona indicates thatcontrol of blood glucose by metformin is achieved partly through …

Brain changes in diabetic patients

A new study published in Diabetologia reveals that overweight and obese individuals with early stage type 2 diabetes (T2D) had more severe and …

Diabetes

Hinokitiol, molecule from Japanese cypress tree shows promise in iron related disorders

Researchers find key molecule that could lead to new therapies for anemia and other iron disorders. New findings reported in journal Science by a …

Neuroscience

New tissue-engineered platform for islet cell transplantation found effective in type 1 diabetic patients

Researchers from the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) have produced the clinical results demonstrating that pancreatic islet cells transplanted …

Diabetes

Artificial retina using synthetic and biological materials

A synthetic, soft tissue retina made of hydrogels and biological cell membrane proteins was developed by an Oxford University student Vanessa …

Biodegradation

Reports of burns with electronic cigarettes

Dr. Gary Vercruysse and his colleagues from the University of Arizona reports three thermal burn injuries following use of electronic cigarettes. …

Public Health

Role of soy protein in inflammatory bowel disease

<b>A diet supplemented with soy protein may be an effective adjunct therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases</b>, Penn State researchers reported after …

Nutrition

Researchers create heat stable vaccines using silica

Researchers at the University of Bath, working with colleagues at the University of Newcastle, have created a technique which can keep vaccines …

Biochemistry

Cortisol and Parkinson's Disease

Research team from Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute Of Science And Technology (DGIST) has performed a high-throughput screening method to identify drug …

Neuroscience

Gut microbiome shown to protect against type 2 diabetes

New study form the University of Eastern Finland showed that a high concentration of indolepropionic acid in the serum protects against type 2 …

Diabetes