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Corticosteroid suppression of antiviral immunity increases bacterial loads and mucus production in COPD exacerbations

Altmetric: 2<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open | Published: 08 June 2018<p>Aran Singanayagam,<br>• Nicholas Glanville,<br>• Jason L. Girkin ORCID: …

Clinical Trials

What if our current hypothesis for the cause of Alzheimer's disease is all wrong?

For decades, a single overriding hypothesis has guided the majority of research into Alzheimer's disease, but after a string of failed major clinical …

Neuroscience

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Motivation

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Tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater always want to know: Where should I eat right now? What are the hottest new places everyone is talking about? While the <b>Eater 38</b> is a resource covering Philly's most essential restaurants, it's not a chronicle of the "it" places of the moment.<p>Enter the</b> …

Texas

Pharmacology - ANTIDEPRESSANTS - SSRIs, SNRIs, TCAs, MAOIs, Lithium ( MADE EASY)

Photographer Captures Cute Portraits of Animal Doppelgangers

61 Shares<p>Comments<p>Animal siblings are absolutely adorable, but when they’re brothers from other mothers, that is, somehow, even cuter. Warren …

A Super Cheap, Generic Alternative to The EpiPen Just Hit Shelves in The US

Finally!<p>It’s been one of the most controversial pieces of medical equipment in recent years - the lifesaving Epipen, which has become so expensive, …

US woman killed by superbug resistant to every available antibiotic

A woman in Nevada has been killed by a superbug that proved resistant to every antibiotic available in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said.<p>The woman’s condition was deemed incurable, and 26 different antibiotics were tested in vain before she died in September.<p>She …

What to expect from today's UN meeting on antibiotic resistance

In the history of the United Nations, the General Assembly has only focused high-level meetings on health issues on three occasions: for HIV, Ebola, and chronic diseases like diabetes and obesity.<p>On Wednesday, September 21, 193 UN member states held one of these rare meetings on health: This time, …

Inside A Secret Government Warehouse Prepped For Health Catastrophes

When Greg Burel tells people he's in charge of some secret government warehouses, he often gets asked if they're like the one at the end of <i>Raiders of the Lost Ark</i>, where the Ark of the Covenant gets packed away in a crate and hidden forever.<p>"Well, no, not really," says Burel, director of a program …

Mayo Clinic introduces precision medicine in psychiatry - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic is highlighting the potential merits of using precision medicine in prescribing antidepressants. Details appear in the …

Breast Cancer Growth Is Halted by Osteoporosis Drug, Study Finds

This could be the answer for high-risk women.<p>An existing osteoporosis drug has been found to halt the growth of breast cancer cells, and researchers …

The answer to treating drug and alcohol addiction may be far simpler than you think

The answer is far simpler than you might think, at least according to neuroscience journalist and author Maia Szalavitz, whose new book, "Unbroken Brain," throws water on most of the modern assumptions that plague our understanding of drug and alcohol addiction.<p>Addiction, she writes, is not a …

Study: No Suicide Risk For Anti-Smoking Pills Chantix, Zyban

<i>TRENTON, N.J. (AP)</i> — Seven years after U.S. regulators slapped their strictest warning on two popular smoking-cessation medicines citing risks of …

Final piece of type 1 diabetes puzzle solved

<b>A complete picture of the areas that the immune system attacks to cause type 1 diabetes has finally been revealed by scientists.</b><p>The study, published in the journal Diabetes, discovered the fifth and final critical target at which the immune system errantly takes aim.<p>The team at the University of …

The Most Promising New Treatment For Inflammatory Bowel Disease? Parasitic Worms

Gross, but it works.<p>They aren't the most pleasant things to think about, but parasitic worms could help our bodies fend off autoimmune conditions …

Adaptimmune moving to $25M building; creating 110 jobs, at the Navy Yard - Philadelphia Business Journal

By John George <br>– Senior Reporter, Philadelphia Business Journal<p>Oct 9, 2015, 8:47am EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Oct 9, 2015, 1:02pm EDT<p>Adaptimmune Therapeutics, a …

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Many of Philadelphia's best brunch spots are classics, with lines out the door every weekend. And then there are the new additions to Philly's brunch scene, doing their best to make eggs, pancakes, and waffles stand out in the crowd.<p>Here are 13 of the most noteworthy <b>new</b> brunches to try.<p>Read</b> …

Breakfast

I shipped my spit to a genetics company to have it tested, 23andMe style — here's what I found out

That information can be used for everything from finding out where your family came from to figuring out if you're predisposed to certain diseases.<p>Companies like AncestryDNA and 23andMe have been partnering with drug companies to try and figure out what role genetics plays in getting sick, and how …

Genetics

Engineered yeast turns sugar into painkiller - Futurity

Around the world, 5.5 billion people lack access to painkillers. Genetically engineered yeast that makes hydrocodone out of sugar could address the …

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5 Things I Need to Hear When I Feel Hopelessly Stuck

Paralysis. Indecisiveness. Confusion. Cloudiness.<p>At some point we all experience feeling stuck.<p>To my dismay, I'm not immune. There are times (right now, for instance) when I feel stuck. When I do I need compassion, love and encouragement. Only I can free myself from feeling stuck and I've learned …

21 Killer Yoga Photos That'll Have You Dusting Off the Mat

June 21st, 2015 wasn't just Father's day or the Summer Solstice (if you're in the appropriate hemisphere), there was another event celebrated officially for the very first time on June 21st of this year: The International Day of Yoga.<p>Created by the UN General Assembly in December of last year, it …

Cuba eliminates mother-to-child HIV and syphilis, WHO report

Cuba is the first country in the world to receive validation from the World Health Organization for wiping out mother-to-child transmission of HIV …

Public Health

Google teams up with Broad Institute to help improve DNA analysis

Google Genomics, Google’s cloud-based platform that helps the science community store, process, and manage large swathes of genomic data, has partnered with Broad Institute, a biomedical and genomic research hub based in Massachusetts.<p>The crux of the partnership centers on improving DNA analysis to …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

Muscle

Scientists find key to 'turbo-charging' immune system to kill all cancers

Imperial College scientists are developing a gene therapy designed to boost immune cells<p>A protein which ‘turbo-charges’ the immune system so that it can fight off any cancer or virus has been discovered by scientists.<p>In a breakthrough described as a ‘game-changer’ for cancer treatment, researchers …

Color Genomics raises $15 million to make medical testing cheaper

With a $1,500 to $4,000 price tag, genetic testing is not accessible to many Americans unless covered by insurance. For example, half of the women …