Using lungs from increased-risk donors expands donor pool, maintains current survival rates

Cleveland Clinic researchers have found that using lungs from donors who are considered high risk for certain infectious diseases compared to standard risk donors results in similar one-year survival for recipients. In addition, researchers saw no difference in rejection or graft (donor lung) survival after one year in patients receiving lungs from increased-risk donors. The study was published recently in […]

Read more

New diagnostic techniques and drug may slow and even reverse cognitive decline from aging

A groundbreaking clinical approach has been developed combining new diagnostic techniques to detect a leaking blood-brain barrier (BBB) with a new anti-inflammatory drug that for the first time slows or reverses age-related cognitive decline. In two related studies published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the University of California, Berkeley (UC) […]

Read more

Citizen responder CPR and defibrillation programs may improve survival and outcomes from cardiac arrests

Implementing citizen responder programs to answer calls for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests may increase bystander defibrillation in private homes, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Science Symposium 2019—November 16-17 in Philadelphia. Most out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur in residential areas, where automated external defibrillator (AED) devices are rarely available. Researchers in Denmark evaluated whether dispatching […]

Read more

New clues found to help protect heart from damage after heart attack

Studying mice, scientists have shown that boosting the activity of specific immune cells in the heart after a heart attack can protect against developing heart failure, an invariably fatal condition. Patients with heart failure tire easily and become breathless from everyday activities because the heart muscle has lost the ability to pump enough blood to the body. The study, by […]

Read more

A machine learning-based algorithm to predict which cancer patients benefit from immunotherapy

Scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), in collaboration with the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and Radboud University, have developed an algorithm that can predict which cancer patients are more likely to benefit from immunotherapy. Mutations in our DNA can disrupt protein synthesis, sometimes causing truncated proteins which don’t work as intended. Known as nonsense mutations, […]

Read more

Prohibited substance in Germany-Fanschminke found

After the discovery of substances hazardous to health in the world make up the Federal state of Baden-Württemberg has extended pins of the investigations. The experts now for a further 30 samples, announced the Ministry of consumer protection m Thursday (26. June) in Stuttgart. In the make-up a prohibited substance has been discovered, suspected, to cause cancer, was pins part. […]

Read more

Boy's eczema 'cleared overnight' after taking a £2.60 cream from Aldi

Mother claims her nine-year-old son’s eczema cleared overnight after giving him a £2.60 cocoa butter moisturiser she bought in Aldi Sarah Boyd was devastated that ‘nothing was working’ for Ben’s eczema He had cracked and bleeding feet and found it painful to put his shoes on But Ben’s feet improved overnight after trying the Palmer’s Cocoa Butter  A mother claims […]

Read more

LOL! Eva Mendes Jokes She's Hiding From Her and Ryan Gosling's Daughters

Hide and go seek with a twist! Eva Mendes confessed she needed an escape from her kids in a hilarious Sunday, October 20, Instagram post. “Sunday. Still in bed. Trying to hide from my kids. (not having success),” the actress, 45, captioned the selfie, showing the top half of her face sticking out from the covers. “And no, I didn’t […]

Read more

In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here Are Some Moving Quotes From Real Survivors

In 2019, it’s estimated that roughly 30% of newly diagnosed cancers in women will be breast cancer. It is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women after skin cancer, and it’s estimated that approximately 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. These women are your co-workers, your friends, your sisters, your mothers. […]

Read more

Brain injury from concussion may linger longer than one year after return to play

How long does it take an athlete to recover from a concussion? New research has found an athlete’s brain may still not be fully recovered one year after being allowed to return to play. The study is published in the October 16, 2019, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “There is growing evidence […]

Read more
1 2 3 6