Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine, working with scientists across the nation on the Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project (ADSP), have discovered new genes that will further current understanding of the genetic risk factors that predispose people to the development of Alzheimer's disease (AD)
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Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found that a plant-based diet is more effective in preventing breast cancer later in life for the child if the mother consumed broccoli while pregnant
President Trump directed Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday to bring a lawsuit against certain opioid manufacturers as part of an effort to help stem the opioid epidemic in the United States, several news outlets have reported.
Theragnostic radiotherapy involves the use of large amounts of functional imaging data to create a personalized radiation treatment plan tailored to both the geometric and biological attributes of a patient’s tumor.
An artificial intelligence (AI) platform accurately identifies acute neurologic events, such as stroke, from CT scans in as little as 1.2 seconds, new research suggests.
New research published in the July edition of the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, has established a strong correlation between blood levels of omega-3s, especially docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and better brain function in children two to six years old.
A blood test for copeptin, a precursor of antidiuretic hormone (ADH, vasopressin), differentiates between harmless polydipsia-polyuria and diabetes insipidus more quickly and accurately than a traditional water-deprivation test, researchers report.
Platelets pile-in to clog the hole and stop the bleeding. But genetic mutations, infections and even radiation from cancer treatments can slash platelet numbers, leading to a condition called thrombocytopenia and putting people at risk for internal bleeding.
A recent study published in The European Journal of Health Economics finds that the initiation of potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) is associated with a higher risk of fracture-specific hospitalizations and mortality.
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say a study designed to see if reducing the amount of anesthesia reduces the risk of postoperative delirium in older patients surprisingly found that lighter sedation failed to do so in severely ill people undergoing hip fracture repair.