Old age at onset of early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with more frequent bone erosions, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases
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Mannose sugar, a nutritional supplement, can both slow tumor growth and enhance the effects of chemotherapy in mice with multiple types of cancer. This lab study is a step towards understanding how mannose could be used to help treat cancer
During a median follow-up of 6.8 years, only 33.8% of mandatory pediatric postmarketing studies were completed, according to a study published online Nov. 19 in JAMA Pediatrics
Skeletal stem cells are valuable because it's thought they can heal many types of bone injury, but they're difficult to find because researchers don't know exactly what they look like or where they live
Johns Hopkins researchers report that chronic dry eye, a condition in which natural tears fail to adequately lubricate the eyes, can slow reading rate and significantly disrupt day to day tasks that require visual concentration for long periods of time
A woman lies in her hospital bed. Her heart rate is elevated, she has a slight fever and an elevated white blood cell count. Could this be the beginnings of sepsis, a life-threatening reaction to an infection? Or could these simply be signs of a normal pregnancy?
Young children who have surgical procedures that require general anesthesia do not have an increased risk for adverse child development outcomes, according to a study published online in JAMA Pediatrics.
Couch Potato Nation: Nearly half of Americans sit for far too many hours a day and do not get any exercise at all, a new study finds. The latest report was published Nov. 20 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Malaria is a deadly mosquito borne parasitic disease that kills thousands worldwide. Over the past few decades the war against malaria has managed to stop deaths globally. However, the latest WHO malaria report 2018 says that the efforts against malaria need to be renewed to reduce the number of deaths due to this disease.
An enzyme that normally repairs damaged DNA, may be the key to a new treatment for inflammatory diseases. Inflammatory diseases such as COPD and septicemia (blood poisoning) represent a growing threat to public health. Such conditions are commonly the result of an overactive immune system.
Dongkyun "DK" Kang was in the shower a few years ago when inspiration struck, and I became interested in the idea of imaging human tissue in vivo, or on a living person, using a smartphone attached to a microscope.
The popularity of air transport continues to grow, placing an even greater workload on air traffic controllers (ATCOs). Their predicament can be improved through an automatic speech recognition system closely integrated with an arrival manager developed by EU and SESAR funded researchers.