Researchers have developed a new approach to repair cells deep inside the ear, a potential remedy that could restore hearing for millions of elderly people and others who suffer hearing loss. The lab study demonstrates a novel way for a drug to zero in on damaged nerves and cells inside the ear. It's a potential remedy for a problem that afflicts two-thirds of people over 70 years and 17% of all adults in the United States.
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The proportion of boys and young men in the U.S. receiving the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has more than tripled since 2011, new research shows.
According to the study, a positron emission tomography (PET) imaging agent could show, ahead of time, whether a specific treatment is likely to be effective for the major depressive disorder (MDD)—a debilitating condition that affects more than 14 million Americans.
A major study has found that controlling asthma through appropriate monitoring and medication is among several variables that can affect whether someone develops the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in later life.
The chemical diversity of the soft coral Sinularia species in Bornean water has led to the isolation of one new cembranoid, sinularolide F (2), cembranolide (1), 15α-octahydro-cyclotetradeca[β]furan-2(3H)-one (3), and denticulatolide.
Alzheimer's disease(AD) is incurable. It is often argued that progress in drug research has been hampered by the fact that the disease could only be diagnosed when it is too late for effective intervention.
A team of chemical and biomedical engineers from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has discovered that HIV-infected patients experience dysfunction in a certain type of immune cell: the follicular helper T (Tfh) cell.
By combining data on pathology images of 13 types of cancer and correlating that with clinical and genomic data, a Stony Brook University-led team of researchers could identify tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs), called TIL maps.
According to latest figures, female NHS staffs have been getting paid at least a quarter less than their male counterparts. The figures cover 1.2 million NHS staff in England including doctors, nurses, managers, cleaning staff, etc.
Regardless of young or old, male or female, their recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for protein set by Institute of Medicine is 0.8-g/kg/day. Experts recommend dietary protein intake higher than RDA to maintain and promote muscle growth in older adults.
The latest issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the official journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), included a new society guideline on the use of endoscopic eradication therapy Barrett's esophagus.
According to preliminary research presented at American Heart Association, a survey assessed the treatment preferences for high blood pressure; respondents were more likely to choose a daily cup of tea or a pill over exercise.