A new study, published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, suggest that a small daily dose of Viagra reduces the risk of bowel cancer in mice that is genetically predetermined to have the disease. Viagra reduced the formation of polyps by 50%, according to a study performed at Augusta University's Medical College of Georgia.
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Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine reports that two species of bacteria work cooperatively to trigger colon cancer tumors. The finding, published in the journal Cell Host & Microbe and Science, could eventually lead to new avenues for treatment.
A new study, published in The American Journal of Psychiatry, shows that patients with psychotic disorders who participated in an early intervention program had a significantly lower risk of mortality than patients who did not take part in such a program.
In a policy statement published in Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is affirming its commitment that all children have optimal health and well-being, regardless of race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, special needs or other factors that make the pediatric population diverse.
Scientists from KU Leuven and the Universities of Pittsburgh, Stanford, and Penn State have identified fifteen genes that influence the development of a person's facial features. The study findings have appeared in the journal Nature Genetics. Forensic scientists may soon be able to sketch a perpetrator’s face based on DNA retrieved from a crime scene, thanks to scientists who have identified fifteen genes that determine our facial features.
A new study, led by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, suggests that Best Practice Advisory tool (part of the EPIC electronic health record system) failed to change most primary care physician (PCP) behaviors when it came to prescribing acne treatments. The study findings were presented at American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting, at San Diego.
Researchers have identified the molecular basis of a major antibiotic resistance transfer mechanism. They also developed molecules and a proof-of-principle for blocking this transfer. One of the biggest current threats to global health is the rise of multi-drug resistant bacteria, caused by the spreading of antibiotic resistance among them. The study was published in Cell .
New research in mice provides an explanation for how exposure to the widely used chemical bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy, even at levels lower than the regulated "safe" human exposure level, can lead to altered brain development and behavior later in life
According to the study, researchers found young adults with mental health conditions are more likely to receive long-term opioid analgesic therapy than adults who are not mentally ill
High levels of weight gain after diagnosis of gestational diabetes puts women at increased risk of complicated births, including a greater risk of Cesarean section, shows a new study
A new study found that very less number of women of childbearing age who have diabetes is receiving the recommended preconception counseling and it will be presented in the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Chicago, Ill
New research suggests being obese or having a higher body mass index (BMI) while carrying a BRCA (BReast CAncer gene) mutation is positively linked with higher levels of damage to the DNA in healthy breast gland cells