Research led by scientists from the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU) at the University of Southampton has shown that a higher income and being married reduces the risk of experiencing a broken bone in old age.
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Many clinicians who treat men with prostate cancer may be unfamiliar with the term "treatment-emergent small-cell neuroendocrine prostate cancer" (t-SCNC). That's because it has been considered a rare phenomenon, previously estimated to occur in about 1% of men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). However, a new study has found that it is present in nearly one-fifth of men with mCRPC
A study examining the circadian cycle, a long-studied factor controlling human sleep cycles, actually has two forms, one that keeps a key protein stable, and another that promotes its degradation. From heart and lung function to our rumbling stomachs at lunchtime and a feeling of tiredness in the evening, our bodies keep steady rhythms day in and day out.
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This circadian clock is a series of tightly controlled cycles of specific amounts of proteins that cause sleep and wakefulness. It has recently attracted public attention with the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, but numerous aspects of the clock's functions remain a mystery.
In an unexpected discovery, UCLA researchers have found that a gene is previously known to control human metabolism also controls the equilibrium of bone and fat in bone marrow as well as how an adult stem cell expresses its final cell type.
Factors to be considered when choosing the correct nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for arthritis include effectiveness, concurrent health conditions, and frequency of use, according to a blog post published by the Arthritis Foundation
In the eastern US, risk of contracting Lyme disease is higher in fragmented forests with high rodent densities and low numbers of resident fox, opossum, and raccoons. These are among the findings from an analysis of 19 years of data on the ecology of tick-borne disease in a forested landscape, recently published in the journal Ecology.
According to a study, researchers examine the current US emergency medicine workforce in terms of clinician type and rural, urban emergency medicine workforce differences. The study was published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine.
Advanced imaging tests for many common health problems may catch something else entirely: incidentalomas that can create anxiety about tumors but more often than not, don't turn out to be cancer, a research review suggests.
Nearly 100,000 people with failing kidneys are on waiting lists for a kidney transplant in the United States, with an average wait of three to five years, according to the research
Health insurance has come to be the buzzword in India's policy discourse ever since the Union government announced the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS).
The struggle to shape the experiences young people have online is now part of modern parenthood. As children and teenagers spend increasing amounts of time online, a significant share of parents and guardians now use Internet filtering tools (such as parental controls) to protect their children from accessing sexual material online.
However, new research from the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford has found that Internet filtering tools are ineffective and in most cases, were an insignificant factor in whether young people had seen explicit sexual content.
Well, more than a million patients are transferred between hospitals each year in the U.S. This process is challenging both for hospitals and patients and breakdowns in communication are common.