Research team shows that testosterone, the male sex hormone, increases men's preference for status goods compared to goods of similar perceived quality but seen as lower in status. The paper, "Single-Dose Testosterone Administration Increases Men's Preference for Status Goods," was published in Nature Communications.
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Osaka University scientists demonstrate that SATB1 is essential for maintaining pluripotency of hematopoietic stem cells. Blood plays the important role of transporting oxygen and hormones necessary for the human body.
Marketing is essential for every business, and medicine is no exception. Doctors, especially those in primary care have had to adapt to the changing ways that patients make decisions about who they want to see for their medical care.
EPFL scientists have discovered two small-molecule compound series that can effectively block a central pathway of the innate immune system, offering a promising new way of treating autoinflammatory diseases. The study is published in Nature
A retrospective study the aim of the authors was to examine the effect of gentamicin on the individual semicircular canals after the low dose, single injection intratympanic gentamicin therapy in Meniere’s disease. The antibiotic gentamicin has been used to successfully treat a rare illness that affects the inner ear.
Evaluation of the results of treatment administered to 32 patients. However, the analysis found that initial measurements do not provide a basis for predicting the method's long-term effectiveness. The antibiotic's effect on the vestibular system was also investigated, revealing strong correlations between the impacts on the individual semicircular canals.
To help address access to health care for rural and underserved areas, registered nurses can take on expanded roles in primary care delivery. Many registered nurses have not been fulfilling these roles which are within the scope of their licensing.
Some bacteria can release toxins that provoke their neighbors into attacking each other, a tactic that could be exploited to fight infections.
Bioinks containing stem cells are being used to 3-D print living tissues that can be inserted into the body and provoke a damaged joint to heal itself, according to the study
A new study showed that scores the variables associated with mortality rates for patients who develop intra-abdominal sepsis after surgery may help guide care and improve outcomes. A study in the American Journal of Critical Care (AJCC) finds that a scoring system based on the concept of Predisposition, Infection/injury type, Response, and Organ dysfunction (PIRO) was useful in predicting mortality in surgical intensive care patients with severe sepsis or septic shock due to an intra-abdominal source.
New drugs known as direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) used to treat serious blood clots are associated with reduced risks of major bleeding compared with the older anti-clotting drug, warfarin, finds a study in The BMJ today.
Indivior Plc got a breather as a U.S. court extended a restraining order blocking a rival from launching a generic version of its bestselling opioid addiction treatment in the United States.
Over the last 20 years, bone fracture rates in women have declined thanks to osteoporosis screening and treatment, this may hurt men, according to the study