A research team at Massachusetts Eye and Ear has shown that microglia, the primary immune cells of the brain and retina, play a protective role in response to retinal detachment
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Routine bone density scans already performed on Australians to identify their risk of fractures could now also be used as an early warning for heart attack or stroke.
Mechanical thrombectomy followed by carotid stenting was associated with better outcomes compared with the same interventions in reverse order, according to a retrospective study conducted at four high-volume stroke centers.
Dr. Robert Zura, Professor, and Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine was part of a research team reporting that not only may opioid use increase the risk of bone fractures, but opioids may also impair healing
People react differently to positive events in their lives. For some, a small reward can have a large impact on their mood, while others may get a smaller emotional boost from the same positive event.
The Spanish Society of Medical Oncology (SEOM) estimates that in 2035 there will be more than 315,000 new cases of cancer in Spain, according to its latest report on 2018 Cancer figures in Spain.
A genetic defect affecting normal development in children has been identified by a study involving University of Queensland researcher and alumnus Professor David Coman
For organ transplant recipients, participation in a skin cancer research study is associated with increased use of multiple sun protection behaviors, according to a research letter published online in JAMA Dermatology.
Cancer treatments that attack tumors based on their genetic traits not their location in the body far outperform traditional methods, extending survival for twice as many patients, a study suggested.
Oxygen radicals occur as a by-product when living beings burn carbohydrates or fat. Researchers at the University of Bern and the University of Stockholm have now discovered a so far unknown defense mechanism against oxygen radicals which could serve as a base for various medications.
Michael Wright was your average high school student, juggling the responsibilities of school and friends while taking the first steps towards finding his first real job. Being diagnosed, suddenly, with type 1 diabetes was a shock. Suddenly, Michael found himself struggling with the sudden requirements that accompany treatment, from the intense monitoring of dietary habits to administering insulin—either through injections or via a cell phone-sized pump attached to the body. And, in addition to the daily struggle of staying on top of his new diagnosis, he felt stigmatized.