According to an epidemiological study, researchers found that bilirubin, a yellow-orange pigment, is formed after the breakdown of red blood cells and is eliminated by the liver. It is not only a sign of a bruise, it may provide cardiovascular benefits. The study was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
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Enrollment has begun in an early-stage clinical trial testing the safety of two human monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) designed to treat people infected with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
According to the research at Cardiff University, advice about alcohol consumption during pregnancy could be conveyed more effectively to parents and health professionals
Researchers have a deeper understanding of a large switch/sucrose nonfermentable (SWI/SNF) protein complex that plays a pivotal role in plant and human gene expression that causes life-threatening diseases such as cancer. A team of scientists in the department of biochemistry and biophysics and Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology at Texas A&M University in College Station. The study was published in the journal Nature.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an inflammatory disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs, and it is expected to be the third leading cause of death globally by 2030. At present, only symptomatic therapies for COPD are available.
A new study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London and University College London (UCL) has discovered 30 new gene locations that determine how the heart responds to and recovers from exercise
According to a study, researchers have discovered a genetic mutation linked to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) disrupts the heart's normal function. They revealed that the mutation prevents the heart from increasing the amount of force it produces when it needs to pump additional blood around the body. The study was published in the Journal of General Physiology, reveals that the mutation prevents the heart from increasing the amount of force it produces when it needs to pump additional blood around the body.
In an "unfortunately negative trial," the factor Xa inhibitor rivaroxaban was not superior to aspirin in preventing recurrent stroke after a first embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS) but was associated with a significant increase in bleeding events, researchers report. "Unfortunately and surprisingly to us, the trial was negative," co-principal study investigator Robert Hart.
A new study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital found that there were more than 156,000 calls to US Poison Control Centers regarding exposures to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications among children averaging 200 calls each week or 29 calls per day
A new study showed that Americans are becoming more anxious about their safety, health, finances, politics, and relationships. Compared to the results of a similar poll a year earlier, 39% of adults in the U.S. are more anxious today than they were a year ago. The study finds from American Psychiatric Association.
Among physicians, family physicians report some of the highest levels of burnout. According to a new study, however, early career family physicians who provide a broader scope of practice report significantly lower rates of burnout.
In the present study, researchers have uncovered a surprising link between a common bacterial toxin found in the gut and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).