Many soldiers returning from combat bear visible scars, or even lost limbs, caused by blasts from improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. However, some servicemen also return with debilitating hidden injuries the loss of all or part of their genitals.
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Anxiety is one of the mental monsters that harm the well-being of millions daily, leading to long-term effects on health. In the hopes of finding a way to combat the condition, Michigan Technological University researchers are investigating if a single, hour-long meditation session can counteract the negative effects of anxiety.
A group of experts comment on challenges to sustaining advances in malaria control and eradication with particular focus on Bangladesh to secure key national and global milestones.
According to study, researchers determined by targetting telomerase was effective at killing NRAS-mutant melanoma cells, and the impact was further enhanced when the strategy was paired with an inhibitor of mitochondrial function. The study was published in Oncogene.
Low "mental energy" may affect walking patterns in older adults more than physical fatigue. New research about the relationship between walking ability and self-reported mood would be presented at the American Physiological Society (APS).
According to the study published in the prestigious journal Environmental Health Perspectives, indicates Neonicotinoids might have an impact on human health by disrupting hormonal systems
In this study, researchers analyzed the role of β1 integrins at an early stage of osteoblast differentiation using the Osterix (Osx) promoter to drive Cre recombinase expression
According to a new study, researchers examine the key for developing drug alternatives to surgery. Bariatric surgery has long yielded almost immediate health benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes. "One of the things that bariatric surgery does is cause type 2 diabetes remission," said Bethany Cummings. The study was published in Cell Reports.
The VA health care system performs similar to or better than non-VA systems on most measures of inpatient and outpatient care quality, although there is high variation in quality across individual VA facilities, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
A substance use disorder of any type is associated with conversion from schizotypal disorder to schizophrenia, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry. Cannabis, amphetamine and opioid use disorders are associated with the highest conversion rates.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are preparing a first-of-its-kind, multidisciplinary investigation to determine if and how cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound found in the cannabis plant, provides therapeutic benefit to children with severe symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Researchers worked on the largest-ever study of thyroid cancer genetics, mining the data of 583 patient samples of advanced differentiated thyroid cancer and 196 anaplastic thyroid cancers. In addition to the identification of specific genes that may drive these cancers and thus provide attractive targets for treatment, the researchers found that in several samples of advanced differentiated and anaplastic thyroid cancer, mechanisms meant to repair faulty DNA had been broken.