In this study, researchers evaluate that an important NASA experiment in which astronaut Scott Kelly spent one year in space while his identical twin brother Mark stayed on Earth have started to come in. Last week, many media outlets reported that Kelly's genome has changed by roughly 7% because of being in space.
All news from Anaesthesiology
A team of Maria Dominguez, a researcher for the Neuroscience Institute, Miguel Hernandez University, and the Spanish National Research Council proved that an important factor in the development of acute pediatric lymphoblastic leukemia is inflammation.
In this study, USC researchers have launched a massive scientific effort to construct a detailed, virtual 3-D model of the pancreatic beta cell and its components, a global project that aims to one day curb the worldwide rise of diabetes. The study was published in the journal Cell.
A new study published the journal Annals of Family Medicine suggests that mindfulness meditation training along with behavioral activation may help prevent major depressive disorder in patients with sub-threshold depression in a primary care setting.
Researchers carried out studies suggesting that, if started early enough, a daily regimen of the non-prescription NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug) ibuprofen can prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease
A study estimates that around 87 people in 35 states have become sick with salmonellosis after consuming kratom, said federal officials, who advised individuals to stop using kratom products. By consuming kratom, it showed 44 deaths and that from a scientific standpoint; the substance is an opioid, not a harmless plant.
Antibiotics can successfully help rid a patient of chronic urinary tract infection symptoms. This is the finding of a new clinical study led by Sheela Swamy of University College London in the UK. The study in the International Urogynecology Journal, which is published by Springer, highlights the growing concern of many practitioners that the tests they rely on to diagnose urinary tract infections are inadequate.
Forensics labs increasingly are using sophisticated forensic DNA interpretation software, which extracts evidence from microscopic or mixed traces of DNA. The software contributes a major role in criminal investigations in which DNA evidence previously was considered too complex to interpret, and also effective at cracking cold cases, according to a study from the Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited (ESR)
The CMDh, a body representing European Union (EU) member states, has endorsed new measures to limit prenatal exposure to valproate, according to the European Medicines Agency (EMA)
A study estimates that for young kidney-graft patients, any mistake or failure in keeping with their strict immunosuppressive therapy can lead to tragic results. In fact, low-adherence to medication remains a major contributor to the high level of organ rejection in this age group. The study was published in The American Journal of Kidney Diseases ( AJKD ).
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered how the process of DNA methylation regulates the development of spinal cord motor neurons, according to a study published in the journal Cell Stem Cell.
A new study by the Rice University researchers suggests that increasing expenses and changing states of mind about accommodation and the capacity to customize life decisions are driving a pattern toward greater consumer purchasing power and individual obligation in health care services.