Researchers find method to prioritize treatment strategies in hepatitis C in US prisons

There are currently more than three million people in the United States with hepatitis

New drug combination shows promise for common pediatric brain tumor

A new combination treatment aimed at resistant and recurrent low-grade gliomas slowed tumor growth

Protecting homes with netting window screens can reduce malaria parasite infection

In an article published in Lancet Planetary Health, a team from Liverpool School of

Study finds no evidence that calcium increases risk of AMD

Eating a calcium-rich diet or taking calcium supplements does not appear to increase the

Antibodies stabilize plaque in arteries

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found that type IgG antibodies play an

Be prepared to take FAST action if you suspect a stroke

(HealthDay)—Would you be able to recognize if you or someone close to you were

Revealing a potential new marker for aggressive prostate cancer

Scientists are constantly looking for new ways to improve cancer treatment, particularly for aggressive

High potency pot ‘strongly linked’ to psychosis: study

Credit: CC0 Public Domain High potency cannabis, especially when used daily, is “strongly linked”

Separation anxiety can contribute to toxic body image

Young women with separation anxiety have an elevated risk of idealizing thin body types,

Modified immune cells issue alert when detecting cancer in mice

Stanford scientists were able to engineer immune cells known as macrophages to detect and

Inflammation links heart disease and depression, study finds

People with heart disease are more likely to suffer from depression, and the opposite

In study, TAVR is superior to surgery for low-risk patients with aortic valve stenosis

A multicenter clinical trial has found that transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) performed better

Bullying evolves with age and proves difficult to escape from

Bullying is a harmful antisocial behavior present in schools all over the world. Involvement

Antiviral therapy improves survival rates for kidney transplant recipients with hepatitis B or C

Prior to the development of antiviral therapy, kidney transplant recipients infected with either hepatitis

A peek into lymph nodes

The vast majority of cancer deaths occur due to the spread of cancer from

New method makes the experience of sleeplessness more visible

Some people with chronic insomnia think that they do not sleep during certain periods,

An impaired sense of smell can signal cognitive decline, but ‘smell training’ could help

As we age, we often have problems with our ability to smell (called olfactory

Free fatty acids appear to rewire cells to promote obesity-related breast cancer

Scientists at the University of Illinois have found that free fatty acids in the

New cholesterol-lowering drug could help patients unable to take statins

A new class of oral cholesterol-lowering drug could help patients unable to take statins

Avocado seed extract shows promise as anti-inflammatory compound

An extract from the seeds of avocados exhibited anti-inflammatory properties in a laboratory study,

These less common proteins may help fend off the flu

Influenza type B, though generally less widespread than type A, poses a formidable threat

Mindfulness found to improve mental health of students

Mental health amongst university students could be improved by introducing mindfulness training. These are

Good grief: Victimized employees don’t get a break

As if being picked on wasn’t bad enough, victims of workplace mistreatment may also

New gene hunt reveals potential breast cancer treatment target

Australian and US researchers have developed a way to discover elusive cancer-promoting genes, and

An epigenetic marker can predict survival in childhood leukaemia

A molecular epigenetic marker is important for distinguishing patients with childhood leukaemia at high

Research shows that expressing gratitude improves physical and mental health

If you knew that expressing gratitude to a colleague would improve their life and

Mental health symptoms common after mild brain injury

(HealthDay)—Approximately one in five individuals may develop mental health symptoms up to six months

New hepatitis C cases down by almost 70 percent in HIV-positive men in London

The researchers behind the study believe that regular screening and improved access to new

Want a healthy heart? Turn off the TV and eat a good breakfast

The small lifestyle choices we make each day add up when it comes to

Infection control technique may reduce infections in patients with catheters, drains

Each year, approximately 5 million patients in the United States receive treatment that includes