Scientists learn how common virus reactivates after transplantation

A new study in Science challenges long-held theories of why a common virus—cytomegalovirus, or

New blood tests for TB could accelerate diagnosis

Rapid blood tests used by the NHS are unable to rule out tuberculosis (TB)

How bad will my postpartum depression be in 12 months?

A new Northwestern Medicine study was able to successfully predict if a new mother

Scientists connect dots between colitis and colon cancer

Lingering inflammation in the colon is a known risk factor for colorectal cancer and

The politics of fear: How fear goes tribal, allowing us to be manipulated

Fear is arguably as old as life. It is deeply ingrained in the living

Hallucination care and collaboration

While some hallucinations happen in mental health contexts, they can also happen under fairly

Researchers discover new binding partner for amyloid precursor protein

An international team of researchers has discovered a new binding partner for amyloid precursor

Clinical tool rapidly assesses post-intensive care syndrome

(HealthDay)—The self-report version of the Healthy Aging Brain Care Monitor is valid for assessing

Nanoscavenger found to protect rodents against nerve agent attacks

A team of researchers from the University of Washington, the Army Medical Research Institute

Cutting off melanoma’s escape routes

Stopping melanoma from spreading to other parts of the body might be as simple

Persistent hot flashes may lead to increased risk of breast cancer

Studies examining the association between vasomotor symptoms (VMS) and breast cancer are not new,

An errant editing enzyme promotes tumor suppressor loss and leukemia propagation

Writing in the January 3 issue of Cancer Cell, researchers at University of California


SAN DIEGO, Dec. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRTX), a commercial-stage

Genome offers clues to esophageal cancer disparity

A change in the genome of Caucasians could explain much-higher rates of the most

New pathways for implementing universal suicide risk screening in healthcare settings

A new report, authored in part by researchers at the National Institute of Mental

Leprosy declines in Morocco after implementation of preventive drug

Since 2012, the number of cases of leprosy in Morocco has declined by more

Stress and trauma in earliest years linked to reduced hippocampal volume in adolescence

Stressful or traumatic experiences occurring in a child’s earliest years—birth to age 5—have been

Study finds GABA cells help fight alcoholism

Scientists of the Higher School of Economics, Indiana University, and École normale supérieure have

DNA ‘webs’ aid ovarian cancer metastasis, study reveals

Researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that ovarian

Exercise may be as effective as prescribed drugs to lower high blood pressure

Exercise may be as effective as prescribed drugs to lower high (140 mm Hg)

Patient power sets top research priorities for lichen sclerosus

People with a distressing skin condition have had their say in which aspects of

Tuning arousal to boost information transmission in the brain

Columbia neural engineers discover a mechanism by which the locus coeruleus modulates information processing

Measuring speed of mental replay of movies gives new insight into accessing memories

Researchers have discovered that ‘fully detailed’ memories are stored in the /, but people

Neurons with good housekeeping are protected from Alzheimer’s

Some neurons in the brain protect themselves from Alzheimer’s with a cellular cleaning system

EHR-linked reminder system for glaucoma meds perceived useful

(HealthDay)—Patients with glaucoma generally find an electronic health record (EHR)-linked reminder system for glaucoma

New genetic clues to early-onset form of dementia

Unlike the more common Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia tends to afflict young people. It

Study shows massage helps ease arthritis pain, improve mobility

Patients with arthritis in their knees experienced significant improvement in pain and mobility after

Exercise-induced hormone irisin triggers bone remodeling in mice

Exercise has been touted to build bone mass, but exactly how it actually accomplishes

New valley fever clinical guidelines to help avoid delays in diagnosis

Arizona physicians often come to a delayed or incorrect diagnosis when seeing patients with

Toward an improved treatment of anxiety disorders

Traumatic experiences can become deeply entrenched in a person’s memory. How can fears following