giovedì, aprile 19, 2018

Japan to trial ‘world’s first urine test’ to spot cancer

A Japanese firm is poised to carry out what it hailed as the world's first experiment to test for cancer using urine samples, which...

Fast Acting Benefits of Ketamine for Depression and Suicidality

A nasal spray formulation of ketamine shows promise in the rapid treatment of symptoms of major depression and suicidal thoughts, according to a new...

Connection Between Postnatal Sensory Experiences and Brain Development

New research by University of Toronto (U of T) neuroscientists sheds light on links between early brain growth and sensations experienced by animals soon...

Researchers use search engines, social media to predict syphilis trends

UCLA-led research finds that internet search terms and tweets related to sexual risk behaviors can predict when and where syphilis trends will occur. Two studies...

Post-surgical opioids can, paradoxically, lead to chronic pain

Giving opioids to animals to quell pain after surgery prolongs pain for more than three weeks and primes specialized immune cells in the spinal...

People with Type 2 diabetes who eat breakfast later, more likely...

Being an "evening person" is linked to higher body mass indices among people with Type 2 diabetes, and having breakfast later in the day...

Is whole-brain radiation still best for brain metastases from small-cell lung...

Lung cancer often metastasizes to the brain. Historically, brain metastases have been treated with whole-brain radiation therapy. However, whole-brain radiation is associated with cognitive side-effects...

New blood pressure guidelines could put lives at risk, say experts

A new report in JAMA Internal Medicine by University of Sydney and Bond University scholars weighs the risks and benefits of a recent change to blood...

What Are the Psychological Effects of Losing Your Religion?

For many, their religion is a core part of their identity, the meaning they find in life, and their social world. It seems likely...

Avoid Using Medical Marijuana to Treat Sleep Apnea

Medical cannabis and synthetic marijuana extracts should not be used for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, according to a position statement from the...