giovedì, aprile 19, 2018

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...

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...

Lack of Sleep Leads to Obesity in Children and Adolescents

Children who get less than the recommended amount of sleep for their age are at a higher risk of developing obesity. Research at the University...

Painkillers in pregnancy may affect baby’s future fertility

Taking painkillers during pregnancy could affect the fertility of the unborn child in later life, research suggests. The study identifies that these drugs may also...

Sweet Tooth Gene Linked to Less Body Fat

People with a gene variation of FGF21 have a predisposition to less body fat than others, new research conducted at the University of Copenhagen,...

Omega-3s from fish oil supplements no better than placebo for dry...

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements taken orally proved no better than placebo at relieving symptoms or signs of dry eye, according to the findings of...

Teaching Computers How to Analyze Brain Cells

In the early days of neuroscience research, scientists painstakingly stained brain cells and drew by hand what they saw in a microscope. Fast forward...

Immunological Memory in the Brain

Inflammatory reactions can change the brain’s immune cells in the long term – meaning that these cells have an ‘immunological memory’. This memory may...

There’s a better way to screen for cervical cancer

A new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, published by Oxford University Press, indicates that high-quality cervical cancer screening can be...