Month: December 2019

Learn more at https://medschoolinsiders.com. Schedules get a bad rap. When people think schedules, they usually think of something restrictive, tedious, and boring. We want fun, freedom, and the ability to do whatever we want. Don’t schedules work directly against that? Not exactly. In fact, I’d argue that creating and sticking to your schedule will add
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A preventive treatment for dementia may proceed to clinical trials after successful animal testing. The US-led research is looking to develop effective immunotherapy via a new vaccine to remove ‘brain plaque’ and tau protein aggregates linked to Alzheimer’s disease. Recent success in bigenic mice models supports progression to human trials in years to come, the
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Pregnant women exposed to persistent organic pollutants, or POPs, had slightly smaller fetuses than women who haven’t been exposed to these chemicals, according to an analysis of ultrasound scans by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The researchers also found that the women in their study had lower levels of POPs
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Ecstasy — or methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) — is a recreational drug that is illegal in the United States. However, some researchers believe that it could aid in mental health therapy. A new study in mice puts this idea to the test. Share on PinterestNew research in mice investigates what gives MDMA its positive effects on sociability.
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A new study revealed that one dose of the HPV vaccine may prevent infection from the potential cancer-causing virus, according to research published in JAMA Network Open from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 34,800 new cancer diagnoses are linked to human papillomavirus
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For those with metabolic syndrome, the necessary lifestyle and weight changes can be challenging. Now, a study has shown that eating within a certain time window can help tackle that. Share on PinterestNew research shows how intermittent fasting can help ease metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is an umbrella term for a number of risk factors
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During the past years, artificial intelligence (AI) — the capability of a machine to mimic human behavior — has become a key player in high-techs like drug development projects. AI tools help scientists to uncover the secret behind the big biological data using optimized computational algorithms. AI methods such as deep neural network improves decision
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Getty Images When it came to biomedical breakthroughs, this past decade represented a lot more hype than substance. We were promised a new era of “precision medicine,” where every patient would receive highly personalized treatments to target specifics fault in their genes. But in recent months, reports surfaced that these experimental therapies were failing most
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In response to the pressing public health issue of vaping, clinicians of all disciplines are being asked to address this issue with youth, families and community members, despite minimal youth-focused screening or treatment guidelines. Physicians from Boston Medical Center and the University of Montreal have developed a set of recommendations that provide important insights about
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A study initially investigating aspirin as a preventive treatment for colorectal cancer coincidentally uncovered a mechanism that might explain how fruit and vegetables reduce the risk of developing this disease. Share on PinterestA recent study delves into flavonoids, which occur in a range of fruit and veg. Worldwide, more than 1 million people receive a
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The Food and Drug Administration‘s call on whether to approve Biogen‘s experimental Alzheimer’s drug, aducanumab, will be the “most important decision” the federal regulator will make in 2020, Bernstein analyst Ronny Gal said Friday. When asked if he thought the FDA would approve the drug, Gal said, “Yes.” “[But] you’ve got to be cautious about
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MRI-guided transurethral ultrasound ablation (TULSA) is a new tool for the highly accurate treatment of prostate cancer — without the usual side effects. Share on PinterestUltrasound scans guided by real time MRI may improve prostate cancer treatment. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among males. Although the 5 year survival rate
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A group of researchers at Osaka University revealed that ESAM (Endothelial cell-selective adhesion molecule), a surface marker for hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) and vascular endothelial cells (ECs), played an important role in the ontogeny of hematopoiesis in mice, particularly in the development of adult-type erythropoiesis. Their research results were published in Stem Cell Reports. In
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Surgeons are forced to optimize their sleep to the highest degree due to the nature of their work (of chronic sleep deprivation). These are the steps to get better at sleep, wake up early, not feel miserable, and have a healthier relationship with sleep. 💌 Sign up for my weekly newsletter – https://medschoolinsiders.com/newsletter 🌍 Website
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The safety and long term health effects of using electronic cigarettes or other vaping products are still not well known. In September 2019, federal and state health authorities began investigating an outbreak of a severe lung disease associated with e-cigarettes and other vaping products. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update our content
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