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Medical Xpress / Saving lives faster: Team develops world-first laser incubator for blood

Researchers from BioPRIA, based at Australia's Monash University, together with industry partner Haemokinesis, have developed the world's first blood incubator using laser technology. This could prevent fatal blood transfusions ...

Sep 20, 2019 in Medical research
Medical Xpress / Study suggests flavored e-cigarettes may worsen asthma

A study into the impact of flavoured e-cigarettes, on allergic airways disease, suggests that some flavours may worsen the severity of diseases such as asthma. For the first time a model of asthma was used to investigate ...

Sep 20, 2019 in Health
Medical Xpress / Sponge-like action of circular RNA aids heart attack recovery

The human genetic blueprint is like a string of code. To follow it, the code, or DNA, is transcribed into shorter strings of RNA. While some of these shorter strings carry instructions for making proteins—the functional ...

Sep 20, 2019 in Medical research
Medical Xpress / Flirty comments from romantic partner may offer confidence boost for women

Drawing attention to a woman's sexuality or physical appearance often has negative psychological consequences, but a new study from a Florida State University researcher has found that when the comment comes from the right ...

Sep 20, 2019 in Psychology & Psychiatry
Medical Xpress / Malawi study confirms lasting impact of life-saving technology

Malawi's national adoption of affordable, rugged, neonatal CPAP technology as a part of routine hospital care resulted in sustained improvements in the survival of babies with respiratory illness, according to a new study ...

Sep 20, 2019 in Pediatrics
Medical Xpress / Sick Americans turning to medical pot for help

(HealthDay)—More Americans use marijuana to help them cope with an illness than just to get high, a new study finds.

Sep 20, 2019 in Medications
Medical Xpress / Migraine sufferers needlessly enduring agonizing pain

Hundreds of thousands of Australians are needlessly enduring days of agony because they don't know how to prevent migraines, researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have found.

Sep 20, 2019 in Health
Medical Xpress / Fewer lymph node operations for breast cancer patients with new prediction models

In recently published studies, researchers at Lund University and Skåne University Hospital in Sweden have produced new prediction models for improved personalized treatment of lymph nodes in breast cancer patients. The ...

Sep 20, 2019 in Oncology & Cancer
Medical Xpress / Exploring better fatty liver remedies

Obesity often leads to increased accumulation of fat in the liver, which can, over time, result in diabetes, poor liver function, and liver cancer. It's increasingly a problem affecting obese children and young people who ...

Sep 20, 2019 in Medical research
Medical Xpress / New sensors could lead to earlier lymphoma diagnosis

CNBP researchers have developed a new method of detecting multiple cytokines—the body's messenger proteins—in very small volume samples, which could lead to earlier diagnosis of diseases such as lymphoma.

Sep 20, 2019 in Oncology & Cancer
Medical Xpress / A single dose of yellow fever vaccine does not offer lasting protection to all children

Yellow fever is a viral infection spread by various species of mosquito and is rife in 34 countries in Africa and 13 in Latin America. Infection may be asymptomatic and go unnoticed or, on the contrary, it may progress rapidly ...

Medical Xpress / Survival for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma differs by race

In what is believed to be the largest dataset study to date examining the role of race on survival outcome for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma, investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have found that ...

Sep 20, 2019 in Oncology & Cancer