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Micropores in fabricated tissues allow nutrient and oxygen diffusion into core

Micropores in fabricated tissues such as bone and cartilage allow nutrient and oxygen diffusion into the core, and this novel approach may eventually allow lab-grown tissue to contain blood vessels, according to a team of Penn State researchers.
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Elegant, low-cost approach enhances single-cell RNA sequencing

Droplet microfluidics has revolutionized single-cell RNA sequencing, offering a low-cost, high-throughput method for single-cell genomics. However, this method has been limited in its ability to capture complete RNA transcription information.
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Cipro side effects

https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/med...eUDE?ocid=AMZN There are certain higher risk groups.
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We can empower patients by validating their perceptions

I am a mother. A wife. A daughter. A sister. A friend. I am a doctor. I am a runner.  Just like everyone, there are many pieces to my core identity. These are the traits that encompass the fixed view I hold of myself.  These ring true for me, even when (at times) reality paints […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Ultrasensitive test detects corrupted protein associated with Alzheimer's and CTE

An ultrasensitive test has been developed that detects a corrupted protein associated with Alzheimer's disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a condition found in athletes, military veterans, and others with a history of repetitive brain trauma.
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Urine drug testing can be useful tool for addiction treatment in primary care setting

A new study performed by Boston Medical Center and faculty at the Boston University School of Medicine shows that urine drug testing can be a useful tool to treat patients with opioid use disorder in a primary care setting.
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New portable optical imaging system brings diagnostic potential into operating room

A team of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers led by Professor Stephen Boppart has successfully visualized the tumor microenvironment of human breast tissue shortly after it was surgically removed from a patient in the operating room.
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Judge who invalidated Obamacare has been a ‘go-to judge’ for Republicans, critics say

U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor has a history of siding with Republicans on ideologically motivated lawsuits. His ruling last week, in which he sided with the GOP on a challenge to the Affordable Care Act, was not a one-off.
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Exercising three times a week can improve brain power in seniors

According to a new study, walking or cycling or participating aerobic exercises at least three times a week can improve brain power among the elderly. Along with this regular healthy diet can also improve brain’s capacities and capabilities says the study. The study titled “Lifestyle and neurocognition in older adults with cognitive impairments: A randomized trial” was published in the latest issue of the journal Neurology.
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New study reveals how fatty diet can lead to serious form of liver disease

A new study by Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers shows there's yet another reason to avoid a high fat, high cholesterol diet: It can trigger changes in the immune system that lead to a serious form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease known as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
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Paper sensors help monitor blood sugar levels without painful needles

A technique that enables biologically active enzymes to survive the rigors of inkjet printing presents a promising alternative to routine blood screening exams faced by diabetic patients. The KAUST-led team used this approach to make disposable devices that can measure glucose concentrations in human saliva.
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Having pets early in life reduces risk of allergies

A new study has dispelled fears of many parents with babies about having dogs and cats as pets. The study shows that having dogs or cats as pets for the first few years of life can reduce the rates of allergies. The results of their study was published in the latest issue of the journal PLOS One.
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Tax unhealthy food, says top UK doctor

The food industry is "failing the public" and must do more, England's chief medical officer says.
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Three studies examine readiness of U.S. emergency departments to care for children

Three papers from research teams led by a Massachusetts General Hospital physician examine the current readiness of U.S. emergency departments to care for children and describe an initiative that led to the appointment of a Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator - a step considered the single best intervention to improve pediatric emergency care - in all Massachusetts EDs.
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Extensive scientific evidence available on air pollution's harms to children

A new study led by researchers at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health organizes the available scientific evidence on the effects of air pollution on children's health.
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Marijuana causes alters genetic makeup of sperm

A new study has revealed that cannabis or marijuana can alter the DNA or genetic make-up of the sperms and this can have long term consequences in the baby born of that sperm. The study results were published in the latest issue of the journal Epigenetics.
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Study lays foundation for addressing unresolved questions in human aging

Doctors have long observed that biological age and chronological age are not always one and the same. A 55-year-old may exhibit many signs of old age and have numerous age-related diseases, whereas an 80-year-old may be healthy and robust.
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Passive Aggressive Behavior in Relationships (and How to Change It)

Not you, of course…maybe. Do you have a passive aggressive person in your life? Even more importantly, do you think that passive aggressive person might be you? Passive aggressive behavior can be seriously damaging to relationships, so if you’re acting this way, you should probably know about it. According to Merriam Webster, the definition of passive aggressive as an adjective is, “Being, marked by, or displaying behavior characterized by the expression of negative feelings, resentment, and ...
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The Secrets to Dealing With Rejection, According to Experts

Rejection hurts. And it hurts regardless of who is rejecting you or how you’re getting rejected. Research confirms it, finding that when people get rejected, they often feel jealous, lonely and anxious. What’s more, we tend to incorrectly interpret the hurt we feel, viewing rejection as an indication of our self-worth, leading us to feel…
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Stem cell shots linked to bacterial infection outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials on Thursday reported an outbreak of bacterial infections in people who got injections of stems cells derived from umbilical cord blood. At least 12 patients in three states — Florida, Texas and Arizona — became infected after getting injections for problems like joint and back pain, the Centers for […]
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Digital Weight Loss Intervention for Parents of Children Being Treated for Obesity: A Prospective Cohort Feasibility Trial

Background: The prevalence of childhood obesity continues to increase, and clinic-based treatment options have failed to demonstrate effectiveness. One of the strongest predictors of child weight is parent weight. Parental treatment for weight loss may indirectly reduce obesity in the child. We have previously demonstrated the effectiveness among adults of a fully automated, evidence-based digital weight loss intervention (Track). However, it is unknown if it is feasible to deliver such a treatm...
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Remote Patient Monitoring and Telemedicine in Neonatal and Pediatric Settings: Scoping Literature Review

Background: Telemedicine and telehealth solutions are emerging rapidly in health care and have the potential to decrease costs for insurers, providers, and patients in various settings. Pediatric populations that require specialty care are disadvantaged socially or economically or have chronic health conditions that will greatly benefit from results of studies utilizing telemedicine technologies. This paper examines the emerging trends in pediatric populations as part of a systematic literature ...
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Diagnosed with prostate cancer? You must ask these 10 questions.

Prostate cancer often presents unique challenges to patients and physicians alike. It can be indolent and non-aggressive — or life-threatening and everything in between. Unlike most cancers that have a dedicated roadmap for treatment for prostate cancer revolves around opinions and biases. To help patients navigate the landmine of prostate cancer, I’ve compiled a list […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Scientists create genetically-modified houseplant that removes carcinogens from air

Houseplants are rumored to be natural air purifiers, but most research suggests their benefits are only marginal.Genetically-modified plants might change that because they're able to produce special proteins that absorb and break down particular compounds.The results of the recent research show promise for future applications of the technique. None A NASA experiment, in 1989, famously showed that indoor plants were effective at removing hazardous compounds from the air. The test, designed to stu...
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FERTILITY DETOXIFICATION, CHEMICALS IN YOUR ENVIRONMENT TO AVOID

Fertility Detoxification How do you detoxify your environment and your body if you are trying to conceive? It's important to cleanse your body and clean the toxins from out of your system before you conceive since your egg quality may be determined up to 3 months before conception. Read more:1. Cosmetics, Lotions, Shampoos Tree of Life Biblical Fertility Bracelet Check to make sure that your lotions and cosmetics do not contain parabens. Check the list of ingredients to make ...
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State audit slams San Diego response to Hepatitis A outbreak

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An audit by the California Legislature has found the city and county of San Diego faltered in quickly controlling a Hepatitis A outbreak last year that grew to be among the largest seen in the United States in decades. The state audit that was released Thursday found the county lacked a […]
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Madras HC suspends ban on e-pharmacies; who said what in the case

The Madras HC has suspended its interim order banning online sale of medicines until the Union Government releases rules governing e-pharmacies. NetMeds founder and CEO Pradeep Dhadha told MediaNama, “The ruling validates our commitment of providing affordable and accessible medicines to... ...
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Organic farming is 'much worse' for the climate than conventional food production, researchers say

A report from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, found that organic food production leads to higher carbon emissions. This includes livestock as well as vegetables, as organic farming requires no fertilizer usage. Certain types of organic foods are less impactful than others, the researchers note. None History has not been kind to Earl Butz. From 1971–76, the Indiana native served as secretary of agriculture, reengineering several New Deal-era farm programs. One of his most famous state...
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What You Need to Know About Baby Powder and Asbestos

We learned recently that Johnson & Johnson, makers of baby powder, knew for years that their talc contained trace amounts of asbestos, and hid that fact from regulators and from people who sued them over cases of cancer. Is it time to freak out? Here’s what you need to know.Read more...
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Experimental gene therapy extends lifespan of mice suffering from untreatable mitochondrial disease

Researchers at the University of Helsinki and Folkhälsan Research Center have, together with their collaborators, for the first time demonstrated in a mouse model that partial restoration of respiratory chain function in mitochondria, which serve as cellular power plants, may be sufficient to entirely prevent symptoms of a severe mitochondrial disorder.
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