Study: Women taking menopausal hormone therapy may be more resistant to urine infections

Study: Women taking menopausal hormone therapy may be more resistant to urine infections

In the first analysis of its kind, US-based doctors have shown that women who take menopausal hormone therapy (MHT, also known as HRT) have a greater variety of beneficial bacteria in their urine, possibly...
Study: New first-line treatment option for metastatic kidney cancer

Study: New first-line treatment option for metastatic kidney cancer

Lugano, Switzerland, 19 September 2020 - The results of the phase 3 CheckMate 9ER trial have provided a new first-line treatment option for patients with metastatic kidney cancer. The late breaking results are presented...
Study: Biologic therapy for psoriasis may reduce heart disease

Study: Biologic therapy for psoriasis may reduce heart disease

Patients with psoriasis treated with biologic therapy, which are protein-based infusions to suppress inflammation, had a significant reduction in high-risk plaque in heart arteries, over one-year, according to new research published today in Circulation:...
Study: Thyroid inflammation linked to anxiety disorders

Study: Thyroid inflammation linked to anxiety disorders

Patients with autoimmune inflammation of their thyroid may be at greater risk of developing anxiety, according to a study being presented at e-ECE 2020. The study found that people with anxiety may also have...
New research finds TNF inhibitor more effective with regular serum assessment to adjust dose

New research finds TNF inhibitor more effective with regular serum assessment to adjust dose

New research presented this week at ACR Convergence, the American College of Rheumatology’s annual meeting, shows that proactive therapeutic drug monitoring, a newer treatment strategy where a patient’s drug serum levels are regularly assessed...
Study: Brain-inspired electronic system could vastly reduce AI's carbon footprint

Study: Brain-inspired electronic system could vastly reduce AI’s carbon footprint

Extremely energy-efficient artificial intelligence is now closer to reality after a study by UCL researchers found a way to improve the accuracy of a brain-inspired computing system. The system, which uses memristors to create artificial...
Study: Asthma patients given risky levels of steroid tablets

Study: Asthma patients given risky levels of steroid tablets

More than one quarter of asthma patients have been prescribed potentially dangerous amounts of steroid tablets, with researchers warning this puts them at greater risk of serious side-effects. Researchers, led by University of Queensland Professor...
Study: Color-coded biosensor illuminates in real time how viruses attack hosts

Study: Color-coded biosensor illuminates in real time how viruses attack hosts

Infectious viruses come in many shapes and sizes and use slightly different attack mechanisms to make humans and animals sick. But all viruses share something in common: They can only do damage by replicating...
How to Lose Weight: 10 Ways to Drop 5 Pounds in a Week

How to Lose Weight: 10 Ways to Drop 5 Pounds in a Week

How to lose weight quickly and sustainably with no hunger, no calorie counting, no magic products and no exercise, eating real food. WITH SO MANY “get ripped yesterday” and “lose 50 pounds by tomorrow” schemes...
New research finds racial gaps in renal complications persist for children with Lupus

New research finds racial gaps in renal complications persist for children with Lupus

New research presented this week at ACR Convergence, the American College of Rheumatology’s annual meeting, found that while hospitalized children with juvenile lupus have fewer adverse kidney outcomes overall, significant racial gaps for developing...

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