Research offers real world perspective on how Black patients experience mental healthcare

Research offers real world perspective on how Black patients experience mental healthcare

In a novel study the authors hope will contribute to improved patient care, Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Regenstrief Institute researchers examine how Black patients with mental health concerns evaluate verbal...
Study: Loneliness predicts development of type 2 diabetes

Study: Loneliness predicts development of type 2 diabetes

Published in the journal Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes ), the study shows that it is the absence of quality connections with people and not the lack...
Research finds two amino acids are the Marie Kondo of molecular liquid phase separation

Research finds two amino acids are the Marie Kondo of molecular liquid phase separation

The last several years have brought mounting evidence that the molecules inside our cells can self-organize into liquid droplets that merge and separate like oil in water in order to facilitate various cellular activities....
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: 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...
Scientists identify role of protein in development of new hearing hair cells

Scientists identify role of protein in development of new hearing hair cells

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have conducted a study that has determined the role that a critical protein plays in the development of hair cells. These hair cells are...
Study: Caffeine shot delivers wakeup call on antifungal drug resistance

Study: Caffeine shot delivers wakeup call on antifungal drug resistance

The management of fungal infections in plants and humans could be transformed by a breakthrough in understanding how fungi develop resistance to drugs. It was previously thought that only mutations in a fungi's DNA would...
Study: Ghrelin may be an effective treatment for age-related muscle loss

Study: Ghrelin may be an effective treatment for age-related muscle loss

The hormone, ghrelin, may help protect the elderly population from muscle loss, according to a study being presented at e-ECE 2020. The study found that administering a particular form of ghrelin to older mice...
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...
Study: Uncovering the genetics behind heart attacks that surprise young, healthy women

Study: Uncovering the genetics behind heart attacks that surprise young, healthy women

Rather than a slow build-up of plaque over time, a heart attack caused by spontaneous coronary artery dissection strikes suddenly, often in younger women who didn't seem to be at risk for a cardiac...

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