Paracetamol has a significant effect on exercise performance and the body's ability to cope with the thermal challenge of exercise in the heat, shows a study published today [20 September] in Experimental Physiology.
Largest genetic analysis of MERS coronavirus suggests that virus has transmitted from animals to humans more than once
The largest study of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus genomes to date, published in The Lancet today, reveals new information about how MERS-CoV is evolving, and its likely patterns of transmission.
Best-case scenario suggests that just one in five countdown countries can meet targets for cutting child mortality
A comprehensive new analysis of interventions to reduce maternal and child deaths in developing countries, published in The Lancet, reveals that if current trends continue, just nine Countdown countries will meet internationally ...
(HealthDay)—The statin medications that millions of adults take to lower their cholesterol levels may also raise their risk of developing cataracts, a new study suggests.
(HealthDay)—The so-called global Alzheimer's epidemic is leading to a shortage of caregivers for seniors and a lack of support for family members who look after elderly relatives, according to a new report.
A top UN official said the global AIDS epidemic could be over by 2030 because of progress made in treatment and control of the disease.
Study provides big-picture view of how cancer cells are supported by normal cells in and near tumors
Investigators at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) today report important progress in research aimed at finding ways to fight cancer by targeting the local environment in which tumors grow and from which they draw sustenance.
Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that a specific protein pair may be a successful prognostic biomarker for identifying smoking-related lung cancers. The protein—ASCL1—is associated with increased expression of the RET ...
Brazil has 370,000 regular crack cocaine users in major cities, including 50,000 minors, an official study found Thursday.
Like normal cells, cancer cells require amino acids for growth, maintenance, and cell signaling, and L-type amino acid transporters (LATs) are the delivery vehicles that supply them. Metastatic, castration-resistant prostate ...