Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

As US, Europe reopen more, big nations see rising virus toll

American car makers are getting back to work and Europe is continuing to reopen. But while new coronavirus cases have been declining in many countries that were initially hit hard by the pandemic, cases are rapidly rising ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Reducing early brain inflammation could slow Alzheimer's progression

In a new animal study examining Alzheimer's disease, researchers found that disease progression could be slowed by decreasing neuroinflammation in the brain before memory problems and cognitive impairment were apparent. The ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Light helps arthritis treatments target joints

Although today's rheumatoid arthritis treatments can reduce symptoms, they often come with serious side effects. Results from a new mouse study suggest that a new light-activated drug delivery method helps confine treatments ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Researchers identify drugs that could halt preterm labor

As the number of preterm births in the U.S. continues to rise, there is an increasing need for new approaches to prevent preterm labor from progressing to preterm birth. Researchers have discovered a common molecular pathway ...

Health

Is it safe to vape while breastfeeding?

Findings from a new animal study suggest that maternal nicotine exposure during breastfeeding could be linked to problems with skull and face development. Although widespread research has focused on the effects of cigarettes, ...

Oncology & Cancer

CBD shows promise for fighting aggressive brain cancer

Findings from a new study examining human and canine brain cancer cells suggest that cannabidiol could be a useful therapy for a difficult-to-treat brain cancer. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a non-psychoactive chemical compound ...

Health

Insights into why loud noise is bad for your health

Whether it is loud machinery at work, a busy freeway or a nearby airport, many people are exposed to high levels of noise. Two new mouse studies provide new insight into how this type of noise exposure can lead to high blood ...

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