Health

E-cigarette vaping negatively impacts wound healing

A new study shows that e-cigarette vaping negatively affects skin wound healing, causing damage similar to that of traditional cigarette smoking. Researchers, led by a team from Boston Medical Center (BMC), found exposure ...

Medical research

Sweating a clue into who develops PTSD—and who doesn't

Within four hours of a traumatic experience, certain physiological markers—namely, sweating—are higher in people who go on to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to new research from Case Western ...

Oncology & Cancer

God doesn't play dice, does cancer?

The saying "God doesn't play dice" is meant to suggest that nothing happens by chance. On the other hand, cancer seems like the ultimate happenstance: Don't we all have a 43-year-old, vegan, triathlete friend fighting cancer? ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Increased time on Facebook could lead women to negative body images

The mediated version of what women should look like has always been under scrutiny, particularly looking at actresses and fashion models. But what about body image from social networks and friends? A recent study by researchers ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Study points to novel epigenetic target for Alzheimer's Disease

A research team at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Center for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) has identified a novel epigenetic drug target to simultaneously normalize multiple deficits in Alzheimer's disease ...

Medications

Mathematical models target disease with drugs chosen by your DNA

Medicines that are personally tailored to your DNA are becoming a reality, thanks to the work of U.S. and Chinese scientists who developed statistical models to predict which drug is best for a specific individual with a ...

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