Medical research

New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers

An improved urine-testing system for people suffering from kidney stones inspired by nature and proposed by researchers from Penn State and Stanford University may enable patients to receive results within 30 minutes instead ...

Health

Plant extract combo may relieve hangover symptoms

A plant extract combination of fruits, leaves, and roots may help to relieve hangover symptoms, reveals research published online in BMJ Nutrition Prevention & Health.

Medical research

'Smart toilet' monitors for signs of disease

There's a new disease-detecting technology in the lab of Sanjiv "Sam" Gambhir, MD Ph.D., and its No. 1 source of data is number one. And number two.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How COVID-19 sheds when symptoms are relatively mild

Detailed virological analysis of nine adults from Munich, Germany, with comparatively mild symptoms of COVID-19 respiratory disease is reported in a paper published in Nature. The study shows that there is active replication ...

Medical research

Long-term hemophilia treatment could lie in patients' own cells

Children (and adults) with hemophilia are slow to form blood clots, so are at constant risk for uncontrolled bleeding. Even when the skin isn't broken, a fall or a simple toe stub can become a serious medical issue: internal ...

Health

New commuter concern: Cancerous chemical in car seats

The longer your commute, the more you're exposed to a chemical flame retardant that is a known carcinogen and was phased out of furniture use because it required a Proposition 65 warning label in California.

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