Medical research

Study discovers molecular control hub for skin inflammation

Inflammatory reactions in the skin can reduce damage from UV radiation or infections, but can also result in painful symptoms such as sunburn. A recent study at the University of Bonn and the University Hospital Bonn has ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Is it Parkinson's? These 10 signs could tell

Parkinson's disease can be hard for the average person to identify, but 10 warning signs may offer an early clue that you or a loved one may be developing the disease.

Oncology & Cancer

Mayo Clinic Minute: Learning the 'ABCDEs' of melanoma

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in cells that produce your skin's pigment. Regular skin checks can help you identify the warning signs and differentiate melanoma from noncancerous skin formations, according ...

Medical research

Why immunology research needs a more human focus

Vaccinology—once a hit-and-miss matter of injecting a killed or severely weakened pathogen into a patient's arm and hoping for the best—has undergone major advances with the advent of analytical technologies that permit ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Studying the link between gum disease and Alzheimer's disease

Fusobacterium nucleatum (F. nucleatum) is a common type of bacteria that proliferates in periodontal disease. It affects the gums and jawbone, and if untreated results in unstable teeth and tooth loss. In recent years, F. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social media use sheds light on dads' mental health

Deakin University researchers have mined Reddit posts and discovered that dads' posting behaviors in the period surrounding their child's birth can be a warning sign for depression. Their results were published in JMIR Pediatrics ...

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