Put Some Healthful Into Holiday Eating

SUNDAY, Dec. 9, 2018 — You can eat a healthful diet during the holidays with just a few tweaks to traditional recipes, the American Heart Association says. “We want to help people overcome their nutrition struggles and pave the way for a healthful… Source: Drugs.com, https://www.drugs.com/

Break a Sweat Over the Holidays, but Do It Safely

SATURDAY, Dec. 8, 2018 — It’s great to get exercise during the holidays, as long as you take steps to avoid injuries, a sports medicine expert says. “I would encourage everyone to get out and be active, but we want to be sure that you are able to… Source: Drugs.com, https://www.drugs.com/

Break a Sweat Over the Holidays, but Do It Safely

SATURDAY, Dec. 8, 2018 — It’s great to get exercise during the holidays, as long as you take steps to avoid injuries, a sports medicine expert says. “I would encourage everyone to get out and be active, but we want to be sure that you are able to… Source: Drugs.com, https://www.drugs.com/

Looping in 
home-based caregivers

This software, which complies with HIPAA, serves as a platform for everyone involved in a patient’s care to send text messages, images, files, videos and other formats, keeping in touch when the patient is not in a medical facility. Izvor: Modern Healthcare, http://www.modernhealthcare.com,

Mount Sinai researcher awarded $2.5 million to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases

Ivan Marazzi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, was awarded $2.5 million in funding by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to further the understanding of the underlying causes of neurodegenerative disorders such as Lou Gehrig’s, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s diseases. The Izvor: News Medical, https://www.news-medical.net/,

Exercise program during adjuvant breast cancer treatment may provide cardiovascular benefits

Women who underwent a supervised program of cardiovascular exercise during adjuvant breast cancer treatment experienced better cardiovascular function than those who were not part of the exercise program, according to results of the EBBA-II trial presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held Dec. 4-8. Izvor: News Medical, https://www.news-medical.net/,

Potential seen for tailoring treatment for acute myeloid leukemia

Rapid screening of leukemia cells for drug susceptibility and resistance are bringing scientists closer to patient-tailored treatment for acute myeloid leukemia. Research on the differing drug response patterns of leukemia stem cells and blasts may show why some attempts to treat are not successful and why some patients relapse. Izvor: Science Daily, https://www.sciencedaily.com,

A code for reprogramming immune sentinels

For the first time, a research team has successfully reprogrammed mouse and human skin cells into immune cells called dendritic cells. The process is quick and effective, representing a pioneering contribution for applying direct reprogramming for inducing immunity. Importantly, the finding opens up the possibility of developing novel dendritic cell-based immunotherapies against cancer. Izvor: Science … pročitajte više

Medical News Today: Pictures and symptoms of common STDs

Understanding the symptoms of common STDs can help people notice any changes in their bodies, so that they can identify the signs and get the right treatment. In this article, we provide a visual guide to common STDs with pictures, symptoms, and treatments. Izvor: Medical News Today, https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/,

Medical News Today: Should you do cardio or lift weights?

Many people wonder what the best type of exercise is for burning calories. Cardiovascular exercises and weight training have different effects on the body and may influence weight loss or muscle gain. Here, learn more about how each type of exercise burns calories and which is best. Izvor: Medical News Today, https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/,

Scientists to produce anti-cancer drugs in yeast

Nature is so complex that natural molecules used for i.e. cancer treatment still can’t be produced by chemical synthesis. Today, major chemical and pharmaceutical companies harvest large amounts of rare plants and seeds in order to extract valuable substances. Izvor: Science Daily, https://www.sciencedaily.com,

Eliminating the latent reservoir of HIV

A new study suggests that a genetic switch that causes latent HIV inside cells to begin to replicate can be manipulated to completely eradicate the virus from the human body. Cells harboring latent HIV are ‘invisible’ to the natural defenses of the immune system. The findings, which suggest a cure for HIV may be possible, … pročitajte više