Radio-tracking dolphins reveals intimate details about their behavior

The most extensive radio-tracking effort of bottlenose dolphins in the Indian River Lagoon using radio-telemetry reveals new and surprising information about how they use their habitats, how they spend their time, and how they interact with their own species. Researchers conducted radio-tracking by boat, with assistance from a Cessna 172 aircraft, and visually located and … pročitajte više

Coping with cancer: Partners can reframe challenging situations

Spouses can help breast cancer patients with coping by positively reframing the cancer experience and other negative experiences. In general, positive reframing — finding the silver lining — was associated with less stress. Researchers suggest the findings can be extended to a broader population. Source: Science Daily, https://www.sciencedaily.com

Ignaz Semmelweis' statue unveiled at MedUni Vienna

The 200th anniversary of Ignaz Semmelweis’ birth was commemorated on 1 July 2018. On Wednesday evening, a statue of the doctor, kindly donated by Semmelweis University Budapest, was unveiled at MedUni Vienna, in memory of the “inventor” of hand hygiene. Source: News Medical, https://www.news-medical.net/

Review of modern cases of leprosy

Leprosy has a history that has spanned centuries and societies across the globe. Yet, it continues to be a problem — even in the modern era. Sufferers from the chronic and infectious skin disease still face the social stigma and lack of medical care that people have endured since the origins of the disease itself. … pročitajte više

Owlstone Medical and Shanghai Renji Hospital collaborate to initiate breath biopsy lung cancer trial

Owlstone Medical Ltd., a global diagnostics company developing a breathalyzer for applications in early disease detection and precision medicine, and Renji Hospital, today announced a collaboration to conduct a clinical trial into the early detection of lung cancer with support from the Li Ka Shing Foundation. Source: News Medical, https://www.news-medical.net/

Smart Steps for Stronger Calves

THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 — Have you been neglecting your calves? Many people forget about these important muscles when doing strength training. These exercises will add definition and help protect against some lower leg injuries. Start with seated… Source: Drugs.com, https://www.drugs.com/

Health Highlights: Feb. 21, 2019

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Government to Shoulder Half of U.S. Health Care Costs by 2027: Report Federal, state and local governments in the United States will be paying… Source: Drugs.com, https://www.drugs.com/

Health Tip: Common Triggers for Acne

— Acne forms when hair follicles are blocked by dead skin and oil. Bacteria then begin to grow and irritate the skin. Pimples typically occur on the face but can also surface on the back, chest, neck and arms. The American Academy of Family… Source: Drugs.com, https://www.drugs.com/