A new study has found dramatic improvements in the care of patients with cirrhosis and liver failure and recommends improved treatment strategies for patients with cirrhosis and concurrent bacterial infections.
Routine genetic screening of children with CKD could lead to earlier, more precise diagnoses....
This method is delivering some promising results in early trials.
The team of investigators will present their findings this week at the annual American Academy of Neurology meeting.
A wearable device that emits low-level electrical fields can slow the progression of glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer, and extend patients’ lifespans.
Apple, Johnson & Johnson, and Medtronic will be partners on this program.
Shortcomings in the fast-evolving digital health care arena are becoming obvious, so Harvard University is challenging those notions with technology.
Investors did not seem pleased by these results.
The Asia-Pacific non-vascular stents market, consisting of urinary tract, pancreatic and biliary, enteral, and airway stents, will expand in value from $148.1 million in 2013 to $223.8 million by 2021.
Acoustic device can rapidly isolate circulating tumor cells from patient blood samples.
Each year, more than 60 million Americans fail to get enough sleep at night due to a chronic sleep disorder. Yet few of these patients will be diagnosed and receive the care they need, even if they’re already seeing other doctors, such as a primary care physician.
Researchers have identified blood-based biomarkers in patients with active tuberculosis (ATB) that could lead to new blood-based diagnostics and tools for monitoring treatment response and cure.
The biotech firm is making a big bet on precision medicine.
New research is changing long-held ideas of how our minds age, painting a richer picture of different cognitive skills peaking across a lifetime, with at least one — vocabulary — peaking at a time when many are considering retirement.
Proof-of-principle method suggests much earlier diagnoses could be done with clinic test.
Apple showcased new health programs called Research Kit during a press conference today.
Apple held a press conference today to reveal more details regarding the company's smart watch including the device's fitness tracking capabilities.
In an advance that could lead to better identification of malignant pediatric adrenocortical tumors, and ultimately to better treatment, researchers have mapped the “genomic landscape” of these rare childhood tumors. Their genomic mapping has revealed unprecedented details, not only of the aberrant genetic and chromosomal changes that drive the cancer, but the sequence of those changes that trigger it.
Testing breast cancer cells for how closely they resemble stem cells could identify women with the most aggressive disease, a new study suggests.
A provocative study in mice suggests something as simple as breathing in extra oxygen might give immune cells a boost in attacking cancer.
Study in mice identifies mechanism that lowers levels of dopamine and heightens behavior suggesting anxiety and depression.
The prevailing medical wisdom that Alzheimer's Disease has its origins in the brain has a radical and disputed rival with shocking implications for medicine's relentless efforts to forestall disease, ageing and death, according to a new review of the evidence.
New formula gauges 10-year risk of dying.
Researchers have designed a molecule that, if developed into a drug, could slow the progression of Parkinson's Disease.
The study showed that skin biopsies can be used to detect elevated levels of abnormal proteins found in the two diseases.
A massive worldwide analysis of genetic data from almost 340,000 people around the world has brought understanding of the genetic basis of obesity a step closer.
The World Health Organization said Friday it has approved a quick test for Ebola that will dramatically cut the time it takes to determine - with reasonable accuracy - whether someone is infected with the deadly virus.
Our hearing has a secret bodyguard: a newly discovered connection from the cochlea to the brain that warns of intense incoming noise that causes tissue damage and hearing loss.
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