Women’s College Hospital Researcher Discovers New Hereditary Breast Cancer Gene
Groundbreaking research has identified a genetic mutation strongly linked to breast cancer
Are hypertension and blood pressure change in early adulthood associated with late-life brain health, and is there variation by sex?
In a recent study published in the JAMA Network Open Journal, researchers assessed whether hypertension and blood pressure (BP) changes during early adult life impacted late-life neuroimaging biomarkers.
Shape-Shifting Antibiotics to Combat Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Click chemistry can help design a wide range of shape-shifting antibiotics that may effectively combat multi-drug resistant bacteria
McMaster scientist wins prestigious award for superbug research
McMaster University’s Lori Burrows is the recipient of a major national award for her research into drug-resistant infections, a global health crisis that kills more than one million people every year.
The impact of perinatal low-calorie sweetener exposure on the development of neural systems involved in metabolic regulation
A study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight reveals that consumption of low-calorie sweeteners during pregnancy can affect the metabolism and neural development of the offspring. The study identifies a gut microbial-host co-metabolite as a potential causative factor mediating these changes.
Study proposes a roadmap to understand the extent of regeneration in the human brain
Is our brain able to regenerate? And can we harness this regenerative potential during aging or in neurodegenerative conditions? These questions sparked intense controversy within the field of neuroscience for many years.
Urine, Blood Biomarkers to Predict CKD Progression
Researchers identify biomarkers to predict chronic kidney disease risk in hospitalized patients with acute kidney injury
What is the association between the number of days taking a sufficient number of steps throughout the week and mortality among US adults?
In a recent study published in the JAMA Network Open Journal, researchers from the University of California examined the relationship between daily step patterns and adult mortality.
New free celiac blood tests could benefit 128,000 Ontarians and save $1 billion
The provincial government's decision to make simple but crucial blood tests for celiac disease available at no cost to patients will improve the quality of life for as many as 128,000 Ontarians and potentially save Ontario's health care system as much as $1 billion1, Celiac Canada said today.
Novel Point-of-Care, Finger-Prick Test for Trichomoniasis
A quick, affordable diagnostic test developed by a Washington State University (WSU) researcher may help curb one of the most prevalent but least discussed sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
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