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November 29, 2022
Evidence supports three-year interval for multi-target stool DNA screening for those at average risk of colon cancer thumbnail

Evidence supports three-year interval for multi-target stool DNA screening for those at average risk of colon cancer

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A scientific study exploring the appropriate interval for colorectal cancer screening via non-invasive multi-target stool DNA testing for individuals with average risk […]
November 26, 2022
Could these antiviral pills treat long COVID? thumbnail

Could these antiviral pills treat long COVID?

by Lisa M. Krieger Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Could Paxlovid solve one of the pandemic’s biggest puzzles? A new study at Stanford University aims to find […]
November 23, 2022
Shopping Black Friday for TVs, furniture? Don't forget the tip-over kit thumbnail

Shopping Black Friday for TVs, furniture? Don’t forget the tip-over kit

That new television, cabinet or appliance you’re looking to snag on Black Friday or Cyber Monday could bring unexpected dangers to your home. So don’t forget […]
November 20, 2022
China announces 1st COVID-19 death in almost 6 months thumbnail

China announces 1st COVID-19 death in almost 6 months

A resident gets swabbed for the COVID test outside a neighborhood in Beijing, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Credit: AP Photo/Ng Han Guan China on Sunday announced […]
November 17, 2022
Scientists fashion tiny 'lyre' to ensure medical imaging systems are in tune thumbnail

Scientists fashion tiny ‘lyre’ to ensure medical imaging systems are in tune

Graphical abstract. Credit: ACS Photonics (2022). DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.2c01074 Skoltech researchers have created a solution for quick functional checks of optoacoustic microscopes and tomographs. These are diagnostic […]
November 14, 2022
Immune system holds clues to patients with high-risk smoldering myeloma likely to benefit from treatment thumbnail

Immune system holds clues to patients with high-risk smoldering myeloma likely to benefit from treatment

Graphical abstract. Credit: Cancer Cell (2022). DOI: 10.1016/j.ccell.2022.10.017 For many patients with a condition that often precedes multiple myeloma, early treatment can slow or delay the […]
November 11, 2022
11.3 percent of school students report tobacco product use thumbnail

11.3 percent of school students report tobacco product use

About 11.3 percent of all middle and high school students reported currently using any tobacco product in 2022, with electronic cigarettes the most commonly used product, […]
November 8, 2022
Study finds opioids double risk of venous thromboembolism in rheumatoid arthritis patients thumbnail

Study finds opioids double risk of venous thromboembolism in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Risk of outcomes (HR, 95% CI) with opioid initiation compared to NSAID initiation after adjustment for propensity score weights and imbalanced covariables (CVD medications). Credit: Major […]
November 5, 2022
Antibody treatment tested as new tool against malaria thumbnail

Antibody treatment tested as new tool against malaria

by Carla K. Johnson This 2014 photo made available by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a feeding female Anopheles funestus mosquito. The […]
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