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3D Brain Imaging May Improve Treatment Path for MS Patients

A new way of looking at the brains of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients could greatly enhance doctors’ ability to select the best therapy for...

Spare the medical resident and spoil nothing

When new rules by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education capped medical residents’ training hours at 80 hours per week in 2003, critics...

New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy

A promising new way to treat some types of cancer is to program the patient’s own T cells to destroy the cancerous cells. This...

For malnourished children, new therapeutic food boosts gut microbes, healthy development

A new type of therapeutic food, specifically designed to repair the gut microbiomes of malnourished children, is superior to standard therapy in an initial...

Seizures, Coma More Common in Teens Using Synthetic Cannabinoids

Among teens treated in an emergency department for drug-related symptoms, those who used Spice, K2, or other synthetic cannabinoids were more likely to experience...

An ‘EpiPen’ for spinal cord injuries

An injection of nanoparticles can prevent the body's immune system from overreacting to trauma, potentially preventing some spinal cord injuries from resulting in paralysis. The...

New virus found in one-third of all countries may have coevolved with human lineage

In 2014, a virus called crAssphage that infects bacteria was discovered as part of the body's intestinal environment. Now, a new study has investigated...

Nanotechnology delivers hepatitis B vaccine

Brazilian and European researchers have demonstrated exactly how a nanotechnology-based compound delivers an oral vaccine against hepatitis B to the immune system. When particles...

Root canal work not so bad after all

Root canal work is not as bad as people think when compared to other dental procedures. Self-reporting of their dental health suggests that patients...

Hinge-like protein may open new doors in cystic fibrosis treatment

In recent decades, treatment options for people with cystic fibrosis have improved dramatically. The newest drugs, known as potentiators, target a protein called cystic...

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