Researchers unearth secret tunnels between the skull and the brain

International – Researchers unearth secret tunnels between the skull and the brain

Bone marrow, the spongy tissue inside most of our bones, produces red blood cells as well as immune cells that help fight off infections...
Could a New Gut Implant Help Curb Obesity?

USA – Could a New Gut Implant Help Curb Obesity?

BAROnova, a venture backed company developing technologies to treat obesity, said it has submitted a premarket approval (PMA) application to FDA for its TransPyloric...
Épilepsie : le premier traitement reçu conditionnerait le succès ou l'échec des suivants

Étude – Épilepsie : le premier traitement reçu conditionnerait le succès ou l’échec des...

Il existe une cinquantaine de formes d'épilepsie et plusieurs dizaines de médicaments antiépileptiques : certains sont efficaces sur plusieurs formes de maladie, tandis que d’autres...
Yeast Powered Radiation Detectors to Keep Clinicians Safe

Public Health – Yeast Powered Radiation Detectors to Keep Clinicians Safe

Radiation dosimeters are commonly used by clinicians working around CT scanners, fluoroscopes, radiotherapy systems, and other equipment. Typically, after wearing one for a month...
Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester

Study – Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester

A blood test conducted as early as the 10th week of pregnancy may help identify women at risk for gestational diabetes, a pregnancy-related condition...
Screen All Women Yearly for Urinary Incontinence

Guideline – Screen All Women Yearly for Urinary Incontinence

A new clinical guideline from the Women's Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI) recommends annual screening all women, even adolescents, for urinary incontinence, but editorialists say...
Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Bullous Pemphigoid

Study – Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Bullous Pemphigoid

Use of certain dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors appears to be associated with a small but significantly elevated risk for developing the chronic blistering...
Illustration of an oligodendrocyte, right, creating a myelin coating around a nerve cell extension. Damage to myelin can affect communication between nerve cells.

Study – How drugs could repair damage from multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s own immune system mistakenly attacks the lining of the nerves in the brain and...
New NIH reference book is one-stop resource for diabetes medical information

Study – New NIH reference book is one-stop resource for diabetes medical information

Diabetes affects a body from head to toe. Now there’s a resource that illustrates its effect on both – and all the parts in...
Colorized scanning electron micrograph of a B cell from a human donor.

Study – During HIV infection, antibody can block B cells from fighting pathogens

What For the first time, scientists have shown that in certain people living with HIV, a type of antibody called immunoglobulin G3 (IgG3) stops the...

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