Many men opt for definitive therapies such as radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy, although active surveillance, or watchful waiting, for patients with low risk prostate cancer has become an increasingly acceptable strategy for disease management. A new study of more than 2,200 patients with low risk prostate cancer in an ethnically and economically diverse population…

In the United States, diabetes accounts for 12 percent of deaths, a significantly higher percentage than previous research revealed, making it the third-leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer, according to findings from the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University published in PLOS ONE. “Another way of saying that is, if diabetes were…

Gender differences in relation to both the appearance of symptoms and diagnosis of depression, can occur as early as age 12. The analysis, based on existing studies that looked at more than 3.5 million people in more than 90 countries, confirmed that depression affects far more females than males. ‘Interventions can be started before 12…

More than one-third of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who are still sexually active are likely to experience sexual dysfunction, according to a study presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2016). A variety of difficulties may affect RA patients, including lack of libido, painful intercourse, orgasmic dysfunction, premature ejaculation and a…

A new set of guidelines for patients and dental professionals has been recently published. Patients with dental restorations such as crowns, bridges and veneers that are supported by natural teeth, as well as those with restorations supported by implants, can keep their teeth healthy with careful lifelong maintenance. Using the best level of available evidence,…

Certain genetic variations may pre-dispose children to developing certain severe forms of neuroblastoma, according to new research by the University of Chicago Medicine. The findings lay the groundwork for developing more targeted treatments for particularly deadly variations of the cancer. Neuroblastoma affects about 1,000 children in the United States per year. Patients are placed into…

Are you a slave to junk food and face a seemingly endless struggle to curb your cravings, then get ready for some good news, since according to a recent study, you might be able to blame it on your genes. The research found that gene variants that affect the way our brain works may be…

Psychological abuse between parents has more damaging effect on child’s well-being than physical domestic violence in the long-run, reveals a new study. The study showed evidence of exposure to high levels of psychological abuse, which includes name-calling, intimidation, isolation, manipulation and control, and was associated with a decrease in young people’s satisfaction with their social…

Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a new way to calculate low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol that can lead to hardening of arteries and boost the risk of heart attack and stroke.If confirmed and adopted by medical laboratories that routinely calculate blood cholesterol for patients, the researchers say their formula would give patients and their doctors a…

Why are the non-coding regions transcribed at all? Their function has been mysterious. In cells, DNA is transcribed into RNAs that provide the molecular recipe for cells to make proteins. Most of the genome is transcribed into RNA, but only a small proportion of RNAs are actually from the protein-coding regions of the genome. ‘The…

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