Can staying active help to prevent chronic pain? Physical activity affects pain modulation in...

February 24, 2016 - Older adults with higher levels of physical activity have pain modulation patterns that might help lower their risk of developing chronic pain, reports a study in PAINĀ®, the offici..

Researchers find new clues for nuclear waste cleanup

Credit: Washington State University PULLMAN, Wash. - A Washington State University study of the chemistry of technetium-99 has improved understanding of the challenging nuclear waste and could lead..

Study shows adipose stem cells may be the cell of choice for therapeutic applications

An international team of researchers, funded by Morris Animal Foundation, has shown that adipose (fat) stem cells might be the preferred stem cell type for use in canine therapeutic applications, incl..

Preventing and treating smoking in children and youth

A first-ever guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on tobacco use by children and youth aged 5 to 18 years recommends that physicians should play a more active role in the p..

Changes in RNA splicing: a new mechanism for genetic risk in schizophrenia

Credit: RIKEN New research has identified sections of DNA associated with altered regulation of gene expression underlying schizophrenia. The implicated loci contribute to schizophrenia risk by aff..

When white blood cells ATTACK

Every second your body is silently working hard to protect you from infection and disease. White blood cells are an important component of your blood system, which is also made up...

Cookware made with scrap metal contaminates food

Credit: Occupational Knowledge International SAN FRANCISCO - Aluminum cookware made from scrap metal in countries around the world poses a serious and previously unrecognized health risk to millio..

Study finds 33 percent of adults recently diagnosed with asthma do not have it

Credit: The Ottawa Hospital A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that 33 percent of adults recently diagnosed with asthma by their physicians did not have ..

Natural tooth repair method, using Alzheimer’s drug, could revolutionize dental treatments

A new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer's drug has been discovered by a team of researchers at King's College London. Following trauma..

Woman hospitalized after developing complication of a New Year ‘detox’

A middle-aged woman developed a potentially life-threatening complication following a New Year 'detox' that involved drinking lots of fluids and taking various herbal remedies, reveal doctor..