Study: Monitoring glucose levels, no needles required

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Noninvasive glucose monitoring devices are not currently commercially available in the United States, so people with diabetes must collect blood samples or use sensors embedded under the skin...

Researchers uncover a circadian rhythm in heart cells that affects their...

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A new study has shown how circadian rhythms in heart cells help to change heart function over the course of the day and may explain why shift workers...

Osteoporosis screening guidelines flawed for younger postmenopausal women

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To reduce the risk of bone fractures and the associated complications, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that all women age 65 and older be...

Study: Improvements in microscopy home in on biology’s elusive details

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In the late 1600s, the Dutch tradesman Anthoni van Leeuwenhoek began investigating the world of the very small using the first microscope, discovering a riotous world of protists,...

Gene therapy gives sight back to those facing total blindness

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A trial procedure that has helped people from completely losing their sight might be able to help fight back against different causes of blindness. According to the BBC, the...

Study: Women indirectly hurt more by noncompete pacts

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Nine out of 10 startups fail, and even among venture-backed fledgling companies, the success rate is only about 25%. It’s even tougher for women entrepreneurs, who face challenges...

Research identifies uptick in mammogram cancellations from early pandemic

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The number of women who canceled their mammogram appointments increased in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic before gradually decreasing to pre-pandemic baseline levels of cancellation, according...

Survey says Multiple Sclerosis can harm relationships and jobs

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A survey conducted among people suffering from Multiple Sclerosis shows that 70 percent had at least one concern that the illness would affect their personal relationship and 60...

Tiny blood particles can lead to early pancreatic cancer diagnosis

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According to the American Cancer Society about 48,960 people (24,840 men and 24,120 women) will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year. Sadly, around 40,560 people will die...

If you’re pregnant with first child avoid organic solvents

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Millions of workers in occupational settings are exposed to organic solvents that are widely used in products such as, adhesives, glues, degreasing/cleaning agents, and in the production of...

Research shows testosterone linked with multi-partnerships in men, but with solo...

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Testosterone levels appear to be significantly linked with both the type of intimate relationships men and women engage in and their sexual behavior, according to new research published...

Study project aims to improve treatment for patients with prostate

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The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) – a joint undertaking of the European Union and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) – today announced the launch...