Linguistic red flags from Facebook posts can predict future depression diagnoses

In any given year, depression affects more than 6 percent of the adult population in the United States--some 16 million people--but fewer than half...

More Cases of Rare ‘Polio-Like’ Illness Pop Up Around the US

More and more cases of a rare polio-like illness are being reported across the country, according to news reports. In recent weeks, six cases of...

Consumer Reports: What to try and what to avoid in alternative...

An A-Z guide from Consumer Report helps seekers of alternative medicine sort through what’s safe and worth trying, versus what’s ineffective or, worse, dangerous. Americans...

Cancer death disparities linked to poverty, lifestyle factors nationwide

While cancer death rates have decreased overall in the United States in recent decades, substantial disparities among counties still exist and are growing. To...

Stem cells will “change medicine forever,” says UB surgeon-turned-stem cell engineer

Natesh Parashurama, MD, PhD, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University at Buffalo, has made his life’s mission the translation of...

Researchers uncover new role of TIP60 protein in controlling tumour formation

Assistant Professor Sudhakar Jha, Principal Investigator at CSI Singapore, and his team found that TIP60 protein, a known cancer suppressor for breast and colorectal tumours, works...

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet  decided to award the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to James P. Allison and Tasuku...

Patients 65 years of age or older with hip or spine...

A coalition of the world's top bone health experts, physicians, specialists, and patient advocacy groups today released their clinical recommendations to tackle the public...

Predictive Factors for Syncope Readmission

There are four primary causes for syncope readmissions, new research showed. The identification of syncope causes and predictors can help clinicians formulate care plans to avoid hospital...

Natural molecule may be key to reversing and halting heart disease...

Diabetes presents an enormous global health challenge. Currently 425 million people have diabetes and this is expected to rise to 750 million by 2025. It is...