Articles about medical research


Long periods of sedentary behavior may increase cardiovascular risk in older women

Last updated: 02/22/2019

Long periods of sedentary behavior may increase cardiovascular risk in older women Credit: Olena Yakobchuk, Shutterstock Long periods of sedentary behavior may...

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Effect of a Nurse-Led Preventive Psychological Intervention on Post-ICU PTSD Symptoms

Last updated: 02/22/2019

Question  What is the effect of a nurse-led preventive, complex psychological intervention delivered to critically ill patients and initiated in the intensive care unit on...

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Researchers create AI approach for cervical cancer screening

Last updated: 02/21/2019

A research team led by investigators from the National Institutes of Health and Global Good has developed a computer algorithm that can analyze digital images of a woman’s...

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Practice Essentials, Background, Anatomy

Last updated: 02/21/2019

Practice Essentials Overview Practice Essentials Alzheimer disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder marked by cognitive and behavioral impairment that significantly...

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Can more 'flags' help CRISPR treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy? - Futurity

Last updated: 02/21/2019

Researchers have overcome a barrier in CRISPR gene editing that may make it an effective way to treat long-term chronic conditions, like Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The...

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Consumer-Contested Evidence: Why the ME/CFS Exercise Dispute Matters So Much | Absolutely Maybe

Last updated: 02/21/2019

Consumer-Contested Evidence: Why the ME/CFS Exercise Dispute Matters So Much Posted February 8, 2019 by Hilda Bastian in Evidence , Health     Sometimes, a dispute with a...

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Leading science, education, and medical organizations announce new initiative: Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM

Last updated: 02/18/2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Leading academic and professional societies have announced their launch of the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM (science, technology,...

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Extreme umbilical cord lengths, cord knot and entanglement: Risk factors and risk of adverse outcomes, a population-based study

Last updated: 02/17/2019

Increasing parity, maternal height and body mass index, and diabetes were associated with increased risk of a long cord. Large placental and birth weight, and fetal male sex...

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NIH Record--10/16/2001--New Clinical Research Information System Planned to Replace MIS

Last updated: 02/17/2019

Aged Pioneer To Retire — Gradually In 1975, having a TV-like device that sat on the desktop and offered immediate access to hundreds of thousands of pages of patient records...

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Member Spotlight: Society for Women’s Health Research

Last updated: 02/16/2019

Mission: SWHR is dedicated to advancing women’s health by eliminating imbalances in care for women through science, advocacy, and education. The Society for Women’s Health...

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