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Meniscal Transplant in Patients Age 50 and Under Relieves Pain, Delays Additional Surgery Aug. 5, 2015 Most patients younger than age 50 with a torn or severely damaged meniscus experienced reduced pain and improved knee function following transplant surgery, according to a study. However, many ... read more Romantic Kissing Is Not the Norm in Most Cultures Aug. 5, 2015 For generations, passionate kisses immortalized in movies, songs and the arts have served as a thermometer of romantic affection. But current research has found that not only is romantic kissing not ... read more Reserach Team Gets the Beat, Develops Method of Quantifying Ciliary Movement Aug. 5, 2015 Researchers have figured out how to objectively quantify the beating action of cilia, the tiny, hair-like projections on cells that line nasal passages, the lungs and almost every other body tissue, ... read more Computer Algorithm Can Forecast Patients' Deadly Sepsis Aug. 5, 2015 A new computer-based method correctly predicts septic shock in 85 percent of cases, without increasing the false positive rate from screening methods that are common ... read more Aug. 5, 2015 Cancer researchers already know of some oncogenes and other factors that promote the development of colon cancers, but they don't yet have the full picture of how these cancers originate and ... read more New Medical Research Reporting Requirements May Lead to Fewer Positive Outcomes Aug. 5, 2015 The adoption of new transparent reporting standards may have contributed to a significant reduction in the percentage of studies reporting positive research findings among large-budget clinical ... read more Surveys Reveal Trends in Global Consumption of Sugary Beverages, Fruit Juices and Milk Aug. 5, 2015 A team led by researchers has estimated global intakes of sugar-sweetened beverages, fruit juices, and milk across 187 countries. Variation was identified by age, sex and region, with implications ... read more Aug. 5, 2015 Scientists have, for the first time, found further evidence of how the differentiation of pluripotent cells is tied to and controlled by the cell cycle clock. This deeper understanding of how cells ... read more Scientists Solve Structure of Important Protein for Tumor Growth Aug. 5, 2015 Scientists have used a highly specialized X-ray crystallography technique to solve the protein structure of hypoxia-inducible factors (HIFs), important regulators of a tumors response to low ... read more Endoscopes Still Contaminated After Cleaning, Study Shows Aug. 5, 2015 Potentially harmful bacteria can survive on endoscopes used to examine the interior of the digestive tract, despite a multi-step cleaning and disinfecting process, according to a ... read more Aug. 5, 2015 A custom flow perfusion bioreactor has been used by researchers to show the value of testing cancer samples in realistic environments. By placing cancer cells in a three-dimensional scaffold and ... read more Online Tool Enables Public to Track 'Tip-of-the Tongue' States, Speech Errors Aug. 5, 2015 Researchers have produced a web-based tool allowing everyday people to engage in 'citizen science' by recording speech errors, something that is difficult to capture in the lab ... read more Long-Term Followup of Type of Bariatric Surgery Finds Regain of Weight, Decrease in Diabetes Remission Aug. 5, 2015 While undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy induced weight loss and improvements in obesity-related disorders, long-term followup shows significant weight regain and a decrease in remission ... read more Aug. 5, 2015 Women who have gastric bypass surgery to lose weight should keep a close eye on their alcohol consumption, according to a study. The researchers found that changes in how alcohol is metabolized after ... read more Picking Up the Phone to Improve Mental Health in Seniors Aug. 5, 2015 Therapy provided via telephone for older adults in rural areas is effective in treating anxiety disorder, a new study has demonstrated. Experts write that the health-care system lacks the capacity to ... read more Aug. 5, 2015 Researchers have released new guidelines to make MakerSpaces more accessible to people with disabilities, as these communal spaces with soldering irons, 3-D printers, sewing machines and other ... read more Aug. 5, 2015 Intra-abdominal fat cells may contribute to the development and progression of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a ... read more Aug. 5, 2015 Lax state vaccination laws contribute to lower immunization rates and increased outbreaks of preventable diseaseslike whooping cough and measlesaccording to a new ... read more Consuming Highly Refined Carbohydrates Increases Risk of Depression Aug. 5, 2015 A diet high in refined carbohydrates may lead to an increased risk for new-onset depression in postmenopausal women, according to a study. The study looked at the dietary glycemic index, glycemic ... read more Cancer Markers May Be Present Early During Human Development Aug. 5, 2015 Researchers have uncovered a link between the genomes of cells originating in the neural crest and development of tumors -- a discovery that could lead to new ways to diagnose and treat ... read more

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