Patients with COPD who participated in any level of moderate to vigorous physical activity had a lower risk of hospital readmission within 30 days, compared to those who were inactive, according to a Kaiser Permanente study.
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A new field called genomic epidemiology is using next-generation DNA sequencing to better inform public health officials faced with ongoing outbreaks.
A study following more than 1,800 children from ages 6 months to nearly 8 years found a small but consistent association between increased television viewing and shorter sleep duration. The presence of a television in the room where a child sleeps also was associated with less sleep, particularly in minority children.
Researchers examined the role of central proteins, called c-FLIP proteins, which inhibit signaling cascades that can lead to apoptosis.
A new study reveals that around 12 million people in the US are misdiagnosed in outpatient clinics each year — the equivalent to 1 in every 20 adults.
A new process decodes the genetic instructions that enable the all-purpose cells of the embryo to multiply and transform into the many specialized cell types in the body.
Targeting the enzyme responsible for the final step of glucose metabolism not only halts tumor growth in non-small-cell lung cancer, but actually leads to the regression of established tumors.
A drug that inhibits the molecule known as prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) increased survival rates in mice infected with a lethal dose of the H1N1 flu virus.
Researchers have sequenced the entire genome and all the RNA products of the most important pathogenic lineage of Cryptococcus neoformans, a strain called H99 — a fungus responsible for a million cases of pneumonia and meningitis every year.