Monthly Archives: November 2018

Top eight factors predicting depression in college students – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Recently published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, a study sought to determine the factors to predict depression in college students. Depressive symptoms are a widespread issue among college students. College students are particularly vulnerable to depression due to various stressors unique to their campus and curriculum….

Inflammatory proteins in obesity may contribute to the risk of colon cancer – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study investigated the link between the inflammatory proteins associated with obesity and the risk of colon cancer. There are approximately 1.3 million new diagnoses of colon cancer annually worldwide. Excess weight is a well-known risk factor for colon cancer in those who fall within a…

Inflammatory proteins in obesity may contribute to the risk of colon cancer – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study investigated the link between the inflammatory proteins associated with obesity and the risk of colon cancer. There are approximately 1.3 million new diagnoses of colon cancer annually worldwide. Excess weight is a well-known risk factor for colon cancer in those who fall within a…

Novel cancer vaccine could provide benefit against HER2-positive cancers – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A dendritic cell-based vaccine targeting HER2 has shown immense promise in a phase-1 clinical trial, as presented at the CRI-CIMT-EATI-AACR International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference. HER2 is a type of receptor that is found on the surface of certain cancer cells. Specific hormones and growth factors can bind…

Active daily commute through nature can improve mental health – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study examined the importance of a natural environment in daily commute, which can lead to better urban planning and improved mental health.   The number of people living in urban areas is always on the rise, and the need for these populations to have a…

Top 4 stress management tips for students based on recent research – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] Mental health is especially important among students. Below, we list four stress management tips based on recent research studies. The rise in mental health dialogue over recent years has erupted an improved understanding of the role of stress, anxiety, and depression on the overall health of society….

First trial of new drug lowers vascular calcification in hemodialysis patients – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 5 Average: 5] A first-in-human clinical trial of a new drug has generated promising results in reducing vascular calcification of hemodialysis patients. Vascular calcification is the leading cause of death in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing hemodialysis. According to The US Renal Data System, nearly 50% of patients with…