Download PDF Sep 24 2018 Two new cleanrooms and a high-end laboratory enable the development and large scale production of electrospun scaffolds that meet the stringent requirements of the Medtech Regenerative Medicine Industry Medical Technology company IME Medical Electrospinning, developer, producer and scientific partner in the field of biomedical electrospinning processes and equipment, today announced […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Results of phase 1 and phase 2 clinical trials of the drug entrectinib in ROS1-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) presented on the press program of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer show a response rate of 77.4 percent for 53 patients evaluable […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Sep 25 2018 Researchers will for the first time be defining how every cell type within the retina responds to diabetes, in a study announced by eye research charity Fight for Sight during National Eye Health Week 2018. The study, which has just been funded by the charity, will be the first to […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF According to EU legislation, clinical trials must be prospectively registered in the European Union Clinical Trials Register (EUCTR) and the main results must be reported there one year after completion of the trial. This information is thus publicly available. But in fact, results are only reported for half of drug trials (49.5%). According […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF A new, $17.8 million grant will ensure USC remains at the forefront of research to protect people from tobacco-related health risks. The money will be used to promote biomedical and behavioral research to build the scientific underpinning for regulation of tobacco products. USC is part of a national, federally funded program to assess […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A study by researchers at Rockefeller University has shown that defects in a brain protein may underlie a number of neurodevelopmental disorders. Romanova Natali | Shutterstock In the brain, nerve cells maintain interaction with other neurons through the expression of certain proteins on their membranes. However, surface proteins that stay on the membrane […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Sep 25 2018 Burning wood or coal to cook food is associated with increased risk of hospitalization or dying from respiratory diseases, according to new research conducted in China and published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. About three billion people around the world live […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF An interview with Dr. Neil Ebenezer from the charity Fight for Sight, discussing the importance of getting regular check ups and why research is still desperately needed for many ophthalmic conditions. What are the most common causes of vision loss in the developed world? There are currently over two million people with sight […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Columbia University has decided to award the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize 2018 to: Pierre Chambon Institute of Advanced Study at the Strasbourg University and Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), Strasbourg, France Ronald M. Evans Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 — By 2060, almost 14 million Americans will suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, a number that’s nearly three times as high as today, a new report projects. “This study shows that as the U.S. population increases, the number of people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias will rise, especially […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Cook Medical announced that a new 5 mm diameter version of Zilver® PTX® was approved by the FDA. It is the first 5 mm drug-eluting stent in the U.S. with lengths available up to 140 mm that is indicated to treat vessels as small as 4 mm in diameter. The range of Zilver […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Harnessing the immune system to treat cancer shows great promise in some patients, but for many, the response does not last long-term. In an effort to find out why, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists are using a new technology to look at how cancer cells change under the pressure of immunotherapy treatments. […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Workplace wellness programs that offer employees a financial carrot for undergoing health screenings, sticking to exercise regimens or improving their cholesterol levels have long been controversial. Next year, they may become even more contentious. Two recent court rulings have cast uncertainty over what is the appropriate limit for financial incentives that employers can […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Sep 25 2018 Countries engaged in the UN General Assembly’s High-Level Meeting on NCDs are urged to enact lifesaving policies Alcohol is a leading contributor to death and disability worldwide, but governments haven’t responded to the issue with the attention, resources and action this urgent issue requires, says “Trouble Brewing,” a new report […]Continue Reading ...
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