Download PDFAndrea Califano and Jordan Orange of Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine for their contributions to medical science.Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A new emerging pathogen, African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) has caused outbreaks in 15 countries, including across Europe, and a month ago it was identified in China, the world’s largest producer of pork. The U.S. pork industry is highly vulnerable, as it imports large amounts of products from China that may be contaminated […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Geneva, Switzerland and Boston, MA – October 9, 2018 – ObsEva SA (NASDAQ: OBSV / SIX: OBSN), a Swiss clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for serious conditions that compromise a woman’s reproductive health and pregnancy, today announced that IMPLANT 2 Phase 3 clinical data of its […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A new “metal-coordinated” drug-delivery technology potentially could be used to supplement the standard therapy for hypothyroidism, which affects nearly 10 million Americans, and many more patients worldwide, according to results of a study published in the journal Thyroid this month. Researchers at Rush University Medical Center have been pursuing an improved treatment for […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Two Arizona State University professors are among the first recipients of Somatic Cell Genome Editing (SCGE) grants from the National Institutes of Health Common Fund. The $2,600,000, five-year grant will fund the first study of the genome editing technology CRISPR to be used on a “human liver on-a-chip” platform. The SCGE program, launched […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Premature birth is the leading cause of infant death and disability in the U.S., and costs billions in dollars and heartache every year. Now, University of Connecticut researchers report in Reproductive Sciences a potential treatment that could stop many cases of premature labor and birth in their tracks. UConn Health’s Christopher Nold, an […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Home News New Drug Applications FDA Issues a Complete Response Letter to Acacia Pharma for Barhemsys Treatment for Nausea/Vomiting — Postoperative FDA Issues a Complete Response Letter to Acacia Pharma for Barhemsys Cambridge, UK and Indianapolis, US – 8 October 2018: Acacia Pharma Group plc (“Acacia Pharma”), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercialising […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Physical exercise can reduce the risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease even in children, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. In a two-year follow-up of primary school children, sedentary behavior increased the accumulation of risk factors, whereas increasing the amount of vigorous exercise reduced it. This […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Myocardial infarction (MI) is one of the most common causes of death in the Western world. Typically, MI is caused by the blockage of a coronary artery by an atherosclerotic plaque: as the oxygen supply of the heart drops, cell death occurs. If the patient is hospitalized and the oxygen supply of the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF TDFs induce greater osteogenic differentiation than human osteoblast-like cells A) Osteogenesis-related morphological changes of different cell types, B) ALP levels and C) calcium assays were significantly higher for TDFs, confirming greater osteogenic ability compared with diverse osteoblast-like cells. Credit: Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/ s41598-018-32946-6 Additional concerns of the emergence of cancer cell-like features […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Does fast food contribute to depression? Can a healthy diet combat mental illness? In an unusual experiment, James Cook University researchers in Australia have found that among Torres Strait Islander people the amount of fish and processed food eaten is related to depression. A JCU research team led by Professors Zoltan Sarnyai and […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF In an investigation of head impact burden and change in neurocognitive function during a season of youth football, researchers find that sub-concussive impacts are not correlated with worsening performance in neurocognitive function. Each year, more than 3 million children in primary and high school play tackle football in the United States. Growing concern […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The young man held the medication in his hand — and considered using it to end his life. But then he “put it down and said, ‘No. I need help,’” before heading to a Laredo, Texas, emergency room, said Kimberly Gallegos, who at the time earlier this year was a mobile crisis worker […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Purdue University researchers are testing whether a simple light-emitting diode array that is safe to use on human skin can be used to inactivate methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, one of six ‘high priority’ pathogens that the World Health Organization has identified as an imminent threat to public health. Here the light shines […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Tamara Strauss has been living with high-grade, stage IV pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer for more than three years. Current treatments, although effective for her, are highly toxic. Tamara enrolled in a first-of-its-kind, pilot study at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health to test a personalized vaccine using her unique cancer mutations to […]Continue Reading ...
- Andrea Califano and Jordan Orange Elected to National Academy of Medicine
- The impending risk of African Swine Fever Virus
- Researchers develop comprehensive molecular atlas of postnatal mouse heart development
- ObsEva SA Presents Clinical Data from Phase III IMPLANT 2 Trial of Nolasiban in IVF at the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Annual Meeting
- Engineering teratoma-derived fibroblasts to enhance osteogenesis
- Lab study shows effectiveness of potential therapy for treatment-resistant hypothyroidism
- JCU study firms up association between diet and depression
- Researchers to study the use of CRISPR on human liver on-a-chip platform
- Sub-concussive impacts not associated with decline in neurocognitive function
- Researchers find potential treatment to halt premature labor and birth
- As U.S. suicides rates rise, Hispanics show relative immunity
- FDA Issues a Complete Response Letter to Acacia Pharma for Barhemsys
- Photoactive bacteria bait may help in fight against MRSA infections
- Increasing vigorous exercise reduces risk factors of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease in children
- First-of-its-kind study to test a personalized vaccine in cancer patient
- Extension trial assesses benefit of switching from flash monitoring to RT-CGM for hypoglycemia
- Half of parents say young children are afraid of doctor’s visits
- Study shows how fingerprint-based drug screening works on the living and deceased
- Study reveals potential to monitor progression of Alzheimer’s disease by measuring brain antioxidant levels
- FDA Approves Xarelto to Reduce the Risk of Major Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Chronic Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) or Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)