Download PDF July 20, 2018 Predicting genes that can cause disease due to the production of truncated or altered proteins that take on a new or different function, rather than those that lose their function, is now possible thanks to an international team of researchers, including researchers from Baylor College of Medicine, that has developed […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — A new study involving mice raises another concern about the danger of e-cigarettes in humans after experiments showed that short-term exposure to the device’s vapors appeared to increase the risk of clot formation. A higher risk of clots forming can lead to a greater chance […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 20, 2018 Elementary cytoskeleton protein is different in parasites and represents a starting point for a possible new therapy against malaria infections. Researchers from the Heidelberg University Hospital, the Centre for Molecular Biology at the University of Heidelberg (ZMBH), and the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) have published these findings in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The results of two studies presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) investigate joint replacement procedures in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. The first study demonstrates that joint replacement procedures have significantly reduced in RA patients in the past decade and the second investigates the impact of biologic therapies on […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 20, 2018 University of Kentucky health communication researcher Don Helme is partnering with the Kentucky Attorney General’s office to gauge public opinion on a new drug deactivation pouch, part of a larger effort to develop solutions to the state’s opioid epidemic. Last September Helme, an associate professor in the Department of Communication […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Pictured is the control (upper left) in the mouse model of AD with varying levels of the deleted gene (other three panels). Note that Aβ; plaques (green) were fewer as the percent of the deletion (ΔUTR) increased. Scale bar: 1 mm. Credit: RIKEN National Science Institute Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Brain […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 20, 2018 People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment, and were more likely to die as a result, according to researchers from Yale Cancer Center and the Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research Center (COPPER) at […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 20, 2018 Recurrent injury rates were six times higher in girls’ soccer and nearly three times higher in girls’ basketball in schools without athletic trainers Availability of a full-time certified athletic trainer in high school reduces overall and recurrent injury rates in girls who play on the soccer or basketball team, according […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF New study led by UCI’s Sabrina E. B. Schuck, PhD, MA, executive director of the UCI Child Development Center and assistant professor in residence in the Department of Pediatrics at UCI School of Medicine, finds therapy dogs to be effective in reducing the symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. Credit: University […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 19, 2018 The mutated and aggregated protein FUS is implicated in two neurodegenerative diseases: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD). Using a newly developed fruit fly model, researchers led by prof. Ludo Van Den Bosch (VIB-KU Leuven) have zoomed in on the protein structure of FUS to gain more […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 20, 2018 With increased use of antibiotics worldwide linked to growing antibiotic resistance, a world-first study co-authored by a QUT researcher has highlighted the growing impact of non-prescription supply of antibiotics in community pharmacies, and the urgent need for better enforcement of laws. Global access to antibiotics without prescription in community pharmacies: […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 16, 2018 — Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCE) announced today that Pfizer initiated a Phase 3 open-label, multi-center, lead-in study (NCT03587116) to evaluate the efficacy and safety of current factor IX prophylaxis replacement therapy in the usual care setting. The factor IX prophylaxis efficacy data obtained in the lead-in study […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 18, 2018 A study led by Dr Mark Ashworth, Dr Maria Kordowicz and Professor Judith Green, School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences, reveals the complex reasons that patients develop multiple, long-term conditions in urban areas. Long-term conditions like coronary heart disease, diabetes and COPD are normally defined as having no cure […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 20, 2018 Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that attacks and destroys a structure known as the “myelin sheath”, whose integrity is indispensable for the brain and spinal cord to function properly. Current treatment of Multiple Sclerosis is based on modulating the activity of the immune system or preventing its cells from […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF FDA Approves Krintafel (tafenoquine) for the Radical Cure of Plasmodium vivax Malaria London UK; Philadelphia US; Geneva, Switzerland – July 20, 2018 — GSK and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved, under Priority Review, single-dose Krintafel (tafenoquine) for the radical cure […]Continue Reading ...
- Novel tool predicts genes that cause disease due to production of truncated proteins
- AHA: Vaping Tied to Blood Clots — in Mice
- Study finds therapy dogs effective in reducing symptoms of ADHD
- Scientists find reason why malarial parasites are faster than immune cells
- Researchers gain more insight into how FUS protein causes ALS and FTLD
- Frequency of joint replacements halved in rheumatoid arthritis patients between 1997-2010
- QUT researcher highlights growing impact of non-prescription antibiotics supply in pharmacies
- UK health communication researcher seeks solutions for disposing leftover medicine
- Pfizer Initiates Pivotal Phase 3 Program for Investigational Hemophilia B Gene Therapy Fidanacogene Elaparvovec
- Mutation discovered to protect against Alzheimer’s disease in mice
- Researchers reveal how patients in urban areas develop multiple, long-term conditions
- Replacing conventional cancer treatment with complementary therapy linked to increased risk of death
- Study uncovers molecular key for delaying progression of multiple sclerosis
- Availability of athletic trainer in high school reduces injury rates in girls’ sports, shows study
- FDA Approves Krintafel (tafenoquine) for the Radical Cure of Plasmodium vivax Malaria
- Novel nuclear medicine probe will help assess new drugs for neurodegenerative diseases
- Physical activity even during exposure to air pollution can reduce risk of heart attack
- Scientists discover protein regulator of myelin production
- Sleep disturbances associated with higher dementia risk
- Scientists move one step further in developing eye drops to treat age-related macular degeneration