Download PDF August 17, 2018 Major Natalie Taylor, a member of the British Army’s six-strong female team to cross Antarctica unassisted, will share insights into the 61-day expedition with visitors at Medical Innovation 2018. The Ice Maiden showcase will unveil the state-of-the-start physiological monitoring sensor technology used to measure the team’s heart rate, respiration and […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 20, 2018 Harbour BioMed today announced it has entered into an exclusive strategic partnership with Sichuan Kelun-Biotech Biopharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Kelun-Biotech) to develop and commercialize A167, an anti-PD-L1 antibody in Phase 2 clinical development, worldwide outside of the Greater China region. The companies will also collaborate in developing combination therapies of A167 […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 14, 2018 Hundreds of polymers which kill drug-resistant superbugs in novel ways could be produced and tested using light using a novel method developed at the University of Warwick. The new methodology may help identify antimicrobials for a range of applications from personal care to coatings. Researchers from the Department of Chemistry […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 20, 2018 Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a set of painful conditions that can cause severe diarrhea and fatigue. Treatments can include medications and surgery. But now researchers report that a simple dietary intervention could mitigate colonic inflammation and improve gut health. In this case, a strawberry -; or rather, less than […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Credit: University of California, San Francisco A national clinical trial testing a smoking cessation intervention for young adults that was conducted entirely on Facebook has found that smokers are 2.5 times more likely to quit after three months with the Facebook-based treatment than if they were referred to an online quit-smoking program. It […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDFMost people are healthy, at least most of the time. Why that is has always captivated Jordan Orange, MD, PhD, the new chair of pediatrics at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. “I do not come from a family of physicians and scientists, and I thought the best way to answer the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 20, 2018 Nearly 700 million people suffer from mosquito-borne diseases -; such as malaria, West Nile, Zika and dengue fever -; each year, resulting in more than 1 million deaths. Increasingly, many species of mosquitoes have become resistant to the popular pyrethroid-based insecticides. Today, researchers report a new class of mosquito repellents […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The in-lab 3D printing system: a) the mechanical-extrusion system developed in-house mounted to the multi-arm bioprinter, b) thermal images obtained during the extrusion deposition with FLIR (forward looking infrared) camera to detect the temperature range during polymer fabrication. Credit: Journal of Materials Research (2018). DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2018.111 When skeletal defects are unable to heal […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 20, 2018 Dr. Michael Holick’s enthusiasm for vitamin D can be fairly described as extreme. The Boston University endocrinologist, who perhaps more than anyone else is responsible for creating a billion-dollar vitamin D sales and testing juggernaut, elevates his own levels of the stuff with supplements and fortified milk. When he bikes […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 20, 2018 A unique pain program is helping complex surgical patients wean off opioids safely and effectively, while offering alternative ways to cope with their pain and improve how they function. A study following 251 surgical patients at risk of developing chronic pain or persistent opioid use at Toronto General Hospital (TG), […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Treatment for Seizure Clusters FDA Accepts New Drug Application (NDA) to Review Midazolam Nasal Spray, an Investigational Product for the Acute Treatment of Seizure Clusters Brussels (Belgium) & Atlanta Georgia, August 13th 07:00 (CEST): UCB today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the filing of a New Drug […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A blood test can predict which patients with a type of cancer called diffuse large B cell lymphoma are likely to respond positively to initial therapy and which are likely to need more aggressive treatment, according to a multicenter study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The study validates […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 20, 2018 Assay may enhance both sarcoma diagnosis and treatment through its ability to analyze multiple target genes simultaneously and identify new fusion partners, reports The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics Sarcomas are rare tumors that are often misdiagnosed. Specific recurrent chromosomal rearrangements, known as translocations, can serve as essential diagnostic markers and […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 — After the expanded coverage provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were implemented in 2014, self-employed individuals and wage earners without employer-sponsored health coverage offers had coverage gains equal to or greater than those of people not employed, according to a report published in the August issue of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 20, 2018 More than half of the severe listeriosis cases in the European Union belong to clusters, many of which are not being picked up fast enough by the current surveillance system, suggests a new article published in Eurosurveillance. The large-scale study looked into listeriosis epidemiology through whole genome sequencing and found […]Continue Reading ...
- Medicine on the front line to be presented at Medical Innovation 2018
- Harbour Biomed and Kelun-Biotech collaborate to develop, commercialize anti-PD-L1 antibody
- The man who sold America on vitamin D — and profited in the process
- Finding the light in antimicrobials
- Unique pain program helps surgical patients wean off opioids safely and effectively
- Strawberries could mitigate colonic inflammation
- FDA Accepts New Drug Application (NDA) to Review Midazolam Nasal Spray, an Investigational Product for the Acute Treatment of Seizure Clusters
- Using Facebook to help young adults quit smoking
- ‘Liquid biopsy’ predicts lymphoma therapy success within days | News Center
- 5 Questions with Jordan Orange, Chair of Pediatrics
- New assay may help improve both sarcoma diagnosis and treatment
- New class of insect repellents to fight against mosquito-borne diseases
- ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance
- 3-D printed biomaterials for bone tissue engineering
- Current surveillance system does not quickly pick up most listeriosis cases in the EU, study reveals
- Prenatal exposure to acute stress can affect cognitive function in children of low-income households
- New study examines scope of state policies targeting drug use by pregnant women
- Researchers find long-term structural, functional brain abnormalities in individuals with AUDs
- Shortage of insurance fraud cops sparks campaign debate
- Researchers find STAT3 as therapeutic target for chronic active EBV infection