Download PDF March 22, 2018 Researchers from Valencia’s UCH CEU University have developed ocular inserts which allow a patient’s cornea to absorb more antibiotics than current methods The anatomic and physiologic structure of the eyes constitutes by itself an important barrier when administering medicine. The amount of medicine that passes through the cornea by applying […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 22, 2018 Audience: Risk Manager, Surgery, Neurology, Nursing [Posted 03/22/2018] ISSUE: The FDA is providing preliminary information about the potential for unintended heating and patient injury with use of the Monteris Medical NeuroBlate probe, which is part of the NeuroBlate System, and bringing to your attention a Class I recall for the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Michael Naish from Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Western and Ana Luisa Trejos from Electrical and Computer Engineering at Western examine a prototype of a wearable tremor suppression glove modeled by Western doctoral student Yue Zhou, who 3D-printed its key components. Credit: Paul Mayne A new prototype for wearable tremor suppression gloves has […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 21, 2018 An international team of researchers found how cancer cells respond to DNA damage signaling when in low oxygen, or hypoxia. Through comprehensive gene expression analyses, the team determined how one family of genes controls DNA damage response, as well as how it weakens the effectiveness of anticancer therapies. Our bodies […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF MONDAY, March 19, 2018 — You might think that glass of wine or beer helps you relax at the end of a long day, but researchers report that it actually makes your heart race. And the more you drink, the faster your heart beats. To come to that conclusion, German doctors monitored the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Credit: CC0 Public Domain Tired of nagging your spouse to lose a few pounds? You might get better results by going on a diet yourself. Health experts have seen that the weight status of couples tends to move in sync. It is often similar when they get married, and if one partner gains […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 22, 2018 A new genetic cause of corneal dystrophy has been discovered with funding from Fight for Sight by researchers at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital London, in collaboration with colleagues in the Czech Republic. Corneal endothelial dystrophies are a group of inherited eye disorders which affect the endothelium, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF No, being thin doesn’t mean you can live off junk food. Credit: www.shutterstock.com We all have that one friend whose eating habits and body shape simply don’t add up. While enjoying the unhealthiest of meals and a sedentary lifestyle, somehow they effortlessly retain a slender figure. At first glance we may assume these […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Note that some links may require subscriptions. In mounting a major randomized trial of alcohol’s health effects, NIH officials reached out to the beverage industry for funding, the New York Times found. And another big NIH trial, dubbed ISCHEMIA, is also stirring controversy after leaders instituted a late change to the primary endpoint, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 21, 2018 Immune cells called microglia can completely repopulate themselves in the retina after being nearly eliminated, according to a new study in mice from scientists at the National Eye Institute (NEI). The cells also re-establish their normal organization and function. The findings point to potential therapies for controlling inflammation and slowing […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 22, 2018 Taking menopausal hormone therapy soon after menopause to relieve symptoms may also benefit the brain, according to a study published in the March 21, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “We found that one form of menopausal hormone therapy taken soon after […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF For reasons that are unclear to me, ICD-10 was foisted on physicians in 2015 and mandated by CMS. Now, when classifying heart failure one is consistently badgered by hospital coding monitors to specify whether a patient has systolic heart failure (HF), diastolic HF — I50.3 (diastolic [congestive] HF) — or combined systolic and […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 22, 2018 Neem Biotech, a Wales-based R&D biotech working in the field of novel antimicrobial drug development, announced today that it will be presenting results of its ongoing development work into the impact of NX-AS-401, its lead candidate,on biofilms in chronic cystic fibrosis lung infections at the 15th European Cystic Fibrosis Basic […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF CHICAGO – A hearty breakfast, a medium lunch, and a light dinner might be the eating plan that can help diabetics reduce their dependence on insulin, researchers suggested here. After 3 months on the big breakfast diet, patients who ate a high energy breakfast and had two smaller meals lost 11 pounds and […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 21, 2018 The nation’s overall cardiovascular health worsened from 1988 to 2014, with disparities among racial and ethnic groups dropping slightly. But the reduction in disparities was due to worsening health among whites — not improvements among African-Americans and Mexican-Americans, a new UCLA-led study suggests. “The reason for the reduction in disparities […]Continue Reading ...
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