Download PDF June 19, 2018 Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is offering a clinical trial targeting an advanced form of colorectal cancer with a combination vaccine/immunotherapy drug treatment. The standard way of treating colorectal cancer that has spread to the liver or has recurred is with a combination of chemotherapy and removal of the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 19, 2018 Researchers at the University of Waterloo may have discovered a new, pesticide-free way to limit mosquito populations in some area and reduce the spread of the West Nile virus. Waterloo researcher Brad Fedy discovered that introducing hungry minnows into bodies of water where mosquitoes breed results in the minnows feeding […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 19, 2018 Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR (the professional society for health economics and outcomes research), announced today the publication of a study introducing a novel strategy for obtaining reasonable drug cost estimates for US-based cost-effectiveness analyses. The report, A Transparent and Consistent Approach to Assess US Outpatient Drug […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Micrograph showing prostatic acinar adenocarcinoma (the most common form of prostate cancer) Credit: Wikipedia An international team of researchers including USC scientists has found scores of new genetic markers in DNA code that increase prostate cancer risk—powerful knowledge likely to prove useful to detect and prevent the disease. Focusing on DNA of more […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 19, 2018 Beginning today, all food in the United States must be made without trans fat, the culmination of a multiyear campaign to eradicate the harmful ingredient. In the 1990s, researchers began to link trans fat to health problems, including deadly high cholesterol. As the evidence began to accumulate, the U.S. Food […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 18, 2018 It’s the comparative silence between the firing spikes of neurons that tells what they are really up to, scientists report. “The brain appears to use these durations of silence to encrypt information,” Dr. Joe Z. Tsien, neuroscientist at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University says of his new […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 19, 2018 SetPoint Medical, a clinical-stage biomedical technology company developing bioelectronic therapy for chronic inflammatory diseases, announced positive long-term data for its first-in-human study using bioelectronic medicine for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Building on the positive 3-month results that were published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) in 2016, the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 18, 2018 Scientists report finding a potentially promising treatment target for aggressive and deadly high-grade brain cancers like glioblastoma. But they also say the current lack of a drug that hits the molecular target keeps it from being advanced for testing as a therapeutic strategy for patients with few treatment options. Publishing […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 19, 2018 Persistent psychological stress, which is widely recognized as a consequence of vision loss, is also a major contributor to its development and progression, according to a study now published in the EPMA Journal, the official journal of the European Association for Predictive, Preventive, and Personalized Medicine. Clinical practice implications of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 — It’s often said salt water is good for cuts. Or that sunscreen isn’t needed on cloudy days. But both are incorrect, says Isabel Valdez, a physician assistant and instructor of family medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. When you head outdoors this summer, you should be […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 19, 2018 A common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash could be contributing to antibiotic resistance, according to University of Queensland research. A study led by Dr Jianhua Guo from UQ’s Advanced Water Management Centre focused on triclosan, a compound used in more than 2000 personal care products. Dr Guo said while […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 19, 2018 Bacteria found in soil may harbor a potential game-changer for drug design. A new study by Scripps Research, published today in Nature Communications, suggests scientists could build better drugs by learning from bacteria-derived molecules called thiocarboxylic acids. The finding comes from Ben Shen, PhD, and his colleagues on the Florida […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Austrian researchers have discovered that a small number of patients taking targeted drugs known as Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors to treat myelofibrosis may develop aggressive lymphomas. They also speculate that screening for a preexisting B-cell clone before starting therapy may help prevent this side effect and potentially save lives, according to a study […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 19, 2018 Hypnosis could help to reduce the fear of medical procedures in children and young people with cancer. New research led by the University of Exeter found promising evidence that hypnosis can reduce the fear and worry associated with injections and other needle procedures, such as extracting bone marrow. Previous research […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 19, 2018 More than 115 Americans die every day of opioid overdose. Many more survive thanks to the antidote medication, naloxone. But a study out Monday finds that just 3 in 10 patients revived by an EMT or in an emergency room received the follow-up medication known to avoid another life-threatening event. […]Continue Reading ...
- Clinical trial targets metastatic colorectal cancer with new combination therapy
- Researchers discover pesticide-free way to limit mosquitoes and reduce spread of West Nile virus
- Persistent psychological stress contributes to development and progression of vision loss
- Study introduces novel strategy to obtain reasonable drug cost estimates for cost-effectiveness analyses
- Does Salt Water Help Your Cut? And Other Health Myths of Summer
- Scientists help identify genetic markers for prostate cancer in global DNA download
- Common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash could contribute to antibiotic resistance
- WHO launches multiyear campaign to eliminate use of trans fat
- Scientists could build better drugs by learning from bacteria-derived molecules
- Comparative silence between firing spikes of neurons reveals what they are really up to
- JAK inhibitors associated with aggressive lymphoma
- SetPoint announces positive long-term results of bioelectronic medicine to treat rheumatoid arthritis
- Hypnosis may help reduce fear, anxiety in children undergoing treatment for cancer
- Scientists point to potentially promising treatment target for deadly brain cancers
- After opioid overdose, only 30 percent get medicine to treat addiction
- Patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease over age 65 continue to derive benefit from DBS-f treatment
- Microbiotica partners with University of Adelaide to develop defined bacterial product for ulcerative colitis
- Paratek Presents New Analysis from Combined Phase 3 Skin Infection Studies Highlighting Efficacy of Omadacycline in Treating Drug Resistant S. aureus
- Autism is not linked to eating fish in pregnacy
- Scientists create universal assembly method to enhance cancer therapy and diagnostics