Download PDF November 21, 2017 Several cutting-edge treatments have become available in recent years to correct the debilitating chronic lung congestion associated with cystic fibrosis. While the new drugs are life-changing for some patients, they do not work for everyone. In a study published today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight, a team led […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 21, 2017 Inflammation processes are responsible for the failure of insulin production in diabetes patients. The patients’ own immune systems can contribute to treatment of this disease: researchers at the University of Basel and University Hospital Basel have found a feedback mechanism that could help maintain insulin production in overweight sufferers, as […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 20, 2017 The Food and Drug Administration last month sent criminal investigation agents with search warrants into nine storefronts across Central Florida that help customers order drugs from pharmacies in Canada and overseas at big discounts. The agents notified the store owners that importing drugs from foreign countries is illegal and that […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Immunostaining of a developing neuroretina (red) surrounding the lens (nuclei in yellow). F-actin-expressing cells are in green. Credit: Northwestern University Guillermo Oliver, PhD, the Thomas D. Spies Professor of Lymphatic Metabolism, recently published two studies related to the eye, one on retinal formation and the other on the genetics behind glaucoma. Oliver was […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 21, 2017 A new simple test that helps predicts which people with type 2 diabetes will benefit most from weight loss surgery has been developed by a UCL-led team. The study, published today in Diabetic Medicine, also reports that keeping the weight off after bariatric surgery is more important than which type […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 21, 2017 New treatments for dry eye disease that deliver lipids to the ocular surface are designed to more closely mimic the important tear film lipid layer at the air-water interface in the eye. The range and effectiveness of lipid-based products to treat dry eye disease, including liposome lid sprays, emulsion eye […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 — To make someone feel loved, a small gesture might be best, a new study suggests. When Americans were asked what makes them feel loved, things such as showing compassion or snuggling with a child were tops. The least effective measures? Controlling behaviors, such as wanting to know where […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Left retina with blot hemorrhages and scar tissue from diabetic retinopathy. Credit: M. Elizabeth Hartnett, M.D. For millions of Americans, their world is dissolving into an unrecognizable blur. Diabetic retinopathy is an eye disease affecting one-third of the estimated 30 million Americans who struggle with diabetes. As the patients’ vision slowly fades, it […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 20, 2017 Researchers from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) have significantly improved the efficiency, resolution, and speed of a light-sheet microscope, by using a simple mirror technique and not-so-easy computational analysis, with a wide range of applications for better imaging of embryos and live cells. Credit: lostkabab/ Shutterstock.com Hari Shroff, from the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Home › News › FDA Alerts › Limbrel Capsules by Primus Pharmaceuticals: FDA Advisory – Linked to Potentially Life-Threatening Health Problems November 21, 2017 Audience: Consumer, Health Professional ISSUE: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating serious adverse events involving Limbrel, a product in capsule form currently being marketed as a medical […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 21, 2017 A new study conducted at Purdue University suggests that small vibrating sensors or microelectromechanical resonators can be used to identify biological markers in small amounts of blood. This method is expected to be useful for detecting a myriad of diseases, infections, and different medical conditions in their early stages. Credit: […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 21, 2017 Malaria parasites, although widespread among wild chimpanzees and gorillas, have not been detected in bonobos, a chimp cousin. Reasoning that previous studies may have missed infected bonobo populations, a team led by Beatrice Hahn, MD, a professor of Microbiology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 21, 2017 A pioneering European research project aims to lead to new diagnostic tests to assess patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and identify those most at risk for developing severe inflammation and liver scarring. Liver Investigation: Testing Marker Utility in Steatohepatitis (LITMUS) funded by the European Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) — New research confirms that breast-feeding for two to four months of a newborn’s life can significantly reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). But the study also found moms don’t need to breast-feed exclusively to reap that benefit. Even partial breast-feeding will do, the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 21, 2017 Purdue University researchers have found a method of identifying biological markers in small amounts of blood that they believe could be used to detect a myriad of diseases, infections and different medical conditions at early stages. Jeffrey Rhoads, a professor in Purdue’s School of Mechanical Engineering; George Chiu, a professor […]Continue Reading ...
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