London UK; Philadelphia US; Geneva Switzerland – January 16, 2019 — GSK and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) today announced the publication of positive results from two phase III studies of single-dose tafenoquine for the radical cure (prevention of relapse) of Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax) malaria in The New England Journal of Medicine. Headline results […]Continue Reading ...
A Rutgers study has found a significant increase in head and neck cancers among workers and volunteers who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC), pointing to newly emerging risks that require ongoing monitoring and treatment of those who were exposed during the initial response. The study, which is the […]Continue Reading ...
Chaos in bodily regulation can optimize our immune system according to a recent discovery made by researchers at the University of Copenhagen’s Niels Bohr Institute. The discovery may prove to be of great significance for avoiding serious diseases such as cancer and diabetes. Wide gaps exist in our understanding of how the immune system works […]Continue Reading ...
And 60 minutes of daily physical activity was associated with the best chance of reaching 90 for women Body size-height and weight- may influence women’s lifespan far more than it does men’s, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. And while physical activity is linked to longer lifespans in both […]Continue Reading ...
A team of scientists from Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (MSMU) together with their colleagues described a number of genetic mutations causing Usher syndrome (inherited deaf-blindness) A team of scientists from Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (MSMU) together with their colleagues from leading scientific centers of Moscow and India described a number of […]Continue Reading ...
January 22, 2019 Audience: Consumer, Health Professional, Pharmacy. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is expanding its voluntary recall from 10 lots of Losartan potassium tablets USP to include 6 lots of Losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets, USP, to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in an active pharmaceutical […]Continue Reading ...
We have been advised to take a light dinner and leave a gap of at least two hours between dinner and bed time in order to maintain a healthy body weight. Now, new research suggests that this is not really necessary. The study results appear in the latest issue of the journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention […]Continue Reading ...
Jan 22 2019 A protein-secreting device implanted into the hippocampus of epileptic rats reduces seizures by 93 percent in three months, finds preclinical research published in JNeurosci. These results support ongoing development of this technology and its potential translation into a new treatment for epilepsy. Motivated by an unmet need for effective and well-tolerated epilepsy […]Continue Reading ...
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Emory University School of Medicine found that a diet low in free sugars (those added to foods and beverages and occurring naturally in fruit juices) resulted in significant improvement in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in adolescent boys. The study published in the January […]Continue Reading ...
Brief, text-based, self-administered exercises can significantly increase in-the-moment happiness for adults recovering from substance use disorders, report researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Recovery Research Institute. The study, published online in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, is the first of its kind to test whether positive psychology exercises boost happiness in persons recovering […]Continue Reading ...
University of Alberta professor Robert Campbell has led the development of a near-infrared fluorescent indicator for visualizing activity in neurons. A new, groundbreaking tool for visualizing neural activity has implications for understanding brain functions and disorders, according to new research by University of Alberta scientists and a team of international collaborators. The tool, named NIR-GECO1, […]Continue Reading ...
Like many cities across the country, Cincinnati has been rocked by the opioid epidemic, with an ever-fluctuating range of 50 to 80 overdoses per week across the Tristate. Many of those victims are revived by the overdose reversal medication, naloxone, which has proven to be a crucial lifesaving tool during this crisis. Claudia B. Rebola, […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Research investigating how the brain responds to visual patterns in people with autism has shown that sensory responses change between childhood and adulthood. The differences observed between adult and young people mimicked those seen in a strain of fruit flies that had a genetic change associated with autism and other developmental […]Continue Reading ...
A UK survey of more than 2,000 young women has shown that many delay or avoid having a smear test due to feeling scared, vulnerable, embarrassed or not being in control. Image Point Fr | Shutterstock The survey, which was conducted by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, also revealed that many women are put off by […]Continue Reading ...
The reintroduction program for the green turtle in the Cayman Islands is crucial in order to recover this species, which are threatened by the effects of human overexploitation, according to a study published in the journal Molecular Ecology and led by the experts Marta Pascual and Carlos Carreras, from the Evolutionary Genetics laboratory of the […]Continue Reading ...
- Two Positive Phase III studies of Tafenoquine for the Radical Cure of Plasmodium vivax Malaria Published in The New England Journal of Medicine
- World Trade Center responders at increased risk for head and neck cancers
- Low-sugar diet leads to significant improvement in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in boys
- Chaos in bodily regulation can optimize our immune system, finds study
- Short, text-based exercises can increase happiness for adults recovering from substance use disorders
- Body size may have greater influence on women’s lifespan than men
- Groundbreaking tool helps visualize neuronal activity with near-infrared light
- Scientists discover new genetic mutations causing inherited deaf-blindness
- UC team designs new naloxone-dispensing smart device
- Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP and Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP
- Brain activity shows development of visual sensitivity in autism
- Two hour gap between dinner and sleep is overrated says Japanese research
- Fear and embarrassment are causing smear test numbers to plummet
- Protein-secreting device implanted in epileptic rats reduces seizures, improves cognition
- Reintroduction project recovers current wild population of green turtle in Cayman Islands
- Cancer survivors face greater financial burden related to medical bills
- PSA screening reduces prostate cancer deaths by 30%
- LSTM receives grant to help improve health of people living in informal settlements
- Hemochromatosis Mutation Linked to Other Morbidity
- Why early diagnosis of autism should lead to early intervention