January 23, 2017 at 10:03 PM Malignant melanoma is the fastest-growing type of cancer and the most fatal skin disease. Sandra Iden and her team at the Cluster of Excellence on Aging Research (CECAD) at the University of Cologne investigated the influence of the surrounding tissue on the formation and growth of tumor cells. Their […]Continue Reading ...
May 29, 2012 at 8:30 AM Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NasdaqGS: SPPI), a biotechnology company with fully integrated commercial and drug development operations with a primary focus in oncology and hematology, today announced the initiation of patient enrollment in a Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating the safety and tolerability of RenaZorb® (also referred to as SPI-014) in […]Continue Reading ...
November 6, 2014 at 5:45 AM Although gluten-free foods are trendy among the health-conscious, they are necessary for those with celiac disease. But gluten, the primary trigger for health problems in these patients, may not be the only culprit. Scientists are reporting in ACS’ Journal of Proteome Research that people with the disease also have […]Continue Reading ...
September 27, 2016 at 6:48 PM New research offers unprecedented insights into the causes of childhood diarrhea, the second-leading cause of death of children worldwide, and suggests that the role of pathogens such as bacteria, viruses and parasites has been vastly underestimated. Until now, doctors have understood that a little more than half of childhood […]Continue Reading ...
September 21, 2013 at 4:36 AM If your child is having ‘little accidents’ in the middle of the night you may be relieved to know this is perfectly normal. Some children will wet the bed at night even after they are potty trained and remain dry throughout the day. Bedwetting is actually more common than […]Continue Reading ...
December 19, 2011 at 10:42 AM According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, poor economic conditions will limit growth of the European facial injectables market in 2011 and 2012 down to 2.5 percent per year, but the market will rebound strongly in 2013 and onward, reaching a rate […]Continue Reading ...
June 4, 2015 at 5:18 AM Not Enough and Too Much Are Often the Result, According to New Study Published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are often picky eaters, which can lead parents to suspect that their children might not be getting adequate amounts […]Continue Reading ...
December 10, 2012 at 9:07 AM According to a soon-to-be-published article in the Journal of Economic Entomology, commercial devices that produce ultrasound frequencies are NOT promising tools for repelling bed bugs Alternative means of controlling urban insect pests by using ultrasonic frequencies are available and marketed to the public. However, few of these devices have […]Continue Reading ...
December 16, 2008 at 10:17 PM With disease outbreaks linked to unpasteurized milk rising in the United States, a review published in the January 1, 2009 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases examines the dangers of drinking raw milk. Milk and dairy products are cornerstones of a healthy diet. However, if those products are consumed unpasteurized, […]Continue Reading ...
July 25, 2007 at 4:48 AM Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), more commonly known as acid reflux, affects 19.8 percent of adults in the United States (roughly 47.3 million people). Those who suffer from the disease can attest to the sometimes crippling discomfort it causes. Although medications and surgical options are available, increasingly, medical professionals are […]Continue Reading ...
November 11, 2016 at 6:07 AM There are more and more examples of the ways in which we can benefit from our bacteria. According to researcher Rolf Lood from Lund University in Sweden, this is true for the skin as well. He has shown that the most common bacteria on human skin secrete a protein […]Continue Reading ...
September 15, 2014 at 7:22 AM A powerful new antiseptic agent, called ozone nano-bubble water, holds promise for the treatment of periodontitis, or severe gum infections, according to research published in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials The study, published in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, by Shinichi Arakawa and […]Continue Reading ...
October 13, 2014 at 9:13 AM Concerns over human-insecticide exposure has stimulated the development of alternative bed bug control materials, and many essential oil-based pesticides and detergent insecticides have been developed in recent years. But how well do they work? To find out, researchers from Rutgers University evaluated the efficacy of nine essential oil-based products […]Continue Reading ...
November 23, 2016 at 12:38 PM Home-based telemental health for depression is well received by patients and delivers as good a quality of life as in-person visits, according to the results of a clinical trial in 241 depressed elderly veterans reported in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry by investigators at the Medical University of South […]Continue Reading ...
June 18, 2014 at 4:51 AM Symplmed announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review its New Drug Application (NDA) for investigational drug Prestalia®, the first single-pill, fixed-dose combination (FDC) of perindopril arginine and amlodipine besylate for the treatment of hypertension in the U.S. Symplmed filed the application under […]Continue Reading ...
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