Download PDF May 24, 2018 Researchers at Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) and the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found that taking a specially formulated antioxidant-enriched multivitamin may decrease respiratory illnesses in people with cystic fibrosis (CF). The study, which was recently published online in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 24, 2018 Researchers in the School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences have found that patients prescribed any of the 12 most commonly used antidepressants were 21% more likely to experience an episode of gain weight than those not taking the drugs, after adjusting for other factors which might affect this result. […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 24, 2018 A first-of-its-kind study has found that seniors who are insured by Medicaid are less likely to survive in a nursing home after an ICU stay than seniors covered by Medicare and commercial insurance. The study was presented at the 2018 American Thoracic Society International Conference. “Our most significant finding was […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF By Dr Ananya Mandal, MDMay 22, 2018 Despite the fact that health in general globally is facing several challenges including antibiotic resistance, lack of accessible and affordable health care, rise of chronic and untreatable diseases such as dementia, there is a ray of hope in the advent of technology in healthcare. Image Credit: […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF By Sally Robertson, BScMay 24, 2018 A new study from the University of Sussex has revealed an association between depression and faster brain aging. Credit: Andrii Vodolazhskyi/Shutterstock.com Scientists have previously shown that the risk of dementia in later life is higher among people with depression or anxiety, but this is the first study […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 24, 2018 Mutations to the protein tau, commonly associated with neurodegenerative disorders, may serve as a novel risk factor for cancer, according to results published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. “Our study revealed that the presence of tau mutations raises the risk of developing cancer,” […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF In this photo taken Monday, May 14, 2018, members of a Red Cross team don protective clothing before heading out to look for suspected victims of Ebola, in Mbandaka, Congo. Congo’s Ebola outbreak has spread to Mbandaka, a crossroads city of more than 1 million people, in a troubling turn that marks one […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 23, 2018 One in five parents did not feel that their child with food allergy was safe while at school, according to results of a national survey published in BMC Pediatrics. While most of the 289 parents surveyed reported that their child’s school had implemented at least one food allergy policy, they […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF buprenorphine Treatment for Pain INSYS Therapeutics Confirms Outcome of FDA Advisory Committee Meeting on Buprenorphine Sublingual Spray PHOENIX, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSY), a leader in the development, manufacture and commercialization of pharmaceutical cannabinoids and spray technology, confirmed today that an expert panel convened by the U.S. Food […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 23, 2018 A new study by Brown University epidemiologists found that children on the threshold of obesity or overweight in the first two years of life had lower perceptual reasoning and working memory scores than lean children when tested at ages five and eight. The study also indicated that IQ scores may […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 23, 2018 According to the World Health Organization, over 216 million people were infected with malaria in 2016, and 445,000 individuals died from the disease. The key to solving this health crisis is early-stage diagnosis when malaria therapeutics are most effective. A new prototype for a portable instrument capable early-stage malaria detection […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 18, 2018 Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have deployed a novel infrared (IR) microscope with quantum cascade lasers in order to analyze tissue samples taken during routine clinical procedures for colorectal cancer diagnosis. The FTIR (fourier transform infrared) microscope used to date had not yet established itself as a diagnostic tool in hospitals, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Sun Pharma Announces FDA Approval of Yonsa (abiraterone acetate) to Treat Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer MUMBAI & PRINCETON, N.J. & KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. May 23, 2018 –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and includes its subsidiaries and/or associate companies) and Churchill Pharmaceuticals, LLC. (Churchill) today announced that one of Sun Pharma’s wholly owned […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 24, 2018 What happens to the human retina at the cellular level when it’s exposed to the hyperglycemic conditions of diabetes? No known imaging technique has been able to show such biochemical changes – until now. Located in the back of the eye, the retina’s layers of cells convert incoming light into […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 23, 2018 Portland State University researchers who published an article three years ago in the New England Journal of Medicine about the presence of previously undiscovered forms of formaldehyde in e-cigarette vapor revisited their research and found that formaldehyde risks were even higher than they originally thought. The 2015 study by PSU […]Continue Reading ...
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