Download PDF July 20, 2018 Forget vegetables with dull colors and fuzzy skin or fruits that lack of flavor–the produce aisle of the future could offer plant products that are designed for creative cooks and fussy eaters. In a review article published July 19 in the journal Trends in Plant Science, two food researchers describe […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 23, 2018 Pfizer Inc. today announced that the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved NIVESTYM™ (filgrastim-aafi), a biosimilar to Neupogen (filgrastim), for all eligible indications of the reference product. “The FDA approval of NIVESTYM marks an important step in helping expand access to critical treatment options for patients […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE) July 12, 2018 –Vaxart, Inc. (Nasdaq:VXRT), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing oral recombinant vaccines that are administered by tablet rather than by injection, today announced publication of the comprehensive results of the previously disclosed Phase 1 clinical trial with its norovirus oral tablet vaccine in the Journal of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 23, 2018 As treatment for early stage breast cancer becomes less extensive and more precise, a new concern is surfacing: Cancer takes an enormous toll financially on many people. A new study led by researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center finds many patients are concerned about the financial impact […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 23, 2018 Published in today’s Medical Journal of Australia, the study of 2898 patients (2183 men, 715 women) reveals that six months after hospital discharge, death rates and serious adverse cardiovascular events in women presenting with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) in the past decade were more than double the rates seen in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The synthetic tooth enamel (pictured here) was two times harder than the softened control enamel. Credit: Janet Moradian-Oldak Dental cavities are the leading source of disability and pain: They affect 35 percent of the world’s population, with an economic impact in the hundreds of billions of dollars. Still, the methods for treating cavities […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 20, 2018 In a perspective published in the July 20 issue of Science, Neal Stewart and his University of Tennessee coauthors explore the future of houseplants as aesthetically pleasing and functional sirens of home health. The idea is to genetically engineer house plants to serve as subtle alarms that something is amiss […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Credit: CC0 Public Domain Heart defects are the most common type of birth defect, and can be caused by mutations in the gene CHD4. Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have now revealed key molecular details of how CHD4 mutations lead to heart defects. The team, in their study published in Proceedings […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 23, 2018 What are the most aggressive chemical products for the environment? What areas of the planet have more pollutants? Can we detect toxic products which are hard to identify? How can we protect biodiversity and natural ecosystems better? Degradation of the environment and natural resources, the loss of biodiversity, impacts on […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF July 23, 2018 A recent study in North Carolina found that in the first two weeks after being released from prison, former inmates were 40 times more likely to die of an opioid overdose than someone in the general population. When restricted to heroin overdoses only, formerly incarcerated individuals’ likelihood of overdose death […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 23, 2018 Many technology companies are working on artificial intelligence systems that can analyze medical data to help diagnose or treat health problems. Such systems raise the question of whether this kind of technology can perform as well as a human doctor. A new study from MIT computer scientists suggests that human […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 20, 2018 Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers have developed the world’s first blood test capable of detecting melanoma in its early stages, a breakthrough that will save thousands of lives, as well as millions of dollars for the health system. In a trial involving 105 people with melanoma and 104 healthy controls, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 — Anesthesia care team composition is not associated with surgical outcomes, according to a study recently published in Anesthesiology. Eric C. Sun, M.D., Ph.D., from Stanford University in California, and colleagues retrospectively analyzed national claims data for 443,098 publicly insured elderly patients (aged 65 to 89 years) who underwent […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 20, 2018 A diet and exercise regime for high-risk obese pregnant women, whilst effective in promoting a healthy lifestyle, does not prevent gestational diabetes, finds a study led by King’s College London. The findings, published in the Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, suggest that programmes promoting healthy behaviours are unlikely to be effective […]Continue Reading ...
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