Download PDF Credit: CC0 Public Domain Tired of nagging your spouse to lose a few pounds? You might get better results by going on a diet yourself. Health experts have seen that the weight status of couples tends to move in sync. It is often similar when they get married, and if one partner gains […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 22, 2018 Neem Biotech, a Wales-based R&D biotech working in the field of novel antimicrobial drug development, announced today that it will be presenting results of its ongoing development work into the impact of NX-AS-401, its lead candidate,on biofilms in chronic cystic fibrosis lung infections at the 15th European Cystic Fibrosis Basic […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF CHICAGO – A hearty breakfast, a medium lunch, and a light dinner might be the eating plan that can help diabetics reduce their dependence on insulin, researchers suggested here. After 3 months on the big breakfast diet, patients who ate a high energy breakfast and had two smaller meals lost 11 pounds and […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 21, 2018 The nation’s overall cardiovascular health worsened from 1988 to 2014, with disparities among racial and ethnic groups dropping slightly. But the reduction in disparities was due to worsening health among whites — not improvements among African-Americans and Mexican-Americans, a new UCLA-led study suggests. “The reason for the reduction in disparities […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 21, 2018 A trial led by the University of Birmingham has found that two types of blood thinning drugs are safe to use in patients with an irregular heartbeat when they are undergoing surgery aimed at stopping the condition. The anticoagulant drugs, called Apixaban and Vitamin K antagonists (VKAs), also may have […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 5, 2018– GTx, Inc. (Nasdaq:GTXI) today announced additional results from a Phase 2 proof-of-concept clinical trial of 3 mg enobosarm administered orally in postmenopausal women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI), including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) results from patients’ pelvic floor muscle. New data in a subset of women also suggests […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Brenda Fitzgerald (R), seen here in a 2014 file picture with Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (L), has resigned as head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention because of financial conflicts of interests The top US public health official resigned Wednesday due to financial conflicts of interest, a day after US media […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 21, 2018 It’s a paradox of Alzheimer’s disease: Plaques of the sticky protein amyloid beta are the most characteristic sign in the brain of the deadly neurodegenerative disease. However, many older people have such plaques in their brains but do not have dementia. The memory loss and confusion of Alzheimer’s instead is […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 22, 2018 A new genetic cause of corneal dystrophy has been discovered with funding from Fight for Sight by researchers at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital London, in collaboration with colleagues in the Czech Republic. Corneal endothelial dystrophies are a group of inherited eye disorders which affect the endothelium, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF No, being thin doesn’t mean you can live off junk food. Credit: www.shutterstock.com We all have that one friend whose eating habits and body shape simply don’t add up. While enjoying the unhealthiest of meals and a sedentary lifestyle, somehow they effortlessly retain a slender figure. At first glance we may assume these […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 22, 2018 Patients who survive a brief cardiac arrest and who appear neurologically intact should nonetheless receive a detailed neuropsychological assessment before being discharged, suggests a joint study by researchers at Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute (RRI) and Israel’s Rambam Medical Center. The study, recently published in the journal Resuscitation, found that patients […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 19, 2018 SP Industries Inc. has announced the appointment of Brian Larkin as its President and Chief Executive Officer effective February 19th replacing William (Bill) Downs who recently retired. Mr. Larkin brings to SP broad experience as a senior executive having spent the last 27 years in commercial and executive leadership roles […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Action Points Alcohol use disorder may confer greater risks of deficits in frontal lobe function, specifically a prominent alteration in frontal cortex volumes, and prefrontal and frontal cortical tissues. Note that drug dependence with cocaine, cannabis, amphetamines, or opiates and HCV infection compounded the deleterious effects of alcohol dependence on frontal cortical volumes. […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 20, 2018 Minoxidil, a popular drug used on the scalp to treat hair loss, might improve blood flow to the brain, lower blood pressure and increase elasticity in the blood vessels if taken in an oral form, according to a new study in mice. The article is published ahead of print in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 20, 2018 People who take replacement thyroid hormone may have more comorbidities and lower quality of life than those who don’t take the hormone, a large population-based study from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands reports. The study results will be presented Tuesday, March 20, at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual […]Continue Reading ...
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