Download PDF September 4, 2015 at 2:49 AM Acupuncture may be a viable treatment for women experiencing hot flashes as a result of estrogen-targeting therapies to treat breast cancer, according to a new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Hot flashes are particularly severe and frequent in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF By Kate Bass, BScFebruary 10, 2017 at 7:40 AM A study conducted by the University of Illinois, Chicago, and published this week by the American Association for Cancer Research, indicates that women who experience a false positive after mammogram screening are more likely to delay or avoid future screening appointments. © antoniodiaz / […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF By Eleanor McDermid, Senior medwireNews ReporterFebruary 6, 2014 at 9:13 AM Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is common in patients with heart failure (HF) and is likely to include a pre-capillary component, research suggests. In a post-hoc analysis, PH was present in 45% of the 392 patients who participated in the Trial of Intensified Medical […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF September 10, 2013 at 12:06 PM Amicus Therapeutics said today it will partner with Biogen Idec to discover small molecules that fight Parkinson’s disease by targeting the lysosomal enzyme glucocerobrosidase (GCase) enzyme, with the biotech giant overseeing their further development and commercialization. The value of the multiyear collaboration was not disclosed. Biogen Idec […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF September 27, 2016 at 1:48 PM The results of studies involving researchers from the MedUni Vienna and Vienna General Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) show that the effect of immunotherapy on malignant melanoma (black skin cancer) can be improved by combining it with other cancer treatments. However, the results also show that this […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF February 1, 2017 at 10:38 PM Oral administration of a cocktail of three viruses, all of which specifically kill cholera bacteria, prevents infection and cholera-like symptoms in animal model experiments, report scientists from Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts in Nature Communications on […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 12, 2014 at 8:04 AM Studies raise questions about traditional management of heart attack patients after discharge from hospital, reports The American Journal of Medicine Beta-blockers have been a cornerstone in the treatment of heart attack survivors for more than a quarter of a century. However, many of the data predate contemporary […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF September 6, 2016 at 7:37 AM Researchers eyeing first new anti-hypertensive drug treatment strategy in more than 15 years. Researchers at the University of Bristol and Afferent Pharmaceuticals have identified a potential new way of treating high blood pressure, or hypertension, by targeting aberrant nerve signals in the carotid bodies, which sit on […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 15, 2017 at 7:50 PM Clinical decision-making is a complex process, driven by multiple factors, including social and psychological dynamics, peer pressure and even exposure to drug advertising. Now research from Harvard Medical School shows that when it comes to a physician’s choice of insomnia medication, habit may trump all else. The […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF February 7, 2017 at 10:36 AM Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered a survival strategy that harmful bacteria can use to outsmart the human immune response, resulting in more severe and persistent infections and more effective spreading from person to person. Bacteria have an array of strategies for coping with […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 16, 2017 at 9:52 PM More than 17.5 million people die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) each year – making it the number one cause of death worldwide. Although in recent years the United States has actually seen a decline in heart disease, approximately 70 percent of the U.S. population will either experience […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 24, 2012 at 2:48 AM Firefly BioWorks, Inc., a developer of next-generation multiplexed assays for biomarker detection, announced today the awarding of a $500K Grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center. The award was granted through the Center’s Small Business Matching Grant Program, which was created to accelerate the commercialization of new […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 27, 2008 at 6:05 PM Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have successfully tested a genetic strategy designed to improve treatment of human infections caused by the yeast Candida albicans, ranging from diaper rash, vaginitis, oral infections (or thrush which is common in HIV/AIDS patients), as well as invasive, blood-borne and […]Continue Reading ...
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