Download PDF February 24, 2017 at 6:50 PM The adage that kids are growing up too fast these days has yet another locus of applicability. In a new, first-of-its-kind study, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have found a 700-percent surge in infections caused by bacteria from the Enterobacteriaceae family resistant to […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 22, 2015 at 4:53 AM Common environmental chemicals assumed to be safe at low doses may act separately or together to disrupt human tissues in ways that eventually lead to cancer, according to a task force of nearly 200 scientists from 28 countries, including one from Oregon State University. In a nearly […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 24, 2017 at 6:44 PM Successful results of a University of Liverpool-led trial that utilised nanotechnology to improve drug therapies for HIV patients has been presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle, a leading annual conference of HIV research, clinical practice and progress. The healthy volunteer trial, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF September 2, 2014 at 8:19 AM Concordia Healthcare Corp. (“Concordia”) (TSX:CXR) (OTCQX: CHEHF), a diverse healthcare company focused on legacy pharmaceutical products, orphan drugs, and medical devices for the diabetic population, today announced that its subsidiary, Pinnacle Biologics, Inc. (“Pinnacle”), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in rare diseases, has signed a […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF September 24, 2016 at 7:53 AM The number of cases of childhood diarrhoea attributable to pathogens (bacteria, parasites, viruses or other infections) have been substantially underestimated and may be nearly twice as high as previous analysis suggests, according to new research published in The Lancet. The analysis of over 10000 samples from Bangladesh, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 18, 2017 at 7:28 PM A new Université de Montréal study in the British Medical Journal reveals that antidepressants prescribed to pregnant women could increase the chance of having a baby with birth defects. The risk – 6 to 10 %, versus 3 to 5 % in women who do not take […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 27, 2017 at 9:27 AM A recent review of research suggests that changes to the microorganisms (microbiota) in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract may be a cause of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The review article is published in the American Journal of Physiology—Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. IBS is common—up to 20 percent of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 23, 2017 at 3:15 PM In a study to be presented Saturday, Jan. 28, in the oral concurrent session at 8:45 a.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting™, researchers evaluated a possible regenerative patch by using human umbilical cord in two studies titled Cryopreserved Human Umbilical […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 2, 2014 at 2:17 AM Using weights obtained from over 100,000 Northern California babies, a new study is the first to detail the weight loss patterns of exclusively breastfed newborns. The results show that some breastfed babies lose weight faster and for a longer period than was previously recognized. The investigators have […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 11, 2013 at 7:19 AM HIV causes structural heart disease according to research presented at EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 by Dr Nieves Montoro from Madrid, Spain. The findings support the introduction of cardiovascular screening in all HIV patients, particularly those with a positive blood viral load. EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 is the official annual meeting of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 30, 2012 at 6:07 AM Dr. Grace McCarthy, Chairman of the Board of The Foundation for Children with Intestinal and Liver Disorders (CH.I.L.D), today announced an important new partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to fund the creation of the Canadian Children Inflammatory Bowel Disease Network: A Joint Partnership […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 24, 2017 at 6:36 PM Scientists at The Wistar Institute and Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have devised a novel DNA vaccine approach through molecular design to improve the immune responses elicited against one of the most important cancer antigen targets. Study results were published in the journal Molecular Therapy. Cancer immunotherapy approaches, designed […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 13, 2009 at 1:10 AM Unexpectedly, inflammation markers do not appear to be involved with the chemopreventative effect of aspirin on colorectal adenomas, according to a brief communication published online October 12 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Aspirin has been shown to prevent the recurrence of colorectal polyps, but […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 24, 2017 at 6:31 PM Just like real doctors and nurses, online health tools with good — but controlled — communication skills can promote healthier lifestyles, according to researchers. However, if their tone is conversational, these tools may lull users into a false sense of comfort, they add. In a study, people […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 27, 2017 at 7:21 PM Millions of Americans acquire their health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, including individuals from disadvantaged communities (as defined by a summary measure comprised of U.S. Census measures of income, education, and employment). Patients with one of the four leading causes of cancer deaths have lower rates […]Continue Reading ...
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