Download PDF May 25, 2016 at 11:30 AM A change in diet can improve the lives of those diagnosed with a common, but hard-to-treat gut disorder. That’s the result of research by the University of Michigan Health System, presented at Digestive DiseaseWeek, that studied for the first time in the United States the result of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 6, 2017 at 8:42 PM Preterm babies perform as well as their full-term counterparts in a developmental task linking language and cognition, a new study from Northwestern University has found. “This study permits us to tease apart — for the first time ever — the roles of infants’ early experience and maturational […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF April 27, 2009 at 9:15 PM Wyeth Pharmaceuticals has announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorization for Conbriza (bazedoxifene), a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM), for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis in women at increased risk of fracture. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) fracture risk treatment guidelines and assessment tool for […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 3, 2011 at 1:13 AM In support of the focal dystonia community, Merz Pharmaceuticals today announced the launch of a new educational website, FocalDystoniaExchange.com, where people affected by certain focal dystonias, as well as caregivers, family and friends, can learn more about the conditions and access helpful resources. For people who suffer […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF By Dr Ananya Mandal, MDJune 9, 2011 at 11:35 PM In a report published in The Lancet, researchers say there is the potential to develop 20 new or improved vaccines over the next decade. They emphasize that funding is crucial – but so is trust and confidence in vaccines. It is said that […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF May 12, 2016 at 4:12 PM Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine is recommended for all pregnant women in the U.S. as the key medical intervention to protect newborn infants from pertussis (whooping cough). However, the safety of giving the Tdap vaccine to pregnant women has not been fully determined. According to a study published […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 24, 2017 at 7:58 PM Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified a mechanism that controls the expression of genes regulating the growth of the most aggressive form of medulloblastoma, the most common pediatric brain tumor. In their report published online in Cancer Discovery, the team also identifies potential targets for future […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 15, 2017 at 3:55 AM Pinkeye isn’t a medical emergency. Neither is a puffy eyelid. But a new study finds that nearly one in four people who seek emergency care for eye problems have those mild conditions, and recommends ways to help those patients get the right level of care. The national […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 21, 2017 at 12:02 AM A new study published online by JAMA Neurology examines the long-term outcomes of patients with aggressive forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) who failed to respond to standard therapies and who underwent autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation using their own stem cells. More than 2.3 million people in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 18, 2010 at 12:13 AM The Biomarkers Consortium, a unique public-private partnership that includes the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and major pharmaceutical companies, led by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH), today announced the launch of a highly anticipated clinical trial […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF Decoding the exposome through breath biomarkers Prof. Joachim D. Pleil The human exposome is probably best defined as “everything that is not the genome.” This is a bit tongue in cheek, but basically, the exposome is comprised of all of the chemicals in your body from the environment, food, consumer products, their metabolites, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 3, 2012 at 1:39 AM Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) is pleased to announce that today the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has decided to recommend YERVOY® (ipilimumab), which is approved in the European Union for the treatment of previously-treated metastatic (advanced) melanoma, within the Final Appraisal Determination (FAD). […]Continue Reading ...
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