Download PDF November 26, 2008 at 2:45 AM A former Sydney skin cancer doctor who may have jeopardised the health of thousands of his former patients is apparently planning to appeal against his deregistration. Following a Health Department investigation which revealed serious concerns about the treatment of some of David Lindsay’s patients received at the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 7, 2016 at 8:16 AM Patients with obesity who swallowed gas-filled balloon capsules designed to help them eat less, lost 1.9 times more weight than patients who relied on diet, exercise and lifestyle therapy alone, according to new research presented today at ObesityWeek 2016, the largest international event focused on the basic […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 17, 2014 at 5:46 AM Your brain’s ability to instantly link what you see with what you do is down to a dedicated information ‘highway’, suggests new UCL-led research. For the first time, researchers from UCL (University College London) and Cambridge University have found evidence of a specialized mechanism for spatial self-awareness […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 12, 2016 at 12:12 PM Laboratorios SALVAT, S.A. (hereinafter “Salvat”) and Lee’s Pharmaceutical (HK) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lee’s Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited (“Lee’s Pharm”, SEHK Stock Code: 0950), jointly announced today the signing of an exclusive License and Supply Agreement for the marketing and distribution of Duoxal® ear drops (patented combination […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 25, 2010 at 6:35 AM A research team led by scientists from the Duke University Medical Center has developed a way to simultaneously look at the effects of 125 mutations occurring on 14 different genes. They used zebrafish as a model to analyze the function of every known mutation in an inherited […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF April 16, 2013 at 1:42 AM Cognitive training exercises – or mental exercise – may help prevent cognitive decline in healthy older adults, while evidence for the benefits of pharmacologic substances and exercise is weak, outlines a review published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Mild cognitive impairment (cognitive decline that is more […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 2, 2017 at 11:05 AM The first study to closely follow toxicity markers in smokers who replace tobacco for e-cigarettes is seeking volunteers. Researchers at St George’s, University of London, in collaboration with Public Health England, are looking at markers of toxicity and addiction when heavy cigarette smokers switch from traditional cigarettes […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 29, 2010 at 7:32 AM Clinical trial at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee and multiple sites nationwide Physicians at The Medical College of Wisconsin are conducting the KAST clinical trial at Froedtert Hospital to assess the safety and effectiveness of a new vertebral augmentation treatment (Kiva) for painful vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) due […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 5, 2016 at 3:07 PM Some people adapt easily to shift work, but not everyone can handle constant disruptions to their daily rhythm. Finnish researchers have now found that a melatonin receptor gene influences tolerance to shift work. Published in the journal Sleep, the new study is the first time the genetic […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 2, 2013 at 8:22 AM Surefire Medical, Inc., the developer of a new class of infusion systems designed to maximize targeted delivery of embolization agents without reflux, today announced that the company’s Surefire Infusion System will be used in the development of the first clinically viable microcatheter-based, minimally invasive treatment for obesity […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 24, 2016 at 12:31 PM Patients using public health insurance were more likely to experience high pain levels in the post anesthesia care unit (PACU) following surgery to remove their tonsils and/or adenoids, according to a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2016 annual meeting. This single characteristic showed a disparity in patients’ […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 12, 2009 at 3:34 PM If two people have the same genetic disease, why would one person go blind in childhood but the other later in life or not at all? For a group of genetic diseases – so-called ciliary diseases that include Bardet-Biedl syndrome, Meckel-Gruber syndrome, and Joubert syndrome – the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF April 6, 2010 at 1:15 AM Poisoning is now the second leading cause of unintentional injury death in the U.S. While several recent high-profile Hollywood celebrity cases have brought the problem to public attention, the rates of unintentional poisoning deaths have been on the rise for more than 15 years, and in fact, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 19, 2016 at 7:53 PM New research from the University of Montana demonstrates a unique relationship between fluid volume and fluid temperature during arduous work in the heat. The study, published in Wilderness & Environmental Medicine, indicated that an ice slurry/water mixture was as effective as ambient water even when consumed in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 17, 2015 at 1:57 AM The 2015 Monitoring the Future survey (MTF) shows decreasing use of a number of substances, including cigarettes, alcohol, prescription opioid pain relievers, and synthetic cannabinoids (“synthetic marijuana”). Other drug use remains stable, including marijuana, with continued high rates of daily use reported among 12th graders, and ongoing […]Continue Reading ...
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