Download PDF December 2, 2014 at 12:06 PM Benvenue Medical, Inc., a developer of minimally invasive solutions for spine repair, today announced that the company’s Luna® 360 Interbody Fusion System has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for spinal fusion treatment of symptomatic degenerative disc disease (DDD). The clearance represents […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 29, 2015 at 12:59 AM While hospitals have made strides in reducing the time it takes to treat heart attack patients once they arrive at the hospital, patient delays recognizing symptoms and seeking treatment are associated with increased damage to the heart, according to a study published online today in JACC: Cardiovascular […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 8, 2010 at 3:36 AM Gentium S.p.A. (Nasdaq:GENT) (the “Company”) today announced that three abstracts on Defibrotide were presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Society of Hematology held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, December 4-7, 2010. Dr. Paul Richardson, Clinical Director of the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 23, 2015 at 8:54 AM Autologous cell therapy, RCS-01, to be investigated as a potential treatment for aged, UV-damaged skin RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSX.V: RP), a clinical stage regenerative medicine company focused on the development of autologous cell therapies, today announced the submission of a Clinical Trial Application (CTA) […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF September 19, 2016 at 1:17 AM Acute Cardiovascular Care 2016 will put a spotlight on managing high risk patients. The annual congress of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA), a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), is held 15 to 17 October at the Centro de Congressos de Lisboa in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 21, 2011 at 1:39 AM Vaginal thrush is one of the most popular topics on NHS Choices website. This common yeast infection affects around 75% (three-quarters) of women at some point. Up to half of these will have thrush more than once. Thrush is a yeast infection, usually caused by a yeast-like fungus called […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 24, 2017 at 12:51 PM Several newly discovered variants of a gene increase the risk of developing anxiety disorders. A research team aims to derive new therapies from this finding which are better tailored to the individual patients. Mental, social and inherited factors all play a role in anxiety disorders. In the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 28, 2015 at 4:50 AM Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that it will present data from multiple Kyprolis® (carfilzomib) for Injection, BLINCYTO® (blinatumomab), oprozomib and Nplate® (romiplostim) studies at the 20th Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA) taking place in Vienna, June 11 – 14, 2015. The data reinforce Amgen’s commitment […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 26, 2006 at 4:57 PM The World Health Organization (WHO) and a group of more than 25 partner organizations unveiled a new strategy to fight some of the most neglected tropical diseases that destroy the lives and health of poor people. The approach contained in a newly published manual, Preventive Chemotherapy in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 24, 2017 at 1:02 PM After a heart attack, it is important for patients to take medication that lowers cholesterol levels. In a new study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, researchers at Uppsala and Umeå Universities have found that general cognitive ability (intelligence) has a bearing, in the first […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 13, 2006 at 4:03 AM In a really interesting study a team of Australian doctors went to the Internet to test the effectiveness and accuracy of the search engine Google when it was presented with a number of symptoms. The doctors based at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane ‘Googled’ the symptoms […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 24, 2017 at 12:55 PM Gene transfers are particularly common in the antibiotic-resistance genes of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria. When mammals breed, the genome of the offspring is a combination of the parents’ genomes. Bacteria, by contrast, reproduce through cell division. In theory, this means that the genomes of the offspring are copies […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDFDr. Anne Murphy, a biologist of Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, to investigate pain management therapies for people aged 65 or older.Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 31, 2015 at 9:48 AM Efforts to improve automated external defibrillator (AED) usage increase bystander defibrillation in public places but not at home, reveals a study of more than 25 000 cardiac arrest patients presented at ESC Congress today by Dr Steen Hansen, a PhD student in the Department of Health, Science […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, BA Hons (Cantab)October 22, 2013 at 7:07 AM How many people does Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) affect and what impact does it have on their lives? It’s a difficult number to estimate but it’s probably between four and six percent of the world’s population. So, it’s a […]Continue Reading ...
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