Download PDF Scientists have discovered how a unique bacterial enzyme can blunt the body\’s key weapons in its fight against infection. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Newcastle University in the U.K. are investigating how infectious microbes can survive attacks by the body\’s immune system. By better understanding the bacteria\’s defenses, new […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The multiple sclerosis (MS) therapy alemtuzumab can trigger severe, unpredictable side effects. This was the finding by a team led by Prof Dr Aiden Haghikia and Prof Dr Ralf Gold from the Department of Neurology of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum at St. Josef\’s Hospital. In the journal Lancet Neurology, the scientists report on two […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF If your parents were diagnosed with high blood pressure before age 55, you may be at higher risk for developing high blood pressure than if they developed hypertension at a later age, according to a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association\’s Scientific Sessions 2016. Framingham Heart Study researchers examined blood pressure […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Scientists have developed a type of HIV test on a USB stick. The device, created by scientists at Imperial College London and DNA Electronics, uses a drop of blood to detect HIV, and then creates an electrical signal that can be read by a computer, laptop or handheld device. The disposable test could […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Many testicular cancer survivors experience hearing loss after cisplatin-based chemotherapy, according to researchers at Indiana University. The researchers, led by Lois B. Travis, M.D., Sc.D., the Lawrence D. Einhorn Professor of Cancer Research at the IU School of Medicine and a researcher at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, studied […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A new drug to prevent migraine was associated with fewer headache hours for people with chronic migraine within three to seven days after the first injection, according to a study published online in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Chronic migraine is defined as headaches occurring at least 15 […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has developed a versatile new method that should enhance the discovery of new drugs and the study of proteins. The new method enables researchers to quickly find small molecules that bind to hundreds of thousands of proteins in their native cellular environment. […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Strep throat is a painful condition that often affects children and some adults in the winter and spring months. The condition is just one of the many that can affect the throat. According to a study in American Family Physician, viruses are the most common cause of sore throats. Bacteria cause strep throat. […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 1, 2017 at 8:08 PM In the featured article from the February 2017 issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine, researchers document the first-in-human application of a new imaging agent to help find prostate cancer in both early and advanced stages and plan treatment. The study indicates that the new agent–a PET […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified synthetic RNA and DNA that reverses the protein deficiency causing Friedreich\’s ataxia, a neurological disease for which there is currently no cure. Friedreich\’s ataxia results from modifications to DNA sequences that prevent cells from producing enough of a needed protein called frataxin. The lack of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Cimaglermin, a new experimental drug, may help restore cardiac function after heart failure, according to a first-in-man study published in JACC: Basic to Translational Science. Heart failure, characterized by a loss of cardiac function, is among the leading causes of death worldwide. A significant portion of heart failure patients, particularly those with severe […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Study also reveals substantial heath and healthcare issues for uninsured children and financial burden on families. Study also reveals substantial heath and healthcare issues for uninsured children and financial burden on families. Half of parents of uninsured minority children are unaware that their children are Medicaid/CHIP-eligible, according to a new study. These uninsured […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A new study presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) showed that erectile dysfunction (ED) is present in most men with gout and is frequently severe.1 In a survey of 201 men, 83 had gout, of whom a significantly greater proportion had ED (76%) compared with those patients without […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The researchers, led by Professor Bert van den Berg and Dr. David Bolam from the Institute of Cell and Molecular Biosciences at Newcastle University and with support from collaborators at Jacobs University Bremen, report on their findings in Nature. The human large bowel (\”gut\”) is colonised by an extremely dense population of bacteria, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF There is increasing public pressure to report the results of all clinical trials to eliminate publication bias and improve public access. However, investigators using the World Health Organization\’s International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP) to build a database of clinical trials involving chronic pain have encountered several challenges. They describe the perils and […]Continue Reading ...
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