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 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 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 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 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 ...
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 ...
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