Download PDF March 29, 2014 at 7:26 AM Post-concussion syndrome (PCS) and spinal cord injuries are complex problems that can present with a variety of symptoms or sequelae. To help demystify some of the debate which exists surrounding the definition of when concussion becomes Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS), three experts in brain and spinal cord injuries […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF September 8, 2016 at 3:08 PM Across the globe, there is increased focus on developing interventions related to comprehensive sexual health education for adolescents, with the ultimate goal of combatting unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. The challenge has been how best to reach this audience in a way that is meaningful, relevant […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 18, 2007 at 11:07 PM Using a Taser to control agitated suspects in police custody is standard operating procedure for many law enforcement agencies. In some circles, however, the idea that using a Taser could lead to a suspect’s death has caused controversy. Now, the final results of a study conducted by […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 9, 2014 at 8:51 AM ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: CTRV), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of targeted antiviral therapies, announced today that it has initiated a pharmacokinetic (PK) study of FV-100, the Company’s clinical-stage antiviral for treating shingles. The PK study, to be conducted at Duke University in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 16, 2016 at 2:12 PM Among comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, treatment with inhaled xenon gas combined with hypothermia, compared with hypothermia alone, results in less white matter damage. This was the primary outcome in a randomized clinical trial that was funded by the Academy of Finland and the Hospital District […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 7, 2017 at 12:04 AM The most frightening aspect of Zika virus has been its ability to produce severe fetal birth defects during pregnancy, especially microcephaly—a small head. Now, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have uncovered the details behind the virus’s unique ability to cross the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 27, 2016 at 9:53 PM Men can take birth control shots to prevent pregnancy in their female partners, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Researchers are still working to perfect the combination of hormonal contraceptives to reduce the risk of mild to […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 1, 2014 at 10:46 PM Vitamin D deficiency was an indicator of aggressive prostate cancer and spread of the disease in European-American and African-American men who underwent their first prostate biopsy because of abnormal prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and/or digital rectal examination (DRE) test results, according to a study published in Clinical Cancer […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF By Sarah GuyJune 14, 2012 at 9:15 AM Patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer (LAPC) have a more favorable prognosis after palliative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) if they have previously been treated with a gemcitabine-based therapy, say Danish researchers. Conversely, a large tumor volume is associated with shorter survival, they add. “Patients with LAPC can […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 30, 2016 at 12:38 AM Alternating positions between standing and sitting while performing deskwork could make the difference in whether the thin red needle in your bathroom scale tilts to the left or the right of your goal weight. A new study from the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Education examined the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 26, 2014 at 12:58 AM Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered a signaling pathway in cancer cells that controls their ability to invade nearby tissues in a finely orchestrated manner. The findings offer insights into the early molecular events involved in metastasis, the deadly spread of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 9, 2017 at 1:57 AM AMSBIO has published a new 25-page Neuroscience catalogue that details its extensive range of specific tools and reagents to enable researchers stay at the forefront of their field. Cellular models are key tools that open the door to numerous neuroscience applications including neurodegeneration, neurogensis and developmental diseases. […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 23, 2009 at 7:04 PM The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a complete response letter regarding the New Drug Application (NDA) for carisbamate, an anti-epileptic drug in development, announced Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The NDA, filed in October 2008 by Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development, L.L.C. (J&JPRD) on behalf […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 17, 2012 at 3:57 AM Scientists are reporting development and testing of a new series of drugs that could finally stop the fox tapeworm – which causes a rare but life-threatening disease in humans – dead in its tracks. The report, which appears in ACS’ Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, shows that specific […]Continue Reading ...
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