Download PDF April 16, 2015 at 5:33 AM Why do smokers have a five to ten times greater risk of developing alcohol dependence than nonsmokers? Do smokers have a greater tendency toward addiction in general or does nicotine somehow reinforce alcohol consumption? Now, a study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) helps […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 26, 2006 at 4:16 AM The UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has today issued guidance for the use of the targeted biological therapies, Enbrel (etanercept) and Raptiva (efalizumab), to treat adult patients with severe plaque psoriasis. However, top experts have expressed their concerns that many patients across Europe […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 3, 2009 at 1:31 AM Bruxism Prevalent in Caucasians with Sleep Disorders There is a high prevalence of nocturnal teeth grinding, or bruxism, in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), particularly in Caucasians. New research presented at CHEST 2009, the 75th annual international scientific assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF By Pasquale Casale, MDJune 19, 2006 at 5:19 PM This study by Zaupa et al evaluated the effectiveness and limitations of antegrade sclerotherapy (AS) for the treatment of primary varicocele in childhood. Over 8 years, 88 patients (mean age 13.3 years, range 9-18) with primary varicocele underwent AS (91 varicocele ablations in all). […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 6, 2015 at 5:16 AM – Primary Endpoint of Preventing Delayed CINV Met With High Significance Acacia Pharma Ltd (“Acacia Pharma” or “the Company”), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing supportive care products for post-surgical and cancer patients in the US and international markets, announces positive results from its Phase 2 study of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 18, 2010 at 1:16 AM Arno Therapeutics, Inc. (ARNI.PK), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing oncology therapeutics, today announced the dosing of the first patient in an investigator sponsored Phase I/IIa clinical study of AR-42 (formerly OSU-HDAC42) at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM Approximately 350,000 patients in Germany suffer from various forms of cardiac arrhythmia. The condition can lead to permanent damage as a result of stroke, or it may cause sudden heart failure. In forms of arrhythmia like atrial fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia, the heart departs from the regular […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 6, 2013 at 4:54 AM Days after two landmark resolutions were adopted at the World Health Assembly – on neglected tropical diseases and on research and development (R&D), financing and coordination for the health needs of developing countries – over 400 scientists, representatives and ministers of health, ambassadors, national control programme representatives, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF By Dr Ananya Mandal, MDMay 6, 2010 at 11:43 PM Charles Darwin whose theories on evolution have been the basis of all that we know about the evolution of mankind and genetics may have lost his own progeny to inbreeding says a new study. Tim Berra of Ohio State University, Mansfield led a […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDFEndo Pharmaceuticals and Bioniche Life Sciences Inc., today announced enrollment of the first patient in the second Phase III clinical trial of Urocidin.Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF January 24, 2017 at 8:59 AM An 8-week chair yoga program was associated with reduction in pain, pain interference, and fatigue, and improvement in gait speed; concluded a study recently published in the online Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Sixty-six community-dwelling older adults with lower extremity Osteoarthritis were assigned to this controlled […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF By April Cashin-Garbutt, BA Hons (Cantab)May 30, 2012 at 9:28 AM As the northern hemisphere approaches the summer months, many of us begin to think about increasing our fluid intake to prevent dehydration. But exactly how much should we be drinking a day? Does the amount vary depending on what we are drinking? […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 8, 2016 at 1:52 AM Depression and anxiety, and not necessarily the use of antidepressant medication, are associated with lower pregnancy and live birth rates following in vitro fertilisation, according to a large register study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. The findings are published in the journal Fertility & Sterility and can […]Continue Reading ...
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