Download PDF October 16, 2015 at 7:29 AM Scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and Duke University have made a breakthrough that advances our understanding of how the brain detects and prevents dehydration. They have identified the structure of a key protein located in the brain, which is involved […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 20, 2016 at 12:28 AM New research from QUT shows preventable hospitalisation from diabetic foot disease is costing Australia hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Senior Research Fellow at the Queensland University of Technology and co-chair of Diabetic Foot Australia, Peter Lazzarini, said the importance of early prevention of diabetic foot […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 19, 2010 at 7:51 AM Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a development-stage antibiotics company with a broad product pipeline based on its innovative discovery platform, and Yale University today announced the discovery by Thomas Steitz, Ph.D., co-founder of Rib-X and Yale University professor, of important new ribosomal structures of antibiotics, enabling the potential creation […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 15, 2010 at 12:46 AM Cardiovascular risk can be reduced by an additional 31 percent in type 2 diabetes patients with atherogenic dyslipidemia, the common combination of elevated triglycerides (TG, 204 mg/dL or 2.3 mmol/L or higher) and low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C, 34 mg/dL or 0.88 mmol/L or lower). […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 18, 2013 at 12:47 AM Every week Shefali S. Kulkarni selects interesting reading from around the Web. Health Affairs: To Fight Bad Suga’, Or Diabetes, My Neighborhood Needs More Health Educators Bad suga’ is devastating my neighborhood of North Lawndale, one of Chicago’s poorest communities. Diabetes is commonly called “bad suga’” in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 19, 2016 at 5:29 AM People who have a greater risk of developing schizophrenia are more likely to try cannabis, according to new research, which also found a causal link between trying the drug and an increased risk of the condition. The study from the University of Bristol comes on the back […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF April 29, 2015 at 8:48 AM Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced that data from clinical, preclinical and research-stage programs focused on the development of ZFP Therapeutics® will be presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT). Twelve oral and six poster presentations, given by […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF By Dr Ananya Mandal, MDDecember 15, 2011 at 12:37 AM According to a new report up to 24,000 diabetes-related deaths could be avoided in England each year, if patients and doctors better managed the condition. This is the first-ever audit of patient deaths from diabetes. It says that basic health checks, a good […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 21, 2011 at 12:56 AM Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (OTCBB: ADMP) announced today that in addition to activity in pancreatic cancer and its multiple modes of action, APC-300 significantly inhibits the growth of prostate cancer cells. In 2010, the American Cancer Society reported that 217,730 men in the U.S. were diagnosed with prostate […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 13, 2016 at 2:34 AM Assessing the potential of ocriplasmin to reduce risk of disease progression from NPDR to sight–threatening Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (PDR) ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR), an integrated biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative treatments for diabetic eye disease, today announces that the first patient has been […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 1, 2015 at 6:17 AM Promising clinical trial results presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2015 show activity of the investigational anti-cancer agent ONT-380 against HER2+ breast cancer, in one case specifically against brain metastases and in another case in overall survival of heavily pretreated HER2+ breast […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF September 6, 2016 at 1:10 PM Two studies appearing in the September 6 issue of JAMA examine the effectiveness of nasal sprays to reduce the frequency and duration of nosebleeds caused by hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), an inherited condition characterized by abnormal blood vessels which are delicate and prone to bleeding. Epistaxis (nosebleed) […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 15, 2016 at 10:43 PM Dr. Irmela Jeremias from Helmholtz Zentrum München and her colleagues have succeeded in finding a small population of inactive leukemia cells that is responsible for relapse of the disease. Now the way is paved for research into new therapies that prevent disease relapse by eliminating the remaining, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 25, 2016 at 6:38 PM A new paper in Biological Psychiatry reports that chronic cannabis users have reduced levels of an enzyme called fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH). The enzyme has been considered for treatment for cannabis dependence because it breaks down substances made in the brain that have cannabis-like effects, called […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF April 15, 2011 at 6:01 AM Analysis of direct pharmacy and medical costs for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) showed pharmacy costs are increasing at a slightly faster rate than medical costs, but new MS medications are expected to shift the majority of the direct health cost burden to pharmacy, according to a […]Continue Reading ...
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