Download PDF April 6, 2010 at 2:20 AM A newly developed time-released muco-adhesive patch for treating oral health conditions, including the widespread condition of dry mouth (xerostomia), has been shown to be more effective than a leading oral rinse, according to a newly-published study. As increasing segments of the population consume more medications (one of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 22, 2008 at 12:52 PM Women with naturally higher levels of the hormone precursor DHEAS were found to have better cognitive function than women with lower levels, according to a new study appearing in the March issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). The study revealed that cognitively intact […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 6, 2015 at 2:48 AM The overall incidence in 2012-2013 was relatively low of a serious, highly drug-resistant group of bacteria (Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae [CRE]) that are an important cause for health-care associated infections, according to a study published online by JAMA. Most CRE cases were associated with prior hospitalizations and discharge to […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF April 19, 2016 at 2:50 PM Bottom Line: While we look to invent new medicines to treat cancer, a parallel approach to repurpose existing medicines may be highly effective. Stress, mediated by adrenaline, has been suspected to promote cancer growth and this research study shows that by blocking adrenaline receptors in breast cancers, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 9, 2013 at 9:03 PM On the list of undesirable medical conditions, a parasitic worm infection surely ranks fairly high. Although modern pharmaceuticals have made them less of a threat in some areas, these organisms are still a major cause of disease and disability throughout much of the developing world. But parasites […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF September 6, 2016 at 12:39 PM Researchers in Pennsylvania and Iowa have discovered that fungal communities found in chronic wounds can form mixed bacterial-fungal biofilms and can be associated with poor outcomes and longer healing times. Their report, the first deep characterization of the fungi found in diabetic foot ulcers, is published this […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF September 6, 2012 at 1:02 AM InSite Vision Incorporated (OTCBB: INSV) today introduced DuraSite 2®, its next-generation enhanced drug delivery system which provides a broad platform for developing superior ophthalmic therapeutics. DuraSite 2 increases the tissue penetration for topically delivered ocular drugs with the aim of improved efficacy and dosing convenience. The company […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 18, 2015 at 12:48 AM A study led by the University of Utah School of Medicine provides new insights into how the subtle changes within cells, caused by disruptions in a gene called Kirrel3, could underlie some types of intellectual disability and autism. A second paper to be published on the same […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 14, 2016 at 3:08 AM Four CGIAR scientists, Dr. Howarth Bouis (HarvestPlus), Dr. Jan Low (CIP), Maria Andrade (CIP), and Robert Mwanga (CIP) will be awarded the World Food Prize tonight for their combined success in improving nutrition and health through biofortified crops. The HarvestPlus program works together with ten CGIAR centers […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF September 27, 2013 at 7:53 AM A cheap and easy-to-administer dextrose gel should be used to treat low blood sugars in newborns (neonatal hypoglycaemia), a common problem that affects up to 15% of otherwise healthy babies, and a preventable cause of brain damage, according to new research published in The Lancet. “Our study […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 4, 2016 at 12:25 PM A study that is first in its kind and published in Nature Medicine today has looked at how far genetic factors control the immune cell response to pathogens in healthy individuals. A team investigated the response of immune cells from 200 healthy volunteers when stimulated with a […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 8, 2016 at 9:40 AM Mathematical modeling of the brain scans of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and others at risk for the devastating neurodegenerative disorder has identified specific patterns of brain atrophy that appear to be related to the loss of particular cognitive abilities. In their report that has been published online […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 6, 2016 at 3:03 AM Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers are a step closer to understanding the genetic basis of autism, which they hope will lead to earlier diagnosis of what is rapidly becoming the most prevalent developmental disorder worldwide. In the study published in Behavior Genetics, the researchers examined […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 18, 2013 at 6:16 AM Demonstrates Takeda’s commitment to bring new, innovative treatments to patients Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH (“Takeda”) today announced further expansion of its commercial platform with the establishment of its wholly-owned subsidiary in Israel. Together with Algeria, Ecuador, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam, Israel is the sixth sales entity Takeda […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 31, 2012 at 10:45 PM InSite Vision Incorporated (OTCBB:INSV) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Total revenues for the second quarter of 2012 were $1.8 million, a decrease of $1.3 million from the same quarter of 2011. InSite Vision had cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments of […]Continue Reading ...
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