Download PDF February 25, 2014 at 7:42 AM Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation (“AMIC”) (OTCBB: ADMD), a company engaged in the development, production and distribution of medical isotopes focused on yttrium-90 brachytherapy devices, today announced that it has received a response from the FDA to its pre-market notification to the FDA pursuant to Section 510(k) of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 1, 2004 at 10:18 PM Three head-to-head studies presented during the 44th annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in Washington show that Pfizer Inc.’s new investigational microsphere formulation of azithromycin, which is dosed as a one-time-only oral antibiotic, is comparable to other frequently prescribed treatments for some of the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 24, 2017 at 10:03 PM For decades, scientists have tried to halt cancer by blocking nutrients from reaching tumor cells, in essence starving tumor cells of the fuel needed to grow and proliferate. Such attempts often have disappointed because cancer cells are nimble, relying on numerous backup routes to continue growing. Now, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 21, 2016 at 9:59 AM An interview with Professor David Gawkrodger, British Skin Foundation spokesperson, conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) Does dermatitis refer to the same condition as eczema and are contact dermatitis and contact eczema the same thing? Yes, eczema and dermatitis are interchangeable terms used by dermatologists. It’s usual, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 1, 2016 at 12:31 PM Among women with metastatic breast cancer, treatment with a drug that is biosimilar to the breast cancer drug trastuzumab resulted in an equivalent overall response rate at 24 weeks compared with trastuzumab, according to a study published online by JAMA. Biological agents, including monoclonal antibodies, have increased […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 24, 2011 at 1:54 AM A side effect of many commonly used drugs appears to increase the risks of both cognitive impairment and death in older people, according to new research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA). As part of the Medical Research Council’s Cognitive Function and Ageing Studies (CFAS) […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 9, 2015 at 7:24 AM For the first time, ketone esters-oral supplements useful in epilepsy treatment-are being studied to fight seizures caused by hyperbaric oxygen toxicity, a life-threatening byproduct of breathing too much oxygen that impacts deep-water divers. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is sponsoring this research. “This work represents a […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 12, 2009 at 5:17 AM Magnetization Transfer Imaging, MTI, has been used to visualize previously unknown alterations in the cerebral architecture of patients with Tourette’s syndrome. The researchers, writing in the open access journal BMC Neuroscience, also found a correlation between the extent of some of the structural changes and symptom severity. […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 2, 2016 at 6:27 AM Osteoporosis drugs have significantly reduced the risk of bone fractures for millions of people, but also have been linked to unusual fractures of the femur (thigh bone). In the journal Current Geriatrics Reports, orthopaedic surgeons report the latest findings for treating these injuries, called atypical femur fractures. […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 21, 2017 at 4:10 AM Stroke is the leading cause of disability in older adults in the United States, but research by Clarkson University Associate Professor of Physical Therapy George Fulk and his colleagues is pointing the way to recovery for people who are relearning how to walk. Using data collected over […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 30, 2014 at 1:45 AM The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry (UM SOD) and Medicine (UM SOM) jointly announced today that they have received a five-year $10.7 million grant award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health to study the causes, prevention […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 2, 2008 at 6:07 AM Tonsillectomies to treat chronic and recurrent tonsillitis substantially improve a patient’s quality of live in both children and adults, according to two new studies published as a supplement to the January 2008 issue of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. In one study involving 72 adults, patients showed improvement […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 22, 2016 at 10:01 AM The DIABIMMUNE project followed the development of 39 Finnish infants from birth to the age of three. Half of the children received 9-15 antibiotic treatments during the research period, and the other half did not receive any such treatments. Stool samples were collected from the children monthly […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF By Dr Ananya Mandal, MDFebruary 20, 2011 at 6:53 PM Researchers have found that some individuals living in remote villages in Ecuador have a mutation that could throw light on human longevity and ways to increase it. These villagers, all dwarfs with heights less than three and a half feet, have a rare […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF September 7, 2016 at 1:42 AM Squirting a simple saline solution into the nose twice a day could alleviate chronic nosebleeds just as effectively as spraying with any one of three different medications, reports a study published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on Sept. 6. “This research highlights […]Continue Reading ...
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