Subscribe: FDA Consumer Health Information Español The Nutrition Facts label that you may read when buying packaged foods or preparing a meal has undergone a makeover. It’s been updated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reflect updated scientific findings. These changes can help you make better-informed choices about the foods you and […]Continue Reading ...
A new study suggests that a type of brain tumor in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 could be treated with immunotherapy, which has so far proved ineffective in treating most brain cancers.Continue Reading ...
New research led by York University’s Faculty of Health shows that inhibiting a protein within blood vessels stimulates new blood vessel growth, resulting in healthier fat tissue (adipose) and lower blood sugar levels. The findings provide key insight into how improving blood vessel growth could help to mitigate serious health problems that arise with obesity, […]Continue Reading ...
UK scientists have found a new way to identify people with the most aggressive types of lymphoma who are less likely to respond to standard drugs. Lymphomas are a form of cancer affecting white blood cells, and although these tumors looked the same as others under the microscope, the new test, called gene expression profiling […]Continue Reading ...
Dec 5 2018 The new version of InSyBio Suite has a significant increase in speed and refinement of the predictive biomarkers process. The pioneerInSyBio Biomarkers tool is a unique tool offering single and multi-omics biomarker discovery with a combination of statistical, machine learning and biological network methods. It allows its users to use InSyBio’s patent […]Continue Reading ...
There is a large, untapped potential for developing drugs against cancer, fibrosis and cardiovascular diseases by targeting a family of receptors known as Frizzleds, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden believe. In a new study published in Science Signaling, they identify how these receptors are activated in the cell membrane and the processes that are […]Continue Reading ...
Dr. Laura Zeidenstein is the director of the graduate midwifery program at the Columbia University School of Nursing.Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain An international team that includes Rutgers scientists has made significant progress in developing a urine diagnostic test that can quickly, easily and inexpensively identify tuberculosis infection in people also infected with HIV. TB is the leading infectious disease killer in the world and the most common cause of death for people […]Continue Reading ...
Dec 6 2018 Methodology could lead to identification of new markers for cancers, other diseases Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have developed a new molecular tool they call EXoO, which decodes where on proteins specific sugars are attached–a possible modification due to disease. The study, published in issue 14 of Molecular Systems Biology, describes the […]Continue Reading ...
The College of Dental Medicine will be able to provide dental care for more children in need with a new mobile dental clinic.Continue Reading ...
It might seem like fruit flies would have nothing in common with computers, but new research from the Salk Institute reveals that the two identify novel information in similar ways. The work, which appeared in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) on December 3, 2018, not only sheds light on an important neurobiological […]Continue Reading ...
A team of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, the Texas Heart Institute and Texas Children’s Hospital has developed a powerful new approach to understand the formation of new neurons in the mammalian adult brain. Published in the journal Cell Reports, this work opens exciting new pathways that can be further developed to repair malfunctioning […]Continue Reading ...
£6.5 million of funding has been awarded by Barts Charity to Queen Mary University of London to transform the Charterhouse Square campus at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, and provide modern, cutting-edge teaching and medical research facilities. This investment by Barts Charity will underpin a programme of innovative capital projects which […]Continue Reading ...
The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) is establishing ten new Collaborative Research Centres (CRCs) to further support top-level research in Germany. This was decided by the responsible Grants Committee during its autumn session in Bonn. The new CRCs will receive a total of approximately €120.3 million in funding for an initial four-year period starting […]Continue Reading ...
The Coriell Institute for Medical Research, Cooper University Health Care and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) are launching the Camden Opioid Research Initiative (CORI), a first-of-its-kind undertaking to investigate the genetic and biological factors that contribute to the development of opioid use disorder (also referred to as opioid dependence or addiction). Opioid overdoses […]Continue Reading ...
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