Download PDF Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease Sunovion Announces FDA Acceptance of New Drug Application for Apomorphine Sublingual Film (APL-130277) MARLBOROUGH, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE) June 12, 2018 –Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the New Drug Application (NDA) for apomorphine sublingual film (APL-130277) to treat motor fluctuations […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new technique to study fat stores in the body could aid efforts to find treatments to tackle obesity. The approach focuses on energy-burning tissues found deep inside the body—called brown fat—that help to keep us warm when temperatures drop. Experts are aiming to find it this calorie-burning power […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Increased rates of active travel (e.g., walking or cycling) to school in New Zealand children and youth were associated with shorter distances to school, and neighborhoods with more connected streets, less residential density, and lower socio-economic status, reveals a new systematic meta-analysis published in Journal of Transport and Health. Credit: Illustrated by Carol […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 — Blood transfusions around the time of surgery may raise your risk for dangerous blood clots, researchers say. A new study of U.S. patients found that nearly 1 percent who received red blood cells before, during or after surgery developed clots in the following month. Clot risk doubled after […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Credit: CC0 Public Domain Spending more years in full time education is associated with a greater risk of developing short-sightedness (myopia), finds a study published by The BMJ today. The researchers say their study provides “strong evidence” that more time spent in education is a risk factor for myopia, and that the findings […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF University of Alicante researchers have developed a new multifocal contact lens which rests on the white part of the eye (sclera) to correct presbyopia (or tired eyesight) with a more personalised design according to the specific needs of each user. Specifically, the Research Group in Optics & Visual Perception has registered this highly […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A clinical trial comparing two treatments for postmenopausal vaginal discomfort – low-dose vaginal estrogen and a vaginal moisturizer – to placebo treatments found that both produced symptom improvements similar to those associated with the placebos after 12 weeks of treatment. The authors note that better understanding of the causes of postmenopausal symptoms could […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDFRadiation therapy (also called radiotherapy) is a cancer treatment that uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. At low doses, radiation is used in x-rays to see inside your body, as with x-rays of your teeth or broken bones. How Radiation Therapy Works Against Cancer At high doses, radiation […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 — Job strain is associated with an increased risk of incident atrial fibrillation, according to a study published online May 30 in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. Eleonor I. Fransson, Ph.D., from Stockholm University, and colleagues used data from the Swedish Longitudinal Occupational Survey of Health to investigate […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 13, 2018 A new report from Medscape finds that more than 1 in 10 female physicians and 16% of female residents have experienced sexual harassment within the past three years. Overall, 7% of physicians (12% women, 4% men), and 9% of medical residents (16% women, 4% men) reported harassment. More than 3,700 […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDFThe new head of the nation’s top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other past directors, government officials confirmed.Continue Reading ...
Download PDF INDIANAPOLIS, June 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today new safety and efficacy data from a Phase 2 study evaluating mirikizumab in patients with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis (UC). The results showed that patients treated with mirikizumab achieved significantly greater rates of clinical remission at 12 weeks compared to […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF talazoparib Treatment for Breast Cancer U.S. FDA and European Medicines Agency Accept Regulatory Submissions for Review of Talazoparib for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients with an Inherited BRCA Mutation June 7, 2018 – Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepted for filing and granted Priority Review designation to […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 — Nearly one-third of patients with primary biliary cholangitis who had had an inadequate response to ursodeoxycholic acid alone achieved a complete biochemical response with the addition of bezafibrate to treatment, according to a study published online June 7 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Christophe Corpechot, M.D., […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Purdue University researchers are developing an app and wearable technology that will allow pregnant women to use a smartphone to detect whether they have or are susceptible to a preeclampsia, a complication caused by high blood pressure that can cause organ damage and premature birth. The device uses the supine pressor test, which […]Continue Reading ...
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