Home News Professional Elevated Blood Pressure Linked to Aortic Valve Disease WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 — Long-term exposure to elevated blood pressure (BP) is associated with increased risk for aortic valve stenosis (AS) and aortic regurgitation (AR), according to a study published online Sept. 12 in the European Heart Journal. Kazem Rahimi, D.M., from the […]Continue Reading ...
A collaborative research team has linked the development of castration-resistant prostate cancer and resistance to treatment to a lack of androgen receptor (AR) expression in prostate cancer cells, identifying a new therapeutic target for one of the deadliest forms of cancer among men. Results of this research, which was led by scientists at Roswell Park […]Continue Reading ...
Researchers in the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center have succeeded in reproducing the effects of traumatic brain injury and stimulating recovery in neuron cells grown in a petri dish. This makes them the first known scientific team in the country to do so using stem cell-derived neurons. The procedure, detailed in a new paper […]Continue Reading ...
INTEGRA Biosciences is helping researchers to improve pipetting efficiency and ensure reliable results with a recently published guide to choosing the right micropipette.Continue Reading ...
An interview with Prof. Gareth Evans about the future of breast cancer screening and the implementation of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) profiling.Continue Reading ...
Lavender aromatherapy reduced preoperative anxiety in a study of ambulatory surgery patients undergoing procedures in general otolaryngology. The effect observed in the Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology study was modest, however.Continue Reading ...
Data collection of popliteal artery blood flow measurements with the subject in the seated position. Credit: Vranish et. al. A sedentary lifestyle can cause an impairment of the transport of blood around the body, which increases the risk of disease in the heart and blood vessels. New research published in Experimental Physiology suggests that performing […]Continue Reading ...
Satellite image of hurricane Maria’s passage across the Caribbean The number of people who died as a result of Hurricane Maria—which hit Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017—may be as high as 1,139, surpassing the official death count of 64, according to researchers. The researchers used official government records to calculate the number, which took […]Continue Reading ...
Asynt reports that medicinal chemistry specialists Charnwood Molecular (Loughborough UK) have been using the DrySyn MAXI heating system to successfully and reproducibly scale up syntheses within their contract research laboratories.Continue Reading ...
In the largest single-center study of patients with rheumatologic diseases who were prescribed modern cancer immunotherapy with what are called immune checkpoint inhibitors, only a minority of patients experienced a flare of their rheumatologic disease or immune-related side effects.Continue Reading ...
A new study in Journal of Bone and Mineral Research looked at the relative contributions of the two types of bone-cortical, or compact bone, and trabecular, or spongy bone-to total bone loss.Continue Reading ...
Point-of-care ultrasound is proving indispensable in the intensive care unit at Southampton General Hospital.Continue Reading ...
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