• By News Medical   -   Jun 23, 2018

    RESEARCHERS DEVELOP LOW-COST PLASTIC SENSORS TO MONITOR WIDE RANGE OF HEALTH CONDITIONS

    An international team of researchers have developed a low-cost sensor made from semiconducting plastic that can be used to diagnose...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 23, 2018

    FDA GRANTS MARKETING AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF TWO CATHETER-BASED DEVICES IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS

    Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of two catheter-based devices designed to create a connection to veins...

    Food, Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 23, 2018

    RESEARCH CONSORTIUM WINS £2.9 MILLION TO HELP TACKLE ANTIBACTERIAL RESISTANCE IN THAILAND

    Antimicrobial resistance and specifically antibacterial resistance is a growing threat to human health and economic development across...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 23, 2018

    DYNAMIC MODEL HELPS MAKE PREDICTIONS ABOUT GUT MICROBIOME

    The human gut is teeming with microbes, each interacting with one another in a mind-boggling network of positive and negative exchanges....

    Food
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 23, 2018

    OVERDOSE RISK INCREASES FIVE-FOLD WITH CONCURRENT OPIOID AND BENZODIAZEPINE USE

    In the first 90 days of concurrent opioid and benzodiazepine use, the risk of opioid-related overdose increases five-fold compared...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 23, 2018

    SCHIZOPHRENIA PATIENTS ACCOUNT FOR OVER 1 IN 10 SUICIDE DEATHS, STUDY SHOWS

    A new CAMH and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences study shows that people with schizophrenia account for more than 1 in 10...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 23, 2018

    DNA PATTERNS IN CIRCULATING BLOOD CELLS CAN HELP IDENTIFY SPASTIC CEREBRAL PALSY

    A Delaware team including Erin Crowgey, PhD, associate director of Bioinformatics with Nemours Biomedical Research, has published a...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 23, 2018

    STUDY HIGHLIGHTS INADEQUATE EFFORT OF HEALTH CARE INSURERS TO COMBAT OPIOID EPIDEMIC

    Health care insurers including Medicare, Medicaid and major private insurers have not done enough to combat the opioid epidemic, suggests...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 22, 2018

    PIONEERING EXERCISE PROGRAM IMPROVES PHYSICAL, MENTAL HEALTH OF ELDERLY PEOPLE LIVING IN CARE HOMES

    If the number of people over 65 currently accounts for 22% of the total population in the Basque Autonomous Community , predictions...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 22, 2018

    STUDY: BROKEN SHUTTLE PROTEIN MAY HINDER LEARNING IN PATIENTS WITH BRAIN DISORDERS

    Unable to carry signals based on sights and sounds to the genes that record memories, a broken shuttle protein may hinder learning...

    Disability, Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 22, 2018

    STUDY SUGGESTS PROTEINURIA LOWERING AS IMPORTANT TARGET IN MANAGING PEDIATRIC CKD

    In a study of children with chronic kidney disease, blood pressure medications reduced protein excretion in the urine, which was linked...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 22, 2018

    GLOOKO TO DEMONSTRATE NEW VERSION OF DIABETES MANAGEMENT MOBILE APPLICATION AT ADA MEETING

    Glooko, the leader in diabetes data management, today announced participation in the 78th Annual American Diabetes Association meeting...

    Diabetes
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 22, 2018

    AAA DOSES FIRST PATIENTS IN TWO CLINICAL STUDIES WITH PSMA-R2 FOR PROSTATE CANCER

    Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A., a Novartis company and leader in nuclear medicine theragnostics, today announced that the first...

    Prostate, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 22, 2018

    LSTM LED CONSORTIUM RECEIVES GRANT TO INVESTIGATE HOW HUMAN BEHAVIOR IMPACTS AMR

    An LSTM led consortium called DRUM has been awarded £3 million to investigate the way in which human behaviour drives the emergence...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 22, 2018

    UC SAN DIEGO LAUNCHES NEW BACTERIOPHAGE THERAPY CENTER

    With microbial resistance to antibiotics growing into a major global health crisis, researchers at University of California San Diego...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 22, 2018

    NORMALIZATION OF 'PLUS-SIZE' BODY SHAPES MAY PREVENT RECOGNITION OF HEALTH RISKS OF OBESITY

    New research warns that the normalization of 'plus-size' body shapes may be leading to an increasing number of people underestimating...

    Obesity
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 22, 2018

    ADMINISTERING NITRIC OXIDE GAS AFTER HEART SURGERY MAY DECREASE RISK OF KIDNEY PROBLEMS

    Administration of nitric oxide gas during and for 24 hours following heart surgery decreased the risk of patients developing acute...

  • By News Medical   -   Jun 22, 2018

    RESEARCHERS DISCOVER DRUG COMPOUND THAT INHIBITS MOVEMENT OF CANCER CELLS

    Fighting cancer means killing cancer cells. However, oncologists know that it's also important to halt the movement of cancer cells...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 22, 2018

    SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NEW DEVICE TO TEST CANCER DRUG COMBINATIONS QUICKLY AND CHEAPLY

    Combinations of cancer drugs can be quickly and cheaply tested on tumor cells using a novel device developed by EMBL scientists

    Drugs, Tumors, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jun 22, 2018

    NEW REVIEW OUTLINES CURRENT STATE OF SEX-SENSITIVE ISSUES LINKED TO HEART FAILURE DRUGS

    Heart failure is almost as common in women as men, but its characteristics vary by sex.

    Drugs