• By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    REGENERON RECEIVES FDA APPROVAL FOR EYLEA INJECTION SBLA IN PATIENTS WITH WET AMD

    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental Biologics License...

    Injections, Drugs, Injection, AMD, Food
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    PURDUE PHARMA'S SALES PITCH DOWNPLAYED RISKS OF OPIOID ADDICTION

    Two decades ago, Purdue Pharma produced thousands of brochures and videos that urged patients with chronic pain to ask their physicians...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    WHY PATIENTS WITH BRAIN MARKERS FOR ALZHEIMER'S NEVER DEVELOP THE CONDITION

    Scientists have discovered the reason why patients who show brain markers for Alzheimer's never develop the condition.

    Brain, Alzheimer
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    BIOMARKER PREDICTS KIDNEY CANCER RISK YEARS BEFORE DIAGNOSIS

    Scientists have identified a blood biomarker that could be used to predict the onset of renal cell carcinoma years before the disease...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    3D-PRINTED HUMAN BODY PARTS TO BE USED AS TEACHING AIDS FOR SURGICAL TRAINING

    3D-printed human body parts with lifelike bone, skin and muscle densities are being developed in South Australia as teaching aids for...

    Skin, AIDS
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    NEW MEDICAL DIAGNOSTIC KIT BEING DEVELOPED FOR USE IN REMOTE COMMUNITIES

    A scientist at The Australian National University is developing a new just-add-water diagnostic kit for use in remote communities to...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    HOLOGIC'S CYNOSURE DIVISION PARTNERS WITH PORTER INSTRUMENT TO DISTRIBUTE NITROUS OXIDE AND OXYGEN SYSTEM

    Hologic, Inc. today announced completion of an agreement between its Cynosure division and Porter Instrument, a business unit of Parker...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    POLYU RESEARCHERS DESIGN NEW SELF-FITTING SCAFFOLD TO INDUCE BONE REGENERATION

    Researchers from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University have designed and fabricated a high performing self-fitting bone scaffold by...

    Minerals
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS VARIATIONS IN PRACTICE OF AIRWAY MANAGEMENT IN PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNITS

    A new survey published today, Thursday 16 August 2018, in the journal Anesthesia, highlights that variations in the practice of airway...

    Baby
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    UK'S LEADING SIGHT LOSS CHARITY INVITES APPLICATIONS FROM BRIGHTEST MINDS IN OPHTHALMIC RESEARCH

    Fight for Sight, the UK's leading sight loss charity, has announced that the Project Grants Awards and the recently established Primer...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    MEDICINE ON THE FRONT LINE TO BE PRESENTED AT MEDICAL INNOVATION 2018

    This year, Medical Innovation will focus on healthcare on the front line. One of the highlights will be the British Army's Ice Maidens.

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    HOSPITALS BATTLE FOR CONTROL OVER FAST-GROWING HEART-VALVE PROCEDURE

    When Medicare in 2011 agreed to pay for a revolutionary procedure to replace leaky heart valves by snaking a synthetic replacement...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    RESEARCHERS DEVELOP NEW APPROACH TO STUDY HOW TUBERCULOSIS INFECTS PEOPLE

    Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. Nearly 2 million people die every year from this infectious disease, and...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    NEW CRISPR TECHNOLOGY MAY HELP ELIMINATE MUTATED GENE SEQUENCE

    In a new study in cells, University of Illinois researchers have adapted CRISPR gene-editing technology to cause the cell's internal...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    NEW TOOL FILLS GAP IN SMALL MOLECULES MARKET

    This news story covers the launch of SmallMolecules.com, an online tool for scientists looking to buy and compare molecules for their...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    CARTIHEAL AND LSU HEALTH SUCCESSFULLY ENROLL FIRST TWO PATIENTS IN AGILI-C IDE PIVOTAL STUDY

    CartiHeal, developer of Agili-C, a proprietary implant for the treatment of joint surface lesions, and two LSU Health New Orleans orthopedic...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    STUDY FINDS WHY SOME PEOPLE WITH BRAIN MARKERS OF ALZHEIMER'S NEVER DEVELOP DEMENTIA

    A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer's...

    Brain, Alzheimer
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    LIFE BIOSCIENCES CONTRIBUTES $100,000 TO FUND ITS BIOMEDICAL INNOVATION COURSE ON AGING

    The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that Life Biosciences, a biotech company co-founded by David Sinclair, Ph.D., a leading...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    BLOOD BIOMARKER COULD HELP PREDICT KIDNEY CANCER UP TO FIVE YEARS PRIOR TO DIAGNOSIS

    Every year, more than 330,000 people are diagnosed with kidney cancer worldwide. More than 80 percent of those new cases are renal...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    OUHSC GETS $20 MILLION GRANT TO ADVANCE RESEARCH AND PATIENT CARE FOR OKLAHOMANS

    This week, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center announced the nationally competitive renewal of a $20 million federal...