• Large Spleen Helps Explain Deep-diving Skills of Southeast Asian 'Sea Nomads'

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    An age-old nomadic community of Southeast Asian boat-dwellers who get their food from the sea appear to have evolved enlarged spleens that may help explain their extreme diving prowess, a new study suggests.
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  • FDA Staff Raises Safety Concerns Over Lilly/Incyte Arthritis Drug

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    An experimental rheumatoid arthritis drug developed by Eli Lilly and Co and Incyte Corp poses serious risks of deadly blood clots at higher doses, U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff said on Thursday, the latest setback to a treatment regulators declined to approve last year.
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  • DCBs help prevent edge stenosis after stent grafting in SFA occlusions

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The use of a drug-coated balloon after stent graft treatment of superficial femoral artery occlusive disease reduced risk for edge stenosis, decreased target lesion revascularization and improved primary patency, researchers reported.
    The researchers analyzed 110 patients with long superficial femoral artery occlusions who were treated with a covered stent graft between October 2011 and July 2016. Among the cohort, 34.5% had reinforcement with a DCB at the distal edge of the stent graft.
    According to the study background,
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  • Vitamin startup focuses on possible drug interactions as differentiator

    Vitamin startup focuses on possible drug interactions as differentiator

    1 month ago - By NutraIngredients-USA

    While many personalized nutrition companies offer multivitamins as a core product, startup Vitamin Packs said its algorithm incorporating detailed drug-supplement interactions is a differentiator.
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  • Why Counterfeit Drugs Are A Global Problem With No Foolproof Solutions

    1 month ago - By CommonHealth Wbur

    Boston University's Muhammad Zaman has a new book about the global problem of counterfeit drugs.
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  • DeepDDI: New Technology Helps Predict Drug-drug and Drug-food Interactions

    DeepDDI: New Technology Helps Predict Drug-drug and Drug-food Interactions

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    Developing a deep learning-based computational framework called as DeepDDI can help predict and generate interactions for drug-drug or drug-food constituent pairs.
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