A study by Mayo Clinic researchers found that most patients with suspected spinal cord inflammation of unknown cause have an alternative, specific diagnosis. The study findings were published in the Neurology
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Humanetics Corp. presented data on its new drug candidate, BIO 300, which is being evaluated as a potential treatment to prevent erectile dysfunction in patients undergoing radiotherapy for prostate cancer. The new data was presented at the annual meetings of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the Radiation Research Society (RRS).
Experiments with a small group of overweight men and women have added to evidence that "hunger hormone" levels rise and "satiety (or fullness) hormone" levels decrease in the evening. The findings also suggest that stress may increase hunger hormone levels more in the evening, and the impact of hormones on appetite may be greater for people prone to binge eating.
Researchers evaluated the association between Retinol Binding Protein 4 (RBP4) and IR in hemodialysis subjects (HD). They also assessed how circulating RBP4 could be influenced by kidney transplant or different dialytic techniques.
Alphabet’s venture arm called Google Ventures earlier is one of the supporters of a mega project that is developing a vaccine for flu that is safe and effective. Vaccitech from the UK is working towards the development of the vaccine and Alphabet has shown its support by contributing $27.6 million in new funding. The funds would be used conduct clinical trials and try the new vaccine.
Emergency radiologists are seeing a high prevalence of patients with complications related to opioid use disorders, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago. Researchers said the findings underscore the need for radiologists to play a role in the care continuum for these patients.
New research published in the issue of the journal The Lancet Haematology has revealed that 88.2% of patients receiving pharmacoscopy-guided treatment achieved partial or complete remission compared to 23.5% to their own previous treatment. Further, the median progression-free survival increased four-fold.
Professor Götz and his team at the Interfaith Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine found the key in the long-chain fatty acid linked to the bacterial lipoproteins. The length of these fatty acids determines the strength of our immune response. The study findings were published in the Nature Communications .
A recent study conducted at the University of Tampere, Tampere University of Technology, Pirkanmaa Hospital District and Fimlab in Finland has concluded that an electronic nose (eNose) can be used to identify the most common bacteria causing soft tissue infections.
A new study, published in Nature Communications, has found a new way of halting the growth of breast cancer cells. In the study, researchers explore a new way to starve cancer cells from their molecular energy source. They hope that their discoveries can be further developed into a new way of treating breast cancer, and possibly other types of cancer.
In a new research, scientists have found that visit preparation and alignment of visit agendas were critical concepts influencing primary care visit interactions. Time constraints require patients and physicians to implement proactive strategies early in the visit to better manage their limited time together.