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New Study Explains Bacteroides Fragilis Effect On Gut Colonization

The mammalian gut is warm, moist, and incredibly nutrient-rich–an environment that is perfect for bacterial growth. The communities of "good bacteria" in the gut, commonly referred to as the microbiome, are vital partners for the body, helping to digest fiber, extract nutrients, and prevent various diseases

Stannsoporfin: FDA Panel Urges Rejection

Federal advisers dealt a setback to the developers of the experimental medicine stannsoporfin for newborns who cannot quickly clear bilirubin and thus risk developing jaundice, by a 21-3 vote recommending rejection of manufacturer Mallinckrodt's application for approval of the drug.

VR-based Treatment for Spatial Deficit after Stroke

Kessler Foundation, a leader in rehabilitation research, has partnered with Virtualware Group, an international leader in immersive and interactive technologies, to create a virtual reality (VR) based treatment for spatial neglect, the most common spatial deficit after stroke.

The treatment called VR-SRT System, which will be under direction of Peii Chen, is an intervention that enhances therapy participation through a safe, interactive, and game-like VR environment. The flexibility of the VR-SRT System allows the tool to be implemented in various clinical settings and the home.