Physical activity is a critical component of achieving a healthy pregnancy – with better outcomes and better physical and emotional wellness for the mother, and better outcomes for the baby – according to new national guidelines
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Higher blood levels of omega 3 fatty acids found in seafood are associated with a higher likelihood of healthy aging among older adults, finds a US study published by The BMJ today.
A study by the UPV / EHU-University of the Basque Country could facilitate the design of more effective tools for detecting tumors . The UPV / EHU's Department of Physical Chemistry and the Biofísika Institute have conducted a multidisciplinary study of the antigen that appears in 90% of cancers.
Celltrion, Inc. and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee voted unanimously 16-0 to recommend approval of CT-P10, a proposed monoclonal antibody (mAb) biosimilar to Rituxan® (rituximab) for the treatment of adult patients in three proposed indications.
A team of researchers from Switzerland, the U.S., and Spain has isolated an enzyme that triggers an autoimmune response from T-cells in patients with MS. In their paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, the group describes their study of T-cells and protein fragments and what they found.
A new blood test for children with brain tumors offers a safer approach than surgical biopsies and may allow doctors to measure the effectiveness of treatment even before changes are identified on scans, according to research led by UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals and Children's National Health System.
While healthcare has made great strides in recent years with the proliferation of electronic health records (EHRs), the establishment of regional health information exchanges and development of data exchange standards and interfaces, interoperability among healthcare technologies remains very limited, says a new National Academy of Medicine (NAM) special publication.
"Older people in poor physical condition become less physically active if there's more rain in the summer. Higher temperatures, on the other hand, have a positive effect on their activity level in both summer and winter months," says Nils Petter Aspvik, a Ph.D. candidate at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology's (NTNU).