The International Space Station (ISS) is about to get a strange new crew member. The Crew Interactive Mobile Companion or CIMON for short is described by Airbus as a kind of flying brain and will assist with experiments during the upcoming Horizons mission.
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If you get your health news from blogs such as Goop and Dr. Oz, you might be led to believe a certain group of vegetables called "nightshade vegetables" are bad for you. The theory goes that members of the plant family Solanaceae, which includes tomatoes, capsicums, chili peppers, eggplant and potatoes, contain toxins designed to stop us from eating them, which are damaging to our health.
Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Eagle" or "the Company") (Nasdaq:EGRX) today announced completion of enrollment of the Company's second clinical study to further evaluate the safety and efficacy of RYANODEX® (dantrolene sodium for injectable suspension) for the treatment of exertional heat stroke ("EHS"), an investigational new indication for the product.
The emergence of more sensitive imaging modalities and novel tumor biomarker assays combined with new therapies promise to improve management approaches for men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) who experience rising PSA levels, according to a new review published in European Urology.
Approximately 14 million people living with HIV worldwide have yet to be tested, impacting the effectiveness of HIV treatment and prevention programs. Testing rates are especially poor among at-risk groups in low- and middle-income countries. In China, infection rates among men who have sex with men (MSM) remain high.
Studies describing the effects of weight loss on health rarely consider age. However, weight loss during middle age likely has different effects on your health than does weight loss when you are 65-years-old or older–especially when you're older than 85.
A simple CT enhancement measure is able to differentiate a benign form of kidney cancer from an occasionally lethal subtype of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with virtually 100% accuracy, sparing patients the need for either partial or full nephrectomy to ascertain which type of tumor is present, new research shows.The study was published in the August issue of Clinical Cancer Research.
Allergies can be very dangerous. The appearance on the skin red spots a common cause of treatment to the dermatologist. This phenomenon causes around 50 diseases that require mandatory treatment. Particularly noteworthy increase in size and are spread, the emergence of itching. It often manifests itself as allergic to the skin. Consider treatment and pictures of red spots that itch.
An Arlington, Texas physician has reached a plea deal for his role in a hospice scheme that defrauded Medicare and Medicaid out of $60 million, in part by signing blank prescriptions, according to the Dallas Morning News.
Adults both with and without Alzheimer's disease have better cognition skills in the late summer and early fall than in the winter and spring, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Andrew Lim of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto, Canada, and colleagues.
When adults are participants in school recess—leading games, monitoring play and ensuring conflicts are mediated quickly—children are more likely to be engaged in recess activities, a new study has found. Massey's findings were published recently in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports.