A Dutch trial involving treatment of pregnant women with the erectile dysfunction drug sildenafil has been abruptly stopped after 11 infants born to women who received the medication died, according to one of the trial sites, Amsterdam University Medical Centre (Amsterdam UMC).
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Nothobranchius furzeri, the African killifish, is the perfect model organism for research into aging processes because of its short lifespan, apparent signs of aging and a sequenced genome.
At the 96th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the IADR Pan European Regional (PER) Congress, Paula Moynihan, Newcastle University, England, gave an oral presentation titled "Relationship Between Amount and Frequency of Sugars Intake by Children"
State laws that allow the use of medical marijuana are not significantly associated with cannabis-involved driving, according to a new study by Georgia State University associate professor of criminal justice and criminology Eric Sevigny.
After a dramatic change in cabin pressure, passengers can experience bleeding and intense pain. The Ryanair flight from Dublin to Croatia that had to make an emergency landing in Frankfurt recently led to some dramatic headlines. Following a sudden loss in cabin pressure, 33 passengers were treated in hospital, with some bleeding from their ears. Tweeted pictures from inside the plane also showed blood in used oxygen masks.
The woman arrived at the emergency department at Huntington Hospital on New York's Long Island after she was hit by her boyfriend during an argument. Her situation raised concerns among the medical staff, which had recently been trained to be on the lookout for signs of sex trafficking.
Current treatment is based on modulating the activity of the immune system or preventing immune cells from accessing the central nervous system and damaging it. These therapies are effective in the early phases of the disease, but they do not prevent its advance and the associated progressive functional deterioration
Vaccinations are the safest way to protect against disease. However, many vaccines become ineffective when exposed to room temperature or heat. In less developed countries with undependable electricity, physicians struggle to administer fully effective vaccines because of breaks in the "cold chain" that supplies vaccines from manufacturers to patients.
Even in more developed regions, 80% of the costs of manufacturing and distributing vaccines are associated with keeping them cold. These challenges prevent patients from accessing lifesaving immunizations and increase the risk of global pandemics.
Continuous clinical response (CCR) to golimumab treatment is associated with favorable outcomes in patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis (UC), according to a post hoc analysis of the PURSUIT-M trial.
Female reproductive and hormonal factors are associated with the incidence of knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a study published in the July issue of Arthritis & Rheumatology
According to a study, researchers showed that for the first time, just over 50% of female students, shows signs of moderate to serious psychological distress. The psychological distress which refers to symptoms of anxiety or depression has been rising steadily among all Ontario students in Grades 7 to 12 since it was first monitored in 2013. However, girls seem to fare worse on this and other mental health measures.