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For the first time, researchers have described atom-by-atom changes in a family of proteins linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a group of brain disorders known as frontotemporal dementia and degenerative diseases of muscle and bone. The study findings appeared in the journal Molecular Cell.
In this study, researchers declined a new product which finally offers relief for a condition that has lacked an adequate solution for decades through a safe, effective, simple, over-the-counter solution that benefits the entire ear care industry.New establishment gave the introduction of Earwax MD, the ideal solution for those who dread the time, worry, and expense of a doctor’s visit to clear their ears of burdensome earwax impaction.
In a new study, researchers have found that anticonvulsants and triptans for a menstrual migraine (MM) were less frequently prescribed by primary care physicians (PCPs) compared with speciality care physicians. There were no significant differences in the prescription patterns of beta-blockers and antidepressants between PCPs and speciality care physicians. These findings could help address prescription patterns of preventive medications for a migraine in primary care settings.
A new study reported that many of the major not-for-profit hospital groups have combined their hand a manufacturing and making generics to combat the shortages of medicines as well as the high costs of branded medications. This move bypasses the monopoly held by the pharmaceutical companies.
Researchers developed a single blood test, CancerSEEK, that screens for eight common cancer types and helps identify the location of cancer. The test is a unique non-invasive, multianalyte test that simultaneously evaluates levels of eight cancer proteins and the presence of cancer gene mutations from circulating DNA in the blood. The study findings published in Science.
Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian have identified two new breast cancer genes . Having one of the genes- MSH6 and PMS2 -approximately doubles a woman's risk of developing breast cancer by age 60. The study was published in the Genetics in Medicine .
A new study has shown that HIV-infected women do not use statins as recommended by the most recent guidelines. Control of blood lipid levels to prevent heart disease is especially important in HIV-positive women, and they may also benefit from the potential anti-inflammatory effects of statins, as described in an article published in AIDS Patient Care and STDs.
In a study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology (AJPGLP), the researchers at Thomas Jefferson University used a new technique, by which they successfully increased or decreased the muscle tone of the anal sphincter in appropriate animal models. These studies could have implications in treating constipation or incontinence.
A study from the Oregon State University scientists have established a nanomedicine platform for cancer that can help doctors know which tissue to cut out as well as kill any malignant cells that can't be surgically removed. These findings by researchers in the OSU/OHSU College of Pharmacy and OSU College of Veterinary Medicine were published in Theranostics.
A new study reported that physicians at Johns Hopkins, along with experts from several other institutions across North America, compiled published evidence and crafted an experience-based quality improvement blueprint to reduce repetitive lab testing for hospitalized patients. The findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) discovered a potential treatment target to prevent chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients from developing thrombosis (blood clots) without causing bleeding complications. The study was published in the Science Translational Medicine