Diabetes Drug Wins in HFrEF; Swift Shift to TAVR; Neurologists to Tackle HTN?
Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine
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UC San Diego researchers identify new therapeutic approach to kill cancer cells
Epithelial cancers, such as cancers of the lung and pancreas, use the ανβ3 molecule to gain drug resistance to standard cancer therapies and to become highly metastatic.
10 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Import alerts include seafood, dyes, agricultural pesticides on raw food
The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as...
10 hours ago - Food Safety
One in five pensioners pops seven pills every day in the UK
Two million over-65s in the UK - 20 per cent of pensioners - now take at least seven different medications each day, a report found. Some 39 per cent are on at least five...
11 hours ago - Daily Mail
New cannabis-based drug shows promise for pancreatic cancer
Cancer of the pancreas is a particularly deadly cancer, claiming over 90% of its victims within 5 years from diagnosis. It resists most standard therapies, including surgery...
11 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Research explains why many psychiatric drugs that work in the lab don't work in people
Current drug development for neuropsychiatric disorders is in crisis, say experts. More than 90 percent of all drugs that are developed for illnesses like schizophrenia...
11 hours ago - News Medical
International study identifies new drug target for treating glioblastoma
A new international study co-led by Cleveland Clinic has identified a new drug target for treating glioblastoma. This target is part of a never-before defined cellular pathway...
12 hours ago - News Medical - 3 articles
UCI study finds link between brain immune cells and Alzheimer's disease development
Scientists from the University of California, Irvine School of Biological Sciences have discovered how to forestall Alzheimer's disease in a laboratory setting, a finding that...
15 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Cardinal Health Warns Ongoing Opioid-Related Lawsuits to Hit Business
Drug distributor Cardinal Health Inc warned on Tuesday that its business could be hurt as it defends itself against several opioid-related lawsuits. Reuters Health Information
16 hours ago - Medscape
New cyclization reactions for synthesizing macrocyclic drug leads
Scientists have developed a new method to synthesize and screen thousands of macrocyclic compounds, a family of chemicals that are of great interest in the pharmaceutical industry.
18 hours ago - ScienceDaily
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Even a Little Exercise Means a Lot for Life Span
The Norwegian researchers also found that too much sitting was associated with a higher risk of early death.
JAMA study finds that drinking fluoridated water causes brain damage in children
New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy is a surefire way to induce brain damage...
Worms are cool: They can regrow their brains if they lose their heads
There are some animals that can grow back specific parts of their body when they have been cut off. Lizards, for example, are known for their ability to grow back their tails...
Can You Gain Weight If You Don't Eat Enough? 3 Experts Explain "Starvation Mode"
There's a persistent theory about something called starvation mode, and the thought that if you stop eating, you'll actually gain weight instead of losing it. This comes up...
10 Halloween Costumes For Girls So She Won't Have To Be A Black Cat Again
Don't run out of time this Halloween - who really wants to be a black cat if they don't have to be? Certainly not the little girl in your life. So forget the drawn-on whiskers...
Antibiotic Exposure Raises The Risk of Colon Cancer
New study adds to the research promoting careful antibiotic stewardship, as antibiotics found to increase the likelihood of colon cancer development.
Brown Fat may Help Protect against Diabetes and Obesity
People with little or no brown fat have limited ability to clear certain amino acids from the blood leading to the development of obesity and diabetes.
Additional 5.4 Million Births the Result of China's New Two-Child Policy
China's two-child policy targeted 90 million women of reproductive age. There was a historic change with 5.4 million extra births during the first 18 months that the policy was...
Family History of Type 2 Diabetes is Associated With Increased Bone Mineral...
History of a first-degree family member with diabetes is linked to increased bone mineral density in addition to insulin resistance.
Innovative Care Program Improve Outcomes for Teens, Young Women with Pelvic...
Patient-centered, technology-enhanced care program improves pelvic inflammatory disease outcomes in underserved populations, finds a new study.