• By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    NEW FIRST-LINE TREATMENT FOR PERIPHERAL T-CELL LYMPHOMA APPROVED BY FDA

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Adcetris injection in combination with chemotherapy for adult...

    Lymphoma, Drugs, Injection, Food, Injections
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    PERSONALIZED SCHEDULING OF RADIOTHERAPY USING GENETIC DATA COULD REDUCE SIDE EFFECTS

    A new clinical study led by the University of Leicester and conducted in the HOPE clinical trials facility at Leicester's Hospitals...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    RESEARCHERS PRODUCE 3D CHEMICAL MAPS OF SMALL BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES

    Scientists at the National Synchrotron Light Source II -a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility at DOE's Brookhaven...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    GENE EDITING COULD BE USED TO HALT KIDNEY DISEASE IN PATIENTS WITH JOUBERT SYNDROME

    For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave the way...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    EMA RECOMMENDS FIRST ALL-ORAL TREATMENT TO TACKLE DEADLY SLEEPING SICKNESS

    The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has adopted a positive scientific opinion of fexinidazole,...

    Sleep
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    INFANT GUT MICROBES ALTERED BY MOTHER'S OBESITY MAY INCREASE RISK FOR FUTURE DISEASE

    Infant gut microbes altered by their mother's obesity can cause inflammation and other major changes within the baby, increasing the...

    Obesity, Baby, Alcohol
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    LONG TERM EXPOSURE TO ROAD TRAFFIC NOISE LINKED WITH GREATER OBESITY RISK

    Long term exposure to road traffic noise is associated with increased risk of obesity. This was the conclusion of a study involving...

    Obesity
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY STUDY LINKS SOCIAL ISOLATION TO HIGHER MORTALITY RISK

    A large American Cancer Society study links social isolation with a higher risk of death from all causes combined and heart disease...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    AUTISM LINKED TO PROLONGED CONNECTION BETWEEN BRAIN REGIONS

    Researchers have discovered that the symptoms seen in autism may be linked to how regions of the brain communicate.

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    NEXT GENERATION FTIR SPECTROMETER FEATURES NEW LIGHTDRIVE OPTICAL ENGINE TECHNOLOGY

    Analytical scientists and laboratory managers seeking high-performing, multi-functional instruments with low cost of ownership can...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    SUCKING YOUR BABY'S PACIFIER COULD IMPROVE THEIR HEALTH

    A new study has found that sucking on a baby's pacifier is linked to lower IgE levels, an antibody that is increased in allergies and...

    Baby, Asthma, Allergies
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    HUMANS PLAY KEY ROLE IN DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSMISSION OF BARTONELLA BACTERIA

    Bartonella bacteria are disease-causing, blood-borne pathogens found in various mammal species. A study in PLOS Neglected Tropical...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    FIND EXPLORES NEW DIAGNOSTIC ASSAYS FOR CONFIRMATORY HCV DIAGNOSIS IN COMMUNITY SETTINGS

    The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics today announced awards to support the development, manufacture and feasibility testing...

    Hepatitis
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    NEXT GENERATION FTIR SPECTROMETER FEATURES NEW LIGHTDRIVE OPTICAL ENGINE TECHNOLOGY

    Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS20 FTIR spectrometer enables analytical scientists to experience advanced performance and data analysis

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY LZTR1 AS EVOLUTIONARILY CONSERVED COMPONENT OF RAS PATHWAY

    Mutations in RAS proteins initiate many of the most aggressive tumors, and the search for pharmacological inhibitors of these proteins...

    Tumors, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    LAB INNOVATIONS 2018 HAS BEATEN ALL RECORDS BY ATTRACTING 3,113 ATTENDEES

    Lab Innovations, the UK's only trade show dedicated to the laboratory industry, beat all records for the show, attracting 3,113 attendees...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    DRUG USED TO TREAT DIZZINESS MAY SLOW DOWN GROWTH OF TRIPLE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER

    Screening Food and Drug Administration approved compounds for their ability to stop cancer growth in the lab led to the finding that...

    Food, Drugs, Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    GROUP OF STUDENTS AIM TO IMPROVE MALARIA DIAGNOSIS USING OLD SMARTPHONES

    Over 212 million cases of malaria are reported annually, with the majority of incidences occuring in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, a...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    MECHANISMS THAT GOVERN HIV LATENCY DIFFER IN THE GUT AND BLOOD, FINDS STUDY

    Mechanisms that govern HIV transcription and latency differ in the gut and blood, according to a study published November 15 in the...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 16, 2018

    NEW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE-BASED METHOD PREDICTS TREATMENT EFFECTIVENESS

    How can a doctor predict the treatment outcome of an individual patient? Traditionally, the effectiveness of medical treatments is...