• By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    MICROROBOTS COULD ONE DAY DELIVER DRUGS INSIDE THE BODY

    Researchers have developed highly advanced miniaturized smart robots designed to change their shape as they encounter different bodily...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY NEW THERAPEUTIC TARGET IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CHRONIC LIVER DISEASES

    Chronic liver disease is known as the silent killer, as it shows no obvious symptoms until the disease has progressed to an advanced...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    COUNTY BY COUNTY, RESEARCHERS LINK OPIOID DEATHS TO DRUGMAKERS' MARKETING

    Researchers sketched a vivid line Friday linking the dollars spent by drugmakers to woo doctors around the country to a vast opioid...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    MAINTAINING AN ACTIVE LIFESTYLE IN OLDER AGE COULD PREVENT DEMENTIA

    A new study has found that keeping active in older age may help to maintain memory and thinking skills and reduce the risk of dementia.

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    ACCC SURVEY FINDS MULTIPLE THREATS TO GROWTH OF CANCER PROGRAMS

    At a time of unprecedented advances in the science of cancer, growing complexity in cancer treatments, and ongoing health policy fluctuation,...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    LUMEX INSTRUMENTS' RA-915AM MONITOR INSTALLED AT HG TREATMENT PLANT IN ALMADÉN, SPAIN

    Lumex Instruments' mercury monitor RA-915AM with the new eight sampling line multiplexer was installed at the Hg treatment plant of...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    NEW GUIDELINES TO MAKE SWALLOWING SAFER FOR PEOPLE IN AUSTRALIAN NURSING HOMES

    The ability to eat and drink are things most Australians take for granted. That's why Speech Pathology Australia is an active participant...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    NEW ANTIBIOTIC DISCOVERY HERALDS BREAKTHROUGH IN THE FIGHT AGAINST DRUG-RESISTANT BACTERIA

    A new antibiotic developed by a Flinders University researcher is being heralded as a breakthrough in the war against a drug resistant...

    Drugs
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    COMPUTERIZED METHOD HELPS BETTER PROTECT PHARMA PATENTS

    Routes to making life-saving medications and other pharmaceutical compounds are among the most carefully protected trade secrets in...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    SP SCIENTIFIC INTRODUCES NEW MICROSITE DEDICATED TO ITS LINE OF SIGHT APPROACH

    SP Scientific has launched a microsite dedicated to its new Line of Sight approach, a breakthrough suite of freeze-drying equipment...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY NEW GENES LINKED TO DEVELOPMENT OF AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION

    Fight for Sight funded research published this week in Clinical Epigenetics, has identified new genes linked to the development of...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    NEWLY DISCOVERED REGULATORY MECHANISM HELPS CONTROL FAT METABOLISM

    A newly discovered regulatory mechanism helps the body control the rate of fat metabolism, according to a new study publishing on January...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    FURLOUGHED FEDS' HEALTH COVERAGE INTACT, BUT SHUTDOWN STILL COMPLICATES THINGS

    Joseph Daskalakis' son was born New Year's Eve, a little over a week into the current government shutdown, and about 10 weeks before...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    POOR BLOOD OXYGENATION DURING SLEEP PREDICTS CHANCE OF HEART-RELATED DEATH

    Elderly men who experience extended episodes of interrupted breathing while asleep have a high risk of heart problems. Research shows...

    Sleep
  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    HEARTFLOW ANALYSIS SHOWS HIGHEST DIAGNOSTIC PERFORMANCE FOR DETECTING CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE

    HeartFlow, Inc. today announced the publication of the PACIFIC substudy showing that the HeartFlow FFRct Analysis demonstrates the...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    INTEGRA BIOSCIENCES OFFERS CHANCE TO WIN A VIAFLO 96/384 PIPETTE

    INTEGRA Biosciences is offering labs the chance to win a VIAFLO 96/384 pipette. Designed to simplify plate replication, plate reformatting...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    STUDY EVALUATES FIRST-EVER ROBOTIC VISUALIZATION SYSTEM FOR NEUROSURGERY

    Operative microscopes have become fundamental to the success of modern neurosurgical and other surgical specialty procedures that they...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    BEDFONT APPOINTS DR JAFAR JAFARI AS FIRST MEMBER OF THE GASTROLYZER MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD

    Bedfont, who has specialized in the design and manufacture of breath analysis medical devices for over 40 years, announces today that...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    NEW RESOURCE-BASED APPROACH TO IMPROVE HIV CARE IN LOW- AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES

    A practical resource-based public health approach for the rapid initiation of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected individuals living...

  • By News Medical   -   Jan 18, 2019

    STUDY FINDS LINK BETWEEN LENGTHY PERIODS OF UNDISTURBED MATERNAL SLEEP AND STILLBIRTHS

    Sleeping more than nine hours per night during pregnancy may be associated with late stillbirth, a new Michigan Medicine-led international...

    Sleep, Pregnancy