A new medication that targets part of the brain’s stress system may help reduce alcohol use in people with alcohol use disorder (AUD), according to a new study by researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health.
Vycor Medical, Inc. (“Vycor”) (OTCQB-VYCO) reports that a new peer-reviewed study published in “BioMed Research International” shows improvements in visual search following the use of NovaVision’s NeuroEyeCoach.
Patients with pacemakers and defibrillators are about twice as likely to have minor and life-threatening complications when having them removed if old wiring was left behind in earlier procedures to replace or upgrade devices, a U.S. study suggests.
Coronary Heart Diseases or CHD are considered one of the major killers in today’s fast paced lifestyle, but thanks to improvement in healthcare a newly developed genetic risk tool identify individuals at risk of CHD much earlier and can lead to prevention.
Symbiomix, a biopharmaceutical company bringing innovative medicines to market for prevalent gynecological infections, today announced that it is hosting an Education Awareness Reception on Bacterial Vaginosis for nurse practioners during the 19th Annual Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) Premier Women’s Healthcare Conference being held in New Orleans, September 30 – October 1, 2016. The reception will take place at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel at Endymion on the 8th floor, September 30, from 7:45 – 9:15 p.m.
Treatment for newly diagnosed prostate cancer remains controversial, largely due to the fact that the disease typically progresses very slowly, so selecting which therapy and when is a topic of debate.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G hybrid closed looped system, the first FDA-approved device that is intended to automatically monitor glucose (sugar) and provide appropriate basal insulin doses in people 14 years of age and older with type 1 diabetes.
Tuberculosis. Malaria. Syphilis. Gonorrhea. The microbes that cause these diseases are increasingly resistant and sometimes even impervious, to antibiotics that worked in the past. Last week, amid other pressing business, 193 nations at the United Nations General Assembly signed a declaration summoning each of them to a war against a powerful and resourceful enemy: superbugs that have learned to evade science’s last remaining defenses.
The Association for Precision Pharmacy Services (APRXS) is joining with other medical watchdog groups to encourage the FDA to adopt regulations that will hold physicians’ offices to the same levels of accountability as compounding pharmacies to ensure sterile conditions while preparing personalized medicines that include allergen agents.
Rational Vaccines (RVx), a new biotechnology startup, aims to stop the spread of herpes and improve treatment options for millions of people who live with recurrent herpetic disease.