Autism Starts Months before Symptoms Appear. Flagging Children Early Offers The Possibility Of More Effective Treatment
An investigational malaria vaccine given intravenously was well-tolerated and protected a significant proportion of healthy adults against infection with Plasmodium falciparum malaria — the deadliest form of the disease — for the duration of the malaria season, according to new findings published in the February 15th issue of the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases. The study participants live in Mali, Africa, where they are naturally exposed to the parasite.
Very early preterm infants are more likely to survive than in previous years, and the survivors are less likely to have neurological problems, according to an analysis of records from a National Institutes of Health research network.
- FDA Expands Approval of SPIRIVA® RESPIMAT®, Steroid-free Respimat now approved as asthma treatment for age 6 and older
- Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) approved under priority review from the FDA
- FDA also granted pediatric exclusivity to SPIRIVA
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved SPIRIVA RESPIMAT for the long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of asthma in people age 6 and older. SPIRIVA RESPIMAT is not a treatment for sudden asthma symptoms.
A new study finds that providing the body with a temporary, specifically formulated Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD™) called ProLon® causes cellular changes, normally generated by several days of consecutive water-only fasting, and may increase health and lifespan by partially turning back the aging clock.
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have found that the presence of the protein alpha-4 beta-7 integrin on the surface of HIV and its monkey equivalent — simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV — may help explain why an antibody protected monkeys from SIV in previous experiments.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have uncovered new clues to the link between Nodding syndrome, a devastating form of pediatric epilepsy found in specific areas of east Africa, and a parasitic worm that can cause river blindness.
According to Life Extension, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based pioneer reporting the latest anti-aging research and integrative health therapies, in recent studies, magnesium sulfate is a treatment option that may offer some potential benefit for patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD) based on prior work in animals and humans.
New Hiv Infections Drop 18 Percent In Six Years. Decline signals HIV prevention and treatment efforts in the U.S. are paying off, but not all communities are seeing the same progress.
The U.S. FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug Siliq (brodalumab) to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Siliq is administered as an injection.