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Asthma Pill Targets Airway Muscles To Decrease Attacks

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Results from a phase II clinical trial, experimental work on cells and computational modelling have together shown why the first pill for asthma in 20 years can help reduce asthma attacks. Researchers from Leicester (UK) and Vancouver (Canada) have shown that the investigational drug, Fevipiprant (......
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U.S. Medicare plans to track CAR-T cancer therapy outcomes

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Friday proposed coverage of expensive CAR-T cell therapies at cancer centers that meet criteria including a registry or clinical study to monitor how well patients fare for at least two years after treatment....
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Lung-MAP Precision Medicine Trial Expands To Include More Patients

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Lung Cancer Master Protocol (Lung-MAP), the first precision medicine trial in lung cancer supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, is undergoing a major expansion to include patients with all non-small cell lung cancers -- which make up about 8......
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Walmart Adds 12th Center Of Excellence To Knee, Hip Surgery Network

Feb 16, 2019 , Forbes
Walmart said Ochsner Health System will be the 12th healthcare provider in its Center of Excellence program for joint replacement surgeries for its...
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Can We Repair The Brain? The Promise Of Stem Cell Technologies For Treating Parkinson's Disease

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Cell replacement may play an increasing role in alleviating the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD) in future. Writing in a special supplement to the Journal of Parkinson's Disease, experts describe how newly developed stem cell technologies could be used to treat the disease and discuss the ......
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Weakest sperm left behind at 'gates' along reproductive path, study finds

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
The race to fertilize an egg is a ruthless one -- and now, scientists have shed more light on the punishing obstacle course attempted by hundreds of millions of sperm cells in their bid to get there first....
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Albertsons’ pharmacies to adopt TemperPack’s ClimaCell packaging

Feb 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Albertsons is changing from styrofoam to ClimaCell packaging in its pharmacy shipments, which is expected to divert up to 75,000 pounds of waste from landfills every year. Read More...
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University Of Minnesota Researchers 3D Bio-Print A Model That Could Improve Anticancer Drugs And Treatments

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
University of Minnesota medical researchers and engineers have developed a way to study cancer cells which could lead to new and improved treatment. They have developed a new way to study these cells in a 3D in vitro model (i.e. in a culture dish rather than in a human or animal). In a paper recent......
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Tanzanian Tycoon Reginald Mengi To Establish Stem Cell Research Center

Feb 13, 2019 , Forbes
Reginald Mengi, one of Tanzania’s most successful businessmen, has disclosed that a subsidiary of his conglomerate, the IPP Group, is partnering with health experts and medical companies around the globe to establish the first Stem Cell Research and Therapy center in the East African...
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German Researchers Discover How Sleep Can Fight An Infection

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers in Germany have discovered why sleep can sometimes be the best medicine. Sleep improves the potential ability of some of the body’s immune cells to attach to their targets, according to a new study that will be published February 12 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The study, led......
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UCI-Led Study Reveals How Blood Cells Help Wounds Heal Scar-Free

Feb 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New insights on circumventing a key obstacle on the road to anti-scarring treatment have been published by Maksim Plikus, an associate professor in developmental and cell biology at the UCI School of Biological Sciences and colleagues in Nature Communications. The research team discovered that the n......
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Tak Mak Lab Discovers How The Immune System “Thinks”

Feb 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research from the laboratory of cancer scientist Dr. Tak Mak, renowned for cloning the human T-cell receptor, has demonstrated that immune cells make brain chemicals to fight off infections. The first proof-of-function findings, published online today in the journal Science, solve a puzzle scie......
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Blood Cells Could Hold Master Clock Behind Aging

Feb 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Blood cells could hold the key to aging, according to new research out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. In a study published in Aging Cell, researchers found human blood cells have an intrinsic clock that remains steady even after transplant. The researchers say the clock could......
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Thailand Board of Investment to help promote medical robotics

Feb 09, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Under its Thailand 4.0 vision, Thailand plans to leverage on its reputation and excellence in medical services and medical devices and strengthen its position as the regional medical...
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Cancer Linked to Surface of Breast Implants

Feb 08, 2019 , WebMD
The number of women with breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lyphoma (BIA-ALCL) now stands at 457, compared with 414 in the last report, the FDA...
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Mouse Studies Advance Search For New Class Of Antidepressants

Feb 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In experiments with mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine report a promising advance in the search for a new class of drugs to treat major depression. A compound developed by the Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery Group targets a chemical in specific cells of the mammalian brain, and eases signs of ......
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NSAID Pretreatment Impairs Immune Response In Heart Failure, Worsens Heart And Kidney Damage

Feb 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, are widely known as pain-killers and can relieve pain and inflammation. However, prolonged use raises the risk of heart and kidney failure events. A heart attack causes death of heart muscle cells by lack of oxygen, and it also significantly injures ......
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Upsher-Smith, NASPA honor 40 pharmacists

Feb 08, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Forty pharmacists are being honored as 2018 NASPA Excellence in Innovation Award recipients. Read More...
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New York Biotech Raises $61 Million To Keep Cancer Cells Dormant, Bucking Conventional Treatments

Feb 08, 2019 , Forbes
Cancer is thought of as a disease of uncontrolled growth. But over the past few decades scientists have been learning more about cancer cells that behave in a very uncancerlike way....
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Big Data Approach Shown To Be Effective For Evaluating Autism Treatments

Feb 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute who developed a blood test to help diagnose autism spectrum disorder have now successfully applied their distinctive big data-based approach to evaluating possible treatments. The findings, recently published in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, hav......
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