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Investigational drug for treatment of sickle cell disease shows early promise in clinical trials

4 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

An investigational drug for the treatment of sickle cell disease is showing early promise in clinical trials for impacting biomarkers of the disease in patients, reported UConn...
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Research findings lead to new clinical trial for people with myelofibrosis

4 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah discovered in laboratory studies that an experimental drug called selinexor may block a crucial survival...
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Researcher employs people who inject drugs to study factors influencing acquisition of HIV

5 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

In recent years, the HIV infection rate in Estonia has continued to be around 200 new cases each year, which is still one of the highest incidence rates per 100,000 inhabitants...
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Another Carcinogen Found in Popular BP Meds

Another Carcinogen Found in Popular BP Meds

15 hours ago   |   Web MD

Valisure reported finding high levels of called N,N-Dimethylformamide in specific lots of the drug.
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Company recalls frozen avocados from Safeway, Albertsons, others for Listeria

17 hours ago   |   Food Safety   |   2 articles

Nature's Touch Frozen Foods Inc. is voluntary recalling “Signature Select Avocado Chunks” with a best before date of Oct 11, 2020, after an inspection test revealed Listeria...
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FDA seizes 300,000 products from manufacturer with history of lead contamination

FDA seizes 300,000 products from manufacturer with history of lead contamination

18 hours ago   |   NutraIngredients-USA

The US Food and Drug Administration has seized $3.5 million worth of adulterated dietary supplements from a manufacturer in Illinois.
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Natural approaches for treating colds and the flu

Natural approaches for treating colds and the flu

18 hours ago   |   Natural News

Many people rely on pharmaceutical drugs to treat the flu and their colds, but there are natural medicines that can beat these illnesses. Elderberry. This berry can boost...
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Campaign girl 'ineligible' for muscle wasting drug

20 hours ago   |   BBC

The 11-year-old is thought to be in 15% of spinal muscular atrophy patients who do not qualify.
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Inpatient vs. Outpatient Drug Recovery - Which One Works?

20 hours ago   |   HealthWorks Collective

Substance abuse is a serious disease that affects not just one's body, not just one's mind but one's entire existence. Often, it hardly matters what substance one is addicted...
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Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum in cells

21 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Sigma receptors are proteins found on mainly the surface of endoplasmic reticulum in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two main classes of these receptors. The sigma-1...
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US suicide rates have soared 33% in less than 10 years

US suicide rates have soared 33% in less than 10 years

The greatest number of suicides still occur among white men, but since 1999, dramatic increases have been seen among women and Native Americans, according to the latest data... Read more ...

Simple Scan Could Open Up New Avenues for Angina Treatment

Simple Scan Could Open Up New Avenues for Angina Treatment

Simple scan could be used to guide treatment decisions for angina patients, reveals a new study. Read more ...

It's easy to hide in plain sight: New research finds that simple disguises...

It's easy to hide in plain sight: New research finds that simple disguises fool most people

Want to be invisible? It might not be as impossible as it sounds. A new study finds that hiding in plain sight is easy - all you need is a simple disguise. Research from the... Read more ...

Pollutant-Free Fatty Fish can Cut Down Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Pollutant-Free Fatty Fish can Cut Down Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Eating Fatty fish free of environmental pollutants can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Certain Behaviors in Kindergarten Associated With Lower Adult Salary: Study

Certain Behaviors in Kindergarten Associated With Lower Adult Salary: Study

Kindergarten inattention was associated with lower earning for boys and girls later in life, revealed new research. Read more ...

New Insights into Tissue Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus

New Insights into Tissue Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus

New study has provided clues on tissue damage discovered in rheumatoid arthritis and lupus autoimmune conditions. Read more ...

Sea cucumber found to prevent or reduce asthma attacks

Sea cucumber found to prevent or reduce asthma attacks

Sea cucumbers are marine animals that can be found on the sea floor. They are widely used in Asian countries as food or as ingredients of traditional medicine. In an animal... Read more ...

Women who are obese while pregnant have triple the risk of a baby who...

Women who are obese while pregnant have triple the risk of a baby who develops type 2 diabetes

It's suspected by researchers led by Edinburgh University, who analysed the data of 120,000 women, that high blood sugar levels 'programme' adverse health outcomes. Read more ...

USA's Record-Breaking 13-0 Win Was Great, but What It Said About Women's...

USA's Record-Breaking 13-0 Win Was Great, but What It Said About Women's Soccer Was Not

Thirteen goals. In case it wasn't already apparent, that's not normal. Not for soccer, in general; not for an international game, certainly; and never for a World Cup. When the... Read more ...

Researchers uncover the earliest signs of Parkinson's in the brain, many...

Researchers uncover the earliest signs of Parkinson's in the brain, many years before symptoms

Damage to serotonin production was seen on brain imaging. King's College London said it was an 'excellent marker' for the disease which takes hold of the brain years before... Read more ...