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New model mimics human tumors for accurate testing of cancer drugs

5 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Researchers have genetically engineered a new laboratory model that enables accurate testing of anti-cancer drugs by mimicking the complexity of human cancers. Using this advanced model, researchers will be able to discover the safest and most effective ways to use promising drugs called MCL-1 inhibitors in the clinic.
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Researchers examine potential effects of Brexit on 'Sugar Tax' and CHD

5 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

A new study published in Public Health Nutrition examines the potential effects of Brexit on the 'Sugar Tax' and coronary heart disease in England.
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Researchers show effectiveness of new noninvasive blood glucose test

5 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

For those living with diabetes, monitoring blood glucose accurately is necessary to prevent diabetes-related complications. Researchers recently evaluated the accuracy of new technology to monitor blood glucose levels without needles or a finger prick. Early results show that the noninvasive technology measures blood glucose levels as effectively as a finger prick test - without drawing blood.
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FDA Approves First-of-its-kind Device to Treat Heart Failure Patients

FDA Approves First-of-its-kind Device to Treat Heart Failure Patients

FDA approved an implantable device sold by Impulse Dynamics to treat patients with Class III moderate to severe heart failure who are not suitable for cardiac resynchronization... Read more ...

'It gave me hope': Alzheimer's sufferer, 57, reveals heartbreak after...

'It gave me hope': Alzheimer's sufferer, 57, reveals heartbreak after failure of clinical triale

Former New York Times reporter Phillip S Gutis, 57, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2016, placing him in the slim category of the four percent diagnosed before the age of 65. Read more ...

Mailed Home Colon Cancer Tests Boost Screening

Mailed Home Colon Cancer Tests Boost Screening

Researchers believe that mailing the screening kits directly to patients, which frames participation as the default, reduced steps in the process, and made it easier for... Read more ...

Barneys New York's New Cannabis Lifestyle Shop Puts the "High" in High End

Barneys New York's New Cannabis Lifestyle Shop Puts the "High" in High End

Barneys New York is taking high-end shopping to the next level with its new cannabis lifestyle shop, The High End. The new luxury lifestyle and wellness concept shop, located... Read more ...

What Besides Opioids Can Help Post-C-Section Pain?

What Besides Opioids Can Help Post-C-Section Pain?

Pain after a C-section can be controlled effectively with ibuprofen and acetaminophen, researchers said. For those who do need opioids, a lower dose can work. Read more ...

Brain-cancer patients reveal the subtle 'symptoms' they ignored

Brain-cancer patients reveal the subtle 'symptoms' they ignored

A study of 39 brain-cancer sufferers by King's College London reveals just how slight the signs can be, with many dismissing their poor memory and lack of balance as part of... Read more ...

Mothers who are obese while pregnant have children with heart problems...

Mothers who are obese while pregnant have children with heart problems, study in mice says

A new study from the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis has found that obese mic had offspring with heart problems, and these issues last for at least three... Read more ...

Spice beats chemo: Study reveals turmeric is more effective at killing...

Spice beats chemo: Study reveals turmeric is more effective at killing cancer cells than chemo or radiation

The mere mention of cancer strikes fear in the hearts of many people, and rightfully so. Having certain types of cancer often means you'll be facing years of brutal treatments... Read more ...

Market for organic products continues to expand as consumers ditch unhealthy...

Market for organic products continues to expand as consumers ditch unhealthy products

With a growing community of people who take their family's health seriously, organic sales are reaching an all-time high. “Free-from” foods are products that do not contain... Read more ...

Chronic lower back pain can be reduced with Gua Sha therapy

Chronic lower back pain can be reduced with Gua Sha therapy

Chronic lower back pain has become a major health problem in the world. Many people seek relief, but most available treatments are often ineffective or have dangerous side... Read more ...