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Researchers Discover Protein’s Pivotal Role in Heart Failure

March 6, 2015 2:46 pm | by UCSD | News | Comments

Researchers have identified a key piece in the complex molecular puzzle underlying heart failure. Read more...                         


Study Finds Little Evidence of Antibiotics in Milk

March 6, 2015 2:42 pm | by Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | News | Comments

A new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms. Read more...                    


FDA Approves First Lower-Cost Biotech Drug

March 6, 2015 2:38 pm | by Matthew Perrone and Linda A. Johnson, AP Business Writers | News | Comments

Federal health officials on Friday approved the first lower-cost copy of a biotech drug in the U.S. Read more...                         


Research Could be 'Life-Prolonging' for CF Patients

March 6, 2015 9:25 am | by Aston University | News | Comments

Preventing lung infections in childhood could stop later life-threatening infections for people with cystic fibrosis. Read more...                      


New Approaches Required to Lower Cholesterol

March 6, 2015 9:18 am | by University of Adelaide | News | Comments

The study showed that one in five patients treated with a statin have minimal lowering of LDL cholesterol. Read more...                       


Energetic Immune Cells are Vital for Fighting Disease

March 6, 2015 9:11 am | by Walter + Eliza Hall Research Institute | News | Comments

A good immune system relies on a key ‘energy producing’ protein in immune cells to develop immunity to vaccines and disease, an international team of scientists has found. Read more...             


Drug to Control Appetite Could also Fight Anxiety

March 6, 2015 9:05 am | by Ottawa Hospital Research Institute | News | Comments

New study reveals a new biological pathway that regulates anxiety and obesity and suggests that a drug currently in clinical trials to treat obesity might also provide a promising way to combat anxiety disorders. Read more...      


WHO to Begin Large-Scale Testing of Ebola Vaccine in Guinea

March 6, 2015 8:56 am | by Maria Cheng, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

The World Health Organization will start large-scale testing of an experimental Ebola vaccine in Guinea on Saturday. Read more...                      


Meet Thomas Goetz, The Co-founder of Iodine

March 5, 2015 11:50 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

The startup has been called "The Yelp of Medicine." Read more...                                                         


Common Antidepressant May Hold Key to Heart Failure Reversal

March 5, 2015 10:51 am | by Temple University | News | Comments

This finding could lead to clinical trials for a disease long considered irreversible. Read more...                                             


Researchers Devise New Method to Identify Disease Markers

March 5, 2015 10:31 am | by UCLA | News | Comments

This is a key step towards personalized medicine. Read more...                                                       


Flu Winds Down as FDA Aims for Better Vaccine Next Winter

March 5, 2015 10:19 am | by Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

The miserable flu season is winding down but not quite over yet. Read more...                                                   


'Superbug' Infections Hit Another Los Angeles Hospital

March 5, 2015 10:12 am | by Alicia Chang, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

The latest cases occurred at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Read more...                                                     


Genetic Modification Aids Cancer Drug Discovery

March 4, 2015 3:38 pm | by University of Leuven | News | Comments

Genetically modifying cancer cells can aid in clarifying new cancer drugs’ mechanism of action. Read more...                         


Physicians May Have Underestimated Long-Term Risks of Taking Paracetamol

March 4, 2015 3:34 pm | by University of Leeds | News | Comments

Doctors may have underestimated the risks to patients of taking paracetamol on a long-term basis. Read more...                         



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