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Allergen Immunotherapy Poses No Infection Risk

April 15, 2016 2:49 pm | by Massachusetts General Hospital | News | Comments

The current study was prepared to provide data supporting the response to the proposed changes from several allergy and immunology specialty organizations.


Drug Discovery Spotlight: Frightening Zika Images; Valeant's Dysfunction; Reclassifying a Tumor

April 15, 2016 11:17 am | by Stephanie Guzowski, Editor | News | Comments

Welcome to Drug Discovery Spotlight — we’ve rounded up this week’s top news, trending headlines, and all-around interesting reads.


Poor Patient Warfarin Knowledge May Increase Side Effects Risk

April 15, 2016 10:13 am | by European Society of Cardiology | News | Comments

Patients have poor knowledge of warfarin which may increase their risk of serious side effects, according to research presented today at EuroHeartCare 2016.


Troubles Mount for Theranos, Feds Threaten Sanctions

April 15, 2016 9:55 am | by Seth Augenstein, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Scientific and regulatory troubles continue to mount for Theranos, the much-touted blood-testing startup.


New Tests for Choosing Right Hep C Drug Could Save Money

April 15, 2016 8:52 am | by Linda A. Johnson, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

New tests designed to help doctors pick the right hepatitis C medicine for patients could mean faster cures and lower costs.


Coffee Consumption Linked to Lower Colon Cancer Risk

April 15, 2016 8:46 am | by USC | News | Comments

The indication of decreased risk was seen across all types of coffee, both caffeinated and decaffeinated.

Vitamin D Helps Reduce Childhood Allergy Rate

April 15, 2016 8:45 am | by University of Auckland | News | Comments

Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy and infancy may help to reduce New Zealand’s high childhood allergy rate.


Cancer-Spreading Protein Discovered

April 14, 2016 3:25 pm | by University of Bergen | News | Comments

It is very hard to predict which cells become aggressive or not. 


Should Exercisers Lay Off Antihistamines?

April 14, 2016 2:43 pm | by University of Oregon | News | Comments

Blood flow, blood pressure and heart rate were monitored during the exercise.


Wayne State Receives $2.5M NIH Grant to Study Next-Gen Antibiotics

April 14, 2016 2:01 pm | by Wayne State University | News | Comments

The team's ultimate goal will be to use the data acquired to design the next generation of compounds that will be validated and tested for reduced toxicity and decreased resistance.


Merck Announces Positive Results for Zepatier

April 14, 2016 1:18 pm | News | Comments

The results of C-EDGE Head-to-Head will be featured in the official press program at The International Liver Congress 2016. 


Gut Bacteria Could Help Prevent Cancer

April 14, 2016 1:11 pm | by UCLA | News | Comments

Researchers have shown that various types of intestinal bacteria might be factors in both causing and preventing obesity.


The Direction of the Schizophrenia Drug Pipeline

April 14, 2016 11:40 am | by Stephanie Guzowski, Editor | News | Comments

The small pipeline of schizophrenia products — about 135 products — is indicative of a low level of investment in research and development (R&D). Here's why.


Generic Allergy Drug May Fix Eye Nerve Damage in MS Patients

April 14, 2016 10:39 am | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Articles | Comments

Scientists discovered this over-the-counter drug could have special properties. 


CDC: Zika Definitely Causes Severe Birth Defects

April 14, 2016 9:12 am | by Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

Confirming the worst fears of many pregnant women in the United States and Latin America, U.S. health officials said Wednesday there is no longer any doubt the Zika virus causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and other severe brain defects. 



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