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Enzyme Enigma Discovered in the Abyss

May 11, 2016 1:30 pm | by University of Bristol | News | Comments

It is hoped the discovery could lead to the development of new antibiotics and other medical treatments.

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Chronic Use of Acid Reflux Drug Linked to Accelerated Vascular Aging

May 11, 2016 11:16 am | by Stephanie Guzowski, Editor | News | Comments

Long-term exposure to common, acid reflux drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPI) could speed up the aging of blood vessels, according to a new study published in Circulation Research.

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Urine Test Could Simplify Zika Virus Detection

May 11, 2016 9:26 am | by Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

The test could potentially aid efforts to control Zika, which is mainly carried by mosquitoes, as it is expected to spread further into North America in the coming months.

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Highlights at 2016 American Urological Association Annual Meeting

May 11, 2016 9:19 am | by Mayo Clinic | News | Comments

Mayo Clinic physicians presented findings on several studies at the 2016 American Urological Association Annual Meeting, held May 6-10 in San Diego.

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Stem Cell Gene Therapy for Fatal Childhood Disease Ready for Human Trials

May 11, 2016 8:59 am | by University of Manchester | News | Comments

The most common of the four types of Sanfilippo (type A) affects around 100 children in the UK, or one in 89,000 births, and it is this type that is targeted by the new treatment.

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Developed Drug Works Against Biofilms, Respiratory Virus

May 11, 2016 8:41 am | by University of Pittsburgh | News | Comments

The drug outperforms traditional therapies in the laboratory setting.

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UK Cost Body Finally Approves Limited Use of GSK's Lupus Drug

May 11, 2016 8:37 am | by Ben Hirschler, Reuters | News | Comments

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) said on Tuesday that the drug would be made available under a managed access scheme.

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FDA to Re-Evaluate Definition of 'Healthy'

May 11, 2016 8:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration will re-evaluate its definition of "healthy," which could eventually change how a range of foods are marketed.

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New Research Connects Genetic Variations to Schizophrenia

May 11, 2016 8:29 am | by Rachel Jonas, UCLA, The Conversation | Articles | Comments

To find out, researchers are trying to fill in the blanks between the genetic blueprint (genotype) and psychiatric disorder (psychiatric phenotype)

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Eli Lilly's Plaque Psoriasis Drug Could Achieve Future Blockbuster Status

May 11, 2016 8:28 am | by Alexandra Annis, MSc, Immunology Analyst, GlobalData | Articles | Comments

The recommended dosing for Taltz is an initial 160 milligrams (mg) subcutaneous (SC) injection.

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Clue for Development of Diagnosis, Treatment of Alzheimer's

May 11, 2016 8:26 am | by Osaka University | News | Comments

This group also found that this phenomenon became prominent at the frequency of about 30 kHz.

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Scientists Design Potent Therapeutic "Warheads" That Target Cancer Cells

May 11, 2016 7:30 am | by TSRI | News | Comments

A number of these molecules are already “hidden” in drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Potential Target in Treatment of Oral Cancer Discovered

May 10, 2016 3:00 pm | by Boston University Medical Center | News | Comments

The findings represent a new strategy for marker discovery combining bioinformatics analysis of gathered gene expression datasets. 

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EC Approves Additional Indication for Eisai's Anticancer Agent

May 10, 2016 2:00 pm | News | Comments

Halaven is a halichondrin class microtubule dynamics inhibitor with a distinct binding profile.

New Approach to Genetic Analysis Yields Markers to Complex Diseases

May 10, 2016 1:00 pm | by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Many diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, and schizophrenia, tend to be passed down through families.

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