The ability of patients with MS to monitor their own disease with use of web-based algorithms that incorporate various patient outcome measures is becoming a reality. Medscape Medical News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will declare the nation’s opioid crisis a public health emergency on Thursday in a bid to redirect federal resources and loosen regulations to combat widespread abuse, senior administration officials s…
"We are actually doing a better job at diagnosing diabetes than was previously appreciated," observes one expert. But certain patients, such as the younger obese, are still being missed. Medscape Medical News
Genomic surveillance has revealed the first complete picture of MRSA spread across the east of England. Researchers tracked MRSA-positive people and were able to describe the complete picture of MRSA transmission within and between hospitals, and in GP…
In many metastasized types of cancer, disseminated tumors grow back despite successful chemotherapy. As a research team has now discovered, this is because of isolated cancer cells that survive the chemotherapy due to a phase of dormancy. If these “sle…
Surgeon’s caps that expose small amounts of the ears and hair are not inferior to the bouffant-style, disposable scrub hats that cover those features, one of the first studies testing the effectiveness of different operating room (OR) head coverings in…
An artificial system using a DNA-laced hydrogel can receive a chemical signal and release the appropriate protein, according to researchers. Further stimulation by the chemical signal continues to trigger a response.
A single infusion of wildtype hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) into a mouse model of Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) measurably halted cellular damage caused by the degenerative disease, researchers report.
Following a state law mandating testing, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued more alerts for lead in candy than for the other top three sources of food-borne contamination combined, according to the first analysis of outcomes of th…
Report concluded that abortion should be made available in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities, supreme court is toldAbortion reform in Northern Ireland was recommended by a Stormont executive report kept under wraps for almost a year, a lawyer for the…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday will declare the opioid crisis in the United States a public health emergency in a move aimed at redirecting federal resources to combat widespread abuse, senior administration officials said.
When clinicians are speaking to people with diabetes, words can "elevate or destroy," according to a new joint statement from the American Diabetes Association and the Association of Diabetes Educators. Medscape Medical News
Scientists have discovered new gene variants that may increase the risk of developing breast cancer. WebMD Health News
LONDON (Reuters) – Nearly seven months into the job, GlaxoSmithKline’s new chief executive is facing a battle to convince investors she has the right prescription for growth at Britain’s biggest drugmaker.
The antibody cetuximab paired with a fluorescent dye can image glioblastoma during brain surgery, a pilot study showed. Medscape Medical News
There are many reasons for a white tongue, including poor dental hygiene and infections. In this article, learn about treatment and home remedies.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German drugmaker Bayer has cut the value of its takeover of Monsanto by $2.5 billion, which combined with windfalls from asset sales means it may have to raise less than expected from shareholders.
(Reuters) – Drug wholesaler McKesson Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strength in its distribution business.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – As Republican and Democratic lawmakers clash over the future of Obamacare, Americans largely are eager for a bipartisan solution to its shortcomings, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Thursday.
Southend Hospital says it has no plans to accommodate NHS patients in Airbnb style pilot “at this time”.