(Reuters) – The benefit of Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc’s experimental glaucoma treatment outweighs the risks and the drug should be approved, an advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concluded on Friday.
Researchers reveal how a compound in green tea called EGCG prevents the formation of toxic beta-amyloid plaques, which are a hallmark of Alzheimer’s.
For the first time, there are phase 3 clinical trial data on a peripherally acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist (PAMORA) for opioid-induced constipation in cancer patients. Medscape Medical News
Investigators have identified a new molecular pathway that controls lifespan and healthspan in worms and mammals. Researchers have shown that worms with excess levels of certain proteins lived longer and healthier than normal worms. In addition, mice w…
Researchers have developed a system that can display the movements of our own tongues in real time. These movements are processed by a machine learning algorithm that controls an ‘articulatory talking head.’ This avatar shows the tongue, palate and tee…
A new study finds that patients who undergo a neurosurgical procedure with surgical start times between 9 pm and 7 am are at an increased risk of developing complications compared to patients with a surgical start time earlier in the day.
The girl became short of breath during the concert but continued cheering “because she was a super fan”.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Britain’s competition regulator has launched an investigation into Africa’s biggest generic drug maker Aspen Pharmacare over alleged anticompetitive conduct in the supply of blood pressure and arthritis drugs, Aspen said on Fri…
Psilocybin, a magic mushroom compound, may succeed where other anti-depression treatments have failed; the drug may ‘reset’ the brain, new research shows.
When do you need artificial lenses for the eyes? Find out here along with more information on the specific types and how they are implanted.
The advertisement for breast cancer awareness was seen on TV on Friday and will be fully broadcast on Monday.
The decision represents another effort by the White House to dismantle the ACA after Congressional Republican attempts failed. Medscape Medical News
MILAN (Reuters) – Milan is hoping that Spain’s Catalonia crisis will give the Italian city a boost in getting to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the European Union agency quitting London because of Brexit.
Our homes are host to a diverse collection of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Should we eliminate them, or do they have health benefits?
A cancer diagnosis always comes as a shock. What are some coping strategies you can use to stay in control of the situation? We gathered some suggestions.
A nine-year joint research project has led to a crucial breakthrough in cancer research. Scientists have clarified how the Warburg effect, a phenomenon in which cancer cells rapidly break down sugars, stimulates tumor growth. This discovery provides ev…
Researchers have outlined a 3-D atomic structure of the ion channel found in mammals that is implicated in a rare, inherited neurodegenerative disease in humans.
Usutu virus, a flavivirus of African origin, was first detected in Austria in 2001, when it caused a severe bird die-off, mainly of blackbirds. The virus was active in the eastern part of Austria until 2005, killing many blackbirds, but also other song…
Move could cripple the program, follows a similar executive order signed Thursday
CDC stats show growing epidemic that means more illness and health care costs, health experts say