Previous research claimed that consumption of vitamin D rich foods can reduce the risk factors of colorectal cancer. There was no proper evidence available to link vitamin D levels and colorectal cancer. Now, new research led by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, adds convincing evidence to authenticate the link.
The US government and federal agencies are taking many initiatives to stop the epidemic. However, Facebook recently received critical warnings due to its negative role in opioid addiction. The social media giant reportedly announced that users who attempt to purchase opioids or locate addiction treatments will be redirected to federal crisis helpline information.
Ambient Clinical Analytics, the remote patient monitoring firm which became independent from Mayo Clinic in 2013, has elevated $1.5 million in a round led by Noaber Ventures. Noaber Ventures is the extended investment arm of Noaber Foundation and the company’s first European investor. The already existing investors such as Mayo Clinic, Bluestem Capital and Social Capital have also contributed to the round.
This is reported as the first case in Idaho in about 26 years and considered to be the fifth since 1940. During the middle ages, the plague was widespread across Europe, where nearly half of the population died. Hence it is also known as the ‘Black Death’.
The issue gained widespread public attention following the application by a boy’s family suffering from a rare form of epilepsy to use cannabis oil medication. The Home Secretary stated that a license would be issued for the boy’s treatment procedure to go ahead.
Medtronic, a medical technology company, and AI-powered personalized nutrition platform Nutrino, have entered into a partnership. The FoodPrint Report technology of Nutrino is slated to be integrated into the iPro2myLog app of Medtronic, a platform which offers continuous glucose monitor enabling users to gain critical insights into their glucose levels.
Previous interim data reported negative results due to which the stock value of Selecta Biosciences dropped down at once by 20% in premarket trading. It was then recovered in a remarkable manner by touching the never seen before peak level.
Breast Cancer appears when unusual cells start growing in breast tissue and can affect both women and men. It was estimated that in the U.S. alone there will be a total of 330,080 new cases of breast cancer in women and about 2,550 in men by the end of 2018.
Cystic fibrosis is the most common lung affecting genetic disease, which often turns out to be life-threatening. Nearly one in every 2500 to 3500 people are diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at an early age. A thick mucus formation in the lungs becomes stuck to bacteria, which leads to a slimy biofilm formation.
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