Short-term exposures to fine particulate air pollution and ozone—even at levels well below current national safety standards—were linked to higher risk of premature death among the elderly in the U.S. according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Gene expression in specific cells and in specific regions can provide a more precise, neuroprotective approach than traditional treatments for neurological diseases. For multiple sclerosis, specifically, increasing cholesterol synthesis gene expression in astrocytes of the spinal cord can be a pathway to repair nerves that affect walking.
Video game addicts of the world: Your compulsion may be considered an official mental disorder. The World Health Organization (WHO) is preparing to include it its new global medical coding guidelines.
FLX Bio, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of oral small-molecule drugs to activate the immune system against cancer, today announced the completion of a $60 million Series C private financing. The financing included new investments from GV (formerly Google Ventures) and other undisclosed investors as well as existing investors including The Column Group, Kleiner Perkins, Topspin Partners and Celgene Corporation.
AstraZeneca and Imperial College London have announced plans to work together on investigating the scientific mechanisms and underlying drivers of respiratory conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
3D printed medical device products are very high-end devices that are engaged in the process of utilizing digital models to develop a three-dimensional object.In the healthcare industry, many academic institutes make use of this technology for patient-specific treatment.The key 3D printed medical devices companies are working on strategies that would increase their market share.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued new guidelines related to the 3D printing of medical devices. FDA is now preparing for a significant wave of new technologies that are nearly certain to transform medical practice.
Innovative data processing technologies allow for new form of medicine, called Personalized or Precision Medicine (PerMed), which is using information about a person’s genes, proteins, and environment to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases. Each type of cancer has its own genetic makeup, giving each tumor cell and tissue a unique character with specific tendencies and vulnerabilities.
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