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Clinical Research, Innovation

New survey indicates need of attention to neglected tropical diseases

March 22, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Although neglected diseases account for 11% of the global disease burden, they are targeted by only a small proportion of the new drugs developed every year. Between January 2012 and September 2018, a total of 256 new drugs entered the […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Artificial neural networks can predict how different areas in the brain respond to words

March 21, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Can artificial intelligence (AI) help us understand how the brain understands language? Can neuroscience help us understand why AI and neural networks are effective at predicting human perception? Research from Alexander Huth and Shailee Jain from The University of Texas […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Skin diseases are more common than we think

March 20, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

To include people who never or rarely seek medical aid, the study did not rely on health insurance data, but rather on data collected at the Munich Oktoberfest in Germany. Screening examinations were performed randomly on participating visitors. Of the […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Marine bacteria offer new weapon against melanoma

March 14, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer. Melanoma accounts for just 1 percent of skin cancer cases. However, melanoma causes the majority of skin cancer deaths, primarily because once it metastasizes, there are limited treatment options. […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Novel drug shows potential to prevent sepsis progression

March 8, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Research into a new breakthrough therapy in the fight against sepsis has shown that the drug has potential to stop all sepsis-causing bacteria from triggering organ damage in the early stages of the condition. The pre-clinical trial of InnovoSep, carried […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Researchers develop new way to deliver person-centered care

March 7, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at the University of East Anglia and University of Cambridge have developed a way to help people with progressive conditions receive better person-centered care. From overcoming boredom or loneliness to knowing what to expect in the future, the team […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

MMR vaccine does not cause autism, even in those most at risk

March 7, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The furor surrounding vaccines and their relationship with autism has been rumbling along for decades. A paper published in 1998 first described a link between the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism. Both the findings and the lead […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

This sleep disorder puts people at ‘very high risk’ of Parkinson’s

March 6, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Data from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) indicate that every year, approximately 50,000 people in the United States learn that they have Parkinson’s disease, a neurological condition that affects a person’s motor function and exposes them to other neurodegenerative […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Cocoa may help treat common MS symptom

March 5, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder that affects about 400,000 people in the United States and approximately 2.5 million people worldwide. MS affects the central nervous system. Symptoms often include muscle weakness, burning sensations, numbness, chronic pain, poor balance […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Does artemisinin help treat cancer?

February 28, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Research indicates that the compound could inhibit the growth of tumors and metastasis. However, this research has typically used animal models. No strong clinical trials in humans suggest that these benefits extend to us. Determining the true effects of the […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Does the birth control pill stop you from recognizing emotions?

February 12, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Over 60 percent of women aged 15–44 years are currently using a form of contraception, according to the most recent estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Approximately 28 percent, or 10.6 million, of these women are […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Machine Learning is an Investment Priority for QHSE Users

February 5, 2019

Via: Aberdeen

Best-in-Class organizations lead in Quality, Health, Safety, and Environmental (QHSE) management. QHSE users lead in emerging technology investment in machine learning. Aberdeen’s recent survey of EH&S leaders helped us uncover the top Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) emerging technologies companies plan […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Oral cancer is among the ten most common cancers in the world

February 4, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide, it is more frequent in men than women, and it usually appears at the age of 60. Early detection is essential to manage this disease, and it is possible since […]


Wellness

Does the alkaline diet work?

January 24, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Some research suggests that following an alkaline diet might improve health in people with kidney disease. However, it does not achieve this by changing blood pH. Rather, the alkaline diet encourages people to eat more fruits and vegetables and fewer […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

The human brain works in reverse order to retrieve memories

January 14, 2019

Via: The Medical News

When we remember a past event, the human brain reconstructs that experience in reverse order, according to a new study at the University of Birmingham. Understanding more precisely how the brain retrieves information could help us better assess the reliability […]