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SeLux Diagnostics Picks Up $25 Million for Infectious-Disease Testing

SeLux Diagnostics Inc. has raised $25 million to develop instruments that could help clinicians more quickly provide the best treatment for bacterial infections. When a patient is suspected of having sepsis, a life-threatening response to an infection ...

Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Unlocking the secrets of how cells communicate offers insights into treating diseases

2-D images, left, and the 3D structure, right, of the gap junction communication channel from the eye lens, resolved to near-atomic resolution by the Reichow Lab using cryo-electron microscopy ...

Source: Phys.org
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Apple hires 50 doctors and sets its sights on serious diseases

Apple has hired 40 to 50 doctors to work with various team as the firm pits itself as a contender in the health tech field, according to a new report. The company has made clear that it wants to compete in the medical arena, with the recent launch of an ...

Source: dailymail.co.uk
Published: 12 Dec 2018

A new assessment can identify the underlying causes of chronic diseases

Seattle — Poor gut health is the root cause of many chronic diseases. Pinnacle Integrative Health now has a way to test for that. By using Functional Medicine they can determine the underlying cause of a disease and make a personalized solution.

Source: KING5
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Infectious Disease Diagnostics Market Demand, Supply, Growth Factors, Latest Rising Trend & Forecast to 2025

The "Global Infectious Disease Diagnostics Market Analysis to 2025" is a specialized and in-depth study of the biotechnology industry with a focus on the global market trend. The report aims to provide an overview of global infectious disease diagnostics ...

Source: emailwire.com
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Study examines disruption of circadian rhythm as risk factor for diseases

USC scientists report that a novel time-keeping mechanism within liver cells that helps sustain key organ tasks can contribute to diseases when its natural rhythm is disrupted. This dual function ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Don't let poinsettia diseases ruin the holiday

Poinsettia are holiday decorations in public and personal spaces. No holiday décor is complete without at least one. However, numerous plant diseases can act as a Grinch to steal holiday cheer. Proper plant selection and maintenance are important for a ...

Source: Richmond Register
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Akero Therapeutics Announces $70 Million in New Financing to Advance Therapeutic Pipeline for NASH, Serious Metabolic Diseases

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Akero Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company developing transformational treatments for non-alcohol steatohepatitis (NASH) and other serious ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Rodin Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase 1 Clinical Trial of a Selective CoREST Inhibitor to Treat Neurologic Diseases

Rodin Therapeutics today announced the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of the company’s lead candidate, RDN-929, a potent and selective HDAC-CoREST inhibitor. The compound is designed to treat synaptopathies, a group of over 100 brain diseases ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 12 Dec 2018

A point-of-care diagnostic for differentiating Ebola from endemic febrile diseases

1 Becton, Dickinson and Company, 21 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA. 2 Integrated Research Facility, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Fort Detrick, MD 21702, USA. 3 Laboratory of ...

Source: Science Now
Published: 12 Dec 2018

CTD Holdings to Present at WORLD Symposium on Lysosomal Storage Diseases

ALACHUA, Fla., Dec. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CTD Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CTDH), a clinical stage biotechnology company that develops cyclodextrin-based products for the treatment of disease with unmet medical need, today announced acceptance of two ...

Source: MSN
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Nonbiologic Therapy for Autoimmune Diseases

Clinical expertise on the use of corticosteroids and mesalamine-based products in the management of autoimmune diseases. Marla Dubinsky, MD: When we talk about treatments for IBD [inflammatory bowel disease], I think we group them into “biologic” or ...

Source: The American Journal of Managed Care
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Belgium And The Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation Invest To Win The Fight Against Neglected Tropical Diseases In Africa

Leading philanthropists as well as African and European governments have announced more than US$150 million to tackle neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), which still affect 1.5 billion people around the world. The announcements to fund the prevention and ...

Source: Africa.com
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Top stories in infectious disease: Beef recall expands, spread of Asian longhorn tick causes concern

Among the top stories in infectious diseases last week were reports of a beef recall prompted by a possible Salmonella outbreak and details of an invasive tick species spreading in the United States. Other top stories included a primer for health care ...

Source: Healio
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Alarm over plans to store samples of deadly diseases in Tokyo

Japanese scientists are planning to import samples of some of the world's deadliest viruses in a bid to understand them better amid fears of an influx of foreign visitors. Japan’s health authorities are concerned at rising numbers of foreign visitors ...

Source: The Daily Telegraph
Published: 10 Dec 2018

NIH Seeks Alternatives To Human Fetal Tissue In Fight Against Diseases

The National Institutes of Health says it will spend up to $20 million to find alternatives to human fetal tissue in the fight against diseases like HIV. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with STAT's Ike Swetlitz (@ikeswetlitz). Support the news

Source: WBUR
Published: 12 Dec 2018

The First-Ever Insect Vaccine Is Designed to Protect Bees from Devastating Diseases

Honey bees may soon eat their way to safety from disease, thanks to new developments from the University of Helsinki. Researchers Dalial Freitak and Heli Salmela are now using edible sugar patties to create the first vaccines for bees. As pollinator ...

Source: Munchies
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Video: Glyphosate and other health ‘boogeymen’ aren’t causing all diseases

Should John Oliver decide that he’s had enough, perhaps because generating sarcasm is exhausting, there is someone who can slip seamlessly into his seat. Jonathan Jarry, who is a member of the ...

Source: Genetic Literacy Project
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Global Opioid-induced Constipation Market 2018-2022| Rise in Incidence of Chronic Diseases to Boost Demand | Technavio

The global opioid-induced constipation market is expected to post a CAGR of over 32% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Increases in communicable diseases linked to meth use, NDP call for action

Manitoba's opposition party is raising the alarm after discovering a spike in communicable diseases tied to meth use. The NDP released information it obtained via Freedom of Information requests from the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority indicating an ...

Source: Global News
Published: 11 Dec 2018

In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) and Laboratory Developed Tests for Autoimmune Diseases Market – Insights on Scope & Need 2025

In vitro diagnostics and laboratory developed tests for autoimmune diseases are a key part of the global healthcare sector and are likely to account for a significant share in the same in the coming years due to the rising investment in the healthcare ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Swine Respiratory Diseases Treatment Market: APEJ market size reaching a value of over US$ 1,100 Mn in 2027, growing at a CAGR 6.7%

Swine respiratory diseases treatment is carried out by drugs and vaccines that help in curing or preventing PRRS (porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome), which is a most common respiratory disease in pigs. Drugs that are used for the treatment of ...

Source: openpr.com
Published: 12 Dec 2018

USC study examines disruption of circadian rhythm as risk factor for diseases

USC scientists report that a novel time-keeping mechanism within liver cells that helps sustain key organ tasks can contribute to diseases when its natural rhythm is disrupted. This dual function of the nuclear receptor protein HNF4A offers a potential ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Using Nuclear Science to Control Animal Diseases

Sick animals can threaten the health of people. Diseases such as avian influenza, Ebola and rabies are becoming more frequent. But nuclear-derived techniques can detect the virus in 24 hours allowing farmers to isolate and treat infected animals quickly.

Source: iaea.org
Published: 11 Dec 2018

How Bad Drugs Turn Treatable Diseases Deadly

Muhammad Zaman learned at an early age that one did not shop for medicine at the convenient neighborhood pharmacy. In Pakistan, where he grew up, the safer thing to do was walk the extra mile to a pharmacy whose drugs were known to be high quality.

Source: Boston University
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Africa: A New Normal in Humanitarian Aid - Treating Middle-Class Diseases

Treating undernourished children, boosting nutrition for pregnant women, and even providing a statistical basis for the term "famine" have all become routine parts of humanitarian health programmes.

Source: AllAfrica.com
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Disruption of circadian rhythm as risk factor for diseases

Scientists report a time-keeping mechanism in liver cells that helps sustain key organ tasks can contribute to diseases when its natural rhythm is disrupted. USC scientists report that a novel time-keeping mechanism within liver cells that helps sustain ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Global Ostomy Care Market 2018-2024 - Rising Incidence of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) & Crohn's Disease Bodes Well for the Market

Dublin, Dec. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Ostomy Care Market (By Type-Colostomy, Urostomy & Ileostomy; By Region-North America, Europe, Asia Pacific & Latin America) Market Outlook 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Source: benzinga.com
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Anti-Infective Drugs Market: High Prevalence and Incidence Rates of Infectious Diseases to Drive the Market Demand

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/11/2018 -- The global anti-infective drugs market is driven by increase in prevalence of infectious diseases across the globe. The global market was valued at US$ 106.5 Bn in 2016 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 4.2% ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Mauritius: Prescription of Physical Activity As One of the Strategies to Tackle Non Communicable Diseases in Mauritius

A workshop on implementation of exercise prescription in Mauritius was held on 03 December 2018 at Gold Crest Hotel, Quatre Bornes. Dr Anwar Husnoo, the Minister of Health and Quality of Life in ...

Source: AllAfrica.com
Published: 11 Dec 2018