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Peptide mutants may help to identify vulnerability in tumor cells

Researchers from MIPT, the Institute of Biomedical Chemistry, the Institute for Energy Problems of Chemical Physics, and the Research Institute of Physico-Chemical Medicine have presented an algorithm to detect mutant proteins based on mass spectrometry data and the results of exome sequencing. Show More Summary

Invest in primary care and you get what you pay for

In 1978, the Institute of Medicine published A Manpower Policy for Primary Health Care: Report of a Study where they defined primary care as “integrated, accessible services by clinicians accountable for addressing a majority of heath care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community.” The four main […]

Case Western Reserve Researchers Receive Major NIH Renewal Grant to Build on Progress in Understanding Crohn's Disease

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has received a five-year renewal program project grant totaling $9.7 million from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institute of Health, with the goal of better understanding the origins of Crohn's disease and eventually developing a cure.

The Lack Of EpiPen Competitors Is The FDA's Fault

Submitted by Jonathan Newman via The Mises Institute, There’s a new bout of outrage over an expensive medicine or medical treatment. While the good in question changes each time, the blame always seems to fall on greedy corporations who just aren’t regulated enough. Show More Summary

Children’s Cancer Institute Enhances Delivery of Research with Yellowfin

by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “In 2015, the Institute and Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network announced Zero Childhood Cancer – a national personalized medicine program to identify tailored treatments for children with high risk cancer. Show More Summary

Diet and Back Pain: What's the Link?

In a collaboration between Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, researchers are exploring the link between diet, obesity-linked Type 2 diabetes, and intervertebral disc degeneration.

Scientists explain why Russian tuberculosis is the most infectious

Researchers from the Federal Research and Clinical Centre of Physical-Chemical Medicine, and staff from MIPT's Systems Biology Laboratory, the Research Institute of Phthisiopulmonology and the St. Petersburg Pasteur Institute, conducted...Show More Summary

Precision medicine will benefit from animal models

One year into the National Institutes of Health's Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI), the massive project could still benefit from incorporating experimental studies of animal models of human disease, according to Kent Lloyd and colleagues in this Editorial. Show More Summary

Compound kills pain as well as morphine but may lack overdose risk, researchers say

Investigators at the Stanford University School of Medicine and their collaborators at three other institutions have identified a novel compound that appears to exhibit painkilling power comparable to morphine but lacks that drug's most lethal property: respiratory suppression, which results in some 30,000 drug overdose deaths annually in the United States. read more

Building Better Metrics: Invest in “Good” Primary Care and Get What You Pay For

By NIRAN Al-AGBA, MD In 1978, the Institute of Medicine published A Manpower Policy for Primary Health Care: Report of a Study (IOM, 1978) where they defined primary care as “integrated, accessible services by clinicians accountable for addressing a majority of heath care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context

Einstein-Montefiore and CUNY Research Team Receives $9.4 Million to Lead Study of HIV/AIDS Care in Central Africa

Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore, in collaboration with the City University of New York (CUNY), have received a $9.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead research in Central Africa to improve clinical care and health outcomes for patients with HIV. Show More Summary

Can Kyna Fong's Elation Health Help Save $240 Billion In Healthcare Costs And Improve Patient Care?

Kyna Fong, Co-Founder and CEO, Elation Health A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Kyna Fong, Cofounder and CEO, Elation Health The Institute of Medicine (IOM) published a report in 2014 estimating that the country loses some $750 billion annually to medical fraud, inefficiencies, and other [...]

The Origin of High Frequency Hearing In Whales

Ancient “Echo Hunter” Provides Insight into Whale Evolution Scientists from the College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute of Technology (New York), in collaboration with colleagues from a number of other institutions including...Show More Summary

University of Maryland School of Medicine Center for Vaccine Development to Take Part in Landmark Zika Vaccine Study

The Center for Vaccine Development at the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Institute for Global Health has been chosen as one of three study sites in a human safety trial of a new Zika vaccine. The early-stage study will evaluate the experimental vaccine's safety and ability to generate an immune system response in participants.

Pitt researchers solve mystery on how regenerative medicine works

A study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine identifies a mechanism by which bioscaffolds used in regenerative medicine influence cellular behavior, a question that has remained unanswered since the technology was first developed several decades ago. Show More Summary

Russian scientists discover how certain proteins may help fight chlamydia

Scientists from Federal Research and Clinical Centre of Physical-Chemical Medicine, Koltzov Institute of Developmental Biology and MIPT have shown that peptidoglycan recognition proteins (PGLYRPs) of the human immune system can play a key role in the fight against chlamydia infections. Their study was published in Infection and Immunity. read more

Top Five Essentials for Quality Improvement in Healthcare

Image Source According to a study by the Institute of Medicine, 49,000 to 98,000 people die every year from preventable errors in the hospital. In 2010 inadequate handwashing caused 247 deaths each day in the U.S. In order to protect patients' lives, it is key to understand the essentials for effective quality improvement in healthcare. 1. Show More Summary

Transgender Medicine/ Olympic Doping Scandal / Ataxia: Mayo Clinic Radio

According to the National Institutes of Health, transgender is an umbrella term for persons whose gender identity, gender expression, or behavior does not conform to that typically associated with the sex to which they were assignedShow More Summary

TSRI Scientists Receive Funding to Advance Stem Cell-Based Parkinson's Therapy

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and Scripps Clinic have received a grant of nearly $2.4 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to support safety and quality tests of a potential stem cell therapy for Parkinson's disease.

Regenerative medicine improves strength and function in severe muscle injuries

PITTSBURGH, July 21, 2016 - Results of a study conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine showed significant improvement in strength and range of motion,...Show More Summary

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