Recent work from researchers may lead to a potential treatment of brain diseases. The researchers found that a novel and unique compound, named NT219, selectively inhibits the process of aging in order to protect the brain from neurodegenerative diseases, without affecting lifespan. Show More Summary
Hospital billing is notoriously complicated—and treatment at a US hospital is notoriously expensive. The New York Times highlights those issues in an extensive piece today, and uses stitches and similar treatments as an example of both points: One patient at a California hospital was billed $2,229.11 to...
Betty Who‘s glorious “Somebody Loves You” just keeps getting glorious-er, as her label continues commissioning top-notch remixes to accompany the single release — and today’s reimagining of the pop track comes courtesy of producer extraordinaire Starsmith,...Show More Summary
It's coming, whether you like it or not: The annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show returns to CBS on Dec. 15.
A successful joint collaboration between researchers at the Hebrew university of Jerusalem and the startup company TyrNovo may lead to a potential treatment of brain diseases. The researchers found that TyrNovo's novel and unique compound,...Show More Summary
Nanoparticles very well may be the future of healthcare as they are currently on the edge of medical research. Scientists across the globe are utilizing the unique properties of nanoparticles to develop new treatment techniques, as well...Show More Summary
What first comes to mind when you hear the word “hospital”? Your reaction may depend on your past experiences. You may feel gratitude for the birth of a child or the treatment of acute appendicitis. You may feel sorrow, remembering a loved one who passed away on a hospital bed. Regardless of our experiences, many [...]
One of the fastest growing areas in cardiac treatment is atrial fibrillation. That growth is capturing the attention of major medical device companies like St. Jude (STJ), who are eagerly acquiring next generation technology.
For many years, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has used advertising to show us that all vegan women are slim and traditionally sexy. That’s the whole point of the “I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” campaign. PETA also puts out an annual list of the year’s “sexiest vegan celebrities.” This year, [...]
Pioneering research conducted at Western University (London, Canada) points to a promising avenue for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): utilising neurofeedback training to alter the plasticity of brain networks linked to the condition. read more
Boston, MA – For those living with gastrointestinal disorders, such as ulcers or Crohn's disease, treatment often means quelling uncomfortable symptoms through medications or dietary changes. But what if one day treatment meant doing away with the old gut for a new gut free of inflamed or diseased tissues? read more
Any treatment approach for ADHD should be multifaceted and may include medication (when appropriate) combined with education for the child and parent about ADHD, behavior modifications and management techniques, and educational management. In...Show More Summary
In a first of its kind lawsuit, a Michigan woman is suing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops after a Catholic hospital refused to properly treat her when she miscarried. MSNBC reports: In what is believed to be the first lawsuit of its kind, the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and [...]
Three Water Quality Association standards will be promoted and advanced for recognition as consensus American National Standards by ANSI: WQA/ASPE 1201: Electrochemical Drinking Water Treatment Systems; WQA/ASPE S802: Product Sustainability for Activated Carbon; and WQA/ASPE S803: Product Sustainability for Activated Carbon Water Filtration Systems. Show More Summary
You may have seen The Hairpin’s hilarious hypothetical treatment of a BBC news report on Syria as if edited by a women’s magazine editor (if not, it’s definitely … Read More
As anti-abortion sentiment grows more extreme, it's inevitable that it will start to interfere with the ability of women to get medical care even when they're losing wanted pregnancies. In El Salvador, the eagerness to arrest women caught illegally aborting has led to the government charging women who have miscarried wanted pregnancies with murder. Show More Summary
2027. Millions of people across the world are enjoying unprecedented good health thanks to a genetically-engineered tapeworm designed by the SymboGen Corporation. One of the poster children for the treatment is Sally Mitchell, put into a coma by a near-fatal car crash but whose tapeworm repairs the damage and allows her to live again. Show More Summary
Ecolab has completed its acquisition of AkzoNobel’s Purate business. Purate provides patented, proprietary chlorine dioxide (ClO2) chemistry for use in an array of water treatment applications and expands the range of water treatment solutions provided by Nalco, an Ecolab company. The Purate business made $23 million in revenue in 2012. The Purate acquisition extends Nalco’s […]
By Joe Springer: Tonix Pharmaceuticals (TNXP) is developing TNX-102 SL for treatment of fibromyalgia and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. We think that Tonix is one of the most undervalued stocks in the market. The four most important...Show More Summary
Sepsis, or septicaemia, is a devastating disease that is difficult to diagnose early and for which treatment options are limited. The number of deaths from sepsis exceeds those from lung cancer, and from breast and bowel cancer combined. Sepsis...Show More Summary