Low vitamin B12 levels could signal you’re at risk of osteoporosis – what is it?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause a litany of health problems because B12 is an essential nutrient. It powers the body by keeping nerve and blood cells healthy and helps to make DNA, the genetic material in all […]

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First treatment closer for fatal disease affecting premature babies

Melbourne researchers have published a breakthrough study that will accelerate new treatments for an often-fatal disease affecting premature babies in intensive care, called necrotising enterocolitis (NEC). The condition can trigger massive inflammation causing parts of preterm babies’ small and large intestine to die, posing a major challenge that clinicians treating these babies in neonatal intensive care units face, with fatality […]

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Anxiety treatment: Lavender oil’s calming ability – how it can help with symptoms

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Anxiety is a common complaint and may range from everyday stress to clinically relevant symptoms requiring medical intervention. Patients with generalized anxiety disorder can experience excessive anxiety and worry associated with the stresses of everyday life. These […]

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Predicting the risk of severe side effects of cancer treatment

The risk of serious adverse effects on the blood status and bone marrow of patients during chemotherapy can be predicted by a model developed at Linköping University, Sweden. This research may make it possible to use genetic analysis to identify patients with a high probability of side effects. The study has been published in npj Systems Biology and Applications. It […]

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New Antibody Treatment Approved for Emergency Use Against Early COVID

TUESDAY, Nov. 10, 2020 — Eli Lilly’s experimental antibody treatment for COVID-19 was given emergency approval by the U.S. and Food Administration on Monday. The promising news came the same day that President-elect Joseph Biden called for all Americans to wear masks and appointed a 12-member task force of experts to craft a national response to the continued spread of […]

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FDA Grants Fast Track Designation for ASP0367/MA-0211, a Selective PPARδ Modulator being Developed for the Treatment of Primary Mitochondrial Myopathies

TOKYO, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Kenji Yasukawa, Ph.D., “Astellas” ) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for the development of ASP0367/MA-0211 (“ASP0367”) as a potential treatment for primary mitochondrial myopathies (PMM). PMM is a complex mitochondrial disease in which genetic mutations primarily impair the function of […]

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A-Fib Treatment Reduces Patients’ Dementia Risk

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14, 2020 — A procedure to restore normal heart rhythm is more effective than medications in reducing dementia risk in people with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation (AF), researchers report. Previous studies have shown that AF is associated with an increased risk of dementia. This one assessed whether catheter ablation and medications for AF reduced that risk. […]

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Trump back in White House after 3 days of COVID treatment

(HealthDay)—After being treated for COVID-19 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for three days, President Donald Trump returned to the White House on Monday evening. Once he was discharged from the hospital, Trump flew in the Marine One helicopter to the White House lawn. He then climbed the steps to the White House entrance, removed his face mask and […]

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This 34-Year-Old Mother of 5 Is Undergoing Treatment for Leukemia—And She Was Just Hospitalized With COVID-19

View this post on Instagram (Hard post) Prayer the greatest wireless connection…LOVE is the greatest medicine♥️ Asking for prayers more than ever right now and Love…my medical team is always concerned for me and ran some tests….my tests came back and I tested positive for Covid😭 Covid + Cancer. My Drs said with being neutropenic it’s inevitable… Please I ask […]

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