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FDA approves qualified health claim for high oleic oils and reduced risk of coronary heart disease

FDA APPROVES QUALIFIED HEALTH CLAIM FOR HIGH OLEIC OILS AND REDUCED RISK OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE

The FDA has approved a new qualified health claim for edible oils containing high levels of oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat shown...

 
 
 
World COPD Day - 'Never Too Early, Never Too Late'

WORLD COPD DAY - 'NEVER TOO EARLY, NEVER TOO LATE'

World COPD Day is observed annually on every third Wednesday of November by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease...

Diabetes Patients With High Deductible Health Plans Experience Delays in Seeking Care: Study

DIABETES PATIENTS WITH HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLANS EXPERIENCE DELAYS IN SEEKING CARE: STUDY

Among diabetes patients mandated enrollment in a high-deductible insurance plan was associated with delays in seeking care for concerning...

 
 
 
Nearly 1,500 sick from Salmonella in eggs from Poland

NEARLY 1,500 SICK FROM SALMONELLA IN EGGS FROM POLAND

Almost 1,500 people have been sickened by Salmonella linked to Polish eggs in an outbreak that has lasted more than six years and affected...

Down Syndrome in Older Adults Linked to Alzheimer's Disease Risk

DOWN SYNDROME IN OLDER ADULTS LINKED TO ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RISK

Dementia is associated with most deaths of older adults with Down syndrome, revealed new research.

 
 
 
Non-Viral Ocular Gene Therapy Using Laser, Nanotechnology Offer New Hope to Treat Eye Diseases

NON-VIRAL OCULAR GENE THERAPY USING LASER, NANOTECHNOLOGY OFFER NEW HOPE TO TREAT EYE DISEASES

Light scalpel: One step closer to non-viral ocular gene therapy using laser and nanotechnology can offer new hope to patients with...

Have no more than ONE alcoholic drink a day to avoid booze-related diseases, health official claims

HAVE NO MORE THAN ONE ALCOHOLIC DRINK A DAY TO AVOID BOOZE-RELATED DISEASES, HEALTH OFFICIAL CLAIMS

Professor Jurgen Rehm, adviser to the World Health Organization, states one drink a day is 'low risk'. Claims minimum unit pricing...

 
 
 

LILLY CMO ROBERT BROWN TO LEAD BRICKELL BIO AS IT EYES PHASE 3 DERMATOLOGY TRIALS

Eli Lilly VP Robert Brown is making the jump to serve as CEO of the skin disease-focused Brickell Biotech, as it prepares to move its...

Alarming study finds that 13% of prescription drugs found in low-income countries are FAKE

ALARMING STUDY FINDS THAT 13% OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FOUND IN LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES ARE FAKE

For many people, prescription drugs are used to treat the symptoms of disease. But what if it's these medications themselves that cause...

 
 
 

PAXVAX, INC.: SR. ASSOCIATE ANALYTICAL DEVELOPMENT

PaxVax, Inc.: PaxVax is a fast growing privately held global specialty vaccines company focused on the travel and endemic disease markets...

ALS-FOCUSED QURALIS RAISES $5.5M IN SEED MONEY, WINS PFIZER TICKET TO LABCENTRAL

Neurodegenerative disease startup QurAlis has extended the seed round it first announced in April, bringing its total funding up to...

 
 
 
Being Bullied at Work May Affect Your Heart

BEING BULLIED AT WORK MAY AFFECT YOUR HEART

Bullying and violence at the workplace raise the risk of heart diseases, finds a new study.

Use of penicillin early in life, even in low doses, affects the gut microbiome, contributing to brain inflammation and changes in behavior

USE OF PENICILLIN EARLY IN LIFE, EVEN IN LOW DOSES, AFFECTS THE GUT MICROBIOME, CONTRIBUTING TO BRAIN INFLAMMATION AND CHANGES IN BEHAVIOR

It is truly unavoidable to catch a cold or contract a disease, especially with today's lifestyle trends and medical misinformation....

 
 
 

GENE EDITING POSSIBLE FOR KIDNEY DISEASE

For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave the way...

DEVELOPMENT OF LUCIFERASE-LINKED ANTIBODY CAPTURE ASSAY BASED ON LUCIFERASE IMMUNOPRECIPITATION SYSTEMS FOR ANTIBODY DETECTION OF PORCINE REPRODUCTIVE AND RESPIRATORY SYNDROME VIRUS

Early detection of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection of swine is necessary to control this devastating...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Moderna's IPO, Arena's Comeback, E-Cig Survey & More

BIO ROUNDUP: MODERNA'S IPO, ARENA'S COMEBACK, E-CIG SURVEY & MORE

Thanksgiving is around the corner and this week delivered a bounty of deals that have a number of life science companies expressing...

CDC renews JBS beef warning; 100 more sick as outbreak expands to 25 states

CDC RENEWS JBS BEEF WARNING; 100 MORE SICK AS OUTBREAK EXPANDS TO 25 STATES

The only good thing that can be said about the multi-state Salmonella Newport outbreak is that so far, no one has died. The federal...

 
 
 
10 Herbs & Superfoods with Cannabinoids Similar to Cannabis

10 HERBS & SUPERFOODS WITH CANNABINOIDS SIMILAR TO CANNABIS

It's a hot topic in the news and among our law makers today - controversial cannabis oil and its therapeutic value. We know that cannabinoids,...

Omega-3 fatty acids found to control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS FOUND TO CONTROL NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE

It is a little-known fact that even teetotalers can end up with liver disease. In fact, the most common form of this type of disease...