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MEDICINES COMPANY EXECUTIVE JUMPS SHIP TO SCYNEXIS

Antifungal specialist Scynexis has nabbed Nkechi Azie as its vice president of clinical development from her role as infectious disease...

EXPANSION THERAPEUTICS EXPANDS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH TWO KEY APPOINTMENTS; NAMES WORLD-RENOWNED SCIENTIST LYNNE E. MAQUAT, PH.D., TO ITS SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

SAN DIEGO--Expansion Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company advancing transformative medicines to patients with RNA-mediated diseases,...

 
 
 

JUNE 14 2019

Big Cat Updates Pebble Update: The necropsy findings are back. Negative for infectious diseases and rabies. She had fluid in...

Ochsner Health System is addressing innovation inside and outside the hospital

OCHSNER HEALTH SYSTEM IS ADDRESSING INNOVATION INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE HOSPITAL

A visit to the Louisiana health system sheds some light on how it is innovatively addressing chronic diseases like hypertension and...

 
 
 
Battling Ebola in Congo

BATTLING EBOLA IN CONGO

A Cummings School expert in global health shares what's working in the latest outbreak-and what needs to change

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight

ANTI-VAXXERS DEFEATED: NY BANS EXEMPTIONS AS DOCTORS VOTE TO STEP UP FIGHT

Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr in effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions....

 
 
 
Addison's Disease in Dogs - Why It's So Hard to Identify

ADDISON'S DISEASE IN DOGS - WHY IT'S SO HARD TO IDENTIFY

Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Increase by Inflammatory Bowel Disease Type I Diabetes

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS RISK INCREASE BY INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE TYPE I DIABETES

Autoimmune diseases like inflammatory bowel disease and type 1 diabetes raise the risk of rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new...

 
 
 
Excess Body Fat and Weight Cause Heart Disease

EXCESS BODY FAT AND WEIGHT CAUSE HEART DISEASE

Excess body fat and increased weight cause several heart and blood vessel diseases, particularly narrowing of the aortic valve or stenosis,...

Denver Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen dies at 75

DENVER BRONCOS OWNER PAT BOWLEN DIES AT 75

Denver Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen has died following a battle with Alzheimer's disease, his family confirmed in a statement Friday.

 
 
 
Obesity and excess weight CAUSE heart disease, study shows in world-first

OBESITY AND EXCESS WEIGHT CAUSE HEART DISEASE, STUDY SHOWS IN WORLD-FIRST

After decades of research consistently linked obesity and cardiovascular disease, researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden...

Gut bacteria can EAT medication - and keep drugs from doing their jobs, study reveals

GUT BACTERIA CAN EAT MEDICATION - AND KEEP DRUGS FROM DOING THEIR JOBS, STUDY REVEALS

A Harvard University study revealed that a kind of bacteria in the gut eats the dopamine replacement drug,L-dopa, used to treat Parkinson's...

 
 
 
Over 80% of older Americans feel good about their health

OVER 80% OF OLDER AMERICANS FEEL GOOD ABOUT THEIR HEALTH

The 2017 National Health Interview Survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed at 82 percent of senior citizens...

It's not too late: Study shows that reducing glycemic load can reduce the risk of diabetes, even for pre-diabetics

IT'S NOT TOO LATE: STUDY SHOWS THAT REDUCING GLYCEMIC LOAD CAN REDUCE THE RISK OF DIABETES, EVEN FOR PRE-DIABETICS

Diabetes is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases around the world. It is also one of the leading causes of death in many countries,...

 
 
 
Laila Anderson, 11-year-old St. Louis Blues superfan, joins team in Stanley Cup celebration

LAILA ANDERSON, 11-YEAR-OLD ST. LOUIS BLUES SUPERFAN, JOINS TEAM IN STANLEY CUP CELEBRATION

Anderson, 11, who suffers from a rare, life-threatening disease that results in the body making too many immune cells, had adopted...

Blues superfan with life-threatening immune disease lifts Stanley Cup

BLUES SUPERFAN WITH LIFE-THREATENING IMMUNE DISEASE LIFTS STANLEY CUP

Laila Anderson was cleared to fly to Boston and the 11-year-old got to see her favorite team win its first Stanley Cup title.

 
 
 
UNM researchers develop vaccine that could protect against Alzheimer's

UNM RESEARCHERS DEVELOP VACCINE THAT COULD PROTECT AGAINST ALZHEIMER'S

The University of New Mexico researchers develop a vaccine that could prevent Alzheimer's disease.

Researchers develop vaccine that could protect against Alzheimer's disease

RESEARCHERS DEVELOP VACCINE THAT COULD PROTECT AGAINST ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Researchers at the University of New Mexico have developed a vaccine that could prevent Alzheimer's disease.

 
 
 
Study looks at which foods prevent cancer and which contribute to it

STUDY LOOKS AT WHICH FOODS PREVENT CANCER AND WHICH CONTRIBUTE TO IT

One of the key challenges in preventing cancers and other chronic diseases is helping consumers make healthier food choices. For this...

Vitamin D, Estradiol can Protect Against Heart Disease, Diabetes and Stroke

VITAMIN D, ESTRADIOL CAN PROTECT AGAINST HEART DISEASE, DIABETES AND STROKE

Having adequate levels of vitamin D and estradiol can reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke in postmenopausal women,...