Spring cleaning for your allergies

With the departure of the winter chill comes allergy season with all of its runny, scratchy, sneezy annoyances

A new test for inner ear ‘dead regions’ causing deafness

Pioneering research at the University of Cambridge casts new light on dead regions

Light, chemistry, action: a new technique to target skin cancers?

Researchers could starve the tumour of oxygen and nutrients and cause it to disappear

Collection of 53 tumour models offers full range of characterisation

Oncodesign offers 'world’s most comprehensive collection' of patient-derived colorectal tumour models

Discovering biomarkers in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis

UNIarray technology platform used for autoantibody research to support retrospective analysis of samples

Live cell imaging solution

The CellVoyager CV1000 desktop imaging system from Image Solutions is suitable for mass screening

Access array technology helps uncover mutations

Fluidigm access array technology helps identify mutations in leukemia

Obesity theories from thrifty to drifty: why some people are lean and others fat

What we eat and how we eat, what shape and weight we are, and how we view ourselves and our bodies, is the outcome of a complex web of physiological, psychological, cultural and social factors

Filters for safe liquid filtration of injectable drug products

Filters have been tested for and meet United States Pharmacopeia 788 as well as Federal Drug Administration Title 21, Section 211.72...

Vision therapy the ‘unmet need’ for stroke and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation

FDA-cleared ‘Vision Restoration Therapy’ is now addressing the underserved need for vision rehabilitation to permanently restore a...

STAT immunoassays for cardiac biomarker testing

New nine-minute STAT immunoassay tests include troponin T, CK-MB, myoglobin and NT-proBNP and run on the cobas e 601 analyser

Craniofacial test implants

Biomaterials and rapid manufacturing will allow customised implants to be delivered to surgeons in 48 hours

interleukin-7 'engages multiple mechanisms to overcome chronic viral infection'

Study provides insights into the inhibitory pathways that function to impede immune responses in chronic viral infections

Brain function linked to birth size in new study

First evidence linking brain function variations between the left and right sides of the brain to size at birth and the weight of the placenta

Scientists’ discovery already saving patients’ lives

Patients in the UK with a hereditary immune disorder are benefiting from life-saving treatment, thanks to the work of scientists at Newcastle University.

Is routine analysis of paediatric tonsillectomy specimens worth the money?

Approximately $35 million spent in the US on such examinations each year might have more impact if spent elsewhere in the healthcare system, says the study

First UK data on breast cancers that occur between screenings

Analysis led by The Institute of Cancer Research found 2.91 per 1,000 women who had a negative screen were diagnosed with breast cancer before their next screen was due

Recombinant human albumin used in its surgical sealant

Novozymes Biopharma's recombinant human albumin, albucult, is being used by Neomend in its ProGEL PLATINUM surgical sealant

Ceramic speech valve offers new hope to throat cancer patients

Morgan Technical Ceramics and Avoco Medical Ltd working on on a pioneering speech-restoration project

Early warnings lowered use of antipsychotic medications for dementia, study finds

Use of second-generation medications began to decline significantly in 2003, years ahead of a warning from the Food and Drug Administration




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