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Healthwatch 16: Treating Neuromuscular Diseases

GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER — Experts have made great strides when it comes to treating neuromuscular diseases. Doctors at Geisinger say developments they were reading about in a magazine a year ...

Source: WNEP-TV
Published: 16 Oct 2018

'Longevity' vitamins may slow chronic diseases, prolong healthy aging

Oct. 16 (UPI) --Optimial vitamins and essential minerals consumption can extend healthy aging, including curbing chronic diseases, according to a review of nutritional science and lab research. A Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute researcher ...

Source: Upi.com
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Bruker Completes Acquisition of Majority Interest in Infectious Disease Molecular Diagnostics Company Hain Lifescience GmbH

- Acquisition expands Bruker's Microbiology & Diagnostics business with profitable Molecular Diagnostics portfolio and substantial innovation pipeline - Novel Fluorocycler™ XT thermal cycler ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Patients facing serious illnesses, chronic diseases find benefit in working out together

The group of about 10 women kept inching toward the door, but then the topic would change, and they’d pause to hash it out. The Life with Cancer circuit training class at the Life with Cancer Family Center in Fairfax, in which they’d squatted, curled ...

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Top infectious disease stories: Highlights from IDWeek

Three of the five most read stories in infectious disease this week came from IDWeek. Popular presentations from the meeting included studies that found that there are significant sex differences in rank and academic achievement among infectious disease ...

Source: Healio
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Infectious disease consultation significantly reduces mortality of patients with bloodstream yeast infections

“Candidemia has mortality rates as high as 50 percent, and we wanted to better understand the impact that infectious disease consultation in hospitalized patients can have, specifically as it relates to survival rates and guideline adherence,” said ...

Source: UAB
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Infectious Disease Diagnostics Testing Market Size, Growth and Comparison by Regions, Types and Applications (2018-2023)

Biochemical tests used in the identification of infectious agents include the detection of metabolic or enzymatic products characteristic of a particular infectious agent. Since bacteria ferment carbohydrates in patterns characteristic of their genus and ...

Source: emailwire.com
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Natural farming averts diseases

Pithapuram: Agricultural additional director GV Padmasri said that natural farming will avert diseases like rice blast while inspecting crops at FK Palem village as part of ‘ATMA- Polam badi’ programme on Tuesday. Padmasri explained various methods in ...

Source: The Hans India
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Finding answers for patients with rarest of rare diseases

The Undiagnosed Diseases Network, set up by the National Institutes of Health, turns scientists into detectives to attack medicine's cold cases – the patients left in diagnostic limbo because ...

Source: The Journal Record
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Georgetown #GlobalHealth Experts in Infectious Disease Available to Comment on @WHO Emergency Committee Meeting

WASHINGTON (October 16, 2018) -- On Wednesday, the World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee meeting to determine if the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo constitutes a public health emergency of international ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Curing diseases with good bacteria

Researcher from the Institute of Biology, Leiden have discovered how good intestinal bacteria regulate our innate immune system. This surprising discovery could make it possible to treat diseases ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Global Orphan and Rare Dermatological Diseases Markets, 2018 - Neglected Therapy Area with High Levels of Genericization

The "Orphan and Rare Dermatological Diseases - First-in-Class Therapies Demonstrate Potential Disease-Modifying Effects in Areas of High Unmet Need Such as Epidermolysis Bullosa" report has been ...

Source: Markets Insider
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Hundreds of patients with undiagnosed diseases find answers

More than 100 patients afflicted by mysterious illnesses have been diagnosed through a network of detective-doctors who investigate unidentified diseases, reports a new study. More than 100 patients afflicted by mysterious illnesses have been diagnosed ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 14 Oct 2018

United Nations chooses leading marketplace builder Arcadier to defeat non-communicable diseases around the world

Singapore-headquartered Arcadier to build and operate innovative online marketplace for the United Nations Office for Project Services' (UNOPS) Defeat-NCD Partnership; launch by end Q1 2019 Online marketplace will ensure accessibility and affordability of ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 15 Oct 2018

New project aims to deliver fast, effective treatment for autoimmune rheumatic diseases

Affecting around 2 % of the population, autoimmune rheumatic diseases can have severe symptoms, including painful and swollen joints, fever, rashes, fatigue and sensitivity to the sun, with patients needing regular check-ups. Diagnosis can take a number of ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Cidara Therapeutics to Present New Rezafungin Data at the 2018 Hot Topics in Infectious Diseases Conference

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 15, 2018--Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDTX), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infectives including immunotherapies, today announced that new data from studies of its lead antifungal rezafungin will be ...

Source: The Register-Herald
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Using stem to treat injuries, diseases

EXCITEMENT has continued around the promise of stem cells to treat a wide range of injuries and diseases. Stem cells are 'undifferentiated' cells of an organism that are capable of giving rise to ...

Source: m.jamaicaobserver.com
Published: 14 Oct 2018

Albireo Announces Research on Cholestatic Liver Diseases to be Presented at Major North American Liver Meetings

Study results to be presented at NASPGHAN demonstrate reductions in bile acids and bilirubin are highly associated with decreased aggregate need for liver transplant in PFIC patients Findings to be presented by NAPPED Consortium at AASLD The Liver ...

Source: Nasdaq
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Charles River Laboratories Awarded Five-Year, $95.7 Million Contract by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE: CRL) today announced that it was awarded a five-year, $95.7 million contract by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), which is one of the largest institutes of the National ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Global Orphan and Rare Dermatological Diseases Market Report 2018: First-in-Class Therapies Demonstrate Potential Disease-Modifying Effects in Areas of High Unmet Need Such as ...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Orphan and Rare Dermatological Diseases - First-in-Class Therapies Demonstrate Potential Disease-Modifying Effects in Areas of High Unmet Need Such as Epidermolysis Bullosa" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Joan Siefert Rose: LaunchBio forum to discuss funding to fight diseases

Editor’s note: Joan Siefert is CEO of LaunchBio. DURHAM – LaunchBio, a nonprofit organization that identifies, counsels, and supports high-growth, high-impact life science and biotechnology companies, will host a forum with investment professionals ...

Source: WRAL TechWire
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Africa: United Nations Chooses Leading Marketplace Builder Arcadier to Defeat Non-Communicable Diseases Around the World

Singapore — Arcadier, a Singapore-headquartered online marketplace builder, has been chosen by the United Nations Office for Project Services' (UNOPS) Defeat-NCD (Non-Communicable Disease ...

Source: AllAfrica.com
Published: 15 Oct 2018

UPDATE: Stadium worker who spit on pizza has no diseases

DETROIT (AP) --Tests show that a food vendor at the Detroit Tigers' home stadium who was fired after video surfaced showing him spitting on a pizza that was apparently intended for a customer doesn't have any communicable diseases. Authorities say 20-year ...

Source: WILX-TV
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Acting Section Chief Infectious Disease Job in Albuquerque, New Mexico – Department of Veterans Affairs

Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education ...

Source: LemonWire
Published: 16 Oct 2018

USC students row to raise money for families affected by childhood diseases

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) Students with a physical therapy program at the University of South Carolina will be rowing for 24 consecutive hours to raise awareness and funds for Leo’s pride. Leo’s pride is a local non-profit that raises money for accessible ...

Source: ABC Columbia
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Crohn’s Links to Autoimmune Diseases

More than 100 different autoimmune diseases are known to affect the population. Crohn’s disease is one of them. What is the immune system? Our bodies have a natural defense system, the immune system, which protects against foreign forces in the body.

Source: ibdnewstoday.com
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Livestock diseases a global threat worth monitoring

This month’s column is more serious than most. If you’re looking for entertainment and my usual wild stories, you may want to skip this one. But this column is a must-read, if you raise livestock and/or care about the American food supply (and if you ...

Source: Ohio Ag Net
Published: 15 Oct 2018