Recommended blood pressure targets for diabetes are being challenged

The Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare recently raised the recommended target blood pressure for patients with diabetes. This may lead to more...

New type of rare brittle-bone disease discovered

Researchers from the University of Zurich and University Children’s Hospital Zurich have dis-covered the first X-chromosome-inherited type of the congenital disease osteogenesis imperfecta, also...

Plant engineering method to help fill demand for Malaria drug

A new and inexpensive technique for mass-producing the main ingredient in the most effective treatment for malaria, artemisinin, could help meet global demands for...

MicroRNAs help to predict disease progression in brain tumors- Cancer Research

Scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (LMU) have developed a new method of predicting disease progression in...

Genea Biocells Publishes First Human Stem Cell Model of Muscular Dystrophy

Californian/Australian drug discovery company Genea Biocells has demonstrated and described the world's first human stem cell-based cellular model for a muscular dystrophy that is...

Elekta Surpasses One Million Patients Treated with Leksell Gamma Knife

At the 18th International Leksell Gamma Knife® Society Meeting in Amsterdam, (May 15-19), Elekta announced that Leksell Gamma Knife, the most clinically-proven radiosurgery system available, has...

Factor Preserves DNA Integrity in Bacteria Despite Assault from Antibiotics

Factor Preserves DNA Integrity in Bacteria Despite Assault from Antibiotics A key biochemical enables bacteria to repair otherwise fatal damage to their DNA, including that...

Virtual Health Partners Launches its Revolutionary Virtual Patient Care Platform

Virtual Health Partners On-Demand Platform, Helps Patients Live Healthier Balanced Lives with Real-Time Support and a Comprehensive Care Model Virtual Health Partners a New York based start-up,...