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2012-09-29 23:02:16

G-Tech has obtained IRB approval to launch a clinical research study designed to record abnormal myoelectrical activity in subjects with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Palo Alto, Calif. (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 G-Tech, an early stage medical device company, announced today that it has received IRB approval to launch a six-month, 60-subject clinical research study designed to record abnormal myoelectrical activity in subjects with abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome...

2012-09-09 09:07:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online An estimated 25% of all professional volleyball players surveyed as part of a recent study demonstrated symptoms associated with a shoulder artery injury that could cause irreversible damage to a person's fingers, the Dutch authors of the study have reported. Dr. Mario Maas, senior author of the study and a radiologist at the University of Amsterdam Academic Medical Center, and colleagues began their research after having...

Drug Gets Green Light To Treat Ulcerative Colitis
2012-08-29 16:29:05

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online People suffering from ulcerative colitis may be getting some new relief due to a decision by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand the use of a new drug to help alleviate symptoms. An FDA panel voted 15 to 2 that the benefits of Humira outweighed the risks it causes when treating the condition. Humira is already approved to be used for six other conditions, and is most popular for its use to help in rheumatoid...

2012-08-26 10:11:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Gallstones, historically an adult problem, have been showing up in teenagers in an ever increasing rate, directly linked to obesity. A new study, published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, has found that obese children are up to eight times more likely than those of a healthy weight to be diagnosed with gallstones. The gallstones, which can be excruciatingly painful, are only adding to a growing trend of...

2012-08-25 09:06:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online A Massachusetts-based bio-pharmaceutical company is developing a new treatment for autoimmune diseases from a parasite found in pig feces, Reuters writer Toni Clarke reported on Friday. Coronado Biosciences, based in the town of Burlington, is currently working on a new drug consisting of thousands of microscopic parasite eggs removed from the droppings of the large-snouted, hoofed mammals, Clarke said. The eggs are...

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