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2014-06-30 11:45:29

New York University HIV and its transmission has long been associated with injecting drug use, where hypodermic syringes are used to administer illicit drugs. Now, a newly reported study by researchers affiliated with New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR) in the journal PLOS ONE, shows that HIV infection among heterosexual non-injecting drug users (no hypodermic syringe is used; drugs are taken orally or nasally) in New York City (NYC) has now surpassed HIV...

2014-06-27 08:24:40

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today the dosing of the first patient in clinical study PC025, which is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of diazoxide choline controlled release tablets (DCCR) in obese Prader-Willi syndrome patients. "Although we are announcing today the dosing of the first patient, fully one third of the patients for the study have already been qualified and are scheduled for dosing and another third are currently...

2014-06-25 10:16:46

The Lancet Adults with the autism spectrum condition known as Asperger Syndrome are nine times more likely to experience suicidal thoughts than people from the UK general population, according to the first large-scale clinical study of its kind, published in The Lancet Psychiatry. The study surveyed 374 individuals (256 men and 118 women) diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome as adults between 2004 and 2013 at the Cambridge Lifetime Asperger Syndrome Service (CLASS) clinic in Cambridge UK....

2014-06-24 10:57:10

University of Oxford Computer analysis of photographs could help doctors diagnose which condition a child with a rare genetic disorder has, say Oxford University researchers. The researchers, funded in part by the Medical Research Council (MRC), have come up with a computer programme that recognises facial features in photographs; looks for similarities with facial structures for various conditions, such as Down's syndrome, Angelman syndrome, or Progeria; and returns possible matches...

2014-06-22 23:03:40

Research reported by clinical director at Hands-On Physical Therapy of Astoria NY, suggests use of decision making aids may lower use of elective surgery. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Aylin Mahmut, PT, DPT, clinical director at Hands-On Physical Therapy in Astoria, NY, recently completed research into how Decision Aids help patients understand their health conditions and available options for treatment. Most of the time, patients do not get to speak to our doctors enough to...

2014-06-22 23:02:46

Natural Cure To Fibromyalgia is a new program that provides people with natural remedies, and detailed instructions on how to get rid of headaches and sleep disturbances naturally. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Natural Cure To Fibromyalgia is a new program developed by Jane Thompson, who has over 10 years of experience in the health industry. The program provides people with natural remedies, and...

2014-06-18 23:16:27

Carpal Tunnel Master designed by Hilma Volk, who claims to give people natural techniques, remedies and tips that help them eliminate their carpal tunnel syndrome with ease. The full review on the website hynguyenblog.com shows whether this system is useful or not. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Carpal Tunnel Master is the newest method that provides users with natural techniques, tips and remedies that guide them on how to treat their carpal tunnel syndrome with ease. In this system,...

2014-06-17 23:10:48

Dr. Clark Fuller of West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery and La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills explains thoracic outlet syndrome in professional athletes in new article. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Never heard of thoracic outlet syndrome? You might soon. Doctors are diagnosing it more and more in professional baseball players. Yet for many, it remains a mystery. Dr. Clark Fuller, a thoracic surgeon in Beverly Hills, spoke recently with Bleacher...

2014-06-17 10:16:41

BMJ-British Medical Journal Symptoms can be severe and disabling, but frequently misdiagnosed and inconsistently treated A debilitating syndrome that causes an excessively rapid heartbeat on standing up, predominantly affects young well educated women, and blights their lives, because it is so poorly understood and inconsistently treated, reveals a small study published in the online journal BMJ Open. Postural tachycardia syndrome, or PoTS for short, is a by-product of orthostatic...

2014-06-17 08:28:05

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today the grant of its first patent in Japan (Patent number 5543110). The patent provides extensive protection to Essentialis' lead product, Diazoxide Choline Controlled-Release Tablet (DCCR). The claim scope covers the active in DCCR and a broad family of related actives, polymorphs of the active, methods of manufacture, all pharmaceutical formulations of the actives and methods of use of these pharmaceutical...


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Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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