Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy fills industry gap

A MAJOR new reference work conceived and edited by the University of Huddersfield’s Professor Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar will have a global readership and breaks new ground with its analysis of the latest developments in the pharmacy profession. Due to be launched on 25 June, the 2,358-page Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy has 180 chapters…

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UVA partnering to improve HPV vaccination rates in western Virginia

University of Virginia Health System is joining a coalition of healthcare organizations to improve vaccination rates in western Virginia for human papillomavirus (HPV), a leading cause of cancer. Virginia Center for Health Innovation is partnering with 40 pediatric and family medicine sites from UVA, Ballad Health and Carilion Clinic to boost HPV vaccinations with the…

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Simple test can tell if you’re stressed out

IMAGE: University of Cincinnati research assistant Shima Dalirirad holds up a test strip that can measure stress biomarkers in UC’s Nanoelectronics Laboratory. view more  Stress is often called «the silent killer» because of its stealthy and mysterious effects on everything from heart disease to mental health. Now researchers at the University of Cincinnati have developed a…

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Biomarkers help tailor diuretic use in acute heart failure patients

Athens, Greece — 25 May 2019: Adrenomedullin activity predicts which acute heart failure patients are at the greatest risk of death without diuretic treatment post-discharge, according to late breaking research presented today at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1 «Therapy at discharge often remains unchanged for several weeks…

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Do you hear what I hear?

NEW YORK, NY (May 24, 2019)—A new study by Columbia University researchers found that infants at high risk for autism were less attuned to differences in speech patterns than low-risk infants. The findings suggest that interventions to improve language skills should begin during infancy for those at high risk for autism. The findings were published…

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Insilico to present at the 2019 Innovative China Conference

IMAGE: Alex Zhavoronkov, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of Insilico Medicine, to present at the 2019 Innovative China Conference on May 27, 2019 in Shenzhen. view more  Credit: Insilico Medicine Friday, May 24, 2019 — Insilico Medicine, a biotech company developing the end-to-end drug discovery pipeline utilizing the next generation artificial intelligence, will present its latest results…

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Cancer cells are quick-change artists adapting to their environment

IMAGE: Microscopy image of glioblastoma stem cells growing in different microenvironments. view more  Until now, researchers have assumed that the growth of solid tumors originates from cancer stem cells characterized by specific surface markers, which develop in a fixed, hierarchical order. Accordingly, such cancer stem cells are responsible for tumor progression and produce specific types of…

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