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  • CRISPR Pigs Make Disease-Resistant Bacon
    February 24, 2017
    Homer J. Simpson once referred-unknowingly of course-to the pig as a "magical, mystical creature," and for many, culinarily speaking, this is right on the mark. Yet, public health ...
  • Data Deluge
    February 23, 2017
    ... According to Taha Kass-Hout, M.D., FDA chief health information officer, roughly one-third of the participants in PrecisionFDA hail from outside the U.S. "It's amazing to see how ...
  • Infectious Fight
    February 22, 2017
    ... the FDA, CDC, and USDA) and state health laboratories, and will soon become an ... However, its service to protecting public health was on many researchers wish lists from ...
  • Vaccine Efficiency and Limited Autoimmunity May Be Enhanced by...
    February 22, 2017
    ... The research team had noticed that regulatory T cells, which Dr. Hunter calls "the health and safety inspectors" of the immune system because they keep immune responses at the ...
  • Marine Snail Venom May Serve as Opioid Alternative for Pain Relief...
    February 21, 2017
    compound was still working 72 hours after the injection, still preventing pain," said J. Michael McIntosh, M.D., professor of psychiatry at the University of Utah Health Sciences. ...
  • The Challenges of Harmonizing Biomarker Data
    February 20, 2017
    ... delaying approvals-to the detriment of both the financial health of the sponsor and the physical health of the target patient population, which may well benefit from a new therapy. ...
  • Eye Study Advances Ability to Improve Clinical Measurement of...
    February 17, 2017
    Eye doctors worldwide use OCT as a way to monitor retinal health in patients. The investigators propose a uniform standard for mouse OCT nomenclature labeling, which they say has ...
  • Major Malaria Vaccine Breakthrough
    February 16, 2017
    ... African children are hardest hit by malaria, with some estimates stating one death every 5 seconds from the parasitic disease. Moreover, the World Health Organization stated that ...
  • Rare Muscle Disease Treated Successfully with Gene Therapy |...
    February 16, 2017
    "This regenerative technology allowed dogs that otherwise would have perished to complete restoration of normal health," said Martin K. "Casey" Childers, Ph.D., UW medicine ...
  • Valeant Psoriasis Drug Gets FDA Nod with Boxed Warning
    February 16, 2017
    Siliq availability will also be restricted through a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) program. "Patients and their health care providers should discuss the benefits ...