Health

April 23, 2019

Virtual repurposing can help discover new uses for existing drugs

Virtual repurposing uses big data and genomics to discover connections between seemingly “unconnected” diseases that may lead to new treatments. he process for discovering drugs tends […]
April 23, 2019

Psoriasis research advances treatments for inflammatory skin diseases

Continued psoriasis research has led to a translational revolution in inflammatory skin diseases. As a result, there are now a number of safer and more effective […]
April 23, 2019

Sutter Health, UPMC team up on precision medicine to improve multiple sclerosis treatments

Sutter Health is teaming up with DNAnexus, a biomedical informatics and data management company, and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on precision medicine research to […]
April 23, 2019

Hepatitis C deaths fall by 16 per cent between 2015 and 2017

Deaths from serious hepatitis C related liver disease fell by 16.1% between 2015 and 2017 according to data from PHE. Deaths from serious hepatitis C related […]
April 23, 2019

Non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation shows promise for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

There’s a new potential treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Bioelectronic medicine scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research collaborated with counterparts from Academic Medical Center at University of Amsterdam in the […]
April 22, 2019

10 Things Oncologists Wish You Knew About Breast Cancer

Check out these 10 practical steps and oncologist insights to put most of your fears about dying from breast cancer to rest. Don’t become a statistic. […]
April 19, 2019

Breast cancer: Reducing this amino acid could make drugs more effective

New research in cell cultures and mice reveals a surprising link between the essential amino acid leucine and resistance to tamoxifen in breast cancer. Leucine, an […]