Blood Pressure Medication Benefits Problem Drinkers: Study

Principal investigator and QUT neuroscientist, Professor Selena Bartlett, said the results add further evidence that the drug, pindolol, could be beneficial in treating alcohol use disorders.‘Beta-blocker that is used for…

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New Technique Helps Premature Babies Breathe Properly

Dr. Hooper is a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He is also a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Principal Research Fellow and Deputy…

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Almost Two-fifths of Antibiotic Prescriptions in the US Can be Irrational

Such a high degree of potentially unnecessary prescribing has important implications for antibiotic stewardship - efforts to reduce antibiotic use in response to the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance. ‘Indications…

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Green Christmas: Let’s Celebrate an Eco-friendly Christmas

Looking for ideas on easy ways to reduce your environmental impact during the holiday season? With the help of UK Recycling, here are eight easy ideas for you and everyone…

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Refined Carbs may Trigger Insomnia: Study

An estimated 30% of adults experience insomnia, and a new study by researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons suggests that diet may be partly to blame.…

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Probiotic Yeast May Help Treat Drug-resistant Fungal Infections

is the leading cause of hospital-acquired fungal infections, the study focuses on a number of non-albicans species that are of increasing concern to public health officials as they can cause…

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Research Looks at Side Effects of Few Pediatric Drugs

The study done was done by Jeffrey Strawn, associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and Jeffrey Mills, associate…

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New Drug Combination May Hold Potential in Breast Cancer

TNBC disproportionately affects African American and Hispanic women under the age of 50. It is an aggressive form of breast cancer that lacks the three receptors ¬- estrogen, progesterone and…

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Around One-third Patients Taking Opioids Face Adverse Drug Interactions

A new article outlines common drug-drug interactions that alter how the body metabolizes certain opioids, causing decreased efficacy that ultimately can lead to misuse and overdose. The authors estimate that…

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Typhoid Vaccine Clinical Trial in Nepal: Phase III Results

, a publication of the Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, MA, USA., which attacks the gut and is spread through contaminated food and water. ‘A Phase III clinical trial of a…

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