Heart-on-a-chip Measures in Vivo Cardiac Performance

MYK-491 is MyoKardia, Inc.'s lead clinical-stage activator candidate designed to increase the contractility of the heart (systolic function) with minimal or no effect on myocardial relaxation and compliance (diastolic function)…

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Personality Affects Retirement Spending

Association found that people who are more agreeable or more open to new experiences - or those who are more neurotic or negative -- might spend their retirement savings at…

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Yoga Classes May Improve Depression and Anxiety

These findings suggest yoga can be a helpful complementary treatment for clinical depression or major depressive disorder. ‘Depression, a condition that affects one of every seven adults in the U.S.…

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Radiation from CT Scans can Increase Cancer Risk

Researchers here conducted study from a National Health Insurance dataset in Taiwan between 2000 and 2013. The study followed 22,853 thyroid cancer, 13,040 leukemia, and 20,157 non-Hodgkin lymphoma cases. ‘Patients…

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Drug Combination Offers in Treating Pancreatic Cancer

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved versions of the compounds are used today to treat certain leukemias and solid tumors, including melanoma. The study was published in Nature Cell Biology.…

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New Potential Treatment Strategy Against Progeria Identified

Progeria is a very rare disease that affects about one in 18 million children and results in premature aging and death in adolescence due to cardiovascular complications. Progeria, or Hutchinson-Gilford…

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Existing drug aids to treat Metabolic Syndrome: Study

The study, which investigated the relationship between diseases and pharmacological effects at molecular level, was jointly carried out by two research teams of the University: one at Cosbi (Fondazione The…

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