Source: San Diego School Of Medicine  Feb 20, 2019
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which include well-known brand names Prilosec, Miracid, Nexium and Prevacid, are among the most commonly prescribed medications in the world. Approximately 10 percent of adults in the United States take these drugs for frequent heartburn, acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Given their prevalence, researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutic...
Source: St Thomas' Biomedical Research Centre  Feb 17, 2019
A new technique using patients' own modified cells to treat Crohn's disease has been proven to be effective in experiments using human cells, with a clinical trial of the treatment expected to start in the next six months. Researchers at the NIHR Guy's and St Thomas' Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) developed the technique by studying white blood cells taken from patients who ha...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Feb 17, 2019
Multiple therapies involving ablative and nonablative techniques have been developed for rejuvenation of photodamaged skin. Monopolar radiofrequency (RF) is emerging as a gentler, nonablative skin-tightening device that delivers uniform heat to the dermis at a controlled depth.   In a recent study done by Dr Moetaz El-Domyati, Head of Dermatologists at Minia University, Egypt in collaborati...
Thailand Medical News  Feb 22, 2019
We continue our series of stock recommendations, still focusing on Medical and Biotech stocks in the US, as considering the political uncertainties facing Thailand, its best to stay clear of the Thailand Stock Market for the rest of the year. Medical and Biotechnology  stocks are  simultaneously one of the most exciting and one of the riskiest corners of the stock market. Biotech co...
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Source: Vanderbilt University  Feb 23, 2019
Verticilide, an extract from the genus of fungus Verticillium, commonly found on plants and insects, is a promising compound to treat arrhythmia according to a research from a collaboration between Vanderbilt University professors of chemistry and medicine. Jeffrey Johnston, Stevenson Professor of Chemistry, said the natural product isn't active except in insects, but the synthetic mirror-i...
Source: University of California - Riverside  Feb 22, 2019
Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide. This debilitating condition periodically shutters communication between the brain and other parts of the body, resulting in symptoms that range from numbness and tingling in the arms and legs to blindness and paralysis. While treatments are available to alleviate inflammation, no therapies exist to pro...
Thailand Medical News  Feb 22, 2019
We continue our series of stock recommendations, still focusing on Medical and Biotech stocks in the US, as considering the political uncertainties facing Thailand, its best to stay clear of the Thailand Stock Market for the rest of the year. Medical and Biotechnology  stocks are  simultaneously one of the most exciting and one of the riskiest corners of the stock market. Biotech co...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Feb 21, 2019
Doctors In Thailand practicing primary care medicine in 2019 have likely met this familiar greeting from a patient: “I Googled my symptoms and I think the problem is [insert condition].” Obviously, this can be unsettling for many providers – doctors in the past were often the first point of reference for patients who otherwise had no way of researching their health concerns on th...
Source: San Diego School Of Medicine  Feb 20, 2019
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which include well-known brand names Prilosec, Miracid, Nexium and Prevacid, are among the most commonly prescribed medications in the world. Approximately 10 percent of adults in the United States take these drugs for frequent heartburn, acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Given their prevalence, researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutic...