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Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Each year a new batch of diets become trendy, with books published and being promoted, magazines and online portals covering them and talk shows featuring them. Most of the time, about 80 percent of these diet fads have no scientific basis and have no medical studies done to prove their effectiveness. Many foolishly follow these diet fads without consulting their doctors and some of these diets...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers at Scripps Research, California and the nonprofit vaccine research organization IAVI who are developing an experimental HIV vaccine has reached an important milestone by eliciting antibodies that can neutralize a wide variety of HIV strains. The tests, in animal models,showed that these “broadly neutralizing” antibodies, or bnAbs, targeted at least two critical sites on ...
Source: Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Results from the Phase 3 pivotal trial, showed that more than 40 percent of patients receiving STELARA subcutaneous (SC) injections every 8 weeks were in clinical remission at one year and not taking corticosteroids   STELARA is the first and only approved treatment for ulcerative colitis to demonstrate improvement of the colon as measured by a novel histologic-endoscopic mucosal improvement ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Microorganisms living in the gut may alter the ageing process, which could lead to the development of food-based treatment to slow it down according to an international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore). Every living organisms, including human beings, coexist with a myriad of microbial species living in and on them, and research conducted over the ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Statistics show that more than one in ten cancer patients do not die from their cancer but from heart and blood vessel problems instead, according to new research published in the European Heart Journal 1 today. For some cancers, like breast, prostate, endometrial, and thyroid cancer, around half will die from cardiovascular disease (CVD). A research team lead by Dr Nicholas Zaorsky, ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Numerous studies1 are showing that male infertility rates and low sperm counts is rising globally2 due to varied reasons.   But guys, before you go and burn your tight undies or jeans, know that the causes are uncertain and the findings are controversial3. What is certain is that low sperm count can lead to infertility, and, though women are often blamed, men are wholly or partially responsib...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
A new study out of the University of Alberta suggests short-term increases in sugar consumption could increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease and have a significant impact on our health. The study published in Scientific Reports, mentioned that the researchers found that mice had an increased susceptibility to chemically induced colitis and more severe symptoms after only two days ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers from University Of Winconsin-Madison have developed a prototype hat that emits electrical pulses to the scalp to help stimulate hair on patients suffering from male baldness. In their studies of which the findings were published in the Journal Of American Chemical Society, an electric patch made hairless mice grow fur and may reverse balding in men when fitted inside a specially desig...
Sourec: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
-Two more deaths bring the total to about 7 this year alone, and more than 60 medical device reports have been linked to battery issues with Getinge’s Maquet/Datascope intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) over the past year, US FDA said last week in a letter to healthcare providers and hospitals.  -Getinge subsidiary Maquet recalled almost 23,000 of the pumps in May due to the re...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Approximately more than 310 million people worldwide suffer from overactive bladders . In the US alone, about  29 million Americans suffer from overactive bladder, including 40 percent of women and 30 percent of men. Although there are numerous approved treatments for the condition, but many people don't seek help because they're embarrassed or don't know about therapy options....
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Each year about 51,000 new cases of anal cancer are diagnosed worldwide. The 5-year survival rate for people with anal cancer is 59%.Each year  thousands die from the disease and almost 91 percent of  the cause of anal cancer is by HPV. Currently there are about 1.17  million people worldwide struggling with anal cancer.   What is disturbing is more and mo...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Literally, 70 percent of the white collar workforce In Thailand complain of being fatigue. Many reasons could be attributed to this ie the air pollution, the hot and humid weather, the cold office and mall environments, economic stress, traffic jams, dietary habits, drinking, or even underlying diseases.   Typically, fatigue is a feeling of weariness, tiredness, or lack of energy that ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Genteel LLC has unveiled its its patented, painless vacuum lancing device that is US FDA approved and is now more accessible to people living with diabetes at an economical pricing. Unfortunately, diabetes is a chronic, lifelong disease with no cure in sight. The current estimate for people living with all types, including gestational, is 415 million worldwide, with an additional 46% undia...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
A new study by scientific researchers from Cornell University and a Virginia Tech that will be unveiled at the ongoing American Physical Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics 72nd Annual Meeting, shows young children can suffer irreparable brain damage merely by shaking or swinging their heads in order to remove trapped water in their ears that got there as a result of swimming or showering. ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers from Uppsala University, Sweden in a new study have shown that whole-genome sequencing increases the precision of genetic studies, which in turn can improve our perspectives of how to use biomarkers to discover disease. The results are published in the scientific journal Scientific Reports. Typically, biomarkers, such as specific proteins circulating in our blood stream, are...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
The largest study of its kind by lead by medical researchers from Michigan State University found that meditation could help you to become less error prone. The new research, published in Brain Sciences, tested how open monitoring meditation or, meditation that focuses awareness on feelings, thoughts or sensations as they unfold in one's mind and body altered brain activity in ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Medical, Imaging and AI specialists from the Case Western Reserve University digital imaging lab, already pioneering the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to predict whether chemotherapy will be successful, can now determine which lung-cancer patients will benefit from expensive immunotherapy. Again utilizing AI algorithms, they're doing it by teaching a computer to find previously unseen c...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Contrary to a normal notion that a high-protein diet is healthy, keeps one fit and help you to lose fat and retain lean muscle mass, it can also quickly lead you to developing chronic kidney disease. Avoiding carbohydrates and substituting them with proteins has become a leading dogma for all those who care for their looks and health. Researchers from the European Renal Nutrition Working Group,...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 23, 2019  3 years ago
Medical researchers have discovered the pharmacological drug, Naltrexone, significantly restored the function of faulty receptors associated with myalgic encephalomyelitis, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). Medical researchers from the National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases (NCNED), Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University led the research, whic...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 23, 2019  3 years ago
Whenever I go shopping at the hypermarkets in Bangkok, I always tend to neglect to read the ingredient labels on my frozen shrimp bags.  Frozen shrimp is a staple in my home. Yes, I know this is Thailand and fresh seafood is easily available and cheap. The fresh ones are more tasty but for person like me who is ever too busy with my online news projects, I do not have the time to peel, dev...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 23, 2019  3 years ago
Diagnostics Startup Rheonix said  that it has filed its first 501(k) to seek clearance for a molecular test system from the US Food and Drug Administration. The Ithaca, New York-based diagnostics startup is seeking authorization to market its PCR-based system along with a triplex test for a sexually transmitted infections. The startup is seeking clearance for its MDx test system, called th...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 23, 2019  3 years ago
Cancer Diagnostics Startup, Lucence announced on Tuesday the closing of its Series A financing round, bringing in US $20 million. Tan Min-Han CEO and Medical Director Lucence Diagnostics  Investors IHH Healthcare led the round and was joined by SGInnovate and existing investors Temasek Holdings subsidiary Heliconia Capital, Lim Kaling, Koh Boon Hwee, and others. Lucence said the funding wi...
Source: November/December 2019 issue of Clinical OMICs  Nov 23, 2019  3 years ago
Genomic researchers and developers of pharmacogenetic tests cheered in August 2019 when United Healthcare (UHC) concluded in a policy statement effective October 1, that “the use of pharmacogenetic multi-gene panels to guide therapy decisions is proven and medically necessary for antidepressants and antipsychotics” when all of three criteria are met: The individual has a diagnosis of...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 23, 2019  3 years ago
A team of scientific researchers led by Massachusetts General Hospital  with support from the US National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) has developed an improved optical imaging technique that found differences between potentially life-threatening coronary plaques and those posing less imminent danger for patients with coronary artery disease. Their method may giv...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 23, 2019  3 years ago
A new recently published study by researchers form the Helsinki University Hospital, Finland show that higher exposure to commonly used oral antibiotics is linked to an increased risk of Parkinson's disease. The most substantial associations were found for broad spectrum antibiotics and those that act against against anaerobic bacteria and fungi. The timing of antibiotic exposure ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 23, 2019  3 years ago
CMT or Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is an inherited neurodegenerative condition that affects 1 in 2500 individuals. Currently, however, it is still lacking effective treatment options. New research has demonstrated that a class of cytoplasmic enzymes called tRNA synthetases can cause CMT by interfering with the gene transcription in the nucleus. This breakthrough is the result of an international a...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 23, 2019  3 years ago
University Of California, Irvine researchers conducted a new study that reveals how alcohol affects the liver's circadian rhythm, uncovering a potential new target for ALD treatments.  Weekend binge drinking and chronic alcoholism have long been known to contribute to alcoholic liver diseases (ALD).  Alcohol consumption is a widespread habit in modern society and can have serious ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 23, 2019  3 years ago
As a result of rising cases of Asian patients going to Mayo clinic to seek treatment for melasma afer having had IPL treatments in their home countries which neither helped as the condition came back or worsen, Mayo clinic is advising that IPL should not be used to treat melasma. Melasma is a skin condition that can be challenging to get rid of completely, and as a chronic condition, it can com...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 23, 2019  3 years ago
Typically, a class of drugs known as hypnotics are traditionally used to treat Insomnia which is one of the most common sleep disorders. However, usage of  hypnotics come with motor and cognitive side effects. A  new study conducted by researchers from the University of Tsukuba in Japan, show that  Suvorexant, (trade name : Belsomra)  which is a recently approved and is a more ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 23, 2019  3 years ago
Overall survival and progression-free survival in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) significantly improves with a combination therapy using PD-L1 inhibitor atezolizumab (an immunotherapy drug)  and the VEGF inhibitor bevacizumab,  according to results from a phase 3 study reported at the ESMO Asia 2019 Congress. Dr Ann-Lii Cheng, Director of the National Taiwan...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 23, 2019  3 years ago
Medical researchers from  Northeastern University, Boston have discovered a new antibiotic that could treat infections caused by some of the drug-resistant bacteria that humanity is facing in the global antibiotic resistance crisis. Dr Kim Lewis & Dr Yu Imai, discovered an antibiotic that can help fight drug-resistant gram-negative bacteria. Credit: Matthew Modoono/Northeastern Universi...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 22, 2019  3 years ago
Pain relievers are as diverse as with the type of pains that a person experiences. By interacting with different parts of the nervous system, pain relievers treat some pains better than others. Researchers from West Virginia University led by Dr  Shane Kaski have recently discovered that an anti-itch medication that targets a specific part of our nerve cells can make morphine, which targets ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 22, 2019  3 years ago
Typically, one of the ways a cancer-causing gene works up enough power to turn a normal cell into a cancer cell is by copying itself over and over, like a Xerox machine. Scientists have long noticed that when cancer-causing genes do that, they also scoop up some extra DNA into their copies. But it has remained unclear whether the additional DNA helps drive cancer or is just along for the ride. ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 22, 2019  3 years ago
One of the leading Universities in the Southern Hemisphere, University Of New South Wales, Sydney has developed a simple to use app for testing for dementia among elderly merely by talking into a smartphone thanks to speech-analyzing technology developed by its engineers. The new  app uses machine learning technology to look at paralinguistic features of a person's speech such as proso...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 22, 2019  3 years ago
Thailand Medical Device News Siemens Healthineers obtained US FDA clearance and is releasing its brand new SOMATOM X.cite single-source premium CT scanner. The device, along with a high-end X-ray tube and other enhancements, features the company’s new myExam Companion technology that can intelligently adapt each scan to optimize a number of variables.   The new medical devi...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 22, 2019  3 years ago
Thailand Pharma News The US FDA has granted supplemental approval to acalabrutinib (Calquence, AstraZeneca) for the treatment of adults with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic leukemia (SLL).1 The Project Orbis, a collaboration between the United States, Australia, and Canada, provides a framework for concurrent submission and review of oncology pharmaceutical ap...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 22, 2019  3 years ago
A group of medical researchers from the University Of Bern have discovered a manner to control Natural Killer Cells for potential applications in cancer immunotherapy Natural killer (NK) cells are cells of the innate immune system that recognize and eliminate infected cells or cancer cells. During a virus infection, NK cells also keep the body’s own immune cells such as the T cells at bay...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 22, 2019  3 years ago
The World Health Organization (WHO) released a report early today stating that four in five teenagers worldwide do not get enough physical activity, to the detriment of their health, warning that girls especially need more exercise. The advent of social media, internet apps and also gaming is all largely contributing to this disturbing trend which will have severe repercussions on their health in ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 22, 2019  3 years ago
A research team involving interdisciplinary experts from MedUni Vienna has shown that important information about the stage and prognosis of chronic liver diseases can be gotten by functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) involves lying in a tube-like machine, the having contrast agent injected into a patient's arm vein. Within an hour, imag...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 22, 2019  3 years ago
Leading Biomedical Research Giant, Oligomerix, Inc., a privately held company pioneering the development of tau oligomer inhibitors for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related neurodegenerative disorders, and the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research announced  the publication of preclinical data demonstrating that an oral small molecule drug inhibits the formation of neurotoxic tau olig...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 22, 2019  3 years ago
A new broad European study involving multiple medical institutes finds that patients with diabetes do not benefit from implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) pacemakers. Typically, current treatment recommendations support ICD pacemaker treatment for all patients with severe malfunction of the left ventricle. The purpose of the defibrillator is to protect the patient from life-threatening...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 22, 2019  3 years ago
Medical researchers from the University of Luxembourg together with researchers from the Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL) and oncologists from the Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch (CHEM) are in the process of developing a kit which could facilitate the detection of colorectal cancer at early stage and help clinicians choose the best treatment. Dr. Elisabeth Letellier, principal investig...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 22, 2019  3 years ago
Globally, overweight and obesity issues have become a severe public health problem which can lead to an array of diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular problems and kidney diseases among many other health issues. Current anti-obesity strategies are mainly aimed at restricting calorie intake and absorption including dietary restrictions. Now, Chinese scientists suggest in a new study that bur...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 21, 2019  3 years ago
Despite a few past research studies that links HIV with 'erosion" of the gut's intestinal linings, leading to inflammation and also the ‘leaky gut” syndrome, many HIV patients and even doctors are not aware of this. In one past research in 2014, researchers at University of California, Davis had made some surprising discoveries about the body's initial response...
Source: Thailand Medical News   Nov 21, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers from the University of Gothenburg have reported the first successful results of an oral, inactivated vaccine candidate ETVAX against enterotoxigenic E. coli diarrhea in a placebo-controlled phase I/II study in infants and children from six months to five years of age in Bangladesh. The results were extremely positive as all predefined primary endpoints for the study were achieved, s...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 21, 2019  3 years ago
A team of researchers from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and from the Centre of Genomic Regulation (CRG) has created the BacFITBase database that would help other medical researchers identify therapeutic targets for the future development of new antibiotics. Typically, infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorgani...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 21, 2019  3 years ago
Thailand Cancer News Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR), the Institute of Nanoscience of Aragon (INA), the University of Zaragoza, and the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre at the University of Edinburgh in a collaborative research and study are using “Trojan horses” to combat cancer from within the tumour cells themselves without damaging healthy tissues is the aim of...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 21, 2019  3 years ago
A study conducted by University of California, Davis found that  previous exposure to the pollutant DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) may contribute to the risk of diabetes among Asian Indian immigrants to the United States. The recent study  in the American Chemical Society's journal Environmental Science & Technology, linked high levels of DDT, or dichlorodiphenyltrich...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 21, 2019  3 years ago
Thailand Cancer News A joint research study by  Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory scientists along with chemists and cancer biologists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), have developed a new therapy that extended the survival of mice with acute myeloid leukemia. The researchers are the first to demonstrate the anti-cancer effect of blocking the Salt-Inducible Kinase 3 (SIK3) pathway in...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 21, 2019  3 years ago
Thailand Cancer News The University of Barcelona (UB) and Hospital Clínic de Barcelona entered into a collaboration with pharma giant, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc to improve the efficiency of nintedanib, an antiangiogenic and antifibrotic drug, for the treatment of lung cancer. This public-private collaboration enabled researchers  to identify molecular mechanisms underlying the lack of ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 21, 2019  3 years ago
Thailand Cancer A recent study by A QIMR Berghofer, a medical research institute in Queensland, Australia has identified how a newly approved blood cancer drug works and found the treatment is better than other drugs at targeting cancer stem cells while causing minimal damage to healthy cells. In mid-2018, the long-acting form of the drug Interferon alpha was approved for use in Australia...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 21, 2019  3 years ago
Dental News Individuals should chew sugar-free gum after meals to prevent their  teeth from rotting, scientists say. Medical researchers scoured 50-years' worth of studies and found sugar-free chewing gum reduced the risk of tooth decay by 28 per cent.  It works by causing the mouth to produce more saliva, which helps neutralise and rinse away acid that forms when we eat. These a...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 21, 2019  3 years ago
Medical researchers from the University of Dundee has shown that a commonly used class of antibiotics increases a patient’s risk of suffering a serious and potentially permanent form of nerve damage by almost 50%. Although peripheral neuropathy has long been recognised as a potential side effect of fluoroquinolone antibiotics but it was not known how strong this association was and how it...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 20, 2019  3 years ago
An innovative biosensor technology developed by a Rutgers-led team has created better that may help lead to safe stem cell therapies for treating Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases and other neurological disorders. The new technology, which features a unique graphene and gold-based platform and high-tech imaging, monitors the fate of stem cells by detecting genet...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 20, 2019  3 years ago
A new fertility tech startup, Mojo has announced that it has secured a US$ 2 million seed funding led by Nordic seed fund Inventure,Doberman and Privilege Ventures (an investor in Ava), plus a number of angel investors including Josefin Landgard (founder and ex-CEO of Kry) and Hampus Jakobsson (venture partner at BlueYard, BA in Clue & Kind.app). Co-fou...

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