Since the US Food and Drug Administration established its accelerated approval pathway for drugs in 1992, nearly half of the 253 drugs authorized have not been confirmed as clinically effective, an investigation by The BMJ has found.
The London Ophthalmology Centre (LondonOC) has developed a new, non-invasive technique for the application of Xen stent into the eye to treat acute glaucoma. The micro device and new technique was successfully used to save the sight of former Children’s Laureate, Michael Rosen.
Antibiotics shouldn’t be given to children as a preventative measure to try to avoid another urinary tract infection for kids who have already had one infection, as it’s unlikely to prevent another UTI and also contributes to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.
Hydrogen peroxide reacts with copper to produce hydroxyl radicals with strong antibacterial properties. However, this requires high copper concentrations because two copper atoms have to come close together, which occurs by chance.
7 in 10 UK chronic pain sufferers delayed seeking medical advice during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving them feeling increased levels of stress, anxiety and worry, new research from Boston Scientific has revealed.
The mutations that give rise to melanoma result from a chemical conversion in DNA fueled by sunlight -; not just a DNA copying error as previously believed, reports a study by Van Andel Institute scientists published today in Science Advances.
Researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine have shown that a targeted therapy using non-thermal radio waves is safe to use in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer.
UT Southwestern faculty have discovered what appears to be an Achilles’ heel in ovarian cancers, as well as new biomarkers that could point to which patients are the best candidates for possible new treatments.
Given the increased interest in sports and exercise around the Olympics underway in Tokyo, events such as the Summer Games represent an unrealized opportunity to improve global health, finds a new Lancet study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.