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New integrated gene logic-chips could have great value in medical care

Gene expression is a fundamental of life, where each cell switches on and off specific genes. Thus, an autonomous device that could control the on-off switching would have great value in medical care.

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Type 2 diabetes on the rise among youngsters

According to a new study, more and more young people are being treated for Type 2 diabetes and this is cause for alarm.

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Researchers develop new way of testing bacterial resistance to antibiotics

A new method to analyze a commonly understood route for antibiotic resistance could lead to earlier detection of antibiotic resistant bacteria.

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New genome analysis could identify people at higher risk of common deadly diseases

A research team at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and Harvard Medical School reports a new kind of genome analysis that could identify large fractions of the population who have a much higher risk of developing serious common diseases, including coronary artery disease, breast cancer, or type 2 diabetes.

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Digital birth control app gets FDA nod

Last week the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of the digital birth control app to be sold in the US. The app is called “Natural Cycles” and is one of the first medical devices of this kind to receive the FDA nod.

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Scientists develop 3D-printed implant that could deliver personalized treatment

Southwest Research Institute and The University of Texas at San Antonio are developing a 3D printed implant that, when injected in a patient’s body, could deliver a personalized dose of medicine to treat infections as well as ailments such as arthritis, cancer and AIDS.

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FDA approves RNA therapy for rare genetic disease

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the RNA-based therapy Onpattro, for the treatment of the rare genetic disease polyneuropathy caused by hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis (hATTR) in adult patients.

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Dit nieuwe medicijn kan je migraine-aanval voorkomen

De Europese Commissie heeft een nieuw migraine-medicijn, Aimovig, goedgekeurd. Hoogleraar neurologie Michel Ferrari noemt dat middel een doorbraak voor migraine-patiënten. Ferrari is een van de toponderzoekers naar migraine in Nederland. “Toch is de succeskans nog beperkt.”  

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Researchers develop new online tool to more accurately predict heart attack, stroke risk

A team of researchers led by cardiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center has developed a new online tool to more accurately predict who among those ages 40-65 is at the highest risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years.

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Bayer wins EU watchdog’s endorsement for wider Xarelto use

Bayer won the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) recommendation for widening the use of its blockbuster clot prevention drug Xarelto to include atherosclerosis patients, opening a potentially lucrative new market.

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