FDA clears Pluristem radiation treatment for emergency use

FDA clears Pluristem radiation treatment for emergency use HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) – Pluristem Therapeutics Inc, a developer of placenta-based stem cell products, said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the... Read more »

Thoughts People With Social Anxiety Have At Parties

Thoughts People With Social Anxiety Have At Parties Social anxiety disorder is a misunderstood mental illness that affects 15 million Americans. Those who live with the condition may feel an extreme fear of... Read more »

Canadians create tiny 'lab on a chip' to test for infectious diseases

Canadians create tiny 'lab on a chip' to test for infectious diseases Canadian researchers have created a tiny, portable device they say can do the same work as a larger blood testing lab,... Read more »

Hong Kong scrambles for talent in battle for Nasdaq's biotech crown

Hong Kong scrambles for talent in battle for Nasdaq's biotech crown HONG KONG (Reuters) – When Hong Kong unveiled plans last year to encourage biotech companies to list in the city by... Read more »

New app could help N.B. doctors take the guesswork out of diagnosing dementia

New app could help N.B. doctors take the guesswork out of diagnosing dementia MONCTON, N.B. — A professor of clinical neuropsychology at the University of Moncton says a computer application she developed... Read more »

Size matters when fighting cancer

Size matters when fighting cancer Doctors could be a step closer to finding the most effective way to treat cancer with a double whammy of a virus combined with boosting the natural... Read more »

A potential new weapon in the addiction battle: FDA-approved diabetes and obesity drugs

A potential new weapon in the addiction battle: FDA-approved diabetes and obesity drugs Cocaine and other drugs of abuse hijack the natural reward circuits in the brain. In part, that’s why it’s... Read more »

Get off the golf cart if you have knee osteoarthritis

Get off the golf cart if you have knee osteoarthritis From presidents to retirees, more than 17 million people over the age of 50 golf regularly. Knee osteoarthritis, which causes swelling, pain... Read more »

Music activates regions of the brain spared by Alzheimer's disease

Music activates regions of the brain spared by Alzheimer's disease Ever get chills listening to a particularly moving piece of music? You can thank the salience network of the brain for that... Read more »

New technology for measuring brain blood flow with light

New technology for measuring brain blood flow with light Biomedical engineers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a new technique for measuring blood flow in the human brain, which could... Read more »