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Electrosurgery Market Worth 5.17 Billion USD by 2021

19th January 2017 08:43
According to a new market research report "Electrosurgery Market by Product (Generators, Instruments-Bipolar (Vessel Sealing, Forceps) & Monopolar (Pencils, Electrodes), Accessories, Argon & Smoke Management Systems), Type of Surgery (Orthopedic, Cosmetic, Gynecology) - Global Forecast to 2021", published by MarketsandMarkets, this report studies the g ... Read more...

Innovative Imaging and Surgery Used to Treat Lymph Condition in Adults

11th January 2017 08:54
Researchers who developed a safe and effective procedure to remove thick clogs in children's airways are now reporting similar success in adult patients. In this rare condition, called  ... Read more...

Research finds differences in cell migration between normal and malignant tumor cells

4th January 2017 10:17
What makes cancer so deadly is its ability to move . The better that doctors can keep tumors contained and protect unaffected organs in the body, the less lethal a cancer will be. So if doctors were able to pinpoint tumor cells and literally stop them in their tracks, it would go a long way in treatment. "Therapeutically preventing ... Read more...

The Holidays Bring a Gift of a New Life to Breast Cancer Survivor

21st December 2016 09:22
Carleen Hobbs was diagnosed with stage 3, grade 3 breast cancer at age 30 while being seven months pregnant with her fifth child. My Hope Chest, Angel Flight West & Bel-Red Center for Aesthetic Surgery are all contributors to the fulfillment of a dream of reconstructive surgery come true. Carleen had to deal with her own uncert ... Read more...

Hourglass Tummy Tuck: The Next Generation in Body Contouring

14th December 2016 08:57
Dr. Cortes help his nationwide clients in the prestigious galleria area in Houston, Texas for the Hourglass Tummy Tuck Developed by board-certified plastic surgeon and tummy tuck specialist Dr. Wilberto Cortes, the hourglass tummy tuck is the next generation in body contouring. The procedure entails the use of modern techniques and multi-pronged approaches to ov ... Read more...

Physicians Committee Offers Solution to Help Treat and Prevent Childhood Obesity

7th December 2016 08:43
The nonprofit Physicians Committee urges parents, pediatricians, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help children develop a preference for vegetables at a young age by serving and promoting plant-based entrées in their homes, lunch rooms, and for celebrations. Susan Le ... Read more...

Toward a Healthier Nation: No Health Without Mental Health

30th November 2016 08:50
The health of Americans is deteriorating rapidly due to chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. The debate over health care has resulted in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which has provided health insurance to 20-million more Americans than four years ago. ... Read more...

New research helps explain possible mechanism for recurrence of breast cancer

23rd November 2016 09:25
In October, we mourned those who died of breast cancer and celebrated all of the women (and men) who have survived. What many of those survivors worry about, though, is that their breast cancer may come back. It has puzzled scientists and health care providers that cancer can suddenly reappear, often with a vengeance, months or years after treatment is over. Now, ... Read more...

Global Sickle Cell Anemia Market and Competitive Landscape Highlights

17th November 2016 08:44
The latest research from Fore Pharma, Global Sickle Cell Anemia Market and Competitive Landscape Highlights – 2016, provides comprehensive insights into Sickle Cell Anemia pipeline products, Sickle Cell Anemia epidemiology, Sickle Cell Anemia market valuations and forecast, Sickl ... Read more...

Inventor of Dark Gums Treatment has Raised Patients' Confidence and Self-Esteem

9th November 2016 09:37
In the past 25 years, Dr. Alex Farnoosh of Beverly Hills has worked on rem ... Read more...

Five Incredible Possibilities Of Stem Cell Research

2nd November 2016 08:42
The potential of stem cell research is only just beginning to be understood, but the possibilities have the power to drastically change the world that we live in. The pace at which research is moving could mean a complete revolutionary shift in the way that major chronic illnesses are treated, and prevented, within the ... Read more...

The Georgia School of Orthodontics receives Initial Accreditation from CODA

28th October 2016 09:06
At its August 2016 meeting, the Commission on Dental Accreditation ("CODA") granted Initial Accreditation to the Georgia School of Orthodontics ("GSO"), a new program in orthodontic education that aims to improve both orthodontic educat ... Read more...

New patient care delivery system enters health care 'race to get bigger' by keeping things small

19th October 2016 09:14
After more than six years since the Affordable Care Act became law inMarch 2010, ... Read more...

Microbiome and Diabetes: Sick or healthy? Bacterial Metabolism Tells us Which - and Why

12th October 2016 09:04
The human gut is a complex ecosystem: Countless bacteria colonise it and help us to digest our food. Scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg), the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg and the Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayr ... Read more...

Behavioral Economics-based Alternative to Austerity Announced

6th October 2016 09:13
A new study has been announced which uses behavioral economics to introduce a new approach to increase exports, policies to create stronger companies, and a mechanism to better balance the budget. "At first glance, behavioral economics seems unorthodox because it's so different tha ... Read more...

Top Plastic Surgeon Dr. Mia Talmor Busts Common Beauty Myths

28th September 2016 08:46
Today's beauty and youth obsessed culture is overflowing with new treatments, tips, and procedures to tighten, flatten, lift, and turn our bodies into living designs. The everyday woman, or man, hears or reads about a new, easier treatment daily, but plastic surgeon and all-around ... Read more...

Dental Associates of Arlington Introduces a New Way to Reduce Dental Anxiety

21st September 2016 08:59
Dental Associates of Arlington is pleased to announce Sedation Dentistry into the practice. Oral sedation is the new life-changing way to treat patients with these severe adverse emotions towards dentistry. Sedation dentistry often involves putting patients in a near-sleep-like state, so that they are unaware during treatment, and wake ... Read more...

Autism: a continuum of emergence

14th September 2016 08:44
Introduction Since the first documented cases of autism conditions by Leo Kanner in 1943 and Hans Asperger in 1944, conceptualization of autism spectrum disorders has shifted greatly. It is now evident that it is not a rare childhood disorder. Over the past three decades, billions of fundshave been invested in to researching andunderstanding the causes of ... Read more...

Scaffolding Technology Set To Revolutionise Wound Healing

By Sujata Jolly, Posted: 7th September 2016 08:30
Wounds are an affliction that is almost as old as the human race. However, we survived and prospered thanks to the incredible regenerative capacity of our skin. Acute wounds mostly healed without any intervention although they often left a scar – a symbol – people widely associated with bravery.   Although medical advances lengthened our age s ... Read more...

Not All Neurotoxins Are Created Equal, Says Fort Worth Plastic Surgeon

31st August 2016 10:39
After years as the sole injectable neurotoxin in the U.S., BOTOX® Cosmeticnow has company. Two more injectable neurotoxins, Dysport® and Xe ... Read more...

The Sacramento Dentistry Group Comments: Should You Floss?

17th August 2016 09:39
A recent Associated Press (AP) report stated that a branch of the federal government is dropping its recommendation for daily flossing as part of healthy eating. The dentists and hygienists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group would like to point out that there is a huge difference between not recommending something and saying that it is not worthwhile. Indeed, while scientific studies on flossing ma ... Read more...

The Role of Dentistry in Prescribing Opioids

10th August 2016 08:41
In the recent months and years, the rise of opioid abuse and addiction has caused major concern among health care professionals and is now being addressed by legislators and the Governor's Administration. While this has become an epidemic across the United States,  ... Read more...

Addressing the Issue of Communication & Language Barriers for Non-English Speaking Pregnant Women in the UK

By Dr. Natasha Abdul Aziz, Posted: 3rd August 2016 08:45
Communication forms the backbone of the relationship between healthcare professionals and their patients. With an increasingly mobile global patient cohort– 25% of all pregnancies here occur in mothers born outside of the UK – healthcare providers need to consider not just which words to choose to identify, diagnose, and treat a woman, but also what language would best convey t ... Read more...

Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) – Embarrassingly common? – Help is out there

By Preetkiron Bhal, Posted: 27th July 2016 09:40
What is pelvic organ prolapse? Any organ in the female body like the bowel, bladder, and womb can drop out of place. These result in a condition called pelvic organ prolapse (POP). If these organs are no longer in their normal positions and if this condition is not taken care of, quickly enough, these organs can fall farther into the vagina. POP is a very ... Read more...

The Stability of the NHS May Lie in Dementia Cure

19th July 2016 12:11
Within the NHS, private residential care homes stand at the center of the UK’s healthcare system. Providing housing and ongoing care for the elderly (those aged 85 and over) is necessary for one in every six individuals, equating to over 425,000 in Britain alone. These individuals represent one of the most vulnerable population groups, as many struggle with maintaining a quality of life ... Read more...

Future of Cell Therapy in the Regenerative Medicine Market

13th July 2016 08:31
Future of Cell Therapy in the Regenerative Medicine Market : Combination Therapies and Advanced Manufacturing Techniques are the New Criteria Shaping the $4 Billion Market This Frost & Sullivan research service analyses the current trends, forecasts and the external factors influencing the global cell therapy market. It also studies top particip ... Read more...

Studies Show Fertility Dietary Supplement Supports Reproductive Health

7th July 2016 08:51
Health conscious consumers are increasingly exploring natural approaches to achieve optimal wellness and women experiencing difficulty conceiving are no exception. "Ideally, women concerned about their ability to conceive may want to explore a natural approach before they opt for ... Read more...

The Importance of Wisdom Teeth Management

29th June 2016 07:56
Third molars, more commonly known as wisdom teeth, usually emerge in young adulthood between ages of 17 and 25. This period known as the "age of wisdom" brings with it many decisions. The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) believes one of those decisions should be how to best manage one's wisdom tee ... Read more...

Egg donation law -the Israeli case

By Ofra Balaban-Kasztelanski, Posted: 8th June 2016 08:00
In Israel, there is a strong and valid legislation with regulations regarding egg donation. The story started in 1987 when the Ministry of Health enacted a law to allow egg donation in Israel with the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF). The latest chapter closed in 2011 when the new law passed the 3 votes in the Knessett.   The law of 1987 and regulations rega ... Read more...

PharmaMar Announces New Advances in Their Compounds Yondelis, plitidepsin and lurbinectedin at ASCO 2016

1st June 2016 08:09
PharmaMar (MSE:PHM) will present the data obtained from various clinical studies carried out with three of their antitumoral compounds of marine origin: Yondelis®, plitidepsin and lurbinectedin, during the 52nd Congress of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), that will be held from June 3rd to 7th in Chicago (USA). At this ... Read more...

BioStorage Technologies Launches Global Biobanking Webinar Series

25th May 2016 08:20
As an invaluable resource to nearly every area of medical research and science, the biobank has become a critical asset in not only advancing new medical therapies, but also refining the understanding of health and disease which leads to better patient care. However, establishing an infrastructure, processes and technology to effectively collect, process, store and manage biological sa ... Read more...

Decision making in facial rejuvenation

By Simon Eccles, Posted: 18th May 2016 08:48
The last 10 years has seen a huge increase in patients requesting facial rejuvenation. There are over 48,000 surgical procedures carried out annually in the UK, and this includes facelifts, eyelid surgery, and rhinoplasty (nose modifying) surgery. The range of treatments available to patients is bewildering, and the largest area of growth has been in the non-surgical aesthetic market. Complex faci ... Read more...

A Closer Look at Autism: 30 Days, 30 Topics

11th May 2016 08:38
Anyone can search the Internet for "autism treatment" or "autism cure" and get hundreds of thousands of hits. Faced with a barrage of often-conflicting information, how do you know where to begin? ... Read more...

Stem Cell Study Finds Mechanism that Controls Skin and Hair Color

4th May 2016 08:42
 A pair of molecular signals controls skin and hair color in mice and humans — and could be targeted by new drugs to treat skin pigment disorders like vitiligo, according to a report by scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center. ... Read more...

Treatment Options for Targeted Fat Reduction

By Dr. Raja Nalluri, Posted: 27th April 2016 09:05
While control of dietary intake and frequent exercise are the cornerstones of a healthy lifestyle as well as healthy weight loss programs that provide scientifically proven health benefits, there are cases in which limitations arise, particularly in spot reduction or resistant areas of fat excess. Massive weight loss of hundreds of pounds has also been achievable with low complication relates thro ... Read more...

Liposuction: Current evidence based practice guidelines and future trends

By Dr. Salil Bharadwaj, Posted: 20th April 2016 09:24
Modern Liposuction has evolved from humble beginnings as a rather experimental procedure some 40 years ago, to being one of the most popular procedures in aesthetic surgery today. It was the second most popular aesthetic procedure globally (1,372,901 cases)1 in 2014, as well as in the United States (222,051 cases) in 2015, up 5% from 2014.2   Subsequent to Illouz ... Read more...

Breast Augmentation: Surgical Secrets

By Manuel Lazzaro, M.D., Plastic Surgeon, Posted: 13th April 2016 08:35
Mammoplasty or breast augmentation is the surgical procedure performed to improve the size and shape of the breast. This surgical procedure is often completed for one of two reasons. Firstly, aesthetical or cosmetic surgery is often performed on those patients who want to improve their body or who do not like the size of their breasts. Secondly, reconstructive surgery is undertaken secondary to a ... Read more...

Can Your Fitness Tracker (Fitbit®) Save Your Life in the ER?

6th April 2016 08:44
Emergency physicians used a patient's personal activity tracker and smartphone to identify the time his heart arrhythmia started, which allowed them to treat his new-onset atrial fibrillation with electrical cardioversion and discharge him home.  The first case report using information in an activity tracker/smartphone system to assist in medical decision-making was reported onlin ... Read more...

Innovations in bone healing - Technical Insights

30th March 2016 09:16
The use of traditional bone healing solution like autograft is well known. However, with major technology breakthrough, several innovative bone healing products have been developed for the benefit of patients as well as surgeons. This Technical Insights Research Service (RS) highlights the innovations in bone repair and replacement technologies, and classifies the bone healing solutions according ... Read more...

Crowded Teeth Explained by the Sacramento Dentistry Group

23rd March 2016 08:31
A frequent patient complaint is crowded teeth that produce a crooked smile. Why are crowded teeth a common problem? What is the best solution for fixing them? The dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group have successfully helped many clients with this issue and want to share some key points about fixing crowded teeth. What Causes Crowded ... Read more...

Discovery of likely subtypes of rare childhood brain tumor signals diagnostic advance

16th March 2016 08:29
An international research team has identified four likely new subtypes of a rare brain tumor using molecular techniques that lay the foundation for more accurate diagnosis and tailored therapies for the hard-to-treat cancer. Scientists at St. Ju ... Read more...

Six Reasons Why 'The Doctor To The Stars' Recommends Soaking In Epsom Salt

2nd March 2016 08:07
An award-winning doctor and best-selling author says he recommends soaking in Epsom salt to help improve sleep, fight the cold and flu, soothe sore muscles, relieve itchy scalps and reduce discomfort in the eyes and neck. "Epsom salt has so many beneficial uses," says < ... Read more...

Obesity - Identifying and Commercializing First-in-Class Innovation

25th February 2016 08:21
Obesity is a major growing health concern around the world. In most markets, a person is considered obese if their Body Mass Index (BMI) exceeds 30 kilograms per square meter (kg/m2), calculated by dividing body mass in kilograms by height in meters squared. With the global prevalence continuing to rise, the disease has placed significant burden on healthcare expenditure, as it is also a major ris ... Read more...

Mining a deep vein of data, researchers make key findings on IV device use

17th February 2016 09:53
When it comes to something as routine as delivering medicine and nutrition to patients through their bloodstream, all medical teams want to do the right -- and safe --thing. But at the moment, it appears that this may not be the case. By looki ... Read more...

Beike Biotechnology to Supply 11 Hospitals in Shenzhen, China with Cell Therapy

10th February 2016 08:56
Beike Biotechnology, the Shenzhen local government, and various medical institutions attended a ceremony in late 2015 to mark their successful combined efforts to provide integrative, personalized cell therapy in 2016. The signing, titled the "Shenzhen Clinical Translatio ... Read more...

Joe Alton MD Asks: Is Brazil's Zika Virus a Mutation?

3rd February 2016 08:28
The Zika virus is spreading throughout the Western hemisphere after crossing the Atlantic from Africa and Asia. At present, cases have been reported in every country except for Canadaand Chile. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has gone so far as to issue travel advisories warning pregnant women to stay away from countries with widespread outbreaks, ... Read more...

Drug counters effects of excessive inflammation arising from immune disorder

1st February 2016 09:23
A team of scientists led by researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has revealed that the drug ruxolitinib helps counter some of the life-threatening effects of excessive inflammation in hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). This family of related immune disorders is characterized by a massive accumulation and activation of whit ... Read more...

Cancer Immunotherapy: Payer Insight

21st January 2016 08:41
Immunotherapies are some of the most promising new weapons in the fight against cancer. But are they promising enough to justify their sky-high prices? Payers aren't convinced, and say they need better data to make effective market access and reimbursement decisions. FirstWord's Payer Insight: Cancer Immunotherapy report explains why. This 111-page report ... Read more...

The 3D Cell Culture Global Market Is Poised to Grow to Reach $3,702.2 Million by 2021

18th January 2016 08:16
The 3D cell culture global market is poised to grow at a double digit CAGR to reach $3,702.2 million by 2021. The 3D cell culture market is classified based on type, applications, end-users and geography. The 3D cell culture by technology is segmented into scaffold based platform, scaffold free platform, bioreactors, microchips and hyd ... Read more...

Mineral BioSciences Announces New Glycation Defense Supplement

7th January 2016 09:18
After years of dedicated research into better understanding the glycation process and its negative effects on the body, Phoenix-based Mineral BioSciences®, has extended its family of products with a new patented, proprietary formula called Totála® Glycation Defense. ... Read more...

Healthcare Companies Partner as a Tool Toward Triple Aim

17th December 2015 08:53
MCG, part of the Hearst Health network and a leading provider of evidence-based care guidelines, and Agile Health, Inc., a provider of mobile healthcare engagement solutions, today announced a partnership that will align MCG's rigorous, systematic analysis of current research and scholarly articles and standardized methodology for guideline deve ... Read more...

Half of those who need them not taking cholesterol-lowering medications

lacks, Mexican Americans less likely to be taking recommended cholesterol-lowering medication, Posted: 10th December 2015 09:04
More than a third of American adults are eligible to take cholesterol-lowering medications under the current guidelines or were already ... Read more...

Is suffering harmful or helpful to the development of personality?

2nd December 2015 09:55
The Soul in Anguish: Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Suffering presents a variety of approaches to psychotherapeutic work with suffering people, from the perspectives of both Jungian and psychoanalytic psychology. An important theme of the book is that suffering may be harmful or helpful t ... Read more...

Diabetes Research Institute Pioneers Safer Approach for Creating Insulin-Producing Cells

25th November 2015 11:19
Scientists from the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of MiamiMiller School of Medicine have successfully converted non-insulin producing cells of the pancreas into insulin-producing cells using a single agent, BMP-7 (bone morphogenetic protein-7), which is already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for clinica ... Read more...

New Report Urges More Transparency into PBM Corporations

19th November 2015 08:44
A new report by a leading health care policy consulting firm describes the large and expanding role of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) corporations and explores areas that stakeholders have identified as needing greater oversight of and disclosure by these entities. Applied Policy, L.L.C. examine ... Read more...

Can medical apps improve healthcare outcomes?

12th November 2015 10:34
Healthcare apps are on the rise as the smartphones and laptops we use to coordinate our lives are increasingly becoming our medical providers. Current estimates put the number of healthcare apps available at more than 40,000 and a new study estimates that one and a half billion smartph ... Read more...

Medical conditions related to restless legs

9th November 2015 10:11
It’s 2am. You’ve been woken from sleep for the third time by the uncontrollable urge to move your legs. You have an itchy, crawling feeling in your calves and your legs are aching like they’re on fire. Sound familiar?  You could have Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). Experts estimate that & ... Read more...

Orthopedic Braces and Support Systems Market Worth 4.3 Billion USD by 2020

4th November 2015 08:44
Orthopedic braces and supports are devices that are used to support and strengthen muscles and joints. These are used in prophylaxis of injury and patient care settings, right from the emergency room through the hospitalization period to rehabilitation and after care. Based on the condition for which these braces & supports are used, orthopedic braces &am ... Read more...

Diabetes Patients Do Better After Surgery When Their Blood Sugar Is Managed by Pharmacists

28th October 2015 08:17
A pharmacy-led glycemic control program is linked to improved outcomes for surgical patients with diabetes and those who develop stress-induced hyperglycemia or high blood sugar as a result of surgery, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study published in the American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits.  ... Read more...

EU stem cell research opens door to new diabetes treatments

22nd October 2015 09:10
Type 1 diabetes is a chronic insulin deficiency condition that is triggered by massive destruction of beta cells – pancreatic cells that normally produce insulin. This type of diabetes can be diagnosed at all ages but is the most frequent form when clinical onset occurs under the age of 40 years. While the administration of insulin can make up for shortages within the body, mimicking the ... Read more...

Fighting Back Against Alzheimer’s Disease

15th October 2015 10:42
There is usually a common misnomer that Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, is a typical part of aging. In fact, there is nothing normal about contracting Alzheimer’s as it is very much a disease. While it is true that it does tend to affect those older in age, there have been many cases of early onset Alzheimer’s that have shown up in patients as y ... Read more...

Missing a Tooth? The Best Solution is a Dental Implant

14th October 2015 08:50
A missing tooth isn't just a cosmetic problem," says Glendale Arizona dentist and educator Dr. Lee Ann Brady. "When a tooth is missing, the surrounding teeth can move into the gap, leading to tooth alignment issues, chewing problems, gum disease, and even TMJ disorders. If you've lost a tooth, ... Read more...

3D Cell Culture Market, 2015 - 2025

7th October 2015 08:32
The concept of growing tissues outside their natural system in an artificially created microenvironment is known as tissue culturing. It is a common tool for developing model systems that are useful for studying the basic human molecular and cell biology metabolisms. Cell culturing was first initiated in flat plastic or glass dishes as 2D cell culturing ... Read more...

New Study Shows Autologous Fat Grafting Is A Viable Option For Calf Augmentation And Reshaping

23rd September 2015 09:08
Fat grafting is revolutionizing aesthetic body contouring and treatment of soft-tissue, volume-related issues in plastic surgery. A study published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, th ... Read more...

Groundbreaking Technology Collaboration to Optimize Medical Research

16th September 2015 08:46
As the bioscience industry pioneer of comprehensive sample management, BioStorage Technologies has recently collaborated with the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM), Susan G. Komen Tissue Bank (KTB) and Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (Indiana CTSI) to develop a groundbreaking technology initiative focus ... Read more...

Advice From the Sacramento Dentistry Group on Avoiding Oral Cancer

9th September 2015 08:38
The dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group are concerned about their patients' health. One major form of potentially deadly disease often diagnosed first by dentists is oral ca ... Read more...

American Brain Tumor Association Seeks Innovative Concepts For Discovery Research Grants

2nd September 2015 08:58
The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) is now accepting Letters of Intent (LOI) for its Discovery Research Grant program. LOIs are due no later than Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 12:00 noon CDT. Discovery Grants are one-year, $50,000&nb ... Read more...

Men's Health - Changing male attitudes to health to improve prognosis and outcomes

26th August 2015 08:33
Men's health refers to conditions that specifically affect males, or those that are not gender-specific but have different outcomes in men. Although still dominated by cardiovascular disease, men's health is increasingly focusing on other conditions and the wellness of the man overall. There are many different factors that impact on men's health, ... Read more...

Lack of Transportation Impacts Healthcare Delivery in United States

19th August 2015 08:28
Pharmabox, Inc, (www.pharmabox.com), the developer of the world's first automated OTC medicine store, commented today on an article in  ... Read more...

To Advance Research, LumaCyte Scientists Look at Cells in a New Light

12th August 2015 08:20
With the advent of next generation techniques to advance biological and medical research, scientists are beginning to appreciate the value of single cell analysis and sorting. This trend led Dr. Sean J. Hart, Founder and CEO of  ... Read more...

3D Printing Helps Doctors Rehearse Complex Brain Procedures

5th August 2015 08:31
Boston Children's Hospital physicians report the first cases of children benefiting from 3D printing of their anatomy before undergoing high-risk brain procedures. The four children had life-threatening cerebrovascular malformations (abnormalities in the brain's blood vessels) that posed special treatment challenges. ... Read more...

Can We Control New Technologies?

30th July 2015 08:47
The steady stream of new technologies emerging in genetics, information technology, bioengineering, and numerous other sectors is usually accompanied by compelling statements by researchers and company executives about the benefits to individuals and society. Less attention is paid to what else might result from the use of these powerful new tools.& ... Read more...

HGH Injections Usage Growing Among Middle Aged Men

14th July 2015 09:05
HGH injections are growing in use at the moment. That is quite plain to notice. Everything happens because of the associated benefits that are highlighted by manufacturers. We are faced with various interesting HGH benefits so it is hard not to want to go through a treatment. You can see the benefits here: http ... Read more...

Umbilical cord 'milking' improves blood flow in preterm infants

8th July 2015 09:26
A technique to increase the flow of blood from the umbilical cord into the infant's circulatory system improves blood pressure and red blood cell levels in preterm infants delivered by cesarean section, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study, published o ... Read more...

Recent Plastic Surgery Study Reveals New Facelift Technique

1st July 2015 09:02
Patients striving to look younger for longer can now benefit from the same great results in fewer surgical procedures and at a lower cost. To support this, Dr. Andrew Jacono, M.D., F.A.C.S. and Director of the New Yo ... Read more...

3D Cell Culture Market, 2015 - 2025

24th June 2015 08:47
The concept of growing tissues outside their natural system in an artificially created microenvironment is known as tissue culturing. It is a common tool for developing model systems that are useful for studying the basic human molecular and cell biology metabolisms. Cell culturing was first initiated in flat plastic or glass dishes as 2D cell culturing. Since then, all the tissue engineering, ste ... Read more...

Can a Dentist Resolve Your Headache Symptoms?

18th June 2015 10:28
For millions of people, the pain of frequent headaches is no small matter. In fact, the National Institutes of Health estimates that about 80 million Americans suffer from symptoms which could be described as "headaches." These painful signs include chronic headache, migraines, ti ... Read more...

Coconut Oil: The Beauty Industry’s Best Kept Secret

15th June 2015 11:45
With supermodels like Miranda Kerr and Gisele swearing by its unlimited benefits, Coconut Oil is the latest natural product to take the beauty and cosmetic industry by storm.   Hair   Coconut oil’s high moisturizing properties make it the perfect addition for anyone who wants a healthier al ... Read more...

Five Tips to treat hyperpigmentation on black skin

3rd June 2015 09:27
In West Africa, the most common complaint that plastic surgeons or dermatologists find is related to acquired pigmentary changes.  Among them, postinflammatory hyperpigmentation and melasma are the most frequently seen.    Introduction and Definition   Postinflammatory hyperpigmenta ... Read more...

Current Issues in Breast Reconstruction

By Elena Prousskaia, Posted: 29th May 2015 12:35
Issue 1. Lack of Information for the Patients Currently advantages of autologous reconstruction are getting more and more known by patients.  Most women are now well informed and they then become the strongest advocates of the best treatment for themselves.  Amazingly some of them are still not told that DIEP reconstruction can be an opti ... Read more...

A New Concept in Scar Management

By Douglas McGeorge, Posted: 17th April 2015 09:18
Plastic surgery is, perhaps, the ultimate expression of art and science, which, in the hands of technically gifted individuals, can produce results that have a profoundly positive impact on the appearance and psyche of individuals.   It is a specialty where much of the surgery is by choice, rather than need, but it is a specialty at the cutting edge of science, w ... Read more...

The Use Of Adult Stem Cells In Plastic Surgery & Regenerative Medicine

By Lewis J. Obi M.D., FRSA, Posted: 9th April 2015 09:19
World Wars I and II established the need for modern day plastic surgery.  As a Marine, the Korean War convinced me to become a plastic surgeon.  Working my way through medical school as a pharmacist provided me with tools that have been useful as I evolved into the area of regenerative medicine.  My residency years included general surgery, cardiovascular surgery, hand s ... Read more...

The changing face of aesthetics from a nursing perspective

By Elizabeth Bardolph, Posted: 25th March 2015 09:53
During the last 25 years nurses have been at the forefront in the treatment of non-surgical aesthetic procedures.  These include the use of dermal fillers, the botulinum type A toxin cosmetically, chemical peels, and laser treatments.  As well as treating patients many are instructing and mentoring their medical colleagues.   Recognising that a ... Read more...

The gun is loaded. Don’t pull the trigger, act now to avoid chronic disease.

By Heather Richards, Posted: 18th March 2015 09:40
We live in a fast changing world.  Diabetes UK report that over 18 years to 2014, the number of people diagnosed with diabetes increased from 1.4 million to 3.2 million(1)  They predict that in 10 years’ time 5 million people will have the disease.  According to Cancer Research UK it is predicted there will be 2 ... Read more...

Be the Master of your Own Body with Personalised Nutrition

By Judy Watson, Posted: 25th February 2015 10:34
Becoming a nutritionist was my default life setting.  I was brought up on a farm in the 70s and 80s, surrounded by fresh food and even enjoyed eating my Brussels sprouts!  I had fresh vegetables from the garden and fresh fruit from the orchard.  My mum also kept chickens which were fed fresh greens which naturally made their yolks bright yellow.  So I knew exact ... Read more...

Male Plastic Surgery is on the Rise

29th January 2015 09:01
When people think about plastic surgery, they often tend to envision female patients, and understandably so. Tabloids and entertainment websites are chock full of images and stories about which female celebrities have or have not have had work done. This, in combination with the gender stereotype that women are primarily concerned with beauty compared to men, is enough to give anyone the impressio ... Read more...

New Research by ADA Health Policy Institute Examines Oral Care Access and Utilization

14th January 2015 09:57
Although the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has improved children's access to dental services, the situation for adults is getting worse, new research has found. An analysis by the ADA Health Policy Institute (HPI) shows no reversal of the past few years' decline in dental care use by adults, regardless of income or insurance status. This is a result, in part, of both Medicaid policy de ... Read more...

Johnson & Johnson Announces Start of Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Ebola Vaccine Regimen

6th January 2015 08:47
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced the start of a Phase 1, first-in-human clinical trial of a preventive Ebola vaccine in development at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies. The trial is being led by t ... Read more...

Market Overview: The Medical Device Industry in China

By Steven Elsinga, Posted: 10th December 2014 09:04
China is currently one of the world’s most promising markets for medical devices. Sales of medical devices in the country reached RMB 200 billion in 2013, making it the second largest market in the world, according to the U.S. Commercial Service. Even compared to other sectors of the Chinese economy, the market in medical devices is one of the fastest growing market sectors in the countr ... Read more...

China Preparing for a Digitized Healthcare Landscape, Finds Frost & Sullivan

28th November 2014 09:41
Healthcare in China varies markedly across regions in terms of quality of care, distribution of resources, and depth of insurance coverage. The Chinese government has recognized healthcare as a priority area for reform and hopes to achieve international care standards by 2020. An integral part of the Health China 2020 strategy is the digitization of healthcare delivery, which wil ... Read more...

Global Cell Expansion (Stem Cell Research, Regenerative Medicine, Clinical Diagnostics) Market - Forecast to 2019

14th November 2014 09:19
The global cell expansion market involves various products that help in mass production specific cells from a tissue or a sample. This market is driven by several factors which include increasing cancer research, technological advancements, high prevalence of chronic diseases, and growth in government investments. The relatively untapped Asian market and increasing number of stem cell research hav ... Read more...

MYA’s new London Office the MYA Fitzroy helps to drive forward standards in the Cosmetics Industry

20th October 2014 12:10
Cosmetic surgery is becoming big business in the UK, and in order to stay at the top of the pile companies have to be innovative and constantly striving to be ahead of the curve in both new technological advancements and patent experience. MYA, one of the UK’s largest cosmetic surgery companies with 10 clinics and surgeries based in all corners of the UK in maj ... Read more...

Immunotherapy Study Funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Demonstrates Remarkable Results in Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

16th October 2014 10:15
Funding from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) over the past 22 years helped advance a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine showing that 90 percent of children and adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) achieved complete remission after receiving an investigational personalized cellular therapy. LLS-funded researchers at th ... Read more...

Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma and SanBio Conclude Joint Development and License Agreement for North America over SB623, Therapy for Stroke

26th September 2014 09:00
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. ("Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma") and SanBio Co., Ltd., acting through its U.S. subsidiary SanBio, Inc. ("SanBio"), announced on September 26 that the two companies have entered into a joint development and license agreement for exclusive marketing rights in the U.S. and Canada ("Agreem ... Read more...

Dentistry – Past, Present & Future

By Henry L. Lazarus DMD, Posted: 12th August 2014 08:35
In the 35 years that I have been practicing dentistry it has been a fun and rewarding career interacting with patients and assisting with their oral problems.  Much has changed during that time, but I have seen three innovations that have completely altered the dental practice landscape.    When I graduated Dental School in 1978, composite or wh ... Read more...

Interchangeability of Biologic Drugs in Russia: Future Challenges for Gene Therapy

By Maria Borzova, Posted: 29th July 2014 09:36
Today most European countries prohibit automatic substitution of biologic drugs.  However, it seems not to be the case in Russia.  High-cost breakthrough biological drugs are still procured by the state at public auctions under their INNs and not their trade names, which in most of the cases makes biologic drugs of different manufacturers automatically interchangeable.  ... Read more...

Helsinn Group and Chugai Pharma Marketing Enter Into Agreement for Marketing Rights of Netupitant-Palonosetron Fixed-Dose Combination

17th July 2014 11:37
Helsinn, the Swiss Group focused on building quality cancer care, and Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. today announced that exclusive rights to NEPA, an investigational oral fixed-dose combination of netupitant and palonosetron being evaluated for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV), have been granted to Chugai Pharma Marketing Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chugai ... Read more...

North American and European Dental Implant Markets Set To Grow

3rd July 2014 12:42
Decision Resources Group finds that the North American and European markets for dental implants will expand through 2022 to reach a combined value of nearly $4.2 billion. While the North American market will continue to experience stronger growth, the European market will remain negatively affected by economic concerns, which will cause the market to decline over the next few years before ... Read more...

Bone Therapeutics Starts Patient Treatment in First Ever Clinical Trial with Allogeneic Bone Cell Therapy Product

25th June 2014 11:25
Minimally invasive bone forming product ALLOB®in Phase I/IIa trial for delayed union fracture  Bone Therapeutics, the regenerative therapy company addressing unmet medical needs in the field of bone diseases and orthopaedics, today announces that the first patient has been treated with its novel allogeneic osteoblastic (bone-forming) cell therapy product ALLOB® ... Read more...

Research Yields New Insights Into Bacteria Associated With Oral Health in Dogs

17th June 2014 09:05
Results from two landmark studies that shed light on the bacteria associated with oral health in dogs were presented to the British Veterinary Dental Association (BVDA) in London, UK this month. The studies, conducted by the WALTHAM® Centre for Pet Nutrition in conjunction with Professor Floyd Dewhirst from the renowned Forsyth Institute in Bost ... Read more...

Fat Transfer: An Increasing Trend in Facelifting and Body Contouring Surgery

By Paul Tulley, Posted: 6th June 2014 14:44
The transfer of fat from one area of the body to another has become an increasingly important part of cosmetic surgery.  Fat transfer allows the replacement of volume that may have been lost with ageing, the improvement of tissue contours and also an increase in the quality of the overlying skin to enhance the results of rejuvenation surgery.   Its use w ... Read more...

Obesity & Liposuction

By Dr. D. Sultan Sheriff, Posted: 4th June 2014 17:58
"Thou seest I have more flesh than another man, and therefore more frailty."#Obesity   Increased waist circumference, abdominal subcutaneous fat and visceral fat, represent abdominal obesity.  Abdominal obesity is associated with insulin resistance and other metabolic risk factors [1].  Though abdominal obe ... Read more...

The Right Type Of Inflation: Confidence in cosmetic surgery returns as the economy regains its shape, but does the sector need scrubbing up?

By Tingy Simoes , Posted: 4th June 2014 17:49
Despite a recent worldwide crisis which saw over 300,000 women fitted with defective implants, consumer confidence in cosmetic surgery seems barely shaken with UK figures this year showing a robust upwards curve in demand for all procedures, including breast augmentation.   Not just the newly-svelte public (liposuction alone is up by a whopping 41%, reports the B ... Read more...

Surgery of the Psyche: Why People Choose Aesthetic Facial Surgery

By Dr. Bryan C Mendelson, Posted: 4th June 2014 17:46
Aesthetic plastic surgery deals directly with the emotional wellbeing of the patient.  This is rarely written about, but it’s the underlying reality of the plastic surgery office and the reason people choose to have surgery.  ‘Surgery of the psyche’ as one surgeon called it, but his observation was not new.  These words, written over 400 yea ... Read more...

The Partnership Of Personal Health And Business

By Webb Ward, Posted: 29th May 2014 12:04
When someone outlines a business plan, they rarely take into account the importance of making a reality check of his or her personal health before going on with their plans. You can have the best business idea in mind and the working capital to carry it out. However, if your health condition is poor or you are prone to illness for no reason at all, it is time to stop for a moment and think of reco ... Read more...

Abuse Of Dominance In Pharmaceutical Products Cases Concerning Parallel Trade: Should The Lelos Decision Of 2008 Be Revisited In The Present Greek Era?

By Despina Samara, Posted: 29th May 2014 11:54
In 2001, following complaints of 16 associations of pharmacists, the Pan-Hellenic Association of pharmaceutical warehouses, the Pan-Hellenic Association of pharmaceutical wholesalers and 41 pharmaceuticals wholesalers against the policy applied by GlaxoSmithKline SA and its parent company for the distribution system of three of its pharmaceutical products in Greece.  The legality of a dom ... Read more...

Patent Enforcement In The Life Sciences Sector In South Africa – Quo Vadis?

By Alexis Apostolidis, Posted: 29th May 2014 11:53
The dynamics of the pharmaceutical market in South Africa and the pharmaceutical patent enforcement landscape is changing rapidly, especially in the light of recent developments towards the end of 2013 with a new Draft National Intellectual Property Policy.   Some of the reasons for the change stems from a greater need to provide access to medicine, often times b ... Read more...

World War Z: Why Life Sciences Companies May Be In The Path Of The “New” Securities Enforcement & Litigation Onslaught, & How To Avoid Trouble

By Thad A. Davis and Michael Li-Ming Wong, Posted: 29th May 2014 11:52
2013 is witnessing the continued rise of the life sciences sector. Life sciences companies are accessing the capital markets at a brisk clip, with over a dozen IPO's in the first few months of the year, and the best IPO month in 13 years just concluded(1).  The highest growth vectors and rates are in this sector.  Life sciences is one area where U.S. companies ap ... Read more...

How Negligent Is Our NHS?

By Tahar Rajab, Posted: 29th May 2014 11:51
The National Health Service is a British emblem, and one of the great badges of our history.  A world leading pioneer in social welfare, the NHS was perhaps the most innovative political idea of the twentieth century.  However, it hasn’t come without its controversy of course and with the institution paying out a record total of £1.2 billion in medical neglige ... Read more...