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A new social media initiative helped to boost organ donor registration rates, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation. The findings suggest that social media might be an effective tool for tackling a variety of problems related to public health in which communication and education are essential.

Organ donation rates in the United States have remained...

Researchers from Germany have found that low levels of vitamin D are associated with high levels of hepatitis B virus (HBV) replication. Findings published online in Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, suggest seasonal fluctuations in vitamin D and HBV levels point to a link in these variables among patients with chronic HBV.

While highly...

In a recent analysis of one outpatient clinic, one in four men seeking medical help for newly-developed erectile dysfunction (ED) was younger than 40 years, and nearly half of young men with the condition had severe ED. While larger population-based studies are needed, the findings, which were published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, suggest that erectile dysfunction in young men may...

New research has found that rutine screening using a non-invasive test that analyzes fetal DNA in a pregnant woman’s blood can accurately detect Down’s syndrome and other genetic fetal abnormalities in the first trimester. Published early online in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, the results suggest that the test is superior to currently available screening strategies and could...

HEIDELBERG, 31 May 2013 – Researchers at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in the United Kingdom have determined the crystal structure of Parkin, a protein found in cells that when mutated can lead to a hereditary form of Parkinson’s disease. The results, which are published in The EMBO Journal, define the position of many of the mutations linked to hereditary Parkinson’s...

A new study conducted in an ethnically diverse and predominantly low income population found that only one-fifth of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients had an overall adherence rate to prescribed oral medications at 80% or greater. Findings published today in Arthritis & Rheumatism, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), indicate that less than two thirds of medication...

- Un nouvel essai clinique montre que 2 comprimés de Viviscal par jour freine la chute des cheveux et augmente la densité capillaire
- Les femmes incluses dans l'essai ont constaté une amélioration du volume global de leur chevelure

Paris, le 29 mai 2013 - Cette étude clinique est la première en son genre. Réalisée en multi-sites et double aveugle (contrôlée par placebo), elle a...

OSEO, future branche financement de bpifrance, renouvelle son soutien à THERAVECTYS pour financer la phase I/II de son  essai clinique de vaccination thérapeutique anti-VIH en cours




Paris, le 29 mai 2013 - THERAVECTYS, société française de biotechnologie qui développe une nouvelle génération de vaccins, annonce avoir reçu un financement d'1,2 millions d'euros d'OSEO, sous forme...

Durham, NC – A new study appearing in the current issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine indicates that stem cells harvested from fat (adipose) are more potent than those collected from bone marrow in helping to modulate the body’s immune system.

The finding could have significant implications in developing new stem-cell-based therapies, as adipose tissue-derived stem cells...

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