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Actemra Cuts Steroid Needs Even in Nonresponders Drug may still benefit patients in one respect when disease symptoms persist. Read more Tocilizumab (Actemra) may have positive effects in patients not showing clinical responses by allowing reductions in corticosteroids doses, according to a five-center French study appearing online in *Rheumatology*. Led by rheumatologist Clémentine Fortunet, MD, Dijon University Hospital, Dijon, France, the study found that corticosteroid doses could be significantly reduced after patients started on tocilizumab, with a trend toward greater reduct...mais »
[image: ForwardThinkingBrainImage] Medical illustrators around the world noticed the brain was placed in the head backwards in the full-page ad announcing a $50 million dollar gift to the University of Southern California (USC) Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute. Appearing in the *Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Boston Globe* and other major newspapers, it’s hard to imagine how a mistake of this magnitude could be made. The “backwards brain” could have been prevented by hiring a medical illustrator. Members of the Association of Medical Illus...mais »
USC team’s DNA research is shaping upScientists aim to combine two fields — genomics and structural biology — to understand protein-DNA recognition - FACEBOOK - TWITTER - LINKEDIN - EMAIL - PRINT [image: Laura Paisley]BY Laura Paisley APRIL 3, 2015 [image: integrating genomics and structural biology to uncover some significant insights into how proteins recognize DNA.]USC scientist Remo Rohs aims to unite two fields into something new and more useful. (Photo /courtesy of Remo Rohs) Remo Rohs is looking for some deep connections: He’s integrating genomics and structural...mais »
Rapid Group A Strep Test Clears FDA Megan Brooks DisclosuresApril 02, 2015 - 4 comments DRUG & REFERENCE INFORMATION - Rheumatic Fever in Emergency Medicine - Acquired Mitral Stenosis - Rhinovirus Infection The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved marketing clearance for the *Alere i Strep A* test (Alere Inc), the first molecular test that detects group A streptococcus bacteria in throat swab specimens in 8 minutes or less, the company said today. "The speed and accuracy of the Alere i Strep A test empower healthcare professionals to initiate the right tr...mais »
*Como o homem se aventurou fora da África* Cómo el ser humano se aventuró fuera de África y tomó posesión del Mundo Adaptado y subtitulado en español de Journey of Mankind - Peopling of the World http://www.bradshawfoundation.com/journey/ 4 octubre 2010 firstname.lastname@example.org
Scientists Find Clues Into Cognitive Dysfunction in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Immune Markers in Cerebrospinal Fluid Provide Insights Into the Basis for Symptoms Like “Brain Fog” March 31, 2015—Scientists at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health have identified a unique pattern of immune molecules in the cerebrospinal fluid of people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) that provides insights into the basis for cognitive dysfunction—frequently described by patients as “brain fog”—as well as new hope for improvements in diagnosis and treatment.
Can Turmeric Prevent or Cure Disease? [image: tumericwonderspice] By Lee Falin, PhD, Everyday Einstein September 27, 2014 Episode #117 A few days ago, a friend gushed about the amazing curative properties of turmeric. If you’ve ever eaten Indian cuisine, you’ve most likely eaten turmeric. It's a yellowish-brown spice that comes from (not surprisingly) the turmeric plant - more precisely from the rhizome of the turmeric plant, the thick root-like portion of the stem that remains underground. Sponsor: Want to save more, invest for the future, but don't have t...mais »
[image: Home] 3 New Things About Parkinson and Alzheimer Alisa G. Woods, PhD March 24, 2015 | Parkinson disease, Alzheimer disease There’s a new app for tracking symptoms of Parkinson disease, Alzheimer and Parkinson diseases may share characteristics with mad cow disease, and a skin test may one day be used to detect both AD and PD. Alzheimer Patients Left Out of the Loop Leo Robert March 24, 2015 | Alzheimer disease While a majority of persons with the 4 most common cancers are told the diagnosis, fewer than half of persons with AD get that kind of information. This could be a problem...mais »