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3D printing in medicine

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:27:39 -0400

We would normally divide the additive manufacturing technology into seven different groups. Whilst they all focus on building layer by layer, the way in which those layers are constructed varies according to the different type of additive manufacturing technology that's being used.



New market dynamics and regulation are key themes 8th Annual Biosimilars Industry Summit

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:08:00 -0400

​Biosimilar drug manufacturers will no longer need to wait an extra six months after FDA approval to launch their product, following a recent U.S Supreme Court decision. The ruling which allows biosimilar drugs to enter the market faster is expected to save patients and the U.S. health system billions of dollars.[1]



Study finds link between hot flashes and depressive symptoms

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:16:49 -0400

With age comes a greater risk of depression, especially in women. With 15% of the female population in the US being 65 or older, and the number expected to double in the next 50 years, there is a major focus on age-related disorders, including depression.



Researchers identify new therapy target for gonorrhea

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:03:54 -0400

Researchers have identified a possible new treatment for gonorrhea, using a peptide that thwarts the infection-causing bacterium by interfering with an enzyme the microbe needs to respirate.



Insomnia drug appears to have opposite effect for patients with neurologic conditions

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:30:29 -0400

In a new systematic review in JAMA Neurology, Michigan Medicine researchers found reason to further explore the surprising effects of zolpidem that have been observed outside the scope of its primary Food and Drug Administration approval.



CBO deals blow to Senate health bill with estimate of 22m more uninsured

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:01:45 -0400

Senate Republicans' legislation to overhaul the Affordable Care Act would leave an additional 22 million people without health care coverage over the next decade and cut the federal deficit by $321 billion, according to a Congressional Budget Office analysis released late Monday.



Patients with mental disorders get half of all opioid prescriptions

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:59:27 -0400

Adults with a mental illness receive more than 50 percent of the 115 million opioid prescriptions in the United States annually, according to a study released Monday.



Study: Physical activity plus Fitbit intervention can help depressed women during early alcohol recovery

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:19:53 -0400

The first three months of sobriety pose the greatest risk for relapse, and the greatest challenge for intervention efforts.



Lack of sleep increases risk for stress-related inflammation among married couples

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:05:47 -0400

A lack of sleep doesn't just leave you cranky and spoiling for a fight. Researchers at The Ohio State University Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research say it also puts you at risk for stress-related inflammation.



Premature infants have greater risk of SIDS than full-term babies

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:49:49 -0400

Premature infants still have a greater risk compared to full-term babies of dying of SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths despite recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics that hospital NICU's provide more safe infant sleep education to parents before they go home.