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Smokers Who Quit More Than 15 Years Ago Need Screening

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Expanding lung cancer screening to include people who quit smoking more than 15 years ago could detect more cases and further …

Eli Lilly and Adocia agree to develop fast-acting insulin

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly and French biotech Adocia said on Friday they agreed a worldwide licensing partnership to develop an ultra-rapid insulin to treat patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.<p>The fast-acting insulin, called BioChaperone Lispro, is currently in early-stage …

7 New Diabetes Products to Look for in 2015

This year has seen some exciting new developments from the diabetes industry, particularly for continuous glucose monitoring. In February, Dexcom’s …

New arthritis implant hailed as ‘magic’

A new treatment for arthritis sufferers has been hailed as “magic” by a woman who had a pioneering electronic implant fitted.<p>Monique Robroek, who took part in a study at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam, told Sky News she had seen a major improvement in her condition, having previously …

Stop Wasting Time And Focus On Attracting Quality Leads Instead

In the early startup days, most entrepreneurs will take any lead they can get. If you’ve ever been cornered by fellow founders, you know how passionate (even annoying) they can be at the beginning. Their circles of interest are small; they often have no choice but to dedicate lots of time to …

Revolutionary lens restores complete vision to ageing eyes

New implant improves vision for older people struggling with cataracts, astigmatism, or long and short-sightedness.<p>For many people getting older brings a catalogue of vision problems which make everyday tasks like reading and driving a major challenge.<p>But a new lens implant which mimics the working …

Cure for memory loss could be on the horizon

Breakthrough study could hold the key to ending memory loss and offer a lifeline to Alzheimer's sufferers<p>Birthdays, passwords, colleagues' names. At some point everybody struggles to remember something important.<p>For Alzheimer's sufferers the feeling is a relentless onslaught as cherished memories …

Memory Loss

Regulatory Recon: Chinese Regulatory Approvals Delayed by Years for Foreign Companies (8 December 2014)

Welcome to Regulatory Reconnaissance, your daily regulatory news and intelligence briefing.<p>In Focus: US<p>Deal to delay generic Nexium didn't violate …

Exclusive: Amgen's new leukemia drug to carry $178,000 price tag

(Reuters) - Amgen Inc on Wednesday said its new type of treatment for a deadly form of leukemia would cost about $178,000 when it becomes available on Thursday, which would make it one of the world’s most expensive cancer drugs.<p>An Amgen sign is seen at the company's office in South San Francisco, …

Lens-free microscope can detect cancer at cellular level

A lens-free microscope that can be used to detect the presence of cancer or other cell-level abnormalities with the same accuracy as larger and more …

‘Snail’ gene gives breast cancer the ability to move

A gene normally involved in the regulation of embryonic development allows breast cancer cells to break free and move through the body without regard …

Harvard Team Hacks Fat Cells to Burn Baby, Burn

Fact: Not all fat is the same, nor is it all terrible.<p>Your body has both white and brown fat cells. Functionally, white fat cells store excess …

FDA Approves New Animas Insulin Pump

Share this:<p>The Animas Vibe continuous glucose monitoring-enabled insulin pump has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use by …

Cancer communication cracked

National Yang-Ming University and Taipei Veterans General Hospital recently unveiled a breakthrough finding that explains how cancer cells promote …

Biotech Entrepreneur Tony Coles Takes Aim At Parkinson's And Alzheimer's

Tony Coles, the chief executive who sold Onyx Pharmaceuticals to Amgen for $10.4 billion in 2013, is starting a new company that will use yeast to try and discover new treatments for Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.)<p>The new …

Has Stanford University found a cure for Alzheimer's disease?

A drug which boosts the brain's immune response could prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease<p>Alzheimer's could be prevented and even cured by boosting the brain's own immune response, new research suggests.<p>Researchers at Stanford University discovered that nerve cells die because cells which are …

Dementia

Research Shows This One Plant Can Kill Cancer Cells & Treat Diabetes

Bitter melon is a fruit that grows abundantly in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Traditionally it has been used to treat diabetes and other more mild …

Triple hormone reduces body weight, improves insulin sensitivity

Obesity-contributing hormone identified

Brown adipose tissue - also known as brown fat - is a beneficial form of fat that acts as the body's furnace, burning energy and glucose to make …

Obesity pill to ‘replace treadmill’ being developed by Harvard University

Harvard scientists have found a molecule which can transform bad fat into good fat<p>A pill which would help the body burn away excess fat is being developed by Harvard University who claim it could one day ‘replace the treadmill.’<p>Scientists discovered how to trigger a molecule which can turn ‘bad’ …

Corrupt Apple exec sentenced to 1 year in prison

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A former Apple executive who sold some of the iPhone maker's secrets to suppliers will serve a year in prison and repay $4.5 million for his crimes.<p>Paul S. Devine was sentenced in San Jose federal court earlier this week, more than three years after he pleaded guilty to wire …

'Alzheimer's in a Dish' model induces skin cells into neurons expressing amyloid-beta

The search for a living laboratory model of human neurons in the grip of Alzheimer’s disease (AD)–the so-called “Alzheimer’s in a dish” — has a new …

New drug gives adults cholesterol levels of a baby

The new invention returns adult blood chemistry to the levels of a new born<p>A new medication dubbed the “Pac-Man drug” because it “gobbles up” protein which prevents the liver from mopping up bad cholesterol returned the blood chemistry levels of adults to new-born rates.<p>Professor Kausik Ray, …

The billionaire shaking up the world of cancer

In this week's 60 Minutes story, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta -- on assignment for 60 Minutes -- profiles Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, who has invested nearly …

U scientists ask: Can poop prevent diabetes?

Scientists at the University of Minnesota believe they can help people avoid diabetes — one of the nation’s most costly and crippling diseases — by …