Genetic polymorphisms linked with muscle injury and stiffness

Related video To test whether sex-related genetic polymorphisms are associated with muscle injury and stiffness, Noriyuki Fuku from Juntendo University and colleagues report in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise that ESR1 rs2234693 polymorphism is associated with both muscle injury and muscle stiffness. These findings suggest a role of estrogen in lowering […]

DePuy Synthes introduces CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device at EUROSPINE 2018

Related video DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies today unveiled the CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device to European Surgeons at the EUROSPINE 2018 Meeting, taking place in Barcelona, Spain. The CONCORDE LIFT Implant is designed to treat patients suffering from degenerative disc disease by restoring disc height between vertebrae and […]

LineaRx signs agreement with Takis/Evvivax to develop linear-DNA based anti-cancer vaccines

Related video Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (“Applied DNA” or the “Company”) announced today that LineaRx, Inc. (“LineaRx”), its wholly-owned subsidiary focused on next-generation biotherapeutics, has signed a Joint Development Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Takis S.R.L. and Evvivax S.R.L. (“Takis/Evvivax”), biotechnology companies focused on the discovery and development of DNA based anti-cancer vaccines for the human […]

First intracranial aneurysm patients treated with BRAVO Flow Diverter after CE mark approval

Related video CERENOVUS, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, announced today that the first patients have been treated with the BRAVO Flow Diverter, following recent CE mark approval for the device to be used in the treatment of intracranial aneurysms. “The BRAVO Flow Diverter is a welcome addition to the existing treatment […]

Inflammation plays crucial role in preventing heart attacks and strokes, study reveals

Related video Inflammation and Atherosclerosis Creating Safer Drugs Rapidly Changing Lesions Suggests Both Promise and Peril Inflammation, long considered a dangerous contributor to atherosclerosis, actually plays an important role in preventing heart attacks and strokes, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine reveals. Researchers Gary Owens (left) and Ricky Baylis and colleagues […]

Crunched for time? High-intensity exercise gives same cell benefits in fewer minutes

Related video A few minutes of high-intensity interval or sprinting exercise may be as effective as much longer exercise sessions in spurring beneficial improvements in mitochondrial function, according to new research. The small study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology — Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology. Mitochondria, the energy centers […]

Short high-intensity exercise may be as beneficial as longer moderate exercise

Related video A new study has shown that performing high-intensity interval or sprinting exercise for a few minutes may be equally as beneficial as exercising at a moderate-intensity level for longer periods. Pavel1964 | Shutterstock The study, which has recently been published in the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, showed that short […]

Can a heart treatment lower depression and anxiety?

Related video Which treatment improves mental health? Psychological distress and chronic conditions Many people who have atrial fibrillation experience symptoms of mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression. Do particular treatments for this condition help resolve such symptoms? A new study suggests they might. A-fib is tied to psychological distress, but one treatment for this […]