NLM Announces 2019-2020 Associate Fellows

Related video May 21, 2019 The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest biomedical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, is pleased to announce our 2019-2020 class of Associate Fellows. Joyce Backus, Associate Director for Library Operations, said about the incoming Associate Fellows, “We’re excited to welcome the 2019-2020 Associate […]

HIV treatment via community-based clubs can reduce retention of patients in care, study finds

Related video Delivery of antiretroviral HIV treatment via community-based clubs can reduce retention of patients in care, according to a new research study published in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine by Colleen Hanrahan of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland and colleagues. Credit: London, Flickr Despite advances in preventing and treating […]

Health Tip: Effects of Too Much Protein

Related video All News Consumer Pro New Drugs Pipeline Clinical Trials FDA Alerts More — In recent years, high-protein diets have surged in popularity. Though protein is essential for life, too much protein can be a problem, says Harvard Medical School. Getting too much protein is associated with: High cholesterol. Increased cancer risk. Kidney disease […]

Health Tip: Living With Leg Swelling

Related video All News Consumer Pro New Drugs Pipeline Clinical Trials FDA Alerts More — Leg swelling typically occurs from fluid buildup or inflammation, says Mayo Clinic. It can affect any part of the leg, including the foot, ankle, calf or thigh. Even for non-emergency problems, prompt care is still recommended. To minimize leg swelling, […]

Ziath opens US office

Related video Instrumentation control and information management product specialists – Ziath has announced the opening of direct operations in the US with the appointment of a general manager. The company stated that the move is part of its drive for international expansion and will better enable it to serve the US laboratory automation community particularly […]

For civilians, finding a therapist skilled in PTSD treatments is a tough task

Related video Lauren Walls has lived with panic attacks, nightmares and flashbacks for years. The 26-year-old San Antonio teacher sought help from a variety of mental health professionals — including spending five years and at least $20,000 with one therapist who used a Christian-faith-based approach, viewing her condition as part of a spiritual weakness that […]

Inhibition of CRMP2 phosphorylation promotes axonal regeneration after optic nerve injury

Related video A new study by Professor Toshio Ohshima of Waseda University has found that the inhibition of phosphorylation of collapsing response mediator protein 2 (CRMP2), a microtubule-binding protein, suppresses degeneration of nerve fibers and promotes its regeneration after optic nerve injury. The findings of this study, recently published online in Scientific Reports, could be […]