July 2019

A glucagon nasal powder has been approved for use for emergency treatment of life-threatening low blood sugar events most often related to people with Diabetes I. Click here to learn more.

Prevention could very well be the best cure. Changing prescribing habits and developing strategies to decrease opioid prescribing without jeopardizing the patient underscore viable plans to quell the ongoing epidemic of abuse. Click here to learn more.

Deactivating the hormone that is responsible for increasing of the growth and spread of the most common form of ovarian cancer promises to halt the progression at even later stages of diagnosis. Click here to learn more.

Blood pressure control mechanism of the hormone ANP is showing promise as new pathway to treat hypertension. Click here to learn more.

Milestones are being celebrated for advances in technology that have established the effective use of light to alter the activity of genetically-modified neurons in the brain. This will allow better research and insight into the neural circuitry underlying normal behavior and the circuitry underlying brain disorders. Click here to learn more.

Subtle patterns in language might contain early signs of psychosis. Complexity of speech and conveyed ideation may hold clues to mental status and risk. Click here to learn more.

The Prostate Urine Risk test, or PUR, not only identifies the presence of cancer earlier than other tests, it can distinguish who will and who will not require treatment within 5 years of diagnosis. This makes the course of care more accurate and avoids unnecessary biopsies. Click here to learn more.

Our survival, sustenance and physical maintenance is a balance of hormones and chemical mechanisms. These mechanisms prompt behaviors and choices which promote our well-being. Hormonal-based hunger ensures adequate nutrition. Sleep has been found to likely be cyclic and hormonal-based as well. Click here to learn more.

Antibiotic use has been shown to increase susceptibility to viral infections such as the flu and pneumonia. Click here to learn more.

New innovations in 3D printing technology has lead to successful generation of human hair follicles that are able to start growing hair! Click here to learn more.