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April 11th, 2017 The asthma drug Omalizumab is shown to be effective in treating hives, found two separate German clinical studies. Patients who develop itchy wheals in response to cold or friction benefit from treatment with omalizumab, a drug normally used to...

April 11th, 2017 A Brighton and Sussex Medical School study found that playing 'natural sounds' affected the bodily systems that control the flight-or-fright and rest-digest autonomic nervous systems, with associated effects on the resting activity of the...

March 22nd, 2017 In perhaps the world's most recognised painting, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, her supposedly ambiguous expression - is she happy or sad? - was long thought to be the main reason for its appeal. Now a German study has found that nearly 100% of test...

March 22nd, 2017 Treatment guidelines on care for survivors of the most common cancers often lack specifics or offer conflicting advice about when or how often to do certain tests, a review of recent recommendations has found. Researchers examined cancer...

March 22nd, 2017 Today, if someone is diagnosed with HIV, he or she can choose among 41 drugs that can treat the disease. And there’s a good chance that with the right combination, given at the right time, the drugs can keep HIV levels so low that the person never...

March 22nd, 2017 The first in a new class of gene-silencing drugs, known as inclisiran, has halved cholesterol levels in patients at risk of cardiovascular disease. The findings come from the largest trial yet to test the safety and effectiveness of this kind of...
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