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Overall balance of bacteria on skin may be key factor for acne development
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Researchers, led by Dr Huiying Li, an associate professor of molecular and medical pharmacology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, used over-the-counter pore cleansing strips to obtain skin follicle samples from 72 individuals: 38 with acne and 34 who didn’t have the disease.

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Development and Implementation of a Catheter Associated Urinary Tract …
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2% of patients surveyed had an indwelling urinary catheter. In this survey, Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) were identified as the most prevalent type of HAI at 22.6% in acute settings and 39% in non-acute settings [1]. In September 2013 the Scottish …

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High Maternal Thyroid Function Affects Offspring Brain Development
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ORLANDO, Florida — While low maternal thyroid function during pregnancy has been linked to adverse effects on offspring brain development, new research suggests that high maternal thyroid function in early pregnancy is also linked to similar effects, …

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Asthma development prevented with psychedelic drug in mouse study
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"Not only is this a significant breakthrough in the field of study of serotonin and psychiatric drugs, but it is a breakthrough in the field of asthma as well. We have identified an entirely new anti-inflammatory mechanism for the treatment of asthma …

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KaloBios to Stop KB003 Development for Asthma
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KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (KBIO – Snapshot Report) announced disappointing top line results from a phase II study on KB003 in patients suffering from severe asthma, where the candidate failed to meet the key endpoints. We expect the news to have a …

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SGLT2 Inhibitors and Risk of UTI Development in Patients with Diabetes
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A new study assessed safety data from 12 separate randomized, placebo-controlled trials involving dapagliflozin including clinical diagnosis of UTI and events that suggest UTI such as dysuria or cystitis. The safety data was collected, analyzed and …

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The Wisdom — And Risk — Of Pfizer's New Cholesterol Drug Development Plan
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A new class of cholesterol lowering drugs, known as PCSK-9 antibodies, is generating a lot of excitement in cardiovascular medicine. PCSK-9 is a protein that destroys LDL receptors which are important for the removal of LDL cholesterol from the …

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New Understanding of Asthma Development: Transmission of Respiratory …
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"Epidemiologic evidence suggests that early-life RSV infection predisposes children to recurrent wheezing and asthma," said Giovanni Piedimonte, M.D., the study's lead author and Chairman of Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital and the Pediatric Institute.

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