Imperial Valley News Center
Durham, North Carolina - Researchers at Duke Medicine have determined that kidney function plays a critical role in the fate of patients being treated for sepsis, a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection.
Durham, North Carolina - If ever you've felt frustrated that your reward for getting things done was more work to do, new research shows that uneasy feeling could be spot on.
Dallas, Texas - In only one minute, you can learn how to save a life. Trust us, it’s worth your time, because 70 percent of all out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen at home, so the life you save is likely to be someone you know and love. The American Heart Association says Hands-Only CPR can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival and is as effective as CPR with breaths.
Washington, DC - Inducing a sense of awe in people can promote altruistic, helpful and positive social behavior according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
Washington, DC - As part of its overall efforts to address compounded drugs, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today released a draft “Guidance for Industry (GFI) #230, Compounding Animal Drugs from Bulk Drug Substances.” Current law does not permit compounding of animal drugs from bulk drug substances, but the FDA recognizes that there are limited circumstances when an animal drug compounded from bulk drug substances may be an appropriate treatment option.
Washington, DC - Researchers have developed a microfluidic chip that can capture rare clusters of circulating tumor cells, which could yield important new insights into how cancer spreads. The work was funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), part of the National Institutes of Health.