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Skin Patch for Peanut Allergies: A Promising New Therapeutic Approach

A wearable patch that delivers small amounts of peanut protein through the skin shows promise for treating children and young adults with peanut allergy, with greater benefits for younger children, according to one-year results from [...]

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Persistent Macular Thickening Occurring After Ranibizumab (Lucentis®) Treatment for Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) With Vision Impairment

Diabetic macular edema (DME) is an advanced, vision-limiting complication of DR that affects nearly 30% of patients who have had diabetes for at least 20 years and is responsible for much of the vision loss [...]

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Corporations Continue to Establish Collaborations to Further Advanced Personalized Cancer Care Treatment Regimens

IBA, the world's leading provider of proton therapy solutions, and Royal Philips, a leader in health technology, are collaboratively stepping up efforts in adaptive proton therapy planning. The long-term collaboration between the two companies includes [...]

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Bisphosphonates Reduce All-Cause Mortality in Women and Men Recently Reported at Major Scientific Meeting

Recently at the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research 2016 Annual Meeting, new data was reported that the use of use of a bisphosphonate, alendronate in particular, is associated with a reduction in all-cause [...]

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Depression in early pregnancy linked to gestational diabetes

Depression and glucose intolerance commonly co-occur among non-pregnant individuals. However, the temporal relationship between gestational diabetes (GDM) and depression during pregnancy and the postpartum period is less understood. The objective of this recent study examines [...]

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Diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain is a stronger predictor of depression than other diabetic complications and comorbidities

Recently, Vincenza Spallone MD, PhD, from the endocrinology unit, department of systems medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, and his colleagues reported in the journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease Research1,2 that painful diabetic [...]

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