The FDA has approved Ragwitek, a sublingual allergen extract to treat short ragweed pollen induced allergic rhinitis (hay fever) in adults 18 years through 65 years of age.
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Researchers say the modified tobacco plants produce higher levels of starch and sugars, which can be used to produce ethanol.
A new field called genomic epidemiology is using next-generation DNA sequencing to better inform public health officials faced with ongoing outbreaks.
A new study reveals that around 12 million people in the US are misdiagnosed in outpatient clinics each year — the equivalent to 1 in every 20 adults.
Overweight US service members are 41 percent less likely to transition to clinical obesity when stationed at military facilities located at high altitude.
A new device uses the space-tested concept of capillary flow to diagnose infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.
When the bacterium Yersinia pestis enters the lungs, it causes pneumonic plague, a disease that is 100 percent fatal if untreated. The way in which Y. pestis evades the immune system and kills people in a matter of days has largely confounded scientists, until now.
An article recently published in the International Journal of Surgery shows the potential applications for Google Glass in the surgical setting, particularly in relation to training.
The discovery could lead to new therapies and better diagnostics, resulting in fewer hospitalizations of children with respiratory syncytial virus, the most common cause of admission in children under the age of 1.