News of World Medicine
Bacteria killing Staphylococcus aureus has been found at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean
The bacteria have been found in a sea sponge, living at a depth of about two kilometers in Atlantic Ocean.
A unique drug delivery system has been developed
The new method, named as “medicine on the reel”, can rid thousands of patients of the need for regular pills intake.
A new model may predict medicines expiration
Researchers from the USA have developed a model showing of how highly concentrated antibody solutions are separated into different phases, like water and oil. Such separation may reduce the stability and the shelf life of some drugs, accordingly.
The experimental hydrogel-based remedy has successfully passed primary clinical trials
American startup Ventrix has developed and successfully tested VentriGel hydrogel-based remedy for repairing heart damage.
Scientists from Australia have developed a vaccine that can protect against tuberculosis throughout life
The vaccine is intended for inhalation and works in the lungs causing the body to produce the immune response directly in the lung cells. This approach should allow to use the vaccine in all groups of patients, in contrast to BCG, which has several limitations.
GOOGLE is testing artificial intelligence to diagnose skin diseases
Researchers from Google have reported that their AI can detect and identify 26 skin conditions (as much as a certified American dermatologist determines).
Johns Hopkins University raised $17 million to study psychedelics
The university has opened a Centre for the study of psychedelics as medications for the treatment of neurological diseases. It was sponsored by Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation and four benefactors who raised about $ 17 million.
Cell therapy has worked for multiple sclerosis
"Innovative" and "provocative" therapies with mesenchymal stem cells in case of progressive multiple sclerosis have shown good results.
The world's first complete digital clinical trial has been carried out.
Scientists from Stanford University School of Medicine have reported the success of the world's first complete digital randomized clinical trial. A document showing the results of the work was published in The Lancet Digital Health.
Alcoholism will be treated with "digital medicines"
Swedish medicines manufacturer Orexo, best known for its medicines for opioid addiction, has licensed an innovative digital therapy for alcohol addiction.