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XBiotech Announces Breakthrough Heart Attack Findings

XBiotech Inc. (NASDAQ: XBIT) announced today the publication of findings that point toward a white blood cell-derived interleukin-1 alpha (IL-1⍺) as a cause of blood clots that could lead to heart attacks or strokes. The research was headed…

Leg Exercise Could Reduce Impact On Heart

Researchers at the University of Derby have conducted the first-ever study focusing on exploring the effects of mindfulness for improving sleep in individuals with fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a chronic and debilitating pain condition…

A Clean Bill of Health

UnitedHealthcare, the American health insurer, strengthened its position as the world’s most valuable healthcare brand, following 39% brand value growth to US$18.6 billion, according to the latest report by Brand Finance, the world’s…

PDC Launches Academy’s Advanced SEND Protocol

Priority Dispatch Corp.™ (PDC™) is excited to announce the release of Advanced SEND, Protocol 38. This latest evolution of the SEND process is now in ProQA® and allows emergency dispatchers to more effectively handle calls for assistance…

Nicotine During Pregnancy May Increase Risk Of SIDS

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy, whether from smoking cigarettes, or nicotine patches and e-cigarettes, increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome – sometimes known as “cot death” – according to new research published in The Journal…

Prostate Cancer Drug Byproduct Can Fuel Cancer Cells

A genetic anomaly in certain men with prostate cancer may impact their response to common drugs used to treat the disease, according to new research in the United States. The findings may provide important information for identifying which…

Leadless Pacemakers Less Likely To Have Complications

Pacemakers that don’t use wires to connect the device to the heart are successfully reducing the number of short-term and mid-term complications patients experience, a study in the United States has found. The findings of the research,…

Uk-Based Body Worn Camera Expert Opens New Office In Usa

Edesix, market-leaders in the provision of Body Worn Cameras (BWC), has opened an office in the USA. Edesix’s new US base is in New Jersey and will house both US and UK staff. The UK-based wearable camera expert is primarily focused on…