Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

TGen and ABL pursue global rollout of advanced TB test

In an important step toward eradicating tuberculosis (TB), the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, has signed a licensing agreement with an international biomedical firm, Advanced ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Inexpensive supplement for women increases infant birth size

For women in resource-poor settings, taking a certain daily nutritional supplement before conception or in early pregnancy may provide enough of a boost to improve growth of the fetus, according to a study funded by the National ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hepatitis C 'treatment as prevention' strategy examined in new study

Hepatitis C infection is a global phenomenon that affects millions worldwide, with an estimated 30,500 new cases in the United States alone each year. Expanding treatment, however, could go a long way toward preventing transmission ...

Cardiology

Tweeting our way to heart health

(Medical Xpress)—Real-time social phenomenon, Twitter, can be a powerful tool to help prevent heart disease and improve health practices, according to a group of researchers affiliated with the University of Sydney.