Medications

Philippine FDA orders Sanofi to take down dengue vaccine ads

The Philippine Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it has ordered pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur Inc. to stop airing television and radio advertisements for its dengue vaccine in violation of a ban on promoting ...

Health

Stress could help activate brown fat

Mild stress stimulates the activity and heat production by brown fat associated with raised cortisol, according to a study published today in Experimental Physiology.

Health

Study links ultraviolet filters to pregnancy delays

Certain sunscreen chemicals used to protect against ultraviolent rays may impair men's ability to father children in a timely manner, according to a study by the National Institutes of Health and the New York state Department ...

Medical research

Targeting a cell cycle inhibitor promotes beta cell replication

Researchers replicated human pancreatic beta cells—which produce insulin—in a mouse model in which donor cells were transplanted. The newly replicated cells retained features of mature beta cells and showed a physiological ...

Genetics

The naked mole-rat's secret to staying cancer free

A team of researchers from the University of Rochester (NY) and the University of Haifa discovered the naked mole rat's unique mechanism to staying cancer free- a super sugar called high-molecular-mass Hyaluronan (HMM-HA). ...

Health

Hot flashes take toll on life, health, and work

Hot flashes put a damper on women's health and productivity at work and pump up the cost of health care. A study published online this month in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), has put ...

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