Given the clinical success that antibodies (formerly known as “magic bullets”) have facilitated, the drug discovery field continues to search for new therapeutic candidates. This article highlights several techniques used in the process, and touches on current trends driving the field.READ MORE
Although they have become the core of many workflows related to patient care, a recent survey showed that only 10% of physicians were satisfied with their current Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. Continuous compatibility testing can make EHRs more user friendly. This article will describe the essential procedures a healthcare organization will need to undertake during EHR compatibility testing.
A recent climb in the number of people taking up a regular yoga or meditation practise has seen the terms “downward dog” and “tree pose” enter the everyday vocabulary of many. Today, on World Yoga Day, people come together across the world to celebrate the unity that yoga brings. However, from a scientific perspective, what evidence exists that supports the benefits of a regular yoga and meditation practise?
Rapid and accurate detection of foodborne pathogens is essential to prevent foodborne illnesses and to mitigate the associated economic losses. We take a look at some of the technological advances that are helping to make this happen.READ MORE
In order to design and develop new pharmaceutical compounds, the distribution of drugs and their metabolites in tissues must be determined. The emergence of advanced mass spectrometry techniques, such as MALDI imaging, have been pivotal in advancing the field.READ MORE
It’s almost 100 years since Otto Warburg’s observation that cancer cells metabolize glucose in a manner that is distinct from that of cells in normal tissues. Yet, we still don’t fully understand why. In the years since, significant effort and resource has focused on understanding cancer-specific metabolic changes. Today, attention is also turning to the metabolic interaction between a tumor and its host.READ MORE
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Humans have big brains and our frontal lobes, just behind the forehead, are particularly huge. Injuries to this part of the brain often happen after blows to the head or a stroke. Paradoxically, some people with frontal lobe injuries can seem unaffected – until they’ve been carefully evaluated.READ MORE