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Xenolith Medical was founded in 2010 and is developing tools to simplify endourological procedures.

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Xenolith Medical adopts proven angioplasty retention and navigation technologies for endourology.

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The unique approach introduced by the XenX™ employs a very thin, flexible mesh structure for stone retention, collapsed into a low-profile overlay tube.

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Scientists operationalised and accelerated the identification of genes linked to age-related macular degeneration

Glaucoma Research and Development Belgiums National Institute for Health (IMBA) and the General Health Authority (JGHA) have been instrumental in speeding up the identification of genes linked to age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is the most common cause of vision loss among children. It accounts for 68 per cent of all cases of AMD reported in adults under the age of 45 as well as 44 per cent of cases of AMD reported in very young people under the age of 15 years.

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Conster toxicologist learns valuable lessons from COVID-19 and SARS history

Two decades ago Ben Baroni took a risk to his humanity. The Congolese specialised toxicologist who later became the first to publish reliable poison data on four continents has sought to learn from the struggles of the scientists and doctors who witnessed toxic illness and deaths during the rise of Maos NEPO secret police the Red Army.

The lessons are abundant in the scientific literature says Thomas Knox senior author on a biography of Ben Baroni published in 2010 by the London and London Academy of Medicine. As a result of the NEPO-led COVID-19 epidemics we have learned a lot says Knox now of the Royal Freelancers Hospital London England. Doctors still dont understand how to differentiate between COVID patients he says. This was a big challenge then and it is also one facing any scientist working after the SARS epidemic. Short of wearing a beepable breathing mask it is impossible to tell whether someone is actually ill or vomited says Knox. And if someone is in a coma doing the same thing in a hospital ward or being in the ICU is virtually impossible.

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Chronic pain is particularly devastating to teens where tall buildings favour spread of colds

As teens process through the teenage years and enroll in college it is important to remember our bodies are still developing. Anxiety tension and depression can spiral out of control during this time and the body begins to learn to adapt to new stimuli. Yet one must be cognizant that as teens grow up and adapt to new environments chronic pain becomes more pronounced and extreme.

It is of great concern that the Vietnam War veteran organization The Vets Umbrella which provides care for soldiers returning from combat has observed a recent rise in adolescents with chronic pain in the week following their return to the United States.

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U.S. health officials to step up use of force against tobacco industry-backed groups

The U. S. Army Medical Corps is looking to use its nationwide military medical facility to ramp up its use for health and welfare missions to respond to the fight against tobacco industry-backed groups like True Forward and War on Want and to boost its recruiting and retention of troops.

Multiple deployments into rural and exposed groups have made the Mayfield Air Force Base in Ohio one of the locations across the network of coalitions efforts to fight tobacco addiction. U. S. Military personnel have already attended training exercises for True Forward.

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More skills needed for female fitness elite: New study

Women in the fitness industry face a relatively higher chance of developing metabolic disease in the future as a consequence of dietary preferences physiological demands testosterone and other hormones in the blood.

New research has highlighted the importance of the activities that they engage in to produce the physiological adaptations required for improved athletic performance – as well as the tasks that raise their fitness.

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Silicon Valley startup Curemind Labs wins FDA emergency designation for COVID-19 vaccine

San Francisco Calif. February 24 2020 Curemind Labs an innovations startup headquartered in Mountain View Calif. has won the U. S. Food and Drug Administrations Emergency Designation (ED) designation for a COVID-19 vaccine. Cureminds application was successful on the agencys orphan use review process.

Cureminds novel coronavirus vaccine called RT-19-NCoV combines three antibodies (a type of immune cell that lives inside us and protects us from infection) into an adjuvant. The adjuvant is a medication used to induce antibodies that prevent the immune system from attacking our own. For this application Cureminds program was managed by EarthLink Health LLC one of the largest dog grooming services and hair salons in the country. Its team of community leaders are helping to organize a national volunteer effort to increase American – U. S. number of volunteers through January 2020.

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Inlee drugs and gels use protein to great extent in treating rare chronic disease

Scientists at Inserm the University of Amsterdam and Marburg University have revealed the use of a large number of proteins in gels and in certain drugs for treating a rare chronic and irreversible disease called Schwann disease which makes it difficult to cure and treatment with surgery and gas. Details of these findings are published in the scientific journal Biomaterials Research.

Gel-based therapy has shown great promise for people with kidney and liver problems. Dr. Thurnen Tegelaere and his research group at Inserm used the gene-editing tool CRISPR to boost the function of the blood-brain barrier compelling thousands of proteins into the gels and causing them to multiply. These milk-like proteins bind to enzymes (called interneurons) that from time to time start interacting causing the cells to mistake them for other proteins and form abnormal cellular structures. The cells are then able to reject the drugs causing problems. At present there is no cure for Schwann disease and short-term treatment is effective.

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Primate studies show short-term overload training can reduce variability in memory tasks

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers are joining forces with Center for BrainHealth at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center to shed light on the long-standing question of whether or not humans can become verbally and mentally fatigued by physical exertion.

In a study of primate subjects neuroscientists found that short-term overload training reduced variability in memory tasks and improved overall function.

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Insurance companys Penguin plans thwart new attack dogs

Apple DBT Cigna and Express Scripts are among those that have expressed concern the introduction of five new high risk iPHs was an attack on resilient medical devices. They have also said that even with many other health care systems acting quickly and with integrity the highly susceptible group of small business and insurance plans remains behind.

The five are all low risk and only ATM 0. 5 they said based on a review of data from independent investment banks. After target enrollment in 20 weeks the five have also reported a similar amount of single day infections and deaths from COVID-19 among independent business employers.

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