FridayJan 27, 2023 10:11 am

Study Finds Mucus-Eating Gut Bacteria May Cause Fever Following Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatments often take a huge toll on the patient’s body, causing adverse side effects such as blood clots, nausea and vomiting, hair loss, lymphedema and neutropenia. Neutropenia refers to the loss of neutrophils, which are a type of white blood cell. In severe neutropenia cases, patients develop a fever. New research has linked this fever to bacteria in the gut known as Akkermansia muciniphila (A. muciniphila). The study was led by a team of researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. It involved analyzing fecal samples collected from 119 patients who were undergoing stem cell transplantation.…

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ThursdayJan 26, 2023 10:21 am

Four Signs Your Child Could Be Autistic

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that usually results in repetitive or restricted behavior as well as problems with social interaction and communication. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that around 2.21% of adults in America live on the spectrum, with 3.62% of men and 0.86% of women estimated to have the condition. Although ASD can be detected by the time a child is 18 months old, many people do not receive their diagnoses until they are well into their childhood; some individuals  aren’t even diagnosed until they become adults. When the condition goes undiagnosed,…

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ThursdayJan 26, 2023 9:45 am

MetAlert, Inc. (MLRT) Planned Acquisition of TrakTec LLC Adds Superior Radio Frequency-Based Tracking Technology to Portfolio of Location-Based Solutions

MetAlert recently announced the planned acquisition of TrakTec LLC, a Florida-based leader in location awareness technology for consumer and business applications The acquisition is expected to add several products to MetAlert’s existing suite of products, one of which is an RFID and Bluetooth-enabled tracking technology called SafetyNet(R) The SafetyNet Tracking System comprises the SafetyNet Bracelets that patients wear, and a receiver-antenna combo used by police departments and first responders The Chelmsford Police Department in Massachusetts recently reported it had successfully located a missing senior citizen with dementia because of its participation in the SafetyNet program The department has, over time,…

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ThursdayJan 26, 2023 9:00 am

Silo Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: SILO) Provides Update on UCSF Psylocibin Clinical Trial

SILO recently provided status update on its sponsored clinical trial with UCSF examining psilocybin’s effects on inflammation Targeted patient populations from study may provide support for development and use of psilocybin as a therapeutic to treat inflammatory conditions Data collection from all study groups expected by April 2023 SILO additionally evaluating its ketamine formulation through its partnership agreement with Zylö Therapeutics Silo Pharma (NASDAQ: SILO), a developmental stage biopharmaceutical company that fuses traditional medicine with psychedelics, recently provided a progress update on its sponsored clinical trial with the University of California, San Francisco (“UCSF”) examining the effect of psilocybin on…

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WednesdayJan 25, 2023 11:11 am

New Study Finds More than 30% of Patients Use Cannabis for Chronic Pain

With more than 30 states allowing some form of cannabis, millions of Americans now have access to the drug in either medical or recreational markets. Over the past decade, research has shown that cannabis has potential as a treatment for conditions such as chronic pain without the side effects typically seen in pharmaceuticals. As a result, dozens of states have launched medical markets that allow patients with qualifying medical conditions to purchase and use legal cannabis for medical purposes. A recent study from the University of Michigan has revealed that slightly more than one-third of adults with chronic pain have…

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TuesdayJan 24, 2023 12:17 pm

Toddlers, Infants Risk Severe Outcomes When Faced with Multiple Infections

A study conducted by researchers at Corewell Health East has revealed that toddlers and infants have higher chances of experiencing severe health outcomes in the face of the so-called “tripledemic,” which is comprised of flu, RSV and COVID. Three years after COVID-19 first reared its ugly head, new research found that young patients face the risk of severe health outcomes after being infected by multiple respiratory viruses. The investigators, led by Dr. Amit Bahl, found that although omicron cases made up the bulk of hospital admissions for those between the ages of 0 and 17, they weren’t as likely to…

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TuesdayJan 24, 2023 9:00 am

HeartBeam Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAT) Combats Rising Heart Disease Numbers by Leading Out in Heart-Attack Detection Space

Rates of cardiovascular risk factors, disease and heart attacks projected to increase significantly HeartBeam offers a personal, portable and easy-to-use heart-attack detection solution “Our HeartBeam AIMI and HeartBeam AIMIGo solutions will transform the way patients and doctors detect heart attacks,” states CEO With heart disease consistently being the leading cause of death in the United States (https://ibn.fm/kDLwz), companies such as HeartBeam (NASDAQ: BEAT) that are focusing on solutions are gaining both attention and support. As a cardiac technology company, HeartBeam is leading the way in identifying heart attacks by developing a personal, portable and easy-to-use heart-attack detection solution. HeartBeam’s efforts…

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MondayJan 23, 2023 12:39 pm

Researchers Find That Nutraceuticals May Be Useful in Preventing and Treating Cancer

The American Cancer Society Journals estimates that there will be 1.9 million additional cancer diagnoses and 609,820 million cancer deaths this year. The deadly disease affects tens of millions of people globally and causes millions of deaths across the world every year. Consequently, researchers are always looking for safer and more effective ways of preventing, detecting, and treating all kinds of cancers. Researchers from India’s Tata Memorial Center have found evidence showing that nutraceuticals, which are food extracts that have health benefits on top of their nutritional value, may have promise in the prevention and treatment of cancer. The team…

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MondayJan 23, 2023 12:00 pm

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: BVXV) Developing Innovative Inhaled NanoAb Therapeutics for Multiple Indications, Including COVID-19

Current monoclonal antibody therapies less effective against emerging COVID-19 variants BiondVax is developing an inhaled nanosized antibody (NanoAb) therapy for COVID-19 with human clinical Phase 1/2a results anticipated in 2023 The global monoclonal antibodies market was valued at $185.5 billion in 2021 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 11.3% due to the rising prevalence of chronic diseases and demand for biologics The biologics market size was valued at $366.5 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach $719.94 billion by 2030 According to a new study, new COVID-19 subvariants have become dominant in recent months, rendering some…

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MondayJan 23, 2023 9:45 am

MetAlert, Inc. (MLRT) In Strong Position Entering 2023 According to CEO Patrick Bertagna

MetAlert’s CEO, Patrick Bertagna, while appearing in an interview presented by Sequire Spotlight and hosted by Carmel Fisher, expressed his optimism for the new year while also sharing the company’s recent progress He discussed the company’s core objective- increasing the quality of life, and longevity of people living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, and autism (“ADA”) Bertagna also hinted at potential acquisitions by the company, attributing it to extensive efforts over the past couple of years to clean up its balance sheet He noted that as MetAlert’s revenue per user continues to grow, its margins will increase, ultimately placing the company in…

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