Gout Medicine May Also Help Fight Heart Failure | Health

Anke Neustadt

Robert Preidt MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The anti-inflammatory benefits of a common gout medicine may help save the lives of heart failure patients, researchers say. The medication, colchicine, could also reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in patients whose arteries are clogged with cholesterol, according […]

Warning Against Increased Lingual Frenotomy in Infants

Anke Neustadt

France — On April 26, the French Academy of Medicine published an official statement calling for “more cautiousness for lingual frenotomy in newborns and infants.” In January, several academic societies had already expressed concern about the abnormal increase, in France and worldwide, in lingual frenulum surgeries in children following their […]

Ocugen Announces New Cell Therapy Program Following FDA Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) Recognition

Anke Neustadt

Ocugen NeoCart® (autologous chondrocyte-derived neocartilage) receives regulatory designation intended to help expedite development of new regenerative medicines MALVERN, Pa., May 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ocugen, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCGN), a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel gene therapies, biologicals, and vaccines, today announced that it is diversifying […]

Early Risk Markers and Interventions for Crohn’s Disease

Anke Neustadt

This transcript has been edited for clarity. Peter Higgins, MD, PhD: Hello. I’m Dr Peter Higgins, professor of the Division of Gastroenterology, director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, chair of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research Advisory Committee, and director of the Michigan Clinical Trial Support Unit at the Department […]

What I learned about the consequences of abortion bans from practicing reproductive medicine in Alabama.

Anke Neustadt

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