Vaccines: Medical Marvels Or Just Plain Miraculous?

It’s no secret that someone, somewhere will become ill each day. As babies, our immune systems need to learn about bacteria so that our bodies can learn how to put up a defense against them when we’re older. There have been studies to prove immune systems are bad at fighting…

New Drug Blocks Gene Driving Cancer Growth

When active, the protein called Ral can drive tumor growth and metastasis in several human cancers including pancreatic, prostate, lung, colon and bladder. Unfortunately, drugs that block its activity are not available. A study published today in the journal Nature uses a novel approach to target the activation of these…

Twelve-Month Data from St. Jude Medical EnligHTN Renal Denervation System Show Continued Safety and Efficacy for Patients

St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device company, today announced 12-month outcome data from the EnligHTN III study, which demonstrated a continuation of safe, rapid and effective treatment with the next-generation EnligHTN Renal Denervation System for patients with drug-resistant, uncontrolled hypertension. The results were presented during the 26th annual…

The Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures and What They Entail

Plastic surgery has become extremely popular over recent years. People want to have the perfect nose, bum, and body. This is mainly because of people seeing their favourite celebrities in magazines looking perfect, but most of the time this is down to Photoshop. Plastic surgery should always be a last…