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Signs Of Stress In The Brain May Signal Future Heart Trouble

Signs Of Stress In The Brain May Signal Future Heart Trouble,

New research shows that individuals with a greater degree of activity in the stress center of the brain also have more evidence of inflammation in their arteries and were at higher risk for cardiovascular events, including heart attack, stroke and death, according to a study scheduled for presentation at the American College of Cardiology’s 65th Annual Scientific Session.


Microneedle Patch Delivers Localized Cancer Immunotherapy To Melanoma

Microneedle Patch Delivers Localized Cancer Immunotherapy To Melanoma

Biomedical engineering researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a technique that uses a patch embedded with microneedles to deliver cancer immunotherapy treatment directly to the site of melanoma skin cancer. In animal studies, the technique more effectively targeted melanoma than other immunotherapy treatments.


Atom-Thin Patch Could Help Control Diabetes without Needles

Atom-Thin Patch Could Help Control Diabetes without Needles

Ultraslim graphene sensor monitors blood sugar levels through skin,

A wearable, graphene-based patch could one day maintain healthy blood glucose levels in people by measuring the sugar in sweat and then delivering the necessary dose of a diabetes drug through the skin







FDA takes important step to increase the development of, and access to, abuse-deterrent opioids

FDA takes important step to increase the development of, and access to, abuse-deterrent opioids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a draft guidance intended to support industry in their development of generic versions of approved opioids with abuse-deterrent formulations (ADF) while ensuring that generic ADF opioids are no less abuse-deterrent than the brand-name drug. Today’s actions are among a number of steps the agency recently outlined in an action plan to reassess its approach to opioid medications. The plan is focused on policies aimed at reversing the epidemic, while still providing patients in pain access to effective relief.