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Repurposed asthma drug shows reduction in blood glucose

July 22, 2017

A subset of trial participants with type 2 diabetes showed a significant reduction in blood glucose after taking an anti-asthma drug, according to recent study findings.

In the randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial, some patients with type 2 diabetes responded to amlexanox (aphthasol, Uluru), an anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic drug that is used to treat asthma. Researchers conducted a molecular analysis of fat cells from the participants who showed a reduction in glucose.

Researchers detect Zika vector for the first time in Wisconsin

July 22, 2017
Researchers at the Upper Midwestern Center of Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases, a CDC-funded center to increase surveillance efforts in the Midwest, have identified…

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey appoints chief nursing officer

July 22, 2017
Janet Gordils-Perez, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, has been promoted to chief nursing officer at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Gordils-Perez — who most…
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Arthroscopy proved safe, effective for young patients with FAI, open physis

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BLOG: Three reasons cornea is the new glaucoma

July 22, 2017
Ophthalmology is a great specialty partly because procedures, devices and drugs constantly evolve, keeping us learning and giving our patients better care. Ask your…
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The JAK-STAT Pathway in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Expert Insights and Discussion of the Latest Research

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Pfizer.

Russell D. Cohen, MD, and Thomas A. Ullman, MD, summarize clinical data on JAK inhibitors in inflammatory bowel disease…
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Ankle Skin Temperature Changes Following Ice Bag Application With Compression at Varying Levels of Elevation

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, July/August 2017, Volume 9 Issue 4
To determine whether lower limb elevation influences skin interface temperature during and following a 30-minute…
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