Manchester, UK (Scicasts) – A study of foetal growth and autism has found that babies whose growth is at either extreme in the womb, either very small or very large, are at greater risk of developing autism.
Manchester, UK (Scicasts) – Scientists at The University of Manchester have identified the method by which cells control the recycling of molecules, a process that is essential for them to move. The discovery provides researchers with a better understanding of how our bodies heal wounds.
Augusta, GA (Scicasts) – Excessive turnover of cells in the placenta may trigger an unnatural increase in blood pressure that puts mother and baby at risk, researchers say.
Berkeley, CA (Scicasts) – A clever new imaging technique discovered at the University of California, Berkeley, reveals a possible plan of attack for many bacterial diseases, such as cholera, lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients and even chronic sinusitis, that form biofilms that make them resistant to antibiotics.
New York, NY (Scicasts) – In recent years it became clear that people with diabetes face an ominous prospect – a far greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
Columbus, OH (Scicasts) – New research shows that an enzyme that has long been considered relatively useless to the immune response instead has an important role in setting up immune cells to kill infection-causing bacteria.
Europe is the second largest market for HIV/AIDS therapeutics after the US market. However, it is also a very challenging market for pharmaceutical manufacturers because of the differences in policies across the region. The European HIV/AIDS market poses unique challenges to the manufacturers as well as the public health authorities.