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  1. Precise nerve stimulation via electrode implants offers new hope for paralysis patients

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Patients with spinal cord injuries might one day regain use of paralyzed arms and legs thanks to research that demonstrates how limbs can be controlled via a tiny array of implanted electrodes. Posted: ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  2. Surgery for back pain reduces problems with sex life-related pain

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    For patients with degenerative spinal disease, surgery is more effective in reducing pain that interferes with sexual activity, compared to nonsurgical treatment. Posted: 2016-11-11 19:08:38 ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  3. Probiotics improve cognition in Alzheimer's patients

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... patients on the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) scale, a standard measure of cognitive impairment. Posted: 2016-11-10 21:28:40 ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  4. Multi-drug resistant infection spreading globally among cystic fibrosis patients

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A multi-drug resistant infection that can cause life-threatening illness in people with cystic fibrosis (CF) and can spread from patient to patient has spread globally and is becoming increasingly virulent, ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  5. Catching a tumor in a spider's web

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... into direct benefits for patients are already being explored. Posted: 2016-11-10 20:26:26 ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  6. DNA sequencing determines lymphoma origin, prognosis

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Sequencing tiny bits of DNA circulating in the blood of patients with lymphoma can accurately identify the cancer subtype and pinpoint mutations that might cause drug resistance, according to researchers. ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  7. Arthritis drug boosts effectiveness of antidepressant medication

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Giving severely depressed patients the arthritis drug celecoxib (Celebrex®) dramatically boosted the effectiveness of their antidepressant medication, a new study has found. Posted: 2016-11-10 19: ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  8. Studying therapeutic stool transplantation (fecal microbiota transplantation)

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Patients suffering from infection of the bowel with the Gram-positive bacillus Clostridium difficile often have recurrent infections despite antibiotic treatment. In such cases, the transfer of stool from ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  9. 'Advances and Refinements' in Neuromodulators for Facial Rejuvenation

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Plastic surgeons have a range of effective products and minimally invasive techniques for patients seeking to reverse the signs of facial aging. A review and update on facial rejuvenation using botulinum ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  10. Noncoding mutations disrupt cooperative function of 'gene families' in rare genetic disorder

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists say they are one step closer to understanding the genetic mechanism of a rare, complex, multiple-gene disorder called Hirschsprung’s disease. Their results suggest that many patients develop ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  11. Registry data used to examine oral anticoagulant therapy, appropriate use

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The American College of Cardiology's National Cardiovascular Data Registry was the source of data for research published throughout 2016, including a study examining if atrial fibrillation patients are ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  12. Gene mutations that lead to more aggressive colorectal cancer in African American patients discovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists who last year identified new gene mutations unique to colon cancers in African Americans, have now found that tumors with these mutations are highly aggressive and more likely to recur and metastasize. ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  13. Helping doctors manage certain pancreatic lesions more effectively

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    An endoscopic procedure can improve the outlook for patients with a fairly common type of pancreatic lesion that is challenging to manage and that, if left untreated, can progress to cancer, according ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  14. Intensified, multifaceted treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes, known vascular damage extends life by around 8 years

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Intensified and multifaceted treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes and a common complication microalbuminuria extends median lifetime by eight years, a long-term Danish follow-up study shows. Posted: ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  15. Longer survival of advanced cancer patients given methylnaltrexone for constipation suggests role for mu opiate receptor in cancer progression

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Opioid painkillers and their receptor in cells -- the mu opiate receptor -- could be involved in cancer progression, and could thus be a target for treatments, a study of advanced cancer patients suggests. ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  16. Immune cells as biomarkers for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have discovered that the number of myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSC) is increased in the blood of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). The higher the number of MDSC, the ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  17. Trauma patient deaths peak at two weeks

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Lower severity trauma patients could be more likely to die after two to three weeks, new research indicates. Using data from the largest trauma database in Europe, the Trauma Audit and Research Network ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  18. Wearable tracker keeps tabs on patients, soldiers

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Wearable sensing device tracks movements, ambient environment, bio-signals and more. Posted: 2016-09-02 15:16:15
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  19. No longer lost in the blink of an eye

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have re-invented the eye drop with technology that can deliver medicine much more efficiently, making life easier for patients. They have created microscopic packets of medicine that lodge ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  20. Blood cancer treatment may age immune cells as much as 30 years

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... in the 'molecular age' of these immune cells in a group of patients with blood cancer. Posted: 2016-09-01 19:21:04 ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
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