New study aimed at diminishing phantom pain suffered by amputees

A new clinical trial conducted by Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital interventional radiologist J. David Prologo, MD is studying a minimally invasive investigational treatment known as cryoablation therapy, hoped to help relieve symptoms in amputees with residual and...

Chipotle: Transition to non-GMO ingredients complete

Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food. The Denver-based chain had already been using mostly non-GMO ingredients, but said in late 2013 it was working on transitioning to a tortilla that did not use them. Most of the...

Winners of Qatar University Scientists 2015 Scopus Awards announced

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and Qatar University Research Office have announced the winners of the Qatar University Scientists 2015 Scopus Awards. Via:: Medical Research – News...

Botulinum toxin

Botulinum toxin: A toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum that is the most poisonous biological substance known. Botulinum toxin acts as a neurotoxin. It binds to the nerve ending at the point where the nerve joins a muscle, blocking the release by the...