Disc Medicine Initiates BEACON, a Phase 2 Clinical Study of Bitopertin in Patients with Erythropoietic Protoporphyria (EPP) and X-linked Protoporphyria (XLP)

BEACON study will evaluate bitopertin as a potential disease-modifying treatment for patients with Erythropoietic Protoporphyria (EPP) or X-linked Protoporphyria (XLP) Key assessments include changes in protoporphyrin IX levels, safety, tolerability…

Pet patients turned away amid veterinarian shortage

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Emergency veterinarians across Richmond are dwindling sparking a high demand at pet hospitals. Some pet parents are being turned away and referred to other hospitals outside…

Study: Art at the Bedside of Cancer Patients is Good Medicine

The simple distraction of looking at art and discussing it helped bring calm to a group of patients at the Wilmot Cancer Institute — and also provided moments of Zen…

When Veterinary and Human Sciences Collaborate, Cancer Patients of All Species Benefit

Friday, March 4, 2022 French Bulldog Trekked to Purdue from Texas to Receive Treatment for Aggressive Form of Cancer dr Timothy Bentley checks Dakota’s vitals and reflexes during a follow-up…

Nurse Adopts Patient’s Beloved Dog to Help Him Heal

Caregivers often do everything they can to make their patients as comfortable as possible during difficult times. But Jennifer Smith, RN, of the Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility in Rome,…

Nurse goes beyond duty and rescues a hospitalized patient’s dog from the shelter

December 26, 2021 2:03 p.m. Posted: December 26, 2021 2:03 PM It was just after Thanksgiving when nurse Jennifer Smith received an early morning call from one of her favorite…

Nurse Adopts Patient’s Elderly Dog After Ill Health Forced Him to Give Up Pet

The friendliness of a New York nurse warmed hearts online after adopting a patient’s puppy when the owner’s health forced him to put his pet in a shelter. When 60-year-old…

Nevada veterinarians can treat patients with certain cannabis products

Starting in October of this year, veterinarians licensed in Nevada will be able to recommend and administer hemp and cannabidiol products with a tetrahydrocannabinol content of no more than 0.3%…

It’s Simple, Unconditional Love: Watching Health First Facility Service Dog Paco With Patients is Magical

The past few years have been tough and dogs have been a comforting outlet Dianna Green, Director of Clinical Operations at Health First at the Holmes Regional Medical Center, with…

Anchorage veterinarians are inundated with patients, and there are no signs of a slowdown

Archie, a Basset Hound mix, will be joined by Dr. Alison Capitan (left) and veterinary assistant Tamra Yarwood at the College Village Animal Clinic in Anchorage. (Marc Lester / ADN)…