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Medical News Today: IBD: Blood test could help predict severity, improve treatment

Researchers have developed a new test that can predict the severity of inflammatory bowel disease. The test will help allow for more personalized treatment plans in the future. A new test might soon help doctors predict the course of IBD. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the term that doctors use to describe chronic inflammation of… Read More »

BMS-Celgene merger chances improve with backing from proxy advisers

When it comes to Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Celgene merger, two influential proxy advisory firms have spoken—and they’re in favor of the mammoth tie-up. Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis both said Friday that they’re backing the transaction. ISS pointed to deal’s “sound” strategic rationale and cost-cutting potential, while Glass Lewis said the buy “presents the opportunity for potentially… Read More »

Singing may improve hearing abilities of children with cochlear implants, study indicates

Singing is fun for any child, but for children with cochlear implants, it may help refine their hearing, particularly in noisy environments, according to a new study. Singing can strengthen the connectionsbetween hearing and speech. The study, published in the journal Music Perception, analyzed “speech-in-noise” skills in children with cochlear implants. Over about a year, the… Read More »