Archive: 04/08/2011

IPF drug fails in new trial

A new study has demonstrated no significant benefit of taking the drug bosentan for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

Apr 08, 2011
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Breast-cancer awareness now in national consciousness

Each October, the color pink marks the arrival of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Media coverage, product promotions and even the football gridirons showcase the national effort to promote screenings and early detection ...

Apr 08, 2011
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Warm weather spikes increase in broken homes, itchy casts

Spring weather signals the start of many outdoor activities as people of all ages eagerly embrace the change in weather. Paul Prinz, MD, orthopaedic surgeon at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, part of Loyola University Health ...

Apr 08, 2011
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Giving tumor vaccines a proper introduction

Given how effectively the immune system can eliminate foreign threats such bacteria and viruses, hopes are high for the development of strategies that might turn these same defense mechanisms against cancerous ...

Apr 08, 2011
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Outsmarting cancer cells: Scientists learn how they spread

Saint Louis University researchers have identified a novel mechanism to control the traffic of cells and fluid from tissues to lymphatic vessels. It may be possible to harness this mechanism to fight cancer spread from one ...

Apr 08, 2011
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