(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at the University of Birmingham have demonstrated for the first time that human brain cells can become infected with the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), it is reported today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—By using swarms of untethered grippers, each as small as a speck of dust, Johns Hopkins engineers and physicians say they have devised a new way to perform biopsies that could provide a ...
Medical research Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Aspirin kills cancer cells by controlling two key processes that influence energy use in cells and could explain how aspirin can prevent bowel cancer. The research is published in this ...
Cancer Jun 01, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
For those with irritable bowel syndrome who wonder if stress aggravates their intestinal disorder, a new University of Michigan Health System study shows it's not all in their head.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
A novel drug developed by Gilead Sciences and tested in an animal model at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio suppresses hepatitis B virus infection by stimulating the immune system and inducing loss of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
The world's largest review of all the evidence on the best way of managing and treating common pre-cancerous and cancerous conditions of the oesophagus (gullet) has found that good endoscopy equipment, more endoscopic surgery, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Anesthesia assistance is used in 8.7 percent of outpatient colonoscopies, with wide regional variation, but its use does not affect patient risk or outcomes, according to research published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers identify variations in four genes associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer
An international research team co-led by cancer prevention researcher Ulrike "Riki" Peters, Ph.D., M.P.H., and biostatistician Hsu Li, Ph.D., at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has identified variations in four genes ...
Cancer Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A six-food elimination diet can successfully treat adults with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), according to a study published in the June issue of Gastroenterology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0