By studying a specific part of the male DNA, it may be possible to refine the interpretation of PSA tests. This would reduce the risk of men being treated for prostate cancer unnecessarily.
Cancer Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of UC Davis scientists has shown in experimental mouse models that a new drug delivery system allows for administration of three times the maximum tolerated dose of a standard drug therapy for advanced bladder cancer, ...
Cancer Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a study with a surprising outcome, scientists at Yale School of Medicine have discovered that an enzyme complex known for promoting natural resistance to bacteria and fungi unexpectedly inhibits the development ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Our immune system must be tremendously complex to respond to the unending assault of viruses, bacteria and cancerous cells. One of the mechanisms used by the immune system to cope with the huge variety of possible threats ...
Immunology Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research from Mount Sinai School of Medicine sheds light on how overeating can cause a malfunction in brain insulin signaling, and lead to obesity and diabetes. Christoph Buettner, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The amount and severity of pain that you experience after an automobile accident may depend on your genes, early new research suggests.
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A molecule involved in asthma and allergies has now been shown to make mice resistant to skin cancer, according to scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
New research findings recently published in The FASEB Journal, show that immune system development is affected by gravity changes, as reported by researchers from the University of Lorraine and University of Lux ...
Immunology Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that is associated with emotions, movement, and the brain's pleasure and reward system. In the current issue of Advances in Neuroimmune Biology, investigators provide a broad overview of the ...
Immunology Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
To prevent the risks in minimally invasive surgery procedures there has been considerable interest in using Master Slave System (MSS), a telesurgical system for catheter guide during interventional radiology. ...
Surgery Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
UC Irvine doctors are enrolling patients with the deadly brain tumor glioblastoma multiforme in a clinical trial of a vaccine that may prevent the cancer's return or spread after surgery.
Cancer Oct 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a new therapy for patients with neuromyelitis optica that appears to stop inflammation of the eye nerves and spinal cord. NMO is a debilitating central nervous system disorder that ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Using tiny spheres filled with an anesthetic derived from a shellfish toxin, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a way to delay the rise of neuropathic pain, ...
Medical research Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Adelaide researcher has published results that suggest a possible new mechanism to control multiple sclerosis (MS).
Medical research Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Taking enough omega-3 fatty acid supplements to change the balance of oils in the diet could slow a key biological process linked to aging, new research suggests.
Health Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |