News tagged with bloodstream
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The hormone prolactin is produced by the pituitary gland in the brain and then travels via the bloodstream to cells throughout the body, where it exerts multiple reproductive and metabolic effects, most notably ...
Genetics Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins University's School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health reveals that combining several tested and proven practices for preventing central ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers are developing a new vaccine for hayfever which could be more effective, less invasive for patients and less expensive than vaccines already available to patients within the NHS.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sepsis, or bacterial infection of the bloodstream, is a grave, hard-to-diagnose threat in premature newborns in the NICU. Even when it's detected and treated with antibiotics, its inflammatory effects can harm fragile babies' ...
Medical research Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A novel antimicrobial catheter that remains infection-free for up to twelve weeks could dramatically improve the lives of long-term catheter users. The scientists who have developed the new technology are presenting their ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hospitals can dramatically reduce the number of life-threatening central line infections in pediatric cancer patients by following a set of basic precautions, by encouraging families to speak up when they observe noncompliance ...
Pediatrics Sep 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Langerhans cells migrate to their final destination in multiple waves at different stages of embryonic development
As our primary interface with the outside world, the skin needs to be able to protect itself against infectious threats. Specialized cells known as Langerhans cells (LCs) (see image) are an essential component ...
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The antibiotic most commonly prescribed to treat bloodstream infections in dialysis patients may not always be the best choice, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research may help explain why hundreds of thousands of Americans a year get sick and tens of thousands die after bacteria get into their blood. It also suggests why some of those bloodstream ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 15, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Since anti-cancer drugs are carried to tumors by the bloodstream, abnormal blood vessel development can hamper delivery. In a paper published Aug. 14 in Cancer Cell, researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medica ...
Cancer Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
As liver cancer develops, tumor cells lose the ability to produce and release glucose into the bloodstream, a key function of healthy liver cells for maintaining needed blood-sugar levels.
Cancer Jul 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Parents should not use benzocaine products to relieve teething pain in babies except under the advice and supervision of a health care professional, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.
Medications Jul 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Novel technique for delivering multiple cancer treatments may solve hurdle for combinatorial drug therapies
Cancers are notorious for secreting chemicals that confuse the immune system and thwarting biological defenses.
Cancer Jul 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Metastasis occurs when tumor cells "migrate" to other organs through the bloodstream. Scientists have now discovered the trick tumor cells use to invade tissue from the blood vessels: They produce signaling ...
Cancer Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Cancer Research UK today reveals the shocking level of ignorance about smoking and cancer among the UK public in a comprehensive new survey of more than 4000 people.
Cancer Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0