Chemists at the University of California, Riverside have developed a compound that holds much promise in the laboratory in fighting renal (kidney) cancer.
Cancer Feb 19, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Follow-up data on patients with degenerative disease of the upper (cervical) spinal vertebrae show little or no evidence of worsening degeneration over time, according to a study in the February 15 issue of Spine.
Cancer Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new approach to bladder regeneration is capitalizing on the potential of two distinct cell populations harvested from a patient's healthy bone marrow, a new study reports.
Medical research Feb 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In what could be an early step toward new treatments for people with osteoporosis, scientists at Michigan State University report that a natural probiotic supplement can help male mice produce healthier ...
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Investigators at the University of Granada have patented a melatonin gel that is 100% effective against this inflammatory reaction.
Cancer Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An anti-copper drug compound that disables the ability of bone marrow cells from setting up a "home" in organs to receive and nurture migrating cancer tumor cells has shown surprising benefit in one of the most difficult-to-treat ...
Cancer Feb 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine have discovered that a protein called Jagged-1 stimulates human stem cells to differentiate into bone-producing cells. This ...
Medical research Feb 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Cancer drugs should kill tumors, not encourage their spread. But new evidence suggests that an otherwise promising class of drugs may actually increase the risk of tumors spreading to bone, according to researchers ...
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(HealthDay)—For some men with prostate cancer, hormonal therapy to beat the disease could be safely cut from three years to half that time, a new clinical trial suggests.
Cancer Feb 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
During the 1930s, dedicated sanitaria and invasive surgery were commonly prescribed for those with the infection - usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which the editors describe as "the most successful human pathog ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Study of Atomic-Bomb Survivors: Even lower levels of ionizing radiation exposure may lead to soft tissue cancers
In one of the largest and longest follow-up studies ever conducted to assess the effects of ionizing radiation upon the development of soft tissue sarcomas in humans, the investigators found that much lower levels than previously ...
Surgery Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—The massive winter storm battering the northeastern United States means that many people will be using snowblowers to clear snow from their driveways and sidewalks.
Health Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research in animals triggered by a combination of serendipity and counterintuitive thinking could point the way to treating fractures caused by rapid bone loss in people, including patients with metastatic ...
Medical research Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers have identified two molecules that could potentially serve as biomarkers in predicting brain metastases in patients with breast cancer, according to data published in Cancer Research, a publication of the Americ ...
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Community-based efforts to change the environment are proving to be an effective way of encouraging more physical activity and nutrition among school-age children, according to findings announced today from Kaiser Permanente. ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0