U.S. government health regulators have halted Amgen's studies of its drug Sensipar after the death of a 14-year-old patient in a company trial.
Medications Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women who reported eating a diet rich in iron were 30 to 40 percent less likely to develop pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) than women who consumed lower amounts, in a study reported this week by researchers at the University ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For non-institutionalized postmenopausal women, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against daily supplementation with ≤400 IU of vitamin D3 and ≤1,000 mg of calcium for primary prevention of fractures, and a lack of e ...
Health Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research examines the role of PKC in airway smooth muscle contraction and raises the possibility that this enzyme could be a therapeutic target for treating asthma, COPD, and other lung diseases.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Using powerful X-rays at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, scientists have reconstructed the scenario of heart arrhythmia in action, making critical progress towards preventing deadly conditions and saving lives.
Medical research Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Unusually high calcium levels in the blood can almost always be traced to primary hyperparathyroidism, an undertreated, underreported condition that affects mainly women and the elderly, according to a new study by UCLA researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—As people age, or as a result of poor nutrition, heart valves can become damaged by the accumulation of calcium deposits within the tissue. This calcification causes a thickening and hardening ...
Cardiology Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—If you want to read a mouse's mind, it takes some fluorescent protein and a tiny microscope implanted in the rodent's head.
Neuroscience Feb 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In a pair of new papers, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences upend a long-held view about the basic functioning ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 19, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers from North Carolina State University have for the first time successfully coated polymer implants with a bioactive film. The discovery should improve the success rate of such implants – which ...
Medical research Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Using powerful X-rays, University of British Columbia researchers have reconstructed a crime scene too small for any microscope to observe – and caught the culprit of arrhythmia in action.
Medical research Feb 17, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
High intakes of calcium (corresponding to diet and supplements) in women are associated with a higher risk of death from all causes, but cardiovascular disease in particular, compared with women with lower calcium intake, ...
Cardiology Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Minnesota's Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology and the Lillehei Heart Institute have utilized molecular genetic engineering to optimize heart performance in models of diastolic ...
Cardiology Feb 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers have found a genetic variant that doubles the likelihood that people will have calcium deposits on their aortic valve. Such calcification, if it becomes severe, can cause narrowing or a blockage of the aortic ...
Cardiology Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A high intake of supplemental calcium appears to be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) death in men but not in women in a study of more 388,000 participants between the ages of 50 and 71 years, ...
Cardiology Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |