According to new research published Online First in the Lancet, body mass index may influence which blood pressure medications work best at reducing the major complications of high blood pressure (strokes, heart attacks, ...
Health Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The ability of the eye of a fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) to respond to light depends on a delicate ballet that keeps the supply of light sensors called rhodopsin constant as photoreceptors turn on and off in respon ...
Neuroscience Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Cometriq (cabozantinib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat modullary thyroid cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, the agency said Thursday.
Medications Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled dozens of lots of its generic version of cholesterol drug Lipitor because some may contain tiny glass particles, the latest in a string of manufacturing deficiencies that once ...
Medications Nov 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—It might be a good idea to take stock of the heartburn products in your medicine cabinet before heading out to any holiday parties, an expert advises.
Health Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Individuals who do not obtain recommended intake levels of calcium through dietary sources can safely utilize calcium supplements to achieve optimal bone health, an expert panel concludes. These findings appear in the November ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Nestle USA is recalling some of its Nesquik chocolate powder due to a possible risk of salmonella exposure.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) at Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School (HMS), have published a study that shows no evidence of a link between calcium intake and coronary artery ...
Health Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Taking too many medications at the same time could lead to repeated fainting episodes, a new study reveals.
Medications Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Heart attack patients given weekly infusions of chemicals used for chelation therapy had fewer cardiovascular events than those who received identical appearing placebo infusions, according to late-breaking clinical trial ...
Cardiology Nov 05, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Medications used to treat hypertension, diabetes and skin conditions could be doubling as treatments for Alzheimer's within 10 years according to researchers. A groundbreaking new study ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Temple University's Center for Translational Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania have identified a protein that serves as a gatekeeper for controlling the rush of calcium into the cell's power source, ...
Medical research Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A low calcium diet is associated with a higher risk of developing a common hormone condition in women, known as primary hyperparathyroidism, suggests a study published on BMJ website today.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—The human brain accomplishes its remarkable feats through the interplay of an unimaginable number of neurons that are interconnected in complex networks. A team of scientists has now developed ...
Neuroscience Oct 18, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 1 |
A team led by MIT neuroscientists has developed a way to monitor how brain cells coordinate with each other to control specific behaviors, such as initiating movement or detecting an odor.
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |