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Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs may also reduce the risk of dying from prostate cancer, study finds
Men with prostate cancer who take cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins are significantly less likely to die from their cancer than men who don't take such medication, according to study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson ...
Cancer May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
A mechanism that permits essential substances to enter our cells while at the same time removing from them harmful components also has a "down side." This negative aspect prevents vital drugs, such as anti-cancer drugs, from ...
Medical research May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The diabetes drug metformin slows the growth of lung cancer cells and makes them more likely to be killed by radiotherapy, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer today.
Cancer May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida have discovered a protein that is overly active in every human sample of kidney cancer they examined. They also found that an experimental drug designed to block the protein's ...
Cancer Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer research tends to involve small studies focused on a single therapy, often falling short of scientific standards seen in other medical investigations, said a study released Monday.
Cancer Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Fueled in part by an inclination to speed new treatments to patients, research studies for cancer therapies tend to be smaller and less robust than for other diseases.
Cancer Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
More than 100 doctors from around the world have signed a letter decrying the high cost of cancer drugs which reach $100,000 per year or more, and calling for pharmaceutical companies to ease prices.
Medications Apr 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2
Case Western Reserve's Technology Transfer Office has granted an exclusive license of a novel Alzheimer's Disease (AD) treatment strategy to spinoff company ReXceptor Inc., which plans to initiate early-stage human clinical ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer AG said Thursday that its net profit rose 11.5 percent in the first quarter as new drugs, led by blood thinner Xarelto, boosted sales.
Medications Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
U.S. health officials are making a high-tech screening device available to African authorities to help spot counterfeit malaria pills in hopes that the technology may eventually be used to combat the fake drug trade worldwide.
Medications Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists from the Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research (MCCIR) have discovered why a particular cancer drug is so effective at killing cells. Their findings could ...
Cancer Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Computer program identifies rare mutations harbored within diverse populations of cancer cells and microorganisms
A tumor is not a uniform mass of identical cells. However, teasing apart genetic heterogeneity within a biopsied tumor can be difficult. Researchers often fail to tell the difference between a rare variant ...
Cancer Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Tamoxifen is a time-honored breast cancer drug used to treat millions of women with early-stage and less-aggressive disease, and now a University of Rochester Medical Center team has shown how to exploit tamoxifen's secondary ...
Cancer Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have long known that cancerous tumors grow collections of abnormal blood cells, the fuel that feeds this disease and keeps it growing. Now, new evidence in an animal model suggests that blood vessels in the fat ...
Medical research Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) suggests that an unusual ...
Cancer Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |