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The number of people believed to have been sickened by a contaminated drug rose to 185 Friday, but US health officials said the death toll from the rare meningitis outbreak held steady at 14.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A deadly meningitis outbreak in the United States blamed on a tainted drug has triggered outrage and calls for tighter regulation of the loosely controlled pharmaceutical compounding industry.
Medications Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The death toll from a deadly meningitis outbreak in the United States blamed on a tainted drug rose to 14 Thursday as the number of cases jumped to 172 in 11 states, health officials said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Anti-cancer properties have been found in extracts from Australian-grown faba beans, along with effects that may have implications for treating hypertension and maintaining healthy weight.
Cancer Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from Royal Holloway, University of London are looking at ways of testing the side effects of new drugs without using animals.
Medical research Oct 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When it comes to minor complaints, chronic conditions and even fatal illnesses, we often turn to ginseng and other herbal remedies. That is why traditional Chinese medicine has become an integral part of our life. But how ...
Medications Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—An antibody can reduce retinal vascular leakage and inflammation in rat models of diabetic retinopathy, according to a study published online Oct. 1 in Diabetes.
Diabetes Oct 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research proves the validity of one of the most promising approaches for combating Alzheimer's disease (AD) with medicines that treat not just some of the symptoms, but actually stop or prevent the disease ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at USC have discovered a new type of drug for the treatment of ovarian cancer that works in a way that should not only decrease the number of doses that patients need to take, but also may make it effective for ...
Cancer Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers from the University of Alicante (Spain) have analysed ten brands of cigarettes and found that the concentrations of certain harmful and carcinogenic substances vary significantly from one brand ...
Health Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Chemicals similar to those found in cannabis form the basis of a new drug that is being trialled in UK cancer patients for the first time. The trial – funded by Newcastle University spin-out company e-Therapeutics plc, ...
Cancer Sep 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The process researchers use to generate induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs)—a special type of stem cell that can be made in the lab from any type of adult cell—is time consuming and inefficient. To ...
Medical research Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Coating a bone graft with an inorganic compound found in bones and teeth may significantly increase the likelihood of a successful implant, according to Penn State researchers.
Medical research Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of neuroscientists and chemists from the U.S. and China today publish research suggesting that a class of currently used anti-cancer drugs as well as several previously untested synthetic compounds show effectiveness ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 24, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A pilot study, published in the October 2012 issue of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's (IASLC) Journal of Thoracic Oncology, showed that breath testing could be used to discriminate between benign ...
Cancer Sep 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0