News tagged with conventional drugs
(Medical Xpress)—Traditional Chinese medicine could be a key weapon in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, a joint international study has found.
Diabetes Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers have moved a step closer to finding a cure for HIV by successfully luring the 'sleeping' virus out of hiding in infected cells.
HIV & AIDS Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—With the height of flu season here, the U.S Food and Drug Administration warns consumers to avoid fraudulent products that claim to prevent, treat or cure the flu.
Medications Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers working at the Life Sciences College of Nanjing Agricultural University in China have found that giant pandas naturally produce a peptide that can kill fungi and bacteria. In ...
Medical research Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Refuting a belief long held by many physicians, a Mayo Clinic study found that rheumatoid arthritis patients also can get gout. The research is among several studies Mayo Clinic is presenting at the American College of Rheumatology ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A drug commonly used in treating breast cancer could have far wider benefits, offering a new way of preventing cancers spreading through the body, according to a University of Leeds-led study.
Cancer Nov 06, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new type of heart valve surgery known as transcatheter aortic valve implantation "cannot be justified on medical or cost effectiveness grounds" warn experts in a paper published in BMJ today.
Cardiology Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A second mutation found in the tumors of patients with BRAF-mutated metastatic melanoma does not contribute to resistance to BRAF inhibitor drugs, a finding that runs counter to what scientists expected to be true.
Cancer Apr 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a novel therapeutic approach to treating breast cancer, Loyola University Medical Center researchers are reporting positive results from a clinical trial of a drug that targets tumor stem cells.
Cancer Dec 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An Auburn University team of chemical and biomedical engineers led by Mark Byrne, the Daniel F. and Josephine Breeden Associate Professor in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, has developed a new ...
Medical research Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A clinical trial to test better treatment options for chronic heroin addiction is expected to begin in Vancouver at the end of this year. Led by researchers from Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia, ...
Medical research Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Since the start of 2011, the active ingredient ticagrelor can be prescribed in Germany in addition to acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) to avoid blood clots in patients with acute ischaemia of the cardiac muscle. The German Institute ...
Medical research Oct 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A team of researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem says it has found a way to block a group of fatal bacterial toxins that have to date resisted all attempts to arrest them through the use of conventional drugs.
Medical research Sep 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Antibiotic use in conventional animal food production in the United States has created public health concern because it has been shown to contribute to the development of antibiotic-resistant ...
Medical research Aug 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Some individuals with epilepsy fail to respond to treatment with conventional drugs but benefit from consuming a ketogenic diet a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet similar to the more commonly known Atkins diet. A team ...
Medical research Jun 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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