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(Medical Xpress)—Those who live and die behind prison walls don't usually get much public attention. Incarceration is, after all, meant to remove criminals from society. But contagious and potentially deadly ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Liver cancer is the sixth most common cancer worldwide and the third leading cause of cancer-associated deaths. Yet even for such a frequent and deadly disease, the pathogenesis of this cancer remains obscure. ...
Cancer Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In 2010, 35 people in Greece died from a West Nile virus (WNV) outbreak, with a further 262 laboratory-confirmed human cases. A new article published in BioMedCentral's open access journal Virology Journal examines whethe ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Preliminary findings from the first trial of a new drug for patients with mesothelioma show that it has some success in preventing the spread of the deadly disease in patients lacking an active tumour suppressor gene called ...
Cancer Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The war on tuberculosis is getting new weapons for the first time in decades, offering hope for controlling the deadly disease but major funding shortfalls threaten progress, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 17, 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 body's blood clot-busting enzymes are much busier than previously imagined, with new research showing that they also dispose of every cell that dies prematurely from disease or trauma.
Medical research Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
An isolated outbreak of a deadly disease known as acute hemorrhagic fever, which killed two people and left one gravely ill in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the summer of 2009, was probably caused by ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A Qatari man suffering from a mystery respiratory virus from the same family as the deadly disease SARS is on an artificial lung to keep him alive, a British hospital said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Lung cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide and is associated with very low survival rates. Two new genome-sequencing studies have uncovered novel genes involved in the deadly disease, as well as striking ...
Cancer Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new Northwestern Medicine study shows that smoking during your middle-aged years dramatically increases your lifetime risk of not just getting cancer, but dying from it.
Health Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Flinders University's Professor Tracey Wade and a team of researchers at Melbourne's Murdoch Childrens Research Institute are only months from what may be an important turning point in the treatment of anorexia.
Genetics Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The deadly virus raising fears at California's Yosemite National Park does not spread easily, and, despite two recent deaths, does not warrant closing the park, a spokeswoman said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Some 10,000 visitors to California's Yosemite National Park could have been exposed to a deadly virus that kills one in three victims and cannot be treated, officials said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Yale Cancer Center geneticists, biochemists, and structural biologists have painted the most comprehensive picture yet of the molecular landscape of melanoma, a highly aggressive and often ...
Genetics Jul 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |