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(Medical Xpress)—A well-established family of drugs used to treat parasitic diseases is showing surprising potential as a therapy for tuberculosis (TB), according to new research from University of British Columbia microbiologists.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 23, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A collaboration between scientists in Munich, Germany and Bloomington, USA may have overcome one of the major challenges drug makers have struggled with for years: Delivering powerful nuclear hormones to specific tissues, ...
Medical research Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists in the United States have tested all possible pairings of the 100 cancer drugs approved for use in patients in order to discover whether there are any combinations not tried previously that are effective in certain ...
Cancer Nov 06, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 1
Combining cancer medication with a drug for erectile dysfunction and one for heart transplants helped kill cancer cells and protected the heart from damage, in a study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific ...
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
People are much more likely to take heart medicines if they're combined in one pill, according to a late-breaking clinical trial presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012.
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly half of U.S. adults with high blood pressure had their blood pressure under control by the end of 2010—a significant increase from the start of the decade, researchers reported in the American Heart Association journal ...
Cardiology Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists are reporting development of a new malaria drug that, in laboratory tests, has been twice as effective as the best current medicine against this global scourge and may fight off the disease with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study is shedding light on the use of sedative drugs in hospitals and has proven certain clinically used drug combinations to be faster and more effective in sedating highly aggressive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
After surgeons removed the tumor from her breast last November, Karen Hajiaskari, of Hamburg, N.Y., was deemed cancer-free. But for the next five years she will take a drug called tamoxifen, a medication that's commonly used ...
Cancer Oct 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Custom-mixed medicines like the steroid shots suspected in a meningitis outbreak have long been a source of concern, and their use is far wider than many people realize.
Medications Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Promising new data on drug combinations to treat metastatic melanoma are presented at the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Vienna.
Cancer Sep 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Arizona professor is overseeing the manufacture of an experimental drug that could help reduce brain damage after a stroke.
Medical research Sep 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A new study published online in Nature Medicine, led by scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, describes the discovery of a novel drug combination aimed at a subset of melanoma patients who curren ...
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—One-third of Americans have high blood pressure and only half of them have it under control, dramatically increasing their risk for possibly fatal heart attacks and strokes, a new government ...
Health Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
A new pill to treat HIV infection—combining two previously approved drugs plus two new ones—has been approved for adults living with the virus that causes AIDS, US regulators said Monday.
HIV & AIDS Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0