News tagged with drug tests
Growing demand for its cancer medicines and diagnostic tests used by clinical laboratories helped Swiss drug maker Roche Holding AG post a modest 2.4 percent increase in full-year profits.
Other Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
One in four people with HIV/AIDS is over 50, yet older adults are more often diagnosed at a late stage than younger people. Despite this, nearly half of older adults visiting a public health clinic where ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a study designed to see if doctors who are told the exact price of expensive medical tests like MRIs in advance would order fewer of them, Johns Hopkins researchers got their answer: No.
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People who take cocaine over many years without becoming addicted have a brain structure which is significantly different from those individuals who developed cocaine-dependence, researchers have discovered. New research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 17, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Red wine could give athletes and players a boost in the sports arena by increasing the amount of performance-enhancing hormone testosterone in their bodies, according to researchers from ...
Medical research Jan 08, 2013 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
India's Supreme Court said Thursday that unregulated clinical trials of new drugs were causing "havoc" in the country as it ordered the health ministry to monitor any new applications for tests.
Medications Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Regulators in Japan have approved sales of an anticlotting drug called Eliquis, developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Pfizer Inc., that's a potential blockbuster in a new category of medicines to prevent strokes and heart ...
Medications Dec 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The patient turned 40 over the summer and was already having symptoms that made her neurologist wonder whether she had Alzheimer's disease, the deadly, mind-killing dementia that usually attacks far older people.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new £100m project will map the DNA of up to 100,000 patients with cancer and other rare diseases.
Genetics Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—The new anti-clotting drug apixaban (Eliquis) appears to help prevent potentially fatal blood clots in patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a new Italian study finds.
Medications Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Drug-impaired driving is a growing problem in Canada that remains dramatically under-enforced and, if enforced at all, is time-consuming, unwieldy and fails to identify the vast majority of drug-impaired ...
Health Nov 26, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Georgia will soon begin a study designed to identify new ways of determining treatment efficacy in Chagas disease, a potentially fatal tropical disease ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new rapid test for tuberculosis (TB) could substantially and cost-effectively reduce TB deaths and improve treatment in southern Africa—a region where both HIV and tuberculosis are common—according to a new study by ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at Heriot-Watt University are working towards creating the world's first artificial human livers for drug testing to drastically cut the number of live animals used and get life-saving medicines ...
Medical research Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Imagine a world where you could never dine away from home, wear makeup, smell of sweet perfumes or eat a large percentage of food on store shelves. According to allergists at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology ...
Immunology Nov 08, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0