News tagged with drug tests
A laboratory study led by UNC medical oncologist Stergios Moschos, MD, demonstrates how a new targeted drug, Elesclomol, blocks oxidative phosphorylation, which appears to play essential role in melanoma that has not been ...
Cancer Aug 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Marijuana is up to 20 times more potent than it was 40 years ago and most pregnant women who use the drug are totally unaware that it could harm their unborn child before they even know they are pregnant.
Addiction Aug 15, 2012 | 1 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have been part of a multicenter observational study called TRACS (Transthyretin Amyloidosis Cardiac Study) to help determine the health significance of a particular ...
Cardiology Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have successfully developed and tested a new prostate cancer screening method that uses the combined power of a novel drug therapy and changes in PSA levels over time to identify men with a high PSA who are more ...
Cancer Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Malawi on Monday launched a week-long campaign to test 250,000 people for HIV in what health authorities called a crucial intervention in a country ravaged by AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Faced with the highest HIV-AIDS rates in the United States, community health activists in the nation's capital have come up with a novel way for people to save their own lives while killing time.
HIV & AIDS Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Clinicians and laboratory professionals often rely on manufacturers' package inserts to assess the accuracy of diagnostic medical tests. However, package inserts frequently greatly overstate such tests' accuracy, according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As athletes get ready to smash Olympic records in London, scientists are in a high-stakes race of their own to develop a test that will unmask anyone altering their genes in a desperate quest for gold.
Other Jul 15, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered that a naturally occurring molecule may play a role in preventing plaque buildup inside arteries, possibly leading to new plaque-fighting drugs and improved screening of patients ...
Cardiology Jul 11, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A new genetic test to help doctors determine if the drug Erbitux would be an effective treatment for certain colorectal cancer patients has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Cancer Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The first DNA test to help doctors treat a common viral infection in people who have had a solid organ transplant has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Medications Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first over-the-counter HIV test, allowing Americans to check themselves for the virus that causes AIDS in the privacy of their homes.
HIV & AIDS Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have zeroed in on a set of neurons in the part of the brain that controls hunger, and found that these neurons are not only associated with overeating, but also linked to non-food associated ...
Neuroscience Jun 24, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta reviewed test results from thousands of patients with various types of cancer and discovered that "disorganized" cancers were more difficult to treat and consistently resulted ...
Cancer Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Newer blood-thinning drugs sometimes have one drawback: In cases where they trigger bleeding, their effects can be tough to reverse compared to the standard anticoagulant, warfarin.
Medications Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |