News tagged with drug tests
(AP) -- A panel of arthritis experts has recommended that the federal government allow continued testing of an experimental class of pain drugs for arthritis, despite links to bone decay and joint failure
Medications Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As scientists continue making breakthroughs in personalized cancer treatment, delivering those therapies in the most cost effective manner has become increasingly important. Now researchers at the University of Colorado School ...
Cancer Mar 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Using human immune system cells in the lab, AIDS experts at Johns Hopkins have figured out a way to kill off latent forms of HIV that hide in infected T cells long after antiretroviral therapy has successfully stalled viral ...
Immunology Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
University of Southampton researchers are investigating innovative methods of testing drugs that will reduce the need for involving animals.
Immunology Mar 08, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Children who are allergic to penicillin are not more likely than other kids to develop additional drug allergies, new research suggests.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
HIV-positive children older than 1 year who were treated after showing moderate HIV-related symptoms did not experience greater cognitive or behavior problems compared to peers treated when signs of their infection were still ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is revising safety information on the labels of some statins (cholesterol lowering drugs).
Cardiology Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
First study on long-term cognitive effects of breast cancer CMF chemotherapy finds subtle impairment
Dutch investigators have reported that women who received CMF chemotherapy (a combination regimen including the drugs cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, and 5-fluorouracil) for breast cancer between 1976 and 1995 scored worse ...
Cancer Feb 27, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A batch of birth control pills manufactured in India for US distribution has been recalled due to a packaging error that could make the pills ineffective, US health authorities said on Monday.
Medications Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patti Tyree was afraid that cancer would steal her future. Instead, the cost of treating it has.
Cancer Feb 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
(HealthDay) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded approval for a breath test that screens for a common ulcer-causing germ, to include children aged 3 years to 17.
Medications Feb 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The internet is awash with stories of how silver can be used to treat cancer. Now, lab tests have shown that it is as effective as the leading chemotherapy drug - and may have fewer side-effects.
Cancer Feb 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
University of Manchester scientists are developing a test that will help identify patients who will benefit from a new breast cancer treatment, thanks to a research grant worth almost £180,000 from Breast Cancer Campaign.
Cancer Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new diagnostic test to help identify patients who have an increased risk of developing a rare brain infection while taking Biogen Idec's multiple sclerosis drug ...
Medications Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study published Wednesday cast doubt on the usefulness of a genetic test for patients taking the anti-coagulant drug Plavix, calling into question last year's FDA warning about the blood thinner.
Medications Dec 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0