News tagged with drug tests
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have identified an agent that in lab tests protected the skin and lungs from fibrosis, a process that can ultimately end in organ failure and even death because ...
Medical research May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 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 |
(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 |
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 single change to even one of the thousands of DNA codes that make up each gene in the human genome can result in severe diseases such as cancer, cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy or Huntington's Disease. A similarly minor ...
Genetics Apr 07, 2011 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 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 |
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 |
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 Xpress) -- Researchers from the University of Reading have developed a new drug which could reduce the spread of deadly diseases such as Lassa Fever and Aseptic Meningitis.
Medical research Sep 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Delivering anticancer drugs into breast ducts via the nipple is highly effective in animal models of early breast cancer, and has no major side effects in human patients, according to a report by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer ...
Cancer Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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
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 |
People who are losing their eyesight through aged-related macular degeneration (AMD) may soon be able to find out if a commonly used drug can help save their vision.
Ophthalmology Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(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 £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