Two studies published March 6 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute provide insights about the CYP2D6 genotype in postmenopausal breast cancer patients and represent a major step forward in understanding the us ...
Cancer Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- As scientists struggle to find an effective way to prevent Alzheimer's disease, researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public health may have found a new approach ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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
Genomic instability caused by an erosion of the protective caps on chromosomes, followed by activation of an enzyme that reinforces those caps, allows malignant cells to evade destruction and acquire more deadly characteristics, ...
Cancer Feb 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A research group in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta is hoping its latest discovery could one day be used to develop new therapies that target certain types of cancers.
Cancer Feb 10, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Increasing the production of proteins that help rid the body of toxins may play a crucial role in the fight against breast and prostate cancer, researchers from Flinders University believe.
Cancer Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Transmission of Clostridium difficile in hospitals may not be through contact with infected patients
Contrary to current convention by which infection with the organism Clostridium difficile is regarded as an infection that is acquired by contact with symptomatic patients known to be infected with C. difficile, these may acc ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from the University of Glasgow shows that the health of the citys most deprived residents could be impaired before they are even born.
Medical research Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A Kansas State University professor is turning to nutrition to tackle prostate cancer.
Cancer Jan 23, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A natural enzyme derived from human blood plasma showed potential in significantly reducing the effects of graft-vs.-host disease, a common and deadly side effect of lifesaving bone marrow transplants.
Medical research Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cancers rarely are deadly unless they evolve the ability to grow beyond the tissues in which they first arise. Normally, cells -- even early-stage tumor cells -- are tethered to scaffolding that helps to restrain ...
Cancer Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Giving overweight or obese patients a gut hormone that suppresses appetite leads to clinically beneficial weight loss as well as reduced blood pressure and cholesterol levels, finds a study published in the British Medical ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Scientists at the University of Leicester have opened up a whole new approach to the therapeutic intervention for a family of anti-cancer drug targets, thanks to a completely new and unexpected finding.
Cancer Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Iowa have worked out the exact function of an enzyme that is critical for normal muscle structure and is involved in several muscular dystrophies. The findings, which were published Jan. 6 ...
Medical research Jan 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Kids with Pompe disease fail because of a missing enzyme, GAA, that leads to dangerous sugar build-up, which affects muscles and movement. An enzyme replacement treatment pioneered at Duke University has saved many lives, ...
Genetics Jan 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |