Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that an FDA-approved anti-epileptic drug reverses memory loss and alleviates other Alzheimer's-related impairments in an animal model of the disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The Food and Drug Administration in the United States has approved a request by Proteus Digital Health to allow for the inclusion of tiny digestible microchips into medicines to assist ...
Medications Aug 01, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 3 |
Imagine millions of cancer cells organized in thousands of small divots. Hit these cells with drugs and when some cells die, you have a candidate for a cancer drug. But a review published this week in the journal Expert Op ...
Medications Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a new weight loss drug from Vivus Inc. that many doctors consider the most effective therapy in a new generation of anti-obesity pills designed to help patients ...
Medications Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Prepopik (sodium picosulfate, magnesium oxide and citric acid) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for adults preparing for a colonoscopy, a diagnostic procedure to inspect the colon's ...
Medications Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- President Obama signed a bill into law this week designating certain chemicals found in designer drugs as FDA-controlled substances.
Addiction Jul 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay) -- Non-nutritive sweeteners like Splenda, Equal and Sweet'N Low may have a role to play in maintaining or even losing weight, as long as people don't use them as an excuse to treat themselves later ...
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 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
With outdoor activities in full swing this summer, how are you protecting your skin? We know that spending time in the sun increases the risk of skin cancer, the most common cancer in the United States. It ...
Health Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
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
(HealthDay) -- An ocular stent that's designed to reduce inner-eye pressure among people with mild or moderate open-angle glaucoma has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Ophthalmology Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with early-stage breast cancer usually have to wait years to receive new cancer drugs but new guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) promises to reduce substantially the time and ...
Cancer Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cancer drug development is known to be too slow, costly and fraught with failure. Now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is issuing recommendations for breast cancer trials that would substantially accelerate patient access ...
Cancer Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of researchers led by Dr. Goutham Narla at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in collaboration with scientists at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, have discovered a previously unrecognized ...
Cancer Jun 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For many, it's a medical conundrum: The very pacemaker keeping their heart in rhythm prevents them from undergoing an MRI to diagnose other ailments, because interaction between the two devices could prove deadly.
Cardiology May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |