News tagged with inhibitors
Several substances inhibiting so-called HDAC enzymes have been studied in trials searching for new anti-cancer drugs in recent years. "Trials have shown that HDAC inhibitors are very effective in arresting growth of cultured ...
Cancer Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
The anti-inflammatory drug celecoxib, known by the brand name Celebrex, triggers liver cancer cell death by reacting with a protein in a way that makes those cells commit suicide, according to a new study.
Cancer May 16, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the Medical University of South Carolina and American Life Science Pharmaceuticals of San Diego have demonstrated that oral administration of a cysteine protease inhibitor, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists used the ACE inhibitor captopril (CAP)commonly used for the treatment of hypertension and cardiac conditionsand found that it can reduce the body weight of mice maintained ...
Medical research Apr 13, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
The production of new neurons in the adult normal cortex in response to the antidepressant, fluoxetine, is reported in a study published online this week in Neuropsychopharmacology.
Neuroscience Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
In a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, memory problems stem from an overactive enzyme that shuts off genes related to neuron communication, a new study says.
Medical research Feb 29, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Decoding the DNA of patients with advanced breast cancer has allowed scientists to identify distinct cancer "signatures" that could help predict which women are most likely to benefit from estrogen-lowering ...
Genetics Jun 10, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
An international study, involving researchers from Griffith University's Eskitis Institute, has discovered a molecule which could form the basis of powerful new anti-malaria drugs.
Medications Mar 22, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
New research takes aim at stubborn cancer stem cells that are thought to be responsible for treatment resistance and relapse. The study, published by Cell Press in the February 14 issue of the journal Cancer Cell, provid ...
Cancer Feb 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0
All cells in our body have a system that can handle cellular waste and release building blocks for recycling. The underlying mechanism is called autophagy and literally means "self-eating". Many cancer cells have increased ...
Cancer Oct 09, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Drinking red wine in moderation may reduce one of the risk factors for breast cancer, providing a natural weapon to combat a major cause of death among U.S. women, new research from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center shows.
Addiction Jan 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A 200-patient Phase 2 clinical pilot study will be initiated this month to test the efficacy and safety of a new use, and method of administering, an enzyme inhibitor for critically ill patients developed by University of ...
Medical research Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The process researchers use to generate induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs)—a special type of stem cell that can be made in the lab from any type of adult cell—is time consuming and inefficient. To ...
Medical research Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
Researchers have discovered a new compound that restores the health of mice infected with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), an otherwise dangerous bacterial infection. The new compound targets ...
Medical research Jan 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
When doctors give heart drugs to patients, the time of day can make a big difference, according to new research by University of Guelph scientists.
Cardiology May 09, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.
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