News tagged with injectable drug
(AP)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new injectable drug that uses radiation to treat advanced prostate cancer that has spread to the bones.
Cancer May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
If you were born during 1945-1965, talk to your doctor about getting tested for hepatitis C. The word "hepatitis" means swelling of the liver. Hepatitis is most often caused by a virus. In the United States, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) have discovered a hormone that holds promise for a dramatically more effective treatment of type 2 diabetes, a metabolic illness afflicting an estimated ...
Medical research Apr 25, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (12) | 0 |
After surrendering its supply of a lethal injection drug to federal agents in 2011, Arkansas turned to a somewhat surprising place to look for another drug: a list from lawyers for several death row inmates.
Other Apr 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
For nearly two years, University of Michigan neurologist Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D. has led the nation's first clinical trial of stem cell injections in patients with the deadly degenerative disease known as amyotrophic lateral ...
Medical research Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—An experimental therapy for hepatitis C—a "silent killer" linked to liver cancer and cirrhosis—has shown promise in tamping down virus levels in early trials.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Botox is best known for its use in cosmetic procedures, but this potent neurotoxin could be transformed into an extraordinary drug to treat a raft of debilitating conditions, a leading scientist will tell ...
Medical research Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Early HIV treatment can save lives as well as have profound prevention benefits. But those infected with the virus first must be identified before they can be helped.
HIV & AIDS Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The number of heroin and crack cocaine users in England has fallen below 300,000 for the first time.
Addiction Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chemotherapy given straight into the abdomen of certain ovarian cancer patients could allow them to live an extra three years on average, according to new research published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Cancer Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The results of two important studies have been published in the March issue of AIDS, the official journal of the International AIDS Society. One study notes that screening for HIV should be performed more frequently—up t ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Individuals who are coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) exhibit liver fibrosis similar to that of individuals without HIV who are nearly 10 years older, according to research published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Affymax Inc. of Palo Alto, Calif., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited of Deerfield, Ill., have voluntarily recalled all lots of Omontys Injection, used to treat anemia in adult dialysis ...
Medications Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
One in four people with HIV/AIDS is over 50, yet older adults are more often diagnosed at a late stage than younger people. Despite this, nearly half of older adults visiting a public health clinic where ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Federal health officials say they approved a new injectable drug from Human Genome Sciences to treat inhalable anthrax.
Medications Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0