News tagged with invasive disease
University at Buffalo researchers are expressing concern about a new, under-recognized, much more potent variant of a common bacterium that has surfaced in the U.S.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Professor Michael Jennings, Deputy Director of the Institute for Glycomics at Griffith University, was part of an international team that discovered the previously unknown pathway of how the bacterium colonizes people.
Medical research May 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Heart bypass surgery is considered the gold standard for most patients with left main coronary artery disease, one of the most serious types of heart disease and one that affects thousands.
Cardiology Jun 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In cardiac care, the mantra is fast becoming circumstance, circumstance, circumstance.
Medical research Aug 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new non-invasive technique for measuring how well the heart and blood vessels function in patients already suffering from coronary artery disease could, in a single test, identify which abnormally narrowed blood vessels ...
Cardiology Oct 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A mutant protein found in nearly all pancreatic cancers plays a role not only in the cancer's development but in its continued growth, according to a new study from University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer ...
Cancer Jan 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Prevalence of a particularly dangerous form of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) jumped three-fold in just two years, in hospitals in the United Kingdom, according to a paper in the October 2012 Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When trying to determine the root cause of a person's dementia, using an MRI can effectively and non-invasively screen patients for Alzheimer's disease or Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (FTLD), according to a new study ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers have overcome a major challenge to treating brain diseases by engineering an experimental molecular therapy that crosses the blood-brain barrier to reverse neurological lysosomal storage disease in mice.
Medical research Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Early laboratory tests are the first to successfully use an experimental molecular therapy to block a hard-to-target part of a protein complex linked to several types of invasive cancer.
Cancer Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a protein that drives the formation of pituitary tumors in Cushing's disease, a development that may give clinicians a therapeutic target to treat this ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new analysis has found that genetic alterations in a particular cellular pathway are linked with bladder cancer risk, recurrence, disease progression, and patient survival. Published early online in Cancer, a peer- review ...
Cancer Mar 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Hospitals can dramatically reduce the number of life-threatening central line infections in pediatric cancer patients by following a set of basic precautions, by encouraging families to speak up when they observe noncompliance ...
Pediatrics Sep 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Heart disease is a leading cause of death throughout the world. Doctors say that it is important to detect heart disease early before it becomes too serious. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri ...
Cardiology Dec 12, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Surgeons from the Instituto de Patologia da Coluna in Sao Paulo, Brazil have found that an innovative minimally invasive surgical procedure performed to achieve two-level axial lumbar interbody fusion produced immediate successful ...
Surgery Jul 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0