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'Clinical trials in a dish' may be more reliable than standard way of measuring drug effects on heart, researchers say
(Medical Xpress)—Last week, the common antibiotic Zithromax received a new warning label from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicating it could cause dangerous arrhythmias in people with pre-existing heart conditions. ...
Medical research Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In the early 1950's, a 66-year-old woman, sick with colon cancer, received a blood transfusion. Then, unexpectedly, she suffered a severe rejection of the transfused blood. Reporting on her case, the French ...
Medical research Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (11) | 0 |
The Clinical Institute of Pathology at the MedUni Vienna has discovered a previously unknown mechanism in the regulation of gene expression that leads to the development of a chronic renal condition known ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Small kidney tumours have an agressive potential and should be treated, according to a the results of a large multicentre study presented at the 28th Annual EAU Congress in Milan.
Cancer Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) reveals that B cells regulate obesity-associated inflammation and type 2 diabetes through two specific mechanisms. The study, published in the Proceedings of th ...
Inflammatory disorders Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Multiple myeloma is a form of cancer in which the plasma cells in the bone marrow grow out of control, causing damage to bones as well as predisposing patients to anaemia, infection and kidney failure. A ...
Cancer Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is disease in which the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues, resulting in inflammation and tissue damage. Current treatments are focused on suppression of the immune system, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Genetics and demographics likely put you at risk for salt-sensitive hypertension, and scientists are looking for a way to protect you.
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Certain gene mutations affect individuals' risk of developing a serious kidney condition, as well as their prognosis after being diagnosed with the disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of ...
Genetics Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Unlimited source of human kidney cells: Applications include in vitro toxicology, disease models, regenerative medicine
Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have successfully generated human kidney cells from human embryonic stem cells in vitro. Specifically, they produced the renal cells under artificial ...
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chemists at the University of California, Riverside have developed a compound that holds much promise in the laboratory in fighting renal (kidney) cancer.
Cancer Feb 19, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The new coronavirus that has emerged in the Middle East is well-adapted to infecting humans but could potentially be treated with immunotherapy, according to a study to be published on February 19 in mBio, the online open-a ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Despite modern advances, the half-century-old method of producing flu vaccine still takes six months and requires hundreds of millions of fertilized chicken eggs.
Medications Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Phenylbutazone, a painkiller for horses, can cause blood disorders in humans but at doses much higher than any one person is likely to ingest from eating horsemeat.
Other Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A recently described master regulator protein may explain the development of aberrant cell growth in the pancreas spurred by inflammation
Cancer Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0